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World Day of Prayer 2017

Calvary Pentecostal Church is hosting this year’s World Day of Prayer 2017 with on the Philipines. This multi-denominational service will be Thursday March 3rd, at 6 p.m. After the service, a special treat will be the serving of Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Below is the recipe from World Day of Prayer 2017.

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Monday Morning News – February 13

Weather – It should be mainly sunny today, with increasing cloudiness near noon. The snow is expected to be back this afternoon with a 40% chance of flurries. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 near noon. High zero. Roads – From the Sault to Montreal River Harbour, Highway 17 is partly snow packed with bare and wet road sections. ...

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Elections 2017 at Michipicoten First Nation

This year is an election year for Michipicoten First Nation. There are six (6) Councillor positions and one (1) position for Chief available. The Election will be held at the Community Centre on Saturday, the 11th day of March 2017. any voter may vote by mail in ballot. If you will not be available to vote in person on the ...

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Wawa Energy Plan Receives Community Project of the Year Award

On February 3, 2017; the 2017 Ontario Sustainable Energy Association’s Powering Prosperity Awards were presented during the Powering Prosperity Gala and Ceremony. The awards honour the champions of Ontario’s sustainable energy sector. The award presentation ceremonies occurred after a speech by Hon. Glen Murray, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, and keynote speaker Dr. Harry Lehmann, Head of Division I ...

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Snowmobile Safety is a top concern for OPP

Six recent snowmobile deaths have led the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) to strongly urge snowmobilers to stop taking unnecessary risks while riding.     The latest series of incidents brings to 13 the number of snowmobile fatalities this winter, compared to eight deaths at this point last season.  OPP investigators are linking the ...

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Red Pine Exploration Seeks Funds

Red Pine Exploration Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Eventus Capital Corp. under which the Agent has agreed to act on behalf of the Company for a combined private placement of up to 16,670,000 units of the Company at a price of C$0.12 per Unit and a further 20,690,000 common shares of the ...

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OPP Safety Tips

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding both motorists and pedestrians that it is important to always be safe whether you are home alone, out walking or driving a vehicle.  Here are some tips that will help keep you safe while out walking Use a buddy system if you can and be aware of your surroundings making note of street ...

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PETERSONS, Zelma

Feb 12, 2017 @ 18:05 Died peacefully at her home playing bingo on Friday, February 10, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Alex Petersons. Loving mother of Arnis Peterson. Proud Gramma of Nicholas, Kathryn and Alex. Zelma will be missed by her friends and family in Canada and Latvia. At Zelma’s request there will be no funeral service. Interment Greenwood ...

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Who is Nate?

It was the Sunday after Remembrance Day; a cold, crisp, sunny but windy weekend. It looked inviting from a viewpoint of a cozy couch, but I knew the wind would be mercilessly biting through my clothes, especially my woolen mitts. I knew I had to take my dog for a walk and already dreaded the thought. Maybe he would forget ...

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Sandra Weitzel becomes Councillor

At last night’s Council meeting, Sandra Weitzel became the newest councillor to take the oath of office, she fills the vacancy left by Matthew Morrison’s resignation last month. During the course of this meeting, Council received minutes, approved several donations and has appointed CAO Chris Wray to be the chair of the Emergency Management Program Committee. Council has also appointed ...

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I Lost Someone Today…

Feb 4, 2017 …and as I sit here in heartache, pain and anger bordering on rage, I know I am not the only one who has lost someone today. Parents lost a child, friends lost a buddy, employers lost a hard worker, and I lost a young person suffering from a wounded and broken spirit. I am going to personify ...

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Hockey Night in Wawa

Feb 4, 2017 @ 11:48   Wednesday night, the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre was packed with hockey fans of all ages. First stop when you entered was either the ticket table or souvenir table where Mr. Gretzky was signing autograph after autograph, and even posing for photographs. He even asked each person if there was anyone else in the family ...

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Happy 67th Birthday Sir James Dunn Public School

  History – a word which refers to a record of past events and times. History – a word that has so much meaning to the many staff and students that have walked through the doors of Sir James Dunn Public School in Wawa. Sir James Dunn Public School was first opened in February of 1950. Back then, it was ...

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Why is Manuela walking 110km with Joe?

Sgt. Manuela Byrnes has been challenged to walk 110 kilometres with Joe Roberts! She is asking the community of Wawa to donate new socks. Her goal is to not only walk the 110 kilometres with Joe, but to collect a pair of socks for each kilometre walked. Your donation of new socks can be dropped off at the Michipicoten Memorial ...

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LANGILLE, James Andrew ‘Jake’

December 16, 1989 – January 22, 2017 With heavy hearts and profound sadness Kim Leclerc and Jamie Langille announce the sudden death of their beloved son, Jake, in Kelowna, BC, at the age of 27.  Brother to Spencer Wright.  Treasured Grandson of Gilles and the late Shirley Leclerc and Jacqueline and the late Wilkins Langille.  Jake will be sadly missed ...

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