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News from the Park – Sault By-election & Pharmacare

To simply say the last few weeks have been jam packed here in Queen’s Park would truly be an understatement if ever there was one. And just to add to this excitement, I’m sure you are well aware Kathleen Wynne finally called for a long awaited by-election in Sault Ste. Marie after their MPP resigned before Christmas. May 8, 2017 ...

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NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Statement on Nursing Week 2017

May 8, 2017 @ 12:44 To mark the beginning of Nursing Week 2017, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath issued the following statement calling for a moratorium on nursing cuts and any further layoffs of health care workers: “Ontario’s nurses are healthcare champions. New Democrats and all Ontarians owe a debt of gratitude to nurses for their concern and care, advocacy, and professionalism. ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Male arrested after theft of gas

May 8, 2017 @ 11:23 On Friday, May 5, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachments were notified of a theft of gas from a local Wawa business. Police were given a description of both the motor vehicle and its male driver. Officers on general patrol located the motor vehicle in question ...

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Sir James Dunn Newsflash – Basketball!

 May 8, 2017 @ 08:39     What do you get when you mix students with basketballs, plenty of practices on the court and a whole lot of dunks and slams? You get two very victorious and happy teams! Recently, the Sir James Dunn Cougars participated in the annual basketball tournament held in Wawa and were both successful in capturing ...

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Monday Morning News – May 8

May 8, 2017 @ 07:40   Weather – Bright and sunny today with the wind becoming a little stronger in the afternoon. A high of 9 is expected today.   Roads –  Bare and dry.   News tidbits – New rules are coming for ATVs, off-road vehicles and utility vehicles. The ability to drive on the shoulder of provincial-run roads. Municipalities ...

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Wawa Fire Department called to Grass Fire in Mission

  About 2 p.m. this afternoon, the Wawa Fire Department was called to a grass fire in the Mission. Quick action by an unknown individual before the firefighters arrived helped to keep the fire from spreading into the bush. Firefighters soaked the area well before calling the fire out.  

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Hwy 17 OPEN (West of Blind River) – UPDATE 12:02

May 7, 2017 @ 12:02 At 11:56 OPP tweeted that Highway 17 was open.   May 7, 2017 @ 11:45 Reports from travelers are that Highway 17 is now open. Traffic is moving.   May 7, 2017 @ 10:27 On May 7, 2017, shortly after 4:00 a.m., the East Algoma Provincial Police (OPP) and the Algoma District Paramedic Service responded ...

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MARSHALL, Helen Anna (nee Bussineau

Cancer Sucks! It took another great lady on Friday, May 5, 2017. Helen passed away at the Lady Dunn Health Centre at the age of 76 years young. She is joined in heaven with her daughter Elaine Bussineau, who also died of cancer in 2013. Helen leaves behind her daughter Robin (Rick) and sons Thomas (Evangeline), Scott and Darren (Georgia). ...

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Municipal Council Receives Integrity Commissioner’s Report

May 6, 2017 @ 10:34   At Tuesday night’s Council Meeting, Council received the Integrity Commissioner’s Report, written by Ben J. Pascuzzi, Integrity Commíssioner.   During this Council Meeting, Item 8 there was a Public Hearing in accordance with the Planning Act (Committee Meeting, Committee of Adjustment) held to discuss two matters. After the this Public Hearing was held and concluded, ...

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Saturday Morning News – May 6

Weather – It is supposed to be sunny today with a high of 10C. The wind though will be cool, coming from the north 30km and gusting to 60. Roads – Highways are bare and dry Local Tidbits – The By-Hands Festival continues today.     Sunny. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 60. High 10.

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MacDonald Mines Acquires 100% Interest in Holdsworth Property

May 5, 2017 @ 14:56 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. is pleased to announce that, following the execution of a binding Letter of Intent, it has executed a definitive Purchase and Sale Agreement with Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. to acquire Noble’s entire interest in the Holdsworth property, located 25 kilometres northeast of Wawa, Ontario. The Property is part of the land ...

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Richmont elects new Directors

May 5, 2017 @ 14:53 Richmont Mines Inc. announces that the nominees listed in the management information circular for the 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held today were elected as directors of Richmont. Results of the vote for the election of directors, the appointment of auditors, the amended and restated shareholder rights plan and the advisory resolution on ...

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Red Pine Receives Encouraging Results from Winter Drilling Program

May 5, 2017 @ 13:19 Red Pine Exploration Inc. has received the final assay results for holes DG-17-53 to DG-17-66 that were drilled 3 km south of the Surluga Deposit in the Darwin-Grace Mine area as part of the 6,000m winter drilling program. Drilling highlights include (see Figure 1 and Table 1): DG-17-54: intersected the central high-grade zone of the Darwin-Grace Mine 13.07 g/t ...

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Request for Artifacts

Request for Artifacts     The Michipicoten Heritage Committee is requesting assistance from the public in supplying any Wawa Goose souvenirs/artifacts that they have to display in the Tourist Information Center this summer. With the unveiling of the new Wawa Goose and Canada’s 150th celebrations, it is set to be an exciting summer in Wawa and we would like to ...

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