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Argonaut Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Argonaut Gold Inc. announced that Marc Leduc, P.Eng. has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Company. “Marc and I worked closely at Barrick Gold and most recently in a private venture. I believe that Marc has the right skill set to facilitate Argonaut’s repositioning to a lower-cost North American gold company with significant organic growth opportunities,” stated Richard Young, ...

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February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month

Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) is marking Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month with activities to inform and educate Canadians about the leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 55, impacting approximately 2.5 million Canadians.   AMD causes gradual loss of central and detail vision. There are two types of AMD, dry AMD and wet AMD. Dry ...

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Morning News – February 2

Feb 2, 2023 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Flurries ending this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 30% chance of flurries. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. Temperature falling to -19 this afternoon. Wind chill -15 this morning and -33 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. ...

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Hwy 17 (Wawa to Batchawana) OPEN

At 12:27 Highway 17 between Wawa and Batchawana was opened.   Feb 2, 2023 at 06:51 Highway 17 remains closed. The highway has been closed since 9:13 Wednesday, February 1st, 2023. Feb 1, 2023 at 21:55 Highway 17 remains closed from Wawa to Batchawana due to poor weather. Feb 1, 2023 at 14:22 Highway 17 from Wawa to Batchawana remains ...

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Snow Squall Warning (LSPP – Searchmont)

Snow squall warning in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Hazards: Sudden whiteout conditions in heavy snow and local blowing snow. Snowfall accumulations ...

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Snow Squall Warning (Missinaibi Lake – Chapleau – Foleyet)

5:44 AM EST Thursday 02 February 2023 Snow squall watch in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Brief, intense snowfall is expected to develop. Under the snow squall, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow. Hazards: Sudden whiteout conditions in heavy snow and local blowing snow. Snowfall accumulations of 2 to 5 cm in ...

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École Saint-Joseph students Shine in Royal Canadian Legion Contest 

Each year, the Royal Canadian Legion of Wawa holds a literary and poster competition for the schools in Wawa and Dubreuilville to commemorate Remembrance Day. This year, École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) students had great success in this competition, winning no less than 15 of the 30 prizes. Congratulations to all the students!  Colour poster Brooke Vorlicek (2nd, grades 1 to 3), ...

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Between the Covers – February 1

  On January 26th Cindy Jozin from Green Cabin Pottery joined the Clay Club at the library as she led the children in making a very beautiful heart pocket! The kids were able to get their hands into the clay, rolling it out, wetting it down, using a shape cutter, using a patterned roller to decorate and then molding their ...

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Building and Crushing Bridges – Sault College’s Annual Bridge Building Competition

The annual Bridge Building Competition is happening Friday, March 10, 2023! Sault College, in partnership with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), is excited to once again offer an experiential learning opportunity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) for elementary and high school students from Grades 4 to 12. Students will design, create, and submit the balsa wood bridge of their choice and compete ...

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Wawa Ladies Curling – February 1

RANK WINS G.P. LESCHISHIN, Barb 1 7 8 BUSSINEAU, Denise 1 7 9 BONITZKE, Wendy 3 6 9 SPENCER, Diane 4 5 10 PARSONS, Rochelle 4 5 10 CHIUPKA, Lorna 6 4 10 AMOS, Tracy 7 2 10 MATHIAS, Danette 7 2 10 Game Schedule for February 7th, 2023. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 SPENCER LESCHISHIN BUSSINEAU ...

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Morning News – February 1

Feb 1, 2023 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Flurries and a few local snow squalls ending early this morning then mainly cloudy with 30% chance of flurries. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this afternoon. High -9. Wind chill near -19. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 40% chance of flurries this evening ...

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Wawa Doubles Curling Funspiel

On January 28th, 2023, the 2nd Annual Doubles Curling Funspiel was held at the Michipicoten Municipal Community Centre. 16 teams were registered with the first Draw at Noon and the second Draw at 1:15.   You may have seen Mixed Doubles Curling on television.  The game has become very popular due to the speed of the game and the skills ...

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Wawa Men’s Curling – January 31

Team Rank Wins GP FAHRER, Tom 1 8 11 TERRIS, Tom 1 8 11 McCOY, Joe 3 7 11 MITRIKAS, Erik 4 5 11 HALE, Ron 5 3 11 MORRIS, Lucas 6 2 11 Game Schedule for February 6, 2023. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 HALE FAHRER McCOY MITRIKAS MORRIS TERRIS

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