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ÉSC Trillium students discover Indigenous Ingenuity

  Several students from École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) students recently had the great opportunity to gain valuable information from Science North’s impressive travelling exhibition on Indigenous ingenuity. The students loved the interactive stations that helped them learn more about inventions that are still relevant today.   Indigenous peoples from North America have long demonstrated a great sense of ingenuity, ...

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Les élèves de l’ÉSC Trillium découvrent le génie autochtone

  Plusieurs élèves de l’École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) ont tout récemment pu profiter de la belle exposition itinérante de Science Nord portant sur le génie autochtone. Les élèves ont adoré les stations interactives qui leur ont permis de mieux connaître des inventions toujours actuelles.   Les peuples autochtones de l’Amérique du Nord ont depuis longtemps démontré un excellent sens ...

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Morning News – Saturday, December 23rd

Weather: Today – Cloudy with 60% chance of drizzle. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. Fog patches dissipating late this morning. High +3. Tonight – Cloudy with 30% chance of drizzle. Fog patches developing this evening. Temperature steady near +3. News Tidbits: Congratulations to the winners in Hawk Junction’s annual ‘Lighting Up Hawk Junction’: 1st – Darlee Hannuksela 2nd ...

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HOPKINS, Claudette

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre LTC on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at the age of 78 years. Beloved wife of the late James (Jim) “Hoppy” Hopkins. Loving mother of Jean Claude Cyr, Gilles Cyr (Cathy), Alain Cyr (Brigitte), and Michel Cyr (Brittany). She will be remembered by Jim’s children Richard and Sandy. Proud grandmother of the ...

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2023 Christmas Mass Schedule – St. Monica’s Parish

All Welcome to the Services. Wishing you and yours a truly Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year. Dec. 23 Sat 7:00 pm ✟ For the repose Raymonde Guindon by John & Geri Plecash. Dec. 24 Sun 6:00 pm ✟ Christmas Eve Mass. For the repose of those listed in the 2023 Christmas Intentions. Dec. 25 Mon NO MASS Dec. ...

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ÉS Saint-Joseph students help spread the Christmas spirit in Wawa

Four students from École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) helped spread the Christmas spirit in their community! Under the guidance of their teacher, Ms. Morden, the students used their artistic talents to decorate the windows of the Canadian Tire store in Wawa. Their creations are sure to add a special touch and a festive atmosphere to the storefront throughout the holiday season!

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Des élèves de l’ÉS Saint-Joseph contribuent au rayonnement de l’esprit de Noël à Wawa

Quatre élèves de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont contribué au rayonnement de l’esprit de Noël dans leur communauté! Avec l’encadrement de leur enseignante Mme Morden, les élèves ont fait valoir leurs talents artistiques afin de décorer les vitrines du Canadian Tire à Wawa. Leurs créations ajouteront certainement une touche spéciale et une atmosphère festive sur la devanture du commerce tout ...

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Morning News – Friday December 22nd

Weather: Today – Cloudy. 40% chance of flurries or drizzle late this morning and this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High +1. Wind chill -6 this morning. Tonight – Cloudy with 40% chance of drizzle. Risk of freezing drizzle this evening. Fog patches developing near midnight. Temperature steady near +1. News Tidbits: Congratulations to the winners of the Festival ...

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CHAUVETTE, Richard

Richard passed away in Sault Ste. Marie on December 10, 2023, at the age of 57. Survived by his mother Lise Vallee (Anatole). He was the brother to the late Michel Chauvette, Joanne Graves (Mark), Suzie Chauvette (Gilles) and Gary Gendron (Carrie). Uncle to Conan (Andrea), Thor, Kya-Lynn, Ryan, Jessica, Anik (Erik) and Noah (Caellum). He is survived by many ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – December 21

Last Sunday was the Third Sunday of Advent and the pink candle was lit, the candle of Joy. On this third Sunday of Advent we light this candle symbolizing joy – acknowledging the reality that joy often bursts out of pain, hardship, and failure. Joy often comes to us unexpectedly, especially when we have given up on life, joy reminds ...

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MPP Michael Mantha meets with Algoma-Manitoulin hospitals on healthcare crisis

Following the Ontario Health Coalition’s report on hospital closures and the Auditor General’s damning report on Northern healthcare, Michael Mantha spent the week meeting with hospitals across Algoma-Manitoulin to understand the extent of the crisis in our communities.   “From Manitouwadge to Manitoulin our public hospitals are under tremendous strain to continue providing adequate healthcare.” Mantha said. “The budgets of ...

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Morning News – Thursday, December 21st

Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -4. Wind chill -19 this morning and -6 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -6. Wind chill -10 this evening. News Tidbits: The Northern Credit Union has shared with the communities it is providing financial ...

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Roxy Bowling Centre – Protective Barricading Installed

The Roxy Bowling Centre was barricaded and the sidewalk has been closed and fenced off. Wawa Fire Chief Sabouring was unable to comment on the protective measures, and referred Wawa-news reporter Luc Berthiaume to contact the insurance company. The adjuster declined to comment on the situation.

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Wawa Men’s Curling Standings – December 19

Team Rank Wins GP LESCHISHIN, Mark 1 6 7 TERRIS, Tom 1 6 7 FAHRER, Tom 3 5 7 McCOY, Joe 4 4 7 HALE, Ron 5 4 7 MITRIKAS, Eric 5 3 7 TERRIS, Spencer 7 1 7 REID, Michael 8 0 7 Curling will resume January 8, 2024. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 McCOY S.TERRIS ...

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Morning News – Wednesday December 20

Weather: Today – Clearing this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h. High -7. Wind chill -10 this morning and -17 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Clear. Wind east 20 km/h becoming light after midnight. Low -17. Wind chill -17 this evening and -27 overnight. News Tidbits: Tonight, about an hour after moonrise you should be able to ...

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