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Ted Nolan Foundation Establishes The Rose Nolan Scholarship at Algoma University

  Last night, close to 250 delegates from across Canada attended a gala dinner at the Machine Shop which was organized as part of the 5th annual Building Reconciliation Forum, hosted by Algoma University in partnership with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, Nipissing University, Cape Breton University and the University of Northern British Columbia, with support from Universities Canada. As part of ...

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Zachari wins a Bicycle for “playing safe”

  Safe Communities and Algoma Power Inc. in partnership with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sault Ste Marie Police Service (SSMPS), Anishinabek Police Service, and Batchewana Police Service, searched throughout the summer for kids “playing safe” in the Algoma District. Through this program, youth were encouraged to develop positive safety habits by wearing the proper protective equipment while enjoying outdoor activities such as riding their ...

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Thursday Morning News – October 10

Weather – Mainly sunny. High 19. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h overnight. Low 9. The fall colors are gorgeous. Make your plans to go out and enjoy a walk tonight. The Thanksgiving weekend is not expected to be as nice.

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SE OPP – Chapleau OPP Lay Charges After Break And Enter

On October 5, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a break and enter at a seasonal residence on Serviss Lake near Chapleau, Ontario. Officers attended the scene and observed signs of forced entry into the residence and that multiple items had been taken from inside. Police were able to ...

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À l’école Saint-Joseph, la francophonie c’est l’affaire de tout le monde!

  Le 25 septembre dernier, les élèves et les membres du personnel de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont affiché leur fierté lors de la Journée des Franco-Ontariens. De nombreuses activités se sont déroulées lors de cette journée spéciale tout en vert et blanc. Les équipes se sont alternées pour participer à des ateliers de danse, de chants, de dessins et de ...

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At École Saint-Joseph, the Francophonie is everyone’s business!

  On September 25, students and staff at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) displayed great pride during Franco-Ontarian Day. Many activities took place during this special day all in green and white. Teams alternated to participate in dance workshops, songs, drawings and tastings! A free barbecue dinner was offered – not easy to feed more than 260 people! In addition, everyone could ...

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Between the Covers – October 9

Our new books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are: “Twelve Stories” by Emmett Grogan, “The Testaments” by Margaret Atwood and “The Whisper Man” by Alex North. Come on in today and browse through all of the great books on our New Books Shelf! STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER ARE; “The Morning After” by Lisa Jackson, “Sister Sister” by ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – October 9

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. Last Sunday Oct. 6th our Congregation visited Trinity United Church in Chapleau & joined the Worship Hub with Churches from Trinity United Church (Thunder Bay), Grace ...

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Chapleau Male Arrested with 325 suspected methamphetamine tablets

On October 5, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting follow-up to a break and enter occurrence at a residence in Chapleau, Ontario. While conducting follow-up, officers observed a suspect walking down Pine Street. The suspect was placed under arrest and searched. Officers located approximately 325 suspected methamphetamine tablets during the search incident to ...

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Today is last day for Dream Vacation Lottery Tickets

There are still tickets available for the LDHC Foundation’s Dream Vacation Lottery. BUT the only catch is that they are only on sale today at John’s ValuMart from 11-2 and at LDHC admitting until 2:30 today.  The draw will be made at 4:30 tonight in the Lady Dunn Health Centre’s lobby. The winner will receive a return trip for 2 ...

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Time to Register for Curling – Ladies, Men’s & Mixed!

Although we hate to acknowledge it… Winter is coming. One of Wawa’s most favorite sports is curling, and Wawa has three different leagues for curlers to register in, Ladies, Men’s and Mixed. Men’s League – Beginning Monday, November 4th at 7:00 p.m. Ladies League – Beginning Tuesday, November 5th at 6:30 & 8:30 p.m. Mixed League – Beginning Thursday, November ...

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McCRANK, Douglas

It is with great sadness that the family of Douglas John Angus McCrank announces his passing. Doug was surrounded by his family and passed peacefully after a brief illness, on Monday, October 07, 2019 at the age of 83. Douglas was born on May 13, 1936 to Gerald and Lillian McCrank in the Town of Kirkland Lake.  He lived a full ...

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From the Branch – October 9

Don’t forget that there is a membership meeting on Thursday. At the membership meeting we will be advised of dates and places for the Remembrance Day activities. The 2020 membership renewal is now possible so be a early bird and visit the office. The Poppy Campaign starts soon so let us get ready and check with Comrade Larry Harvey how we can ...

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Wednesday Morning News – October 9

Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 17. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – a few clouds. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 9. News Tidbits – A transport caught fire last night and has closed the northbound lane and shoulder in the Chapleau Landfill ...

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Double Fundraiser Benefit – Saturday Night

There is a fundraising benefit for Nick Wiwchairyk and the Dwyer family planned for Saturday Night. There is live music, door prizes and lots of fun. Two youth, Abrielle will be singing and Ezekiel will be playing accordian. Organizers say “We are holding this benefit to show our community that no family has to go through their battles alone. They’re ...

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