Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

SE OPP Chapleau – Chapleau Man Charged with Mischief

May 1, 2017 @ 10:43 On Friday April 28, 2017, at approximately 5:45 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment responded to a local residence for a disturbance call. Police investigation revealed that a verbal altercation had taken place between a male and a female resulting in property being damaged. As a result a 45 ...

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2017 Ontario Sports Hall of Fame Inductees & Award Winners

May 1, 2017 @ 07:50 The Ontario Sports Hall of Fame has officially opened its doors to welcome six sport legends. Their outstanding achievements in sport in Ontario are well documented and their election to the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame is richly deserved. 2017 Ontario Sports Hall of Fame Inductees: Paul Coffey, Hockey John Campbell, Harness Racing Bob Allan, ...

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Monday Morning News – May 1

May 1, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – Today will be cloudy, with rain beginning early this morning, a high of 5C is expected. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 60. Tonight we could expect either rain or snow. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low plus 1. Roads – In the area, roads are bare ...

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Maybe Spring is here?

The ice was off of Wawa Lake yesterday, and a canoeist was seen enjoying the blue water in the late afternoon. The water is high over Silver Falls and lower Silver Falls in the Mission. Magpie High Falls should be quite pretty as well. Maybe it’s time to take a drive!     Historical Dates (for when ice covered Wawa ...

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Sunday Morning News – April 30

Apr 30, 2017 @ 08:08 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming east 20 km/h near noon. High 8. Roads – All highways are bare and dry. Get out and enjoy the day before the rain begins tonight. Although they are not calling for freezing rain, the temperature will drop to a low of +1, and it ...

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Get your bowling fix in today!

  The Roxy Bowling Alley will be closed until the end of June to allow for owners to enjoy a break from the just finished bowling season. The Youth Bowling Council is finishing their season by 2 p.m. Today and then the alleys will be open for play. Be sure to come down this afternoon and this evening to enjoy ...

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Out-of-touch Wynne budget silent on Grassy Narrows contamination

Apr 29, 2017 @ 10:30   NDP Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell issued the following statement regarding the fact that the environmental contamination crisis at Grassy Narrows was not mentioned in yesterday’s provincial budget.     “Once again, we’re seeing that the Wynne Liberals have no plan in place to clean up the English-Wabigoon River. Wynne has no intention of offering anything at all to Ontario’s First ...

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Nursing Week 2017 is May 8 – 14th

Apr 29, 2017 @ 09:47 The Ontario Nurses Association is proud to celebrate and acknowledge Nursing week 2017. This is an annual celebration of our profession which is held in May each year to coincide with the May 12 birthday of Florence Nightingale the founder of modern nursing. It is a time to recognize the year-round dedication of all RNs, ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 29

Weather – Clearing today with a high of 9C. Roads – All road are bare and dry or bare with  wet road sections. Tidbits – It looks like it will be a nice day. Get out and enjoy it. Some ideas: You might want to consider taking a drive down to Sand River and looking at the falls. The high water ...

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Statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown

  The following is a statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown on Budget 2017: “For 14 years this Liberal government has made life harder. Today’s budget is more proof that Ontario families will continue to pay more and get less. This is not a balanced budget. The government is hiding a more than $5 billion dollar operational deficit through ...

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NDP: Wynne’s budget doesn’t undo the damage she’s done

Apr 28, 2017 @ 11:41 Showing how out of touch she is with Ontario families, Kathleen Wynne’s budget fails to undo the damage she has done to affordability for people, or the services they count on. “What’s clear from this budget is that Ontarians waiting for a $15 minimum wage will have to wait for a change in government,” said ...

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33rd annual National Day of Mourning

Apr 28, 2017 @ 10:26 Today, the Canadian flag will fly at half-mast on Parliament Hill and on all federal government buildings. This, the 33rd National Day of Mourning, originally known as Workers’ Memorial Day was started in Sudbury, Ontario in 1984; is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job or due to a work-related ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Attempting to Locate a Wanted Female

Apr 28, 2017 @ 08:48 Members of the Superior East detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are attempting to locate a wanted female. Twenty-six-year-old Melissa WHELAN of SHERBROOKE, QUEBEC is described as a white female, being 5′ 2″ tall, weighing 130 pounds with short dark hair and brown eyes. She has neck tattoos and is in possession of her pet ...

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