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TKC Launches Bat Monitoring and Education Program

  The Kensington Conservancy is pleased to launch our Bat Monitoring and Education Program!   Beginning this spring and summer, The Kensington Conservancy will be surveying for bats on our nature preserves using automated bat detection devices. These devices remotely monitor bat activity by detecting high frequency ultrasonic vocalizations (echolocation) from nearby bats.   The Kensington Conservancy will be setting ...

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Promoting healing and wellness through the arts and cultures of First Nations, Métis and Inuit

As part of its efforts to encourage and ensure equity, respect and inclusion in its school communities, the Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon, in collaboration with its Parents’ Participation Committee, will produce a series of four videos. This project seeks to raise awareness within the board’s school communities and provide a better appreciation of the different cultures that surround them, and ...

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Promouvoir la guérison et le bien-être par le partage des arts et de la culture des Premières Nations, Métis et Inuit

Dans le cadre de ses efforts à encourager et assurer l’équité, le respect et l’inclusion dans ses communautés scolaires, le Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon, en collaboration avec le Comité de participation des parents du Conseil, produira une série de quatre capsules vidéo ayant pour but de sensibiliser ses communautés scolaires et d’offrir une meilleure appréciation des différentes cultures qui les ...

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Ontario launches First-Ever Review of Occupational Illnesses

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The Ontario government is launching the first-ever review of the province’s occupational illness system. Conducted by the MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, an independent research centre with expertise in studying complex community health issues, the review will evaluate how occupational illnesses in Ontario are identified, monitored, and prevented. The review will deliver lasting ...

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L’Ontario lance le tout premier examen des maladies professionnelles

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario œuvre pour les travailleuses et les travailleurs en lançant le tout premier examen du système de reconnaissance des maladies professionnelles de la province. Mené par le Centre MAP pour des solutions de santé urbaine de l’Hôpital St. Michael de Toronto, un centre de recherche indépendant possédant une expertise dans l’étude de problèmes complexes de santé communautaire, ...

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Between the Covers – April 13

New Books on the 7- Day Shelf this week are: “Recovery Agent” by Janet Evanovich, “The Darkest Place” by Phillip Margolin, “High Stakes” by Danielle Steel and “The Golden Couple” by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen.   New Movies on the shelf this week are “Dead Man Walking” starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn, “Downton Abbey”-the motion picture starring Michelle ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – April 12

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926. Fri. Apr. 15      The Friday in the week before Easter is known as Good Friday                            and is the day on which the ...

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Morning News – April 13

Apr 13, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: – Rainfall Warning Today – Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning early this morning. Rain mixed with snow this morning. Risk of freezing rain early this morning. Rainfall amount 5 mm. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 3. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Periods of rain. Fog patches developing overnight. ...

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NextBridge – East West Tie Line is Complete

  The ‘ribbon cutting celebration’ was held yesterday in the rainy weather to celebrate that the East-West Tie Transmission Line Project is now in service. The 450-kilometre, 230-kilovolt transmission line runs from Wawa to Thunder Bay. Project partners, including local Indigenous leaders, as well as representatives from the Ontario government, Minister of Energy Todd Smith and Minister of Northern Development, ...

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Wawa OSB receives Funding to support new Plant

In Council Chambers yesterday, Minister of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry, Greg Rickford made the announcement that the Ontario government is providing a grant of up to $15 million over four years to Wawa OSB Inc. through the Forest Sector Investment and Innovation Program to support a new state-of-the-art plant that will produce oriented strand board (OSB). “Funding ...

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Morning News – April 12

Apr 12, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Sunny. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 6. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Becoming cloudy this evening with 60% chance of rain showers overnight. Risk of freezing rain overnight. Wind becoming east 20 km/h before morning. Low zero. COVID Statistics: Current Previous Change from previous report Tested 252,985 ...

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Alamos Gold Breaks Ground for Phase III Expansion

  Alamos Gold Inc. held a groundbreaking celebration for the Island Gold Mine expansion. This expansion will increase production, lower costs, and be an economic engine for the Algoma region. The expansion will also best position the operation to benefit from additional exploration success. John A. McCluskey, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated: “When we first acquired the Island Gold ...

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Cossette family to re-launch Wawa Oriented Strand Board (OSB) Mill

Today, the Cossette family is proud to announce plans to re-launch the Oriented Strand Board (OSB) mill located in Wawa, in the riding of Algoma-Manitoulin. The family has been a major player in the Quebec forestry industry for over 65 years. Three generations are now committed to continuing the vision and passing on the family values. The Ontario Government announced ...

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I like being in School

Those who are regular followers of this column will recall that I was bemoaning the fact that I miss what, up until two years ago, was a relatively high number of invitations to visit schools and classrooms. You might say that I have sort of a strong anti-hooky drive in me. I like being in school. I have been told ...

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J’aime être à l’école

Ceux qui suivent régulièrement cette chronique se souviendront que je déplorais le fait de manquer ce qui, jusqu’à il y a deux ans, était un nombre relativement élevé d’invitations à visiter des écoles et des salles de classe.  J’aime être à l’école. On m’a dit que c’est peut-être parce qu’en leur présence, je peux jouer l’âge que je ressens mentalement, ...

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