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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – May 3rd

May 3, 2017 @ 08:10 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church  705-856-2926. Thank you very much to Diane and her many helpers, the shoppers and ALL the people who donate items to make the ...

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Council Proclaims May 2017 as International Building Safety Month

May 3, 2017 @ 08:07 At the Council Meeting of May 2nd, Municipal Council made the following proclamation: Whereas May 201 7 is recognized as International Building Safety Month, And whereas the Municipalities of Ontario are encouraged to support and recognize the critical role their Building Departments and Building Officials play in maintaining and improving public safety, And whereas the ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 3

May 3, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – It sure looks pretty outside with all that blue sky! Today it should be mainly sunny with a high of 8. Tonight it will cloud over and temperatures will drop to 2C with a 40% chance of rain. Roads – All the highways are bare and dry with the exception of Hwy 17 ...

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From the Branch – May 3

May 3, 2017 @ 07:54 So there went April and besides Easter and some extra snow nothing much to talk about. Now here comes May and look that BIG stuff to think about and first of all naturally the 72nd. anniversary of the end of WW2 in Europe. Looking at the news from overseas they are really getting ready for 2020 ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Dealing with Bears in the Community

May 1, 2017 @ 22:15 Public safety is important to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and the Municipality of Wawa. Bears that come into a populated area aren’t always a threat to public safety. Public safety is at risk when a bear poses an immediate threat to personal safety by exhibiting threatening or aggressive ...

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Monday Morning News – May 1

May 1, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – Today will be cloudy, with rain beginning early this morning, a high of 5C is expected. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 60. Tonight we could expect either rain or snow. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low plus 1. Roads – In the area, roads are bare ...

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Maybe Spring is here?

The ice was off of Wawa Lake yesterday, and a canoeist was seen enjoying the blue water in the late afternoon. The water is high over Silver Falls and lower Silver Falls in the Mission. Magpie High Falls should be quite pretty as well. Maybe it’s time to take a drive!     Historical Dates (for when ice covered Wawa ...

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Sunday Morning News – April 30

Apr 30, 2017 @ 08:08 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming east 20 km/h near noon. High 8. Roads – All highways are bare and dry. Get out and enjoy the day before the rain begins tonight. Although they are not calling for freezing rain, the temperature will drop to a low of +1, and it ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 29

Weather – Clearing today with a high of 9C. Roads – All road are bare and dry or bare with  wet road sections. Tidbits – It looks like it will be a nice day. Get out and enjoy it. Some ideas: You might want to consider taking a drive down to Sand River and looking at the falls. The high water ...

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Brookfield Renewable Donates $5 000 to Spring Campaign

  Julie Chagnon, Claude Samson and Bruce Welbourne from Brookfied Renewable recently visited the Lady Dunn Health Centre and made a gift to the Foundation to support the purchase of a Digital Radiography system for the x-ray department. Kadean Ogilvie-Pinter, LDHC CEO, provided the representatives of Brookfield with a tour of the hospital and thanked them for their continued support. ...

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Friday Morning News – April 28

Apr 28, 2017 @ 06:26 Weather – From a high yesterday of 11C, we are now at at 0C with snow on the ground again. Be careful walking today, as some surfaces could be icy. The radar  is warning of more precipitation today. Environment Canada warns us of flurries with an accumulation of 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 20 ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 27

Apr 27, 2017 @ 07:21 Weather – The freezing rain warnings continue from Wawa to Thunder Bay, and winter storm warnings west of that. Environment Canada says rain or drizzle this morning then 40% chance of showers this afternoon. Freezing rain over northwestern sections this morning. The wind will start from the northeast (20 km/h gusting) coming around to south ...

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