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Saturday Morning News – April 8

Apr 8, 2017 @ 08:47 Weather – Despite the frost this morning, today is going to be clear with a high of +12. Local – Don’t forget to go get a sub at Subway today. This is Subway Day! For every Foot Long purchased, Subway – Wawa will donate $2 to the LDHC Foundation, and for every 6″, $1 will ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 6

Apr 6, 2017 @ 08:34 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Clearing this afternoon. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. High plus 5. Local – The Men’s Curling Bonspiel is this weekend. This is the last event with ice in the MMCC. The ice will be removed from the MMCC after this weekend. Get your team ready for ...

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Could a new Municipal Office become a Public Sector Community Hub?

Apr 6, 2017 @ 08:03 It isn’t new news; the Municipal Offices need extensive repairs, and much work to make them accessible to all residents of community – at a pretty large cost, estimated at well over $1 million to correct identified deficiencies such as mould abetment, asbestos abetment and work to both the interior and exterior, including a new HVAC ...

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Council Believes in Accountability & Transparency – Will Report on Financial Costs of Harassing Behaviour of Gerry Liddle & Tamara Liddle

Apr 5, 2017 @ 15:32 At last night’s Council Meeting, Mayor and Council passed a resolution directing the Deputy Treasurer to prepare a report on the financial costs of the harassing behaviour of Gerry Liddle and Councillor Tamara Liddle. It was stated that the Municipality of Wawa believes in Accountability and Transparency in all aspects of its governance as provided ...

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Skyrocketing Hydro Rates Have Caused Legion Branch 23 Sale & Other Problems

Apr 5, 2017 @ 11:37   Michael Manta talks about some of the problems faced by Northern Ontario residents, and communities dealing with huge electrical bills.     “Once again, through its failed energy policies, the Wynne government has damaged our local community,” stated Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli. North Bay Legion Branch 23 executives revealed they were forced to sell ...

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From the Branch – April 5

Just imagine 100 years ago, a few thousand Canadians died at Vimy Ridge to put a end to WW1. Then their sons and daughters had to die in the thousands to do it all over again in WW2. Now many  of our sons and daughters are now serving to keep the peace in a world that may not want peace. ...

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – April 5

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 will again be placed above the front door of our Church. If you wish to purchase a bulb in memory of someone ...

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L’hibernation se termine; attention aux ours

Apr 5, 2017 @ 09:36 Le gouvernement de l’Ontario et la Police provinciale de l’Ontario rappellent à la population de prendre toutes les précautions nécessaires afin de ne pas attirer les ours dans les zones habitées. L’hiver doux connu dans certaines parties de la province signifie que les ours noirs sortent de leur hibernation tôt. De simples précautions peuvent contribuer ...

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Be Bear Wise as Hibernation Ends

Apr 5, 2017 @ 09:33 The Ontario government and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding people to take extra care not to attract bears to their neighborhood. In some parts of the province, this year’s mild winter means black bears are coming out of hibernation early. Taking simple precautions can help prevent black bears from visiting your community. Human-bear ...

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Saving Water: The benefits of a rain barrel

Apr 5, 2017 @ 07:31 The Wawa Economic Development Corporation in partnership with the Municipality of Wawa are selling rain barrels at the low price of $45.00 until April 28th to encourage residents to reduce municipally treated water during the summer months. “Rain barrels are an excellent way to conserve water and get residents prepared for paying by amount of ...

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Meals on Wheels – Special Delivery by the Mayor

 Apr 4, 2017 @ 07:35 Mid-March Red Cross Meals on Wheels volunteer Jeff was assisted in his Meals on Wheels delivery by Mayor Ron Rody. They would be doing three deliveries that morning. When speaking about his experiences as a meal deliverer over the past three years, Jeff said, “There are some people that you would love to spend more ...

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Tuesday Morning News – April 4

Apr 4, 2017 @ 06:15 Weather – Periods of rain ending in the morning then cloudy. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the morning. High 6. A special weather statement remains in effect for a swath extending from Montreal River Harbour to St. Joseph Island and then to the northeast (New Liskeard/Mattawa). Total ...

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