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St. Monica’s Church – 2nd Sunday of Lent

MEDITATION by Father Duolomane (Joe) The transfiguration of the Messiah in the Gospel prepares him for his passion and resurrection. What the Lord wanted to teach the three disciples with his transfiguration, he teaches us today. He teaches us our dignity in having been created in his image and likeness; he teaches us our greatness in having been set above ...

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Saturday Morning News – February 24

Weather: Today – Sunny. Increasing cloudiness this morning then 40% chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High -3. Wind chill -28 this morning and minus 11 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40% chance of flurries this evening. Flurries beginning near midnight. Wind ...

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École Saint-Joseph students get together to celebrate Valentine’s Day

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, kindergarten to grade 5 students at École Saint-Joseph (Joseph) gathered in the school foyer to take part in activities related to the festive day. Together, the students decorated bags to collect their valentines and then played bingo together. During the bingo game, the older students were able to help their younger friends so that everyone could ...

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Les petits et les grands de l’école Saint-Joseph s’unissent pour célébrer la Saint-Valentin

Pour célébrer la Saint-Valentin, les amis de la maternelle jusqu’à la 5e année de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) se sont regroupés au foyer pour participer à des activités en lien avec cette journée festive. Ensemble, les élèves ont décoré des sacs qui leur ont servi pour recueillir leurs valentins et, par la suite, ils ont joué au bingo ensemble. Lors du bingo, les ...

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Record number of Northern Ontario families seek support from Hope Air to reach medical care far from home in 2023

Hope Air, Canada’s national charity providing travel support to patients in financial need who must travel far from home to access vital medical care, announced an all-time record high in travel arrangement support for residents of Ontario. This milestone of 3,367 travel arrangements in Ontario includes over 1,736 airline flights for families, individuals, and children travelling from diverse communities across ...

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Friday Morning News – February 23

Weather: Today – Mainly sunny. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light early this afternoon. High -12. Wind chill -34 this morning and minus 16 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -22. Wind chill -21 this evening and -26 overnight.

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“Northern Hospitals are poised for catastrophe” says MPP Michael Mantha

Today during Question Period in the legislature, Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha pressed the Premier on the financial pressures facing public hospitals in the North. Following a worrying report by Ontario’s Auditor General in the fall and a letter sent by the CEOs of 25 Northern Hospitals, MPP Mantha said it is beyond time for the government to act on hospital’s ...

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East Algoma OPP – ATV Operator Arrested After Failing to Stop for Police

On February 21, 2024, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a previous fail to stop for police occurrence on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake. On January 30, 2024, at approximately 1:30 a.m., a known All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and driver was observed operating in contravention of the municipal by-law prohibiting ATV’s on roadways ...

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Ontario Marks Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Minister of Children, Community and Social Services Michael Parsa, Solicitor General Michael Kerzner, Minister of Education Stephen Lecce, and Minister of Transportation Prabmeet Sarkaria released the following statement on Human Trafficking Awareness Day: Human trafficking is a grave violation of human rights and a heinous crime that deprives individuals of their freedom and dignity. It often targets the most vulnerable, ...

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L’Ontario souligne la Journée de sensibilisation à la traite des personnes

Michael Parsa, ministre des Services à l’enfance et des Services sociaux et communautaires, ainsi que Michael Kerzner, solliciteur général, Stephen Lecce, ministre de l’Éducation, et Prabmeet Sarkaria, ministre des Transports, ont fait la déclaration suivante pour souligner la Journée de sensibilisation à la traite des personnes. « La traite des personnes est une grave violation des droits de la personne et ...

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Wawa Ladies Curling Standings – February 22

RANK WINS G.P. TAVELLA, Debbie 1 8 11 BONITZKE, Wendy 2 7 10 BURGOYNE, Teri-Lyne 2 7 11 LESCHISHIN, Barb 2 7 10 BLANCHET, Emma 5 5 10 BUSSINEAU, Denise 5 5 9 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lisa 5 5 11 LOWE, Cheri 5 5 11 MATHIAS, Danette 5 5 11 PARSONS, Rochelle 5 5 10 SPENCER, Diane 11 4 11 TREMBLAY, Cheryl ...

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East Algoma OPP – OPP See high presence of deer on roadways including Hwy 17

During the month of February, the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has investigated 24 motor vehicle collisions and six of those involved deer. The OPP is beginning to see a high presence of deer on our roadways including the Trans-Canada Highway. As spring nears, deer are moving as snow disappears and tend to gravitate near roadway ...

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Nipigon OPP – Arrest made after investigation into drug trafficking

As a result of public complaints and tips, officers from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into drug trafficking in the town of Nipigon. As a result of this investigation a warrant was issued for the arrest of Adrian CRAWFORD, 52 years old, of Nipigon, Ontario. On February 21, 2024, the accused was arrested ...

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Thursday Morning News – February 22

Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High +2. Wind chill -8 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Flurries beginning early this evening and ending near midnight. Local blowing snow this evening. Amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming north 30 gusting to ...

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