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Have you filled out the 5-Year Wawa Tourism Plan Survey?

The Municipality of Wawa is developing a Five-Year Tourism Plan and needs your input. A resident and business survey begins today and requires your participation to ensure a community driven tourism strategy is developed that results in actions to improve Wawa’s future tourism development. Please share your views on what makes Wawa a great place for visitors and tourists by ...

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Morning News – October 3

Monday, October 3, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this morning. High 15. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers or drizzle overnight. Low 9 with the temperature rising to 12 by morning. Forest Fire Update: There are no active wildland fires in ...

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Hwy 17 (Wawa to Goulais River) OPEN

Oct 2, 2022 at 12:04 The highway has been reopened. Oct 1, 2022 at 17:13 Highway 17 is closed from Wawa to Goulais River due to a collision at the Havilland Bay Causeway. The highway was closed 4:15 p.m.

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Shamess, Charles

Tuesday, March 11th, 1958 – Monday, September 26th, 2022 Hey, it’s me, Charles, known as Tardy to the people I grew up with in Wawa in the ‘60s and early ‘70s. By the time you read this, I’ve drifted over to the next space/time continuum, or wherever we go when we leave this one. I will dearly miss my kids ...

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Sol Mamakwa – Statement on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

  Sol Mamakwa, NDP critic for Indigenous and Treaty Relations, released the following statement and video message ahead of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Sept. 30: “As the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is upon us, we must reflect deeply on why this day is important, and how it brings us together. We must acknowledge that our ...

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Ontario Commemorates National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day

Today, Premier Doug Ford and Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, released the following statement in recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day: “Ontario is observing the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Today, we will take the time to learn and reflect on the dark legacy of the Indian Residential School ...

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L’Ontario commémore la Journée nationale de la vérité et de la réconciliation et la Journée du chandail orange

Aujourd’hui, le premier ministre Doug Ford et Greg Rickford, ministre des Affaires autochtones, ont publié la déclaration suivante dans le cadre de la Journée nationale de la vérité et de la réconciliation et de la Journée du chandail orange : « L’Ontario commémore pour la deuxième année la Journée nationale de la vérité et de la réconciliation. Aujourd’hui, nous prendrons ...

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Morning News – September 30

Friday, September 30, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Mainly sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 16. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy near midnight with 30% chance of showers overnight. Low plus 4. Forest Fire Update: There are no active wildland fire in the Northeast Region. The fire hazard is low ...

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Morning News – September 29

Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 16. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Clear. Low plus 5. Forest Fire Update: There are no active wildland fire in the Northeast Region. The fire hazard is low to moderate across the Northeast Region today. News Tidbits: ...

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Morning News – September 28

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy. 30% chance of flurries early this morning. Clearing this afternoon. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light near noon. High 11. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Clear. Low zero. COVID Statistics: Algoma Region Current Change in the previous 7 days Central & East Algoma 1064 15 Elliot Lake ...

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Municipal Elections 2022 – Candidate Profiles

Here are profiles of candidates running in the upcoming municipal elections. Candidates profiles will be posted as they are received. Micheline Hatfield: To the residents of Wawa I have been of resident of Wawa for more than 50 years. I love our little town. During those years I volunteered for many organizations such as Minor Hockey, Curling, and Girl Guides ...

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Morning News – September 27

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Cloudy. 70% chance of showers changing to 30% chance of showers near noon. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 7. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. 30% chance of rain showers changing to 30% chance of flurries or rain showers this evening. Wind north 20 km/h gusting ...

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Thunder Bay OPP – Body located on the shore of the Kaministiquia River

On Sept 26, 2022, at 10:00 am, members of the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), while conducting a search of Silver Falls Road in regards to a missing person report, located evidence of a single motor vehicle collision approximately 11 kilometres north of Hwy 102. Police conducted a search of the immediate area and located a body ...

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HOPKINS, James “Jim”

At the age of 73 passed away suddenly at his home in Dubreuilville, ON on Friday, September 23, 2022. He is survived by his wife Claudette, step-children Jean-Claude, Gilles (Cathy), Alain (Brigitte) and Michel (Brittany) Cyr; and children Sandy and Rick Hopkins. He was the older brother to Russell (Margie), Larry (Pat), Brian (Kim), John (Verna), Lorna and Mike Benson. Jim grew ...

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Morning News – September 26

Monday, September 26, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 12. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Rain showers becoming mixed with a few flurries before morning. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low plus 2. COVID Statistics: Algoma Region Current ...

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