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Wednesday Morning News – October 11

Oct 11, 2017 @ 07:54 Weather – Today will be mainly sunny with a high of 15. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight will be clear with a low of 2. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind light becoming east 10 knots this morning then increasing to southeast 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 near midnight. Wind ...

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SE OPP Chapleau look for assistance in ATV theft

Oct 10, 2017 @ 11:13 On Thursday, October 5, 2017 at approximately 12:35 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police Superior East – Chapleau Detachment responded to a Chapleau residence regarding a theft incident. At the scene officers were advised that a 2007 Baja All-Terrain Vehicle model # WD4 bearing VIN #LWGZCSZ047B001275 had been stolen overnight. Investigation is continuing at ...

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Pilot of Crashed Cessna Skyhawk has been declared dead by Court

Oct 10, 2017 @ 11:03 The pilot, Xin Rong, of a Cessna Skyhawk (N230TX) that crashed 60km east of Marathon has been declared dead by Washtenaw County probate judge Julia Owdziej, in an October 5th hearing. Rong, member of Michigan Flyers, based at the Ann Arbor airport rented the plane, with a flight plan for Harbour Springs, Michigan. The aircraft was reported overdue ...

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Wawa Man Charged with Assault and Uttering Threats

Oct 10, 2017 @ 10:23 On Monday October 2, 2017, at approximately 12:39 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a Wawa residence regarding a dispute. Further investigation revealed that an altercation had taken place between a man and a woman. As a result a 27 year old Wawa, Ontario male has been ...

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Tuesday Morning News – October 10

Oct 10, 2017 @ 09:15 Weather – Clearing early this morning. High 10. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight will be clear with a low of 0. Marine – Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to northwest 10 this morning then backing to southwest 10 near midnight. Wind becoming light Wednesday morning then becoming southeast 10 Wednesday afternoon. Waves one and one half ...

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News from the Park – October 10

Oct 10, 2017 @ 08:12 If you follow what’s happening in Queen’s Park each week, you could not have missed the dramatic finger-pointing and caterwauling that went on between the Conservatives and Liberals last week over a matter that was of little meaningful consequence to the people of this province. In a nutshell, some of the Northern Conservative members took ...

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Beans are growing at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

Oct 9, 2017 @ 12:21       On September 20, 2017, Ms. Angèle Gauthier-Auger along with her grade 1 students from École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) welcomed students from the Leadership course at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa). The young leaders, accompanied by Ms. Isabelle Impératori, presented the project “Mon jardin à moi” (My garden). The project consists of planting bean seeds ...

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On fait pousser des haricots à l’École Saint-Joseph à Wawa

Oct 9, 2017 @ 12:21       Le 20 septembre 2017, Mme Angèle Gauthier-Auger et les élèves de la 1ère année de l’École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont accueilli la classe de Leadership et entraide de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa). Ces jeunes leaders, accompagnés de Mme Isabella Impératori, ont présenté le projet “Mon jardin à moi”. Ce projet s’agit de faire pousser ...

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Nouveaux membres de Pointe-au-Baril et de l’île Manitoulin nommés au conseil d’administration du RLISS du Nord‑Est

Deux nouveaux membres ont été nommés au conseil d’administration du Réseau local d’intégration des services de santé (RLISS) du Nord‑Est : Anne Stewart, de Pointe-au-Baril, et Petra Wall, de Spring Bay, île Manitoulin.   « Le conseil d’administration du RLISS du Nord‑Est est heureux d’accueillir deux nouveaux membres exceptionnels qui nous apportent leurs compétences et leur bagage diversifiés. La vaste expérience d’Anne Stewart ...

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EC – Rainfall Warning Continues

Oct 8, 2017 @ 04:32 Rainfall warning for Northern Ontario Ended by Environment Canada at 12:48 a.,. EDT, Sunday October 8, 2017. Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Significant rainfall is no longer expected. Oct 7, 2017 @ 23:09 Rainfall warning for Northern Ontario updated by Environment Canada at 11:09 a.,. ...

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Students put into practice what they learned in class! (Bilingual)

Oct 7, 2017 @ 08:05   Students from École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) currently enrolled in the French course as part of the Native Studies curriculum, along with their teacher Ms. Carole Bouffard, took a nice walk on September 22. They collected, cleaned and started the preservation process on plants they had studied in class.     Les élèves mettent en ...

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OCSA Celebrates Meals on Wheels Week

Oct 6, 2017 @ 08:19 October is Ontario Community Support Association Month. In Wawa we have several community support programs that help the frail elderly stay in their homes longer.  October 1st – 7th highlights Meals on Wheels week!   If you are a senior, an adult recovering from an illness, or a physically or mentally challenged individual, then you ...

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Friday Morning News – October 6

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High 14. UV index 3 or moderate. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 10 knots backing to southwest 10 near noon then increasing to southeast 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 20 Saturday morning and to south 30 near noon ...

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EC – Heavy Rain expected Saturday

At 4:17 AM EDT Friday 06 October 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Rain at times heavy is expected Saturday and Saturday evening. Rain ahead of a low pressure system is expected to begin overnight and become heavy on Saturday. Total rainfall amounts of 30 to 50 mm are likely, however, ...

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