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Les élèves de Saint-Joseph appuient la banque alimentaire

  Sous le slogan «Ensemble, nous pouvons éliminer LA FAIM», les élèves de la 9e à la 12a année à l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont fait preuve de générosité. Grâce à la motivation et aux encouragements de leur enseignante, Mme Stephanie McGregor, les élèves ont amassé des denrées non périssables ainsi que des dons monétaires pour la Wawa Community Food ...

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Saint-Joseph students support Wawa Community Food Bank

  Under the motto “Together, we can eliminate HUNGER” (Ensemble, nous pouvons éliminer LA FAIM), students in grades 9 to 12 at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) showed generosity. Motivated and encouraged by their teacher, Ms. Stephanie McGregor, the students raised non-perishable food items and cash donations for the Wawa Community Food Bank. Every food item or donation allowed students to ...

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Thursday Morning News – November 7

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries in the afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 6. Wind chill near minus 13. UV index 1 or low. Night – Clearing in the evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 17. Wind chill minus 12 in the evening and minus 20 overnight. Don’t forget the annual fall ...

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From the Branch – November 6

This Sunday several Comrades went to Hawk Junction for the annual Hawk remembrance Service. It was nice and sunny and although cool everyone present was again in awe that such a small place had such a rich history when it comes to volunteer soldiers ready to fight for peace and freedom in 2 wars and the Korea action. The usual luncheon was ...

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Between the Covers – November 6

NEW BOOKS ON THE 7 DAY SHELF this week are; “The Shape of Night” by Tess Gerritsen, “Vince Flynn Lethal Agent” by Kyle Mills and “Death in Focus” by Anne Perry. Come on in to the Wawa Public Library and CHECK IT OUT! NEW MOVIES ON THE SHELF this week are; “The Hummingbird Project”, “Wonders of the Universe”, “Category 7” and ...

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Wednesday Morning News – November 6

Weather – Flurries or local snow squalls ending in the afternoon then mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 2. Wind chill minus 17 in the morning and minus 7 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Night – Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance ...

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Thank You – Family of Michael Kirby “Mike” Abbott

The family of the late Michael Kirby “Mike” Abbott, would like to thank everyone for the kind words, cards, food and donations made in Mike’s memory. Special thanks to Troy Dereski, Joleen Binda, Shelley Duplessis, Dannica Switzer, Julie Hunter, Dr. Stamler and all the nurses for your care and compassion during Mike’s short stay at the Lady Dunn Health Centre.  To the EMS staff, ...

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Snow Squalls and Watch

Snow Squall Watch Pukaskwa Park to Wawa Snow squalls are forecast to continue tonight and will persist through Wednesday. The most intense bands are expected to develop tonight and continue through the day Wednesday. Locally heavy snowfall accumulations near 15 cm per 12 hour period are possible with these snow squalls. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy ...

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École Saint-Joseph students motivated to eliminate hunger

  Kindergarten to grade 8 students at Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph were very motivated to participate in the fifth edition of Northern Lights Ford’s “We Can Eradicate Hunger” initiative. The students rose to the challenge with flying colors. In fact, during the month of October, students collected no less than 803 non-perishable food items! Some students were motivated by the participation ...

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Les élèves de l’école Saint-Joseph motivés à éliminer la faim

  C’est avec entrain que les élèves de la maternelle à la 8e année de l’école élémentaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont participé à la 5e édition de l’initiative « Nous pouvons éliminer LA FAIM » de Northern Lights Ford. Les élèves ont relevé le défi avec brio. En effet, pendant le mois d’octobre les élèves ont amassé pas moins de 803 denrées non ...

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Des frissons pour promouvoir la lecture

  La fête de Halloween soulève la passion des élèves et du personnel de l’école Saint-Joseph à Wawa. Sous les directives de M. Kirk Whitlock, enseignant en arts à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa), les élèves de 4e et 5e année ont fabriqué des signets sur le thème de l’Halloween. Il va sans dire que leurs signets de Frankenstein vont les aider ...

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Scary activities lead to reading

  Halloween is always interesting for students and staff at Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph. Under the direction of Mr. Kirk Whitlock, arts teacher at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), grade 4 and 5 students made Halloween-themed bookmarks. They were boo-tiful. It goes without saying that their Frankenstein bookmarks will help them devour books!

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Council Meetings – November 5

Municipal Council is holding two meetings tonight a Corporate Planning Committee Meeting, and a Council Meeting tonight, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Corporate Planning Committee Meeting Agenda CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of Agenda ANNOUNCEMENTS / DEPUTATIONS Kresin Engineering – Connecting Link DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF APPROVAL ...

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Calm before the Storm?

  Was last night’s beautiful sunset the calm before the storm? Overnight and through today, Environment Canada is calling for flurries or local snow squalls with a total accumulation of 20 centimetres. If you are travelling today be aware of changing weather and road conditions. It may also be time to reexamine your winter traveling kit. One should consider energy ...

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