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Ordre du Jour Conseil Municipale de Dubreuilville Town Council Agenda 02.28.17

Ordre du Jour Conseil Municipale de Dubreuilville Town Council Agenda 02.28.17

ORDRE DU JOUR / Agenda Séance du Comité d’ajustement qui aura lieu à 18 h 30, le 28 février 2017 Committee of Adjustment meeting scheduled for February 28, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. (Demande de consentement et dérogation mineure – Réunion de planification d’utilisation des terres)

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement

6:09 AM EST Special weather statement in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Kapuskasing – Hearst – Smooth Rock Falls Local snowfall amounts near 15 cm today for areas northeast of Lake

New Member Appointed to North West LHIN Board of Directors

New Member Appointed to North West LHIN Board of Directors

THUNDER BAY, ON – The Public Appointments Secretariat of the Province of Ontario, through Order-in-Council, has appointed a new member to the North West Local Health Integration Network’s (North West LHIN’s) Board of Directors. Appointed on December 7, 2016 for a three-year term, the North

First Nations

The Learning Curve – Show #1

The Learning Curve – Show #1
From: ShawTVOntarioNW Host Sandi Boucher, Indigenous Speaker/author and activist talks to guests from the Community. This week’s guest, Jana-Rae Yerxa. Below: Video 1: intro to The Learning Curve; Videos 2 & 3 discussion with guest Jana-Rae Yerxa. [Read more]

Grassy Narrows Welcomes Wynne’s Clean-up Promise Calling For Swift Results

Grassy Narrows Welcomes Wynne’s Clean-up Promise Calling For Swift Results
Grassy Narrows Chief Simon Fobister is responding today to a new commitment made on Friday by Premier Wynne to clean the English-Wabigoon River.  The river has been highly contaminated since 1962 when a paper company in Dryden began dumping 9,000 kg of untreated mercury waste into the river [Read more]

Pic Mobert – Drinking Water

EDUCATION/School News

100 jours d’école, 100-sationnel à l’École Saint-Joseph

100 jours d’école, 100-sationnel à l’École Saint-Joseph

WAWA, ON – Le 14 février dernier, en plus de fêter la Saint-Valentin, les amis de la Maternelle à la 3e année de l’école Saint-Joseph ont aussi célébré le journée  des 100 jours [Read more]

IMPORTANT Bus Notice for Terrace Bay/Schreiber

IMPORTANT Bus Notice for Terrace Bay/Schreiber

From East of Thunder Bay Transportation Consortium Bus Routing Information Terrace Bay and Schreiber – Friday February 10th, at 9:50 am, Weather is getting bad and forecasts for Terrace Bay and [Read more]

Carol Hughes Calls for Action on Equality for First Nations Children

Carol Hughes Calls for Action on Equality for First Nations Children

BLIND RIVER, ON – Four days before the historic Have a Heart Day on Parliament Hill, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes will be hosting a screening of the film, ‘Hi-Ho Mistahey’ and [Read more]

Have a Heart-to-Heart with your Medical School!

Have a Heart-to-Heart with your Medical School!

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) invites all community members to have a heart-to-heart with the medical school made in the North, for the North. The “I ❤ NOSM” Open House [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

UPDATE #2 : Nipigon OPP Search for Missing Snowmobilers

UPDATE #2 : Nipigon OPP Search for Missing Snowmobilers

2nd Male Located NIPIGON, ON – On February 17, 2017 at 4:11pm, the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding two missing males from Rocky Bay First Nation. The two males, identified as 51-year-old Gerald THOMPSON and 45-year-old Nathaniel THOMPSON from Rocky Bay First Nation were last seen on Lake Nipigon [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement

6:09 AM EST Special weather statement in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Kapuskasing – Hearst – Smooth Rock Falls Local snowfall amounts near 15 cm today for areas northeast of Lake Superior. Snow is expected to develop this morning and [Read more]

Emeraude’s LifeHacks: 5 Ways to Keep Warm Without Turning Up the Thermostat

Emeraude’s LifeHacks: 5 Ways to Keep Warm Without Turning Up the Thermostat

It’s still winter, and the cold isn’t over yet! But using electricity or gas to stay warm isn’t great for the planet, not to mention your wallet. Here are some ideas to keep warm without using turning up the furnace: Wear a warm and comfy sweater! If you want a new one or don’t have [Read more]

Manitouwadge Hospital Hosts Public Engagement Sessions Next Week

Manitouwadge Hospital Hosts Public Engagement Sessions Next Week

Dear Manitouwadge Residents Pardon the intrusion.  I’m reaching out to every contact I have in my email list for an important opportunity. The Manitouwadge General Hospital is exploring the next steps in our journey in the creation of a Local Health Hub as per the Health Services Blueprint of the  North West LHIN.   During the [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : Newly Released Movies, Videogames, Clothing Line AND #How2Win

#CrossoverInsider : Newly Released Movies, Videogames, Clothing Line AND #How2Win

War and violence go hand-in-hand. War has played a major role in our history and seemingly has shaped our society to what it is today. When we see pictures, or watch videos, we see brave soldiers carrying guns into dangerous battlefields. For the most part, this picture plays true-that is unless you are Corporal Desmond [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : This week’s Newly Released Movies/Games & How2 #Win a #MovieNight Gift Basket

