Author Archives: Luc Berthiaume

It Still Exists – Stedman’s V&S

If you are old enough to remember back in the day Wawa had a Stedmans V&S. For years, Wawa and many other small communities enjoyed this department store’s services. The one in Wawa closed its doors about 20 years ago. Soon after that the one in Chapleau closed as well to become a Bargain Shop. I thought that they were ...

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Freedom Convoy 2022

  Some politicians call them extremists and terrorists, but this is not what was seen last night. Standing on Pinewood Drive with my family patiently waiting for the convoy to arrive; what I saw was quite the contrary. There were vaccinated and unvaccinated simply being peaceful and joyful. Frozen Canadians standing together in unity, undivided waiting for a convoy that ...

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Wawa’s New Landfill Site?

Has the former Davidson fuels location become the new Wawa landfill site? When the Algoma Ore Division closed its doors, the rail line at the end of Government Road was torn up and created a beautiful trail for family walks, pet walking to ATV enthusiasts. A few years later, Davidson Fuels relocated its fuel operations and offices to Pinewood Drive ...

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Wawa Fire Department welcomes Tanker 4 at Open House

Out with the old in with the new is what the Wawa Fire Department shared with the local media to advertise today’s open house. The purpose of the Open House was to share the arrival of its new truck with the community. During the open house there were treats and drinks for young and old who came to tour the ...

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