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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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Private Member’s Bill to create Poet Laureate of Ontario in memory of Ford Downie

On Thursday, NDP MPP for Windsor-Tecumseh, Percy Hatfield, will debate his private member’s bill to create a Poet Laureate of Ontario, and establish the role in memory of Gord Downie, late frontman of The Tragically Hip. The  beloved singer and iconic frontman for the Juno Award-winning Kingston band, Downie was also a published poet.   “Naming the Poet Laureate Bill after ...

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From the Branch – December 11

So this Thursday is our Membership meeting, and on December 14 is our annual Joan’s cookie walk from 11.00 am till  1.00 pm. 75 years ago the battles in Italy were finally won and our veterans were getting ready to be shipped to France to help with the battles along the Rhine and the south of Holland. This week there was a ...

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Friends of Lake Superior  Park: 2019 and Beyond!

  Dec 11, 2019 @ 08:34 The past year has been a stellar 12 months of landmark projects, milestone celebrations and visionary collaborations for the Friends of Lake Superior Provincial Park. This year LSPP celebrated 75 years since it was created to protect a significant section of the eastern shoreline of Lake Superior.  We also recognized 25 years since the ...

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The LDHC Foundation Thanks the Superior Children’s Centre

  On December 6, 2019, the staff of the Superior Children’s Centre donated $340.00 to the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s 2019 Wish Campaign. The staff members have been donating their “Jean Day Fund” to the Foundation since 2009 and to date have contributed over $5,700 to the Foundation.   Thank you to the staff of the Superior Children’s Centre for ...

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Ending Violence Against Women is Everyone’s Responsibility

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December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day. Today, we remember and pay tribute to the women who have lost their lives to violence. Three decades after the 1989 Polytechnique Massacre in Montreal, women continue to live in the context of violence every day. For Indigenous women and ...

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Thankful Thursday

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would like to thank all of our generous donors who participated in the #GivingTuesday movement making it a huge success! We’ve raised a total of $4,067 in 24 hours!! A special thank you to Northern Lights Ford who matched our donations up to $250! #ThankfulThursday.

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Thank You – Wawa Fire Department

The Wawa Fire Department would like to thank Tim Hortons, North of 17 Restaurant, Normandy Lodge, Brenda Stockton, and the Renaud Family for their donations of food and drinks on November 29th, 2019. Your kindness is truly appreciated, Wawa Fire Department

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OSSTF/FEESO members embark on one-day walkout

Dec 3, 2019 @ 11:08 After four consecutive days at the bargaining table, during which the government advanced not one proposal addressing major issues that affect the quality of education in Ontario, teachers and education workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation began a one day, province-wide walkout at one minute after midnight this morning. OSSTF/FEESO remains committed ...

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There will be a test!

In Ontario, at 2:55 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, Alert Ready, Canada’s emergency alerting system will be sending out a one test message that will be distributed over television, radio and wireless devices. Please do NOT call 911 or Police, this is a test of the alerting system. Alert Ready is designed to deliver critical and potentially life-saving alerts ...

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Save the Date – Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it’s a time when charities, companies and individuals join together and rally for favorite causes. In the same way that retailers take part in Black Friday, the giving community comes together for Giving Tuesday. With Giving Tuesday ...

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The Wish Upon a Star Tree is ready for stars

The Wish Upon a Star Tree in the hospital lobby is ready for stars from donors. The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation has launched its annual “Wish Upon a Star” Campaign. For every gift made to the 2019 Wish Campaign, a star will be displayed on the Foundation Wish Tree in the hospital lobby. At the admitting desk, stars can ...

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The Wawa Christmas Hamper Fund

The Wawa Christmas Hamper Fund is a charitable organization which services the needs of holiday participants with a little something to make your Christmas a little brighter. Each hamper includes non-perishable food and sundry items, vegetables, a turkey or ham and a $25 gift card with toys for the children as well. Our hope is that this hamper will carry ...

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NDP MPP introduces bill to fix the Northern Health Travel Grant

NDP MPP for Thunder Bay-Atikokan Judith Monteith-Farrell introduced a bill in the Ontario legislature today that would ensure the Northern Health Travel Grant is reviewed and improved, and that northern Ontario residents get the support they need to access health care. The Northern Health Travel Grant Advisory Committee Act would see the establishment of an advisory committee to consult with ...

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