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Measuring Indigenous Education Outcomes Key to Progress

Feb 13, 2018 @ 10:03 Collection of data on academic outcomes among Indigenous students is a necessary step towards bridging the education gap between Indigenous and non-indigenous students, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Measuring Student Outcomes: The Case for Identifying Indigenous Students in Canada’s PISA Sample,” authors John Richards and Parisa Mahboubi encourage provinces ...

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Wawa Men’s Curling Standings – February 13

Feb 13, 2018 @ 08:31 Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 10 12 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 9 12 McCOY, Joe 3 7 12 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 6 13 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 5 5 13 MOORE, Bruce 5 5 13 YOUNG, Paul 5 5 13 DERESKI, Louis 8 3 12 GAMES SCHEDULE – February 21, 2018 WEDNESDAY Ice 1 Ice ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – February 13, 2018

There is a regular council meeting tonight in Council Chambers at 6 p.m. The following items may be of interest the residents of Wawa.   Consent Agenda 6.2 Approval of Minutes (resolution) (a) Special Council Meeting – Tuesday, January 9, 2018 (b) Regular Council Meeting – Tuesday, January 9, 2018 6.3 Receive Committee / Board Minutes (a) Heritage Committee Meeting ...

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Tuesday Morning News – February 13

Feb 13, 2018 @ 07:57 Weather Today Becoming cloudy this morning with a few flurries. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High minus 7. Tonight Flurries. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature steady near minus 7.   Roads 2018-02-13 – early morning ...

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FAO confirms – Hydro One sell-off robs billions from services that matter most

Feb 12, 2018 @ 15:52 A new report on the sale of Hydro One by the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario (FAO), Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath issued the following statement:   “Today’s report by the FAO is a damning indictment of the privatization schemes rammed through by successive Conservative and Liberal governments. The sale of Hydro One will cost ...

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SSM Mayor Christian Provenzano – Steel Town Down

SSM Mayor Christian Provenzano issued the following statement on the documentary “Steel Town Down”: I have received a number of Facebook messages, emails and telephone calls since last night’s airing on W5 of the Vice Media production “Steel Town Down”.  Some have been concerned with how the documentary portrayed our community, some with what the City is/is not doing to ...

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Ross Romano – Steel Town Down

Ross Romano, MPP for Sault Ste. Marie issued the following statement:   “I believe I speak for us all when I say how frustrating it was to see the way in which our City was depicted in the recent airing of the W5 television special, Steel Town Down. While I believe there is in fact an opioid crisis in our ...

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Winter Road Maintenance & Carillion

Feb 12, 2018 @ 08:18 Like many Northerners, I’m definitely a 4-season person. That is to say, I love something about each of our seasons. In fact, this is one of the best things about Algoma-Manitoulin. Winter, spring, summer, and fall, with our hills, forests, lakes and rivers there is a plethora of things to do for outdoor enthusiasts. And for ...

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Monday Morning News – February 12

Feb 12, 2018 @ 07:48 Weather Today Sunny. Wind becoming west 20 km/h near noon. High minus 14. Wind chill minus 27 this morning. Tonight Increasing cloudiness early this evening. 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind west 20 km/h. Low minus 17. Wind chill minus 27.   Roads 2018-02-12 – early morning report 101 Timmins to Highway 144 snow covered ...

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Steel Town Down: Overdose Crisis In The Soo – Tonight on W5

Feb 10, 2018 @ 11:15 W5 will be broadcasting their Steel Town Down: Overdose Crisis In The Soo tonight at 7 p.m. W5 and VICE Canada announced today broadcast details for the first documentary of their new partnership, STEEL TOWN DOWN: OVERDOSE CRISIS IN THE SOO, focusing on the impact of Canada’s opioid crisis as it spreads beyond major cities. The ...

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Saturday Morning News – February 10

Feb 10, 2018 @ 10:53 Weather Today A few flurries ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. High minus 10. Tonight Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries this evening. A few flurries beginning after midnight. Local amount 2 cm. Low minus 17. News Tidbits W5 is airing their documentary about the Opioid Crisis ...

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St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School – OFIP French Club

Feb 9, 2018 @ 09:01   St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School runs on a balanced day of half English instruction and half French instruction. This 50/50 model allows students to gain confidence in both English and French languages.       St. Joseph French Immersion offers an after-school French club that is free to the students and runs twice ...

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SSM Driver charged with Care or Control

Feb 9, 2018 @ 08:35 On February 2, 2018 at approximately 12:40 p.m., members from the Sault Ste. Marie detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Frontenac Street in Batchewana First Nations Territory, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, Carolyn Lewis, age 58, of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was arrested and charged with: ...

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WFHT Present LDHC Foundation Chair with $1730 from 2018 Women’s Gala

 Feb 9, 2018 @ 08:24 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation is pleased to announce that net proceeds from the 2018 Women’s Gala “Wiggle & Jiggle” held on January 26, 2018, was generously donated to the Foundation. The healthy donation of $1,730.00 will go towards the current campaign of raising funds for the purchase of two IV pumps ($13,000) and ...

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Friday Morning News – February 9

Feb 9, 2018 @ 07:46 Weather Today A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Flurries beginning this afternoon. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h late this afternoon. High minus 13. Wind chill minus 29 this morning. Tonight Flurries. Local amount 5 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light ...

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