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MPP Michael Mantha RE: Support for Lyme Disease and Food Banks

MPP Michael Mantha RE: Support for Lyme Disease and Food Banks

QUEEN’s PARK, ON – was truly a hotbed of questions and issues this week as MPPs returned to the legislature following a constituency week. On Tuesday I had the privilege of making a statement on Lyme Disease here on Ontario. May was identified as Lyme Disease Awareness Month. I used this [Read more]

NOSM Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Sault Ste. Marie

NOSM Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Sault Ste. Marie

The 2015-2016 academic year marks 10 years since the Northern Ontario Medical School (NOSM) welcomed its inaugural class of medical students. Over the last decade, the School has worked with communities across the region to build a healthier Northern Ontario. From June 20-25, 2016, NOSM will be [Read more]

MP Carol Hughes on Rainbow Coalition Flag Raising on Parliament Hill

MP Carol Hughes on Rainbow Coalition Flag Raising on Parliament Hill

This week, the Prime Minister, Members of Parliament and the public gathered on the front lawn of Centre Block to witness an historic event—the raising of the Pride flag on Parliament Hill. Although it was a symbolic measure, the event showcased Canada’s commitment to work towards inclusivity [Read more]

International Mine Rescue Competition Appoints Canadian Chair

International Mine Rescue Competition Appoints Canadian Chair

Marc Lauzier, Goldcorp VP welcomed by Workplace Safety North NORTH BAY, ON – In 1928, a fire broke out in a Timmins gold mine, killing 39 miners. This incident, one of the worst mining disasters in Canadian history, led to the creation of the internationally renowned Ontario Mine Rescue (OMR) [Read more]

Wawa Goose Seniors’ Club : June Pot Luck & Elections

Wawa Goose Seniors’ Club : June Pot Luck & Elections

WAWA, ON – Have you noticed the wonderful effect of those really late “April showers”? They came after the wild strawberry blossoms had developed on ½ inch stems, dande-lions were all of one inch high and my rhubarb had grown all of four inches in the cool, cool days of May. They also [Read more]

Grade 7 & 8 Students Participate In Skills Canada Trades Event

Grade 7 & 8 Students Participate In Skills Canada Trades Event

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Last week Manitouwadge Public School Grade 7 and 8 students were treated to an amazing adventure at the Skills Canada Trades event in Marathon.  The students saw, and had hands-on experience with, many of the different employment opportunities that are available to them [Read more]

Valhalla Inn Outbreak Investigation Update

Valhalla Inn Outbreak Investigation Update

THUNDER BAY, ON – After an investigation into the cause of the outbreak at the Valhalla Inn on May 14, laboratory tests confirmed the presence of norovirus. Norovirus causes nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The virus is usually spread through food or water, contaminated as a result of [Read more]

Town hall discussion on clean growth and climate change in Thunder Bay

Town hall discussion on clean growth and climate change in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, ON – The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Mr. Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Rainy River held two town hall sessions today on clean growth and climate change. The town halls provided an opportunity for constituents [Read more]

Schreiber Resident RE: Nextbridge Project & Public Meetings

Schreiber Resident RE: Nextbridge Project & Public Meetings

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Schreiber & Terrace Bay Open Walking Groups #

Schreiber & Terrace Bay Open Walking Groups #

Miracle Prescription for Your Health Want a simple way to impact your health? Come walk with the North Shore Family Health Team staff. Exercise has benefits for your mental, emotional and physical health. Walking is an easy, affordable means of exercise, and walking with us will also be fun (which [Read more]

FONOM/MMAH Northeastern Municipal Conference in Timmins

FONOM/MMAH Northeastern Municipal Conference in Timmins

The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) / Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) 56th Northeastern Municipal Conference starts Wednesday, May 11 and runs through to Friday, May 13 in Timmins, Ontario. The conference venue is the McIntyre Community Centre, 85 McIntyre [Read more]

Marathon Community Wellness Challenge : Walk the Shores of Lake Superior

Marathon Community Wellness Challenge : Walk the Shores of Lake Superior

MARATHON, ON – May 2nd, the Marathon area communities will begin our seven week Community Challenge to increase our levels of daily physical activity. There has been a tremendous response from area residents with 48 teams (over 375 participants) participating, which makes up over 10% of our [Read more]

Michael Christie keynote at Literary Awards Party

Michael Christie keynote at Literary Awards Party

If you act fast, you might be able to hear Michael Christie give the keynote address at this year’s Literary Awards Party. The Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop (NOWW) is holding the LAP on Saturday, May 7 at the Prince Arthur Hotel and Suites. “I anticipate that this will be a terrific [Read more]

New Environmental Group to Meet Next Week

New Environmental Group to Meet Next Week

A new environmental group for the Nipigon/Red Rock/Lake Helen/Rocky Bay area will be meeting at 7 p.m. on May 3rd at the Lake Helen Community Centre. The meeting will focus on Great Lakes microplastics, especially the small plastic “nurdles”, or beads, which have been washing up on [Read more]

Nip-Rock High Students Walk in ‘Stand Up Against Racism’ Event at Confederation College

Nip-Rock High Students Walk in ‘Stand Up Against Racism’ Event at Confederation College

THUNDER BAY, ON – Second-year students in the Native Child & Family Services program at Confederation College responded to the racism in the community with a “Stand Up” silent protest event, which took place today. This is the second year this event has been organized by students. In [Read more]

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