Author Archives: BrenAdmin

Weather causing travel difficulties between Wawa and the Sault

  Just north of Harmony Beach, it looks like a transport rolled over and landed in the bush. A loyal Wawa-news reader sent this photograph and noted that winds are gusting strongly in that area. Police have already left the scene, and recovery crews are working to remove the transport. This may cause some minor mail deliveries as this transport was ...

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What’s Happening at Wawa’s Adult Learning Centre

Long-time residents may not know that Wawa’s Adult Learning Centre, formally known as the North Algoma Literacy Centre, has been in operation for over 29 years. Funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities, we also partner with the Regional Employment Help Centre, and Algoma District School Board. We work with our community to promote and provide life-long learning ...

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Play Safe Program 2018

  Safe Communities and Algoma Power Inc. in partnership with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sault Ste Marie Police Service (SSMPS), Anishinabek Police Service, and Batchewana Police Service, searched throughout the summer for kids “playing safe” in the Algoma District. Through this program, youth were encouraged to develop positive safety habits by wearing the proper protective equipment while enjoying outdoor activities such as riding ...

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Monday Morning News – November 12

Weather Today – Periods of snow. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High minus 3. Wind chill near minus 13. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 15. Wind chill minus 12 in the evening and minus 21 ...

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100 Bells will toll on November 11th – UPDATED

On November 11, at the going down of the sun, communities across Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with the ringing of 100 bells. The ringing of bells emulates the moment in 1918 when church bells across Europe tolled as four years of war had come to an end. To engage youth in ...

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Remembrance Day statement from Andrea Horwath

Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement to mark Remembrance Day, Nov. 11, 2018: “This Sunday, the eleventh day of the eleventh month at 11 a.m., we mark 100 years since the guns fell silent at the moment the First World War came to an end. All of Ontario will join our fellow Canadians to pause in silence, ...

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Broken power pole at Sir James Dunn – UPDATE 9:14

Nov 9 @ 8:12AM Mackey Street is closed at this time due to a broken power pole and wires across the roadway. There is no power inside Sir James Dunn School. The pole snapped just above the transformers.   There is no official word from school administrators, but there probably isn’t school today for the students of Sir James Dunn. ...

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SANDERS, Carol Ann (nee Semchison)

Passed peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at the age of 72 with family at her side.  Beloved wife of the late John C. Sanders.  Loving mother of Mark (Rebecca), Ryan (Mindy), Dawn and Sharlyn.  Proud grandmother of Makayla, Monika, Riley, Makena, Cameron and Montana.  Dear sister of Michael Semchison.  Also loved by Dr. Desmond ...

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Premier Ford Announces Changes to Cabinet

Premier Doug Ford today met with the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, to share his recommended changes to the Executive Council following the resignation of Jim Wilson as Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. Following his meeting with the Lieutenant Governor, Premier Ford announced the following changes to ministerial assignments within the cabinet. The Honourable Todd ...

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L’Halloween à l’école Saint-Joseph!

    Les élèves et le personnel de l’École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont bien profité de l’Halloween cette année! Ce fut une journée remplie d’activités amusantes: une parade, une vente de pâtisseries, un concours de citrouilles et un concours de costumes!  

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Halloween at École Saint-Joseph

    Halloween was quite the hit this year at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa). Students and staff took part in a variety of fun activities throughout the day which included a parade, a bake sale, a pumpkin carving contest and a costume contest.  

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. During this month, the Diabetes Education Program will be providing articles on topics to help in the management of diabetes. The topics include hypoglycemia, foot care, healthy eating, and physical activity, and sick day management.  Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a concern for those living with diabetes. Some medication can increase the risk of hypoglycemia, ...

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Tea Party with a Twist

  On October 24th, the EDC of Wawa hosted “Tea Party with a Twist” at the Legion Hall. A number of Wawa’s businesswomen enjoyed what we discovered was not a high tea, but a low tea – “a light snack to tide someone over until dinner”. We enjoyed French Onion Soup with all the trimmings, small sandwiches and an assortment ...

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