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La nouvelle année scolaire s’amorce le 8 septembre

C’est avec grand plaisir que le personnel du Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon accueillera ses élèves à compter du mardi 8 septembre, soit la première journée de l’année scolaire 2020-2021. Les élèves seront accueillis cette année sous la thématique « L’éducation catholique : cultiver l’espérance » qui incite les élèves et le personnel scolaire à mettre leur espérance dans le Seigneur ...

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Morning News – September 8

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High 13. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Low plus 3. Frost advisory in effect with patchy frost likely early this morning. Low temperatures are expected to be near or just below zero degrees Celsius early this morning. Frost will be possible once again for portions of Northwestern Ontario ...

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HACHÉ, Mary (nee McGie)

June 23rd, 1942 – September 5th, 2020 Mary began her peaceful journey back to the Spirit World at the Lady Dunn Health Centre in her 78th year. Mary, a proud citizen of Michipicoten First Nation was born in Hawk Junction and raised in a close-knit family. She will be fondly remembered as a Mother, Grandmother, Great-grandmother, Sister, Sister-in-law, Auntie, Cousin and Respected Elder ...

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Frost Advisory

At 3:17 this afternoon, Environment Canada issued a Frost Advisory for the following areas: City Of Thunder Bay, Kenora, Nestor Falls, Dryden – Ignace, Fort Frances – Rainy Lake,  Atikokan – Upsala – Quetico, Superior West, Nipigon – Marathon – Superior North, Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa, Agawa – Lake Superior Park, Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls, Chapleau ...

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Ladies Night Golf – September 2

61 Players 1st FLIGHT: Suzanne Lacasse, Alexis Alexopolous, Lise Noel  –  38 2nd FLIGHT: Shirley Hale, Norma Kauk – 45  3rd FLIGHT: Kathy Turyk, Karen Tait, Wendy Bonitzke – 49 4th FLIGHT: Judy Zagar, Tracey Vernier, Mackenzie Mathias– 50 5th FLIGHT: Marcelle Terris, Brenda Tait – 54 SPECIAL EVENTS WINNERS: AJ’s Pizza – 3 Steaks – Longest Putt Hole # 1 : Joan Jewell Ladies Night – $ 15.00 ...

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SLOAN (nee McCoy), Shirley Anne

Passed peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Friday September 4, 2020 at the age of 75 with her family by her side. Beloved wife of Willard Sloan for 56 and a half years. Loving mother of Cindy Sloan and Cory Sloan (Angeline). Shirley was the proud Grandmother of Zakk, Bryce and Dana. Daughter of the late William and ...

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MPP Charlie Angus – Labour Day

Labour Day is about learning our history and applying the lessons of the struggle to improve workplace life. A huge lesson can be learned from the militancy of the Elliot Lake uranium miners. On April 18, 1974 one thousand miners at Denison mine walked off the job in a wild cat strike. They weren’t striking over wages but over the ...

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From the Park – Back to School

After living part time in Toronto for so many years, it will come as no surprise that I seldom come across anyone who has much good to say about commuting to work.  If someone does point out any advantage, it usually involves giving them time to read about or contemplate matters of import to them. I’m fortunate to have an ...

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From the Park – retour à l’école

Après avoir vécu à temps partiel à Toronto pendant tant d’années, il n’est pas surprenant que je rencontre rarement quelqu’un qui ait beaucoup de bien à dire sur les trajets domicile-travail. Si quelqu’un souligne un avantage, il s’agit généralement de lui donner le temps de lire ou de réfléchir à des questions qui lui importent. J’ai la chance d’avoir un ...

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Morning News – September 7

Weather – Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this morning. Wind northwest 40 km/h gusting to 60. High 12. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low plus 3.   Statistics from Algoma Public Health: Tested (1) 25,927 Positive 29 Negative 25,571 Deceased 0 Resolved (2) 28   Updated: ...

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Let’s Remember Adam – Back to School “Bus Safety”

As students return to school next week, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding motorists to always maintain an acute sense of awareness and be prepared for the unexpected when driving near schools and in neighbourhoods where school buses and school kids are present. In accordance with the Highway Traffic Act, motorists encountering a stopped school bus that ...

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Spotting A Galaxy

  Looking up at a clear sky is something we do naturally, whether you are taking a late-night stroll, walking the dog or just relaxing on the deck. Without the aid of binoculars or a telescope, our eyes have a difficult time seeing faint celestial objects that reside in the universe. We do see simple bright objects like the moon ...

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Morning News – September 6

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this afternoon with 60 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 this afternoon. High 18. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Periods of rain. Risk of a thunderstorm late this evening and after midnight. Wind south ...

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Morning News – September 5

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 15. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming clear this evening. Increasing cloudiness before morning. Fog patches developing after midnight. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 7.   Statistics ...

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