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Northern Ontario School of Medicine University and Université de Hearst to become standalone, degree-granting institutions

The Ontario government is establishing the Northern Ontario School of Medicine University (NOSM University) and Université de Hearst (Hearst) as new, independent universities with degree-granting authority, effective April 1, 2022. This important milestone acknowledges the critical role these institutions play in providing students with access to medical training and French-language studies in Northern Ontario. “The Ontario government is committed to ...

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L’Université de l’École de médecine du Nord de l’Ontario et l’Université de Hearst obtiennent le statut d’établissement autonome conférant des grades universitaires

Le 1er avril 2022, le gouvernement de l’Ontario octroiera à l’Université de l’École de médecine du Nord de l’Ontario (Université de l’EMNO) et à l’Université de Hearst le statut d’établissement autonome conférant des grades universitaires. Cette importante étape honore le rôle critique que jouent ces établissements dans l’offre d’un accès à la formation médicale et à l’éducation en langue française ...

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SSM OPP – Romance Scams

Members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind everyone that you have to do your homework prior to giving any personal information, money or sending prepaid ITunes cards to anyone.  Every year thousands of Canadians are victimized and millions of dollars are lost through many forms of fraud.   Romance Scam The ...

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The Municipality of Wawa Supports and Stands with Ukraine

Mayor and Council of the Municipality of Wawa stand in full support and solidarity with Ukraine and condemns the full-scale launch of military attacks initiated by Russia. Along with other municipalities and governments from all over the world, Wawa stands united with Ukraine as it fights to protect its sovereign Nation. Wawa has many Ukrainian descendants living in the community ...

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Snow & Freezing Rain Warnings

5:27 AM EST Friday 04 March 2022 Winter Storm & Freezing Rain: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Environment Canada is warning that a Colorado Low is expected to bring snow early Saturday morning, ice pellets by afternoon, and then freezing rain throughout the night, before transitioning back to snow Sunday afternoon. Ice accretion of 10 mm is possible. Snow and ...

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Winter Storm Watch

Winter storm watch is in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls Environment Canada is warning of a winter storm as a Colorado Low approaches the region. The storm is expected to begin with snow Saturday morning or afternoon. To make this extremely yucky, the snow is ...

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Morning News – March 4

Mar 4, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Winter storm watch in effect Today – Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 7. Wind chill minus 20 this morning and minus 11 this afternoon. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. Snow beginning overnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 15. Wind chill near minus 19. COVID-19 Statistics: ...

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Approaching Low-Pressure system could bring freezing rain/snow on Derby Weekend

Mar 3, 2022 at 11:30 Environment Canada is warning that a strong low-pressure area from Colorado is forecast to approach Northeastern Ontario and bring significant amounts of snow and freezing rain this weekend. Anglers for the ice fishing derby may enjoy good fishing as fishing while the barometer is dropping is usually good. However, this same dropping barometer and snow/freezing ...

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LDHCF Catch the Ace – Week 36 Winner is…

Mar 3, 2022 at 08:38 Congratulations to Dylan Buckell, winner of Week 36 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The envelope (#27) that was selected contained the Nine of Diamonds, winning $1,211. There are 16 cards left to draw from, with the progressive pot next week is estimated at $29,122. Monies from the Catch the Ace are used to ...

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Confederation College to Expand Health Administration and Leadership Program

Confederation College today announced that it has received approval from the Ministry of Colleges and Universities to make its Health Administration and Leadership program available to prospective students across northwestern Ontario. This program will support Confederation College to meet the demand for health care leaders across the region.   Students will develop health administration and leadership skills in ethics, policy ...

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March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month and members of the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to remind everyone the importance of keeping vigilant when it comes to protecting your identity, your possessions and your money. Tips on how to protect yourself Don’t be afraid to say no: Don’t be intimidated by high-pressure sales tactics. If a ...

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Ladies Curling – March 3

RANK WINS G.P. BUSSINEAU, Denise 1 9 12 McGREGOR, Stephanie 2 8 12 SPENCER, Diane 3 8 12 TAVELLA, Debbie 4 7 12 BONITZKE, Wendy 5 7 12 RAINVILLE, Heather 6 6 12 MATHIAS, Danette 7 6 12 AMOS, Tracy 8 4 12 BELISLE, Jacinda 9 3 12 PARSONS, Rochelle 10 2 12 Playoff Schedule Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice ...

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Morning News – March 3

Mar 3, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 11. Wind chill minus 33 this morning and minus 16 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. A few flurries beginning late this evening and ending before morning. Clearing before morning. Local amount 2 cm. Wind up ...

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Wawa Man becomes new Commander of SE OPP Detachment

Chief Superintendent Carson Pardy, Commander of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North East Region, is pleased to announce that Kevin Fellinger has been promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant and is now the new Commander of the Superior East Detachment. Staff Sergeant Fellinger began his career with the OPP at the White River Detachment in 2008 then transferred to ...

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Winter weather travel advisory Expands

Mar 2, 2022 at 10:15 At 9:41 a.m. Environment Canada expanded the Weather Advisory to include Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay (ended 2:09 p.m.) Agawa – Lake Superior Park (ended 11:30 a.m.) This morning a heavy band of snow is slowly moving southward from Wawa. As a result, snow is expected to be heavy at times with ...

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