Town of Espanola Donates $3500 to Sam Bruno PET Scan Fund

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For Immediate Release
March 4, 2016

“Town of Espanola Donates $3500 to Sam Bruno P.E.T. Scan Fund”

SUDBURY, ON – “It’s an awesome donation,” says Tannys Laughren, Executive Director of the Northern Cancer Foundation, “generosity like this from our friends in Espanola is something we’re getting accustomed to.”

Espanola Fibre Arts Festival Receives OAC Funding

Espanola, ON
March 4, 2016

Espanola Fibre Arts Festival Receives OAC Funding

Espanola’s 5th Annual Fibre Arts Festival has been awarded $11,000 from the Ontario Arts Council. 

Giant Aquarium in Espanola

Espanola, Ontario/Oct 7, 2015

A squash court at the Espanola Regional Recreation Complex will be transformed into a giant aquarium to house a fibre arts coral reef community art project.

Blue-green algae bloom reported in Lake Apsey


Espanola, ON / October 13, 2015

The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has advised the Sudbury & District Health Unit and the Town of Espanola that results from samples taken October 6, 2015, from Lake Apsey are positive for blue-green algae(cyanobacteria).  The samples contained a species of cyanobacteria that can produce toxins.

Ontario Clean Water Agency has implemented standard operation procedures for water treatment with blue-green algae present.  The water treatment plant is designed to effectively remove the algae and regular testing is on-going to verify that it is effective. 

Download more information on Blue-Green Algae for Cottagers and Home Owners (pdf) here, as well as the Sudbury & District Health Unit Media Release (pdf).

For Information Contact:

Joel Yusko, CRS, AScT
Manager of Public Works
PH (705) 869-1751
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Business Resource Showcase

Espanola, Ontario/September 17, 2015

A Business Resource Showcase will be held to connect businesses with public organizations which provide services to support new and existing businesses.

Espanola Receives SPLASH Funding


Espanola, ON/July 13, 2015

Espanola Receives Funding to Provide Lifeguard Training Opportunities & Increase  Scope  of Aquatic Programs
Retention of Lifeguards and Aquatic Instructors is an ongoing challenge in small communities, “Every fall we lose our trained guards who leave for post-secondary education and quite often, we don’t have enough qualified people in training to replace them,” says Dianne Polden, Manager of Espanola Leisure Services.  “Given our ongoing challenge to staff the pool and sustain our aquatic programs we applied to the Ontario Sport & Recreation Communities Fund for funding to provide training opportunities to increase the capacity of qualified lifeguards and instructors.”

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