Day: September 23, 2019

Widdifield or Chippewa?

North Bay Nugget High school closure decision due tonight Nugget File Photo Near North District School Board trustees will decide tonight whether to close Widdifield or Chippewa Secondary school. It’s unclear whether there will be discussion or a simple vote by trustees. The controversial issue has sparked plenty of emotion from parents, students and former […]

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King takes aim at Rota on airport issue

North Bay Nugget Mark King and Anthony Rota Nipissing-Timiskaming Liberal candidate Anthony Rota has been “all-too-silent” during his term as member of Parliament, according to People’s Party of Canada candidate Mark King. In a news release issued Monday, King questioned Rota’s “lack of prioritization and federal support” for improvements to Jack Garland Airport. That, King […]

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Plowing match volunteers draw praise

North Bay Nugget ‘What an event you put on here in Verner’ Twenty-two young women from across the province plow a field as part of the competition for the title of Queen of the Furrow at the 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo in Verner. PJ Wilson/The Nugget One of the most immediate benefits […]

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Sudbury photos, Sept. 23

Sudbury Star Sudbury photos, Sept. 23 Hundreds of students participate in a Franco-Ontarian flag ceremony at a Franco-Ontarian Day celebration at Ecole secondaire catholique Champlain in Chelmsford, Ont. on Monday September 23, 2019. Champlain hosted the celebration at the high school for Ecole Alliance St-Joseph, Ecole St-Etienne and Ecole Ste-Marie. The festivities included a number […]

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Sudbury letters: Support our children; city’s borrowing crazy

Sudbury Star Support the kids It is the morning of Sept. 20. People are filling the streets as climate strikes roll across the globe, starting with 300,000-plus in Australia, then Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Africa, Europe, and sweeping across the ocean to reach us here in North America. As of last week, Climate Action Week (Sept. 20-27) […]

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Ottawa accepte un partisan controversé de Bachar Al-Assad comme consul de Syrie à Montréal

Radio-Canada | Nouvelles Waseem Ramli pris en photo avec le premier ministre Justin Trudeau lors d’un événement de financement organisé par le Parti libéral, en juin 2019. Photo : Facebook/Waseem Ramli Partagez via Facebook(Fenêtre modale) Facebook Partagez via Twitter(Fenêtre modale) Twitter Partagez via LinkedIn(Fenêtre modale) LinkedIn Partagez via Courriel(Fenêtre modale) Courriel Activer l’option d’impression du navigateur Imprimer […]

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Anti-extremism group run by social media giants becomes independent

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Facebook A group formed by Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube to combat terrorist abuse and online extremism on social media is becoming a separate organization. The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism has announced today that it plans on hiring an executive director and separate staff to lead the initiative, […]

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Review seeks savings for Sudbury’s taxpayers

Sudbury Star Sudbury council chambers, Tom Davies Square. John Lappa/Sudbury Star The city is taking stock and is moving forward with a core services review. The review, to be completed by a third-party consultant, will examine several areas, including arenas and parks; recreational programming; assets and facilities management; community grants, including the grants provided by […]

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Former Sudbury mayor speaks in favour of housing project

Sudbury Star Planning committee OKs apartment towers that could create more than 800 units downtown Jim Gordon John Lappa / John Lappa/Sudbury Star Two new apartment towers could soon adorn the downtown skyline. The planning committee on Monday approved a request by Kaymic Developments Inc. to rezone a parcel of land in the Lourdes Street […]

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Michael Hutchinson stops 38 shots as Leafs blank Canadiens

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Michael Hutchinson deflects a shot during pre-season action against the Montreal Canadiens on Monday in Montreal. Hutchinson made 38 saves in a 3-0 win. (Paul Chiasson/Canadian Press) Michael Hutchinson is making his case as the front-runner to land Toronto’s backup goaltender job. Hutchinson made […]

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