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SIU Investigating Death in Chapleau

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a person early this morning in the Township of Chapleau, in northeastern Ontario. Preliminary information suggests the following: In the evening of January 20, 2022, Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a residence in Chapleau for a call about a person in distress. An officer attempted to ...

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L’UES mène une enquête sur un décès à Chapleau

L’Unité des enquêtes spéciales de la province mène une enquête sur les circonstances entourant la mort d’une personne survenue ce matin dans le canton de Chapleau, dans le nord-est de l’Ontario. Les renseignements préliminaires suggèrent ce qui suit : Le 20 janvier 2022, dans la soirée, des agents de la Police provinciale de l’Ontario se sont rendus dans une résidence ...

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Ontario Launches Northern Transportation Task Force

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The Ontario government has created a locally-based task force in Northern Ontario that will focus on transportation needs and opportunities in the region. The Northern Task Force, made up of community-based leaders, will examine ways to make it easier for people and goods to travel, while boosting economic growth in the North. “Our government understands that Northern Ontario has unique ...

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Les entreprises ontariennes verront pleinement l’impact des réductions des tarifs d’électricité en 2021

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À compter du 1er janvier 2022, la clientèle industrielle et commerciale d’électricité bénéficiera de toutes les économies introduites par le biais du Plan exhaustif relatif à l’électricité du gouvernement de l’Ontario, annoncé dans le budget de 2020 et mis en œuvre pour la première fois en janvier 2021. Cette année, les clients pourraient réaliser des économies supplémentaires de 4 % ...

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Ontario Businesses To See Full Impact of 2021 Electricity Rate Reductions

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As of January 1, 2022, industrial and commercial electricity customers will benefit from the full savings introduced through the Ontario government’s Comprehensive Electricity Plan, announced in Budget 2020, and first implemented in January 2021. This year customers could see an additional four percent savings compared to their bills last year, bringing the full savings from the Comprehensive Electricity Plan to ...

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Ontario Gives Boost to Municipal Public Transit

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The Ontario government is providing $375.6 million to help 107 municipalities across the province operate and improve local transit. The funding is being delivered through the Gas Tax program and can be used to extend service hours, buy transit vehicles, add routes, improve accessibility or upgrade infrastructure. “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen how critical public transit is for ...

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Winter weather travel advisory – (Geraldton – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne)

11:02 AM EST Friday 21 January 2022 Weather advisory in effect for: Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Nakina – Aroland – Pagwa Winter weather travel advisory in effect for tonight and Saturday morning. Snow is forecast to begin early this evening north of Lake Superior. It will spread quickly eastward through the night to arrive over northeastern ...

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APH – Stats of January 20th

Algoma Public Health has changed the way they present statistics of COVID-19. Below are the stats as published on the APH website. There are three new cases in the North Algoma Area (Dubreuilville, Michipicoten First Nation, Missinabie Cree First Nation, Wawa, White River). January 20th, 2022 Current Previous Change from previous report evidence of community spread recent cases Confirmed cases ...

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Harte Gold Announces Successful Bidder in Sale and Investment Solicitation Process

As announced on December 7, 2021, HARTE GOLD CORP. was granted creditor protection pursuant to an order granted by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-36, as amended. Pursuant to the Initial Order, FTI Consulting Canada Inc. was appointed as monitor of the Company. As announced on December 20, 2021, the ...

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LeFeuvre, Frank Ward

June 3, 1937 – December 30, 2021 Frank Ward LeFeuvre was born to Mildred and Frank LeFeuvre in Toronto, Ontario on June 3rd, 1937. On August 4, 1956 he married his beloved Barbara LeFeuvre (nee Bullard) and the LeFeuvre Family was formed. Father to Randy (Donna), Michel (Tom), and Rob (Shelia), brother of Donna, uncle and father figure to his ...

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Morning News – January 21

January 21, 2022 at 07:57 Weather: Today – A few flurries ending this afternoon then mainly cloudy. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High minus 8. Wind chill minus 25 this morning and minus 17 this afternoon. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Flurries at times heavy beginning late this evening. Local blowing snow late this evening and ...

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Wawa FD called to residence at Hillcrest Heights

The Wawa Fire Department was called to a residence at Hillcrest Heights just before 4 p.m. today. Algoma EMS also responded, and an individual was taken to Lady Dunn Health Center for smoke inhalation. Residents in neighbouring units were evacuated as a precautionary measure as the fire was extinguished. Firefighters left at about 5:45 p.m. It appears that there may ...

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Ontario Outlines Steps to Cautiously and Gradually Ease Public Health Measures

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With key public health and health care indicators starting to show signs of improvement, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, today released details of steps to cautiously and gradually ease public health measures, starting on January 31, 2022. “The evidence tells us that the measures we put in place to blunt transmission of Omicron ...

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APH – Stats of January 19th

Algoma Public Health has changed the way they present statistics of COVID-19. Below are the stats as published on the APH website. There is one new case in the North Algoma Area (Dubreuilville, Michipicoten First Nation, Missinabie Cree First Nation, Wawa, White River). January 19th, 2022 Current Previous Change from previous report evidence of community spread recent cases Confirmed cases ...

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Invasive Species Centre Launches 2022 Microgrants For Ontario

The Invasive Species Centre (ISC) is excited to launch the 2022 Microgrants For Invasive Species Education, Community Action, And Management Planning In Ontario. Individuals, groups, or organizations in Ontario (e.g., municipalities, Indigenous communities, and organizations, non-profit or charitable groups, schools and school boards, clubs, and associations) can apply for a microgrant, towards a one-time, small size education, community action, or ...

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