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Morning News – December 2

Dec 2, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. Local blowing snow early this morning. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light early this morning. High minus 2. Wind chill -16 this morning and -7 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. 70% chance of flurries overnight. Wind becoming south ...

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Strong Winds Expected (Montreal River – St. Joseph Island)

At 6:27 a.m. Environment Canada issued a special weather statement warning for Montreal River to St. Joseph Island. Strong west or northwest winds with gusts of 70-90km are expected tonight and through Saturday from a north to south-oriented cold front that will track east across the region.

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Area Road Conditions – December 1

Dec 2, 2022 at 06:02 Here are the road conditions for the Wawa area as posted by ON511:   Primary Condition Secondary Condition visibility drifting Date & Time Highway 101 From Highway 144 to Shawmere River Bare and dry road Good No 22-12-2 5:09 AM Highway 101 From Shawmere River to Highway 651 Bare and wet road Bare and dry ...

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NDP MP Charlie Angus introduces bill to protect public sector workers from bankruptcy claims

Dec 1, 2022 at 17:47 On Thursday, NDP MP Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay) will introduce a bill to prevent public institutions from seeking protection under the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). The move comes in response to the damning report from the Ontario Auditor General on the bankruptcy of Laurentian University. Hundreds of Laurentian University workers and thousands of students ...

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CP Holiday Train in Chapleau, White River and Mobert Today

Dec 1, 2022 at 15:30   The CP Holiday Train will be in the following communities today: Arrival Start End Chapleau 50 Dufferin Street December 1 4:00PM 4:15PM 4:45PM White River 102 Winnipeg Street December 1 8:45PM 9:00PM 9:30PM Mobert across from Band Office December 2 9:00AM 9:15AM 9:45AM   This year’s performers (locally) are Tenille Townes and Aysanbee. Tenille ...

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Municipal Offices Put Flags at Half-Mast

The flags at the Municipal offices are at half-mast. They were placed there in recognition of the service Chris Casavant gave to his community as a Volunteer Firefighter for the Wawa Fire Department. Placing a flag at half-mast is a universally recognized symbol of mourning and a tribute. Chris was tragically killed in a vehicle collision Tuesday night north of ...

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An Outstanding Giving Tuesday!

  OUTSTANDING is the only way to describe the support the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation received for its Giving Tuesday campaign.   Together we raised $11,430 in a span of 24 hours. This includes the matching $1,750 donation from Northern Lights Ford and their staff.  Thank you Northern Lights Ford for your continued sponsorship of this event and thank ...

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École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) student is living an unforgettable experience at Queen’s Park

  From November 14 until December 8, an École Saint-Joseph student will have the opportunity to live a unique experience at Queen’s Park as Pages in the province’s Legislature. Havana Thibodeau-Bello, a grade 8 student at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), was selected among hundreds of applicants seeking to participate in the Legislative Page Program.   The first challenge that Havana met ...

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Une élève de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) vit une expérience inoubliable à Queen’s Park

  Du 14 novembre au 8 décembre, une élève de  l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) pourra vivre une expérience mémorable à Queen’s Park en tant que pages à la législature ontarienne. Havana Thibodeau-Bello, élève de 8e à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa), aété sélectionné parmi des centaines de demandes pour participer au Programme des pages de l’Assemblée législative de l’Ontario. Un premier défi que ...

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Morning News – December 1

Nov 30, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. Local blowing snow early this morning. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light early this morning. High minus 2. Wind chill -16 this morning and -7 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. 70% chance of flurries overnight. Wind becoming south ...

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Highway 17 (Wawa to Goulais River) OPEN

Dec 1, 2022 at 07:56 A glitch in the ON511 system continues to report that Hwy 17 remains closed due to weather. Wawa-news has confirmed with highway maintenance operations that the highway is open. The highway was reopened at 4:30 a.m.   Dec 1, 2022 at 06:21 Highway 17 remains closed between Wawa and Goulais River (Pineshores). Nov 30, 2022 ...

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Area Road Conditions – December 1

Nov 30, 2022 at 05:42 Here are the road conditions for the Wawa area as posted by ON511:   Primary Condition Secondary Condition visibility drifting Date & Time Highway 101 From Highway 144 to Shawmere River Bare and dry road Partly snow covered, snow covered Good No 22-12-1 5:37 AM Highway 101 From Shawmere River to Highway 651 Partly snow ...

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SE OPP Investigating Fatal Collision

SE OPP Wawa

On November 29, 2022 at 5:47 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 519, approximately 40 kilometres north of Wawa. The collision involved a pick-up truck and a commercial motor vehicle (CMV). One person has been confirmed deceased as a ...

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Environmental Assessment Approval Allows Generation PGM’s Marathon Palladium Project to Proceed in Marathon

The Ontario government has approved an environmental assessment proposal to mine platinum group metals near Marathon, supporting the province’s priority of promoting Ontario’s mining sector. Generation PGM’s Marathon Palladium Project supports Ontario’s Critical Minerals Strategy by creating another North American source of palladium and is expected to produce an average of 245,000 ounces of palladium equivalent production annually over an ...

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