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Return of the Wolves: Lessons from the Wilderness

  Saint Paul-based National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation (the Foundation) has released a new documentary film, “Return of the Wolves: Lessons from the Wilderness,” and corresponding educational lesson plans for classrooms, distance learners, and homeschooled students. The film shows dramatic footage of wolf captures and wolves teaming up to form new packs, following researchers as they develop the science ...

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Morning News – January 20

January 20, 2022 at 07:57 Weather: Today – Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 18. Wind chill minus 37 this morning and minus 22 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Becoming cloudy this evening. 60 percent chance of flurries overnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 23 with temperature rising to ...

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Between the Covers

This week’s New Books are “The Dark Hours” by Michael Connelly, “The Becoming” by Nora Roberts, “Never” by Ken Follett, “Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone” by Diana Gabaldon and “Will” by Will Smith. Our Staff Pick of the Week is “Big Little Lies” by Liane Moriarty. From the book jacket: A murder…A tragic accident…Or just parents behaving ...

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LDHCF Catch the Ace – Week 30 Winner is…

Jan 19, 2022 at 12:31 Congratulations to Troy Dereski, winner of Week 29 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The envelope (#18) that he selected contained the Seven of Diamonds, winning $966. The progressive pot next week is estimated at $19,209. Monies from the Catch the Ace are used to enhance health care services at the Lady Dunn Health ...

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SE OPP – Bruce Mines Man Dies in Collision with Snow Plow

On January 18, 2022, at approximately 3:50 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 near the Sand River. The investigation revealed that a northbound sport utility vehicle (SUV) struck a northbound plow truck. The driver of the SUV, Douglas HUNT, 76 years-of-age, ...

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Applications Now Open for Ontario Business Costs Rebate Program

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Eligible businesses required to close or reduce capacity due to the current public health measures put in place to blunt the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 can apply for the new Ontario Business Costs Rebate Program. Through the new program, the government will provide eligible businesses with a rebate payment of up to 100 per cent for property ...

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Le portail pour les demandes dans le cadre du Programme ontarien de remise pour les coûts à l’intention des entreprises est ouvert

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Les entreprises admissibles qui sont forcées de fermer leurs portes ou de réduire leur capacité en raison des mesures de santé publique mises en place pour contrer la propagation du variant Omicron de la COVID-19 peuvent présenter une demande dans le cadre du nouveau Programme ontarien de remise pour les coûts à l’intention des entreprises dès aujourd’hui. Par l’entremise de ...

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NOSM researchers study Indigenous vaccine confidence in Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) researchers are partnering with Indigenous communities and organizations to strengthen vaccine confidence among Indigenous youth. Drs. Marion Maar, Associate Professor, Medical Anthropology and Maurianne Reade, Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences Division and a rural generalist family physician on Manitoulin, are principal research investigators for the project, Co-Creating Vaccine Confidence: An Anishinabe Theatre-based Approach to Strengthen ...

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Des chercheuses de l’EMNO étudient la confiance des Autochtones envers la vaccination dans le Nord de l’Ontario

Des chercheuses de l’École de médecine du Nord de l’Ontario (EMNO) s’allient avec des communautés et organismes autochtones pour renforcer la confiance envers la vaccination chez les jeunes Autochtones. Marion Maar, Ph. D., professeure agrégée, Anthropologie médicale, et Dre Maurianne Reade, professeur agrégée, Division des sciences cliniques et médecin généraliste rurale sur l’île Manitoulin, sont les principales chercheuses dans l’étude ...

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Morning News – January 19

January 18, 2022 at 07:57 Weather: Today –  Periods of light snow ending late this afternoon then mainly cloudy. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature falling to minus 18 this morning then steady. Wind chill near minus 30. Risk of frostbite. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 27. Wind ...

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Highway Conditions

Highway conditions can be found on ON511. These conditions were posted by ON511 at 5:22 this morning. Primary Conditions Secondary Conditions Visibility Hwy 17 West/North 50km From Wawa to Paint Lake Rd, Wawa snow covered snow packed good 70km From Paint Lake Rd, Wawa to Mobert snow covered snow packed good 101 63km From Wawa to Hwy 651 (Missinabi Corners) ...

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Hwy 17S (Wawa to Batchawna Bay) – OPEN

Jan 19, 2022 at 07:15 At 5 this morning the highway was reopened. The City of Sault Ste. Marie has ended their significant weather event, and Environment Canada has ended their winter weather travel advisory. School buses have been cancelled: Dubreuilville, White River and Wawa Due to the poor road conditions and visibility between Wawa and White River.  Routes N001 , N002, N006, ...

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School Bus Cancellations

Dubreuilville, White River and Wawa Due to the poor road conditions and visibility between Wawa and White River.  Routes N001 , N002, N006, N009 servicing Dubreuilville, White River and Wawa communities will be cancelled today. This cancellation affects students who attend Sir James Dunn P.S, Michipicoten High School, St. Augustine, Ecole Saint Joseph, and St. Basil (White River). Chapleau Due to the poor road conditions and visibility in ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory – UPDATED

Jan 19, 2022 at 07:00 The weather advisory has ended: January 19, 5:30 a.m. Jan 18, 2022 at 07:21 4:51 AM EST Tuesday 18 January 2022 Weather 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 ...

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APH – Stats of January 17th

Algoma Public Health has changed the way they present statistics of COVID-19. Below are the stats as published on the APH website. There are three new cases in the North Algoma Area (Dubreuilville, Michipicoten First Nation, Missinabie Cree First Nation, Wawa, White River). January 17th, 2022 Current Previous Change from previous report evidence of community spread recent cases Confirmed cases ...

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