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Municipal Council Takes Action against Councillor Tamara & Gerry Liddle

Aug 10, 2016 At last night’s Council Meeting, Council took action against both Councillor Tamara Liddle and her husband, Gerry Liddle. Councillor Liddle was not present at the meeting, and no reason was given for her absence.   Norpro Security and Investigations (Norpro) investigated the complaint filed by the Liddle’s, and the complaints of harassment filed against them. The investigation’s report has ...

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Municipality is Awarded Costs of $17,696.47 in Liddle’s Notice of Application

Jul 14, 2016 On Thursday, July 7th, 2016 the matter of Gerald Liddle and Tamara Liddle (who represented themselves) v. the Corporation of the Municipality of Wawa (P. Cassan / T. Harmar, Counsel for the Respondent) was heard by Justice E. Gareau. Gerald Liddle and Tamara Liddle (applicants) brought their Notice of Application (1) filed on June 20th, 2016; and Corporation of the Municipality of Wawa (Respondent) brought ...

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Extortion?

Jul 7, 2016 It could be the plot line for a blockbuster movie… A Municipal Councillor and her husband, Chair of a municipal committee file a lawsuit against their Municipality with allegations of obstruction and undue influence in an investigation, abuse of power, breach of trust, fraudulent misrepresentation, cover-ups, a mayor acting outside the scope of his role, deception, criminal ...

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CAO Tax Arrears Report

Dec 16, 2015 This is a PDF copy of the Tax Arrears Report written for Municipal Council by CAO Chris Wray. This report details the current tax arrear situation in Wawa and the problems that arise when property owners abandon properties subject to the tax sale process. This report provides information so that Mayor and Council can now develop action(s) ...

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Council Chooses Method of Filling Council Vacancy

At a special meeting of Council on Monday, May 27th, Councillor James Neufeld resigned from Municipal Council for personal reasons. His seat was declared vacant  – giving the Municipality 60 days to appoint a person to fill the vacancy, or to pass a by-law requiring a by-election to fill the vacancy. On May 4th, Councillor Neufeld’s seat was declared vacant ...

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Wawa Pioneers – Nestor Erechook

Jan 4, 2014 @ 23:11 Nestor’’s story began in Port Arthur, now Thunder Bay, where he was born to Doris and Nicholas on July 15, 1921.  His parents were entrepreneurs who worked at various enterprises during the depression years, while raising Nestor, his brother Lawrence and sisters, Stella, Margaret, Pauline, Elsie and Virginia.  Nestor lived in Beardmore just prior to ...

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Wawa Pioneers – Ursula Wilmot Hechler

Jun 8, 2013 @ 11:57 After eight days at sea, traveling from Germany to Canada, our ship the “Beaverbrae” docked in Quebec City on October 29, 1948 – my birthday. My mother Ida, sister Inga and I were taken to a railway station where we boarded a train heading West. We were on our way to Thunder Bay (Port Arthur) ...

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Veteran’s Memorial Board

This wall at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre is dedicated by a grateful community in memory of those who served courageously with Canadian and Allied Forces during World War I (1914-1918), World War II (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953) and peacekeeping. World War I Bill Atkinson, Reno Berdusco, Howard Bryan, William Fox, Fred Jones, Lorne Mahoney, Eric Monroe, William Penno, Wilfred Portugais, Frank Sherlock, ...

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Brown Announces Funding Increase to Twp of Michipicoten

Published on: Apr 7, 2005 Under the new Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) the Township of Michipicoten will receive an increase of $209,226 over what it received under the old Community Reinvestment Fund (CRF), Mike Brown, M.P.P. for Algoma-Manitoulin announced today. The funding is part of the Ontario government’s announcement that it is replacing the CRF with the more equitable ...

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Driver dies from injuries…

Published on: Mar 29, 2005 (Wawa, Ontario) – Superior East OPP had investigated a 2 vehicle collision on Highway 17 on March 17th. The driver of the car, 34 year old Christopher Barbe of Capreol, Ontario had crossed over the center line and struck the side of a tractor trailer going the opposite direction. He was transported to Lady Dunn ...

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Serious Injury Collision South of Wawa…

Publish on: Mar 17, 2005 (Wawa, Ontario) – Superior East OPP detachment are investigating a 2 vehicle collision which occurred today on Highway 17 approximately 70 kms south of Wawa at 3:30 pm.   The investigation revealed that a northbound car driven by 34 year old Chris Barbe of Capreol, Ontario crossed over into the southbound lane sideswiping a southbound ...

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Wawa OPP Detachment gets new name…

Published on: Mar 16, 2005 (Wawa, Ontario) – Staff Sgt Ron Faulkner wishes to announce that effective immediately the Wawa Detachment of the OPP which includes Chapleau, Hornepayne and White River will have a new name. They will now be known as SUPERIOR EAST DETACHMENT of the Ontario Provincial Police.  The new name will be indicative of the economic and ...

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Michipicoten Police Services Board & Township of Michipicoten Police Association (Uniform Members) Ratify Collective Agreement…

Published on: Mar 15, 2005 The Michipicoten Police Services Board and the Township of Michipicoten Police Association (Uniform Members) are pleased to announce that they have ratified a new three (3) year Collective Agreement.  The negotiation process was amiable yet intense given that the Association was seeking a one year contract that would give them parity with their comparative police ...

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