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Happenings at Wawa First United – Third Sunday of Lent

A Lenten Prayer God of love, as in Jesus Christ you gave yourself to us, so may we give ourselves to you, living according to your holy will. Keep our feet firmly in the way where Christ leads us, help our lips speak the truth that Christ teaches us, fill our bodies with the life that is Christ within us. ...

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École Saint-Joseph students celebrate the founder of the Scouts movement

Last week, students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) who are members of Scouts Canada, celebrated a very special day. Earing a part of their scout uniform, they proudly celebrated the birthday of Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the Scouts. We congratulate these students for their dedication and active participation in an association that promotes great values within the school community. Well ...

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Les élèves de Saint-Joseph célèbre l’anniversaire du fondateur du scoutisme

La semaine dernière, les élèves de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) qui sont membres des Scouts Canada, ont célébré une journée bien spéciale. Vêtus d’une partie de leur uniforme de scout, ils ont fièrement souligné l’anniversaire de Monsieur Robert Baden-Powell, le fondateur des Scouts. Nous félicitons ces élèves pour leur dévouement et participation active envers une association qui fait la promotion de ...

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Wawa Triples Curling Funspiel

The 2nd Annual Triples Curling Funspiel was held over the weekend.  The rules are quite similar to “Regular” curling but is played with (3) players.  The game is six (6) ends and each player throws two (2) rocks. There is only one (1) person allowed to sweep the rock until the far “hog-line”, then either the thrower or the skip ...

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Wednesday Morning News – February 28

Weather: Today – Snow at times heavy ending late this afternoon then a mix of sun and cloud. Local blowing snow. Amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. High -15. Wind chill -30 this morning and -24 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming ...

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Bus Cancellations (White River, Wawa)

Northern Area – including Wawa, White River, Chapleau, Dubreuilville, Hornepayne & area Due to the icy road conditions and inclement weather, all school related transportation is cancelled for today.  Schools will remain open. Wawa 2024-02-28 N001 FIRST STUDENT Weather Cancellation St. Augustine French Immersion Catholic School (Wawa),Sir James Dunn Public School 2024-02-28 N002 FIRST STUDENT Weather Cancellation École secondaire catholique Saint-Joseph (Wawa),Michipicoten ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory (Agawa – Lake Superior Park)

Feb 27, 2024 at 20:40 Issued by Environment Canada at 7:14 PM EST Tuesday 27 February 2024 Winter weather travel advisory in effect for tonight and Wednesday. Agawa – Lake Superior Park Hazards: Total snowfall accumulations of 10 to 15 cm. Reduced visibility in heavy snow and blowing snow. A potential flash freeze. Brief risk of freezing rain. Timing: Tonight ...

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Flash Freeze Warning (Montreal River – St. Joseph Island)

Feb 27, 2024 at 20:40 Issued by Environment Canada at 6:41 PM EST Tuesday 27 February 2024 Flash Freeze Warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Temperatures are forecast to fall rapidly. Ponding water, slush, and any falling precipitation will freeze as the temperature drops. Hazards: Sudden icy ...

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Manitouwadge OPP – Have you seen Hayden? UPDATED

Feb 27, 2024 at 14:03 Members of the Manitouwadge Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are advising that Hayden, who was reported missing has been located safe and sound. The Manitouwadge OPP would like to ask members of the public and our media partners to remove the photo of Hayden from social media. Thank you to both the public ...

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PORTIS, Leonidas ‘Louis Port’

Peacefully, at Victoria Hospital, in London Ontario with family by his side, on Sunday, February 25, 2024, Louis passed away in his 98th year. Loving husband of Dimitra for 69 years and father of Christos (1961), Thomas (Christina Michalopoulos), Fotina (William Comrie) & Chris (Janice Spakowski).  Cherished Papou of Liah, Kaylen, Trinity, Demetria (Sia), Kyriaki, Thalia, and John (2001). Beloved ...

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Boil water advisory in Dubreuilville: École St-Joseph will remain open

The Township of Dubreuilville has issued this morning a boil water advisory to its users due to potentially unsafe water. École St-Joseph in Dubreuilville is affected by this advisory. The school will remain open.   In order to comply with this measure, a notice will be placed at drinking water fountains and taps children and staff have access to until ...

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Marathon OPP – Charges Laid after Two flee from Police

Two individuals are facing charges after fleeing from police. On February 24, 2024, just after 2:00 a.m., members of the Anishinabek Police Service (APS) initiated a traffic stop on a motor vehicle on Highway 17 east of Marathon after observing a traffic violation. After making initial contact, the vehicle fled from officers along Highway 17. Members of the Marathon Detachment ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – Winter 2023

The Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to acknowledge the support of many individuals, organizations and businesses who have made donations during the late fall/early winter months to help support our efforts to supplement food for those facing food insecurity. Our appreciation and sincere thanks are extended to the following businesses, corporations, families, and individuals who continue to support the food ...

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Tuesday Morning News – February 27th

Weather: Today – Cloudy. 40% chance of showers this afternoon. Periods of rain beginning late this afternoon. Wind becoming east 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning then becoming north 20 gusting to 40 late this afternoon. High plus 2. Wind chill -9 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Periods of rain or freezing rain changing to ...

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