Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Hwy 17 CLOSED (East of Nipigon) UPDATE

Apr 6, 2017 @ 08:35 At 3:25 a.m. OPP released a Media Release: Hwy 11/17 east of Nipigon is now open. Cleanup crews may still be working in the area. Caution is advised when travelling in the area.   Apr 6, 2017 @ 00:25   Highway 17 (East of Nipigon) has been closed due to a vehicle fire. OPP advise that ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 6

Apr 6, 2017 @ 08:34 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Clearing this afternoon. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. High plus 5. Local – The Men’s Curling Bonspiel is this weekend. This is the last event with ice in the MMCC. The ice will be removed from the MMCC after this weekend. Get your team ready for ...

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Quand l’union fait la force! Le bronze pour les Loups des écoles St-Joseph (Wawa et Dubreuilville)

Apr 6, 2017 @ 08:15     Les membres de l’équipe de hockey combinée représentant les écoles Saint-Joseph de Dubreuilville et de Wawa se sont déplacés à Sudbury le 20 mars dernier afin de participer au Tournoi des Étoiles de hockey, une compétition amicale offerte aux écoles francophones nord-ontariennes. Les Loups étaient prêts pour une semaine sportive très mouvementée et ...

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Could a new Municipal Office become a Public Sector Community Hub?

Apr 6, 2017 @ 08:03 It isn’t new news; the Municipal Offices need extensive repairs, and much work to make them accessible to all residents of community – at a pretty large cost, estimated at well over $1 million to correct identified deficiencies such as mould abetment, asbestos abetment and work to both the interior and exterior, including a new HVAC ...

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Council Believes in Accountability & Transparency – Will Report on Financial Costs of Harassing Behaviour of Gerry Liddle & Tamara Liddle

Apr 5, 2017 @ 15:32 At last night’s Council Meeting, Mayor and Council passed a resolution directing the Deputy Treasurer to prepare a report on the financial costs of the harassing behaviour of Gerry Liddle and Councillor Tamara Liddle. It was stated that the Municipality of Wawa believes in Accountability and Transparency in all aspects of its governance as provided ...

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The Great Escape Dream Draw is back for its 21st Year!

Apr 5, 2017 @ 12:11 Algoma Family Services (AFS) Foundation is proud to announce the return of the annual Great Escape Dream Draw throughout Sault Ste. Marie and the Algoma District. This year marks the 21st Anniversary. Tickets are now on sale at multiple outlets in Sault Ste. Marie as well as the Algoma District. For the month of April, ...

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Skyrocketing Hydro Rates Have Caused Legion Branch 23 Sale & Other Problems

Apr 5, 2017 @ 11:37   Michael Manta talks about some of the problems faced by Northern Ontario residents, and communities dealing with huge electrical bills.     “Once again, through its failed energy policies, the Wynne government has damaged our local community,” stated Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli. North Bay Legion Branch 23 executives revealed they were forced to sell ...

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – April 5

The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church  705-856-2926. The Easter Cross of Lights will again be placed above the front door of our Church. If you wish to purchase a bulb in memory of someone ...

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L’hibernation se termine; attention aux ours

Apr 5, 2017 @ 09:36 Le gouvernement de l’Ontario et la Police provinciale de l’Ontario rappellent à la population de prendre toutes les précautions nécessaires afin de ne pas attirer les ours dans les zones habitées. L’hiver doux connu dans certaines parties de la province signifie que les ours noirs sortent de leur hibernation tôt. De simples précautions peuvent contribuer ...

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Be Bear Wise as Hibernation Ends

Apr 5, 2017 @ 09:33 The Ontario government and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding people to take extra care not to attract bears to their neighborhood. In some parts of the province, this year’s mild winter means black bears are coming out of hibernation early. Taking simple precautions can help prevent black bears from visiting your community. Human-bear ...

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Wednesday Morning News – April 5

Apr 5, 2017 @ 08:01 Weather – Mainly sunny becoming cloudy this afternoon. High 8. Missinabie – Algoma Power has scheduled an electrical service interruption for all customers in Missanabie between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. today, April 5th, 2017 for line upgrade work. Alternate date: Thursday April 6, 2017. Wawa – The EDC of Wawa is holding their annual ...

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Saving Water: The benefits of a rain barrel

Apr 5, 2017 @ 07:31 The Wawa Economic Development Corporation in partnership with the Municipality of Wawa are selling rain barrels at the low price of $45.00 until April 28th to encourage residents to reduce municipally treated water during the summer months. “Rain barrels are an excellent way to conserve water and get residents prepared for paying by amount of ...

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