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September 20th should be the crisis election I was intending not to vote Liberal,
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The Green Party should be getting all the dumb decisions.
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C7a0ll5o-r9t1ex8t-CChHloLeOat dismissed, a golden opportunity missed. around by China. Surveys show 75% of
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Bizarro. So now I’m thinking if I also
So I’m about to cast my mail- vote not to re-elect the prime Do you have a NOTE for the Community? We invite not-for-profit organizations
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election campaign got sucker will of that horde of haters? Or
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to death threats was used to shut winner of the election matters
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Trump’s playbook, they chanted Folks, we’re in tight on this • 2 celery ribs chopped (optional)
“Lock him up!” and made sick one. • 1 can sliced mushrooms (optional)
accusations of pedophilia as For a comment or a signed • 4 boneless chicken breasts
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In loving memory of Raymond O. Jessie Patrick Clark Nelson – Feb 9, 1989
Freeman who passed away peacefully at (sunrise) Sept 1, 2021 (sunset). It is with heavy
home on August 31, 2021 with family by hearts the family announces the passing of the son
his side. Beloved soul mate of Angela of Virginia Nelson, of Espanola. Grandson of
Kelly and step father to her children Eddy & Beryl Nelson of Espanola. Nephew to
Ashley Moga (Ovi) and Matthew Kelly Edward Nelson (Kathrine) of Espanola. David
(Mireille). Ray also leaves behind his Nelson of Toronto, Bobby Nelson (Cara). of
sons Bill Freeman (Sophie) and Curtis Smithers, B.C. Cousin of Carrie, Carrington,
(Anik). Ray was a very special Poppa to Cassidy (Joey), Taylor (Kautea), Andrew, Jordan,
Shawn, Sarah, Avery, Blake, Bella, Luca, Kristopher, Peter, Emma. Second Cousins, Jaide,
Noah and Max. Also left to grieve are Dakota, Christopher, Colton, Jin, Zane, Winter,
Ray’s siblings Bob Freeman (Sandra), Sophie,. Special "uncle" to Peyton, Quinn,
Barbara Wannamaker (Lloyd) and Patti Grayson. He had a heart of gold & will always be
Keller (Bob), many nieces and nephews and very special family remembered by extended family and many friends. He will never be forgotten.
friend Lynn Schwartz and her children Sara and Brady. Ray was a Donations can be made to: Save Our Children or Mental Health & Addictions
dedicated Police Officer, spending most of his career as a Associations. Funeral will take place Saturday, October 16, at 11:00 a.m. at the
Constable and Acting Sergeant in Wawa. He then became Chief of Espanola Cemetery. Luncheon to follow at 12 noon at the Espanola Legion.
Police in Espanola in 1988 where he served as Chief for 21 years. McIntyre – Donald of Espanola passed
The family would like to thank Dr. Noble, Dr. Carleson, Dr. away at the Espanola Regional Hospital on
Linford from the North Eastern Ontario Cancer Centre as well as September 5, 2021 at the age of 78. Dear
Dr. James McKay, Tracy Nadeau, Dominique MacLean, Ashley son of the late Robert & Florence (nee
Moga and all of the staff at the Espanola General Hospital who Hurd) McIntyre. Beloved husband of the
took exceptional care of Ray. Thank you to the LHIN and late Ruth (nee Petrenas)(2017). Loving
Bayshore for your personal care during our time of need. father of Dave McIntyre, Peter McIntyre
both of Espanola and Michael McIntyre
705-869-6883LPSRPoerepasraesytlcoei&EanrsslaFtOlao•stucTe•cnhad•VaseniR•ohkenIicntYelteoamsulss••FNoSoretSricvaeilceseHsiBgehsetsRt CatiercsuIlnatTioonwn&! (Michelle) of Sault Ste. Marie. Cherished
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local community, Espanola & Nairn behind the car wash. Call 705-869- Funeral Home with interment to follow in the Espanola Cemetery.
Area. Call 705-988-0598. CR 9/14 8405. 11/02 - R Arrangements by BOURCIER FUNERAL HOME Ltd, Espanola.
