Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Liberals play politics with winter power disconnections

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:13 Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals refused Tuesday to support NDP Leader Andrea Horwath’s motion to sever Bill 27 and end winter hydro disconnections – only to introduce the exact same motion on Wednesday.   “It’s painfully obvious that the Liberals are doing what they think is best for the Liberal party – not the people of ...

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Mantha demands answers from Wynne government on Highway 17 closure

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:02 Today Michael Mantha, NDP MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin, demanded the Wynne government provide answers and solutions for a section of Highway 17 between Wawa and White River that was washed out and closed again, this time for about eight hours.   “Once again, the Wynne government has allowed another northern road to close.  The closure of ...

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Morning News – February 22nd

Feb 22, 2017 @ 07:29 Weather – There is a fog advisory in place from Montreal River Harbour east to North Bay. Today Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries changing to 60 percent chance of rain showers this morning. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. High plus 5. Tonight Periods of rain mixed with snow changing to snow after midnight. ...

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EC – Fog Advisory (Montreal River to St. Joseph Island)

Feb 22, 2017 @ 06:37 6:04 AM EST Wednesday 22 February 2017 Fog advisory in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Dense fog has developed in some locales and is expected to continue early this morning. As a result, visibility ...

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Sault College President and Academic Dean Win Prestigious Awards

Feb 21, 2017 @ 22:20 It is with great pride and excitement that Sault College celebrates the recent Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business Achievement Awards won by Sault College President, Dr. Ron Common and Dean, Aviation, Trades and Technology, Natural Environment and Business,  Mr. David Orazietti.   The awards ceremony, which took place on Saturday, February 18, celebrated excellence throughout ...

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EC – Fog Advisory (Montreal River Harbour to St. Joseph Island

8:51 PM EST Tuesday 21 February 2017 Fog advisory in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Dense fog is expected to develop this evening and continue into overnight and Wednesday morning. As a result, visibility will be reduced to near ...

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Tuesday Mixed Bowling League – February 14

Team Standings this week total points 1 Mafia 3 34 2 Roxy Rollers 2 31 3 The Bowlievers 2 26 4 Rowdies 1 13 5 Vacancy 0 7 High Series Handicapped Roxy Rollers 3808 Mafia 3781 The Bowlievers 3742 Single Handicapped Mafia 1427 Vacancy 1413 Roxy Rollers 1336 Men’s Series Flat Rick Gennaro 645 Wayne Smitham 633 Joe Grasley 598 ...

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Friday Mixed Bowling League – February 17

Team Standings this week total points 1 Pine Portage Lodge 3 41 2 Northern Lights Ford 4 40 3 North of 17 4 38.5 4 WTF 2 35 5 Fireballers 0 29 6 B 4 29 7 The Incredibowls 1 28 8 Friends 0 27.5 9 The Incrediballz 3 26 10 Black Thunder 2 23 11 The Criminals 0 23 ...

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Thursday Men’s Bowling League – February 16

Team Standings this week total points 1 Wawa Shenanigans 3 45.5 2 Roxy Rebels 4 37 3 Davidson Fuels 0 33 4 Paul’s Custom Glass 1 27.5 5 GW Enterprise 3 24 6 CDI 1 24 Men’s High Series Handicapped Davidson Fuels 3946 GW Enterprise 3912 Wawa Shenanigans 3892 High Single Handicapped Davidson Fuels 1413 GW Enterprise 1409 Paul’s Custom ...

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Wednesday Ladies Bowling League – February 15

Team Standings this week total points 1 Ball Busting Belles 3 45 2 Rocking Bad Moms 4 44.5 3 The Pink Ladies 3 37 4 Dolls with Balls 1 36.5 5 Split Ends 4 35 6 Wes Dome Highballers 3 31 7 The Pinup Girls 3 30 8 Alley Catz 0 28 9 Gutter Girls 1 23.5 10 Pin Dropping ...

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Second Missing Snowmobiler Recovered From Lake Nipigon

Feb 21, 2017 @ 20:17 On February 17, 2017, at 4:11 p.m., the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding two missing males from Rocky Bay First Nation. The two males, identified as 51-year-old Gerald THOMPSON and 45-year-old Nathaniel THOMPSON from Rocky Bay First Nation were last seen on Lake Nipigon on the afternoon of February ...

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Goulais River MSV Operator sucumbs to Injuries

Feb 21, 2017 @ 17:36 On February 15, 2017 at approximately 11:00 am Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Goulais River Fire and Rescue, Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) responded to a call regarding a female in distress. On February 14, 2017 the female left from her residence on Yourchuk Road at approximately ...

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What Happened at council? – February 21st

Last night Council held three meetings; Special Council Meeting, Corporate Planning & Policy Manual Committee Meeting, and an In Camera Meeting. During the Corporate Planning & Policy Manual Committee Meeting, At the Special Council Meeting, council accepted the staff report of Alex Patterson giving his analysis and reccomendations on replacing our aged ice resurfacer. The Municipality of Wawa has decided ...

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Liberals vote against ending winter disconnections

Feb 21, 2017 @ 13:14 Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals had a chance Tuesday to join with the NDP and end the practice of disconnecting hydro in the winter – but voted against it.   “Last year 60,000 households had their hydro cut off,” said NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, who tabled the motion on Tuesday morning, the Legislative Assembly’s first day ...

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