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Extreme Cold Warning Continues

4:47 AM EST Saturday 19 January 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is expected. Wind chill values of minus 40 to minus 45 are occurring over much of Northern Ontario this morning. This bitterly cold Arctic airmass will remain in place through the ...

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Maamwesying Opens Wawa Clinic

Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services & Michipicoten First Nation are excited to announce the opening of their new North Clinic located at 3 Maple Street in Wawa, ON. Through the community based health clinic, a Primary Health Care Team affords opportunities to provide services to on-reserve citizens and to the urban Indigenous population residing in Wawa and the surrounding ...

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Chapleau man banned from owning animals for 10 years

A 36-year-old Chapleau man has been sentenced to a 10-year prohibition on owning or caring for animals after being convicted of two counts of breach of probation related to a previous conviction under provincial animal welfare legislation. On January 9, 2019, Raynald Gervais was found guilty on two counts of breach of probation in a Chapleau Provincial Offences Court. Gervais ...

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Happenings At First United Church – Jan 16

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 This year the season of Epiphany began on Sun. Jan. 6 and continues for seven Sundays. Sat.      Jan.   19    Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 p.m. Thurs. ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – January 17

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 7 8 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 6 8 McCOY, Joe 3 5 8 BUCKELL, Chris 4 4 8 SPENCER, Diane 4 4 8 HALL, Dave 6 3 8 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lise 6 3 8 BOYD, Katherine 8 2 8 HOFFMANN, Jim 8 2 8 Schedule for Thursday – January 24, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Snow Squall Warning for Agawa – Lake Superior Provincial Park

10:54 AM EST Thursday 17 January 2019 Snow squall warning in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Snow squalls will continue into the early evening. Under the heaviest snow squall bands local snowfall accumulations of 15 cm in 12 hours are likely. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced ...

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First Nations call on Ontario to fix unjust process threatening electrical transmission reliability and economic development in the north

Today, leaders of six First Nations call on the Ontario Government to intervene and fix a broken process created by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) and the previous Ontario government that ignores First Nations’ rights and northern development pertaining to a necessary and important electricity transmission project planned for Northern Ontario. The six First Nations are part of Bamkushwada Limited ...

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Tuesday Night Mixed Bowling Stats – January 15

Team Standings: First place is Friends with 33 points Bowler of the week:  Tiffany Jarrell with 158 pins over average. TEAM LEADERS:  High Series: Mafia 3821 High Single: Incredi-bowls 1338 INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: Men’s Series Flat: Jake Casavant 733 Men’s Single Flat:Jake Casavant 301 Ladies Series Flat: Tiffany Jarrell 569 Ladies Single Flat: Lisa Miller 263 Men’s High Average: Jake Casavant ...

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Harte Gold appoints New General Manager

Harte Gold has appointed Gordon K. Reed, P.Eng., as General Manager of the Sugar Zone Mine. Mr. Reed is a mining engineer with over 35 years’ operating and contracting experience in a variety of high grade underground mining environments. Most recently Mr. Reed served as General Manager of the Seabee Mine in La Ronge, Saskatchewan. Mr. Reed has also worked ...

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Weather Advisory Ends for Wawa and points North, continues for points South

Weather Advisory for Northern Ontario Updated by Environment Canada at 10:29 P.M. EST Tuesday 15 January 2019. ——————————————————————— WEATHER ADVISORY FOR: =NEW= Kapuskasing – Hearst – Smooth Rock Falls Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls Chapleau – Gogama Elliot Lake – Ranger Lake.   WEATHER ADVISORY ENDED ...

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Winter weather travel advisory expands

Weather advisory for Northern Ontario Updated by Environment Canada at 8:22 p.m. EST Tuesday 15 January 2019. ——————————————————————— Weather advisory for: =New= Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay =New= Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls =New= Gogama – Foleyet =New= Elliot Lake – Ranger Lake Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Marathon – Schreiber Wawa – White ...

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Déclaration de l’Opposition officielle concernant le financement de l’Université de l’Ontario français

À la lumière des dernières nouvelles concernant le financement fédéral de l’Université de l’Ontario français (UOF), la députée France Gélinas a émis la déclaration suivante : « Nous sommes heureux d’apprendre que l’UOF continuera à fonctionner et à développer le carrefour francophone avec une petite subvention du gouvernement fédéral. Cela ne signifie pas pour autant que l’avenir de l’UOF soit assuré. Ce ...

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Statement from the Official Opposition on the funding of l’Université de l’Ontario français

In light of federal bridge funding to continue l’Université de l’Ontario français planning over the next year, MPP France Gélinas released the following statement:   “We are pleased to learn that the l’Université de l’Ontario français will continue its hub development with a small grant from the federal government. This does not mean that the future of the francophone university ...

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Ontario Government Discusses How to Help Auto Sector Workers

Premier Doug Ford and Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, sat down with Unifor president Jerry Dias to discuss ways to help the thousands of workers affected by the recently announced GM plant closure in Oshawa. The men had a very constructive dialogue and discussed how they can work together to keep and create good manufacturing ...

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