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Snow Squall Warnings and Watches

Dec 11, 2019 @ 09:43 9:07 AM EST Wednesday 11 December 2019 Snow squall warning in effect for: Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls continuing today. Local snowfall amounts of 15 cm will be possible today. Gusty winds will accompany these snow squalls at times, resulting in periods of blowing snow. These snow squalls will continue ...

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Ladies Curling Standings – December 3

Team Rank Wins GP LESCHISHIN, Barb 1 4 4 RAINVILLE, Heather 1 4 4 BONITZKE, Wendy 3 3 4 MATHIAS, Dannette 3 3 4 SPENCER, Diane 3 3 4 TAVELLA, Debbie 3 3 5 BUSSINEAU, Denise 7 2 4 PARSONS, Rochelle 8 1 5 SIMPSON, Laryssa 8 1 4

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A Delicious Luncheon was enjoyed by all

  If you didn’t head out to the United Church’s annual Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon you missed a delicious meal.   You also missed some wonderful baking and if there was a hole in your Christmas tree – there were lots of Christmas decorations to be found. The ladies offered three choices of sandwiches, and three soups. There was even ...

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Between the Covers – December 11

Our New Books on the Seven-Day Shelf this week are: “The Giver of Stars” by Jojo Moyes, “Bloody Genius” by John Sanford, “Gilka’s Journey” by Heather Morris and “A Christmas Gathering” by Anne Perry. STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER ARE; “ Sarah’s Key” by Tatiana DeRosnay, “The Absent One” by Jussi Adler Olsen, “Me Before You” by Jojo ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – December 11

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church at 705-856-2926. THANK YOU very much to everyone who helped in so many ways before, during & after the U.C.W. Christmas Bazaar & Luncheon. The Christmas Star of Lights ...

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From the Branch – December 11

So this Thursday is our Membership meeting, and on December 14 is our annual Joan’s cookie walk from 11.00 am till  1.00 pm. 75 years ago the battles in Italy were finally won and our veterans were getting ready to be shipped to France to help with the battles along the Rhine and the south of Holland. This week there was a ...

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Over the Edge – students informed of tragic consequences of impaired driving

  On November 25, Mr. Steven Gagné Dionne, spokesperson for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD Canada), came to École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) to present the movie “Over the Edge,” which is included in the 2019-2020 MADD school program. Over the Edge is a powerful dramatization about the tragic consequences of impaired driving. The video ends with testimonials from real-life victims who share ...

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Friends of Lake Superior  Park: 2019 and Beyond!

  Dec 11, 2019 @ 08:34 The past year has been a stellar 12 months of landmark projects, milestone celebrations and visionary collaborations for the Friends of Lake Superior Provincial Park. This year LSPP celebrated 75 years since it was created to protect a significant section of the eastern shoreline of Lake Superior.  We also recognized 25 years since the ...

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WFD Presents Winner of Early Bird Draw with Cheque!

  Josee Rioux was presented with a check for $1,000 Monday night at the Fire Hall. Her winning ticket was drawn at the annual Christmas Dinner. She will receive $1,000 and her ticket will be returned to the drum, where it could be successful in the next four cash draws and possibly for the Grand Prize of $10,000. Josee had ...

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Wednesday Morning News – December 11

Weather – A few flurries ending this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 19. Wind chill minus 31 this morning and minus 26 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 25. ...

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Stephen Lecce – tentative agreement with the Educational Workers’ Alliance of Ontario (EWAO)

Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement regarding reaching a tentative agreement with the Educational Workers’ Alliance of Ontario (EWAO): “Our Government has delivered another tentative agreement with education workers that keeps students in class. This is yet another example of our Government demonstrating a reasonableness and focus on our students at the bargaining table.  This tentative ...

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Reverse education cuts to stop school walkout: Horwath to Ford

NDP Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement as teachers at select boards are poised to walkout for the second time in as many weeks: “I am calling on Doug Ford to reverse his cuts to education, in order to prevent another day of closed schools tomorrow. It’s wrong for him to plow ahead with his reckless scheme ...

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News from the Park – Poorly Maintained Roads

I am always honoured to be invited to visit schools across Algoma-Manitoulin. Frequently I am invited to meet with secondary students taking civics and careers classes, but in truth I visit all grades from primary to college. One question I can almost always count on being asked is what I think is the most important thing that an MPP does. ...

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OPP Charge Four Men in Construction Fraud – Clarida Construction & Maintenance 1187855 Ontario Inc

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged four individuals following a lengthy investigation into allegations of construction fraud. On July 25, 2014, the Temiskaming OPP Detachment received a fraud complaint related to the construction of solar projects in three jurisdictions across the Province of Ontario, by Clarida Construction & Maintenance, also operating as 1187855 Ontario Incorporated. As a result of the ...

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Council Meetings Tonight – December 10

Council is holding two meetings tonight in Council Chambers beginning at 6:30 p.m. The first meeting is a Corporate Planning Committee Meeting followed by a Council Meeting. In the Corporate Planning Meeting, members of council will receive and discuss the following reports: KS 2019-03: Tanker Fire Apparatus North Algoma Health System Collaborative – Request for Municipal Representative Letter – Heritage ...

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