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The 2019 Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum for Grades 1-8

The Ontario government’s new revised elementary Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum is available online. It is accompanied by a parent-friendly resource on what children will learn in each grade. The Ontario government states that this new curriculum relates to the everyday experiences of students, and will provide them with the skills and knowledge they need to lead safe, healthy, ...

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Wednesday Morning News – August 21

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 18. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this evening. Fog patches developing overnight. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this evening. Low 8. News Tidbits – The ...

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LDHCF Launches Dream Vacation Lottery 2019

  It’s that time of year again. The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation will be in the community promoting its Annual Dream Vacation Lottery. By purchasing a ticket today you are helping to fund our current campaign of $125,000 for a new washer/disinfector and sterilizer for the Medical Device Reprocessing Department.  The current equipment is reaching its end of life ...

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Missinabie Cree First Nation Re-elects Chief Gauthier

On Thursday, August 15th, 2019 the First Nation of Missinabie Cree re-elected Jason Gauthier as chief. Councillors are Les Nolan, Cory McLeod, Jo Ann Pezzo, Shawn Pine and Bobbi Fletcher-Decorte. The statement of votes was certified by Vaugh Johnston, Electoral Officer.

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The LDHC Foundation Says Thank You to the LDHC Auxiliary

    On August 16th, the LDHC Foundation received a generous donation from the Lady Dunn Health Centre Auxiliary in the amount of $6228.47. The donation will be used to purchase 2 Holter Monitors that will be used throughout the hospital. This non-invasive portable device monitors your heart’s activity continuously for 24 to 48 hours; aiding your healthcare provider in ...

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Tuesday Morning News – August 20

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Night – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers in the evening. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low 11.   News Tidbits – A Soo couple managed to swim in all 5 Great Lakes in the same day. Quite an item ...

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“The federal carbon tax will cost you.”

This week I was successful in arranging for some actual time to be in my constituency office to tend to a wide variety of matters that I am unable to attend to while on the road. As such, finding time to actually be in my constituency office is no small task. Sometimes I need my staff to actually block off ...

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Rock Island House Concert and Dinner with Tragedy Ann

  The award-winning music of Guelph folk duo Tragedy Ann inspires chills, provokes smiles, and reminds you to breathe. With the occasional nod to alt. blues and handshake with contemporary folk-rock, Liv Cazzola and Braden Phelan intertwine the storytelling power of Tom Waits with the musical nuance of Mandolin Orange, crafting something simultaneously familiar and fresh. Rooted in passionate vocal ...

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Monday Morning News – August 19

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 21. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 14.

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Sunday Morning News – August 18

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this afternoon with 70 percent chance of showers later this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h this morning. High 22. Humidex 28. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – showers ending near midnight then partly cloudy. Risk of thunderstorms ...

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SE OPP looking for help in pedestrians being hit in White River

On August 17, 2019, at approximately 2:04 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Superior Street in White River Township, Ontario. Two pedestrians were struck by a motor vehicle on Superior Street near the intersection of Monck Street. Both pedestrians sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken by Algoma ...

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Friday Morning News – August 16

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 21. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Low 15. News Tidbits – The new Rotary District 6290 Governor Dave Thomas visited with the Rotary Club of Wawa this week. He ...

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