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Hwy 17 (Schreiber – Nipigon) OPEN

Feb 11, 2022 at 12:17 Highway 17 has been reopened. Feb 11, 2022 at 10:29   Highway 17 from Schreiber to Nipigon has been reopened according to OPP; but ON511 says closed. Whatever the situation really is, Terrace Bay Fire/Emergency Services is warning that road conditions are treacherous. “We are receiving mixed messages from 511 and OPP about the highway ...

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Nipigon OPP – Adverse Weather Conditions – Driving Tips

Winter weather is upon us and the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind motorists that adverse weather conditions put extra demands on you as a driver and on your vehicle’s performance. STAY ALERT. SLOW DOWN. STAY IN CONTROL. These are three key elements to safe winter driving. Motorists are advised of the following safety tips to help everyone arrive ...

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Mixed Curling Statistics – February 10th

TERRIS, Tom 1 7 8 BUCKELL, Chris 2 6 8 FAHRER, Tom 2 6 8 McCOY, Joe 4 4 8 CORLEY, Sarah 5 3 7 SWITZER, Terry 5 3 8 HALL, Dave 7 1 7 MERCER, Danny 7 1 8 Game Schedule for February 17th Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Bye TERRIS FAHRER CORLEY MERCER SWITZER McCOY ...

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Winter Weather travel advisory

A Winter weather travel advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet   Most of northern Ontario is being affected by this Alberta Clipper – check Environment Canada for ...

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Morning News – February 11th

Feb 11, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Winter weather travel advisory in effect  Today – Snow. Local blowing snow this afternoon. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind becoming north 40 km/h gusting to 70 near noon. Temperature falling to minus 17 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 9 this morning and minus 28 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. Tonight – Periods ...

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Ontario Launches Program to Increase Hands-On Training Opportunities for More PSWs and Nurses

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The Ontario government announced a $73 million investment over three years to train and provide clinical placements for over 16,000 personal support worker (PSW) and nursing students as part of the government’s plan to recruit and retain tens of thousands of long-term care staff. The new program, Preceptor Resource and Education Program for Long-Term Care, will provide more opportunities for ...

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L’Ontario lance un programme visant à accroître les possibilités de formation pratique pour un plus grand nombre de préposés aux services de soutien à la personne et de membres du personnel infirmier

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé un investissement de 73 millions de dollars sur trois ans pour former et fournir des stages cliniques à plus de 16 000 préposés aux services de soutien à la personne (PSSP) et étudiants en sciences infirmières, dans le cadre du plan du gouvernement visant à recruter et à maintenir en poste des dizaines de ...

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Morning News – February 10th

Feb 10, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Winter weather travel advisory in effect beginning tonight. Today – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this morning. Temperature falling to minus 11 this morning then rising. Wind chill minus 18 this morning and minus 13 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory

At 5:04 this morning, Environment Canada issued a Winter Weather Travel Advisory for tonight for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Manitouwadge – Hornepayne An Alberta Clipper will move across the region tonight and through Friday bringing snowfall amounts of 7 – 10cm. In addition, strong northerly wind gusts of up to 60km/hr Friday morning could significantly reduce ...

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Ontario Investigating Options for New Ultra-Low Overnight Electricity Rate

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Ontario’s Energy Minister Todd Smith has asked the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to provide him with options to implement a new ultra-low overnight Time-of-Use electricity price plan as the province continues to provide Ontario families with more ways to save money and take more control of their energy bills. The new ultra-low overnight rate could help shift workers and residential ...

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L’Ontario étudie les options pour un nouveau tarif d’électricité de la nuit très bas

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Le ministre de l’Énergie de l’Ontario, Todd Smith, a demandé à la Commission de l’énergie de l’Ontario (CEO) de lui offrir des options pour mettre en œuvre une nouvelle grille tarifaire selon l’heure de la consommation comportant un tarif de la nuit très bas, alors que la province continue d’offrir aux familles ontariennes davantage de moyens d’économiser de l’argent et ...

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WFD Called to Chimney Fire

The Wawa Fire Department was called to a residence on Klondike Avenue late this afternoon. There was a significant amount of ash visible on the roof. The volunteer firefighters were on scene for about 40 minutes.  

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SE OPP Chapleau – Male charged with breach

On February 2, 2022, at approximately 3:50 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Monk Street in Chapleau. Officers attended and determined that one of the individuals was breaching their court ordered conditions. As a result of the investigation, a 40-year-old person, from Chapleau, was ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Male charged after assault

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On February 3, 2022, at approximately 5:22 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault that occurred on Mission Road in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, Charles TURNER, 47 years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and charged with the following: Assault, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC), ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Male charged after collision

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On February 4, 2022 at approximately 11:34 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Lendrum Township. Through investigation, the driver was determined to be impaired by alcohol. As a result, Brody WHITE, 23-years-of-age, of Beachburg was charged with the following: Operation while impaired ...

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