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PSA: 7 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 & 3 low-risk public exposures

Algoma Public Health has reported seven (7) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#557 – #563), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. In addition, Algoma Public Health has advised the public of three low-risk exposures to COVID-19. From the media release: Potential exposure 1: Public health is advising anyone who attended or worked the Soo Greyhound game on Wednesday, November 3 ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Veterans’ Week

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Veterans’ Week, which runs from November 5 to 11, 2021: “Today, as we mark the beginning of Veterans’ Week, we commemorate members of our military and police through this year’s theme, ‘Service, Courage and Sacrifice – At home, around the world and across generations.’ Throughout the week, we honour ...

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CYR, Alfred “Bi” Joseph

C’est avec regret que nous annonçons le décès d’Alfred “Bi” Joseph Cyr. Alfred est décédé paisiblement au Centre de santé Lady Dunn, Wawa, entouré de sa famille, le mercredi 3 novembre 2021, à l’âge de 79 ans. Fils de feu Patrick Cyr et de feu Yvonne Cyr (née Pelletier). Il laisse dans le deuil son épouse de 47 ans Angeline ...

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Marathon OPP – Investigate Collision near Rouse Lake

On Thursday November 4, 2021 approximately 01:52 pm, officers of the Marathon/Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), involving a Dodge Caravan and a Tractor Trailer on Highway 17, approximately 20km east of Marathon near Rouse Lake. Officers, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Marathon Fire Department (MFD) arrived on scene to ...

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TURYK, Steve

1950 – 2021 It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Steve on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at the Lady Dunn Health Centre due to an infection resulting from his cancer treatment. Steve is survived by his wife Rose Ann of 51 years, his children Martha and David (Elisa), his grandchildren Makayla, Lachlan, and Mackenzie, and ...

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From the Branch – November 3rd

So in the first place we have the annual Poppy Report from our Chairman Comrade Larry Harvey Balance Poppy Account October 1st. 2020  $12,100.05 Income campaign and other sources  $  8,111.30 Subtotal  $20,211.35 Campaign expenses and Youth education  $  4,501.97 Donations from fund  $     830.88 Balance September 30, 2021  $14,878.50   Our Poppy Campaign started last Friday and is in ...

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Between the Covers – November 3rd

New Books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are: “The Madness of Crowds” by Louise Penny, “The People We Keep” by Allison Larkin, “Viral” by Robin Cook and “The Third Grave” by Lisa Jackson.  New movies this week are “The Outpost” starring Scott Eastwood and Orlando Bloom “Glass Castle” starring Brie Larson and Woody Harrelson, “The Black Widow” starring Scarlet ...

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L’Ontario élargit le Programme de renvoi des appels de crise de la PPO

L’Ontario offre, à compter d’aujourd’hui, des ressources aux personnes qui traversent une crise de santé mentale ou de toxicomanie en étendant le Programme de renvoi des appels de crise de la Police provinciale de l’Ontario (PPO) aux centres de communication de la Police provinciale à Orillia et à North Bay. Annoncé plus tôt cette année, le Programme de renvoi des ...

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Ontario Expanding OPP Crisis Call Diversion Program

Ontario is extending resources to individuals experiencing a mental health or addictions crisis by expanding the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crisis Call Diversion Program to the OPP Provincial Communications Centres in Orillia and North Bay, beginning today. The OPP Crisis Call Diversion program, announced earlier this year, is designed to help provincial police officers offer the most appropriate response to ...

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Ontario Marks Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

As part of Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week, happening November 1-7, Ontario’s Office of the Fire Marshal is reminding Ontarians about the risks of carbon monoxide and the important steps to take to avoid exposure in their homes. “Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week is an ideal opportunity to think about carbon monoxide safety and take the necessary actions to keep safe,” said ...

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L’Ontario souligne la Semaine de la sensibilisation au monoxyde de carbone

Dans le cadre de la Semaine de la sensibilisation au monoxyde de carbone, qui se déroule du 1er au 7 novembre, le Bureau du commissaire des incendies de l’Ontario rappelle aux Ontariennes et aux Ontariens les risques liés au monoxyde de carbone et les mesures importantes à prendre pour éviter l’exposition à ce gaz dans leur maison. « La semaine ...

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Ontario Recognizes Sixth Annual Treaties Recognition Week

Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, issued the following statement on Treaties Recognition Week: “This week, Ontario is marking the sixth annual Treaties Recognition Week by encouraging students and the public to learn about treaties from diverse Indigenous perspectives and supporting greater understanding of the importance of treaties in Ontario. Our government is working together with Indigenous and education partners ...

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L’Ontario souligne la sixième Semaine annuelle de reconnaissance des traités

Aujourd’hui, Greg Rickford, ministre des Affaires autochtones, a fait la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la Semaine de reconnaissance des traités : « Notre gouvernement souligne la sixième Semaine de reconnaissance des traités en encourageant les élèves et le public à s’informer sur les traités à partir de diverses perspectives autochtones et en favorisant une meilleure compréhension de l’importance des ...

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Here Comes The Lunar Eclipse

Nothing is more magical than viewing a lunar eclipse. A few times each year, the full moon steps into the earth’s shadow for a few hours, leaving us with lasting memories. Such an eclipse will take place on the night of Nov 18/19 with the Full Beaver Moon. This one will be extra special and appear very close to a ...

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