Author Archives: BrenAdmin

Winter Weather Travel Advisory

6:53 PM EST Tuesday 15 January 2019 Weather advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for this evening. Brief but intense snowfall could affect road conditions and visibilities this evening. Sudden reduced visibilities due to heavy snow are likely this evening as a cold front moves over the area. ...

Read More »

The Memory Café

The Alzheimer Society and the Wawa Family Health Team is holding a Memory Cafe; an evening of fun, snacks, and musical entertainment for people with memory issues and their care partners. The Memory Cafe is January 9th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Wawa Goose Senior’s Club (63B Broadway Avenue.). Admission is by donation.

Read More »

January 2019 Happenings at Wawa’s Adult Learning Centre

The Board, Staff, and Learners of the Adult Learning Centre wish you a Happy New Year in 2019! On Monday, January 14, family history buffs are invited to join Lorne as our Ancestor Research for Beginners course resumes from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. On Tuesday, January 15, we will begin a new Computer Basics course on ...

Read More »

New Brunswick joins Saskatchewan to Support Ontario’s Case Against Carbon Tax

Ontario’s Government for the People is gaining support across Canada in its fight against the federal government’s unconstitutional carbon tax. In addition to the Province of Saskatchewan, the Province of New Brunswick has now also joined Ontario’s challenge to the federal government’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, which is an unconstitutional, disguised tax. “The federal carbon tax will eliminate jobs ...

Read More »

Historic Victory – Crown to Renew and Honour Treaty Promises

168 years after signing the Robinson-Huron Treaty, the calls from former and current Anishinabek Chiefs for the Crown to fulfill its Treaty promise to share the resource revenue of the Treaty territory have finally been heard. “We are so pleased that the Court has heard us and agreed with us that the treaty was not a one-time transaction, but an ...

Read More »

North East LHIN Patient and Family Advisory Committee Applying Experience and Insights to better Northerners’ Health Care Experience

The North East Local Health Integration Network (North East LHIN) recognizes the value of listening to the voices of patients, clients, families and caregivers. “When people are actively involved in setting health care priorities and contributing to projects, it is a win-win for all. As the health system manager the North East LHIN’s work stays focussed on ensuring a more ...

Read More »

Winter Storm Watch – Wednesday through Friday

WINTER STORM WATCH FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 3:42 P.M. EST TUESDAY 25 DECEMBER 2018. ——————————————————————— WINTER STORM WATCH FOR: CITY OF THUNDER BAY IGNACE – ENGLISH RIVER FORT FRANCES – RAINY LAKE ATIKOKAN – UPSALA – QUETICO SUPERIOR WEST GULL BAY – BLACK STURGEON LAKE BEARDMORE – JELLICOE – MACDIARMID GERALDTON – LONGLAC – CARAMAT MANITOUWADGE ...

Read More »

Monday Morning News – December 24th

Weather – Flurries ending this morning then clearing. High minus 8. UV index 1 or low. Tonight will be partly cloudy. Low minus 17. News Tidbits – The Hawk Junction Local Services Board announced that the New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dance was cancelled due to lack of interest. Hawk Junction’s Christmas Lights Contest will have the final judging tonight. ...

Read More »

Between the Covers – December 24

New Books – New books on the Seven Day Shelf this week are: “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean; “Nine Perfect Strangers” by Liane Moriarty; “Final Report” by Rick Mercer and “An Ocean of Minutes” by Thea Lim (Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist).   Staff Picks for the Month of December are “The Rules of Magic” by Alice Hoffman; “Terri’s Journey-the Colour ...

Read More »

20th Shadows of the Mind Film Festival to Feature Film shot in SSM

The 20th annual Shadows of the Mind Film Festival is set to run Feb. 23 to March 3, 2019 in Sault Ste. Marie and an extra special gala is planned to kick off the occasion. Shadows of the Mind Film Festival is pleased to announce the film Giant Little Ones, has been confirmed for the 20th anniversary gala screening. The coming-of-age film ...

Read More »

The world is set to light up Sault Ste. Marie

Batchewana First Nation Chief and Council provided approval to the International Fireworks Committee to use Whitefish Island from February 18 to February 24, 2019, for the production of the International Fireworks Competition.   10-minute pyro-musical displays will be launched at 6:30 pm from Whitefish island with accompanying music being broadcasted on radio. The shows will also be streamed live on ...

Read More »

Saturday Morning News – December 22

Weather – Today, a mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 9. Wind chill minus 23 in the morning and minus 13 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 15. Wind chill minus 13 in the evening and minus 21 overnight. Roads – ...

Read More »

OPP Continue to Investigate Melanie Ethier’s Disappearance

  On the 29th of September 1996, at approximately 2:00 a.m. 15-year-old, Melanie Ethier left a friend’s residence in the Town of New Liskeard, to walk home less than a kilometre away. Melanie has not been seen or heard from since. The investigation remains active and is ongoing. The status of the investigation will remain open until the OPP determine the whereabouts ...

Read More »

Vive le vent et l’esprit de Noël!

Le jeudi 13 décembre dernier, des élèves de la classe de 7e et 8e année de l’École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), accompagnés de Mme Isabella Impératori et Mme Suzanne Trudel, ont fait du porte-à-porte pour chanter de belles chansons de Noël! Cet événement est toujours très attendu dans la communauté Wawa! Cette guignolée est parmi de nombreux prélèvements de fonds que font ...

Read More »

Friday Morning News – December 21

Weather – Periods of light snow ending near noon then cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. Temperature steady near minus 8. Wind chill near minus 17. Tonight, a chance of flurries. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 12. Wind chill near minus 20. With the temperatures dropping, watch for ...

Read More »