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COVID-19 new variant detected in Sudbury – another death in Algoma District

Algoma Public Health is reporting the second COVID-19 related death in the Algoma District. Dr. Jennifer Loo, the medical officer of health, offered condolences to the family and out of respect to them, no further information will be shared. She … Continue reading

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Laurentian University to continue remote delivery in spring semester

Laurentian University will continue to offer its programming virtually during the upcoming Spring 2021 semester. Shaun Malley, the communication officer says with the impending arrival of the vaccines, in-person learning will commence in a limited number of classes in the … Continue reading

The CORONAVIRUS REPORT for JANUARY, 2021

One-year anniversary of COVID19 arrival in Canada It was one year ago today that an Ontario lab confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Canada. The patient, at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital, had just returned from a trip to China, where … Continue reading

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OPP INVESTIGATES SHOOTING IN ESPANOLA – Accused Persons Identified And Charged

-UPDATE #1- (ESPANOLA, ON) – On January 21, 2021, members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a shooting incident on Albert Street in Espanola. A person suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to hospital. … Continue reading

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OPP INVESTIGATES SHOOTING IN ESPANOLA – Three In Custody

(ESPANOLA, ON) – On Thursday January 21, 2021 at approximately 10:20 a.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a shooting incident on Albert Street in Espanola. A person suffered a gunshot wound and has … Continue reading

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More COVID-19 positives in Sudbury – high schools reopening in Algoma

Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reporting seven new cases of COVID-19 and another death at the Amberwood Suites Home in Greater Sudbury. This is the fifth resident death associated with the outbreak. According to the agency, of the seven … Continue reading

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Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board Rebrand & Strategic Plan

Trustees of the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board approved a new look for the board and a new vision for the next five years at their monthly meeting on January 20, 2021. Trustees were shown the board’s new multi-colour logo … Continue reading

Governor General Julie Payette and top aide have resigned…

Governor General Julie Payette and her top aide Assunta di Lorenzo have reportedly resigned in the aftermath of a devastating report that found them responsible for workplace harassment of Rideau Hall employees. The unprecedented resignation of the Queen’s representative in … Continue reading

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LOCKDOWN AT HIGHSCHOOL 

(ESPANOLA, ON) – On January 21, 2021 at approximately 11:20 a.m. the Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a school on Spruce Street in Espanola in relation to threats made by a student. School protocol was followed and … Continue reading

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Espanola’s Response to the Second Provincial Emergency Declaration

“Our focus remains on the health and safety of our residents and businesses as we continue to work with the local public health agency and its partners while responding to the second Emergency Declaration.” stated Mayor Jill Beer. As with … Continue reading

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