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SE OPP Wawa – Charges laid after Collision

On May 12, 2020, at approximately 2:35 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 near Pinewood Drive in Wawa. A northbound sedan that had been observed driving aggressively struck the rear of a northbound pickup truck. The driver of the sedan fled the ...

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Red Pine Makes New Discovery at Surluga Deposit

Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces the discovery of a new mineralized gold zone, beneath the Surluga Deposit1, during its on-going exploration program at its Wawa Gold Project, located 2 kilometres southeast of Wawa, Ontario. Hole SD-20-289 successfully intersected the Jubilee Shear Zone (host of the Surluga Deposit), 350 metres down-plunge of the current resource boundaries, with a significant intercept of ...

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – May 13

Alleluia!  Christ is Risen ! Christ is Risen Indeed !  Alleluia Although we cannot meet for Worship together you  may like to  read the Scriptures for May 17, 2020 – Sixth Sunday of Easter. Acts 17: 22-31     Paul points the Athenians to “the unknown god” Psalm 66               God preserved us. 1 Peter : 13-22    Do not repay evil for evil. ...

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From the Branch – May 13

On April 24 we lost another Comrade with the passing away of our Veteran Les Calkins. We will remember him at our next meeting. So the 75 years of the end of WW2 is now past and hopefully we can celebrate next year 75+1 with more events. The laying of wreaths at the Amsterdam national monument was attended by 6, the King ...

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Highway 17 – OPEN

May 12, 2020 at 20:31 – Highway 17 is now open. Ontario511 has just confirmed that the highway is open. It had been closed for nearly 4.5 hours.   May 12, 2020 at 19:44 – Ontario511 is still advising that Highway 17 is still closed at the collision scene. Wawa-news has confirmed with OPP North Bay that the highway remains closed ...

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Wawa Walks – Mindfulness Day

  Today is the thirteenth day of the North Algoma Wellness Challenge. Some of yesterday’s submissions are in the gallery above. The Keep Moving challenge was won by Diane Spencer. Today’s Challenge is a switch up. With the weather expected to be better tomorrow, today has become the Mindfulness Day and tomorrow the Take a Picnic Day! To participate in ...

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Corporate Planning & Council Meetings Tonight – May 12

Municipal Council is holding two meetings (Corporate Planning & Council) via YouTube beginning at 6:30 pm. Corporate Planning CALL TO ORDER DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of Agenda DELEGATIONS/ PRESENTATIONS ADOPTION OF MINUTES Corporate Planning Meeting – Tuesday, April 21, 2020 BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF PREVIOUS MEETING COVID-19 Update LNG Project Update – Delayed CAO 2020-02: Financial ...

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Between the Covers – May 12, 2020

TDSUMMER READING CLUB:  The TD Summer Reading Club will be an ON-LINE event this year!  Stay tuned to your Wawa Public Library for more information coming soon!   LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP:  The Wawa Public Library is offering, during the Covid-19 crisis, a library card to anyone who does not have one. With the library card you can access an amazing selection ...

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Tuesday Morning News – May 12

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Clearing late this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 7. Wind chill minus 13 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 6. Wind chill minus 8 overnight.   Statistics from Algoma Public Health (May 11, 2020 (11:40 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents ...

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Canada Road Safety Week – increase in road fatalities

As the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) looks toward Canada Road Safety Week, it is reporting an increase in road fatalities as well as the leading behaviours linked to the deaths, which are the very focus of the national campaign. As of May 4, 2020, 71 people have died in fatal collisions on OPP-patrolled roads. This time last year, there were ...

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Snowbirds may fly over Wawa This morning – UPDATE

    May 11, 2020 at 12:58 – The Snowbirds have left the Soo after refueling, now on their way to Thunder Bay. May 11, 2020 at 12:08 – Due to fuel constrictions and the distance between Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay, the Snowbirds didn’t flyover Wawa. Although disappointing for Wawaites – Operation Inspiration is bringing joy, thrills and inspiration to ...

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BOND, Marian Arvilla (nee Griffin)

Peacefully in her 95th year, at the Sault Area Hospital on Friday, May 8, 2020, with her daughter by her side. Beloved wife of the late Bert. Loving mother of late Glenn, Gary (Libby), Gail Emond (Jean-Luc) and Debbie MacKeigan (Keith).  Special “mom” of Patricia Fortin. Cherished grandma of Jeffrey, Christopher, Donald, Glenn, Debra and Darren.  Great grandmother of Callahan, ...

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Wawa Walks – Keep Moving!

    Today is the thirteenth day of the North Algoma Wellness Challenge. Some of yesterday’s submissions are in the gallery above. The Get Baking challenge was taken by Nadine Cartledge – Banana bread and peanut butter chocolate swirl mini loaves… for the special mamas in our lives!. To participate in the North Algoma Wellness Challenge follow the steps below. ...

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Garbologist’s Report – Cindy

A phone call came every spring around this time from Cindy: “When are we going to start? The snow is gone on one side of Hwy 17…” and immediately plans were made and additional help was contacted. No call this year from Cindy, she has left us and with her the whole garbologist movement. She joined us many years ago, ...

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