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Spring Forward!

Mar 11, 2017 @ 08:27 Daylight saving time 2017 in Ontario will begin at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 12. When you go to bed tonight, put your clocks ahead by one hour. Many electronic devices though, like your cell phone and computer, will automatically adjust when Daylight Saving Time begins or ends. So be careful which ones you adjust or ...

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MacDonald Mines Creates Technical Advisory Committee for Oxide Sands

Mar 11, 2017 @ 06:34 MacDonald Mines has created a Technical Advisory Committee; Jean-Philippe Desrochers, James Franklin, Ph.D., FRSC, P.Geo., Mackenzie Watson, B.Sc., P.Geol., P.Eng. and Hadyn Butler, B.Sc., P.Geo., P.Eng. and contracted Expedition Group of Companies Inc. to conduct the trenching of the Oxide Sands, one of the main gold targets on the property. From their press release, “The ...

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Saturday Morning News – March 11

Mar 11, 2017 @ 06:24 Weather – It will be mainly sunny today with a chance of flurries near Lake Superior this afternoon. The wind will be steady at 20mkm/h gusting to 40 near noon. A high of -13 is expected with windchill of -33.   Roads 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-11 3:16 651 Highway ...

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Hwy 17S OPEN (Wawa to Heyden/Hwy 556)

Mar 11, 2017 @ 01:10 OPP have opened the highway as of 12:15 a.m. Mar 10, 2017 @ 19:59 At 7:46 p.m. the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure, Highway 17 from Highway 556 to Pinewood Drive in Wawa due to deteriorating weather and road conditions. The O.P.P. will distribute details and updates of the ...

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EC – Snow Squalls between Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie

Mar 10, 2017 @ 19:22 7:22 PM EST Friday 10 March 2017 Snow squall warning in effect for: Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls off Lake Superior will continue to affect portions of the region through this evening. The main impact will be occasional whiteouts due to blowing snow. The squalls are expected to shift south ...

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Municipality Unveils Logo for Wawa Celebrates ‘Canada 150’

Mar 10, 2017 @ 16:32 The Municipality of Wawa is very excited to release the official logo for the Wawa Celebrates Canada 150 events in 2017. Chris Benka of the NITGC has been working very hard with Community Services and Tourism staff to create this logo which will be featured with all of Wawa’s Canada 150 events throughout the year. ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – March 2017

Mar 10, 2017 @ 11:16 Wawa Community Food Bank volunteers once again wish to recognize our community members and organizations that provide such welcome support for the less fortunate in our midst. In January of this year, the Lady Dunn Hospital staff and administration contributed the proceeds from their annual Dress Down Fund. Thank you for this very generous donation. ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – March 10

Mar 10, 2017 @ 09:39 Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 17 17 SPENCER, Reg 2 11 17 BESNER, Yvan 3 10 17 LESCHISHIN, Mark 4 9 17 McCOY, Joe 5 8 17 HOFFMANN, Jim 6 7 17 BOYD, Katherine 7 4 17 SZEKELY, Marc 8 2 17 PLAYOFFS BEGIN MARCH 23rd

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Friday Morning News – March 10

Mar 10, 2017 @ 07:07 Weather – It is quite cold outside with -22 with a windchill of -39, so bundle up. I will get a bit warmer, but not much by this afternoon. The winds will continue to blow, with the possibility of flurries later this morning.   Once again there is a snow squall watch in effect for ...

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SE OPP – Chapleau – Ask for Assistance in Solving a Mischief

Mar 9, 2017 @ 09:57 On Thursday March 8, 2017, at approximately 9:50 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment responded to a mischief incident to a local Chapleau Ontario school. The incident took place between Friday March 3, 2017 and Thursday March 8, 2017. During the incident the persons responsible damaged windows facing the ...

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Theft of Gas in Wawa reveals stolen car and spike belt deployment

Mar 9, 2017 @ 07:55 On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at approximately 1:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a local business for a theft of gas report. Police investigation revealed that the motor vehicle in question was stolen from the Thunder Bay area.   A full description of the male driver ...

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Police Partners Need You To Recognize, Reject And Report Fraud! March is Fraud Prevention Month

  Mar 9, 2017 @ 06:24 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and its Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre partners are launching their annual Fraud Prevention Month campaign to prevent thousands of Canadians from falling victim to fraud. During the month of March, the OPP, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Competition Bureau of Canada are joining police services across the country to promote public ...

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Moving Ahead with the North East LHIN’s Strategy to Improve Housing for Vulnerable Populations across the Region

Mar 9, 2017 @ 06:19 The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) met with the senior leadership of the region’s District Social Services Boards (DSSABs), as well as Service Managers of municipalities on Friday to move ahead with the recommendations found in its Innovative Housing with Health Supports in Northeastern Ontario Strategic Plan: 2016-2019. The partners identified leaders who ...

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Thursday Morning News – March 9th

Mar 9, 2017 @ 05:43 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud today with a 60% chance of flurries. Wind NW 20km gusting to 40km. A high of -8C with windchill of -25 this morning. Tonight the flurries will continue with a low of -28 expected, windchill of -37. A snow squall warning is in effect for: Agawa – ...

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