Local News

WFD Called to Possible Fire on Hwy 17N this morning

Early this morning the Wawa Fire Department was called to a transport trailer about 15 kilometres north of Wawa on Highway 17. The transport driver had removed the tractor from the trailer as a precaution, and the smell of burnt brakes was heavy in the air. There was no fire though.  OPP remained at the scene, providing traffic control.

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Northern Credit Union – Wawa Branch holds Annual Branch Meeting

Mar 1, 2017 @ 13:38 Monday evening, February 27, 2017, the Northern Credit Union – Wawa Branch held its Annual Branch Meeting. Delegate Board Chair Ulo Pihelgas was the chair for the meeting, and welcomed all; Branch Manager Liz Talian-Clarke and her staff. Fourteen branch members attended the meeting, The minutes for the last Annual Branch Meeting were accepted with a ...

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Sir James Dunn Amalgamation Meeting Tonight

Mar 1, 2017 @ 09:13 In 2003 the Algoma District School Board’s (ADSB) assessed all 63 schools and facilities. That data was entered into a School Facilities Information System (SFIS) database in 2005, and a capital plan was developed and released in late 2006. That capital plan is revised yearly. On June 14, 2016, at its regular Board meeting, the Board approved ...

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Between the Covers – March 1

Mar 1, 2017 @ 08:40   New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “The girl before” by J.P. Delaney, “Fatal” by John Lescroart, “The mistress” by Danielle Steel, and “This was a man” by Jeffrey Archer.   Youth Intern Program – Natasha Bucknell is our Youth Intern. Natasha is available to help with any computer needs, whether ...

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Happenings at First United Church – February 28

Mar 1, 2017 @ 08:27 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. Wed. March 01 Ash Wednesday – the first day of Lent which lasts until Easter. Thurs. March 02 ...

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Sandi Lowe “The Ley of the Land”

Tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Lady Dunn Health Centre Boardroom (downstairs) Sandi Lowe will be presenting a slideshow about her latest book, “The Ley of the Land”. She explains “It is a physical and mystical journey through the Inca Trail, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. With maps and photos, I hope to take you to this very special ...

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Red Pine Exploration Discovers High Grade Zone in the Surluga Deposit

Mar 1, 2017 @ 07:47 Red Pine Exploration Inc. has received partial results for holes SD-16-45 to SD-17-49 from its on-going drilling program at the Wawa Gold Project. Highlights from the drilling results include: Discovery of a high-grade zone in SD-16-45 containing 14.66 g/t gold over 15.21 metres (calculated true thickness; un-cut) in the Jubilee Shear Zone; Intersection of 7.65 g/t gold over 2.6 metres in SD-16-45 and of ...

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École Saint-Joseph, 100 jours d’école

    À l’École Saint-Joseph, 100 jours d’école ça se fêtent en grand! En plus de fêter la Saint-Valentin le 14 février, les amis de la Maternelle à la 3e année ont aussi célébré 100 jours d’école. Déjà 100 jours se sont écoulés depuis la rentrée scolaire! Que le temps passe vite lorsqu’on s’amuse! La journée a débuté avec un ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 1

Mar 1, 2017 @ 04:14 Weather – Today Environment Canada is calling for a mix of sun and cloud, clearing in the late afternoon. Temperatures should be a high of -12. If you are out and about this morning, bundle up, the wind is expected to be -29. With the gusty winds overnight there may be drifting, especially in your ...

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Hughes Présente Une Pétition Électronique Sue le Service Voyageurs de L’Algoma Central Railway

Feb 28, 2017 @ 18:51 La députée fédérale d’Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing, Carol Hughes, a déposé à la Chambre des communes une pétition électronique portant plus de 550 signatures d’appui au service voyageurs de l’Algoma Central Railway. « Depuis plus de 100 ans le service voyageurs de la société Algoma offrait un accès sûr et abordable en toute saison aux espaces sauvages d’Algoma ...

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Carol Hughes Delivers Online Algoma Passenger Train Petition in House of Commons

Feb 28, 2017 @ 18:41   An online petition with more than 550 signatures in support of Algoma Passenger Train Services has been presented in the House of Commons by Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes.     “For over a hundred years the Algoma Passenger Train offered safe, affordable, all-season access to the Algoma wilderness while supporting a strong tourism economy ...

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EC – Weather Statement Ends

Feb 28, 2017 @ 16:13 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO ENDED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 3:20 P.M. EST TUESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2017. ——————————————————————— SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT ENDED FOR:       MANITOUWADGE – HORNEPAYNE       MARATHON – SCHREIBER       WAWA – WHITE RIVER – PUKASKWA       KAPUSKASING – HEARST – SMOOTH ROCK FALLS. ———————————————————————

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Viking Voices – What’s for Lunch?

Feb 28, 2017 @ 15:33   What’s for lunch on Thursday? It’s a question for the LEAD class! The LEAD class is making use of their new kitchen. The cafeteria kitchen has been transformed into a working area for our students in which all of the cupboards and countertops have been changed and there is a fresh coat of paint ...

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MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. – Newly Staked Claims are Promising

Feb 28, 2017 @ 09:09 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. announces that it has begun a core sampling program at its Wawa-Holdsworth Project. The Company is also solidifying its position in the Wawa Gold District and has staked 84 hectares, approximately 10 kilometers southwest of the Wawa-Holdsworth Project (Figure 1).   Details of the Core Sampling Program The Company has begun ...

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