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Morning News Tidbits – July 28

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 19. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this evening with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches developing after midnight. Low 13. Marine Forecast – Wind west 15 knots diminishing to west ...

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It’s Such a Fine Line Between Stupid, and uh, Clever…

Yeah, it turns out that Rik Emmett is a big fan of the legendary rockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap. We will get back to this later. Before reading any further, Rik says click here   We are gathered here today to pay homage to one of the greatest guitar players not only in Canada, but in the entire world. On ...

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Wawa – Looking Back in Time to 1961-62

A selection of highlights from this video.   David has finished converting and uploading his late great uncle Aatto’s 8mm film footage of Wawa and surrounding areas to YouTube. He explains that Aatto was a resident of Wawa in the 1960’s. “He filmed many community events, sporting events and some footage of visiting people.   Aatto never got married.   Based on ...

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Nouvelles du parc – pourrait aussi être un candidat

Au moment où j’écris la chronique de cette semaine, assis ici, dans mon bureau de Queen’s Park, c’est le jour après que les conservateurs ont déclaré les vacances d’été de l’Assemblée législative de l’Ontario. Pour la deuxième fois seulement de ma carrière, je me suis retrouvé à la Chambre pendant les mois d’été. Cependant, je ne le regrette en aucun ...

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News from the Park – could’a been a contender

As I write this week’s column, sitting here in my Queen’s Park office, it’s the day after the Conservatives declared the summer recess of the Ontario Legislature.  For only the second time in my career, I found myself in the House during the summer months.  However, I do not regret this in any way.  There is no doubt that the ...

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Ladies Night Golf – July 22

70 Players 1st FLIGHT: Toni Rutland, Lise Noel, Spare –  37 2nd FLIGHT: Marcie DLF, Tammy Oliver, Carole Moisan – 44 3rd FLIGHT: Danette Mathias, Christina Portis, Spare – 47 4th FLIGHT: Gerry Rose, Margaret Davidson, Lorna Chiupka – 52 5th FLIGHT: Chris Mitchell, Carman Tait, Joan Jewel – 58 SPECIAL EVENTS WINNERS: AJ’s Pizza – 3 Steaks – Longest Putt Hole # 1 : ...

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Men’s Night Golf – July 23

126 Players 1st FLIGHT: Chris Buckell, Dave Hall, Mr Spare – 5 under par 31 2nd FLIGHT: Brandon Case, Bradley Case, Dylan Buckell – 2 under par 34 3rd FLIGHT: Billy Matheson, Greg Dumba, Ryan Cook – 1 under par 35 4th FLIGHT: Tony Perrier, Pat Brunett, Dave Marshal – 1 under par 35 5th FLIGHT: Scott Carruthers, Nicky “The Greek” ...

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Fog Advisory – Schreiber to Lake Superior Park

Fog advisory in effect for: Schreiber – Marathon Pukaskwa Park – Wawa Agawa – Lake Superior Park Dense fog has developed in areas close to Lake Superior. The fog is expected to dissipate later this morning. If travelling, be prepared for areas of near-zero visibility. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 27

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers early this morning. Clearing this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 22. Humidex 25. UV index 9 or very high. Tonight – A few clouds. Fog patches developing late this evening. Low 14. Fog Advisory – Fog advisory in effect for Pukaskwa Park – Wawa – Agawa – Lake ...

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Possible highway Delays – Hwy 17 (Montreal River Hill) UPDATE

Jul 26, 2020 at 08:05 At 3:30 this morning, Ontario511 reported that Highway 17 had been cleared (open). The eastbound lane and eastbound shoulder had been closed due to a transport on fire. From the mapping on Ontario511, the transport appeared to be on the hill east of the Montreal River, where the old gas station used to be. Some ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 26

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers early this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 27 except 21 near Lake Superior. Humidex 35 except 28 near Lake Superior. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers late this evening and overnight with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches developing after ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 25

Weather – Cloudy. High 26. Humidex 34. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – A few showers ending overnight then cloudy. Risk of thunderstorms this evening and after midnight. Fog patches developing overnight. Local amount 25 mm. Low 17. Marine Forecast  – Wind south 15 knots veering to southwest 15 this evening then diminishing to light Sunday morning. Waves one ...

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Affordability Fund Trust – May reduce your electricity bills

Algoma Power, a FortisOntario Company, is proudly delivering the Affordability Fund Trust (AFT) program to residential customers in their service territory, in the effort of reducing at home electricity bills. The program, funded by the Government of Ontario, provides households with access to energy saving measures completely free of charge. Customers who have already participated in the program have been ...

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Heat Warning – White River & Dubreuilville

Heat Warning in effect for: White River – Dubreuilville Heat event to begin Saturday and end by Monday. Temperatures at or exceeding heat warning criteria are expected Saturday and Sunday. Cooler conditions will arrive by Monday. Extreme heat affects everyone. The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising ...

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BOISSONEAU, Derrick

With broken hearts, we are saddened to announce the passing of Derrick Sr. on Thursday, July 23, 2020 after a long struggle with lung issues, in his 54th year. Loving soulmate of Joanne for 32 years. Fun loving and amazing father of Taylor (Lauren), Diedre (Dave), Derrick Jr. (Nora) and Vanessa (Reed). The Bestest Papa of his fishing and cuddle ...

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