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Rock Island House Concert Presents – Tom Savage August 13

  Tom Savage is what one might refer to as a triple-threat. One part truth-telling troubadour, one part death-defying guitar slinger, and one part Country Blues howler. Each facet of his formidable on-stage persona carefully crafted over a 20+ year devotion to the composition and performance of song. Tom is a true believer. A disciple of melody and harmony and ...

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The Need for Water

NFTP 190809 I would hazard a guess that, next to access to clean air, the need for water is the most important need people around the world have. It is of the most basic of all human needs – even above food. The average person, depending on their geographic, economic and other circumstances, requires between 20 to 50 litres of ...

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Monday Morning News – August 12

Weather – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 27. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness this evening. Low 12. News Tidbits – Congratulations to Annika Jozin. She took silver at Youth Nationals in Cape Breton this past weekend!

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Arrests made in Wawa & White River – Street Value $5,500

On August 7, 2019, members from the North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with the assistance of members from the Pic River Anishinabek Police Service (APS), executed three separate Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA) search warrants. The warrants were executed in the communities of White River and Wawa, Ontario.   Subsequently, police seized a ...

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Rock Island House Concert and Dinner with David Archibald – August 9

  If the Northern Nationals are not your thing – perhaps enjoying Judy’s cooking and an evening with David Archibald should be on your list. David Archibald played his first guitar in Spain, and you can still find the warmth of the Andalusian sunshine in his music. His work on Great Lakes marine heritage Spirit of the Inland Sea has ...

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Friday Morning News – August 9

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 20. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 10. News Tidbits – At 1:00 p.m. the gates open for the 8th Annual Northern Nationals this weekend in Wawa. Good luck to ...

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Algoma Power Inc. to Meet Dubreuilville’s Electricity Needs

Algoma Power Inc. announced today the closing of the transaction to purchase the electricity distribution assets from Dubreuil Lumber Inc. Algoma Power also assumes the permanent role as operator of the electricity distribution system in the Township of Dubreuilville. Algoma Power was appointed the interim operator of the electricity distribution system for the Township of Dubreuilville by the Ontario Energy ...

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Celebration Marks 1st Anniversary of Medicine Cave Repatriation

  On August 8th, 2018, a day of Ceremony was held at the Medicine Cave to celebrate the repatriation of the cave to Michipicoten First Nation. John Bobbiwash led the day which began with a Sunrise Ceremony. John was aided by a number of pipe carriers, drummers and members of MFN. Dignitaries from Brookfield Power were part of the day, and ...

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Algoma Power purchases Electricity Distribution Assets from Dubreuil Lumber Inc.

Algoma Power Inc. announced today the closing of the transaction to purchase the electricity distribution assets from Dubreuil Lumber Inc. Algoma Power also assumes the permanent role as operator of the electricity distribution system in the Township of Dubreuilville. Algoma Power was appointed the interim operator of the electricity distribution system for the Township of Dubreuilville by the Ontario Energy ...

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Registration Opening Soon for Eight New Online Certificate Programs

Sault College is continuously looking for opportunities to further diversify its online program and course offerings. With eight new online certificate programs added to the roster, Sault College is now offering over 30 online certificate options for learners! Registration for online learning for the September intake begins August 12 and can be done by calling 705.759.6700 option #3! Take advantage ...

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Thursday Morning News – August 8

Weather – Fog dissipating this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Wind becoming west 20 km/h near noon. High 19. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening. Low 10. Fog advisory in effect for Wawa – Pukaskwa Park, Agawa – Lake ...

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