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Speakers announced for Ontario Mining Health & Safety Conference

On Wednesday, April 27, Workplace Safety North (WSN) expects to host up to 500 online attendees at its annual Mining Health and Safety Conference.   The event brings together Ontario’s mining industry to share knowledge and innovations regarding safety programs and hazards specific to mining.   The online event next Wednesday runs from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm ET and ...

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Morning News – April 25

Apr 25, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Cloudy. 30% chance of rain showers or flurries late this morning and this afternoon. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. Wind southwest 20 km/h. High 4. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy with 30% chance of flurries. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming northwest 20 this evening. Low -11. Wind ...

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Search Suspended for Missing Aircraft

Apr 24, 2022 at 18:27 After 10 days of searching, JRCC Trenton has made the difficult decision to suspend the search for a missing Piper Comanche with 2 persons on board this afternoon. Their tweet said, “Our thoughts are with family and friends at this difficult time.” The aircraft was reported missing on April 14th, 2022 with John Fehr and ...

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Morning News – April 23

Apr 22, 2023 at 07:56 – Happy Earth Day! Weather: Today – Periods of rain ending late this afternoon then cloudy with 60% chance of drizzle. Risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming east 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 7. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 60% chance of drizzle. Wind east 20 km/h becoming ...

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Ontario Providing Mental Health and Addictions Funding to the Ontario Native Women’s Association

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The Ontario government is providing $812,500 to the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) to help increase their resources and capacity to deliver a range of culturally appropriate, trauma-based mental health and addictions supports to Indian Residential School Survivors, their families and communities. The funding will help ONWA provide safety supports, such as access to traditional land-based therapy, traditional medicines, addiction ...

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L’Ontario fournit des fonds pour la santé mentale et la lutte contre les dépendances à l’Ontario Native Women’s Association

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario accorde 812 500 $ à l’Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) pour aider à accroître leurs ressources et la capacité d’offrir aux survivants des pensionnats indiens, à leurs familles et à leurs communautés une gamme de services de santé mentale et de toxicomanie adaptés à la culture et fondés sur les traumatismes.   Le financement aidera l’ONWA à fournir ...

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Ontario Providing Indian Residential School Supports to the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association

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The Ontario government is providing $200,000 to the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association (CSAA) to support their ongoing work at the site of the former Shingwauk Residential School and engaging with impacted communities.   Together with Algoma University and the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, the CSAA will use the funding to develop and implement an engagement strategy with the 85 ...

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Ontario Providing Indian Residential School Supports to the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association

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The Ontario government is providing $200,000 to the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association (CSAA) to support their ongoing work at the site of the former Shingwauk Residential School and engaging with impacted communities.   Together with Algoma University and the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, the CSAA will use the funding to develop and implement an engagement strategy with the 85 ...

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Masking Requirements Continue in Select Indoor Settings

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As Ontario continues to effectively manage the sixth wave of COVID-19, the Chief Medical Officer of Health is maintaining existing provincial masking requirements in select higher-risk indoor settings until June 11, 2022. “To protect our progress in managing this latest wave, I am maintaining masking requirements in specific public settings where individuals who are, or may be, at increased risk ...

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Les exigences en matière de port du masque se poursuivent dans certains milieux intérieurs

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Alors que l’Ontario continue de gérer efficacement la sixième vague de COVID-19, le médecin hygiéniste en chef maintient les exigences provinciales en vigueur en matière de port du masque dans certains milieux intérieurs à risque élevé jusqu’au 11 juin 2022. « Pour protéger nos progrès dans la gestion de cette dernière vague, je maintiens les exigences relatives au port du ...

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SE OPP – Wawa Person Charged with Criminal Harassment

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On April 14, 2022, at approximately 9:40 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of harassment on Birch Street in Wawa. On April 15, 2022, police located the suspect. As a result, a 34-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Criminal Harassment – threatening conduct, contrary ...

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Are you a Birder? Mapping to begin for Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas

Are you a birder? You may be interested in the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas, a project to map bird distribution in Ontario. To find out more about the Atlas, drop by the Wawa Marina on Sunday, April 24, anytime from 10:30 – noon. The goal of this 5-year Atlas (2021-2025) is to map the distribution and relative abundance of Ontario’s ...

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Morning News – April 22

Apr 22, 2022 at 07:56 – Happy Earth Day! Weather: Today – Mainly sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High +8. Wind chill -7 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40% chance of showers before morning. Low +1. COVID Statistics: Current Previous Change from previous report Tested 256,371 255,957 414 Confirmed Cases 7,680 7,638 42 ...

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Search for Aircraft South of Wawa – Continues

Apr 21, 2022 at 08:01 The search aircraft overnighted at the Soo Airport and are expected to continue searching today. JRCC Trenton tweeted yesterday “Searches in vicinity of Sault Ste. Marie-Manitoulin-Wawa Ontario continue. Deep snow, forests and hills making for challenging conditions. Those who may have seen the aircraft between Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie on 14 Apr near Hwy ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – Spring News

The Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to thank the many individuals, organizations and businesses in our remarkably generous little town that have made donations during the fall and winter months. Our heartfelt gratitude and thanks to Valard Construction. On two separate occasions they provided us with truckloads of fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, dairy, frozen vegetables, baked goods/desserts and frozen ...

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