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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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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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Additional support for Ontario to fight the COVID-19 outbreak

Since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada has been working to do whatever it takes – for as long as it takes – to protect and support Canadians. As the number of new cases in Ontario continues to escalate to unprecedented levels due to variants of concern, we are working with the Province to protect the health ...

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5 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#292-#296)

Algoma Public Health (APH) reported 5 new cases of COVID-19, all from Sault Ste. Marie and area Sunday evening (April 18th, 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 Exposure Category Status Tested Case #292 ...

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OPP Enforcement under the Stay-at-Home Order

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting that Ontarians voluntarily comply with the new emergency orders as it does its part to support the Government of Ontario’s health emergency declaration to limit transmission of the COVID-19 virus.   OPP officers will enforce the Stay-at-Home Order, under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA), and the Reopening Ontario Act (ROA) ...

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RESTRICTIONS SUR LES DÉPLACEMENTS INTERPROVINCIAUX POUR FREINER LA PROPAGATION DE COVID-19 – Les nouvelles restrictions entrent en vigueur ce soir

La Police provinciale de l’Ontario (OPP) voudrait rassurer le public que les déplacements essentiels entre l’Ontario et les provinces avoisinants seront permis, en dépit des nouvelles mesures visant à freiner la transmission du virus de COVD-19. Des membres de l’OPP seront postés sur les routes aux points d’accès interprovinciaux pour contrôler les véhicules entrants à partir de 00h01 HNE/HNC-Heure de ...

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INTERPROVINCIAL TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS TO LIMIT SPREAD OF COVID-19 – New Restrictions Take Effect Tonight

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) wants to assure the public that essential travel between Ontario and neighbouring provinces will be permitted, despite new measures designed to help limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The OPP will have members located on roadways, at interprovincial points of entry, to screen incoming vehicles beginning Monday, April 19, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. ET/CT-Manitoba ...

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