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Ontario’s third case of 2019 novel coronavirus

Today, January 31st, 2020, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed Ontario’s third case of 2019 novel coronavirus. The case is located in London, Ontario. Given the newness of the 2019 novel coronavirus and as part of the continuing cooperative efforts between Public Health Ontario (PHO) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), Ontario has been sharing ...

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Minister of Education on OSSTF’s Seventh, One-Day Strike

Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) notice of a seventh, one-day strike: “Parents are losing patience with OSSTF’s ultimatum of proceeding with further strikes against students unless the government delivers on their demands – including a $1.5B sector-wide compensation demand. OSSTF is preventing students from learning, and withdrawing ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – January 31

Team Rank Wins G.P. McCOY, Joe 1 9 11 TERRIS, Tom 1 9 11 KLOCKARS, Anna Lisa 3 6 10 HALL, Dave 4 5 10 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 5 10 BUCKELL, Chris 6 3 10 LESCHISHIN, Mark 6 3 10 TURMELLE, Katherine 8 1 10 Next Games – Thursday, February 6, 2010 at 7 p.m. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice ...

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Friday Morning News – January 31

Weather – Flurries with risk of freezing drizzle. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High minus 2. Wind chill near minus 9. Tonight – Flurries with risk of freezing drizzle. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. Temperature steady near minus 2. Wind chill near minus ...

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Eric Martin – Whiter Shade of Pale… ?

Yes, it’s true; Click the above and see for yourself. Eric IS a whiter shade of pale, for not only the reason that he prefers camping on a mountainside over a beach, but he absolutely loves this song; So much in fact that you will more than likely hear the Procol Harum classic when finding the exit at the end of one ...

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Sir James Dunn Newsflash – Literacy Day

Literacy is so important as it impacts every aspect of our lives.  An amazing idea from Mrs. Farand which was to celebrate Literacy Week sparked the SJD Spirit Club into action.  After some brainstorming and gathering of materials, the morning of Monday, January 27th became a morning of celebrating Literacy! Students were divided into five teams with leaders from Grade ...

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Appel pour des membres du conseil d’administration

L’institut des politiques du Nord (IPN) recrute les membres de son conseil d’administration cet automne ! Venez faire partie d’une équipe qui travaille pour la croissance économique durable des communautés du Nord de l’Ontario.   L’institut des politiques du Nord est le groupe de réflexion indépendant du Nord de l’Ontario. Nous effectuons des recherches, recueillons et diffusons des données probantes, ...

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Northern Policy Institute (NPI) is recruiting board members

Northern Policy Institute (NPI) is recruiting board members this fall! Come be part of a team that works for the sustainable economic growth of Northern Ontario communities.   Northern Policy Institute is Northern Ontario’s independent think tank. We perform research, collect and disseminate evidence, and identify policy opportunities to support the growth of sustainable Northern Ontario communities. Our operations are ...

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ADSB – Report Cards, Individual Education Plans (IEPs), and the Kindergarten Communication of Learning

Dear Algoma District School Board Families, As we have communicated, secondary and elementary teachers in Ontario are currently taking part in a legal job action, meaning they are able to withdraw services, up to and including a full withdrawal—strike. Current job action being taken by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) ...

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Thursday Morning News – January 30

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 4. Wind chill minus 13 this morning and minus 8 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle overnight. Wind up to 15 ...

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Week 3 – Winner of the LDHCF ‘Catch the Ace’ Announced!

  The winner of the second week in the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s ‘Chase the Ace’ was announced this morning. Should someone have the Ace of Spades in the envelope they choose they could win $1,365.00 as well as the $469.00 from the weekly draw. Wawa resident Rene Dumont had the winning ticket. His ticket chose envelope #10 to ...

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SE OPP Chapleau look for boat motor thief

On Tuesday, January 28, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a theft from a storage building located on Old Highway 129 near Chapleau, Ontario. This property is locally known as the former MNRF tree nursery. The exact timeframe of the theft is unknown at this time. The following outboard motors were ...

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Bell Let’s Talk Day Highlights Mental Health is Health

Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Michael Tibollo, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, issued the following statement recognizing Bell Let’s Talk Day: “Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and Canadians across the country are joining in on the conversation about mental health. Every year, more than 1 million people in Ontario experience a mental ...

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HSCDSB Schools Closed to Students on February 4, 2020

The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) received notice yesterday from the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) that its members will be engaging in a one-day, province-wide strike on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.  As a result, all elementary and secondary schools in the HSCDSB will be closed to students on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.  “OECTA represents teachers in all ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – January 29

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church at 705-856-2926.       THRIFT SHOP       Thurs.  Jan.   30    5 – 9         Fri.      Jan.   31   1 – 4 & 5:30- 8:30        Sat.      Feb.   01   9 – ...

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