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From the Branch – October 4th

Oct 4, 2017 @ 08:03 Boy was that something those Invictus games in Toronto! And the closing speech of Prince Harry where he instilled pride and a look at the future in all those young veterans who are carrying the scars of their battles both physical and mental. It makes you think, and be proud to be a Legion member ...

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Wednesday Morning News – October 4

Oct 4, 2017 @ 07:54 Weather – Mainly cloudy. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 14. Tonight it will be mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 6. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late this morning then increasing ...

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Wesdome Announces Resumption of Ramp Development at Kiena Complex

Oct 3, 2017 @ 08:07 Yesterday, Wesdome Gold Mines announced that the site investigation investigation in connection with the fatality of a mining contractor has concluded, and all activities at the Kiena Complex have resumed. Roméo Girard, 53 of Malartic was fatally injured on September 9th. Reports are that the worker was found beside his truck (which had struck a wall), seriously ...

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Tuesday Morning News – October 3

Oct 3, 2017 @ 07:57 Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 20. Humidex 25. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – showers ending after midnight then mainly cloudy. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening and after midnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h ...

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This is Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW)

  In 1992, the Canadian Psychiatric Association established the first Mental Illness Awareness Week. It became an annual national public education campaign designed to help open eyes to the reality of mental illness. The week is now coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH). One of MIAW’s major initiatives is the Faces of Mental Illness campaign, ...

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Ontario’s Fair Hydro Plan – Just the Facts

Oct 2, 2017 @ 15:57 John Vanthof and the NDP spent the past week grasping at straws, trying to drum up some controversy around our Fair Hydro Plan, while misleading the people of Ontario. Let’s get the facts. Electricity rates are not going to go up after the next election. Under the Fair Hydro Plan, electricity rates were lowered by ...

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Lumber Donation Arrives in Houston Texas from White River Forest Products

Oct 2, 2017 @ 15:04 White River Forest Products is pleased to report that its donation of lumber has arrived in Houston to assist in the rebuilding of 111 Habitat for Humanity homes that were affected by Hurricane Harvey at the end of August. The community-based Northern Ontario lumber mill quietly took on the challenge laid down by Resolute Forest ...

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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 Michipicoten First Nation Reserve

Sep 29, 2017 at 08:21 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 ...

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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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