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SE OPP Wawa – Person arrested and charged with Spousal Assault

On March 14, 2020, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 28-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC). The accused was released and is scheduled ...

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Enhanced Measures to Protect Ontarians from COVID-19

posted – Mar 16, 2020 at 21:19 Today (March 16, 2020 8:19 P.M.), Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health issued the following statement detailing enhanced public health measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19: Following a number of significant announcements regarding travel and public health measures over the past 72 hours, and after further consultations with my ...

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Social Services Sector’s Response to COVID-19

Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Todd Smith, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, provided an update on the measures being put into place across the social services and youth justice sectors: “Protecting the health and well-being of all Ontarians, including the staff and clients in Ontario’s social services and youth justice sectors, is our ...

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Premier Ford Announces Job Protection for Workers during the COVID-19 Situation

Ontario is acting immediately to protect workers during the COVID-19 crisis. Today, Premier Doug Ford and Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, announced that the government intends to introduce legislation that, if passed, would immediately provide job-protected leave to employees in isolation or quarantine due to COVID-19, or those who need to be away from work to ...

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Minister of Finance on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Ontario’s Economy

Today, Rod Phillips, Minister of Finance issued the following statement in response to the impact of COVID-19 on Ontario’s finances and economy: “The events of recent weeks have caused anxiety for individuals, families and businesses across our province and around the world. As I said last week, these developments are the latest reminder that Ontario is part of an integrated ...

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WFHT – Note to Patients (COVID-19)

Dear Patients of the Wawa Family Health Team, Due to the current and impending COVID-19 pandemic, we will be making temporary changes in the way we deliver your care.  Our goal is to minimize potential exposure to as many people as possible, while freeing up resources to attend to those who require urgent care. Starting immediately: we will no longer be ...

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Municipality of Wawa COVID-19 Response

Council of the Municipality of Wawa held a Special Council Meeting at 12: 15 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2020, to discuss the Municipality’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Following the advice and information received from district health professionals, regional, provincial and federal agencies, such Algoma Public Health and the Governments of Ontario and Canada, the Municipality will exercise an abundance of caution in an ...

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Legion Cancels March 17 Celebration

Please be advised that this event is cancelled. We are sorry to have to do this but in the circumstances it is our only option. This afternoon after 2 p.m.  Do – It – Yourself Sandwich kits ( bread, corned beef, swiss cheese) will be available for purchase at the Branch ( delivery available).

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Food Bank News – March 16

The Wawa Community Food Bank will be open this Wednesday during regular hours, 2pm-4pm.   We have not been able to acquire any hand sanitizer, so ask that all clients wash their hands thoroughly on arrival, and keep a one metre distance from each other as much as possible.  

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Province Expanding Telehealth Ontario Resources

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve locally and globally, Ontario is taking further action to ensure the province’s health care system is prepared to continue to protect the health and well-being of Ontarians. Working closely with Telehealth Ontario, the province is rapidly expanding service capacity to ensure timely responses. This is a critical step to help address the increased ...

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Sweet treats at École St-Joseph

  The seniors’ organization “La Forêt du bonheur” held a pastry sale in honor of Saint Valentine on February 12 at École St-Joseph (Dubreuilville). School students and staff tood pride in participating in this community activity. All were able to purchase pastries to offer as a Valentine’s Day gift or to taste on the spot. The money raised will allow, ...

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De quoi pour se sucrer le bec!

  L’organisme pour les personnes aînées « La Forêt du bonheur » a tenu le 12 février dernier à l’école St-Joseph (Dubreuilville)  une vente de pâtisseries en l’honneur de la Saint-Valentin. Les élèves et membres du personnel de l’école étaient fiers de participer à cette activité communautaire. Tous ont pu se procurer des pâtisseries pour offrir en cadeau de Saint-Valentin ou pour déguster ...

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Des champions du tir à l’arc qui visent juste

  Plusieurs élèves de l’école St-Joseph (Dubreuilville) ont connu du succès au Championnat de tir à l’arc intérieur de l’Association des archers de l’Ontario du 15 au 23 février. Félicitations!   Catégorie des filles, Cub Compound 10 verges  3e place, Nadine Duclos (8e année)   Catégorie des garçons, Cub Compound 10 verges 4e place, Enrique Desormeaux (8e année) 5e place, ...

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Dubreuilville archers stand out at provincials

  Several students from École St-Joseph in Dubreuilville in enjoyed great success at the Ontario Archery Association’s Indoor Championship held from February 15 to 23. Congratulations!   Girls, Cub Compound 10 yards  3rd place, Nadine Duclos (grade 8)   Boys, Cub Compound 10 yards  4th place, Enrique Desormeaux (grade 8) 5th place, Cody Plourde (grade 7) 6th place, Loïc Bouchard ...

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ÉS Saint-Joseph students take part in the fish restocking in Wawa

  For the seventh consecutive year, students in grade 9 and 10 physical education classes at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) participated in the fish restocking of two lakes in the region. On March 11, the students were accompanied by teachers Ms. Valérie Lévesque, Mr. Michel Lemoyne, Mr. James Stewart and Mr. Mark Szekely, and went to Wawa and Rod and ...

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