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SE OPP Chapleau – Traffic Stop results in several charges for Chapleau Man

On July 6, 2019, at approximately 12:45 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 129 near Chapleau, Ontario. Officers observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. Further investigation revealed the driver to be in breach of his court-ordered conditions. As a result, ...

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Out of the mouth of babes….

Recently I found myself in a local diner for lunch. I try hard to make sure that I avoid fast-food venues. Experience has shown me that while being a patron of such places from time to time is perfectly fine, when you travel as extensively as I do, such behaviour catches up to you quickly. Your overall health deteriorates and ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 7

There were two new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. Parry Sound 4 was a 0.1 of a hectare fire located north of 9 Mile Lake road. It has been declared out. Parry Sound 5 covers 0.1 of a hectare. It is located west of Lone Lake in the western half of Gibson River Provincial Park. At the time ...

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Monday Morning News – July 8

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 23 except 19 near Lake Superior. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – A few clouds. Low 8. News Tidbits – If you were/are having trouble with your cell. You are not the only one. Rogers says “You may experience intermittent issues making or receiving wireless voice calls. Our techs are working to fix it.” ...

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SSM OPP – Hwy 17 Closed to investigate Fatal Collision (Detour in Place)

On July 6, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m., members from the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Batchewana Police Service, Goulais Fire and Rescue and Sault Ste. Marie Emergency Medical Services responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 17 between Highway 552 and Pineshores Road in Goulais Township. Preliminary investigation has determined that a motorcycle struck the rear ...

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Men’s Night Golf – July 4

87 Players 1st FLIGHT: Peter Russ, Tim Lesarge, Tanner Paddock – 4 under par 32 2nd FLIGHT: Paul Weaver, Ross Hall, Kevin Sabourin – 3 under par 33 3rdFLIGHT: Craig Spooner, Bernie Erechook, Spare – 2 under par 34 4th FLIGHT: Roger Gamache, Marcel Poulin, Carl Chabot – 1 under par 35 5th FLIGHT: Damon Boyle, Richard Davidson, Jesse Johnson – even par 36 6th FLIGHT: ...

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Thank You – M.H.S. Graduation 2019

On Thursday, June 27th, Michipicoten High School graduates walked across the stage to receive their Ontario Secondary School Diplomas.   The staff and students of Michipicoten High School would like to publicly thank the following companies, organizations, and individuals who generously sponsored graduation bursaries or awards at our school this past year: Algoma District Services Administration Board CUPE Local 3631 ...

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The LDHC Foundation Says Thank You to the Dubreuilville Strongman Committee

  Recently, LDHC Foundation received a generous donation from the Dubreuilville Strongman Committee in the amount of 5,593.50. The donation will be used to purchase an IV pump for the Dubreuilville Nursing Station. The new intravenous pump will be upload with a library of medication protocols and will allow for up to 2 medications to be administered at a time.  The ...

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Harte Gold Expands Sugar Zone Mineralization

Harte Gold is pleased to provide the following update. Highlights Near mine exploration has returned the following: Sugar Zone drilling has extended mineralization 200 meters to the south and remains open along strike.  Hole SZ-19-271 returned 27.6 g/t Au over 1.68 meters. In the parallel Upper Zone area, mineralization has been extended along strike and down dip.  The expansion of ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 5

There were two new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. Chapleau 5 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. It is located near the southern corner of Brunswick House First Nation, approximately 5 km east of Chapleau. Cochrane 10 measures 74 hectares and is being observed, approximately 25 km west of the Quebec border, in the ...

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Bazooka Joe to play Kewadin Casino SSM

Yes, it’s true, hall of fame guitar master Rick Nielson and Cheap Trick will lighting the lamps at Kewadin Casino on July 11 and yours’ truly had a chance to chat with him recently. Since Rick takes on the character of Huntz Hall of the Bowery Boys, with his onstage appearance, I had to google this Huntz feller. Although there is ...

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Friday Morning News – July 5

Weather – A few showers ending this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. Risk of a thunderstorm early this morning. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 26. Humidex 31. UV index 9 or very high. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 after midnight. Low ...

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TREMBLAY, Roger Alfred

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Roger Alfred Tremblay. He passed peacefully surrounded by family at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Tuesday July 2, 2019, at the age of 69. Beloved husband and best friend of Cheryl. The best father and friend to James (Laura) and Teri-Lynne (Ben). Loving Grandpa to Sophie. Proud brother to ...

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SE OPP – Canada Day Weekend ‘Big Four’ enforcement statistics

This past weekend, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were highly visible conducting traffic enforcement on our local streets and highways. The focus of this year’s Canada Day weekend campaign was the “Big Four” which includes alcohol/drug impaired driving, inattentive driving, aggressive driving and lack of occupant restraint. As a result, the Superior East ...

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Use value, exchange value, and the carbon tax

There are a number of climate related stories unfolding now around the world: a heatwave in Europe that, to take one example, broke France’s national heat record 13 times in a single day, with the new record being 45.9 degrees celsius; arctic sea ice having a terrible year; the floods in the Midwest USA continuing to impede both the planting ...

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