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“The Stories the Wind Carries”

An interprovincial project between Wawa, Michipicoten First Nation, Pikangikum First Nation, Wolfe Island, and Toronto November 10 to November 17, 2019 Jamii, an arts organization based in Toronto, is connecting people and theirs stories throughout the province! In the upcoming months, the Jamii team will be visiting Wawa and Michipicoten First Nation, Wolfe Island and Pikangikum First Nation to invite ...

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Council Meetings – November 5

Municipal Council is holding two meetings tonight a Corporate Planning Committee Meeting, and a Council Meeting tonight, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Corporate Planning Committee Meeting Agenda CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of Agenda ANNOUNCEMENTS / DEPUTATIONS Kresin Engineering – Connecting Link DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF APPROVAL ...

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This is Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

Ontario’s Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management is encouraging families to install and test their carbon monoxide (CO) alarms as part of Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2019. “In Ontario, you must have a working CO alarm adjacent to each sleeping area of the home if you have a fuel-burning appliance, a fireplace or an attached garage. It’s the ...

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Daylight Saving Time ends and surprisingly pedestrians get hurt

Each fall when Daylight Saving Time ends motorists and pedestrians are seemingly given a bonus hour of sleep. In theory the roads should be safer this is not necessarily the case. A 2011 survey by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) revealed that failing to adapt to the time change that comes with the end of Daylight Saving Time ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – October 30

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). Sat.       Nov. 02         Prayer Shawl Ministry 3 p.m. Mon.     Nov. 04          U.C.W. – 7:00 p.m. God’s love never ends, it endures and abides. 

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OPP Respond to 18% More Fatal Off-road Vehicle Collisions in 2019

With hunters and off-road enthusiasts taking advantage of the fall riding season, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is partnering with the Ontario Federation of ATV Clubs (OFATV) to remind all off-roaders to do their part to stay safe. The OPP has responded to 20 fatal off-road vehicle collisions this year, an 18 per cent increase over the 17 fatal collisions ...

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New Community Based Innovation and Co-working Space Planned for Wawa

A new Community Innovation and Co-working Space is in the planning stages for Wawa and the EDC wants your input. The space is named the Wawa CoLAB and serves to support local community orgs, change makers, emerging social enterprise, and existing and emerging local entrepreneurs.  The Wawa CoLAB is for people of all ages and abilities who live in Wawa ...

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Have you seen Amy-Lynn Poirier

  Superior East OPP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Amy-Lynn Poirier. Amy was last seen in the Sault Ste Marie area on October 9th. If you have had contact with Amy, or any information, please contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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Fill the Hunger Wagon!

Northern Lights Ford will be on location at John’s Valumart today Saturday, October 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. as part of the We Scare Hunger Campaign. Look for the “Hunger Wagon” to donate any monetary or non-perishable food items.  Our goal this year is to collect 1,500 lbs of food.  Since 2014, Ford – with the support from Canadians nationwide – has helped nearly 1.5 ...

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ABBOTT, Michael Kirby “Mike”

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the age of 62 years.  Beloved husband of Colleen for 42 years.  Proud dad of Emily and Michael.  Loving son of the late Joseph “Sonny” and Reta Abbott.  Dear brother of Joanne Thompson, Jennifer Abbott and Melissa Abbott.  Dear ...

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Bob Mann Wins Dream Vacation Lottery!

The Dream Vacation Lottery draw has been made and the lucky winner is Bob Mann, ticket #1432! Bob won a return trip for two to any Westjet destination and $2,000 cash. Congratulations!! Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets to support the Foundation’s current campaign for a washer/disinfector and sterilizer for the Medical Devices Reprocessing Department. Thank you to each ...

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AUDET, Roger Rene

May 25, 1941 – October 9, 2019 Passed peacefully with family at his side. Roger will be survived by his loving wife Mary Lajoie-Audet. Baby brother of Emile (Eleanor), late Yolande Yelle (Jacques) and Jeannine Rogers (Richard). Brother in-law of the late Therese Loney (Grant), Pauline Drinkill (late John), Madaline Pinet, Lucille Brazeau (Bob), Rene Lajoie (Sandi Miller-Lajoie) and Marcel ...

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Zachari wins a Bicycle for “playing safe”

  Safe Communities and Algoma Power Inc. in partnership with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sault Ste Marie Police Service (SSMPS), Anishinabek Police Service, and Batchewana Police Service, searched throughout the summer for kids “playing safe” in the Algoma District. Through this program, youth were encouraged to develop positive safety habits by wearing the proper protective equipment while enjoying outdoor activities such as riding their ...

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