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Extortion?

Jul 7, 2016 It could be the plot line for a blockbuster movie… A Municipal Councillor and her husband, Chair of a municipal committee file a lawsuit against their Municipality with allegations of obstruction and undue influence in an investigation, abuse of power, breach of trust, fraudulent misrepresentation, cover-ups, a mayor acting outside the scope of his role, deception, criminal ...

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Wawa Area Gold Production Surpasses 3,000,000 Ounces at end of 2015

At the end of 2015, Wawa area gold mines have produced over 3,000,000 ounces from about 13,000,000 tons of ore mined. Two gold mines in the region produced over 1,000,000 ounces of gold each: Renabie Gold Mines Ltd. (Renabie Mine) which operated from 1947 to 1991, and Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. (Eagle River) which is still actively operating today. This is a remarkable achievement for area ...

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CAO Tax Arrears Report

Dec 16, 2015 This is a PDF copy of the Tax Arrears Report written for Municipal Council by CAO Chris Wray. This report details the current tax arrear situation in Wawa and the problems that arise when property owners abandon properties subject to the tax sale process. This report provides information so that Mayor and Council can now develop action(s) ...

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‘The Blue Knight’ by Ray McGregor is Published!

Nov 16, 2015 @ 06:4 Ray McGregor has completed his second novel, The Blue Knight. From the press release from his publisher, “The Blue Knight exposes problems in our society related to racism and bullying, an important topic which is currently at the forefront of many lives and discussed at great lengths around the world.   The main character, a teenager named Owen, lives in a small ...

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Yesterday’s Sunset View from William Teddy

Oct 7, 2015 @ 10:02     Last night’s sunset didn’t seem like it would be much of anything at all, but as the sun dipped below the horizon, the clouds began to catch the glow and blaze.   As minutes went by, the blaze became stronger.   All too soon though, the sun dipped further, and further, and the ...

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ROUSSAIN, Joyce Winnifred

Sep 15, 2015 Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at the age of 87 years. Beloved wife of Norman Roussain and the late John Seyler. Loving and caring mother of Lisa Wright (Paul). Proud grandmother of Brandon and Aidan. Dear sister of the late Reg Westwood (Joyce). Step-mother of Cheryl Roussain-Nice, Deanna Roussain ...

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ORR, Rhonda Verna

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at the age of 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Allan Orr. Beloved mother of Allan ‘Sonny’, the late Jimmy (Linda), Florence Rigole (Maurice), Judy Lessard, John (Mariette) and Robert ‘Bobby’ (Debbie). Rhoda was predeceased by her granddaughter Connie Lee Yeo (Bill). Great grandmother of ...

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ZAMOLO, Alessandro

Died peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Saturday, July 27th, 2013; Sandro in his 80th year. Left with loving memories are his wife Anne (nee Rossiter), sister Erna Monper (Don) of Pittsburg, PA, USA, sister Arca Dell’Angela (Giampietro) of Pagnacco, Italy, nieces and nephews in Italy, Pennsylvania, Newfoundland; a circle of dear friends near and far. In respecting ...

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Led by Grace – Local Author Tells Her Story

Jul 4, 2013 @ 07:40 A new Wawa author has hit the ground running with the first in a series depicting her journey toward inner peace and happiness.   Sandra M. Lowe’s (Sandi as she is know in Wawa) first book of the series Led by Grace is appropriately titled, “In The Beginning” and tells of the Divine Guidance she ...

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ROUSSAIN, Randal ‘Randy’ James

February 19, 1947 – July 1, 2013 The family regretfully announces that Randy passed away at Meaford Hospital on Monday, July 1, 2013 at the age of 66. Randy is remembered as the beloved husband of Gisèle (née Leclerc) Roussain and as a much- loved father by their children Marie (James) Leduc of Woodstock; Christopher (Dina) Roussain of Burlington; Anne ...

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Rentech Aquires Weyerhaeuser Mill

At 7 a.m. this morning, Rentech announced the acquisition of Georgia-based Fulghum Fibres, Inc. (Fulghum Fibres) and the acquisition of two facilities (for conversion to the production of wood pellets in Ontario, Canada, along with contracts for the sale and transport of more than four million metric tons of wood pellets over ten years. “Rentech has exclusive rights to acquire, at a ...

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Yesterday’s Storm

This all began early Thursday morning with a thunderstorm wth sideways rain. The photograph below was taken, at 9:30 a.m. You can see the rain beating on the roofs of the cars and the street. The rain continued off and on all morning, until the word was out – there was at least a foot of water on Highway 101 ...

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DERASP, Norman Rheal ‘Norm’

1958 – 2011 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Norman Rheal Derasp at his home on August 1, 2011 at the age of 53 years. Norman was born in Wawa, Ontario on May 13, 1958 to parents Rita and Arcade Derasp. He had a passion for music, fishing, camping and spending time ...

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STOCKTON, Garrett ‘Gary’

Peacefully at the Lady Dunn Long Term Care with daughters Brenda and Victoria at his side, Easter morning, April 24th, 2011. Gary will be greatly missed by his children, Tom (Hazel), Brenda (Marcus), Roger (Cathy), Michele (Brett), Victoria (Glen), and David (Darla). His grandchildren Katherine, Cameron, Braedon, Garrett, Kaley, Brianna, Aspen, Wyatt, Peyton, Rhiannon (Steve), Kara (Tyler) Kyle and his ...

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