Community

Date set for Judicial Review of Ontario government’s refusal to conduct an EA for Northern Ontario FMP’s

This legal action is being advanced by three Ontario First Nations. It focuses on the refusal by the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks to order an Environmental Assessment (EA) or impose conditions on the Gordon Cosens Forest Management Plan (FMP). At issue is whether conditions for sustainability are met and consultation with First Nations has been done properly ...

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Delays still being experienced in seeking Police Record Checks

As the economy continues to recover from the pandemic, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is committed to improving customer service for citizens seeking police record checks. Due to COVID-19, the OPP is currently experiencing a high volume of police record check requests. Current processing times are four to six weeks. The OPP is working on improving the technical capacities of ...

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Métis Nation of Ontario Region 4 Commemorates Powley Day

  Métis Nation of Ontario – Region 4, consisting of the Historic Sault Ste. Marie and North Channel Métis Community Councils, along with our citizens, will pause this weekend to commemorate the 17th anniversary of our landmark victory in the Powley decision and to pay tribute to the man who led our community in this hunt for justice.   144 ...

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CARP marks National Seniors Day with largest-ever virtual meeting of seniors

2020 marks the 10th anniversary of National Seniors Day in Canada, but it also represents a much more solemn milestone. More than 82% of COVID-19 related deaths are connected to long-term care homes—over 7,500 vulnerable residents have succumbed to the virus to date. More than just a statistic, this number represents real people with names and faces, and with important ...

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LDHCF – Catch the Ace Week 1

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation has recently commenced an exclusively online Catch the Ace event and it has brought excitement to the communities of North Algoma and beyond. The Foundation is happy to announce that ticket sales from week #1 of the event have been a great success. A total revenue of $1,735 was generated in Week #1. We ...

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From the Branch – September 16

Finally after 75 years, there is a headstone on the grave of Lt. Kavanagh whose remains were buried in Steenderen, The Netherlands. He was killed in Rha when the farmhouse his platoon liberated the day before, was attacked by the enemey at night, and he and some of his men lost their lives in the battle. Finally they were sure ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost – Creation Time 2 in the Season of Pentecost Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for September 20, 2020. Exodus 16: 2-15           Bread & quails to feed the people.           . Psalm 105                     Parts One and Four Philippians 1: 21-30   For me, to live is Christ. Matthew 20: 1-16        ...

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North Algoma’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre is Moving!

The Lady Dunn Health Centre and the Municipality of Wawa collaborated to launch the COVID-19 Assessment Centre on April 6th, 2020 at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre (MMCC). With the province in Stage Three of its reopening plan, the Assessment Centre will operate out of the MMCC up until September 14th, 2020 as the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre prepares to ...

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Nouvelles du parc – Changements pandémiques et petites entreprises

La pandémie nous a tous obligés à apporter des changements majeurs à une grande partie de ce que nous faisons dans nos vies et nos activités quotidiennes. Certains des changements sont assez petits et à peine perceptibles tandis que d’autres semblent de nature gargantuesque. Récemment, j’ai lu et entendu des propriétaires de petites entreprises exprimer leur dévouement et leur engagement ...

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News from the Park – Pandemic Changes & Small Business

The pandemic has forced all of us to make some major changes to so much of what we do in our lives and daily routines. Some of the changes are pretty small and hardly noticeable while others seem gargantuan in nature. Of late I’ve read and/or heard from small business owners expressing devotion and commitment to their business, employees and ...

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SE OPP – Labour Day Long Weekend Statistics

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were out patrolling the highways, trails and waterways this past Labour Day Long Weekend for a Provincial Traffic Safety Campaign which ran from Friday September 4, through to Monday September 7, 2020. The campaign focused on increasing public awareness and compliance with traffic laws relating to the “Big Four”, which ...

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SE OPP White River & Marathon OPP – Respond to Train Fire

On September 9, 2020, at approximately 3:15 a.m., members of the Superior East and Marathon Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a train derailment and fire just west of White River. Highway 17 was closed for a short period of time as a precaution while the situation was assessed. Upon police arrival, it had been ...

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Catch the Ace Tickets on Sale NOW!

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation has recently announced an exclusively online Catch the Ace event and it has brought excitement to the communities of North Algoma! The Foundation is happy to announce that tickets are on sale NOW at www.ldhcface.ca at the following cost: 60 tickets for $20 10 tickets for $10 3 tickets for $5 Tickets will be ...

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SE OPP White River – Thunder Bay Male Charged after Altercation

On September 8, 2020, at approximately 3:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an altercation on Elgin Street in White River. Although assault charges were declined by both involved parties, one of the pair was found to be breaching their court ordered release conditions. As a result of the investigation, Cody ...

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