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FAIRBROTHER, Douglas George

November 20, 1928 – March 28, 2023 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Douglas George Fairbrother, on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. He is survived by Avice, his loving wife of 69 years, his children Andrew (Carla), Jacqueline (Peter), Lindy (Jeremy), grandchildren Jaysen (Cindy), Joshua, Gabriel (Christine), Jenna (Braden), Alexa (Dave), Kinsey, Jacob (Taylor), Matthew (Lauren), 6 ...

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Wawa’s 5-Year Tourism Plan is Completed

The Municipality of Wawa is pleased to share that the Wawa Tourism Five-Year Tourism Plan has been completed with funding support from the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor) Tourism Relief Fund. The financial contribution from the federal government was used to hire the consulting firm of Bannikin Travel and Tourism to oversee the creation of the Plan ...

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MPP Michael Mantha: Statement regarding removal from NDP Caucus to sit as an independent Member of Provincial Parliament

  April 3, 2023 MPP Michael Mantha: Statement regarding removal from NDP Caucus to sit as an independent Member of Provincial Parliament “As a lifelong believer in safe workplaces, I have been and remain fully committed to participating in the independent process now underway. I will continue to serve the people of Algoma – Manitoulin. I will not be commenting ...

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DIFILIPPO, Gennaro “Jim”

After a brave struggle with pancreatic cancer, Jim passed away peacefully on April 1, 2023, at the Sault Area Hospital at the age of 81. He decided that it was time to go with the sun shining and his wife Carolyn by his side. Devoted and loving husband of Carolyn. Adored father of Cathy Kiley (Michael), Jody Tulloch (Mark) and ...

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KERR, Harold “Glenn”

Feb 15, 1928 – Apr 2, 2023 Glenn passed away peacefully at Brierwood Gardens. He was predeceased by his wife Irlma Kerr (Sutton), his parents Roy and Levona Kerr, and sister-in-law Isabell May Kerr (Gammack). He is survived by his brother William Murdock Kerr of Hamiota. He leaves to mourn his daughter Glenda-Lee O’Shea and her husband Kerry, of Brantford, ...

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St. Monica’s Parish Holy Week Mass Schedule

The schedule for Holy Week at St. Monica’s Church in Wawa is as follows: Holy Thursday – April 6, 7:00 p.m. Good Friday – April 7, 3:00 p.m. Holy Saturday – April 8, 7:00 p.m. Easter Sunday – April 9th, 9:00 a.m.  

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Between the Covers – April 3

The Wawa Public Library is calling on all seniors to participate in our Knitting Connection group! This will take place at the Wawa Public Library beginning Thursday, April 6th from 1pm-3pm. The Library has received a grant from the Government of Canada, New Horizon’s for Seniors Program (NHSP) that allows us to purchase knitting needles, wool, and all things knitting.  The projects ...

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CYR, Patricia

Passed away peacefully but unexpectedly at the Lady Dunn Health Centre with her family by her side on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at the age of 78 years. Beloved wife of Gilles Tremblay. Loving and cherished mother of Don (Michelle Schweeder). Proud grandmother of Brittney, Brannan, Jack and Eli. Daughter of the late Mary and Jack Lafort. At Pat’s request, ...

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L’Ontario est prêt pour la saison 2023 des incendies de végétation

L’Ontario est prêt à intervenir pendant la saison des incendies de végétation, du 1er avril au 31 octobre. « Nous sommes prêt(e)s à protéger la population et les collectivités de toute la province contre les incendies de végétation, » a déclaré Graydon Smith, ministre des Richesses naturelles et des Forêts. « Nos équipes surveillent de près les conditions météorologiques pour détecter ...

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Ontario Ready to Respond to 2023 Wildland Fire Season

Ontario is ready to respond to this year’s wildland fire season, which lasts from April 1 until October 31. “We are ready to protect people and communities across the province from wildland fires,” said Graydon Smith, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry. “Our teams are closely monitoring weather conditions to detect fires early. When they do hit, Ontario’s fire rangers, ...

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Thank You From the Wawa Ladies Curling Bonspiel!

The Wawa Ladies Curling League would like to thank the following individuals and businesses/organizations who contributed to the success of our 68th Annual Ladies Curling Bonspiel which was held on March 24 – 26, 2023:   Wawa Canadian Tire, Dawson & Keenan Ins., North of 17 Restaurant, Adult Learning Centre, Little Red’s Craft House, Judy Page, Evolugen, Nicole Davis, Michipicoten ...

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Wawa First United Church News – Fifth Sunday in Lent

This Sunday we held a communion Service, and are now looking forward to next Sunday which is Palm Sunday,   NOTICES: We invite you to join us on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.   Bible Study with Lectionary: March 30th (Thurs.) at 1:30 p.m. in the Family Room. Interested people are invited to join us. Scriptures are: Isaiah 50: 4-9a  The ...

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The LDHC Foundation Thanks MacIntyre Trucking & The Beaver Motel

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would like to thank MacIntyre Trucking and the Beaver Motel who have generously donated $5,000 to purchase capital equipment for the Foundation’s ONE for the Dunn Campaign; One Person, One Record, One System. Thank you to Monty and Theresa MacIntyre for supporting local healthcare. For more information about the Foundation or how to ...

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MADILL, Sandra ‘Sandy’

Feb. 11, 1947- March 18, 2023 On the morning of March 18th, Sandra Lee Madill, 76 years old, died at the Perley Health and Rideau Long Term Care Centre in Ottawa from complications related to Lewy Body Dementia.   Sandra was born on February 11, 1947, in Toronto and raised in Brampton spending memorable summers in Wasaga Beach at the ...

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James Bay OPP – Hearst Man Charged with Operation while Impaired

A traffic complaint led to impaired charges just off Highway 631, approximately 45km north of Hornepayne. On March 25, 2023, shortly before 12:00 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver operating both a motorized snow vehicle (MSV) and a pick-up truck. Police located the ...

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