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No place for racially charged politics in mainstream Canada

Jan 24, 2018 @ 08:44 Senator Lynn Beyak was jettisoned from the Conservative Caucus recently after spending the better part of a year defending intolerant statements aimed at First Nations – many of whom she ostensibly represents. The move was made after leadership in the Senate and the Commons provided numerous opportunities for her to back down from offensive claims ...

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From the Branch – January 24

Jan 24, 2018 @ 08:35 Those first weeks of January went by fast, and I guess a lot faster than our veterans did in 1945 when they were waiting and getting ready for the big push a few weeks later. But in the meantime, it was just patrolling the south shore of the Waal river and reinforcing the troops at ...

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Wednesday Morning News – January 24

Weather Today Increasing cloudiness. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 11. Wind chill minus 33 this morning. Tonight Cloudy. Flurries beginning near midnight. Local amount 2 cm. Low minus 17. Roads 2018-01-24 – morning report 101 Timmins to Highway 144 partly snow packed 2018-01-24 8:21 101 Highway 144 to Shawmere River partly snow covered with partly snow packed sections. ...

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Happenings at First United Church – January 24

Jan 24, 2018 @ 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 and ...

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La construction de traîneaux à l’école Saint-Joseph

Jan 24, 2018 @ 08:02   Les élèves de la 3e année de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont fait un projet STIM (sciences, technologie, ingénierie et mathématiques) bien spécial à la fin du mois de décembre.   Sous la direction de leur enseignante, Mme Ashley Hunt-Robinson, les élèves ont construit un traîneau pour leur lutin, Luc.  Les élèves ont dû élaborer ...

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Building sleighs at École Saint-Joseph

Jan 24, 2018 @ 08:02   Students in grade 3 at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) worked on a special STEM (science, technology, engineering and Mathematics) project in December.   With the guidance of their teacher, Ms. Ashley Hunt-Robinson, students built a sleigh for their elf, Luc. Students had to establish a plan, choose their material, decide on the décor and assemble ...

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Sir James Dunn – Sports Flash

Jan 23, 2018 @ 18:28 The 23rd Annual Wawa Cup Elementary School Soccer Tournament was held on October 4th at the Michipicoten Community Centre sports field and hosted by Sir James Dunn. Seven teams from Wawa, Chapleau, Hornepayne and Dubreuilville vied for the coveted cup throughout the day. After round-robin, quarter-finals, semi-finals and championship games, Sir James Dunn won the ...

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Wawa Men’s Curling Standings – January 23

Jan 23, 2018 @ 08:21 Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 8 9 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 7 8 MOORE, Bruce 3 5 10 McCOY, Joe 4 4 9 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 4 4 10 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 4 10 DERESKI, Louis 7 3 9 YOUNG, Paul 8 2 9 GAMES SCHEDULE – January 29, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Minor Traffic Delays expected this morning at Old Woman Bay Hill

Jan 23, 2018 @ 08:12 Late last night a southbound transport failed to navigate the bottom curve of the Old Woman Hill, jackknifed and landed in the ditch (lake side). There were no injuries in this event, but there was massive damage to the cab. In the photograph you can see that the cab appears to be off the tractor ...

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Tuesday Morning News – January 23

Jan 23, 2018 @ 07:50 Weather Today Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 16. Wind chill minus 32. Tonight A few clouds. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this evening. Low minus 24. Wind chill minus 32.   Roads 2018-01-23 – early morning ...

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OPP & OFSC Kick Off Safe Snowmobile Week

Jan 22, 2018 @ 13:03 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 27 snowmobile deaths during the 2016-2017 season, marking the highest number of fatalities since the winter of 2003-2004. Last season was also the worst on record for snowmobilers whose ride took a tragic turn while travelling on frozen waterways. One third (9) of last season’s victims died as ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Woman charged after altercation

Jan 22, 2018 @ 11:21 On Sunday January 21, 2018 at approximately 8:00 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a Wawa address regarding a report of a dispute. At the scene investigation revealed that an altercation had taken place between a female and a male. As a result a 29 year old ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Male arrested after altercation

Jan 22, 2018 @ 10:12 On Friday January 19, 2018 at approximately 10:15 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a Wawa address regarding a report of a dispute. At the scene investigation revealed that an altercation had taken place between a male and a female. As a result a 21 year old ...

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Change Privatization

Jan 22, 2018 @ 10:02 Those of you who are sports fans have often read or heard comments from athletes who are heading into a situation where they just know something is about to happen. They often say they can smell or taste big changes coming in the air. Lately, I have been having such feelings myself, but for me, ...

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Monday Morning News – January 22

  Jan 22, 2018 @ 07:58 Weather Today Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 9. Wind chill minus 27 this morning. Tonight Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 50. Low minus 21. Wind chill minus 30.   Roads 101 Timmins to Highway ...

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