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MATHESON, John Ross

Peacefully at the F. J. Davey Home in Sault Ste. Marie on Thursday, January 25, 2024, at the age of 91. Predeceased by his loving wife Verna Eileen Matheson. Father of Helen, Patty (Brian), Laurie (Rick), the late Jimmy, Karen, Kathy (Richard), Johnny (Natalie) and Billy. Grandfather of eighteen, great-grandfather of twenty four and great-great-great-grandfather of two. Son of the ...

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Between the Covers – January 29

Anti-bullying Q & A: The 1st Wawa Scouts, in partnership with the OPP and the Wawa Public Library presented a Question and Answer session about bullying! Constable Ashley Nickle was present to talk to the cub scouts about what bullying is, how it hurts people and how to deal with bullies. Bullying is not ok and anyone who is being ...

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ÉSC Trillium students visit the Borden Gold Mine and discover the mining sector

On January 24, grade 12 students at École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) registered in the technology course and interested in pursuing a career in the mining sector enjoyed a great field trip. The students were offered a visit of the Borden Gold Mine near Chapleau. As part of this tour of Goldcorp’s operations, the students had the chance to ask ...

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Monday Morning News – January 29

Weather: Today – Cloudy with 30% chance of flurries this morning and early this afternoon. A few flurries beginning this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light early this afternoon. Temperature steady near +1. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Flurries. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Temperature steady near zero. News Tidbits: Once ...

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Saturday Morning News – January 27

Weather: Today – Cloudy. 30% chance of flurries changing to 30 percent chance of drizzle this morning. Risk of freezing drizzle this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High +1. Wind chill -5 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this evening and after midnight with ...

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East Algoma OPP – Watch for Fraud or Scams

Since January 1, 2024, the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has responded to 13 fraud/scam related occurrences where victims have lost over $19000. The frauds/scams that are targeting the public in the area are: bitcoin, cryptocurrency, business, financial scams and just recently one Emergency (Grandparent) scam. On January 23, 2024, shortly after 10:00 a.m., the complainant ...

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Friday Morning News – January 26

Weather: Today – Cloudy. 30% chance of drizzle this afternoon. Risk of freezing drizzle this morning. Fog patches. Wind up to 15 km/h. High +3. Wind chill -3 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. 30% chance of drizzle early this evening. Risk of freezing drizzle this evening and overnight. Fog patches. Wind up to 15 km/h. ...

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BENOIT, Murielle Éliza (née Chiasson)

Murielle Éliza (née Chiasson) Benoit, a beacon of love and kindness, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2024, in Woodstock, Ontario, at the age of 77. Born on September 16, 1946, in Allardville, New Brunswick, Canada, Murielle’s life was a testament to the power of nurturing and devotion. Murielle’s early years in New Brunswick were filled with the warmth of ...

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3rd Wawa Doubles Curling Funspiel

  On January 20th, 2024, the 3rd Annual Doubles Curling Funspiel was held at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. 16 teams were registered with the first Draw at Noon and the second Draw at 1:15.   You may have seen Mixed Doubles Curling on television.  The game has become very popular due to the speed of the game and the ...

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Ladies Curling Standings – January 24

RANK WINS G.P. TAVELLA, Debbie 1 7 7 PARSONS, Rochelle 2 5 7 BLANCHET, Emma 3 4 8 BURGOYNE, Teri-Lyne 3 4 7 BUSSINEAU, Denise 3 4 6 LESCHISHIN, Barb 3 4 6 BONITZKE, Wendy 7 3 7 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lisa 7 3 8 LOWE, Cheri 7 3 7 MATHIAS, Danette 7 3 8 SPENCER, Diane 7 3 7 TREMBLAY, Cheryl ...

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École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) Enjoys Theme Days

A day at the beach in January, why not! It looks like the students and staff at École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) are already looking forward to summer. What a great turnout for the beach theme day!   Active participation in theme days at École Saint Nom de Jésus enriches the students’ educational experience. These special events encourage fun ...

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L’école Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) profite des journées thématiques

Une journée à la plage en janvier, pourquoi pas?! On dirait bien que les élèves et membres du personnel de l’École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) ont déjà hâte à l’été. Quelle belle participation à la journée thématique sur la plage!   La participation active à des journées thématiques à l’école Saint Nom de Jésus enrichit l’expérience éducative des élèves. ...

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Making a difference at ÉSC Trillium (Chapleau) as co-Prime Minister

Since the start of the school year in September, Emmanuel Boucher has held the position of co-Prime Minister of the Student Parliament at École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau). As part of his role, this grade 12 student also sits on the Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon Student Senate. This political committee, which serves as a forum for the Prime Ministers of ...

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