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Damaging Winds Expected by Afternoon – LSPP to St. Joseph Island UPDATE

Sep 21, 2018 @ 11:06 10:19 AM EDT Friday 21 September 2018 Special weather statement in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Strong wind gusts are expected late this morning into early afternoon. Strong southwesterly winds with gusts of 70 to 80 km/h are forecast to develop late this morning and continue into early afternoon. Damage to buildings, such ...

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Harte Gold Receives Permits to Start Production

Sep 21, 2018 @ 08:06 Harte Gold has received all necessary operating permits from the Government of Ontario to start commercial production at the Sugar Zone Mine. Harte Gold is now fully permitted to mine, process ore and pour gold on site. Stephen G. Roman, President and CEO of Harte Gold, commented, “We are very pleased to announce the completion ...

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Dubreuilville accueillera en 2019 son premier championnat des maitres au Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville.

Le Comité du Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’il accueillera le premier Championnat des Maitres d’hommes forts les 13 et 14 septembre 2019. 12 athlètesdu Canada et du monde entierparticiperontà 8 épreuvessur deuxjours. Le comité travaille à la finalisation des détails des autres activités qui seront organisées durant ce festival de deux jours, afin d’apporter une expérience diversifiée et ...

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Heavy Rain is possible Thursday Night

Sep 19, 2018 @ 15:43   3:35 PM EDT Wednesday 19 September 2018 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Heavy rain Thursday night into Friday. Rain is forecast to move into northeastern Ontario Thursday evening. The rain could be heavy at times with amounts expected to be in the 30 to 50 ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – September 19

Sep 19, 2018 @ 08:17 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 Sun.   Sept. 23     It has been suggested that the Bible Readings for the upcoming Sunday might be welcomed by ...

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Cancelling minimum wage increase hurts workers

Sep 17, 2018 @ 16:34 During question period Monday, the NDP’s labour critic, Jamie West, said that by cancelling the minimum wage increase, Doug Ford is taking more than $2,000 a year out of the pocket of minimum wage earners.   West said that with that kind of financial strain being inflicted on workers, it’s a shame that Doug Ford ...

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Draw a line on notwithstanding clause

Sep 17, 2018 @ 16:11   NDP Deputy Leader Sara Singh says the legal community is deeply concerned about the precedent being set by Doug Ford’s hasty use of the notwithstanding clause and called on Attorney General Caroline Mulroney to consider that concern after more than 400 legal professionals wrote Mulroney urging her to vote against Ford’s bill.   “By ...

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FOI shows no records on Bill 5 Consultations

Sep 17, 2018 @ 16:09 Despite continued assertions to the contrary, including his bogus claim Monday that he “had the longest consultation ever when we crisscrossed the province,” Doug Ford and his Conservatives never campaigned on cutting city council in Toronto, or anywhere else in the province – and new records show that he didn’t consult anyone. Today, NDP MPP ...

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Premier Ford and Minister Wilson to Travel to Washington D.C.

Sep 17, 2018 @ 16:01 Premier Doug Ford and Jim Wilson, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, will travel to Washington D.C. on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 to meet with federal officials for an update on the ongoing NAFTA negotiations. While in Washington, the Premier and Minister will meet with members of the Canadian negotiating team for a formal ...

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Wawa: We Have a Problem

Sep 17, 2018 @ 09:15   As great as the gardening season has been, members of the community garden are disappointed at having been repeatedly victimized by unknown visitors.  Crops have been pulled up by garden raiding or left to waste somewhere on the garden property through isolate acts of vandalism. The community garden has evolved into a collective of ...

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Attention All Students! Two New Youth Groups in Wawa!

Wawa now has two new youth groups meeting on Sundays and alternate Mondays! Youth in grades 4 to 7 are invited to come out to the Drop Zone Junior Youth on Sundays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Calvary Pentecostal Church (12 Government Rd). Come play games, like pool, foosball, ping pong, or Xbox, have a snack, and listen to ...

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News from the Park – Government for the People?

As a northern MPP I freely admit to readers that my northern NDP colleagues and I have a natural tendency when in Queen’s Park to primarily focus upon how matters affect the people living in northern regions of this province. Of course we care deeply about what is going on all across the province as we are all dedicated to ...

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40-50mm of Rain Possible Today – UPDATE

Sep 15, 2018 @ 14:45 The Special Weather Statement for Wawa, Pukaskwa Park, White River and Dubreuilvill was ended at 1:07 p.m. Sep 15, 2018 @ 09:54 8:10 AM EDT Saturday 15 September 2018 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Local 40 to 50 mm of rain possible today. An area of ...

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