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SE OPP Hornepayne Seek help in Theft of Boat Motors

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at approximately 3:25 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Hornepayne) Detachment responded to a Break and Enter incident to a boathouse located on the Oba River in the Township of Franz approximately 58 km east of Hornepayne, Ontario. The incident took place between May 31, 2017, and June 3, 2017. During ...

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Wawa Goose Monument’s April Donation Drive Raises $11,290!

Jun 16, 2017 @ 11:00 The Municipality of Wawa, Algoma Power Inc. and its parent company FortisOntario Inc. are excited to announce the results of the April Donation Matching Drive. In March, Algoma Power announced their decision to commit to a $40,000 donation toward the rebuild and continued maintenance of the Wawa Goose Monument.   Shortly after that, another announcement ...

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Ladies Night Golf – June 14

Jun 15, 2017 @ 09:43 Number of players – 44 1st in 1st Flight – Toni Rutland, Brenda Pelletier, spare – 37 2nd in 1st Flight – Lise Noel, Margaret Davidson, spare – 38 3rd in 1st Flight – Alexis Alexopoulos, Donna Korytko, Meghan Amos – 40 1st in 2nd Flight – Vanessa Moynihan, Jose Legault, Valerie Levesque – 40 ...

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Les Ours de Dubreuilville adorent le hockey

Le 3 mai dernier, les Ours de l’école St-Joseph (Dubreuilville) ont fait le grand voyage à Wawa afin de participer au tournoi de hockey salon qui regroupait des écoles de la région du Nord-Ouest. Félicitations aux 2 équipes (garçons et filles) d’avoir remporté chacune la 2e place. Un gros merci aux entraîneurs Maxime Houde et Sophie Raymond. Bravo les Ours ...

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$21 Million – What Was Learned from the Algo Mall Inquiry?

Now that the criminal charges relating to the collapse of the Algo Mall have been dealt with, (a proper acquittal), critical aspects of the collapse and response to the collapse remain outstanding. The Ontario people spent over $21 million on a public inquiry, a sum that would have replaced the facility and adequately compensated everyone affected, with money to spare. ...

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Marathon Woman Charged with Alcohol-Related Offences in Hearst

An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer charged a woman for alcohol-related offences this past weekend.   On June 10, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., police observed the driver of an off-road vehicle committing Highway Traffic Act (HTA) infractions on O’Connor Road in Kendall Township.   Police investigation revealed that the driver had consumed alcohol. Taylor LEDUC, 20 of Marathon, Ontario ...

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Letter – Thank you, Miigwetch

June 12, 2017 – 14:25 Dear Northerners, One thing is for sure, the past seven years at the North East LHIN have been anything but dull! Let’s face it – planning, integrating, and funding health care services for a declining and aging population of more than 565,000 people living across our huge geography takes time and a lot of important ...

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Chapleau/Missinabie Lake Area

Jun 10, 2017 @ 17:17 Severe thunderstorm warning for Chapleau issued by Environment Canada (EC) at 04:57 p.m. EDT Saturday 10 June 2017. Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet At 4:57 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of ...

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Letter – Spring Fling a Success & Wawa Music Festival

Jun 10, 2017 @ 12:11 I would like to thank the performers and sponsors who helped to make our SpringFling such a success this year. I have enjoyed wonderful feedback from the community and am very proud to have been a part of it again this year. I would especially like to thank The Home Building Center and Young’s General ...

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Men’s Night Golf – June 8

Jun 10, 2017 @ 11:27 (102 Players) 1st FLIGHT: Francis Dechamplain, Joey Dechamplain, Jessy Dechamplain-5 under par 31 2nd FLIGHT: Jarret Asselin, Dalton Bernath, Maxime Samson-3 under par 333 3rd FLIGHT: Luco Legault, Bubba Gagne, Eric Levesque-even par 36 4th FLIGHT: Joe McCoy, Glen Williams, Gary Mercier-3 under par 33 5th FLIGHT: Paul Bernath, Sandy Bernath, Dawson Bernath- 4 under ...

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Red Pine Adds Land Package at its Wawa Gold Project

Jun 9, 2017 @ 8:10 Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces that it has secured an additional 58 hectares at its Wawa Gold Project, bringing its total land package to 5,568 hectares (Figure 1). Quentin Yarie, President and CEO of Red Pine, stated, “We have added the area situated directly to the west of the Surluga Deposit to our land package. Securing ...

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