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North East LHIN Supports Health Care Providers Wanting to Participate in Medical Assistance in Dying

  When someone is suffering with a serious, incurable terminal illness – and looming ahead is further decline and symptoms, followed by death – palliative care provides relief. Now, following the Supreme Court of Canada’s recognition of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) as a constitutional right, people who find themselves in this situation have an additional option to manage their ...

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Friday Morning News – September 1

Weather – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 15. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind light becoming south 10 knots this morning then increasing to south 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to south 20 this evening and to southwest 30 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Saturday evening. Waves one half metre building to ...

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Ladies Golf – August 30th

Number of players – 56 1st in 1st  Flight – Toni Rutland, Suzanne Lacasse, Guylaine Domich – 34 2nd in 1st Flight – Josee Legault, Chantal Turcotte, Stephanie Gauthier – 37 3rd in 1st Flight- Chantal Cousineau, Carole Guertin, Colette DeChamplain – 40 1st in 2nd Flight – Barb Leschishin, June Hardy, Lynne Zuliani – 41 2nd in 2nd Flight – ...

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Thursday Morning News – August 31st

Aug 31, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – Mainly sunny. High 16. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to north 10 near noon then backing to northwest 10 early this evening. Wind becoming light near midnight then becoming south 10 Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 Friday evening. Waves one metre subsiding to one half metre this ...

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Register at GreenON.ca for a No-Cost Smart Thermostat with Installation

Ontario is helping people across the province save money and fight climate change through the Green Ontario Fund – a new not-for-profit provincial agency that will deliver programs and rebates to help reduce energy costs in homes and businesses. The agency is part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province’s cap on pollution ...

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A New Season of Skating is Fast Approaching!

Aug 30, 2017 @ 08:21 The Wawa Figure Skating Club is gearing up for the 2017-2018 skating season and we can’t wait to see what our skaters will achieve this season! Last year the club ran several different programs and trained skaters of many ages and abilities. From CanSkate, which is Skate Canada’s “learn to skate program”, all the way up to ...

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Happenings at First United Church – August 30

Aug 30, 2017 @ 08:06 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705 – 856 – 2926. We have enjoyed sharing Morning Worship with  the Congregation of St. Paul’s during the months of July ...

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Celebration of Life – Norman Roussain

  Aug 30, 2017 @ 08:06 A Celebration of Life for Norman Roussain will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 429 on September 6th, 2017 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. The Legion ladies will prepare a light lunch. There will be a short Legion service and an opportunity for folks to share memories and laughter and tears with ...

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News from the Park – August 28

Aug 28, 2017 @ 08:08 Well folks, in the last few days I have found some parents looking longingly at the calendar and I know I hear faint whispers of, “Yes! We’re almost there…” You can see them tasting the anticipated freedom on their lips. We all know what freedom they are dreaming of. The kids head back to school ...

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Monday Morning News – August 28

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. High 21. UV index 5 or moderate. Marine – Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to southeast 10 near noon then becoming light near midnight. Wind becoming southwest 10 Tuesday evening. Waves one metre subsiding to one half metre or less this afternoon. News Tidbits – Business is almost back to normal after a ...

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UPDATE 9:45 a.m. – Vehicle Collides with wall of Valumart

Aug 27, 2017 @ 09:45 At 9:11 a.m. another update to the situation at John’s ValuMart was posted to FB. Johns Valumart is open for business today. We ask the public to please be patient as there is limited access to the produce area. We are working as quickly as possible to restore the produce department back to normal. Please ...

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Au Canada, nous devons tout faire pour éviter la politique raciale amère

Une voiture qui fonce sur des contre-manifestants antiracistes dans un rassemblement de militants pour la suprématie blanche à Charlottesville, en Caroline du Nord, montre bien à quel point les tensions raciales s’intensifient au sud de la frontière. La réaction du président Trump — qui a blâmé les deux côtés — n’a rien fait pour apaiser la situation. Les propos du ...

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Canada should do all we can to avoid bitter racial politics

The car attack on counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, North Carolina highlights the rising temperature in race relations that is taking place south of the border.  The response from President Trump – assigning blame to both sides – did little to calm the situation.  Instead, the President only ratchetted up the idea that America is increasingly divided ...

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Sunday Morning News – August 27

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. High 20. UV index 5 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind southeast 10 knots increasing to southeast 15 early this morning and to southeast 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to east 15 overnight. Wind east 15 Monday.

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