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Happenings at Wawa First United – August 7

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. Aug. 04,11,18, 25 – St. Paul’s & First United at First United – 11 a.m. Tues.  Aug.  06  Sorting for the next Thrift ...

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Ladies’Night Golf Results – July 31

87 Golfers 1st Flight Winner –Jenny Harvey, Guylaine Domich 37 2nd Flight Winner–Diane Spencer, Melissa Terris  42 3rd Flight Winner – Linda Guindon, Paula Valois, Louise Moran  43 4th Flight Winner –Nadine Cartledge, Marie Andree Boivin, Jen Kendrick 46 5thFlight Winner –Kathy Turyk, Karen Tait, Wendy Bonitzke 48 6thFlight Winner –Kathy Miller, Jennifer McLaughlin  53 Special Event Winners and Draws Hole #1 ...

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Company fined in the 2018 death of worker in the Big Pic Forest

Convicted: D & G Logging Ltd., 168 Government Road, Kapuskasing, Ontario, a small logging company near Manitouwadge, Ontario Location of Worksite: Near Long Pond Road in the Big Pic Forest north of Wawa and Lake Superior. Description of Offence: A worker was killed when the boom of a tree de-limbing machine released. Date of Offence: Jan. 15, 2018. Date of ...

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Alamos Gold Financial Results for Second Quarter

Alamos Gold Inc.today reported its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019. “Our operations performed well across the board in the second quarter. Gold production was in line with guidance while total cash costs were down 16% year-over-year, driving stronger margins and record cash flow from operations. This was highlighted by another record quarter of production from Island ...

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Manitou Gold Provides Exploration Update

Manitou Gold Inc. is pleased to announce the initial results of the ongoing exploration work at its 100% owned properties along the Goudreau-Localsh Deformation Zone (“GLDZ”) trend, located north of Wawa, Ontario. The first set of channel samples covering a 100 metre section along strike of the recently-exposed Rockstar vein system, have been received. The gold grade of all channel ...

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Buy Algoma Buy Local: A ‘buy local’ movement

The Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN), an initiative of the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre, is excited to launch a buy local branding initiative in Algoma: Buy Algoma Buy Local. With over 50 local producers, processors, farmers’ markets, restaurants, retailers, tours & experiences participating in the initiative, Buy Algoma Buy Local shows people where they can taste local, shop local and ...

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Minister Fedeli Delivers Open for Business Message to State Partners and U.S. Businesses in Pittsburgh

Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement after returning from the Council of State Governments Eastern Regional Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: “Our priority during meetings with U.S. political and business leaders was to discuss shared priorities like creating and protecting good jobs and working together on areas of mutual interest to drive economic ...

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Men’s Night Golf – July 25

96 Players 1st FLIGHT: Mark Szekely, Dave Hall, Kevin Auger – 6 under par 30 2nd FLIGHT: Tony Thomas, Eric Mitrikas, Vic Sillanpaa – 1 under par 35 3rdFLIGHT: Gilbert Bouchard, Dave Castonguay, Michel Lemoyne – 1 under par 35 4th FLIGHT: Billy Matts, Jose Plante – even par 36 5th FLIGHT: Alex Morin, Zach White – 1 over par ...

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For kids with autism, wait too long and budget cap too restrictive

The Ford government announced Monday it won’t increase the funding envelope for the Ontario Autism Program, and won’t have a long-awaited replacement program until fall.   “Families and children were devastated by Doug Ford’s callous cuts to the Ontario Autism Program,” said the NDP critic for Children and Youth, Monique Taylor. “Over a year later, they’re still waiting, while their ...

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Latest autism announcement is welcome news, but questions remain

The OAC is pleased that the government has conceded that the Ford/MacLeod autism plan is a failure and must be replaced. Today’s announcement that the Autism Advisory Panel has been empowered to create a truly needs-based plan is very welcome news. Families currently receiving intensive therapy will be relieved to hear that they will get another six-month extension.   Although ...

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Statement on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Today, Jill Dunlop, Associate Minister of Children and Women’s Issues, issued the following statement regarding World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: “Today, on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, I want to draw attention to the unfortunate prevalence of human trafficking across Ontario. I also want to recognize the survivors and stakeholders who are actively working to help raise awareness ...

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Public Notice – Air Ambulance During Annual Northern National Drags Races

On August 8th – 11th, 2019, the Municipality of Wawa hosts the Northern National Drags Races. In order for this event to be successful, the Municipal airport is used as the venue. As a result, certain accommodations need to be made, which may include medical transportation.  Because of the layout of the event and use of the runway, fixed wing aircraft ...

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Federal Government announces $16M in funding for Tenaris Algoma Tubes in SSM

Sault Ste. Marie MP Terry Sheehan and the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction announced a $16 million contribution to Tenaris Algoma Tubes through the Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF). The Federal Government funding contribution announced today is part of a $36 million total investment. The federal investment of $16 million will help maintain hundreds of important ...

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Créez un Logo & vendez vos idées

Au printemps dernier, la SADC Supérieur Est ainsi que l’Initiative Lance-toi en affaires ont à nouveau présenté deuxprogrammes d’entreprenariat intitulés ‘‘Créez un logo’’ et ‘‘Vendez vos idées’’. Ces programmes sont conçus pour lesélèves de la 3e à la 8e année à faire un lien à l’entreprenariat. Le programme Créez un logo invite les élèves de la 3e à la 6e ...

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Create a Logo & Market your Thoughts

Earlier this spring, the Superior East CFDC in partnership with the Head Start in Business Initiative delivered two youth entrepreneurship programs called “Create a Logo” and “Market Your Thoughts”. The programs are designed for students in grades 3 to 8 to help promote entrepreneurship. The Create a Logo program asks students in grades 3 to 6 to design a logo ...

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