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Outstanding student leaves in his mark at ÉS Saint-Joseph

  Nicolas Lafrenière, a grade 12 student at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), is a true role model for his peers. Hardworking, cooperative, flexible, reliable and very responsible, Nicolas is respected by all. Admired for his remarkable sense of organization, Nicolas is willing to invest the time, effort and energy that is required to carry out all the projects he undertakes. ...

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Un élève de l’ÉS Saint-Joseph se démarque par son leadership et engagement

  Nicolas Lafrenière, élève de 12e année à l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), est un véritable modèle pour ses pairs. Assidu, coopératif, flexible, fiable et très responsable, Nicolas est respecté par tous. Son sens de l’organisation est impeccable et il n’a pas peur d’investir le temps, les efforts et les énergies nécessaires afin de mener à bien tous les projets qu’il ...

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Buy Algoma, Buy Local launches new website in support of local food economy

Buy Algoma, Buy Local, a program of the Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN), has made locating local food products much easier for Algoma residents. With the launch of its new website equipped with an interactive map, Buy Algoma, Buy Local has provided a tool for communities in the Algoma region to support local producers, processors, farmers’ markets, restaurants and retailers.   ...

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – June 17

Third Sunday after Pentecost. Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for June 21, 2020. Genesis 21: 8-21 Hagar & Ishmael sent away Psalm 86 Turn your ear to me, O God Romans 6: 1-11 Dead to sin; alive in Christ Matthew 10: 24-39 Discipleship: lose your life to find it To Ponder: ...

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Ontario Releases Guide on How to Develop a Workplace Safety Plan

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The Ontario government is providing employers with a new general workplace guide, which will help them develop a safety plan to better protect workers, customers and clients. The new downloadable toolkit offers tips on how to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as more people get back on the job during Stage 2 of the reopening of the province. The ...

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Ontario Extends Emergency Orders

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The Ontario government has extended all emergency orders currently in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. This extension will be in effect until June 30, 2020 to ensure the government continues to have the necessary tools to safely and gradually reopen the province, while continuing to support frontline health care workers and protect vulnerable ...

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Ontario Develops Additional Learning Materials for Students and Teachers

The Ontario government, in partnership with Science North and the Ontario Science Centre, is creating additional educational content for students and teachers during the school closures resulting from COVID-19. The province is providing up to $1.5 million to create made-in-Ontario videos and resources to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning. The resources will align with the four science ...

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Improving Broadband Access in Northern Ontario – Dubreuilville to benefit

The Ontario government is investing more than $2.3 million in seven broadband projects that will support rural and Indigenous communities in Northern Ontario. This funding will connect northerners to reliable broadband infrastructure that will allow people to stay in touch with family and friends, access public services and work and run a business from anywhere. Broadband investments made through the ...

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ARCH Hospice is looking for help

Now, more than ever, we need your support. Everyone has been hit hard by this pandemic. However, it has also helped us to refocus on what matters most: spending precious time with those you love. That’s the true meaning of Hospice. ​ ARCH, throughout this pandemic, has continued to support our community: ensuring our residents were able to share precious ...

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Ontario Moving More Regions into Stage 2 on Friday

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More people will be able to get back to work as additional businesses and services in certain regions across Ontario can begin reopening this Friday. The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and local medical officers of health, is enabling more regions of the province to enter Stage 2 of the government’s reopening framework. These ...

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Inquest into the Death of Daniel Legarde Announced

Dr. Michael Wilson, Regional Supervising Coroner for North Region, Thunder Bay Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Daniel Legarde. Mr. Legarde, 45, died on November 26, 2016, at the Nipigon District Memorial Hospital after a gunshot injury he sustained in an encounter with the Ontario Provincial Police. An inquest is mandatory under the ...

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Lady Dunn Health Centre Resumes LTC Visitation

On June 11th, 2020, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH), the Ontario government announced the gradual resumption of visits to long-term care homes. We know that it has been difficult for our LTC residents and their families over the past three month to not be able to visit in person. However, we thank you for your ...

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Ontario Marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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Today, Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, issued the following statement to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: “As we pause to observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, I encourage everyone to reflect on what we can do together to protect Ontario’s seniors from physical and emotional abuse. The health, safety and well-being of Ontario’s seniors is of the ...

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Letter – From a Grateful Mom

Hello Wawa, I wanted to congratulate you on your friendly, kind community. My daughter is a university student traveling from BC where she attends school home to Ontario. This can be a long, challenging drive at the best of times, let alone during a pandemic. On Saturday night, about 60 km outside of Wawa, she got a flat tire. She ...

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