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DUFRESNE-CASEY, Denise

C’est avec une grande tristesse que nous vous annonçons le départ de notre mère Denise le 18 mars 2024 au Sault Area Hospital au Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.   Denise était une femme exemplaire, simple, généreuse et appréciée de tous. Elle laisse dans le deuil son époux Marcel Casey après 51 merveilleuses années de mariage et ses enfants bien-aimés Joanne (Norman), Dany (Julie), ...

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Doug Ford has adopted Red Green’s approach to fixing problems

At the conclusion of the March Break, my team noted an uptick in the number of comments and enquiries about the woes of Ontario’s education system. Regular readers may recall that I recently wrote a column on the matter. The problem, of course, is a shortage of teachers, education assistants and early childhood educators. The long-term effects of this shortage ...

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Doug Ford utilise la philosophie de Red Green pour gérer son gouvernement

À la fin des vacances de mars, mon équipe a noté une augmentation du nombre d’appel au sujet des problèmes du système éducatif de l’Ontario. Les lecteurs réguliers se souviendront peut-être que j’ai récemment écrit une chronique sur le sujet. Le problème, bien sûr, est une pénurie d’enseignants, d’assistants éducatifs et d’éducateurs de la petite enfance. Les effets à long ...

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Wawa Ladies 69th Annual Curling Bonspiel

The Wawa Ladies 69th Annual Curling Bonspiel was a success! A special thank you to all our sponsors and to all participating teams, our hardworking volunteers, and the community for supporting our event. The 2024 Ladies Bonspiel Champions in the “A” Event: Team Boyd First in “B” Event: Team McHardy First in “C” Event: Team Parsons First in “D” Event: ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – March 22nd

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 13 14 McCoy, Joe 2 12 14 FAHRER, Tom 3 11 14 HALL, Dave 4 10 13 BUCKELL, Chris 5 8 14 LESCHISHIN, Barb 6 6 14 STOYCHOFF, Peter 7 4 13 SWITZER, Anya 7 4 13 CORLEY, Sarah 10 3 14 RAINVILLE, Heather 10 3 14 GLOVER, Justine 11 1 13 Game ...

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Monday Morning News – March 25

Weather: Today – Snow. Local blowing snow late this afternoon. Amount 5 cm. Wind becoming east 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this morning. High plus 1. Wind chill -9 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Snow becoming mixed with rain overnight. Risk of freezing rain this evening and overnight. Local blowing snow this evening. Snowfall amount ...

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Chris Simon, Gone too Soon – UPDATED

March 20, 2024 at 7:36 The news spread throughout Wawa and beyond quickly. Chris had died unexpectedly late Monday, March 18th. Hockey websites are recounting his career with the NHL, playing in Russia, his financial struggles. His former teammates posting tributes on social media. But Chris was so much more than the ‘enforcer’, the image and role that the NHL ...

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BARONETTE, Claire

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Claire, our loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend on Thursday, March 21st, 2024. Claire left us peacefully after battling a lengthy illness at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa, Ontario in her 82nd year. Born in Timmins, Ontario, Claire is survived by her youngest brother Denis (Kate). ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory

At 5:36 a.m. Environment Canada issued a Winter weather travel advisory for tonight through to Tuesday morning. Snowfall accumulations of 20 to 30 cm is expected by Tuesday morning with peak snowfall rates of 2 to 3 cm an hour. Areas affected by this weather system include: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Marathon – Schreiber Manitouwadge – Hornepayne ...

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SIU Investigating After OPP Officer Shoots, Injures Man in Algoma District

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating after an Ontario Provincial Police officer shot a 35-year-old man in Thessalon last night. He is in hospital in stable condition. Preliminary information suggests the following: At approximately 7:15 p.m. on March 22, 2024, officers responded to a 911 call about a disturbance in the area of Frances and Ontario Streets. The man ...

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SSM OPP – Collision results in Impaired Driving Charges

A collision has resulted in impaired driving charges for one individual. On March 19, 2024, shortly before 10:00 p.m., the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was notified of a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 556 in Vankoughnet Township. Through investigation, officers determined the vehicle driver had consumed alcoholic beverages. As a result, Paul BEDUHN, ...

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St. Monica’s Church – Passion or Palm Sunday

MEDITATION by Father Duolomane (Joe) Holy Week, which begins on Palm Sunday, opens with the shouts of people celebrating, continues in the contradiction between human hatred and God’s love, and ends with the manifestation of God’s mercy that is Easter. Today’s feast has two parts: the first is Palm Sunday, when Jesus is recognized as the Christ and the people ...

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World Water Day Prompts Submission to Parliamentary Committee on Risks of NWMO’s Nuclear Waste Project to Water

A Northern Ontario alliance concerned about a risky project to transport and bury nuclear fuel waste has chosen World Water Day to submit their brief to a parliamentary committee studying freshwater. We the Nuclear Free North submitted the ten-page brief to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development today, outlining the set of risks the Nuclear Waste Management Organization ...

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Saturday Morning News – March 23

Weather: Today – Sunny. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h late this morning. High -6. Wind chill -22 this morning and -10 this afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Clear. Partly cloudy before morning with 40% chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -18. Wind chill -11 this evening and minus 25 overnight. News Tidbits: Good Luck ...

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