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Artiste locale, Bonnie Ivey, présente son exposition d’art à l’ÉSC Trillium

  Lors de la semaine sainte, l’artiste Bonnie Ivey de Chapleau a présenté sa collection d’œuvres « Encounters with Christ » à l’école secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau). Cette série de toiles peinte à l’aquarelle représente la vie de Jésus inspirée par la bible. Les élèves ont eu l’occasion de rencontrer Mme Ivey et de lui poser des questions. Les élèves ...

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Local artist Bonnie Ivey presents paintings at ÉSC Trillium

During Holy Week, Chapleau artist Bonnie Ivey presented her art collection “Encounters with Christ” at École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau). This series of watercolor paintings represents the life of Jesus Christ inspired by the Bible. The students had the opportunity to meet Ms. Ivey and ask her questions. Students and staff got to appreciate the talent of this local artist ...

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Tyler Morrison to Perform in SSM

Tyler Morrison is one of the fastest rising comedians in North America with his hilarious brand of working-class comedy. Tyler has headlined and sold out numerous shows across Canada and beyond. On his exhausting resume, you will find that Tyler has been featured at the Boston Comedy Festival, Atlanta Laughing Skull Festival, Just For Laughs 42 Festival, CBC’S Winnipeg Comedy ...

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Time to clean up our tax problems

There’s no doubt tax time can be stressful. Most of us understand there are consequences for cheating on taxes but may not be aware that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) also write off some debt as being uncollectable.  While this doesn’t often make news, the fact that this type of forgiveness was extended on a grand scale this year is ...

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Victim in Highway 11 Collision Identified

On April 23, 2019, at approximately 7:45 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Cochrane District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a collision on Highway 11 in Calder Township, west of the Town of Cochrane, Ontario.   Police investigation revealed that a mini-van collided head-on with a commercial motor vehicle.   ...

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30th Anniversary of SAH Foundation’s 5 Car Draw

On June 22, 2019, the Sault Area Hospital Foundation’s 5 Car Draw will celebrate its 30th Anniversary with more prizes, new ways to win, and the grandest five-vehicle line up yet! Each 30th Anniversary 5 Car Draw ticket will be eligible for 35 incredible draws – with total prizes valued at over $230,000. New this year – each grand prize ...

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Wawa’s James Smedley to be Featured Speaker

Building on last year’s success, the St. Joseph Island Hunters and Anglers are moving their 2nd Annual Gun and outdoor show to a new and larger location at the Johnson Township Community Centre (JTCC) Arena in Desbarats, on Sunday, May 5, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Admission is by donation. The event is sponsored by Johnson Township Recreation, SK ...

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Conservatives vote down Lower Automobile Insurance Rates Act on Second Reading

Tom Rakocevic, MPP for Humber River-Black Creek, slammed the Ford Conservatives for voting yesterday to let auto insurance companies keep gouging Ontario drivers. The Conservatives voted down Rakocevic’s private member’s bill, Lower Automobile Insurance Rates Act, on second reading. The bill proposed to bring Ontario drivers relief from sky-high auto insurance rates by capping excessive profit margins of auto insurance ...

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Algoma Steel Could Play Role in $28.5 billion GTA Subway Infrastructure

During Question Period on Wednesday, April 17, it was revealed that Sault Ste. Marie’s Algoma Steel Inc. will likely be playing a very substantial role in the Government’s recently announced $28.5 billion transit plan into subway infrastructure in the GTHA. An infrastructure investment of this nature will require a large quantity of quality steel, as well as many other materials ...

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Design phase underway for new water treatment plant in Batchewana First Nation

The Government of Canada and First Nations are working in partnership to improve water infrastructure and support access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water in First Nations communities. Today, Chief Sayers of Batchewana First Nation and Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced that the ...

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Waterwalker Film Festival in Soo tonight

If you happen to be in the Soo today and overnight, you might be interested in the Waterwalker Film Festival. Sault College Adventure Recreation and Parks students and the Algoma Highlands Conservancy are presenting the Waterwalker Film Festival in Essar Hall, Sault College room M1030 tonight Friday, April 12, 2018 at 7:15 p.m. Organizers day “Paddle Canada’s Waterwalker Film Festival ...

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FutureSSM Coordinates approach to Skilled-Labour Demands in Soo

FutureSSM is working closely with local employers, educational institutions, training organizations and employment agencies to take on a coordinated approach to address current skilled-labour demands in Sault Ste. Marie.   At 4.7 per cent in February, and as low as 3.3 per cent this past December, Sault Ste. Marie’s unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in 20 years. ...

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Nipigon OPP Charge Schreiber Man charged in Fatal Collision

On September 28, 2018 at approximately 5:00 p.m. officers from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11-17 near Dorion. Initial investigation determined that a westbound pickup truck had crossed into the oncoming lane colliding with an eastbound sport utility vehicle. The driver Thomas LONG sixty-nine years old, and passenger Shelley ...

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BlaSter is Re-opening under New Management

BlaSter Restaurant, Bar, and Arcade is holding a grand re-opening in May and is under new management.  The state of the art downtown location has recently reinvested in its playground with the purchase of 53 of the newest and most modern games for kids young and old. In comes the new and out goes the old. All games currently available for your playing ...

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