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School boards reschedule PA Day to April 8th due to solar eclipse

The Conseil scolaire du Grand Nord and Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon have rescheduled the April 19th Professional Activity Day to Monday, April 8, 2024.   The change will ensure there is no school for students on Monday, April 8, 2024, the day of the solar eclipse, which is expected to occur at or near dismissal times and result in temporary ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – 2nd Sunday of Lent

Last Sunday the message was on Jesus in the wilderness being tempted by Satan.  Our journey and the journey of Jesus may be similar. Through hardship we develop stronger character and that is what Jesus did; Satan offered an easy life and He refused.  Here is an adage that you might find reflects on your life. I Asked God I ...

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Wawa Ladies Curling

RANK WINS G.P. TAVELLA, Debbie 1 8 10 BONITZKE, Wendy 2 7 10 BURGOYNE, Teri-Lyne 3 6 10 LESCHISHIN, Barb 3 6 9 BLANCHET, Emma 5 5 10 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lisa 5 5 11 MATHIAS, Danette 5 5 10 PARSONS, Rochelle 5 5 10 BUSSINEAU, Denise 9 4 8 LOWE, Cheri 9 4 10 SPENCER, Diane 9 4 10 TREMBLAY, Cheryl ...

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SSM OPP – Arrest Made & Large Amount of Property Seized

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sault Ste Marie Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) seized approximately $214,000 in stolen property, approximately $38,000 in Canadian currency, approximately $5000 in US currency and approximately $4000 in drugs. In January 2024, the OPP’s CSCU, Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau, and the Provincial Asset Forfeiture Unit, began a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) investigation related ...

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Tuesday Morning News – February 20

Weather: Today – Mainly sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 2. Wind chill -28 this morning. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy near midnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -2. Wind chill -6 overnight. News Tidbits: Welcome to Calvary Pentecostal’s new Pastor, Luke Benjamin. We also welcome his wife ...

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Premier Doug Ford Shares Family Day Greetings

Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to mark the Family Day holiday: “There is nothing more important than spending time with loved ones. That’s what makes Family Day so special. Our government is hard at work to support Ontario families in every region of our province. Despite ongoing global economic uncertainty, we’re rebuilding our economy with better jobs and ...

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Between the Covers – February 19

The Wawa Public Library’s staff and friends have been busy making these adorable Pocket Hugs. We are using donated and scrap yarn to make these lovely Pocket Hugs. If you would like to support our fundraiser, the cost of a Pocket Hug is $2.00, and they are available at the Circulation Desk at the Wawa Public Library. They would make ...

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Monday Morning News – February 19

Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. 30% chance of flurries early this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -8. Wind chill -28 this morning and -11 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Clear. Fog patches developing overnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low -18. Wind chill -14 this evening and ...

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GERMAIN, Donald

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Sante Manitouwadge Health on Thursday February 15, 2024 at the age of 71 years. Beloved husband of Lucille Lavigne. Loving father of Eric (Annie), John, Tim (Erin) and Stella. Proud grandfather of Nolan, Nevin, Laurel, Yannick and Danny. Son of the late Therese and Alphonse Germain. Dear brother of ...

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Hwy 17 (Wawa to Batchawana Bay) OPEN

Feb 18, 2024 at 02:06 Highway 17 has been reopened. Feb 18, 2024 at 01:07 Highway 17 is closed between Wawa and Batchawana Bay. ON511 is not listing any reasons. However, road conditions due to weather have been poor for most of the late afternoon and evening. In addition, there has been a tractor-trailer off the road at Montreal River ...

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St. Monica’s Church – 1st Sunday of Lent

MEDITATION by Father Duolomane (Joe) Jesus had just been baptized. Driven by the Spirit into the desert, he was tempted by Satan. For a child, being tempted means wanting to do what the parents have forbidden”: eating jam or sweets… For adults, being “tempted” generally means doing things that are forbidden by the law. In the Gospel, there is a ...

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Saturday at the Wawa Winter Carnival

8:00 – 11:00 Rotary Pancake Breakfast at MMCC 11:00 – 2:00 Winter Crafts – Wawa Public Library 11:30 – 4:00 Legion Luncheon – MMCC Canteen 1:00 – 3:00 Family Bingo – MMCC Wizard for Newbies & Regulars – Wawa Goose Senior Centre 1:00 – 4:00 Baking Pop Up & Alzheimers Coffee Break – Judy Page’s Catering Wawa Goose Nest Market ...

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Saturday Morning News – February 17

Enjoy Wawa Winter Carnival Today! Weather: Snow Squall Watch in effect Today – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this morning with flurries. Risk of snow squalls this afternoon. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -8. Wind chill -29 this morning and -14 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or ...

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Snow Squall Watch (Pukaskwa – Searchmont)

Environment Canada issued this alert at 5:28 this morning. Lake effect snow squalls are expected to develop this afternoon and continue into Sunday with snowfall accumulations of 15 to 25cm. It is expected that there will be significantly reduced visibility at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. Lake Effect Snow Squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from ...

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East Algoma OPP – Elliot Lake Welcomes Julia Manuel as Victim Specialist

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) proudly welcomes Julia Manuel as the Victim Specialist at the Elliot Lake OPP detachment. The OPP Victim-Centred Approach Team (VCAT) aims to implement the building blocks of the framework for an OPP Victim-Centred Approach by engaging with our members, our community partners, victim support organizations and other stakeholders to assist and understand the ...

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