Local News

Thank you – Meloche/Kryszewski Family

Thank you to all who were present at the service to honor Jean-François’s memory. Merci infiniment à toutes les personnes présentes aux funérailles de notre fils Jean-François. We would like to thank all the people who have touched us with your love, kind words and support during the past year and a half. Merci à toutes les personnes qui nous ...

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Friday Mixed Bowling League – February 8

Men’s High Single – Dave Casavant ( 318 ) Women’s High Single – Mary Ellen Douchamie ( 283 ) Men’s High Triple – Dave Casavant ( 717 ) Women’s High Triple – Mary Ellen Douchamie ( 695 ) Team High Single ( Hdcp’d ) – Wilderness Helicopters Strike Force – ( 1412 ) Team High Triple ( Hdcp’d ) – ...

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Monday Morning News – February 11

Weather – Clearing early this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 28 in the morning and minus 15 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h before morning. Low minus 18. Wind chill minus 19 in the evening and minus 28 ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – February 8

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 9 11 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 7 11 BUCKELL, Chris 3 6 10 McCOY, Joe 3 6 10 SPENCER, Diane 5 5 11 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lise 6 4 10 HOFFMANN, Jim 6 4 11 BOYD, Katherine 8 3 10 HALL, Dave 8 3 10 Schedule for Thursday – February 14, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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The LDHC Foundation Thanks the Royal Canadian Legion

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation wishes to express a heartfelt thank you to the Royal Canadian Legion Ontario Command Branches and Ladies Auxiliaries’ Charitable Foundation for their donation of $5,000. These funds will be used to support the Digital Radiography Upgrade for the x-ray department.   This donation adds to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 429’s long history ...

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What Happened at Council – February 7

In a quick email at 4:27 to media, a special meeting of council was announced for 7 p.m. in Council Chambers. All members of Council were present, and after approving the agenda, no declarations – council moved into an in-camera meeting. Mayor Rody informed the gallery that they would move into the back room in order to let the gallery ...

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Bus Cancellations – Hornepayne and Batchawana to Thessalon

Sault Ste Marie Area – including Batchawana, Goulais River & areas Due to the sudden white out and weather issues and in the interest of safety, all school bus transportation is cancelled today in the Sault Ste. Marie areas for all Boards. Central Algoma Area – including Echo Bay, Bruce Mines, Desbarats, St. Joe Island,Thessalon & areas Due to the sudden white ...

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Friday Morning News – February 8

There are no weather alerts this morning, and all buses are running. Highway 17 has been reopened. Weather – Periods of light snow. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this afternoon. High minus 16. Wind chill minus 30 in the morning and minus 24 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. Tonight Periods of light snow ending late ...

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Winter Storm Warning – May Want to Change any Travel Plans

You may wish to reconsider your travel plans for tomorrow. The winter storm warning that Environment Canada has made explains that the storm will bring a large area of snow to Northeastern Ontario and areas North of Superior tonight and Friday. Total snowfall amounts will reach 25 to 30 cm in most areas by Friday morning. Locally higher amounts near 40 cm ...

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Municipality of Wawa hires new CAO/Treasurer

Mayor and Council of the Municipality of Wawa are pleased to announce that Ms. Maury O’Neill has been hired as the Chief Administrative Officer-Treasurer effective March 4, 2019. Ms. O’Neill brings 25 years of experience in economic development, municipal administration and planning. She has headed the EDC of Wawa for 15 years and prior to that was employed as the ...

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NextBridge East-West Tie Line to Power Economic Growth in Northwestern Ontario

Ontario’s Government for the People is supporting economic growth, job creation and resource development in northwestern Ontario by providing certainty around the construction of a new transmission line between Thunder Bay and Wawa. Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and Minister of Indigenous Affairs visited Fort William First Nation today to announce that Ontario has directed the ...

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