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Musings – Cemeteries and Respect

Mar 15, 2017 @ 12:53 In the winter there isn’t much to give an idea that there are graves hidden, slumbering beneath the snow; and in the summer it is a peaceful place, a sheltered meadow with shade from the pines. The St. Margaret Mary Cemetery has 10 marked graves visible, one without any information, but it has been estimated ...

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Wawa to Host Community Risk and Vulnerability Workshop on March 22

Mar 15, 2017 @ 10:15 Canadian communities are becoming increasingly vulnerable to a range of climate changes including rising temperatures and more frequent and intense storms. Recognizing that we have already begun to experience the impacts of these changes in weather patterns, climate change adaptation is necessary to moderate harm to the community. As municipalities are the level of government ...

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Happenings at First United Church – March 15

Mar 15, 2017 @ 07:27 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 machine at the Church – 705-856-2926.   Thursday, March 16 Worship Committee – 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 18 Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 15

Mar 15, 2017 @ 07:15 Weather – Mainly sunny today but cold this morning with a windchill of -29. Wind will become northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning, but it is supposed to warm to a high of -5.   Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-15 3:39 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare ...

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Algoma Power Helps Wawa Build a New Goose and a Bright Future

Mar 14, 2017 @ 13:36 The Municipality of Wawa (“Municipality”) is pleased to announce a partnership with Algoma Power Inc. (“Algoma Power”) and its parent company FortisOntario Inc. (“FortisOntario”). Algoma Power, as a long-time community partner in Wawa, recognizes the importance of preserving an iconic Canadian monument, the Wawa Goose, especially now that Canada marks its sesquicentennial. To that end, ...

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Hawk Junction Family Fishing Derby – Great Fun!

  On Saturday, March 11th, Hawk Junction held their annual Family Fishing Derby. Anglers could pre-register Friday night or register Saturday morning with fishing beginning at 8 a.m. The cold temperatures may have accounted for the slightly less registrants this year – but 153 people fished, and many of them attened the Hawk Community Centre for the Awards Ceremony, and ...

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Corporate Planning & Policy Manual Committee Meeting Tonight

Mar 14, 2017 @ 06:59 Municipal Council is holding aCorporate Planning & Policy Manual Committee Meeting tonight in Council Chambers at 6 p.m. Of interest tonight are reports: Community Services & Tourism (AP 2017-07: Monthly Report for February 2017) Infrastructure Services (Public Works) (CS 2017-04: Monthly Report for February 2017) Information Technology & Innovation (JM 2017-03: Monthly Report for February  2017) ...

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Tuesday Morning News – March 14

Mar 14, 2017 @ 06:40 Weather – It is expected to be sunny today, although the increasing winds will not offer much warmth today, only a high of -6. A wind chill of -33 is expected this morning.   Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-14 3:45 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry ...

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OPP Distracted Driving Campaign begins

Mar 13, 2017 @ 11:19 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reporting that 2016 marked the fourth consecutive year that inattentive drivers were behind the highest number of lives lost on OPP-patrolled roads over the other main causal factors in road fatalities, known as the “Big Four”. In total, 65 people died in OPP-investigated collisions last year in which an ...

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Monday Morning News – March 13

Weather – Clear and cold this morning with a bit of a breeze this morning. Low of -29 today wind chill of -38.   Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-13 3:17 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry road with partly snow packed, snow packed sections. 2017-03-13 3:51 547 Highway 101 to Hawk ...

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Ice – a sign of spring

Mar 12, 2017 @ 12:45   It may sound rather strange, but to me the sight of ice on the rock cuts is a sign of spring. The cycle of warmth through the day and cold at night – means flowing water that freezes as icicles and frozen rivers of water. One of the best stretches is along Highway 101, ...

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Election Results for Michpicoten First Nation – Pat Tangie is elected Chief

Candidates for Chief BOBBIWASH, John 11 BUCKELL, Joseph 108 LEWIS, Ernie 3 STONE, Evelyn 34 TANGIE, Patricia ‘Pat’ 144 Candidates for Councillors ANDRE, Ivan 40 LEWIS, Marcel 47 ANDRE-STONE, Verna S. 46 PERRAULT, Dan 39 BLACK, Daniel 33 PETERSON, Linda withdrawn BOBBIWASH, John 46 ROBINSON, David 18 CHAPMAN, Wanita 55 ROBINSON, Verlyn ‘Rosalie’ 59 CHALYKOFF, John-Paul 106 SIMON, Christopher ‘Chris’ ...

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Sunday Morning News

Mar 12, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – It is clear and cold this morning -27 right now. It should warm up to about -13 later today with a big of a breeze. Tonight it will be come partly cloudly with a low of -29, wind chill of -38. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-12 ...

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