Author Archives: BrenAdmin

Living the Mission – Bishop’s Ride

May 20, 2018 @ 17:45   Anglican Bishop Robert Hardwick is cycling across Canada on a pilgrimage to foster unity, healing and reconciliation within the Anglican Church of Canada, with Aboriginal Peoples, and with those who are hurting. Hardwick will meet and pray with people during his 62-day, 7,877-km journey that began at Holland Point Park in Victoria, B.C. on ...

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Officially Spring – Ice is off Wawa Lake

May 17, 2018 @ 10:12 The ice is off of Wawa Lake! Finally Spring must be here. Tuesday morning, a bunch of candled ice hit Dr. Rose’s beach piling up in heaps – the last of the ice on the lake. Later that afternoon, Watson’s began flying, getting ready for their opening for the Victoria Day Weekend.   History YEAR ...

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OPP gear up for Provincial & National Traffic Safety Campaigns

May 16, 2018 @ 13:53 With motorcycles and off-road vehicles expected in large numbers over the Victoria Day Long Weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is raising red flags on what its investigations reveal about these seasonal riders. Ahead of the weekend, the OPP is reminding road users about the historically tragic motorcycle season on OPP-patrolled roads last year. Over ...

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Wawa Wood Heat Tradeshow

May 16, 2018 @ 13:51 The Economic Development Corporation of Wawa announced on April 12, 2018, that Wawa had been selected for a Pilot Wood Heat Rebate Program funded by the Ontario Government’s carbon market. The Wawa Wood Heat Rebate Program offers residents and business owners located in Wawa, Hawk Junction or Michipicoten First Nation rebates when upgrading their old ...

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Busy Day for Fire Department on Mother’s Day

May 14, 2018 @ 21:34   The Wawa Fire Department was kept busy on Mother’s Day responding to three calls for service. The first was in the early afternoon to a small gravel pit just south of Wawa. People have been dumping household garbage there and a mattress had caught fire. The firefighters quickly extinguished it. The second call was ...

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Thunder Bay OPP are still looking for Lynda McCallum

May 14, 2018 @ 16:44 On May 14, 2018 shortly before 9:00 a.m., members of the Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a child abduction incident in the area of Copenhagen Road in Gorham Township east of Thunder Bay. Upon police arrival, officers learned that the suspect had fled the scene in a vehicle with the 8-year-old child. ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – May 9

May 9, 2018 @ 13:57 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 Sun.    May 13    Official Board Meeting following Morning Worship Thurs. May 17   Worship Committee – 9:30 a.m. Sat.      May ...

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Le RLISS du Nord-Est appuie une nouvelle clinique de soins primaires qui desservira White River et la Première Nation Pic Mobert

May 9, 2018 @ 08:18 Une nouvelle équipe de professionnels de la santé améliorera l’accès des résidents de White River et de la Première Nation Pic Mobert à des soins de santé de grande qualité, plus près de chez eux.   Une nouvelle clinique dirigée par du personnel infirmier praticien reliera les membres des communautés de White River et de ...

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This Month in Rotary – And the Winner is…

May 9, 2018 @ 08:07 The draw for the Rotary Gourmet Dinner was made on Friday, April 27th and the winner was Heidi Trudeau.  The prize was a choice between Prime Rib and Yorkshire Pudding or Cornish Game Hens with Garlic and Rosemary or Rack of Lamb with Herb-Dijon Hazelnut Crust for eight people.  There was also an option of ...

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Monday Morning News – May 7

May 7, 2018 @ 07:46 Weather – Sunny. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this morning. High 17. UV index 6 or high. News Tidbits – It was very sad to hear over the weekend that former resident, Gilbert Belair and passenger John Paul Finck passed away in an aircraft crash mid-morning Saturday at Sanderson Field, Sault Ste. Marie, ...

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Marathon and Manitouwadge OPP Warn of Wildlife on Highways

May 3, 2018 @ 07:21 Members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to two separate motor vehicle collisions involving moose that occurred on Highway 17 and 614. April 30, 2018 at 10:00pm officers were advised of a single motor vehicle collision (MVC) 30kms south of Manitouwadge on Highway 614. The vehicle, a 2018 Nissan Titan, ...

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