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From the Branch – December 4

Yes, December is here and this means a busy time at the Branch. Especially for our culinary experts from the Ladies Auxiliary. Joan’s cookie walk will be on December 14 from 11.00 am till 1.00 pm. Our membership chair is still waiting for a few  members to get their 2020 membership cards.   And we all wish Comrade Dick Watson a speedy recovery. ...

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Special Council Meeting Today – December 4

There is a Special Council Meeting Scheduled to day at 12 Noon. On the agenda there are threee items: Waive Tendering Policy (resolution) Accept KPMG Quotation – Municipal Service Review (resolution) Approve Submission of Funding Application – Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Municipal Modernization Program (resolution)

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Wednesday Morning News – December 4

Weather – Flurries ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near minus 3. Wind chill minus 5 this morning and minus 10 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus ...

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Walking Program at MHS Cancelled for Dec. 4

Dec 4, 2019 @ 07:36 Due to the one day strike by members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) the Lady Dunn Health Centre’s Walking Program at Michipicoten High School has been cancelled for Wednesday, December 4th. The Walking Program will resume Thursday, December 5th. Members from the community are invited to walk the halls of Michipicoten High School ...

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School Closures

Dec 4, 2019 @ 07:08 CSC Nouvelon schools are closed (École Saint-Joseph Wawa & É.s. Saint-Joseph Wawa) – CLOSED The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), the union that represents support staff in all of our schools, will conduct a one-day full strike – withdrawal of all services –today (Wednesday, December 4, 2019) since no contract agreement has yet been ...

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Minister of Education on Status of Labour Negotiations

Dec 4, 2019 @ 06:13 Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement on the status of negotiations with OSSTF (Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation) on the eve of strike action: “My message to parents, on the eve of potential job action, is that our Government has remained reasonable at the negotiating table, with the objective of keeping ...

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Thank You – Wawa Fire Department

The Wawa Fire Department would like to thank Tim Hortons, North of 17 Restaurant, Normandy Lodge, Brenda Stockton, and the Renaud Family for their donations of food and drinks on November 29th, 2019. Your kindness is truly appreciated, Wawa Fire Department

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OSSTF/FEESO members embark on one-day walkout

Dec 3, 2019 @ 11:08 After four consecutive days at the bargaining table, during which the government advanced not one proposal addressing major issues that affect the quality of education in Ontario, teachers and education workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation began a one day, province-wide walkout at one minute after midnight this morning. OSSTF/FEESO remains committed ...

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Notice to Parents from Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board

Re: Labour Relations in Ontario’s Education Sector As you may know, on Friday, November 29,2019, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) provided five (5) days’ notice to engage in a one-day strike on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. This means that OSSTF workers will be on strike for one day, unless an agreement is reached at the provincial bargaining table beforehand. Although many ...

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NDP’s Mantha tells Ford to raise winter road maintenance standards in the North

  Algoma-Manitoulin NDP MPP Michael Mantha told Doug Ford Monday that his government must end the second class treatment of highway 17 and highway 11 to ensure they are plowed just as quickly as 400 series highways in the south.   “It was revealed that last year the government issued $291,000 in penalties against highway maintenance contractors who violated their service agreement, ...

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Wawa Men’s Curling Standings – December 2

Team Rank Wins GP FAHRER, Tom 1 4 5 LESCHISHIN, Mark 1 4 5 RODY Ron 1 4 5 TERRIS, Tom 4 3 4 McCOY, Joe 5 2 5 BUMSTEAD, Aaron 6 1 4 MITRIKAS, Erik 6 1 5 TERRIS, Travis – ESC 8 0 5   Games – Monday December 9th  at 7:00 PM Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice ...

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Today is Giving Tuesday

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation is participating in Giving Tuesday by raising funds for the current campaign of $125,000 for a new washer/disinfector and sterilizer for the Medical Device Reprocessing Department. Their goal is to raise $1,000 of online donations within 24 hours on December 3rd! Online donations can be made at https://givingtuesday.ca/partners/lady-dunn-health-centre-foundation Your gift today will make a ...

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Tuesday Morning News – December 3

Weather – Flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle this afternoon. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 6 this morning. Tonight – Flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 7. Wind chill minus 11 overnight. News Tidbits – SSM has agreed to integrate the SSM EDC and Tourism EDC into the ...

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OPP Investigate Suspicious Fires

On November 29, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Wawa Volunteer Fire Department responded to two structure fires in Wawa, Ontario. A fire at a vacant motel building on Pinewood Drive was reported at approximately 9:37 a.m. The structure was fully consumed. A second fire was reported in an abandoned residence on Third ...

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