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Lady Dunn Health Centre – Proud to be accredited!

Dec 15, 2017 @ 16:08 The Lady Dunn Health Centre is proud to announce that it has achieved “Accreditation with Commendation” from Accreditation Canada.   Accredited with Commendation is “for organizations that go beyond the requirements of Accreditation Canada and are commended for their commitment to quality improvement.”  The decision follows a recent on site assessment completed in early November 2017 as ...

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Dr. Josée Thériault is the new Critical Care Lead For NE LIHN

Dec 15, 2017 @ 16:03 Dr. Josée Thériault, a Sudbury Internist-Intensivist, is the new Critical Care Clinical Lead for the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN).   In this part-time position, Dr. Thériault will support the implementation of the provincial Critical Care Strategy — which is designed to improve access, quality and system integration — working closely with ...

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Poor weather expected between Wawa and SSM

5:41 AM EST Friday 15 December 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Another Alberta Clipper will sail southeastward across the Great lakes today, bringing flurries and perhaps a brief snow squall or two with it. While snowfall amounts will likely be limited to the ...

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Wynne Liberals vote against NDP bill to end gasoline price gouging

Dec 14, 2017 @ 18:19 On Thursday, NDP MPP Gilles Bisson said that Kathleen Wynne has once again let down families by voting against NDP legislation to combat gasoline price gauging. “Today, the Wynne Liberals had a choice—to do the right thing and regulate the price of gasoline or continue to let families be gauged by gas companies and refiners,” ...

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Wawa’s Jazmyn designs Winning LCBO “Think of Me” Bag!

Dec 14, 2017 @ 10:36   LCBO is delighted to announce the winning bag design for the annual Think of Me bag campaign, which raises awareness of the dangers of impaired driving. Beating out tens of thousands of submissions, the powerful design from Wawa eighth-grader Jazmyn Maki will be printed on 60,000 bags and distributed at LCBO stores across the ...

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As session ends, NDP keeps focus on health care and hydro

Dec 14, 2017 @ 10:34 For NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, the 2017 legislative session was all about families struggling to cope in overcrowded hospitals, and families struggling to pay their hydro bills – and at her final press conference for the session, she made clear that families that can look to her and the NDP for a plan that offers hope in 2018.   ...

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SJD – SE OPP Visit Kindergarten Class

Dec 14, 2017 @ 10:29   The Kindergarten students at Sir James Dunn have been very interested in police officers lately so their teacher Mrs. Bernath invited the OPP to visit their classroom.  The focus of the visit was to let the little ones know that while officers do arrest people and put them in jail, that is not the ...

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SJD – Remembrance Day

Dec 14, 2017 @ 10:24 It has been a long standing tradition for Sir James Dunn School staff and students to honor the veterans during a Remembrance Day service held in the gymnasium.  This past November 10th, the ceremony was started off by a very moving presentation by Mr. Poldmaa, the principal.  He spoke to the audience about his family’s ...

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Kathleen Wynne refuses to ban pre-pay Hydro meters

Dec 14, 2017 @ 08:26 On Wednesday morning, Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government blocked an NDP bill to ban pre-pay hydro meters in Ontario and protect families from having their electricity cut off if they don’t feed the meter. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath asked for unanimous consent to allow her bill banning pre-pay hydro meters to become law before the legislature ...

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Thank you Superior Children’s Centre!

Dec 13, 2017 @ 08:37   The staff of the Superior Children’s Centre donated $475.00 towards the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s “Wish Upon A Star” Campaign. The staff has been donating annually through their Jean Day Fund and have now contributed $4,796.00 to the Foundation. Thank you Superior Children’s Centre! There is still time to donate to the to ...

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Wawa Men’s Curling Standings – December 12

Dec 12, 2017 @ 09:01 Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 5 5 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 4 5 MOORE, Bruce 3 3 6 McCOY, Joe 4 2 5 YOUNG, Paul 4 2 5 DERESKI, Louis 6 2 6 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 6 2 6 GAMES SCHEDULE – December 18, 2017 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Terris ...

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Letter – Student Relief Assistance Fund

Dec 12, 2017 @ 08:16 Dear Brenda,   Today I received the email stating that I was denied the Student Relief Assistance Fund due to not providing the documentation that demonstrates my expenses during the strike.   As a student, we have many things to worry about; we all have our daily routines during our school year. This year, 2017, ...

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Commitment By Minister to move Lake Superior Caribou a Good First Step In Correcting MNRF Management Mess

Dec 11, 2017 @ 20:21 On Thursday, December 7th, the Honourable Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Kathryn McGarry announced that they would be acting to preserve the Lake Superior caribou by moving caribou to the Slate Islands. The Minister’s decision to preserve the last caribou of Lake Superior came after extensive lobbying efforts by Michipicoten First Nation. In a ...

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NDP demands to know how many students forced to quit college

Dec 11, 2017 @ 14:14 Ontario NDP Advanced Education Critic Peggy Sattler is demanding that the Wynne government come clean about the number of college students forced to drop out in order to receive a tuition refund for the semester damaged by Kathleen Wynne’s decision to allow a strike at Ontario’s colleges to drag out for five weeks. The NDP is ...

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Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board Appoints Bill Murphy to Board

Dec 10, 2017 @ 13:11 The Board of Trustees of the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) has approved the appointment of Bill Murphy to the Board. Mr. Murphy, who served on the Board from 2011 to 2014, was approached to replace Laurie Aceti who announced her resignation last month. He accepted the appointment. “I was pleasantly surprised when approached ...

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