Tag Archives: Longlac

THE LAST LINK PROJECT

Completing the First Trans-Canada Highway in Ontario For 2018, a group of volunteers are organizing to commemorate an historic event that occurred in 1943. For the first time, a highway linked Eastern and Western Canada entirely on Canadian soil. In … Continue reading

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GRUBBING FOR GOLD (3 of 4 Chapters)

3  – Closing the Deal At the regular Council meeting on Tuesday, March 29, resolutions disposed of the major municipal assets in the mining zone of Greenstone Gold Mines. Five Ward Councillors attended; the three absentees were Councillors William Assad … Continue reading

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LAST TRAIN THROUGH GERALDTON

Originally published in May 2005 by Edgar J. Lavoie © Part 1 – Longlac to Geraldton There is some question about when the last run occurred on the CN’s Kinghorn Subdivision. Canadian National Railway Company (known as CN) has effectively … Continue reading

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10 QUESTIONS TO ASK ENERGY EAST

I wrote the following op-ed article, which was published in my community’s newspaper and in regional online news magazines.  The biggest regional newspaper, Thunder Bay’s The Chronicle Journal, also published it, but deleted the paragraphs which I have boldfaced for … Continue reading

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DANGEROUS ROADS (Conclusion)

Highway 17 was bare.  I travelled under heavy cloud cover. Now I could see the lake, Lake Superior.  It was open.  In some bays I saw waves battering the shores.  In the more narrow channels, ice still connected the islands. … Continue reading

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MONSTERS AMONG US (Conclusion)

2 – There a Monster We had a visitation recently from monsters cultivated in another province. One of my neighbours – and by “my neighbours”, I mean anyone living in the Municipality of Greenstone, be that next door or fifty … Continue reading

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