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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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Government Dock – Waves and Ice

  It was so beautiful Saturday, the sun was bright and sunny. I think that this was the first sunny day in nearly a month – or at least it seems that way. Everyone was bright and cheery, reflecting the sun in their faces. Deciding to take the afternoon off and enjoy the weather, Marcus and I headed to our ...

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Don & Dawn with The Group of Seven

  Last Wednesday, Don Charbonneau was joined by his daughter Dawn to present an evening of music at the Wawa Public Library. Together they played a selection of Don’s music from several of his albums. The evening’s focus was the Group of Seven and how they have played an integral part of the Algoma District and inspired many. Don is ...

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In Memory – Garry Stockton

Garry Thomas Stockton, Feb. 14th, 2011 Another Bittersweet Valentine’s Day – As I remember the passing of a brother, it’s six years already. I miss our midnight discussions about economics, Obama’s mistakes and what you might think about his successor Trump, and whatever our thoughts ping-ponged to; and most preciously, the look back into our lives we shared as children ...

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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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Tuesday Morning News – February 14

Happy Valentine’s Day! Weather – Periods of snow today, not much, about 5 cm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this afternoon. Temperature steady near zero. Roads – From Sault Ste. Marie to Wawa, Highway 17 is bare and wet with partly snow covered sections. From Wawa to the Paint Lake Road the highway is bare and wet, and ...

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PETERSONS, Zelma

Died peacefully at her home playing bingo on Friday, February 10, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Alex Petersons. Loving mother of Arnis Peterson. Proud Gramma of Nicholas, Kathryn and Alex. Zelma will be missed by her friends and family in Canada and Latvia. At Zelma’s request there will be no funeral service. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to ...

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World Day of Prayer 2017

Calvary Pentecostal Church is hosting this year’s World Day of Prayer 2017 with on the Philipines. This multi-denominational service will be Thursday March 3rd, at 6 p.m. After the service, a special treat will be the serving of Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Below is the recipe from World Day of Prayer 2017.

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Monday Morning News – February 13

Weather – It should be mainly sunny today, with increasing cloudiness near noon. The snow is expected to be back this afternoon with a 40% chance of flurries. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 near noon. High zero. Roads – From the Sault to Montreal River Harbour, Highway 17 is partly snow packed with bare and wet road sections. ...

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Elections 2017 at Michipicoten First Nation

This year is an election year for Michipicoten First Nation. There are six (6) Councillor positions and one (1) position for Chief available. The Election will be held at the Community Centre on Saturday, the 11th day of March 2017. any voter may vote by mail in ballot. If you will not be available to vote in person on the ...

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Wawa Energy Plan Receives Community Project of the Year Award

On February 3, 2017; the 2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s Powering Prosperity Awards were presented during the Powering Prosperity Gala and Ceremony. The awards honour the champions of Ontario’s sustainable energy sector. The award presentation ceremonies occurred after a speech by Hon. Glen Murray, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, and keynote speaker Dr. Harry Lehmann, Head of Division I ...

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Snowmobile Safety is a top concern for OPP

Six recent snowmobile deaths have led the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) to strongly urge snowmobilers to stop taking unnecessary risks while riding.     The latest series of incidents brings to 13 the number of snowmobile fatalities this winter, compared to eight deaths at this point last season.  OPP investigators are linking the ...

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Red Pine Exploration Seeks Funds

Red Pine Exploration Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Eventus Capital Corp. under which the Agent has agreed to act on behalf of the Company for a combined private placement of up to 16,670,000 units of the Company at a price of C$0.12 per Unit and a further 20,690,000 common shares of the ...

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OPP Safety Tips

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding both motorists and pedestrians that it is important to always be safe whether you are home alone, out walking or driving a vehicle.  Here are some tips that will help keep you safe while out walking Use a buddy system if you can and be aware of your surroundings making note of street ...

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Who is Nate?

It was the Sunday after Remembrance Day; a cold, crisp, sunny but windy weekend. It looked inviting from a viewpoint of a cozy couch, but I knew the wind would be mercilessly biting through my clothes, especially my woolen mitts. I knew I had to take my dog for a walk and already dreaded the thought. Maybe he would forget ...

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