Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Lighting it up for Eddy tonight! Let’s Roll!!

An incredible tribute to Eddy K. Lefrançois in Dubreuilville tonight. A man who lived his life to the fullest and beyond was remembered tonight with 398 ice candles. The ice candles were sold for $10 as a fundraiser for Eddy’s cause – ALS Canada and 252 were sold!   At 7 p.m. tonight despite the bitter cold, the ice candles ...

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LDHC Part of 24 Hospitals afflicted with IT Challenges -UPDATE 16:32

Jan 18, 2019 @ 16:32 LDHC CEO Kadean Ogilvie-Pinter advised this evening that “Much progress has been made towards the restoration of our IT infrastructure. We are working through this initial restoration period and so the Diagnostic and Laboratory Services will remain closed for outpatients on January 21st, 2019. I will provide an update on Monday on when we will resume ...

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Wawa and area now included in Extreme Cold Warning

11:10 AM EST Friday 18 January 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is expected. Wind chill values near minus 40 are expected tonight over much of Northern Ontario. This bitterly cold Arctic airmass will remain in place through the weekend. Risks are greater ...

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Friday Morning News – January 18th

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries this morning then sunny. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this morning. Temperature falling to minus 23 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 23 in the morning and minus 36 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight- Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. ...

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Thursday Morning News – January 17

Weather – Cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries early this morning. Flurries beginning this morning. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 13. Wind chill minus 16 in the morning and minus 23 in the afternoon. Tonight – Clearing this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 27. Wind chill minus 23 in ...

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Snow Squall Watch from Searchmont to Lake Superior Park Tonight

A Snow Squall Watch for Northern Ontario has been issued by Environment Canada at 3:50 p.m. from Searchmont to Lake Superior Park. Snow squalls are likely to develop tonight and continue on Thursday. Under the heaviest snow squall bands local snowfall accumulations of 15cm in 12 hours are likely. Environment Canada warns that travel may be hazardous due to sudden ...

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What Happened at Council – January 15

At the Municipal Council Meeting of January 5th, Mayor Rody called the meeting to order and noted that all members of Council were present. During the announcements he gave his appreciation to the staff and the public who enjoyed the Parade of Lights, decorated their homes, and went to the MMCC to enjoy cinnamon rolls and hot chocolate. After approving ...

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Wednesday Morning News – January 16

Weather – Sunny. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this morning. Temperature falling to minus 25 this morning then rising. Wind chill minus 36 in the morning and minus 26 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of flurries overnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 22. Wind ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – January 15

CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT PRESENTATIONS REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of the Agenda (resolution) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS Library Board Meeting – Monday, January 21, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., Wawa Public Library Corporate Planning / Policy Manual Committee Meeting – Tuesday, January 22, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., Council Chambers Heritage ...

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Tuesday Morning News – January 15

Weather – Cloudy. Periods of snow beginning late this morning. Amount 2 cm. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 20 in the morning and minus 10 in the afternoon. Tonight – Periods of snow ending after midnight then clearing. Amount 2 cm. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming ...

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Monday Morning News – January 14

Weather – Periods of light snow. Risk of freezing drizzle this morning. Local amount 2 cm. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light early this morning. Temperature steady near minus 4. Wind chill near minus 10. Tonight – Clearing this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 18. Wind chill minus 23 in the evening and minus 17 overnight. Light ...

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Wawa Minor Hockey Today

The Wawa Tidbits and Wawa Novice have games scheduled today at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. Wawa Timbits vs Chapleau Timbits 11-12 and at 1-2 Wawa Novice vs Chapleau Novice 12-1 and  2-3. Come out and enjoy the games.

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Ontario Protecting Steel Industry Jobs in Sault Ste. Marie

  Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines  visited Algoma Steel Inc. to announce a $60 million repayable loan from the provincial government yesterday, January 10, 2019. “Our government is committed to ensuring Algoma Steel remains competitive and sustainable in a tough market,” said Minister Rickford. “The investment announced today secures thousands of jobs and pensions and signals ...

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