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Saturday Morning News – March 14

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries early this morning. Clearing this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 22 this morning and minus 7 this afternoon. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 17. Wind chill minus 7 this evening and minus 21 ...

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Bishop Marcel’s Message in Solidarity With Public Concern

Sudbury, March 13, 2020 Dear Faithful of the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie, Solidarity with Public concerns: Following government announcements of several preventive measures to stem the spread of COVID-19, I wish to contribute to this common public health effort and act in solidarity with the civil authorities.  Consequently, I am announcing the immediate adoption of the following directives. Until ...

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Spring Bear Hunt to Begin in Spring 2021

Today the Ontario Government announced that it is establishing a regular spring black bear season, reducing seasons on the Bruce Peninsula and making other minor updates to black bear regulations. “We are proposing to continue the spring black bear season beyond 2020 for residents and non-residents in all Wildlife Management Units where there is a fall black bear season. The ...

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All Superior Children’s Centre EarlyON Child, Family Centres, and Licensed Childcare Centres close until April 6

Effective Saturday, March 14, 2020, all Superior Children’s Centre EarlyON Child and Family Centres and Licensed Childcare Centres in the communities of Wawa, White River, Dubreuilville and Hornepayne will be CLOSED to the public, families and staff. At this time it is critical we keep COVID-19 out of our childcare and family centre spaces. We will resume regular business hours ...

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Sault Symphony Orchestra welcomes Pierre Schryer

Join the Sault Symphony Orchestra in welcoming the award-winning Pierre Schryer home for an evening of exciting entertainment sure to captivate music lovers of all ages. A world-class fiddler born in Sault Ste. Marie, Schryer will be returning home on April 18 to play a unique selection of pieces from around the globe alongside the Sault Symphony Orchestra. “The Symphony ...

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Wawa to receive funding in Gas Tax Program

Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, has announced that Ontario is investing $365.3 million to expand and improve local transportation across the province. The Ontario Gas Tax Program provides transit funding for Ontario municipalities by providing two cents per litre of provincial gas tax to improve and expand transit. Wawa and Chapleau are part of the 111 municipalities that will receive provincial funding for ...

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Dog Season On Paws

4 now anyway because of the domino effect of one organization after another regarding the Covid-19 situation. I am not taking this lightly, but during, Ebola, Swine Flu, Aids, Zika Virus, etc, we haven’t witnessed such a quarantine as this. I won’t debate further on the matter because this is a fun column regarding our Soo Greyhounds. This piece may be longer than ...

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MFN Cancels Upcoming Citizenship Engagement Sessions in Soo & Sudbury

In an attempt to contain the CQVID-19 virus and protect the health of our citizens, Michipicoten Council has decided to cancel the upcoming citizenship engagement sessions in Sault Ste Marie March 18 and Sudbury March 19,2020. Governments and health officials across the country warn that this is most serious health crisis in over 100 years. Schools, sports franchises and businesses are closing their doors ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – March 13

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 14 16 McCOY, Joe 2 11 16 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 9 16 KLOCKARS, Anna Lisa 4 8 15 BUCKELL, Chris 5 7 16 HALL, Dave 6 6 15 LESCHISHIN, Mark 6 6 17 TURMELLE, Katherine 8 2 15 Next games are Thursday, March 26th at 7:00 p.m.   Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, ...

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Novel Coronavirus Information for ADSB Families

Late yesterday, Premier Doug Ford, Christine Elliott (Deputy Premier and Minister of Health) and Stephen Leece, Minister of Education, issued a statement and advised that,based on advice from Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and theexperts at the COVID-19 Command Table, the Minister of Education issued a Ministerial Order to close all publicly funded schools in Ontario ...

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Agreement with OECTA Reached

Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement regarding a tentative agreement with the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA): “Our Government achieved our foremost priority – landing a good deal with a teachers’ union that advances the priorities of students and parents. We are pleased to announce a tentative agreement has been reached between the Crown, OECTA, and ...

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Snowfall & Wind Warning ( Lake Superior Park – Searchmont & East)

6:24 AM EDT Friday 13 March 2020 Snow squall warning in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Lake effect snow squalls and blowing snow developing this morning. Westerly snow squalls will develop off Lake Superior this morning. Local snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm are possible by Friday evening. Furthermore, ...

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Friday Morning News – March 13

Weather – Flurries. Local blowing snow. Local amount 5 cm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming northwest 40 gusting to 60 this morning. Temperature falling to minus 4 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 13 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Flurries ending before morning then mainly cloudy. Local blowing snow this evening. Local amount 2 ...

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LDHC Implements Active Screening for Patients and Visitors

The Ministry of Long Term Care has instructed all long term care homes to begin active screening of all  patients and visitor. Emerging information on COVID-19 suggests that elderly individuals and those with underlying health conditions are at increased risk of severe outcomes. In an effort to be proactive, LDHC has begun active screening in all care areas. Active screening ...

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