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Monday Morning News – April 22nd

Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy with 30% chance of flurries early this morning. Clearing this morning. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning then light late this afternoon. High 10. Wind chill -7 this morning. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. Periods of rain beginning after midnight. Low +4. News Tidbits: As of June ...

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Spring is here? No Ice on Wawa Lake

It is the shortest time in Wawa-news records that Wawa Lake was frozen over… 105 Days. Hopefully temperatures will continue to warm up and spring will really be here.   YEAR OPEN FROZEN 2024 April 18 Shortest Freeze 2023  May 10 January (2024) 4 Green Christmas 2022  May 13 December 19 2021  April 16 Earliest OPEN December 22 2020  May ...

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East Algoma OPP – Traffic Stop results in Impaired Charges

A Wahnapitae driver was stopped for a traffic violation which resulted in an arrest for impaired driving in Elliot Lake.   On April 19, 2024, at approximately 12:45 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting general traffic patrol duties on Mississauga Avenue. A construction company grey pick-up truck was stopped for a traffic infraction when police detected ...

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OPP – Use Caution when accessing online casino gaming sites

The Ontario Provincial Police, Investigations and Enforcement Bureau (IEB), in partnership with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), is reminding the public to use caution when choosing to access online casino gaming sites found through social media advertisements. On April 11, 2024, the OPP’s Investigation and Enforcement Bureau was notified of a suspected fraudulent gaming advertisement depicting an ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 20th

Weather: Today – Cloudy. 40% chance of flurries this morning and early this afternoon. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50. High plus 2. Tonight – A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness after midnight then 60% chance of flurries before morning. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this ...

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Hydro One reçoit l’autorisation de devenir le fournisseur d’électricité local de la communauté de Chapleau

Hydro One Networks Inc. (Hydro One) et la Société de services publics de Chapleau (Chapleau Hydro) ont annoncé aujourd’hui que la Commission de l’énergie de l’Ontario (CEO) a approuvé leur demande pour qu’Hydro One devienne le fournisseur d’électricité du canton de Chapleau. Ce partenariat contribuera à créer de la valeur à long terme grâce à un service clients exceptionnel, à ...

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Hydro One receives approval to join the Chapleau community as the local electricity supplier

Hydro One Networks Inc. (Hydro One) and Chapleau Public Utilities Corporation (Chapleau Hydro) announced today that the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has approved their application for Hydro One to become the electricity service provider in the Township of Chapleau. This partnership will help deliver long-term value through exceptional customer service, greater efficiencies and local investments. “We are pleased with the ...

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St. Monica’s Church – Fourth Sunday of Easter

MEDITATION by Father Duolomane (Joe) In today’s Gospel, Jesus describes himself as “the good Shepherd”. The word “good” here means “generous, true”. The difference between Jesus and the hired man is that the sheep do not belong to the hired man. The hireling does not know the sheep, does not care about the sheep and abandons them when the wolf ...

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L’artiste innu Scott-Pien Picard anime un spectacle pour des élèves de l’ÉSC Trillium et de l’ÉS Saint-Joseph

  Le 16 avril, près de 170 élèves de la 7e à la 12e année de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) et de l’École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) ont eu le grand plaisir d’assister au spectacle de l’artiste innu Scott-Pien Picard lors d’une tournée scolaire. Sa musique, à la fois captivante et universelle, a transporté les élèves dans un univers où ...

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Innu artist Scott-Pien Picard performs for ÉSC Trillium and ÉS Saint-Joseph students

  On April 16, some 170 grade 7 to 12 students from École secondaire catholique Trillium (Chapleau) and from École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) had the pleasure of attending a performance by Innu artist Scott-Pien Picard during a school tour presented by the Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon. His music, both captivating and universal, transported students into a world where talent and ...

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14 arrested in Canada Wide ‘Emergency Grandparent Scam’

Police have arrested 14 individuals in Montréal linked to the emergency grandparent scam that targeted victims across Canada. In September 2022, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch began an intelligence probe into a group involved in the fraud. In February 2023, the probe was formalized as an OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB)-led joint forces operation (JFO), known as Project ...

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Friday Morning News – April 19th

Weather: Today – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 50 this morning then increasing to 40 gusting to 60 this afternoon. Temperature steady near plus 2. Tonight – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 60 diminishing to 20 gusting to 40 late ...

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SE OPP White River – Investigation Continues into Collision at business in White River – UPDATE

On April 18, 2024, shortly before 4:00 p.m., the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious single-vehicle collision at a business on Highway 17 in White River. The vehicle driver, a 68-year-old person from White River, was confirmed deceased following the collision. Investigation has determined the driver suffered a medical emergency immediately prior to ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – Third Sunday of Easter

In the post-resurrection accounts by Luke and John ( Luke 24: 36b- 48, John 20:24-28), Jesus invites disciples to touch him. In Luke, Jesus asks the disciples to examine his wounded hands and feet and then invites them to touch and see. In the Gospel of John, Jesus instructs Thomas to touch his wounded hands and side because Thomas had ...

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Get Ready for the 2024 City Nature Challenge!

The City of Sault Ste. Marie, the Kensington Conservancy (TKC), the Sault Naturalists and the Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority (SSMRCA) are inviting area residents to participate in the 2024 City Nature Challenge, a global competition among over 450 cities around the world to make the most observations of their local plants and wildlife. This year, participants in both ...

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