Local News

MacDonald Mines Acquires 100% Interest in Holdsworth Property

May 5, 2017 @ 14:56 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. is pleased to announce that, following the execution of a binding Letter of Intent, it has executed a definitive Purchase and Sale Agreement with Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. to acquire Noble’s entire interest in the Holdsworth property, located 25 kilometres northeast of Wawa, Ontario. The Property is part of the land ...

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Richmont elects new Directors

May 5, 2017 @ 14:53 Richmont Mines Inc. announces that the nominees listed in the management information circular for the 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held today were elected as directors of Richmont. Results of the vote for the election of directors, the appointment of auditors, the amended and restated shareholder rights plan and the advisory resolution on ...

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Red Pine Receives Encouraging Results from Winter Drilling Program

May 5, 2017 @ 13:19 Red Pine Exploration Inc. has received the final assay results for holes DG-17-53 to DG-17-66 that were drilled 3 km south of the Surluga Deposit in the Darwin-Grace Mine area as part of the 6,000m winter drilling program. Drilling highlights include (see Figure 1 and Table 1): DG-17-54: intersected the central high-grade zone of the Darwin-Grace Mine 13.07 g/t ...

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Request for Artifacts

Request for Artifacts     The Michipicoten Heritage Committee is requesting assistance from the public in supplying any Wawa Goose souvenirs/artifacts that they have to display in the Tourist Information Center this summer. With the unveiling of the new Wawa Goose and Canada’s 150th celebrations, it is set to be an exciting summer in Wawa and we would like to ...

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Spring By-Hand Festival

Spring By Hand Festival May 5, 2017 @ 09:40 The Spring By Hand Festival begins today at the Wawa Community Centre. Arts and crafts for all can be found. This is a great opportunity to begin or finish your Mother’s Day shopping. There are over 20 exhibitors who have ‘one of a kind’ items for you to find. Exhibitors include: ...

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Wesdome Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

May 5, 2017 @ 08:05 Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. has announced the financial results for the first quarter of 2017. All figures are stated in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. Mr. Duncan Middlemiss, President and CEO, commented, “We enjoyed a strong start to the year producing 15,162 ounces in the quarter. This firmly puts us within our stated production guidance of ...

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Friday Morning News – May 5th

May 5, 2017 @ 07:47 Weather – Clearing this morning. High 13. Roads – bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. Titbits – Today is the first day of the By-Hands Festival – great opportunity to find an unique gift for Mother’s Day. I was just reminded to wear red or display a red dress today. Honour our murdered ...

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Watermain Flushing?

May 4, 2017 @ 09:57     Every year residents of Wawa are advised that watermain and hydrant flushing is happening. So, just what does that mean? It was explained that watermain flushing helps to maintain water quality. Every hydrant in the town is opened, and run through a diffuser until the water runs clear. By flushing, or forcing water through ...

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Pinewood Drive looks Good!

May 4, 2017 @ 09:04 Pinewood Drive is or better was clean as of April 29, 2017. It was sheer “Women Power” that made the difference. Five of us started where the health walking team had concluded their cleanup on Earth Day at Tim Hortons. From there to the Goose and beyond to the OPP — the worst part always, ...

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Ban on winter disconnections ends May 1, Help available for consumers

May 4, 2017 @ 08:54   A temporary moratorium that prevented utility companies from disconnecting Ontario electricity customers during the cold winter months was lifted on May 1. But the end of the ban, issued by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) in February, doesn’t mean consumers whose electricity service accounts are in arrears will automatically have their power turned off ...

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MacDonald Mines Prepares for NI43-101 Resource at its Wawa-Holdsworth Project

May 4, 2017 @ 08:43 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd.  announces that it has contracted Golder Associates Ltd.  to recommend minimum sample spacing requirements to support the eventual completion of a NI43-101 Inferred Resource estimate of the Oxide Sands at the Wawa-Holdsworth Project. Quentin Yarie, MacDonald’s President and CEO commented: “We’ve identified the Oxide Sands at our Wawa-Holdsworth Project as a near-term ...

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Municipality Pays Respect by Lowering Flags

May 4, 2017 @ 08:05     The flags have been at half-mast at the Municipal Offices and the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. They have been lowered to pay respect to Jim McHardy and Ron Derasp. Ron was known to many motorists and youth. He was the Municipal Crossing Guard at the intersection of Magpie and Mission Road. Jim McHardy ...

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Construction Season Begins – Coldwater Hill Culvert

May 4, 2017 @ 07:27     There is often heard the saying that we have four seasons, “Almost winter, winter, still winter, and construction!” Well, we are hopefully out of ‘still winter’ and certainly in ‘construction’ season now.     There have been minor traffic delays at the Coldwater Hill south of Wawa on Highway 17. This is the hill ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 4

May 4, 2017 @ 07:10 Weather – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 7 with temperatures falling to plus 1 this afternoon. Roads – Highways are all bare and dry. Tidbits – North Algoma Counselling Celebrates ‘Mental Health Week’ with Open House today in the Lady Dunn Health Centre Lobby between 11 and ...

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Plaisir et stratégies au tournoi d’échecs Franco-Nord-Ouest

May 4, 2017 @ 06:25   Pour une quatrième année consécutive, l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) a organisé le tournoi d’échecs Franco-Nord-Ouest, qui a eu lieu le 27 avril  au centre municipal de Wawa. Pas moins de 131 élèves francophones de la 3e à la 12eannée des écoles suivantes y ont participé : Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau), l’Orée des Bois (Dubreuilville), St-Joseph (Dubreuilville), Écho-des-Rapides (Sault-Ste-Marie), Escalade ...

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