Local News

Our New Goose – in 15 Days…

Jun 16, 2017 @ 23:22   After the great gathering on June 8th, residents have been anxiously waiting. Today, that wait is over. Patrick, Tyler and Jeff from Research Casting are making things happen.   They are busy preparing the Wawa Goose Monument’s base for its transformation from a plain concrete box to a massive chunk of rock. Once the ...

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Triumphs Touring around Lake Superior

Jun 16, 2017 @ 23:10   Vintage car aficionados were thrilled today to see a number of Triumphs appear in Wawa, and then be seen parked at the Wawa Motor Inn.   These vehicles are all members of the Toronto Triumph Club taking a summer tour around Lake Superior celebrating Canada at 150 years old. They left Toronto on a 12-day odyssey ...

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Men’s Night Golf – June 15

Jun 16, 2017 @ 12:17 80 Players 1st FLIGHT: Francis Dechamplain, Jacob Gauthier, Mitch Cousineau -5 under par 31 2nd FLIGHT: Ron Rody, Chris Buckell, Claude Samson-2 under par 34 3rd FLIGHT: Eric Levesque, Bubba Gagne, Luc Belanger-4 under par 32 4th FLIGHT: Bernie Erechook, Derek Chapman-4 under par 32 5th FLIGHT: Andy Ilola, Reg Spencer, Cliff Ingham-2 over par ...

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Wawa Goose Monument’s April Donation Drive Raises $11,290!

Jun 16, 2017 @ 11:00 The Municipality of Wawa, Algoma Power Inc. and its parent company FortisOntario Inc. are excited to announce the results of the April Donation Matching Drive. In March, Algoma Power announced their decision to commit to a $40,000 donation toward the rebuild and continued maintenance of the Wawa Goose Monument.   Shortly after that, another announcement ...

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Ladies Night Golf – June 14

Jun 15, 2017 @ 09:43 Number of players – 44 1st in 1st Flight – Toni Rutland, Brenda Pelletier, spare – 37 2nd in 1st Flight – Lise Noel, Margaret Davidson, spare – 38 3rd in 1st Flight – Alexis Alexopoulos, Donna Korytko, Meghan Amos – 40 1st in 2nd Flight – Vanessa Moynihan, Jose Legault, Valerie Levesque – 40 ...

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Operation Corridor Launches Today – One in Five Crashes involves Commercial Vehicles

Transport truck-related collisions continue to take a significant toll on human life on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-patrolled roads, with one in five road crashes involving large commercial vehicles. Today, the OPP launches the annual Operation Corridor campaign to shed more light on the prevalence of transport trucks and their impact on other road users. This year’s Operation Corridor campaign runs from ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 15

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers late this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 19. UV index 7 or high. News Tidbits – It is interesting that the federal government won’t reveal the salary details of top aides to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, saying it would violate privacy law to do so, ...

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Between the Covers – June 14

New books New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “The stars are fire” by Anita Shreve, “Full wolf moon” by Lincoln Child, “Anything is possible” by Elizabeth Strout, and “Since we fell” by Dennis Lehane. 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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FOUND!

Found case of Ensure drink and other item found on road at corner of liquor store. Looks like they fell out of a pickup. Can contact (705) 852-0090 to claim.

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Red Pine Discovers High-Grade Vein in Hanging Wall of Surluga Deposit

Jun 14, 2017 @ 08:49 Red Pine Exploration Inc. has received the final results for holes SD-17-73 and SD-17-74, which were drilled as part of the new 20,000 metres drilling program in the southern extension of the historic Minto Mine. As announced on July 8, 2017, the Company expects to continuously release results throughout the summer from its backlog of ...

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Sneak Peek at the New Wawa Goose

Jun 14, 2017 @ 08:28   It certainly looks familiar, but with a beautiful golden cast from the bronze that the New Wawa Goose is being made of. The new goose will be unveiled July 1st, 2017.

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From the Branch – June 14

Jun 14, 2017 @ 08:21 At the Branch, we had our June meeting and now we will meet again in September. And once again D-Day passed without almost a whisper, because our ranks are really getting small and you need members for a parade. Too bad because I remember that day in 1944 that brought hope to all the occupied ...

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‘Fly Away Home’ another view of the crowd

Jun 14, 2017 @ 08:10   Joel Cooper was taking photographs of the gathering of Wawaites, to say goodbye to our Wawa Goose. Above is the photograph that he took showing the helicopter from Wilderness Helicopters taking pictures of the crowd. If you look at the photograph below you can make out Joel standing on the shoulder of Highway 101. ...

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