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Men’s Curling Standings – January 7

Team Rank Wins GP FAHRER, Tom 1 6 8 McCOY, Joe 1 6 8 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 3 5 8 TERRIS, Tom 4 4 7 LESCHISHIN, Mark 4 4 8 MITRIKAS, Eric 6 3 8 DERESKI, Louis 7 2 7 MOORE, Bruce 8 1 8 GAMES SCHEDULE – January 14, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Moore ...

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Harte Gold Declares Commercial Production At Sugar Zone Mine

Harte Gold is pleased to announce commercial production has been achieved at the Sugar Zone Mine, effective January 1, 2019. Highlights: Following a successful commissioning period, the Sugar Zone Mill is operating consistently at the permitted 575 tonnes per day (“TPD”). Start-up, commissioning and commercial production was achieved within a three month period since receipt of commercial production permits. The ...

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Storm Closures – UPDATED 12:53

WFHT Walking Program at MHS The WFHT Walking Program at the Michipicoten High School is cancelled for this evening. It will resume tomorrow night.   Chronic Pain Self- Management Course The chronic pain self- management course has been cancelled for tonight. It will start next Monday, January 14.   Algoma Family Services Please be advised that the Algoma Family Services ...

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EC – Winter Storm Possible on Monday

3:54 PM EST Saturday 05 January 2019 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A winter storm is possible Monday. A developing low pressure system is expected to track over Northern Ontario on Monday. Snow with this system will begin over the area Monday morning and will continue for much of the day ...

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Remembering our Friend, Eddy Lefrançois, ALS Canada Ambassador

  From ALS Canada We are heartbroken to share with you that Eddy Lefrançois, ALS Canada Ambassador, passed away earlier today – a tremendous loss for the ALS community of a champion, advocate and friend. Diagnosed with ALS in 1992 with a prognosis of three to five years to live, Eddy became a force within the ALS community, showing the ...

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Wawa Christmas Hamper – A Lesson In Humiliation

First, let me thank the organizers of the Christmas Hamper, they do a wonderful job of organizing and carrying out this event every year. However, I have spoken to many people this year and most have voiced the same concern – they felt humiliated when they went to pick up their baskets. I can understand the committee asking for identification, ...

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Frank Dottori Retires – Names New President of WRC Timber

After an extensive search, I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Wyszkowski to replace me as President of WRC Timber. Known as a calm and thoughtful leader, Tony has extensive experience managing $200M businesses with 600+ employees across North America. Well-versed in industrial environments, it was Tony’s dedication to improving the bottom line and affecting positive culture ...

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May Contain Nuts – January 2

The New Year is upon us. A time for reflecting on the past, and planning for the future. A time when many feel compelled to set a resolution they will actually carry out this year. This year, set a resolution that is realistic, attainable, and will not fall by the wayside by mid-April. Set the resolution to eat more! Eat ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister to mark the New Year

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark the New Year: “Happy New Year, Canada! “This past year, we marked the 150th anniversary of Confederation, and looked back on the remarkable achievements Canadians have made throughout our history. We recommitted ourselves to our shared values, and we celebrated the diversity that makes us strong. Millions of ...

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Ontario Government Concludes Largest Consultation on Education in Province’s History

Ontario’s Government for the People has concluded the largest public consultation on education in the province’s history. This comprehensive education consultation had participation from parents, students, educators, employers and organizations from across Ontario. The consultation included more than 72,000 engagements across three different consultation channels, which included an open submission form, online survey and telephone town halls held in every ...

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NOWW Annual Writing Contest opens Jan. 1

Writers may have less time to perfect their work this year, but a tighter deadline is not the only motivation to get writing for Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop’s writing contest. The 21stAnnual NOWW Writing Contest officially opens Jan. 1 and this year once again includes a selection of award-winning Canadian authors on the judge’s panel. “I’m completely amazed by our ...

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Ontario Freezing More Driver and Vehicle Fees

Ontario’s Government for the People is taking another step to make life more affordable for taxpayers and businesses by putting a stop to driver and vehicle fees that were set to increase today on January 1, 2019. This is the second round of driver and vehicle fee increases that the Government for the People has cancelled. In September, fees for ...

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Statement by Premier Doug Ford on the New Year

Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to mark the New Year: “As we welcome the arrival of 2019, Ontario’s Government is working for the People and renewing our commitment to make life better for families and businesses across this province and to restore integrity to our province’s finances. We will continue to work hard to put more money ...

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Noble Advises of Filing Delay for Annual Financial Statements and MD&A

Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. announces that there will be a delay in the filing of its audited annual financial statements for the year ended August 31, 2018 (“Financial Statements”), the related management’s discussion and analysis of those financial statements (“MD&A”) and related filings, which are due on December 31, 2018. As previously announced, the Company has changed auditors, and MNP LLP ...

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LSSU’s 44th annual List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness

The wordsmiths at Lake Superior State University have released LSSU’s 44th annual List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. “We grapple, litigate, and then yeet irritating words and phrases gathered from the nominations and votes received during 2018,” said an LSSU-OTUS thought leader from the word-banishment wheelhouse. “It’s the most important election of our ...

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