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Morning News – June 16

June 16, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Mainly cloudy. 30% chance of showers changing to 70% chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High 16. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Cloudy. 70% chance of showers changing to 30% chance of showers this evening. Wind ...

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

Jun 15, 2022 at 23:10 11:00 PM EDT Wednesday 15 June 2022 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail. Hazards: Scattered wind gusts up to 100 km/h likely Isolated hail up to ...

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Emergency services attending to plane incident on Wawa Lake

Just after 8 p.m. tonight OPP and EMS attended Dr. Rose’s Beach and William Teddy Park because of an aircraft in the water. At the scene, Wawa-news can see what appears to be an aircraft upside down (floats up). There is no word on the pilot and/or any passengers. This is a developing story, and Wawa-news will continue to update.

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Superior East OPP – Commercial Vehicle Driver Charged with Impaired

On June 5, 2022 at approximately 2:39 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic complaint on Highway 17 near Tremblay Road, north of Wawa. The complaint was of a commercial motor vehicle not maintaining its lane. The vehicle was located and investigation revealed that the driver was impaired. As a result, ...

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Superior East OPP – Driver Charged with impaired after collision

On June 2, 2022 at approximately 7:37 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 129 in Daoust Township. Through investigation, the driver was determined to be impaired by alcohol. As a result, Ian SALOMONIE, 22 years-of-age, of Ottawa was charged with the following: Operation while ...

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Superior East OPP – Garden Vandals Charged

On June 2, 2022 at approximately 7:45 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of vandalism to the Valu-Mart garden centre, located on Beech Street in Chapleau. Investigation revealed that two individuals were responsible for the vandalism. On June 6, 2022, a 17-year-old youth, from Chapleau, was arrested and charged with the ...

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École Saint-Joseph offers warm welcome Bishop Dowd and Father Michael

At the end of May, École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) welcomed Bishop Thomas Dowd, Bishop of the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie, as well as Father Michael of Wawa’s St. Monica Parish. The two guests toured the school and had the chance to visit some classes. In addition, the entire school was able to gather in the St. Monica Parish to celebrate ...

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Two Nipigon residents charged in Death of Alyssa Turnbull

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged two individuals in connection with the suspicious disappearance and death of a 26-year-old just over two years ago. Alyssa TURNBULL was last seen alive in the Township of Nipigon between March 23 and March 25, 2020. When a family member reported her missing in April 2020, the OPP commenced a missing person investigation. ...

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Ontario mine rescue competition winners announced

  From June 7 to 9, Ontario Mine Rescue hosted the provincial competition at Vale’s Creighton Mine in Sudbury and announced the winners at a banquet on the final evening.   “The invitation-only event marks the final month of the annual mine rescue volunteer training cycle,” says Ted Hanley, Vice President, Mine Rescue. “And the provincial competition brings together all ...

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Seedlings for Support

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation – Seedlings for Support Campaign came to an end on Monday, June 6th.  This campaign was to raise funds for the purchase of capital equipment to support Meditech Expanse which is expected to go live at Lady Dunn Health Centre in November 2023.   The Foundation is committed to raising $240,000 over the ...

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Morning News – June 15

June 15, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Becoming cloudy this morning. 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Wind south 20 km/h. High 24. Humidex 30. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening. Low 13. COVID-19 Algoma District Statistics: Updated: June 14, 2022, 3:00 PM Current ...

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch (Sault Ste. Marie – Superior East)

Jun 15, 2022 at 07:03 6:46 AM EDT Wednesday 15 June 2022 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Hazards: Nickel sized hail. ...

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch (Chapleau – Gogama)

Jun 15, 2022 at 07:03 6:46 AM EDT Wednesday 15 June 2022 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Hazards: Nickel sized hail. Locally heavy downpours Timing: Early this morning. Discussion: ...

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch (Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa) ENDED

This Severe thunderstorm watch was ended by Environment Canada at 4:24 this morning. 11:18 PM EDT Tuesday 14 June 2022 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail. Hazards: 90 km/h wind gusts. ...

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