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Traffic Delays on Highway 614 (Manitouwadge)

Ontario511 is warning of traffic delays on Hwy 614, 7 kilometres south of Manitouwadge. Traffic is being slowed due to a forest fire in the area. Be careful and be aware of traffic control. Delays may occur. WAW009 is now 3.2ha and is not under control at this time.    

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Morning News – July 17

Weather Mainly sunny. Hazy. High 24. Humidex 26. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Hazy. Low 14. Status of cases in Algoma There is one active casee of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today. Immunization Uptake and Coverage in Algoma (Last updated: 11:50 AM, July 16, 2021) Doses administered to Algoma ...

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APH – One new case of COVID-19 (Sault Ste. Marie and area)

Algoma Public Health (APH) has reported one new case of COVID-19, from Sault Ste. Marie and area. The person was tested today, is self-isolating, and is of exposure category ‘unknown’. Through contact tracing, all close contacts have been notified. The last positive case in the Algoma District was in ‘Algoma North’ on June 22, 2021.

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WAW007 – Near Cameron Lake

The Wawa District’s newest fire, WAW007 is burning about 2km ENE of Wesdome’s Cameron Lake Camp. The status from MNRF is that it is not under control at this time, and was reported at 11:50 a.m. The size is reported as 0.1ha. Cameron Lake is 66km from Highway 17.

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Senior’s Golf – July 12th

(13 Players) 1st PLACE: Paul Bernath, Linda Sillanpaa 2nd PLACE: Luan Buckell, Vic Sillanpaa 3rd PLACE: Nicole Chapman, Dan LEAST AMOUNT OF PUTTS: Nicole Chapman, Dan CLOSEST TO THE PIN #3: Paul Bernath CLOSEST TO THE PIN #7: Diane Spencer DRAW WINNERS: Canadian Tire – Linda Sillanpaa Club House Voucher – Diane Spencer Mystery Prize #1 – Nicole Chapman Mystery ...

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Ladies Night Golf – July 14th

(85 Players) 1st FLIGHT: 1st: Suzanne Lacasse, Guylaine Domich, Charlee Simon – 34 2nd: Alexis Alexopoulos, Jody Renaud, Crystal Morden – 38 3rd: Jerah Fresque, Anna Klockars, Spare – 40 2nd FLIGHT: 1st: Jen Lamontagne, Jacinda Belisle, Caroline Desgagne – 42 2nd: Judy Zagar, Danette Mathias, Tracey Vernier – 43 3rd: Erin Andrews, Laura Mercier, Maury O’Neill – 43 3rd ...

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Morning News – July 16

Weather Sunny. High 23. Humidex 25. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Low 11. Early this morning, Environment Canada confirmed that yesterday afternoon an EF-2 tornado with maximum wind speeds 210 km/h created a damage path that was about 5 km long and up to 100 metres wide in southern Barrie. The tornado tracked from the miniature ...

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Bruce Mines Man arrested in death of former White River resident.

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested an individual in connection with what is now determined to be a homicide in the area of Fenelon Falls. Officers responded to a call for assistance after a body was recovered from Sturgeon Lake on the morning of July 11, 2021. A post-mortem examination was conducted at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto. ...

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Fatality at Hemlo Mine

It is with the deepest sadness that Perenti and Barrick Gold Corporation advise that at approximately 9.30 pm (Canadian Eastern Daylight Time) on July 14, 2021, an incident occurred at Barrick’s Hemlo Mine in Ontario, Canada which resulted in the tragic fatality of a Barminco employee. Perenti and Barrick extend their deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and colleagues of ...

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Marathon OPP – Investigation into Barrick Gold Mine Fatality

On July 14, 2021 at 9:55 p.m. members of the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Superior North EMS responded to a report of a possible fatality at the Barrick Gold Mine, located approximately 40 kms east of Marathon on Highway 17.   Police attended the scene and were advised by medical staff that the victim ...

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MMCC Reopening – July 2021

Municipality of Wawa NOTICE MMCC REOPENING JULY 2021 Under new Provincial guidance, indoor recreational amenities will reopen, with restrictions in place, as part of Step 3. The MMCC will reopen to the public for some services on Monday, July 19, 2021. Services available will include:   Tourist Information Recreation Program information and payment Youth Recreation Programs (when outdoor programming is ...

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A program to support children who will begin Kindergarten in September

This summer, from August 9 to 20, the “Apprends-P’tit” program will be offered virtually to future Kindergarten students who will begin their learning adventure in a Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon school in September 2021. This two-week program, offered via the Microsoft Teams platform, will allow students to familiarize themselves with the school environment. Through play-centered activities, children will be able ...

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Maamwesying Northern Clinic to Host COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

The Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services NORTHERN CLINIC will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 administering the Moderna vaccine with afternoon and evening appointments available. Indigenous people (First Nation, Metis, Inuit) and Urban Indigenous in Wawa, Chapleau and the surrounding area 18 years and up are the focus of this clinic. Appointments are also ...

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