Community

Hawk Junction Couple wins WVFA Valentines Draw

CONGRATS to Dave & Diedre Dupuis of Hawk Junction on winning the Valentines Day portion of the Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighters Association draw of $1000.00, thanks to everyone for your continued support. The last draws and the Grand Prize Draw will be at the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby on March 5th at 17:30. There are still tickets available, contact your favorite ...

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Are you expecting?

Are you expecting? The Best Start Hub is holding a ‘Community Baby Shower’ today from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Best Start Hub. You are invited to join them and check out the displays, play a shower game and enter to win prizes. While there enjoy a refreshment, and the opportunity to get information about parenting and becoming a ...

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NCU Delegates Make Donations to MHS and ESJ

  In December 2016, students from both Wawa high schools, Michipicoten High School and École Saint-Joseph assisted the delegates from the Northern Credit Union – Wawa in the annual bake sale. The efforts for the bake sale were exceptional, and the monies raised were matched by the delegates and donate back to the schools. On January 13th, Wawa NCU Delegates ...

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World Day of Prayer 2017

Calvary Pentecostal Church is hosting this year’s World Day of Prayer 2017 with on the Philipines. This multi-denominational service will be Thursday March 3rd, at 6 p.m. After the service, a special treat will be the serving of Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Below is the recipe from World Day of Prayer 2017.

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Monday Morning News – February 13

Weather – It should be mainly sunny today, with increasing cloudiness near noon. The snow is expected to be back this afternoon with a 40% chance of flurries. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 near noon. High zero. Roads – From the Sault to Montreal River Harbour, Highway 17 is partly snow packed with bare and wet road sections. ...

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Elections 2017 at Michipicoten First Nation

This year is an election year for Michipicoten First Nation. There are six (6) Councillor positions and one (1) position for Chief available. The Election will be held at the Community Centre on Saturday, the 11th day of March 2017. any voter may vote by mail in ballot. If you will not be available to vote in person on the ...

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Wawa Energy Plan Receives Community Project of the Year Award

On February 3, 2017; the 2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s Powering Prosperity Awards were presented during the Powering Prosperity Gala and Ceremony. The awards honour the champions of Ontario’s sustainable energy sector. The award presentation ceremonies occurred after a speech by Hon. Glen Murray, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, and keynote speaker Dr. Harry Lehmann, Head of Division I ...

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Snowmobile Safety is a top concern for OPP

Six recent snowmobile deaths have led the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) to strongly urge snowmobilers to stop taking unnecessary risks while riding.     The latest series of incidents brings to 13 the number of snowmobile fatalities this winter, compared to eight deaths at this point last season.  OPP investigators are linking the ...

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OPP Safety Tips

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding both motorists and pedestrians that it is important to always be safe whether you are home alone, out walking or driving a vehicle.  Here are some tips that will help keep you safe while out walking Use a buddy system if you can and be aware of your surroundings making note of street ...

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Who is Nate?

It was the Sunday after Remembrance Day; a cold, crisp, sunny but windy weekend. It looked inviting from a viewpoint of a cozy couch, but I knew the wind would be mercilessly biting through my clothes, especially my woolen mitts. I knew I had to take my dog for a walk and already dreaded the thought. Maybe he would forget ...

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Why is Manuela walking 110km with Joe?

Sgt. Manuela Byrnes has been challenged to walk 110 kilometres with Joe Roberts! She is asking the community of Wawa to donate new socks. Her goal is to not only walk the 110 kilometres with Joe, but to collect a pair of socks for each kilometre walked. Your donation of new socks can be dropped off at the Michipicoten Memorial ...

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Wawa Goose Monument will be Replaced

  Everyone is very excited by the announcement yesterday by FEDNOR that the Government of Canada will be supporting the ‘repair’ of our beloved goose with their investment of $100,000. Unfortunately, the Wawa Goose is beyond repair and will be replaced. Research Casting International was selected, and the new goose will be installed in 2017, in time for Canada Day 2017, ...

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Interesting Presentations to Rebuild Wawa Goose Monument

Aug 31, 2016 @ 15:39 At last night’s Council Meeting, Council and members of the public were able to meet the three parties who have expressed an interest in building Wawa a new Wawa Goose Monument. A Wawa Goose Monument has been perched over the Magpie Valley and Highway 17 since 1963, 53 years ago. The first goose of plaster ...

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Municipal Council Takes Action against Councillor Tamara & Gerry Liddle

Aug 10, 2016 At last night’s Council Meeting, Council took action against both Councillor Tamara Liddle and her husband, Gerry Liddle. Councillor Liddle was not present at the meeting, and no reason was given for her absence.   Norpro Security and Investigations (Norpro) investigated the complaint filed by the Liddle’s, and the complaints of harassment filed against them. The investigation’s report has ...

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Municipality is Awarded Costs of $17,696.47 in Liddle’s Notice of Application

Jul 14, 2016 On Thursday, July 7th, 2016 the matter of Gerald Liddle and Tamara Liddle (who represented themselves) v. the Corporation of the Municipality of Wawa (P. Cassan / T. Harmar, Counsel for the Respondent) was heard by Justice E. Gareau. Gerald Liddle and Tamara Liddle (applicants) brought their Notice of Application (1) filed on June 20th, 2016; and Corporation of the Municipality of Wawa (Respondent) brought ...

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