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Driving too Fast – Leading cause of OPP-investigated snowmobile deaths

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has released data that points to a continued disregard for the warnings associated with recurring causes and factors in snowmobile fatalities. Over the past 10 years, driving too fast for the conditions has been the leading cause of OPP-investigated snowmobile deaths. Alcohol/drugs were a factor in almost half of the fatalities. Forty per cent of ...

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2022 Budget Consultations Begin

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Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy has announced the launch of 2022 Budget consultations and encouraged Ontarians to share their ideas for making Ontario the best place to build a career, a family and a future. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the government engaged people and businesses in a series of consultations to help inform the Province’s ongoing response to fight this ...

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Début des consultations sur le budget 2022

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le ministre des Finances, Peter Bethlenfalvy, et annoncé le lancement des consultations sur le budget de 2022, encourageant les Ontariennes et Ontariens à faire part de leurs idées pour faire de l’Ontario le meilleur endroit où faire carrière, fonder une famille et bâtir son avenir. Tout au long de la pandémie de COVID-19, le gouvernement a sollicité la participation de ...

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Apprendre d’hier, vivre aujourd’hui, espérer pour demain.

Eh bien, nous voilà en 2022. À ce point l’année dernière, beaucoup d’entre nous espéraient vraiment à ce moment-là que nous aurions une longueur d’avance à comparer ou nous en sommes aujourd’hui en termes de l’effet que cette pandémie a sur à peu près chaque aspect de notre vie. Et, vous savez quoi? C’est une bonne chose que nous ayons ...

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Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.

Well, here we are in 2022.  At this point last year, many of us were really hoping that by this time, we’d be leaps and bounds ahead of where we are today.  We are still struggling with a pandemic that has affected just about every aspect of our lives.  And you know what, that’s a good thing that we did ...

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Fire in Hawk Junction destroys home & vehicle – UPDATED

Jan 16, 2022 at 16:15 A GoFundMe has been launched to help Tom & Gloria. You can find the page by clicking on this link.   Jan 16, 2022 at 11:21 The Wawa Fire Department was called to a residential fire in the early hours this morning. The building and vehicle were engulfed in flames. Algoma Power was called to ...

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SE OPP – Suspended Wawa Resident Charged after traffic stop

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On January 13, 2021 at approximately 12:51 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop of a motor vehicle on Mackey Street in Wawa. Investigation revealed that the driver’s licence was suspended. As a result, Taylor BOTHAM, 28 years-of-age, of Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Driving while under ...

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Between the Covers – January 12

New Books on the 7- Day Shelf this week are: “Talking to Canadians” by Rick Mercer, “Game On Tempting Twenty-Eight” by Janet Evanovich, “The Collective” by Alison Gaylin, “The Stranger in the Lifeboat” by Mitch Albom and “The Book of Magic” by Alice Hoffman. New Movies on the shelf this week are “Funny Girl” starring Barbra Streisand, “Those Who Want ...

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SE OPP – Chapleau Ice Huts being broken into

Jan 11, 2022 at 17:49 The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning residents about a recent rise in break and enter occurrences to ice fishing huts in the Chapleau area. Multiple huts have been damaged and items stolen from inside, including expensive tools and fishing equipment. Police are reminding residents to secure their huts and ...

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SE OPP – Impaired Charges laid after Collision

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On January 6, 2022 at approximately 1:12 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Peever Township. Through investigation, the driver was determined to be impaired by alcohol. As a result, Randy RUNNING, 46-years-of-age, of Sault Ste. Marie was charged with the following: Operation ...

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SE OPP – White River Resident Charged after Domestic Dispute

On January 6, 2022, at approximately 7:50 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were responded to the report of a domestic dispute on Winnipeg Street in White River. On January 7, 2022, police located and arrested the suspect. As a result, a 22-year-old person, from White River, was charged with the following: Assault ...

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SE OPP – Wawa Resident faces Multiple Charges after Domestic Dispute

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On January 7, 2022, at approximately 10:42 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Winston Road in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 28-years-old person, from Wawa, was charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code ...

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LEAP EFA continues through 2022

To support Ontarians through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is once again temporarily increasing the flexibility of the Low-income Energy Assistance Program-Emergency Financial Assistance (LEAP EFA). In addition, the maximum value of grants amounts has been increased. By letter dated July 14, 2021, the OEB advised electricity and natural gas distributors of temporary changes to the ...

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L’Ontario fournit des soutiens avec une subvention de 10 000 $ pour les petites entreprises admissibles et un allégement supplémentaire des tarifs d’électricité

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario fournit de l’aide ciblée aux entreprises et aux personnes touchées par les mesures de santé publique actuelles qui visent à freiner la propagation du variant Omicron. Dans le cadre de ce plan, le gouvernement met sur pied une subvention de 10 000 $ pour les entreprises admissibles visées par les fermetures requises en vertu de l’étape ...

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