Author Archives: BrenAdmin

Collision Blocks Lane south of Wawa

Wawa-news has been told of a collision between two transports that has resulted in the closure of the southbound lane 15 kilometres south of Old Woman Bay. It appears that a chip truck is blocking the southbound lane, with initial reports suggesting that the southbound truck struck the northbound Manitoulin. There were no reports of injuries. Lamon’s heavy tow was seen ...

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SE OPP Wawa – CDSA search warrant executed at a residence on Churchill Avenue – Three Arrested

On March 31, 2020 at approximately 9:15 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Northeast Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and the Superior East OPP Detachment executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on Churchill Avenue in Wawa. During the search, officers located approximately $1,700 in cash, as well as quantities of ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 2

Weather – Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 8. Wind chill minus 7 this morning. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Clear. Becoming partly cloudy near midnight. Fog patches developing after midnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill minus 8 overnight. Statistics (midnight April 1) – Country, Total New Total New Total Active Serious, ...

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Wednesday Morning News – April 1

Weather – Mainly cloudy. Clearing late this morning. High 10. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Clear. Becoming partly cloudy near midnight. Fog patches developing after midnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 6. Wind chill minus 8 overnight. Statistics – Country Total New Total New Total Active Serious, Tot Cases/ Deaths/ Reported Cases Cases Deaths Deaths Recovered Cases ...

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Council Holds first ever call in Meeting

Wawa’s Municipal Council held their first meeting via conference call. Members of Council, Staff and the public participated by calling in, entering an id number and muting their phones. Councillor Chiasson was the only councillor absent. Council will receive a report from Ms. Cyr. – CC 2020-01 regarding Bill 187 – Municipal Emergency Act. Council also read for the first, ...

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Saturday Morning News – February 29

Weather – Clearing this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 5. Wind chill minus 23 this morning and minus 9 this afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Clear. Becoming partly cloudy this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 18. Wind chill minus 13 this evening and minus 25 overnight. News Tidbits – The Bantam ...

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MORRISON, Roderick John

Peacefully at home, on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, in his 74th year.  Beloved husband of Donna (nee Harris) and the late Marilyn (nee Wortman).  Loving father of the late Steven, Jana (James) Lutes, Andrea (Evan) Douglas and step-father of John (Lianne) Doiron and Ashley (Doug Cotter) Doiron.  Cherished grandpa of Grace, Jack, Cove, Carter, Emery, Quinten Roderick, Maira and Marnie. ...

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Weather – Periods of snow ending this afternoon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 12. Wind chill minus 27 this morning and minus 20 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low ...

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Ontario Northland increases services to Thunder Bay

Ontario Northland has launched a new bus route between White River and Thunder Bay, offering riders easier, more convenient connections and direct stops at hospitals, post-secondary schools and other community hubs. The announcement was made today by Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines at Lakehead University. The new route provides six-day-per-week return service to Thunder Bay. “Our ...

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Saturday Morning News – December 14

Weather – Periods of snow. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this afternoon. Temperature falling to minus 15 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 18 this morning and minus 26 this afternoon. Tonight – Flurries. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low minus 23. Wind chill minus 26 this evening and minus 32 overnight. Risk of frostbite. News Tidbits – ...

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Storm Closures

Black Thunder – We are closed today. Due to the weather and road conditions Sorry for the inconvenience, we will reopen tomorrow at 9am. Thank you. The Walking Program at MHS is cancelled for tonight. The Big Bear closed today because of the weather stay home and stay safe.   Thrift Barn will be closed today for restocking clothes and ...

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Hwy 17 (Serpent River and Massey) – OPEN

Nov 27, 2019 @ 13:26 – Highway is now open. Nov 27, 2019 @ 11:30 – At 10:30 a.m. today the East Algoma (Blind River) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is advising the public that Highway 17 is closed from the junction of Highway 17 and Highway 108 to five kilometres west of the Town of Massey in both ...

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Sunday Morning News – September 8

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 17. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Clear. Fog patches developing overnight. Low plus 4. News Tidbits – Did you know? The Thrift Barn on Broadway Avenue accepts used and dead batteries foe recycling. There is a wood box near loading dock for car batteries, and to recycle mall batteries, bring them into the store.

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