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Registration for Science North Summer Science Camps is now open

Registration for Science North Summer Science Camps is now open in Thunder Bay as well as 12 different communities across Northern Ontario and online. For over 30 years, Science North has offered innovative and stimulating summer camps that introduce children to the worlds of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Science North’s highly trained staff have all of the tools to inspire ...

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The LDHC Foundation Thanks the Royal Canadian Legion

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation is grateful to the Royal Canadian Legion Ontario Command Branches and Ladies Auxiliaries Charitable Foundation for their donation of $5,200. These funds have been dedicated to the purchase of capital equipment for the hospital. This donation adds to Branch 429’s long history of supporting health care in the local community. Since 2001 the ...

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My Face Is Turning Blue

I think everyone waiting on Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Lisa MacLeod to step up to the podium and announce that there will be a shortened Ontario Junior Hockey season are also in the same boat. This boat has capsized and media, fans, players, and everyone else with a vested interest are reaching for life jackets and gasping ...

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Between the Covers – March 29th

The library is open to the public!  Patrons must wear a face mask and hand sanitizer must be used upon entering.  If patrons cannot wear a face mask we are happy to continue curbside pickup but a proper mask covering face, nose and chin must be worn.  Face shields alone will not be permitted.  Also, patrons must check in at ...

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Red Pine completes consolidation of the Wawa Gold Project

Red Pine Exploration Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced consolidation of the Wawa Gold Project through a definitive securities purchase agreement with the holders of the partnership interests in Citabar Limited Partnership. As a result, Red Pine now holds a 100% ownership interest in the Wawa Gold Project located near Wawa, Ontario. Please see ...

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Help NORDIK & Algoma University in research for Northern Ontario Tourism Development and Recovery Strategy in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic project

NORDIK Institute and Algoma University are conducting research throughout the Algoma District that will support the recovery and development of the tourism industry in Northern Ontario, emerging out of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The Northern Ontario Tourism Development and Recovery Strategy in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic project aims to understand how tourism-based economies have grown and to identify ...

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Aider NORDIK et l’Université d’Algoma à faire des recherches sur la stratégie de développement et de rétablissement du tourisme dans le Nord de l’Ontario face au projet de pandémie COVID-19

L’Institut NORDIK et l’Université d’Algoma mènent des recherches dans tout le district d’Algoma qui appuieront la reprise et le développement de l’industrie du tourisme dans le nord de l’Ontario, émergeant de la pandémie COVID-19. Le projet de développement et de rétablissement du tourisme dans le Nord de l’Ontario face à la pandémie du COVID-19 vise à comprendre comment les économies ...

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Morning News – March 31st

Weather: Cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries at times heavy. Wind northwest 20 km/h. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 13 this morning and minus 7 this afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 70 percent chance of flurries at times heavy early this evening then 30 percent chance of flurries this evening. Wind north 20 ...

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MPP Suze Morrison extends condolences to the family of Cileana Taylor

Suze Morrison, MPP for Toronto Centre and NDP critic for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls response, issued the following statement on the tragic murder of Cileana Taylor, a young Annishnaabe woman from Curve Lake First Nation: “I want to express my sorrow and anger at the loss of Cileana Taylor. I offer my sincerest condolences to Cileana’s family, ...

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Algoma Public Health mental health & Addictions services becomes CMHA Algoma

On April 1, 2021 the community alcohol/drug assessment and community mental health programs currently administered through Algoma Public Health will transition over to the renamed Canadian Mental Health Association Algoma (CMHA Algoma). All current mental health and addictions clients are being notified of this change and staff are working closely with their clients to ensure that there is no disruption ...

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White fentanyl found circulating in Sault Ste. Marie

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service and Algoma Public Health are warning the public that a new form of fentanyl has been found circulating in our community. In December, officers with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service seized a white coloured substance during an investigation. It was sent for analysis which confirmed the substance was fentanyl. This is the first ...

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APH: 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 (#229)

Algoma Public Health (APH) has reported a new case of COVID-19 from Elliot Lake & Area. In this close contact case, the individual was tested March 28, 2021 and is self-isolating. All close contacts have been notified directly.  

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What do you think of the Marina?

The Municipality has formed a Marina Advisory Committee comprised of Municipal Staff and members of the community of Wawa. At the Marina Committee Meeting held March 3rd, 2021, many things were discussed, and the Committee would like to see what services will be available before discussing slip and boat launch fees for 2021. The 2021 Work Plan was discussed and ...

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