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Northern Ontario leaders invest in NOSM University future doctors

A group of leaders made up of prominent Sudbury families, corporations with ties to the North, and philanthropists came together to raise $600,000 for NOSM University students for the 2022 academic year. “We are extremely grateful to these community-minded leaders who have stepped-up to help NOSM University students—your future doctors and allied health professionals—at a critical time,” says Dr. Sarita ...

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Des chefs de file du Nord de l’Ontario investissent dans les futurs médecins formés à l’Université de l’EMNO

Un groupe de chefs de file, constitué de familles réputées de Sudbury, d’entreprises qui ont des liens avec le Nord, et de philanthropes, s’est mobilisé pour recueillir 600 000 $ destinés à la population étudiante de l’Université de l’EMNO pour l’année 2022. « Nous sommes extrêmement reconnaissants envers ces chefs de file à l’esprit communautaire qui se sont engagés à aider la population ...

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The College’s Longest Serving President Leaves Behind a Lasting Legacy

Dr. Ron Common, Sault College’s longest serving president, is retiring from the College after the completion of his current term on August 31, 2023. Dr. Common is retiring after a 55-year career as an educator, including 16 years at Sault College.   “On behalf of the Board of Governors we would like to celebrate Dr. Ron Common’s achievements, which are ...

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Fall in Love with Maple at an Ontario sugarbush Sept. 24 to Oct. 2, 2022

The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (OMSPA) is pleased to announce the return of Fall in Love with Maple for its second year. This event was launched for the first time in 2021 and public response was so positive this event will now become an annual offering for maple syrup lovers. Running from Sept. 24 to Oct. 2, Fall in ...

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Apprendre et s’amuser en équipe à l’école Saint-Joseph

Les élèves de la 4e année à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont fait appel à leurs habiletés en résolution de problème, en communication orale et de travail d’équipe afin d’accomplir divers objectifs. En petit groupe, ils ont entre autres fait des casse-têtes et construit une tour en spaghetti et des pyramides avec des gobelets. De plus, les élèves ont participé à ...

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Fun and learning at École Saint-Joseph

Grade 4 students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) used their problem solving skills in oral communication as well as teamwork to accomplish various objectives. In small groups, they completed puzzles and built a spaghetti tower and pyramids with beakers. In addition, students participated in small games that required the encouragement of their group and even had the chance to compete in ...

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The NWMO congratulates Switzerland’s Nagra on selecting a site for a repository for used nuclear fuel

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) congratulates our Swiss counterpart for selecting a site for its country’s deep geological repository. The National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Nagra) announced Switzerland’s used nuclear fuel will be stored at Nördlich Lägern, which is located north of Zurich.   This milestone is the latest in a year of significant international momentum ...

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Increase in suspected opioid related harms in the Algoma region

Algoma Public Health (APH) is cautioning anyone who uses street drugs to take extra precautions at this time, as there has been an increase in suspected opioid-related Emergency Department visits in Algoma. APH is also asking all members of the community to continue their support for residents at risk of opioid poisonings and their loved ones.   Opioid surveillance for ...

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Kingsview Minerals Purchases Norwalk Project

Kingsview Minerals Ltd.  is pleased to announce an agreement with RT Minerals to acquire their Norwalk Project located between Kingsview’s Hubcap Project (east and west properties) and Red Pine Exploration’s Wawa Gold Project. Norwalk consists of 33 claims covering approximately 460 hectares. The Red Pine discovery of visible gold in the Jubilee Shear Zone south of the Parkhill Fault in ...

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Statement by Ian Brodie, Chair of the Conservative Party of Canada Leadership Election Organizing Committee

Statement by Ian Brodie, Chair of the Conservative Party of Canada Leadership Election Organizing Committee, following the tragic passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of Canada: “The sad news of the death of Her Majesty The Queen obviously means that Conservative Party of Canada’s Leadership Election Organizing Committee is considering an appropriate, respectful way to announce the ...

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Déclaration d’Ian Brodie, président du Comité organisateur de l’élection du chef du Parti conservateur du Canada

Déclaration d’Ian Brodie, président du Comité organisateur de l’élection du chef du Parti conservateur du Canada, à la suite du décès tragique de Sa Majesté la reine Élisabeth II du Canada : « La triste nouvelle du décès de Sa Majesté la reine Élisabeth II signifie évidemment que le Comité organisateur de l’élection du chef du Parti conservateur du Canada ...

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New funding to explore expansion of access to smoking cessation interventions for priority populations

NOSM University and Lakehead University researcher and joint faculty member, Dr. Patricia Smith, is exploring options to expand access to evidence-based smoking cessation interventions. The project has received $302,413 in funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Healthy Canadians and Communities Fund (HCCF). First Response Mental Health will be partnering on the grant with matched in-kind funding and a ...

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De nouveaux fonds pour explorer l’expansion de l’accès à des méthodes de cessation du tabagisme dans les populations prioritaires

Patricia Smith, Ph.D., professeure agrégée et chercheuse à l’Université de l’EMNO et à la Lakehead University, explore des options pour élargir l’accès à des méthodes de cessation du tabagisme fondées sur des preuves. Le Fonds pour la santé des Canadiens et des communautés (FSCC) de l’Agence de la santé publique du Canada (ASPC) a octroyé 302 413 $ à cette étude. ...

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Walk Against Nuclear Waste Reaches Sioux Lookout

On the seventh day since leaving Ignace on September 1st, a Walk to raise awareness about investigations underway that could lead to all of Canada’s nuclear waste being buried in the heart of Treaty 3 territory has reached Sioux Lookout. The Walk left the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s offices in Ignace on September 1st. A group of walkers and supporters ...

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The Algoma Fall Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Entertainment on Fire!

The Algoma Arts Festival Association is pleased to announce the 2022 Algoma Fall Festival! In our 50th season, we’ll be celebrating with The Tenors, Beolach, A Sharon, Lois & Bram Singalong and other amazing Canadian talent. The Algoma Fall Festival began in 1972 and has featured many prominent Canadian artists and performances over the years including The National Ballet of ...

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