Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Hwy 17 (Marathon to Terrace Bay) OPEN

Mar 25, 2021 at 12:50 at 12:42 ON511 tweeted that the highway had been reopened. Mar 24, 2021 at 21:16 Hwy 17 is closed in both directions between Marathon and Terrace Bay due to poor road and weather conditions. Please use extreme caution in the area. The highway was closed at 8:25 p.m.

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Morning News – March 24th

Weather: Cloudy. Showers beginning this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming southeast 20 this afternoon. High 8. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Rain changing to periods of freezing rain mixed with ice pellets after midnight. Rainfall amount 5 to 10 mm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h overnight. Low ...

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Morning News – March 23rd

Weather: Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 6. Wind chill minus 6 this morning. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Periods of rain. Temperature steady near plus 3. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma Tested Confirmed cases Active cases Currently hospitalized Resolved cases Deceased 109,957 224 ...

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NDP Environment critic demands Ford government block the sale of Ontario’s water rights to American private equity investors

NDP Environment critic Sandy Shaw is demanding the Ford government block Nestlé from handing Ontario’s water rights to an American private equity firm, One Rock Capital Partners, which is planning to buy Nestlé’s North American water-bottling operations. The province’s moratorium on new or expanded permits for water taking for bottling is due to expire on April 1. On Monday, United ...

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Morning News – March 22nd

Weather: Wawa is the warmest spot in Northern Ontario this morning! A few showers ending late this afternoon then cloudy. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h late this morning. High 9. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 2. Wind chill minus 6 overnight. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma Tested Confirmed cases ...

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Patricia Tangie Retains Seat as Chief in MFN Election

Patricia Tangie has retained her seat as Chief in Saturday, March 20th, 2021’s election at Michipicoten First Nation. Candidate for Chief Votes Received Tangie, Patricia 200 Chief Lapham, Mishele-Lee 40 Lewis, Laverne 24 Lesage, Ryan 22 287 Total valid ballots cast for Chief 7 Number of rejected ballors for Chief   Candidate for Councillor Peterson, Linda 162 Councillor Armstrong, Irene ...

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Morning News – March 19th

Weather: Sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High plus 3. Wind chill minus 15 this morning. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill near minus 7. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma Tested Confirmed cases Active cases Currently hospitalized Resolved cases Deceased 108,096 219 ...

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Municipality & Drag Race Committee Cancel 2021 Northern Nationals – See you in 2022!

In a media release dated March 17th, The Municipality of Wawa and the Wawa Drag Race Committee explained that they have postponed the 2021 Northern Nationals. Amongst the reasons cited was the current COVID-19 situation. Other reasons explained that the lack of sponsorship due to the current economic situation, and the negative perception of events that specifically target visitors from ...

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Morning News – March 18th

Weather: Sunny. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this morning. High zero. Wind chill minus 15 this morning. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 12. Wind chill minus 5 this evening and minus 18 overnight. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma Tested (1) Confirmed cases (2) Active cases ...

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Becoming Easier to Administer Rapid COVID-19 Testing in the Workplace

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The Ontario government is making it easier for businesses to test for COVID-19 in the workplace by providing guidance to employees who want to self-swab for a rapid antigen point-of-care test on a voluntary basis under the supervision of a trained individual. Based on the success of the initial deployment of rapid antigen testing, the government is also expanding the ...

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Devenir plus facile à administrer les tests rapides de COVID-19 sur le lieu de travail

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario facilite le dépistage de la COVID-19 en milieu de travail pour les entreprises en fournissant des conseils aux employés qui souhaitent s’auto-administrer un test antigénique rapide au point de soins sur une base volontaire sous la supervision d’une personne dûment formée. Compte tenu du succès du déploiement initial du test rapide de dépistage antigénique, le gouvernement ...

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Ontario Health to manage Trillium Gift of Life Network & non-patient care

The Ontario Government is transferring the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) and non-patient care functions from the Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) to Ontario Health. The transfers will take effect on April 1, 2021. Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, issued those orders under the Connecting Care Act, 2019. “Over the past year, we have seen more ...

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Northern Credit Union Shutters Thessalon Branch due to possible COVID exposure

Northern Credit Union is advising members that visited the Thessalon branch, located at 186 Main Street, Thessalon Ontario, on March 11, 2021, and March 12, 2021, that they may have had a low risk of exposure to COVID – 19. Anyone who visited the branch on these dates must self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. If symptoms develop, they must isolate ...

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Morning News – March 17th

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Weather: Cloudy. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 11 this morning. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Fog patches dissipating near midnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 10. Wind chill minus 13 overnight. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma Tested (1) Confirmed cases (2) ...

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Morning News – March 16th

Weather: Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 15 this morning. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Clear. Fog patches developing before morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 13. Wind chill minus 16 overnight. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma Tested (1) Confirmed cases (2) Active cases Currently hospitalized Resolved cases (3) ...

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