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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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MacDonald Mines Begins to Excavate Oxide Sands

Jul 7, 2017 @ 07:52 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. announces that it has completed a surface Max-Min EM survey on its Wawa-Holdsworth Project. The survey was conducted to map the extent of the gold-bearing Oxide Sands. The Company has begun exposing the Oxide Sands for sampling at different locations along strike identified by the EM survey. Quentin Yarie, MacDonald’s President ...

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Friday Morning News – July 7

Jul 7, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 20. UV index 8 or very high. News tidbits – The death of a man in Spanish has now been classified as a homicide.  

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Death in Spanish Now Classified as Homicide

Jul 7, 2017 @ 07:40 On July 4, 2017, shortly after 12:00 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) from East Algoma Detachment, as well as the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), the OPP East Algoma Crime Unit and Forensic Identification Services (FIS) responded to an unresponsive male located outside a residence in the Town of Spanish.   On ...

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EC – Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Jul 6, 2017 @ 13:14 12:55 PM EDT Thursday 06 July 2017 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay At 12:55 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain. ...

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CSCNO students to represent Ontario at the Jeux de la francophonie canadienne

Jul 6, 2017 @ 11:51 Six Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) students will wear Ontario colours at the upcoming Jeux de la francophonie canadienne (Canadian Francophone Games). Some 1,200 students from the 13 Canadian provinces and territories will compete in the Games that are being held in Moncton (New Brunswick) from July 11 to 15. The Canadian Francophone Games are among the largest ...

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Le RLISS du Nord-Est recherche des résidents du Nord souhaitant faire partie du nouveau Comité consultatif des patients et des familles

Jul 6, 2017 @ 11:41 Le Réseau local d’intégration de services de santé (RLISS) du Nord-Est invite les résidents du nord-est de l’Ontario à siéger au Comité consultatif des patients et des familles qui sera bientôt mis sur pied. En donnant aux résidents du Nord la possibilité de participer davantage à l’amélioration de l’expérience des patients, le Comité consultatif des patients ...

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North East LHIN Looking for Fellow Northerners to Join New Patient and Family Advisory Committee

Jul 6, 2017 @ 11:30 The North East Local Health Integration Network (North East LHIN) is inviting people living across Northeastern Ontario to sit on a soon-to-be established Patient and Family Advisory Committee. With a long-standing tradition of engaging with Northerners on priorities needed to strengthen the system of care in Northeastern Ontario, this Patient and Family Advisory Committee is a ...

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EC – Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Jul 6, 2017 @ 11:18 11:13 AM EDT Thursday 06 July 2017 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing ...

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Ladies Night Golf – July 5th

Jul 6, 2017 @ 11:03 Number of players – 78 1st in 1st Flight – Suzanne Lacasse, Brenda Pelletier, spare – 39 2nd in 1st Flight – Toni Rutland, Johanna Rowe, spare – 41 3rd in 1st Flight –  Evra Levesque, Valerie Levesque, spare 43 1st in 2nd Flight – Erin Andrews, Maury O’Neill, Irene Grusys – 41 2nd in ...

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California Man drowns in Lake of the Woods

Jul 6, 2017 @ 10:59 Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Kenora Detachment Marine and Trails Unit (MTU) are investigating a missing boater on Lake of the Woods. On Tuesday, July 4, 2017, OPP were notified that a 67-year-old California man was missing on Lake of the Woods. Police learned that two men from ...

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EC – Fog Advisory

UPDATE 11:12 a.m. Originally posted Jul 6, 2017 @ 09:07 issued at 8:30 AM EDT Thursday 06 July 2017 Fog advisory in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber (ended 11:12 a.m.) Wawa – Pukaskwa Park (ended 11:12 a.m.) White River – Dubreuilville (ended 10:07 a.m.) Agawa – Lake Superior Park (ended 9:20 a.m.) Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. ...

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Thursday Morning News – July 6

Jul 6, 2017 @ 08:14 Weather – Increasing cloudiness this morning. 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog dissipating near noon. High 19. UV index 6 or high.   News tidbits – OPP from Mantoulin & East Algoma Detachments,  as the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) responded to an unresponsive male, located outside a residence in ...

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Wawa Goose is Unveiled!

The first goose was designed by Franz Koci of Alberta in 1960, to celebrate the opening of Highway 17, the TransCanada Highway. It most important purpose though, was to act as an attractant to draw the anticipated crowds of tourists to visit the Goose and then Wawa. Three men, Al Turcott, Mel Phillips and Jerry Spreng; members of the local ...

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