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Auction underway for Christmas baskets

The Counselling Centre of East Algoma has kicked off its silent art auction to raise funds for Christmas baskets. Centre Public Educator, Paula Kendall says the theme this year is ‘Art for the Holidays’ with the centre hoping to raise … Continue reading

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The COVID REPORT – tougher measures in local health units, a new variant of concern and more

Tougher COVID-19 measures in Sudbury/Manitoulin districts The Medical Officer of Health for Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reinstating work-from-home requirements.    Dr Penny Sutcliffe also says strong recommendations for COVID-19 protections are being issued to area schools, businesses, and … Continue reading

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Red Wings take out Express

Sunday, November 28, 2021 – ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – An two-goal outburst early in the third period broke open a tie game as the Elliot Lake Red Wings went on to defeat the Espanola Express 4-2 Sunday afternoon in a … Continue reading

Ferguson strikes twice in Eagles triumph over Express

ESPANOLA, Ont. – Soo Eagles forward Seth Ferguson tallied twice and dished out an assist to help his side skate past the Espanola Express 6-3 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest Friday at the Regional Recreation Complex. A … Continue reading

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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