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COVID Alert Available for Download

As Ontarians continue to do their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario government is encouraging everyone to download the new COVID Alert app on their smart phone from the Apple and Google Play app stores. This app, which is available beginning today, lets users know if they may have been exposed to the virus. It is ...

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L’application Alerte COVID est disponible au téléchargement

Les Ontariens et Ontariennes continuent de faire leur part pour contribuer à la lutte contre la COVID-19 et, dans ce même objectif, le gouvernement les encourage à télécharger sur leur téléphone intelligent la nouvelle application Alerte COVID, offerte dans l’App Store d’Apple et sur la plateforme Google Play. Cette application permet à ses utilisateurs de savoir s’ils ont pu être ...

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United Nations World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 30th is the United Nations World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) wants to end human trafficking by breaking the silence. Learn about what human trafficking is and what it looks like in our community. Have the difficult conversations. Rise up. Break the silence. Human trafficking is a global issue, but one that is ...

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Affordability Fund Trust – May reduce your electricity bills

Algoma Power, a FortisOntario Company, is proudly delivering the Affordability Fund Trust (AFT) program to residential customers in their service territory, in the effort of reducing at home electricity bills. The program, funded by the Government of Ontario, provides households with access to energy saving measures completely free of charge. Customers who have already participated in the program have been ...

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LDHCF to Finish Catch the Ace with a “Must Go Draw”

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation (LDHCF) would like to thank all who have supported our very successful Catch the Ace fundraiser. With the current COVID-19 pandemic, the LDHCF is looking for new ways to operate while still supporting the safety of our communities. With our region’s current state and entering Phase 3 reopening of the province, the LDHCF has ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – Thanks for the assistance

The Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to thank the many individuals, organizations and businesses in our remarkably generous little town that have made donations during these past few months. Although warmer weather has arrived and life should be a bit easier for everyone after a long winter, we are still dealing with the pandemic and effects of COVID-19. As such, ...

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SSM Police Looking for Help in Locating Trevor – Located

Trevor Mills has been located safely and is no longer considered missing. ——- Sault Ste. Marie Police Services is asking the public to help locate a missing Sault Ste. Marie man. Trevor Mills, aged 31, was last seen this morning at 7 a.m., driving a light blue Jeep and police are concerned for his well-being. Police advise that Mills is ...

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Ontario Extends Emergency Orders – July 29

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The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has extended most emergency orders currently in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) until July 29, 2020. Keeping the emergency orders in place provides the government with the necessary flexibility to ensure the protection of vulnerable populations, such as seniors, while continuing to ...

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L’Ontario prolonge les décrets d’urgence – 29 juillet

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, a prolongé jusqu’au 29 juillet 2020 la plupart des décrets d’urgence encore en vigueur, pris en vertu de l’article 7.0.2 (4) de la Loi sur la protection civile et la gestion des situations d’urgence (LPCGSU). Cette décision permet au gouvernement de conserver la souplesse indispensable pour protéger les populations vulnérables comme les ...

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Collaborative Effort Creates Mural to Commemorate 2020 Graduates

A collaborative effort borne out of a conversation and a willingness to take a risk, has yielded a beautiful, bright, and engaging piece of congratulatory artwork in Wawa’s downtown core. The Community Organizations Roundtable identified that there were not going to be formal graduation ceremonies due to the current world situation, so participants started to explore ideas of how collectively we ...

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La majorité des entreprises et des espaces publics de l’Ontario pourront rouvrir à la troisième étape du déconfinement

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé que la majorité des entreprises et des espaces publics pourront rouvrir à la troisième étape de son cadre visant le déconfinement de la province, moyennant la mise en place des mesures appropriées de santé publique et de sécurité au travail. Pour déterminer quelles régions pourront passer à cette nouvelle étape, et quand, et ainsi ...

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Nearly All Businesses and Public Spaces to Reopen in Stage 3

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The Ontario government announced nearly all businesses and public spaces will reopen in Stage 3 of the province’s reopening framework with public health and workplace safety measures and restrictions in place. As Ontario continues down the path to economic recovery, decisions on which regions will enter Stage 3 and when will be made in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer ...

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Canada Day 2020

Happy Canada Day!   Afternoon Celebrations: From 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. local time (2 p.m. Atlantic time) watch Canada Day Across the Country on CBC and Radio-Canada as well as on CPAC and Canadian Heritage’s digital platforms at 1 p.m. (ET). Join Serena Ryder and Pierre-Yves Lord on a trip to meet talented artists from Yellowknife, Calgary, Winnipeg, Sudbury, ...

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Prime Minister Trudeau – Canada Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Canada Day: “On Canada Day, we celebrate the amazing place we call home – and the people we share it with. Whether you are firing up the barbecue or playing outside with the kids, this is a chance to reflect on where we are as a country, and where ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion de la Fête du Canada

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la Fête du Canada : « En cette Fête du Canada, nous célébrons notre magnifique pays ainsi que les gens avec qui nous le partageons. Que vous soyez en train de faire du barbecue ou de jouer dehors avec vos enfants, c’est l’occasion de réfléchir à où ...

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