Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Thursday Morning News – February 1

Feb 1, 2018 @ 07:49 Weather Today A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High minus 15. Wind chill minus 30. Tonight Clearing late this evening. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low minus 26. Wind chill minus 32. Roads ...

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No Eclipse – But Moon Last Night was Beautiful

Jan 31, 2018 @ 13:18 With the storm overnight, the skies were cloudy for dawn. That meant that there was no opportunity to see the Trifecta “Super Blood Blue Moon Eclipse” for Wawa. If you were outside Tuesday night though, the almost full moon was very beautiful before it was hidden by the clouds.

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Poor Highways delay Dubreuilville bus this morning

Jan 31, 2018 @ 09:18 The Dubreuilville school bus was delayed this morning by very poor road conditions.   Wawa-news did confirm with the Transportation Consortium at 8:35 a.m. that the bus driver would be late to Dubreuilville as the driver had reported to them that the roads hadn’t been plowed, and that they were awful. The children are usually ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN (Marathon to Nipigon)

Jan 31, 2018 @ 09:12 At 9:09 a.m. OPP issued a media release stating, “Highway 17 between Nipigon and Marathon now open and safe for travel.” Jan 31, 2018 @ 06:10 Highway 17 from Wawa to Marathon is now open, remains closed from Marathon to Nipigon.     Jan 31, 2018 @ 5:52 OPP Thunder Bay Communication has issued a ...

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Strong Alberta clipper may bring more Snow today

Jan 31, 2018 @ 07:50 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A strong Alberta clipper, passing by to the north of the region, will bring close to 10 to 15 cm of snow to the regions near Eastern Lake Superior and the North Channel today. Poor winter driving conditions are expected today. ...

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Wednesday Morning News – January 31

Jan 31, 2018 @ 07:38 Weather Today Periods of snow. Local amount 5 cm. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 60 becoming west 40 gusting to 60 near noon. High minus 1 with temperature falling to minus 7 this afternoon. Tonight Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming northwest 20 gusting ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – January 30

Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 9 10 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 8 9 McCOY, Joe 3 5 10 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 5 11 MOORE, Bruce 3 5 11 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 6 4 11 DERESKI, Louis 7 3 10 YOUNG, Paul 8 2 10 GAMES SCHEDULE – February 5, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Hoffmann ...

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Ontario invests in job training up to 244 FN members with SuperCom

Ontario is investing in job training and economic development opportunities for Indigenous people in the Thunder Bay area. Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation David Zimmer visited Fort William First Nation to announce that the province is supporting a job training initiative for Indigenous people with SuperCom Industries LP. This investment, made through Ontario’s Indigenous Economic Development Fund, will support ...

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Tuesday Morning News – January 30

Jan 30, 2018 @ 07:59 Weather Today Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 13. Wind chill minus 31. Tonight Snow. Amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 after midnight. Temperature rising to minus 6 by morning.   Roads 2018-01-30 – early morning report 101 ...

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Monday Morning News – January 29th

Weather Today A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 13. Wind chill minus 30. Tonight A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 25. Wind chill minus 29.   Roads 2018-01-29 – early morning report 101 Timmins to Highway 144 bare and wet road with partly snow covered sections. 2018-01-29 2:14 101 ...

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Annual Service Provider’s Forum

Jan 26, 2018 @ 10:47 Wawa and Area Victim Services hosted their Annual Service Provider’s Forum on Tuesday, January 23rd. This networking opportunity is designed to familiarize and introduce new programs to those in our community who provide these services. Kaitlin Dube explained as the day began “There is so much value in coming together every year. This helps to ...

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Warm Temperatures create slush and puddles

Jan 27, 2018 @ 15:14   The warm temperatures of yesterday and today (6.5 yesterday, and 5 today) have made our snowbanks melt. We are all enjoying the warm weather, but it does create problems. Especially since temperatures are expected to drop to -17 tonight.     Despite the slush on Wawa Lake, there are quite a few anglers on ...

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Winter to return – Temperature drop and possible snow squalls

Jan 27, 2018 @ 07:24 At 6:18 this morning, Environment Canada issueda snow squall watch for: Chapleau – Gogama Geraldton – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Kapuskasing – Hearst Nipigon – Marathon – Superior North Sault Ste. Marie – Superior East Timmins – Cochrane Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa A fast moving cold front is expected to cross over the area ...

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Snow Clearing

Jan 27, 2018 @ 07:17 With the unseasonable winter thaw, many residents of Wawa have been nibbling away at the snow, clearing walkways and making driveways bigger. The employees of our Municipality’s Infrastructure Services has been busy widening our streets and taking the snow away. They are shown here along the waterfront (Wawa Street) removing some of the drifted snow ...

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