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Mixed Curling Standings – March 4

Mar 4, 2018 @ 11:41 Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 13 15 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 10 15 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 9 15 SPENCER, Reg 4 7 15 SZEKELY, Marc 4 7 15 BOYD, Katherine 6 6 15 HALL, Jennifer 7 4 14 McCOY, Joe 8 3 14 Schedule for Thursday – March 8,  2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Terry Sheehan Comments on proposed tariff of 25 per cent on Canadian steel exports

Mar 2, 2018 @ 14:14 The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, issued a statement today on Canada’s position on possible U.S. steel tariff. Terry Sheehan has been working diligently for the Steel Industry and expressed that the proposed tariff of 25 per cent on Canadian steel exports to the U.S. is not being taken lightly by the federal Government. ...

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SSM Mayor Mayor Provenzano – potential steel tariffs

Mar 2, 2018 @ 12:26 President Trump publicly advised on Thursday that he intends to levy a 25 per cent tariff on all steel entering the United States. Canada and the United States have integrated economic relationships and a balanced trade relationship in steel. In 2016, over 10 million tonnes of steel with a market value of $8.8 billion (USD) ...

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Sir James Dunn Newsflash – February, Come and Gone

Mar 2, 2018 @ 10:46     February may have come and gone but it certainly was a very busy month for the staff and students of Sir James Dunn.  The Grade 8 Game Changers were busy organizing a few things at the school.  At the beginning of January, each classroom was approached to make some Valentine Cards for the ...

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More smoke, mirrors and studies for Canadian rail passengers in Budget 2018

Feb 28, 2018 @ 16:30 For the third straight year, the federal Liberals have produced nothing but unsubstantiated promises and $5 million more for studies while VIA Rail Canada continues to disintegrate.   “Unfortunately, the VIA tidbits in Budget 2018 are exactly what we’ve come to expect from this government,” says Robert Wightman, president of the citizens’ advocacy group, All ...

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Ontario families need true, universal pharmacare now: NDP Health critic

Feb 28, 2018 @ 14:39 NDP Health critic France Gélinas said that Ontario families can’t afford to wait for another federal study before they get the medicine that they need and called on the Wynne government to put Ontario first and support the NDP plan for true, universal pharmacare now.   “It’s time for national, universal pharmacare — but yesterday, ...

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SickKids Hospital Emergency Department has busiest January in its 143-year history

Feb 28, 2018 @ 14:24 NDP Health critic MPP France Gélinas told the Liberal government Wednesday that Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children treated more patients in January 2018 than at any other time in its history.   On Tuesday, the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit was operating at 114 percent occupancy.   “The Hospital for Sick Children right here in ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – February 28

Feb 28, 2018 @ 11:57 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. CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m. Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 & ...

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March Happenings at Wawa Baptist Church

Friday, March 2, Wawa Baptist Church will hold a free two-hour monthly Easter-themed kids’ club at the Hillcrest Heights Centre running from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Children between the age of 5 and 12 are welcome to attend to sing songs, make crafts, eat snacks, and listen to a Bible story. For more information or to preregister your child in ...

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Ontario Northland to be Featured on Discovery

Ontario Northland is featured alongside Canadian Pacific (CP) Railway in Discovery’s new original Canadian series “Rocky Mountain Railroad”. The all-new, eight-part series premieres Monday, March 5th at 10pm ET on Discovery and will tell the stories of railroad crews battling tough winter weather and rough terrain to keep Canada’s critical freight and passenger trains moving. “We’re excited for the series ...

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Warm Weather closes Outdoor Rink at MMCC

Feb 27, 2018 @ 13:50 Unfortunately, due to the warm weather and beautiful sunshine, we must close the Outdoor Rink at the MMCC. The sunshine has caused slush to develop and conditions on the rink are no longer suitable for skating. Please refrain from using the outdoor rink while the red flag is up. As temperatures fluctuate during the next ...

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L’apprentissage par la musique

Feb 27, 2018 @ 09:00   Les élèves de la 3e année à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) se sont bien amusés lors de leur cours de musique avec l’enseignant de musique, M. Kirk Whitlock.   Ils ont appris à jouer la chanson Popcorn avec des Boomwhackers (tubes qui produisent un son quand on les frappe sur un objet ou sur une ...

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Learning through music

Feb 27, 2018 @ 09:00   Grade 3 students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) had a time in Mr. Kirk Whitlock’s music class last week.   They learned how to play the Popcorn song with Boomwhackers, a percussion instrument that consists of tubes that make noise when you hit them against an object or a body part. The young musicians definitely ...

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Legion Poster Contest

Feb 25, 2018 @ 11:26   École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) is proud of all their students who took part in this year’s Legion Poster Contest.   Congratulations to Isabella Gingras, Havana Thibodeau-Bello, Adriana Casavant, Izabelle Lévesque-Gagnon and Madison Hamel who placed in Wawa.   Grade 3 student Adriana Casavant placed 1st in Wawa and in the White River to Massey district. ...

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