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Smile Cookie Campaign Begins September 14 – Support the Wawa Christmas Hamper Fund

Every year, Tim Hortons holds their Smile Cookie Campaign, a one week event, with proceeds being donated to local charities. In Wawa, past beneficiaries include: 2019 – Community Living Algoma 2018 – The THRIVE Child Development Centre and its Foundation ($2,542), 2017 – CHADWIC Home ($2,316), 2016 – 2015 – LDHC Foundation’s Telemetry Unit ($2,800 + 40) 2014 – North ...

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Bold Ventures Mobilizes Prospecting Crew to Farwell Gold and Base Metals Project

Bold Ventures Inc. has mobilized a prospecting crew to the Farwell Gold and Base Metals Project located approximately 55 km northwest of Wawa. The initial work will take place along the Tundra Gold Horizon in the eastern portion of the property. The media release explains that historical exploration has identified 3 gold-copper occurrences – Tundra, Conductor ‘B’ and Brown Lake ...

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Morning News – September 10

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 15. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – A few clouds. Fog patches developing overnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low plus 2 with risk of frost. Frost advisory: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Some plants may ...

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SE OPP – Labour Day Long Weekend Statistics

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were out patrolling the highways, trails and waterways this past Labour Day Long Weekend for a Provincial Traffic Safety Campaign which ran from Friday September 4, through to Monday September 7, 2020. The campaign focused on increasing public awareness and compliance with traffic laws relating to the “Big Four”, which ...

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Frost Advisory

At 3:22 p.m. Environment Canada issued a Frost Advisory for the following areas: Savant Lake – Sturgeon Lake Lake Nipigon – Wabakimi Geraldton – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa City Of Thunder Bay Dryden – Ignace Fort Frances – Rainy Lake Atikokan – Upsala – Quetico Superior West, and Nipigon – Marathon – Superior North. Frost ...

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SE OPP White River & Marathon OPP – Respond to Train Fire

On September 9, 2020, at approximately 3:15 a.m., members of the Superior East and Marathon Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a train derailment and fire just west of White River. Highway 17 was closed for a short period of time as a precaution while the situation was assessed. Upon police arrival, it had been ...

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Catch the Ace Tickets on Sale NOW!

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation has recently announced an exclusively online Catch the Ace event and it has brought excitement to the communities of North Algoma! The Foundation is happy to announce that tickets are on sale NOW at www.ldhcface.ca at the following cost: 60 tickets for $20 10 tickets for $10 3 tickets for $5 Tickets will be ...

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Harte Gold Continues a successful Mill Restart

Harte Gold restarted the mill on August 5th, and operated a processed 800 tonnes per day (“tpd”) or greater for several contiguous days. For the month of August, a total of 19,685 tonnes were processed (760 tonnes per day). Gold production for August was approximately 3,200 ounces. The Feasibility Study to expand to a 1,200 tpd throughput rate continues. Mine ...

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SE OPP White River – Thunder Bay Male Charged after Altercation

On September 8, 2020, at approximately 3:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an altercation on Elgin Street in White River. Although assault charges were declined by both involved parties, one of the pair was found to be breaching their court ordered release conditions. As a result of the investigation, Cody ...

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SE OPP White River – Hamilton Resident Charged after Altercation

On September 7, 2020, at approximately 11:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an altercation outside a business in White River. Police arrived on scene shortly after and observed two people engaged in a verbal dispute. Both parties were separated and one was subsequently arrested. As a result of the investigation, Idriss BECHER, ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Creation Time 1 in the Season of Pentecost Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for September 13, 2020. Exodus 14: 10-31                 God parts the sea for the Hebrews. Exodus 15: 1b-11, 20- 21  Miriam & Moses sing the Song of the Sea or  Psalm 114                        Tremble O earth Romans 14: 1-12                  Whether ...

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Morning News – September 9

Weather – Mainly cloudy. High 12. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this evening. Low plus 5.   Statistics from Algoma Public Health: Tested (1) 26,485 Positive 29 Negative 26,042 Deceased 0 Resolved (2) 29   Updated: September 8, 2020   (1) That Algoma Public Health is aware of. (2) Patient tested positive ...

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Hornepayne – A new learning adventure begins for CSC Nouvelon students

  Earlier today, Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon students returned to school for the first time since mid-March. School staff were always excited to see the new and returning students. Among those returning were the students from École Saint Nom de Jésus in Hornepayne.     “In light of the significant changes that we are living in since the start of ...

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Frost Advisory

At 8:52 a.m. the Frost Advisory ended for: Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa, Agawa – Lake Superior Park, Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls, Chapleau – Gogama, and Kirkland Lake – Englehart. It continues for: City of Thunder Bay, Kenora – Nestor Falls, Dryden – Ignace, Fort Frances – Rainy Lake, Atikokan – Upsala – Quetico, Superior West, and ...

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A new school year begins today

Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon staff are looking forward to welcoming students starting today Tuesday, September 8, the first school day of the 2020-2021 school year. This year’s theme “L’éducation catholique : cultiver l’espérance ” (Catholic Education: Nurturing Hope) incites students and staff to put their faith in the Lord to find new strength.   “We are always excited to see our new ...

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