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Emergency Closure of St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School (March 5 & 8…)

As a result of a frozen sewer line, the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) will be temporarily closing St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School in Wawa on Friday, March 5. The board made its decision in consultation with Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon, which shares the facility. HSCDSB’s Plant Department has advised that specialized equipment is required to address the ...

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LDHCF Results of Catch the Ace: Week 25

Congratulations to Jody Ward-Houle, winner of Week 25 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The Foundation is happy to announce that the progressive jackpot continues to grow; it sits at $29,994 as Week 26 begins. Here are the final numbers for week #25: Weekly Pot: $1,946, and Progressive Pot: $29,994 Winner: Jody Ward-Houle, her envelope #3 held the Ace ...

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East Algoma OPP reminds people to stay vigilant of frauds and scams!

The East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is reminding the public to stay vigilant of frauds and scams. Arm yourself with the information you need to fight fraud and keep yourself, your family and money safe. You work hard for your money: you want to spend it on things that matter to you.   Fraudster are real: They are ...

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Plant-based Diner Opens in Wawa Tomorrow!

Wawaites will have a new place to eat starting tomorrow morning at 7 a.m. The former Mr. Mugs Coffee & Donuts is now the ‘End of the Line’ Diner offering a plant-based menu. Emily Jusic, her sister (the baker), and her daughter have been hard at work cleaning, recipe perfection, menu development and just getting ready. There was so much ...

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Court’s Decision Leaves Autism Community Relieved

The Ontario Autism Coalition is relieved that Alek Minassian has been found guilty for his crimes, and hopes that families impacted by the 2018 van attack will find at least a small sense of comfort from the verdict. We hope that this decision can now lift the dark cloud that has hung over this trial, with a firm rejection of ...

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Morning News – March 4th

Weather: Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 6. Wind chill minus 28 this morning and minus 10 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 19. Wind chill minus 14 this evening and minus 22 overnight. The weather radar at Montreal River is clear, showing no ...

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Between the Covers – March 3

The library will be open to the public beginning Tuesday, March 2, 2021!  Open Tuesday-Friday from 11:00am-4:00pm! Patrons must wear a face mask and hand sanitizer must be used upon entering.  If patrons cannot wear a face mask we are happy to continue curbside pickup but a proper mask covering face, nose and chin must be worn.  Face shields alone ...

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Happenings at First United Church – 3rd Sunday of Lent

Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for 07 March  2021- Lent 3 Exodus 20:1-17                The ten commandments Psalm 19                           The heavens declare the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 1: 18-25    God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom. John 2: 13-22                    Jesus clears the temple. To Ponder:   When have you been stirred up ...

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Morning News – March 3rd

Weather: Cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Wind becoming north 20 km/h late this afternoon. High minus 4. Wind chill minus 19 this morning and minus 9 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Becoming partly cloudy late this evening. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light after midnight. Low minus 21. Wind chill minus 14 ...

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Kathlyn suprises Steve with $217,897.50 from SAHF February Draw!

On February 26th at 11 am, Kathlyn Pearse of Hamilton, ON, won the $217,897.50 jackpot in the Sault Area Hospital Foundation’s (SAHF) February electronic and online 50/50 draw. Her lucky number (P-5267581) was drawn electronically, and she was contacted immediately. Kathlyn, a former resident of Sault Ste. Marie, has been buying SAHF 50/50 tickets for a few months now – ...

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Soo Boy Climbing Ladder and has Many Rungs under Him

Franklin McKay……..is a friend of mine that has made music his career passion. I knew Frank was going to make it as we were always chatting music and making music in his Mom’s basement, on Blue Jay Court.https://wawa-news.com/index.php/2020/08/18/ssm-mane-street-airbnb/ I bumped into Frank at the Station Mall; you know the place where every other store is blocked off. Anyway, he was ...

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Valentine’s Day: a day filled with love, friendships and fond memories

  February 14 was a great day filled with activities and learning at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa). Students and staff arrived at the school dressed in red, pink and white. This year, students had to get creative and make their Valentine’s Day cards at school. Afterwards, they exchanged their cards with friends in their classroom.   The large school family went ...

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La Saint-Valentin : une journée remplie d’amour, d’amitiés et de beaux souvenirs

    Le 14 février fut une belle journée remplie d’activités et d’apprentissage à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa). Les élèves et les membres du personnel sont arrivés à l’école habillés en rouge, rose et blanc. Cette année, les élèves ont dû faire preuve de créativité et fabriquer leurs cartes de Saint-Valentin à l’école. Par la suite, ils ont échangé leurs cartes ...

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Virtual Asian Carp Information Session March 3rd

Do you have questions about Asian carps? Are you concerned about how they could impact the Great Lakes if they were to establish? If so, then join the Invasive Species Centre on Wednesday, March 3rd at 1 PM EST for an information session as part of the Ontario Invasive Species Forum. This information session will focus on Canadian research surrounding risk assessments, non-physical barrier ...

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