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SE OPP Wawa – Identify Deceased in Fatal Hawk Junction Aircraft collision

On July 11, 2019 at around 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department and Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called to the scene of a plane crash in the Town of Hawk Junction, Ontario. As a result of the plane crash, Adam HOBBS, a 23-year-old, from New ...

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9th annual Summer Wine Tasting Event – Great Success!

  On Saturday, June 22, 2019, the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation held its 9th annual Summer Wine Tasting Event at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre.  All funds raised at this evening will help purchase necessary vital medical equipment for the Lady Dunn Health Centre. This year, five featured wines and two craft beers were sampled with accompanying appetizers. Tasters ...

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Wawa Faith Community Presents the SonQuest Rainforest VBS

The Wawa Faith Community presents a free SonQuest Rainforest Vacation Bible School program for children ages 4 to 12 at Calvary Pentecostal Church (12 Government Rd, Wawa) and the Faith Community Churches (Anglican, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and United). The program will run during the week of Monday, July 22, to Friday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with ...

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SE OPP investigate plane crash in Hawk Junction

Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:05 – On July 11, 2019, at around 9:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department and Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called to the scene of a plane crash in the Town of Hawk Junction, Ontario. A team from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) ...

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Bumps, Babies & Beyond Expo 2 ~ Wawa Edition!

With such huge success in our inaugural year in Wawa, we are pleased to announce that the Bumps, Babies & Beyond Expo is returning Saturday, September 28th to the Michipicoten Memorial Community Center (curling rink and banquet hall) from 10-3pm.With over forty vendors and service providers last year, and attendees coming from Wawa and surrounding communities (Marathon, Manitouwadge, White River, ...

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See an Overdose? Call 911. Even if you’ve taken drugs or have some on you, the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act can protect you.

Opioid overdoses are claiming the lives of thousands of people across Ontario and are steadily increasing. The statistics and numbers related to overdoses do not capture the profound distress being felt by those impacted. Observers may hesitate to call 911 in fear of police involvement. To encourage people to seek life-saving assistance the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is launching the Good ...

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Between the Covers – June 24

T.D. SUMMER READING CLUB – The Wawa Public Library T.D. Summer Reading Club starts July 2nd! We offer Reading Club in English and French, Clay Club, Science Club and Game Club. Different programs for all ages! For more information and to register, visit the circulation desk.   NEW BOOKS – Our New Books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are: “The Guest ...

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Wawa Youth Enterprise Camp

Take the first step in becoming an entrepreneur with Head Start in Business at this year’s Youth Enterprise Camp!! Superior East Youth Enterprise Camp offers campers the opportunity to develop and execute their own “out of this world” business idea, meet local entrepreneurs and loan officers. They will also enjoy summer camp activities such as outdoor sports, theme days, and ...

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Camp entreprise jeunesse Wawa

Fait tes premiers pas afin de devenir un entrepreneur avec Lance-toi en affaires au Camp Entreprise Jeunesse de cette année!! Le camp entreprise Supérieur Est offre aux campeurs l’opportunité de développer et de mettre en œuvre leur propre idée d’entreprise «extraordinaire», de rencontrer des entrepreneurs locaux et des agents de crédit. Ils pourront également profiter des activités du camp d’été ...

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New Detachment Commander for Superior East OPP

North East Region announces that Acting Staff Sergeant Richard Bordin has been promoted to Staff Sergeant and will be the new Detachment Commander of the Superior East OPP Detachment effective July 1, 2019. Staff Sergeant Bordin began his career with the OPP in September 1996. His first posting was to the Killaloe Detachment in East Region. In 1997, he transferred to ...

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Are you ready for the Canada Day Weekend in Wawa?

Canada Day Weekend is almost here and Wawa is the place to be! Join us at the new Wawa Goose Nest Market for the grand opening Friday, June 28th at 4 pm.  There will a special ceremony for this new amazing community business hub.  The Wawa music fest will be playing tunes all weekend, stand up paddle boards and the ...

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From the Branch – June 19

This week was a busy one in preparation for a well-deserved summer break. Thursday we had a visit from our Comrade Bill Moore. He visited the Clubroom to view The Certificate of Appreciation that the Branch received from Provincial Command in thanks for our contribution to the Military Service Recognition Books. Comrade Bill was the member who worked very hard to have ...

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Final Weekend of the Community Better Challenge!

  Just a reminder as we head into the last weekend of the Community Better Challenge that Algoma is in fifth place-meaning we could win $20,000!! Let’s keep the momentum going through the weekend. Remember the 18th Annual Black Fly Run is happening this Saturday-June 15th. Register at https://register.chronotrack.com/r/49765 Also, the tennis racket lending program has started at MMCC. Stop ...

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