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Statement by the Prime Minister on Christmas

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Christmas: “Merry Christmas, Canada! “Today, our family joins Christians across the country and around the world to celebrate the birth of Christ. “Whether you are sharing a meal with friends, keeping the kids entertained in the snow, or spending time gathered around the Christmas tree, this season is full ...

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Holiday Wishes from MPP Ross Romano

December 25, 2019   Sault Ste. Marie – I believe the most wonderful thing about this time of year is the spirit of peace, generosity, and community.   Whether we are seeking ways to bestow blessings on others, or simply taking a moment to be grateful for our own, this time of year reminds us to be our absolute best. As ...

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Freezing drizzle advisory

Freezing drizzle advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Freezing drizzle this morning. Freezing drizzle continues this morning across portions of northern Ontario. The freezing drizzle should become more patchy later this morning. Dense fog patches are also possible in some areas this morning. Travel may be affected due to icy roads and reduced visibilities ...

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Freezing Drizzle Advisory

9:19 PM EST Tuesday 24 December 2019 Freezing drizzle advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Freezing drizzle expected tonight. Freezing drizzle continues to develop this evening across portions of northern Ontario and should persist into Christmas morning. Patches of dense fog may also develop tonight and remain through Christmas morning. Travel may be affected ...

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Shadows of the Mind to Screen Brotherhood

The 21st Annual Shadows of the Mind Film Festival is set to run Feb. 24 to March 1, 2020 in Sault Ste. Marie with a gala film and after party planned for Saturday, Feb. 22. The Festival committee is pleased to announce this kickoff event will be in partnership with the Sault Ste. Marie Museum and that the film Arab Blues ...

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In Our Father’s Footsteps – Commemorate Canada’s liberation of the Netherlands 75 years ago

From Guelph to Kitchener, Burlington, Woodstock, London, Mississauga, Brampton, Bradford, Barrie, Orillia, Collingwood, Newmarket, Cornwall, North Bay… the news is spreading across Ontario (and Canada) about In Our Fathers’ Footsteps, a one-time, first-of-its-kind remembrance event inspired by a WWII memoir written by a Canadian veteran and given to his daughter on his 80th birthday. News of the event has received ...

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Thank You – DMD’s Gnome Tree Fundraiser

On behalf of Defined Movement Dance Competitive Team and Parents we would like to thank everyone who participated in our Gnome Tree Fundraiser. A special thank you to Heidi McLaren of Olive Branch Floral Design for her guidance, organizing and instructing of this great event. We would also like to thank John’s Value Mart, Wawa Canadian Tire, and Wawa Home ...

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Ford paying to tear down yet another wind farm

The Official Opposition NDP is demanding to know how much Doug Ford’s war on the environment will cost this time, as Ford rips wind turbines out of the ground at the Nation Rise Wind Farm in North Stormont leaving Ontarians on the hook for hundreds of millions of dollars in cancellation costs, yet again.   “Doug Ford declared his war ...

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Batchewana First Nation Asserts Jurisdiction, Oppose Ferrochrome Development

After months of discussions the Chief and Council of Batchewana First Nation has reached a decision not to endorse the proposed Ferrochrome development. The decision did not come lightly and was reached in accordance with Anishnabek law, inherent jurisdiction, culture and traditions. The Council feels as the caretakers of the land and waterways that they must prohibit the construction of ...

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Algoma Steel hangs Algoma Steel Star with Steel Speed Crane Rentals

In honour of the season, Algoma Steel Inc. is pleased to announce they have partnered with Steel Speed Crane Rentals Inc. to erect the Christmas star. Crafted back in the 1980s by members of Algoma’s Central Trades group, the Algoma Steel star has bestowed goodwill and best wishes to the residents of Sault Ste. Marie for decades. Measuring 29 feet ...

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Wawa Mixed Curling Standings – December 20

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 11 6 7 McCOY, Joe 2 5 7 KLOCKARS, Anna Lisa 3 4 6 BUCKELL, Chris 4 3 7 HALL, Dave 4 3 7 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 3 6 LESCHISHIN, Mark 7 2 7 TURMELLE, Katherine 8 1 7 Games – Thursday January 3, 2020 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 McCoy ...

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Ontario Working To Keep Province Free of Deadly Deer Disease

The Ontario government is taking action to help protect wildlife populations and ensure continued hunting opportunities in the province. The government has passed legislation and developed a plan to allow the Province to act quickly if wildlife diseases such as Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) – a progressive, fatal brain disorder that mostly affects deer and elk – is discovered in ...

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A Tribe Called Red returning to Sudbury to headline BLOOM 2 in March

Northern Lights Festival Boréal has announced that Ottawa-based DJ duo, A Tribe Called Red (ATCR), will be headlining BLOOM 2 on March 6, 2020 at the Grand in downtown Sudbury. The 2019 edition of the festival was a huge success, with amazing performances by Bombino, Shad, Kobo Town, Pierre Kwenders, Chippy Nonstop and more. With the announcement of ATCR, BLOOM ...

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Hornepayne Lumber and Hornepayne Power welcome release of draft Forestry Sector Strategy

Hornepayne Lumber and Hornepayne Power (Hornepayne) welcome the Government of Ontario’s release of the draft Forestry Sector Strategy that aims to ensure sustainable management of forest resources, while also supporting job creation, promoting economic growth, and reducing unnecessary burden and costs for businesses in the industry. “The values of job creation, truly sustainable forests, regional economic growth, and innovation are core to our ...

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Batchewana First Nation Purchases Salzburger Hof Lakeshore Resort to repurpose as residential mental health and addictions treatment centre

Batchewana First Nation (BFN) chief and council are proud to announce the purchase of the Salzburger Hof Lakeshore Resort. BFN will repurpose and operate the facility as an opiates-focussed residential mental health and addictions treatment centre to combat the rampant opiate drug abuse plaguing our communities. The facility is located approximately 75 kilometres north of Sault Ste. Marie on the ...

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