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Wesdome Celebrates 30 years listed on the TSX

  Yesterday morning, July 10, 2019, Wesdome Gold Mines CEO and President Duncan Middlemiss was joined by Dean McPherson, Head, Global Mining, Business Development, TMX Group in opening the market in celebration of Wesdome’s being listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for 30 years. The Company has approximately 136.5 million shares issued and outstanding and trades on the Toronto Stock ...

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Thursday Morning News – July 11

Weather – A few showers ending this morning then clearing. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind north 20 km/h. High 21. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 9. News Tidbits – Check your fridge – Fresh Taste Produce Ltd. is recalling certain 794 G (28 OZ) Eat Smart ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 9

There was one new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. Parry Sound 8 is not under control at 0.7 of a hectare. This fire is located south of the Round Lake Provincial Park. At the time of this update, there are two other wildland fires in the region. Cochrane 10 measures 74 hectares and is being observed, approximately 100 ...

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Between the Covers – July 10

NEW BOOKS–on the Seven Day Shelf this week are; “The Friends We Keep” by Jane Green, “The Sentence is Death” by Anthony Horowitz and “The Last Act” by Brad Parks.   STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY ARE; “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini, “Beartown” by Fredrik Backma, “The Whistler” by John Grishalm and this weeks feature is How ...

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Wednesday Morning News – July 10

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this morning. A few showers beginning this morning. Risk of a thunderstorm. High 21. Humidex 25. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening. Low 13. News Tidbits – Algoma Public Health (APH) has issued a swimming advisory for Old Mill Beach in Blind River, ...

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AU’s Great Lakes International Summer Music Institute Hosts Summer Concert Series

In its inaugural year, Algoma University’s Great Lakes International Summer Music Institute is hosting a Summer Concert Series July 25, Aug. 1 and 2. The series will feature performances by some of Canada’s top classical musicians, including Corey Gemmell, Simon Fryer, Robert Uchida, Elizabeth McDonald, resident musicians Ed and Anne Louise-Turgeon, as well as special guests Katherine Wheatley and Wendell ...

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Ladies’ Night Golf Results – July 3

63 Golfers 1st Flight Winner – Brenda Pelletier, Toni Rutland, Suzanne Lacasse 37 2nd Flight Winner – Lynn Dee Eason, Mary Lynn McKenna, Sue Switzer 45 3rd Flight Winner – Nellie Harvey, Helene Bekintis, Linda Sillanpaa 47 4th Flight Winner – Marcelle Terris, Beth Vachon, Brenda Tait 49 5th Flight Winner – Chris Mitchell, Joan Jewell, Carm Tait 51 Special ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – July 9

Council is holding a Council Meeting tonight after the Corporate Planning Meeting that is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) PRESENTATIONS (3) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 3.1 Approval of the Agenda (4) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS 4.1 Special Council Meeting ...

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Corporate Planning Meeting Tonight – July 9

There is a Corporate Planning Meeting scheduled for tonight, July 9th, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 2.1 Approval of Agenda (3) ANNOUNCEMENTS / DEPUTATIONS 3.1 Mr. Jeremy Cormier, MPAC 101 (4) DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF (5) APPROVAL OF MINUTES 5.1 ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – July 8

There were two new fires in the Northeast Region by late afternoon today. Parry Sound 6 is not under control at 0.1 of a hectare and is located on an island in Doughnut Lake. Parry Sound 7 is now out at 0.3 of a hectare. At the time of this update, there are three other wildland fires in the region. ...

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Tuesday Morning News – July 9

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High 24 except 19 near Lake Superior. Humidex 27. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers overnight with risk of a thunderstorm. Low 13. News Tidbits – Did you know that according to Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation, there were 152 drivers 100 or older ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charge Chapleau Resident with Spousal Assault

On July 7, 2019, at approximately 4:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a domestic dispute that occurred in the Town of Chapleau, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, a 38-year-old person, from Chapleau, Ontario, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Disabled truck & Methamphetamines

On July 7, 2019, at approximately 10:50 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a disabled pickup truck on Mission Road in Wawa, Ontario. Police attended the location of the vehicle and observed one of the front tires to be separated from the pickup. Further investigation revealed a small quantity of suspected ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Traffic Stop results in several charges for Chapleau Man

On July 6, 2019, at approximately 12:45 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 129 near Chapleau, Ontario. Officers observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. Further investigation revealed the driver to be in breach of his court-ordered conditions. As a result, ...

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