#CrossoverInsider : This week’s Newly Released Movies/Games & How2 #Win a #MovieNight Gift Basket

Over the past few years, Denis Villeneuve has slowly been gaining a reputation for one of Hollywood’s top directors. The native of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec first gained notoriety for his 2009 film “Polytechnique” (about the Montreal school shooting). His 2010 film “Incendies” was nominated for an Academy Award. In spite of their accolades, [Read more]

Grand Opening of MPP Michael Mantha’s New Constituency Office

Grand Opening of MPP Michael Mantha’s New Constituency Office

ELLIOT LAKE, ON – MPP Michael Mantha is pleased to announce the grand opening of his new constituency office in Elliot Lake at 18 Mary Walk in the Lower Plaza. Formerly located in the Civic Centre, the new office is conveniently located in the downtown area within close proximity to transit routes, offices and retail [Read more]

Memory Clinics Expanded to Underserviced Areas Including Schreiber and Manitouwadge

Memory Clinics Expanded to Underserviced Areas Including Schreiber and Manitouwadge

New ARTIC project helps patients living with dementia receive care, closer to home TORONTO, ON – A model that allows family doctors to care directly for patients with memory problems associated with dementia and other conditions is being expanded to 17 clinics in rural, remote and underserviced communities across the province. Expansion of the [Read more]

Greenstone

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement

6:09 AM EST Special weather statement in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Kapuskasing – Hearst – Smooth Rock Falls Local snowfall amounts near 15 cm today for areas northeast of Lake Superior. Snow is expected to develop this morning and persist for much of [Read more]

Greenstone OPP Push for Change Event a Success: Fundraising Continues

Greenstone OPP Push for Change Event a Success: Fundraising Continues

GREENSTONE, ON – On March 8, 2017, a former homeless youth and current entrepreneur, Joe Roberts will be pushing a shopping cart, (a symbol of chronic homelessness) through Nipigon, Ontario. The Push for Change is a 9000 km, 517 day trek across Canada to raise awareness and funds for ending youth homelessness. Greenstone OPP Community [Read more]

Nipigon & Greenstone Among Communities Benefiting from Provincial Investments

Local Grants will support projects across Region January 17, 2017 Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines and MPP for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Bill Mauro, Minister of Municipal Affairs and MPP for Thunder Bay Atikokan, announced that four local non-profit and charitable organizations will receive a total of $188,500 through the Ontario Trillium [Read more]

Restored Shoreline on Long Lake #58 First Nation

Restored Shoreline on Long Lake #58 First Nation

From: Ontario Power Generation After more than a decade of collaboration between OPG and the Long Lake #58 First Nation, the three-year project to remediate the community’s shoreline in northwestern Ontario has been completed. The restoration has been a long time coming for Long Lake #58 residents who, since 1905, have lived on the same [Read more]

Getting Techy @Nakina Public School

Getting Techy @Nakina Public School

GREENSTONE, ON – Students at Nakina Public School have been working with some exciting new classroom technology over the past couple of months.  They have been diving into some new learning around coding and programming with the school’s brand new set of 4 Sphero SPRKs!  Ms Evoy’s grade 4/5/6/7 class has loved being able to use [Read more]

Law Enforcement

OPP Charge Chapleau Man with Child Pornography Offence

OPP Charge Chapleau Man with Child Pornography Offence

WAWA, ON – On Thursday, February 23, 2017, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachments, assisted by the Sault Ste. Marie OPP Crime Unit and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, arrested and charged a Chapleau male following a child pornography investigation. A search warrant executed at the accused’s Chapleau residence led to [Read more]

UPDATE: 4 Members of Chapleau Family Deceased in Motor Vehicle Collision

UPDATE: 4 Members of Chapleau Family Deceased in Motor Vehicle Collision

Victims Identified SOUTH PORCUPINE, ON – On February 23, 2017 at 10:25 a.m., members from the South Porcupine Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a motor vehicle collision involving a sport utility vehicle (SUV) and a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) on Highway 101, approximately 70 kilometers west of Timmins.  The collision claimed the lives [Read more]

Highway 17 Closed from Wawa to Sault Ste. Marie

Highway 17 Closed from Wawa to Sault Ste. Marie

WAWA, ON – The Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently at the scene of a tractor trailer rollover on highway 17 approximately 14 kilometers South of Wawa. The Wawa Fire Department is at the scene assisting. Highway 17 will remain closed until further notice. The OPP are requesting that the [Read more]

UPDATE #2 : Nipigon OPP Search for Missing Snowmobilers

UPDATE #2 : Nipigon OPP Search for Missing Snowmobilers

2nd Male Located NIPIGON, ON – On February 17, 2017 at 4:11pm, the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding two missing males from Rocky Bay First Nation. The two males, identified as 51-year-old Gerald THOMPSON and 45-year-old Nathaniel THOMPSON from Rocky Bay First Nation were last seen on Lake Nipigon [Read more]

UPDATE: Nipigon OPP Search for Missing Snowmobilers

UPDATE: Nipigon OPP Search for Missing Snowmobilers

One Male Located NIPIGON, ON – On February 17, 2017 at 4:11pm, the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding two missing males from Rocky Bay First Nation. The two males, identified as 51-year-old Gerald THOMPSON and 45-year-old Nathaniel THOMPSON from Rocky Bay First Nation were last seen on Lake Nipigon on [Read more]

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