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Ladies’ Night Golf Results – July 24

75 Golfers 1st Flight Winner – Charlee Simon, Toni Rutland 37 2nd Flight Winner – Marcelle Terris, Beth Vachon, Brenda Tait 44 3rd Flight Winner – Chrissy McRae, Ida Vernier 46 4th Flight Winner – Kathy Miller, Laurie Oliver 57 Special Event Winners and Draws Hole #1 Longest Putt – Northern Lights Ford $15 cash – Luan Buckell Hole #2 ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 25

There were four new wildland fires at the time of this report. North Bay 8 is not under control at 0.3 of a hectare. The fire is located south of Wasaksina Lake. North Bay 9 is one hectare and not under control at this time. The fire is located west of Bain Lake. Sault Ste. Marie 7 is not under ...

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NDP fights for Health Minister to keep her promise to dialysis patients and reverse out-of-country OHIP cut

NDP MPP Sara Singh (Brampton Centre) and kidney dialysis patients are questioning why the Ford government is delaying the reversal of its cut to out-of-country OHIP coverage, leaving Ontario dialysis patients without coverage for out-of-country treatments.   Singh was joined at Queen’s Park by Bonnie Field, John Landreville and Bret Sheppard, three Ontarians with kidney failure, who shared how Ford’s cuts ...

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NDP opposes cut to education infrastructure fund

NDP Education critic Marit Stiles released the following statement:   “With Doug Ford’s budget, the cuts just keep coming. Too many schools in Ontario have lead in the children’s drinking fountains, leaky roofs, and 40-degree classrooms on hot days. Kathleen Wynne let us down by ignoring the repairs that students, teachers and education workers desperately needed. But Doug Ford’s plan ...

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Men’s Night – July 18

77 Players 1st FLIGHT: Jeff Amos, Derek Chapman, Pat Chapman – 6 under par 30 2nd FLIGHT: Eric Levesque, Rene Gagne, Marc Turcotte – 2 under par 34 3rd FLIGHT: Joe McCoy, Glen Williams, Gary Mercier – 1 under par 35 4th FLIGHT: Andre Bedard, Mark Szekely, Dave Hall – even par 36 5th FLIGHT: Tony Thomas, Scott Robinson, Eric ...

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Bunco Returns to the Wawa Goose Seniors’ Centre

The fifth annual Bunco Night fundraiser for the Wawa Goose Seniors’ Centre will be held on Friday, August 16th at 7:00 p.m.  Ladies of all ages are welcome to come and play. There will be a door prize, game prizes, dessert and a raffle. Tickets are only $ 5.00. Come out and enjoy a fun social evening with friends!

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Missing Persons Act adds more tools for Police Services to respond quickly to missing person investigations

When a loved one goes missing, swift action is critical. That’s why the Ontario Government is putting people’s safety first by providing frontline police officers with more tools to respond quickly to missing person investigations. “Police and family members tell us that the first hours after someone goes missing are the most critical,” said Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General. “That’s why ...

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Ontario Government announces $6 million investment to repair Tilden Lake Dam

The Ontario government is protecting the people of Northern Ontario by investing in critical infrastructure to improve public safety. Today John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, was joined by Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade and MPP for Nipissing, to announce a $6 million investment to replace the Tilden Lake Dam. “The safety of ...

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Ontario Repairing Roads in Sault Ste. Marie through Connecting Links Program

The Ontario government is putting people first by helping the city of Sault Ste. Marie make roads safer, and ensure Ontario is open for business and open for jobs. Today Ross Romano, MPP for Sault Ste. Marie announced that Ontario is providing the city of Sault Ste. Marie with $3,000,000 to support Black Road improvements. “I’m happy to announce that ...

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Ladies Night Golf – July 17

75 Golfers 1st Flight Winner –Suzanne Lacasse, Toni Rutland, Guylaine Domich 36 2nd Flight Winner–Sue Kirby, Norma Kauk  43 3rd Flight Winner – Tammy Oliver, Marcie DLF, Sarah Cronin 47 4th Flight Winner –Diane Spencer, Melissa Terris, Deb MacDonnell 47 5th Flight Winner –Donna Korytko, Lisa Weaver, Devon Weaver 51 Special Event Winners and Draws Hole #1 Longest Putt – Northern Lights Ford ...

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Long-time advocate backs NDP bill proposing opt-out system for organ donation

George Marcello, an organ donation advocate who has received transplant surgery and is waiting again for a donor, is urging Doug Ford’s government to support an NDP bill proposing an opt-out system for organ donation. Marcello, NDP Health critic France Gélinas and recent transplant recipient Gary Marin were at Queen’s Park on Wednesday to fight for the bill. Earlier this year, ...

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Thunderstorm Warning

11:30 PM EDT Monday 15 July 2019 Severe thunderstorm watch ended for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville     11:24 PM EDT Monday 15 July 2019 Severe thunderstorm warning ended for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville 10:59 PM EDT Monday 15 July 2019 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White ...

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Wawa Faith Community Presents the SonQuest Rainforest VBS

The Wawa Faith Community presents a free SonQuest Rainforest Vacation Bible School program for children ages 4 to 12 at Calvary Pentecostal Church (12 Government Rd, Wawa) and the Faith Community Churches (Anglican, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and United). The program will run during the week of Monday, July 22, to Friday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 14

There were two new fire in the region at the time of this report. Sault Ste. Marie 2 is being held at 0.2 of a hectare and is located north of Batchawana River Provincial Park. Sudbury 11 is not under control at this time at 0.2 of a hectare. This fire is located east of Red Deer Lake. At the ...

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