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Morning News – February 4th

Weather: Mainly cloudy with 40% chance of flurries early this morning. Snow beginning this morning. Risk of freezing drizzle this morning. Amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 11 this morning. Tonight – Snow. Amount 10 cm. Wind southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light ...

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Wawa Public Library – February 3

Following the announcement of the extension of a province-wide shutdown, the Wawa Public Library will remain closed until January 25th, 2021. This follows new provincial orders received on January 7th, 2021.  Library Board meetings have been canceled until further notice, and the After School Program is suspended until further notice. We will be available for Curbside pickup throughout the shutdown. ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – Fifth Sunday After Epiphany

Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for 07 February 2021. Isaiah 40: 21-31            Those who wait upon God shall renew their strength. Psalm 147: 1-11, 20c    God heals the broken hearted. 1 Corinthians 9: 16-23  I have become all things to all people for the gospel’s sake. Mark 1: 29-39               Simon’s mother-in-law and ...

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Michael Mantha chosen to be the NDP candidate in Algoma-Manitoulin

New Democrats in Algoma-Manitoulin have selected incumbent MPP Michael Mantha to be their NDP candidate in the 2022 provincial election. Mantha was first elected to provincial parliament in 2011, and has been re-elected in every vote since. Mantha currently serves as Ontario NDP Caucus Chair and as the Official Opposition’s critic for Northern Development and Mines. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath ...

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Michael Mantha est désigné candidat du NPD dans Algoma—Manitoulin

New Democrats in Algoma-Manitoulin have selected incumbent MPP Michael Mantha to be their NDP candidate in the 2022 provincial election. Mantha was first elected to provincial parliament in 2011, and has been re-elected in every vote since. Mantha currently serves as Ontario NDP Caucus Chair and as the Official Opposition’s critic for Northern Development and Mines. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath ...

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Autonomous Logging Trucks are coming to Northern Ontario

Autonomous passenger vehicles have become ubiquitous in news feeds around the world and even the realm of commercial trucking is working toward a future where trucks will one day be driverless. In Northern Ontario, there is a shortage of truck drivers to haul timber on logging roads that can be challenging to navigate due to both adverse road and weather ...

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Morning News – February 3rd

Weather: Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 25 this morning and minus 5 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Clear early this evening then partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries before morning. Risk of freezing drizzle before morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 8. Wind chill near ...

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Horwath rotates legislative responsibilities

In addition to creating new critic responsibilities, Official Opposition leader Andrea Horwath has shuffled legislative responsibilities within her team. “Everyday families deserve a government that gives them hope by going all-in on stopping the spread, and they deserve a government that gives them the help they need to make it to the other side of this horrific pandemic,” said Horwath. ...

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Morning News – February 2nd

Weather: Mainly sunny. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning then light late this afternoon. High minus 8. Wind chill minus 24 this morning and minus 13 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Clear. Becoming partly cloudy near midnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 18. Wind chill minus 15 this evening and ...

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CSC Nouvelon virtual school students discover Indigenous culture

During the month of January, Ms. Isabelle Garceau offered 17 virtual workshops for students of the CSC Nouvelon’s Académie virtuelle. Mila and her Kindergarten to Grade 3 classmates talked about themes like the circle, the drum, Indigenous songs and more. Grade 4 to 6 students learned about gratitude, Mother Earth who takes care of us, and the cycles of the ...

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Morning News – February 1st

Weather: A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 8. Wind chill minus 20 this morning and minus 11 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 17. Wind chill minus 13 this evening and minus 24 overnight.   Status of COVID-19 cases in ...

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Manitouwadge OPP arrest Male in Death of Wayne Allen

On January 30, 2021, the Manitouwadge Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a complaint of a disturbance at a residence on Flicker Street in the Township of Manitouwadge. Police attended the scene and located a male with life-threatening injuries. The victim was transported by Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The ...

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Morning News – January 31st

Weather: It is currently -18C with a windchill of -21C outside right now, so bundle up if you are headed outside. Mainly sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 6. Wind chill minus 26 this morning and minus 8 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 15. ...

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