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Wednesday Morning News – January 8

Weather -A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 15. Wind chill minus 28 this morning and minus 19 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness near midnight then periods of snow. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 28 with temperature rising to minus ...

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Canadian Weapon of Mass Destruction: Part 2

This informative continuation of my interview with Eva Bartlett couldn’t come at a better time. Recently as you know, Iranian General Qassam Soleimani was murdered in Iraq by the United States government who were all too eager to take responsibilty for the kill. At the very least, it was a gross violation of International Law, and a slap in the face to the Iraqi government who ...

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East Algoma OPP Investigate Fatal Collision – UPDATE

Jan 7, 2020 at 12:56 – On Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 11:45 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Sables-Spanish River Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of the Town of Spanish.   The investigation has since revealed that a westbound tractor trailer collided with ...

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Serpent River FN Purchases Agawa Indian Crafts & Canadian Carver

Last summer was the first year that Agawa Indian Crafts and the Canadian Carver were not open for business. Many travelers and Wawaites were disappointed to not have this beautiful place to stop for a break – ice cream, free coffee – or best of all, a piece of smoked fish. For 48 years, first at Montreal River, then a ...

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CSC Nouvelon schools in the Algoma District to be closed on January 8, 2020

Since they have not yet reached an agreement with the government, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), which represents support staff in all of Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon’ schools and at the board office, will conduct a one-day full strike and withdraw all services in certain regions of Ontario on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. The Algoma District is one ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – January 7

Team Rank Wins GP LESCHISHIN, Mark 1 7 8 FAHRER, Tom 2 6 8 TERRIS, Tom 3 5 7 RODY Ron 4 4 8 McCOY, Joe 5 3 8 MITRIKAS, Erik 5 3 8 BUMSTEAD, Aaron 7 2 7 TERRIS, Travis – ESC 8 1 8 Note: ESC = Ecole St. Joseph Skip Travis Terris201 Monday, January 13th Game Schedule ...

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Council Meetings Tonight – January 7

Council is holding two meetings tonight – A Corporate Planning and Council. The Corporate Planning meeting has three items on the agenda: Predator Control Results – December 2018 – March 2019 (Mr. C. Todesco) Northern Ontario School of Medicine – Request for Support, CampMed Ecole Saint-Joseph Parent and Catholic School Council – Request for Sidewalk Snow Removal on Churchill Avenue ...

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Snow Squall Watch Continues between Wawa and SSM

Environment Canada says that snow squalls are expected again today between Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie. “Lake effect snow squalls are expected to develop in a west flow off Lake Superior around midday today. Total snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm will be possible along with significant reductions to visibility under the most intense bands. Snow squall activity will shift ...

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Tuesday Morning News – January 7

Weather – Mainly cloudy. Flurries beginning early this morning. Risk of snow squalls late this morning and this afternoon. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. Temperature falling to minus 4 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 5 this morning and minus 13 this afternoon. Tonight – A few flurries ending after ...

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Snow squall warning (Montreal River Harbour – St. Joseph Island)

5:15 AM EST Monday 06 January 2020 Snow squall warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls expected today. In the wake of a low pressure system, cold northwest winds over the relatively warm waters of lake Superior will result in the development of lake effect flurries ...

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Snow Squall Watch (Agawa – Lake Superior Park)

5:13 AM EST Monday 06 January 2020 Snow squall watch in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Snow squalls continue this morning. Additional local snowfall amounts of 5 cm are possible in some areas this morning. In addition, northwest winds gusting to 70 km/h will result in areas of blowing snow giving very poor visibility. Visibility may be suddenly ...

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Monday Morning News – January 6

Weather – A few flurries ending near noon then a mix of sun and cloud. Local amount 2 cm. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this afternoon. Temperature steady near minus 5. Wind chill near minus 12. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy before morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to ...

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Tic Tok Tic Tok, Refresh Tic Tok Tic Tok, Refresh

That’s pretty much going to be the rhythm of things over the next four or five days. The trade deadline for Overage players is Thursday Jan 9, and for the rest of the OHL players it is Friday, January 10. Soo Greyhound fans will certainly be refreshing their pages whether it’s the OHL website, or the Soo Greyhounds Hockey Club ...

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