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Proposed Ambulance cuts will put residents at greater risk

Algoma District Services Administration Board is planning to reduce ambulance services in Hornepayne and Dubreuilville. These cuts will also affect neighbouring communities as well. The proposed plan is to reduce service from 24 hours a day to 16 hours a day in Hornepayne and Dubreuilville. Paramedics will be on duty for eight hours and on call for the other eight ...

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There is one new active fire in the Northeast Region by late afternoon. Sault Ste. Marie 4 is located north of Algoma Headwaters Provincial Park, 1 km east of Logan Lake. It measures 0.6 hectares and is not yet under control. At the time of this update, there were seven other active wildland fires in the region. Sudbury 13 is ...

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Fatal Collision Closes Hwy 17 west of Nairn Centre

On Monday, June 3, 2019, at approximately 1:39 p.m., members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Sudbury-Manitoulin Emergency Medical Services (EMS), the Nairn-Hyman Fire Department, the Baldwin Fire Department and the Lively Fire Department, responded to a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on Highway 17 in Nairn Township, Ontario, approximately 10 kilometers west of ...

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Fatal Collision between Commercial Motor Vehicle and pedestrian closes highway

At 10 a.m. Superior East OPP issued a media release. This morning, at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 just south of White River, Ontario. Community Safety/Media Relations Officer PC Trevor Tremblay stated “The collision occurred between a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and a pedestrian. The pedestrian is deceased as a result of the ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN (Wawa to White River)

at4:30 OPP opened Hwy 17 from Wawa to White River.       Hwy 17 is now closed from Wawa to White River due to poor weather conditions.  This also means that residents from Dubreuilville cannot travel to Wawa or White River.   Editor’s Note – it is an offence under the Highway Traffic Act to drive on a closed highway. The ...

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Storm Cancellations – UPDATE 16:37

  Feb 4, 2019 @ 16:37 MMCC has been closed as of 5 p.m. Advance Skate Feb 4, 2019 @ 15:19 Band Offices at Michipicoten First Nation NCU Branch Annual General Meeting Ancestry Workshop at Senior’s Club Men’s Curling (rescheduled to Wednesday night)   Walking Program at MHS   Wawa-news would advise against any travel at this time.

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Wednesday Morning News – January 30

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h near noon. High minus 24. Wind chill near minus 39. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 31. Wind chill minus 37 in the evening and minus 42 overnight. Risk of frostbite. News ...

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Tuesday Morning News – January 29

Weather – Periods of snow. Amount 2 cm. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High minus 22. Wind chill minus 40 in the morning and minus 33 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. Tonight – Flurries. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low minus 29. Wind chill near minus 40. Risk ...

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Extreme Cold again today

4:51 AM EST Sunday 27 January 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville And most of Northern Ontario as shown in red in the graphic at the right. A multi-day episode of ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory

6:53 PM EST Tuesday 15 January 2019 Weather advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for this evening. Brief but intense snowfall could affect road conditions and visibilities this evening. Sudden reduced visibilities due to heavy snow are likely this evening as a cold front moves over the area. ...

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