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Hwy 17 (Wawa to SSM) OPEN

Aug 13, 2020 at 21:52 Wawa-news has been told that Hwy 17 is now open to one lane. Please exercise caution in the area as emergency services and OPP are still at scene. Aug 13, 2020 at 18:06 Highway 17 is closed at this time at Rabbit Blanket due to a transport trailer rollover. Reports from the scene are that ...

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Ladies Night Golf – August 12

75 Players 1st FLIGHT: Lise Noel, Toni Rutland, Spare – 36 2nd FLIGHT: Danette Mathias, Christina Portis, Spare – 43 3rd FLIGHT: Linda Guindon, Louise Moran, Paula Valois – 45 4th FLIGHT: Diane Spencer, Melissa Terris, Linda Sillanpaa – 47 5th FLIGHT: Darlene Trovarello, Caroline Desgagne, Paula Bailey – 52 SPECIAL EVENTS WINNERS: AJ’s Pizza – 3 Steaks – Longest ...

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Highway 17 – (Wawa to Sault Ste. Marie ) ONE LANE OPEN

Aug 13, 2020 at 13:46 The OPP are alternating traffic through the collision site (about 3km south of Chippewa River). There was a two vehicle collison, a minivan collided with a Volkswagen Van.   Aug 13, 2020 at 13:06 Traffic is backed up south of the Chippewa River Bridge to Jones Landing – about a 5km lineup. There is some ...

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Harte Gold Restarts Milling

Harte Gold has restarted milling operations at its Sugar Zone mine in Ontario, Canada and confirmed filing financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020. Sam Coetzer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harte Gold, commented, “We are encouraged by the positive restart of milling operations at the Sugar Zone mine. We suspended operations at the Sugar Zone mine ...

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Morning News Tidbits – August 13

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 26. Humidex 30. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – A few clouds. Low 14.   Statistics from Algoma Public Health  – August 12, 2020 (8:30 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents have tested positive for COVID-19 include the following: Sault Ste. Marie & Area Central ...

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Sault College Extends Withdrawal Period to Further Support First Year Students

Recognizing that the current situation surrounding COVID-19 has re-shaped post-secondary education for the upcoming fall semester, Sault College understands the importance of being flexible and providing options to further support its students during these unprecedented times. To complement this, Sault College is providing its full-time first year students with an extended opportunity to make an informed decision regarding their academic ...

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Between the Covers – August 12

The Summer Reading Program has begun! Join us at 11 a.m. Tuesday – Thursday for stories, crafts, and fun science experiments all on Facebook live. Remember to sign up on the TDSRC website. There you will find tons of eBooks, jokes, and a reading log for all the books this summer. Keep track of books you’ve read and let us ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – August 12

It is the Eleventh  Sunday after Pentecost. Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for August 16, 2020. Genesis 45: 1-15                        Joseph is reunited with his brothers. Psalm 133                           ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Wawa Man Charged with Impaired after Collision on Harbour Road

On August 11, 2020, at approximately 5:10 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Harbour Road in Wawa. Upon arrival, officers observed that a pickup truck had left the roadway and gone several feet down an embankment. A short time later, it was determined that the driver ...

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2nd Annual Memorial Butterfly Release

  With the current COVID-19 restrictions, the Lady Dunn Health Centre Palliative Care Team has decided to get a little creative. This year our Memorial Butterfly Release will be hosted virtually.   Help us fill the community with joy by displaying butterflies on the front window of your home or business by Thursday, August 27, 2020.   Step 1: Be creative. ...

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Morning News Tidbits – August 12

Weather – Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 23. Humidex 27. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 13.   Statistics from Algoma Public Health  – August 10, 2020 (9:00 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents have tested positive for COVID-19 include the following: Sault Ste. Marie & Area Central & East Algoma ...

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WFD gets called to smoke on Broadway

The Wawa Fire Department was called out to a residence on Broadway Avenue. Smoke was observed coming out the door. Firefighters were seen venting the building, and unconfirmed reports are that it was a small kitchen fire. Firefighters were on scene for about an hour.

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Ontario Fast-Tracks Long-Term Care Home in Toronto

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The Ontario government announced that a new long-term care home will be built at Humber River Hospital’s Finch site in months, not years. The project is part of the province’s Accelerated Build Pilot Program. By working with Humber River Hospital and Infrastructure Ontario, the province intends to build up to 320 new long-term care beds at this site by the ...

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L’Ontario accélère la construction d’un foyer de soins de longue durée à Toronto

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé qu’un nouveau foyer de soins de longue durée sera construit à l’emplacement de Finch de l’Hôpital Humber River, en quelques mois seulement, plutôt qu’en plusieurs années. Ce projet s’inscrit dans le cadre du Programme pilote d’accélération de la construction de la province. En collaboration avec l’Hôpital Humber River et Infrastructure Ontario, la province entend ...

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