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Ontario Takes Action to Reduce Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes

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The Ontario government is providing Pollution Probe with $375,000 to collect plastic waste from marinas around the province using innovative plastic-capture technology. This will be the largest initiative of its kind in the world to tackle plastic pollution in provincial lakes and waterways. Every year an estimated 22 million pounds of plastic pollution end up in the Great Lakes. “Our ...

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa- 21st Sunday after Pentecost

Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for 25 October 2020. Deuteronomy 34: 1-12     Moses dies & is buried in Moab. Psalm 90                              O God, our help in ages past. 1 Thessalonians 2: 1-8    We care for you like a nurse tenderly                                                cares for her own children. Matthew 22: 34-46   Love God; ...

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Heavy Snow (Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake)

Special weather statement in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Heavy snow possible this afternoon and early evening. Periods of light snow or rain are affecting portions of northeastern Ontario this morning. The precipitation is expected to intensify this afternoon with a few hours of heavy snowfall likely into early evening. Some areas may receive as much as 10 cm ...

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Rainfall Warning (SSM – St. Joseph Island)

Rainfall warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Rain continues today. Heavy rainfall affected the area during the night, particularly east of Sault Ste. Marie where reports of over 50 mm were received. While the rain today should not be as heavy as during the night, an additional 10 to 15 mm is possible before the ...

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Letter – Cat Owners Beware!

Dear Editor: Cat owners beware! During my early evening dog walks I noticed cats sitting near houses and I feel sorry for them because a few hours later in the dark, I could see dogs (make that coyotes) prowling through the neighbourhood. A few of my friends lost their beloved kitties – put those two facts together and there is ...

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Un finissant de l’ÉSC Trillium se mérite la médaille académique du Gouverneur général

  Les élèves et les membres du personnel l’école secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) désirent féliciter Patrick St-Amand qui s’est mérité la médaille académique du Gouverneur général pour l’année scolaire 2019-2020! Cette médaille est remise au finissant du secondaire qui a obtenu la meilleure moyenne en 12e année. Son dévouement envers ses études ainsi que ses connaissances exceptionnelles sont ainsi récompensés. ...

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ESC Trillium student presented Governor General’s Academic Medal

  Students and staff from École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) wish to congratulate Patrick St-Amand, the recipient of the Governor General’s Academic Medal for the year 2019-2020 academic year! This medal is awarded to the student graduating from grade 12 with the highest average. Patrick’s dedication to his studies as well as his exceptional knowledge are rewarded. Congratulations Patrick!

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Whatever happened to Northern Ontario’s passenger trains?

I’m often asked that question by folks who’ve heard of my rail industry credentials.  I guess they haven’t listened to MPP Vic Fedeli, who has described me as one of those “consultants with self-serving agendas” because I pointed out the lack of action by his government and Ontario Northland Railway (ONR).   It’s a fair bet Fedeli & Co. won’t ...

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Wawa Christmas Hamper – Thank you

This year the Wawa Christmas Hamper Fund was fortunate to be the recipient of the Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie Campaign hosted by Tim Horton’s in Wawa. Tim Horton’s, Tracey Toffner staff and volunteers, Elizabeth Campbell, Heather Campbell, Bill and Margret Chapman, Elizabeth Collins, Grace Dereski, Dorothy Egan, Marla Jones, Robin Marshall-Davidson ,Gayle Robert and Richard Watson, were busy decorating appx.700 ...

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An Ojibway-Anishinabe Vision for the Future “Our Hearts are as One Fire”

A critically important and timely manifesto, Our Hearts Are as One Fire: An Ojibway-Anishinabe Vision for the Future by Jerry Fontaine draws on Ojibway-, Ota’wa-, and Ishkodawatomi-Anishinabe world views, history, and lived experience to develop a wholly Ojibway-Anishinabe interpretation of the role of traditional leadership and governance today.   Our Hearts Are as One Fire will be launched this Friday, ...

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Experimenting with watercolour painting techniques

  Students enrolled in the grade 11 and 12 visual arts class in Ms. Annette Lytwenko’s classes at École secondaire Saint Joseph (Wawa) had the opportunity to experiment with watercolor painting techniques. Whether it is the technique of washing, fusion, wet on wet, body language as well as superimposing layers, students were able to experiment. To do this, they researched ...

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Expérimenter des techniques de peinture à l’aquarelle

  Les élèves inscrits au cours d’arts visuels 11e et 12e année dans les classes de Mme Annette Lytwenko à l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont pu expérimenter des techniques de peinture à l’aquarelle. Que ce soit la technique du lavis, de la fusion, du mouillé sur mouillé, de la gestuelle ainsi que superposer les couches, les élèves ont pu expérimenter. ...

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Les élèves de l’ÉSC Trillium soulignent l’Action de grâce

  La semaine dernière, les élèves de 9e du cours de Cheminement dans la foi catholique à l’école secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) ont préparé une série d’activités afin de souligner l’Action de grâce. Après avoir visionné une présentation, les élèves ont participé à une chasse au trésor dans l’école. Quelle belle façon de célébrer l’Action de grâce et de faire ...

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