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Les élèves de l’ES Saint-Joseph complètent le programme de traitement des aliments

  Félicitations aux élèves de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), ainsi qu’à leur enseignante, Mme Cindy Franklin, qui ont complété une formation en traitement des aliments et ont pu ainsi obtenir obtenu leur certification dans ce domaine le 13 novembre! On remercie vivement Mme Mariah Tremblay, inspectrice de santé publique, qui a offert la formation des personnes qui dans leurs fonctions ...

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ES Saint-Joseph students complete food handling program

  Congratulations to École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) students along with their teacher, Mrs. Cindy Franklin, for completing the Food Handler program on November 13! They are now certified food handlers. Many thanks to Ms. Mariah Tremblay, Public Health Inspector, who provided training for people handling food.

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – December 4

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. The Christmas Star of Lights will again light up the front of the Church during the Advent Season. If you would like a bulb in memory of someone ...

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From the Branch – December 4

Yes, December is here and this means a busy time at the Branch. Especially for our culinary experts from the Ladies Auxiliary. Joan’s cookie walk will be on December 14 from 11.00 am till 1.00 pm. Our membership chair is still waiting for a few  members to get their 2020 membership cards.   And we all wish Comrade Dick Watson a speedy recovery. ...

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Minister of Education on Status of Labour Negotiations

Dec 4, 2019 @ 06:13 Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement on the status of negotiations with OSSTF (Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation) on the eve of strike action: “My message to parents, on the eve of potential job action, is that our Government has remained reasonable at the negotiating table, with the objective of keeping ...

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TBSO Launches 2nd Dream Vacation Lottery

Dec 3, 2019 @ 12:57 Get ready to pack your bags—because the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is giving you another chance to win a fabulous Dream Vacation for two! After launching the 2nd Dream Vacation Lottery on November 16th, last year’s top volunteer lottery ticket seller, Ken Boshcoff picked up 50 of the 1,500 tickets for this year’s lottery. Everyone ...

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Echo Bay Farmer Heralds Continuation of Tree Planting Program

Forests are vital to everyone from hikers to hunters, says a local farmer who is pleased that the Government of Canada is supporting tree planting on private land in Ontario. “I have always been an outdoorsman,” said Trent Massey, who worked with Forests Ontario to plant 5,500 trees on seven acres of his 30-acre farm. “I hunt and I fish. ...

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Thank You – Wawa Fire Department

The Wawa Fire Department would like to thank Tim Hortons, North of 17 Restaurant, Normandy Lodge, Brenda Stockton, and the Renaud Family for their donations of food and drinks on November 29th, 2019. Your kindness is truly appreciated, Wawa Fire Department

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OSSTF/FEESO members embark on one-day walkout

Dec 3, 2019 @ 11:08 After four consecutive days at the bargaining table, during which the government advanced not one proposal addressing major issues that affect the quality of education in Ontario, teachers and education workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation began a one day, province-wide walkout at one minute after midnight this morning. OSSTF/FEESO remains committed ...

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Notice to Parents from Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board

Re: Labour Relations in Ontario’s Education Sector As you may know, on Friday, November 29,2019, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) provided five (5) days’ notice to engage in a one-day strike on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. This means that OSSTF workers will be on strike for one day, unless an agreement is reached at the provincial bargaining table beforehand. Although many ...

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Province Releases “Build or buy a tiny home” Guide

The province is taking steps to help create more homes, and different types of homes, to give Ontarians more housing choices at a price they can afford. Tiny homes are less costly to build and maintain and can be more affordable than traditional housing. The Build or buy a tiny home guide offers practical advice about building or buying a factory-built tiny ...

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NDP’s Mantha tells Ford to raise winter road maintenance standards in the North

  Algoma-Manitoulin NDP MPP Michael Mantha told Doug Ford Monday that his government must end the second class treatment of highway 17 and highway 11 to ensure they are plowed just as quickly as 400 series highways in the south.   “It was revealed that last year the government issued $291,000 in penalties against highway maintenance contractors who violated their service agreement, ...

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Wawa Men’s Curling Standings – December 2

Team Rank Wins GP FAHRER, Tom 1 4 5 LESCHISHIN, Mark 1 4 5 RODY Ron 1 4 5 TERRIS, Tom 4 3 4 McCOY, Joe 5 2 5 BUMSTEAD, Aaron 6 1 4 MITRIKAS, Erik 6 1 5 TERRIS, Travis – ESC 8 0 5   Games – Monday December 9th  at 7:00 PM Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice ...

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Algoma Power Inc. thanks its customers

  Dec 2, 2019 @ 15:07 Algoma Power Inc. (API) wishes to thank its customers for their positive feedback and patience while we restored power over the last number of days after a severe winter storm passed through API’s service territory November 27, 2019. Thank-you to our Employees, who worked diligently to safely in the field  repair power lines while ...

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