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cambrian College names new chair, board members

A well-known Sudburian will be heading up the Cambrian College Board of Governors. Greater Sudbury Police Chief Paul Pedersen has been appointed Chair for the 2020-21 term. Pedersen says he welcomes the strategic leadership and direction the board will provide … Continue reading

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Gélinas – Cancer Can’t Wait

Nickel Belt MPP and health critic, France Gélinas rose in the Queen’s Park legislature yesterday to relay concerns she has been hearing from Ontario’s cancer patients whose treatments have been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gélinas says she met … Continue reading

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Northern Credit Union has donated $10,000 to United Way Centraide Canada to assist with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Agency CEO, President Richard Adam says the True North Stronger Fund has been an instrument of good that aided the United Way in communities where Northern has a presence helping to stock food banks, feed seniors and provide vital services … Continue reading

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The CORONAVIRUS REPORT for WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020

A look at the numbers Public Health Algoma is reporting case #43 in the Sault Ste. Marie area. The agency states it is due to exposure and the individual is self-isolating. And, the provincial government will be spending another 116-million … Continue reading

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Township of Baldwin wins unique recognition

Filing reports and providing information to government has led to a unique recognition for the Township of Baldwin. Township CAO Karin Bates says the municipality has been recognized with the 2019 Financial Information Return Award. She says the information assists … Continue reading

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Serious accident on Manitoulin Sunday morning

Two motorists are in hospital following a serious motor collision near Little Current. Manitoulin OPP Constable Wendy Forcier says police, fire and emergency personnel were all called out to the collision which occurred around 7:30 am Sunday. She says the … Continue reading

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The CORONAVIRUS REPORT for TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2020

Outbreak at school – another case in Sudbury There has been another positive case of COVID-19 in the city of Sudbury, according to Public Health Sudbury & Districts. Case #125 involves a person who had close contact with another positive … Continue reading

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Jean Country Espanola 20th Year Anniversary Sale

“ When I was 16, and attending Espanola High School, I got a job at Jeans Unlimited in the Espanola Mall part time”, says Kyle Hoddy owner of Jean Country Espanola. “I worked weekends and after school until I left … Continue reading

Seniors can access free grocery store gift cards

DiversityCanada is offering free grocery store gift cards to seniors in several communities to alleviate some of the financial stress due to COVID-19. Celia Sankar, the foundation’s executive director says the agency is working with the federal government’s Emergency Community … Continue reading

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Business pitch competition hails from Elliot Lake 

Businesses from across the Algoma District were invited to battle it out as part of the Bridges to Better Business annual event and an Elliot Lake business owner has come out as the winner. According to the release, BookBuds is … Continue reading

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