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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Members of Neskantaga First Nation were forced to evacuate their community last week after a State of Emergency was declared following the complete shutdown of the community s water system due to an unknown contaminant. As of Oct. 22, there was no...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Tim Hortons held its annual Smile Cookie campaign from September 14-20, donating proceeds from local Smile Cookie sales to the Friends of Cedar Bay on Oct. 20. From left: Mayor Doug Lawrance, Tim Hortons store Manager Asmara Aftab, Municipal CAO...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The Sioux Lookout Out of the Cold Shelter, currently located at the old Queen Elizabeth District High School has a capacity to accommodate 28 people each night, with some potential to expand if required. The Executive Director for the Out of the Cold...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board (KPDSB) is exploring options to address deficiencies at Sioux North High School. At the school board s regular meeting, held virtually on Oct. 13, Steve Parker, Assistant Manager Facility Planning...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The Service Canada site in Sioux Lookout will remain closed until further notice, according to a spokesperson for Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). Samuelle Carbonneau informed via email, that the Sioux Lookout site is a...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Nathalie Bedard, Vicki Quedent, Corey Singleton and Mary Genaille answer this week s question of the week!
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Photo labelled as Sioux Lookout s Firehall in 1934, along side is Tony Prior s house.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
I spent the last week in Ottawa, fighting for Northern Ontario in the House of Commons. Access to Healthcare in the North: Early in the week, I spoke up about the lack of healthcare options for residents of many rural, remote, Northern and Indigenous...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Despite the moderating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, home sales activity in Ontario reached yet another record high in September. Improving economic conditions and extremely low borrowing costs sustained record-level sales in September, as we...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Sioux Lookout residents Nancy Roy and Dennis Leney are spearheading a project to replace the murals on the Sioux Lookout Legion. Roy and Leney originally led a fundraising effort between 2005-2007 to have the murals created and put in place, along with..
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Decorating for Halloween in Sioux Lookout
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Sioux Lookout resident Mike Dubé challenged himself to run 50 km as a part of the 2020 Manitoba Marathon, held virtually this year. I ve never been a fast runner but I can run far. During my run, I started to get the idea of trying for the 50 km...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
An increased number of COVID-19 cases in and around their services area is propelling FIREFLY to take a vigilant approach towards their in-person service delivery. The CEO of FIREFLY, Karen Ingebrigtson mentioned in their Oct. 23 media release that at...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) is assuring the public that there is no shortage of influenza vaccine. According to the NWHU, a large number of people have been getting the flu shot so far this year. We are pleased to see high public uptake of...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Tikinagan Child & Family Services launched an anti-bullying program in more than 30 First Nation communities on October 19. It s a component of Mamow Oshki Pimagihowin, Tikinagan s prevention program. Tikinagan Associate Executive Director Rachel...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to advise of a recent increase in reports of cyberfraud in the area. The majority of those affected have been victims of phishing schemes involving call spoofing- individuals who responded to...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Curling season will look a bit different this year at the Sioux Lookout Golf and Curling Club (SLGCC). JoAnne Van Horne is the secretary on the club s board and Northern Ontario Curling Association club delegate. She shared, We did receive some...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Nancy Dedon, 84, of Sioux Lookout, ON passed away on Wednesday October 21, 2020 at the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre. She was born September 18, 1936 in Duluth, Minnesota, to Chester and Julia Carlstrom. Chester made private adoption...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Giovanna Rosaria Zaffino passed away peacefully at the William George Extended Care on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. Giovanna was born on October 5, 1934 in San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy. Giovanna is survived by her children; Giuseppe (Joe) Zaffino (Lynn),.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
I often sit and think about The year that has passed by And of the happiness and joy That was shared by you and I. I think of all the laughter...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Sometimes just okay is pretty special. Today s ride across the lake to camp under a gloomy sky brought searing tears to the eyes challenging fall s chill.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The Ontario Government announced on October 13 that customers would have the option to switch from Time-of-Use (TOU) pricing to Tiered rate pricing for their electricity usage, effective November 1. The President CEO of Sioux Lookout Hydro Inc., Deanne...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
A 51-year-old Pickle Lake resident is facing multiple charges after officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sioux Lookout Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) joined forces with Nishnawbe-Aski...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
This group of ducks was spotted swimming on Pelican Lake on Oct. 25.