Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Sunday Morning News – November 24

Nov 24, 2019 @ 07:56 Weather – Flurries or a few rain showers ending this afternoon then cloudy with 30 percent chance of rain showers. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Temperature steady near plus 2. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill minus 6 overnight. News Tidbits – ...

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Saturday Morning News – November 23

Nov 23, 2019 @ 07:56 Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries changing to 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries near noon. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 7 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries and risk of ...

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2019 Festival of Lights & Santa Claus Parade

Nov 22, 2019 @ 12:15   The Municipality is once again holding a Festival of Lights and Santa Claus Parade. Residents are encouraged to decorate their home in one of three categories: Timeless Christmas, Winter Wonderland or Wawa Christmas Vacation. Once you have finished the decoration of your masterpiece… register online at this link. Decorating of your home must be ...

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Found on Facebook – Officers eating Pancakes!

  The SE OPP Wawa Detachment enjoyed fluffy blueberry-buttermilk pancakes and breakfast sausages Wednesday, November 20th. This was a fundraiser for the United Way Campaign, and nearly $300 was raised as a result. The fb post said “Thanks to all who contributed! A special thanks to Sgt. Fellinger for spearheading this event!”  

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CP Holiday Train Schedule

  Community Location Date Arrival Performance Chapleau ​CP Train Station, 50 Dufferin Street November 30th 4:00 PM 4:15 PM – 4:45 PM White River ​CP Train Station, 102 Winnipeg Street 8:45 PM 9:00 PM – 9:30 PM Mobert Across from Band Office December 1st 9:00 AM 9:15 AM – 9:45 AM Heron Bay ​Old CP Train Station, beside ESSO building 11:00 ...

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Friday Morning News – November 22

Weather – Sunny. Increasing cloudiness this afternoon then 40 percent chance of flurries late this afternoon. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High minus 4. Wind chill minus 20 this morning and minus 7 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind southwest 20 km/h. Temperature rising to ...

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OPP encourage residents to use Online Reporting for Minor Crimes

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are inviting resident to use Online Reporting to report minor crimes. The use of this online tool will allow officers to focus on urgent calls and crime prevention strategies. Crimes that are eligible for Online Reporting are occurrences that include: Theft Under $5000; Mischief / Damage to Property Under $5000; Mischief / Damage to Vehicle ...

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Thursday Morning News – November 21

Weather – Snow at times heavy except rain along the lakeshore this morning. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h late this afternoon. Temperature falling to minus 1 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 7 this afternoon. Tonight – Snow at times heavy ending after midnight then mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Local amount ...

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SJD Newsflash – We Remember

  Sir James Dunn Public School’s staff and students once again took the time to honour the veterans during a Remembrance Day service held in the gymnasium. This year, some of the staff members took the poems, essays and posters that the students will be entering into the Royal Canadian Legion’s, Literary and Poster contest and put them into a ...

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3rd Annual Lori Johnson Memorial Women’s Hockey Tournament

  Last weekend the Wawa Women’s Hockey Association hosted the Third Annual Lori Johnson Memorial Hockey Tournament. Eight teams settled in Wawa for the weekend to battle it out for top spot and cash prizes for first and second place. This year the two local teams (Wawa’s Moose on the Loose vs Wawa’s Franco Fun) went head to head on Sunday afternoon ...

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Remembrance Day 2019

  Wawa celebrated Remembrance Day with the traditional parade and wreath laying at the Cenotaph in Queen’s Park. Then everyone moved to the auditorium in the high school for the indoor ceremony. Pianist Anne Owen played a musical prelude as people took their seats. Master of Ceremonies Larry Harvey welcomed everyone to the 101st Remembrance Day Ceremony. Prayers were led ...

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Wednesday Morning News – November 20

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries changing to 40 percent chance of rain showers this morning. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. Fog dissipating this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 3. Wind chill minus 4 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 40 percent chance of rain showers this ...

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Thunder Bay Producer Wraps Production on New Movie in North Bay

The words “That’s a wrap!” echoed across the set in North Bay last Thursday, for the filming of Cold Strings. Producer Ryan Keller, who grew up in Thunder Bay, has brought more than one movie to Northern Ontario’s production hot spots through Other Animal Entertainment, which Keller co-founded with executive producer Jonathan Hlibka and Geoff Raffan. Their last production was a multi-award-winning psychological thriller ...

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Municipal Meetings – November 19

Council is holding two meetings tonight, a Corporate Planning and a Meeting of Council. The evening begins at 6:30 with the Corporate Planning Meeting. Of interest in the Corporate Planning is a presentation by Shah Mohamed of the Wawa EDC. Corporate Planning Meeting Agenda CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of ...

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Tuesday Morning News- November 19

Weather – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. Fog dissipating this morning. High plus 4. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers changing to 60 percent chance of flurries this evening. Risk of freezing drizzle late this evening and overnight. Fog ...

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