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Municipal Elections 2022

Municipal elections will be held on October 24, 2022. In order to be a candidate for Wawa, you must be a Wawa resident or a non-resident owner or tenant of land in Wawa or the spouse of such non-resident owner or tenant; a Canadian citizen and at least 18 years old; not legally prohibited from voting;  and not disqualified by ...

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Morning News – August 16

Monday, August 16, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. High 24. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Clear. Low 11. COVID Statistics: Algoma Region Current Change in the previous 7 days Central & East Algoma 960 16 Elliot Lake & Area 530 9 North Algoma 299 0 Sault Ste. ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Theft Charges Laid

SE OPP Wawa

On August 6, 2022 at approximately 6:07 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a theft from a business on Broadway Avenue in Wawa. Through investigation, Jean-Guy FOURNIER, 66-years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and charged with the following: Theft Under $5000, contrary to section 334(b) of the Criminal Code (CC).   ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Impaired Charges laid after complaint

On August 8, 2022 at approximately 1:32 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a possible impaired driver on Neebish Road on Brunswick House First Nation, near Chapleau. The vehicle was located and further investigation revealed that the driver was impaired. Terence SAUNDERS, 40 years-of-age, of Chapleau, was charged with the ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Multiple Charges laid after Traffic Stop

SE OPP Wawa

On July 25, 2022 at approximately 3:23 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop of a motor vehicle on Mackey Street in Wawa. Investigation revealed that the driver’s licence was suspended. As a result, Bryan SHOREY, 24 years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and charged with the following: Dangerous operation, contrary ...

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Morning News – August 15

Monday, August 15, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. 30% chance of showers this afternoon. High 25. Humidex 28. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy with 30% chance of showers this evening then clear. Low 12. COVID Statistics: Algoma Region Current Change in the previous 7 days Central & East Algoma ...

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Morning News – August 13

Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Sunny. High 20. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Clear. Low 9. COVID Statistics: Algoma Region Current Change in the previous 7 days Central & East Algoma 960 16 Elliot Lake & Area 530 9 North Algoma 299 0 Sault Ste. Marie & Area 7,338 48   Updated:  August 11, 2022, ...

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LDHC’s Emergency Department Staffing shortage

Ontario is experiencing a sustained, system-wide pressure on emergency department staffing levels due to COVID-related absences, staff fatigue and burnout. Emergency Department (ED) staffing pressures are being felt by hospitals across the country and while our ED at the Lady Dunn Heath Centre continues to remain open we have been navigating the pressures as well.   On August 13, 14 ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Arrests made after well-being check

On July 18, 2022, at approximately 8:12 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a well-being check on an individual at a residence on Churchill Avenue in Wawa. The individual was located by police and found to be in distress. Through investigation, three individuals were arrested and charged. Kelvin HENRY, 41 years-of-age, of ...

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Morning News – August 11

Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Sunny. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 22. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Clear. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light early this evening. Low 7. COVID Statistics: Algoma Public Health states that there are 299 cases reported of COVID-19 in the North Algoma region ...

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Celebration of Life – Dolly & Mickey Clement

Two lives, so beautiful, deserves a special celebration. You are invited to help us honour the lives of Dolly and Clifford (Mickey) Clement. Leave your sadness at the door, but bring rather your stories, your laughs, and your happiness over a life that was lived to the fullest. The service will take place on August 21, 2022, from  12:00 – ...

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Is there additional capacity to address Northern Ontario’s homelessness, mental health, and addictions crisis?

Northern Ontario communities are experiencing a homelessness, addiction, and mental health crisis. In Northern Policy Institute’s latest paper, More than Just a Number: Addressing the Homelessness, Addiction, and Mental Health Crisis in the North, author Holly Parsons explores current realities and eight policy strategies to help move Northern Ontario communities forward.   The paper was completed in partnership with the ...

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Existe-t-il une capacité supplémentaire pour faire face à la crise de l’itinérance, de la santé mentale et des toxicomanies dans le Nord de l’Ontario ?

Les communautés du Nord de l’Ontario connaissent une crise de l’itinérance, de l’addition et de la santé mentale. Dans le dernier document de l’Institut des politiques du Nord, Plus qu’un simple chiffre : Résoudre la crise de l’itinérance, de la toxicomanie et de la santé mentale dans le Nord, l’auteure Holly Parsons explore les réalités actuelles et huit stratégies politiques ...

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Generation Mining Acquires Mills for Marathon Palladium Copper Project

Generation Mining Limited announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Generation PGM Inc., which is developing the Marathon Palladium Copper Project near Marathon, Ontario, has entered into an agreement with Hycroft Mining Holding Corporation for the purchase of an unused, surplus SAG mill and ball mill currently stored in Nevada and Texas, USA for US$12,000,000, of which US$500,000 is due on signing, ...

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