Anyone Want a Flu Shot?

    Algoma Public Health, Sault Area Hospital and the Group Health Centre want the community to be healthy during this flu season. Influenza, or the flu, is a very ...

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    No Parking on City Streets as of Midnight October 31st

    The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is reminding motorists that as of midnight on Friday night there is no parking of vehicles on city streets between midnight ...

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    Teen Dies From Injuries

    On October 2, 2014, officers with the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a collision involving a tractor trailer and a p...

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Harper - Family Tax

Harper Unveils Family Tax Relief

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper is pressing ahead with income splitting for families with kids under 18 — a multibillion-dollar Conservative election promise from 2011 that critics have said would benefit too few Canadians. To address that complaint, the Conservative government is also boosting the universal child care benefit — $160 a month for kids under six, up from $100, plus a new monthly benefit of $60 for children aged six through 17, effective in 2015. The so-called “Family ...

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Gisele Anderson, Manager of the Maternal Child Program at Sault Area Hospital, demonstrates the safety involved in locking medication doors throughout her department. Scotiabank’s pledge helps ensure the safety of the patients and families throughout the Maternal Child Department. (John Koster, Scotiabank Community Branch Manager and Craig Chorney, Scotiabank Branch Manager)

a $20,000 Gift

Scotiabank made a gift this week in support of new equipment for the Maternal Child Department at the Sault Area Hospital. Through the Bright Future Program, Scotiabank have contributed a pledge of $20,000 to increase the technology available for healthcare professionals to ensure the safety and care of newborn children and their families. The Scotiabank Bright Futures program brings together the philanthropic values of the organization and the passion of the employees at Scotiabank. For over 175 years, ‘Scotiabankers’ have ...

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Jian Ghomeshi

Ghomeshi breaks silence on new allegations

TORONTO – Jian Ghomeshi thanked his supporters Thursday and vowed to meet the allegations against him head-on, a pledge that came as a “Trailer Park Boys” actor became the first to go on the record with accusations the ousted CBC-Radio personality engaged in abusive behaviour. The former “Q” radio host issued a Facebook post saying: “I want to thank you for your support and assure you that I intend to meet these allegations directly.” He added: “I don’t intend to ...

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Spooky But Safe

Halloween Safety Tips On Friday night ghosts and goblins will be flying around our city. By following a few of these safety tips you can help ensure that everyone has a safe and fun Halloween. Parents -Help your child choose brightly coloured, non-flammable costumes. Place reflective stickers on the front, back and sides for better visibility -Use face-paint or make-up for better vision. If a mask is being used, make sure it fits and has large eye openings -Give your ...

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So keep calm – It’s only an extra chromosome

From November 1 to 7, Canadians across the country will be celebrating the 45,000 people with Down syndrome in Canada for National Down Syndrome Awareness Week (NDSAW). During National Down Syndrome Awareness Week we, the Sault Ste. Marie Down Syndrome Society are distributing our free calendar for 2015 titled, “Full of Life”. It was designed and photographed by Michaela Duguay , a White Pines media studies high school student. Special Thanks to Mr. Calvano (White Pines teacher) Miss Duguay stated ...

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East vs West

The High School Hockey East West game started off with CASS representing the East and St. Basil’s for the West. Both teams had equal chances at scoring and after the first period of play the score was tied at two a piece. In the second and final period of the match up between these two teams seen St. Basil’s expand the lead for the West by scoring three more goals while CASS only counted one setting the stage for the ...

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