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Espanola woman nearly reaches goal for vein finder

An Espanola woman says her goal is in reach for funding for a vein finder for the Espanola Regional Hospital. Jolene Courtemanche was presented with a cheque from Domtar Espanola for $1,500 this week. She says that will bring her … Continue reading

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Waubetek celebrates 30 years with awards

The Waubetek Business Development Corporation based in Whitefish River First Nation celebrated its 30th year with awards. Of the four awards handed out at the gala this year, three are for local businesses. Kathryn Corbiere (COR-BIERE) was awarded the Youth … Continue reading

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Father John Meehan takes the reins at University of Sudbury

The University of Sudbury has officially installed its new president and vice-chancellor. This week, Father John Meehan was officially installed into the dual role succeeded Dr. Sophie Bouffard. He was the former rector of L’Église de Gesù and interim director … Continue reading

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Former Espanola man recognized for talent in sound

A former Espanola resident is being recognized for his work in sound for various television series. The Metalworks Institute of Sound and Music Production has presented a 2019 Alumni Award of Merit to Mike Ashton in recognition of his work … Continue reading

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New shuttle service to accommodate bus travelers

Ontario Northland motor coach services around Manitoulin Island will end, but a new shuttle service is being set up to help travelers connect. The new shuttle service will be provided by All in One Taxi of Little Current providing transportation … Continue reading

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Agreement reached on harassment charge against former Espanola police chief

A former Espanola police chief and his accuser have reached an agreement in connection to a harassment complaint. Former Espanola Police Chief Steve Edwards was suspended with pay in 2017 following a filing of a complaint with the Human Rights … Continue reading

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Climate Action Open House on Manitoulin

Two Manitoulin Island municipalities are hosting an open house on climate action. Central Manitoulin and the Township of Billings are teaming up to draft Climate Action Plans for the municipalities. They are seeking input from the public to help finalize … Continue reading

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Elliot Lake school celebrating 50th anniversary

As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, an Elliot Lake school is looking for input from the public. An organizational meeting to plan for the 50th anniversary of École catholique Georges Vanier is set for 6:00 pm at the school … Continue reading

Elliot Lake school going to provincial cardboard boat finals

École catholique Georges Vanier in Elliot Lake finished first overall at the elementary Cardboard Boat Races competition held in Sault Ste. Marie by winning both the first and third place. Team members Enza Fabris, Stella Albert and Manon Rouillard completed … Continue reading

100th Anniversary of Remembrance Day

Communities across Canada gathered together to mark the 100th Anniversary of Remembrance Day. Locally, hundreds of people took part in Remembrance Day Ceremonies in Elliot Lake, Blind River, Kagawong, Massey and Espanola. This year’s Silver Mother in Espanola is Leona Arnold, … Continue reading

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