Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

A Delicious Luncheon was enjoyed by all

  If you didn’t head out to the United Church’s annual Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon you missed a delicious meal.   You also missed some wonderful baking and if there was a hole in your Christmas tree – there were lots of Christmas decorations to be found. The ladies offered three choices of sandwiches, and three soups. There was even ...

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WFD Presents Winner of Early Bird Draw with Cheque!

  Josee Rioux was presented with a check for $1,000 Monday night at the Fire Hall. Her winning ticket was drawn at the annual Christmas Dinner. She will receive $1,000 and her ticket will be returned to the drum, where it could be successful in the next four cash draws and possibly for the Grand Prize of $10,000. Josee had ...

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Wednesday Morning News – December 11

Weather – A few flurries ending this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 19. Wind chill minus 31 this morning and minus 26 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 25. ...

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OPP Charge Four Men in Construction Fraud – Clarida Construction & Maintenance 1187855 Ontario Inc

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged four individuals following a lengthy investigation into allegations of construction fraud. On July 25, 2014, the Temiskaming OPP Detachment received a fraud complaint related to the construction of solar projects in three jurisdictions across the Province of Ontario, by Clarida Construction & Maintenance, also operating as 1187855 Ontario Incorporated. As a result of the ...

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Council Meetings Tonight – December 10

Council is holding two meetings tonight in Council Chambers beginning at 6:30 p.m. The first meeting is a Corporate Planning Committee Meeting followed by a Council Meeting. In the Corporate Planning Meeting, members of council will receive and discuss the following reports: KS 2019-03: Tanker Fire Apparatus North Algoma Health System Collaborative – Request for Municipal Representative Letter – Heritage ...

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Tuesday Morning News – December 10

It is really bitter outside with a current temperature of -23, be sure to bundle up. Watch when you are walking today. Underneath the snow there may be some hidden slippery ice. Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 18. Wind chill minus 33 this morning and minus 22 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index ...

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Wawa Lake is Frozen

  Once again the temperatures in Wawa bounced up and down – above freezing then well below. Finally the water took on that funny oily look, and the ice began in the bays and in front of town. The frozen tendrils of ice reached out, and over the space of three days, the lake was completely frozen (Saturday, December 7th). ...

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Fill a Sleigh Day!

  Once again The Bargain Shop joined forces with the Wawa Fire Department, Superior East OPP to help collect toys for the annual Bargain Shop’s “Fill a Sleigh Day”. Santa arrived via fire truck, and was assisted by the Wawa Mustangs inside for pictures with the kids. The ‘Fill a Sleigh Day’ was very successful with $7,736.01 being brought in. The ...

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Monday Morning News – December 9

Weather – Bundle up this morning -the wind is quite bitter and blustery with gusts to 20km/hr. Snow beginning early this morning. Amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind northeast 20 km/h. High minus 15. Wind chill minus 29 this morning and minus 24 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. Tonight – Snow ending after midnight then partly cloudy. Amount 5 cm. ...

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Flash Freeze Warning – UPDATED

Dec 8, 2019 @ 14:23 Flash freeze warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Temperatures are forecast to fall rapidly this afternoon or early this evening to well below freezing due the passage of an Arctic cold front. Ponding water, slush, and any ...

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Sunday Morning News – December 8

Weather – Snow. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light late this morning. Wind becoming north 20 gusting to 40 this afternoon. Temperature falling to minus 9 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 14 this afternoon. Tonight – Snow ending early this evening then cloudy. Snow beginning before morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. ...

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Saturday Morning News – December 7

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this morning. A few flurries beginning this morning. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High minus 1. Wind chill minus 25 this morning and minus 7 this afternoon. Tonight – Cloudy. Snow beginning this evening. Amount 5 to 10 cm. ...

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Ending Violence Against Women is Everyone’s Responsibility

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December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day. Today, we remember and pay tribute to the women who have lost their lives to violence. Three decades after the 1989 Polytechnique Massacre in Montreal, women continue to live in the context of violence every day. For Indigenous women and ...

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“Shine The Light Against Woman Abuse”

  Every year CHADWIC Home participates in the November campaign to end male violence against womenand raise awareness by turning purple.Purple is a symbol of courage, survival and honour, and has come to symbolize the fight to end woman abuse. In Wawa, a number of businesses decorate with purple lights, and CHAWIC Home decorated a beautiful driftwood tree at the MMCC with ...

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30 years ago…

  30 years ago in 1989, Canadians were stunned to hear that 14 women had been murdered and 14 other people were injured at École Polytechnique in Montreal, QC. Twelve of the fourteen women killed were engineering students. The shooter entered a mechanical engineering class at École Polytechnique where he ordered the men to leave, and then shot all nine women in ...

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