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Between the Covers – December 5th

New Books – New books on the Seven Day Shelf this week are: “Racing to the Finish-My Story” by Dale Earnhardt Jr.; “Dark Sacred Night” by Michael Connelly and “Kingdom of the Blind” by Louise Penny!  Come on in and browse through all of the great books on the Seven Day Shelf!   Staff Picks for the Month of December are ...

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2018-21 Wawa Municipal Council is Sworn In

  Last night, December 3rd, the 2018-21 Wawa Municipal Councillors took their oath of office.   Acting CAO Cathy Cyr brought the meeting to order, and took oaths from Councillors Bill Chiasson, Micheline “Mitch” Hatfield, Robert Reece, Pat Tait, and aclaimed Mayor Ron Rody.     Reverend Peter Chalykoff began by saying that this was an honour, the third council ...

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Tuesday Morning News – December 4

Weather – Today will be mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries late this morning and this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 2. Wind chill minus 14 in the morning and minus 7 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight, flurries are expected. Local amount 5 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 5. ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – December 3

A special ‘inaugural’ council meeting will be held tonight in council chambers at 6 p.m. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT 1.1 Cathy Cyr, Acting CAO/Deputy Clerk (2) DECLARATION OF ELECTED OFFICE AND OATH OR AFFIRMATION OF ALLEGIANCE 2.1 Council Elect – Bill Chiasson, Mitch Hatfield, Robert Reece, Pat Tait; Mayor Elect – Ron Rody 2.2  Blessing, ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Traffic complaint regarding a possible impaired driver leads to 7-day Suspension

On November 29, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a traffic complaint regarding a possible impaired driver. Police located the vehicle and performed a traffic stop on Algoma Avenue in Wawa, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, the driver was issued a seven-day roadside driver’s licence suspension. This incident is a good ...

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NDP says Taverner appointment raises concerns

Kevin Yarde, NDP critic for Community Safety and Correctional Services, released the following statement regarding the appointment of Ron Taverner as Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP):   “Police forces need to be free from political influence, real or perceived. The Official Opposition shares the concerns of Ontario people about the Ford government’s appointment of Ron Taverner to the ...

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Sault College Welcomes the Pan-Northern Mining Research Alliance to Campus

Today, Sault College proudly welcomed the Pan-Northern Mining Research Alliance to campus to showcase its state-of-the-art process automation lab, robotics research lab and instrumentation lab. The tour kicked off the Alliance’s fall meeting taking place today in Sault Ste. Marie, which will see leaders from the participating eleven colleges and universities, government and the mining sector come together in support ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – November 30

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 4 4 McCOY, Joe 1 3 3 LESCHISHIN, Mark 3 3 4 BUCKELL, Chris 4 2 3 HALL, Dave 5 1 3 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lise 5 1 3 BOYD, Katherine 7 1 4 SPENCER, Diane 7 1 4 HOFFMANN, Jim 9 0 4 Schedule for Thursday – December 6, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Friday Morning News – November 30

Weather – Periods of snow becoming mixed with a few rain showers this afternoon. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 8 in the morning. Tonight – Flurries with risk of freezing drizzle. Amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill near minus 6. News ...

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SE OPP White River Seize Suspected methamphetamine, cocaine, hash oil and unmarked cigarettes

On November 22, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (White River) Detachment, with the assistance of the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), intercepted a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) related to a drug offences investigation. Police searched the vehicle and located quantities of suspected methamphetamine, cocaine, hash oil and unmarked cigarettes. As a result of the investigation, three ...

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Thursday Morning News – November 29

Weather – Today will be mainly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 2. Wind chill near minus 9. UV index 1 or low. Tonight will remain mainly cloudy. Periods of snow beginning this evening. Amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill near minus 9. News Tidbits – Canada’s Emergency Alert System was ...

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ATV Collision claims life on Roberson Lake Road

On November 25 2018 at approximately 11:10 p.m. members from the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment, Goulais River Fire and Rescue, Sault Search and Rescue along with Sault Ste. Marie Ambulance responded to a single All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) collision on Robertson Lake Road, Tupper Township, Ontario.   As a result of the collision, the single male occupant ...

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Credit Card Thief caught in Elliot Lake

On November 26, 2018, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a male in relation to a credit card theft from a bank machine in the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario.   The complainant reported their credit card got stuck in the bank machine while trying to make an earlier transaction. The card was later stolen by the ...

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Ontario Supporting Far North Winter Roads Network

  Ontario’s Government for the People is connecting communities and creating opportunities for economic development by investing in the 2018-19 winter roads program. Today, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, and Minister of Indigenous Affairs Greg Rickford attended the Chiefs of Ontario Special Chiefs’ Assembly in Toronto to announce $5.7 million in funding for 29 First Nations and the ...

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Travelling? Be Very Careful

If you are travelling in the Wawa area – please be very careful. Hwy 101 has been closed after a single vehicle collision 6km east of Wawa on Highway 101. OPP and Ontario511 have tweeted that the highway has been closed due to poor weather conditions. Environment Canada is forecasting – Periods of rain changing to snow overnight. Fog patches dissipating ...

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