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Friday Morning News- September 20

Weather – Cloudy. 30 percent chance of drizzle or showers early this morning. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Fog patches dissipating near noon. High 20. Humidex 26. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy overnight with 30 percent chance of drizzle. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 14. News Tibits – It is ...

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Foggy weather Postpones the The Ninety-Nines

  Foggy weather has postponed the The Ninety-Nines, an international women’s pilot organization that are flying an Air Rally from Collingwood to Thunder Bay. 11 aircraft and 25 women are expected on this air rally. Wawa was to be the second fuel stop in a trip beginning in Collingwood. They had planned to overnight in Wawa, and continuing on tomorrow ...

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Former Greyhound Has Fond Memories of the Soo

I have been asked from time to time to write an article inquiring on what former Soo Greyhounds are up to these days and pick their brain on their experience in our fine community when they were young men. A fluke, if you will have put this ‘ball in motion’ as a friend of mine, let me know her brother-in-law ...

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Sault OPP warn of increased Meth Presence in Ontario

The Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Rankin Police Service and the Anishinabek Police Service would like to inform the public that police have identified the increase in the use, trafficking, importation and production of Methamphetamine (meth) in Ontario. With the expected increase in growth due to its accessibility and demand, police understand the serious impact methamphetamine may have ...

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Graduation Rate Continues to Climb at HSCDSB

The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) is proud of its continued increase in graduation rates. The Board takes great pride in the fact that its graduation rate increased from the previous year. At St. Mary’s College, 81% of the Board’s students completed the requirements for their high school diploma within four years; 84% earned their diploma in five years. ...

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Thursday Morning News – September 19

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light near noon. High 20. Humidex 25. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of drizzle or showers. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low 14.   News Tidbits – Don’t Forget! Rock Island Lodge ...

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Terry Fox Run a Success!

  Sunday across Canada, Terry Fox Runs were held to help continue Terry’s Dream. In Wawa, $4400.70 was raised by walkers, runners, bicyclists, and even with strollers! A huge thank you to the organizers who make this day possible in Wawa.  

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Statement by Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott

Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, released the following statement: “In light of the growing evidence, I have become increasingly concerned about the prevalence and possible health consequences of vaping, particularly as they affect our youth. At the same time, it has become abundantly clear that we do not have access to sufficient data and information to ...

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Between the Covers – September 18

The Wawa Public Library is once again doing our part to raise money for the Alzheimer Society.  During the weeks of September 16th and September 23rd, 2019 all coffee sales will be donated to the Alzheimer Society.  The price for a coffee at the library is $1.00. We will have treats available during this time so feel free to pop ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – September 18

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 705-856-2926. Sat.   Sept.   21   Prayer Shawl Ministry  – 3 p.m. Sun.   Sept.   22   Official Board Meeting Sun.    Sept.  29    Morning Worship in Chapleau to hear ...

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From the Branch – September 18

The first Membership meeting was very interesting and resident Mary Anne Pearson that the tenders for the Branch lift will close on September 23th. With a bit more paperwork and things could be starting on this access project. Comrade Dick Watson is starting to work on a Christmas Dinner with entertainment. The first early birds have paid their 2020 Dues ...

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Wednesday Morning News – September 18

Weather – Clearing early this morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 50 near noon. High 24. Humidex 27. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. Showers beginning near midnight. Risk of a thunderstorm overnight. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 50. Low 15.

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The Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre (SRSC) launches the results of the “Healing and Education Through Digital Access”

The Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre (SRSC) has launched the results of the “Healing and Education Through Digital Access” project funded by the National Heritage Digitization Strategy. This project received $86,890 in funding to digitize and make available unique archival records which document the early years of the Shingwauk and Wawanosh Indian Residential Schools. By preserving and providing community access to these ...

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Statement by Attorney General Doug Downey on the Opioid Crisis

Today, Attorney General Doug Downey issued the following statement regarding Purdue Pharma: “In May, the Ontario government introduced legislation to support Ontario’s participation in the national class-action lawsuit British Columbia launched last year against more than 40 opioid manufacturers and wholesalers. Since then, our government has been monitoring with considerable interest the recent developments in the U.S. litigation concerning the ...

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