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Additional support for Ontario to fight the COVID-19 outbreak

Since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada has been working to do whatever it takes – for as long as it takes – to protect and support Canadians. As the number of new cases in Ontario continues to escalate to unprecedented levels due to variants of concern, we are working with the Province to protect the health ...

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5 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#292-#296)

Algoma Public Health (APH) reported 5 new cases of COVID-19, all from Sault Ste. Marie and area Sunday evening (April 18th, 2021). Through contact tracing, APH notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by APH you are not considered a close contact.   Details of the confirmed cases:   Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #292 ...

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Morning News – April 19

Weather: Snow at times heavy. Snow at times mixed with rain early this morning. Snowfall amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this afternoon. Temperature steady near plus 1. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Periods of snow and local blowing snow. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 60. Low minus ...

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OPP Enforcement under the Stay-at-Home Order

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting that Ontarians voluntarily comply with the new emergency orders as it does its part to support the Government of Ontario’s health emergency declaration to limit transmission 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) ...

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INTERPROVINCIAL TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS TO LIMIT SPREAD OF COVID-19 – New Restrictions Take Effect Tonight

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) wants to assure the public that essential travel between Ontario and neighbouring provinces will be permitted, despite new measures designed to help limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The OPP will have members located on roadways, at interprovincial points of entry, to screen incoming vehicles beginning Monday, April 19, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. ET/CT-Manitoba ...

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RESTRICTIONS SUR LES DÉPLACEMENTS INTERPROVINCIAUX POUR FREINER LA PROPAGATION DE COVID-19 – Les nouvelles restrictions entrent en vigueur ce soir

La Police provinciale de l’Ontario (OPP) voudrait rassurer le public que les déplacements essentiels entre l’Ontario et les provinces avoisinants seront permis, en dépit des nouvelles mesures visant à freiner la transmission du virus de COVD-19. Des membres de l’OPP seront postés sur les routes aux points d’accès interprovinciaux pour contrôler les véhicules entrants à partir de 00h01 HNE/HNC-Heure de ...

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Muncipal Parks are open wherever 2-meter distance can be maintained

Under new Provincial guidance, received Sunday, April 18, 2021, some Municipal Parks may now re-open. Amenities which may re-open include: play structures, benches, and parklands wherever 2-meter distance can be maintained. Other amenities continue to be closed, including: sports fields, basketball courts, picnic tables and areas, park shelters, and tennis / pickleball courts. All visitors must continue to comply with ...

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Morning News – April 17

Weather: Clearing. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 8. Wind chill minus 4 this morning. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 6. Wind chill minus 8 overnight.   Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma Tested (1)  Confirmed cases (2) Active cases Currently hospitalized Resolved cases (3) Deceased 122,708 289 42 1 ...

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Interprovincial Travel Restricted to Work, Medical Care, Transportation of Goods

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) wants the public to be aware of actions being taken to help limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, including restrictions on interprovincial travel. The Government of Ontario has announced further restrictions on outdoor activities and gatherings. As of Saturday, April 17 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time, outdoor gatherings are restricted to members of the ...

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Les déplacements interprovinciaux limités à l’activité professionnelle, le soin de santé et le transport de marchandises

La Police provinciale de l’Ontario (OPP) voudrait tenir le public au courant des actions entreprises pour aider à freiner la propagation de COVID-19, y compris les restrictions sur le déplacement interprovincial. Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé d’autres restrictions sur les activités en plein air et les rassemblements. À compter de 00:01 hre HNE le samedi 17 avril 2021, les ...

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1 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#289)

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 1 new case of COVID-19, from Central and East Algoma. Through contact tracing, APH notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by APH you are not considered a close contact.   Details of the confirmed case: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #289 Close Contact Self-isolating April 15, 2021

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Ontario implementing Stronger Enforcement, Travel Restrictions, Public Health Measures to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is strengthening enforcement of the province’s Stay-at-Home order while imposing new travel restrictions and further strengthening public health measures. These urgent actions are targeted at stopping the rapid growth in COVID-19 case rates and relieving mounting pressures on the province’s health care system. Details ...

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Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (Première Nation de Pic Mobert), le Canada et l’Ontario annoncent l’achèvement d’un processus d’ajout à la réserve

Aujourd’hui, Gimaa Kwe Johanna Desmoulin, chef de Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (Première Nation de Pic Mobert), et l’honorable Patty Hajdu, ministre de la Santé, au nom de l’honorable Carolyn Bennett, ministre des Relations Couronne-Autochtones, ainsi que l’honorable Marc Miller, ministre des Services aux Autochtones, ainsi que l’honorable Greg Rickford, ministre des Affaires autochtones de l’Ontario, ont annoncé l’ajout de 1 038,155 hectares ...

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Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (Pic Mobert First Nation), Canada and Ontario announce the completion of an Addition to Reserve process

Today, Gimaa Kwe Joanna Desmoulin, Chief of Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (Pic Mobert First Nation) and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, together with the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs Ontario, announced the Addition to Reserve of 1,038.155 hectares ...

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ALBERT, Fernand

1932-2021 Peacefully and surrounded by his loving family, Fern passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre in Wawa, Ontario on Monday, April 12, 2021, at the age of 88 years.  Beloved husband of the late Claudette (LeBrun), Fernand was the son of the late Edmond Albert and the late Béatrice Dugas. He will be missed immensely by his children Denise (Jacques) ...

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