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Trumpeter Swans make stop in Wawa

  A pair of trumpeter swans have made Wawa a stop. It isn’t the first time trumpeters have been here, but they are so very exciting to see. They are huge birds, weighing in from 20-25 pounds with a wingspan of 79.9 in (203 cm). The couple is enjoying a sojourn on the lagoon ponds, and are easily visible. If ...

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Ontario Invests Over $2.5 Million to Protect the Great Lakes

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The Ontario government is investing more than $2.5 million in 19 new projects to protect the health of the Great Lakes as part of its commitment in the recently signed Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health. These projects will help improve the water quality of the world’s largest freshwater lake system by helping farmers and landowners ...

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L’Ontario investit plus de 2,5 millions de dollars pour protéger les Grands Lacs

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit plus de 2,5 millions de dollars dans 19 nouveaux projets pour protéger la santé des Grands Lacs dans le cadre de l’engagement qu’il a pris lors de la signature récente de l’Accord Canada-Ontario sur la qualité de l’eau et la santé de l’écosystème des Grands Lacs. Ces projets contribueront à améliorer la qualité de l’eau ...

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Morning News – October 19

Oct 19, 2021 at 07:56 Weather Sunny. High 18. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness late this evening. Low plus 2. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are 6 active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today. 85,735 people (74.9%) in the Algoma District are fully vaccinated (Last Updated: 2:40 PM, October 18, 2021).   ...

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SMITH, Phyllis Joyce

February 16, 1930 – October 15, 2021 It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Phyllis at Extendicare Van Daele in her 92nd year. Much loved wife of the late Emersen. Mom of Orville, Karen, Clyde, William, Kim, and Mary Jane. Daughter of the late Bill and Leona Penno. Loving sister to Clair, Lorrie and the late ...

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Facing nature – students exhibit their artistic creations

  Students from École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) registered in the Media Arts course hosted on October 5 an exhibition of a photonic art project entitled “Face à la nature” (Facing nature).   Under the direction of their teacher Ms. Valérie Lévesque, the students had the chance to handle optical tools and techniques. As part of this artistic exercise, they demonstrated ...

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Face à la nature – les élèves exposent leurs œuvres d’art

  Les élèves de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) inscrits au cours d’Arts médiatiques ont tenu le 5 octobre dernier une exposition d’un projet d’art photonique intitulé « Face à la nature ».   Sous la direction de leur enseignante Mme Valérie Lévesque, les élèves ont eu la chance de manipuler les outils et découvrir les techniques optiques. Dans le cadre de cet ...

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A wait-for-crisis approach

It is true that many people do not like to be labelled or categorized by any means.   But let’s be honest, all of us innocently do it to some degree. The recent constituency clinics that I hosted in various communities in the riding, were extremely well attended, thus confirming how important it is for people to have access to their ...

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Morning News – October 18

Oct 18, 2021 at 07:56 Weather  Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 15. Wind chill minus 4 this morning. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Clear. Low 6 with temperature rising to 9 by morning. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are 8 active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today. 85,346 people (74.6%) in the ...

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No Longer by Our Side, Forever in Our Hearts

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has completed construction of its new suicide memorial, located outside at the OPP General Headquarters (GHQ) in Orillia. The memorial is open to the public and can be accessed from the main parking lot at the front of GHQ. With this memorial, the OPP is honouring the lives of its officers who have died by ...

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À jamais loins de nous, à jamais dans nos cœurs

La Police provinciale de l’Ontario a achevé la construction de son nouveau monument commémorant le suicide, érigé devant les locaux abritant le Grand quartier général (GQG) de la Police provinciale à Orillia. Le monument commémoratif est ouvert au public et il est accessible à partir de la principale aire de stationnement en face du GQG. À travers ce monument, la ...

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Harte Gold Announces Second Amendment to Forbearance Agreement with BNPP

Harte Gold announces the second amendment of its Forbearance Agreement with BNP Paribas (“BNPP”). The Forbearance Agreement, initially announced on July 30, 2021, and amended on September 30, 2021, has been further amended pursuant to an Amending Agreement dated October 15, 2021, which extends the date to which BNPP has agreed, subject to certain terms and conditions, to refrain from ...

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Morning News – October 16

Oct 16, 2021 at 07:56 Weather  Showers. Wind becoming west 20 km/h near noon. High 11. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light after midnight. Low plus 3. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are 8 active cases of COVID-19 in the ...

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Legato Merger Corp. Receives Stockholder Approval for its Business Combination with Algoma Steel

Legato Merger Corp., a U.S. publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, and Algoma Steel Group Inc., a fully integrated producer of hot and cold rolled steel products, today announced that Legato’s stockholders have approved the previously announced business combination transaction between Legato and Algoma (the “Merger”). The holders of approximately 74 per cent of the shares of Legato common stock voted ...

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