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Between the Covers – October 25

Oct 25, 2017 @ 18:18 New books New on the seven day fiction shelf this week:  “An Arizona Christmas” by William W. Johnstone, “If the Creek Don’t Rise” by Leah Weiss, “Y is for Yesterday” by Sue Grafton, and “The Saboteur” by Andrew Gross.   After school programs We have started the after school programs.  On Tuesday, we have Craft ...

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Une expérience nord-ontarienne pour un élève international

Oct 25, 2017 @ 14:21   L’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) a accueilli, cette année, un élève Rotary international en échange de la France. Grégoire Mazal s’est rendu à Wawa afin de découvrir le nord de l’Ontario. Ainsi, il a eu l’occasion de faire justement cela le 4, 5 et 6 octobre lorsqu’il s’est rendu, avec l’ensemble des élèves des cours ...

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A northern Ontario experience for an international exchange student

Oct 25, 2017 @ 14:20   École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) welcomed this year a Rotary international exchange student from France. Grégoire Mazal made his way to Wawa with the intention of experiencing northern Ontario. On October 4th, 5th and 6th, he had the opportunity to do just that as he, along with students from the physical education classes and teachers ...

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In Memory – Anna Haidarenko

In loving memory of a dear mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother (Baba) who passed away October 25, 2005.   We are sad within our memory. Lonely are our hearts today; For the one, we loved so dearly Has forever been called away. We think of her in silence. No eye may see us weep; But many silent tears are shed When ...

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Council Recognizes Retirement of Mark McRae

Oct 25, 2017 @ 09:10 Mark McRae has retired. Officially he retired this summer, but Municipal Council recognized him with a gift and a Wawa Goose print at Tuesday night’s Council Meeting. Mayor Rody spoke, “We certainly appreciated your service throughout the years. I personally had, as many of you in our Municipality have had occasion to have issues with ...

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Men’s Curling 2017 – 2018 Season to Begin

Oct 25, 2017 @ 08:22 Looks like summer has come to an end.  Now it is time to plan for winter fun. Men’ Curling begins Monday – November 6th at 7:00 p.m.  We welcome back all of the past curlers and also hope to see some new faces. No past experience is required.  And, if you want to play and ...

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Happenings at First United Church – October 25

Oct 25, 2017 @ 08:17 The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 ...

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Wednesday Morning News – October 25

Oct 25, 2017 @ 07:57 Weather – There are no Alerts in effect. A few flurries ending this afternoon then cloudy. High plus 1. Tonight will be mainly cloudy. Low minus 5. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect.Wind north 30 knots diminishing to north 20 early this morning and to north 15 near noon. Wind diminishing to northeast 10 early ...

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$12,000 Drug bust in Wawa

Oct 24, 2017 @ 20:41 On October 23, 2017, at approximately 5:20 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and members from the Superior East (Wawa) OPP detachment executed a warrant on a residence in the town of Wawa. As a result of police investigation, a quantity of drugs was located at the residence ...

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Corporate Planning/Policy Manual Committee Meeting Tonight – October 24

There is a Corporate Planning / Policy Manual Committee Meeting tonight, Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in Council Chambers at 6:00 p.m. Agenda (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 2.1 Approval of Agenda (3) ANNOUNCEMENTS / DEPUTATIONS (4) DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF (5) APPROVAL OF MINUTES 5.1 ...

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Today’s Stormy Weather – October 24

Oct 24, 2017 @ 12:05 We knew it was coming – you know that blustery, rain turning to snow… icky weather.  So hard to believe after the beautiful weekend. Winds have been gusting, a gust of 61.1km/h was recorded at 4:21 this morning in the Mission. Environment Canada recorded gusts of 62km/h, at 4 and 6 a.m. That is a ...

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Alamos continues move towards Purchase of Richmont

Oct 24, 2017 @ 09:17 Alamos Gold Inc. and Richmont Mines Inc. announced today that they have been granted an interim order from the Quebec Superior Court (Commercial Division) authorizing various matters, including the holding of special meetings of Alamos and Richmont shareholders to consider the proposed plan of arrangement whereby Alamos will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares ...

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