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Festive celebrations in Elliot Lake and Espanola

A festive weekend is in the works with the arrival of the first real snow of the season. The 42nd annual stationary Santa Claus Parade is set for the City of Elliot Lake from 6pm to 8pm this evening Entrants … Continue reading

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Bus cancellations

Due to poor road conditions and in the interest of safety, all school-related transportation services for English Catholic, English public, French Catholic and French public schools, operating in Sudbury, Massey and Espanola  are cancelled today. All schools will remain open, … Continue reading

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Elliot Lake looks at prefabricated building(s) for recreation hub

The City of Elliot Lake has had to revamp, redesign and reduce their expectations when it comes to the building of a recreational hub. Funding was the biggest issue, so the original concept has been revamped to allow for a … Continue reading

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More COVID19 measures in Algoma District possible

Algoma Public Health is considering more COVID19 measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. Associate Medical Officer of Health, Dr. John Tuinema reported five people in the public health region have died from COVID-19 over the … Continue reading

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Gelinas calls on government to implement 911 throughout the province

Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas is reintroducing a bill to the legislature that she believes will save lives, by ensuring that every Ontarian has access to 911. Gelinas reintroduced the bill at Queen’s Park yesterday to do away with 1-800 … Continue reading

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Hughes: Throne Speech falls short on important fronts

Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes is not impressed with the Throne Speech. The NDPer is disappointed that there is no mention of pharmacare or dental care in the presentation, which she believes could deliver considerable cost savings to the health care … Continue reading

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The Espanola Elks Annual Hamper Fund is set to go once again

Gary Tennent says the hampers, which provide not only complete Christmas dinners, but also toys and gifts for families, is geared to people in need. He adds registration is required and people must attend in person at the Elks Hall … Continue reading

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Helping Elliot Lake citizens

The City of Elliot Lake has come out with an Affordable Access Card for citizens. Council has given the program the go-ahead to help people based on their income level to qualify for an Affordable Access Card. To qualify, income … Continue reading

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Nairn & Hyman Township Mayor resigns over COVID vaccination policy

Nairn & Hyman Township will be looking at options in filling a vacancy left by the resignation of their mayor. Mayor Laurier Falldien, who has filled the position for the last 11 years, submitted his resignation this Monday over his concerns about … Continue reading

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Hughes taking another turn as Assistant Deputy Speaker

With parliament starting up this week, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes has been asked to serve again in the capacity of Assistant Deputy Speaker and Deputy Chair of the Committees of the Whole, a position she has held in the previous … Continue reading

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