Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Thursday Morning News – September 7

Weather – Mainly cloudy. High 14. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy, clearing late this evening. Low plus 2 with patchy frost. Marine – Wind northeast 10 knots increasing to northeast 15 this afternoon then diminishing to north 10 Friday morning. Wind backing to northwest 10 near noon Friday. Waves one metre subsiding to ...

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Hamilton Man Charged with Drug Offences

Sep 6, 2017 @ 10:30 On Monday, September 4, 2017, at approximately 3:25 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment had occasion to stop a motor vehicle at a R.I.D.E check located on Highway 101 near the intersection of Esher-Healy Road. Investigation revealed that the male driver was in possession of a quantity of Marihuana. ...

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Wawa Woman Charged with Mischief

Sep 6, 2017 @ 10:27 On Monday, September 4, 2017, at approximately 3:00 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding an unwanted person. At the scene investigation revealed that a female had damaged some household items. As a result Christal Elizabeth PETERSON (39) of Wawa, Ontario was arrested ...

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa

Sep 6, 2017 @ 08:17 The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 We welcomed our Student Minister Roberta Howey last Sunday.  She will be with us for eight months. The congregation wishes to ...

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Letter – Why do I do it?

Dear Brenda and Wawa-news readers:   Why do I do it? Expend prodigious amounts of research time, travel to the North Shore and push for the preservation and resurrection of VIA Rail’s Canadian, that is.   Three good reasons:  past glories, present potential and people.   I grew up in a family of railroaders who embedded in me a deep ...

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Wednesday Morning News – September 6

Weather – A few showers ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. Wind becoming north 20 km/h near noon. High 13. UV index 4 or moderate. Marine – Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 this afternoon then veering to northeast 10 near midnight. Wind backing to ...

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Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan Protecting Student Renters

Sep 5, 2017 @ 17:10 There are 600,000 college and university students going back to school this fall, and Ontario has taken steps to protect those renting off-campus from unfair rent increases and evictions. As part of its Fair Housing Plan, Ontario has expanded rent control to all private market rental units across the province to protect tenants from unfair ...

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Impaired SSM Driver Charged

Sep 5, 2017 @ 16:57 On September 3, 2017 at approximately 2:33 am a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) on patrol observed a pick up truck travelling on Highway 17, southbound, into the City of Sault Ste. Marie. As a result of driver actions the vehicle was pulled over. Further investigation revealed that the female ...

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UPDATE – Residential Fire in Mattawa Claims two Lives

Sep 5, 2017 @ 16:56 The Mattawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), OPP Forensic Investigation Services (FIS), the North Bay Crime Unit and the Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM) have concluded their investigations into a fatal house fire in Mattawa from September 2, 2017. No foul play is suspected. The deceased persons have been identified as Billy KING, ...

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Traffic Complaint leads to Arrest & Drug Charges for SSM Man

Sep 5, 2017 @ 16:51 On September 4, 2017 at approximately 5:00 pm a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Highway Safety Division responded to a traffic complaint of a pickup truck travelling westbound at a high rate of speed on Highway 17 east. The vehicle was stopped for speeding at  Reid’s Road on Highway 17. As a result of ...

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Keep your eyes out for School Buses this School Season

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding drivers that the September long weekend is now behind us and that marks the beginning of a new school year. This is a busy time of year for everyone and the OPP wants everyone to keep safety in mind. There is going to be a large number of school buses out on our roadways. Drivers ...

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Tuesday Morning News – September 5

Sep 5, 2017 @ 07:46 Weather – Mainly cloudy today with a  70% chance of showers. High 13. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight temperatures are expected to drop to 6C. Marine – Today, tonight and Wednesday. Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 20 knots veering to north 20 near midnight then diminishing to north 10 Wednesday afternoon. Chance of showers ...

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News from the Park – End of Summer, Back to Work

And so … it begins again… Despite the fact that Labour Day marks the “unofficial” end of summer, I am truly excited about going back to Queen’s Park soon. This coming week I’ll be joining NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and my NDP colleagues for our annual caucus retreat in which we plan and prepare for the fall session of the ...

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CSCNO students to begin a new school year on September 6

Sep 4, 2017 @ 08:12 Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) staff are looking forward to welcoming students on Wednesday, September 6, the first school day of the 2017-2018 school year. “We are always excited to see our new and returning students,” said Mrs. Lyse-Anne Papineau, CSCNO Director of Education. “With the support of our staff, parents and partners, we ...

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Monday Morning News – September 4

Weather – Periods of rain ending early this morning then mainly cloudy. High 17. UV index 4 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots this morning and to northwest 20 overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Tuesday afternoon. Waves one half metre building to one Tuesday morning and to 2 Tuesday afternoon.    

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