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MacDonald Mines announces ground sampling results from Reed Booth Vein

MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. is pleased to announce assay results from recent ground sampling of the newly acquired Reed Booth Vein. Results from Sampling Program: Grab sample* containing 13.7 g/t gold collected adjacent to the newly acquired Reed-Booth showing Grab samples* containing 4.77 g/t and 6.0 g/t gold collected from float at the main Reed-Booth showing; considered representative of the ...

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Thursday Morning News – July 13

Weather – A few showers ending this morning then mainly cloudy. Wind east 20 km/h. High 21. UV index 6 or high. News tidbits – A new cardiovascular surgery unit has been announced for Thunder Bay. It is expected to be open in 2020 and treat 1,000 patients yearly.   Sears Canada is expected to begin it’s liquidation sales on July ...

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Northern Policy Institute announces State of the North Conference

Jul 12, 2017 @ 08:13 Northern Policy Institute is pleased to announce the State of the North Conference taking place September 27th and 28th in Timmins, ON.   State of the North is an annual conference that brings together members of the general public, decision makers, community leaders, experts, and innovators to explore the state of Northern Ontario from an economic, social, and environmental ...

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What the North Needs is Hope!

Jul 12, 2017 @ 08:07 Over the past couple of months, Kathleen Wynne has made many promises to the populous of Ontario. Fast Trains, pharma care for the young, and rejuvenating a section of Toronto’s waterfront, are just a few of Wynne’s campaign favors. However, what Kathleen and her fellow party leaders don’t realize is they have failed to deliver ...

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Still a couple of days to get your composter at 50% OFF!

Jul 11, 2017 @ 08:16 You still have a few days to get yourself a composter at 50% OFF through the EDC’s Composter Rebate Program. The program ends Friday, June 14th, and offers a maximum rebate of $50, one per household.   If you are hesitant to get one, don’t be. It is extraordinarily easy to use a composter, and ...

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Tuesday Mornng News – July 11

Jul 11, 2017 @ 07:46 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 22. Humidex 25. UV index 8 or very high. News Tidbits – There are 220 fires burning in the Cariboo, Kamloops and Southeast regions of British Columbia.  Ontario is sending over 100 staff members to help ...

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Lori Johnson – Director of Community Services and Tourism

Jul 10, 2017 @ 21:13 Mayor, Council and all of the staff at the Municipality of Wawa would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Doug, Kathleen and the family of Lori Johnson on her passing on July 7, 2017. Lori’s arrival in Wawa in February 1990 set Wawa on a path of regional leadership establishing important benchmarks in many ...

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Driver of SUV Charged with ‘Careless Driving’ in Death of Motorcyclist

On July 9, 2017 at approximately 9:38 a.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment, responded to the scene of a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 17 in Brimacombe Township located approximately 52 kilometers south of Wawa. Assisting with the response were Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department (WFD). An ...

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Wawa Firefighters extinguish Backyard Fire

Jul 10, 2017 @ 10:41 On Friday, early evening, of July 7th the Wawa Fire Department was called to a residence on Lower Broadway Avenue for a fire that was burning in the backyard. Despite the fog, there was a very brisk breeze blowing. Wawa-news observed firefighters knocking on two doors before getting a response. While a firefighter talked with ...

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Youth Operate Their Own Businesses During this One-of-a-Kind Summer Camp

An exciting business experience awaits youth between the ages of 9 and 13.  They will participate in a 5-day summer camp unlike any other in our region. Wawa Youth Enterprise Camp, brought to you by Head Start in Business and sponsored by Regional CFDCs, FedNor, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and other corporate sponsors, is a one-of-a-kind business day camp, ...

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Happenings at First United Church – July 5

The congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11 a.m except during the month of  July when we will join the congregation of St. Paul’s. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church  705-856-2926. Last Sunday, July 2nd, the Congregation of First United worshipped ...

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Men’s Night Golf – July 6

1st FLIGHT: Francis Dechamplain, Jessy Dechamplain, Joey Dechamplain-6 under par 30 2nd FLIGHT: Paul Weaver, Kevin Sabourin, Len Gauthier-2 under par 34 3rd FLIGHT: Eric Levesque, Dimitri Levesque, Luc Belanger-1 under par 35 4th FLIGHT: Jeff Lamon, Al MacDonald, James Morden-4 under par 32 5th FLIGHT: Kyle Wood, Bob McCoy, Craig Onier-1 under par 35 6th FLIGHT: Paul Bernath, Trevor ...

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News from the Park – July 7

Jul 7, 2017 @ 18:42 I’ve always believed that some of the most crucial rules that we must learn in our lives primarily emanate from our Moms and Dads. The thing is, sometimes we hear them so casually and frequently such as when we are walking out the door doing our “thing”, we don’t truly understand the sage nature of ...

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Arrest made in Spanish Homicide

Jul 7, 2017 @ 18:26 At approximately 12:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested an individual in relation to an ongoing homicide investigation. The individual was taken into custody without incident in the Town of Spanish and remains in custody awaiting a court appearance. The victim, 68 year old George Chapman, was found unresponsive ...

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