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Exhibition of Watercolours

Nov 6, 2017 @ 13:30   Just as the glorious colours of fall begin their transition into the blues and silvery whites of winter, Wawa residents were treated to what was also a sign of that transition – Bob Paterson’s annual Exhibition of Watercolors. He’s been gone now nearly four and a half years, but I swear sometimes out of ...

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Wawa Dancers Competed at the North American Trixie Hardy Scholarship Weekend

Nov 6, 2017 @ 13:06   Every June, dancers at Defined Movement Dance in Wawa, have the opportunity to complete ballet and jazz exams with The British Association of Teachers of Dancing (The B.A.T.D.). The BATD is a UK-based dance examination board, with its Head Office in Glasgow, Scotland. The officially recognized date for the formation of the society is ...

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Ontario Marks Second Annual Treaties Recognition Week

Ontario is marking the second annual Treaties Recognition Week by honouring the importance of treaties and helping people learn more about treaty rights and treaty relationships.   This morning, David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, joined Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Wedaseh Madahbee in Whitefish River First Nation to attend a Living Library event and the launch ...

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LDHCF Makes Donation to LDHC-Palliative Care

  Recently, the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation has started to accept donations for special programs provided at the hospital such as the Palliative Care Unit, Cancer Care, and Long-Term Care.  This is in addition to continuing to raise funds for capital equipment for the hospital. A new fundraising campaign will begin very shortly with the Wish Campaign. A request ...

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EC Issues Winter Weather Travel Advisory between Wawa and Soo

Nov 6, 2017 @ 12:11 11:55 AM EST Monday 06 November 2017 Weather advisory in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for this afternoon, evening and overnight. Brief but intense snowfall could affect road conditions and visibilities today into Tuesday morning. Travel conditions are expected ...

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Monday Morning News – November 6

Nov 6, 2017 @ 07:46 Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this morning. A few flurries beginning near noon. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming west 20 km/h late this morning. High zero. Tonight – Flurries. Local amount 2 cm. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 9. Winter Weather Travel Advisory in ...

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Sunday Morning News – November 5th

  News Tidbits – Remembrance Day in Hawk Junction will Sunday, November 5, 2017. Legion members will be out for the ceremony. Lunch will be served after the ceremony. Remembrance Day service will be held at 1:00 pm.

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Saturday Morning News – November 4

Nov 4, 2017 @ 07:57 Weather – Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries late this afternoon. Wind becoming east 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High minus 1. Tonight will be loudy. 60 percent chance of flurries changing to 60 percent chance of rain before morning. Wind east 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Wind ...

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Wawa Hires New Animal Control Officer

The Municipality of Wawa is pleased to announce the hiring of an Animal Control Officer.  Dan Collis will begin to patrol the townsite and be available on an on-call basis.   Be sure to purchase your dog or cat tags at the Town Hall, 40 Broadway Avenue, so you can be notified that your dog or cat has been impounded.  ...

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Rock Island Lodge – Empty the Freezer & Fill the Food Bank Tonight

Dave, Judy and the staff at Rock Island Lodge are holding their annual “Empty the Freezer & Fill the Food Bank” tonight, come and go anytime after 5:30 pm. Pay by for your dinner by donation (suggested donation $15), and don’t forget to bring a nonperishable item for the Food Bank as well. Call 705-856-2939 to let us know you’re coming ...

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Ministry seeks help in two abandoned moose carcasses near Manitouwadge

Nov 3, 2017 @ 08:09 The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking help from the public in identifying the person(s) responsible for shooting and abandoning two moose southwest of Manitouwadge. On October 29th, information was received by Conservation Officers about two bull moose that had been shot and abandoned near Fourbay Lake on Runnalls Lake Road, off of ...

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Tim Hortons Wawa ‘Smile Cookie’ Campaign donates to Chadwic Home

Nov 3, 2017 @ 08:05   Yesterday morning, November 2nd. Tracey and Mark Toffner (Tim Hortons Wawa) presented Chadwic Home Executive Director Paula Valois with the proceeds of this year’s Smile Cookie Campaign.   Every year, Tim Hortons patrons purchase their Smile Cookies for only $1 from September 11th-17th. Their full $1 goes to support local charities. This year, the ...

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Kidde recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles

Nov 3, 2017 @ 08:01 Starting date: November 2, 2017 Posting date: November 2, 2017 Type of communication: Consumer Product Recall Subcategory: Household Items Source of recall: Health Canada Issue: Product Safety Audience: General Public Identification number: RA-65014 Affected products Kidde and Garrison Branded Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Product description This recall involves two styles of Kidde-branded and Garrison-branded fire extinguishers: Plastic Handle Fire Extinguishers and ...

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