Local News

Hope Air celebrates 30 Years of Flights

  It is said that we are six or fewer steps away from each other so that a chain of “a friend of a friend” statements can be made to connect any two people in a maximum of six steps “six degrees of separation”. That tenuous type of connection led to this article. When the Nipigon River Bridge failed, Wawa-news covered the ...

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Interesting Presentations to Rebuild Wawa Goose Monument

Aug 31, 2016 @ 15:39 At last night’s Council Meeting, Council and members of the public were able to meet the three parties who have expressed an interest in building Wawa a new Wawa Goose Monument. A Wawa Goose Monument has been perched over the Magpie Valley and Highway 17 since 1963, 53 years ago. The first goose of plaster ...

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Municipal Council Takes Action against Councillor Tamara & Gerry Liddle

Aug 10, 2016 At last night’s Council Meeting, Council took action against both Councillor Tamara Liddle and her husband, Gerry Liddle. Councillor Liddle was not present at the meeting, and no reason was given for her absence.   Norpro Security and Investigations (Norpro) investigated the complaint filed by the Liddle’s, and the complaints of harassment filed against them. The investigation’s report has ...

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Municipality is Awarded Costs of $17,696.47 in Liddle’s Notice of Application

Jul 14, 2016 On Thursday, July 7th, 2016 the matter of Gerald Liddle and Tamara Liddle (who represented themselves) v. the Corporation of the Municipality of Wawa (P. Cassan / T. Harmar, Counsel for the Respondent) was heard by Justice E. Gareau. Gerald Liddle and Tamara Liddle (applicants) brought their Notice of Application (1) filed on June 20th, 2016; and Corporation of the Municipality of Wawa (Respondent) brought ...

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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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Wawa Pioneers – Nestor Erechook

Jan 4, 2014 @ 23:11 Nestor’’s story began in Port Arthur, now Thunder Bay, where he was born to Doris and Nicholas on July 15, 1921.  His parents were entrepreneurs who worked at various enterprises during the depression years, while raising Nestor, his brother Lawrence and sisters, Stella, Margaret, Pauline, Elsie and Virginia.  Nestor lived in Beardmore just prior to ...

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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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