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Winter Weather Travel Advisory (Montreal River Harbour – Searchmont)

At 11:36 a.m. Environment Canada updated the Winter Weather Travel Advisory between Montreal River Harbour and Searchmont. Lake effect snow, heavy at times, with local total snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm. The stretch of Highway 17 near Batchawana Bay will be affected before this lake effect weakens. Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans ...

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TREMBLAY, Gilles

Passed away peacefully at the FJ Davey Home with his sister Michelle by his side on Sunday, October 29, 2023 at the age of 93. Born in Matabele, Quebec to Raoul and Marie-Ann Tremblay on May 5, 1930. In order to find work, he lived in Montreal, Timmins, Wawa, and a whole lot of places in between in both Quebec ...

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LDHC – Emergency Department Notice

We are experiencing a physician staffing delaying for the Emergency Department (ED). With the winter weather upon us, and the closure of Highway 17 to support road safety, there is a delay in the arrival of the coverage physician. The ED will remain open with the support of our local physicians; however, we ask that you visit the ED only ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after disturbance at Legion

On October 30, 2023, shortly after 11:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance at the Royal Canadian Legion on Hawkins Street in the Town of Blind River. Investigation determined two individuals attended the establishment, had an altercation with servers, stole liquor, a cooler and left in a black car. At ...

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Motivational speaker Pierre Beauregard visits École Saint Joseph

Now it’s not too often that I find a story so interesting that I decide to write about it. Usually, I cover and write stories that the editor as requested, but on Wednesday, October 18th, that’s exactly what happened As I was picking up my kids from school I saw this odd-looking bicycle with a trailer attached with a sign ...

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Tuesday Morning News – October 31

Weather: Winter weather travel advisory in effect (Lake Superior Park – Searchmont) Hwy 17 (Wawa to Batchawana Bay) CLOSED   Today – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this afternoon. High zero. Wind chill minus 9 this morning. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – A few ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory (Montreal River Harbour – Searchmont)

At 11:20 PM Environment Canada fine tuned their winter weather travel advisory that was issued earlier today. “Lake effect snow, heavy at times. Local snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm. Reduced visibility in heavy snow. Timing: Ending late Tuesday morning. Discussion: The stretch of Highway 17 from Montreal River Harbour to Karalash Corners will be affected. Motorists should expect ...

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SSM OPP – Attempted Murder Charges Laid after Domestic Dispute

On October 29, 2023, shortly after 4:45 p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a weapons call where a victim of a domestic dispute was shot in the arm in Herrick Township. Police arrived a short time later and located the victim at a neighbor’s home.  Sault Ste Marie Paramedic Services then ...

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J’entends trop souvenant les électeurs dire qu’ils auraient préféré de continuer à vivre dans leur propre maison, mais qu’ils ne trouvent pas le soutien supplémentaire dont ils ont besoin

Pour ceux qui ont eu la chance de visiter l’Assemblée législative, vous aurez sans doute vu l’éventail d’expositions d’art et d’expositions d’information qui décorent ses salles. Je recommande à tous ceux qui se retrouvent avec un après-midi libre à Toronto de les visiter. Je passe régulièrement du temps à observer les nouveaux présentoirs, après que mes tâches dans l’Assemblée sont ...

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Monday Morning News – October 30

Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 8 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 6. Wind chill minus 8 overnight. News Tidbits: A Federal Court judge has ...

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Thunder Bay City Council to Debate ‘proximity principle’

I am writing in advance of the Thunder Bay City Council’s debate on the ‘proximity principle’ that will be held on Monday, October 30. I wanted to share some information on this subject, as well as some quick facts about the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO).   Who is the NWMO?   Founded in 2002, the Nuclear Waste Management Organization ...

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Don’t Ghost on Safety This Halloween

With Halloween only a night away, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has created a fun safety video message to remind trick-or-treaters, parents and drivers of some tips to ensure a spooky yet safe Halloween night. Below are some additional pointers for a hauntingly safe and fun Halloween: Trick-or-treaters should always walk on a sidewalk if one is available and use ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory (Montreal River – St. Joseph Island)

5:32 AM EDT Monday 30 October 2023 Weather Advisory in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Winter weather travel advisory in effect. This alert began at 8:47 p.m. Sunday, October 29th, 2023. This will be the first accumulating lake effect snow event of the season for most areas. The ...

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Saturday Morning News – October 28

Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this morning. Wind becoming west 20 this afternoon. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 9 this morning. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Flurries. Local amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 3. Wind chill near ...

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