Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

2017 CP Holiday Train to Feature Colin James & Emma Lee!

Oct 19, 2017 @ 13:22 This year’s CP Holiday will begin it’s journey westward from Montreal on November 25/26th. The Holiday Train is a beautifully lit train with a stage featuring musicians and holiday music. 182 communities will enjoy the show, and are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for local food banks. “The Holiday Train program is all about ...

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St. Margaret Mary Cemetery has Beautiful Fence

Oct 19, 2017 @ 10:17   Although the St. Margaret Mary Cemetery has not had a burial in many, many years (1954), it is still a sacred place with what is said to be 100 individuals buried there.   Unfortunately, during the winter, snow machines have been using the cemetery as a means to cut across from Mission Road to Winston ...

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Week of the Child Parade

Oct 19, 2017 @ 09:41 Yesterday at 10:30 Superior Children’s Centre held their Week of the Child Parade. They paraded from the corner of Broadway/Mission Road to the Drill Rig on the sidewalk.

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Thursday Morning News – October 19

Weather – Marine – News Tidbits – Sleepy Time Story at the Wawa Public Library “The Witch and the Cat” from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Come dressed up in a cat or witch costume, or just your comfy pj’s to enjoy a story, snacks, games and have lots of fun!  

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Red Skies at Night

Oct 19, 2017 @ 08:16     Red sky at night, sailors’ delight. Red sky at morning, sailors take warning.   We have had quite the red sunsets over the past several days, with beautiful sunny days. As I write this the sun is just breaking over Surluga Mine Hill, and it promises to be a bright, sunny day. The ...

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Kilotile

Oct 18, 2017 @ 08:08 Preston Plante, is a DJ/producer known as Kilotile. He’s a 20-year old electronic dance artist, growing up in Wawa and has been concentrating on DJ’ing and producing music for about 4-5 years and is becoming more popular every day. He has already released eight albums and distributed in digital stores, such as iTunes and Spotify. Plante continues to ...

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Wednesday Morning News – October 18

Oct 18, 2017 @ 07:58 Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 18. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight a few clouds. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light after midnight. Low plus 4.   Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind south 20 knots veering to southwest 25 this morning then to west ...

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‘Places Between: Little Wawa’ an Insider’s Thoughts

Oct 17, 2017 @ 08:40   It was hard to see what an outsider only saw of Wawa in Cheyenne Jenkins article “Places Between: Little Wawa”. A depressing Northern town. An inn falling apart, buildings devastated by fire. Ruin Porn. Only one house proudly painted blue and yellow was positive.   Wawa is not much different than many Northern Ontario towns are ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – October 17

There is a regular Council Meeting tonight, Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in Council Chambers at 6:00 p.m. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) PRESENTATIONS 2.1 Presentation to Mr. Mark McRae – Retirement Gift (3) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 3.1 Approval of the Agenda (resolution) (4) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS 4.1 Library Board Meeting – Monday, October 16, 2017 ...

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Tuesday Morning News – October 17

Oct 17, 2017 @ 07:56 Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 13. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight Clear. Wind becoming south 20 km/h near midnight. Low 6. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 20 early this morning then diminishing to west 15 near noon. Wind diminishing to ...

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Monday Morning News – October 16

Oct 16, 2017 @ 08:53 Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries changing to 40 percent chance of rain showers early this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 8. Tonight – mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low plus 5. Marine – Strong ...

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Sunday Morning News – October 15

Oct 15, 2017 @ 10:40 Weather – Periods of rain ending this afternoon then mainly cloudy. Wind north 20 km/h. Temperature steady near 6. Tonight will be partly cloudy. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 2. Marine – Gale warning in effect.Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 near noon and to northwest 10 this evening. ...

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CN Railway loses court battle and must pay $530,000 in expenses arising from Gogama Derailments in 2015

Oct 13, 2017 @ 12:37 Canadian National Railway Co. had appealed the order to pay $530,000 of the $620,000 bill levied by Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change covered expenses from the aftermath of the two 2015 train derailments near Gogama. CN argued the costs of government salaries, laboratories and administration were unreasonable or beyond the authority of the province ...

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Fire Prevention Week 2017 – “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!”

Oct 13, 2017 @ 10:08 Fire Prevention Week is almost over, but the messages that our Wawa Fire Department brings each year should be considered all year long. This year’s theme is “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” First and foremost – do you have a working smoke alarm? If not get one! Working smoke alarms are required on every ...

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Friday Morning News – October 13

Weather – Cloudy. 40 percent chance of drizzle changing to 40 percent chance of showers near noon. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 13. Tonight – clearing this evening. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light overnight. Low plus 1. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind south 20 knots ...

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