Author Archives: Bzat018

Garbologist’s Report – April 26

Apr 26, 2017 @ 09:09 A grateful thank you to the energetic ‘Wawa Community Walking Challenge’ who took on the cleanup challenge on Earth Day to make Wawa beautiful again! My thanks to the organizers, Silvana, Melisssa, and friends. All of you saved the Municipality a lot of money in manpower! Now, if only they would bring out the garbage ...

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Thank you Subway!

Apr 26, 2017 @ 07:15 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would like to thank Terry Beckerton for organizing a successful “Subway Day” fundraiser held on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Thank you to the staff at Subway who were kept busy making sandwiches throughout the day. The proceeds from the “Subway Day Fundraiser” will be added to the Foundation’s “Spring ...

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EC – Freezing Rain Warning

Apr 26, 2017 @ 06:22 4:39 AM EDT Wednesday 26 April 2017 Freezing rain warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Significant ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring. A long lasting period of freezing rain today into tonight. Freezing rain associated with a late season ice ...

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Premier Wynne – ‘Disappointed with US Tariffs on Canadian Softwood Lumber Exports’

Premier Kathleen Wynne issued the following statement responding to the announcement of new tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber exports to the U.S.: “On behalf of the people of Ontario, I am disappointed with the U.S. administration’s announcement of new tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber. These tariffs unfairly target Ontario’s forest industry, putting it, and the workers and communities who rely ...

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Wednesday Morning News – April 26

Apr 26, 2017 @ 06:02 Weather – It looks like it is cold, wet, rainy and ugly out there. There is an ice buildup on some of my windows, and my car looks suspiciously glossy.   Environment Canada has been warning of freezing rain that is expected or occurring since 11:46 last night. At this time the Algoma District School Board ...

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Ready for an Adventure? Participate in Wawa’s Rotary Youth Exchange Program

Apr 25, 2017 @ 14:40 Wawa has been participating in Rotary’s Youth Exchange Program for many years. In 1978/79, Wawa’s first ever exchange student arrived from Brazil. Warwick Manfrinato spent just under a year attending Michipicoten High School and becoming a part of Wawa. At the same time, Carolyn Ryce was experiencing life in Brazil, as Wawa’s first ever outbound ...

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Additional Charges laid in Human Trafficking Investigation

Apr 25, 2017 @ 12:36 Additional charges have been laid after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) issued an appeal for potential human trafficking victims to come forward.   Earlier this month, an Oro-Medonte Township resident was charged with 21 criminal offences, including two charges related to human trafficking. At a news conference in Orillia today, Detective Staff Sergeant Scott MOORE of ...

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Viking News – April 25

Apr 25, 2017 @ 10:59 The halls of MHS have been busy the past few weeks! Congratulations to all of our badminton players who took part in the NWOSSAA playdowns last week. They had great results with the girls’ doubles playing off in a three-way tie for first. They came out the winners and are off to Chatham in May ...

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Ontario Boosting Respite Support and Training for Family Caregivers

Apr 25, 2017 @ 09:38 Ontario is making it easier for people who care for loved ones, with more respite services that allow people to take a break from their unpaid duties, increased education and training opportunities for caregivers, and a new, streamlined Ontario Caregiver Tax Credit. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, and Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and ...

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Dubreuilvile Town Council Meeting Tonight

Apr 25, 2017 @ 08:13 Dubreuilville Municipal Council is holding a Regular Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight, April 25th, 2017. Of interest to the community will be the presentation by Scott Sonder, Regional Vice-President, Northern Lakes Region of the Royal Bank of Canada regarding the announcement of the closure of the RBC Branch in Dubreuilville.

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Tuesday Morning News

Apr 25, 2017 @ 07:39 Weather – Today will be mainly cloudy with a high of 12C. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. Showers beginning late this evening. Fog patches developing overnight. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Wind becoming northeast 20 gusting to 40 overnight. Low plus 1. Special weather statement in effect ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN (Vermillion Bay to Manitoba Border)

Apr 24, 2017 @ 19:32 At 7:32 the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Opening: Location:  Hwy 17 – Vermillion Bay to Manitoba Border Time Re-Opened: 1825 Apr 24, 2017 @ 15:15 Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure: Highway: 17, Vermillion Bay to Manitoba Border, due to snow fall and collisions. SNOWFALL WARNING FOR NORTHERN ...

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End of Season Bowling Results

Apr 24, 2017 @ 16:50   Tuesday Mixed Regular Season winners –  The Bowlievers: Chantal Magi, Jessica Webb, DJ WebPete Magi, Joe Grasley, and Nick Veldt.   Men’s Regular Season winners: Wawa Shenanigans: Jarret Ralph, Armando Trovarello, Preston Plante, Chris Casavant, Colton Ward, and Breton MacDonnell.   Men’s Playoff Champions – Paul’s Custom Glass: Paul Gennaro, Jake Casavant, Urbano Trovarello, Brian Choquette Barry ...

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New Ontario Legislation Includes Rent Control Reform, Eviction Protections to Keep Rentals Affordable

Apr 24, 2017 @ 14:44 Ontario has introduced new legislation that would, if passed, help keep rental housing costs predictable and affordable while strengthening protections for tenants across Ontario. The Rental Fairness Act, 2017, would address rising rental costs faced by people in Ontario by expanding rent control to all private rental units, including those occupied on or after November ...

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