Indigenous minister tours Birch Island

Federal Indigenous Minister Marc Miller was given a tour of Whitefish Falls First Nation highlighting new infrastructure and facilities. On Friday, Miller was greeted with the smoking of the Peace Pipe and gifts, followed by a tour of the new … Continue reading

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13th Annual Elliot Lake Fish Derby another success

13th Annual Elliot Lake Fish Derby another success The 13th Annual Elliot Lake Fish Derby had plenty of action this weekend with hundreds of people taking part. The big winner this year is Greg Simon who won a whopping $21,250 presented by … Continue reading

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Blind River students stand out in Nordic skiing

Several Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon athletes excelled last week in Nordic skiing during the Northern Ontario Secondary School championship held in North Bay. Three students qualified for OFSAA being held this week in Collingwood. Three other students have also been … Continue reading

Teachers’ strikes likely to dominate Queen’s Park

The on-going teachers’ strikes are expected to dominate debate, as Queens Park gets back to business today. But Government House leader Paul Calandra says he hasn’t been informed of any pending back-to-work legislation. Calandra says the government is still confident … Continue reading

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Federal government testing seat belts on school buses

The federal government has introduced a pilot project to install three-point seatbelts to new school buses. The federal task force is launching the project in Sudbury and later this spring will select a test site in British Columbia. Sudbury was … Continue reading

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More virus testing needed say nurses

The Public Health Agency of Canada has agreed to revisit its guidelines for the protection of health workers against the coronavirus. The Canadian Federation of Nurses notes the recommendations assume that the virus can only be spread through large droplets … Continue reading

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Buses cancelled – Sudbury, Manitoulin and Algoma

All city buses are cancelled in Elliot Lake. City CAO Dan Gagnon says the buses have been pulled off the road because of the snowstorm. All buses for all schools operating in the districts of Sudbury, Manitoulin and Espanola were also … Continue reading

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Walker leads Express over Wildcats

Monday, February 17, 2020 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Espanola Express saw Cameron Walker score once and chip in with two assists to help lead his side to a 6-1 victory over visiting Elliot Lake Wildcats in Northern Ontario Junior … Continue reading

Reddy saves 35 to backstop Gold Miners over Express

Saturday, February 15, 2020 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Kirkland Lake Gold Miners received a 35-save performance from their goaltender Kohl Reddy who helped lead his side to a 3-1 triumph over the Espanola Express in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey … Continue reading

Express edge Eagles following lengthy shootout

Friday, February 14, 2020 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – A Max Curtis marker in the ninth round of the shootout proved to be the decider as the Espanola Express prevailed 6-5 over the visiting Soo Eagles Friday in a back and … Continue reading