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From the Branch – Remembrance Day

The Wawa Remembrance Day Service will take place at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre at 11 a.m. There will not be a parade or service at the Cenotaph in Queen’s Park. So Remembrance  Day is here and even though there are restrictions it is very important to observe this day. Thousands of Young Canadians who have over the last 75 ...

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You can now watch “Brotherhood” on CBC Gem!

If you missed seeing Brotherhood the true, Canadian story of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew and their ill-fated canoeing adventure in 1926; you can now see it on CBC Gem. “It’s poignant that Brotherhood has launched on Gem during Veterans’ Week, because The Great War is in the DNA of the story,” says director Richard Bell, “The camp counsellors were ...

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Happenings at First United Church – November 10

In-Person Worship Services will continue on November 14, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. All are Welcome. Covid-19 protocols will be followed. The United Church Women wish to extend a big Thank You to everyone who helped in so many ways to make the recent Thrift Shop a success.

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SE OPP Wawa – Investigate Fatal Collision south of Wawa

On November 9, 2021, at 8:55 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Asselin Township, approximately 50 kilometres south of Wawa. The driver of the sedan was pronounced deceased at the scene. Members of the Northeast Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement ...

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East Algoma OPP – Winter Tires are Important

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to ensure drivers stay safe during the upcoming snowy season while traveling on the roads. A key part of road safety is making sure your vehicle has proper road surface traction in the winter. All-season tires don’t work the same on snow, ice or cold pavement. The stopping distance of a car ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Two Wawa Residents charged in Domestic Dispute

On November 5, 2021, at approximately 6:13 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Second Avenue in the Town of Wawa. The investigation revealed that two individuals had assaulted one another during a physical altercation. As a result, a 28-years-old person, from Wawa, was charged ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charges laid after domestic dispute

On October 30, 2021, at approximately 8:53 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Planer Road in the Town of Chapleau. As a result of the investigation, a 26-year-old person, from Chapleau, was charged with the following: Criminal Harassment – repeatedly communicate, contrary to section ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Chapleau Man charged in break and enter

On November 2, 2021, at approximately 10:42 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter on Pine Street in the Town of Chapleau. As a result of the investigation, Kyle PAQUETTE, 29 years-of-age, of Chapleau was charged with the following: Break, Enter a dwelling house with intent to commit ...

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Nov. 8 marks National Aboriginal Veterans Day

Aboriginal Canadians have been part of our proud military history for over 200 years. During the War of 1812, they were vital allies in the protection of Canada, helping protect the citizens of this emerging country from attacks and invasions of Americans. Since then, thousands served bravely in both World Wars and the Korean War. Without their sacrifices, we might not have the Canada we ...

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Ne deviens pas daltonien tout d’un coup

À l’époque où je n’étais qu’un jeune homme, c’est-à-dire il y a plus longtemps que je ne voudrais l’admettre, je me souviens d’avoir appris l’une de ces « leçons de vie que nous expérimentons tous ». Ce fut une leçon très courte, mais que je n’oublierai jamais. Des années avant d’envisager une carrière en politique, j’ai visité une exposition locale, je me ...

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Don’t all of a sudden become colorblind

Back when I was just a young man, which is longer ago than I’d like to admit, I remember learning one of those ‘life lessons that all of us experience. It was a very short lesson, but one I will never forget. Years before I ever contemplated a career in politics, I was enjoying a local trade show, walking around ...

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MMCC Ice Usage – Olympia Repaired!

from fb (Alex Patterson)… We were very lucky today to get parts for our machine quickly – and also lucky to have a great mechanic on staff to help us out. Big thanks to Dan for getting us fixed up and to Dylan and Will for the extra sets of hands to get us back up and running. Here are ...

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DESGAGNE, Will (Alex)

With broken hearts, we announce the death of our beloved son Will on Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at the age of 24. Will was a kind, open-hearted and extraordinarily generous person. He had a big smile and an even bigger laugh and was always game for some fun and adventure. Will lived his life with curiosity, enthusiasm and gusto. He ...

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