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Missing Persons Act adds more tools for Police Services to respond quickly to missing person investigations

When a loved one goes missing, swift action is critical. That’s why the Ontario Government is putting people’s safety first by providing frontline police officers with more tools to respond quickly to missing person investigations. “Police and family members tell us that the first hours after someone goes missing are the most critical,” said Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General. “That’s why ...

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Ontario Government announces $6 million investment to repair Tilden Lake Dam

The Ontario government is protecting the people of Northern Ontario by investing in critical infrastructure to improve public safety. Today John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, was joined by Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade and MPP for Nipissing, to announce a $6 million investment to replace the Tilden Lake Dam. “The safety of ...

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Ontario Repairing Roads in Sault Ste. Marie through Connecting Links Program

The Ontario government is putting people first by helping the city of Sault Ste. Marie make roads safer, and ensure Ontario is open for business and open for jobs. Today Ross Romano, MPP for Sault Ste. Marie announced that Ontario is providing the city of Sault Ste. Marie with $3,000,000 to support Black Road improvements. “I’m happy to announce that ...

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Ladies Night Golf – July 17

75 Golfers 1st Flight Winner –Suzanne Lacasse, Toni Rutland, Guylaine Domich 36 2nd Flight Winner–Sue Kirby, Norma Kauk  43 3rd Flight Winner – Tammy Oliver, Marcie DLF, Sarah Cronin 47 4th Flight Winner –Diane Spencer, Melissa Terris, Deb MacDonnell 47 5th Flight Winner –Donna Korytko, Lisa Weaver, Devon Weaver 51 Special Event Winners and Draws Hole #1 Longest Putt – Northern Lights Ford ...

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Long-time advocate backs NDP bill proposing opt-out system for organ donation

George Marcello, an organ donation advocate who has received transplant surgery and is waiting again for a donor, is urging Doug Ford’s government to support an NDP bill proposing an opt-out system for organ donation. Marcello, NDP Health critic France Gélinas and recent transplant recipient Gary Marin were at Queen’s Park on Wednesday to fight for the bill. Earlier this year, ...

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Thunderstorm Warning

11:30 PM EDT Monday 15 July 2019 Severe thunderstorm watch ended for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville     11:24 PM EDT Monday 15 July 2019 Severe thunderstorm warning ended for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville 10:59 PM EDT Monday 15 July 2019 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White ...

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Wawa Faith Community Presents the SonQuest Rainforest VBS

The Wawa Faith Community presents a free SonQuest Rainforest Vacation Bible School program for children ages 4 to 12 at Calvary Pentecostal Church (12 Government Rd, Wawa) and the Faith Community Churches (Anglican, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and United). The program will run during the week of Monday, July 22, to Friday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 14

There were two new fire in the region at the time of this report. Sault Ste. Marie 2 is being held at 0.2 of a hectare and is located north of Batchawana River Provincial Park. Sudbury 11 is not under control at this time at 0.2 of a hectare. This fire is located east of Red Deer Lake. At the ...

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Ladies Golf Night Results – July 10

51 Golfers 1st Flight Winner –Suzanne Lacasse, Lise Noel, Gerry Rose  37 2nd Flight Winner–Barb Leschishin, Luan Buckell, Lynne Zuliani 42 3rd Flight Winner – Kathy Turyk, Wendy Bonitzke, Karen Tail  48 4th Flight Winner –Chrystal Morden, Cheri Lowe, Rabecca Dumont  53 Special Event Winners and Draws Hole #1 Longest Putt – Northern Lights Ford $15 cash–Suzanne Lacasse Hole #2 Longest Drive ...

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Men’s Night Golf – July 11

96 Players 1st FLIGHT: Brandon Case, Dylan Buckell, Mike Fell-5 under par 31 2nd FLIGHT: Butch Terris, Luke Morden, Tom Terris-2 under par 34 3rd FLIGHT: Dave Castonguay, Gilbert Bouchard, Stephane Bouchard-1 under par 35 4th FLIGHT: Jim Oleynik, Luc Belanger, Francis Dechamplain–even par 36 5th FLIGHT: Jeff McMurdo, Spike Spreng, Vic Sillanpaa-1 over par 37 6th FLIGHT: John, Don ...

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AU’s Great Lakes International Summer Music Institute Hosts Summer Concert Series

In its inaugural year, Algoma University’s Great Lakes International Summer Music Institute is hosting a Summer Concert Series July 25, Aug. 1 and 2. The series will feature performances by some of Canada’s top classical musicians, including Corey Gemmell, Simon Fryer, Robert Uchida, Elizabeth McDonald, resident musicians Ed and Anne Louise-Turgeon, as well as special guests Katherine Wheatley and Wendell ...

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Ladies’ Night Golf Results – July 3

63 Golfers 1st Flight Winner – Brenda Pelletier, Toni Rutland, Suzanne Lacasse 37 2nd Flight Winner – Lynn Dee Eason, Mary Lynn McKenna, Sue Switzer 45 3rd Flight Winner – Nellie Harvey, Helene Bekintis, Linda Sillanpaa 47 4th Flight Winner – Marcelle Terris, Beth Vachon, Brenda Tait 49 5th Flight Winner – Chris Mitchell, Joan Jewell, Carm Tait 51 Special ...

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