Author Archives: BrenAdmin

Une expérience nord-ontarienne pour un élève de l’Allemagne

  L’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) a accueilli, encore cette année, un élève du programme d’échange Rotary. Eric Schulz de l’Allemagne est à l’école Saint-Joseph depuis septembre et y sera jusqu’en juin 2019 afin de faire une pleine année scolaire. Ainsi, il a tout récemment eu l’occasion de participer à une activité typique du nord de l’Ontario : la raquette. Il était ...

Read More »

OPP Looking for Witnesses

  On December 16, 2018, at approximately 3:22 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sudbury Detachment and Technical Collision Investigations (TCI) as well as the Markstay-Warren Fire Department, the Greater Sudbury Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a head on collision, on Highway 17 in the Municipality of Markstay-Warren, Ontario. The collision occurred on Highway ...

Read More »

New penalties for Investigating Impaired drivers

With Part 2 of Bill C-46 has come into effect (December 18, 2018), the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will begin to exercise new authority for investigating impaired drivers on Ontario roads. Police officers will now be able to demand a roadside breath sample from any lawfully stopped driver to determine whether a person has alcohol in their body without first ...

Read More »

Protecting Ontario’s Electricity Supply

Ontario’s Government for the People is introducing legislation that will prevent large scale power outages across Ontario by quickly addressing the collective bargaining deadlock between Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and the Power Workers’ Union (PWU). “We want to see a fair deal reached between the parties,” said Laurie Scott, Minister of Labour. “Our proposed legislation will remove the risk of ...

Read More »

Wawa’s 2018 Parade of Lights

    The Santa Parade Saturday night was great. There were lots of floats, and lots of spectators lined up along the street to watch and perhaps get a treat. Despite sitting in my truck recording, a youth came up and gave me a lollipop! At the end was the float we all were waiting for – Santa. He was ...

Read More »

Wawa Male arrested and vehicle towed and impounded

On December 13, 2018, at approximately 12:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a sports utility vehicle (SUV) driving aggressively within the town of Wawa, Ontario. Police stopped the SUV on Second Avenue and spoke to the male driver. An odour of an alcoholic beverage could be detected emanating from his breath. As a result of the ...

Read More »

Un débat animé sur les jeux vidéo

Pendant leur cours de citoyenneté, les élèves de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont eu l’occasion de prendre part à un débat. Avec l’appui de leur enseignante, Mme Annette Lytwenko, les élèves ont fait de la recherche afin d’identifier les effets des jeux vidéo sur les adolescents. Ils ont analysé les aspects culturels, comportementaux, sociaux et académiques pour ensuite en discuter ...

Read More »

Monday Morning News – December 17

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Clearing late this afternoon. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this afternoon. High minus 6. Wind chill near minus 15. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 17. Wind chill minus 12 in the evening and minus 23 overnight. News Tidbits ...

Read More »

What’s New in January 2019 at Wawa’s Adult Learning Centre

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 Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Bring your questions on how to use your computer to ...

Read More »

Tuesday Night Bowling – December 11

Stats for December 11th Tuesday Night Mixed Bowling League: Team Standings: Tied for first place is Incredi-Bowls and Black Thunder with 24 points Bowler of the week: Nick Veldt with 79 pins over average. TEAM LEADERS: High Series: Mafia 3821 High Single: Incredi-bowls 1338 INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: Men’s Series Flat: Jake Casavant 733 Men’s Single Flat: Jake Casavant 301 Ladies Series ...

Read More »

Wawa Fire Department extinguish a Fire on Arnott Street

  Yesterday evening the Wawa Fire Department was called to a residence on Arnott Street. Flames were visible along the back of the residence. Firefighters worked to extinguish the small blaze which damaged the building. The fumes from the burning siding could be smelt as far away as Queen’s Park.  

Read More »

Friday Morning News – December 14

Weather – Today will be mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High plus 2. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Clearing this evening. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light this evening. Low minus 7. Wind chill minus 5 in the evening and minus 10 overnight. News Tidbits ...

Read More »

Superior East OPP – Snowmobile Safety

Winter is upon us and with that, comes the snowmobiling season. The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to provide some safety reminders to members of the public seeking to enjoy this snowmobiling season. For young people who have obtained a motorized snow vehicle operator’s licence (MSVOL), please be mindful of the following; Those under 12 ...

Read More »

Superior East OPP Hornepayne – Traffic Stop results in Criminal Charges

On Friday December 7, 2018 at approximately 5:00 p.m., a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Hornepayne) Detachment conducted a traffic stop on Fourth Avenue in Hornepayne, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, Johnathan WON (23) of Hornepayne, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following; Driving while Disqualified – court order, contrary to section 259(4) ...

Read More »

SE OPP White River Charge Driver after collision and fire

On Monday December 10, 2018, at approximately 5:00 a.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 approximately 15km south of White River, Ontario. After leaving the roadway and entering the ditch, the motor vehicle caught fire and was fully consumed. Both occupants were able to escape from the ...

Read More »