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Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation Stage One-Day Strike

  Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation staged a one-day strike to protest planned government changes including larger class sizes and students having to take some e-courses. In Wawa, the striking teachers joined forces and walked up to the Wawa Post Office and then returned to picket outside of Michipicoten High School. Yesterday’s strike followed six days of information pickets – ...

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Thankful Thursday

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would like to thank all of our generous donors who participated in the #GivingTuesday movement making it a huge success! We’ve raised a total of $4,067 in 24 hours!! A special thank you to Northern Lights Ford who matched our donations up to $250! #ThankfulThursday.

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Les élèves de l’ES Saint-Joseph complètent le programme de traitement des aliments

  Félicitations aux élèves de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), ainsi qu’à leur enseignante, Mme Cindy Franklin, qui ont complété une formation en traitement des aliments et ont pu ainsi obtenir obtenu leur certification dans ce domaine le 13 novembre! On remercie vivement Mme Mariah Tremblay, inspectrice de santé publique, qui a offert la formation des personnes qui dans leurs fonctions ...

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ES Saint-Joseph students complete food handling program

  Congratulations to École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) students along with their teacher, Mrs. Cindy Franklin, for completing the Food Handler program on November 13! They are now certified food handlers. Many thanks to Ms. Mariah Tremblay, Public Health Inspector, who provided training for people handling food.

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Thursday Morning News – December 6

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of snow late this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 6. Wind chill minus 18 this morning and minus 8 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Periods of snow. Amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 11. Wind chill minus 10 this evening and minus ...

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MONTGOMERY, Bernice

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the age of 96 years.  Beloved wife of the late John Robert Montgomery.  Best friend of Walter Chikoski.  Loving mother of Daniel (Pat), Joan and Gary (Gladys).  Proud grandmother of Dan, Gary, Johnny, Leah, Jamie and Jesse and great grandmother of 11.  Survived by her ...

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What Happened at Council – December 4

On December 4th at 12 Noon, Council held a Special Council meeting. All members except Robert Reece were present. Cathy Cyr was the only staff member present. During the announcements, Mayor Rody commented on the hard work of the Wawa Fire Department during the fire of the Pinewood Inn on November 29th. He said, “I just want to acknowledge the ...

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Between the Covers – December 4

New books on on the 7- Day Shelf this week are; “The Trial of Lizzie Borden” by Cara Robertson, “The Last Widow” by Karin Slaughter, “The Mister” by E.L. James and “The 19th Christmas” by James Patterson. Come on in and check it out! December’s Staff Picks are “Every Last Breath” by Linda Rodriguez, “The Absent One” by Jussi Adler Olsen, ...

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – December 4

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926. The Christmas Star of Lights will again light up the front of the Church during the Advent Season. If you would like a bulb in memory of someone ...

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From the Branch – December 4

Yes, December is here and this means a busy time at the Branch. Especially for our culinary experts from the Ladies Auxiliary. Joan’s cookie walk will be on December 14 from 11.00 am till 1.00 pm. Our membership chair is still waiting for a few  members to get their 2020 membership cards.   And we all wish Comrade Dick Watson a speedy recovery. ...

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Special Council Meeting Today – December 4

There is a Special Council Meeting Scheduled to day at 12 Noon. On the agenda there are threee items: Waive Tendering Policy (resolution) Accept KPMG Quotation – Municipal Service Review (resolution) Approve Submission of Funding Application – Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Municipal Modernization Program (resolution)

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Wednesday Morning News – December 4

Weather – Flurries ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near minus 3. Wind chill minus 5 this morning and minus 10 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus ...

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Walking Program at MHS Cancelled for Dec. 4

Dec 4, 2019 @ 07:36 Due to the one day strike by members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) the Lady Dunn Health Centre’s Walking Program at Michipicoten High School has been cancelled for Wednesday, December 4th. The Walking Program will resume Thursday, December 5th. Members from the community are invited to walk the halls of Michipicoten High School ...

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School Closures

Dec 4, 2019 @ 07:08 CSC Nouvelon schools are closed (École Saint-Joseph Wawa & É.s. Saint-Joseph Wawa) – CLOSED The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), the union that represents support staff in all of our schools, will conduct a one-day full strike – withdrawal of all services –today (Wednesday, December 4, 2019) since no contract agreement has yet been ...

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