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Fast Food Shown to cause weight gain

This recently published article (newtlas.com) makes a clear connection between weight gain and the consumption of “ultra -processed” food which had previously only been considered probable. The new research was published in the journal Cell Metabolism. In a fascinating first-of-its-kind study, researchers have discovered diets composed of ultra-processed foods lead to overeating and weight gain when compared to diets composed of ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – May 29

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. Mon.    June   03   U.C.W. at Kaireen’s Cottage                                   Please meet at the Church at 6:15 p.m. ( carpool) Sat.      June   08   Prayer Shawl ...

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We support libraries #NoMoreCuts

Jill Andrew, MPP for Toronto-St. Paul’s and Ontario NDP Culture critic, was joined by library users and workers for a press conference today highlighting her motion calling on Doug Ford to reverse his library cuts.   Last month, Ontarians learned that the Ford Conservatives had cut funding to both the Ontario Library Service-North and the Southern Ontario Library Service by ...

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Jump Rope for Heart

  St. Joseph French Immersion’s annual participation in Jump Rope for Heart was a huge success this year.  The school fundraising goal was set at $1,700.  Our amazing St. Joseph French Immersion family was able to pass that goal and raise $2,828.55.   With a lot of hard work and dedication, the top fundraiser in the school was Cruz Dupuis ...

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Un tournoi amical de hockey intérieur à l’école Saint-Joseph

  L’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) a accueilli, le 15 mai dernier, des élèves de la 3e à la 6e année des écoles de Chapleau, Dubreuilville et Wawa pour un tournoi amical de hockey intérieur. L’esprit d’équipe était au rendez-vous et les élèves ont tous très bien joué. « Les Ours Senior » de l’école St-Joseph (Dubreuilville) ont remporté le championnat parmi les filles ...

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Some floor hockey fun at École Saint-Joseph

  École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) welcomed students from 3 to 6 students from schools in Chapleau, Dubreuilville and Wawa on May 15th for an indoor hockey tournament. Team spirit was evident throughout the tournament and the students all did their best. “Les Ours Senior” (The Senior Bears) won first place in the girl’s division while “Les Ti Lopus” (The small wolves) ...

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It’s pink boa time!

In less than a week, one of Broadway’s longest-running shows, Mamma Mia, will begin a four day run of performances by Superior Heights OnStage, the theatre company at the Community Theatre Centre (White Pines), comprised entirely of students — onstage and backstage.   “It’s such a great story and the music is so catchy, it’s the kind of show you ...

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Congratulations For The Health of It participants

Congratulations For The Health of It participants, you have completed the community challenge!   Winners for week 4 are: Chrystal Morden, Diane Spencer, Sharon Boucher, Anne Owen, Laura Moffatt, and Lonna Rilley.   Thank you so much for your participation in this year’s challenge! Algoma Public Health will be sending out a survey later this week. Also, the poker walk scores ...

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2019 Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards

Celebrating Northern Ontario’s best and brightest from the past two years, on Saturday May 25, MFM unveiled their NOMFA award recipients in 13 different award categories acknowledging achievements in both Music and Film. With representation from across Northern Ontario, MFM is thrilled to see these awards unite communities across the North and feature exceptional talent and diversity that exists from ...

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Last Week was National Safe Boating Awareness Week

Conservation officers remind you that life jackets save lives. Did you know wearing a life jacket or personal floatation device can save your life? Over 65 per cent of all preventable fatal drownings take place in rivers and lakes and that’s why Ontario’s conservation officers are reminding the public to be safe on Ontario waters. Boating safety: Always remember to wear ...

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Ladies’ Night Golf Starts Wednesday, May 29

The first night for Ladies’ Night at Michipicoten Golf Course is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29. All ladies are welcome to come out and golf on Wednesdays through till Labour Day. Teams of 3 can phone for a tee time weekly on the previous Friday at 8 am. The clubhouse number to call is 705-856-7409. Friday, May 24 is the first ...

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Men’s Night Golf – May 23

55 Players 1st FLIGHT: Jesse Dechamplain, Marcel Poulin, Dan Guay – 3 under par 33 2nd FLIGHT: Bernie Erechook, Derek Chapman, Craig Spooner – 1 under par 35 3rd FLIGHT: Jay Belisle, Anders Dereski, Charles Farand – 1 over par 37 4th FLIGHT: James Morden, Alex Morin, Kyle Wood– 5 over par 41                                                SPECIAL EVENTS WINNERS: North of 17 Restaurant Voucher Closest to ...

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NORPRO Expands acquiring Unique Data Solutions and Lucidia Technologies

NORPRO Company is pleased to announce that it has acquired Unique Data Solutions & Lucidia Technologies, and that their services are now being provided under the NORPRO Company brand. “NORPRO started as a security and investigations firm, and we still specialize in those areas, but our clients began looking to us to solve other business problems for them, as well, ...

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Nettoyage du terrain de soccer

Les élèves de la 1re année à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa), avec l’appui de leur enseignant M. Brandon Vachon-Case, ont nettoyé le terrain de soccer la semaine dernière. Les élèves de la 7e et 8e année ont ensuite nettoyé le sable. Quelle belle initiative pour assurer la beauté de la cour d’école et prendre soin de l’environnement.

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