Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Ontario Government Ends Strike at York University

Ontario has passed legislation to end the strike at York University and save the university’s fall semester for tens of thousands of students. York University will now start to resume normal operations and students will soon be able to complete their winter courses. “Getting York University students back to class was a top priority for our government,” said Minister of ...

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Have You Registered Yet? Annual 2 Man Scramble

Register now for the Annual 2 Man Scramble with a Shotgun Start. It will be held August 4th and 5th at the Michipicoten Golf Club. There will be Men’s 18 holes Saturday and 18 holes Sunday at 11am.  6 Flights of 6 Men’s Teams, with cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each Flight (White and Blue tees used). The ...

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Thursday Morning News – July 26

Weather – Showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 19. UV index 3 or moderate. Marine – Wind light becoming west 10 knots this morning then increasing to northwest 15 this evening. Wind northwest 15 Friday. Waves one half metre or less. Chance of showers. Risk of thunderstorms this morning. Fog patches dissipating Friday evening. News ...

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What Happened at Council – July 10

.At the Municipal Council Meeting of July 10th, Council had a number of items on their agenda. After approving the schedule of meetings and agenda, council approved the waiver of fees for Bumps, Babies, and Beyond which will be held on Saturday, September 8th at the MMCC. Over 30 exhibitors have already registered for this event. Council approved donations to ...

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Monday Morning News – July 23

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers late this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High 26. Humidex 29. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to northeast 10 early this morning then becoming light this afternoon. Wind becoming west 10 Tuesday ...

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SE OPP – Hwy 17 closed (sinkhole at Obatanga Provincal Park) OPENED

Jul 20, 2018 @ 14:11 On July 20, 2018, at 10:33 a.m., members from the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a sinkhole on Highway 17 near Obatanga Provincial Park in Dahl Township in between White River and Wawa. At 1:48 p.m. Highway 17 re-opened in both directions. Jul 20, 2018 @ 12:11 On July 20, 2018, at ...

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Hwy 17 (Jct. 519/17 to White River) CLOSED

OPP North Bay has confirmed that Hwy 17 is closed between Jct. 519/17 to White River. There is no word on how long it will be closed or why. Unofficial sources say that it is for a culvert that is collapsed. Wawa-news will update.

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Picture of the Day – Conjunction

  It was a beautiful sunset from William Teddy Park. The most important thing though wasn’t the sunset, but that the clouds parted just enough to show the Moon and Venus. Mercury was obscured by the clouds.  

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Tuesday Morning News – July 16

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers this morning. Clearing near noon. High 20. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to northwest 10 early this evening then becoming light near midnight. Wind becoming south 10 Wednesday morning then becoming variable 10 Wednesday afternoon. Waves one half to one metre subsiding to one half ...

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Friday Morning News – July 13

Weather – Clearing this morning. Fog patches dissipating late this morning. High 22. Humidex 27. UV index 9 or very high. Marine – Wind south 15 knots diminishing to southwest 10 early this morning except light near the north end. Wind becoming light this afternoon then becoming southeast 10 this evening except light over eastern sections. Wind becoming light Saturday afternoon. Waves  one ...

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Marshall Martial Arts Self-Protection Training comes to Wawa

Jul 12, 2018 @ 08:09 Marshall Martial Arts Self-Protection Training is coming to Wawa the first week of August. Sensei Matt Larrett of Michipicoten Wado Kai explains, “This is an excellent opportunity for students leaving our small town for big city colleges and universities, seniors looking to travel and anyone who may encounter violence in their daily work.   Wawaite, Darren Marshall is a leader in conflict management. As a ...

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Register Now for 2 Man Scramble!

Register now for the Annual 2 Man Scramble with a Shotgun Start. It will be held August 4th and 5th at the Michipicoten Golf Club. There will be Men’s 18 holes Saturday and 18 holes Sunday at 11am.  6 Flights of 6 Men’s Teams, with cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each Flight (White and Blue tees used). The ...

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Council Meeting tonight – July 10

There is a Regular Council Meeting tonight, July 10, 2018, in Council Chambers 6:00 p.m. The Agenda is as follows: 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 Regular Council Meeting – Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., Council ...

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Tuesday Morning News – July 10

Jul 10, 2018 @ 08:03 Weather – Clearing this morning. Fog patches. High 21. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Wind light becoming southeast 10 knots Wednesday morning. Waves one half metre or less. News Tidbits – Msgr. John Caswell who played for the Flying Fathers, died July 1st in Sudbury at the age of 83. He was an ...

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