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Friday Morning News – March 1

Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming sunny near noon. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High +4. Wind chill -17 this morning. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Clear. Becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light after midnight. Low -2. Wind chill -7 overnight. ...

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KIDDLE, Eric

Passed away with his family by his side at Sault Area Hospital on Monday, February 26, 2024, at the age of 45. Beloved son of Lise Kiddle. Loving father of Ryan and Jason. Cherished brother of James (Kati), Cheryl and Nancy (Norman). Eric will be fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews Kiara (Ty), Hunter (Kyle), Trianna, Jordan, Kaydan, Ashton, ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Individual Charged with Uttering Threats

One person is facing criminal charges after causing a disturbance at a residence in Chapleau. On February 22, 2024, shortly before 3:00 p.m., the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a threats occurrence on Pine Street. As a result of the investigation, Darryl HIGHAM, 36 years-of-age, of Cloyne, Ontario was arrested and charged with: Uttering Threats ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Youth Charged with Domestic Assault

A youth is facing criminal charges following a physical altercation. On February 17, 2024 shortly after 2:00 a.m., the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a domestic disturbance on Martel Road in Chapleau. As a result of the investigation, a 17-year-old from Chapleau was arrested and charged with: Assault – Spousal Assault with a Weapon – ...

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NDP delivers free contraception and diabetes drugs as the first step in medication coverage for Northern Ontarians

On Thursday, New Democrats delivered a framework for the next steps of universal pharmacare for Canadians. As a first step, the NDP has forced the government to cover contraception and diabetes medications and devices free-of-charge for everyone who needs it. These measures can save women around $200 a year for contraception and around $1,500 per year for those impacted by ...

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Le NPD obtient la gratuité des contraceptifs et des médicaments contre le diabète, première étape vers la couverture complète pour les gens du Nord de l’Ontario

Plus tard cette semaine, les néo-démocrates présenteront un cadre pour les prochaines étapes de l’assurance-médicaments universelle pour les Canadiennes et Canadiens. Dans un premier temps, le NPD a forcé le gouvernement à couvrir gratuitement les médicaments contraceptifs, les médicaments et les appareils pour le traitement du diabète pour toutes les personnes qui en ont besoin. Ces mesures peuvent permettre aux ...

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ÉSC Trillium (Chapleau) shines as host of regional secondary school sports tournament

  On February 13 and 14, École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) hosted the North Shore High School Athletic Association’s volleyball and basketball tournaments. For the occasion, the school welcomed several schools from Northern Ontario.   ÉSC Trillium students and staff joined forces to organize the hosting of all these sports teams, starting with the decorations, timetables, menus, live broadcasts on ...

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Un tournoi qui mobilise la communauté scolaire de l’ÉSC Trillium (Chapleau)

  Les 13 et 14 février, l’ÉSC Trillium (Chapleau) fut l’hôte des tournois de volleyball et de basketball de l’Association athlétique des écoles secondaires de la Rive Nord. Pour l’occasion, l’école a accueilli plusieurs écoles du Nord de l’Ontario.   Les élèves et membres du personnel de Trillium ont uni leurs forces afin d’organiser l’accueil de toutes ces équipes sportives ...

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Between the Covers – February 29

The Wawa Public Library’s staff and friends have been busy making these adorable Pocket Hugs. We are using donated and scrap yarn to make these lovely Pocket Hugs. For a limited time, we also have our Pocket Shamrock. If ya have a little of that Irish in ya, it’ll be the perfect little gift! If you would like to support ...

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École Saint-Joseph students shine at Legion’s public speaking competition

  On February 21, 2024, three students from École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) performed brilliantly in the Royal Canadian Legion’s public speaking competition for elementary and secondary students. Through the support of teachers Madame Suzanne Trudel and Madame Sabrina Lévesque, the students excelled during the competition.   Caleb Lefrançois took first place in the grades 1 to 3 category. Miguel Lefrançois was ...

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Wawa Ladies Curling Standings – February 29

BONITZKE, Wendy 1 9 12 TAVELLA, Debbie 1 9 12 BURGOYNE, Teri-Lyne 3 7 12 LESCHISHIN, Barb 3 7 11 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lisa 5 6 12 MATHIAS, Danette 5 6 12 BLANCHET, Emma 7 5 11 BUSSINEAU, Denise 7 5 10 LOWE, Cheri 7 5 12 PARSONS, Rochelle 7 5 11 SPENCER, Diane 7 5 12 TREMBLAY, Cheryl 7 5 12 ...

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Thursday Morning News – February 29

Weather: Today – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High -9. Wind chill -30 this morning and -15 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -13. Wind chill near -19. News Tidbits: ...

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Confederation College Responds to Ontario Government’s Funding Announcement

Confederation College President Kathleen Lynch welcomed the provincial government’s initial funding announcement for post-secondary institutions as a significant step that underscores the importance of investing in the education of Ontario’s students. “We are pleased to see the Ontario government making this initial investment in our students, which will help address some of the pressures we will face over the next ...

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Hwy 631 (Hornepayne to Hwy 11) – OPEN

The highway has been reopened. Feb 28, 2024 at 13:28 The highway has been opened from White River to Hornepayne. The highway remains closed between Hornepayne and Hwy 11 Feb 28, 2024 at 05:55 Hwy 631 from White River to Hwy 11 was closed at 5:48 a.m. due to poor weather and road conditions.

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