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Updating the McIntyre Powder Project

The Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers will be updating the McIntyre Powder Project and the work with miners affected by exposure. Janice Martell’s father, a former miner, developed Parkinson’s disease, from what she believes is the ingestion of McIntyre … Continue reading

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NDP candidate named for Sudbury

The Sudbury riding has its New Democratic Party candidate for the next federal election. Beth Mairs, has been named as the candidate for the party. A former social worker, she is also filmmaker who also previously ran an outdoor adventure … Continue reading

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Terry Fox Run set in Kagawong

It’s September and like many other communities, Kagawong is gearing up once again to host the Annual Terry Fox Run. Local organizers says they will be hosting the run on Sunday, September 15th to raise money for cancer research and … Continue reading

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Espanola Strategic Plan needs business input

Espanola council is looking for input from the business community on the Strategic Plan. Local businesses are being invited to a strategic planning session this evening. The town is working with the LaCloche Manitoulin Business Assistance Corporation on developing the … Continue reading

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Water Billing: NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS

The Town of Espanola will be assuming the water and wastewater billings from Espanola Regional Hydro Corporation effective October 1st, 2019. How Does This affect me? Residential water and wastewater rates are NOT changing. Instead of receiving your water charges … Continue reading

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Nairn Sawmill celebrates 70 years

Nairn & Hyman Township will mark their partnership with EACOM and the 70th anniversary of the sawmill with new signage. Wade Zammit, EACOM Vice President and Chief Operating Officer presented a legacy gift to the township to revamp the municipal … Continue reading

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Espanola announces Winter Banner Winners

Photography proved to be a favourite for the people of Espanola who took part in voting for the winners of the The “Capture our Community” Street Banner contest, which was launched in 2018 to feature Espanola talent in the designing … Continue reading

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Two local horses test positive for Eastern equine encephalitis

Two horses in Greater Sudbury have tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis (EE-QUINE EN-CEPH-AH-LIE-TIS) virus. Public health Sudbury & District say these are the first reports of local horses testing positive for the virus and to date there are no … Continue reading

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Mantha urges health minister not to amalgamate social services

Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Mike Mantha is strongly urging the Ford government not to amalgamate several services, especially in Northern Ontario Mantha is especially concerned with social services such as public health. He says the government is looking at restructuring the Algoma … Continue reading

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Blind River looking at municipal properties

Like many of its counterparts, the Town of Blind River has undertaken a complete structural review of all its municipal buildings to determine if there are repairs or retrofits needed to keep them functioning. Council called for the review back … Continue reading

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