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Uranium Refinery, Blind River

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  Uranium Refinery, Blind River
Blind River Ontario People

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  Blind River Ontario People
Enjoyment Received Through Volunteer Work, Blind River, The Standard, 1997

This newspaper article describes the volunteer work of 80 year old Alice Desabrais and how she won the Heart of Blind River volunteer award. The...

  Enjoyment Received Through Volunteer Work, Blind River, The Standard, 1997
Blind River Teen To Represent Green Party, 2007

This two-page article from the on-line Elliot Lake Standard concerns the new candidate for the Green Party for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing. The...

  Blind River Teen To Represent Green Party, 2007
3 Area Musicians Nominated For Hall Induction, Blind River, 2001

This article concerns the induction of the first country musician from the Blind River area into the Northern Ontario Country Music Hall of Fame....

  3 Area Musicians Nominated For Hall Induction, Blind River, 2001
Rupp Family Marks 50 years, Blind River, 1980

This article celebrates the Rupp family's 50 years as summer residents of Blind River's Lake Lauzon. Information about Rupp's arrival, purchase of...

  Rupp Family Marks 50 years, Blind River, 1980
Lorna Nash Remembers Old Milltown Days, Blind River, The Standard, 1986

Mrs. Nash was an influential woman in her time. She ran Nash Electric, was president of the horticultural society and secretary-treasurer of the...

  Lorna Nash Remembers Old Milltown Days, Blind River, The Standard, 1986
Bethune Had Connection To Blind River, The Standard, 1994

The writer indicates that while Gravenhurst was Bethune's birthplace and has a Memorial there, Norman Bethune actually spent more of his youth in...

  Bethune Had Connection To Blind River, The Standard, 1994
Dr. Jim Dolan's Work Is Unfinished, Blind River, The Sentinel, 1901

Dr. Dolan practiced medicine for seven and a half years in Blind River before moving to North Bay to work in the new Forensic Psychiatry Unit at...

  Dr. Jim Dolan's Work Is Unfinished, Blind River, The Sentinel, 1901
Artists In Profile - Natural Surroundings Inspire Artist, Blind River, The Standard,1995

A black and white photo of Leslie holding one of her works in progress accompanies this article. It should be noted that the original photo was of...

  Artists In Profile - Natural Surroundings Inspire Artist, Blind River, The Standard,1995
Former Teacher Receives Honorary Membership, Blind River, The Standard, 1995

Photo caption reads "Ruth Christilaw" This newspaper article concerns the awarding of an Honorary Membership by the Federation of Women Teacher's...

  Former Teacher Receives Honorary Membership, Blind River, The Standard, 1995
Town's Logging Memorial Completed, Blind River, 2001

A black and white photo of Laura Brown Breevelt posing with the sculpture accompanies the article. Ms. Breevelt was a former Elliot Lake resident....

  Town's Logging Memorial Completed, Blind River, 2001
Cyr Wins Influential Women Award, North Bay, 2001

Photo caption reads " The Fourth Annual Influential Women of Northern Ontario Award show was held recently in Sudbury. Winners included: Blind...

  Cyr Wins Influential Women Award, North Bay, 2001
Conrad Bobiwash Artist Profile, Blind River, Circa 1996

This is a two-sided profile of artist and educator Conrad Bobiwash that includes information about his education, selected exhibitions, awards, and...

  Conrad Bobiwash Artist Profile, Blind River, Circa 1996
Documentary - A Celebration of Women's Lives, Blind River, 2001

This article concerns a documentary about women who had been Miss Blind River,filmed by Ann-Marie Kerr, a former Miss Blind River. The article...

  Documentary - A Celebration of Women's Lives, Blind River, 2001
VE Day 50th Anniversary, Blind River, The Standard, 1995

A photo accompanying the article shows Mr. Barnes wearing war medals. He holds a photo of himself and a buddy escorting a German prisoner to camp....

  VE Day 50th Anniversary, Blind River, The Standard, 1995
Amy Poucette Remembers, Blind River, The Standard,1986

This article is about some of the memories of Mrs. Amy Poucette's life in the Blind River area. She recalls King Edward's stop in Blind River and...

  Amy Poucette Remembers, Blind River, The Standard,1986
Blind River Citizens Honor Local Doctor Hamill, 1965

Dr. Hamill was presented with many gifts including a reclining chair. This is a newspaper article about the community tribute event held to honor...

  Blind River Citizens Honor Local Doctor Hamill, 1965
Dr. Frank Hamill History, Blind River, 1896-1993

Information for this summary appears to be sourced from friends, former patients, and historical clippings. This is three page document provides a...

  Dr. Frank Hamill History, Blind River, 1896-1993
The History of Algoma Mills, Spragge, and the Township of Elliot Lake, 1974-75

A large portion of the study includes information about the uranium mines and development of Elliot Lake. This project was funded by an...

  The History of Algoma Mills, Spragge, and the Township of Elliot Lake, 1974-75
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