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Between the Covers – August 28

T.D. SUMMER READING CLUB-The Wawa Public Library T.D. Summer Reading Club has come to an end!  We thank all of the children who came and participated in all the clubs.  We also thank all of wonderful sponsors and donors who continue to help us make our Summer Program a success. Thank you to the Rotary Club of Wawa, Wesdome, Hawk ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 26

Three new fires discovered today remain active in the Northeast Region. Algonquin Park 24 measures 0.1 of a hectare and was discovered late this afternoon east of Robitaille Lake. It is not yet under control. North Bay 26 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. It is located approximately 3 km southeast of Buffalo Rock, near the border between ...

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Bumblefoot and Sons of Apollo

Brenda, my Wawa News editor is going to B dis-Grundtled as my interviewee Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal was not only gracious enough to take this interview even though he is currently in Israel, but he also decided to take the time and answer each of my questions individually via audio to authenticate. Apparently, it’s a royal pain in the ass to ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 26

There were five new wildland fires still active by late afternoon on August 25. Six fires are not under control at the time of this update. Pembroke 5 is currently 0.2 of a hectare. The fire is located northeast of Bissett Creek Provincial Park. Wawa 12 is listed at 0.1 of a hectare and is located north of Nimoosh Provincial ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 25

There were three new wildland fires discovered by late afternoon on August 24. North bay 20 is listed at 0.2 of a hectare and is located southeast of Solace Provincial Park. Sudbury 38 is 0.1 of a hectare and is located near Washagami Lake. Chapleau 11 is currently 0.2 of a hectare. This fire is located southeast of Rush Lake. ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 23

There were two new wildland fires discovered by late afternoon on August 23. North Bay 19 is being held at 0.1 of a hectare and is located west of highway 11 near Jumping Cariboo Lake. Kempville 1 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. This fire is located southwest of Arnprior near White Lake. At the time of this ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 22

There were two new forest fires discovered by late afternoon on August 22. Algonquin Park 18 is listed at 0.1 of a hectare. The fire is located near Round Island Lake. Bancroft 12 is being held at 0.1 of a hectare and is located southwest of Bon Echo Provincial Park. At the time of this update, there are six other ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 21

There were five new forest fires discovered by late afternoon on August 21. Algonquin Park 16 is listed at 0.1 of a hectare and located near Cradle Lake. Kirkland Lake 8 is being held at 0.2 of a hectare. The fire is located in the Whitefish Lakes area. Kirkland Lake 9 is listed at 0.3 of a hectare and is ...

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Between the Covers – August 21

NEW BOOKS–on the 7- Day Shelf this week are; “Smoke Screen” by Iris Johansen, “The Family Next Door” by John Glatt,  “One Good Deed” by David Baldacci. There are some great reads on the 7-Day Shelf! Come on in and check it out!! STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY ARE; “Winter in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand, “Rules of Civility” ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 20

There were two new forest fires discovered by late afternoon on August 20. Algonquin Park 13 is 0.1 of a hectare in size and is located near Sisco Lake in the western section of the Park. North Bay 18 is 0.5 of a hectare and is located north of the Mattawa River northeast of Paresseux Falls. At the time of ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 20

There were two new forest fires discovered by late afternoon on August 19. Algonquin Park 12 is currently 0.2 of a hectare and is located near Grand Lake. Sudbury 37 is currently 0.7 of a hectare and is located west of Venetian Lake. At the time of this update, there are two other active wildland fires in the region. Timmins ...

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“The federal carbon tax will cost you.”

This week I was successful in arranging for some actual time to be in my constituency office to tend to a wide variety of matters that I am unable to attend to while on the road. As such, finding time to actually be in my constituency office is no small task. Sometimes I need my staff to actually block off ...

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