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SSM OPP – Snowmobile Safety

As the snowmobile season heightens, the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to provide some safety reminders for the snowmobile community.   Before you leave… fill up your gas tank check the weather forecast before heading out. contact the local snowmobile club to check trail and ice conditions dress appropriately – wear clothing in layers, and make ...

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Between the Covers – January 21

New Books – New books on the Seven Day Shelf this week are: “The Secret Orphan” by Glynis Peters; “Night of Miracles” by Elizabeth Berg; “Watching You” by Lisa Jewell and “My Sister the Serial Killer” by Oyinkan Braithwaite.  Come on in to the Wawa Public Library and CHECK IT OUT! Staff Picks for the Month of January are “Cage of ...

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Extreme Cold Cancels School Buses

Jan 21, 2019 @ 07:09 Sault Ste Marie Area No alerts at this time.  All transportation is running. Central Algoma Area Due to the extreme cold temperatures.  Transportation is cancelled today.  Schools remain open. Parents are advised to ensure their children are dressed accordingly. North Shore Area Due to the extreme cold temperatures.  Transportation is cancelled today.  Schools remain open. Parents ...

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Happenings At First United Church – Jan 16

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 This year the season of Epiphany began on Sun. Jan. 6 and continues for seven Sundays. Sat.      Jan.   19    Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 p.m. Thurs. ...

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First Nations call on Ontario to fix unjust process threatening electrical transmission reliability and economic development in the north

Today, leaders of six First Nations call on the Ontario Government to intervene and fix a broken process created by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) and the previous Ontario government that ignores First Nations’ rights and northern development pertaining to a necessary and important electricity transmission project planned for Northern Ontario. The six First Nations are part of Bamkushwada Limited ...

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Between the Covers – January 16th

Come on in and check out our great selection of books, magazines, DVD’s, Blu-rays, Audiobooks, French books, and more.  And don’t forget our awesome Children’s collection and our growing Graphic Novel collection! NEW BOOKS ON THE 7 DAY SHELF this week are “Guilt” by Amanda Robson; “The New Iberia Blues” by James Lee Burke; “Look Alive Twenty-Five” by Janet Evanovich and ...

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Between the Covers – January 7th

New Books – Our New Books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are “Of Blood and Bone” by Nora Roberts; “The Dream Daughter” by Diane Chamberlain; “Winter in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand and “The Crimes of Grindelwald”, the original screenplay by J.K. Rowling.  Also for our James Patterson fans we have new on the shelf “Juror #3” and “Target Alex ...

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Community Christmas 2018

Santa and Mrs. Claus came early this year, to join in the celebrations for Wawa’s 30th Annual Community Christmas Day event, escorted by Constable TJ Tremblay from the Ontario Provincial Police, held on Saturday Dec. 1st from 11: 00 am – 1:00 pm at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. The agency which first spearheaded Community Christmas was Algoma Child and ...

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The LDHC Foundation Thanks The Superior Children’s Centre

The staff of the Superior Children’s Centre donated $504.00 to the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s “Wish Upon A Star” Campaign. The staff members have been donating to their Jean Day Fund throughout the year and have now contributed $5,300.75 to the Foundation. Thank you to the staff of the Superior Children’s Centre! There is still time to donate to ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – January 9

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. The Season of Epiphany from the Greek “to show forth” began on Jan. 06.  It commemorates the showing forth of the Infant Jesus to the Wise Men, the ...

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January 2019 Happenings at Wawa’s Adult Learning Centre

The Board, Staff, and Learners of the Adult Learning Centre wish you a Happy New Year in 2019! On Monday, January 14, family history buffs are invited to join Lorne as our Ancestor Research for Beginners course resumes from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. On Tuesday, January 15, we will begin a new Computer Basics course on ...

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Remembering our Friend, Eddy Lefrançois, ALS Canada Ambassador

  From ALS Canada We are heartbroken to share with you that Eddy Lefrançois, ALS Canada Ambassador, passed away earlier today – a tremendous loss for the ALS community of a champion, advocate and friend. Diagnosed with ALS in 1992 with a prognosis of three to five years to live, Eddy became a force within the ALS community, showing the ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – End of 2018 Community Thank You

Wawa Community Food Bank is indebted to many individuals, organisations and businesses in our remarkably generous town. Thank you for the donations we have been receiving from mid- November through to the end of December, 2018. All monetary contributions of any size are appreciated and each personal or non- perishable food item is valued. Feed The Need, our annual major ...

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