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Lighting it up for Eddy tonight! Let’s Roll!!

An incredible tribute to Eddy K. Lefrançois in Dubreuilville tonight. A man who lived his life to the fullest and beyond was remembered tonight with 398 ice candles. The ice candles were sold for $10 as a fundraiser for Eddy’s cause – ALS Canada and 252 were sold!   At 7 p.m. tonight despite the bitter cold, the ice candles ...

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Maamwesying Opens Wawa Clinic

Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services & Michipicoten First Nation are excited to announce the opening of their new North Clinic located at 3 Maple Street in Wawa, ON. Through the community based health clinic, a Primary Health Care Team affords opportunities to provide services to on-reserve citizens and to the urban Indigenous population residing in Wawa and the surrounding ...

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Chapleau man banned from owning animals for 10 years

A 36-year-old Chapleau man has been sentenced to a 10-year prohibition on owning or caring for animals after being convicted of two counts of breach of probation related to a previous conviction under provincial animal welfare legislation. On January 9, 2019, Raynald Gervais was found guilty on two counts of breach of probation in a Chapleau Provincial Offences Court. Gervais ...

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Wawa and area now included in Extreme Cold Warning

11:10 AM EST Friday 18 January 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is expected. Wind chill values near minus 40 are expected tonight over much of Northern Ontario. This bitterly cold Arctic airmass will remain in place through the weekend. Risks are greater ...

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Happenings At First United Church – Jan 16

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 This year the season of Epiphany began on Sun. Jan. 6 and continues for seven Sundays. Sat.      Jan.   19    Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 p.m. Thurs. ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – January 17

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 7 8 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 6 8 McCOY, Joe 3 5 8 BUCKELL, Chris 4 4 8 SPENCER, Diane 4 4 8 HALL, Dave 6 3 8 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lise 6 3 8 BOYD, Katherine 8 2 8 HOFFMANN, Jim 8 2 8 Schedule for Thursday – January 24, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Friday Morning News – January 18th

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries this morning then sunny. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this morning. Temperature falling to minus 23 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 23 in the morning and minus 36 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight- Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. ...

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MCKAY, Craig Thunder Cloud

Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on January 11, 2019.  At the age of 52. Son of the late Edna McKay and late Harold McKay (Cathy).  Father of Eliza, Justin, Keisha, Tulip, Freesha, Lilli, and two young daughters.  Grandfather of Naturel, Amara, Zalia, Tanaya-Jane, Taylynn, Teirah-Joy and Treyton McKay. Loving brother of Shelly, Jodi Dixon, Leeann and John ...

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Snow Squall Warning for Agawa – Lake Superior Provincial Park

10:54 AM EST Thursday 17 January 2019 Snow squall warning in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Snow squalls will continue into the early evening. Under the heaviest snow squall bands local snowfall accumulations of 15 cm in 12 hours are likely. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced ...

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First Nations call on Ontario to fix unjust process threatening electrical transmission reliability and economic development in the north

Today, leaders of six First Nations call on the Ontario Government to intervene and fix a broken process created by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) and the previous Ontario government that ignores First Nations’ rights and northern development pertaining to a necessary and important electricity transmission project planned for Northern Ontario. The six First Nations are part of Bamkushwada Limited ...

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A Message of Thanks from the LDHC Foundation

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to all donors who contributed to the Foundation’s “Wish Upon a Star” campaign.  A total of $12,917was donated through this campaign. Generous hearts certainly prevail in the communities that the Lady Dunn Health Centre serves. Net proceeds will aid in the funding of Phase 2 of the Digital ...

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Tuesday Night Mixed Bowling Stats – January 15

Team Standings: First place is Friends with 33 points Bowler of the week:  Tiffany Jarrell with 158 pins over average. TEAM LEADERS:  High Series: Mafia 3821 High Single: Incredi-bowls 1338 INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: Men’s Series Flat: Jake Casavant 733 Men’s Single Flat:Jake Casavant 301 Ladies Series Flat: Tiffany Jarrell 569 Ladies Single Flat: Lisa Miller 263 Men’s High Average: Jake Casavant ...

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