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Strong winds expected this morning (SSM – St. Joseph Island) Ended

Dec 2, 2021 at 13:59 This special weather statement ended at 1:24 p.m. 5:24 AM EST Thursday 02 December 2021 Special weather statement in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Strong northwesterly winds are expected to develop this morning, with gusts of 70 to 80 km/h possible. Winds will taper off this afternoon. High winds may toss ...

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Ontario Accelerating Booster Eligibility to Adults Aged 50+

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The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is accelerating COVID-19 vaccine booster dose eligibility to Ontarians aged 50 and over and additional high-risk individuals, providing an extra layer of protection against COVID-19 and its variants. Starting on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., individuals aged 50 and over will be eligible to schedule their ...

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Giving Tuesday – Outstanding!

Outstanding! Together we raised $11,455 in a span of 24 hours. This includes the matching $1700 donation from Northern Lights Ford and their staff.  Thank you Ford for your continued sponsorship of this event and thank you to each and every one of our donors.  We certainly could not have done this without you.  Your generosity allows us to support ...

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Wawa Mustangs Receive Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund Grant

In February, Canadian Tire Corporation announced an additional $12 million commitment to Jumpstart’s Sport Relief Fund to help sport and recreation organizations build back sport and play in Canada. Jumpstart conducted a State of Sport study via Ipsos which revealed the pandemic has not only impacted current access to sport and play but has real long-term effects as well.  The ...

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SE OPP Wawa lay charges in Tamarack Collision

On November 29, 2021 at approximately 5:08 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Tamarack Avenue in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, Kyle WELLINGS, 38-years-of-age, of Kitchener was charged with the following: Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs, contrary to section 320.14(1)(a) of ...

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Ladies Curling Standings – December 1

RANK WINS G.P. BUSSINEAU, Denise 1 4 4 MATHIAS, Danette 2 3 5 McGREGOR, Stephanie 2 3 5 SPENCER, Diane 2 3 5 TAVELLA, Debbie 2 3 4 AMOS, Tracy 6 2 5 BONITZKE, Wendy 6 2 5 RAINVILLE, Heather 6 2 4 BELISLE, Jacinda 9 1 5 PARSONS, Rochelle 10 0 4 Game Schedule for December 7th. Ice 1 ...

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ÉSC Trillum students link up with Paralympian athlete

Students at École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) recently had the opportunity to meet an outstanding person! Thanks to Swim Ontario’s “Pools to Schools” program, they were able to link up virtually with two-time Paralympian athlete, Abi Tripp. This para-swimmer has represented Canada several times in recent years and most recently this summer competed in Tokyo during the Paralympic Games.   ...

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Les élèves de l’ÉSC Trillium accueillent une athlète paralympienne remarquable

Les élèves de l’École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) ont eu l’occasion de faire une rencontre impressionnante dernièrement! Grâce au programme « De la piscine aux bancs d’écoles » de Swim Ontario, ils ont pu accueillir en virtuel l’athlète paralympienne, Abi Tripp. Cette paranageuse a représenté le Canada à plusieurs reprises au cours des dernières années et plus récemment cet été ...

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Students and Teachers invited to join in global movement “Hour of Code”

The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre is inviting students across the Algoma region to join in the Hour of Code 2021 and complete a one-hour coding activity during Computer Science Education Week from December 6th– 12th for a chance to win some prizes.   The Hour of Code, organized by the non-profit Code.org and over 100 others, is a global ...

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Golden Goliath Resources marks passing of Bob Middleton

Golden Goliath Resources is saddened to acknowledge the passing of Mr. R.S. (Bob) Middleton P.Eng. The Company was proud to have Bob as a member of the its Advisory Board for the last two years. Bob was a highly accomplished Geologist, Geophysicist, and Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), registered in Ontario. He had more than five decades of fieldwork, mine discoveries, and ...

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Harte Gold Announces Fifth Amendment to Forbearance Agreement

HARTE GOLD CORP. announces a fifth amendment to its Forbearance Agreement with BNP Paribas (“BNPP”), as administrative agent and Qualified Risk Management Lender under the Debt Facilities, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Silver Lake Resources Limited (“Silver Lake”) as Lender under the Debt Facilities. The Forbearance Agreement, initially announced on July 30, 2021, and amended on September 30, October 15, ...

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Morning News – December 2

Dec 2, 2021 at 07:56 Weather: Light snow ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Snow mixed with rain early this morning. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this morning. Temperature falling to minus 7 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 11 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Clearing this evening. Wind up ...

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Area Road Conditions – Dec 2 at 06:30

Dec 2, 2021 at 06:30 School Buses All buses are running as scheduled for Wawa and Area. Due to icy road conditions and in the interest of safety, all school-related transportation services are cancelled today for all Boards in the Central Algoma Area (including Echo Bay, Bruce Mines, Desbarats, St. Joe Island, Thessalon).  Schools will remain open. (updated at 6:46 a.m.) Highway Closures Hwy ...

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Winter weather travel advisory (Pukaskwa Park to Searchmont) – Ended

Dec 2, 2021 at 06:25 – updates added 7:02 PM EST Wednesday 01 December 2021 Weather advisory in effect for: White River – Dubreuilville (ended Dec 2 – 5:24 a.m.) Wawa – Pukaskwa Park (ended Dec 2 – 3:22 a.m.) Agawa – Lake Superior Park (ended Dec 2 – 3:22 a.m.) Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay (ended ...

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