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Saturday Morning News – April 1st

Happy April Fools Day! Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning with risk of freezing drizzle. Clearing this afternoon. High 6. Roads – All roads are bare and dry. Local – The Wawa Ladies Curling Bonspiel and the Oldtimers Hockey Tournament make the Michipicoten Memorial Community a good place to go visit. There is also a bake sale! Michipicoten First ...

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Municipality of Wawa & Algoma Power launch Dollar-for-Dollar Donation Matching Campaign for Wawa Goose

Mar 31, 2017 @ 11:50 The Municipality of Wawa announced last month, a partnership with a long-time community partner Algoma Power Inc. and its parent company FortisOntario Inc. Algoma Power committed to a multi-year donation totaling $40,000 toward the replacement and maintenance of the Wawa Goose. In addition to this commitment, Algoma Power would like to encourage additional public donation ...

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Thank You to the Legion Ladies Auxiliary

Mar 31, 2017 @ 09:36   On Thursday, March 3oth LDHC Foundation Board Members enjoyed a delicious lunch prepared by the Legion Ladies Auxiliary. To date the Legion Ladies Auxiliary have donated $400 locally and $7,000 provincially to the Foundation. Thank you to the Legion Ladies Auxiliary for their continued support! There is still time to donate to the Lady ...

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SE OPP Warn of Impersonating Calls from Canada Revenue Agency

Mar 31, 2017 @ 09:26 The Superior East Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public that once again local residents are receiving calls from individuals posing as Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) employees and requesting personal information. Police want you to confirm who you’re dealing with before sending any money anywhere for any reasons. In 2016, the ...

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Friday Morning News – March 31st

Mar 31, 2017 @ 08:09 Weather – The blue sky looks great today, Environment Canada says that it will be mainly sunny today with a high 9. Roads – All roads in the area are bare and dry Local – The MMCC will be a busy place this weekend with the Wawa Ladies Annual Curling Bonspiel and the Wawa Old-Timer’s ...

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WHEATLEY, Lois O.

Passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre with her family by her side on Thursday March 30, 2017 in her 84th year. Loving wife of the late Duncan G. Wheatley. Cherished mother of Mardie Lindemann (Don) of Edmonton, Alberta, Merv Wheatley (Bonnie) of Blackpool, British Columbia and Garth Wheatley (Michelle) of Wawa. Proud grandmother of Shawna, Angela, Lorelei, ...

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Do you have a new Shaw box? Missing a few channels?

Mar 30, 2017 @ 17:50   A loyal Wawa-news.com reader has called in saying that if you have one of the new Shaw tv boxes and it isn’t working don’t worry. It appears to be a problem on the Shaw side of things.   A Digital Network Upgrade that was scheduled for 2 pm today did not happen as scheduled. ...

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Noble to sell Wawa-Holdsworth Project Interest to MacDonald Mines

Mar 30, 2017 @ 16:33 Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a binding Letter of Intent with MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. to acquire all of Noble’s interest in the Holdsworth property, located 25 kilometres northeast of Wawa, Ontario. MacDonald previously entered into an Option and Joint Venture agreement with Noble on December 7, 2016 to advance exploration on ...

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Argo Gold Acquires the Mishi Lake Gold Project

Mar 30, 2017 @ 16:31 Argo Gold Inc. has entered into a mining claim acquisition agreement with 2362516 Ontario Inc. pursuant to which Argo Gold can acquire a 100% interest in certain mineral claims located in the Mishibishu Lake Area and St. Germain Township of the Sault St. Marie Mining District in exchange for an aggregate of 250,000 common shares of ...

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Wasn’t that a Party?

  On March 17th, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 429 celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with green beer, corned beef sandwiches and live music in the clubroom downstairs. When we went to enjoy our beer and sandwiches the place was packed, listening to the GoodTimers play songs from days past. You had to get there early to get a good seat, ...

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Three Northeastern Ontario Aboriginal Health Leaders Named North East LHIN Healthy Change Champions

The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) has named the Executive Directors of the region’s three Aboriginal Health Access Centres (AHACs) – Gloria Daybutch, Angela Recollet and Pam Williamson – as Healthy Change Champions for their work in advancing the system of care for Aboriginal Northerners.   Gloria Daybutch is Chair of the LHIN’s Local Aboriginal Health Committee (LAHC) and ...

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What is a Yellow Fish Road™?

Did you know that the storm drain basins along Broadway Avenue and the streets that lead to the Wawa Lake Beach send rain water and other materials collected during storms and snowmelt directly into Wawa Lake untreated? This means that garbage, cigarettes, fertilizers and other pollutions enter our drinking water supply without any filtration which could affect the quality of ...

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Thursday Morning News – March 30

Weather – Today we are expecting a mix of sun and cloud, with light winds expected by late faternoon. Temperatures will rise to 9C. Roads – All highways in the area are bare and dry. Local – Women’s Curling Bonspiel is on this weekend, everyone is welcome to come down and watch some curling. You can also  get your copy ...

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North East LHIN Welcomes Ontario’s First Patient Ombudsman to Sault Ste. Marie

Mar 29, 2017 @ 23:00 Ontario’s Patient Ombudsman, Christine Elliott, is visiting the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) this week to learn more about patient-centred initiatives taking place in Northeastern Ontario and educate Northerners about the role of the Ombudsman in the patient complaint process. Hosted by the NE LHIN, Christine Elliott and her team will visit ...

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