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OPP – Late Season Snowmobiling Safety

As the 2019 Snowmobile season winds down, snowmobile operators are encouraged to avoid crossing waterways as ice conditions are unpredictable and slush is prevalent. In addition, before planning a trip be sure to check the OFSC Interactive Trail Guide to ensure your intended route is indicated as being open. Be mindful that private landowners often close gates and become active on their ...

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Municipal Phones now Working

The technical problems with the telephone system at the Municipal Office located at 40 Broadway Avenue have been resolved and are now functioning. The Municipality of Wawa appreciates your patience. EARLIER (Mar 21, 2019 @ 14:22) – The Municipality of Wawa is currently experiencing technical problems with the telephone system at the Municipal Office located at 40 Broadway Avenue. Bell Canada ...

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Who would I hire?

Recently I was in the positon of needing to make arrangements for a special retrofit project back home. Knowing such a project would likely take some time to complete and given my work schedule, doing the work myself just wasn’t practical. Besides, I admit that I didn’t really know where to begin, so I needed to hire someone. As I ...

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Déclaration de député Michael Mantha pour la Journée internationale de la Francophonie

« Vivre dans un pays où il y a deux langues officielles est une raison d’être fier pour plusieurs qui vivent à Algoma-Manitoulin. Cela est constamment démontré par les nombreux individus, familles, communautés, organisations et entreprises francophone et francophile à travers la circonscription, » député Michael Mantha a déclaré. « Pour toutes ces raisons et de nombreuses autres, je veux souhaiter une bonne ...

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Statement from MPP Michael Mantha on International Francophonie Day

“Living in a country with two official languages is a reason to be proud for many living across Algoma-Manitoulin. This is continuously demonstrated by the many Francophone and Francophile individuals, families, communities, organizations and businesses throughout the riding,” stated MPP Michael Mantha. “For these reasons, and many others, I would like to wish everyone a happy International Francophonie Day; which ...

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Happening at Wawa First United – March 20

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. Thurs    Mar.  21    Official Board Meeting – 1 p.m. Sat.        Mar.  23   Prayer Shawl Ministry  – 3 p.m. Mon.     Apr.  01    U.C.W.  – ...

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Between the Covers – March 20

This week’s new books are: “Missing Daughter” by Rick Mofina, “The Uninhabitable Earth” by David Wallace Wells, “The Conspiracy” by Kat Martin, “All the Wrong Places” by Joy Fielding. March Staff Picks –  “The Keeper of Lost Causes” by Jussi Adler Olsen, “The Stranger” by Harlan Coben, “The Girl who Stopped Swimming” by Joshilyn Jackson and this week’s feature is ...

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Former SE OPP Sergeant becomes Staff Sergeant for East Algoma OPP

  Inspector Tyler Sturgeon, Detachment Commander for the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is pleased to announce the addition of Staff Sergeant Rob Walsh to the management team.   Staff Sergeant Walsh joined the OPP in 2007 as a Provincial Constable and was posted to the Huron County Detachment, West Region. In 2017 he was promoted to the rank ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – March 19

Council will hold a regular Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. All members of the public are invited to attend. Agenda CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT PRESENTATIONS REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of the Agenda ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS Library Board Meeting – Monday, March 18, 2019, at 7:00 ...

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École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) stands out in Legion poster contest

Several students from École Saint-Joseph in Wawa took part in this year’s poster competition held by the local Legion. With the help of teachers Ms. Josée Gauthier and Ms. Annette Lytwenko, students created posters in colour and in black and white. Of the 18 winners selected by the Legion, 12 of them are École Saint-Joseph students. Here is a list ...

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Constituency Clinics are Important

As I write this column I find myself concluding another week of constituency clinics covering numerous northern communities in the riding. MPPs are back to the Legislature on Monday. I take pride in being able to say that my face is no stranger to virtually any community in Algoma-Manitoulin. There is no doubt in my mind that constituency clinics play ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – March 2019

Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to acknowledge the support of many people over the January to March interval.  We have received financial donations and items as varied as eggs, milk, fruit and vegetables, pet food, knitted winter wear, socks and crocheted crib blankets. Thank you so much to Nancy Donald, Linda Farrington, Lorne Leclair, Lila Peterson, Lorraine Pihelgas, Melanie Pilon, ...

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From the Branch – March 18

The responses for the request for donations for the Lift for the Legion are starting to come in. Our President Comrade Mary Anne Pearson is hopeful the Campaign will take off as time is short. So, if You want to support the Wawa Branch 429 do it NOW and make accessability to the (Wawa lounge and hall) easier and help ...

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