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Ontario Releases Plan for Safe Reopening of Schools in September

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The Ontario government is announcing the safe reopening of schools for in-class instruction beginning this September. The government has unveiled a plan that prioritizes the health and safety of students and staff, and provides school boards with unprecedented resources and flexibility, while accommodating regional differences in trends of key public health indicators. This plan was developed in consultation with the ...

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L’Ontario continue de rouvrir les centres de garde d’enfants de façon progressive et sécuritaire pour aider les parents qui travaillent

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Aujourd’hui, le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé son plan visant à autoriser les centres de garde agréés de l’Ontario à rouvrir à plein régime, à partir du 1er septembre 2020. Cette décision a été prise en consultation avec le médecin-hygiéniste en chef et le Groupe de commandement pour la lutte contre la COVID-19. Les parents pourront ainsi retourner au travail en ...

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2020 Wawa Salmon Derby is a Go!

The 38th Annual Wawa Salmon Derby is a go! This year’s Derby will be held August 21st – 23rd. There are some changes this year though. This year is a Salmon Derby only, monetary prizes will be awarded for the top ten salmon caught only – no lake trout. The Grand Prize for the largest salmon caught is $3,000. As ...

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“Catch the Ace” Must Go!

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation (LDHCF) and the community of Wawa were having great fun with the Catch the Ace Fundraiser with ten winners! However, things were brought to a standstill with COVID-19. With the Algoma District now in Phase 3, the LDHCF will conclude the Catch the Ace campaign with a “Must Go Draw”. Tickets will be sold ...

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United Nations World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 30th is the United Nations World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) wants to end human trafficking by breaking the silence. Learn about what human trafficking is and what it looks like in our community. Have the difficult conversations. Rise up. Break the silence. Human trafficking is a global issue, but one that is ...

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Drive Safe this Holiday Weekend

This is the Civic Holiday Weekend, and the OPP will be watching for speeders, safety restraint use, distracted driving, impaired drivers, and other moving violations on our roadways, trails and waterways during this high traffic volume period. Another focus is Ontario’s “Move Over” law. Section 159(2) and (3) of the Ontario Highway Traffic Act requires drivers to slow down and ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 30

Weather – Increasing cloudiness this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 22. Humidex 26. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low 12. Marine Forecast – Wind northwest 10 knots becoming light near midnight. Wind light Friday. Waves one half metre or less. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Fog patches reforming overnight. ...

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From the Branch – July 29

The freshly repainted sign looks good and we thank Comrade Jim Aquino for the professional job he did. Yes, the Legion is open again and we hope that soon we will be able to have our Ladies Auxiliary dish up some good meals, and maybe soon a Fish Fry or Wing Ding. I am sure just to get back to ...

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Michipicoten Golf Club – July News

July is quickly drawing to a close but don’t be sad…that just means we’re kicking into high gear with some Club run tournaments and events!! So grab a drink, take a few minutes to relax and read on MacBeth! Let’s have a little review of the month that was and pay tribute to everyone who has braved the elements and ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – July 29

It is the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost. Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for August 02, 2020. Genesis 32: 22-31 Jacob wrestles with God. Psalm 17: 1-7, 15 Guard me as the apple of your eye. Romans 9 1-5 I am speaking the truth in Christ. Matthew 14: 13-21 Feeding more than ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 29

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 20. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers early this evening. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low 12. Marine Forecast – Wind northwest 10 knots increasing to northwest 15 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 ...

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Argonaut Gold Drilling Continues to define ore zones

Argonaut Gold Inc. has announced results from the Phase Two of their current drill campaign. They are drilling below the proposed pit to further define possible ore zones. 54 diamond drill holes (34,852 metres of drilling) were completed in Phase 1 & Phase 2. “The Phase One program discovered a number of high-grade veins and Phase Two of the program ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Charges Laid after Driver flees RIDE Check

On July 24, 2020 at 11:05 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) spot check at the intersection of Monk Street and Pine Street in Chapleau. Officers observed a vehicle swerve into the oncoming lane as it was approaching them ...

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En Mémoire – Raymond Berthiaume

À le mémoire de mon époux Raymond Berthiaume, deja 19 ans que tu nous a quitté, parti trop vite, mais tu vie toujours dans nos coeurs. Ton violon, ton sourire et ton amous nous manque à tous, mais ont pense à toie et te garde dans nos coeurs à toute les jours et ont et tout ceux qui t’on connu, ...

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