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RFZ Lifted for Most of Province

Aug 10, 2018 @ 12:13 As of noon today the Restricted Fire Zone will be rescinded for most of the province including Wawa District. It will remain in effect for the Sudbury and Perry Sound Districts until further notice. The Municipality has now reinstated all burning permits.

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Forest Fire Situation Update Northeast Fire Region – August 10

On the morning of August 10, there are 47 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these,11 are not yet under control, 36 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were four new fires confirmed yesterday, two of which has already been extinguished. Cochrane 39 is not yet under control at 0.1 of a hectare Wawa 12 ...

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Harte Gold Provides Construction and Permitting Update

HARTE GOLD CORP. is pleased to provide the following update on construction activities and permitting. Highlights: During construction, the Company has successfully completed over 8 months with no lost time accidents. Surface construction of the crushing spread and mill complex is complete and commissioning is underway using on site generators. The 44 Km power line pole construction from White River ...

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Friday Morning News – August 10

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating near noon. High 21. Humidex 26. UV index 7 or high. Marine – Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots near midnight then diminishing to west 10 Saturday morning. Wind becoming light near noon Saturday. Waves less than one half metre building to one half to one metre overnight ...

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Wesdome Announces 2018 Second Quarter Financial Results and Raises Production Guidance

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. has announced the second quarter financial results. Mr. Duncan Middlemiss, President and CEO, commented, “The Eagle River Complex continues to outperform. 2018 production guidance was originally forecast to range between 62,000 – 68,000 ounces of gold. With gold production in Q2 at 16,628 ounces, this brings our H1 2018 total gold production to 34,576 ounces, which ...

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Ontario Forest Fire Update – August 1

Northeast Fire Region By the evening of August 1, there were 49 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 21 are not yet under control, 28 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were ten new fires confirmed in the region today, one of which has already been called out. All of the new fires confirmed ...

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Tuesday Morning News – July 31

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 21. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind light becoming south 10 knots early this evening then increasing to north 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to north 20 near noon Wednesday then diminishing to north 15 Wednesday evening. Waves one-half metre or less building to one ...

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Andrea Horwath on $330 million per year mental health funding cut

Doug Ford’s government has apparently confirmed that a previously promised $2.1 billion investment into mental health care over four years will be scrapped, and replaced with a Conservative plan that will spend $1.9 billion over 10 years. The deep cut will result in mental health funding dropping to $190 million per year from $525 million per year – a $330 million ...

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Wednesday Morning News – July 25

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 19. UV index 7 or high. Marine – Wind west 10 knots becoming light early this evening then becoming west 10 Thursday morning. Waves one half metre or less. Chance of showers overnight and Thursday. Fog patches forming near midnight. News Tidbits – The Township of White River has asked its residents to conserve ...

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Tuesday Morning News – July 24

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 21. Humidex 25. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Wind light becoming west 10 knots this afternoon then backing to southwest 10 Wednesday afternoon. Waves one half metre or less. Fog patches dissipating this morning. News Tidbits – It might be nice to sit by the lake tonight and listen to Zachary Lucky. He plays tonight at ...

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Statement from Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath

In the wake of the deadly shooting on Danforth Avenue, Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath issued the following statement: “My heart is with the victims of last night’s shooting, their friends and loved ones, and the beautiful Danforth community so deeply impacted by this heinous crime. Our immediate focus is on strength for the victims in hospital, and for those ...

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We have angels always watching us

Wawa-news has been to many collisions but has to stand aside and out of the way to capture the scene of emergency services doing their job. There is no time to ask what is happening, the Golden Hour is way too short, and they are busy. The photographs document their efforts – but not the story. The Captain of Batchawana Fire ...

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NE & Temagami Forest Fire Situation (July 15 – 21)

Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 7:50 PM (HENVEY INLET, ON) -On July 20, 2018 at approximately 11:00 a.m. After the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) recommended that the community of Key Harbour impose a mandatory evacuation of its residents (on the south side of the Key River); and recommended that the municipality of Killarney impose a mandatory evacuation ...

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Statement from Premier Ford, Premier Couillard, and Premier Pallister on Non-Point of Entry Border Crossers

Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister released the following statement today at the summer meeting of the Council of the Federation: “Québec, Ontario, and Manitoba agree that Canada has a proud tradition of welcoming immigrants who are an integral part of our economy. The three Premiers discussed the increase of individuals crossing the ...

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Ontario nominates Thomas D. Woods for Hydro One Board

Ontario has nominated Thomas D. (Tom) Woods as the first of its four nominees for the new Board of Directors at Hydro One. Mr. Woods has extensive experience in governance, banking and finance. He is a Board Member of Bank of America Corporation, Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), Providence St. Joseph’s St. Michael’s Health Care (Board Chair) and CIBC Children’s ...

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