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Michipicoten First Nation to Hold Election

On March 20th, 2021, Michipicoten First Nation will be holding an election. Yesterday, January 16th, the Nomination Meeting was held, and as of the end of the meeting, the following names will stand for Chief: Irene Armstrong (currently a councillor) Sandra Donney Fraser Mishele-Lee Lapham Ryan Lesage Christopher Laverne Lewis Patricia Tangie (current chief) The following are the candidates for ...

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Morning News – January 17th

Weather: Clearing this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light near noon. High minus 8. Wind chill minus 23 this morning and minus 13 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h after midnight. Low minus 16. Wind chill minus 14 this evening and minus 25 overnight.   Status ...

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COVID-19 Outbreak associated with Valard Construction Work Camp for East-West Tie Project

The Marathon Family Health Team and the North of Superior Healthcare Group, along with Valard Construction has announced an outbreak of COVID-19 in Marathon. The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is actively investigating an outbreak of COVID-19 associated with Valard Construction’s, East-West Tie Project camp located in the town of Marathon. This is being done in close collaboration with ...

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APH – 2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#139 – #140)

Algoma Public Health is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. Both cases are from Sault Ste. Marie. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by Algoma Public Health, or affected by recent public exposure notifications posted by APH, you are not considered a close contact. There have ...

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Morning News – January 16th

Weather: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 14 this morning and minus 9 this afternoon. Tonight – Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 14. Wind chill minus 10 this evening ...

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Access to Care at the Lady Dunn Health Centre during State of Emergency

With the Ontario government declaring a state of emergency due to the increasing COVID-19 infections across the province, the Lady Dunn Health Centre continues to put the safety of our patients, residents, staff and community at the forefront.   During the stay-at-home order, health care services continue to be essential, and therefore we encourage any client needing emergency services to ...

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OPP to enforce the Stay-at-Home Order

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting that Ontarians voluntarily comply with the new Stay-at-Home Order to limit mobility outside their homes, except for essential reasons, to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. OPP officers will enforce the Stay-at-Home Order, under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA), and the Reopening Ontario Act (ROA) by focusing on non-compliance ...

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OPP pour appliquer l’ordonnance de séjour à la maison

La Police provinciale de l’Ontario (OPP) demande aux Ontariens de se conformer volontairement au nouveau Décret ordonnant de rester à domicile afin de limiter les mouvements hors de leurs demeures sauf pour des raisons essentielles dans le but de freiner la propagation du virus de COVID-19. Les agents de l’OPP appliqueront le Décret ordonnant de rester à domicile, émis sous ...

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Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad is Looking for Jonathon Morningstar

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of statutory release. Jonathon Morningstar is described as an Indigenous male, 28 years of age, 5’11” (180cm), 228 lbs (105kgs) with brown hair and brown eyes. He has several tattoos including ...

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APH – 2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#137 – #138)

Algoma Public Health is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. One case is from Sault Ste. Marie and the other is from Central & East Algoma. One is from close contact and the other is unknown, with both self-isolating. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by ...

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Morning News – January 15th

Weather: A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of flurries late in the afternoon. Wind becoming east 20 km/h late in the morning. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 8 in the morning. UV index 1 or low. Night – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 near midnight. Low ...

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APH – 8 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#129 – #136)

Algoma Public Health is reporting eight new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. Seven cases are from Central and East Algoma and 1 case is from Elliot Lake and area. Five are from close contact, and three are unknown, with all self-isolating. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by ...

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Results of Catch the Ace: Week 18

Congratulations to Cathy Skouris, winner of Week 18 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The Foundation is happy to announce that the progressive jackpot continues to grow; it sits at $14,622 as Week 19 begins.   Here are the final numbers for week #18: Weekly Pot: $1,043, and Progressive Pot: $14,622 Winner: Cathy Skouris, whose envelope #5 held the ...

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Morning News – January 14th

Weather: Cloudy. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming light late this morning. High zero. Wind chill minus 11 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 6. Wind chill near minus 10. If you are travelling to Sudbury/North Bay – that corridor is expecting patchy freezing drizzle ...

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