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North Algoma’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre is Moving!

The Lady Dunn Health Centre and the Municipality of Wawa collaborated to launch the COVID-19 Assessment Centre on April 6th, 2020 at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre (MMCC). With the province in Stage Three of its reopening plan, the Assessment Centre will operate out of the MMCC up until September 14th, 2020 as the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre prepares to ...

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Program Launched to support Women in Social Enterprise

NORDIK Institute’s Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (SEE) Initiative is launching a two-part program to support women in developing their community-change ideas into social enterprise. Part One, Idea Development to Action Plan, draws out peoples’ passion for addressing a social, cultural or environmental concern, and shaping it into a business idea. The online program is tailored to women’s needs with opportunities ...

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Cloud Lake Literary Launched today!

Whether you are in search of the next great read or ready to share your next amazing story, Canada’s newest literary magazine is providing an inclusive space for all readers and writers as it pushes off from shore into the vast Canadian literary landscape. Cloud Lake Literary, headquartered in Thunder Bay, ON, is pleased to announce the launch of its ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Creation Time 1 in the Season of Pentecost Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for September 13, 2020. Exodus 14: 10-31                 God parts the sea for the Hebrews. Exodus 15: 1b-11, 20- 21  Miriam & Moses sing the Song of the Sea or  Psalm 114                        Tremble O earth Romans 14: 1-12                  Whether ...

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Hornepayne – A new learning adventure begins for CSC Nouvelon students

  Earlier today, Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon students returned to school for the first time since mid-March. School staff were always excited to see the new and returning students. Among those returning were the students from École Saint Nom de Jésus in Hornepayne.     “In light of the significant changes that we are living in since the start of ...

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La nouvelle année scolaire s’amorce le 8 septembre

C’est avec grand plaisir que le personnel du Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon accueillera ses élèves à compter du mardi 8 septembre, soit la première journée de l’année scolaire 2020-2021. Les élèves seront accueillis cette année sous la thématique « L’éducation catholique : cultiver l’espérance » qui incite les élèves et le personnel scolaire à mettre leur espérance dans le Seigneur ...

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A new school year begins today

Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon staff are looking forward to welcoming students starting today Tuesday, September 8, the first school day of the 2020-2021 school year. This year’s theme “L’éducation catholique : cultiver l’espérance ” (Catholic Education: Nurturing Hope) incites students and staff to put their faith in the Lord to find new strength.   “We are always excited to see our new ...

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Veiller à la sécurité des élèves et du personnel qui retournent à l’école

Aujourd’hui, Stephen Lecce, le ministre de l’Éducation, a fait la déclaration suivante au sujet des élèves qui retourneront à l’école dans les prochains jours. « Alors que la COVID-19 nous a obligés à faire beaucoup de changements dans nos écoles et dans notre vie, certaines choses restent immuables : l’importance d’une éducation de qualité, notre santé mentale collective et la sécurité de ...

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Keeping Students and Staff Safe as They Return to School

Today, the Honourable Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education issued the following statement on students returning to school over the coming days. “While COVID-19 has forced upon us many changes to our schools and our lives, some things remain constant. The importance of quality education, our collective mental health, and the safety of our students and staff. This year is like ...

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MPP Charlie Angus – Labour Day

Labour Day is about learning our history and applying the lessons of the struggle to improve workplace life. A huge lesson can be learned from the militancy of the Elliot Lake uranium miners. On April 18, 1974 one thousand miners at Denison mine walked off the job in a wild cat strike. They weren’t striking over wages but over the ...

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Manitou Gold continues to intersect significant Gold Mineralization

Manitou Gold Inc. is pleased to announce that it has intersected significant gold mineralization of 15.7 g/t gold over 0.7 metres within a wider mineralized interval of 18.0 metres at its 100% owned Goudreau project, located 50 km northeast of Wawa, Ontario. Results reported herein represent partial results of a 60 metre wide drill intercept at the Patents property. Highlights: ...

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Tax Tip – Warning to Ontarians: Don’t be fooled by the senior homeowners’ property tax grant

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is warning Canadians about getting involved in schemes where promoters, usually tax representatives or tax preparers, are claiming they can get a tax refund for taxpayers relating to the Ontario senior homeowners’ property tax grant (OSHPTG). What is the OSHPTG?The OSHPTG is a refundable tax credit that gives tax relief to eligible low- and moderate-income ...

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Winner Announced for SAHF Online 50/50 Draw

On August 31st at 11 am, Betty-Jo (Joey) Harris, of Sault Ste. Marie, ON, won $180,750 in the Sault Area Hospital Foundation’s (SAHF) August electronic and online 50/50 draw. Her lucky number (J-5492780) was drawn electronically, and she was contacted immediately. Joey has been purchasing her tickets since the spring. Her cheque will be the largest single payment made in ...

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Une étude de RNCan révèle que la lutte contre les feux pourrait augmenter les risques d’incendie dans les agglomérations de la forêt boréale du Canada

  Au cours des 50 dernières années, l’activité des feux de forêt a changé au Canada en raison de plusieurs facteurs naturels et anthropiques, dont les changements climatiques, l’utilisation des terres et les pratiques de gestion des incendies. Au Canada, la priorité absolue en matière de gestion des incendies est de protéger les personnes et les biens. Dans une étude ...

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NRCAN study reveals fire suppression could increase fire risk to communities in the Canadian Boreal Forest

  In the last half century, Canadian forests have experienced changes in fire activity due to several natural and human factors: changing climate, human land use, fire management practices, etc. In Canada, the number one priority of fire management is to protect human life and property. In a recent study published in Nature Communications, Natural Resources Canada researchers investigate whether ...

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