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The Ford government has some political potholes to fix for Northern Ontarians

Here in the North, we all face one fundamental reality – distance and travel are important in our lives. Highway travel is almost an absolute necessity for practically all Northerners at some point in our lifetime, be it for employment, school, shopping and even healthcare. Because it is an integral part of our lives, Northern Ontarians understand the importance of ...

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Monday Morning News – November 20

Weather: Today – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 16 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 3. Wind chill near minus 7.

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Batchewana Island is now Permanently Protected

The largest remaining privately owned island in Lake Superior is now permanently protected, marking a significant win for nature in Ontario. Thanks to an ambitious campaign by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and the steadfast support of many community partners, donors and foundations, the 2,076-hectare Batchewana Island will now remain a permanent haven for wildlife, birds and fish. Batchewana ...

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Saturday Morning News – November 18

Weather: Flurries or rain showers ending in the morning then cloudy with 60% chance of flurries or rain showers. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 3. UV index 1 or low. Night – Cloudy with 60% chance of flurries. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h in the evening. Low -6. Wind chill -12 overnight. News Tidbits: Dont’ forget ...

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WFD Called to Roxy Bowling Centre

At 12:30 this morning the Wawa Fire Department was called to the Roxy Bowling Centre. Upon arrival smoke was visible from the second floor and the north wall (adjacent to Ontario Street). The fire seemed to be concentrated in the corner of the building where the kitchen is located. About an hour into the fire, Algoma Power severed the electrical ...

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Schedule – 6th Lori Johnson Memorial Hockey Tournament

Friday Nov 17, 2023           1 ROUND ROBIN Women’s Beer 6:00 PM Naughty Scotty’s VS Backwood Beauties 2 ROUND ROBIN Women’s Rec 7:00 PM The Regretzkies VS Chi – Amiks 3 ROUND ROBIN Women’s Rec 8:00 PM Superior Puckers VS Snoop Doggs 4 ROUND ROBIN Women’s Rec 9:00 PM Moose on the Loose VS Excuses 5 ...

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The HSCDSB Board of Trustees acclaims Gary Trembinski as Chairperson and elects John Bruno as Vice-Chairperson

The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) has elected its leadership for the Board of Trustees.   During the monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, held at the Mount St. Joseph Catholic Education Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Gary Trembinski was acclaimed as the Chairperson, while John Bruno was elected as the Vice-Chairperson. “I ...

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Friday Morning News – November 17

Weather: Mainly cloudy with 30% chance of flurries. Wind northwest 20 km/h. High zero. Wind chill -8 in the morning. UV index 1 or low. Night – Cloudy. 60% chance of flurries overnight. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 in the evening. Low -5 with temperature rising to plus 2 by morning. Wind chill -13 in the evening. ...

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Carol Hughes – Proposed Anti-Scab Legislation would give workers more power

On November 9th, the federal government introduced their long-promised anti-scab legislation. This new bill would provide a better opportunity for federal workers to negotiate improved wages and working conditions. While it’s been a very long time coming, it’s good to finally have a tangible and viable bill that seeks to protect workers’ rights. Bill C-58, An Act to amend the ...

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Carol Hughes – La loi anti-briseurs de grève proposée donnerait plus de pouvoir aux travailleurs

Le 9 novembre, le gouvernement fédéral a présenté le projet de loi anti-briseurs de grève qu’il promettait depuis longtemps. Cette nouvelle loi permettrait aux fonctionnaires fédéraux de négocier de meilleurs salaires et de meilleures conditions de travail. Il est bon d’avoir enfin un projet de loi concret et viable qui cherche à protéger les droits des travailleurs, même si on ...

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Charges Laid after Fatal Collision on Hwy 144

Police have charged one person, after the investigation of a fatal motor vehicle collision. On September 30, 2023, shortly after 5:00 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Greater Sudbury Police Service, Greater Sudbury Fire Service and Manitoulin-Sudbury Paramedic Services, responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 144, near Dowling, in the City of ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after multiple thefts

On November 15, 2023, at approximately 12:10 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested and charged a person in relation to previous a theft-related occurrence at a retail store on Ontario Avenue in Elliot Lake. On October 10, 2023, the complainant reported numerous thefts from the retail store over the past few days. They knew who the female ...

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Minister Calandra Introduces Planning Statute Law Amendment Act, 2023

Paul Calandra, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, released the following statement: “Last month, I announced that we would reverse certain decisions related to official plans and official plan amendments because I did not have confidence that decisions were made in a way that supported our goal of building at least 1.5 million homes in a way that maintains and ...

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Le ministre Calandra dépose la Loi de 2023 modifiant des lois en ce qui concerne l’aménagement du territoire

Paul Calandra, ministre des Affaires municipales et du Logement, a publié la déclaration suivante : « Le mois dernier, j’ai annoncé que nous allions annuler certaines décisions concernant des plans officiels et des modifications de plans officiels parce que je n’étais pas convaincu qu’elles avaient été prises de façon à appuyer la réalisation de notre but de bâtir au moins ...

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