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Wawa Walks – Game Night!

Today is the fifteenth day of the North Algoma Wellness Challenge. Some of yesterday’s submissions are in the gallery above. The Reenacment Challenge was won Maxime Dechamplain and her family with a great Lion King reenactment. Today’s Challenge is another Game Night! Participants are asked to pullout their board games, card, puzzles or virtually play a gam with friends. To participate ...

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APH Confirms 17th Case of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health (APH) reported a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the Algoma District. APH states that Case #17 is self isolating, with close contacts having been notified of their possible exposure. There is no defining information other than this ‘unknown’ exposure is evidence of ongoing community spread in Sault Ste. Marie & Area. Algoma District residents are warned ...

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Friday Morning News – May 15

Weather – Cloudy. 70 percent chance of showers or drizzle this morning. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon. High 15. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low plus 3.   Statistics from Algoma Public Health (Updated: May 14, 2020 at 4:50 p.m.) Algoma regions where residents have tested positive for COVID-19 include the following: Sault ...

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Ontario Northland to expand services from White River to Thunder Bay and westward

The Provincial government has just announced that beginning May 17th, Ontario Northland will begin providing permanent intercommunity bus service from White River to Thunder Bay with three return trips per week. On May 18th, bus service from Thunder Bay to Winnipeg will begin with two return trips per week. Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation announced, “People in Northern Ontario deserve access ...

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Wawa Walks – Reenactment!

Today is the fourteenth day of the North Algoma Wellness Challenge. Some of yesterday’s submissions are in the gallery above. The Picnic Day was won by Heather Watson-Crawford and her family.  Today’s Challenge is to create a reenactment. Participants are asked to reenact their favorite movie scene, famous photo or character! To participate in the North Algoma Wellness Challenge follow the ...

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Students take part in virtual talent show

  Junior and senior Kindergarten students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) garden students have participated in various theme days since the closing of schools in March and the launch of home-based distance learning. The students have had the chance to meet virtually and participate in many fun activities including dancing, a pajama day, virtual bingo and a virtual show! With the ...

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Les élèves participant à un spectacle de talent virtuel

  Les élèves de la maternelle/jardin de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont vécu plusieurs journées thèmes de façon virtuelle depuis la fermeture des écoles en mars et le lancement du programme d’apprentissage à distance. Les élèves se sont rencontrés de façon virtuelle pour faire de nombreuses activités y compris de la danse, une journée pyjamas, un bingo virtuel ainsi qu’un spectacle ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 14

Weather – Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning this morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this morning then light late this afternoon. High 7. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Periods of rain ending this evening then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers or drizzle. Fog patches developing this evening. Low plus 3.   Statistics from ...

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Angus Ventures Inc. adds more claims to Golden Sky Project

Angus Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement, pursuant to which the Company will acquire the Ellen Creek Gold Property (“Ellen Creek”) held by a private individual (the “Vendor”).  Ellen Creek is located 3 kilometres east of the Mishi open pit mine of Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd., a producing gold mine,  and consists ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Traffic Stop results in Drug Seizure & Trafficking Charges

On May 12, 2020, at approximately 12:15 p.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 approximately 10 km south of Wawa. An officer observed a northbound sport utility vehicle operating at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. While speaking with the occupants, officers detected ...

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Protect Yourself From Health Care Related Scams

As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, Health Fraud Investigation Unit (HFIU) say increasing health care-related scams are targeting unsuspecting, innocent victims to extort money and, in particular, personal information. OPP Anti-Rackets HFIU warns Ontario residents to remain vigilant for scams related to COVID-19, specifically health information “harvest” sites, where fraudsters ...

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Wawa Walks – Picnic Day!

  Today is the fourteenth day of the North Algoma Wellness Challenge. Some of yesterday’s submissions are in the gallery above. The Keep Moving challenge was won by Catherine Andrews. She posted a picture of her family walking “I am grateful for them “. Today’s Challenge is to enjoy a picnic. The weather looks much better today, so grab a ...

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