Local News

Let’s talk mental health

  On Tuesday, April 9th, students in the grade 11 English class at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) shared their knowledge of various mental health issues with fellow students and staff. With the help of teacher, Ms. Janie-Céleste Bédard, students developed communication tools to help them with their presentation. These presentations led to great discussions and exchanges between students.

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Parlons de santé mentale

  Afin de souligner la semaine de la santé mentale, les élèves du cours de English, 11e année, à l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont partagé leurs connaissances sur le sujet de la santé mentale avec les élèves et les membres du personnel. Avec l’appui de leur enseignante, Mme Janie-Céleste Bédard, les élèves ont élaboré des outils de communication afin d’améliorer ...

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Une belle Semaine de l’éducation catholique à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

Les élèves de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont profité d’une semaine d’éducation catholique remplie d’activités telles que des déjeuners aux crêpes en famille, des concours de mathématiques et de robotiques, un tournoi de mini-bâtons de hockey, une présentation sur l’énergie renouvelable, des activités de peinture, un spectacle élèves, des cours d’arts martiaux, une foire de science, et bien d’autres. La semaine ...

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Northeast Fire Region Report – May 15

Northeast Region As of the early evening of May 15, there are no active wildland fires in the region. Four new fires were discovered this week in the Northeast, all of which are currently out. Cochrane 1, 2 and 3 (0.5 of a hectare, 0.5 of a hectare and 1 hectare respectively) occurred near the far North community of Fort ...

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A wonderful Catholic Education Week at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa)

Catholic Education Week at école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) was filled with fun and enriching activities. Students got to enjoy pancake lunches with their families from Monday to Thursday. They also go to take part in mathematics and robotics contests, a mini-sticks tournament, a presentation by renewable energy, painting activities, a student-led recital, martial arts courses and a science fair, to name ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 16

Weather – Periods of rain changing to periods of drizzle mixed with rain this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h this morning. High 9. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of drizzle this evening and after midnight. Clearing before morning. Low plus 2. News Tidbits – Aquaculture is beginning to grow in Northern Ontario. ...

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The LDHC Foundation Thanks Wesdome Gold Mine Inc.

  On Monday, April 29th Wesdome Gold Mines Inc. Executives visited the Lady Dunn Health Centre to make a generous donation to the Foundation. Jean-Guy LeClair, General Manager and Marchelle Aucamp Manager – HR presented their gift, a donation of $10,000.00 to the LDHC CEO and Foundation Board Members. Kadean Ogilvie-Pinter, LDHC CEO, provided the representatives with a tour of the ...

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Inside the 2019 Algoma District Mine Rescue Competition

Wesdome Gold Mines – Eagle River hosted the Algoma District Mine Rescue Competition last weekend at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. Three teams competed, Wesdome, Hemlo and Island Gold. First Part of the Competition – Written Component Held the Wednesday night each team member had a written test to complete.   Second Part of the Competition – Technical Competition After ...

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Wesdome Gold Mine – Eagle River hosts Algoma District Mine Rescue Competition

  This past weekend Wesdome Gold Mine – Eagle River hosted the Algoma District Mine Rescue Competition at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. This wasn’t the first time that a mine rescue competition was held here – but it was the very first time for the Algoma District Mine Rescue Competition. Previously, Wawa and the surrounding mines were part of ...

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Happenings at First United Wawa – May 15

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. Sun.    May  19   Rev. Eun-Joo Park from St. Andrews U.C. in S.S.M will lead Morning Worship.                               The Sacrament of Holy Communion will ...

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Special Council Meeting Tonight – May 15

There is a Special Council Meeting scheduled for tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Municipal Council Chambers.   (1) CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT (2) PRESENTATIONS (3) REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA 3.1 Approval of the Agenda (4) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE AND SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS (5) DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF (6) ...

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Pinewood Drive is clean again…

Or should I say it was clean as of May 8th. It took seven volunteers three mornings to pull 24 fully stuffed bags of trash out of the ditch and off the shoulder. That doesn’t count the 1 3/4 leaf bags of plastic water bottles and over 100 beer cans… and then the same amount of pop cans, oil, antifreeze, ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 15

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 14. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness near midnight then rain beginning before morning. Low plus 4.   News Tidbits – It appears as if the plans to amalgamate Public Health Units are true. The two proposed units in Northern ...

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Manitou Gold Announces Upcoming Drilling at Goudreau Area Properties; Nomination of New Director

Manitou Gold Inc. is pleased to announce its upcoming drilling program and additional planned exploration work for the upcoming field season at its 100% owned properties along the Goudreau-Localsh deformation zone (the “GLDZ”), located north of Wawa, Ontario. The GLDZ has seen significant new investments in gold exploration and development activity in recent years. The western half of the GLDZ ...

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Wawa Goose Nest Market is making progress

  The Wawa Goose Nest Market is getting closer to opening. Last weekend Provost Contracting was digging and laying in gravel for the foundations for each ‘shed’ and putting the ‘sheds’ into place.   This will work as a business incubator idea in allowing the many artisans of Wawa a place to sell their crafts and also create a draw ...

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