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A Thank You to the People of White River

  It is an amazing story that has been shared to Wawa-news via facebook by Michelle Fraser Found. There is no need to rewrite this – the story is told quite clearly, and you can feel the emotion of losing a puppy, and the incredible help from a community to find her and bring her back to safety. A huge ...

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PITRE, Lise

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday April 8, 2020 at the age of 66 years.  Beloved wife of Mike Pitre.  Loving mother of Marc Pitre and Joëlle Chamberland (Dan).  Proud grandmother of Rhya.  Daughter of the late Paul-Emile and Diana Roy.  Dear sister of the Mario Roy (Judy), Guylaine ...

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Friday Morning News – April 10

Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light early this morning. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 12 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 10. Wind chill minus 13 overnight.   Statistics (April 10, 2020, 11:33 GMT) Country, Total New Total New Total Other Cases ...

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Tenth confirmed case of COVID-19 reported by APH

Algoma Public Health is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the Algoma district. Details of confirmed case: Case # Age, Gender   Exposure category   Status Tested Case #10 60s, male Close contact and International travel Self-isolating April 3, 2020   Details of affected flights or cruise ship: Not applicable The Public Health Agency of Canada posts information on ...

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Minister of Education Statement on Ratification of OECTA Central Agreement

Today, Minister of Education Stephen Lecce, issued the following statement in response to the ratification of the central agreement with the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) and the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA): “I would like to congratulate OECTA and OCSTA for the ratification of the 2019-22 central agreement, the first deal reached with Ontario teachers. We will ...

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Wesdome Continues Production at Eagle River – Exploration and Construction cease

In a media release yesterday, April 8, Wesdome Gold Mines gave an update on the operations and activities at the Eagle River Complex in Wawa, Ontario and the Kiena Complex in Val d’Or, Quebec. Operations have been futher reduced. Exploration, and mine construction activities, and the Mishi Open Pit operations have now been suspended. On March 23rd, exploration efforts were ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 9

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 8 this morning. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this evening. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 7. Wind chill minus 14 overnight. ...

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COVID-19: Raise your Northern Voices

Statistics Canada recently released two surveys to assess the impacts of COVID-19 in Canada, developing new approaches and products along the way to better serve Canadians and deliver insight through data. GET YOUR VOICE HEARD! Northern Policy Institute is strongly encouraging all northern businesses to respond to a new “crowd sourced” survey just launched by Statistics Canada. The Canadian Chamber ...

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Nomination d’une directrice du Service de l’enfance en difficulté au CSC Nouvelon

M. Paul Henry, directeur de l’éducation au Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon, est fier d’annoncer la nomination de Mme Chantal Lafleur au poste de directrice du Service de l’enfance en difficulté. Ayant une expérience riche et variée en enseignement et en administration scolaire, elle succède à Mme Tracy Rossini qui occupait cette fonction depuis 2013. Chantal Lafleur assumera ses nouvelles fonctions ...

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Appointment of new Director of Special Education at the CSC Nouvelon

Mr. Paul Henry, Director of Education at the Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Chantal Lafleur as Director of Special Education Services. With a rich and varied experience in teaching and school administration, Ms. Lafleur replaces Ms. Tracy Rossini, who has held this position since 2013. Chantal Lafleur will assume her new functions in ...

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OPP – Be careful of Thawing Ice and your safety

The Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is reminding the public about the dangers of thin ice as lakes and rivers within the district begin to thaw. Sault Ste. Marie OPP officers recently responded to an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) that went through the ice. The operator of the ATV was able to walk to land and was ...

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OPP Remind people to practice physical distancing and stay home for Easter

For any Ontarians contemplating a trip to the cottage or other dwellings for family gatherings over the Easter Long Weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding people to practice physical distancing and stay home. “The OPP acknowledges that this is a very difficult time for people. While our officers typically expect large volumes of traffic ahead of the Easter ...

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Northeast Mayor’s Group – Please stay at Home

During this time of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Mayors of Dubreuilville, Chapleau, Hornepayne, Manitouwadge, Wawa, and White River are united in ensuring their communities and residents stay safe and healthy. Staying home is critically important to stopping the spread of COVID-19 in Superior East and all area Mayors are strongly urging local residents to remain within their home towns and ...

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MITCHELL, Irene Gisele

April 18, 1943 – March 31, 2020 Peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at the age of 76. Loving wife of the late Lloyd Mitchell and late James Campbell. Caring mother of Sheldon, Scott (Joanne) and Sheridan. Cherished grandmother of Kylie, Kyla, Deniece, Georges, Nicky, Patrick, Lloyd and the late Erica and beloved great grandmother of five. She ...

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LDHC COVID-19 Assessment Centre has been established for Wawa & Area

The Lady Dunn Health Centre, in collaboration with the Municipality of Wawa, is pleased to announce that a dedicated COVID-19 Assessment Centre has been established to facilitate assessment and testing for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. COVID-19 Assessment Centre By appointment only: 705 856 2244 ext. 244 or 246 Monday-Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre 3 Chris Simon Drive, ...

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