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SE OPP SSM – Recover Stolen Property in Awares Township

On April 5, 2020 at approximately 4:50 a.m. members from the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were dispatched to a suspicious parked vehicle in Aweres Township, Ontario.   Officers attended the scene and located what was later discovered to be a stolen vehicle. During the examination of the vehicle, officers conducted an inventory of items within the vehicle ...

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SE OPP White River – White River Man Charged for Failing to Attend Court

On April 3, 2020, at approximately 5:45 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a person who had failed to attend court on March 9, 2020, in White River. As a result of the investigation, Kyle MCCOLEMAN, 28 years-of-age, from White River, was arrested and charged with the following: Fail to attend for ...

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Remembering Earth – Swans and other agents of mercy

“Have mercy and lift me up from the gates of death.” “I came here to remember everything that already happened… They don’t remember what they did… They took him out in front Without mercy and without love He was looking for his disciples But they had all fled I came here to remember everything that already happened.” In the Haudenosaunee ...

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Monday Morning News – April 6

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 6. Wind chill minus 10 this morning. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 5. Wind chill minus 7 overnight.   Statistics (midnight April 5) – Country, Total New Total New Total Active Serious, ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – April 6

Alleluia!  Christ is Risen! Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for April 12, 2020 – Easter Sundar which commemorates the resurrection of our Lord.  Its date is variable and occurs the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox March 21. Acts 10: 34 – 43 Peter’s account of Jesus’ ...

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Wawa’s Heart of Gold during Covid-19

The precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 have changed the face of our town and the way we live, but, it hasn’t changed the heart of gold that lives in many of Wawa’s residents. From Easter Eggs in windows for drive-by Easter Egg hunts, shopping for shut-ins, and leaving painted rocks with inspirational thoughts on doorsteps… The cares and concerns ...

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Ontario Protecting Vulnerable Ontarians During COVID-19 Outbreak

As part of the Government of Ontario’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, the province is investing up to $40 million to support organizations that provide residential services for children and youth, people with developmental disabilities and emergency shelters for women and families fleeing domestic violence. The COVID-19 Residential Relief Fund will cover costs such as additional staffing, residential ...

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Sunday Morning News – April 5

Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 6. Wind chill minus 10 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 7. Wind chill minus 10 overnight. Statistics (midnight April 4) – Country, Total New Total New Total Active Serious, Tot Cases/ Deaths/ Other Cases Cases Deaths Deaths Recovered Cases ...

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Eighth confirmed case of COVID-19 reported by Algoma Public Health

Algoma Public Health is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the Algoma district. Case # Age, Gender   Exposure category   Status Tested Case #8 20s, female Close contact Self-isolating April 2, 2020   Details of affected flights or cruise ship: not applicable To protect the identity of individuals, and to comply with privacy law, Algoma Public Health does ...

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Minister of Education Statement on Tentative Agreement with OCEW

Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement after reaching a tentative agreement with Ontario Council of Educational Workers (OCEW): “Our Government is pleased to announce a tentative agreement has been reached between the Crown, the Council of Trustees’ Associations, and OCEW. This tentative agreement shows our Government’s commitment to providing stability to parents, students, and education workers. ...

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ADSB Board of Directors Update – Highlights

Director of Education, Lucia Reece, provided Trustees with an overview of happenings since schools closed for 2 weeks following March Break, due to COVID-19. Director Reece explained the two-week closure was intended to provide time for Ontarians to self-isolate and take care of their well-being, particularly if they had traveled over March Break. The Ministry launched an online “Learn at ...

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Ontario Protecting Seniors in Retirement Homes During COVID-19 Outbreak

Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, issued the following statement Friday, April 4th at 4:30 P.M. addressing concerns regarding staffing for retirement homes during the COVID-19 outbreak: “As the province takes decisive action to safeguard the health and safety of Ontarians, we are taking immediate action to protect seniors living ...

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Men’s Curling – End of 2019/20 Season

  Special thank you to Jim Hoffmann Club President and Andy Stevens Secretary/Treasurer for all their work during the Regular Season. Team Tom Terris is the 2019 – 2020 Regular Season Champions and Team Fahrer was the Runners-up.  Congratulations. The Regular Season was shortened when the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre was closed due to the Corona Virus GUIDELINES in mid-March.  ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 4

Weather – Cloudy. Rain beginning this morning then changing to snow near noon and ending this afternoon. Risk of freezing rain late this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 3. Wind chill minus 5 this afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Clearing this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 7. Wind chill minus 5 ...

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