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Le NPD poursuit sa lutte pour les aînés(e)s laissés pour compte dans le budget

Selon la députée d’Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing Carol Hughes, les néo-démocrates défendent la cause des aînés de 65 à 74 ans qui ont été exclus des mesures de lutte contre la pandémie et du plan d’augmentation de la Sécurité de la vieillesse (SV) du gouvernement. “Les aîné(e)s du Canada ont été touchées de façon disproportionnée par cette pandémie et ont plus que jamais ...

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NDP continues fight for seniors left behind in budget

New Democrats are championing the cause of seniors 65- 74 years old who have been cut out of the government’s pandemic measures and plan to increase Old Age Security (OAS), according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes. “Canada’s seniors have been disproportionately affected by this pandemic, and need our help now more than ever, but government’s new support for seniors, announced ...

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SE OPP Hornepayne – 3 Thefts over Weekend

Over the weekend of May 8-9, 2021, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to three separate theft occurrences in Hornepayne. Two of the occurrences took place at residences and one occurred at a business. All were within the Town of Hornepayne. Items taken from these areas include the following: Motorcycle helmets Car Batteries ...

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Hughes présente un projet de loi pour créer la Médaille de ‘La Défense du Canada’

La pandémie amène les Canadiens à se rappeler d’autres moments où ils ont uni leurs forces pour se protéger contre une menace commune, estime Carol Hughes, députée d’Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing. L’époque de la Guerre froide, qui s’est échelonnée sur plusieurs décennies et qui a maintenu le pays sur un pied d’alerte dans la crainte d’une attaque circumpolaire en provenance d’un pays du ...

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Hughes introduces Bill to create ‘Defense of Canada’ medal

The pandemic is helping Canadians appreciate other times we came together to ward off a common threat according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing, MP Carol Hughes. One of those instances was the decades-long Cold War that kept the country on high alert for a circumpolar attack from behind the Iron Curtain. To commemorate that effort, Hughes introduced legislation to create a Defence of ...

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L’Ontario prolonge le décret ordonnant de rester à domicile jusqu’au 2 juin

En raison des nouveaux variants plus contagieux qui continuent de présenter des risques significatifs pour la population, le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, a prolongé le décret ordonnant de rester à domicile (Règl. de l’Ont. 256/21) jusqu’au 2 juin 2021 au plus tôt. Toutes les mesures de santé publique et de sécurité au travail ...

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Ontario Extending Stay-at-Home Order Until June 2

With the new, more contagious variants continuing to pose significant risks, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has extended the Stay-at-Home Order (O. Reg. 265/21) until at least June 2, 2021. All public health and workplace safety measures under the provincewide emergency brake will also remain in effect. During this time, the government will ...

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This is Nurses Week 2021

On April 20th, Municipal Council recognized the contributions of nurses to our health, and in recognition of Florence Nightingale’s birthday and Nurses Week throughout the world – proclaimed that May 10th – May 16th be recognized in Wawa as Nursing Week. Council made note in their proclamation that “many RN’s, RPN/s and PSW’s have worked tirelessly in Wawa to keep ...

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DESAULNIER, William ‘Bill’

1958 – 2021 Passed away peacefully at home on May 10, 2021 at the age of 62. He is survived by his wife Karen. Father of Melina, Ryan, and Robert and stepchildren Meaghan, Abigail, Jacob and Margaret. Step grandfather of Jordan, Owen, and Caleb. Son of the late Evelyn Stewart and Stanley (Lynne) DeSaulnier. Brother of Joe (Brenda), Keith, Gary ...

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Between the Covers – May 12

The library is open for curbside pickup only. Patrons are not permitted in the library at this time. Please place your book holds by calling the Circulation Desk at 705-856-2244 ext. 290, emailing us at [email protected] or by accessing the Online Catalogue on our website at wawa.olsn.ca. We are more than happy to help you with your reading needs. All ...

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Little Book of Scams – Purchase of Merchandise Scams

The Competition Bureau of Canada has published the The Little Black Book of Scams 2nd Edition and it is available online at https://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/04333.htm. The information is invaluable and should be of interest to virtually everyone.  Over the next few months Wawa and Area Victim Services will be publishing the information from the The Little Black Book of Scams 2nd Edition, ...

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Little Book of Scams – Fraudes Liées à l’achat de Marchandises

Le Bureau du Canada à publier « The Little Black Book of Scams » 2nd edition et est maintenant disponible en ligne à https://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/04333.htm. L’information est très importante et devrait attirer l’intérêt de tous le monde. Dans les prochains mois ils y auras autres publications de escroqueries (une par semaine).  L’information sera retrouver dans le livre « The Little Black ...

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Thank You – Basiw Family

The Family of the late Olga Basiw would like to acknowledge the kindness shown to us during our recent loss.   Our sincere thanks to local EMS, the LDHC nursing staff, Dr. Dannika Switzer, and Valerie from Kerry Funeral Home for the excellent care and compassion. Heartfelt thanks to all who brought food, flowers, sent cards, texts and phone calls.  ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – Ascension Day

Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for;- 13 May 2021  – Ascension Day ( Thurs.) Acts 1: 1-11    The Thursday, forty days after Easter, on which the Ascension of our Lord is commemorated. To Ponder :   When has your patience been stretched in learning a skill or waiting for an event? Gathering ...

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Thank You – Membership of Branch 429

On behalf of the Membership of Branch 429 Royal Canadian Legion Wawa I wish to thank the Wawa Cemetery Committee for the Spring clean up of the flower beds at Woodland Cemetery. We really appreciate your efforts.

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