Community

MFN Meet & Greet Tonight

Michipicoten First Nation will be hosting a Meet the Candidates Night in the Band Hall of February 18th, 2017 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Candidates running for Council will have 5 minutes to speak; Candidates running for Chief will have 10 minutes to speak. The event will be live-streamed and recorded. Please note, the location has changed to accommodate the majority ...

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Saturday at the Wawa Winter Carnival – Schedule

8 – 11 a.m. – Rotary Club of Wawa Pancake Breakfast at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre 10 – 4 p.m. – Science North “Out of this World” at MMCC 1 – 3 p.m. – Family Dance & Arcade at MMCC –  Where’s Waldo Family Bingo at the MMCC – Cribbage Tournament at the Legion Clubroom 4 – ? – ...

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CANCELLED – Polar Bear Plunge

The organizing committee of the Polar Bear Plunge scheduled for Sunday, February 19th from 3:30 to 4 p.m. has been cancelled due to lack of registrants. Organizers say, “We’ll try again next year… Thanks to those that registered.”

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Joe Roberts “Push for Change” in Wawa!

  Joe Roberts has been in the Algoma District for a while now, but Saturday afternoon, he entered the area patrolled by the Superior East OPP Detachment. Officers PC Monique Baker (SSM OPP), Sgt Manuela Byrnes, and PC Amanda Huff joined Joe and Marie Roberts (Campaign Director and wife) in tackling Montreal River Hill. The hill, which which is a six per ...

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Friday at the Wawa Winter Carnival

11:30 a.m. – Indian Taco & Chili Lunch at the Wawa Goose Senior’s Drop-In Centre. 6:30 p.m. – Wawa Winter Carnival Parade from the Drill Rig to the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre (MMCC) 6:00 p.m. – Artisan & Seller’s Fair inside the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre (MMCC). 7:00 p.m. – Opening Ceremonies: WVFD Bonfire, MFN Drummers, and Fireworks outside in ...

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Friday Morning News – February 17th

Weather – Today Mainly cloudy. Wind southwest 20 km/h. High plus 1. Tonight Partly cloudy. Fog patches developing after midnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light early this evening. Low minus 2. Roads – Highway 17 from Sault Ste. Marie to White River is bare and dry, with bare and wet road sections. Local – This is Wawa Winter Carnival ...

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ADSB to hold Accommodation Review Public Information Meeting for SJD – March 1st

In June 2016, the Algoma District School Board approved placing Sir James Dunn Public School under Accommodation Review. Public consultation is a vital step and requires input from a range of school and community members. The intent of the public consultation is to include the full involvement of an informed, local community. The first Public Information Meeting will be held Wednesday, ...

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Thursday Morning News – February 16

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High -8 today. Tonight will be mainly cloudy with 30% chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle overnight. Wind becoming south 20 km/h overnight. Low -12 with temperature rising to -7 by morning.   Roads – From Sault Saint Marie to Wawa,  Highway 17 is bare and dry road. From Wawa to White ...

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Wednesday Morning News – February 15th

Wawa Welcomes Joe & Push for Change today! Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 9. Roads – From the Sault to Montreal River Highway 17 is bare and wet road with snow covered, partly snow packed sections. From Montreal River to Wawa is partly snow-packed. Wawa to Paint Lake ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – February 15

The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services  are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern, please leave a message on the answering at the Church – 705-856-2926.  The Annual meeting of First United Church was held last Sunday Feb 12. The past year with the help of many people added a lot to ...

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Hawk Junction Couple wins WVFA Valentines Draw

CONGRATS to Dave & Diedre Dupuis of Hawk Junction on winning the Valentines Day portion of the Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighters Association draw of $1000.00, thanks to everyone for your continued support. The last draws and the Grand Prize Draw will be at the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby on March 5th at 17:30. There are still tickets available, contact your favorite ...

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Are you expecting?

Are you expecting? The Best Start Hub is holding a ‘Community Baby Shower’ today from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Best Start Hub. You are invited to join them and check out the displays, play a shower game and enter to win prizes. While there enjoy a refreshment, and the opportunity to get information about parenting and becoming a ...

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NCU Delegates Make Donations to MHS and ESJ

  In December 2016, students from both Wawa high schools, Michipicoten High School and École Saint-Joseph assisted the delegates from the Northern Credit Union – Wawa in the annual bake sale. The efforts for the bake sale were exceptional, and the monies raised were matched by the delegates and donate back to the schools. On January 13th, Wawa NCU Delegates ...

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