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Schreiber OPP – Two Youths sent to Hospital after altercation with multiple dogs

Two youths were located with serious and life-altering injuries after an altercation with multiple dogs in the community of Terrace Bay. On April 16, 2023, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members of the Schreiber Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment and Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to reports of an altercation involving youth and multiple dogs. Officers arrived and located ...

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First United Church Wawa – Second Sunday of Easter

Acts 2:22-32 – The topic for the message was “We are seeds”.  The Israelites were a colonized people under the Roman Empire. They had been captives of the Babylonian Empire 600 years before Jesus came and they were still under the law of another empire right up to the time of Jesus’ teaching and death. There is a Mexican proverb ...

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Between the Covers – April 19

We have a few of Wawa’s own authors featured in a display this month! Come in to the library and discover authors from your hometown! We also have some of these books available to purchase! New Books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are; “Those People Next Door” by Kia Abdullah, “I Will Find You” by Harlan Coben, “Vera Wong’s ...

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NPI Celebrates 10 Years of Impact

Tomorrow, April 20th in Thunder Bay, Northern Policy Institute, Northern Ontario’s home grown think tank, will hold the second of two galas celebrating its first decade of difference-making. Founded in late 2012 and beginning operations in 2013 with just three staff, the Institute now has three permanent offices in Kirkland Lake, Sudbury, and Thunder Bay.   Florence MacLean, current Chair ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after grocery store theft

On April 13, 2023, at approximately 12:30 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a grocery store on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake in relation to a theft. The complainant reported that a female had food items in her possession and departed the store without paying for them. Police attended and subsequently arrested the female. Maigen ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after property dispute

On April 17, 2023, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a threats related occurrence in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported being threatened by a known person at a residence on Amsterdam Road stemming from a property dispute. Rayon Wayne PALMER, 43 years-of-age, of Elliot Lake was arrested and charged with uttering threats – cause death or ...

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East Algoma OPP – person with outstanding warrants arrested

On April 13, 2023, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties in the Town of Blind River. Shortly after 3:00 p.m., police observed a person known to them on Hudson Street that was wanted, and an arrest was made. As a result, Amanda LECLAIR, 37 years-of-age from Blind River was charged ...

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RAIL, C. Philip

Passed away suddenly at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at the age of 72 years. Beloved son of the late Paul Rail and Mary Lowrie. Dear brother of  Vanessa (Claude Santerre), Scott (Philips’s twin) and Frank (Céline Robitaille). Philip will be remembered by his nephews and nieces, Kenny Rail, Johanne Santerre, Mélanie, Paul and Natasha Rail and by ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion du 41e anniversaire de la Charte canadienne des droits et libertés

Le 17 avril 2023 Ottawa (Ontario) Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion du 41e anniversaire de la Charte canadienne des droits et libertés : « La Charte canadienne des droits et libertés est l’un des documents les plus importants de l’histoire canadienne et constitue une pierre angulaire de notre société démocratique. Aujourd’hui, nous marquons le ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the 41st anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

April 17, 2023 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 41st anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: “The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is one of the most significant documents in Canadian history and a cornerstone of our democratic society. Today, we mark the 41st anniversary of its adoption ...

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COTÉ, Germaine

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre with her family by her side on Friday, November 25, 2022, at the age of 81 years.   A Celebration of her Life will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023, beginning with interment of her cremated remains at the Pine Grove Cemetery, Hawk Junction at 11:00 a.m. A eulogy and ...

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Superior Children’s Centre, doing it for the Dunn!

  Congratulations to Superior Children’s Centre for becoming the first organization/business to sign up for the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation Payroll Deduction Plan.   This plan allows employees to have donations to the Foundation taken directly off their paycheques.  They can choose the amount and how often.  At the end of the year, employees receive a tax receipt that ...

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Ontario Partnering with Indigenous Leaders to Protect the Great Lakes

The Ontario government is investing nearly $1 million to support Indigenous-led projects and increased collaboration with Indigenous organizations and youth to help protect and restore the Great Lakes. David Piccini, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, made the announcement today at the seventh annual meeting of the Great Lakes Guardians’ Council, which Ontario co-chaired with Anishinabek Nation. “Our government ...

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Ontario Introducing New Rules to Keep Miners Safe

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The Ontario government is working for the province’s 29,000 mine workers by introducing new rules to improve ventilation requirements in underground mines and lower exposure to harmful diesel exhaust to the most protective levels in North America. Long-term exposure to diesel exhaust can be a significant cause of lung cancer in miners. “Miners have been the backbone of Ontario’s economy ...

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L’Ontario introduit de nouvelles règles pour assurer la sécurité des travailleurs miniers

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario œuvre pour les 29 000 travailleurs miniers de la province, en mettant en place de nouvelles règles pour améliorer les exigences de ventilation dans les mines souterraines et réduire l’exposition aux émissions de moteur diesel nocives au seuil de protection le plus élevé d’Amérique du Nord. L’exposition à long terme aux substances nocives présentes dans les ...

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