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Lajoie Bros. Contracting Ltd purchased by N1 Solutions

N1 Solutions Inc. is continuing its expansion of services offered with the acquisition of local petroleum maintenance and spill response company, Lajoie Bros. Contracting Ltd., (Lajoie Bros.).   The company will operate within the NORPRO Environmental division and will add petroleum maintenance & services to the list of environmental services offered by N1 Solutions.   Prior to the acquisition, Lajoie ...

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Hughes memorializes Manitoulin titans in parliament

Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes memorialized two political titans from Manitoulin Island who died within weeks of each other and contributed to their communities while leaving their mark beyond the island’s boundaries. “Earlier this month, the Township of Billings lost legendary municipal leader, Austin Hunt.  From his earliest days as Lester B. Pearson’s driver to a 65-year municipal career that saw ...

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Ontario Nurses’ Association, Public Health Sudbury & Districts Head to Conciliation

The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA), the union representing 126 registered nurses and two nurse practitioners working tirelessly to care for their community, will enter into conciliation talks on Monday, seeking a respectful collective agreement from Public Health Sudbury & Districts. “These dedicated, highly educated nurses have been working full-out throughout the pandemic and are both exhausted and feeling unappreciated,” says ...

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Manitoulin OPP – No Injuries in collision With School Bus

On November 24, 2021 at 8:18 a.m. the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Sudbury-Manitoulin Paramedic Services responded to a report of a two vehicle collision involving a school bus on Emery Road in  Gordon Township. The passenger vehicle and the school bus were travelling in opposite directions. As the vehicles navigated a curve, both resulted in ...

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Manitoulin OPP lay charges in January 2021 Shooting Incident

The Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has now laid an additional charge in connection with a January 21, 2021 shooting incident on Albert Street in Espanola, in which one person was injured.   On November 23, 2021 Kerri Lyn DUHAIME, age 40 of Espanola, was charged with Robbery Using Firearm, contrary to section 344(1)(a.1) of the Criminal ...

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SSM Group Health Centre Launches new website & 2021 Red Lock Campaign

The Group Health Centre’s HIV & AIDS Resource Program (HARP) is proud to announce the launch of its 2021 Red Lock Campaign in recognition of HIV Awareness Week during the week of November 24 and World AIDS Day, which is internationally recognized on December 1st! The theme for World AIDS Day this year is End inequalities. End AIDS. End pandemics. ...

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Korah Intermediate

Algoma Public Health (APH) has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Korah Intermediate School. As per provincial Ministry of Education guidance, an outbreak is declared in a school once it has been determined that within a 14-day period, two individuals tested positive for COVID-19 and: at least one case could have reasonably acquired their infection in the school setting; and ...

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Thessalon Public School

Algoma Public Health (APH) has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Thessalon Public School. As per provincial Ministry of Education guidance, an outbreak is declared in a school once it has been determined that within a 14-day period, two individuals tested positive for COVID-19 and: at least one case could have reasonably acquired their infection in the school setting; and ...

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COVID-19 impacts additional ADSB schools

Algoma Public Health (APH) is advising that three additional schools have each had an individual test positive for COVID-19. The impacted schools are White Pines C & VS, Echo Bay and Central Algoma Secondary School. At this time, APH is conducting a careful investigation to identify close contacts. Examples of close contacts include household members, people who have been in ...

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APH investigates potential exposure to COVID-19 within Korah Collegiate & Vocational school community

Algoma Public Health (APH) is investigating a potential exposure to COVID-19 within the Korah Collegiate & Vocational school community. At this time, APH is conducting a careful investigation to identify close contacts. Examples of close contacts include household members, people who have been in direct physical contact or belong to the same classroom/cohort, and people who have spent more than ...

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East Algoma OPP – Suspicious Fire being Investigated

On November 19, 2021 at approximately 2:15 p.m., officers from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a fire at a vacant building on Lisbon Road in Elliot Lake. The Elliot Lake Fire Department were in attendance to extinguish the fire. The fire looked to be deliberately set and unknown person(s) vacated the property prior ...

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SSM Police Charge Wawa Man with Luring and Invitation to Sexual Touching

On November 17, 2021 officers with Investigation Services charged 22-year-old Dalton Crego of Wawa, Ontario with luring and invitation to sexual touching. On November 13, 2021 officers began an investigation regarding the accused using social media to lure an underage victim for a sexual purpose. The accused was located on November 17, 2021 and arrested. He is charged with luring ...

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Individual Tests Positive for COVID-19 associated with Thessalon Public School

Algoma Public Health (APH) is advising that an individual associated with Thessalon Public School has tested positive for COVID-19. At this time, APH is conducting a careful investigation to identify close contacts. Examples of close contacts include household members, people who have been in direct physical contact or belong to the same classroom/cohort, and people who have spent more than ...

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Isabel Fletcher Public School

Algoma Public Health (APH) has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Isabel Fletcher Public School. As per provincial Ministry of Education guidance, an outbreak is declared in a school once it has been determined that within a 14-day period, two individuals tested positive for COVID-19 and: at least one case could have reasonably acquired their infection in the school setting; ...

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ADSB – One Person Associated with Korah Intermediate School is COVID-19 positive

Algoma Public Health (APH) is advising that an individual associated with Korah Intermediate School has tested positive for COVID-19. At this time, APH is conducting a careful investigation to identify close contacts. Examples of close contacts include household members, people who have been in direct physical contact or belong to the same classroom/cohort, and people who have spent more than ...

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