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Saturday Morning News – November 18

Nov 18, 2017 @ 05:43 Weather – Today will be mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this afternoon. High plus 1. Tonight is expected to be mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind north 20 km/h. Low minus 10. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind variable 10 knots increasing to ...

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Carol Peters – Heading to Toronto…

Nov 17, 2017 @ 16:48 After many years of coping with Chronic COPD (Chronic bronchitis/emphysema), Carol Peters is seeing some light. In mid-October, she was approved for a lung transplant to be performed in Toronto. This is great news for Carol and her family, but it brings a whole new set of worries and problems to deal with. Carol has ...

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Game Schedule for Lori Johnson Memorial Hockey Tournament

Friday, November 17 7:00 p.m. Moose Two vs Camo Monkeys 8:00 p.m. Moose on the Loose vs One Period Away 9:00 p.m. Stick Figures vs Zeor Pucks Given 10:00 p.m. Loafers 2.0 vs Goal Diggers Saturday, November 18 9:00 a.m. Moose on the Loose vs Loafers 2.0 10:00 a.m. Moose Two vs Stick Figures 11:00 a.m. Goal Diggers vs One ...

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La bonne nutrition à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

Nov 17, 2017 @ 13:57   Les élèves de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) remercient les Services aux familles d’Algoma et le Programme de bonne nutrition des élèves de l’Ontario. Grâce à leur appui, les élèves profitent de déjeuners santé et de collations saines. On découvre de nouveaux aliments et on déguste des déjeuners équilibrés, car le petit déjeuner est important pour ...

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Eating healthy at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

Nov 17, 2017 @ 13:57   Students from École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) would like to thank the Algoma Family Services and the Student Nutrition Program of Ontario for their support. Funding from these two organizations provide students with access to a healthy breakfast and snacks. Students have the opportunity to discover new foods and enjoy a wholesome breakfast which is important ...

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Bold Ventures Options Stover Gold Property

Nov 17, 2017 @ 13:45   Bold Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce the signing of a letter of intent giving Bold the option to acquire a 100% interest in the Stover Gold Property. The property is located approximately 85 km northeast of Wawa, Ontario on the Trans-Canada Highway and is road accessible. The property consists of 28 staked claims ...

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Shareholders support Purchase of Richmont Mines by Alamos Gold

Nov 17, 2017 @ 08:32 Alamos Gold Inc. and Richmont Mines Inc. are pleased to announce that shareholders of both companies have overwhelmingly voted in favour of the plan of arrangement at their respective special meetings of shareholders. The Transaction, whereby Alamos will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Richmont, was approved by 98.46% of votes cast ...

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By Hand Festival is this weekend!

The By Hand Festival is an opportunity for crafters to showcase their talent.  Many local favourites will be back again this year as well as several new ones.  There will be 25 exhibitors to tempt you with their wares.  You will find sewing, preserves, pottery, knitting, crocheting, scrollwork, woodwork, signs, baking, books, painting, carvings, and this is just a smattering ...

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Wawa Mixed Curling – November 17

Team Rank Wins G.P. LESCHISHIN, Mark 1 2 2 TERRIS, Tom 1 2 2 BOYD, Katherine 3 1 2 HALL, Jennifer 3 1 2 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 1 2 SPENCER, Reg 3 1 2 McCOY, Joe 7 0 2 SZEKELY, Marc 7 0 2 Schedule for Thursday – November 23, 2017 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Szekely ...

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Friday Morning News – November 17

Nov 17, 2017 @ 07:35 Weather – Today will be Cloudy. Periods of snow beginning early this morning except periods of rain along the lakeshore late this afternoon. Amount 5 cm. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High plus 1. Tonight, periods of snow except periods of rain along the lakeshore. Fog patches developing this evening. ...

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GLUTEK, Stella

Passed away peacefully with her son Peter, by her side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at the age of 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Walter Glutek. Loving and cherished mother of Maryanne Mitrikas (Eric), Peter Glutek and Michael Glutek (Allison). Grandmother of Katie, Jessica, Jamie and Mitch. Dear sister of Mary, Mike ...

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ROBERTSON, Dave

(1943-2017) A longtime resident and retired teacher of Wawa passed away peacefully on November 14, 2017, with his family at his side. Dave was at St. Michael’s in Toronto. He would have been 74 on November 18th, 2017. Our family would like to thank the staff at the Lady Dunn Hospital and the staff at St Michael’s Hospital for all ...

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Thursday Morning News – November 16

Nov 16, 2017 @ 07:29 Weather –  Today – Periods of snow ending this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature steady near minus 6. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy after midnight. Wind north 20 km/h becoming southeast 20 near midnight. Low minus 10. Marine – Gale warning in effect.Wind north 35 ...

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From the Branch – November 15

Nov 15, 2017 @ 08:15 Yes, the wind was cold and the snow came down but a contingent of Veterans, Legion Members, Firemen and Police marched to the Cenotaph on November 11th and wreaths were laid. Then they marched to MHS and a nice ceremony was held and some more wreaths were placed by the small cenotaph. Our faithful piper ...

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Happenings at First United Church – November 15

Nov 15, 2017 @ 08:12 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 CHURCH OFFICE HOURS are Thursday from 1 -3 p.m. Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 ...

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