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Friday Morning news – May 24

Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy. Clearing late this morning. High 17. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. Showers beginning after midnight. Wind east 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light after midnight. Low 7. News Tidbits: the fire hazard is low across most of the Northeast Region except for a band stretching from Manitoulin to Parry ...

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Frost Advisory

At 4:37 p.m. Environment Canada issued a Frost Advisory. Temperatures are expected to drop to near the freezing mark tonight. Cover up plants, especially those in frost-prone areas. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.

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300 young chess masters gather in Wawa to compete in the Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament

Over 300 young chess masters will meet in Wawa today Thursday, May 23, for the eighth Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament. The competition, hosted by Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph, will attract francophone students from the following elementary and secondary schools: École Ste-Marie (Azilda), École Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau), ÉSC Trillium (Chapleau), École Alliance St-Joseph (Chelmsford), École St-Joseph (Dubreuilville), École La Renaissance (Espanola), École Notre-Dame (Hamner), ...

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Manitouwadge OPP – Numerous Weapons Related Charges Laid

A Manitouwadge resident is facing numerous weapons related charges. On May 21, 2024, just before 11:00 p.m., members of the Manitouwadge Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a dispute at a residence involving an armed individual who barricaded themselves inside a residence in the Town of Manitouwadge. A short time later, officers arrested one individual. The individual ...

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East Algoma OPP – Hate Crime/Mischief Occurrence being Investigated

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) the destruction of a PRIDE flag at Central Algoma Secondary School (CASS).   On May 9, 2024, shortly after 10:00 a.m., police responded to a mischief occurrence that occurred that morning at approximately 2:00 a.m. The OPP retrieved video footage from the school and an individual could be seen lowering the school’s PRIDE flag, ...

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Amazing Sky Shows

  For most of Canada and the USA, the April 8 total solar eclipse was a partial event with most of the sun being covered by the moon. However, for those who drove to the specific 200-kilometre-wide path of totality stretching from Texas to Newfoundland, the show was spectacular. I have seen partial solar eclipses including an annular in the ...

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Red Pine Exploration Announces Resignation of Director

Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces that Mr. Nils Engelstad, Alamos Gold Inc.’s nominee on the Company’s board of directors, has resigned as a member of the Board, effective April 4, 2023. Alamos will continue to have the right to nominate one member to the Board provided it continues to beneficially own at least 10% of the issued and outstanding common ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 23

Weather: Today – Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this morning. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this afternoon. High 9. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Low plus 3. News Tidbits: The fire hazard is low in the areas of Pembroke, Bancroft, Sault Ste. Marie, Kapuskasing, and Hearst. Areas of Sudbury, Timmins, North Bay, Cochrane, Elliot ...

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Wesdome Appoints Kevin Lonergan as Senior Vice President, Technical Services

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. announced the appointment of Kevin Lonergan as Senior Vice President, Technical Services effective May 21, 2024. Anthea Bath, President and CEO, commented: “On behalf of the board, I am pleased to welcome Kevin to our senior leadership team. Kevin has extensive experience in the global mining sector having worked at all levels from core operations to ...

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École Saint Nom de Jésus students learn valuable forest survival practices

Students from École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) recently spent an excellent day outdoors in the company of Mylène, a guide and adventurer from Follow Her North! The students learned a number of valuable forest survival practices. They were also informed of the Leave No Trace approach, which promotes responsible outdoor recreation by raising awareness of the need to protect ...

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Les élèves de l’école Saint Nom de Jésus apprennent des pratiques gagnantes de survie en forêt

Les élèves de l’École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) ont récemment passé une excellente journée en plein air en compagnie de Mylène, guide et aventurière de Follow Her North! Les élèves ont appris plusieurs pratiques gagnantes de survie en forêt ainsi que l’approche sans trace qui fait la promotion des loisirs de plein air responsables par une sensibilisation envers la ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after neighbour dispute

On May 17, 2024, police responded to a neighbour dispute related call on Ste Camillus Crescent in the City of Elliot Lake. The complainant reported on-going disputes with a neighbour. On this date, the neighbour threatened to damage property belonging to the complainant. A recording of the event was provided to police and one person was arrested and charged. George DUDGEON, 60-years-old, ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after hospital disturbance

On May 19, 2024, at approximately 12:30 a.m. police were called by the hospital reporting a known male had pulled the fire alarm, threatened to kill staff, and blow up the hospital and police. This male was charged in 2022 and prohibited from hospital property because of previous same behaviour. Police attended and the male was subsequently arrested. Todd PINEO, 47-years-old, ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 22

Weather: Today – Rain ending near noon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this morning. Wind south 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming southwest 20 gusting to 40 late this morning. High 16. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 50 ...

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Heavy Rain and Strong Winds to Continue

At 4:21a.m. Environment Canada warned that heavy rain and strong winds would continue today. Total rainfall amounts of 30 to 50 mm and wind gusts up to 70 km/h. is expected to continue this morning. The heavy rain will taper to light rain by this afternoon. In addition, strong easterly winds gusting up to 70 km/h will become southerly this ...

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