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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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GoFundMe Launched to help Wawaite Victim of Fire in Sault Ste. Marie

Feb 28, 2017 @ 08:39 On February 25th, around 8:45 p.m. Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services were called to an apartment building in the 200 block of Northern Avenue. At that time flames were seen shooting from the second floor windows on the east side of the building.   Jesse Kertesz was a resident of that building, and as a result of ...

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News from the Park – February 28

Feb 28, 2017 @ 08:09 This week, the Ontario Legislature once again resumed sitting after the winter break.  During the recess I spent a great deal of time travelling from end to end, throughout the riding, meeting with many individuals and organizations on matters of importance to the people of Algoma-Manitoulin. As much as I enjoyed my time back home, ...

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