Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Last Chance to comment on Draft Transportation Strategy!

Today is the last day for Ontario residents to make know their feelings and give their feedback on the Draft 2041 Northern Ontario Multimodal Transportation Strategy. This strategy will impact how northern Ontario residents travel and ship goods. “In northern Ontario, roads, winter roads, rail, air, and waterways provide vital connections for residents, tourists and businesses. Once finalized, the Strategy ...

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Friday Morning News – September 15

Sep 15, 2017 @ 07:53 Weather – A few showers ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm early this morning. High 18. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight it will be mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers this evening and after midnight. A few showers beginning overnight. Low 10. Marine ...

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Northern Lights Last Friday/Saturday

  Last Thursday communities in the northern latitudes throughout the world had the opportunity to see the Northern Lights. The debris from Wednesday, September 6th monster X9-class solar flare had created Northern Light so bright that they stopped traffic in Finland. Despite the clouds Thursday, Wawa had a great show. The first series began just after 10 p.m. despite the cloud cover.   ...

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Adam’s Most Canadian Experience

Sep 14, 2017 @ 10:26 Adam came from Germany last fall as an exchange student for six months. He was billeted in the Barrie area and through school befriended my grandsons Kevan and Darek. They seemed to have the same interests, mainly outdoor activities, and anything motorized. A ski hill was in close proximity and after school and on weekends ...

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Thursday Morning News – September 14th

Sep 14, 2017 @ 7:59 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 20. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Low 12. Marine – Wind southeast 10 knots increasing to south 15 early this evening. Wind ...

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Between the Covers – September 13

New books New on the seven day fiction shelf this week:  “Collared” by David Rosenfelt, “Look Behind You” by Iris & Roy Johansen, “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” by Taylor Jenkins Reid, and “Watch Me Disappear” by Janelle Brown. New on the seven day non-fiction shelf this week: “Killing the Rising Sun” by Bill O’Reilly. New children’s books this ...

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In Memory – Lionel Liard

Liard, Lionel “Ti-Nomme, Leo” who passed September 13, 2011 Sunshine passes, shadows fall. Love’s remembrance outlasts all, And though the years be many or few,They are filled with remembrance of you . Love Luc, Manon, Marc and Shelley

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Wednesday Morning News – September 13

Sep 13, 2017 @ 07:57 Weather – Sunny today, with a mix of sun and cloud this morning. High 23. Humidex 27. UV index 6 or high. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy with a low of 11. Marine – Wind southwest 10 knots becoming light near noon then becoming northeast 15 Thursday morning. Wind veering to east 15 Thursday afternoon. Waves ...

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Minor Delays this afternoon at 17/101 Junction

  There were minor delays at the Junction of Highway 17 & 101 late this afternoon. Officers from the Superior East OPP Detachment were investigating and conducting traffic around a collision. It appears as if the SUV drove into the side of the tractor trailer as it was rounding the corner of the intersection, just prior to merging with the ...

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Tuesday Morning News – September 12

Weather – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Tonight a few clouds with wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 10. Marine – Wind west 15 knots diminishing to west 10 this morning then backing to southwest 10 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 15 this ...

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SE OPP Hornepayne Charge Hornepayne Male with Posession of Marihuana

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, at approximately 11:30 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Hornepayne Detachment had occasion to investigate and interview a local Hornepayne male. During the investigation police located a quantity of marihuana. As a result Justin DUBE-STINSON aged 22 of Hornepayne, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following offence: Adult Possession of ...

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Monarques to purchase Richmont’s mining assets in Quebec

Sep 11, 2017 @ 08:16 Monarques is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Richmont Mines Inc. pursuant to which Monarques will acquire all of Richmont’s mining assets in Québec.  The assets acquired consist of all of Richmont’s mineral claims, mining leases and mining concessions, including the Beaufor mine, Chimo, Monique and Wasamac properties and ...

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Wesdome Announces Fatality At Kiena Complex In Val D’Or Quebec

Operations have been suspended at Wesdome’s Kiena Complex in Val D’or, Quebec after the death of a mining contractor. Roméo Girard, 53 of Malartic has been identified as the mining contractor who was fatally injured on September 9th. Reports are that the worker was found beside his truck (which had struck a wall), seriously wounded and unconscious underground. He was taken to ...

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Monday Morning News – September 11

Sep 11, 2017 @ 07:47 Weather – Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30% chance of showers this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 20 is expected. UV index 6 or high. Clearing late this evening with a low of 11. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 ...

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