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Le nouveau Centre d’action Espanola aidera plus de 480 travailleurs de Domtar à retourner rapidement au travail

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit 426 000 $ dans un nouveau centre d’action pour aider les 484 travailleurs du secteur des pâtes et papiers touchés par les mises à pied de Domtar à Espanola à retourner rapidement au travail. Il leur sera proposé un large éventail de mesures de soutien et de services personnalisés pour faciliter leur transition, notamment des ...

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Wednesday Morning News – December 13

Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy. 30% chance of flurries this morning. Clearing this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -7. Wind chill -20 this morning and -10 this afternoon. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness early this evening. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 near midnight. Temperature rising to zero by morning. Wind chill near -12. News Tidbits: Confederation ...

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Snow Squall Warning (LSPP – Superior East)

5:03 AM EST Wednesday 13 December 2023 Snow Squall Warning in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Provincial Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Sault Ste. Marie – Superior East Snow squalls are occurring. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly ...

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Don’t Forget to Bid in the Wawa Public Library Silent Auction

Don’t forget to go into the Wawa Public Library and bid on some of the beautiful items that are up for auction. There are many neat items that might work as a last minute Christmas gift (if you forgot someone on your list). The silent auction ends this Friday, December 15th at 3 p.m. Items for Auction at the Wawa ...

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The Geminid Meteor Shower

The annual Geminid meteor shower will peak on the night of  Dec 13 into the morning of the 14th. This shower will produce up to 120 meteors per hour with some bright fireballs. Annual meteor showers are produced when Earth crosses debris fields from comets as we orbit the sun, this is why various showers occur at the same time ...

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East Algoma OPP – Investigation continues into Infant Death

Members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating the death of an infant. On December 9, 2023, shortly after 10:45 a.m., police attended local hospital in Elliot Lake where the Algoma Paramedic Services had transported an infant with no vital signs.  As a result, a postmortem examination will be taking place in Toronto. The ...

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Nipigon OPP – Arrest and Drug Trafficking Charges Laid

As a result of public complaints and tips, officers from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into drug trafficking in the town of Nipigon. As a result of this investigation, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Cass POTAN, 35 years old, of Nipigon, Ontario. On December 10, 2023, the accused was arrested ...

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Four species & Four Groups Regulated to help prevent, control and reduce their spread in Ontario

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The Ontario government is regulating 10 species and four groups of similar species under the Ontario Invasive Species Act (ISA) to help prevent, control and reduce their spread within Ontario. There are two classes of invasive species regulated under the ISA: Prohibited and Restricted. For prohibited species, it is illegal to import, possess, deposit, release, transport, propagate (breed/grow), buy, sell, ...

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Quatre espèces et quatre groupes réglementés pour aider à prévenir, contrôler et réduire leur propagation en Ontario

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario réglemente 10 espèces et quatre groupes d’espèces similaires en vertu de la Loi sur les espèces envahissantes (LEE) pour contribuer à prévenir, contrôler et réduire leur propagation en Ontario. Il existe deux classes d’espèces envahissantes réglementées en vertu de la LEE : Interdite et Faisant l’objet de restrictions. En ce qui concerne les espèces interdites, il ...

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Tuesday Morning News – December 12

Weather: Today – Flurries with risk of snow squalls. Local blowing snow. Local amount 5 cm. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature falling to minus 7 this afternoon. Wind chill -10 this morning and -16 this afternoon. Tonight – Flurries ending overnight then mainly cloudy. Local blowing snow this evening and after midnight. Local amount 2 cm. Wind ...

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EC – Snow Squall Warning (LSPP – St. Joseph Island)

5:35 AM EST Tuesday 12 December 2023 Snow Squall Warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – Superior East Snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Hazards: Locally heavy snowfall with total amounts of 20 to 30 cm. Near ...

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LDHC Reports COVID-19 Outbreak

The Lady Dunn Health Centre has reported that the Long Term Care side is now in an COVID-19 outbreak. The social media post reports, “Residents will continue to be supported by two essential caregivers with morning visitation from 10 a.m. – 12 Noon or in the afternoon from 1 pm to 3 pm. General visitors are not permitted at this ...

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Between the Covers – December 11

New Books this week are “Resurrection Walk” by Michael Connelly, “Wreck the Halls” by Tessa Bailey, “A Winter in New York” by Josie Silver and “A Christmas Vanishing” by Anne Perry. En Français, nous avons “Il était une fois Décembre” par Marie-Krystel Gendron.   The staff pick of the week is “House Rules” by Jodi Picoult. When your son can’t ...

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The tick-tock of Ontario’s healthcare woes

Friends of mine have a beautiful grandfather clock in their living room. It’s a genuine heirloom antique that works with weights, pulleys and a pendulum. I often enjoy their company, sipping coffee beside the clock, speaking in quieter tones so we can enjoy its perfect pendulous tick-tock rhythm. It is a calming sound, reminding me that we all need to ...

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Le tic-tac des malheurs des soins de santé de l’Ontario

Certains de mes amis ont une belle horloge grand-père dans leur salon. C’est une véritable antiquité patrimoniale qui fonctionne avec des poids, des poulies et un pendule. J’aime souvent leur compagnie, sirotant un café à côté de l’horloge, parlant dans des tons plus calmes afin que nous puissions profiter de son rythme de tic-tac pendant parfait. C’est un son apaisant, ...

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