Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Sunday Morning News – August 13

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 22. Humidex 25. UV index 6 or high. News Tidbits – Rentech issued their second quarter financial reports. A soft demand for retail wood pellets and lower industrial pellet sales were some of the factors that ...

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City of SSM reaches Agreement in Principal with Municipal Tax Obligations

Aug 12, 2017 @ 08:09 The Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie wishes to advise that it has reached an agreement in principle with the Court approved SISP proponents concerning ESAI’s pre-petition, post-petition and ongoing municipal tax obligations. The agreement is subject to the final approval of City Council and the SISP proponents successfully exiting the CCAA process. ...

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Saturday Morning News – August 12

Aug 12, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – Clearing this morning. High 23. Humidex 26. UV index 6 or high. News Tidbits – Lake Superior Park is a busy place today with the Lake Superior Watershed Conservancy (LSWC) Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Katherine Cove at 4 p.m. Beginning with an opening presentation w/10-15 minute slideshow about the Lake Superior Water Trail & LSWC, ...

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Jagmeet Singh is candidate for the leader of Canada’s NDP

Aug 11, 2017 @ 10:06 Federal NDP Leadership Candidate, Jagmeet Singh, welcomed eleven additional endorsements from Ontario including nine current and two former Members of Provincial Parliament. Singh was humbled to accept the support of his fellow MPPs. “I am so grateful to these eleven tremendous public servants for their support.” Singh added, “It has been an honour to call ...

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FAO to probe Ontario-Quebec power deal

Aug 11, 2017 @ 08:12 Following a request by PC Finance Critic Vic Fedeli and PC Energy Critic Todd Smith, Ontario’s Financial Accountability Officer has agreed to review the Electricity Trading Agreement entered into last fall by the Wynne government and Quebec. The review follows written requests submitted to the FAO in July by the two MPPs. “I am concerned that the financial details of this transaction ...

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413 ‘Move Over’ charges laid over the Holiday Weekend

With its traffic data now finalized, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reporting three fatal road collisions over the Civic Day Long Weekend and has updated its preliminary Move Over campaign results.   The first collision occurred on Friday evening, August 4, in Peterborough County, claiming the life of a 20 year-old female. The other two collisions occurred on Monday, ...

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Friday Morning News – August 11

Weather – Periods of rain with risk of a thunderstorm. High of 17. Tonight is expected to be  mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 11. News Tidbits – Thunder Bay police are now saying that the death of Brayden Moonias, 18 years old, is a homicide. His body was found beside McVicar Creek, near Thunder Bay’s Marina Park on Sunday, July ...

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OLG privatization will hurt Ontario services

As the Wynne Liberals hand over the OLG’s GTA locations to B.C-based Great Canadian Gaming Corp. and Toronto-based Brookfield Business Partners, the NDP is raising concerns over the effects of privatization — and the billions of dollars that will be going into B.C. bank accounts instead of Ontario hospitals and classrooms.   Last week, on behalf of the NDP, Finance ...

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Superior East OPP Wawa – Charge Burlington Male with Impaired

On Sunday August 6, 2017, at approximately 6:40 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment received a traffic complaint in relation to a tractor trailer weaving all over the road on Highway 17 just south of White River, Ontario. The tractor trailer in question was located and stopped by police. Investigation revealed that the male ...

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Statement from Patrick Brown on secret Quebec-Ontario energy deal

Statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown on the La Presse story of a secret Quebec-Ontario energy deal:   “Once again the Wynne Liberals have been caught negotiating in secret when thousands of Ontario jobs are on the line. This secret deal for 8 terawatts (TWh) per year of power – 6% of the power Ontario used last year – is bad ...

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GAVIN, Donal (Ray)

November 16, 1934 – August 6, 2017 Ray peacefully passed away at the age of 82 with his loving family by his side at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Sunday, August 6th, 2017. Husband to the late beautiful wife Helen Gavin. Dear loving father of Bernadette (André) Larocque, Norma (Perry) Kauk and Anita (Richard) Gerrard. Cherished grandfather of ...

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Statement from the Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

  David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, issued the following statement today to mark International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples:   “There are an estimated 370 million Indigenous people living around the world, across 90 countries. Today, on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we celebrate the traditions, contributions and cultural diversity of those communities, including ...

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Superior East OPP Chapleau – Traffic Stop results in Charges

Aug 9, 2017 @ 15:03 On Tuesday August 8, 2017 at approximately 10:10 a.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment had occasion to stop a motor vehicle on Highway 101, Caouette Township, District of Sudbury for speeding. Investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of a quantity of marijuana, a quantity of cocaine and ...

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SE OPP Wawa charge woman in altercation

On Tuesday August 8, 2017 at approximately 6:52 p.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) from the Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to an altercation that had taken place between a male and a female. As a result of the investigation, a 28 year old Wawa, Ontario woman was arrested and charged with the following offences: Adult Dangerous Operation ...

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