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MICHAUD, Armand

Nov 11, 2017 @ 17:56 Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday November 8, 2017 at the age of 80 years. Beloved husband of Simone. Loving father of Jacqueline Hoffman (Jeff), Jacques Michaud and Diane Michaud (Larry Lapham). Proud grandfather of Jason, Cheyelle, Allyson, Brandon and Foster and great-grandfather of ...

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Saturday Morning News – November 11

Nov 11, 2017 @ 06:46 Weather Today – Periods of snow and local blowing snow. Risk of snow squalls over eastern sections. Amount 2 cm except locally 10 cm over eastern sections. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light early this afternoon. High plus 1. Tonight – Periods of snow. Risk of snow squalls over eastern sections this ...

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MacDonald Mines Completes Trenching and Drilling Program of the Oxide Sands

Nov 10, 2017 @ 12:45 MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. announces that it has completed its Trenching and Sonic Drilling Programs that were designed to assess the extend of the Oxide Sands trend at its Holdsworth Gold Project. Quentin Yarie, President and Chief Executive Officer of MacDonald Mines stated, “Our Trenching Program has demonstrated the extensive length of the Oxide Sands ...

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ADSB helps in developing new French Second Language resource

Nov 10, 2017 @ 12:21 Algoma District School Board’s Nancy Rancourt (FSL System Administrator) and Aurélia Pécheux, (Monitrice de langues et du CECR) provided Trustees information about a new French Second Language (FSL) resource that Algoma District School Board (ADSB) is helping to develop to support FSL educators in Ontario. The Ministry of Education, in partnership with ADSB, the Kawartha ...

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SE OPP – Positive ticketing is helping Youth “Heat” Up this winter

Nov 10, 2017 @ 12:17 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is proud to be continuing its partnership with Mac’s Convenience/Circle K Stores across Ontario again this year for Operation Heat 2017.   OPP Officers will be handing out positive tickets to youth who are spotted committing random acts of kindness or exhibiting “positive” behavior. These positive tickets are actually coupons valid ...

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St. Paul’s Apple Pies

Nov 10, 2017 @ 12:08 The ladies of St. Paul’s are busy making apple pies again.  They are made and delivered fresh so you can cook them right away or freeze them for later use.   At $11 the price is the same as last year! If you have bought them before you know how good they are; so get your order ...

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OPP Warn of Scams!

On Thursday, November 9, 2017, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachments were made aware of several different types of frauds/scams in the Wawa area. As a result of recent complaints, police would like to remind the public that you have to do your homework prior to giving any personal information or money to anyone. Below are some ...

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Annual Lori Johnson Memorial Hockey Tournament

The Wawa Women’s Hockey Association’s annual hockey tournament has a new name.  In honour of Lori Johnson’s dedication to the promotion of our local community and recreation, we renamed the tournament the “Annual Lori Johnson Memorial Hockey Tournament”.  Lori enjoyed the game and the friendships made during her years as a player but continued to promote and devote her time ...

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Transport Snaps Power Line

Nov 10, 2017 @ 08:51 Yesterday evening just about sunset, a transport tractor towing a float drove through the Upper Mission. Unfortunately, it caught and snapped the hydro line between two houses on Queen Street. One house didn’t lose power, despite the mast being severely bent. The other residence did lose power, and quick action by Algoma Power got them ...

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Friday Morning News – November 10th

Nov 10, 2017 @ 07:50 Weather Today – Mainly sunny. High minus 7. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness. Periods of snow beginning overnight. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 13 with temperature rising to minus 3 by morning. Marine Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to south 15 early ...

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Hwy 17S Traffic Delays due to Collision

Nov 9, 2017 @ 22:02 At 8:30 this evening, OPP, Algoma EMS and Wawa Fire Department were seen headed south on Hwy 17. They attended to a single vehicle collision, 28 kilometres south of Wawa. The highway was closed to allow for extrication and transport to the Lady Dunn Health Centre. Firefighters were aided by OPP and Algoma EMS as the ...

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Council Declares Tamara Liddle’s Seat Vacant

Nov 9, 2017 @ 12:51 At today’s Special Meeting of Council, Council approved three applications and funding for projects under the new Municipal GHG Challenge fund: to replace the Municipality of Wawa’s aging fleet wth new fleet that produces less greenhouse gas emissions, committing funding up to $80,000 in the year 2018 towards the project costs of $160,000 in 2018; ...

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Argonaut Gold Releases Feasibility Study

Nov 9, 2017 @ 11:02 Argonaut Gold who has been working to reopen their 100% owned Magino gold project has released their feasibility study with an estimated total production of 2 million ounces of gold. They have been developing an open pit mine, and have reduced their orginal 30,000 tonne per day (t/d) project to a 10,000 t/d. This reduction will reduce the ...

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Winter is coming – are you ready for winter driving?

Nov 9, 2017 @ 10:28 The OPP is reminding motorists to take their time to prepare themselves and their vehicles for safe winter driving as we head into the winter months.   Tips to remember: Have an ice scraper or snow brush to ensure all windows and lights are clear prior to leaving Install proper winter tires to provide better ...

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