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From the Branch – May 2

May 2, 2018 @ 08:31 Goodbye cold April and welcome warmer month of May! We once again lost twp Friends of the Legion; Mary Morin who was a WW2 Veteran and Margaret Magi who was a long time member and Past President. The Wawa Branch 429 will remember them. With May approaching we again think back to WW2 and the many ...

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The Mixing Spoon – Wawa’s Community Kitchen

May 2, 2018 @ 08:20   The Wawa community kitchen has officially been established!! We are a registered non-profit called “The Mixing Spoon”. We had a logo contest for high school students, and Abiguel Jones was the winner. So, what is The Mixing Spoon you ask? We are a community kitchen. And if that still leaves you confused, this community ...

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Wawa to host District Mine Rescue Competitions next week

  May 1, 2018 @ 08:37 Mine rescue teams in seven districts across Ontario, including Thunder Bay and Algoma districts, will test their emergency response knowledge and skills in District Mine Rescue Competitions May 10 and 11. Four teams and equipment technicians from Thunder Bay and Algoma districts will compete at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre in Wawa. Competing teams ...

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Community celebrates Mantha’s Elliot Lake campaign office opening

Apr 30, 2018 @ 08:37 Gathered around an office full of lively supporters, volunteers and community members, Ontario NDP MPP Michael Mantha launched his re-election campaign in Algoma-Manitoulin with the opening of his Elliot Lake campaign office. “I’m thrilled to be launching our campaign and continue fighting for Algoma-Manitoulin communities,” Mantha said. “We continue to see wait times at hospitals ...

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Time to Care

Apr 30, 2018 @ 07:45 One of the privileges of being an MPP is the many invitations I receive to attend festivals, special events, grand openings and program or funding announcements. Since Algoma-Manitoulin covers such a vast territory, there is no shortage of such opportunities. Recently I was in Wikwemikong for the Indigenous Agriculture Gathering for Earth Day. I was ...

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Happenings At First United Church – April 25

Apr 25, 2018 @ 10:45 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 CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m., Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 ...

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News from the Park – April 23

Apr 23, 2018 @ 08:31 One of the things I love about Canadians in general is our ability to look in the collective mirror when we need to have a good laugh. That’s why shows such as Air Farce, This Hour has 22 Minutes and The Rick Mercer Report are so incredibly popular and have been on the air for ...

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Northern Ontario Party Announces Candidate for Algoma-Manitoulin Riding

Apr 18, 2018 @ 11:07 On June 7th, 2018 the riding of Algoma-Manitoulin will not only have a person they can vote for on the ballot but a local family man. The option is finally here for the constituents of this Northern Ontario riding who want a stronger voice for their riding and Northern Ontario.   The Northern Ontario Party ...

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Happenings at First United Church – April 11

Apr 11, 2018 @ 10:15 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). CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m. Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 ...

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NOT FOR SALE: Sex Trafficking in Ontario

Apr 11, 2018 @ 08:58 As a follow up to last month’s article titled Modern Slavery: Human Trafficking in Ontario, the focus of this article will be about sex trafficking (ST). I will explain in greater detail the operations of sex trafficking and how it affects us in our community. Additionally, this article will be focusing on domestic human trafficking ...

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SE OPP – Warn of Spring and Bears

Apr 5, 2018 @ 09:07 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachments are reminding residents to do their part to avoid human-bear interactions this spring, and encouraging them to check around their homes and remove the most popular bear attractants.   April is the beginning of bear season and with it comes an increase in bear sightings in urban areas. ...

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Tbaytel Launches Good Community Fund Recruit Good Project

Apr 5, 2018 @ 08:14 Representatives from Tbaytel joined staff and students from Crestview Public School in the school’s gymnasium for the launch of the Tbaytel for Good Community Fund spring 2018 campaign earlier today. The campaign, which is now open for submissions for project proposals that help address an identified community need within Tbaytel’s serving territory, runs until June ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – April 4

Apr 4, 2018 @ 09:30 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 CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 ...

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Debbie wins Smart Thermostat In Wawa Thermostat Challenge

Apr 3, 2018 @ 18:01   The Wawa Thermostat Challenge called out to community members in Wawa to turn their thermostats down by 2 degrees for the period of March 4 – 24, 2018. Over 40 households participated in the Wawa Thermostat Challenge and on March 24, 2018 Debbie Banks was selected from a random draw as the winner of ...

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