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IChurchill Inc., halts negotiations to acquire Hudson Bay Railway, Port of Churchill and associated assets

May 23, 2018 @ 11:32 iChurchill Inc. has halted its negotiations to finalize the purchase of the flood-damaged Hudson Bay Railway, the Port of Churchill and associated assets from their current owner, OmniTRAX, due to the Government of Canada’s unwillingness to engage in meaningful dialogue. As a result, iChurchill believes the repairs to the railway are highly unlikely to proceed ...

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Sir James Dunn Newsflash – Baby Chicks at SJD

May 23, 2018 @ 11:21   It sure is hard to wait and watch four little eggs for 21 days when you are 5 and 6 years old, but in the end, the wait is worth it. The Kindergarten class at Sir James Dunn had an opportunity to have 3 baby chicks come to visit their classroom in February.  It ...

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Harte Gold Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

May 18, 2018 @ 08:31 Harte Gold is pleased to announce its results for the three months ended March 31, 2018. Stephen G. Roman, President and CEO of Harte Gold commented “Harte Gold has had a very productive start to 2018. The Company tripled its mineral resource estimate, arranged a debt financing solution that fully funds the Sugar Zone Project ...

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Protect Yourself from Tick Bites

May 17, 2018 @ 11:05 Ontario is encouraging people to protect themselves from tick bites and reduce the risk of Lyme disease when spending time outdoors. Lyme disease is spread through the bite of an infected black-legged tick, which can be found almost anywhere in Ontario. People living in or visiting wooded areas with tall grass and bushes, or moist ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – May 16

May 16, 2018 @ 13:47 The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 Thurs. May 17   Worship Committee – 9:30 a.m. Sat.      May 19  Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 p.m.     God ...

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Catholic Education Week – A Celebration

May 15, 2018 @ 08:14   Students and staff of the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) celebrated Catholic Education Week with a variety of events over the past five days. One of the defining events of the week was the annual Walk for Justice. The focus for the 9th edition of the walk was water. Students in all schools ...

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Steelworkers’ Solidarity Produces Tentative Agreements at Algoma

May 14, 2018 @ 14:09 Tentative agreements negotiated by the United Steelworkers (USW) at Sault Ste. Marie steelmaker Algoma offer optimism of a return to prosperity and normalcy for thousands of working families and a community that have endured 2½ years of upheaval and uncertainty. “The Steelworkers and our members in Sault Ste. Marie have stood in solidarity since 2015 ...

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CANCELLED – Amber Alert (Thunder Bay) – Gabriel McCallum

May 14, 2018 @ 11:47 Ontario AMBER Alert has been cancelled. The child has been found safe. May 14, 2018 @ 11:48 The Ontario Provincial Police have issued an Amber alert for Gabriel McCallum.   Gabriel is described and 8 years old, white male, 3 feet – 6 inches, 60 pounds, black hair, wearing faded grey jeans, long sleeve Canada ...

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A Letter to Kathryn McGarry, MTO – “Culvert Collapse – Unacceptable”

May 12, 2018 @ 15:32 Minister McGarry, Ministry of Transportation Legislative Building, Queen’s Park Toronto ON  M7A 1A1 Saturday, May 12, 2018 Dear Minister McGarry Yesterday a sinkhole opened at a weak point in a culvert on Highway 17, near Wawa. As of noon today, the highway is still closed.  The detour route would add over two hours to the trip.  This is ...

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Dramatic Play at SJD

May 10, 2018 @ 09:51   A few months ago Mrs. Bernath’s Kindergarten class at Sir James Dunn created a list of some of the possible dramatic play center themes that they would enjoy.  Once the list was completed they quickly got to work creating a Post Office.  In order to understand the roles of Post Office staff they toured ...

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SSM – Parkinson’s Disease Education Event

May 10, 2018 @ 09:24 Parkinson Canada is hosting a Parkinson’s Disease Education Event in Sault Ste. Marie on Tuesday, May 29th titled: You … and your Health Care Team.  In the absence of a local Movement Disorder Clinic, this session will focus on helping people living with Parkinson’s to access all available resources in order to create their personal ...

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Walk 4 Justice

May 10, 2018 @ 08:51   Students at St. Joseph French Immersion School in Wawa walked on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 in support of clean drinking water for all during the Walk for Justice as part of a Catholic Education Week initiative. The Walk for Justice began as a way for students to explore the two feet of social justice and ...

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Manitou Gold Commences Field Exploration at its Goudreau Properties

May 10, 2018 @ 08:19   Manitou Gold Inc. is pleased to announce receipt of final reports on the magnetic, induced polarization and soil gas hydrocarbon surveys completed on its 100% owned “Goudreau Patents.”  The Goudreau Patents property consists of four surface and mining rights patents, covering an area of approximately 160 acres and is located less than 2kms east ...

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