Local News

Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association launches digital marketing campaign

  The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (OMSPA) is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of a digital marketing campaign to promote the consumption of Ontario-produced maple syrup and the provincial event, Maple Weekend. Funding for the project was provided by the government of Ontario through its Rural Economic Development (RED) program. News of funding approval for the $18,000 project ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 13

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 12. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is predominantly low across the region, with the exception of an area along the western shore of James Bay, as well as the southeasternmost portion of the region, which are both showing a moderate ...

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Friday Morning News – September 13

Weather – Periods of rain mixed with drizzle. Amount 10 to 15 mm. Wind becoming southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 16. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Showers. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Wind becoming southwest 20 before morning. Low 10. News Tidbits – ...

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Youth Enterprise Camp

  For a thirteenth consecutive summer, business-minded youth had their place to shine.  The Youth Enterprise Camp was run in Wawa from August 12th to 16th, 2019 at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. The camp introduces youth ages 9-13 to the values, attitudes, qualities and skills needed to be successful in today’s economy. High-energy games, activities and workshops challenge every participant ...

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Camp entreprise jeunesse

  Pour un treizième été consécutif, les jeunes qui ont le sens des affaires avaient leur place pour briller. Le camp entreprise jeunesse s’est tenu à Wawa du 12 au 16 août 2019 au Centre communautaire Michipicoten. Le camp présente aux jeunes âgés de 9 à 13 ans les valeurs, les attitudes, les qualités et les compétences nécessaires pour réussir dans ...

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So What do you Think?

The Municipality of Wawa has created an image that may be used for the new waterfront project signage. Brian Laching explains, “A bit of Group of 7 and all Wawa Lake!” Residents are encouraged to email [email protected] and let the municipality know what you think!

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Thursday Morning News – September 12

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 17. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Low 9. News Tidbits – A federal election has been called. Candidates for the Algoma, Manitoulin-Kapuskasing Riding are: Incumbent Carol Hughes (NDP), Heather Wilson (Liberal), Dave Williamson (Progressive Conservative), Dave De Lisle (PPC) and Max Chapman ...

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Reports – Back on the shelf again

It may not be obvious to most since very few attend council meetings, but some very good projects seemed to have been very quietly set aside.  Two of these were very important; the Municipal Organization & Compensation Study/Review and the development of a Community Hub. In 2017, Council budgeted for and approved funds to conduct an Organizational & Compensation Study/Review. ...

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Register Now for the First Hockey Camp of the Season

A hockey skills and development training camp will be hosted by the MMCC, Saturday, September 28th and Sunday, September 29th. Lisa Tremblay (Timmins), and a team of coaches are bringing the opportunity for three groups (Group A – Novice & Atom, Group B – Atom & Peewee, and Group C – Peewee & Bantam), five hours of ice time and three hours of ...

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Argonaut Gold Announces Results of Magino Drilling Program and Increases Deep Drilling Exploration Program

Argonaut Gold Inc. has announced the drill results to date from an on-going exploration program that targets high-grade, deep mineralization at the Magino property that commenced in early July 2019.  Just over half of that drilling program has been completed, and with the results to date and success of identifying the same gold-bearing geological structures that strike westward into the Magino ...

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Between the Covers – September 11

NEW BOOKS on the 7- Day Shelf this week are; “The Huntress” by Kate Quinn, “Summer of ‘69” by Elin Hilderbrand and “Gone Too Long” by Lori Roy. There are some great reads on the 7-Day Shelf! Come on in and check it out!! STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER ARE “Map of the Heart” by Susan Wiggs, “The Rome Affair” ...

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From the Branch – 73th Airborne Walk in Oosterbeek and Arnhem

Seventy-five years ago, another major event happened when our Canadian soldiers liberated the town of Antwerp and took the harbour which was still mostly undamaged and was planned to be used for supplying the Allied armies. The Allied Command had a big celebration but forgot to invite the Canadians who were already moving North to the Leopold Canal and the Dutch border. ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – September 11

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. Thurs. Sept. 12        Worship Committee – 2:00 p.m. Sun.    Sept. 15        Official Board Meeting Thurs. Oct. 17 – 21   Thrift Shop (Sorting takes place ...

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Wednesday Morning News – September 11

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of drizzle early this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High 13. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – clearing this evening. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low plus 4. News Tidbits – Don’t forget the upcoming Alzheimer’s Coffee Break at the ...

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