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Déclaration d’Andrea Horwath à l’occasion du Jour de la Terre

En ce 22 avril, à l’occasion du Jour de la Terre, la chef de l’Opposition officielle formée par le NPD, Mme Andrea Horwath, a fait la déclaration suivante : « Aujourd’hui marque le 30ème Jour de la Terre, où les Ontarien·nes se joignent à des gens de partout à travers le monde pour célébrer cette planète que nous partageons toutes ...

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Andrea Horwath marking Earth Day

NDP Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement to mark Earth Day: “Today marks the 30th annual Earth Day, where Ontarians join people across the globe in celebrating this planet we all share and re-dedicating ourselves to tackling the climate crisis. Ontario is blessed with more than 250,000 lakes, which contain a third of the fresh water in ...

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From the Branch – April 22

So now we are in April, 75 years ago a lot was going on with our WW2 veterans some were in Apeldoorn and north of Zutphen. Jack Myers and his tank regiment went North of Arnhem and liberated Otterloo after a fierce battle. He then went to Putten were they were thanked and hugged as in October 1944, the town ...

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Thank you

The family of the late Cindy Ann Szekely wishes to thank all those who expressed feelings of sympathy, sent cards, and made generous donations to the Wawa Community Food Bank, the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation and the Humane Society in memory of Cindy.

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Wawa Community Food Bank – Spring Update

The Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to thank the many individuals, organizations, and businesses in our remarkably generous little town that has made donations during these past few months. We have received financial donations, food items, and pet food. Our heartfelt gratitude and thanks are extended to the following corporation’s for their generous donations: Alamos Gold Mine (Island Gold Division) ...

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Algoma Family Services’ Student Nutrition Program Launched to provide breakfast bags to families throughout Algoma

Beginning the week of April 6th, Algoma Family Services’ Student Nutrition Program launched an initiative to provide families throughout Algoma with breakfast in the comfort of their own homes. In collaboration with the Algoma District School Board, Huron Superior Catholic District School Board, Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario, Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario and the Transportation consortium ...

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Marathon OPP Investigate Fatal Collision

On April 14, 2020, at approximately 1:10 p.m. officers from the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17, Bryant Township, approximately 60 km east of Marathon. A motor vehicle (pickup truck), traveling westbound collided with an eastbound tractor-trailer unit. The lone occupant of the pickup truck was pronounced deceased at the ...

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Rotary Club of Wawa makes Donation to Wawa Volunteer Firefighters Association

  On behalf of the Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighters Association, we would like to thank the Rotary Club of Wawa for their generosity and continued support. The Association has just received a donation of $ 10,000.00 in order for us to purchase the MULTI-FORCE, (Forcible Entry Door System). This training aid will aid in training the Wawa Fire Department in gaining ...

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Premier Doug Ford Delivers Easter Greetings

Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to mark Easter Sunday: “Today, people across Ontario will celebrate the joyous occasion of Easter. For Christians, Easter Sunday is the holiest day in the Christian calendar and marks the triumphant resurrection of Jesus Christ. For others, the Easter long weekend is a time to celebrate the arrival of spring, spend quality ...

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COVID-19: Raise your Northern Voices

Statistics Canada recently released two surveys to assess the impacts of COVID-19 in Canada, developing new approaches and products along the way to better serve Canadians and deliver insight through data. GET YOUR VOICE HEARD! Northern Policy Institute is strongly encouraging all northern businesses to respond to a new “crowd sourced” survey just launched by Statistics Canada. The Canadian Chamber ...

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OPP – Be careful of Thawing Ice and your safety

The Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is reminding the public about the dangers of thin ice as lakes and rivers within the district begin to thaw. Sault Ste. Marie OPP officers recently responded to an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) that went through the ice. The operator of the ATV was able to walk to land and was ...

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OPP Remind people to practice physical distancing and stay home for Easter

For any Ontarians contemplating a trip to the cottage or other dwellings for family gatherings over the Easter Long Weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding people to practice physical distancing and stay home. “The OPP acknowledges that this is a very difficult time for people. While our officers typically expect large volumes of traffic ahead of the Easter ...

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Northeast Mayor’s Group – Please stay at Home

During this time of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Mayors of Dubreuilville, Chapleau, Hornepayne, Manitouwadge, Wawa, and White River are united in ensuring their communities and residents stay safe and healthy. Staying home is critically important to stopping the spread of COVID-19 in Superior East and all area Mayors are strongly urging local residents to remain within their home towns and ...

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Remembering Earth – Swans and other agents of mercy

“Have mercy and lift me up from the gates of death.” “I came here to remember everything that already happened… They don’t remember what they did… They took him out in front Without mercy and without love He was looking for his disciples But they had all fled I came here to remember everything that already happened.” In the Haudenosaunee ...

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The Government of Canada and Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek sign a framework agreement to build a mercury care home

Yesterday, in the spirit of collaboration, trust and mutual respect, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services and Chief Rudy Turtle of the Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) signed a framework agreement to provide federal support to the community to support the mercury care home. This facility will provide access to health services to meet the needs of community ...

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