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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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Indigenous History Award Presented to the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre for the Reclaiming Shingwauk Hall initiative

The Ontario Historical Society is pleased to present the Indigenous History Award to the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre for the Reclaiming Shingwauk Hall initiative. The Indigenous History Award recognizes significant contributions towards the promotion or preservation of Indigenous history or heritage in Ontario. Uniquely located on the site of the former Shingwauk Residential School, the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre at ...

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Dr. Park says ‘Pair your Fitness with Tech’

With our successful participation in the Community Better Challenge and the For the Health of It wellness challenge coming to an end, I remind everyone about the wonderful benefits of maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. While fluctuating motivation may be a significant hurdle for many of us, consider incorporating technology tools such as lifestyle apps to enrich the outdoors experience to help you ...

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Célébration de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones en Ontario

Aujourd’hui, Greg Rickford, ministre des Affaires autochtones, a fait la déclaration suivante pour souligner la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones: «Nous reconnaissons aujourd’hui qu’il s’agit d’une journée de célébration et de reconnaissance des peuples autochtones. Les peuples autochtones sont les premiers habitants de notre grande province, et j’encourage tous les Ontariens et Ontariennes à profiter de cette occasion pour en ...

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Sault College Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

Today, the Sault College community joined together in honour and in recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day. This annual College event saw the group come together and celebrate with a flag raising ceremony and inspirational speeches.   Today’s event is a part of wider celebrations going on across Canada recognizing and celebrating the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, ...

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Ladies’ Night Golf Results – June 19  

72 Golfers 1st Flight Winner –Toni Rutland, Brenda Pelletier 39 2nd Flight Winner–Lynn Dee Eason, Mary Lynn McKenna, Sue Switzer 44 3rd Flight Winner –Chrissy McRae, Cathy Cyr, Ida Vernier  45 4th Flight Winner –Marcelle Terris, Beth Vachon, Brenda Tait  47 5thFlight Winner –Carm Tait, Joan Jewell, Sandra Case 53 Special Event Winners and Draws Hole #1 Longest Putt – ...

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Cabinet Changes for Ontario Provincial Government

After nearly one full year in office, Premier Doug Ford today announced changes to his cabinet to build on the priorities for the people of Ontario for the year ahead. A renewed Executive Council also includes the addition of one new ministry as well as five new associate ministers. These changes will ensure that the Government of Ontario will effectively ...

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Are you ready for the Canada Day Weekend in Wawa?

Canada Day Weekend is almost here and Wawa is the place to be! Join us at the new Wawa Goose Nest Market for the grand opening Friday, June 28th at 4 pm.  There will a special ceremony for this new amazing community business hub.  The Wawa music fest will be playing tunes all weekend, stand up paddle boards and the ...

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Do you like poutine?

There are only a few dishes that are uniquely Canadian and poutine has become this country’s unofficial comfort food and this Canada Day weekend the people of Sault Ste. Marie will be able to experience the best this country has to offer at Ermatinger-Clergue National Historic Site. Poutine is more than just French fries and cheese curds covered in gravy. True Poutiners ...

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Karate in Wawa Tournament – Results

Thanks to the support of their many sponsors, hard-working volunteers, and exceptional competitors, Michipicoten Wado Kai held their first Karate in Wawa Tournament. This marks the return of sport karate to Wawa and harkens back to a decade ago when they hosted their last Ken Brown Memorial Tournament. Organizer Matt Larrett explained, “It was such a treat to see the ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – June 19

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. Last Sunday we observed Trinity Sunday which introduces the Trinity Season & is the first Sunday after Pentecost. Sat.     June 22   Prayer Shawl Ministry ...

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From the Branch – June 19

This week was a busy one in preparation for a well-deserved summer break. Thursday we had a visit from our Comrade Bill Moore. He visited the Clubroom to view The Certificate of Appreciation that the Branch received from Provincial Command in thanks for our contribution to the Military Service Recognition Books. Comrade Bill was the member who worked very hard to have ...

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