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Running for PTSD #helpingheroes

  This year’s 17th Annual Blackfly Run is a special one. Not only because it is the 17th run, on the 17th day of June, in 2017… …no it is very special this year, because one of our Wawa Volunteer Firefighters is donning his bunker gear about fifty pounds worth, and running a 10km marathon #helpingheroes; although he does admit ...

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Monday Morning News – June 12

Jun 12, 2017 @ 11:36   Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 24 except 17 near Lake Superior. Humidex 26.   Reminder – Algoma Power requires an electrical service interruption for all customers in the Anjigami Lake area, tomorrow Tuesday, June 13, 2017, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. This interruption ...

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Found on the Web – “The old woman rises from the great lake!”

Jun 11, 2017 @ 10:01 It is amazing sometimes where pictures from our area end up. Most recently, a reader pointed out that an image of Old Woman Bay had been selected by in the Municipal Finance Officers’ Association of Ontario (MFOA) photo contest. This image, “The old woman rises from the great lake!” will be featured in a calendar that MFOA will ...

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Garbologists Report – Time to Retire

  There comes a time in everybody’s life, where you have to make a decision — and the time for me has come now to step back from picking up other people’s trash.   In the beginning, 25 years ago, my purpose and aim was to make my fellow citizens realize how beautiful this country is, especially our area without ...

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Liddles have cost Taxpayers $280,005 to date

Jun 8, 2017 @ 11:57   At last night’s meeting, Council and the Public were made aware of the costs that the Municipality of Wawa has incurred beginning in November 2015, when Councillor Tamara Liddle and her husband, Gerry Liddle initiated a series of complaints and legal actions against municipal staff and the Municipality of Wawa. The Municipality of Wawa ...

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Safe Kids Day 2017!

Safe Kids Week is an annual national awareness week developed to bring attention to predictable and preventable injuries in children. Taking place June 5 – 11, 2017, this year will focus on one of the top injury issues affecting children: active transportation injuries – including pedestrian, cycling, skateboarding/long boarding, and scootering. In Wawa, Saturday, June 3rd, from 11 am until ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 8

Jun 8, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – After that tempting taste of summer yesterday, the weather is set to change. Increasing cloudiness with a 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 19. News tidbits – Don’t forget to go to the Goose tonight at 6 p.m. At 6:30 the Municipality will be taking a group ...

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Garbologists Report – Booze, Coffee Cups and a Report Card

Jun 7, 2017 @ 08:07   Highway 101 was a total surprise — almost as an afterthought we took it on. People who travel that part of the highway daily thought that it did not look bad. So we started at the turnoff to Hawk and expected a leisurely ‘walk in the park back to Wawa’; after all, it was ...

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This is Senior’s Month “Living Your Best Life”

Jun 7, 2017 @ 08:05 Every year in June the Ontario Seniors Secretariat celebrates and recognizes the important role seniors play in our communities.  This year’s theme is, “Living Your Best Life”, and in Wawa that is pretty easy to do!   In celebration, the community has several activities planned; from entertainment to information sessions for seniors.   To start the ...

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Protecting our Water Supply

Jun 7, 2017 @ 07:59 On June 3rd,  Wawa-news received a news tip that there was a yellow plume visible in Wawa Lake just by the Ganley Street outflow. The caller was concerned about the possibility this was paint or another substance that could harm the lake. My immediate thoughts ran along the way ‘how terrible, the EDC of Wawa ...

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Wednesday Morning News – June 7

Weather – Sunny with a high of 23C today. News Tidbits – Hwy 129 remains closed for culvert replacement at Poulin Creek. Hwy 129 is closed from the Junction of 101/129 and the Junction of 129/667 (Sultan). Council meets tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chamber. Of interest to many will be the report by staff on the costs incurred ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – Spring 2017

Jun 6, 2017 @ 10:17 Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to acknowledge the support received from a variety of sources over the last few months. We sincerely thank Martin Doyle for providing oral hygiene products. Also, thank you to Brenda Ouellette and the Wawa BIA for the Canadian Tire gift cards.  These will be used to purchase items for the plots at ...

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