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6 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#305 – #310)

Algoma Public Health (APH) reported 6 new cases of COVID-19, 5 from Sault Ste. Marie and area and 1 from Elliot Lake and area, late Wednesday, April 21st, 2021. Through contact tracing, APH notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by APH you are not considered a close contact.   Details of the confirmed cases: Case Number ...

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Results of Catch the Ace: Week 32

Congratulations to James Randall, winner of Week 32 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The Foundation is happy to announce that the progressive jackpot continues to grow; the estimated jackpot is expected to exceed $50,725 as we enter into Week 33. Here are the final numbers for week #32: Winner: James Randall Weekly Pot: $2152 Progressive Pot: $50,725 Envelope & Card:  #38, ...

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Between the Covers – April 21st

LIBRARY IS OPEN FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP: The library is open for curbside pickup only. Patrons are not permitted in the library at this time. Please place your book holds by calling the Circulation Desk at 705-856-2244 ext. 290, emailing us at [email protected] or by accessing the Online Catalogue on our website at wawa.olsn.ca. We are more than happy to help ...

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Fraudes Relatives aux services de recontre

Le Bureau du Canada à publier « The Little Black Book of Scams » 2nd edition et est maintenant disponible en ligne à https://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/04333.htm. L’information est très importante et devrait attirer l’intérêt de tous le monde. Dans les prochains mois ils y auras autres publications de escroqueries (une par semaine).  L’information sera retrouver dans le livre « The Little Black ...

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Romance Scams

The Competition Bureau of Canada has published the The Little Black Book of Scams 2nd Edition and it is available online at https://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/04333.htm. The information is invaluable and should be of interest to virtually everyone.  Over the next few months we will be publishing the information from the The Little Black Book of Scams 2nd Edition, one scam at a ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – Fourth Sunday of Easter

Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for 25 April  2021 – Fourth Sunday of Easter Acts 4: 5-12         Peter testifies before the high priests. Psalm 23              God is my shepherd. 1 John 3: 16-24     Let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action. John 10: 11-18       Jesus is ...

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5 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#300 – #304)

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 5 new cases of COVID-19, all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Through contact tracing, APH notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by APH you are not considered a close contact.   Details of the confirmed cases: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #300 Close contact Self-isolating April 19, 2021 ...

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Staffing Changes at Township of White River

Mayor and Council of the Township of White River would like to announce some staffing changes at the Municipality. Tina Forsyth has announced her resignation from the position of CAO at the Municipality. We would like to thank her for her many years of dedication to the community of White River and its clubs and committees. Tina gave her heart ...

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Tbaytel services fully restored after Rogers outage

Mobility service for Tbaytel customers has been fully restored after a nation-wide Rogers outage where customers were intermittently unable to place and receive wireless calls, SMS, and unable to use cellular data services due to a Rogers maintenance issue. Voice and data services were restored at 3 p.m. on Monday while text (SMS and MMS) services were gradually restored throughout ...

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Greyhounds Season Officially Dashed

The hopes and dreams of about 450 young men have been squashed out by the Ontario government. I thought for sure there would be a season; after all they are playing hockey and sports worldwide, but for some reason Ontario’s government thinks that they know better. All in all it sucks, considering the Toronto Blue Jays are playing in front ...

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3 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#297-#299)

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 3 new cases of COVID-19, 2 from Elliot Lake and area and 1 from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Through contact tracing, APH notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by APH you are not considered a close contact.   Details of the confirmed cases: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case ...

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Phase 2: COVID-19 Vaccine Eligible Groups – April 19th, 2021

Apr 19, 2021 at 17:30 Phase 2: COVID-19 Vaccine Eligible Groups The province has now entered Phase 2 of the vaccine roll-out plan. The following new groups are eligible to book an appointment in North Algoma: Organ transplant recipients (including patients waitlisted for a transplant) Hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients People with neurological diseases in which respiratory function may be ...

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SSM Police warn of EMT Fraud

Over the last week Sault Ste. Marie police officers have taken reports from three victims regarding electronic money transfer fraud. The media release explains that, “The victims all say their electronic devices were hacked, granting unknown people access to their online banking information. The fraudsters then transferred money electronically to unknown destinations.” SSM Police urges everyone to review their finances ...

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News from the Park – “Stress”

Stress is not something that we generally think of in a positive light.  Stress, however, can actually have positive effect on our lives.  For example, stress can be a useful motivator in getting ourselves to take action, learn and prepare for events in our lives.  Also we know athletes perform better with a controlled amount of stress.  Clearly though, high, ...

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