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This is Senior’s Month “Living Your Best Life”

Jun 7, 2017 @ 08:05 Every year in June the Ontario Seniors Secretariat celebrates and recognizes the important role seniors play in our communities.  This year’s theme is, “Living Your Best Life”, and in Wawa that is pretty easy to do!   In celebration, the community has several activities planned; from entertainment to information sessions for seniors.   To start the ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – Spring 2017

Jun 6, 2017 @ 10:17 Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to acknowledge the support received from a variety of sources over the last few months. We sincerely thank Martin Doyle for providing oral hygiene products. Also, thank you to Brenda Ouellette and the Wawa BIA for the Canadian Tire gift cards.  These will be used to purchase items for the plots at ...

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Ontario Enhancing Emergency Services Across the Province

Ontario is enhancing and modernizing its emergency health services system to provide people with increased flexibility and more options for medical transportation and paramedic services, to ensure they are receiving the right care when they need it. The province is investing in a new medical dispatch system that will help triage and prioritize 911 calls for ambulance services. This new ...

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Northern Ontario’s Documentary ‘Rainbow Camp’ Now in Post-Production

The story of Rainbow Camp is a universal one. Everybody is looking for a place that they belong. The documentary Rainbow Camp, currently in post-production, will highlight a special place in Northern Ontario that provides a safe space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer questioning, 2 spirited and plus (LGBTQ2+) youth to gather for one week a year, allowing them to ...

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New Superintendent Named for the HSCDSB

It is with great pleasure that the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) announces Joe Chilelli as the new Superintendent of Education, effective August 1, 2017.   “I am very excited to serve the board in this new capacity of Superintendent, and look forward to working with school communities to support them in their very important work,” said Chilelli.   ...

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SE OPP Dubreuilville – Seek Public’s assistance in Explosives theft

Jun 4, 2017 @ 08:16 On Monday May 15, 2017 at approximately 2:25 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a Dubreuilville Ontario location regarding found explosives. The items in question were located North on the Simpson road approximately 1 kilometre from the town of Dubreuilville Ontario. Preliminary investigation revealed that the found ...

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Men’s Night Golf – June 1

Jun 3, 2017 @ 07:50 84 Players 1st FLIGHT: Joel Vinneau, Dylan Buckell-6 under par 30 2nd FLIGHT: Stephane Bouchard, Dave Castonguay, Kyle Besner-4 under par 32 3rd FLIGHT: Mark McRae, Ross Hall, Rolly Lachapelle-1 under par 35 4th FLIGHT: Bubba Gagne, Eric Levesque, Dimitri Levesque-2 under par 34 5th FLIGHT: Al MacDonald, James Morden, Jeff Lamon- even par 36 ...

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La Police provinciale munira ses agents de première ligne de naloxone et d’un équipement de protection obligatoire pour les fouilles et perquisitions visant à trouver des stupéfiants

La Police provinciale de l’Ontario fournira de la naloxone à tous les membres de première ligne et à ceux des unités spécialisées désignées. Tous les agents de première ligne recevront une trousse comprenant deux doses de naloxone sous forme de vaporisateur nasal pendant qu’ils sont en service et tous les membres des unités spécialisées sélectionnées, comme les unités du contrôle ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Dealing with Bears in the community

Jun 2, 2017 @ 09:40 Public safety is important to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and the Municipality of Wawa. Bears that come into a populated area aren’t always a threat to public safety. Public safety is at risk when a bear poses an immediate threat to personal safety by exhibiting threatening or aggressive ...

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Sarah Campbell NDP MPP (Kenora-Rainy River) passes motion to overhaul Northern Health Travel Grant

Jun 2, 2017 @ 09:25 An NDP motion put before the Ontario Legislature by Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell calling for better access to health care for northerners received support from all parties Thursday. Campbell’s motion called for a significant overhaul of the Northern Health Travel Grant.   “Kathleen Wynne and her Liberal government have ignored the needs of northerners ...

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Ontario Passes Legislation to Lower Electricity Bills by 25 Per Cent

Ontario passed legislation today that will lower electricity bills by 25 percent on average for all residential customers to provide significant rate relief and ensure greater fairness. The Fair Hydro Act, 2017 reduces electricity bills for all residential consumers and as many as half a million small businesses and farms, starting this summer. Lower-income Ontarians and those living in eligible ...

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Mike wants to recognize the outstanding citizens of Ontario

May 31, 2017 @ 12:04   Throughout my years of service as MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin, I have always been so very impressed with the number of citizens that we have in this riding who make incredible contributions as leaders and helpers in our communities.  My office receives notification of the multitude of individuals that selflessly serve to make our communities ...

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SE OPP White River Arrest White River Man in conjunction with Assault

May 31, 2017 @ 11:45 On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at approximately 12:10 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East White River Detachment received a complaint in relation to a male who had been assaulted at a local White River address. An investigation was conducted. As a result Nathan ENGLISH (30) of White River, Ontario was arrested ...

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Ontario Raising Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

Ontario is proposing the largest increase to the minimum wage in the province’s history, raising it to $15 per hour, as part of a plan to create better jobs and fair workplaces. This will give more than a quarter of employees in the province a pay increase and will help ensure that more workers are benefitting from Ontario’s economic growth. ...

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