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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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Le NPD présentera une motion pour étudier l’impact des coupures dans le programme de formation des sages-femmes à l’Université Laurentienne

Au cours de la réunion de ce matin du Comité permanent de la condition féminine, la porte-parole du NPD pour les femmes et l’égalité des sexes, Lindsay Mathyssen, présentera une motion demandant une étude sur l’impact des coupures faites au programme de sages-femmes de l’Université Laurentienne. La perte de ce programme aura des effets dévastateurs sur la santé des femmes ...

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1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 (#320)

Algoma Public Health (APH) has reported 1 new case of COVID-19 from close contact who was tested today, and is self-isolating. This case is from Sault Ste. Marie and area, and APH notifies all close contacts directly.  

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Wawa Walkers – Join the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s in May!

People living with dementia and their caregivers count on our community for support as they navigate the disease. And this year, the Wawa Alzheimer Society satellite office invites you to join them for the first IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s in Wawa on Sunday, May 30th, to raise awareness and funds needed to support local services. To keep everyone ...

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Ontario Government Introduces Moving Ontarians More Safely Act, 2021

The Ontario government is taking strong action to protect road users against unsafe and aggressive driving with the introduction of the Moving Ontarians More Safely Act, 2021, also known as the MOMS Act. The proposed legislation will introduce new measures to combat high-risk driving and improve road safety, including longer driver’s licence suspensions and longer vehicle impoundment periods for drivers ...

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NDP bill would help fight food insecurity and support farmers

Today, NDP agriculture critic Alistair MacGregor (Cowichan-Malahat-Langford) introduced legislation to create a National Soil Health Strategy. With the increasing impacts of climate change and global food insecurity, a national strategy will help to maintain, enhance, and rebuild the capacity to produce food and fuel for years to come. “Healthy soils are the foundation of sustainable food production, enhanced biodiversity and ...

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News from the Park – « Un peu de connaissances peut être une chose dangereuse »

J’ai récemment apprécié l’occasion de reconnecter avec un vieil ami, qui est enseignant en éducation spécialisée à la retraite. Nous partagions des expériences sur des occasions où nous sommes tombés sur des décisions douteuses que d’autres prenaient. Mon ami m’a raconté une histoire survenue au début de sa carrière dans laquelle il a rencontré le parent d’un de ses élèves, ...

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News from the Park – “A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing”

I enjoyed a recent opportunity to connect with an old friend of mine who is a retired special education teacher.  We were sharing some experiences about occasions where we have come across questionable decisions being made. My friend shared with me a story that occurred early in his career in which he met with the parent of one of his ...

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In Memoriam – Doug McRae

In Memory of Doug McRae who passed away one year ago today April 26, 2020. I remember the first time we met I look back at our time together with no regrets The first time I looked into your eyes I knew we would spend the rest of our life together and nothing could keep us apart. I remember our ...

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Ontario supporting transfers to long-term care homes

The Ontario government is responding to the recent rapid rise in hospitalizations with measures that will add capacity to the health care system. “The third wave of COVID-19 is putting unprecedented pressure on Ontario’s hospitals, requiring immediate action,” said Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care. “My ministry is working with our partners at the Ministry of Health and Ontario ...

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3 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#314 – #316)

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 3 new cases of COVID-19, all from close contact, and all are from Sault Ste. Marie and area. APH notifies all close contacts directly.   Tested (1)  Confirmed cases (2) Active cases Currently hospitalized Resolved cases (3) Deceased Cases Screened Positive for VOC (4) 128,468 316 46 (4) 2 270 4 38 Updated: April ...

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BASIW, Olga (Baba)

Peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre with family by her side on Thursday, April 21, 2021, in her 99th year. Olga Basiw, beloved wife of the late Frank. Loving mother of Sophie Finlan (late Kevin), David Basiw (Donna), Margaret Amos (Robert), Christine Savage (Jerry), and Irene Perkins (Bruce). Much loved Baba of Wendy Blevins (Shawn), Pamela Carruthers (Scott), Sean, ...

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MILLS, Shirley Gene

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our mother Shirley Gene Mills on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021. Shirley was predeceased by her husband Kenneth in 2018. Left to cherish their memories of her are her children Derek (Susan), Shane (Terri) and Jacinda (Robert). She leaves behind her sister Patricia (late John), grandchildren Shaun (Brittany), Cassidy (Monique), Shaelin (Thomas), Jakob, ...

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