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Learning School Bus Safety with Buster the Bus

Oct 30, 2017 @ 14:06 On October 25, the Student Services Consortium made their way to École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) to make a presentation on school bus safety to students from kindergarten to grade 3.   With the help of Buster the bus, a small motorized school bus that winks, talks and plays music, the two presenters taught students how to ...

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Soo MP Terry Sheehan to Host National Seniors Strategy Session on Friday, Nov. 3

Oct 30, 2017 @ 13:41 Sault MP Terry Sheehan announced that he has co-seconded M106, calling for a National Seniors Strategy. “I’m delighted to support Canadian seniors with this motion to develop a National Strategy with the goal of advancing inclusion and quality of life for all seniors,” MP Sheehan said. MP Sheehan and Sudbury MP Marc Serré, mover of ...

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Kwiecien, Anna (nee Marczuk)

Died on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at the Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket at the age of 94. Anna of Wasaga Beach, formerly of Wawa, beloved wife of the late Michael Kwiecien (1980). Loving mother of Vicki (Bill Whitlock) of Wasaga Beach, Mike (Donna) of Henderson, Nevada and the late Eddy (1981). Cherished Baba/Grandma of Kirk Whitlock and Robert and ...

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News from the Park – October 30

Oct 30, 2017 @ 08:12 In the Legislature and on the news you continually hear politicians referring to their “strategies.” Ask the average person what a strategy is and chances are they’ll tell you it just means a plan to do something.  In fact, however, a strategy is more complex than that. Strategy development is the art and science of ...

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Monday Morning News – October 30

Oct 30, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – Periods of snow mixed with rain. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High plus 2. Tonight – Periods of light snow. Snow at times mixed with rain early this evening. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 3. Marine – Strong wind warning ...

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Icy Road Conditions – No School Bus from Dubreuilville

Algoma & Huron-Superior Transportation Services Consortium has advised media sources that the Lacroix bus from Dubreuilville is not running today due to the icy road condition.  These students normally travel to Wawa to attend ADSB elementary school and Ecole St. Joseph.   Other travellers to and from Dubreuilville may wish to take extra care this morning.

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Wawa Community Food Bank – Fall Update

Oct 28, 2017 @ 08:13 Wawa Community Food Bank has been assisted by many individuals, organizations and businesses this fall and the volunteers would like to publicly thank all those involved for their support. First of all, we recognize the people who have made monetary donations or provided fresh produce, canned or frozen food, or clothing and sundry items. Thank ...

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Sunday Morning News – October 29

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries or rain showers late this afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High plus 2. Tonight will be cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries or rain showers this evening. Periods of snow beginning near midnight. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low minus 2. Marine ...

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In Memory – Rodger White

In loving memory of our dad and grandpa Rodger F. White October 28, 2008   Dad / grandpa our angel our hearts are filled with memories, With pride we speak your name. Though life goes on without you, it will never be the same forever missed   Tracey/Robert, Shelley/Marc, Tammy/Jamie, Paul, Clayton/Ang and all your grandchildren.

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In Memory – Rodger White

In loving memory of my husband Rodger F. White October 28, 2008   I hide my tears when I say your name, but the pain in my heart is still the same. Although I smile and seem care free, There is no one who misses you …more than I do.   Love and miss you Judy

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November Events at Wawa Baptist Church

Oct 28, 2017 @ 11:25 Starting Friday, November 3, Wawa Baptist Church will be sponsoring a free two-hour monthly kids’ club on the first Friday of each month until May of 2018 at the Hillcrest Centre. The kids’ club will run from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Children between the age of 5 and 12 are welcome to attend our monthly ...

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Conflict of Interest Guidelines Need to be Tightened

Oct 28, 2017 @ 09:42 If we listen to corporate Canada we might believe the only possible future for pensions is to move away from the defined benefit model in favour of a defined contribution system, also known as targeted benefit plans. Under that system there is no guarantee of what pensioners will eventually receive, only how much they will ...

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Saturday Morning News – October 28

Weather – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 1. Tonight will be cloudy. Becoming partly cloudy near midnight. 60 percent chance of flurries over eastern sections this evening. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 8. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northeast 30 knots ...

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Road Conditions – 3:30 a.m.

Although the snow has stopped in Wawa, Wawa-news has been told that the snow is falling heavily in Hornepayne. Here is a road conditions update as of 3:30 a.m. from the MTO website.   Highway Range Road Conditions Last Updated 101 Highway 144 to Shawmere River snow covered 2017-10-28 3:18 101 Shawmere River to Highway 651 snow covered with snow ...

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EC – Snowfall Warning (3:23 a.m. Update)

Oct 28, 2017 @ 03:23 at 11:32 p.m. Friday, October 27 the Snowfall warning was cancelled for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park   at 1:08 a.m., Saturday, October 28 the Snowfall warning was cancelled for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake     Oct 27, 2017 @ 20:57 7:58 PM EDT Friday 27 October ...

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