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Sunday Morning News – April 16th

Apr 16, 2017 @ 07:02 Weather – the fog has lifted, but Environment Canada is saying that it will remain cloudy with a 60% chance of flurries or freezing drizzle this morning. There are periods of snow expected to begin at noon with 2-4cm of snow expected. The 20km/h wind will change to the northeast, with gusts to 40. Roads ...

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Easter Long Weekend Seatbelt Campaign Begins

Apr 14, 2017 @ 10:37 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will begin their participation in the Easter Long Weekend Seatbelt Campaign which runs from Friday, April 14, 2017 to Monday, April 17, 2017. The focus of the provincial traffic initiative is to make sure that all occupants of vehicles are wearing seatbelts. If you wear a seatbelt properly, you are ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 13

Apr 13, 2017 @ 07:46 Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. High 10. Roads – Highway 17 is closed 30 kms north of Wawa due to a fatal collision. The highway will remain closed for several hours. Local – Our local Legion is holding a Membership Meeting tonight at 7:00 pm. Nominations will be considered ...

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Survey to improve Best Start Hub Programs and Licenced Day Care Services

ADSAB is seeking information from parents and guardians to improve Best Start Hub programs and licensed child care services for young children and their families in our jurisdiction. We would like feedback from parents or guardians with children aged 0 to 12 years, on the existing services and how we can make them better for them and their family.   ...

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Temperatures go down and gas goes up

Yesterday wasn’t a great day all around. After such a beautiful weekend, there was heavy rain and freezing rain on Monday, and then colder temperatures brought the snow back. As temperatures dropped, gas prices rose just before Easter Weekend. At 4 p.m. gas was 119.9, By 4:30 it had risen to 121.9. In the Sault you may be able to ...

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Collision just north of Ghost Lake Closes 101 for several Hours Last Night

  Last night at 8 p.m. Algoma EMS and the Wawa Fire Department were called to a collision just past the Ghost Lake ‘s’ curve. Two vehicles had collided, sending one into the westbound ditch, and the other remained resting on the eastbound shoulder. Wawa firefighters assisted with removing what appeared to be the driver from the vehicle, placing him ...

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Wednesday Morning News – April 12

Weather – Clearing this morning. High 7. Roads – Road in our area vary from bare and wet road with partly snow covered sections, to bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections.Remember to drive according to the road conditions.

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – April 12

Apr 12, 2017 @ 07:22 The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church  705-856-2926. The Easter Cross of Lights was lit last Sunday, April 9, Palm Sunday – the sixth Sunday in Lent. It commemorated ...

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Seat Belt-Related Deaths decline – But One Death is too Many

Apr 11, 2017 @ 09:12 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reporting a 20-year low and a steady decrease in seat belt-related deaths as they get set to conduct their Seat Belt Campaign over the Easter Long Weekend.   A total of 45 seat belt-related road fatalities occurred on OPP-patrolled roads in 2016, marking the lowest number on record in the last 20 ...

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Subway Day a great success!

Apr 11, 2017 @ 08:30   The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would like to thank Terry Beckerton for organizing a successful “Subway Day” fundraiser held on Saturday, April 8, 2017.  For every foot long sandwich purchased a $2 donation was made to the Foundation and for every 6 inch sandwich purchased a $1 donation was made. Thank you to ...

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Tuesday Morning News – April 11

Apr 11, 2017 @ 06:03 Weather – It is still pretty gusty this morning. Environment Canada says that there is a 40% chance of flurries, and a high of +2. Freezing rain warnings continue again in a swath stretching from Montreal River Harbour to Kirkland Lake. Be careful if you are travelling. Roads – highways are bare and wet with ...

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Nomination d’un cadre de haute direction chez Manitou Gold

Manitou Gold inc.  a annoncé aujourd’hui la nomination de Monsieur Patrice Dubreuil au poste de Président de la Société.   Monsieur Dubreuil, MBA, est un entrepreneur ayant de l’expérience exhaustive dans le secteur des ressources naturelles. En 2016, il a été nommé entrepreneur de l’année dans le cadre des Northern Ontario Business Awards. Monsieur Dubreuil est présentement Directeur, Recherche et ...

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Push for Change Leaves Ontario

Apr 10, 2017 @ 07:30 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), students and members of the community helped The Push for Change mark a milestone as Joe Roberts prepares to leave Ontario during his 9,000 km trek across Canada to end youth homelessness.   Hundreds of students and community members cheered and walked with Joe as he pushed his shopping cart ...

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Monday Morning News – April 10

Apr 10, 2017 @ 05:37 Weather – Freezing rain mixed with ice pellets changing to snow near noon and ending in the afternoon then cloudy. Local snow and ice pellet amount 2 cm. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 increasing to 40 gusting to 60 in the morning. High minus 1. There are freezing rain alerts still active for today. ...

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