Local News

Wawa Fishing Derby Donations to Foundation Exceed $19,000

  Lady Dunn Health Centre would like to thank the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby for their generous donation of $3,820.00. Since 2012, they have contributed $19,920.00 towards the purchase of medical equipment for the Lady Dunn Health Centre. “The Lady Dunn Health Centre provides health care services throughout our community. The Ice Fishing Derby donation will help to ensure that ...

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Men’s Night Golf – June 22

93 Players 1st FLIGHT: Jacob Gauthier, Mitch Cousineau -8 under par 28 2nd FLIGHT: Pat Brunette, Dave Marshall, Max Dechamplain-2 under par 34 3rd FLIGHT: Dave Jennings, Luco Legault, Luc Belanger-4 under par 32 4th FLIGHT: Al MacDonald, James Morden, Jeff Lamon-5 under par 31 5th FLIGHT: Bubba Gagne, Eric Levesque, Jim Oleynik-2 under par 34 6th FLIGHT: Danny Mathias, ...

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Birth – Ewan Cartledge

Ben and Nadine Cartledge are happy to announce the arrival of their son Ewan, weighing 7 lbs 7 ounces and 21 inches long on June 2nd, 2017.   Proud grandparents Catherine and Neil, and Jack and Sandra look forward to spoiling Ewan.   Special thanks to the caring staff at Health Sciences North and the team at Sudbury Community Midwives. ...

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Friday Morning News – June 23

Jun 23, 2017 @ 07:41 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 15. UV index 7 or high. News tidbits – York Regional Police has begun investigation into the Thunder Bay indigenous teens deaths. Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service will be assisting in the ...

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Running for PTSD!

Jun 22, 2017 @ 12:56 Despite the pouring rain, Chris Burry completed his 10km run in 1:06:50.17. That doesn’t seem like much, but Chris is a volunteer firefighter for the Wawa Fire Department, and he did the run in his bunker gear!   Chris explained that he took on this challenge to draw attention to PTSD. Since 2014, 135 Canadian ...

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Our New Goose – in 10 Days…

Jun 22, 2017 @ 11:14   A walk out to the Goose Monument yesterday was a treat. After the pouring rain, cool (cold) breeze and fog – the sun and warmth was beautiful.   The work is progressing on the Goose Monument base. All the panels have been secured to an angle iron framework, and the men are using their creativity ...

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Thank you Dorothy!

Jun 22, 2017 @ 09:41 The Wawa Economic Development Office would like to thank Dorothy Egan for her hard work and kind heart. Dorothy offered to weed the EDC garden in front of the office, which is no small feat. The garden looks beautiful and we couldn’t be happier! Our building looks fantastic and is sure to attract new business ...

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Ladies Golf – June 21st

Jun 22, 2017 @ 08:17 Number of players – 69 1st in 1st Flight – Edie Levesque, Evra Levesque, Valerie Levesque – 41 2nd in 1st Flight – Toni Rutland, Brenda Pelletier, spare – 42 3rd in 1st Flight – Stephanie Gauthier, Chantel Cousineau, Colette DeChamplain – 43 1st in 2nd Flight – Vanessa Moynihan, Josee Legault, Chantal Turcotte – ...

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Sir James Dunn School to Close – New JK-12 Facility to be created

Jun 22, 2017 @ 07:53 Based on the Initial Staff Report, School Information Profile feedback, public input and the Senior Administration Final Report, the Algoma District School Board also approved that the JK-8 school population, staff and program currently housed at Sir James Dunn Public School in Wawa, be relocated to a JK-12 facility on the Michipicoten High School site. ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 22

Jun 22, 2017 @ 07:44 Weather – A few showers ending in the afternoon then a mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Wind becoming south-east 20 km/h in the morning. High 17. UV index 7 or high. News Tidbits – Today is the Annual Red Cross Garden Party, should be enjoyable once the showers end. In sad ...

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Wesdome Elects Directors and Approves 2017 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan

Jun 21, 2017 @ 22:35 Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.  announces the results of the Company’s annual and special meeting of shareholders held earlier today. A total of 86,641,252 common shares were represented at the Meeting, representing 65.32% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of the Company. All matters presented for shareholder approval at the Meeting were approved, as ...

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Happenings at First United Church – June 21

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. On Sunday, June 11th, members of the Congregation travelled to St. John’s United Church in Marathon. We were made to feel really welcome. Lorna C., helped serve Communion ...

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Between the Covers – June 21

New books – New on the seven-day fiction shelf this week: “Testimony” by Scott Turow, “The Fallen” by Eric Van Lustbader, “The girl who knew too much” by Amanda Quick, and “The Alice network” by Kate Quinn.   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 and ...

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