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Thursday Morning News – July 5

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this afternoon. High 22. Humidex 26. UV index 9 or very high.   Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind south 10 knots increasing to southwest 15 early this morning and to west 20 near noon. Wind diminishing to ...

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Maple meets The Wawa Goose

  On June 26th, Maple with her drivers, Henk and Bettina Schuurmans of the Milky Wave stopped in to say hello to the Wawa Goose. She explained to our Goose, that she was headed out west on tour. Their mission was to see Canada, and raise awareness of how Canada’s milk supply management system works and is now under threat from ...

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Canada Day Fireworks 2018

  Although the Canada Day Fireworks 2018 were delayed by one day because of the rainy weather – they were worth the wait! The Wawa Fire Department, volunteers all – spent their afternoon preparing the site.   Trenches were dug to house the firework tubes. Then the tubes in their groups were placed in the trenches and then sand shovelled ...

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SHOP, LEARN, & PLAY at the Bumps, Babies and Beyond Expo ~ Wawa Edition!

Jul 4, 2018 @ 08:14 We are so very excited to announce that Wawa will be hosting the Bumps, Babies & Beyond Expo’s northern debut on Saturday, September 8th 2018 at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Center (curling rink and banquet hall) from 10-3pm. This expo has successfully been running in Sault Ste. Marie annually for three years and is the ...

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Hope in the Darkness

Jul 3, 2018 @ 11:01 An initiative started by an Anishinabek police officer to raise awareness about mental health among young people is picking up steam across Canada. It’s called ‘Hope in the Darkness’. Kevin Red Sky is Anishinaabe originally from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, and has been a member of the Anishnabek Police Service in northern Ontario for ...

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Lefrançois, Raymond Edgar

23 novembre 1933 – 29 juin 2018 C’est avec une grande tristesse que nous vous annonçons le décès de notre père adoré, M. Raymond E. Lefrançois, à l’âge de 84 ans. Papa nous a quitté paisiblement entouré de nous tous, pour aller rejoindre maman, vendredi le 29 juin 2018 au centre hospitalier Lady Dunn de Wawa, Ontario. Très cher à ...

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Thank You to those who helped during our Family’s Tragedy

Wawa Residents, My family and I have recently lived a tragedy that nobody should ever have to go through. However, if your destiny makes you live such a tragedy; be grateful if it happens in the little town called Wawa. The love and comfort that was shown to my family and myself, during our darkest days were beyond incredible. From ...

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Tuesday Morning News – July 3

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 per cent chance of showers this morning and early this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 25. Humidex 31. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Wind south 10 knots becoming light early this morning then becoming southeast 10 late this morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 Wednesday afternoon. Waves ...

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Rock Island Presents – Campbell Woods

Campbell Woods released his debut record, “Oxford Street” in the spring of April 2017. He has been on the road ever since, performing everywhere from Vancouver to Halifax to Nashville to Austin. As a songwriter, he’s been compared to the likes of Townes Van Zandt and John K. Sampson. Once again Judy will be cooking tasty food. She is planning: ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Slush OP 2018

Jun 30, 2018 @ 20:23 The Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) – Chapleau Detachment is partnering with Collins Home Hardware and Home Furniture, Neser Investments and the Chapleau Rotary Club to bring “Slush OP 2018” to the youth of Chapleau, Ontario.   From July 9, 2018 to August 31, 2018 the Chapleau Detachment officers will be on the lookout ...

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Men’s Night Golf Scores – June 28

(93 Players) 1st FLIGHT: Dave Castonguay, Gilbert Bouchard, Michel Lemoyne-6 under par 30 2nd FLIGHT: James Morden, Al MacDonald- 3 under par 33 3rdFLIGHT: Wayne Rahn, Peter Russ, Tim Lesarge- 1 under par 35 4th FLIGHT: Craig Spooner, Bernie Erechook- 1 under par 35 5th FLIGHT: Mark McRae, Paul Vachon, Roland Lachapelle- even par 36 6th FLIGHT: Gary Trudeau, Spike ...

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BRYAN, Margaret Webster

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the age of 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Percy Bryan. Dear mother of David (Kelly) and Pamela Lobban (Rob). Loving grandmother of Felicia, Breanna (Matt Taylor), Cody, Thomas (Vanessa), Samantha (Mike Boyce) and Stephanie (Michael McNutt). Great-grandmother of Sierra, Ryker, Baelyn, Hadley and ...

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Special Council Meeting Today at Noon – UPDATE 10:12 AM

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Special Council meeting that was scheduled for today, June 29th, at 12:00 noon has been CANCELLED. The Municipality apologizes for any inconvenience. Jun 29, 2018 @ 08:18 The Corporation of the Municipality of Wawa is hold ing a Special Council Meeting Agenda today, Friday, June 29, 2018 in Council Chambers 12:00 p.m. AGENDA CALL TO ORDER & ...

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Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation Update

    On Saturday, June 23, 2018 the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation held its 8th annual Summer Wine Tasting Event at the Royal Canadian Legion.  All funds raised at this evening will help purchase necessary vital medical equipment for the Lady Dunn Health Centre. This year, five featured wines and two craft beers were sampled with accompanying appetizers. Tasters ...

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