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JAMES, Lynne Anne (Doda)

Passed away peacefully in Victoria, British Columbia with her family by her side at the age of 72. She will be greatly missed by her many family and friends.  Loving wife of Gary James of Victoria, BC.  Dear mother to Jamie Appleton (Megan), Terri Printess, and Sean (Sherri Lynn).  Stepmother to Melanie Richardson (Martin), Christopher James (deceased) and Trevor James ...

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Thank You – Lamontagne, Geldart and Campbell Families

On behalf of the Lamontagne, Geldart and Campbell families we would like to thank everyone for their generosity, kindness and support during a very difficult time. Thank you to the EMS team and to the OPP for their compassion shown and the comfort they provided.  Special thank you to Valerie Kerry from Kerry Funeral Home who was there every step ...

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The LDHC Foundation Spring Ahead to Better Health Care 2019

The Spring Campaign flyers have been distributed through the post office. All donations to this current campaign will help to fund Phase 2 of the Digital Radiography Upgrade. This has been an extensive undertaking for the hospital foundation. It raised $150 000 for the first phase and now is completing the raising of a second $150 000 to fund Phase ...

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Eat Your Veggies: Study Finds Poor Diets Linked to One in Five Deaths

This article for the New York Times reports on the link between healthy diets and longevity. By Andrew Jacobs, April 3, 2019 Mom is right when she says to eat your peas. In one of the largest surveys of data on global dietary habits and longevity, researchers found that consuming vegetables, fruits, fish and whole grains was strongly associated with ...

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Mixed Curling – April 6

It is a busy week at the Curling Rink. Teams Tom Terris and Joe McCoy will play the Mixed Championship Game on Thursday, April 11th starting at 7:30 PM. The Ladies and Men’s Curling Playoff Games will be held on Wednesday, April 10th. On Friday, April 12th the 72nd Men’s Annual Bonspiel begins with 27 teams entered in the event.

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Friday Morning News – April 5

Weather – Periods of snow. Amount 2 cm. Wind south 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High plus 3. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Risk of freezing drizzle late this evening and overnight. Fog patches developing near midnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 1. Wind chill minus ...

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On IMPROvise” Tournament at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

Over 35 Grade 7 to 12 students from three CSCNO schools competed in the “On IMPROvise” (We IMPROvise) tournament at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) on April 2. Teams from école secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) and École Notre-Dame-du-Sault (Sault Ste. Marie) joined up with the teams from the host school to take part in workshop presented by Stef Paquette who also ...

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MHS Students to Walk out This afternoon

Since his election in June 2018, Doug Ford’s government has anounced a number of cuts to public education. On March 15th, the most recent cuts were announced. These include: An overall loss of $1.4 billion for public education Loss of $986.8 million in education jobs funding Loss of an estimated 18,000 Grade 4-12 teaching jobs 27% increase to class sizes: ...

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Ladies Curling Bonspiel Parade

  Every year, that Ladies Curling Bonspiel have a ‘themed’ bonspiel, with competitors dressing their team up to match the theme. This year’s theme was “Game Night”. Here are the participants. They were judged within three catagories, Creativity, Effort and Humour. Gisele Lyons, Carol Dersch and Sandi Lowe had to make some hard choices. The three winners were: 1.  Team Bussineau ...

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Hwy 101 Closed Yesterday because of Collision

  Yesterday, April 3rd was closed for a short time, then closed with one lane open (Ontario511) for a number of hours due to a collision. Algoma EMS was visible in a video tweet from Superior East OPP at 1:37 p.m. The collision was between a snowmachine and a car at the intersection of the MSV trail off of Wawa ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 4

Weather – Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 1. Wind chill minus 17 in the morning and minus 5 in the afternoon. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness after midnight then periods of snow. Wind becoming south 20 km/h overnight. Low minus 6. Wind chill minus 5 in the evening and minus ...

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Harte Gold Provides Corporate and Operations Update

Harte Gold is pleased to provide the following corporate and operations update: Highlights Advanced discussions are underway with Appian and Sprott to refinance existing facilities with existing and/or potential new lenders, the Company expects a conclusion to be reached on these discussions by the end of April. Appointed Geoffrey Cohen, Senior Advisor, Appian Capital Advisory LLP, to the Board of ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – April 3

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church, 705-856-2926. Thurs.  Apr. 11   Worship Committee – 2 p.m. Sat.      Apr. 13    Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 p.m. Fri.       Apr. 19   Good Friday                                ...

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Wednesday Morning News Tidbits – April 3

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 1. Wind chill minus 14 in the morning and minus 7 in the afternoon. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Clearing near midnight. Wind northwest 20 ...

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