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Friday Morning News – December 15

Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy. 40% chance of showers this morning. Temperature steady near plus 4. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -3. Wind chill -7 overnight. News Tidbits: Don’t forget the Christmas Parade tonight

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Occupational disease risks in key industries: Protecting workers’ health

Workplace Safety North (WSN) in partnership with the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) has launched three new posters showing the top occupational disease risks in the forestry, mining, and pulp and paper sectors.   Occupational diseases are health problems that can affect workers because of the type of work they do. An occupational illness happens when someone gets sick from ...

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East Algoma OPP – Traffic Stop leads to Charges

On December 14, 2023, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties in the City of Elliot Lake. Shortly after 1:15 a.m., police observed a suspicious pick-up truck with two individuals in the downtown commercial area. While keeping observations on the pick-up truck, the driver failed to signal at two stop signs before ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Driver Charged with Impaired after Complaint

SE OPP Wawa

A traffic complaint from a concerned citizen has resulted in an impaired charge for one individual. On December 4, 2023, shortly after 4:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a possible impaired driver on Broadway Avenue in Wawa. Officers located the suspect vehicle and investigation revealed the driver was impaired ...

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SE OPP White River – Driver Charged with Impaired after Collision

A collision has resulted in multiple criminal charges for one individual. On December 7, 2023, shortly after 12:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 near Highway 519, approximately 45 km south of White River. Through investigation, officers determined the vehicle driver had ...

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Annual aerial moose surveys underway

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is conducting moose aerial inventory surveys in wildlife management units across Ontario to help monitor moose populations.   Between December and February, staff are using aircraft to look for moose and their tracks in fresh, deep snow. Survey information about the number, age and sex of moose is used to inform moose and ...

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Relevés aériens annuels des orignaux en cours

Le ministère des Richesses naturelles et des Forêts fera un recensement aérien des populations d’orignal dans les unités de gestion de la faune à travers Ontario dans le cadre de ses activités de surveillance de ces populations.   Entre décembre et février, le personnel utilisera des aéronefs pour chercher des orignaux et leurs traces dans la neige fraîche et profonde. ...

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Wawa Ladies Curling Standings – December 13

RANK WINS G.P. TAVELLA, Debbie 1 5 5 BLANCHET, Emma 2 3 6 BONITZKE, Wendy 2 3 5 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lisa 2 3 6 LESCHISHIN, Barb 2 3 4 LOWE, Cheri 2 3 6 PARSONS, Rochelle 2 3 5 SPENCER, Diane 2 3 6 BURGOYNE, Teri-Lyne 9 2 5 BUSSINEAU, Denise 9 2 4 MATHIAS, Danette 9 2 6 TREMBLAY, Cheryl ...

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Thursday Morning News – December 14

Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud with 30% chance of flurries this morning then sunny. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 diminishing to 20 gusting to 40 late this afternoon. High 6. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness this evening. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light overnight. Low -1. News ...

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South Porcupine OPP – Collision closes Hwy 144 for several hours

A two-vehicle collision closes Highway 144 for several hours.   On December 10, 2023, shortly before 1:00 p.m., members of the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a collision on Highway 144, Jack Township, north of Gogama.   One person was transported to a local hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.   The investigation is ...

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East Algoma OPP – Driver issued a 3-day Suspension after traffic stop

East Algoma OPP conducted a traffic stop and the driver was issued a 3-day diver’s license suspension.   On December 7, 2023, at approximately 6:00 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 108 near Milliken Mine Road in Elliot Lake. The driver had been consuming alcohol and police issued the breath demand for ...

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East Algoma OPP – Driver issued a 3-day Suspension after traffic stop

On December 12, 2023, shortly after 9:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle in a ditch near Eastman Road and Highway 17 in the Town of Blind River. Police arrived a short time later and observed an SUV on the north side of the highway with severe front-end damage ...

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SJD Spaghetti Supper: A Huge Success!

On Wednesday, December 6th, Sir James Dunn Public School hosted a Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser. The supper was held at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre and we are elated to say that we welcomed approximately 150 people for in-person dining and an additional 60 for take-out. This event was a fundraiser for our Grade 7/8 class trip. While fundraising was the ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – December 12

Team Rank Wins GP LESCHISHIN, Mark 1 5 6 TERRIS, Tom 1 5 6 FAHRER, Tom 3 4 6 McCOY, Joe 3 4 6 HALE, Ron 5 4 6 MITRIKAS, Eric 6 2 6 TERRIS, Spencer 7 1 6 REID, Michael 8 0 6 Game Schedule for December 18 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 FAHRER MITRIKAS LESHISHIN ...

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