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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sunday Morning News – April 16th

Apr 16, 2017 @ 07:02 Weather – the fog has lifted, but Environment Canada is saying that it will remain cloudy with a 60% chance of flurries or freezing drizzle this morning. There are periods of snow expected to begin at noon with 2-4cm of snow expected. The 20km/h wind will change to the northeast, with gusts to 40. Roads ...

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Easter Long Weekend Seatbelt Campaign Begins

Apr 14, 2017 @ 10:37 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will begin their participation in the Easter Long Weekend Seatbelt Campaign which runs from Friday, April 14, 2017 to Monday, April 17, 2017. The focus of the provincial traffic initiative is to make sure that all occupants of vehicles are wearing seatbelts. If you wear a seatbelt properly, you are ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 13

Apr 13, 2017 @ 07:46 Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. High 10. Roads – Highway 17 is closed 30 kms north of Wawa due to a fatal collision. The highway will remain closed for several hours. Local – Our local Legion is holding a Membership Meeting tonight at 7:00 pm. Nominations will be considered ...

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Survey to improve Best Start Hub Programs and Licenced Day Care Services

ADSAB is seeking information from parents and guardians to improve Best Start Hub programs and licensed child care services for young children and their families in our jurisdiction. We would like feedback from parents or guardians with children aged 0 to 12 years, on the existing services and how we can make them better for them and their family.   ...

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Temperatures go down and gas goes up

Yesterday wasn’t a great day all around. After such a beautiful weekend, there was heavy rain and freezing rain on Monday, and then colder temperatures brought the snow back. As temperatures dropped, gas prices rose just before Easter Weekend. At 4 p.m. gas was 119.9, By 4:30 it had risen to 121.9. In the Sault you may be able to ...

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