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Breaking the ice with North Shore Search and Rescue

By Rosalind Russell – Members of the North Shore Search & Rescue Ice Rescue Team recertified at the Ice Rescue Technician and Ice Rescue Awareness Levels this past weekend. Adam Page, the Unit’s Search Coordinator, says their Ice Rescue Team … Continue reading

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Espanola represented at national environmental conference

By Rosalind Russell – The Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Sustainable Communities Conference in Ottawa offers many opportunities according to Espanola’s Manager of Environmental Services. Joel Yusko says he wants to help bring the discussion of climate change and energy efficiency to … Continue reading

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École La Renaissance youngest students display their hockey skills

By Rosalind Russell – The passion for hockey is alive and well in Espanola, even if there is no ice. At École catholique La Renaissance in Espanola, junior and senior kindergarten students enjoy learning through fun, hands-on activities.  Recently, they … Continue reading

Cambrian names 2023 Employer Award of Distinction

By Rosalind Russell – The winner of Cambrian’s 2023 Employer Award of Distinction is St. Joseph’s Health Centre of Sudbury. Cambrian’s Director of Recruitment and Student Success, Renee Scott, says the award was presented at the job fair yesterday recognizing … Continue reading

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Turkey/Syria suffers devastating earthquake

By Rosalind Russell – The death toll from yesterday’s earthquake in central Turkey and northeastern Syria has surpassed six-thousand with an official from the World Health Organization stating it could top 20 thousand.    The work of rescue crews is being … Continue reading

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Espanola Regional Hospital Foundation reaches campaign goal

By Rosalind Russell – The Espanola Regional Hospital Foundation has successfully completed its campaign to raise funds for vital lab equipment. Foundation publicist Terri Noble says the foundation successfully raised $90,000 since announcing the campaign last June. She says the … Continue reading

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Long-time Manitoulin Island veterinarian receives provincial accolades

By Rosalind Russell – Dr. Dale Scott of Manitoulin Island has received the prestigious Golden Life Membership award from the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA).Association incoming president Dr. Matthew Richardson says in his over 40-year career, Dr. Scott held many … Continue reading

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CSC Nouvelon and CUPE ratify a new collective agreement

By Rosalind Russell – The Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (Local 4274) have ratified a new four-year collective agreement.  Board chair Suzanne Salituri says at their schools, CUPE represents janitorial and maintenance staff. She adds … Continue reading

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Elliot Lake council meeting with lawyers tonight to discuss mayoral vacancy

By Rosalind Russell – A special Elliot Lake city council meeting is being held tonight to speak with city lawyers about the next step in the town’s mayoral vacancy. City CAO Daniel Gagnon says on January 9th, Justice Rasaiah determined … Continue reading

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Pride Night in Elliot Lake

By Rosalind Russell – Elliot Lake Pride, TD Bank, along with the Elliot Lake Red Wings, have agreed to sponsor Elliot Lake Pride once again this year with a hockey Pride night at the Centennial Arena on Feb. 17 at … Continue reading

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