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Selling public assets has no long term benefit

The more time Canadians have to unpack the Liberal commitment to invest in public infrastructure, the more it becomes obvious the plan is largely about turning tax dollars and public assets over to the private sector.  This for-profit investment model was never fleshed out during the election, most likely because it never would have received much in the way of ...

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Tuesday Morning News – September 12

Weather – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Tonight a few clouds with wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 10. Marine – Wind west 15 knots diminishing to west 10 this morning then backing to southwest 10 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 15 this ...

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Ross Romano Asks about Ring of Fire

Sep 11, 2017 @ 17:34   Ross Romano, the newly elected PC MPP for Sault Ste. Marie, asked his first question in the Ontario Legislature today since being elected in June:   “The Ring of Fire is one of the greatest opportunities Northern Ontario has ever seen. And yet, for eleven years since its discovery, this government has claimed that ...

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FortisOntario sends crews to assist in Turks & Caicos Restoration efforts

Sep 11, 2017 @ 17:29 Following the devastation arising from Hurricane Irma, FortisOntario has deployed 6 employees to support sister utility FortisTCI in its extensive power outage restoration efforts in Turks and Caicos. Crews have been sent from Canadian Niagara Power, Algoma Power and Cornwall Electric. “Our thoughts are with the people of Turks and Caicos and their families during the difficult ...

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Public Warning Regarding Fentanyl in Sault Ste. Marie

Sep 11, 2017 @ 17:01cr The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service and Algoma Public Health would like to advise the public that a drug exhibit submitted to Health Canada from a recent large drug seizure in Sault Ste. Marie was found to contain CYCLOPROPYL FENTANYL. Health Canada has issued an alert advising that this substance is newly encountered in our ...

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SE OPP Wawa charge three Wawa Males in Break and Enter

On Saturday September 9, 2017 at approximately 1:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a Wawa address regarding a break and enter incident. At the scene police interviewed all witnesses. Investigation revealed that the residence had been broken into by 3 local males. As a result the following people have been charged: ...

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Alamos Gold Announces Purchase of Richmont Mines

Alamos Gold Inc. announced this morning that they will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Richmont pursuant to a plan of arrangement. Under the terms of the Agreement, all of the Richmont issued and outstanding common shares will be exchanged on the basis of 1.385 Alamos common shares for each Richmont common share. The Exchange Ratio implies consideration of C$14.20 per ...

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Monarques to purchase Richmont’s mining assets in Quebec

Sep 11, 2017 @ 08:16 Monarques is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Richmont Mines Inc. pursuant to which Monarques will acquire all of Richmont’s mining assets in Québec.  The assets acquired consist of all of Richmont’s mineral claims, mining leases and mining concessions, including the Beaufor mine, Chimo, Monique and Wasamac properties and ...

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Ladies Golf – Closing Tournament Results

Number of players – 63 1st in 1st  Flight – Toni Rutland, Suzanne Lacasse, Brenda Pelletier – 40 2nd in 1st Flight – Colette Dechamplain, Chantal Cousineau, Stephanie Gauthier – 41 3rd in 1st Flight- Barb Leschishin, Norma Kauk, Lynne Zuliani – 42 1st in 2nd Flight – Valerie Levesque, Josee Legault, Chantal Turcotte – 45 2nd in 2nd Flight ...

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Wesdome Announces Fatality At Kiena Complex In Val D’Or Quebec

Operations have been suspended at Wesdome’s Kiena Complex in Val D’or, Quebec after the death of a mining contractor. Roméo Girard, 53 of Malartic has been identified as the mining contractor who was fatally injured on September 9th. Reports are that the worker was found beside his truck (which had struck a wall), seriously wounded and unconscious underground. He was taken to ...

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Men’s Night Golf – September 7

63 Players 1st FLIGHT: Magic Man-Len Gauthier, Derek Chapman-7 under par 29 2nd FLIGHT: Max Houde, Michel Lemoyne, Dave Castonguay- 3 under par 33 3rd FLIGHT: Dave Jennings, Eric Levesque, Derek Chapman-3 under par 33 4th FLIGHT: Luco Legault, Luc Belanger, Bubba Gagne-2 under par 34 5th FLIGHT: Cliff Ingham, Andy Ilola, Reg Spencer-even par 36   SPECIAL EVENTS WINNERS: North of 17 Restaurant Voucher ...

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Monday Morning News – September 11

Sep 11, 2017 @ 07:47 Weather – Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30% chance of showers this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 20 is expected. UV index 6 or high. Clearing late this evening with a low of 11. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 ...

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Results of OPP Distracted Driving Campaign over Labour Day Long Weekend

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to two road fatalities over the long weekend during their provincial Distracted Driving campaign. The first collision occurred near French River on Friday, September 1, 2017, claiming the life of a 25 year-old woman. The second incident involved a motorcycle colliding with a motor vehicle on Monday, September 4, 2017. The 59 year-old male motorcyclist succumbed ...

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Statement from Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on Ontario’s Opioid Strategy

Today, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, issued the following statement: “Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne, Marie-France Lalonde, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, and I met with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and Provincial Overdose Coordinator Dr. David Williams, and Dr. Dirk Huyer, Chief Coroner for Ontario, to discuss Ontario’s comprehensive Opioid Strategy and how ...

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