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Extreme Cold Continues

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Extreme wind chill values near minus 40 to minus 45 this morning. These extreme cold wind chill values will continue at least through Thursday morning. Extreme cold puts everyone at risk. Watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness ...

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Statement by Premier Doug Ford on Bell Let’s Talk Day

Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement on Bell Let’s Talk Day: “Mental health challenges can affect anyone, including those we love most. Unfortunately, the stigma around mental illness has forced many Ontarians to suffer in silence. That’s why I applaud Bell Let’s Talk Day for shining a spotlight on this important issue. It’s time to take mental health ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – January 29th

Team Rank Wins GP FAHRER, Tom 1 8 11 TERRIS, Tom 2 7 10 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 2 7 11 McCOY, Joe 2 7 11 LESCHISHIN, Mark 5 6 11 MITRIKAS, Eric 6 3 11 MOORE, Bruce 6 3 11 DERESKI, Louis 8 2 10 GAMES SCHEDULE – February 4, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 ESC ...

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Algoma District School Board makes the move to cashless schools

Today, Algoma District School Board (ADSB) launches School Cash Online at all its schools.School Cash Online is an easy to use, safe and convenient way for parents and guardians to pay online for school activities, such as field trips, lunches, fundraisers, milk programs and yearbooks. “We have been in conversation with our families for the past year or so and ...

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Friday Mixed Bowling Standings – January 25

Men’s High Single – Dave Casavant ( 318 ) Women’s High Single – Mary Ellen Douchamie ( 283 ) Men’s High Triple – Dave Casavant ( 717 ) Women’s High Triple – Mary Ellen Douchamie ( 695 ) Team High Single ( Hdcp’d ) – Wilderness Helicopters Strike Force – ( 1412 ) Team High Triple ( Hdcp’d ) – ...

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Extreme Cold Weater to Continue

5:17 AM EST Monday 28 January 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay …and the rest of Northern Ontario A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills is expected. Extreme wind chill ...

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School Buses Cancelled throughout Algoma District

Sault Ste Marie Area Due to the extreme cold temperatures and the in the interest of safety, School Transportation is canceled for all Boards. Schools remain open. Parents are reminded to ensure students are dressed for the weather. Central Algoma Area Due to the extreme cold temperatures and the in the interest of safety, School Transportation is canceled for all ...

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LSSU to offer Bachelor’s Degree Program on Cannabis Chemistry

Lake Superior State University is launching the country’s first degree program focused squarely on the chemistry of cannabis. A bachelor’s degree with a major in cannabis chemistry will be offered beginning in fall 2019, along with an associate’s degree program in cannabis science. Students can opt in for an American Chemical Society (ACS)-endorsed degree. LSSU aims to be a premier ...

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Extreme Cold Warning Continues with Snow Squall Watch

11:03 AM EST Saturday 26 January 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills is expected. Extreme wind chills of minus 40 to minus 45 are expected across much of Northern Ontario this morning. This arctic air mass will remain entrenched over the region through ...

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EC issues Snow Squall Watch despite Extreme Cold Warning

3:38 PM EST Friday 25 January 2019 Snow squall watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Snow squalls likely Saturday. Snow squalls are expected to develop on Saturday for regions close to Lake Superior. At this point, it looks like the strongest activity will be between Montreal River and Wawa. ...

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Candidates named for MFN’s March Election

The following names will appear on the March 23, 2019 BALLOT   Candidates for Chief BUCKELL, Joseph (Joe) TANGIE, Patricia (Pat)   Candidates for Councillor ARMSTRONG, Irene BEAUPRE, Daniel CHALYKOFF, John-Paul DEMARY, Janet Monica DONNEY-FRASER, Sandra DUPUIS (BOISSONEAU), Diedre HUMPHRIES, Donnie PERREAULT, Daniel (Dan) PETERSON, Linda STONE, Agnes STONE, Evelyn SWANSON, Ida J. SWANSON, Myrtle Pauline SWANSON, William P. Sr. ...

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LNG Plant to be built in Nipigon

Today the Ontario government announced support for a new liquefied natural gas plant in Nipigon to help create jobs and make businesses more competitive in Northern Ontario. “Our Government for the People is investing in the North, creating jobs, making businesses more competitive and making life more affordable for residents,” said Infrastructure Minister Monte McNaughton. Ontario will provide $27 million ...

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Special Olympics Athlete Ambassadors Help Launch Draft an Athlete Program

A group of enthusiastic Athlete Ambassadors were introduced today, who shared their excitement for the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020 and who helped launch the new ‘Draft an Athlete program. The program will provide an opportunity for community members and organizations to play an important role in the upcoming Games, through a $500 sponsorship of a competing ...

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