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Harte Gold provides Operations and Exploration Update

Harte Gold provided the following update on its commercial operations and exploration activities. HIGHLIGHTS The Sugar Zone Mill complex is achieving consistent throughput of 575 tonnes per day. Over 24,000 tonnes of material has been processed through the mill year-to-date. The Company is on track to declare commercial production by year-end. A flotation concentrate at higher than expected grades is being ...

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Municipality of Wawa becomes victim of a cyber-attack

On Sunday, December 9, 2018, the Municipality of Wawa became the victim of a sophisticated cyber-attack in which the Town’s network was illegally accessed and infected with ransomware. The malware was able to encrypt a number of Town systems rendering them unusable. Proper authorities have been contacted and all reasonable precautions have been taken. We will continue to update the ...

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École Saint-Joseph’s (Wawa) Volleyball champions

  On November 27th, École Saint-Joseph’s (Wawa) girls’ team and boys’ team both claimed first place at the annual, local, volleyball tournament. When they returned to school, they were greeted by cheers and applause from all the students at the school. These athletes successfully demonstrated what it takes to win first place: teamwork, dedication, encouragement from peers and, most importantly, ...

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Don’t pass up opportunity to bring jobs to northern Ontario

Michael Mantha, MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin and NDP critic for Northern Development and Mines, urged the Ford Conservatives Thursday in question period not to pass up an opportunity to bring jobs to northern Ontario.   The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation recently released its interest in a long-stagnant mill in Chapleau. But despite Indigenous and forestry industry interest in the mill, ...

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Ontario Scraps the Green Energy Act

Ontario’s Government for the People is delivering on its promise to repeal the Green Energy Act, 2009, that led to the disastrous feed-in-tariff program and skyrocketing electricity rates for Ontario families. “The Green Energy Repeal Act eliminates a piece of legislation that introduced disastrous changes to Ontario’s energy system that led to rising electricity rates for families and businesses,” said ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – December 7

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 5 5 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 4 5 McCOY, Joe 3 3 4 BUCKELL, Chris 4 2 4 HALL, Dave 4 2 4 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lise 4 2 4 SPENCER, Diane 7 1 4 BOYD, Katherine 7 1 5 HOFFMANN, Jim 9 0 5 Schedule for Thursday – December 13, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Snow Squall Watch – Montreal River to Searchmont

5:02 AM EST Friday 07 December 2018 Snow squall watch in effect for: Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls are expected to develop. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Snow squalls are possible this afternoon into Saturday morning. Lake effect snow is ...

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AG report shows where Liberals let Ontario down, Ford is making things worse

Ontario’s Auditor General has released a report that paints a grim picture of just how badly the Liberal government let Ontario down — but is also a foreshadowing of what’s to come, because where the auditor flags major problems, the Ford Conservatives have been making things even worse.   “The auditor really lays out a picture of a Liberal government ...

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US regulators blame Doug Ford’s meddling for deal breakdown

NDP Environment and Sustainability critic Ian Arthur released the following statement in response to news that Hydro One’s deal with Avista Corp has been scrapped by Washington state’s regulator due to Doug Ford’s political meddling: “Today’s decision (December 5th, 2018) makes it clear that Doug Ford’s political meddling has sent shockwaves through the business community and increased the risk of ...

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Join a local Christmas Bird Count this holiday season!

Each year, bird lovers welcome winter by joining a Christmas Bird Count. It’s a great way to explore nature while helping our feathered friends and is a part of many families’ holiday traditions. The Christmas Bird Count began in 1900, and today it is North America’s longest-running wildlife census. The one-day bird census is conducted by volunteers of all ages ...

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Ontario Government Responds to Auditor General’s 2018 Annual Report

Ontario’s Government for the People continues to take swift action to restore trust in the province’s finances by immediately responding to recommendations made in the Auditor General’s 2018 Annual Report. This year’s report urges the province to ensure that transparency and accountability is consistent across government programs and services. “The Auditor General has shed new light on the disappointing waste ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – December 5

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 A special THANK YOU to everyone who helped in so many ways at the Bazaar & Luncheon held last Saturday. Sun.  Dec. 09    2nd Sunday ...

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Algoma District School Board welcomes four new Trustees

At the December 4th Inaugural Meeting, Algoma District School Board (ADSB) introduced and welcomed four new Trustees for the December 1, 2018, to November 30, 2022 term.   Greg Bowman is the new ADSB Trustee representing Ward 3. Greg is a Senior Electrical Planner working at Central Trades at Algoma Steel. For over 15 years, he has been a committed member of ...

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Weather Advisory & Snow Squall Warning

Weather advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Winter weather travel advisory in effect for this morning and early afternoon. Flurries and local snow squalls are expected this morning and early afternoon. Visibility may suddenly be reduced to near zero for brief periods of time in bursts of heavy snow. Local accumulations of up to ...

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Tuesday Night Mixed Bowling League – December 4

Team Standings: Tied for first place is Friends and Black Thunder with 21 points Bowler of the week:  Nash Lewis with 179 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: Marcel Lewis 290 Ladies Series Flat: Rachelle Godin 543 Ladies Single Flat: Lisa Miller ...

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