Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Tuesday Morning News – February 14

Happy Valentine’s Day! Weather – Periods of snow today, not much, about 5 cm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this afternoon. Temperature steady near zero. Roads – From Sault Ste. Marie to Wawa, Highway 17 is bare and wet with partly snow covered sections. From Wawa to the Paint Lake Road the highway is bare and wet, and ...

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Minister Gravelle Resigns as Minister of Northern Development & Mines and MPP for Thunder Bay – Superior North

Michael Gravelle has stepped down from his position as Minister of Northern Development and Mines and Member of Provincial Parliament for Thunder Bay – Superior North in order to be able to look after his health. Minister Bill Mauro, MPP Thunder Bay – Atikokan, will temporarily assume the responsibilities of the minister of Northern Development and Mines. He will also continue ...

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World Day of Prayer 2017

Calvary Pentecostal Church is hosting this year’s World Day of Prayer 2017 with on the Philipines. This multi-denominational service will be Thursday March 3rd, at 6 p.m. After the service, a special treat will be the serving of Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Below is the recipe from World Day of Prayer 2017.

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Monday Morning News – February 13

Weather – It should be mainly sunny today, with increasing cloudiness near noon. The snow is expected to be back this afternoon with a 40% chance of flurries. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 near noon. High zero. Roads – From the Sault to Montreal River Harbour, Highway 17 is partly snow packed with bare and wet road sections. ...

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Elections 2017 at Michipicoten First Nation

This year is an election year for Michipicoten First Nation. There are six (6) Councillor positions and one (1) position for Chief available. The Election will be held at the Community Centre on Saturday, the 11th day of March 2017. any voter may vote by mail in ballot. If you will not be available to vote in person on the ...

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Wawa Energy Plan Receives Community Project of the Year Award

On February 3, 2017; the 2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s Powering Prosperity Awards were presented during the Powering Prosperity Gala and Ceremony. The awards honour the champions of Ontario’s sustainable energy sector. The award presentation ceremonies occurred after a speech by Hon. Glen Murray, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, and keynote speaker Dr. Harry Lehmann, Head of Division I ...

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Push for Change to tackle Montreal River Hill today!

  Joe Roberts (Push for Change) will be tackling Montreal River Hill early this afternoon. He will be joined by SE OPP Sgt. Byrnes. Sgt. Byrnes has been challenged to walk 120km with Joe. She accepted the challenge, and has been walking, and has in turn changed residents of Wawa to donate a pair of new socks for each kilometer ...

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Sandra Weitzel becomes Councillor

At last night’s Council meeting, Sandra Weitzel became the newest councillor to take the oath of office, she fills the vacancy left by Matthew Morrison’s resignation last month. During the course of this meeting, Council received minutes, approved several donations and has appointed CAO Chris Wray to be the chair of the Emergency Management Program Committee. Council has also appointed ...

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Hockey Night in Wawa

Feb 4, 2017 @ 11:48   Wednesday night, the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre was packed with hockey fans of all ages. First stop when you entered was either the ticket table or souvenir table where Mr. Gretzky was signing autograph after autograph, and even posing for photographs. He even asked each person if there was anyone else in the family ...

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Happy 67th Birthday Sir James Dunn Public School

  History – a word which refers to a record of past events and times. History – a word that has so much meaning to the many staff and students that have walked through the doors of Sir James Dunn Public School in Wawa. Sir James Dunn Public School was first opened in February of 1950. Back then, it was ...

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Why is Manuela walking 110km with Joe?

Sgt. Manuela Byrnes has been challenged to walk 110 kilometres with Joe Roberts! She is asking the community of Wawa to donate new socks. Her goal is to not only walk the 110 kilometres with Joe, but to collect a pair of socks for each kilometre walked. Your donation of new socks can be dropped off at the Michipicoten Memorial ...

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Greyhound – Any Responsibility for Stranded Passengers?

Jan 25, 2017   On December 14th, 2016, a Greyhound bus from Vancouver, making its way along Highway 17, was stopped dead in Wawa. Highway 17 from Wawa to Batchawana had been closed at 2:43 a.m. due to whiteout conditions. The radar image from Montreal River shows the intensity of the storm that morning. With the highway closure, passengers disembarked ...

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Tuesday Morning News – February 7th

Weather – Cloudy with snow beginning early this morning, amounts of 5 to 10 cm. High of -10 with windchill of -25 this morning. Roads – From Sault Ste. Marie to Montreal River, Highway 17 is bare and wet with partly snow covered sections. From Montreal River to Wawa the road is bare and wet. From Wawa to the Paint ...

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In Memory – Janet Firlotte

January 2nd, 2014 Three years have passed by without you. We need to let you know that we think of you daily and especially missed you this year when we were all able to spend time together at Christmas. Rest in peace Janet Your sisters Margaret – Pat – Chris

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In Memory – John Haidarenko

In loving memory of a dear father, grandfather and great-grandfather (Didi) who passed away December 25, 2007. Although our loved ones are out of sight They are never out of mind, For they are cherished in the hearts Of the ones they left behind. Love:   Lynn and Tina Julie, Kaitlin and Cassandra Dave, Tracy, Alley and Matthew Rodney, Cheryl, ...

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