Local News

Viking News – April 25

Apr 25, 2017 @ 10:59 The halls of MHS have been busy the past few weeks! Congratulations to all of our badminton players who took part in the NWOSSAA playdowns last week. They had great results with the girls’ doubles playing off in a three-way tie for first. They came out the winners and are off to Chatham in May ...

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Ontario Boosting Respite Support and Training for Family Caregivers

Apr 25, 2017 @ 09:38 Ontario is making it easier for people who care for loved ones, with more respite services that allow people to take a break from their unpaid duties, increased education and training opportunities for caregivers, and a new, streamlined Ontario Caregiver Tax Credit. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, and Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and ...

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Dubreuilvile Town Council Meeting Tonight

Apr 25, 2017 @ 08:13 Dubreuilville Municipal Council is holding a Regular Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight, April 25th, 2017. Of interest to the community will be the presentation by Scott Sonder, Regional Vice-President, Northern Lakes Region of the Royal Bank of Canada regarding the announcement of the closure of the RBC Branch in Dubreuilville.

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Tuesday Morning News

Apr 25, 2017 @ 07:39 Weather – Today will be mainly cloudy with a high of 12C. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. Showers beginning late this evening. Fog patches developing overnight. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Wind becoming northeast 20 gusting to 40 overnight. Low plus 1. Special weather statement in effect ...

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End of Season Bowling Results

Apr 24, 2017 @ 16:50   Tuesday Mixed Regular Season winners –  The Bowlievers: Chantal Magi, Jessica Webb, DJ WebPete Magi, Joe Grasley, and Nick Veldt.   Men’s Regular Season winners: Wawa Shenanigans: Jarret Ralph, Armando Trovarello, Preston Plante, Chris Casavant, Colton Ward, and Breton MacDonnell.   Men’s Playoff Champions – Paul’s Custom Glass: Paul Gennaro, Jake Casavant, Urbano Trovarello, Brian Choquette Barry ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Drug Warrant Execution results in 4 being charged

Apr 24, 2017 @ 13:32 On Thursday, April 20, 2017, at approximately 8:12 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment along with the assistance of members of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) members of the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) members of the Provincial Operation Intelligence Bureau (POIB) and Canine Unit executed a drug search ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Arrest Pair in Regards to Break and Enter

Apr 24, 2017 @ 09:30 On Sunday, April 23, 2017, at approximately 7:00 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment responded to a local residence regarding a break and enter in progress incident. At the scene, police observed a male and a female exiting the property in question.   As a result Kyle Justin PAQUETTE ...

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Monday Morning News – April 24

Apr 24, 2017 @ 07:41   Weather – Despite the beautiful sky this morning, Environment Canada says that it will be mainly cloudy today with a 60% chance of snow this morning and early this afternoon. Wind becoming east 20 km/h near noon. High plus 5. Roads – bare and dry Local – The painting of the Yellow Fish Road is ...

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KRAAN, Pieternella “Nel”

Apr 23, 2017 @ 17:30 After a long and difficult struggle, Nel quietly slipped away at the Sault Area Hospital on Friday, April 21, 2017 in her 90th year.  Predeceased by her loving husband of 55 years, Bartholomeus (Bart) Kraan and much of her very large loving family in Canada and the Netherlands.  She is survived and deeply missed by her ...

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What do you think about the 2017 Operating Budget? Municipality would like to know

Apr 23, 2017 @ 12:02 The 2017 Operating Budget is Ready. Staff have presented their portion of the Operating Budget to the Planning Committee. The Municipality has made public these reports so that ratepayers will have the opportunity to review and provide comment on all budget items. Any comments or feedback can be sent to operating2017@wawa.cc   The opportunity for comments will ...

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Mother Nature Puts on a Show for Earth Day

Apr 22, 2017 @ 08:48   Mother Nature put on a show last night to usher in Earth Day. Throughout the day, there were advisories that the KP 5 watch has been posted for evening as a result of a glancing blow from the April 18th CME.   At 11 last night, there was a very faint green glow over the ...

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Saturday Morning – April 22

Apr 22, 2017 @ 08:03 Weather – It looks gorgeous outside this morning. Environment Canada says that there are other plans for us. Today is to be sunny with a high of 10. Overnight we should see rain turning to flurries before morning, 2cm of snow is possible. Roads – Highways are bare and dry. Local – Today is Earth ...

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Letter – Oh leaders, why have you forsaken our Parliament?

Dear Editor,   A couple of months ago the Federal Governing Party withdrew from changing our voting system. That despite that it being one of their major policies platforms of the last election.   The current leader’s father was of a different breed. Whether you agree with Pierre Trudeau, he led. When he repatriated the Constitution, which had been talked ...

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Friday Morning News – April 21

Weather – Periods of snow ending late this morning then clearing. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 9.   Roads – bare and wet road with snow covered sections.   Local – Yellow Fish Day has been rescheduled to Monday, April 24th.

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