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The Toronto Maple Leafs R Dogs!

Well, to be clear, seven members of the Toronto Maple Leafs organization have dog blood in them. Soo Greyhounds dog blood is what I am referring to. I stopped watching and cheering for my childhood NHL favourite Montreal Canadians many many years ago. In fact, I stopped watching NHL hockey for that matter as well. To me, it was getting ...

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Sunday Morning News – December 22

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of drizzle. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High plus 3. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of drizzle early this evening. Wind southwest 20 km/h. Low zero.   News Tidbits – Today is the first of two free public skating evenings hosted by Tim ...

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Ford paying to tear down yet another wind farm

The Official Opposition NDP is demanding to know how much Doug Ford’s war on the environment will cost this time, as Ford rips wind turbines out of the ground at the Nation Rise Wind Farm in North Stormont leaving Ontarians on the hook for hundreds of millions of dollars in cancellation costs, yet again.   “Doug Ford declared his war ...

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Saturday Morning News – December 21

Weather – A few flurries ending near noon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High zero. Wind chill minus 12 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this evening with risk ...

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A Christmas present for Canadians

With Christmas and the New Year traditionally associated with goodwill, the leadup to the season was a timely moment for the new parliament to get down to work.  Not only does the holiday help quell any hard feelings that linger from the election, but it offers Members an opportunity to reflect on those things that bring us together.  The truth ...

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Wawa Mixed Curling Standings – December 20

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 11 6 7 McCOY, Joe 2 5 7 KLOCKARS, Anna Lisa 3 4 6 BUCKELL, Chris 4 3 7 HALL, Dave 4 3 7 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 3 6 LESCHISHIN, Mark 7 2 7 TURMELLE, Katherine 8 1 7 Games – Thursday January 3, 2020 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 McCoy ...

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Volunteers help make 122 Christmas Hampers for Wawa

The Wawa firefighters and the Saint Joseph French Immersion School (above) went door to door collecting food items and money for the Wawa Christmas Hampers. They collected $1,127.30 in cash appx $2,000 in foods and appx $500 in toys. These items and other volunteers made 122 Christmas Hampers for the in Wawa who need one. Some food that was collected ...

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Friday Morning News – December 20

Weather -Increasing cloudiness. 30 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 7. Wind chill minus 25 this morning and minus 12 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Flurries with risk of freezing drizzle. Local amount 5 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature rising to minus 3 by morning. Wind chill ...

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A Reminder – Christmas Hampers

A Reminder for everyone from the 2019 Christmas Hamper. Everyone who applied for a Christmas Hamper, you can pick them up at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday December 19 th, 2019. Merry Christmas!

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Thursday Morning News – December 19

Weather – Periods of snow ending near noon then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Local amount 5 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 6. Wind chill minus 24 this morning and minus 10 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 17. Wind chill ...

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Hornepayne Lumber and Hornepayne Power welcome release of draft Forestry Sector Strategy

Hornepayne Lumber and Hornepayne Power (Hornepayne) welcome the Government of Ontario’s release of the draft Forestry Sector Strategy that aims to ensure sustainable management of forest resources, while also supporting job creation, promoting economic growth, and reducing unnecessary burden and costs for businesses in the industry. “The values of job creation, truly sustainable forests, regional economic growth, and innovation are core to our ...

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Batchewana First Nation Purchases Salzburger Hof Lakeshore Resort to repurpose as residential mental health and addictions treatment centre

Batchewana First Nation (BFN) chief and council are proud to announce the purchase of the Salzburger Hof Lakeshore Resort. BFN will repurpose and operate the facility as an opiates-focussed residential mental health and addictions treatment centre to combat the rampant opiate drug abuse plaguing our communities. The facility is located approximately 75 kilometres north of Sault Ste. Marie on the ...

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From the Branch – December 18

Yes, it is almost Christmas and 2019 is only 2 weeks long so we at the Legion wish all our Comrades all the best for 2020. Please be careful during the Holydays when at home or traveling. We also want to say a Thank You to all our friends who have been supporting Branch 429 and hope to see you all in ...

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