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News from the Park – Beginners’ Luck

Golf season is officially over.  Have you ever noticed that for real golfers, as a breed, have a harder time dealing with the offseason than pretty much any other sport on earth?  It’s true.  One of my friends says that once his kids are out of the house and he has an empty nest, he has detailed plans on how ...

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News from the Park – chance des débutants

La saison de golf est officiellement terminée. Avez-vous déjà remarqué que les vrais golfeurs, en tant que groupe, ont plus de mal à gérer la saison froide que pratiquement tout autre sport sur terre? C’est vrai. Un de mes amis dit qu’une fois que ses enfants seront partis de la maison et qu’il aura un nid vide, il a des ...

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Student learn to weave old fashioned scarves!

  With the arrival of the first snowflakes, now is the time to keep warm. To do this, Ms. Valérie Lévesque, a teacher at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), taught students how to make an old-fashioned scarf and pom-poms. The students were able to create their own scarf using a wooden loom that Mr. James Stewart’s workshop class built last year. ...

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Apprendre à faire des foulards à l’ancienne !

  Avec l’arrivée des premiers flocons de neige, le moment est venu de se garder au chaud. Pour ce faire, Mme Valérie Lévesque, enseignante à l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) a enseigné aux élèves comment faire un foulard et des pompons à l’ancienne. Les élèves ont donc confectionné leur foulard à l’aide d’un métier en bois que la classe d’atelier de ...

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#GivingTuesday – Donate Today!

#GivingTuesday is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it’s a time when charities, companies, and individuals join together and rally for favourite causes. In the same way that retailers take part in Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the giving community comes together for #GivingTuesday. Last ...

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Morning Road Conditions – December 1

Wawa-news gets the following road condition information from Ontario511 – Please verify road conditions and closures as this information will change as reports are made and as weather changes in between road reports. Always be prepared for sudden road closures due to collisions or poor weather driving conditions when you are traveling. Ensure that you are prepared for lengthy road ...

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Morning News – December 1

Weather –  A mix of sun and cloud. Clearing near noon. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 19 this morning and minus 9 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind north 20 km/h. Low minus 11. Wind chill minus 12 this evening and minus 19 overnight. Status ...

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The “Wish Upon a Star 2020” Campaign Has Begun

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation has launched its annual “Wish Upon a Star” Campaign. This year, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation has had to make slight changes to the tradition. In the past, for every donation made to the Wish Campaign, a star was displayed on the Foundation Wish Tree located in the hospital lobby. ...

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What happened at Council – November 30

The Special Council Meeting of November 27th, 2020 was attended by all councilors. The agenda was approved as presented with all in favour. There were no announcements. In today’s business, Council approved the vesting of 135 Mills Drive in the Wawa Industrial Park. This vacant lot was in tax arrears and was placed for tax sale for the sum of ...

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Morning News – November 30

Weather –  Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 5. Wind chill minus 17 this morning and minus 12 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 11. Wind chill minus ...

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Morning News – November 29

Weather –  Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this morning. Flurries or rain showers beginning this morning. Risk of freezing drizzle this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this afternoon. High plus 1 with temperature falling to minus 1 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 9 this afternoon. Tonight – Flurries ending ...

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Manitoulin OPP investigate Drowning

On November 27, 2020 at 1:47 p.m., officers from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with the assistance of Wikwemikong Tribal Police, Wikwemikong Fire Services, and the Sudbury-Manitoulin Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a report of a possible drowning on the Georgian Bay North Shore off of Wikwemikong First Nation.   Investigation revealed two persons were ...

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Morning News – November 28

Weather – Flurries ending this morning then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this morning then light this afternoon. High plus 3. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Fog patches developing after midnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 2. Wind ...

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Highway 17 (Wawa to White River) OPEN

  Nov 27, 2020 at 15:07 – There has been a collision at the bottom of the Goose Hill (Wawa) due to a vehicle of fire. There is lots of debris on the highway, and Wawa Fire is now on scene. There is one goat walking around the area of the collision. Nov 27, 2020 at 15:11 The vehicle that ...

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Week 11 Winner Announced in LDHCF Catch the Ace!

Congratulations to Charlee-May Simon, winner of Week 11 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! Back to back wins for Charlee! Way to play Charlee! The Foundation is happy to announce that the progressive jackpot continues to grow; it sits at $5,490 as Week 12 begins. Here are the final numbers for Week 11: Weekly Pot: $467, Progressive Pot: $5,490 ...

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