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Ford wrong to rip therapy away from survivors

Jill Andrew, Ontario NDP critic for Women’s Issues, called on the Ford government Thursday in question period to reverse cruel cuts to funding that helps survivors of crimes access therapy. Andrews’ call comes after some survivors of crimes, including survivor of historical sexual abuse Kelly Grenier, revealed that the Ford government abruptly cut off their therapy and other awarded services ...

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“The Stories the Wind Carries”

An interprovincial project between Wawa, Michipicoten First Nation, Pikangikum First Nation, Wolfe Island, and Toronto November 10 to November 17, 2019 Jamii, an arts organization based in Toronto, is connecting people and theirs stories throughout the province! In the upcoming months, the Jamii team will be visiting Wawa and Michipicoten First Nation, Wolfe Island and Pikangikum First Nation to invite ...

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Les élèves de Saint-Joseph appuient la banque alimentaire

  Sous le slogan «Ensemble, nous pouvons éliminer LA FAIM», les élèves de la 9e à la 12a année à l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont fait preuve de générosité. Grâce à la motivation et aux encouragements de leur enseignante, Mme Stephanie McGregor, les élèves ont amassé des denrées non périssables ainsi que des dons monétaires pour la Wawa Community Food ...

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Saint-Joseph students support Wawa Community Food Bank

  Under the motto “Together, we can eliminate HUNGER” (Ensemble, nous pouvons éliminer LA FAIM), students in grades 9 to 12 at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) showed generosity. Motivated and encouraged by their teacher, Ms. Stephanie McGregor, the students raised non-perishable food items and cash donations for the Wawa Community Food Bank. Every food item or donation allowed students to ...

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Ford’s Mini-Budget Fails Northern Ontario

The Ford government introduced its mini-budget today and it fails northern Ontario charged Steven Del Duca, Ontario Liberal Leadership Candidate. Del Duca delivered his response to the Fall Economic Statement from Sudbury where he met with local Liberals and supporters. “Ford is a bull in a china shop, his ministers are so distracted by his tweets, his outbursts and scattershot ...

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Mamakwa calls on Ford government to respect treaties

During question period Wednesday, Sol Mamakwa, NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, marked Treaties Recognition Week in Ontario by calling on Doug Ford to honour the sacred agreements between First Nations and the Ontario government. “Across Ontario, people have gathered for treaty awareness events in schools, universities and public libraries. These events help the public have a better understanding ...

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Ontario Government Beating Fiscal Targets While Investing in Priority Programs

Finance Minister Rod Phillips today released the 2019 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review: A Plan to Build Ontario Together — which maintains the government’s commitment to balance the budget by 2023-24 through prudent fiscal management while making strategic investments in critical public services, and strengthening the conditions for job creation. The government is making steady progress on its plan. ...

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Snow Squalls and Watch

Snow Squall Watch Pukaskwa Park to Wawa Snow squalls are forecast to continue tonight and will persist through Wednesday. The most intense bands are expected to develop tonight and continue through the day Wednesday. Locally heavy snowfall accumulations near 15 cm per 12 hour period are possible with these snow squalls. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy ...

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École Saint-Joseph students motivated to eliminate hunger

  Kindergarten to grade 8 students at Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph were very motivated to participate in the fifth edition of Northern Lights Ford’s “We Can Eradicate Hunger” initiative. The students rose to the challenge with flying colors. In fact, during the month of October, students collected no less than 803 non-perishable food items! Some students were motivated by the participation ...

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Les élèves de l’école Saint-Joseph motivés à éliminer la faim

  C’est avec entrain que les élèves de la maternelle à la 8e année de l’école élémentaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont participé à la 5e édition de l’initiative « Nous pouvons éliminer LA FAIM » de Northern Lights Ford. Les élèves ont relevé le défi avec brio. En effet, pendant le mois d’octobre les élèves ont amassé pas moins de 803 denrées non ...

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Des frissons pour promouvoir la lecture

  La fête de Halloween soulève la passion des élèves et du personnel de l’école Saint-Joseph à Wawa. Sous les directives de M. Kirk Whitlock, enseignant en arts à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa), les élèves de 4e et 5e année ont fabriqué des signets sur le thème de l’Halloween. Il va sans dire que leurs signets de Frankenstein vont les aider ...

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Scary activities lead to reading

  Halloween is always interesting for students and staff at Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph. Under the direction of Mr. Kirk Whitlock, arts teacher at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), grade 4 and 5 students made Halloween-themed bookmarks. They were boo-tiful. It goes without saying that their Frankenstein bookmarks will help them devour books!

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Tickets now available online for 20th Annual Big Wish Lottery!

The Group Health Centre Trust Fund is thrilled to announce that the 20th Annual Big Wish Lottery (Lic. 11332) has officially launched. This year, to celebrate 20 years of bringing Big Wishes to life, we’re giving away our biggest grand prize yet: $100,000 cash! With only 15,000 tickets printed, and tickets now available online at BigWishLottery.ca, make sure to get ...

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L’Ontario souligne la quatrième Semaine annuelle de reconnaissance des traités

Greg Rickford, ministre des Affaires autochtones, a fait la déclaration suivante au sujet de la Semaine de reconnaissance des traités : « Cette semaine, l’Ontario souligne la quatrième Semaine annuelle de reconnaissance des traités en offrant aux gens l’occasion d’en apprendre davantage sur les traités en Ontario et sur leur place dans l’histoire et le patrimoine de la province. Notre gouvernement ...

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