Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Between the Covers – September 19

The Wawa Public Library will be hosting Coffee Break for Alzheimer’s from September 17th– September 21st, 2018.  All coffee sales this week will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Society and there will be treats available throughout the week! Coffee is only $1.00 each.  Anyone who makes a donation of $5.00 or more will have their name entered into a draw for ...

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Wednesday Morning News – September 19

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 17. UV index 5 or moderate. Marine Weather – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind northeast 10 knots veering to east 10 early this morning then backing to northeast 10 early this evening. Wind increasing to east 20 near noon Thursday and to east 30 Thursday evening. Waves  one half metre subsiding to less ...

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Algoma Public Health Releases Report on Health in Algoma

Algoma Public Health has released a new report regarding the health status of Algoma. This report will help to identify key health issues across the district and describe who is most affected in our population. The report includes information on life expectancy, maternal health, injuries, child and youth health, infectious disease, substance use and mental health and chronic disease. There ...

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Tuesday Morning News – September 20

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of drizzle this morning. High 11. UV index 4 or moderate. Marine Weather – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to northeast 15 early this morning then backing to north 15 near noon. Wind veering to northeast 15 this evening then diminishing to east 10 Wednesday morning. Wind becoming light near noon ...

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End Polio Now!

Rotary International has declared October 24, 2018, World Polio Day.  To be part of this occasion the Rotary Club of Wawa will be hosting a special event.  Stay Tuned! Each week from now until October 12th we will be submitting a column on Wawa-news citing the progress over the years of the Polio Eradication Program undertaken by Rotary International in the late ...

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Mechanical Failure leads to Ice Delays at MMCC

    Alex Patterson, Director of Community Services & Tourism has contacted Council and local media. He began, “Unfortunately I have some bad news regarding the upcoming start of the season. We will have to delay our start date.”   He explains in his email that there has been a mechanical failure in one of the two dehumicificaiton units. “This failure ...

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Thursday Morning News – September 13

Sep 13, 2018 @ 07:46 Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this morning. High 21. Humidex 25. UV index 6 or high. Marine Weather – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 this afternoon then diminishing to south 15 overnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 Friday evening. Waves one-half ...

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Monday Night’s Northern Lights

Sep 12, 2018 @ 08:05   Monday night some of Wawa’s night owls were treated to a beautiful display of Northern Lights. They were visible from any location along the eastern shore of Wawa Lake, bu the best viewing was at William Teddy Park. My first stop was at Watson’s Air Base. The viewing was good, but it looked as ...

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Wednesday Morning News – September 12

Sep 12, 2018 @ 07:55 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 20. Humidex 25. UV index 6 or high. Marine Weather – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind south 20 knots diminishing to south 15 this morning and to southeast 10 early this evening. Wind increasing to south 15 overnight then backing to ...

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BIA to Host 2018 Candidate’s Night

Sep 12, 2018 @ 05:16 Wawa will have a chance to meet the candidates in Wawa’s 2018 Municipal Election which is hosted by the Wawa BIA. This year’s candidates are: Pat Tait Cathy Cannon James Brown Mitch Hatfield Sandra Weitzel Robert Reece Bill Chiasson Wawa residents will meet them at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre at 7 p.m. on October ...

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Rock Island Presents Midnight Vesta

  Midnight Vesta is a Canadiana band based out of Toronto. Since the release of their debut EP, ‘The Sleight of Hand’, which garnered national airplay on college radio, the band have been working the 401 and expanding an audience with their live performances. Their 2017 release, ‘Seconds’, sees them progress from a banjo-driven folk band to a guitar-laden quartet ...

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APTN Begins First Contact mini-series tonight

  Did you know… Most Canadians have never taken the time to get to know Indigenous People or visit their communities. Beginning tonight, APTN will be showing First Contact, narrated by host and social justice activist George Stroumboulopoulos, First Contact is a journey that will turn the six participants’ lives upside down. First Contact takes six average Canadians, all with strong ...

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Corporate Planning Committee Meeting Tonight – September 11

Sep 11, 2018 @ 08:05 The Corporation of the Municipality of Wawa will be holding a Corporate Planning Committee Meeting Agenda this evening, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in Council Chambers at 6:00 p.m. The agenda is as follows:   CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of Agenda ANNOUNCEMENTS / DEPUTATIONS DECLARATION ...

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Light a Candle near a Window at 8 Tonight

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) is encouraging people to light a candle near a window at 8 PM to show support for suicide prevention, to remember a loved one lost through suicide, and for the survivors of suicide.   The theme of World Suicide Prevention Day this year is “Suicide Prevention: ...

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Monday Morning News – September 10

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h this morning. High 20. UV index 6 or high. Marine Weather – Wind south 15 knots diminishing to south 10 early this morning then increasing to south 15 near midnight. Wind backing to southeast 15 Tuesday. Today Tonight and Tuesday.Waves one half to one metre subsiding to one half ...

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