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Wednesday Morning News – February 28

Weather: Today – Snow at times heavy ending late this afternoon then a mix of sun and cloud. Local blowing snow. Amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. High -15. Wind chill -30 this morning and -24 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming ...

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Bus Cancellations (White River, Wawa)

Northern Area – including Wawa, White River, Chapleau, Dubreuilville, Hornepayne & area Due to the icy road conditions and inclement weather, all school related transportation is cancelled for today.  Schools will remain open. Wawa 2024-02-28 N001 FIRST STUDENT Weather Cancellation St. Augustine French Immersion Catholic School (Wawa),Sir James Dunn Public School 2024-02-28 N002 FIRST STUDENT Weather Cancellation École secondaire catholique Saint-Joseph (Wawa),Michipicoten ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory (Agawa – Lake Superior Park)

Feb 27, 2024 at 20:40 Issued by Environment Canada at 7:14 PM EST Tuesday 27 February 2024 Winter weather travel advisory in effect for tonight and Wednesday. Agawa – Lake Superior Park Hazards: Total snowfall accumulations of 10 to 15 cm. Reduced visibility in heavy snow and blowing snow. A potential flash freeze. Brief risk of freezing rain. Timing: Tonight ...

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Flash Freeze Warning (Montreal River – St. Joseph Island)

Feb 27, 2024 at 20:40 Issued by Environment Canada at 6:41 PM EST Tuesday 27 February 2024 Flash Freeze Warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Temperatures are forecast to fall rapidly. Ponding water, slush, and any falling precipitation will freeze as the temperature drops. Hazards: Sudden icy ...

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Manitouwadge OPP – Have you seen Hayden? UPDATED

Feb 27, 2024 at 14:03 Members of the Manitouwadge Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are advising that Hayden, who was reported missing has been located safe and sound. The Manitouwadge OPP would like to ask members of the public and our media partners to remove the photo of Hayden from social media. Thank you to both the public ...

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PORTIS, Leonidas ‘Louis Port’

Peacefully, at Victoria Hospital, in London Ontario with family by his side, on Sunday, February 25, 2024, Louis passed away in his 98th year. Loving husband of Dimitra for 69 years and father of Christos (1961), Thomas (Christina Michalopoulos), Fotina (William Comrie) & Chris (Janice Spakowski).  Cherished Papou of Liah, Kaylen, Trinity, Demetria (Sia), Kyriaki, Thalia, and John (2001). Beloved ...

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Boil water advisory in Dubreuilville: École St-Joseph will remain open

The Township of Dubreuilville has issued this morning a boil water advisory to its users due to potentially unsafe water. École St-Joseph in Dubreuilville is affected by this advisory. The school will remain open.   In order to comply with this measure, a notice will be placed at drinking water fountains and taps children and staff have access to until ...

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Marathon OPP – Charges Laid after Two flee from Police

Two individuals are facing charges after fleeing from police. On February 24, 2024, just after 2:00 a.m., members of the Anishinabek Police Service (APS) initiated a traffic stop on a motor vehicle on Highway 17 east of Marathon after observing a traffic violation. After making initial contact, the vehicle fled from officers along Highway 17. Members of the Marathon Detachment ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – Winter 2023

The Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to acknowledge the support of many individuals, organizations and businesses who have made donations during the late fall/early winter months to help support our efforts to supplement food for those facing food insecurity. Our appreciation and sincere thanks are extended to the following businesses, corporations, families, and individuals who continue to support the food ...

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Tuesday Morning News – February 27th

Weather: Today – Cloudy. 40% chance of showers this afternoon. Periods of rain beginning late this afternoon. Wind becoming east 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning then becoming north 20 gusting to 40 late this afternoon. High plus 2. Wind chill -9 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Periods of rain or freezing rain changing to ...

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Rain Tomorrow, changing to Snow – UPDATED

Feb 27, 2024 at 06:25 Issued: 5:55 AM EST Tuesday 27 February 2024 Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Sault Ste. Marie – Superior East Agawa – Lake Superior Park Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay A strong low pressure system will affect ...

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Winter Storm Watch (Missinaibi – Chapleau – Gogama – Foleyet) UPDATED

Feb 27, 2024 at 06:23 Issued: 5:47 AM EST Tuesday 27 February 2024 Winter Storm Warning in effect: Chapleau – Gogama Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Geraldton – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Nakina – Aroland – Pagwa A winter storm will affect the area beginning tonight. Hazards: Total snowfall and ice ...

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OPP, CAFC and U.S. Secret Services Stop Victim from losing over $615,000

On February 2, 2024, an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) member seconded to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) was notified by a CAFC Call Taker that a Canadian victim business reported a Spear Phishing fraud. The member subsequently contacted the United States Secret Service (USSS) representative regarding the fraud. The USSS quickly contacted the US financial institution, which received the transfer and ...

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