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Monday Morning News – July 15

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 21. Humidex 27. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers late this evening and overnight with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming ...

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Aircraft crash in Hawk Junction

Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:06 – Superior East OPP have confirmed that two adults are deceased as a result of the crash.  Community Safety/Media Relations Officer Trevor Tremblay stated in a media release that “Their identities are being withheld until post mortem examinations are conducted.” A team from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) is currently at the scene conducting their investigation. ...

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SE OPP investigate plane crash in Hawk Junction

Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:05 – On July 11, 2019, at around 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department and Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called to the scene of a plane crash in the Town of Hawk Junction, Ontario. A team from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) ...

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Friday Morning News – July 12

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 19. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 11. News Tidbits – If you head to the Soo this weekend – check out ...

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UPDATE on Outage affecting Hawk Junction, Dubreuilville, Lochalsh, Missanabie and Goudreau

Jul 11, 2019 @ 13:20 – Wawa-news has been told that power has been restored in Dubreuilville and Missinabie. Jul 11, 2019 @ 12:13 – Wawa-news has been informed by Algoma Power that this morning at approximately 9:15 a.m. Algoma Power experienced an outage to approximately 576 customers in the area of Hawk Junction, Dubreuilville, Lochalsh, Missanabie and Goudreau. 153 customers have ...

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Wesdome Celebrates 30 years listed on the TSX

  Yesterday morning, July 10, 2019, Wesdome Gold Mines CEO and President Duncan Middlemiss was joined by Dean McPherson, Head, Global Mining, Business Development, TMX Group in opening the market in celebration of Wesdome’s being listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for 30 years. The Company has approximately 136.5 million shares issued and outstanding and trades on the Toronto Stock ...

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Thursday Morning News – July 11

Weather – A few showers ending this morning then clearing. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind north 20 km/h. High 21. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 9. News Tidbits – Check your fridge – Fresh Taste Produce Ltd. is recalling certain 794 G (28 OZ) Eat Smart ...

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SSM OPP investigate Single Motorcycle Collision on Highway 550

On Sunday, July 7, 2019, at approximately 3:53 p.m., officers from the Sault Ste. Marie detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Sault Ste. Marie Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a single motorcycle collision on Highway 550 near Douglas Drive in Prince Township, Ontario.   The 51-year-old driver of the motorcycle was transported to ...

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SSM OPP Investigate Fatal Collision – Motorcyclist Identified

On July 6, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m., members from the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Batchewana Police Service, Goulais Fire and Rescue and Sault Ste. Marie Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 17 between Highway 552 and Pine Shores Road in Goulais Township, Ontario.   The driver of the motorcycle, Jeffory ...

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Between the Covers – July 10

NEW BOOKS–on the Seven Day Shelf this week are; “The Friends We Keep” by Jane Green, “The Sentence is Death” by Anthony Horowitz and “The Last Act” by Brad Parks.   STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY ARE; “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini, “Beartown” by Fredrik Backma, “The Whistler” by John Grishalm and this weeks feature is How ...

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Wednesday Morning News – July 10

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this morning. A few showers beginning this morning. Risk of a thunderstorm. High 21. Humidex 25. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening. Low 13. News Tidbits – Algoma Public Health (APH) has issued a swimming advisory for Old Mill Beach in Blind River, ...

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AU’s Great Lakes International Summer Music Institute Hosts Summer Concert Series

In its inaugural year, Algoma University’s Great Lakes International Summer Music Institute is hosting a Summer Concert Series July 25, Aug. 1 and 2. The series will feature performances by some of Canada’s top classical musicians, including Corey Gemmell, Simon Fryer, Robert Uchida, Elizabeth McDonald, resident musicians Ed and Anne Louise-Turgeon, as well as special guests Katherine Wheatley and Wendell ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – July 9

Council is holding a Council Meeting tonight after the Corporate Planning Meeting that is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) PRESENTATIONS (3) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 3.1 Approval of the Agenda (4) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS 4.1 Special Council Meeting ...

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Corporate Planning Meeting Tonight – July 9

There is a Corporate Planning Meeting scheduled for tonight, July 9th, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 2.1 Approval of Agenda (3) ANNOUNCEMENTS / DEPUTATIONS 3.1 Mr. Jeremy Cormier, MPAC 101 (4) DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF (5) APPROVAL OF MINUTES 5.1 ...

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