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A Reason to Stay: NPI and SÉO Northern Ontario Youth Out-Migration Survey Results

The importance youth play in fostering sustainable, prosperous Northern Ontario communities cannot be understated. However, out-migration of young individuals continues to be a reality. Just how big is this issue and what are the reasons for leaving? A Reason to Stay: Retaining Youth in Northern Ontario, the latest paper by Société Économique de l’Ontario (SÉO) and Northern Policy Institute (NPI), ...

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LDHCF Catch the Ace – Week 37 Winner is…

Mar 11, 2022 at 08:15 Congratulations to Melanie Coe, winner of Week 37 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The envelope (#3) that was selected contained the Threee of Diamonds, winning $1,440. There are 15 cards left to draw from, with the progressive pot next week is estimated at $31,282. Monies from the Catch the Ace are used to ...

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PEDERSEN, Christina Margaret “Tina” (nee Hollenbeck)

March 8, 1949 ~ March 7, 2022 Passed away peacefully on Monday, March 7, 2022, at Andy’s House Hospice in Port Carling, a day shy of her 73rd birthday. Born on March 8, 1949, to parents Harold and Josephine. Tina will be sadly missed by her children Mary Jo Pedersen (Steve Kingshott) and Bo Pedersen. She was the cherished grandmother ...

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Morning News – March 11

Mar 11, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Flurries at times heavy. Local blowing snow this afternoon. Amount 5 cm. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 60 becoming west 20 gusting to 40 this afternoon. High minus 7. Wind chill minus 19 this morning and minus 14 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy with 60 ...

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Red Pine Updates on 2022 Phase 1 Drilling Campaign

Red Pine Exploration Inc. is pleased to provide an update on its 2022 Phase 1 drilling campaign which is progressing faster and with greater efficiency than planned. In the first two months of this year, the program has completed over 7,680 meters of drilling, or approximately 30% of the 25,000 meters planned from period January to July 2022. Drilling has ...

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Manitou Gold Provides Exploration Update at Goudreau Project

Manitou Gold Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of the first five drill holes at the Baltimore Deformation zone (the “BDZ”) grid within the Goudreau Project, northeastern Ontario. The objective of the winter drill program is to test several distinct targets located within a key geological/structural setting and supported by coincident geophysical and geochemical anomalies. This unique structural setting ...

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Support Indigenous Communities

During the month of March, Centre Victoria pour femmes invites you to purchase a copy of the painting ‘Community Care’ by artist Mishiikenh Kwe. The piece represents the importance of community, caring for others and taking care of oneself. Proceeds will be donated to the Spanish Indian Residential School Legacy Association, a fund to support survivors of Spanish Residential School. ...

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Ensemble, posons un geste d’appui envers la communauté autochtone

Pendant le mois de mars, le Centre Victoria pour femmes vous invite à acheter une copie de la peinture ‘Soins communautaires’ de l’artiste Mishiikenh Kwe. L’œuvre représente l’importance de la communauté, de prendre soin d’autrui et de prendre soin de soi. Les profits réalisés seront remis au Spanish Indian Residential School Legacy Association, un fonds pour appuyer les survivantes et ...

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Ontario Enhancing Access to Customary Care for Indigenous Children and Youth

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The Ontario government is taking action to address the overrepresentation of Indigenous children and youth in the care of children’s aid societies. Amendments to Ontario’s Child, Youth and Family Services Act will enhance access to customary care arrangements so children and youth can remain closer to home, helping ensure they remain connected to their culture and traditions. “Our government is ...

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L’Ontario améliore l’accès aux soins conformes aux traditions pour les enfants et les jeunes autochtones

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario prend des mesures pour aider à remédier à la surreprésentation des enfants et des jeunes autochtones pris en charge par les sociétés d’aide à l’enfance. Les modifications apportées à la Loi sur les services à l’enfance, à la jeunesse et à la famille de l’Ontario amélioreront l’accès aux accords de soins conformes aux traditions pour que ...

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Morning News – March 10

Mar 10, 2022 at 07:56 – Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this morning. High minus 9. Wind chill minus 28 this morning and minus 14 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Flurries beginning near midnight. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 ...

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Don’t Forget…

The St. Augustine Grade 6/7/8 students are hosting their Bottle Drive on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, starting at 5:00 pm.  Students will be knocking on doors to collect any empty liquor, wine, beer or Circle K (Mac’s) milk jugs. Please start saving your bottles now and on Wednesday, someone will stop by to pick them up.  You can also leave the empty ...

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Between the Covers – March 9

New books on the 7-Day Shelf are “The Overnight Guest” by Heather Gudenkauf, “City of the Dead” by Jonathan Kellerman, “The Good Son” by Jacquelyn Mitchard and “Abandoned in Death” by J.D. Robb. The Staff Pick of the Week is “Dark Roads” by Chevy Stevens. From the book jacket: The Cold Creek Highway stretches close to five hundred miles through ...

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