Local News

You Can Still Register for the Wawa Ladies Curling Bonspiel!

The bonspiel will be held March 29 – 31, 2019. The cost is $220.00 per team and includes a delicious meal and live entertainment.  The theme this year is Game Night. To register or for more information, please contact Amanda Huff at (705) 856-1384 or cell (705) 971-4256 or Denise Bussineau at (705) 856-7237.

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Wawa Man Arrested and Charged with Robber, Assault and Uttering Threats

On March 14, 2019, at approximately 11:20 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a disturbance in progress on Churchill Avenue in Wawa, Ontario. The investigation revealed that the suspect and the victim were former housemates. The suspect was allowed into the residence to retrieve some of his remaining personal belongings. Once inside the residence, ...

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Former SE OPP Sergeant becomes Staff Sergeant for East Algoma OPP

  Inspector Tyler Sturgeon, Detachment Commander for the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is pleased to announce the addition of Staff Sergeant Rob Walsh to the management team.   Staff Sergeant Walsh joined the OPP in 2007 as a Provincial Constable and was posted to the Huron County Detachment, West Region. In 2017 he was promoted to the rank ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – March 19

Team Rank Wins GP FAHRER, Tom 1 12 17 McCOY, Joe 1 12 17 TERRIS, Tom 2 10 16 LESCHISHIN, Mark 4 9 17 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 5 8 17 MOORE, Bruce 6 7 17 MITRIKAS, Eric 7 5 17 DERESKI, Louis 8 4 16 GAMES SCHEDULE – March 25, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Terris ...

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Council Meeting Tonight – March 19

Council will hold a regular Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. All members of the public are invited to attend. Agenda CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT PRESENTATIONS REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of the Agenda ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS Library Board Meeting – Monday, March 18, 2019, at 7:00 ...

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Tuesday Morning News – March 19

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 13 in the morning. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy. Flurries beginning late this evening. Risk of freezing drizzle late this evening and after midnight. Local amount 2 cm. ...

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Wawa’s Adult Learning Centre Launches new Basic Word Course for April

In April, we will change our course times to accommodate working people wishing to learn the basics of Microsoft Word. Beginning Tuesday, April 2, Basics of Microsoft Word will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-7:30 p.m. We will explore the ribbon and toolbars, and learn how to create, open, navigate, close and save documents in Word. We will practice ...

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École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) stands out in Legion poster contest

Several students from École Saint-Joseph in Wawa took part in this year’s poster competition held by the local Legion. With the help of teachers Ms. Josée Gauthier and Ms. Annette Lytwenko, students created posters in colour and in black and white. Of the 18 winners selected by the Legion, 12 of them are École Saint-Joseph students. Here is a list ...

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News from the Park – Constituency Clinics are Important

As I write this column I find myself concluding another week of constituency clinics covering numerous northern communities in the riding. MPPs are back to the Legislature on Monday. I take pride in being able to say that my face is no stranger to virtually any community in Algoma-Manitoulin. There is no doubt in my mind that constituency clinics play ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – March 2019

Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to acknowledge the support of many people over the January to March interval.  We have received financial donations and items as varied as eggs, milk, fruit and vegetables, pet food, knitted winter wear, socks and crocheted crib blankets. Thank you so much to Nancy Donald, Linda Farrington, Lorne Leclair, Lila Peterson, Lorraine Pihelgas, Melanie Pilon, ...

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From the Branch – March 18

The responses for the request for donations for the Lift for the Legion are starting to come in. Our President Comrade Mary Anne Pearson is hopeful the Campaign will take off as time is short. So, if You want to support the Wawa Branch 429 do it NOW and make accessability to the (Wawa lounge and hall) easier and help ...

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Monday Morning News – March 18

Weather -Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High minus 2. Wind chill minus 21 in the morning and minus 8 in the afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this evening and after midnight. Fog patches developing near midnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h ...

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Legion Appeal Brings Back Memories for Oldtimer John Morrison

The Wawa Legion Branch’s appeal for financial assistance (“Lift for the Legion”) has prompted me to think about my association with the local Legion, commencing when I was in public school and the concrete forms for that building were put in place. My Dad (Neil Morrison) took me to the construction site because they said they had a job for ...

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