Author Archives: This Media Release

Lettre à l’éditeur – Je suis responsable envers vous

Feb 2, 2018 @ 11:28 Chers résidents du Nord, J’aimerais vous parler au sujet de ma première journée au poste de directeur général du Réseau local d’intégration des services de santé (RLISS) du Nord-Est. Le matin du 22 janvier, j’ai passé la première heure à m’entretenir avec les membres de ma nouvelle équipe. Certains étaient dans la salle avec moi, ...

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Letter to the Editor – I’m Accountable to You

Feb 2, 2018 @ 11:21 Dear Northerners, Let me tell you about my first day on the job as CEO of the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN). On the morning of January 22, I spent the first hour of my new job sitting down with my new team of staff. Some were in the room with me, ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – February 2

Feb 2, 2018 @ 10:57 Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 9 10 BOYD, Katherine 2 6 11 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 6 9 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 5 9 SZEKELY, Marc 4 5 9 SPENCER, Reg 6 4 11 HALL, Jennifer 7 3 10 McCOY, Joe 8 2 11 Schedule for Thursday – February 8,  2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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An Open Letter to the Citizens of Ontario

Feb 2, 2018 @ 10:18 Dear Editor, The self-inflicted destruction of the Provincial Official Opposition that has occurred over the last week, is simply another chapter in the sad drama that has been Ontario politics for at least the last 12 years. As entertaining as it is to watch these “power” junkies jockey for first place, we must remember that ...

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RT Minerals Purchases Golden Reed Mine Property

Feb 2, 2018 @ 09:34   RT Minerals Corp. announces that pursuant to its news release dated October 25, 2017, the Company has exercised its option to acquire 100% interest in the Golden Reed Mine property located near Wawa, Ontario for consideration of a final option payment of 1,000,000 common shares of the Company which are subject to a four-month ...

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MacDonald Mines discovers new Oxide Sands Zone

Feb 2, 2018 @ 08:27 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. announces that it has received gold and silver assays for 100 sonic boreholes at its Wawa-Holdsworth Project. Most of the boreholes were drilled in an exploration target that was defined using geophysical methods, in a previously non-excavated area.  Nine sonic boreholes discovered a new zone of Oxide Sands with evidence of ...

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Love Good Curling – Sault College Hosts OCAA Curling Championships

Feb 2, 2018 @ 08:17 Sault College is honoured to welcome the province’s best collegiate curlers at the 2018 OCAA Curling Championships! The Championships take place February 7 – 11, 2018, at the Community First Curling Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, ON. With 16 teams from 7 different institutions participating in this year’s championships, it promises to be an exciting ...

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NOWW Welcomes new president

Feb 2, 2018 @ 08:04 The Northwestern Ontario Writer’s Workshop is pleased to welcome its newest president, who will lead the organization toward its goal of fostering and developing writing in the region.   Elizabeth Pszczolko has been chosen as the new NOWW president, taking over for interim co-presidents, Susan Rogers and Charles Campbell, after past president, Jane Crossman’s three-year ...

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Council Proclaims ‘Eating Disorder Awareness Week’

Feb 1, 2018 @ 09:01 AND WHEREAS the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) is Canada’s only national organization dedicated to helping those with eating disorder, food and weight preoccupation and related issues. NEDIC provides information, education, resources and referrals to individuals with eating disorders, their families, friends and health care professionals; AND WHEREAS eating disorders have the highest mortality rate among ...

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February Happenings at Wawa Baptist Church

Jan 31, 2018 @ 18:29 On Friday, February 2, Wawa Baptist Church will hold a free two-hour monthly SonWest kids’ club at the Hillcrest Heights Centre running from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Children between the age of 5 and 12 are welcome to attend to sing songs, make crafts, eat snacks, and listen to a Bible story. For more information ...

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Happenings from Wawa First United – January 31

Jan 31, 2018 @ 17:57 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 CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m. Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 & leave ...

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From the Branch – January 31

Jan 31, 2018 @ 13:52 46So that’s about it for January and I think everyone is ready for some nice sunny days with only a little cold.   Still to come is the Chase away the winter blues fundraiser on February 10th. From 7.00 till 10.00 p.m. With games and Horse d’oeuvres and a special drink from the bar and ...

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Resident-on-resident abuse in Ontario worries families, puts seniors at risk

Jan 31, 2018 @ 08:15 Ontario NDP Home and Long-term Care critic Teresa Armstrong issued the following statement in response to increased reports of resident-on-resident abuse at long-term care homes throughout Ontario:   “I was heartbroken after watching the video of Meyer Sadoway’s treatment in a long-term care home and thinking about what his family, his sisters, had to endure. ...

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Interim Ontario PC Leader Vic Fedeli to remain as Interim Leader

Jan 31, 2018 @ 08:07 Leader of the Official Opposition Vic Fedeli announced he will remain as Interim Leader while a new permanent Leader is chosen. “Over the past few days, I have been humbled by the outpouring of support from Party members, candidates, and caucus,” said Fedeli. “I have been honoured to have them put their trust in me. ...

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