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Public Skating CANCELLED this weekend

Feb 24, 2017 @ 14:03 The Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre has had to cancel public skating this weekend due to a lack of available skate patrollers. The public skates between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday, February 24th and Sunday, February 26th.

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OPP Release names of Family members killed east of Chapleau

Feb 24, 2017 @ 11:31 On February 23, 2017 at 10:25 a.m., members from the South Porcupine Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a motor vehicle collision involving a sport utility vehicle (SUV) and a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) on Highway 101, approximately 70 kilometers west of Timmins.   The collision claimed the lives of all four people in ...

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EDC Hires Wawa Green Project Coordinator

Feb 24, 2017 @ 11:00 Economic Development Wawa is pleased to welcome Mr. Shawn Mahon to the community of Wawa and the EDC Team. Shawn has been recently hired as the Wawa Green Project Coordinator and will continue to implement a variety of projects and events aimed at reducing and conserving energy use in the community, a program which has ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – February 24

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 15 15 BESNER, Yvan 2 10 15 SPENCER, Reg 3 9 15 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 7 14 LESCHISHIN, Mark 4 7 14 McCOY, Joe 4 7 15 BOYD, Katherine 7 3 15 SZEKELY, Marc 8 1 15 GAMES SCHEDULE for March 2, 2017 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Team Vs ...

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LDHC Palliative Care Suite Grand Opening

The Lady Dunn Health Centre held a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of the new Palliative Care Suite. The Suite is a beautiful pair of rooms featuring a mini-livingroom/dining room/kitchen with loveseats that open into beds. The patient’s bed looks very comfortable, and looks much like a beautiful bedroom at home.  When using the suite families can enjoy tv, ...

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Hwy 101 is now OPEN (Chapleau to Timmins) Fatal collision claims four

Feb 23, 2017 @ 9:27 At 9:26 OPP Tweeted that Highway 101 had been reopened.   Feb 23, 2017 @ 5:21 OPP Press Release – On February 23, 2017, at 10:25 a.m., members from the South Porcupine Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a serious motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on Highway 101, approximately 70 kilometers west of ...

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MacDonald Mines Updates on Exploration Program at Holdsworth Property

Feb 23, 2017 @ 14:00 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. has begun exploration programs at both its Wawa-Holdsworth Gold Project near Wawa, Ontario, and its Charlevoix Silica Property located approximately 42 kilometres north of Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec. The sampling program conducted at Charlevoix suggest that the high purity quartzite unit mined at the Sitec Silica Mine extends on the property. Wawa-Holdsworth Project ...

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Do you have Rentech Stock?

Feb 23, 2017 @ 10:29 The community of Wawa was stunned yesterday by the press release from Rentech, Inc. that its board has decided to idle the Wawa facility due to equipment and operational issues that would require additional unbudgeted capital investment. There is no word locally yet how many employees were employed at the facility, and are affected by ...

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SE OPP – Arrest White River Woman

On Monday February 20, 2017 at approximately 1:15 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a White River Ontario address regarding a possible domestic incident. At the scene police interviewed all involved parties. As a result a 51 years old White River woman was arrested and charged with the following offence: Adult Fail ...

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Legion Ladies Luncheon Today – February 23rd!

Are you looking for something quick and tasty? The Legion Ladies of Branch 429 have got you covered. They are holding their monthly luncheon today from 11:30 to 1 p.m. On the menu is two choices: Chili and Toast or a Loaded Poutine (onions, green peppers, mushrooms and bacon) served with your choice of Beef Barley Soup or Caesar Salad. ...

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Richmont Announces 4th Quarter and 2016 Financial Results

Richmont Mines Inc. announces operating and financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2016, driven by solid results from the Island Gold Mine. The Corporation hosted a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. This Conference call will be available for a short time (details below.) (All amounts are in Canadian dollars, unless ...

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Wesdome Announces 4th Quarter and 2016 Financial Results

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. has announced the fourth quarter (Q4) and full year financial results for the year ended December 31, 2016. All figures are stated in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. 2016 SUMMARY:  Gold production of 47,737 ounces, (2015: 50,470) in line with the Company’s revised guidance of 45,000 – 50,000 ounces Eagle River Mine underground production of 40,252 ounces ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – February 23rd

Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 9 12 MOORE, Bruce 2 8 13 YOUNG, Paul 2 8 13 McHARDY, Jim 2 8 14 LESCHISHIN, Mark 5 7 13 HOFFMANN, Jim 6 6 12 DERESKI, Louis 7 5 13 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 7 5 14 RODY, Ron 9 3 14 NEXT GAMES – Monday, February 27, 2017 Ice 1 Ice ...

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Thursday Morning News – February 23rd

Weather – Mainly cloudy this morning with a 70% chance of flurries this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this morning. Temperature falling to minus 3 this morning then rising. It is currently -1. Roads –  17 Sault Saint Marie North Limits to Montreal River Bridge bare and wet road with snow covered sections. Poor visibility. 2017-02-23 5:22 17 Montreal ...

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