Author Archives: Bzat018

Garbologist Report – Winter is hanging on…

Apr 19, 2017 @ 20:35   Winter is hanging on with new snow blanketing all the trash.   It is Canada’s 150th Birthday this year, so let’s all make an effort to clean our great country and keep it clean. I would like to start in our immediate area as soon as the ditches are dry. Any help is greatly ...

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Royal Bank to close Dubreuilville Branch

Apr 19, 2017 @ 12:14 The Dubreuilville Branch of the Royal Bank of Canada will be closed October 26, 2017. Currently, the branch is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 12 – 3 p.m. to provide services to the residents of Dubreuilville. The Royal Bank of Canada has provided banking services to the residents of Dubreuilville for 40+ years. ...

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Did you lose a beagle? UPDATE

Apr 19, 2017 @ 12:12 The dog’s owner has been located.   Apr 19, 2017 @ 09:56   This friendly, young male beagle was found on Highway 17, south of Wawa, on Tuesday, April 18th.   He is very well trained, possibly for hunting. He is wearing a brown collar with a skull design, with a tag that has “Brown’s” ...

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Wednesday Morning News – April 19

Apr 19, 2017 @ 07:25 Weather – It is dreary this morning, but the rain showers are to end this morning then remain cloudy. High 7.   Roads – All highways are bare and wet   Local – Today is your last day to order and pay for your spring bulbs from the Wawa Lions Club. The Wawa Lions Club ...

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First Flight of Evacuees Arrive

Apr 18, 2017 @ 15:10   The first flight of evacuees from Kashechewan has arrived in Wawa, landing at 1:50 today.   The Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre will once again be the hub for registration.   Nolinor Aviation’s Convair 580 has taken off again for Kashechewan, expecting to land after an hour’s flight. With 150 evacuees expected to arrive in ...

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Wawa Declares State of Emergency – expects Kashechewan Evacuees today

Apr 18, 2017 @ 14:20 On April 16, 2017, the Municipality of Wawa declared a state of emergency in order to prepare for the arrival of evacuees from the First Nation Community of Kashechewan. Rising waters on the Albany River and its major tributaries made the evacuation necessary as a precautionary measure.   The Municipality of Wawa will receive approximately ...

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What Happened at Council – April 4

Apr 18, 2017 @ 12:47 Council began the meeting with a presentation from several donors and Algoma Power Inc. who is matching all donations for the Wawa Goose Monument for the month of April. The Consent Agenda was approved, and with it minutes from various council committees and related organizations. Council also accepted the EDC 2017 Work Plan and Operating ...

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Tuesday Morning News – April 18

Apr 18, 2017 @ 07:37 Weather – The sun is shining brightly this morning, but Environment Canada says that it will become cloudy. This afternoon we should expect periods of rain mixed with snow, with wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High plus 5. Roads – Highways are all bare and dry with the exception of ...

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Brenda Grundt/Wawa-news is threatened with legal action by Gerry Liddle

Apr 17, 2017 @ 15:00     I, Brenda Grundt, editor and publisher of Wawa-news.com refuse to remove any articles that have been written concerning the actions and behaviors of Gerald ‘Gerry’ Liddle and/or Councillor Tamara Liddle. I stand by my research and writing and refuse to be bullied by these individuals. The tax-paying public in Wawa has the right ...

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Red Cross – Wawa receives new Disaster Relief Trailer

Apr 17, 2017 @ 13:00 Members of Red Cross – Wawa Diaster Management Team received a brand new Disaster Relief Trailer holding all the basic supplies required to set up a 50-person temporary shelter. The trailer is stocked with 50 folding cots, blankets, pillows, comfort kits and a bin of supplies for Disaster Management volunteers. This pre-packed trailer is able ...

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Child and Youth Worker Students Present Annual W.A.L.K. (We All Love Kids)

Apr 17, 2017 @ 12:30 Sault College’s third-year Child and Youth Worker (CYW) students are giving back to our community by organizing and hosting the 12th annual W.A.L.K. in the College’s With the support of many local agencies and staff and students of the Sault College CYW program, the W.A.L.K. will offer free admission, activities, lunch, raffles and much more ...

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Massive offshore powerboats returning to Sault waterfront this summer

Apr 17, 2017 @ 09:39 Following a widely-successful poker run last year on the St. Mary’s River, high-speed powerboats are returning to Sault Ste. Marie this summer. The 2017 CAN/AM President’s Cup VIP Poker Run is taking place August 4 to 6. With more than 40 high-performance vessels slated to come, this year’s event will be double the size of ...

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Robert Holland – New Chiropodist to Visit Wawa Monthly

Apr 17, 2017 @ 08:33 We are pleased to announce that Robert Holland will be coming to Wawa on a monthly basis starting April 24, 2017. He will be offering his chiropody services to patients who wish to have any diabetic foot care, nail care, in-grown nails, corns, callouses, wart treatment or custom made orthotics done. Robert has over 30 ...

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News from the Park – Rent Increases

Apr 17, 2017 @ 08:23 You may recall that my last column focussed a great deal on the current and future circumstances facing the younger segment of our province. In the Legislature, New Democrats called on the Wynne Liberals to keep a 14-year-old election promise they made to protect vulnerable tenants from outrageous rent increases. Landlords with buildings constructed since ...

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Monday Morning News – April 17

Weather – It is hopefully a brief return to colder temperatures, with my thermometer reading -8C this morning. It is expected to be mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Clearing this afternoon. High plus 5. Roads – Highways in the area are bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections.

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