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Jack Talks: Youth Talk To Youth About Mental Health

Jack Talks are coming to Rainbow secondary schools in February as part of Rainbow District School Board’s ongoing efforts to continue the conversation about mental health. Guest speakers Ashley Quackenbush and Yasseen Tasabehji from Jack.org will use the power of … Continue reading

Drivers Give Police Poor Excuses For Passing Stopped School Buses

Photo – Adam Ranger. Provided by the Ranger family Drivers give police poor excuses for passing stopped school buses Pierre Ranger, the chair of the Let’s Remember Adam billboard campaign, says people who are caught passing a stopped school bus … Continue reading

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Massey Area Woman Needs A Liver Transplant

Photo: Leslie Knibbs and Elizabeth Cassidy. Elizabeth needs a liver transplant and the communities of Sagamok and Massey are drawing together to help them financially carry the cost of medication and travel not covered by any supportive programs. Photo provided … Continue reading

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Reviewing Anishnabe Policing

A review of First Nation policing is underway. The Police Governing Authority has engaged the services of Performance Concepts Consulting and the Compliance Strategy Group to conduct the review of 16 First Nation police services, including Sagamok-Anishnawbek First Nation. Anishnawbek … Continue reading

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Franklin Paibomsai Elected To Another Term

This will be Franklin Paibomsai, Chief Shining Turtle’s, first four-year term as chief of Whitefish River. That’s because Saturday’s election was the first to be held under the new election code passed in September 2018. Part of the changes include … Continue reading

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Espanola Winter Carnival Sees Record Crowds

The weather couldn’t have been better for the Espanola Winter Carnival bringing people out and about to enjoy the festivities. The First Annual Boomer Big Air Run was well attended and part of the ski trail was renamed Boomer Park … Continue reading

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Rayside-Ballfour rallies for shootout victory vs. Espanola

Friday, February 15, 2019 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Rayside-Balfour Canadians rallied from three-goal, third period deficit to come back late and force overtime, then eventually notch the lone marker in the shootout, to pull out a 4-3 victory over … Continue reading

New Services For Indigenous People In The Espanola Area

Photo: The new Noojmowin Teg Health Services includes a nursing practitioner, mental health and addictions councillor, a cultural support worker and a healthy living children/youth program. Photo provided by Mike Mantha First Nations peoples in the Espanola area will have … Continue reading

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Espanola Hosting Winter Banner Contest

Espanola will not only have four new banners for the warm months of the year, four other designs will be chosen displaying its winter splendor. The Town of Espanola is hosting a winter banner contest to showcase local artists. Any … Continue reading

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Sweet 16 Party A Sweet Affair

The community of Massey has drawn together once again to assist a local family with some vital medical equipment while celebrating a sweet 16. Nearly 150 people took in the party bash and spaghetti dinner for Emily Richer hosted by … Continue reading

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