Author Archives: BrenAdmin

Hwy 17 OPEN (near Spragge) after Collision

Apr 5, 2018 @ 16:05 Shortly after 8:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle collision involving a school bus and a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) on Highway 17 near the village of Spragge within the Township of the North Shore.   At 12:51 p.m., Highway 17 re-opened to two ...

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Victim Identified in Highway 69 fatal Collision

Apr 5, 2018 @ 09:01 On April 4, 2018, members of the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the assistance of OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) are investigating a fatality as a result of a head-on motor vehicle collision. The collision occurred north of Still River, on Highway 69 in Henvey Township, Ontario. The ...

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SE OPP Wawa arrest Wawa Man and seize Firearms

Apr 4, 2018 @ 09:26 On Monday April 2, 2018 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment began an investigation into allegations of unauthorized possession of firearms. An investigation was conducted and a search warrant was executed at a Wawa address. As a result a 55 year old Wawa, Ontario male was arrested and charged with ...

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18 Years of Meals on Wheels in Wawa!

Mar 21, 2018 @ 12:01   March is Red Cross Month and the Canadian Red Cross is celebrating March for Meals. The Meals on Wheels program in North Algoma has been serving smiles one meal at a time for eighteen years.  As part of March for Meals, Champions Week is when participating organizations invite local VIPs from their community to ...

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Monday Morning News – March 19

Mar 19, 2018 @ 07:56 Weather Today Mainly sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 6. Wind chill minus 25 this morning. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 21. Wind chill minus 28.   Roads are bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections.   News tidbits – Colton ...

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In Memory – Claudette Albert

March 13, 2009 Remembering and missing a dear Wife, Mother and Grandmother. With Love, Fern Sr., Denise, Paulette, Debbie, Gerry, Fern Jr., Annette, Jocelyne and families

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Tuesday Morning News – March 13

Weather Today Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this morning. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this afternoon. High minus 4. Tonight Clearing this evening. Low minus 15. Roads 101 Timmins to Highway 144 partly snow covered with snow covered sections. 2018-03-13 2:22 101 Highway 144 to Shawmere River snow covered 2018-03-13 2:22 101 Shawmere ...

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Canada Celebrates Viola Desmond’s defiance

Mar 8, 2018 @ 16:16 Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz today unveiled the new $10 bank note featuring Viola Desmond during a ceremony at the Halifax Central Library. Once issued into circulation in late 2018, it will mark the first time that an iconic Canadian woman is portrayed on a regularly circulating Bank ...

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3rd Annual Senior’s Luncheon

Mar 8, 2018 @ 13:45   On February 28th, Mayor Ron Rody welcomed a packed room full of seniors to the 3rd Annual Senior’s Luncheon. After a delicious lunch by Judy Page, Mayor Rody spoke to the beautiful weather. He saw people in t-shirts and one man said, “It’s too damn hot”. He spoke also about Wawa being able to ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – March 6

Mar 6, 2018 @ 08:51 Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 11 14 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 10 15 McCOY, Joe 2 10 15 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 9 16 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 5 6 15 YOUNG, Paul 5 6 16 MOORE, Bruce 7 5 16 DERESKI, Louis 8 4 15 GAMES SCHEDULE – March 19, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Budget 2018 fails to address health inequities faced by Canadian heart patients

Mar 5, 2018 @ 17:28 The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) is encouraged by investments made into some areas of health in this week’s 2018 budget, but is disappointed in the federal government’s failure to address the critical inequities in care faced by Canadian heart patients. Across the country, quality of cardiac care can vary substantially, depending on what province, city ...

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2018 Wawa Ice Fishing Derby

Mar 5, 2018 @ 09:30 The 2018 Wawa Ice Fishing Derby had the best weather possible. Anglers who travelled to Wawa enjoyed their drive without threat of snowstorm and closed highways to enjoy near 0C temperatures during the daytime, with sun and blue skies – dropping just enough to freeze things back up overnight.   Lots of fish (87) were ...

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Winner of $30,000 Registration Prize!

Mar 4, 2018 @ 11:50   This year’s winner of the $30,000 Registration Prize at the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby was no stranger standing beside the ticket barrel. Kurt (Maysen) Geldart is the winner of the cash prize.   In 2014, Kurt (Jake) Geldart won the Registration Prize of a truck, a 2014 Dodge RAM 1500 4×4 SXT Quad Cab. ...

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