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Espanola Council Accepts Integrity Commissioner’s Recommendations

It appears the Integrity Commissioner’s recommendations reprimanding three members of council will finally be dealt with. Last August, Integrity Commissioner Shearer Parnega found that four councillors: Ron Duplessis, Ken Duplessis, Heather Mallott and Ray Dufour, had been involved in abusive … Continue reading

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Lee Valley Hall Re-Opening Its Doors

  Photo: A new lease has been signed between the Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers and the Autumn Leaves of Lee Valley. Photo provided The Lee Valley Hall will be re-opening its doors and the members, the Autumn Leaves Seniors, are … Continue reading

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Municipalities will see increase in District Services Board budget

Costs for social services have gone up and that means taxpayers can expect to see a slight increase in taxes in the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts. The 2019 budget for the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board shows an increase of just … Continue reading

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Espanola edges Elliot Lake 2-1

Sunday, February 10, 2019 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Espanola Express capped off their weekend by going on to edge the Elliot Lake Wildcats 2-1 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Sunday at the Regional Recreation Complex. The game … Continue reading

Herd sets franchise points record as Powassan skates past Espanola

Saturday, February 9, 2019 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – Powassan Voodoos forward Cade Herd scored once and assisted on two others to lead his side to a 7-3 win over the Espanola Express in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up Saturday at … Continue reading

McInall’s franchise-record 24th lifts Espanola over Blind River in OT

Friday, February 8, 2019 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – Bret McInall’s franchise-record 24th tally of the season, late in overtime, lifted the Espanola Express to a dramatic 2-1 triumph over the Blind River Beavers in a tightly-contested Northern Ontario Junior Hockey … Continue reading

Princess Tea Was So Much Fun

By Makayla Raby – The Princess Tea at the Queensway Pentecostal Church was so much fun this year. I saw a lot of my friends and we got treated like princesses having our nails done, playing games, meeting Snow White … Continue reading

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One Of Espanola’s Youngest Citizens Needs Help

He is literally the size of his father’s hand. One of Espanola’s newest citizens, Alexander Hartley Sheppard Junior, arrived barely two weeks ago on January 15th, two and a half months early weighing in at just 2.12 pounds. His parents, … Continue reading

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Mental Health Focus Of Several Initiatives In Rainbow Schools

PEERS® adolescent support program in Rainbow Schools Public Health Sudbury & Districts and the Rainbow District School Board have teamed up to pilot a social skills training intervention program. Called PEERS®, the Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational … Continue reading

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You Should Know Where It Is Illegal To Smoke Cannabis Or Tobacco, Or Use Vapour Products

The Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, now includes additional restrictions to denormalize smoking and to protect people from being exposed to second-hand smoke and vapour. With recent changes to the Act, Public Health Sudbury & Districts is raising awareness about where … Continue reading

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