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ADSC to Close Schools on Thursday, January 30th

Dear ADSB Families of Elementary Students and LBS students: The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has provided notice that it is engaging in a full withdrawal of services (otherwise known as a strike or walkout) for one day, on Thursday, January 30th, 2020. In the Algoma District School Board, this union represents all of our Elementary and Adult Literacy and Basic Skills ...

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Saturday Morning News – January 25

Weather – Periods of snow. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 1. Wind chill near minus 8. Tonight – Snow. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 7. Wind chill minus 5 this evening and minus 11 overnight. News Tidbits – In the Soo yesterday, a funding announcement was ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Traffic Stop results in Manitouwadge Man being charged

On January 20, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on general patrol on Highway 17 near Wawa, Ontario. Officers observed a pickup truck driving at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. During the investigation it was discovered that the driver of the vehicle was suspended. ...

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*Cough* Chronic Disease Management *Cough*

The Ontario government announced that the province’s health care system would be transformed into one that is more efficient and appropriate for all residents, however, Northern Ontario has needs and priorities that differ from those elsewhere.   Spinning Our Wheels? Chronic Disease Management as a Health Policy Priority for Northern Ontario examines the management of chronic disease in Northern Ontario ...

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Minister of Education on AEFO Strike Escalation

Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education issued the following statement in response to Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO) entering Phase 2 of their work-to-rule strike action: “Students across the province are continuously being hurt by union-led escalation. The withdrawal of services is impacting our students negatively and causing uncertainty and frustration for parents. By withdrawing services, Ontario’s students ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – January 24

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 9 10 McCOY, Joe 2 8 10 HALL, Dave 3 5 10 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 5 9 KLOCKARS, Anna Lisa 3 5 9 BUCKELL, Chris 6 3 10 LESCHISHIN, Mark 6 3 10 TURMELLE, Katherine 8 1 10 Next games – Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice ...

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Friday Morning News – January 24

Weather – Periods of light snow. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 1. Wind chill near minus 9. Tonight – Periods of snow. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill near minus 9. News Tidbits – Did you know that the Big Bear does gluten-free fried fish with gluten-free gravy for your french fries? What a great ...

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Between the Covers – January 23

NEW BOOKS ON THE 7 DAY SHELFthis week are: “The Scholar” by Dervla McTiernan, “Take It Back” by Kia Abdullah, “Finding Chika” by Mitch Albom and “The Dark Side” by Danielle Steel.  Come on into the Wawa Public Library and CHECK IT OUT! NEW MOVIES ON THE SHELF this week are; “Dark Horse” “Viva Riva”, “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” and “The ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – January 23

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926. THRIFT SHOP       Thurs.  Jan.   30    5 – 9         Fri.      Jan.   31   1 – 4 & 5:30- 8:30        Sat.      Feb.   01   9 – 4        ...

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Le plaisir de la découverte

  Les élèves de l’école Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) se sont beaucoup amusés avec le jeu éducatif OSMO. À l’aide de jeux interactifs, ils apprennent les lettres, les chiffres ainsi que des éléments de base du codage.

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SSM OPP Offer Safety Tips to Snowmobilers during Snowmobile Safety Week

As the snowmobile season comes upon us, the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to provide some safety reminders for the snowmobile community. Snowmobile safety week runs from January 18 to January 26, 2020.   Before you leave fill up your gas tank check the weather forecast before heading out. contact the local snowmobile club to check trail ...

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Thursday Morning News – January 23

Weather – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries and risk of freezing drizzle. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature falling to minus 5 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 11 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle early this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus ...

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HSCDSB Statement on Report Cards

Members of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association are currently participating in an administrative job action that prevents them from entering comments on report cards; however, our board’s teachers will be providing marks and learning skills levels on students’ report cards and students will be receiving them as scheduled.  For classes where marks are not usually entered (e.g., full-day kindergarten, ...

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Catch the Ace Week #2 Winner – Christian Lapointe

  The second draw of the LDHC Foundation’s Catch the Ace raffle has been made and the lucky winner of $486 is Christian Lapointe. Congratulations! Envelope #18 was opened for Christian and revealed the King of Hearts. The Ace of Spades is still hiding and the Jackpot currently sits at $1365.00 and growing each week.  Make sure to get your ...

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