Local News

SE OPP Wawa – Traffic stop seizes 1.8kg of suspected Cocaine

On November 6, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 in Bailloquet Township, Ontario. At approximately 3:50 p.m., a northbound pickup truck was observed travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 17. Police initiated a traffic stop and the investigation led to the driver being arrested for ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory

3:43 PM EST Friday 08 November 2019 Weather advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect from this evening into Saturday morning. Flurries and possible snow squalls are expected to develop off Lake Superior early this evening and ...

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Ford Conservatives kill bill to save lives on Northern highways

It was very disappointing to hear that NDP MPP Guy Bourgouin’s Bill 125, Making Northern Ontario Highways Safer Act was not passed yesterday in the Ontario Legislature. Bourgouin’s bill sought to improve winter highway maintenance on highways 11 and 17 in order to reduce the number of winter closures and collisions on Northern Ontario roads. Guy Bourgouin said in a statement “The ...

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“The Stories the Wind Carries”

An interprovincial project between Wawa, Michipicoten First Nation, Pikangikum First Nation, Wolfe Island, and Toronto November 10 to November 17, 2019 Jamii, an arts organization based in Toronto, is connecting people and theirs stories throughout the province! In the upcoming months, the Jamii team will be visiting Wawa and Michipicoten First Nation, Wolfe Island and Pikangikum First Nation to invite ...

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Friday Morning News – November 8

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy near noon with flurries. Local amount 5 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 5. Wind chill minus 21 in the morning and minus 7 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries in the evening. Flurries beginning late in the ...

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Mass for Denise Connell

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Denise Connell, she was a bright light for our community. There will be a mass at St. Monica’s tonight, Friday night at 7 pm for Denise.    

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Benny, Bieber, Buble, and Prinze

It kind of reads like a law office, right ? Well it’s not ; it is the cast members in my ill prepared for interview I had recently with mega star Tony Orlando who will be performing live for your listening pleasure in a couple of weeks at Kewadin Casino on November 23. If you have been following my interviews ...

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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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