Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

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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Argonaut Gold Releases Feasibility Study

Nov 9, 2017 @ 11:02 Argonaut Gold who has been working to reopen their 100% owned Magino gold project has released their feasibility study with an estimated total production of 2 million ounces of gold. They have been developing an open pit mine, and have reduced their orginal 30,000 tonne per day (t/d) project to a 10,000 t/d. This reduction will reduce the ...

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Richmont Continues Record Gold Production for 2017

Nov 9, 2017 @ 10:07 Richmont Mines has announced their operating and financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017.  With record production of gold 26,659 ounces of gold (22,666 ounces sold) for the quarter they are postioned to see the mine exceed the high end of annual production guidance of between 87,000 and 93,000 ounces. The mill expansion ...

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Heart & Stroke – Women and Heart Disease

Nov 9, 2017 @ 09:36 Dan Ingram of the Heart & Stroke Foundation SSM was in Wawa Tuesday evening to speak about Women and Heart Disease at a presentation at the Gilmartin Funeral Home. The Heart & Stroke Foundation recognizes that women are living longer, but also face heart disease and stroke. Contary to public belief that breast cancer is ...

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Thursday Morning News – November 9

Nov 9, 2017 @ 08:14 Weather – Periods of light snow ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. Temperature falling to minus 10 this afternoon. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this evening. Clearing overnight. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to ...

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Hawk Junction Remembers

Nov 8, 2017 @ 09:42   On Sunday, November 5th, 2017 Hawk Junction held their Remembrance Day Ceremony. A small crowd gathered to watch the parade, prayers led by Chaplain Lorna Chipkua, and laying of wreaths at the Pine Grove Ceremony. Billy Valois read the Honour Roll of Hawk Junction residents World War I Bill Atkinson, Art Duncan, Fred Jones, ...

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Snow Squalls possible for Wawa Tomorrow

Environment Canada has issued a Special weather statement for Wawa, Pukaskwa Park, White River, and Dubreuilville. A cold front may bring snow squalls beginning early Wednesday morning with snowfall accumulations of up to 10 centimetres along Lake Superior, and lesser amounts inland. Snow squalls may cause poor visibility. Snow will lessen and come to an end Wednesday evening however, another low-pressure system will ...

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