Local News

Vive le vent et l’esprit de Noël!

Le jeudi 13 décembre dernier, des élèves de la classe de 7e et 8e année de l’École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), accompagnés de Mme Isabella Impératori et Mme Suzanne Trudel, ont fait du porte-à-porte pour chanter de belles chansons de Noël! Cet événement est toujours très attendu dans la communauté Wawa! Cette guignolée est parmi de nombreux prélèvements de fonds que font ...

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Time for Christmas Carols!

On the evening of Thursday, December 13, grade 7 and 8 students of École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) accompanied by Ms. Isabella and Ms Suzanne went from door to door in the community singing Christmas carols. This is always a highly anticipated event in Wawa. This activity was aimed at raising funds for the students’ end of year trip to Toronto as ...

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Friday Morning News – December 21

Weather – Periods of light snow ending near noon then cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. Temperature steady near minus 8. Wind chill near minus 17. Tonight, a chance of flurries. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 12. Wind chill near minus 20. With the temperatures dropping, watch for ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Two Wawa Residents Charged with drug trafficking

On Wednesday December 19, 2018, members of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), executed a search warrant at a residence on Regina Crescent in Wawa, Ontario. As a result of the search, police seized approximately 40 tablets of suspected fentanyl and a ...

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Une expérience nord-ontarienne pour un élève de l’Allemagne

  L’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) a accueilli, encore cette année, un élève du programme d’échange Rotary. Eric Schulz de l’Allemagne est à l’école Saint-Joseph depuis septembre et y sera jusqu’en juin 2019 afin de faire une pleine année scolaire. Ainsi, il a tout récemment eu l’occasion de participer à une activité typique du nord de l’Ontario : la raquette. Il était ...

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Rotary Exchange Student from Germany experiencing northern-Ontario

  École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) welcomed again this year an exchange student through the Rotary Exchange Program. Eric Schulz from Germany has been at École Saint-Joseph since September and will be staying until June to complete his academic year. In order to ensure Eric gets a true northern-Ontario experience, students and staff took him out snowshoeing, a sport he was ...

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New penalties for Investigating Impaired drivers

With Part 2 of Bill C-46 has come into effect (December 18, 2018), the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will begin to exercise new authority for investigating impaired drivers on Ontario roads. Police officers will now be able to demand a roadside breath sample from any lawfully stopped driver to determine whether a person has alcohol in their body without first ...

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services de soins durant les Fêtes

Savoir où se rendre pour obtenir des soins est important, surtout durant le temps des Fêtes, où il y a à la fois une plus grande demande en soins de santé et plus de bureaux fermés en raison des congés. Le personnel du Service de soins à domicile et en milieu communautaire du Réseau local d’intégration des services de santé ...

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Holiday Health Care Options

Knowing where to go for health care is important, especially this time of year, when there’s an increased demand for services and holiday closures. North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) Home and Community Care staff will provide services to patients throughout the holiday season, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. every day except Christmas Day – from 8:00 ...

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Grade 1/2 Visits Minds in Motion

  On Tuesday, December 11th, the Grade 1/2 students from St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School joined some of the long-term care residents at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre during Minds in Motion. In preparation for our afternoon, special guest Christy Reid visited us to discuss dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and to do a read aloud. The students made connections ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – December 19

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926 It is time to renew THE OBSERVER a United Church of Canada publication, please contact Kaireen M. 856-2118. Sun. Dec. 23 4th Sunday ...

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Tuesday Night Mixed Bowling – December 18

Team Standings: First place is Black Thunder with 27 points Bowler of the week:  Caroline Desgagne with 144 pins over average. TEAM LEADERS:  High Series: Mafia 3821 High Single: Incredi-bowls 1338 INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: Men’s Series Flat: Jake Casavant 733 Men’s Single Flat: Jake Casavant 301 Ladies Series Flat: Rachelle Godin 543 Ladies Single Flat: Lisa Miller 263 Men’s High Average: ...

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Wednesday Morning News – December 19

Weather – Today, a mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this afternoon. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light late this afternoon. High plus 3. UV index 1 or low. Tonight- Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning early this evening. Temperature steady near plus 3. News Tidbits – Today is the last day to register your team for the 30th Annual John ...

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Wawa’s 2018 Parade of Lights

    The Santa Parade Saturday night was great. There were lots of floats, and lots of spectators lined up along the street to watch and perhaps get a treat. Despite sitting in my truck recording, a youth came up and gave me a lollipop! At the end was the float we all were waiting for – Santa. He was ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – December 18

Team Rank Wins GP FAHRER, Tom 1 5 7 McCOY, Joe 1 5 7 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 3 4 7 LESCHISHIN, Mark 3 4 7 TERRIS, Tom 3 4 7 MITRIKAS, Eric 6 3 7 DERESKI, Louis 7 2 7 MOORE, Bruce 8 1 7 GAMES SCHEDULE – January 7, 2019 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 ESC ...

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