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LDHC Visitation

In light of the recent changes announced by the province, the Lady Dunn Health Centre will cautiously be reopening general visitation to our Acute and Long-Term Care units.  The change in visitation will take effect immediately, and will be updated and reviewed throughout the lifting of restrictions in Ontario, along with any recommendations from the Algoma Public Health Unit. General ...

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BRYAN, Geraldine Frances

1936-2022 Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Sault Area Hospital on Monday March 14, 2022. Gerry Bryan beloved wife of Todd for 65 years, mother of the late Gordon, Robbie (Louise), Brenda Pelletier (Gilles), cherished grandmother of Randi (Peter), Tyler (Kaili), Brett (Alexandra) and Tanner, great-grandmother of Braden, Kaley, Carter, Riley and Livia. Gerry was ...

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SE OPP Hornepayne – Snowmobilers Stuck in Slush

On March 10, 2022 members of the Hornepayne Detachment of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call of two overdue snowmobilers on Saunders Lake, located 40 km north of White River, near Highway 631. Officers located the riders, whose snowmobiles had been stuck in deep slush for several hours. Police assisted with removing their machines from ...

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Morning News – March 15

Mar 15, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Increasing cloudiness. Flurries beginning near noon. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 late this morning. High zero. Wind chill minus 23 this morning. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Freezing rain or ice pellets beginning ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Chapleau Resident Charged with Posession for Purpose of Trafficking

SE OPP Wawa

On March 8, 2022 at approximately 12:08 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a suspicious person call on Broadway Avenue in Wawa. Police located the individual and, as a result of the investigation, Angie NESHAWABIN, 39 years-of-age, of Brunswick House First Nation was arrested and charged with the following: Possession of ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Sudbury Man Charged after unwanted person call

SE OPP Wawa

On March 7, 2022 at approximately 10:09 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an unwanted person call at a motel located on Highway 17 south of Wawa. Police located the individual and, as a result of the investigation, William PAIBOMSAI-LESAGE, 24 years-of-age, of Sudbury was arrested and charged with the following: ...

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New English Curriculum and Spanish version of “Return of the Wolves: Lessons from the Wilderness” Released

The National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation (NPLSF) has partnered with the Cane-Bridge Foundation to bring lessons of the predator-prey restoration at a United States Park to Spanish-speaking students. Cane-Bridge (Puentes de Caña in Spanish) and the NPLSF announced the release of Spanish educational lesson plans and a new documentary film: “The Return of Wolves: Lessons from the Wilderness.” From ...

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Confederation College Presents Michael Landsberg

Confederation College along with Safe Campus and Student Union of Confederation College Inc. (SUCCI) is proud to announce an engagement titled Isolation Nation: Supporting Mental Health through COVID-19 with Michael Landsbergto be held on Wednesday, March 16th at 12:30 EST at  facebook.com/confederation or facebook.com/succiofficial.   Hosted by the founder of the Sick Not Weak Charitable Foundation, this event strives to end ...

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Morning News – March 14

Mar 14, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h late this morning. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 26 this morning and minus 9 this afternoon. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 16. Wind chill minus 9 this evening and minus ...

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LAWRENSON, Elizabeth (Betty)

1932 – 2022 Peacefully after a short stay at the Queensway Carleton Hospital in Ottawa on March 11, 2022. Dear wife of Bernard for 66 years. Loving mother to David (Karen) and Stephen (Cindy). Cherished grandmother to Justin (Natalie), the late Lisa (Cale), Natalie (Chris) and Michael. Great grandmother to Parker and Kylie.  Betty immigrated to Wawa in December 1964 ...

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Northern Credit Union donates $5,000 towards Ukraine conflict relief

In response to the devastating and ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Northern Credit Union is donating $5,000 to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation Humanitarian Appeal, a non-profit organization established to support humanitarian projects focused on Ukraine. Donations help to provide and distribute food packages, medicine, and shelter to Ukrainian refugees who are seeking safety from the developing Russian invasions.   Canada ...

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Record Year for Bridge Building Competition!

  Sault College, in partnership with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), marked the return of the annual Bridge Building Competition on Friday, March 11, 2022. The competition was open for all students in grades 4-12, as well as younger and older entries through the open category. Nearly 400 balsa wood bridges were entered this year where students competed against their fellow ...

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SE OPP – Non-fentanyl synthetic opioid (NSO) Found in Seized Drugs

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to warn the public about the dangers of illicit drug use. This warning is due to the detection of a non-fentanyl synthetic opioid (NSO) in a pill that was seized from a crime scene in the autumn of 2021. The pills in question appeared to be legitimate Percocet pills ...

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Winter weather travel advisory – expands

Mar 11, 2022 at 11:26 Regions expanded…   Mar 11, 2022 at 10:39 10:34 AM EST Friday 11 March 2022 Weather advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park (10:39) White River – Dubreuilville (10:39) Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat (10:39) Manitouwadge – Hornepayne  (10:39) Nakina – Aroland – Pagwa (10:39) Marathon – Schreiber (10:39) Nipigon – Rossport (10:39)   ...

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Ontario Expanding Mobile Crisis Response Teams

The Ontario government is improving public safety and supports for people in crisis by investing more than $4 million over two years to expand Mobile Crisis Response Teams. Police services in 28 communities will receive grant funding to increase their capacity to respond to calls from individuals experiencing a mental health or addictions crisis. The investment will enable police services ...

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