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Friday Morning News – March 10

Mar 10, 2017 @ 07:07 Weather – It is quite cold outside with -22 with a windchill of -39, so bundle up. I will get a bit warmer, but not much by this afternoon. The winds will continue to blow, with the possibility of flurries later this morning.   Once again there is a snow squall watch in effect for ...

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Moving Ahead with the North East LHIN’s Strategy to Improve Housing for Vulnerable Populations across the Region

Mar 9, 2017 @ 06:19 The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) met with the senior leadership of the region’s District Social Services Boards (DSSABs), as well as Service Managers of municipalities on Friday to move ahead with the recommendations found in its Innovative Housing with Health Supports in Northeastern Ontario Strategic Plan: 2016-2019. The partners identified leaders who ...

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Thursday Morning News – March 9th

Mar 9, 2017 @ 05:43 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud today with a 60% chance of flurries. Wind NW 20km gusting to 40km. A high of -8C with windchill of -25 this morning. Tonight the flurries will continue with a low of -28 expected, windchill of -37. A snow squall warning is in effect for: Agawa – ...

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What Happened at Council – March 7

Mar 8, 2017 @ 15:57 Council held a regular council meeting, March 7th at 6 p.m. Councillor Liddle expressed a pecuniary conflict with items 12.1, and 14.2 and 14.3 (both in the In Camera meeting). After the special presentation to Kevin & Pam Sabourin, Council listened to the presentation of the Housing Needs Study (see below) by Kieth Harriman and ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 8

Mar 8, 2017 @ 04:45 Weather – Don’t look outside, Winter is back. From outside my office I can hear the Municipality out plowing. Environment Canada warns that there is a snow squall in effect. Flurries. Risk of snow squalls early in the morning. Local blowing snow. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 70. ...

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Power Outage in Dubreuilville

Mar 7, 2017 @ 14:52 Power is currently out in the community of Dubreuilville. Wawa-news has been told that there is no power in town, and that the school is out of power. At 12:16 residents in Goulais River lost power as well. All power now restored in Goulais River as of 3 p.m.

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Municipal Council Meeting Tonight – March 7

Mar 7, 2017 @ 07:46 There is a regular meeting of Municipal Council tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend. Of interest tonight will be a motion tabled by Councillor Sandra “Comprehensive Expense Report Regarding Complaints, Investigations and Legal Proceedings Occurring Since October 1, 2015”. For members of the community who may not be ...

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Did you find a bag of fishing gear on Wawa Lake?

Mar 6, 2017 @ 23:06 Matt Scott is missing some fishing gear. He explains, “This past weekend at the Wawa Derby….my fishing bag slipped out of the sleigh. Under a tarp and strapped down before we left…gone when we got there. Less then 10 minutes from where i was staying, to where i was fishing. Within that time someone grabbed ...

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SE OPP Chapleau called to Snowmobile Collision south of Halfway Haven

Mar 6, 2017 @ 12:00 On Saturday March 4, 2017 at approximately 5:30 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment were called to a collision involving a snowmobile on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (O.F.S.C) “D” trail located approximately 40 km south of Halfway Haven in the District of Algoma.    At the scene ...

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Une communauté d’apprentissage réunie « sous un même toit »

Mar 6, 2017 @ 09:53 Le 17 février, les élèves de MHS ainsi que de nombreux partenaires de la communauté se sont rassemblés au gymnase de l’École Saint-Joseph avec nos élèves de la 7e à la 12e et notre personnel afin d’écouter un message au sujet du défi des jeunes sans abri de M. Joe Roberts. Sa présentation, d’une durée ...

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Monday Morning News – March 6th

Mar 6, 2017 @ 06:53 Weather – We are in for rain today, a 60% chance of rain beginning late this morning. Temperatures of 7 to 10C. Be careful of icy surfaces forming as the rain falls and packs down the snow. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and wet road 2017-03-06 5:21 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi ...

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US Coast Guard helicopter rescues injured snowmobiler near Chapleau

Mar 5, 2017 @ 21:34 A helicopter crew from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City rescued an injured snowmobiler suffering life-threatening injuries from a remote area in southern Canada Saturday. The name and hometown of the 40-year old man who was rescued are not being released and there is no Coast Guard imagery at this time. Personnel at Canada’s ...

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Wawa Ice Fishing Derby Continues

Sylvain Bernard is still the Manitouwik Lake leader with his 10.16lb Pike. Anglers will be fishing until 1 p.m., and all fish must be weighed in by 4:30 this afternoon. Check the leaderboard for fish coming in, or head down and enjoy in person. Don’t forget to purchase your tickets for the Wawa Firefighters Association Cash Draw. The winning ticket for ...

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