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Rhythm & Grace to Visit Wawa

  Fiddles, keyboard, Irish whistle, accordion, bass, guitar, and step-dancing will all be a part of the dynamic, faith-filled shows on the upcoming tour by Rhythm and Grace, a Celtic-Gospel group comprised of Alex and Miriam Duketow and their nine talented children. From Ontario to BC, Rhythm and Grace will share their inspirational Celtic-Gospel and folk songs which capture stories ...

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Ladies’ Golf Night – June 26

66 Golfers 1st Flight Winner – Charlee Simon, Guylaine Domich, Suzanne Lacasse 35 2nd Flight Winner – Alexis Alexopoulos, Danette Mathias, Judy Zagar 42 3rd Flight Winner – Diane Spencer, Melissa Terris, Debbie MacDonnell 44 4th Flight Winner – Linda Guindon, Paula Valois, Louise Moran 49 5th Flight Winner – Lynn Dee Eason, Mary Lynn McKenna, Sue Switzer 52 Special ...

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Bumps, Babies & Beyond Expo 2 ~ Wawa Edition!

With such huge success in our inaugural year in Wawa, we are pleased to announce that the Bumps, Babies & Beyond Expo is returning Saturday, September 28th to the Michipicoten Memorial Community Center (curling rink and banquet hall) from 10-3pm.With over forty vendors and service providers last year, and attendees coming from Wawa and surrounding communities (Marathon, Manitouwadge, White River, ...

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CSC Nouvelon outstanding graduates

With the end of the academic year just around the corner, the CSC Nouvelon is profiling one remarkable graduate from each of its secondary schools. Here are the profiles for our schools in Sault Ste-Marie, Wawa and Chapleau.   École secondaire Notre-Dame-du-Sault (Sault Ste. Marie) Maggie Maloney, a grade 12 student at École secondaire Notre-Dame-du-Sault in Sault Ste. Marie, is highly ...

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New Democrats call for review of all Ford appointees

The NDP is now calling on the Doug Ford Conservatives to recall the Standing Committee on Government Agencies, and give them the mandate to conduct a review of all Ford government appointees, past and current.   New Democrat MPP Marit Stiles, a member of the Government Agencies committee, says that, to this point, Doug Ford has not only been handing ...

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Ford gives 31 Conservative MPPs a 14% pay hike

Doug Ford has nearly doubled the number of parliamentary assistants giving 31 MPPs a 14 per cent pay hike while firing education and health care workers. Doug Ford appointed 31 Conservative MPPs to be parliamentary assistants on Wednesday. The MPPs will each get an extra $16,300 on top of their MPP salary.   “The gravy train is getting crowded,” said NDP ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – June 26

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. Sun.    June 30   Community Ecumenical Worship Service -LDHC -10:15 a.m. Outdoors  –  Pot Luck Lunch Thurs.  July 04    Summer Thrift Shop  begins at 5 ...

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Phillips gifts patronage appointment to business partner, donor on Day 1

In one of his first acts as Finance Minister, Rod Phillips appointed one of his major donors and long-time business partner Neil Selfe to the Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO). Another long-time Phillips business associate, Brian Gibson, was also quietly appointed to the IMCO board on June 20. Official Opposition NDP MPP Taras Natyshak said Doug Ford and the ...

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Wawa Youth Enterprise Camp

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 outdoor sports, theme days, and ...

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Camp entreprise jeunesse Wawa

Fait tes premiers pas afin de devenir un entrepreneur avec Lance-toi en affaires au Camp Entreprise Jeunesse de cette année!! Le camp entreprise Supérieur Est offre aux campeurs l’opportunité de développer et de mettre en œuvre leur propre idée d’entreprise «extraordinaire», de rencontrer des entrepreneurs locaux et des agents de crédit. Ils pourront également profiter des activités du camp d’été ...

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Gravy train doesn’t stop: Doug Ford appointed Dean French’s niece to Ontario’s Public Accountants Council

Yet another sneaky appointment for friends and family, Doug Ford quietly appointed Dean French’s niece, Katherine Pal, to the Public Accountants Council.   The government did not announce French’s family member’s appointment with a news release when it was confirmed on Dec. 31, 2018. Pal is the niece of Dean French’s wife, Jane Pal French. The position comes with a ...

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EC – Heavy rain expected tonight – UPDATE

At 6:11 a.m. this special weather statement was cancelled.   Jun 24, 2019 @ 15:42 – Special weather statement in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Heavy rain expected tonight. Rain, at times heavy, is forecast to develop this evening and then persist into tonight. 25 to 45 mm of ...

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NDP fights fine for student chalk-drawings

NDP House Leader Gilles Bisson released the following statement in response to reports that high-school students were billed about $1,500 for the clean-up of sidewalk chalk after a peaceful protest at Queen’s Park:   “It’s wrong to punish students who are speaking up for themselves and their future by speaking out against Doug Ford’s education cuts. The NDP is calling ...

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Winners of SAH 5-Car Draw

Winners were drawn Saturday night at the Sault Area Hospital. Car or Cash Winners: Earl Crack (Ticket No. 1188) won a Hyundai Accent or $15,000. Keith Good (Ticket No. 11953) chooses a Volkswagen Beetle or $30,000. Glen and Regina Lewis (Ticket No. 11522) pick $30,000 or a Honda CR-V. John Kucher (Ticket No. 05394) can opt for $35,000 or a ...

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