Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

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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Winner of the LDHC Foundation Dream Vacation Lottery is…

At 8 this morning the LDHC Foundation announced on thier facebook page that Madeline Besner of Sault Ste. Marie was the winner of the 2017 Dream Vacation Lottery. Over 1900 tickets (of the 2000) were sold. Organizers thanked everyone for their support, businesses and the ticket sellers – “Generous hearts do prevail in the communities that the Lady Dunn Health ...

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Thursday Morning News – October 12

Oct 12, 2017 @ 07:57 Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 14. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight, increasing cloudiness. 40 percent chance of showers overnight. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low 11. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind southeast 20 knots veering to south 20 this ...

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Wednesday Morning News – October 11

Oct 11, 2017 @ 07:54 Weather – Today will be mainly sunny with a high of 15. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight will be clear with a low of 2. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind light becoming east 10 knots this morning then increasing to southeast 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 near midnight. Wind ...

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Pilot of Crashed Cessna Skyhawk has been declared dead by Court

Oct 10, 2017 @ 11:03 The pilot, Xin Rong, of a Cessna Skyhawk (N230TX) that crashed 60km east of Marathon has been declared dead by Washtenaw County probate judge Julia Owdziej, in an October 5th hearing. Rong, member of Michigan Flyers, based at the Ann Arbor airport rented the plane, with a flight plan for Harbour Springs, Michigan. The aircraft was reported overdue ...

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Tuesday Morning News – October 10

Oct 10, 2017 @ 09:15 Weather – Clearing early this morning. High 10. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight will be clear with a low of 0. Marine – Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to northwest 10 this morning then backing to southwest 10 near midnight. Wind becoming light Wednesday morning then becoming southeast 10 Wednesday afternoon. Waves one and one half ...

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Beans are growing at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

Oct 9, 2017 @ 12:21       On September 20, 2017, Ms. Angèle Gauthier-Auger along with her grade 1 students from École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) welcomed students from the Leadership course at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa). The young leaders, accompanied by Ms. Isabelle Impératori, presented the project “Mon jardin à moi” (My garden). The project consists of planting bean seeds ...

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On fait pousser des haricots à l’École Saint-Joseph à Wawa

Oct 9, 2017 @ 12:21       Le 20 septembre 2017, Mme Angèle Gauthier-Auger et les élèves de la 1ère année de l’École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont accueilli la classe de Leadership et entraide de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa). Ces jeunes leaders, accompagnés de Mme Isabella Impératori, ont présenté le projet “Mon jardin à moi”. Ce projet s’agit de faire pousser ...

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Friday Morning News – October 6

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High 14. UV index 3 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 10 knots backing to southwest 10 near noon then increasing to southeast 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 20 Saturday morning and to south 30 near noon ...

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Thursday Morning News – October 5

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 13. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight will be partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening. Fog patches developing overnight. Low plus 3. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near ...

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Wednesday Morning News – October 4

Oct 4, 2017 @ 07:54 Weather – Mainly cloudy. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 14. Tonight it will be mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 6. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late this morning then increasing ...

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Wesdome Announces Resumption of Ramp Development at Kiena Complex

Oct 3, 2017 @ 08:07 Yesterday, Wesdome Gold Mines announced that the site investigation investigation in connection with the fatality of a mining contractor has concluded, and all activities at the Kiena Complex have resumed. Roméo Girard, 53 of Malartic was fatally injured on September 9th. Reports are that the worker was found beside his truck (which had struck a wall), seriously ...

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