Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Tuesday Morning News – May 30

May 30, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – Showers today with fog patches dissipating late this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 10C is expected.   News Tidbits – RBC is holding a community information session in Dubreuilville today from 6 – 8 p.m. in the school. Remember Push for Change – Joe Roberts is in Regina! SSM Swing Dam ...

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Monday Morning News – May 29

May 29, 2017 @ 07:56 Weather – Cool and foggy this morning. Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 14. News Tidbits: In the United States, General Motors has been accused of installing devices similar to ones used by Volkswagen to pass emissions tests on their Silverado and Sierra ...

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Spring Fling is tonight!

  May 28, 2017 @ 14:0 The Wawa Entertainment Series (WES) is hosting tonight’s Spring Fling in support and as a fundraiser for the 4th Annual Wawa Music Festival which will be held this Canada Day Weekend. The show will go on at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, May 28th in the Michipicoten High School auditorium. This year’s talent includes select performances by ...

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Sunday Morning News – May 28

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers and risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 15. News Tidbits –  Tonight is Spring Fling!

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Essar Steel Algoma Returns to its Roots – Rebrands as Algoma

A company with inseparable ties to Sault Ste. Marie and a rich, century old steelmaking tradition is returning to its roots. After a decade known as Essar Steel Algoma, the historic steel manufacturer has launched its new brand: Algoma. Today during a ceremony at its facilities on the shores of the St. Mary’s River employees gathered to mark a new ...

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Tembec Inc. to be purchased by Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.

May 26, 2017 @ 07:45 Yesterday, May 25th, 2017, Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. and Tembec Inc. announced an agreement in which Rayonier Advanced Materials will acquire Tembec, creating a company with “leading and complementary positions in key high purity cellulose end-uses and diversified earning streams from packaging, paper, high-yield pulp and forest products businesses. With its expanded geographic reach, enhanced ...

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Friday Morning News – May 26

May 26, 2017 @ 07:27 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud today with a 30% chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High of 20C and the humidity is at 96%. Forest Fires – There were no new fires confirmed in the Northeast Region between May 23 and the afternoon of May 25. So far this fire season, there have ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 25

May 25, 2017 @ 07:50 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud today, with a 30% chance of showers late this morning and this afternoon. A high of 19 is expected. News Tidbits – Don’t forget tonight there is a “Public Engagement on Ontario’s Rural Education Strategy” 6:30 PM · Royal Canadian Legion Branch.

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Wawa’s first ever Environmental Appreciation Day!

May 24, 2017 @ 10:46   On Tuesday, May 15th the first annual Wawa Environmental Appreciation Day was held. Mayor Ron Rody presented a surprised Karin Grundt with the inaugural Environmental Appreciation Award for her outstanding work as a garbologist and her tireless advocacy and educating people about littering.   Karin began picking up the garbage along the highway in ...

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Wawa receives $403,977 in Federal & Provincial Funding for Water projects

The Federal and Provincial Governments announced over $13.6 million in federal funding for 221 water and wastewater projects in 86 communities across Ontario. This investment is part of an agreement between Canada and Ontario under the Canada-Ontario Clean Water & Wastewater Fund (CWWF) agreement. The 221 projects across Ontario that have been approved for federal funding amounts to $19,219,318. 34 projects were announced this ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 24

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers with a high 15 today. News Tidbits – A call centre in Sudbury is using credit checks as part of their hiring process. Apparently, this would help protect their clients from poor employees. Wouldn’t an employee with debt, be more vested in retaining their job? Terrace Bay is having some excitement ...

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Tuesday Morning News – May 23rd

May 23, 2017 @ 07:35 Weather – Cool, damp and foggy. From Schreiber to Sault Ste. Marie, Environment Canada has issued a Fog Advisory, ” Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Cool moist air off of Lake Superior will produce widespread fog this morning over areas along the north and eastern shorelines of Lake Superior. It should ...

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