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Zachary Lucky to Play Rock Island – July 24

    Zachary Lucky is coming to Rock Island Tuesday, July 24th for Dinner and a Concert. Zachary is not a stranger to Rock Island. Wawa-news knows of at least three house concerts there, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Each time he was well enjoyed by the crowd. Zachary Lucky is unapologetically old-school country, armed with a husky, baritone voice – ...

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Monday Morning News – July 16

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 21. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Wind southwest 10 knots increasing to west 15 early this morning then veering to northwest 15 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening. Waves one half metre or less building to ...

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Sunday Morning News – July 15

Jul 15, 2018 @ 07:35 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating near noon. High 22 except 16 near Lake Superior. Humidex 28. UV index 9 or very high. Marine – Wind southeast 10 knots veering to southwest 10 early this evening then increasing to west 15 Monday morning. Wind ...

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Fog Advisory – Thunder Bay to Batchawana

5:14 AM EDT Sunday 15 July 2018 Fog advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Areas of dense fog have once again come ashore from Lake Superior. Motorists should be prepared for sudden zero visibility in dense fog, and allow extra time to reach their destination this morning. The fog ...

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Saturday Morning News – July 14

Weather – Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Fog patches. High 21 except 16 near Lake Superior. Humidex 26. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Wind light becoming southeast 10 knots overnight then increasing to southwest 15 Sunday evening. Waves one-half metre or less. Fog News Tidbits – The City of Sault Ste. Marie’s submission is one ...

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Operation Safe Trucking

As we head into the weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding the motoring public about Operation Safe Trucking. This annual campaign focusses on enforcing rules of the road and moving violations, but specifically for Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV).   The OPP investigates thousands of preventable CMV collisions every year, making this a serious road safety issue.   In 2015 ...

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La pauvreté infantile demeure un énorme problème au Canada

En 1989, le Parlement a adopté à l’unanimité une motion demandant l’élimination de la pauvreté infantile au Canada d’ici l’an 2000. Cela a mené à la création de la Campagne 2000, un mouvement pancanadien d’éducation du public visant à sensibiliser la population à l’égard de la motion parlementaire et des efforts pour atteindre les objectifs fixés, et à obtenir un ...

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Thursday Morning News – July 12

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming south 20 km/h this afternoon. High 20. UV index 7 or high.   Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to south 20 this morning then backing to southeast 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to south 15 late this ...

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HydroOne CEO to retire effective immediately & Board to step down before August 15

Today, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Greg Rickford released the following statement: “Our government was elected on a promise to lower electricity bills for the people of Ontario. This included a promise to address governance at Hydro One. Today, Hydro One has informed us that Chief Executive Officer Mayo Schmidt is retiring from the company, effective immediately. The ...

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Missanabie Cree is Granted Reserve Status

Jul 9, 2018 @ 08:13 After 112 years of effort by the Missanabie Cree members to have their ancestral lands recognized by the Government of Canada and a long-outstanding specific claim and entitlement to reserve, Missanabie Cree First Nation has been Granted Reserve Status by Order in Council setting apart 3,892.282 hectares (9,618.038 acres) of land. As a party to ...

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Monday Morning News – July 9

Jul 9, 2018 @ 08:06 Weather – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this morning with risk of a thunderstorm. Clearing this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 22. UV index 7 or high. Marine – Wind variable 10 knots increasing to west 15 this morning then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind ...

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Gagnants – ‘‘Créez un logo’’  et ‘‘Vendez vos idées’’

  Au printemps dernier, la SADC Supérieur Est ainsi que l’Initiative Lance-toi en affaires ont à nouveau présenté deux programmes d’entreprenariat intitulés ‘‘Créez un logo’’  et ‘‘Vendez vos idées’’. Ces programmes sont conçus pour les élèves de la 3e à la 8e année à faire un lien à l’entreprenariat. Le programme Créez un logo invite les élèves de la 3e ...

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Search continues for two Missing Men on Lake of the Woods

Jul 6, 2018 @ 10:03 Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Kenora Marine and Trails Unit (MTU) and Kenora Crime Unit are currently investigating two missing persons on Lake of the Woods. On Thursday, July 5, 2018 at approximately 1:30 p.m, the Kenora OPP received a complaint of two swimmers in distress in the water ...

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Peter Tabuns questions firing of Ontario’s Chief Scientist

  “The revelation that Doug Ford his fired Ontario’s Chief Scientist, coming on the heels of his announcement last week that he will scrap the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science begs the question of whether or not Mr. Ford will run a government that believes in the value of science and scientific research.   The people of Ontario deserve ...

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Electrical Shock to Worker at Roberta Bondar Place Results in $80,000 Fine

Convicted: CBRE Limited, 145 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario. Location of Workplace: Roberta Bondar Place, an office building at 70 Foster Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Description of Offence: A worker was shocked by electricity while changing a 347-volt fluorescent lighting ballast. The employer failed to provide adequate information, instruction or supervision to the worker. Power to the electrical equipment ...

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