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Hwy 17 OPEN (Wawa to Batchawana)

Feb 6, 2018 @ 04:16 Highway 17 has been reopened. At 1:40 this morning Environment Canada advised that the snow squalls were no longer expected for that area. The highway had been closed since 7:38 Monday, January 5, 2018.

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Traffic Delays East of Wawa – Highway 101 UPDATE

Feb 5, 2018 @ 19:50 The tractor trailer has been removed. Feb 5, 2018 @ 18:15 There are minor traffic delays on Highway 101 as Superior East OPP conduct traffic control around a disabled tractor trailer. The tractor trailer is partially up the Ghost Lake Hill headed east, and is blocking the lane. Please be careful for the next hour ...

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Snow Squalls Continue, HIghway 17 remains closed

Feb 5, 2018 @ 13:05 Webcams at Montreal River Snow squalls continue, with the heaviest, and most intense squalls are in the Montreal River Harbour area where snowfall rates of several centimetres per hour are possible. Environment Canada warns that snowfall amounts of 15 to 30 cm are likely before the snow squalls end this afternoon or evening. Highway 17 ...

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Life is getting Harder, but New Democrats have a plan

Feb 5, 2018 @ 09:37 I am sure that I don’t have to remind you that Monday February 19th Ontarians celebrate Family Day. The holiday is celebrated on the third Monday each year. Ontarians work very hard to support their families and help our economy grow. But sometimes our lives are so full that it’s hard for people to make ...

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SE OPP Wawa Arrest & Charge Wawa Woman with possession of heroin

Feb 5, 2018 @ 09:04 On Friday February 2, 2018 at approximately 6:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a Wawa address regarding a disturbance call. While at the scene police observed and seized a quantity of what it is believed to be heroin. As a result Cassandra OUELLETTE (27) of Wawa, ...

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ETFO members’ survey shows violence pervasive in schools

Feb 5, 2018 @ 07:45 The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) commissioned Strategic Communications (Stratcom) to conduct a survey of its members from October 21 to November 13, 2017, regarding their experiences of workplace violence from the 2016-2017 school year. The survey results reveal an increase in the number and severity of violent incidents. ETFO members also say that front ...

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Hwy17 CLOSED (Wawa to Batchawana Bay)

Feb 5, 2018 @ 07:41   Ontario511 has tweeted that Highway 17 is closed from Wawa to Batchawana Bay due to weather. Wawa-news has reports of severe whiteout conditions in the Montreal River Harbour area.  

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Monday Morning News – February 5

Feb 5, 2018 @ 07:30 Weather Today Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light early this morning. High minus 15. Wind chill minus 36 this morning and minus 25 this afternoon. Tonight Partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 25. Wind chill ...

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Snow Squalls today between LSPP and Batchawana

Feb 5, 2018 @ 05:29 5:00 AM EST Monday 05 February 2018 Snow squall warning in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls are occurring. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Snow ...

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TANGIE, Samuel Jr.

  Feb 2, 2018 @ 17:35 A gentle soul, a kind and artistic man who was loved by so many, has passed away at St. Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at the age of 56 years. Son of the late Anita (nee Sagetcheway) and Samuel Tangie Sr. Sam spent most of his adult life living in St. Boniface. ...

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Une collecte de fonds pour le club des filles à l’école Saint-Joseph

Feb 2, 2018 @ 13:27 Le 22 janvier M. Pihelgas, délégué du Northern Credit Union, a remis un chèque de 700$ au club de filles de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa)! Le club, sous la direction de l’enseignante Mme Carole Bouffard, a participé à la vente de pâtisseries qui a eu lieu le 15 décembre. Les fonds amassés seront utilisés pour ...

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École Saint-Joseph raises funds for Girls Club

Feb 2, 2018 @ 13:08   On January 22, Mr. Pihelgas from Northern Credit Union presented a $600 cheque to the Girls club at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa). The girls club, under the supervision of teacher Mrs. Carole Bouffard, took part in a bake sale on December 15 to raise the funds. All money raised will be used by the ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – February 2

Feb 2, 2018 @ 10:57 Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 9 10 BOYD, Katherine 2 6 11 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 6 9 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 5 9 SZEKELY, Marc 4 5 9 SPENCER, Reg 6 4 11 HALL, Jennifer 7 3 10 McCOY, Joe 8 2 11 Schedule for Thursday – February 8,  2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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An Open Letter to the Citizens of Ontario

Feb 2, 2018 @ 10:18 Dear Editor, The self-inflicted destruction of the Provincial Official Opposition that has occurred over the last week, is simply another chapter in the sad drama that has been Ontario politics for at least the last 12 years. As entertaining as it is to watch these “power” junkies jockey for first place, we must remember that ...

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