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SE OPP Dubreuilville – Male Arrested and Charged with Fail to Appear

On July 12, 2020, at approximately 1:45 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a wanted person who had attended the Detachment for an unrelated matter. As a result of the investigation, Thomas MICHAUD, 74 years-of-age, from Dubreuilville, was arrested and charged with the following: Fail to Appear/Comply with Appearance Notice, Promise ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 14

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers late this morning and this afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 22. Humidex 25. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Showers. Fog patches near Lake Superior overnight. Local amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind south 20 km/h becoming light late this evening. Low ...

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Nearly All Businesses and Public Spaces to Reopen in Stage 3

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The Ontario government announced nearly all businesses and public spaces will reopen in Stage 3 of the province’s reopening framework with public health and workplace safety measures and restrictions in place. As Ontario continues down the path to economic recovery, decisions on which regions will enter Stage 3 and when will be made in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer ...

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La majorité des entreprises et des espaces publics de l’Ontario pourront rouvrir à la troisième étape du déconfinement

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé que la majorité des entreprises et des espaces publics pourront rouvrir à la troisième étape de son cadre visant le déconfinement de la province, moyennant la mise en place des mesures appropriées de santé publique et de sécurité au travail. Pour déterminer quelles régions pourront passer à cette nouvelle étape, et quand, et ainsi ...

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LDHCF Launches Online Auction

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation has launched an online auction (via facebook). This auction is to support the fundraising campaign for a washer/disinfector and sterilizer for the Medical Device Reprocessing Department. The campaign is $30,000 away from reaching its goal of $125,000. The auction began Friday, July 10th and continues until 12 noon, Friday, June 17th. Bidders are ...

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Wawa – Looking Back in Time to 1962

    Wawa-news received the following video last week. It portrays a fire between the now closed Wawa Handy Store and the apartment building on the corner. That vacant lot is now the home for Dr. Bowyer’s traveling clinic. This film was recorded by the late Aatto Kulha in the 1960’s. His great-nephew David contacted me and said, “This was ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 13

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High 23. Humidex 25. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – A few clouds. Low 12. Marine Forecast – Strong Wind Warning – ‘Strong’ winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and ...

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Comet Neowise

  A bright comet is now in the evening sky and you can see it without a telescope. Comet F3 (NEOWISE) has been a fantastic object in the early morning pre-dawn sky but will be well placed below the Big Dipper to see and photograph over the next couple of weeks and hopefully into August. I have been following and ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 12

Weather – Mainly cloudy. High 23. Humidex 25. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Low 12. There are no weather alerts in Northern Ontario today. Statistics from Algoma Public Health  – July 11, 2020 (8:30 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents have tested positive for COVID-19 include the following: Sault Ste. Marie & Area Central & East Algoma ...

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Men’s Night Golf – July 9

Hi! Below, please find the results for the Men’s Night for July 9th. 116 Players 1st FLIGHT: Peter Russ, Wayne Rahn, Tim Lesarge – 5 under par 31 2nd FLIGHT: Dave Jennings, Luc Belanger, Derek Chapman – 3 under par 33 3rd FLIGHT: Zach White, Andres Dereski, Derek Hardy – 1 under par 35 4th FLIGHT: Brandon Case, Bradley Case, ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 11

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 25. Humidex 30. UV index 9 or very high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Low 13. Marine Forecast –  Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 10 knots increasing to northwest 15 near noon and to northwest 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to ...

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A New Business to Wawa – Wawa Pharmacy opens its Doors!

  Wawa welcomed a new business this week to the downtown core. Zizette Rizk has opened Wawa Pharmacy. When asked why Wawa?, Zizette explained that she is not new to the community, she has been working here for the past seven years. She told me that the people in Wawa are so friendly and kind. The unfortunate thing is that ...

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Face coverings required in Algoma District for businesses, transit, and organizations starting July 17

As of Friday, July 17, 2020, the public will be required to wear a face covering (i.e. non-medical mask) when entering the indoor premises of businesses, organizations and on public transit systems throughout the service area of Algoma Public Health (APH). This will be achieved through public health instructions, which are being issued today to all persons responsible for a business or organization that ...

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