Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Marathon Palladium Project — Establishment of Joint Review Panel

The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and the Honourable Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks for Ontario, announced today the establishment of a three-member Joint Review Panel to carry out the environmental assessment of Generation PGM Inc.’s proposed Marathon Palladium Project, located near the town of Marathon, Ontario. Debra Sikora has been appointed ...

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Morning Road Conditions – November 16

Wawa-news gets the following road condition information from Ontario511 – Please verify road conditions and closures as this information will change as reports are made and as weather changes in between road reports. Always be prepared for sudden road closures due to collisions or poor weather driving conditions when you are travelling. Ensure that you are prepared for lengthy road ...

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Morning News – November 16

Weather –  Flurries. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 2. Wind chill near minus 10. Tonight – Partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 12. Wind chill minus 9 this evening and minus 18 overnight.   Status of COVID-19 cases in the Algoma District (from Algoma Public ...

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APH announces COVID-19 Case #58

Published on: Nov 15, 2020 at 17:53 Algoma Public Health is reporting a new case of COVID-19 in the Algoma District, Case #58. This is a case of close contact to a confirmed case outside of Algoma. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly.   Tested (1)  Confirmed cases Active cases Resolved cases (2) Deceased 57,959 58 ...

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RIDE Check in White River leads to Impaired Driving Charge for Resident

On November 13, 2020, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) spot check on Elgin Street in White River. Officers were conducting mandatory alcohol screening (MAS) on all vehicles passing through the checkpoint. At approximately 10:20 p.m., an individual operating an SUV registered a “Fail” on an Approved ...

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Hwy 11 Closures

Nov 15, 2020 at 11:48 – Hwy 11 remains closed from Longlac to Hearst due to weather conditions. This would also mean that travellers from Hornepayne at Hwy 631 cannot go north as Hwy 11 is closed when they reach it. Published on: Nov 15, 2020 at 10:17 At 9:54 a.m. Hwy 11 was closed from Longlac to Haileybury due ...

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Morning News – November 15

Weather –  Rain mixed with snow changing to snow late this afternoon. Snow over higher terrain early this morning. Snowfall amount 2 cm over higher terrain. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming northwest 20 near noon. High plus 5 with temperature falling to plus 1 this afternoon. Tonight – Periods of snow. Amount 2 cm. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to ...

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Ontario Updates COVID-19 Response Framework to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19

Yesterday, November 13th, the Ontario Government in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the Public Health Measures Table has lowered the thresholds for each level. The government says that taking this action will help limit the “spread of  COVID-19 while keeping schools open, maintaining health system capacity, protecting the province’s most vulnerable, and avoiding broader lockdowns.” “Our ...

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Significant Rain & Wind Between Wawa and Soo expected

Environment Canada has a special weather statement in place for Montreal River Harbour east to St. Joseph Island. Significant rain and wind is expected today as a strengthening low pressure system travels across northeastern Ontario beginning tonight. Environment Canada explains that “rainfall totals of 30 to 50 mm are possible by the time the rain changes to snow Sunday night.Strong ...

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Wawa Remembers 2020

  It was a very small ceremony to mark Remembrance Day 2020. Despite COVID-19, a number of Wawa residents braved the cold to stand around the Cenotaph in Queen’s Park to pay their respects and remember the sacrifices that were made so many years ago. The Colours were brought to the Cenotaph, the Last Post plaid and two minutes of ...

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Bold Ventures continues work on Farwell Property with encouraging results

  Bold Ventures Inc. announces that prospecting and sampling was successful in locating key historical occurrences and previously undocumented mineralized shear zones in the 3 key areas of interest ( eastern Tundra Gold Horizon (TGH), the central Farwell Sulphide Zone (FSZ) and the western Koala Gold Area (KGA)) on the property. A total of 102 samples were collected from these ...

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Morning Road Conditions – November 13

Wawa-news gets the following road condition information from Ontario511 – Please verify road conditions and closures as this information will change as reports are made and as weather changes in between road reports. Always be prepared for sudden road closures due to collisions or poor weather driving conditions when you are travelling. Ensure that you are prepared for lengthy road ...

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Morning News – November 13

Weather –  Snow ending this morning then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near minus 1. Wind chill near minus 7. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill near minus 9. Status of COVID-19 cases in the Algoma District (from ...

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Morning News – November 12

Weather –  Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 6. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Periods of rain changing to snow late this evening. Local snowfall amount 5 cm over higher terrain. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 7. Wind chill minus 10 overnight. Status of COVID-19 cases ...

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Morning Road Conditions – November 11

It has been so nice the past few days, that a road condition report wasn’t needed. However, that is changing. The weather system that brought Wawa rain, has brought snow, and icy road conditions to the north west, north and northeast. Be aware of changing road conditions. Looking at the weather cameras, the snowy roads begin in the White River ...

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