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First Nations wait for judge’s ruling of appeals

First Nation litigants are now waiting for the judge’s final ruling. Late last month, the Ontario Court of Appeals heard arguments into the appeal of annuities under the Robinson-Huron Treaty and the Ontario government. With concluding arguments held on April … Continue reading

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New director of learning for CSC Nouvelon

The Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon has a new Director of Learning for intermediate and senior grades. The board says Guylaine Rheault brings experience and training in both administration and teaching to the new role. She joined the board in 1998 and has taught … Continue reading

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Blind River’s Boom Camp Road reopens

A popular walking attraction in Blind River has now reopened to the public. Blind River’s facility and community services director, Karen Bittner says the Boom Camp Road officially reopened this week after repairs were done to the main access road. … Continue reading

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New emergency notification system set up in Blind River

The Town of Blind River is inviting residents and businesses to sign up for the new Emergency Notifications system. According to the release, the town provides the notifications via its website and it is free. Powered by RAVE Mobile Safety, … Continue reading

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HSN and paramedics step up to support Ontario’s ICU demand

Health Sciences North is working with partners across Northeastern Ontario to support the province’s critical care demand. COVID-19 patients are being transported by land ambulances from Southern Ontario hospitals who are in need of critical care. Hospital Senior Vice President … Continue reading

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COVID Report for May 7-2021

A look at the local numbers Over the last week, Public Health Sudbury & Districts has seen 66 new cases of COVID-19, and 57 cases resolved.  According to the report, there was one COVID-related death. Forty-two new cases screened positive … Continue reading

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-UPDATE #3- OPP INVESTIGATES SHOOTING IN ESPANOLA – Three Additional Arrests After Further Investigation

(ESPANOLA, ON) – Members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have made further arrests in relation to a January 21, 2021 shooting incident on Albert Street in Espanola, in which one person was injured. This is … Continue reading

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Tick found positive for Lyme disease

Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reporting that one blacklegged tick found locally has tested positive for the bacteria that can cause Lyme disease. In the release, the agency states this is the first positive tick reported in the service … Continue reading

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Fatal motor vehicle collision involving moose

OPP are calling on the public to be aware that deer and moose are on the move to their summer feeding grounds, following a fatal collision in the Parry Sound area. OPP Constable Joe Scali says around 9 pm on … Continue reading

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Blind River council acknowledges community supports

Blind River mayor Sally Hagman and council has proclaimed the month of May as Community Living Algoma month. She says there are organizations and individuals that council wanted to recognize including community living and local physicians as well as the … Continue reading

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