Author Archives: BrenAdmin

Immediate action needed on opioid crisis

As the opioid crisis claims more and more lives every day, New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government for a federal declaration of a national public health emergency. On Monday they urged the government to commit significant new dollars and resources to combat what is inarguably a deepening, serious crisis that is affecting Northern Ontario and every region of ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – December 12

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. Thurs. Dec. 13 Worship Committee 2 p.m. Sat. Dec 15 Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 p.m. in the Family Room Sun. Dec. 16 ...

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Wednesday Morning News – December 12

Weather- Today will be mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries with risk of freezing drizzle. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 2. Wind chill minus 13 in the morning and minus 6 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight Cloudy with 60 percent chance of freezing drizzle or flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady ...

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Council Meeting tonight – December 11

There will be a Regular Council Meeting Agenda Tuesday, December 11, 2018 in Council Chambers 6:00 p.m. (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) PRESENTATIONS (3) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 3.1 Approval of the Agenda (resolution) (4) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS 4.1 Regular Council Meeting – Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at 6:00 ...

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Tuesday Morning News – December 11

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries this morning. Clearing this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near minus 2. Wind chill minus 4 in the morning and minus 10 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 12. Wind chill minus 8 in ...

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Motorized Snow Vehicle Collision injures two

On Saturday, December 8, 2018, at approximately 5:07 p.m., members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a report of a motorized snow vehicle (MSV) collision, in the Town of Marathon. An MSV traveling on a private road with two young males The MSV lost control and struck a pole ejecting the two passengers. When OPP arrived ...

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École Saint-Joseph’s (Wawa) Champions de volleyball

  Le 27 novembre, « Les Loups » de l’École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont participé au tournoi local annuel de volleyball. L’équipe de filles et l’équipe de garçons ont remporté une première place. Au retour à l’école, les jeunes athlètes furent accueillis par des applaudissements de la part de tous les élèves de l’école.   Les athlètes ont bien démontré ce qu’il faut ...

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Letter – CN Rail failing as Community Partner

As today’s politicians move lock-step to appease big business, it’s worth remembering not all benefits must slide toward corporations. CN Rail is a company forgetting that. Examples abound that CN views those impeding maximum profit as a nuisance, regardless of legal right or argument. Carry this point forward – CN Rail recently made the highest quarterly profit in its 99-year ...

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Friday Night Mixed Bowling – December 8

Men’s High Single – Dave Casavant ( 318 ) Women’s High Single – Mary Ellen Douchamie ( 283 ) Men’s High Triple – Dominique Casavant ( 709 ) Women’s High Triple – Mary Ellen Douchamie ( 695 ) Team High Single ( Hdcp’d ) – Mystery Bowlers – ( 1412 ) Team High Triple ( Hdcp’d ) – Mystery Bowlers ...

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Monday Morning News – December 10

Weather – Mainly cloudy. Flurries beginning early this morning. Amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 1. Wind chill minus 16 in the morning and minus 5 in the afternoon. Tonight, flurries in the amount of 2 cm is expected. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 8. Wind chill minus 4 in the evening and minus ...

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Saturday Morning News – December 8

Weather – A few flurries ending late this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 18 in the morning and minus 8 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight is expected to be mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. ...

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30th Annual John Haight Memorial Hockey Tournament Schedule

9 a.m. Provost vs Browns 10 a.m. Ladies Ladies 11 a.m. Buckell Morden 12 p.m. Dom Jean Carruthers 1 p.m. RenTech Provost 2 p.m. Ladies Ladies 3 p.m. Buckell Dom Jean 4 p.m. Carruthers Morden Remember that the Beer Gardens will be open at the MMCC. Come support the Wawa Minor Hockey Association.  

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Mike Mantha calls for better Service Ontario Hours

Algoma Manitoulin NDP MPP Michael Mantha said that the short operating hours of Service Ontario and Drive Test locations throughout the north are making it difficult for families and businesses to get the services that they need.   “The Service Ontario location in the town of Wawa, Ontario, is only open four hours a day, four days a week,” said ...

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Snow Squalls and Weather Advisory for Travel – updated

Dec 5, 2018 @ 23:14 Poor visibility and road conditions have been reported from Montreal River Harbour to the Agawa Hill. Earlier this evening (10:30) a number of transports were stuck on the Agawa Hill. Currently, very poor visibility has been reported in the Montreal River Harbour/Alona Bay area. This snow squall warning ended at 12:21 a.m. 11:12 PM EST ...

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