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May Contain Nuts – Eat The Cake

May Contain Nuts- Eat The Cake August 2018 Jenelle McAuley, RD Tell me about your diet. And no I don’t mean your Atkins diet or keto diet- those are not diets, they are torture. Tell me about all the things you eat. My diet? It contains fruits and veggies, coffee, lots of coffee. Some days it’s green smoothies and salads, ...

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Forest Fire Situation – UPDATE Aug 1, 2018 @ 07:35

Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services Forest Fire Situation Update Northeast Fire Region July 31, 2018 Time of Report 10:45 By the evening of July 31, there were 41 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 13 are not yet under control, 28 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were five new fires confirmed in ...

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Parry Sound 33 is a NO Drone Zone

Ontario FireRangers (10:12 a.mm) Parry Sound 33 remains out-of-control. Ontario’s FireRangers and crews from across North America, including the largest contingent ever assembled from Mexico are continuing there work across the province today. #ParrySound33 is now listed at 8,224 hectares. Smoke drift may be visible in the areas north and northeast of the fire due to winds from the south, ...

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Forest Fire Situation – UPDATE Jul 28, 2018 @ 11:50

Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services Forest Fire Situation Update – Northeast Fire Region July 28, 2018 Time of Report 11:50 By the evening of July 28 there were 39 active forest fires across the northeast. Of these, 12 are not yet under control, 27 are either being held, under control or being observed. There were no new fires discovered ...

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News from the Park – Wild Ride

You may recall that after Doug Ford called the MPPs to open a new session under the new Conservative government that I said in this column we are all in for a ‘wild ride.’ Well, it didn’t take long for this prognostication to become reality, did it? Now after sitting for 2 weeks, Ford has decided to extend the summer ...

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NE & Temagami Forest Fire Situation (July 15 – 21)

Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 7:50 PM (HENVEY INLET, ON) -On July 20, 2018 at approximately 11:00 a.m. After the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) recommended that the community of Key Harbour impose a mandatory evacuation of its residents (on the south side of the Key River); and recommended that the municipality of Killarney impose a mandatory evacuation ...

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Happy Days

If I were a betting man, I would bet dollars to donuts that when Doug Ford was growing up, one of his favourite TV shows was Happy Days. Remember Richie Cunningham, his family, teenage friends and, of course, The Fonz?  For those too young to remember, Happy Days was a weekly sitcom throwback to the good old days of the ...

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NE & Temagami Forest Fire Situation (July 8 – 14)

Jul 14, 2018 @ 14:19 By late morning on July 14 there are 48 active forest fires across the Northeast, of these 20 are not yet under control, 28 are either being held under control or being observed. The cold front that passed through the Northeast will start moving out of the fire region today but will likely bring wrap ...

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Honoured

First and foremost I want to say how honoured I am to again have the privilege of bringing the voices of the people of Algoma-Manitoulin to Queen’s Park as your MPP. Just like the people who I represent, I am exceedingly proud of this precious land we call home. I am committed to making life better for all Ontarians, both ...

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Forest Fire Update – July 10

With the current fire situation in the Northeast Region, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services will be providing 2 media releases daily (late morning and evening). This morning, there are 69 active forest fires in Northeast Region. 27 of these fires are not yet under control, while forty-two are either being held, under ...

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MNRF Minister Jeff Yurek – Statement on Temagami Fires

Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Jeff Yurek issued this statement today about the Ontario government’s response to the wildfire outside Temagami: “Our wildland fire and emergency response personnel are working closely with the Ontario Provincial Police, community leaders and other agencies to fight the fire near the Town of Temagami and make sure people move to safety. People in ...

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NorthEast Regional Fire Situation – July 9, 2018

By this evening, there were sixty-eight active forest fires across the Northeast. Twenty-six of these fires are not yet under control, while forty-two are either being held, under control or being observed. Restricted Fire Zone declared in Northeast Region Due to the extreme fire hazard, several recent periods of heavy lightning and the large number of wildfires burning, the Ministry ...

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May Contain Nuts – Staying Hydrated

The sun is finally shining and you may want to run outside and soak up every well-deserved minute of it, especially after this past winter. You may want to sign your kid up for every summer sport to get them out of the house-and your hair, no judgement! With summer finally among us (is it safe to say that yet?), ...

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NE Region MNRF Forest Fire Update – July 9

Jul 9, 2018 @ 08:07 By early evening, there were seventy-eight active forest fires across the Northeast. Thirty-three of these fires are not yet under control, while forty-five are either being held, under control or being observed. Restricted Fire Zone declared in Northeast Region Due to the extreme fire hazard, several recent periods of heavy lightning and the large number ...

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Thursday Morning News – July 5

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this afternoon. High 22. Humidex 26. UV index 9 or very high.   Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind south 10 knots increasing to southwest 15 early this morning and to west 20 near noon. Wind diminishing to ...

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