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Sheshegwaning receives waterfront feasibility study funding

A Manitoulin Island First Nation and a regional First Nation business corporation are receiving federal funding through the Indigenous Economic Development Fund for business and economic development. The funding announcement was made by Federal Minister of Indigenous Affairs Greg Rickford. … Continue reading

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Lester B. Pearson Civic Centre slated for demolition

The Lester B. Pearson Civic Centre in Elliot Lake will be demolished next Spring. Elliot Lake CAO, Daniel Gagnon, told the Ad Hoc Committee Monday afternoon that the insurer has provided the city with a payment of $3.5-million on the … Continue reading

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Walford artist completes mural at Walford Community Centre

The Village of Walford has a rich history and a local artist has just completed a huge mural on one of the walls at the Walford Community Centre depicting that history. Award-winning artist Theresa Minten says her family has strong … Continue reading

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Rainbow Schools collect thousands of clothing items for Winter Clothing Drive

Students in Rainbow Schools, including Espanola, Massey and Manitoulin Island, collected gently used winter clothing items over the last three months. R.H. Murray Public School Principal Chris BourrĂ© says Rainbow School contributed 4,962 items to the drive, with a total … Continue reading

Algoma Board of Health announces 2019 Public Health Champion

Algoma Public Health has awarded its 2019 Algoma Public Health Champion award to Elizabeth MacMillan of Sault Ste. Marie. Not only does MacMillan oversee the Algoma Educational Gardening, which works with local schools and daycares to teach children about growing … Continue reading

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Wildcats collecting for kids

The Elliot Lake Wildcats are joining forces with Tim Hortons to collect toys for kids. This Thursday between the hours of 8:00 am and 2:00 pm, the Wildcats players will be collecting toys inside the store and in the dive-thru … Continue reading

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42nd Annual Elks Hamper Fund will feed families

There was plenty of support for the 42nd Annual Elks Hamper Fund to raise funds for Christmas dinners. The Espanola Elks in partnership with Moose 99.3FM CJJM raised over $5,000, and counting, this Saturday to purchase all the fixings for … Continue reading

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Cannabis production plant delayed in Espanola

Licensing has been obtained for crops of cannabis to send to Espanola for extraction, but the project is delayed according to proponent, Jeff Scharf. Scharf, the president and CEO of GaiaCann Incorporated announced earlier this year he is looking at … Continue reading

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East Algoma OPP seize thousands in contraband tobacco

The East Algoma OPP launch of the annual RIDE program has netted a large seizure of contraband tobacco. OPP Constable Kyle Ney says around 10:00 pm last Tuesday, the OPP stopped and checked a vehicle as part of the RIDE … Continue reading

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Elliot Lake recognized internationally

The City of Elliot Lake has long been community focused on meeting the needs of all ages, especially seniors. To that end, Elliot Lake Mayor Dan Marchisella says he is thrilled the city has been recognized by the World Health … Continue reading

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