Author Archives: Media Release

Victim identified in Fatal Collision

  Apr 20, 2017 @ 13:56 On April 13, 2017 at approximately 4:40 am members of the Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Wawa Volunteer Fire Department were called to the scene of a single motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 17, seven kilometers south of Highway 519 (Dubreuilville turnoff). ...

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De jeunes maîtres d’échecs se réuniront à Wawa pour le Tournoi d’échecs Franco-Nord-Ouest

  Apr 20, 2017 @ 09:30 Le jeudi 27 avril, quelque 130 jeunes maîtres d’échecs se réuniront à Wawa afin de participer au quatrième Tournoi d’échecs Franco-Nord-Ouest. Présentée par l’école Saint-Joseph de Wawa, cette compétition réunira des élèves francophones provenant des écoles catholiques et publiques suivantes : Saint-Joseph et l’Escalade (Wawa), St-Joseph et É.s. l’Orée des bois (Dubreuilville), Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau) et ...

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Young chess masters gather in Wawa to compete in the Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament

Apr 20, 2017 @ 09:24 Some 130 young chess masters will meet in Wawa on Thursday, April 27, for the fourth Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament. The competition, hosted by Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph, will attract francophone students from the following Northwestern Ontario French Catholic and Public schools: École Saint-Joseph and École l’Escalade (Wawa), École St-Joseph and É.s. l’Orée des Bois (Dubreuilville), École ...

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Graphic Design Graduates invite you to experience their Innerverse

It is with great excitement that we announce that on April 21st, 2017, the Sault College Graphic Design program will be hosting their annual graduate exhibition. This year’s exhibition is entitled “Innerverse” and will be held from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. in Odeno at Sault College. This event is designed and hosted every year by the graduating class. This year’s ...

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Omnibus Budget Bill Misses the Mark

A measure that was briefly mentioned in last month’s budget bill is going to take a big bite out of Canadian’s wallets when the government hikes fees for federal services like campgrounds, passports, and fishing licenses. Those are just a part of the government’s new omnibus budget bill that will change almost 30 pieces of legislation at a rapid pace. ...

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Le projet de loi budgétaire omnibus : raté

Apr 19, 2017 @ 22:51 Une mesure mentionnée brièvement dans le projet de loi budgétaire du mois dernier viendra piger dans le portefeuille des Canadiens lorsque le gouvernement augmentera les frais des services fédéraux comme les terrains de camping, les passeports et les permis de pêche. Il ne s’agit là que d’une partie du nouveau projet de loi budgétaire omnibus ...

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Response regarding RBC Dubreuilville Branch Closure

Apr 19, 2017 @ 17:45 The following email written by Robin Maj, Branch Manager, RBC Wawa, was sent to Wawa-news.com explaining the recent news that the Royal Bank Branch was closing in Dubreuilville. April 19th, 2017 Thank you for reaching out. While we may be moving, we are not leaving this community. Through our mobile sales force, our telephone and ...

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Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra announces an exciting 2017/18 Subscription Season!

Apr 19, 2017 @ 17:39 The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra (TBSO) is proud to announce the 2017/18 subscription season, New Beginnings. Subscriptions are on sale at the Community Auditorium Box Office starting Saturday April 22, offering considerable savings over single ticket prices. 2017/18 Season – New Beginnings We begin our exciting new season with a new Music Director (to be announced ...

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The GTA is all that Matters in Kathleen Wynne’s world

Apr 19, 2017 @ 14:40 When the Northern Ontario Party was registering with Elections Ontario, Kathleen Wynne was asked about the ramifications of having such a Party. Kathleen stated, “That Northern Ontario is a critical part of this province and our fates are intertwined, …We need to find ways to make sure there are equal opportunities in both parts of ...

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Borrow the EDC Thermal Heat Gun – Could win $50 Gift Card

Apr 19, 2017 @ 08:07 Borrow the thermal heat gun from the EDC office at 96 Broadway Avenue free of charge! By taking advantage of this free rental during the month of April, you’re instantly entered to win a $50.00 Home Hardware Gift Card.   Use the heat gun on your home, at your business, or on your units to ...

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Happenings at First United Wawa – April 19

Apr 19, 2017 @ 08:02 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering  machine  at the Church  705-856-2926. The Easter Cross of Lights continues to shine above the front door of the Church commemorating the resurrection of our Lord. Thank you ...

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In Memory – Rémi Ménard

August 3, 1933 – April 19, 2015   Another year has passed… Close to our hearts you will always stay loved and remembered every day…   Hélène, John, Cory (Kathy) and Ryan

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Between the Covers – April 19

Apr 19, 2017 @ 06:11 New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “The orphan’s tale” by Pam Jenoff, “Silence fallen” by Patricia Briggs, “The wanderers” by Meg Howrey, and “Exit west” by Mohsin Hamid. Afterschool Programs – Afterschool programs are Tuesday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Come on down to the Wawa Public Library ...

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OPP Advise Mildred Kerr Located

Earlier today, the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) ask for assistance from members of the public in locating Mildred Kerr, aged 88 of Atikokan.  She had left Atikokan with a suspected destination of Brantford, Ontario on the morning of February 12, 2017.  The family of Kerr was concerned for her ability to drive the distance required ...

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Ontario NDP statement on Grassy Narrows mercury clean-up

NDP Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Critic Michael Mantha issued the following statement in response to Premier Wynne’s recent commitment to clean up mercury contamination in the English-Wabigoon River.   “The Ontario New Democratic caucus welcomes the explicit commitment by the government to the full clean-up of the Wabigoon-English River of the 50-year-old mercury contamination there, as well as the commitment ...

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