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L’Ontario prend de nouvelles mesures pour enrayer la propagation de la COVID-19

S’appuyant sur les conseils du médecin hygiéniste en chef, des médecins hygiénistes locaux et d’autres experts de la santé, la province modifie le classement des circonscriptions de santé publique aux paliers du Cadre d’intervention pour la COVID-19 : Garder l’Ontario en sécurité et ouvert. Ces modifications comprennent le passage de Toronto et de Peel au palier Confinement. Il s’agit de mesures ...

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École Saint-Joseph joins effort to scare hunger

  For several years, Wawa’s Northern Lights Ford dealership has held “Scares Hunder“ Campaign to collect non-perishable food items for Wawa’s Food Bank. This year, this initiative had to adapt to current health restrictions. Through their dedication, Ms. Danette Mathias and Ms. Lonna Rilley, Northern Lights Ford employees, this initiative was once again a great success.   Every Tuesday morning ...

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L’école Saint-Joseph – engagée à masquer la faim!

      Depuis plusieurs années, le concessionnaire Northern Lights Ford présente la campagne « Masquons la faim! » pour ramasser des dons de denrées alimentaires non périssables pour la banque alimentaire de Wawa. Cette année, cette initiative a dû s’adapter en fonction des restrictions actuelles. Grâce au dévouement de Mme Danette Mathias et Mme Lonna Rilley, employées de Northern Lights Ford, ...

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Ontario Extends COVID-19 Orders

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The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has extended all orders currently in force under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 (ROA) until December 21, 2020. “As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic grips our province, we all need to do our part to protect ourselves and our loved ones ...

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L’Ontario proroge les décrets liés à la COVID-19

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, a prorogé tous les décrets en vigueur adoptés en vertu de la Loi de 2020 sur la réouverture de l’Ontario (mesures adaptables en réponse à la COVID-19) jusqu’au 21 décembre 2020. « Maintenant que la deuxième vague de la pandémie de COVID-19 frappe la province, nous devons tous ...

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Catch the Ace – Winner of Week 10!

Congratulations to Charlee-May Simon, winner of Week 10 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The Foundation is happy to announce that the progressive jackpot continues to grow; it sits at $4,790 as Week 11 begins. Here are the final numbers for Week 10: Weekly Pot: $441, Progressive Pot: $4,790 Winner: Charlee-May Simon her envelope #8 revealed the 7 of ...

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My Cat, The Diva!

Every cat owner has a story about their kitty – books have been written about these furry critters… love them or hate them, each one is unique. Here is mine. Contrary to all my other encounters with cats; critters that were lost, found abandoned, mistreated, abused, and some who never had a chance – my cat chose me 13 years ago. Like the ones ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – Reign of Christ Sunday 

Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for 22 November 2020. Ezekiel 34: 11-16, 20-24  God searches for the sheep; God  judges between the fat & the lean. Psalm 100                         Make a joyful noise all the earth! Ephesians 1: 15-23           May God give you a spirit of wisdom, revelation & hope. Matthew 25: ...

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From the Branch – November 18

After all our worries the Remembrance Ceremony at the Cenotaph worked well and with a small contingent. Comrade Larry did a fine job and everyone who participated in the laying of wreaths did so in form. The get together after at the Branch was also well done by our ladies and the hot soup was well needed after standing in ...

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News from the Park – Le temps est écoulé

Je me souviens de mon enseignante préférée qui, quand j’y repense, savait vraiment comment amener ses élèves à changer rapidement de vitesse et à engager leur esprit sur un point particulier. Ce n’était vraiment rien de très spécial, mais elle nous disait de tendre la main dans nos bureaux, de prendre nos chapeau de réflexion et de les attacher solidement ...

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FIRLOTTE, Gordon David Joseph

October 5, 1947 – November 14, 2020 Passed suddenly at home on Saturday. Gordon is reunited with his beloved wife Janet of 45 years. Dedicated father of John (Josée), and James. Papa to Kevin, Trstan, Savannah, Jamie, and Kelsie. Brother to Sterling (Carmen), Bruce (Dianne), Terry, Bert (Julie), Gail (Todd), and Darlene (Jay). Gordon will be remembered by many nieces, ...

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RIDE Check in White River leads to Impaired Driving Charge for Resident

On November 13, 2020, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) spot check on Elgin Street in White River. Officers were conducting mandatory alcohol screening (MAS) on all vehicles passing through the checkpoint. At approximately 10:20 p.m., an individual operating an SUV registered a “Fail” on an Approved ...

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LDHCF Catch the Ace Week 9 Winner!

Congratulations to Debra Tipple, winner of Week 9 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The Foundation is happy to announce that the progressive jackpot continues to grow; it sits at $4,128 as Week 10 begins.   Here are the final numbers for Week 9: Weekly Pot: $342, and Progressive Pot: $4,128   Winner: Debra Tipple, her envelope #21 revealed ...

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See an Overdose? CALL 911.

Opioid overdoses are real and claim the lives of people across the province. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is urging residents to be aware that using illicit drugs could result in a deadly outcome. This warning comes in the wake of an increase in suspected drug related overdoses in the area over the last few weeks. If you choose to use ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Cancels “Feed the Need 2020”

Due to the ongoing C OVID 19 pandemic w e have made the difficult decision to cancel Feed the Need for 2020. We would have loved to continue the tradition of the event being held in November but in the interest of safety, we felt it was best to cancel. The safety of our sponsors, attendees and volunteers comes first. ...

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