Local News

2019 Festival of Lights & Santa Claus Parade

Nov 22, 2019 @ 12:15   The Municipality is once again holding a Festival of Lights and Santa Claus Parade. Residents are encouraged to decorate their home in one of three categories: Timeless Christmas, Winter Wonderland or Wawa Christmas Vacation. Once you have finished the decoration of your masterpiece… register online at this link. Decorating of your home must be ...

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Found on Facebook – Officers eating Pancakes!

  The SE OPP Wawa Detachment enjoyed fluffy blueberry-buttermilk pancakes and breakfast sausages Wednesday, November 20th. This was a fundraiser for the United Way Campaign, and nearly $300 was raised as a result. The fb post said “Thanks to all who contributed! A special thanks to Sgt. Fellinger for spearheading this event!”  

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SE OPP Wawa – Windsor Man Charged with 25 charges during Break in

On November 16, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft call at a business on Highway 17 north of Wawa, Ontario. Officers arrived on scene at approximately 2:00 p.m. and began their investigation. Shortly after officers arrived, a suspicious person was observed trying to break into a vehicle on the property. The ...

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Ontario now requires students to take two Online credits to Graduate from Secondary School

Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, announced that the Ontario government is taking important steps to increase student access to high quality public education and turn Ontario into a global leader of modern and digital education. While online courses will be a mandatory graduation requirement, exemptions will be made for some students on an individual basis. Before the launch of ...

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CP Holiday Train Schedule

  Community Location Date Arrival Performance Chapleau ​CP Train Station, 50 Dufferin Street November 30th 4:00 PM 4:15 PM – 4:45 PM White River ​CP Train Station, 102 Winnipeg Street 8:45 PM 9:00 PM – 9:30 PM Mobert Across from Band Office December 1st 9:00 AM 9:15 AM – 9:45 AM Heron Bay ​Old CP Train Station, beside ESSO building 11:00 ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – November 21

2019 – 2020 Team Rank Wins G.P. McCOY, Joe 1 3 3 TERRIS, Tom 1 3 3 HALL, Dave 3 2 3 KLOCKARS, Anna Lisa 3 2 2 HOFFMANN, Jim 5 1 2 BUCKELL, Chris 6 0 3 LESCHISHIN, Mark 6 0 3 TURMELLE, Katherine 6 0 3     Games – Thursday November 28, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Friday Morning News – November 22

Weather – Sunny. Increasing cloudiness this afternoon then 40 percent chance of flurries late this afternoon. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High minus 4. Wind chill minus 20 this morning and minus 7 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind southwest 20 km/h. Temperature rising to ...

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OPP encourage residents to use Online Reporting for Minor Crimes

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are inviting resident to use Online Reporting to report minor crimes. The use of this online tool will allow officers to focus on urgent calls and crime prevention strategies. Crimes that are eligible for Online Reporting are occurrences that include: Theft Under $5000; Mischief / Damage to Property Under $5000; Mischief / Damage to Vehicle ...

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Thursday Morning News – November 21

Weather – Snow at times heavy except rain along the lakeshore this morning. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h late this afternoon. Temperature falling to minus 1 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 7 this afternoon. Tonight – Snow at times heavy ending after midnight then mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Local amount ...

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Snowfall warning & Significant Snow

5:17 AM EST Thursday 21 November 2019 Snowfall warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Snow heavy at times is expected today. Snow will continue near Lake Superior and spread eastward towards the Quebec border later this morning. Snowfall amounts in the 15 to 20 cm range are expected. The snow will taper off from ...

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Significant Snow on the Way

10:12 PM EST Wednesday 20 November 2019 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Significant snowfall tonight into Thursday. Snow will begin tonight over portions of Northwestern Ontario spreading eastward towards the Quebec border by Thursday morning. Snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are possible by the time the snow ends on Thursday. Areas closer to ...

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STONE, Gilbert Joseph Jr.

(March 16, 1981 – November 17, 2019) Passed away suddenly at Health Sciences North, Sudbury on Sunday November 17, 2019 at the age of 38 years. Loving partner of Candace Sabourin.  Dear father of Amber, Curtis, Falicia, Jaylynn, Seara, Tyrone, Trenton and the late Felicity.  Dear son of Delorse Swanson and the late Gilbert Joseph Stone Sr. (Sandra Stone).  Dear brother ...

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SJD Newsflash – We Remember

  Sir James Dunn Public School’s staff and students once again took the time to honour the veterans during a Remembrance Day service held in the gymnasium. This year, some of the staff members took the poems, essays and posters that the students will be entering into the Royal Canadian Legion’s, Literary and Poster contest and put them into a ...

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3rd Annual Lori Johnson Memorial Women’s Hockey Tournament

  Last weekend the Wawa Women’s Hockey Association hosted the Third Annual Lori Johnson Memorial Hockey Tournament. Eight teams settled in Wawa for the weekend to battle it out for top spot and cash prizes for first and second place. This year the two local teams (Wawa’s Moose on the Loose vs Wawa’s Franco Fun) went head to head on Sunday afternoon ...

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Remembrance Day 2019

  Wawa celebrated Remembrance Day with the traditional parade and wreath laying at the Cenotaph in Queen’s Park. Then everyone moved to the auditorium in the high school for the indoor ceremony. Pianist Anne Owen played a musical prelude as people took their seats. Master of Ceremonies Larry Harvey welcomed everyone to the 101st Remembrance Day Ceremony. Prayers were led ...

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