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PAIM, Maria

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Maria Paim at home with her children by her side on January 12, 2021, at the age of 63. She will be remembered by her daughter Helena Paim and her son Christopher Paim. She leaves behind her sister Mandy and her children Jordan and Cassidy. The family would like ...

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BÉLANGER, Nicole

Décédée soudainement chez elle à Dubreuilville le dimanche 3 janvier, 2021 à l’âge de 61 ans. Épouse bien-aimée de Michel Bélanger depuis 45 ans. Mère adorée de Nathalie Bélanger (Kevin Tremblay), Julie Bélanger (Patrick Sigouin) et Jessica Bélanger. Grand-mère de Emma Tremblay, Becca Tremblay, Miguel Sigouin, Clara Sigouin, Logan Zotter, Liam Zotter et Landen Zotter. Fille bien-aimée de Jeanne D’Arc ...

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From the Branch – January 13

Will it ever end? So the shut down is now extended and the Legion Branch 429 has to stay closed. So with NO income, drastic actions are required to stay afloat. We hope not as bad as Branch 23 in North Bay who are now without a building and may have to turn in their charter. Our executive will monitor ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – Second Sunday after Epiphany

Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for 17 January 2021 1 Samuel 3: 1-10, (11-20)       God calls Samuel Psalm 139:1-6,13-`8              God has searched me & known me. 1 Corinthians 6:12-20            Your body is a temple of God’s Spirit. John 1:43-51                             Jesus calls Philip & Nathaniel. To Ponder: When have you ...

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Between the Covers – January 13

Following the announcement of the extension of a province-wide shutdown, the Wawa Public Library will remain closed until January 25th, 2021. This follows new provincial orders received on January 7th, 2021. We will be available for curbside pickup throughout the shutdown. If you have any questions please call us at 705-856-2244 ext 290 or email us at [email protected] Stay safe! ...

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Morning News – January 13th

Weather: Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle this morning. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this morning. High zero. Wind chill minus 7 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries early this evening with risk of freezing drizzle. Fog patches developing after midnight. ...

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Snowmobiler survives cold water exposure on Manitowik Lake

On January 8, 2021, at approximately 9:40 p.m., members of the SE OPP Detachment were made aware of an overdue snowmobiler in the area of Manitowik Lake near Wawa. With assistance from an MNR Conservation Officer, officers attended the last known location of the missing person. A search of the area that night using snowmobiles was unsuccessful. The next morning, ...

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Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Crisis

In response to a doubling in COVID-19 cases over the past two weeks, the real and looming threat of the collapse of the province’s hospital system and alarming risks posed to long-term care homes as a result of high COVID-19 transmission rates, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is immediately ...

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Morning News – January 12th

Weather: A few flurries ending this morning then cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 4 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 30 percent ...

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A Message of Thanks from the Hospital Foundation

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to all donors who contributed to the Foundation’s Wish Campaign.  A total of $13,305.00 was donated through this campaign. Generous hearts certainly prevail in the communities that the Lady Dunn Health Centre serves. Net proceeds will aid in the funding of a new washer/disinfector and sterilizer for ...

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Morning News – January 11th

Weather: Flurries ending near noon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this morning. High zero. Wind chill minus 10 this morning. Tonight – Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill near minus ...

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APH – 7 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#122 – #128)

Algoma Public Health is reporting seven new cases of COVID-19 in the Sault Ste. Marie and area. Six cases are from Sault Ste. Marie and area and one case is from Central and East Algoma. Four are from close contact, and three are unknown, with all self-isolating. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you ...

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APH – 3 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#119-#121)

Algoma Public Health is reporting three new cases of COVID-19 in the Sault Ste. Marie and area. Two are from close contact, and the third is unknown. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by Algoma Public Health, or affected by recent public exposure notifications posted by APH, you are not ...

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APH Issues Instructions and Recommendations to School Boards serving Algoma District

Dr. Jennifer Loo, Medical Officer of Health and CEO for Algoma Public Health has issued instructions and recommendations to school boards within the geographical area served by Algoma Public Health under Ontario Regulations 82/20 Section 2(2) of the Reopening Ontario Act, 2020, S.O. 2020, c.17. For high schools (Gr. 9-12) located in Sault Ste. Marie, these instructions mean that there will be a delay in ...

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Morning News – January 9th

Weather: Cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning with risk of freezing drizzle. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 4. Wind chill minus 12 this morning and minus 6 this afternoon. Tonight – Overcast. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 8. Wind chill near minus 12.    Status of COVID-19 cases in ...

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