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Morning News – February 5th

Feb 5, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Extreme Cold Warning & Snowfall Warning in effect Today – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries this morning and early this afternoon. Snow beginning this afternoon. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming south 20 km/h late this afternoon. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 34 this morning and minus 14 this ...

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Ontario Easing Temporary Visiting Restrictions at Long-Term Care Homes

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With key public health and health care indicators continuing to show signs of improvement, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is cautiously and gradually lifting temporary public health measures at long-term care homes starting February 7, 2022. “Our government responded swiftly to the Omicron variant to protect the health and safety of residents and ...

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L’Ontario assouplit les mesures temporaires sur les visites dans les foyers de soins de longue durée

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Comme les indicateurs clés de la santé publique et des soins de santé continuent de montrer des signes d’amélioration, le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, lève prudemment et progressivement les mesures temporaires de santé publique dans les foyers de soins de longue durée à compter du 7 février 2022. « Notre gouvernement est intervenu ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the opening of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the opening of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games: “Today marks the start of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games. This event represents an opportunity for all of us to celebrate the dedication, hard work, and sportsmanship of athletes in Canada and across the world. “Over the next two weeks, 215 ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion de l’ouverture des Jeux olympiques d’hiver de 2022

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de l’ouverture des Jeux olympiques d’hiver de 2022 : « Nous marquons aujourd’hui le début des Jeux olympiques d’hiver de 2022. Cet événement nous offre l’occasion de célébrer la détermination, le travail acharné et l’esprit sportif des athlètes du Canada et du monde entier. « Au cours des deux prochaines ...

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The WFHT offers care to the LGBQT2 community

Transgender Care At WFHT a trained Nurse Practitioner can provide primary health care, consultations, hormone assessment, treatment planning, puberty suppression, surgery referrals, and supports for transgender, non-binary, two-spirit, gender non-conforming, gender diverse and gender questioning persons. Support for persons and family is provided with the goal to decrease the feeling of gender dysphoria.

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Municipal Council appoints Melanie Pilon to Vacant Position

At the Special Meeting of Council held on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, Melanie Pilon was appointed to the vacant council position. The position became vacant after Pat Tait became the Mayor in December 2021. Five residents put their names forward for consideration for the position and each candidate provided an overview of their backgrounds and reasons for running for Council ...

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Bold Ventures Completes Airborne Survey at Farwell Gold-Copper Project

Bold Ventures Inc. is pleased to report that an airborne Vertical Loop Time Domain Electromagnetic and Magnetic survey (VTEM Plus) carried out by Geotech Ltd. of Aurora, Ontario has been completed at the Farwell Gold-Copper Project located 55 km northwest of Wawa, Ontario. A total of 556 line-kms were flown at 200 m line spacing to cover the entire claim ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – February 3

Team Rank Wins G.P. FAHRER, Tom 1 6 7 TERRIS, Tom 1 6 7 BUCKELL, Chris 3 5 7 McCOY, Joe 4 3 7 SWITZER, Terry 4 3 7 CORLEY, Sarah 6 2 6 HALL, Dave 7 1 6 Game Schedule for Feburary 10, 2022 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Bye HALL BUCKELL MERCER TERRIS CORLEY SWITZER ...

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Invasive Species Centre Hosts 2022 Virtual Invasive Species Forum

The Invasive Species Centre (ISC) hosted the 3rd Annual Invasive Species Forum in partnership with Ontario’s Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry. The Forum takes place annually and brings attention to invasive species issues, research, and advances in prevention and management occurring across Canada, and in neighbouring U.S States.   Invasive species are plants, animals, insects, and ...

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Morning News – February 4th

Feb 4, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Extreme Cold Warning in effect Today – A mix of sun and cloud. 60 percent chance of flurries late this morning and this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 15. Wind chill minus 39 this morning and minus 19 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly ...

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Extreme Cold Warning

5:03 AM EST Friday 04 February 2022 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Manitouwadge – Hornepayne   Extreme cold conditions continue this morning. Hazard:  Wind chill values near minus 40. When:  This morning. Risks are greater for young children, older ...

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Ladies Curling Stats – February 2

BUSSINEAU, Denise 1 6 7 McGREGOR, Stephanie 1 6 8 TAVELLA, Debbie 3 5 7 BONITZKE, Wendy 4 4 8 MATHIAS, Danette 4 4 8 RAINVILLE, Heather 4 4 7 SPENCER, Diane 4 4 8 AMOS, Tracy 8 3 7 BELISLE, Jacinda 9 1 7 PARSONS, Rochelle 10 0 7 Game Schedule for February 8 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice ...

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SE OPP – Charges laid in Family Dispute

On February 1, 2022, at approximately 4:55 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a family dispute on Michipicoten First Nation. As a result of the investigation, Krista STONE, 23 years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and charged with the following: Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, contrary to section 88 of the ...

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