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Alpaca Shearing Is Just Around The Corner

Children love animals and a local area farm is offering families an opportunity to see how alpaca are sheared in the Spring. The Dare 2 Dream Alpaca Farm in McKerrow is owned by Lina and Ray Godard and houses several … Continue reading

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Member Sought For Espanola Police Board

There is a vacancy on the Police Services Board in Espanola. The board is made up of five individuals of which three are selected by town council. The other two are by provincial appointment through the lieutenant general in council. … Continue reading

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They Were Loud And Proud

By Rosalind Russell – Students from Espanola High, Ecole Franco Ouest, and schools in Elliot Lake joined their counterparts with hundreds of other schools on Thursday, April 4th to protest the changes to education by the Ford government. Algoma-Manitoulin MPP, … Continue reading

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You Think That’s A Car, This Is A Car!

The 2018 season marked the final year for Fusion in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series with Joey Logano winning the championship and Ford claiming the manufacturer’s title. Espanola’s Northern Ford has built a close replica of the #22 Shell … Continue reading

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Establishing The Espanola Economic Development Corporation

Espanola council has agreed to establish the Espanola Economic Development Corporation, but not before reviewing the final documents. Council had an in-depth discussion about how to handle the establishment of the new entity wanting to ensure they have control of … Continue reading

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Daughters Of The Vote

A unique opportunity to experience the House of Commons and the workings of Parliament was provided to young women from across Canada as part of the Daughters of the Vote program. Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes, says this year’s participant is … Continue reading

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Bottle Drive To Support Morgan Swanson

A young man from Worthington, Morgan Swanson, recently underwent a double lung transplant in Toronto. Morgan and his sister, Haley, have volunteered for many events and the Beaver Lakes Sports Club wants to help out the family. They are hosting … Continue reading

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Possibility Of Saving AB Ellis Public School

Photo: Sacred Heart Public School may be saved depending on various parties coming together to strategize and plan. Photo by Rosalind Russell By Rosalind Russell – A move is underway to save AB Ellis Public School in Espanola from demolition. … Continue reading

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Espanola Teen Chosen As Gutsy Walk Honourary Chair

The honourary chair for the local area Gusty Walk 2019 is an honour student at Espanola High School. Grade 10 student, Avery Graham, was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease, when she was 12 years old. Graham … Continue reading

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A&W Coming To Espanola – 40 To 50 New Jobs

It’s an icon that started out on roller-skates and now will feature a drive-thru … a brand new A&W is being constructed in Espanola The new franchise owner, former Espanola police officer, Jason Hamilton, says he is excited to turn … Continue reading

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