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MAGI, Margaret Ellen (nee Straney)

Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the age of 79 years. Wife of the late Eric Magi. Loving mother of Stephen (Marilyn) and Peter (Chantal). Proud grandmother of Kinsey, Kaitlyn and Colin. Daughter of the late Pat and Hilda Straney. Dear sister of Mary (Doug Martin) and Lawrence Straney (Wendy). Margaret will be fondly remembered by her ...

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White River Forest Products plans major upgrades to facility

Apr 20, 2018 @ 08:05   White River Forest Products (WRFP) is pleased to announce that it has received $1.9M in funding from the provincial government through the Ontario’s Jobs and Prosperity Fund. “We’re happy to be one of the first company to receive monies from this fund,” said Frank Dottori, President and CEO of WRFP. “The upgrades we’re making ...

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Friday Morning News – April 20

Apr 20, 2018 @ 07:53 Weather – Although it is bright and sunny, be careful driving and walking. The warm weather yesterday and cold temperatures last night have glazed many surfaces.  Today we will see a high of 8C, and a low of -3 overnight. According to Ontario511 “It’s finally Spring! West Region road condition reporting has ended for the ...

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The 71st Wawa Men’s Bonspiel

Apr 19, 2018 @ 12:25   FIRST “A” EVENT Ken GRAHAM Soo SECOND “A” EVENT Dave TRUDEAU Soo THIRD “A” EVENT Chris GILBOTA / Dennis LETHBRIDGE Soo   FIRST “B” EVENT Mark LESCHISHIN Wawa SECOND “B” EVENT Scott SEABROOK Soo THIRD “B” EVENT Brian CULHANE Kirkland L./Wawa/Soo   FIRST “C” EVENT Tom TERRIS Wawa SECOND “C” EVENT Carl PUNKARI Soo ...

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Between the Covers – April 19

Apr 19, 2018 @ 10:01 New & Improved Hours at the Wawa Public Library – Our hours are now Monday-Friday (inclusive) 11:00a.m. – 7:00p.m., and Saturday 11:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. The library will be closed Sundays and all holidays. Come on down to the library! We look forward to seeing you! New Books – New books on the seven day fiction ...

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Getting some hands on experience

Apr 19, 2018 @ 09:40   Students in Wawa’s École secondaire Saint-Joseph’s transportation technology and fabrication technology courses, along with their teacher, Mr. James Stewart, took part in Collège Boréal’s Challenge optimal des métiers, innovations et technologies (COMIT). During this challenge, held on March 6, students were able to apply their theoretical and practical knowledge in automotive mechanics and welding. ...

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Acquérir de l’expérience pratique

Apr 19, 2018 @ 09:39   Les élèves du cours de technologie des transports et de technologie de la fabrication de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), accompagnés de leur enseignant M. James Stewart, ont participé au Challenge Optimal des Métiers, Innovations et Technologies (COMIT) organisé par le Collège Boréal. Pendant la journée du 6 mars, les élèves ont eu l’occasion de ...

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Together For Respect Rally

Apr 19, 2018 @ 08:21   Yesterday Wawa residents saw a rally at the Lady Dunn Health Centre. Health care workers employed by Ontario hospitals rallied across the province asking for respect and fairness in negotiations with the employers’ umbrella group, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA).   “In an exceptional show of solidarity, unions and workers across Ontario are taking action ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 19

Apr 19, 2018 @ 08:05 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud with 30% chance of flurries early this morning. Clearing this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 5. UV index 6 or high.   Roads – Highways are bare and wet, bare and dry   News Tidbits – Don’t forget that tonight Algoma Power is ...

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De jeunes maîtres d’échecs se réuniront à Wawa pour le Tournoi d’échecs Franco-Nord-Ouest Demain

Apr 18, 2018 @ 17:54 Le jeudi 19 avril, quelque 120 jeunes maîtres d’échecs se réuniront à Wawa afin de participer au cinquième Tournoi d’échecs Franco-Nord-Ouest. Présentée par l’école Saint-Joseph de Wawa, cette compétition réunira des élèves francophones provenant des écoles catholiques et publiques suivantes : Saint-Joseph (Wawa), St-Joseph (Dubreuilville), Notre-Dame-du-Sault (Sault-Ste-Marie), Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne), Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau), l’Escalade ...

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Young chess masters gather in Wawa to compete in the Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament Tomorrow

Apr 18, 2018 @ 17:52 Some 120 young chess masters will meet in Wawa on Thursday, April 19, for the fifth Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament. The competition, hosted by Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph, will attract francophone students from the following Northwestern Ontario French language Catholic and Public schools: École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), École St-Joseph (Dubreuilville), École Notre-Dame-du-Sault (Sault Ste. Marie), École Saint Nom de Jésus ...

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Science workshop

Apr 18, 2018 @ 11:03   On Monday April 9th, grade 7 and 8 students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) had the opportunity to participate in a science activity put on by Science North through a video conference call! Students discussed different types of simple machines and then created their own Archimedes Screw, a type of simple machine that reduces the ...

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Northern Ontario Party Announces Candidate for Algoma-Manitoulin Riding

Apr 18, 2018 @ 11:07 On June 7th, 2018 the riding of Algoma-Manitoulin will not only have a person they can vote for on the ballot but a local family man. The option is finally here for the constituents of this Northern Ontario riding who want a stronger voice for their riding and Northern Ontario.   The Northern Ontario Party ...

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Atelier de science

Apr 18, 2018 @ 11:03   Le lundi 9 avril, les élèves de 7e et 8e année de l’École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont eu la chance de participer à un atelier de science offert par Science Nord via une vidéoconférence ! Les élèves ont discuté des différents types de machines simples et ont ensuite créé leur propre Vis d’Archimede, un type ...

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Charity Hockey Donates to the LDHC Foundation

Apr 18, 2018 @ 11:00 On Tuesday, April 10th staff members from the Wawa Family Health Team, the Lady Dunn Health Centre and the Algoma Paramedic Services were invited to participate in a charity hockey game. Players donated whatever they wished to the cause. A total of $440.00 was raised from the event. The LDHC Foundation would like to extend ...

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