PROCTOR, RICHARD CHARLES
FOOTHILL INDUSTRIES – MINI EXCAVATOR – Local passed away suddenly on 7 Sept. 2021 at
your one stop farm shop. Farm Owner/Operator available for his apartment in Yellowknife, NWT. The
tractor and equipment repairs, garage, driveway prep, trench, ditch, eldest son of the late William & Florence
hydraulic hose and cylinders, stump removal, brush clear, and (nee Massicotte) Proctor was born in
welding and machining, farm tires, garden prep. 10 + years experience. Espanola on 9 Jan. 1955. He is survived
bicycle sales and service. 960 Call 705-869-8168. 9/12 by his siblings Phyllis (Espanola, Ont.),
highway 17 Massey. 705-865- Dale (North Bay, Ont.) and Scott (wife
1983. CR 9/14 FOR SALE Cathy) and nephew William (Edmonton,
SEMI RETIRED PAINTER - Ab). He will be fondly missed by many
To do small jobs. Decks, empty FOR SALE – 35 ft Spree 2010 Camper. aunts, uncles and cousins as well as
apartments, single rooms. No heavy 2 pullouts, appliances work, roof is numerous friends in his adopted
lifting. Bartering avail. Call Gerald tight, awning ripped. $12,000 O.B.O. hometown of Yellowknife, NWT. Richard
or Janice 705-583-2181. 9/28. daytime call 705-865-1983, evening (or Charlie/Chuck as he preferred to be addressed) was a free spirit
call 705-865-1155. 9/14. who always headed down the open road to where his whims took
him. Wherever he chose to settle, for however long or short, the
LION LANDSCAPING - Openings FOR SALE – 4 tires and rims people around him were always cheered by his being there. Due to
for fall clean-up. Take pride in your #p215/60R1B. $100.00. Also Limited the wishes of his family there will not be a funeral service.
lawn! We offer mowing, trimming, amount of dry wood. Call Greg for
raking and flower bed installation and more info 705-822-4734. 08/31 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
upkeep. Booking now! Please call FIREWOOD FOR SALE – Maple
Bobby at (main - leave voicemail) or birch. Delivery available. 705- Employment Opportunity
705-865- 1039 or (cell - text only) 865-3017. 10/06
249-878-7205. 9/27 The One Tot Stop Day Care in Massey is looking for an RECE for a
permanent full-�me posi�on to start mid-September. Must have an
TOTAL CONTRACTING NOTICE Early Childhood Educa�on Diploma and be registered with the
SERVICES - Carpentry, renovations, College of ECE. Must have a valid First Aid Cer�ﬁcate. Compe��ve
painting, drywalling, tile & grout, To the young man, the $50.00 wasn’t salary and beneﬁts.
flooring, bathrooms, siding, windows, free from a senior, it was to help you Send your cover le�er and resume to
steel & shingle roofing, decks, tree at the time. Please return sum. 705- [email protected]
cutting, dump runs. Call 705-936- 936-6074. or mail to TOTS, Box 695 Massey, ON P0P 1P0.
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 2021 WATER MAIN
The Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board is a
municipal service management organization created Beginning on Monday September 20th and running through
by the provincial government to oversee the local to ursday September 23rd, the Town of Espanola with
planning, coordination and delivery of a range of OCWA will undertake the Water Main Swabbing Program.
services and programs divested to the municipal Hours of swabbing will be from 9:00 P.M. to 5:00 A.M. e
order of government. The specific programs our DSB program should take 4 days to complete.
is responsible for are: Ontario Works, Social Housing,
Paramedic Services (Land Ambulance), and Early e following streets will be swabbed/a ected on Monday Sept. 20:
Learning and Child Care services.
• Southon Dr., Whitney Ave. & Burk St.
The following Employment Opportunity is now • 172-356 Tudhope St.
available to anyone interested in joining our highly • 347-361 Barber St.
dedicated workforce. • 206-309 Spanish River Dr.
• 287-360 Sutherland St.
Finance Assistant • 183-281 Watson Ave
• 250-291 Talbot Ave.
Permanent Full-Time • 200 Bois St.
Competition #2021-08-AD e following streets will be swabbed/a ected on Tuesday Sept. 21:
Closing date: September 30, 2021
• Wagosh Place & Vincent Court
For position details, • 356 Tudhope St.
visit Job Opportunities on our website at • 346-407 Barber St.
• 255-338 Watson Ave.
www.msdsb.net/index.php/careers • 302-337 Talbot St.
• 319-484 Haig St.
While all responses are appreciated,
only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. e following streets will be swabbed/a ected on Wednesday Sept. 22:
SEPTEMBER SAVINGS • Jean St., Elizabeth St. & Amadori Court
• 596-825 Second Ave.
OFFICE & ART SUPPLIES • 436-481 & 548 Barber St.
• 639-690 Katherine St.
Check out our website! Shop online at: www.paperworks1.ca • 401 Wood St.
705-869-6883 85 Centre St., Espanola
e following streets will be swabbed/a ected ursday Sept. 23:
PaperWorks, 85 Centre Street, 705-869-6883
• McCarthy St., Bois St., Sokoloski Court, Shamess Cres.,
Harvie Cres., Goodman Ave., Young Place & Arthur Court
• 370-551 Barber St.
