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Morning News Tidbits – June 30

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 28. Humidex 33. UV index 9 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Low 15. Marine Forecast – Wind southeast 10 knots increasing to southeast 15 this morning then diminishing to southeast 10 early this evening. Wind becoming light Wednesday evening. Waves one half metre or less. Statistics from Algoma Public Health  – June 29, 2020 ...

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Ladies Night Golf – June 24

We had our first Ladies night on June 24 and the following people won the draw prizes. $25 Canadian Tire Voucher – Lise Noel Free Pizza – Chris Mitchell $10 Clubhouse Voucher – Paula Valois We also had a hole in one! Louise Moran blasted a driver on # 3 and it rolled right into the cup. Congratulations to Louise.

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News from the Park – It goes on

Readers will undoubtedly know that the Ontario Legislature has begun to resume operation, meaning that once again I find myself in Queen’s Park for the bulk of the week. Heading back to The City at first was rather disconcerting. The very streets themselves looked and sounded different. Not quiet but more empty than usual.  Seeing so many people walking around ...

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Morning News Tidbits – June 29

Weather – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 27. Humidex 31. UV index 9 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Low 14. Marine Forecast – Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots this morning then backing to east 15 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light early this evening then becoming south 10 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 near ...

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Men’s Night Golf – June 25

102 Players 1st Flight: Joel DeChamplain, Max DeChamplain, Jesse DeChamplain – 3 under par 33 2nd Flight: Chis Buckell, Dylan Buckell, Gilles Pelletier – 2 under par 34 3rd Flight: Anders Morden, Bradley Case, Brandon Case – 1 under par 35 4th Flight: Kevin Sabourin, Paul Weaver, Ross Hall – 1 over par 37 5th Flight: Jason Rouleau, Noah Asselin, ...

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Morning News Tidbits – June 28

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 9 or very high. Tonight – A few clouds. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 12. Marine Forecast – Wind light becoming east 10 knots Monday morning. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon. Waves less than one half metre building to one half metre near noon Monday. ...

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Vandenberg Meets David Letterman….

in court… the Hague  to be precise!  😲😲…nah, I am obviously kidding, but it’s a funny story I have to tell you. It was Me…..little, ol Me, that informed Vandenbergs legendary founder and guitarist Adrian, about some information regarding his own bands world tour that he didn’t know or was aware of. The ship with the Flying Dutchman and crew ...

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OPP Start Summer Traffic Campaign for Canada Day Weekend

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will start their summer traffic campaign on June 27 ending on July 5, 2020. Warmer weather and longer days means more people will be getting out and enjoying outdoor activities on our highways, waterways, trails and Provincial Parks. This upcoming weekend the OPP will be focussing on aggressive driving along with other “Big Four” offences ...

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Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to July 10

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The Ontario government has extended all emergency orders currently in force that were made under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until July 10, 2020, while removing restrictions that were limiting access to certain sport training facilities. This decision was made in consultation with Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health to ensure the safe and gradual ...

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L’Ontario prolonge les décrets d’urgence jusqu’au 10 juillet 2020

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario prolonge jusqu’au 10 juillet 2020 tous les décrets d’urgence en vigueur pris en vertu de l’article 7.0.2 (4) de la Loi sur la protection civile et la gestion des situations d’urgence, tout en levant certaines restrictions qui limitaient l’accès à diverses installations sportives. Cette décision a été prise en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef de l’Ontario ...

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Morning News Tidbits – June 27

Weather – Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers early this morning. Clearing near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 23. Humidex 27. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Low 11. Marine Forecast – Wind northwest 10 knots increasing to northwest 15 this morning then diminishing to northwest 10 this evening. Wind becoming light overnight then ...

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Outstanding graduating students awarded the CSC Nouvelon Vision Scholarship

This year, the Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon awards its Vision Scholarships to outstanding graduating class students who have fulfilled the requirements of their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Valued at $500, the scholarship is awarded annually to two students from each CSC Nouvelon secondary school and one from Carrefour Options+. Laureates, selected by the principal of their school, must reflect the CSC ...

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Infrastructure Projects Announced Across Northern Ontario – Wawa, Hornepayne, White River Included

A number of infrastructure projects in Northern Ontario were announced yesterday in Atikokan. Marcus Powlowski, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay–Rainy River, on behalf of Maryam Monsef, Minister of Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development; the Honourable Laurie Scott, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure; and Mayor Dennis Brown, Town of Atikokan, announced funding for 12 airport, road and bridge ...

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Morning News Tidbits – June 26

Weather – Sunny. Increasing cloudiness near noon then 60 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h late this morning. High 19. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this evening and after midnight with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches developing before ...

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Wawa’s School Safety Zone Project gets Funding

  At today’s Special Council meeting, Mayor Ron Rody announced that funding had been received for Wawa’s School Safety Zone Project. It is a five million dollar project, with 4.3 million coming from Provincial and Federal funding sources. The balance $700,000 will come from the Community of Wawa. Mayor Rody explained, “We have a building project in town this summer, ...

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