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Harvest Algoma is working on a new project that we would like to inform you about!

The Algoma Agricultural Sector Development Project is a product of the current social movement to a more sustainable, nutritious food system that focuses on local food sovereignty. The first part of the project focuses on the desires of consumers and local retailers and the human capital needs of producers and processors (both in the form of training and skilled workers) ...

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Fire Shark visits Sir James Dunn School

  The Kindergarten students at Sir James Dunn had a surprise visitor to their classroom.  This adorable little Fire Shark was brought in by a little friend with a note attached that stated that this shark was created by his mom to support our inquiry into sharks and that friends could share the new and exciting shark facts that they ...

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Statement by Minister Rickford on Louis Riel Day

Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs issued the following statement on Louis Riel Day: “Today we commemorate the legacy of Louis Riel and his important role in Métis history and the formation of Canada. On this date in 1885, Riel was executed for leading the Northwest Resistance in defence of Métis rights. In 2009, Canada reversed the conviction of ...

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Sault College and Laurentian University Ink Another 2 + 2 Agreement

Sault College and Laurentian University have joined together to sign another academic agreement in support of enhanced student learning. Through this expanded partnership, eligible graduates of Sault College’s two year Social Service Worker – Indigenous Specialization (SSW-IS) program can move on to complete a Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work at Laurentian University in an additional two years! As an added ...

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Lori Johnson Memorial Hockey Tournament – Saturday Schedule

5 9:00 AM Moose on the Loose vs Power Ninjas 6 10:00 AM Loafers vs Excuses 7 11:00 AM Polar Vortex vs Stacked Like Pancakes 8 12:00 PM Franco Fun vs Twisted Teats Break 1:00 PM 9 2:00 PM Moose on the Loose vs Polar Vortex 10 3:00 PM Twisteted Teats vs Loafers 11 4:00 PM Power Ninjas vs Stacked ...

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NOWW member Marion Agnew launches first book

The Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop (NOWW) is pleased to announce the launch, celebration, and book signing for Reverberations: A Daughter’s Meditations on Alzheimer’s, by longtime NOWW member Marion Agnew. The event will be held on Saturday, November 23, at the Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel in Thunder Bay, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a reading at 3. Books will be available ...

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Minister of Education Statement on ETFO Job Action

Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario’s (ETFO) notification of job action: “It is disappointing that ETFO has decided to escalate to a partial withdrawal of services, which hurts our kids, despite a limited number of outstanding items at the table. The Government and the Council of Trustees’ Association (CTA) ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – November 14

The curling season has started – welcome to all curlers, especially to our new members. Team Rank Wins GP LESCHISHIN, Mark 1 2 2 RODY Ron 1 2 2 FAHRER, Tom 3 1 2 McCOY, Joe 3 1 2 MITRIKAS, Erik 3 1 2 BUMSTEAD, Aaron 6 0 1 TERRIS, Tom 6 0 1 TERRIS, Travis – ESC 6 0 ...

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Snow Squall Watch and Warning

Nov 13, 2019 @ 08:05 Snow squall warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Lake effect snow squalls today. Southerly winds over the relatively warm waters of Lake Superior are expected to produce flurries and local snow squalls today. The squalls could start as early as this morning and are ...

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A Northern Perspective: 2019 Foresight Papers

Nov 13, 2019 @ 08:03 The first installment of the Rural Ontario Foresight Papers was launched in 2017. Once again, the Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) in partnership with Northern Policy Institute (NPI), prepared a 2019 version that tackles a variety of rural development challenges and trends.   The Rural Ontario Foresight Papers is a collection of six papers on selected ...

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Schedule for 3rd Annual Lori Johnson Memorial Hockey Tournament

Nov 13, 2019 @ 08:03   Friday, Nov 15 1 7:00 PM Excuses(Chapleau) VS Twisted Teats (HP) 2 8:00 PM Moose on the Loose (Wawa) VS Stacked Like Pancakes (SSM) 3 9:00 PM Loafers (Timmins) VS Franco Fun (Wawa) 4 10:00 PM Power Ninjas (SSM) VS Polar Vortex (Traverse) Saturday, Nov 16 5 9:00 AM Moose on the Loose VS ...

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Province Helping Small Business Owners Succeed

Nov 13, 2019 @ 08:02 The Ontario government is lowering costs and eliminating unnecessary and outdated regulations for small business owners and entrepreneurs so they can invest in their businesses, attract new customers and clients, and transform their vision into a success. In Ontario, small businesses make up 98 per cent of all businesses and account for a third of ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – November 13

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. Sat.     Nov. 16        Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3:00 p.m. Sun.    Dec.  01        The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated. The 1st Sunday in Advent (Latin ...

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The Thunder Bay Art Gallery Opens Newest exhibition: The North Now

Nov 13, 2019 @ 08:01 The Thunder Bay Art Gallery is excited to announce the opening of its newest exhibition: The North Now. Featuring art from across Northern Ontario, this multi-disciplinary juried exhibition provides a glimpse of the immense creativity, diversity and innovation by established and emerging artists living in the North of the province. Artists from across Northern Ontario were ...

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SAH Holds Inaugural Raffle has guaranteed jackpot of $50,000!

Sault Area Hospital Foundation is proud to announce the launch of their new electronic and online 50/50 raffle. Sales launched Nov. 7, 2019. This inaugural raffle will include a guaranteed jackpot of at least $50,000. The winner will take home either $50,000 or 50 per cent of gross sales, whichever is larger. Sault Area Hospital Foundation has partnered with Ascend Fundraising Solutions ...

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