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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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Garbologist’s Report – Butts!

In all my previous reports, I talked only about visible pieces of trash – and ignored the tiny annoying things. I am talking about the smokers, at least to the inconsiderate ones. The end result of your addiction is the BUTT! And we see them plentiful all over.   It only takes a few minutes to get your ‘fix’ but it ...

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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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Thanks for the Help during 2019 Cleanup

A little late but not less heartfelt comes my thank you to all who helped “delitter” our town. If only we could keep it that way. A big part was the transportation of helpers and trash and therefore a big thanks to Peter Moore for the wheels and gas from Davidson Fuels. Thank you also to people who came with ...

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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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Cleanup Done – Consider Recycling

If it wasn’t for the ‘handful’ of caring, energetic people who were not afraid to get dirty, our surroundings would still look like a… I tip my hat to the nurses and hospital workers with their families who took on Hwy 101 – what a great job! Thank you!! The 3 entrances to Wawa are now inviting and clean, what ...

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Between the Covers – June 12

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM continues until the end of June!!  This program is open to children up to the age of 13.  Children aged 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult. We have Story and Craft Club on Tuesday, Clay Club on Wednesday, Drawing Club on Thursday and Game Club on Friday. The program runs from 3:30 – 4:30 pm.  ...

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First Anniversary of current Government

In contemplating the end of this spring session, it occurs to me that today marks one year since our last provincial election and the Legislature recesses for the summer; assuming Doug Ford doesn’t repeat his sudden call for MPPs to sit well into the middle of summer. A year ago in this column readers were advised to, “Fasten your seatbelts. ...

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