Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

SSM OPP Launch ‘Safe Trade’ – Internet Purchase Exchange Zone

Nov 24, 2017 @ 09:21 The Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has launched a program that creates a safe place for people to conduct online property transactions. The Detachment Offices at 742 Great Northern Road has marked two parking spaces for people to meet and complete their transaction. OPP explain that Project Safe Trade is ...

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Picture of the Day – Joe Roberts ‘Push for Change’

Nov 23, 2017 @ 18:52 Joe Roberts ‘Push for Change’ was presented with a 150th Anniversary Medal. OPP Commissioner Hawkes tweeted, “Great pleasure to present #OPP community safety partner Joe Roberts @pushforchange with @SenateCA 150th Anniversary Medal for his commitment to #endyouthhomelessness by walking 9000+ km across #Canada with 335 of 452 events in #Ontario. #SenCA150″

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Sunday is Feed the Need 2017!

Nov 23, 2017 @ 13:30 “Fill our Wawa Community Food Bank” Sunday is the annual Feed the Need Day! Originally begun by Ian MacDonald (Subway) this event has grown and is now an event that takes over the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. Everyone is invited to come down to the Banquet Hall with your non-perishable food item in hand and ...

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Wednesday Morning News – November 22

Nov 22, 2017 @ 09:03 Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries today with a high of -3. Tonight will be cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 5. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to west 15 early this morning then increasing to west 20 near noon. Wind ...

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Tuesday Morning News – November 21

Nov 21, 2017 @ 07:47 Weather –  Today, a few rain showers changing to flurries this morning. Local blowing snow this afternoon. Snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming northwest 30 gusting to 50 near noon. Temperature falling to minus 7 this afternoon. Tonight will be mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind ...

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Monday Morning News – November 20

Weather – Today will see increasing cloudiness. 40 percent chance of flurries or rain showers this afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High plus 1. Tonight is expected to b cloudy with 40 percent chance of rain showers or flurries this evening and after midnight. A few rain showers beginning after midnight. Wind southwest 20 ...

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Saturday Morning News – November 18

Nov 18, 2017 @ 05:43 Weather – Today will be mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this afternoon. High plus 1. Tonight is expected to be mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind north 20 km/h. Low minus 10. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind variable 10 knots increasing to ...

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Carol Peters – Heading to Toronto…

Nov 17, 2017 @ 16:48 After many years of coping with Chronic COPD (Chronic bronchitis/emphysema), Carol Peters is seeing some light. In mid-October, she was approved for a lung transplant to be performed in Toronto. This is great news for Carol and her family, but it brings a whole new set of worries and problems to deal with. Carol has ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – Tuesday, November 14

Nov 14, 2017 @ 13:34 Tonight’s Council Meeting in Council Chambers will begin at 6 p.m. Ms. Colleen Abbott of the Wawa Public Library will be making a presentation to Council. Council is expected to approve a donation to the Lori Johnson Memorial Hockey Tournament which will be held this weekend, November 17-19, 2017. A Council Member will be appointed to ...

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Tuesday Morning News – November 14

Nov 14, 2017 @ 07:57 Weather Today – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers late this morning and this afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High plus 4. Tonight – Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this evening. Periods of rain beginning near midnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late ...

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Minister’s Statement Regarding the College Strike and Support for Students

Nov 10, 2017 @ 16:34 Today, Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development issued the following statement: “Since the strike began, I have been clear that my focus is on students and their learning. I have had the opportunity to meet with a number of student leaders and their provincial associations. I have heard from them about hardships ...

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St. Paul’s Apple Pies

Nov 10, 2017 @ 12:08 The ladies of St. Paul’s are busy making apple pies again.  They are made and delivered fresh so you can cook them right away or freeze them for later use.   At $11 the price is the same as last year! If you have bought them before you know how good they are; so get your order ...

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Transport Snaps Power Line

Nov 10, 2017 @ 08:51 Yesterday evening just about sunset, a transport tractor towing a float drove through the Upper Mission. Unfortunately, it caught and snapped the hydro line between two houses on Queen Street. One house didn’t lose power, despite the mast being severely bent. The other residence did lose power, and quick action by Algoma Power got them ...

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Friday Morning News – November 10th

Nov 10, 2017 @ 07:50 Weather Today – Mainly sunny. High minus 7. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. Periods of snow beginning overnight. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 13 with temperature rising to minus 3 by morning. Marine Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to south 15 early ...

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Hwy 17S Traffic Delays due to Collision

Nov 9, 2017 @ 22:02 At 8:30 this evening, OPP, Algoma EMS and Wawa Fire Department were seen headed south on Hwy 17. They attended to a single vehicle collision, 28 kilometres south of Wawa. The highway was closed to allow for extrication and transport to the Lady Dunn Health Centre. Firefighters were aided by OPP and Algoma EMS as the ...

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