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News from the Park – Rent Increases

Apr 17, 2017 @ 08:23 You may recall that my last column focussed a great deal on the current and future circumstances facing the younger segment of our province. In the Legislature, New Democrats called on the Wynne Liberals to keep a 14-year-old election promise they made to protect vulnerable tenants from outrageous rent increases. Landlords with buildings constructed since ...

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Monday Morning News – April 17

Weather – It is hopefully a brief return to colder temperatures, with my thermometer reading -8C this morning. It is expected to be mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Clearing this afternoon. High plus 5. Roads – Highways in the area are bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections.

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Wawa Men’s 70th Annual Curling Bonspiel

Apr 16, 2017 @ 13:09 The Wawa Men’s Annual Bonspiel was held April 7th- 9th with 24 teams participating. Thanks to Club President Jim Hoffmann and Secretary-Treasurer Yvan Besner who organized the event. Thanks to all the participants, Michelle and Pat for a great meal, the ladies who BBQ’d the steaks, the volunteers at the entry desk and at the ...

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Still time to donate towards LDHCF Digital Radiography Upgrade

Apr 16, 2017 @ 09:28 There is still time to donate to the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s Spring Campaign. Help the Foundation reach its goal of $154,000 to purchase a digital radiography upgrade for the x-ray department. To date $122,700 has been raised by your generous donations. Every dollar raised by the Foundation stays in the community and aids ...

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Today is Advance Care Planning Day

Apr 16, 2017 @ 08:02 The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) works to improve a patient’s experience with the health care system across the entire continuum – from birth to death. Expanding access to palliative care services and hospice beds in Northeastern Ontario is just one of the ways the LHIN is responding to Northerners’ needs for ...

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Sunday Morning News – April 16th

Apr 16, 2017 @ 07:02 Weather – the fog has lifted, but Environment Canada is saying that it will remain cloudy with a 60% chance of flurries or freezing drizzle this morning. There are periods of snow expected to begin at noon with 2-4cm of snow expected. The 20km/h wind will change to the northeast, with gusts to 40. Roads ...

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Wynne Liberals announce budget date, higher taxes and deeper cuts expected

 Apr 15, 2017 @ 15:15 The Wynne Liberals announced the date for their upcoming so-called “balanced” budget, which is set to be released on April 27, 2017.   “After 14 years in power, the Liberals have made life unaffordable for Ontario families and businesses. They’ve created a hydro crisis, made housing unaffordable, and slashed health care services,” said Ontario PC ...

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Thanks – Ladies Curling League

Apr 14, 2017 @ 13:28 The Wawa Ladies Curling League would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generous donations to this years 65th Ladies Curling Bonspiel which took place March 31-April 2 2017. • AJ’s Pizza • Algoma Highlands Wild Blueberry Farm & Winery • Avon • Canadian Tire – Wawa • Charm Diamond Centres • Fenlon’s ...

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Algoma Power Inc. répondra aux besoins d’électricité de Dubreuilville

 Apr 14, 2017 @ 11:50 Algoma Power Inc. est fier d’annoncer que la Commission de l’énergie de l’Ontario (CEO) l’a nommé comme l’opérateur intérimaire du système de distribution d’électricité pour le canton de Dubreuilville pour les prochains six mois, selon l’Ordre du CEO EB-201-0153. Algoma Power livre de l’électricité fiable et sécuritaire au district de l’Algoma depuis plus de cents ...

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Algoma Power to meet Dubreuilville Power Needs

Apr 14, 2017 @ 11:47 Algoma Power Inc. (Algoma Power) is pleased to announce that the Ontario Energy Board has named it as the interim operator of the electricity distribution system for the Township of Dubreuilville for the next six months per OEB order EB-2017-0153. Algoma Power has delivered safe and reliable electricity to the District of Algoma for over ...

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Easter Long Weekend Seatbelt Campaign Begins

Apr 14, 2017 @ 10:37 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will begin their participation in the Easter Long Weekend Seatbelt Campaign which runs from Friday, April 14, 2017 to Monday, April 17, 2017. The focus of the provincial traffic initiative is to make sure that all occupants of vehicles are wearing seatbelts. If you wear a seatbelt properly, you are ...

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OPP Investigate Fatal Collision

April 13 @ 12:03 On April 13, 2017 at approximately 4:40 am members of the Superior East (Wawa) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Wawa Volunteer Fire Department were called to the scene of a single motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 17, seven kilometers south of Highway 519 (Dubreuilville turnoff). There were ...

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Fatal Collision Closes Highway 17 North of Wawa

  Highway 17 north of Wawa remains closed at this time due to a single vehicle fatal collision. At 4:45 this morning, Algoma EMS and Wawa Fire Department attended the scene of a single vehicle collision about 30 kilometres north of Wawa. Emergency vehicles at the site blocked both lanes of the highway to allow emergency services to work. An ambulance ...

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