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Extreme Cold Warning Continues with Snow Squall Watch

11:03 AM EST Saturday 26 January 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills is expected. Extreme wind chills of minus 40 to minus 45 are expected across much of Northern Ontario this morning. This arctic air mass will remain entrenched over the region through ...

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Saturday Morning News – January 26

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. Flurries beginning near noon. Risk of snow squalls this afternoon. Local amount 10 to 15 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 18. Wind chill minus 48 in the morning and minus 25 in the afternoon. Frostbite in minutes. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Flurries ending late this evening then partly cloudy with ...

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FRENCH, Patricia (nee McMenemy)

It is with great sadness that the family announces the peacefully passing of Patricia Yvonne French (nee McMenemy) surrounded by family and friends on January 8, 2019 at Health Sciences North, Sudbury. Loving mother of Nory (Lynn), Jason (Kim) and Tricia (Jake). Cherished grandmother to Kaley, Jevon (Sophie), AJ (Destiny), Harley, Dawson, Kari-Lyn (Will), Kandiss, Taylor and Danielle. Proud great ...

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EC issues Snow Squall Watch despite Extreme Cold Warning

3:38 PM EST Friday 25 January 2019 Snow squall watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Snow squalls likely Saturday. Snow squalls are expected to develop on Saturday for regions close to Lake Superior. At this point, it looks like the strongest activity will be between Montreal River and Wawa. ...

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Candidates named for MFN’s March Election

The following names will appear on the March 23, 2019 BALLOT   Candidates for Chief BUCKELL, Joseph (Joe) TANGIE, Patricia (Pat)   Candidates for Councillor ARMSTRONG, Irene BEAUPRE, Daniel CHALYKOFF, John-Paul DEMARY, Janet Monica DONNEY-FRASER, Sandra DUPUIS (BOISSONEAU), Diedre HUMPHRIES, Donnie PERREAULT, Daniel (Dan) PETERSON, Linda STONE, Agnes STONE, Evelyn SWANSON, Ida J. SWANSON, Myrtle Pauline SWANSON, William P. Sr. ...

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LNG Plant to be built in Nipigon

Today the Ontario government announced support for a new liquefied natural gas plant in Nipigon to help create jobs and make businesses more competitive in Northern Ontario. “Our Government for the People is investing in the North, creating jobs, making businesses more competitive and making life more affordable for residents,” said Infrastructure Minister Monte McNaughton. Ontario will provide $27 million ...

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White River and Manitouwadge Receive Provincial monies for local and inter-community transit

Neighbouring communities of White River and Manitouwadge will be receiving monies under the Provincial Governments assistance to 39 communities in order to improve transportation services within and between communities to make it easier for people to get around. These thirty-nine communities will receive a total of $30 million over five years to support local transit and inter-community bus service in areas that ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – January 25

Team Rank Wins G.P. LESCHISHIN, Mark 1 7 9 TERRIS, Tom 1 7 9 McCOY, Joe 3 6 9 BUCKELL, Chris 4 5 9 SPENCER, Diane 5 4 9 HALL, Dave 6 3 8 HOFFMANN, Jim 6 3 9 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lise 6 3 9 BOYD, Katherine 9 2 9 Schedule for Thursday – January 31, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Friday Morning News – January 25

Weather – Clearing early this morning. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High minus 25. Wind chill minus 42 in the morning and minus 33 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 34. Wind chill minus 33 in the evening and minus 40 overnight. ...

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Extreme Cold Weather Warning Continues Across Northern Ontario

4:56 AM EST Friday 25 January 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills is expected. Extreme wind chills of minus 40 to minus 45 are occurring this morning due to very cold arctic air mass. This arctic air mass will remain entrenched over the ...

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Cold Cancels Buses in Hornepayne

Due to the extreme cold temperature in Hornepayne today school bus transportation is cancelled for all Boards. All schools are open.  Parents are reminded to ensure that students are dressed warmly for this weather.

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Extreme Cold Warning in Effect for much of Northern Ontario

3:36 PM EST Thursday 24 January 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: =New= City Of Thunder Bay =New= Superior West =New= Nipigon – Marathon – Superior North =New= Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa =New= Kapuskasing – Hearst Kenora – Nestor Falls Dryden – Ignace Fort Frances – Rainy Lake Atikokan – Upsala – Quetico Red Lake – Ear ...

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SSM’s Tenaris to layoff 95 due to market conditions

Tenaris announced today it will make adjustments to production at its facilities in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., and Calgary, Alta., as well as implement staffing changes due to persisting volatile market conditions. Tenaris will lay off approximately 95 employees at its seamless pipe mill in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., effective Feb. 4, 2019. The company will also temporarily suspend operations ...

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