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Morning News – December 24

Dec 24, 2021 at 07:56 Weather: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this morning and early this afternoon. Snow beginning this afternoon. Risk of freezing drizzle this morning. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 9 this morning. Tonight – Rain or snow ending late this evening then cloudy ...

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APH reports 21 new cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health has reported that there are twenty-one (21) new cases of COVID-19, nineteen (19) – Sault Ste. Marie & Area, and two (2) in Elliot Lake & Area. Algoma Public Health is also recording another death related to COVID-19 in their Status of Cases Table. There are currently 251 active cases. Algoma Public Health states “Although the Omicron ...

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Road Conditions – December 24

Dec 24, 2021 at 07:08 updated at: 5:23 a.m. Primary Conditions Secondary Conditions Visibility Hwy 17 West/North 50km From Wawa to Paint Lake Rd, Wawa bare and dry bare and wet good 70km From Paint Lake Rd, Wawa to Mobert bare and wet snow packed good 101 63km From Wawa to Hwy 651 (Missinabi Corners) bare and dry bare and ...

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APH – Changes to Case and Contact Management Processes

Effective today, Thursday, December 23, 2021, Algoma Public Health (APH) is implementing changes to case and contact management processes to respond to the rapid spread of COVID-19 and to redirect resources to COVID-19 immunization. These modifications are consistent with provincial changes being made to respond to the Omicron variant and surging cases in Ontario. Omicron is highly transmissible and has ...

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Students’ Christmas stockings are ready for Santa Claus

Grade 1 students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) had a lot of fun learning a new skill! With a little help from their teacher Ms. Vanessa Berthiaume-Moynihan, the students had the chance to sew their Christmas stockings! Thanks to this fun activity, everything is ready for Santa Claus to place little treats for friends in each stocking!

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Les bas de Noël des élèves sont prêts pour le Père Noël

Les élèves de 1re année de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont eu beaucoup de plaisir à apprendre une nouvelle habileté! Avec un peu d’aide de leur enseignante Mme Vanessa Berthiaume-Moynihan, les élèves ont eu la chance de coudre leur bas de Noël! Grâce à cette activité amusante, tout est prêt pour que le Père Noël puisse déposer dans chaque bas de ...

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LDHCF Catch the Ace – Week 26 Winner is…

Dec 23, 2021 at 11:56 Congratulations to Andrew Spooner, winner of Week 26 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The envelope (#24) that Andrew selected contained the Ten of Clubs, winning $811. The progressive pot next week is estimated at $14,281! Monies from the Catch the Ace are used to enhance health care services at the Lady Dunn Health ...

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Wawa Lake is Frozen – 2021

What a whirlwind of temperatures this month! From -23 to 12, and gusty winds tearing the ice up… It was a real guess as to when the ice would finally set. Yesterday afternoon, it looked like the ice completely covers the ice.   Last night the moon glowed on the fresh ice, shining its reflection down the lake. However excited ...

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ROY, Oscar

At the age of 86 years, Oscar passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at the Sault Area Hospital just four days after his beloved wife, Cecile of 65 years passed away. Beloved husband of the late Cecile Roy. Loving father of Linda Gerrior (Allen) and Alain Roy (Penny). Proud grandfather of Shannon, Cindy and Alishia. Great grandfather of Kesha, ...

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Ontario Supports Businesses in the Algoma and Manitoulin Regions

The Ontario government is providing more than $1.5 million to help 74 local businesses adapt to COVID-19 public health guidelines in the Algoma and Manitoulin regions. The funding is being delivered through the Northern Ontario Recovery Program (NORP) and will support building renovations, installation of safety equipment and health and safety upgrades. “Our government is standing shoulder-to-shoulder with northern business ...

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L’Ontario soutient les entreprises dans les régions d’Algoma et Manitoulin

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario octroie plus de 1,5 million de dollars pour aider 74 entreprises locales dans les régions d’Algoma et Manitoulin à se conformer aux lignes directrices en matière de santé publique liées à la COVID-19. Le financement est consenti dans le cadre du Programme de relance économique du Nord de l’Ontario (PRENO) et appuiera la rénovation de bâtiments, ...

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Morning News – December 23

Dec 23, 2021 at 07:56 Weather: Flurries. Local amount 5 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 16 this morning and minus 7 this afternoon. Tonight – A few flurries ending after midnight then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near minus 3. Wind chill minus 9 ...

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APH Reports 41 new cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health has reported that there are forty-one (41) new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District; thirty-six (36) are from Sault Ste. Marie & Area, and five (5) are from Central and East Algoma. There are currently 248 active cases. Algoma Public Health states, “We will not be reporting cases over the holiday weekend.”

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Road Conditions – December 23

Dec 23, 2021 at 06:36 updated at: 5:23 a.m. Primary Conditions Secondary Conditions Visibility Hwy 17 West/North 50km From Wawa to Paint Lake Rd, Wawa snow covered snow packed good 70km From Paint Lake Rd, Wawa to Mobert snow packed bare and dry good 101 63km From Wawa to Hwy 651 (Missinabi Corners) snow covered snow packed good 144km Hwy ...

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