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Wawa Mixed Curling Standings – December 22

Dec 22, 2017 @ 08:32 Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 6 6 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 5 6 BOYD, Katherine 3 4 7 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 4 6 HALL, Jennifer 5 3 7 SZEKELY, Marc 6 2 6 McCOY, Joe 7 1 7 SPENCER, Reg 7 1 7 Schedule for Thursday -January 11, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice ...

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Now 4 advocacy groups working on returning passenger rail service to Northeastern Ontario – a louder voice!

Dec 21, 2017 @ 09:22 The Northeastern Ontario Rail Network (NEORN) is delighted that the government has announced that bus service will be improved in Northern Ontario. However, reinstatement of passenger rail should also be a priority. An integrated transportation system means a truly multimodal strategy, where travel by road, rail, and air all have their role. What we have ...

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Ontarians can’t trust Wynne to reform OEB

NDP Economic Development critic Catherine Fife said that while an in-depth review of Ontario’s Energy Board is urgently needed, Ontarians don’t have faith in the Wynne Liberals to follow through on much needed reform to the province’s hydro system.   “By announcing this review, Kathleen Wynne is acknowledging what Ontarians have been saying for years: Ontario’s energy system is broken, ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – December 20

Dec 20, 2017 @ 08:28 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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From the Branch – December 20

Dec 20, 2017 @ 08:18 So now it is about Christmas and our thoughts go to peace and love while some of our dads, sons, and daughters far away from home to keep the peace. Some of them are in quite dangerous places. So let us think about them as we celebrate the Holidays.  Those who are lucky enough to ...

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Il a fait froid le 12 décembre

Dec 19, 2017 @ 10:48   Il a fait froid le 12 décembre : -31 pendant la journée. Les élèves de l’école Saint-Joseph se sont bien amusés à l’intérieur ! Ils ont dansé sur plusieurs chants de « Just Dance ».   Les élèves et les membres du personnel se sont bien réchauffés et ont profité de cette belle journée froide!  

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École Saint-Joseph de Wawa a choisi d’aider le « Wawa Christmas Hamper Fund »

Dec 19, 2017 @ 08:21     Cette année l’École Saint-Joseph de Wawa a choisi d’aider le « Wawa Christmas Hamper Fund » dans leur collecte de nourriture afin d’appuyer plusieurs familles dans notre communauté. Les élèves ont amassé assez de nourriture pour remplir une voiture ! La seule place qui restait était celle du conducteur ! Merci à tous les élèves et leurs ...

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Significant Snowfall Likely tonight into Tuesday

Dec 18, 2017 @ 22:04 9:51 PM EST Monday 18 December 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Significant snowfall likely tonight into Tuesday. Snow at times heavy is expected to develop later this evening for areas close to Lake ...

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Coast Guard urges caution around ice on the Great Lakes as temperatures rise

Dec 18, 2017 @ 14:48 The U.S. Coast Guard is encouraging people to exercise caution in the coming days around ice on the lakes and waterways in the Great Lakes region. Rising temperatures and scattered showers over the next several days can pose significant risks to ice-related activities as the ice weakens and can appear to be more stable than it is. People are reminded to ...

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EC – Significant snowfall likely tonight into Tuesday

Dec 18, 2017 @ 08:10 5:22 AM EST Monday 18 December 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Significant snowfall likely tonight into Tuesday. Snow at times heavy is expected to develop this evening for areas close to Lake Superior. ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – December 14

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 6 6 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 5 6 BOYD, Katherine 3 4 6 HALL, Jennifer 4 3 6 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 3 5 SPENCER, Reg 6 1 6 SZEKELY, Marc 6 1 5 McCOY, Joe 8 0 6 Schedule for Thursday – December 7, 2017 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Hoffmann ...

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Coast Guard begins icebreaking operations in the western Great Lakes

Dec 17, 2017 @ 14:33 U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie has commenced Operation Taconite in response to expanded ice growth in the commercial ports of western Lake Superior and the lower St. Marys River. Before ice impedes commercial navigation, icebreakers were assigned to each region. The, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alder was assigned to manage the ice breaking ...

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Visite à nos aînés

Dec 17, 2017 @ 08:45 Dans un esprit de fête familiale,  les élèves de la 7e et 8e année de l’École Saint-Joseph de Wawa, accompagnés de leur enseignante, Mme Emilie Welsh, de Mme Lucille Vachon-Case, directrice, de Mme Isabella Impératori, enseignante et de M. Brandon Vachon-Case, enseignant, se sont rendus à l’hôpital Lady Dunn pour une visite mémorable avec nos ...

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NDP Education critic Peggy Sattler’s statement on college walkout

Dec 16, 2017 @ 13:37collc Ontario NDP Education critic Peggy Sattler issued the following statement regarding student walkouts at five or more colleges today:   “This student walk-out makes it clear that Kathleen Wynne is still letting students down. By underfunding colleges for years, Wynne caused an unprecedented strike. For five weeks, she failed to step in to get a ...

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