Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

RT Minerals files NI 43-101 Technical Report

May 8, 2017 @ 21:24 RT Minerals Corp. announces that the Company has filed a NI 43-101 Technical Report on SEDAR for the 100% optioned Norwalk Gold Property located near Wawa, Ontario. Several historical mineralized gold occurrences are present on the Norwalk Property including the Norwalk Gold Mine (Au), the Fred C Shaft (Au), the Gananoque Vein (Au), and the ...

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Questioning Continues about luxury Canada Goose Jackets

May 8, 2017 @ 21:00   Today, Ontario PC MPP Sylvia Jones questioned the Minister of Children and Youth Services on the Government spending $54,000 to purchase luxury Canada Goose jackets. “Friday you were forced to defend the indefensible – spending almost $54,000 dollars to purchasing luxury Canada Goose jackets for government officials. At the same time, the ministry was ...

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Province Names Members of Far North Electoral Boundaries Commission

May 8, 2017 @ 13:49 Ontario is taking steps to improve the representation of all people living in Ontario’s northernmost communities. The Far North Electoral Boundaries Commission will review the boundaries of Ontario’s two northernmost ridings (Kenora-Rainy River and Timmins-James Bay) to make recommendations about the creation of at least one and as many as two additional ridings in these areas. ...

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News from the Park – Sault By-election & Pharmacare

To simply say the last few weeks have been jam packed here in Queen’s Park would truly be an understatement if ever there was one. And just to add to this excitement, I’m sure you are well aware Kathleen Wynne finally called for a long awaited by-election in Sault Ste. Marie after their MPP resigned before Christmas. May 8, 2017 ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Male arrested after theft of gas

May 8, 2017 @ 11:23 On Friday, May 5, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachments were notified of a theft of gas from a local Wawa business. Police were given a description of both the motor vehicle and its male driver. Officers on general patrol located the motor vehicle in question ...

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Sir James Dunn Newsflash – Basketball!

 May 8, 2017 @ 08:39     What do you get when you mix students with basketballs, plenty of practices on the court and a whole lot of dunks and slams? You get two very victorious and happy teams! Recently, the Sir James Dunn Cougars participated in the annual basketball tournament held in Wawa and were both successful in capturing ...

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Monday Morning News – May 8

May 8, 2017 @ 07:40   Weather – Bright and sunny today with the wind becoming a little stronger in the afternoon. A high of 9 is expected today.   Roads –  Bare and dry.   News tidbits – New rules are coming for ATVs, off-road vehicles and utility vehicles. The ability to drive on the shoulder of provincial-run roads. Municipalities ...

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Wawa Fire Department called to Grass Fire in Mission

  About 2 p.m. this afternoon, the Wawa Fire Department was called to a grass fire in the Mission. Quick action by an unknown individual before the firefighters arrived helped to keep the fire from spreading into the bush. Firefighters soaked the area well before calling the fire out.  

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Hwy 17 OPEN (West of Blind River) – UPDATE 12:02

May 7, 2017 @ 12:02 At 11:56 OPP tweeted that Highway 17 was open.   May 7, 2017 @ 11:45 Reports from travelers are that Highway 17 is now open. Traffic is moving.   May 7, 2017 @ 10:27 On May 7, 2017, shortly after 4:00 a.m., the East Algoma Provincial Police (OPP) and the Algoma District Paramedic Service responded ...

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Municipal Council Receives Integrity Commissioner’s Report

May 6, 2017 @ 10:34   At Tuesday night’s Council Meeting, Council received the Integrity Commissioner’s Report, written by Ben J. Pascuzzi, Integrity Commíssioner.   During this Council Meeting, Item 8 there was a Public Hearing in accordance with the Planning Act (Committee Meeting, Committee of Adjustment) held to discuss two matters. After the this Public Hearing was held and concluded, ...

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Saturday Morning News – May 6

Weather – It is supposed to be sunny today with a high of 10C. The wind though will be cool, coming from the north 30km and gusting to 60. Roads – Highways are bare and dry Local Tidbits – The By-Hands Festival continues today.     Sunny. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 60. High 10.

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MacDonald Mines Acquires 100% Interest in Holdsworth Property

May 5, 2017 @ 14:56 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. is pleased to announce that, following the execution of a binding Letter of Intent, it has executed a definitive Purchase and Sale Agreement with Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. to acquire Noble’s entire interest in the Holdsworth property, located 25 kilometres northeast of Wawa, Ontario. The Property is part of the land ...

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Richmont elects new Directors

May 5, 2017 @ 14:53 Richmont Mines Inc. announces that the nominees listed in the management information circular for the 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held today were elected as directors of Richmont. Results of the vote for the election of directors, the appointment of auditors, the amended and restated shareholder rights plan and the advisory resolution on ...

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Snow machine found during Search for Missing Snowmobiler

May 5, 2017 @ 14:46 Using an autonomous underwater vessel, officers with the Michigan State Police Marine Services Team Special Operations Division located what they believed to be a snow machine in the navigation channel of the St. Mary’s River just south of the US border.   The item was discovered at approximately 7:30 p.m. on May 3rd, 2017 and ...

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