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Hwy 17 (Wawa to White River) OPEN

Dec 31, 2021 at 09:40 At 8:25 the highway was reopened. Dec 31, 2021 at 08:30 Hwy 17 is closed from Wawa to White River due to weather conditions. The highway was closed at 1:56 a.m. At 8:15 the Winter Weather Travel Advisory ended (Wawa – Pukaskwa Park, White River – Dubreuilville), so the weather should let up soon.

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2021 Astronomy Year In Review

Looking back to 2021, there were many great space stories in the news including two lunar eclipses back in May and November. By coincidence, two more total lunar eclipses will occur in May and November 2022. We were also entertained by three great meteor showers in January, August and December but the moon ran major interference. The Northern Lights were ...

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New Year’s Resolutions

A brand new year is on the horizon and most of us are thinking about resolutions to change our lives for the better – lose weight, be more active, volunteer, be kinder. Why not make a resolution that keeps giving throughout the whole year and supports our local hospital? Join the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s monthly giving club. For ...

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Morning News – December 31

Dec 31, 2021 at 07:56 Weather: Snow ending this morning then cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Risk of snow squalls early this morning. Local amount 2 cm. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this afternoon. Temperature falling to minus 11 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 8 this morning and minus 16 this afternoon. Tonight – ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory (Wawa – Pukaskwa Park)

Winter Weather Travel Advisory is in effect tonight for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Lake-enhanced snow off Lake Superior is expected to become heavy at times late this evening and continue overnight. Peak snowfall rates of 2 to 3 centimetres per hour, along with very poor visibility, are likely at times with this snow. Local snowfall accumulations of 10 cm are ...

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Ontario Updating Public Health Measures and Guidance in Response to Omicron

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In response to the highly transmissible Omicron variant, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is taking further action to provide additional protection to high-risk settings, and continue to safeguard hospitals and ICU capacity as the province continues to rapidly accelerate its booster dose rollout. Based on the latest evidence and Ontario’s high rate of ...

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L’Ontario met à jour ses mesures et ses directives de santé publique en réponse au variant Omicron

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En réponse au variant Omicron hautement transmissible, le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, prend des mesures supplémentaires pour assurer une protection accrue aux lieux à risque élevé et pour préserver la capacité des hôpitaux et des unités de soins intensifs de la province alors qu’il continue d’accélérer rapidement le déploiement de la dose de ...

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MAY, Gary Otto

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Saturday, December 25, 2021, with his family by his side at the age of 56 years. Beloved husband of Tara Vikken. Loving father of Desiree Norwegian and Damon May (Nicole) Proud grandfather of Ryker and Ethan. Son of the late Ann and Stuart May. Dear brother Perry Kauk (Norma). Gary ...

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APH reports 64 new cases of COVID-19

APH has reported 64 new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District 58 – Sault Ste. Marie & area 3 – Central & East Algoma 1 – Elliot Lake & Area 2 – North Algoma (5 cases) There are currently 307 (up 43 from yesterday) active cases in the Algoma District, with five in North Algoma.  There have been 22 ...

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Morning News – December 30

Dec 30, 2021 at 07:56 Weather: Flurries. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming south 20 km/h late this afternoon. High minus 4. Wind chill minus 15 this morning and minus 8 this afternoon. Tonight – Snow. Risk of snow squalls late this evening and overnight. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature rising ...

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Road Conditions – December 30

Dec 30, 2021 at 06:21 Road conditions vary throughout the area – drive with care. updated at: 5:23 a.m. Primary Conditions Secondary Conditions Visibility Hwy 17 West/North 50km From Wawa to Paint Lake Rd, Wawa bare and wet good 70km From Paint Lake Rd, Wawa to Mobert bare and wet partly snow packed good 101 63km From Wawa to Hwy ...

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Visitor Access at the LDHC as Omicron Becomes the Dominant Strain of COVID-19 in Ontario

New visitor restrictions are coming to Lady Dunn Health Centre. As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the safety of our patients, residents, families and staff remain a top priority for the Lady Dunn Health Centre (LDHC). Effective December 30, 2021, we will be implementing the following new visitor restrictions: Acute Care (Stable Adult) including Alternate Level of Care/Respite: Two ...

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LDHCF Catch the Ace – Week 27 Winner is…

Dec 29, 2021 at 2:51 Congratulations to Andrée Asselin, winner of Week 27 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The envelope (#45) that Andrew selected contained the Two of Spades, winning $707. The progressive pot next week is estimated at $15,341! Monies from the Catch the Ace are used to enhance health care services at the Lady Dunn Health ...

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Large Police Presence Yesterday in Wawa

SE OPP took to social media to warn of a notable police presence on Mackey Street yesterday afternoon. They explained that there was no cause for public concern. At one point yesterday evening there were 8 cruisers between First Avenue, Second Avenue and Ganley Street. Officers were seen entering a residence and an individual left with officers late yesterday evening.

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APH reports 40 new cases of COVID-19

APH has reported 40 new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District 31 – Sault Ste. Marie & area 5 – Central & East Algoma 2 – Elliot Lake & Area 2 – North Algoma (3 cases) There are currently 264 active cases in the Algoma District), with three in North Algoma. North Algoma includes: Dubreuilville, Michipicoten First Nation, Missinabie ...

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