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Men’s Curling 2017 – 2018 Season to Begin

Oct 25, 2017 @ 08:22 Looks like summer has come to an end.  Now it is time to plan for winter fun. Men’ Curling begins Monday – November 6th at 7:00 p.m.  We welcome back all of the past curlers and also hope to see some new faces. No past experience is required.  And, if you want to play and ...

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Happenings at First United Church – October 25

Oct 25, 2017 @ 08:17 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 ...

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Clean Water and Wastewater facilities for Batchewana and Garden River First Nation Communities

Oct 24, 2017 @ 16:29 The governments of Canada and Ontario are committed to investing in local infrastructure which ensures Canadians and their families have access to modern, reliable water and wastewater services that meet their needs. These investments safeguard the health and well-being of residents, protect waterways and preserve our local ecosystems. On behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, ...

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EC – Rain Changing to Snow Tonight

4:22 AM EDT Tuesday 24 October 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Rain giving way to accumulating snow tonight. Periods of rain are forecast to change to snow tonight with local amounts in the 5 to 10 cm range by Wednesday morning. This wintery weather is attributed to a rapidly intensifying ...

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Cupcakes for a Cure – Thank you

Oct 22, 2017 @ 12:27 Thank you, Brenda for the lovely pictures! We had our first cupcake decorating social with past and present breast cancer survivors to decorate these delicious cupcakes! After 3 years with the help of Jeniffer Tremblay, our Cupcakes for a Cure raised $917.00. This money will be donated partially to Breast cancer research but part of ...

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Open letter from NDP MPPs Peggy Sattler & Cindy Forster to Premier Wynne on college labour dispute

October 20, 2017 Premier Kathleen Wynne Room 281, Main Legislative Building, Queen’s Park Toronto, Ontario M7A 1A1 Dear Premier: College faculty and over 500,000 Ontario students are disappointed by your inaction as we approach the second week of the labour dispute at colleges throughout the province. Students and their families remain in limbo, wondering if their semester will be condensed ...

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NE LHIN announces members of Patient and Family Advisory Committee (PFAC)

Oct 20, 2017 @ 08:07 The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) is pleased to announce that 16 Northerners have accepted positions on the LHIN’s first-ever Patient and Family Advisory Committee (PFAC). The first group of advisors includes Sault Ste. Marie resident Rina Clark, Alan Elliot of Echo Bay, and Brenda Lediett of Blind River.   The Northeastern ...

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RT Minerals Provides Exploration Update for Norwalk Property in Wawa Gold Corridor

Oct 20, 2017 @ 08:01 RT Minerals Corp. announces that further to its news release of September 7, 2017, it has completed ten (10) shallow NQ core drill holes (807 metres), power stripping, prospecting, geological mapping, and sampling of geophysical targets and historical gold showings on the Company’s 100% optioned Norwalk gold property. Norwalk adjoins the southern boundary of Red ...

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Empty Liberal promises leave millions without dental care: NDP

Oct 19, 2017 @ 06:32 NDP Health critic France Gélinas says the Wynne Liberals are failing up to 3 million Ontarians by failing to provide dental care for low-income adults.   “Community health centres know that in Ontario today up to three million people cannot get the dental care that they need. Why? Because they cannot afford to pay for ...

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EQAO Achievement Scores Inform School and Board of Improvement

Oct 19, 2017 @ 06:27 Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) students continue to approach scores of the provincial standard on the annual Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) standardized tests.  These assessments were conducted in the 2016-2017 school year in Grades 3, 6, 9 and 10 and assess reading, writing, and mathematics.   Results from grade 3 testing show ...

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The Need for New Northern Ministries

Oct 19, 2017 @ 05:23 It’s been no secret that the Northern Ontario Party has been advocating for greater independence and control over Northern Ontario affairs. This is especially true when it comes to Northern Ontario’s abundance of natural resources. Currently, Northerners have little to no say on how our mineral resources are handed out to multinational corporations, how our lakes ...

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PC’s call for resignation of Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault

Oct 18, 2017 @ 11:28 In the wake of an explosive report from the Auditor General showing that Ontario families will pay an extra $4 billion for Kathleen Wynne’s expensive hydro scheme, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown called on Ontario’s Energy Minister to resign. “The Auditor General’s report was a scathing indictment of Liberal political corruption and their contempt for ...

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – October 18

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 Sun.     Oct.   15     We welcomed Rev. Betty Pretty from             S.S.M. & Joy Bott of Marathon who is  Roberta’s Educational Supervisor             as ...

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