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Between the Covers – May 4

New Books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are; “The Book of Cold Cases” by Simone St. James, “How to Be Perfect” by Michael Schur, “The Investigator” by John Sanford, “The Diamond Eye” by Kate Quinn and “What Happened to the Bennetts” by Lisa Scottoline. Staff Pick of the Week is “The Tattooist of Auschwitz” by Heather Morris. From the ...

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Bausch + Lomb Partners With TerraCycle to Collect Disposable Contact Lenses Throughout SSM

Eye doctors located in cities throughout Ontario are helping the planet and the local community by reducing waste and keeping otherwise non-recyclable disposable contact lenses and their packaging out of the landfill.   Through the Bausch + Lomb Every Contact Counts Recycling Program, consumers are invited to bring all brands of disposable contact lenses and their blister pack packaging to ...

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Morning News – May 4

May 4, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 10. Wind chill -6 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -4. Wind chill -6 overnight. COVID Statistics Current Previous Change from previous report Tested 259,437 259,167 270 Confirmed Cases 8,062 8,028 34 Confirmed Cases in ...

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Ontario Election to be Held on June 2, 2022

Premier Doug Ford today confirmed that the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, has accepted the premier’s advice to sign a proclamation dissolving the 42nd Parliament of the Province of Ontario, effective as of 4:00 p.m. today. Pursuant to the provisions of the Election Act, the Lieutenant Governor also called for the issuance of writs for the general election ...

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L’élection générale en Ontario se tiendra le 2 juin 2022

Le premier ministre Doug Ford a confirmé aujourd’hui que l’honorable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, lieutenante-gouverneure de l’Ontario, a accepté son conseil de signer la proclamation de dissolution de la 42e Législature de la province de l’Ontario. La dissolution prendra effet aujourd’hui à 16 h. Conformément aux dispositions de la Loi électorale, la lieutenante-gouverneure a également ordonné que le bref pour la tenue ...

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Fog Advisory – Pukaskwa Park to Lake Superior Provincial Park

May 3, 2022 at 12:15 This advisory ended at 11:38 a.m. May 3, 2022 at 06:11 At 6:07 a.m. Environment Canada issued a Fog Advisory for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Agawa – Lake Superior Park Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Patchy dense fog is affecting areas near Lake Superior early this morning with near zero visibility ...

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A Total Lunar Eclipse

One of the best spectacles in the night sky is a total lunar eclipse. No special equipment is required to watch this cosmic lineup. In contrast to a solar eclipse, the lunar variety is very safe to witness and enjoy. On the night of May 15, the full Flower Moon with creep into the much larger earth’s shadow with the ...

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Morning News – May 3

May 3, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Fog Advisory Today – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers or drizzle. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 8. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 2. Wind chill minus 4 overnight. COVID Statistics: Current Previous Change from previous report Tested 259,167 258,453 714 Confirmed ...

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Ryker Killins to play For Selber Wolfe (Del2 Hockey) in Germany

An important piece of the puzzle for the newly built defensive line-up of the Selber Wolfe hockey team is complete. Ryker Killins, a Canadian from Wawa, Ontario, has made a commitment to play next year for the Selber Wolves in Selb, Germany. Ryker played at the highest junior leagues in North America and three years of pro hockey experience in ...

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Pickleball Returns – First Games Tonight

After a 2-year hiatus due to Covid, Pickleball is back with the first games tonight, May 2. There will be an initial $10 fee to get on the court. Free thereafter. Games will be played at Ecole St. joseph on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday games are from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Players are asked to ...

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SCULLY, Allan Vincent

In loving memory of Allan Vincent Scully, 83 years, who passed away Friday, April 29th, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Villa. Husband of Theresa. Beloved father of Rodney (Nathalie) and Harriet (Jason). Cherished grandfather of Westly, Tiffany, Christine, Meagan, Branden, Brooklynne, Denis, Alain, and great-grandchildren Ben, Jack, Aurora, Abby, Alistair and Josh. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Born ...

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Morning News – May 2

May 2, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Periods of rain or drizzle ending near noon then cloudy with 40% chance of showers. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 6. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 40% chance of showers or drizzle. A few showers and periods of drizzle beginning before morning. Fog patches developing this evening. ...

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Spring By-Hand Festival Returns

Well, it is finally back.  The Spring By Hand Festival will be held on Saturday, April 30th at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre.  Due to Covid, it has been absent for the past two years. For those of you not familiar with the By Hand Festival here is a little history.  The By Hand Festival began in the mid 1980’s.  ...

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Alamos Gold adds an EV to Matachewan Young-Davidson Mine

  Miller Technology is pleased to announce the first sale of its new battery electric utility vehicle for mining to the Young-Davidson Mine of Canadian mining company Alamos Gold Inc. “This is a great day for Miller, for North Bay, for Northern Ontario and for Canada,” said Dan Bachand, the CEO of Miller. Also joining the press conference at Miller ...

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Morning News – April 30

Apr 30, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Mainly sunny. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 15. Wind chill -4 this morning. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness overnight. Wind east 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Wind becoming east 20 before morning. Low plus 2. ...

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