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Angus Ventures Inc. adds more claims to Golden Sky Project

Angus Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement, pursuant to which the Company will acquire the Ellen Creek Gold Property (“Ellen Creek”) held by a private individual (the “Vendor”).  Ellen Creek is located 3 kilometres east of the Mishi open pit mine of Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd., a producing gold mine,  and consists ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Traffic Stop results in Drug Seizure & Trafficking Charges

On May 12, 2020, at approximately 12:15 p.m., a member of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 17 approximately 10 km south of Wawa. An officer observed a northbound sport utility vehicle operating at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. While speaking with the occupants, officers detected ...

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Protect Yourself From Health Care Related Scams

As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, Health Fraud Investigation Unit (HFIU) say increasing health care-related scams are targeting unsuspecting, innocent victims to extort money and, in particular, personal information. OPP Anti-Rackets HFIU warns Ontario residents to remain vigilant for scams related to COVID-19, specifically health information “harvest” sites, where fraudsters ...

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Wawa Walks – Picnic Day!

  Today is the fourteenth day of the North Algoma Wellness Challenge. Some of yesterday’s submissions are in the gallery above. The Keep Moving challenge was won by Catherine Andrews. She posted a picture of her family walking “I am grateful for them “. Today’s Challenge is to enjoy a picnic. The weather looks much better today, so grab a ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Charges laid after Collision

On May 12, 2020, at approximately 2:35 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 near Pinewood Drive in Wawa. A northbound sedan that had been observed driving aggressively struck the rear of a northbound pickup truck. The driver of the sedan fled the ...

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Red Pine Makes New Discovery at Surluga Deposit

Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces the discovery of a new mineralized gold zone, beneath the Surluga Deposit1, during its on-going exploration program at its Wawa Gold Project, located 2 kilometres southeast of Wawa, Ontario. Hole SD-20-289 successfully intersected the Jubilee Shear Zone (host of the Surluga Deposit), 350 metres down-plunge of the current resource boundaries, with a significant intercept of ...

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Happenings at First United Church Wawa – May 13

Alleluia!  Christ is Risen ! Christ is Risen Indeed !  Alleluia Although we cannot meet for Worship together you  may like to  read the Scriptures for May 17, 2020 – Sixth Sunday of Easter. Acts 17: 22-31     Paul points the Athenians to “the unknown god” Psalm 66               God preserved us. 1 Peter : 13-22    Do not repay evil for evil. ...

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From the Branch – May 13

On April 24 we lost another Comrade with the passing away of our Veteran Les Calkins. We will remember him at our next meeting. So the 75 years of the end of WW2 is now past and hopefully we can celebrate next year 75+1 with more events. The laying of wreaths at the Amsterdam national monument was attended by 6, the King ...

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Highway 17 – OPEN

May 12, 2020 at 20:31 – Highway 17 is now open. Ontario511 has just confirmed that the highway is open. It had been closed for nearly 4.5 hours.   May 12, 2020 at 19:44 – Ontario511 is still advising that Highway 17 is still closed at the collision scene. Wawa-news has confirmed with OPP North Bay that the highway remains closed ...

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Wawa Walks – Mindfulness Day

  Today is the thirteenth day of the North Algoma Wellness Challenge. Some of yesterday’s submissions are in the gallery above. The Keep Moving challenge was won by Diane Spencer. Today’s Challenge is a switch up. With the weather expected to be better tomorrow, today has become the Mindfulness Day and tomorrow the Take a Picnic Day! To participate in ...

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Corporate Planning & Council Meetings Tonight – May 12

Municipal Council is holding two meetings (Corporate Planning & Council) via YouTube beginning at 6:30 pm. Corporate Planning CALL TO ORDER DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of Agenda DELEGATIONS/ PRESENTATIONS ADOPTION OF MINUTES Corporate Planning Meeting – Tuesday, April 21, 2020 BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF PREVIOUS MEETING COVID-19 Update LNG Project Update – Delayed CAO 2020-02: Financial ...

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Between the Covers – May 12, 2020

TDSUMMER READING CLUB:  The TD Summer Reading Club will be an ON-LINE event this year!  Stay tuned to your Wawa Public Library for more information coming soon!   LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP:  The Wawa Public Library is offering, during the Covid-19 crisis, a library card to anyone who does not have one. With the library card you can access an amazing selection ...

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Tuesday Morning News – May 12

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Clearing late this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 7. Wind chill minus 13 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 6. Wind chill minus 8 overnight.   Statistics from Algoma Public Health (May 11, 2020 (11:40 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents ...

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Canada Road Safety Week – increase in road fatalities

As the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) looks toward Canada Road Safety Week, it is reporting an increase in road fatalities as well as the leading behaviours linked to the deaths, which are the very focus of the national campaign. As of May 4, 2020, 71 people have died in fatal collisions on OPP-patrolled roads. This time last year, there were ...

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