Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Hawk Junction Couple wins WVFA Valentines Draw

CONGRATS to Dave & Diedre Dupuis of Hawk Junction on winning the Valentines Day portion of the Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighters Association draw of $1000.00, thanks to everyone for your continued support. The last draws and the Grand Prize Draw will be at the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby on March 5th at 17:30. There are still tickets available, contact your favorite ...

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MHS Vikings – Basketball, Valentine’s Day & Rotary Youth Exchange

Students enjoyed the action last Thursday when the MHS Vikings took to the basketball court and dominated the play over the Chapleau Raiders. With a final score of 53-39, the senior boys’ team is now in first place as they start the NWOSSA play downs this week. Good luck to our junior and senior boys’ teams as they are in ...

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Are you expecting?

Are you expecting? The Best Start Hub is holding a ‘Community Baby Shower’ today from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Best Start Hub. You are invited to join them and check out the displays, play a shower game and enter to win prizes. While there enjoy a refreshment, and the opportunity to get information about parenting and becoming a ...

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Government Dock – Waves and Ice

  It was so beautiful Saturday, the sun was bright and sunny. I think that this was the first sunny day in nearly a month – or at least it seems that way. Everyone was bright and cheery, reflecting the sun in their faces. Deciding to take the afternoon off and enjoy the weather, Marcus and I headed to our ...

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Don & Dawn with The Group of Seven

  Last Wednesday, Don Charbonneau was joined by his daughter Dawn to present an evening of music at the Wawa Public Library. Together they played a selection of Don’s music from several of his albums. The evening’s focus was the Group of Seven and how they have played an integral part of the Algoma District and inspired many. Don is ...

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NCU Delegates Make Donations to MHS and ESJ

  In December 2016, students from both Wawa high schools, Michipicoten High School and École Saint-Joseph assisted the delegates from the Northern Credit Union – Wawa in the annual bake sale. The efforts for the bake sale were exceptional, and the monies raised were matched by the delegates and donate back to the schools. On January 13th, Wawa NCU Delegates ...

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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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