Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

Come & Discover Glenn Gould’’s Wawa During Canada’’s Culture Days

Sep 21, 2012 @ 06:23 On Saturday, September 29th, Wawa will be participating in the celebration of Culture Days across Canada by recognizing a fascinating Canadian in our own backyard. In the words of Glenn Gould, “Wawa is an extraordinary place”. Even though he has been gone for 30 years, this iconic Canadian pianist has an incredible international following. Scholars, ...

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Did you know Wawa’’s Glenn Gould?

Jul 27, 2012 @ 06:28 Glenn Gould, the iconic Canadian and internationally acclaimed piano virtuoso, favoured the Northern Ontario town of Wawa as his soul’’s retreat. During Ontario Culture Days (September 28 – October 1), Wawa is celebrating Glenn Gould and the 80th anniversary of his birth and the 50th anniversary of his death.   There was an oddity, a mystique, about ...

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DERASP, Norman Rheal ‘Norm’

1958 – 2011 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Norman Rheal Derasp at his home on August 1, 2011 at the age of 53 years. Norman was born in Wawa, Ontario on May 13, 1958 to parents Rita and Arcade Derasp. He had a passion for music, fishing, camping and spending time ...

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BUSSINEAU, Joseph John Frederic ‘John’

Passed away with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Saturday, February 12, 2011, at the age of 75 years.  Beloved husband of Clair (nee Penno) for almost 50 years.  Loving father of Lane Bussineau (Denise), Jeff Bussineau (Rose) and Cindy Dumont (Rene).  Proud and loving grandpa of Dillon, Brandon, Michael, James, Rabecca and Makenah. ...

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Veteran’s Memorial Board

This wall at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre is dedicated by a grateful community in memory of those who served courageously with Canadian and Allied Forces during World War I (1914-1918), World War II (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953) and peacekeeping. World War I Bill Atkinson, Reno Berdusco, Howard Bryan, William Fox, Fred Jones, Lorne Mahoney, Eric Monroe, William Penno, Wilfred Portugais, Frank Sherlock, ...

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Grandma Doors are Catching ON!

Jun 2, 2008 Sir James Dunn School kicked off the Grandma Door project during the first week of May! Many parents and even some grandparents came in to help create a grandma door. In fact, the interest has spread and some parents are now creating their own doors! Christy Reid and her mother Jill Ramsbottom came to school with Jill’s ...

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In Memory – J.P. Letourneau

May 29-2007 Mononcle Baveux! Sa fait deja un an que tu es partis. Mais ta presence es encore avec nous. Chaque soir nous jouons ensemble dans mes reves. Je pense encore a toi quand je lis mes livres avec les elephant et les singes! Aussi j’aime bien sa prendre soin de ta Toby! Je donne les becs a matantes que ...

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For the Fallen

Poem by Robert Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), published in The Times newspaper on 21st September 1914. With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of her spirit, Fallen in the cause of the free. Solemn the drums thrill: Death august and royal Sings sorrow up into ...

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