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TANGIE, Arthur John “Johnny”

Johnny was predeceased by his son John Phillip James Tangie, his brother Michael (Arnie), and his parents Allan and Lena Tangie (nee Mione). Johnny will be forever missed by his many siblings left behind including Rose Mary (late Gilbert Fortin), Annamay (Maurice Chaloux), Lucy (Steve Lacasse), Tom “Ralph” (Jackie McVeigh), Theresa (late Mike Linklater), Louise (Joel Gauvin), Pat Tangie (Michel ...

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EC issues Heat Warning for Chapleau Area

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for: Gogama – Foleyet Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake, and the areas shaded red to the right. They advise that people in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Extreme heat is expected for Wednesday through Saturday. A hot airmass is bringing temperatures ...

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SE OPP White River – Suspended Driver caught breaching Conditions

On June 15, 2020, at approximately 7:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 17 near White River. Officers located the vehicle near Wawa and performed a traffic stop. Investigation into the driver revealed that their licence was suspended and they were also on court ordered conditions not ...

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Improving Broadband Access in Northern Ontario – Dubreuilville to benefit

The Ontario government is investing more than $2.3 million in seven broadband projects that will support rural and Indigenous communities in Northern Ontario. This funding will connect northerners to reliable broadband infrastructure that will allow people to stay in touch with family and friends, access public services and work and run a business from anywhere. Broadband investments made through the ...

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From bricks & mortar to digital storefronts – Wawa EDC starts ShopHERE in Wawa

Joining many other towns and cities across the country, Wawa is the latest municipality to bolster its local business scene through the Digital Main Street ShopHERE program. Powered by Google, ShopHERE is supported by the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Wawa, the Wawa Business Improvement Association (BIA), and the Municipality of Wawa. The program hopes to drive more than 100 ...

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Morning News Tidbits – June 16

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers this morning and early this afternoon. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 23. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clearing this evening. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 11. Marine Forecast – Strong wind warning in effect. ...

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ROY, Alphonse Roger

Born in Victoriaville, Quebec on October 18, 1931, passed on June 14, 2020. He joins his beloved wife of nearly 60 years, Huguette Annette Roy who recently passed. Loving father of Linda (Ron), Lisa (Jim), Richard (Diane) and Nathalie. Proud grandfather of 6 special grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Dear son of the Florida and Napoleon Roy. Brother of Oscar ...

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Lady Dunn Health Centre Resumes LTC Visitation

On June 11th, 2020, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH), the Ontario government announced the gradual resumption of visits to long-term care homes. We know that it has been difficult for our LTC residents and their families over the past three month to not be able to visit in person. However, we thank you for your ...

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SE OPP – Missing Person Report leads to Criminal Charge

On June 13, 2020, at approximately 10:03 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a missing person call. It was reported that the missing person may be in the Wawa or Dubreuilville area. Officers located a vehicle matching the descriptors provided at approximately 1:21 p.m. and performed a traffic stop. Investigation revealed that the ...

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Morning News Tidbits – June 15

Weather – Sunny. High 20. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Partly cloudy before morning with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 10. Frost Advisory – ended Marine Forecast – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 this afternoon then veering to south 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to south 15 ...

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Letter – From a Grateful Mom

Hello Wawa, I wanted to congratulate you on your friendly, kind community. My daughter is a university student traveling from BC where she attends school home to Ontario. This can be a long, challenging drive at the best of times, let alone during a pandemic. On Saturday night, about 60 km outside of Wawa, she got a flat tire. She ...

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Morning News Tidbits – June 14

Weather – Sunny. High 18. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – A few clouds. Low plus 3 with risk of frost. Frost Advisory – ended Marine Forecast –  Strong wind warning in effect. Wind light becoming southeast 10 knots near noon then increasing to southeast 15 early this evening. Wind veering to south 15 near midnight then increasing ...

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Have you seen Cindy? LOCATED

Jun 13, 2020 at 10:51 – Wawa-news has been informed that Cindy has been located and is in good health. Wawa-news would like to thank all those who shared the article.   Jun 13, 2020 at 09:09 – There has not been any news.   Jun 12, 2020 at 23:05 – Northeast OPP have used social media to advise of ...

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