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Crime Stoppers asks for help in November 29th Fire

Dec 9, 2019 @ 15:08   Crime Stoppers and the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police are requesting your assistance in solving two suspicious fires. On the morning of Nov. 29, 2019 the Wawa Fire Department responded to a structure fire in an abandoned motel on Pinewood Drive. Several hours later, firefighters responded to another fire in an abandoned home on ...

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OSSTF/FEESO offers a path forward in negotiations

After almost 30 years in education and 2 decades working in labour relations, I have rarely seen a statement by a representative of the government as discouraging and ultimately destructive to the bargaining process. Specifically, I’m referring to Education Minister Stephen Lecce’s remarks at a press conference and on social media on December 6, in which he said, “It’s time ...

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Significant Snowfall for Wawa and Area – Heading east freezing rain is expected

Significant snowfall expected today for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Snow associated with a Colorado Low will move across Northeastern Ontario today and tonight. Total snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are likely by Tuesday morning. Poor ...

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Exceptional Experiences of the Wandering Whisky Whisperer – Book Launching

This coming Tuesday December 10th, 2019, there will be a book launch party and whisky tasting at Odeno’s Pub at Sault College (formerly known as the Outback).  Join John Clement, the Wandering Whisky Whisperer, for a book reading, and book signing for the launch of his second book, titled:Exceptional Experiences of the Wandering Whisky Whisperer. Clement’s first book, Musings of ...

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Significant snowfall expected Monday

Dec 8, 2019 @ 16:54 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Significant snowfall expected Monday. Snow associated with an approaching Colorado Low will move into portions of northeastern Ontario Monday morning or ...

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Algoma Steel to hold Annual Environmental Open House in SSM on December 10

Algoma Steel invites members of the public to their annual environmental open house on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Northern Community Centre – Korah Branch Library Community Room, 556 Goulais Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie Members of our environment team will be on hand to share information and discuss Algoma Steel’s environmental management program. For more ...

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Minister of Education on OSSTF Job Action Escalation

Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) announcement of job action escalation: “Union leadership has made clear they will strike again unless we accept their demand for a $1.5 billion increase in compensation, which includes pay and benefits. We value teachers and their commitment to our students. ...

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Northern Ontario Abandoned in Throne Speech

Cheryl Gallant, M.P. for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke and Conservative Shadow Minister for Northern Ontario Economic Development, expressed her disappointment following the Liberal Government’s Speech from the Throne.   “Northern Ontario has been completely abandoned by the Liberal Government.  With not a single mention of helping those who work in the forestry or mining industries, nor a focus on rural economic development, this ...

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D’Andrew Scheer statement on the anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre

Today, the Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, released the following statement on the anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre: “There were 14 of them. They were young, smart, and filled with ambition. Exactly 30 years ago today, these young women were heading to university. “When they got up that morning, maybe they were ...

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Déclaration D’Andrew Scheer à l’occasion de l’anniversaire du massacre à l’école Polytechnique

Aujourd’hui, l’honorable Andrew Scheer, le chef des conservateurs du Canada et de l’Opposition officielle, a fait la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de l’anniversaire du massacre à l’école Polytechnique : « Elles étaient 14. Elles étaient jeunes, douées et pleines d’aspirations. Exactement 30 ans passés, aujourd’hui, elles se rendaient à l’Université. « En se levant ce matin-là, peut-être voyaient-elles venir l’approche des examens ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – December 6

Team Rank Wins G.P. McCOY, Joe 1 4 5 TERRIS, Tom 1 4 5 HALL, Dave 3 3 5 KLOCKARS, Anna Lisa 3 3 4 BUCKELL, Chris 5 2 5 HOFFMANN, Jim 5 2 4 LESCHISHIN, Mark 7 1 5 TURMELLE, Katherine 8 0 5   Games – Thursday December 12, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 ...

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A Message from Harvey Bischof President, OSSTF/FEESO

On Wednesday, OSSTF/FESSO held its first province-wide action in over 20 years. It was an absolutely remarkable day of solidarity throughout the province. Members of the provincial executive and OSSTF/FESSO staff visited picket lines across Ontario and were met with high spirits and expressions of resolve that were encouraging and energizing. We also saw, as you no doubt did, massive ...

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Les élèves de l’ES Saint-Joseph complètent le programme de traitement des aliments

  Félicitations aux élèves de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), ainsi qu’à leur enseignante, Mme Cindy Franklin, qui ont complété une formation en traitement des aliments et ont pu ainsi obtenir obtenu leur certification dans ce domaine le 13 novembre! On remercie vivement Mme Mariah Tremblay, inspectrice de santé publique, qui a offert la formation des personnes qui dans leurs fonctions ...

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ES Saint-Joseph students complete food handling program

  Congratulations to École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) students along with their teacher, Mrs. Cindy Franklin, for completing the Food Handler program on November 13! They are now certified food handlers. Many thanks to Ms. Mariah Tremblay, Public Health Inspector, who provided training for people handling food.

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – December 4

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. The Christmas Star of Lights will again light up the front of the Church during the Advent Season. If you would like a bulb in memory of someone ...

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