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Wawa’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre

  Dr. Robinson takes us on a walkthrough of Wawa’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre and explains how it works. If you are worried you may have symptoms of COVID-19, please give the centre a call: 705-856-2244 ext. 244 or 246. Dr Robinson nous montre le centre d’évaluation COVID-19 de Wawa, et explique comment l’utiliser. Si vous pensez que vous avez les ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 21

Weather – Sunny. High 22. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Low 6. Statistics from Algoma Public Health (May 20, 2020 (8:30 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents have tested positive for COVID-19 include the following: Sault Ste. Marie & Area Central & East Algoma Elliot Lake & Area Tested 5,953 Positive 20 Negative 5,644 Pending 289 Deceased 0 Resolved ...

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SE OPP Stats for Road Safety Week – 80 speeders nabbed

Members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) participated in “Canada Road Safety Week” which ran from May 12 to May 18, 2020. This campaign is designed to increase public compliance with safe driving measures and target behaviours that put motorists, passengers and pedestrians at risk. The main focus of the initiative is on impaired driving, distracted driving, ...

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Wawa Lake – No More Ice

  Wawa residents are sure to be happy that the ice is now off of Wawa Lake. This means that people can now kayak, canoe, stand-up paddle board – all respecting social distancing of course. With historical data from Andy Stevens, Wawa-news has been tracking when ice forms and leaves Wawa Lake since 2014 – it is interesting to see ...

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One Lane remains closed after fatal collision west of White River

On Wednesday, May 20, 2020 approximately 1:00 am, members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), involving a signal motor vehicle on Highway 17, approximately 70km east of Marathon near Green Lakes.   An eastbound 2019 Honda Civic lost control after hitting the east bound shoulder on a corner. ...

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From the Branch – May 20, 2020

And 75 years ago our veterans were the talk of the town in Holland and there were parades, local music sounded all over. Dances were arranged and always “Ladies Free” and it was music and more music. Local companies and farmers got good deals on  army trucks and other equipment. Canadian soldiers helped with cleanup and rebuilding until they were repatriated back to ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – May 20

Alleluia!  Christ is Risen ! Christ is Risen Indeed !  Alleluia Although we cannot meet for Worship together you  may like to  read the Scriptures for May 24, 2020 – Seventh Sunday of Easter. Acts 1 : 6-14       The ascension of Jesus Psalm 68             God makes a home for the poor. 1 Peter 4: 12-14; 5: 6-11  Cast your cares ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 20

Weather -Sunny. High 21 except 16 near Lake Superior. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Low plus 4. Statistics from Algoma Public Health (May 19, 2020 (8:30 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents have tested positive for COVID-19 include the following: Sault Ste. Marie & Area Central & East Algoma Elliot Lake & Area Tested 5,831 Positive 20 Negative 5,528 ...

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ADSB – Schools to remain closed for remainder of school year

The Algoma District School Board advises parents that today, the Premier and Minister of Education announced that, based on expert advice from public health officials, schools will remain closed for the remainder of the school year. At home learning will continue to be available until the end of June, thus ADSB students will continue to receive work and communications from ...

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Health and Safety Top Priority as Schools Remain Closed

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The Ontario government is protecting the health and safety of students during the COVID-19 outbreak by keeping schools closed for the rest of this school year. This decision was made after consulting with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, health experts on the COVID-19 Command Table, and medical experts at The Hospital for Sick Children. At the same time, the ...

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La santé et la sécurité demeurent la priorité absolue : les écoles de l’Ontario resteront fermées

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario protège la santé et la sécurité des élèves pendant la pandémie de COVID-19 en prolongeant la fermeture des écoles pour le reste de l’année scolaire. Cette décision a été prise après avoir consulté le médecin hygiéniste en chef, les responsables de la santé du Groupe de commandement de l’Ontario pour la lutte contre la COVID-19 et ...

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SE OPP – Charge SSM Male with Impaired and ‘Race’

On May 18, 2020, at approximately 7:50 p.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 in Rabazo Township. The officer observed a northbound pickup truck travelling at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver, the officer detected the odour of ...

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SE OPP White River – Located Missing Person after 45 Hours in Bush

On May 16, 2020, at approximately 12:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a missing person in the White River area. A 61-year-old person was reported last seen on May 15, 2020, at approximately 1:30 p.m.. The person’s pickup truck was located approximately 11 km east of Highway 631 ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Male Charged after Assault

On May 15, 2020, at approximately 7:45 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of an assault in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, Spencer WRIGHT, 25 years-of-age, from Chatam-Kent, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC), Possession of ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Traffic Complaint Results in Charges for Calgary Man

On May 15, 2020, at approximately 11:55 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 17 near Wawa. Officers located the vehicle a performed a traffic stop. Investigation into the driver revealed that he was breaching his release conditions. As a result, John KWAME, 34 years-of-age, from Calgary, was arrested ...

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