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Is it working? Evaluating the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Project

Trying something new is never a smooth road. There are bumps, rough patches and issues with navigation. The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Project (RNIP) is no different. In order to study the impacts and areas for improvement, Northern Policy Institute has released the first in a series of reports evaluating the RNIP program. Just the Tip of the Iceberg: ...

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Sault College Students Can complete a degree at Trent

Students in Sault College’s School of Natural Environment wishing to deepen their understanding of the environment and to contribute to a more sustainable future can now complete their degree in Trent’s renowned School of the Environment in just two to three years, thanks to a new agreement between the two institutions.   Trent University and Sault College have signed four ...

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Morning News – July 30

Weather Mainly sunny. Wind becoming west 20 km/h late in the morning. High 21. UV index 8 or very high. Night – Mainly cloudy. A few showers beginning early in the evening. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Wind becoming southwest 20 gusting to 40 after midnight. Low 11.   Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There ...

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Michipicoten First Nation Demands Accountability for Decades of Chemical Contamination in Chapleau

Michipicoten First Nation (MFN) is calling for immediate action by pulp and paper giant, Domtar and the Government of Ontario to resolve the continued chemical contamination of the First Nation’s traditional lands. The First Nation is preparing for legal action unless the necessary remediation and accommodation strategies can be agreed to, it announced today. According to scientific reports, contaminated leachate ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN (6th Line & Macintyre Road, SSM) 16:53 update

Jul 29, 2021 at 16:53 Officers continue to investigate the multi-vehicle collision which took place on July 26, 2021 in the 2600 block of Great Northern Road. During the investigation officers discovered four vehicles were involved in the collision. A minivan travelling southbound crossed the centre line striking a northbound pickup truck hauling a trailer. Following the initial collision a ...

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EC – Warns of Poor Air Quality (Ended)

5:49 AM EDT Thursday 29 July 2021 Special air quality statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Smoke is causing poor air quality and reducing visibility. Smoke is expected or occurring. High levels of air pollution due to smoke from ongoing forest fires. Smoke plumes from active fires in northwestern Ontario and eastern Manitoba will continue, resulting in poor ...

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Welcome 2 Tha Zoo Premier – Fringe Festival Online

Welcome 2 Tha Zoo is a Pre-Recorded Live concert/ Short documentary showcasing the very best of Sault Ste. Marie’s Hip-hop scene. Proudly Sponsored by Messy Official, It will air on Youtube Live. Link to this event is on facebook (link). To help make this accessible to everyone, tickets will be PWYC. (Pay What You Can Pricing). As an artist, during ...

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Morning News – July 29

Weather Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this morning. Risk of a thunderstorm early this morning. Hazy early this morning. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 21. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Clearing near midnight. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this evening. Low 7. An Air Quality Statement continues. Status of ...

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MMCC Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic Today

The Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre walk-up clinic is happening today! Walk-up appointments are open from 1 to 3pm. The clinic is using Pfizer, so the clinic is open to anyone 12+. A health card is not needed to get immunized but if you have one, please bring it with you.

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Between the Covers – July 28

Come on in!  We have missed you! The rules are the same as before.  Masks must be worn covering mouth and nose. Everyone must sanitize their hands before entering the library.  There will be 15 minutes allowed for book browsing and 30 minutes allowed for computer use. All returned materials must be placed in the Drop Box for quarantine. There ...

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From the Branch – July 28

Boy, that made my day when I heard that the legion Lounge was open on Wednesday and Friday. I went and made a visit and lo and behold a few members and friends were there and I enjoyed some quality time which we had not had for a long while.I recommend to everyone to make a visit to the Branch ...

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Rick Fall – Running Home “Wawa Today”

Rick has been running from Victoria, BC (his hometown is Duncan) to his home in the Soo. Today he will be in Wawa, at the time of this report he is nearing Silver Birch Cottages (Catfish Lake).   Rick has been on the road, 108 days of running approx 34 kilometres a day. He is doing this to raise funds ...

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Morning News – July 28

Weather Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. Hazy. High 23. Humidex 26. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers early this evening. A few showers beginning this evening. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening ...

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LDHC Palliative Care Program’s 3rd Annual Memorial Butterfly Release

LDHC Palliative Care

The LDHC Palliative Care Program is excited to welcome our live butterflies back again this year! It has been a difficult year for all, but we are excited to celebrate and honour those who have passed! As Ontario moves through the road to recovery, we have decided to host our event a bit differently again this year, with our community ...

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Morning News – July 27

Weather A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers early this morning. Hazy this morning. High 24. Humidex 27. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming clear this evening. Low 12.   Status of COVID-19cases in Algoma There are four active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today (Sault Ste. Marie and Area). ...

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