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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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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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OPP Investigate 175 deaths in a Decade of Snowmobiling

With Snowmobile Safety Week underway this week, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has released a ten-year data report on snowmobile fatalities, which officers hope will encourage snowmobilers to avoid the recurring behaviours that contributed to the majority of the incidents over the past decade. During the past 10 snowmobile seasons (2009-2019), the OPP has investigated 175 snowmobile fatalities throughout the ...

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Catch the Ace Week #1 Winner

  The first draw of the LDHC Foundation’s Catch the Ace raffle has been made and the lucky winner of $424 is Paul Bernath. Congratulations! Envelope #22 was opened for Paul and revealed the Jack of Diamonds. The Ace of Spades is still hiding and the Jackpot currently sits at $636.00 and growing each week! Make sure to get your ...

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Thank You – Wawa Christmas Hamper Fund

The Wawa Christmas Hamper Fund wishes to thank the following businesses, services, donors, schools and volunteers, for their generosity this past Christmas.  Together we helped 125 families and singles with a Christmas dinner and gifts to put under the tree. Your support was very much appreciated. Businesses: Aviation Forest Fire Emergency Services, Bargain Shop, Bodylines by Crack, Broadview Home Inspection, Brookfield Power, Canadian Tire, École Escalade, École ...

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This is International AMBER Alert Awareness Day

January 13th marks International AMBER Alert Awareness Day, honoring the memory of 9-year-old Amber Hagerman who was abducted and murdered in Arlington, Texas on January 13, 1996. The AMBER Alert program is being used in Canada, the United States of America and many other countries around the world. In Ontario, eight AMBER Alerts were activated in 2019. That included 12 abducted ...

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Prime Minister Trudeau – Happy New Year!

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark the New Year: “Happy New Year, Canada! “Tonight, from coast to coast to coast, Canadians will gather with family and friends to celebrate the holidays and reflect on the accomplishments of 2019. While we count down to midnight, we look forward to a new year—and a new decade—full ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Christmas

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Christmas: “Merry Christmas, Canada! “Today, our family joins Christians across the country and around the world to celebrate the birth of Christ. “Whether you are sharing a meal with friends, keeping the kids entertained in the snow, or spending time gathered around the Christmas tree, this season is full ...

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Merry Christmas from the Official Opposition NDP Leader Andrea Horwath

On behalf of Ontario’s New Democrats, I want to wish everyone a warm, joy-filled and peaceful Christmas. May the holiday bring an opportunity to step out of your usual routine, and enjoy quality time with family, friends and loved ones. I hope you have a chance to reflect on the past year with gratitude for the people you love and ...

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Holiday Wishes from MPP Ross Romano

December 25, 2019   Sault Ste. Marie – I believe the most wonderful thing about this time of year is the spirit of peace, generosity, and community.   Whether we are seeking ways to bestow blessings on others, or simply taking a moment to be grateful for our own, this time of year reminds us to be our absolute best. As ...

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Make Fire Safety a Holiday Tradition

With temperatures dropping and the holiday season upon us, ensure that festivities are both happy and safe by making fire safety a priority. “While enjoying this festive time with friends, families and loved ones, keep fire safety in mind,” said Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General. “By following a few seasonal safety tips, we can help ensure our homes are fire free, and ...

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A Tiny Christmas Village

Nestled in the family recroom at the home of Ron and Mary Chalmers at 45 Churchill Avenue is the most beautifully displayed Christmas village.  The village began to take shape 30 years ago when Mary received the first piece (a bed and breakfast house) as a Christmas gift.  The village was originally set up for their son and is now ...

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The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation Thanks Northern Lights Ford

  On December 3rd, 2019, the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation, along with its partner Northern Lights Ford kicked off the giving season with its GivingTuesday appeal.  The Foundation’s goal was to raise $1,000 in 24 hours and Northern Lights Ford agreed to match up to $250 if the goal was reached.  Thanks to the support of donors, the goal ...

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