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Prime Minister Trudeau – Happy New Year!

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark the New Year: “Happy New Year, Canada! “Tonight, from coast to coast to coast, Canadians will gather with family and friends to celebrate the holidays and reflect on the accomplishments of 2019. While we count down to midnight, we look forward to a new year—and a new decade—full ...

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Wednesday Morning News – Happy New Year

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. 40 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 near noon. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 20 this morning and minus 10 this afternoon. Tonight – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light this evening. Temperature steady near minus 4. ...

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A Flu Shot goes a long way to reducing the impact of the flu

Few things are as unpredictable each year as flu season. Will it be a severe season, or will it be mild? Will the vaccine match the circulating strains? Regardless, flu season typically means more people visiting emergency rooms across the province. The number of Ontarians who will be affected by the flu each year varies.  Last year there were more than ...

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Tuesday Morning News – December 31

Weather – Periods of snow. Amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature falling to minus 9 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 6 this morning and minus 16 this afternoon. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this evening. Clearing overnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 15. Wind chill near minus 19. News Tidbits ...

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Snowfall Warning – Pukaskwa Park to Searchmont

Dec 30, 2019 at 20:32 8:13 PM EST Monday 30 December 2019 Snowfall warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow continuing tonight. Another 15 to possibly 20 cm of snow is forecast by Tuesday morning. The snow is expected to be ...

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Freezing Rain Coats Trees from Soo to Wawa

Dec 30, 2019 at 18:38     Every trip to the Soo is an adventure – some more than others. My trip home on Sunday, December 29th was no different. Waiting in the Sault for people to say how their trip was – road conditions… With the ice storm, rain in the Soo, freezing rain along the way… all thoughts ...

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Freezing Rain Warning Continues

Dec 30, 2019 at 11:50 Right now in Wawa, the freezing rain has transitioned to snow that is beginning to accumulate. Wawa-news has received reports that highway conditions are not good. It is snowing heavy in the Soo, and in White River and Chapleau as well. The garbage collection that had been scheduled for today has been cancelled due to ...

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PERRON, Ghislain

Décédé paisiblement à Horizon Santé Nord, Sudbury, le vendredi 27 décembre 2019 à l’âge de 74 ans. Père aimant de Martin Perron. Frère bien-aimé de Claudette Perron Lord (Mario Bergeron) et Mireille Perron Lacroix (Denis Lacroix). Se souviendront de lui ses nombreux neveux et nombreuses nièces. Parents et amis sont invités à l’église Sainte-Cécile de Dubreuilville le samedi 11 janvier ...

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PERRON, Ghislain

Passed away peacefully at Health Sciences North, Sudbury on Friday December 27, 2019 at the age 74 years.  Dear father of Martin Perron.  Loving brother of Claudette Perron Lord (Mario Bergeron) and Mireille Perron Lacroix (Denis Lacroix).  Ghislain will be remembered by his nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to visit at Ste-Cecile Church on Saturday January 11, 2020 from ...

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Poor weather and Weather Alerts Continue

Freezing rain warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A mix of wintry weather including freezing rain expected today. Freezing drizzle or light snow will transition to mainly ice pellets or freezing rain this morning and to snow this afternoon. Ice accretion or build-up of up to 10 mm is possible. Untreated surfaces may become ...

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Monday Morning News – December 30

Weather – Periods of freezing drizzle and a few flurries changing to ice pellets mixed with snow this morning then to snow near noon. Risk of freezing rain this morning. Blowing snow late this afternoon. Snow and ice pellet amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 increasing to 40 gusting to 60 early this morning. ...

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Taylor Wins, Hayton Loses

Let’s start with the negative Soo Greyhounds news and then we will touch on a feel good Greyhound story shall we? Yesterday the whole country generally speaking tuned in to the Russia/Canada World Junior game to not only witness Canada’s worst game in goal differential, but they also witnessed some very poor sportsmanship by one of our own in Soo ...

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1st Annual Ice Candle – Celebration Day a beautiful success!

The First Annual Ice Candle – Celebration Day was yesterday. The forecasted storm did not come early and frustrate the efforts of many volunteers and municipal staff as they placed and lit over 175 ice candles at Woodland Cemetery. The lighting of ice candles to remember those who have passed is not a new tradition. In Finland, this is a ...

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Special Weather Statements Continue

Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Snow, ice pellets and risk of freezing rain expected. A significant mix of wintry precipitation is expected over much of Northern Ontario today into Monday, including snow, ice pellets and a risk of freezing rain. Total snow and ice ...

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