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Ducks Unlimited

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is a registered Canadian charitable organization. We are the leader in wetland conservation; using sound science, we deliver on-the-ground habitat conservation projects, research, education programs and public policy work to conserve, restore and manage wetlands. Volunteer-hosted fundraising events such as the Wawa DU Conservation Dinner and Charity Auction (Saturday, November 3 at the Michipicoten Community Centre) ...

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End Polio Now! – Inspiration

If you have been following these End Polio Now articles you know that there are only three countries left to be declared Polio-free.  Since we have been fighting this battle for some many years we have an excellent surveillance system in place to keep in close touch with countries around the world.  We have gained a lot of experience in many difficult ...

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Between the Covers – October 17

NEW BOOKS ON THE 7 DAY SHELF this week are “Three Things About Elsie” by Joanna Cannon, “By the Next Pause” by G. Barton-Sinkia, “The Good Fight” by Danielle Steel and “Little Panic” by Amanda Stern.   Staff Picks for the Month of September are “Someone is Watching” by Joy Fielding, “Left to Die” by Lisa Jackson, “Sworn to Silence” by ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – October 17

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 705-856-292 Thurs. Oct. 18   Worship Committee   – 9:30 a.m. Sat. Oct. 20   – Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3:00 p.m. Sun.  Oct. 21   Bible Readings ...

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News From the Park – October 16

    Anyone who knows me would likely agree that I truly am a Northerner through and through. I will admit that at times, though not often, I do take advantage of some opportunities that are more urban in nature, such as professional sports, musical concerts and theatre. Toronto’s reputation as a cultural centre is growing. There are some truly ...

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Celebrate Ontario Public Library Week at the Wawa Public Library!

The Wawa Public Library is celebrating Ontario Public Library Week from October 14th– the 20th! We will have our Book Sale starting on Oct. 15th through to the 20th during our regular library hours.  If you have some small overdue fines, this is your chance to have them forgiven with “Food For Fines”.  Bring in non-perishable donations for the food bank and we will ...

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Brookfield Renewable Donates $45,000 to 3 Algoma District Women’s Shelters including Chadwic Home

Brookfield Renewable is happy to announce that it donated a total of $45,000 to support three Algoma District Women’s Shelters: CHADWIC Home of Wawa, Women In Crisis (Algoma) Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie, and Mississaugi Women’s Shelter of Blind River.  As an owner, operator and developer of renewable power facilities, Brookfield Renewable recognizes its role as an active contributor to ...

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SE OPP – Road Closures

Oct 11, 2018 @ 08:50   The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is advising the public that highway 17 will be closed from Wawa, Ontario to Batchawana due to a road washout, causing both lanes of travel to be closed. Highway 101 from Wawa to Chapleau will also be closed due to a road washout, causing ...

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Last Chance for LDHCF Dream Vacation Draw!

The LDHC Foundation has a few tickets left to sell today at: The hospital admitting office until 2 PM or Valumart from 11:30 until 2 PM. The draw will take place in the hospital lobby at 4:30 PM today. Come out and see who the winner will be. Thank you to all for your continued support. For more information about ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – Oct 10

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 705-856-292 Sun.   Oct. 14    It has been suggested that the Bible Readings for the upcoming  Sunday might be welcomed: –                              Hebrews 4: 12 ...

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Between the Covers – October 10

Ontario Public Library Week will be held from October 14th to the 20th!  We will have our Book Sale starting on Oct. 15th through to the 20th during our regular library hours. If you have some small overdue fines, this is your chance to have them forgiven with “Food For Fines”.  Bring in non-perishable food items for the Food Bank and ...

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Fire Prevention Week – October 7-13, 2018

Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. The Wawa Fire Department is urging everyone in Wawa to LOOK, LISTEN and LEARN about fire safety during this year’s Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme of Fire Prevention Week, which runs from October 7-13, 2018, is “LOOK. LISTEN. LEARN. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” The theme focuses on three fundamental actions people can ...

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End Polio Now! Progress

Overall, since the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) was launched, the number of cases has fallen over 99%, an amazing improvement over 30 years. In 1994, the WHO Region of the Americas was certified polio-free, followed by the WHO Western Pacific Region in 2000 and the WHO European Region in June 2007.  On 27 March 2014, the WHO South-East Asia Region ...

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Operation Impact

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachments will be taking part in a National four day traffic safety initiative called Operation Impact over the Thanksgiving Long Weekend. This initiative will have all police officers paying particular attention to motorists whose behaviours fall under four main categories: driving while impaired, not wearing seatbelts, aggressive driving and distracted driving. ...

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What would you if you won the LDHCF Dream Vacation?

On October 10th some lucky person will be mulling over that question.  Do I take the travel voucher and spending money or just straight cash?  Past winners have taken trips to exotic locations or visited family far away.  Last year’s winner, Mady Besner put her winnings towards the purchase of a new vehicle. Proceeds will be used to support our ...

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