• 843-931 Second Ave.
• 363-424 Sutherland St.
• 488 Haig St.
Residents immediately a ected each night are advised to
close the main water valve in their homes and DO NOT
attempt to use any water during swabbing hours. is is
important to avoid drawing a piece of foam swab into your
service and plugging it.
We ask that when you re-open the main water valve in your
home following swabbing, that you turn on a cold water tap
without a screen (laundry tub if possible) and let it run to ush
any residue that may be left in your water service.
Residents not in the swabbing area could experience dirty
water. If you experience dirty water, let your cold water run
and it should clear up. If dirty water persists, please call
705-869-1751 between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.
Should you have any questions or ONTARIO CANADA
experience low water pressure
following swabbing, please call
the Public Works Dept.
between the hours of
8:00am to 4:00pm at
705-222-7932 after hours.
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Continued from front page... Sixth Candidate In AMK
There is a latecomer to the roster He adds Maxime Bernier’s
of candidates for the Algoma- People’s Party is the best hope
Christmas Ideas On Labour Day? Manitoulin-Kapuskasing riding. for Northern Ontario and
financially, but also lent some Harry Jaaskelainen of Echo Canada.
muscle power to the project. Bay is the sixth candidate in the He is joined on the election trail
They both gave kudos to the riding and he is running for the by New Democrat incumbent
club and volunteers who are People’s Party of Canada. Carol Hughes, Christian
making this a beautiful place A businessman who has resided Heritage Party candidate
to be. in Algoma for most of his life he Clarence Baarda, Stephen
The Park is now used for says his campaign will focus on Zimmermann of the Green
family gatherings, hiking, the rise of globalism, Canadian Party, Conservative John
picnicking, fishing and even COVID-19 vaccine policies and Sagman, and Liberal Duke
weddings – there were ten the nation’s lack of a policy on Peltier.
held there so far this year. abortion.
To donate building materials
or money to the project, visit Del Duca Visits Small Business Roundtable
https://www.facebook.com/ With Tim Vine, Campaigns With Peltier
on it, as well as donors, in groups/248408246863854 The Ontario Liberal Party schools and the economy open.
If you are interested in joining
time for the Christmas season. the club, visit Guy’s Auto in Leader, Steven Del Duca and the Peltier adds in rural Northern
Espanola for purchase - $95
MPP Mike Mantha and MP per year. federal candidate, Duke Peltier, Ontario they are aware that
Carol Hughes, not only met with business leaders in small businesses have been
personally contributed Espanola. disproportionately affected
The two met for a small business by the pandemic and strong
roundtable to listen to business leadership is needed to continue
owners and their concerns. the recovery.
Pinecone Academy Opens Its Doors Del Duca says Ontario Following the roundtable, Del
The Pinecone Academy had a school’s learning programs. Liberals have been fighting Duca joined Peltier and AM
bit of a setback in set up due They expect the yurt, which hard for vaccine mandates Liberal candidate Tim Vine
to the storm that went through will be used as the school’s and certificates, to protect the and a group of volunteers for a
the area in late August but held main classroom will be most vulnerable while keeping canvas in Espanola.
a successful grand opening. installed within the next few
The school is a nature-based weeks. Ensure student education
homeschool pod in Massey The school has been successful success this year
for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade in raising over $7,000 towards
1 and held an opening and the yurt and school supplies. • Connect and show you care
registration last Friday. • Listen to concerns, then act
Organizers say about 50 Check out the school • Model helpful coping skills
people attended and took in on Facebook at https://
the different work and play www.facebook.com/
stations and reviewed the PineconeAcademy
ManthaSupportsPlanningGrantApplication Assurer la réussite scolaire
For Retrofitting AB Ellis Building des élèves cette année
The clock is ticking on the of a planning grant to move • Engagez-vous et démontrez
final decision about either forward on the feasibility and
• Écoutez aux préoccupations,
tearing down the AB Ellis architectural designs that have prenez action
building or retrofitting it been completed so far. • Soyez un modèle en
for senior and low-income The board reiterated its
housing apartments. support of a motion to apply
Rainbow Community Non- to the Ministry of Education Algoma—Manitoulin
Profit Housing spokesperson for funding the demolition of 1-800-831-1899
Fred Yackman says they know the building in June.
the proponents of the retrofit That approval could come any
are racing against the clock to day.
save the building. Yackman adds he is waiting
He says they have received a to hear from the Rainbow
letter of support from Algoma- District School Board to meet
Manitoulin MPP Mike with the trustees and present
Mantha for their application the work done so far.
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