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Grand opening planned for Peace Garden

You can enjoy its beauty now and share in the celebration of Baldwin Township’s Peace Garden in the fall. The community’s Peace Garden has been getting plenty of kudos, including being filmed as a Gas Tax Award contender says township … Continue reading

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Free Care Van Rides in August

Thanks to a sponsorship all riders enrolled in the Care Van Rider Program in Espanola will ride for free this August. Enbridge Gas is providing the sponsorship for the Care Van for August, which provides public transportation for residents aged … Continue reading

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Espanola Express looking for billets

Another NOJHL team is looking for billets for the upcoming season. The Espanola Express is getting ready for the season but needs homes to house players. Players become part of the family for the hockey season and there is financial … Continue reading

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NHL alumni coming for golf tourney

The Elliot Lake Red Wings of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has announced two more NHL alumni will be attending the club’s fundraising golf tournament at Stone Ridge Golf Course on August 28th. Tom Fergus and Dan Daoust, who … Continue reading

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No vaccinations required for Sudbury colleges

Cambrian College and Collège Boréal in Greater Sudbury will not be requiring people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 if they enter or live on campus. Cambrian president Bill Best says Cambrian will continue to follow government and public health guidelines … Continue reading

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Elliot Lake council plans for in person council and committee meetings

Elliot Lake Mayor Dan Marchisella wants council and committee meetings to return to in-person format by the fall. At this week’s meeting, the mayor told the council he is looking for a staff recommendation for getting back to in-person council … Continue reading

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First Nation members walking to Ottawa to push for Indian Act changes

Chief Vern Janvier and members of Chipewyan Prairie First Nation are on a trek to Ottawa to advocate for changes to the Indian Act. Janvier says the group started out on July 18th and is averaging about 20 kilometres a … Continue reading

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Trunk water main project tender awarded

Espanola council has given its approval to the tender for the Trunk Water-main Replacement project. It is the main water line that runs from the water treatment plant to the town’s water tank on Mead Blvd. Public Works manager Joel … Continue reading

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A yurt of a different kind

It’s a GoFundMe of a different kind … to build a homeschool from a Mongolian Yurt in Massey. Kendra Rogers & Stacie Minten, the directors of Pinecone Academy are raising funds to purchase a schoolhouse for the upcoming 2021-22 school … Continue reading

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Improving paramedic services resolution goes to government

The Northern Ontario Service Deliverers Association has requested an Association of Municipalities of Ontario delegation to meet with Christine Elliott, the Minister of Health to discuss the modernization of paramedic services. Association executive director Fern Dominelli in the fall of … Continue reading

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