Author Archives: Brenda Grundt

ADSB to hold Accommodation Review Public Information Meeting for SJD – March 1st

In June 2016, the Algoma District School Board approved placing Sir James Dunn Public School under Accommodation Review. Public consultation is a vital step and requires input from a range of school and community members. The intent of the public consultation is to include the full involvement of an informed, local community. The first Public Information Meeting will be held Wednesday, ...

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Mon diabète ne me rend pas « malade », donc pourquoi suivre un programme d’éducation en matière de diabète?

Beaucoup de patients ne savent pas si un programme d’éducation en matière de diabète (PED) leur serait utile, et pensent qu’un tel programme ne s’adresse qu’aux personnes très malades. « Je croyais que mon diabète n’était pas grave et qu’il est bien maîtrisé. Pourquoi dois-je suivre un programme d’éducation en matière de diabète? Je vois mon médecin ou infirmière praticienne plusieurs ...

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Thursday Morning News – February 16

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. High -8 today. Tonight will be mainly cloudy with 30% chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle overnight. Wind becoming south 20 km/h overnight. Low -12 with temperature rising to -7 by morning.   Roads – From Sault Saint Marie to Wawa,  Highway 17 is bare and dry road. From Wawa to White ...

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Wednesday Morning News – February 15th

Wawa Welcomes Joe & Push for Change today! Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 9. Roads – From the Sault to Montreal River Highway 17 is bare and wet road with snow covered, partly snow packed sections. From Montreal River to Wawa is partly snow-packed. Wawa to Paint Lake ...

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Enhancing Police Response to Sexual Violence

Ontario is supporting people who have experienced sexual assault through a program that builds partnerships between community and justice partners, front-line victim service providers and police services across the province. Fifteen two-year pilot projects have been selected that will provide a more compassionate, sensitive response when survivors of sexual violence come forward and report their experiences. The projects will also ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – February 15

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 at the Church – 705-856-2926.  The Annual meeting of First United Church was held last Sunday Feb 12. The past year with the help of many people added a lot to ...

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Hawk Junction Couple wins WVFA Valentines Draw

CONGRATS to Dave & Diedre Dupuis of Hawk Junction on winning the Valentines Day portion of the Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighters Association draw of $1000.00, thanks to everyone for your continued support. The last draws and the Grand Prize Draw will be at the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby on March 5th at 17:30. There are still tickets available, contact your favorite ...

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MHS Vikings – Basketball, Valentine’s Day & Rotary Youth Exchange

Students enjoyed the action last Thursday when the MHS Vikings took to the basketball court and dominated the play over the Chapleau Raiders. With a final score of 53-39, the senior boys’ team is now in first place as they start the NWOSSA play downs this week. Good luck to our junior and senior boys’ teams as they are in ...

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Are you expecting?

Are you expecting? The Best Start Hub is holding a ‘Community Baby Shower’ today from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Best Start Hub. You are invited to join them and check out the displays, play a shower game and enter to win prizes. While there enjoy a refreshment, and the opportunity to get information about parenting and becoming a ...

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Government Dock – Waves and Ice

  It was so beautiful Saturday, the sun was bright and sunny. I think that this was the first sunny day in nearly a month – or at least it seems that way. Everyone was bright and cheery, reflecting the sun in their faces. Deciding to take the afternoon off and enjoy the weather, Marcus and I headed to our ...

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Don & Dawn with The Group of Seven

  Last Wednesday, Don Charbonneau was joined by his daughter Dawn to present an evening of music at the Wawa Public Library. Together they played a selection of Don’s music from several of his albums. The evening’s focus was the Group of Seven and how they have played an integral part of the Algoma District and inspired many. Don is ...

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NCU Delegates Make Donations to MHS and ESJ

  In December 2016, students from both Wawa high schools, Michipicoten High School and École Saint-Joseph assisted the delegates from the Northern Credit Union – Wawa in the annual bake sale. The efforts for the bake sale were exceptional, and the monies raised were matched by the delegates and donate back to the schools. On January 13th, Wawa NCU Delegates ...

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