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SE OPP – Wawa Man charged after collision on Mission Road

SE OPP Wawa

On February 23, 2022 at approximately 2:47 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Mission Road in Wawa. Following the collision, one vehicle fled the scene. Through investigation, the driver was located by police. As a result, Brandon BINDA, 35-years-of-age, of Wawa was arrested and ...

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SE OPP – Charges laid after Domestic Dispute

SE OPP Wawa

On February 23, 2022, at approximately 10:36 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Pinewood Drive in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 35-year-old person, from Edmonton, was arrested and charged with the following: Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm – ...

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Cancellation of the 2022 Northern Nationals Drag Race

The Wawa Drag Race Committee have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2022 Drag Races. This is due to several factors, but most importantly the realities of COVID have made planning, funding, and organizing large events extremely difficult. The Drag Race Committee has lost several members over the past 2 years, and without additional volunteers coming forward to spend ...

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WFD Called to MHS for small fire

The Wawa Fire Department was called to Michipicoten High School this afternoon for a small fire. Some students stood across the street in Queen’s Park, and others waited in the Auditorium. Some students reported smelling smoke, and others reported black coloured smoke as they went outside. From the Algoma District School Board, “This afternoon there was a fire in a ...

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Dodging a Solar Bullet

For the most part, this past February 15 seemed like any ordinary day. We recognized Flag Day as the Canadian maple leaf that was first raised in Ottawa in 1965. But things played out differently on the surface of the sun with a huge explosion known as a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) into space. The good news for us, this ...

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Habitat for Humanity SSM expanding to entire Algoma District

Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area (HFHSSMA), with the approval of Habitat Canada, will expand their service area to the entire Algoma District. Since 2002, HFHSSMA has served families from Sault Ste. Marie to as far as Heyden in the north and Echo Bay in the east. While this area covers roughly 70% of Algoma’s population, the non-profit ...

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Extreme Cold Warning

An Extreme Cold Warning is in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Manitouwadge – Hornepayne A period of very cold wind chills continues. Wind chill values near minus 40 are expected this morning. Extreme cold conditions are not expected to return tonight.  

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LDHCF Catch the Ace – Week 35 Winner is…

Feb 25, 2022 at 8:03 Congratulations to Tanis Dawson, winner of Week 35 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The envelope (#2) that was selected contained the Three of Hearts, winning $1,107. The progressive pot next week is estimated at $27,306. Monies from the Catch the Ace are used to enhance health care services at the Lady Dunn Health ...

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Morning News – February 25th

Feb 25, 2022 at 07:56 Weather – Extreme Cold Warning Today – Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 38 this morning and minus 15 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this evening. Flurries at times heavy beginning near midnight. Local blowing ...

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Appian successfully exits royalty and credit positions in Harte Gold

Appian Capital Advisory LLP, the investment advisor to long-term value-focused private equity funds that invest solely in mining and mining-related companies, is pleased to announce that it has divested its 2.0% net smelter return royalty and its subordinated credit facility in Harte Gold to Silver Lake Resources, representing a positive outcome for Appian’s investors. Under the terms of the transaction, Silver ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – February 23

Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 9 11 FAHRER, Tom 2 7 10 McCOY, Joe 3 5 10 MITRIKAS, Eric 3 5 10 LALONDE, Lance 5 3 10 STOYCHEFF, Peter 6 0 7 Men’s Playoffs begin Monday, March 7th. Game schedule for Monday, February 28th, 2022. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 McCOY FAHRER MITRIKAS STOYCHEFF TERRIS ...

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SE OPP – Deceased identified in Collision

SE OPP Wawa

On February 20, 2022 at 11:05 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 519, approximately 40 kilometres north of Wawa. The investigation revealed that a southbound ambulance struck a southbound snow plow. As a result, Connie HALVERSON, 68 years-of-age, from ...

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Algoma Public Health Champions for 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to challenge individuals, businesses, and communities across Algoma. We have worked together during these times of great change and disruption to support one another and support our communities. This year, our Public Health and Youth Public Health Champion awards (under 30 years of age) honour Algoma residents who have stepped to keep our communities safe ...

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Morning News – February 24th

Feb 24, 2022 at 07:56 Weather – Extreme Cold Warning Today – Mainly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 11. Wind chill minus 39 this morning and minus 14 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 28. Wind chill minus 19 this evening ...

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Bus Cancellations for Chapleau & Hornepayne

Due to the extreme cold temperatures in the Chapleau area.  All school-related transportation is cancelled today for all Boards.  Schools will remain open. Due to the extreme cold temperatures in the Hornepayne area.  All school-related transportation is cancelled today for all Boards.  Schools will remain open.

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