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Operation Impact

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be taking part in a National four day traffic safety initiative called Operation Impact over the Thanksgiving Long Weekend.   This initiative will have all police officers paying particular attention to motorists whose behaviours fall under four main categories: driving while impaired, not wearing seatbelts, aggressive driving and distracted driving. These four ...

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Thursday Morning News – October 5

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 13. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight will be partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening. Fog patches developing overnight. Low plus 3. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near ...

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APNAR, Bridget

Oct 4, 2017 @ 18:07 Unexpectedly at her home on Monday October 2, 2017 at the age of 59 years. Loving daughter of Martha and Ciril Apnar who have been married for nearly 65 years. Bridget was so proud of her parents to have reached this accomplishment. Devoted girlfriend of Shawn Egan. Dear sister and best friend of Anne Marie ...

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APNAR, Kristina

Passed away peacefully at the Ontario Finnish Rest Home on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the age of 88. She is now reunited with her beloved husband Viktor. Loving mother of Victor Jr. (Arlene) and Kathy Porter (Dale). Cherished grandma of Brandon, Ryan, Kyle and Tyler. Kristina is survived by her sister Slavica of Slovenia and predeceased by Josefine Adamic ...

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Wawa Woman Charged with Violation of Undertaking

On Monday, October 2, 2017, at approximately 4:50 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a complaint at a local Wawa address. During the investigation police learned that the female involved was in violation of her conditions. As a result Christal Elizabeth PETERSON aged 39 of Wawa, Ontario was arrested and charged with ...

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Between the Covers – October 4

New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “Sleeping in the Ground” by Peter Robinson, “Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore” by Matthew Sullivan, “Exposed” by Lisa Scottoline, and “Any Dream Will Do” by Debbie Macomber. After School Programs – We will be starting our after school programs on October 3rd. Flyers for the list of clubs have ...

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Happening at Wawa First United Church – October 4

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 CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m. Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 & leave a message Choir Practice each  Sunday at 9:30 ...

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Disturbance Call results in charges for two Wawa Residents

On Monday October 02, 2017, at approximately 11:40 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding a domestic dispute in progress. Investigation revealed that a dispute had taken place between a male and a female. As a result a 20 year old Wawa, Ontario male was arrested and charged ...

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From the Branch – October 4th

Oct 4, 2017 @ 08:03 Boy was that something those Invictus games in Toronto! And the closing speech of Prince Harry where he instilled pride and a look at the future in all those young veterans who are carrying the scars of their battles both physical and mental. It makes you think, and be proud to be a Legion member ...

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Wednesday Morning News – October 4

Oct 4, 2017 @ 07:54 Weather – Mainly cloudy. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 14. Tonight it will be mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 6. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late this morning then increasing ...

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Wesdome Announces Resumption of Ramp Development at Kiena Complex

Oct 3, 2017 @ 08:07 Yesterday, Wesdome Gold Mines announced that the site investigation investigation in connection with the fatality of a mining contractor has concluded, and all activities at the Kiena Complex have resumed. Roméo Girard, 53 of Malartic was fatally injured on September 9th. Reports are that the worker was found beside his truck (which had struck a wall), seriously ...

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Tuesday Morning News – October 3

Oct 3, 2017 @ 07:57 Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers late this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 20. Humidex 25. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – showers ending after midnight then mainly cloudy. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening and after midnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h ...

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This is Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW)

  In 1992, the Canadian Psychiatric Association established the first Mental Illness Awareness Week. It became an annual national public education campaign designed to help open eyes to the reality of mental illness. The week is now coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH). One of MIAW’s major initiatives is the Faces of Mental Illness campaign, ...

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Ontario’s Fair Hydro Plan – Just the Facts

Oct 2, 2017 @ 15:57 John Vanthof and the NDP spent the past week grasping at straws, trying to drum up some controversy around our Fair Hydro Plan, while misleading the people of Ontario. Let’s get the facts. Electricity rates are not going to go up after the next election. Under the Fair Hydro Plan, electricity rates were lowered by ...

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Lumber Donation Arrives in Houston Texas from White River Forest Products

Oct 2, 2017 @ 15:04 White River Forest Products is pleased to report that its donation of lumber has arrived in Houston to assist in the rebuilding of 111 Habitat for Humanity homes that were affected by Hurricane Harvey at the end of August. The community-based Northern Ontario lumber mill quietly took on the challenge laid down by Resolute Forest ...

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