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MPP Michael Mantha introduces bill to recognize contributions of waterpower to Ontario

Yesterday, March 27th, Algoma-Manitoulin MPP, Michael Mantha, introduced the Waterpower Day Act, 2024. “Waterpower contributes one quarter of Ontario’s electricity, and it has been a cornerstone of Ontario’s grid for more than a century.” Mantha said. “In Northern Ontario, waterpower is an important economic driver providing affordable, reliable and renewable energy for communities.” “With more than two-hundred facilities right across ...

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Thursday Morning News Tidbits – March 28

Weather: Snow Squall Warning Today – Flurries with risk of snow squalls. Local blowing snow. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High -3. Wind chill -5 this morning and -7 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 70% chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -11. Wind ...

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Ontario Land Trust Alliance (OLTA) welcomes the 2024 Provincial budget announcement

Ontario Land Trust Alliance (OLTA) welcomes the 2024 Provincial budget announcement that the Government of Ontario will make a new investment to extend the successful Greenlands Conservation Partnership (GCP). The province has announced a $20 million investment to GCP to conserve areas of significant ecological importance in Ontario, and promote the importance of healthy, natural spaces. Greenlands Conservation Partnership funds ...

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Snow Squall Warning

At 4:47 a.m. Environment Canada continued the Snow Squall Warning. Lake effect snow squalls are expected to continue through this afternoon. The highest snowfall amounts are most likely to occur south of Wawa with local additional accumulations of 15 to 25 cm likely. Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. Rapidly ...

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CAMPBELL, Luella Jean

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Friday, March 22, 2024 at the age of 97 years. Loving daughter of the late Evelyn and Mace Wardrop. Loving mother of the late Robert Campbell (Ivy) and David Campbell (Raelynne). Proud grandmother of Heather, Amy, Mark, Katherine and Ryan. Cherished great grandmother of Jackson, Alex, Matthew and Jacob. Dear ...

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ÉSC Trillium students celebrate International Francophonie Day

Last week, students and staff at École secondaire catholique Trillium in Chapleau celebrated International Francophonie Day! In addition to proudly displaying their green and white clothes, the students had the opportunity to take part in various fun interactive activities to test their knowledge of the world and Canadian Francophonie.   Created in 1988, the International Francophonie Day (Journée internationale de ...

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Les élèves de l’ÉSC Trillium célèbrent la journée internationale de la francophonie

La semaine dernière, les élèves et les membres du personnel de l’école secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) ont souligné la Journée internationale de la francophonie! En plus d’afficher fièrement leurs vêtements verts et blancs, les élèves ont eu l’occasion de prendre part à diverses activités interactives pour tester leurs connaissances de la francophonie mondiale et canadienne. La Journée internationale de la ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 27

Weather: Snow Squall Watch Today – Flurries. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60. High -1 with temperature falling to -4 this afternoon. Wind chill near -13. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Flurries with risk of snow squalls. Local blowing snow. Local amount 10 to 15 cm. Wind west 30 km/h gusting ...

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Alamos Gold (Island Gold) Announces Friendly Acquisition of Argonaut Gold (Magino)

Alamos Gold Inc. and Argonaut Gold Inc. are pleased to announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Alamos will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Argonaut pursuant to a court approved plan of arrangement. As part of the Transaction, Alamos will acquire Argonaut’s Magino mine, located adjacent to its Island Gold mine in Ontario, ...

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Snow Squall Watch

At 5:30 a.m. Environment Canada issued a Snow Squall Watch stating that Lake effect snow squalls are likely to begin later today and continue into Thursday. Lake effect snow squalls off Lake Superior are expected to develop later today as colder air moves into the region. Heavy snowfall with local accumulations of 15 to 25 cm is possible. The snow ...

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SIMON, Chris – UPDATED

From the family: The church is now invite only. Most know if they are on the church list. However, there could still be unforeseen issues with the number of seats at the church. We have contacted most (where possible) who are invited but to make things go more smoothly, please arrive at the church before 10:30 a.m. to see if ...

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Men’s Curling Playoffs

Men’s Curling Semi-Finals were played last evening. Going on to Final Championship Game are Team Spencer Terris and Joe McCoy. Battling for third 3rd Place will Teams Ron Hale and Eric Mitrikas. These games will be played on Wednesday, April 3rd. The Men’s Bonspiel will be April 5-7, 2024. Congratulations to the Ladies Curling League on hosting a fantastic Bonspiel ...

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SE OPP White River – Criminal Charges laid after domestic dispute

A White River resident is facing criminal charges after a domestic dispute. On March 23, 2024, shortly after 12:00 a.m., the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance on Superior Street in White River. As a result of the investigation, a 33-year-old person from White River was arrested and charged with: Spousal Assault Mischief ...

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Nipigon OPP – Charges laid after collision at gas station

One individual has been arrested and charged following a motor vehicle collision at a local gas station. On March 26, 2024, just after 3:30 a.m., members of the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a request to stop a motor vehicle travelling eastbound on Highway 11/17 towards the Township of Nipigon. Shortly after, officers received a report ...

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Budget shows that Premier Ford is not concerned with Northern Ontario says MPP Mantha

Today Michael Mantha, MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin, released the following statement in response to the 2024 Ontario budget: “The Ford government has again failed to provide relief for Northerners with it’s 2024 budget. Most of the big items in this budget were reannouncement of previous spending commitments. At the same time, the government fell short when it came to social services, ...

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