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LDHCF Catch the Ace Week 19 Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Kendi Morden, winner of Week 19 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The Foundation is happy to announce that the progressive jackpot continues to grow; it sits at $16,356 as Week 20 begins.   Here are the final numbers for week #19: Weekly Pot: $1,156, Progressive Pot: $16,356 Winner: Kendi Morden with Envelope #16, that held the ...

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New Logo for Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board

At last night’s meeting of the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board, Trustees approved a new logo and a new vision for the next five years. The new logo has been designed by Cavera Inc. (SSM) and uses six colours: blue: in honour of the board’s history and the life-giving waters of Lakes Huron and Superior. white, black, yellow and red: ...

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Caribou Corner – What are Caribou?

Caribou are members of the deer family (Cervidae – from the Latin word for stag) along with moose, elk, and white-tailed deer of course.  There are also another 22 species native to North and South America, Europe and Asia.  The deer family are hoofed mammals with a rumen to help digest their vegetarian diet.  The rumen is the first of ...

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Morning News – January 21st

Weather: Periods of light snow. Amount 2 cm. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. Temperature falling to minus 6 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 8 this morning and minus 18 this afternoon. Tonight – Periods of light snow ending before morning then mainly cloudy. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 21. Wind chill minus 18 this ...

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Update on Valard West-Tie Project COVID-19 outbreak

The Marathon Family Health Team and the North of Superior Healthcare Group are committed to keeping our communities updated regarding the Valard West-Tie Project COVID-19 outbreak to the best of our ability. According to the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU), a total of 20 workers from the Valard Construction camp in Marathon have tested positive for COVID-19. More positive ...

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APH – 6 new confirmed case of COVID-19 (#144 – #149)

Algoma Public Health is reporting six new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. Four cases are from Sault Ste. Marie, and two are from Central & East Algoma and all have contracted COVID-19 by close contact. Anyone considered a close contact has been notified. Earlier today, the Algoma District School Board advised media that an individual associated with R.M. ...

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Funding for Legion Branches beginning to flow

Royal Canadian Legion Branches struggling with the pandemic are pleased that federal assistance is starting to flow, according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes. “While the need to assist veteran’s organizations was obvious, it took a concerted effort to convince the government to act,” said Hughes. “I know my actions were fortified by the work of others in my party as ...

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Have you seen Ronald Derasp?

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance to locate 42-year-old Ronald Derasp. He was last heard from this morning and police are concerned for his well-being.     He is described as 5’7 tall, approximately 255 pounds, with short blonde hair and a long beard with blue and purple in it. He was last seen wearing ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – January 20, Third Sunday After Epiphany

Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for  24 January 2021 Jonah 3: 1-5, 10            Jonah calls Nineveh to repent. Psalm 62: 5-12               Be still, my soul, and wait for God. 1 Corinthians 7: 29-31   The time is short for the present form of the world. Mark 1: 14-20                 Jesus calls Simon, Andrew, ...

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Between the Covers – January 20

Following the updated announcement of the extension of a province-wide shutdown, the Wawa Public Library will remain closed for inside access until February 11th, 2021 pending further extensions. This follows new provincial orders received on January 12th, 2021. Unfortunately, the AfterSchool Program will be suspended until further notice. The next Wawa Public Library Board Meetings is canceled. We will be ...

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Can Northern Ontario become it’s own supply chain? Yes, in a Circular Economy

Economic recovery, future growth, job creation and sustainability were all topics that were discussed in the Northern Ontario Circular Economy Symposium that was hosted virtually on January 19.   The circular economy movement is one of the biggest ideas in sustainable thinking at the moment. Visualize an economy where we minimize waste and generate prosperity for future generations. Creating more ...

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SE OPP looking for information in Chapleau Break and Enter

On January 8, 2021, at approximately 2:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter call at a business on Birch Street in Chapleau. Police were called to this same address on January 1 for a similar occurrence. The first break-in is believed to have taken place sometime between December ...

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Snowfall Warning from Schreiber to Searchmont

A Snowfall warning in effect from Schreiber to Searchmont. Snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected by Thursday morning. Lake enhanced snow will develop along the northern shore of Lake Superior this morning and spread to the eastern shore in the afternoon. This snow combined with moderate winds could result in blowing snow, reducing visibilities considerably. ...

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From the Branch – Jan 20

Yes we are now 1 week into our lockdown and It is hard especially for our seniors. But we have to be strong and our lives depend on everyone obeying the rules. And with vaccinations coming soon, I am sure we will see things improve within the next months. Comrades stay strong and healthy and then we can celebrate the ...

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