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July Happenings at Wawa Baptist Church

On Sunday, July 1st, Wawa Baptist will join with Calvary Pentecostal, First United, St. Monica’s Catholic, and St. Paul’s Anglican Churches to celebrate Canada Day in our second annual Interdenominational Service on the grassy area in front of Lady Dunn Health Centre outside of Long-Term Care. All are invited to come at 10:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served after the ...

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Happenings at First United Church – June 27

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. Thank you to  EVERYONE who helped in so many ways to make the Mini Summer Thrift Shop a success. Sun.  July 01 An Interdenominational ...

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NDP to Ford: don’t scrap the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

The NDP MPP-elect for Kiiwetinoong, Sol Mamakwa, released the following statement:   “Together Ontario has made progress, and if it’s true that Doug Ford plans to dismantle and do away with the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation (MIRR), it will have a profound negative impact on Indigenous people and the province.  MIRR has resolved long standing claims with First ...

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Only Days Left to Provide Valuable Input on Regional Broadband Project

The Northeast Superior Regional Broadband Network (NSRBN) is focused on building a broadband network in every community to improve economic growth, resiliency and improved access to health and education services. The availability of adequate and affordable broadband for all citizens and stakeholders is important to the future of the entire region.   As part of the NSRBN information gathering stage, ...

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SonRock Kids Camp Vacation Bible School to Begin

Parents! Are you looking for a program in which to get your child involved?   Children who are between the age of 5 and 12 are invited to attend SonRock Kids Camp, co-hosted by the Wawa Baptist and Calvary Pentecostal Churches. Our free morning vacation Bible school program runs from 9 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday, July 9 to ...

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Municipalities Join Forces to Address GreenOn Announcement

Jun 26, 2018 @ 11:30 On May 2nd, 2018, the Ontario government announced that the Province’s Carbon Market Funding was funding four new Wood Heat Pilot Programs. The program was aimed at communities without access to natural gas that rely on a mix of wood, propane, fuel oil and diesel-generated electricity to heat homes and other buildings. Sioux Lookout and Wawa were the ...

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Northern Policy Institute Tackles ‘Taxing for Growth’ at this year’s State of the North Conference

Registration is now open for Northern Policy Institute’s second annual State of the North Conference taking place September 26-27 at the Best Western in North Bay, Ontario. This year’s theme is ‘Bold Approaches: Taxing for Growth’ presented by Northern Ontario Workforce Planning.   This two-day conference will explore how other regions use tax policies to drive growth, and how these policies ...

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MMCC to Host Wawa Youth Enterprise Camp – Become an Entrepreneur!

Jun 26, 2018 @ 11:21 Take the first step in becoming an entrepreneur with Head Start in Business at this year’s Youth Enterprise Camp!! Superior East Youth Enterprise Camp offers campers the opportunity to develop and execute their own “out of this world” business idea, meet local entrepreneurs and loan officers. They will also enjoy summer camp activities such as ...

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Traditional Land Use Map Verification Sessions 

  Jun 25, 2018 @ 08:15 Michipicoten First Nation hired InterGroup Consultants to research and write a Traditional Knowledge and Land Use Study related to NextBridge’s East-West Tie Transmission Project. In March and May, InterGroup interviewed members and mapped where they hunt, trap, fish, and gather resources, along with other culturally important sites. InterGroup is now returning to the community ...

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Congratulations to the Winners of Sault Area Hospital Foundation’s Five Car Draw

Winners of Sault Area Hospital Foundation’s Five Car Draw are: Toyota Tundra: John Hamilton, 13872 VW Tiguan: Peter Hunter, 15668 Jeep Compass: Robert Gaetano, 16021 Honda HR-V: Don Edwards, 16092 Kia Forte: Glen Thomas, 09167 $1000 Cash Alan Smith, 09289 Dennis W Lethbridge, 02954 Fiore Guido, 05126 Paul & Marianne Shuttleworth, 12144 Ed Pigeon, 02754 Delimer Tomjonovick, 11457 Betty Scheifele, 14617 Anne Phillips, 09662 ...

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Félicitations de la FMNO à Doug Ford, nouveau premier ministre de l’Ontario

Jun 22, 2018 @ 12:00 À la Fédération des municipalités du Nord de l’Ontario (FMNO), on profite de l’occasion pour féliciter le premier ministre désigné, M. Doug Ford et le Parti progressiste conservateur de l’Ontario pour leur récente victoire majoritaire aux élections provinciales. On a bon espoir que les quatre prochaines années seront porteuses de croissance et de confiance pour ...

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FONOM Congratulates Doug Ford on Being Elected Premier 

Jun 22, 2018 @ 11:45 The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Premier-designate Doug Ford and the Ontario Progressive Party with a majority win in the recent Ontario election. We are optimistic that the next four years will bring growth and confidence to our economy in Northern Ontario and across the Province. ...

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Ladies Night Golf – June 20

Number of players – 60 1st in 1st Flight – Alexis Alexopoulos, Charlee Simon – 36 2nd in 1st Flight – Toni Rutland, Suzanne Lacasse, Johanna Rowe – 39(retro) 3rd in 1st Flight – Gerry Rose, Lise Noel, Margaret Davidson – 39 1st in 2nd Flight -Diane Spencer, Melissa Terris, Debbie MacDonnell – 43(retro) 2nd in 2nd Flight – Linda ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones : « Aujourd’hui, en cette Journée nationale des peuples autochtones, nous célébrons l’héritage unique et les cultures diverses des Premières Nations, des Inuits et de la Nation des Métis. Nous soulignons les contributions remarquables qu’ils apportent à notre pays. « Alors que nous ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on National Indigenous Peoples Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day: “Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate the unique heritage and diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples, and the tremendous contributions they make to this country. “As we celebrate Indigenous cultures and communities, we also acknowledge the oppression and discrimination Indigenous ...

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