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Thursday Morning News – July 20

Jul 20, 2017 @ 07:58 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers early this morning. High 23. Humidex 26. UV index 8 or very high. News Tidbits – There are 252 personnel from Ontario in British Columbia. Ontario is scheduling to send another resource deployment of close to 100 personnel to British Columbia today. HydroOne ...

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Can you find the Bismarck?

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:45   In 1993, Alex Andrechuk took the newly finished model of the Battleship Bismark out for a sail on Wawa Lake.They carried it along Highway 101 before putting it into the water. Unfortunately, this 2 foot long vessel began to take on water about 60 feet off shore. Sadly he says, “it was spring, and sank ...

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Create a Logo & Market Your Thoughts

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:24 Earlier this spring, the Superior East CFDC in partnership with the Northern Ontario Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative delivered two youth entrepreneurship programs called “Create a Logo” and “Market Your Thoughts”. The programs are designed for students in grades 3 to 8 to help promote entrepreneurship. The Create a Logo program asks students in grades 3 to ...

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Créez un Logo & Vendex vos idées

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:21   Au printemps dernier, la SADC Supérieur Est ainsi que l’Initiative Entreprenariat Jeunesse du Nord ont à nouveau présenté deux programmes d’entreprenariat intitulés ‘‘Créez un logo’’ et ‘‘Vendez vos idées’’.   Ces programmes sont conçus pour les élèves de la 3e à la 8e année à faire un lien à l’entreprenariat. Le programme Créez un ...

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Your feedback on the legislation of cannabis in Ontario

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:11 The Ontario Government wants your opinion on how to approach the legislation of Cannabis. They are looking for feedback in five key areas: setting a minimum age for having, using and buying cannabis deciding where people can use cannabis keeping our roads safe regulating cannabis sales planning public education In April 2017, the federal government introduced ...

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Wednesday Morning News – July 19

Jul 19, 2017 @ 07:52 Weather – Clearing this morning. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 23. UV index 8 or very high. News Tidbits – Lake Superior Provincial Park – Agawa Tourist Information Centre is screening “The Canoe” tonight at 8 p.m. “This film captures the human connection and bond created by Canada’s well-known craft and symbol, the canoe. ...

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Sears liquidation profit should fund pensions – not executive bonuses

Jul 18, 2017 @ 18:09 Sears Canada has been given the court’s approval to begin liquidation sales Friday at the 59 locations it plans to close – the proceeds of which Ontario’s NDP says should fund Sears’ employees pensions first, not executive bonuses or debts to large firms.   The Ontario NDP has demanded legal changes so that when a ...

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Somber third anniversary of suspension of Algoma’s Passenger Train

Jul 18, 2017 @ 15:03   July 15, 2017 was the beginning of the 3rd year without passenger train service throughout remote areas of Algoma District. As a consequence, the Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) will hold a special event on July 28th, 2017 at 10 am in Sault Ste. Marie at the Civic Centre (Russ Ramsay Room) The ...

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Tuesday Morning News – July 18

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 22 except 16 near Lake Superior. Humidex 27. UV index 6 or high.   News Tidbits – There are 254 personnel from Ontario in British Columbia. Ontario is scheduling to send another resource deployment of close to 100 personnel to British ...

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Monday Morning News – July 17

Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 22. UV index 9 or very high. News Tidbits – Forest Firefighters out of province deployment. There are 255 personnel from Ontario in British Columbia. Ontario is scheduling to send another resource deployment of close to 100 personnel to British Columbia later this week. Sufficient resources will remain in Ontario ...

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My Canada Day 2017

  It was the last week in June when the neighbours at my camp on Loonskin Lake brought in an international ‘delegation’ from Sault Ste. Marie into the wilderness to experience the Canadian outdoors. The weather did not cooperate, it was raining on and off, foggy and lots of bugs which made a sauna on my end a refuge and ...

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Search ongoing for Swimmer missing in Ottawa River

Jul 16, 2017 @ 10:40 On July 15, 2017, at 2:58 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Mattawa responded to a call about a person swimming in the Ottawa River who went missing. The individual was carried downstream by the current and the complainant lost sight of the swimmer. Members of the OPP have been in the area utilizing ...

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Sunday Morning News – July 16

Weather – Sunny. Wind northeast 20 km/h. High 22. UV index 8 or very high. News Tidbits – The Forest Fire hazard is low to high with areas of most concern in the northern portions of the Northeast Region. Ontario continues to deploy fire management resources to assist with the forest fire situation in British Columbia. By the end of today, there ...

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Men’s Night Golf – July 13

Jul 16, 2017 @ 10:36 (98 Players) 1st FLIGHT: Bernie Erechook, Derek Chapman -4 under par 32 2nd FLIGHT: Kevin Sabourin, Len Gauthier -5 under par 31 3rdFLIGHT: Chris Buckell, Ron Rody, Ray McGregor -5 under par 31 4th FLIGHT: Bubba Gagne, Luco Legault, Luc Belanger -2 under par 34 5th FLIGHT: Mark Szekely, Kevin Auger, Gilles Cyr -3 under ...

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