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Celebration of Life – John Morrison

A memorial service will be held at First United Church on Thursday July 4, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. with Mrs. Lorna Chiupka officiating. Inurnment will follow at Woodland Cemetery. Following the inurnment at the cemetery, everyone is welcome to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #429 for a light luncheon.

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Wednesday Morning News – June 12

Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy. 30% chance of showers or drizzle early this morning. 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 23. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 70% chance of showers or thunderstorms. Low 11. Northeast Forest Fire Region ...

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GERVAIS, Joseph Telesphor David “Dave”

Joseph Telesphor David Gervais, known to all as “Dave,” passed away peacefully on May 28, 2024 surrounded by his loving family & leaving behind a legacy of love, laughter, and music. Born on May 26, 1957, in Jamestown, Ontario, to Roy and Theresa Gervais, Dave was the beloved brother of Don Gervais, Diane Flore (Greg Flore), and Debbie Martinson (Lyle ...

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Autism Coalition Demands Immediate Action

The Ontario Autism Coalition (OAC) is outraged by recent reports from the Financial Accountability Office (FAO)1 and a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from the Canadian Press,2 which expose the disastrous failures of the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). Despite funding being doubled, the program still fails to deliver the bare minimum in services to the vast majority of autistic children and youth ...

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OPP – Terrace Bay Individual charged with Posession of Child Pornography

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nipigon and Schreiber Detachments, with the assistance from the Nipigon and Thunder Bay OPP Crime Unit, OPP Child Sexual Exploitation Unit, and Digital Forensics Unit, have arrested and charged one individual following a child pornography investigation. On June 2, 2024, a search warrant was executed at a residence in Terrace Bay. The investigation resulted in ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after traffic complaints

Multiple reports of a car in a ditch on Highway 108. On June 7, 2024, shortly before 7:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic complaint of a black SUV that was all over the road and tailgating on Highway 17 in the Township of the North Shore. The black SUV ...

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Three-day Program Promises Only Good News!

It’s almost summer and the Mather’s family could be headed to a camping trip, the beach, or even visiting grandparents for the weekend. Instead, Tammy and Zach Mathers and their daughter Faith are eagerly anticipating a three-day convention with a few thousand people who will come to hear exciting good news!  “The convention is a happy place,” said Faith of ...

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SSM’s 2024 Queen Street Cruise is back!

Calling all cars! 2024’s Queen Street Cruise is back along Foster Drive, Roberta Bondar Pavilion, and the North Civic/Brewery lots on June 14th and 15th! If you haven’t registered yet, preregistration closes June 11TH! Attendees are strongly encouraged to pre-register for the event to enjoy a seamless registration process upon arrival. On Friday night, make your way to the North ...

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Tuesday Morning News – June 11

Weather: Today – Sunny. Increasing cloudiness late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 19. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40% chance of showers overnight. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h before morning. Low 11. Northeast Forest Fire Region Update: Cochrane 9 remains a 6022 hectare fire that is not yet under control. This fire is ...

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Frost Advisory

Just after midnight, Environment Canada issued a Frost Advisory for a large swath of Northern Ontario: Wawa – Dubreuilville – White River – Pukaskwa Marathon – Schreiber Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Agawa – Lake Superior Park, and areas shown in grey EC warns that some plants may be damaged or even destroyed by frost. Temperatures are expected to drop to or ...

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LDHC Foundation Hosting Charity Golf Tournament

June 22 is the date for the 2nd Annual LDHCF golf tournament. All monies go to purchase, maintain and update equipment to support services provided by the Lady Dunn Health Centre. The Foundation is still raising money for items from the Wish Campaign. This list includes 2 industrial washing machines, bladder scanner, and lots of “cool” things – walk in ...

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Monday Morning News – June 10

Weather: Today – Sunny. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this morning. High 18. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Clear. Low plus 3 with risk of frost. Northeast Forest Fire Update: Cochrane 9 – 6022 hectare fire that is not under control. This fire is located about 3 kilometres east of Parson Lake and 8 ...

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Wawa Fire responds to Commercial Vehicle Collision South of Wawa

Jun 8, 2024 at 13:32 At 11:47 a.m. ON511 reported that both lanes were open. Jun 8, 2024 at 08:17 Wawa Fire, OPP responded to a commercial vehicle collision just south of Wawa just before 8 a.m. It looks like both northbound lanes were closed on the straight stretch just before the hill before Backcountry Motorsports & Marine. There were ...

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