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Rideau Hall attacker facing another charge

New documents filed in court say the man accused of ramming his pickup truck through the gates of the Governor General’s residence in Ottawa last week is facing a charge of threatening to cause death or bodily harm to Prime … Continue reading

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The CORONAVIRUS REPORT for MONDAY, JULY 6, 2020

Face masks not an option All commercial establishments in the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts will be required to ramp up their efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as of this Wednesday, July 8. The public will have to do … Continue reading

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Wearing a life jacket saves lives

With summer here, the OPP says a personal floatation device is one of the most underused pieces of safety equipment used in seasonal outdoor recreation. Police say more than 80 percent of people who die on OPP patrolled waterways are … Continue reading

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Six teens canoeing across Ontario for Canadian food banks

Six Toronto teens who have some experience as camp counsellors are taking a canoe trip across Ontarioto raise funds for food banks across Canada. The six left on June 26th from Wabakimi (WAB-BACK-IM-ME) Provincial Park near Thunder Bay and are … Continue reading

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Public Health Sudbury & Districts instructs all commercial establishments to ramp up face covering: COVID-19

As of Wednesday, July 8, 2020, all commercial establishments in Sudbury and districts will be required to ramp up their efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As part of COVID-19 prevention efforts, Dr. Penny Sutcliffe, Medical Officer of Health … Continue reading

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Schools offering online registration for the fall

School might be out for the summer, but the registration process is continuing online. Rainbow District School Board Education Director Norm Blaseg says they are preparing for a number of scenarios for when schools re-open in the fall. He says … Continue reading

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New Manitoulin OPP detachment nearing completion

The new Manitoulin OPP detachment, which will serve the Manitoulin Island and the Espanola area, is nearing completion. Lauren Wiseman of Bird Construction says the 1,700 square metre facility will feature offices, evidence storage vaults, secure functions area including holding … Continue reading

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Two school boards reach tentative deals with teachers

School would now be out for summer and in the final hours, two local area school boards have reached tentative deals with their teacher unions. Education Director Paul Henry says Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon and the AEFO – Local 61 … Continue reading

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Espanola Legion offering tax clinics for the community

If you were unable to get your income tax return done due to the COVID-19 virus and are on a fixed or low income, the Espanola Royal Canadian Legion is offering tax clinics. President Gary McPherson says they had to … Continue reading

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CSC Nouvelon students honoured with Bishop Alexander Carter Foundation Scholarship

This year, 16 Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon students were awarded a Bishop Alexander Carter Foundation Scholarship. The Foundations’s Performance Excellence Scholarship, valued at $1,000, was awarded to graduates of Catholic secondary schools in the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie who … Continue reading