Local News

Fitness Classes Cancelled for the Week

Due to unforeseen circumstances all fitness classes will be postponed this week (Oct 2-7). Thank you for your patience. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to phone Brian Lachine at 705 856-2244 ext 247.

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Only One Week Left

Time is running out. There is only 1 more week until the lucky ticket will be drawn for the Annual Dream Vacation Lottery. Tickets are available at local businesses and hospital admitting. Watch for volunteers selling tickets at local businesses until October 11. With only 2000 tickets printed your odds for winning are great. By purchasing a ticket today you ...

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Monday Morning News – October 2

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 19. UV index 3 or moderate.Tonight will be mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm overnight. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light this evening. Low 14. Marine – Strong wind warning ...

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CUPE 4148 & Bill 115

Sep 30, 2017 @ 19:11 If you worked for a school board in Ontario during either the 2012-13 or 2013-14 school year and your union was the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), you are eligible to share in a financial settlement reached by CUPE for the breach of your Charter Rights. This settlement was agreed to following a successful ...

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Andrea Horwath – Orange Shirt Day

Sep 30, 2017 @ 17:16 Andrea Horwath, leader of the Ontario NDP, has released the following statement on Orange Shirt Day:   “Today, I join Ontarians and Canadians in marking Orange Shirt Day to show that every child matters, to honour the survivors of residential schools, and to recommit to reconciliation.  In creating Orange Shirt Day, Phyllis (Jack) Webstad shared ...

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Principal photography begins for “Brotherhood” on Michipitcoten First Nation Reserve

Principal photography has begun for the feature film Brotherhood on the Michipicoten First Nation Reserve. Written and directed by Richard Bell (Eighteen), the cast includes Brendan Fehr as Robert Butcher, Brendan Fletcher as Arthur Lambden and Jake Manley as George Waller. Based on a true Canadian story, this is the first time a feature film has been permitted to film on the sacred First Nations land near Wawa, Ontario.   ...

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Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Richmont Mines Inc.

Sep 29, 2017 @ 08:03 Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State Building in New York City, is investigating Richmont Mines Inc. relating to the sale of the Company to Alamos Gold Inc. As a result of the merger, Richmont shareholders are only anticipated to receive 1.385 ...

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Friday Morning News – September 29

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this morning. Clearing this afternoon. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this morning. High 10. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight, a few clouds. Fog patches developing after midnight. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low zero. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind ...

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Red Pine signs MOU with Michipicoten First Nation

Sep 28, 2017 @ 08:01 Red Pine Exploration of Toronto and the Michipicoten First Nation (MFN) have signed a memorandum of understanding that covers Red Pine’s Wawa advanced exploration gold project. Quentin Yarie, president and CEO of Red Pine stated, “The company, and its predecessors, have always maintained a good working relationship with MFN. This MOU formalizes the consultation process ...

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Thursday Morning News – September 28th

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this afternoon with 60 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 14. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight showers are expected with a risk of thunderstorms this evening and after midnight. ...

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Who is killing Canada’s passenger trains? 

Sep 27, 2017 @ 08:15 Who is killing Canada’s passenger trains?  It can’t be our prime minister. Since he was a babe in his mother’s arms, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been exposed to the virtues of train travel.  That’s thanks to his father, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, who had a genuine affection and respect for passenger trains.  He travelled ...

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OPP Launch Fall Seat Belt Campaign Today

Sep 27, 2017 @ 08:02 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be conducting their Fall Seat belt Campaign from September 27 until October 6, 2017. Seat belt law enforcement and education is one of the OPP’s traffic safety priorities; the OPP conducts provincial seat belt campaigns every year to raise awareness of seat belt use and their effectiveness in saving ...

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NOP demands Resignation and an Apology

Northern Ontario Party leader, Trevor Holliday demands the immediate resignation of Northumberland-Quinte West Liberal MPP Lou Rinaldi and an apology from Premier Kathleen Wynne over the remarks that refers to Northern Ontario as ‘No Mans Land’. This comment made by Lou Rinaldi is an insult not only to our nearly eight hundred thousand residents that call Northern Ontario, home but ...

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The Wawa Green Project at the Wawa Blueberry Fall Festival

Sep 26, 2017 @ 08:07 The Wawa Green Project enjoyed a successful weekend at the Annual Blueberry Fall Festival. Our table was situated in the “Energy Hub” which included Algoma Power Inc., Algoma Energy Solutions and Buywise Consulting. The Green Project was joined by Kieran O’Neill of Buywise Consulting, who booked 5 energy audits over the weekend. Kieran helps to ...

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Tuesday Morning News – September 26

Weather – Rain. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Amount 10 to 20 mm. High 16. Tonight the rain is expected to end after midnight then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Low 9. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind north 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 ...

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