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LDHCF Catch the Ace – Week 31 Winner Announced

Congratulations to John Gagnon, winner of Week 31 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The Foundation is happy to announce that the progressive jackpot continues to grow; the estimated jackpot is expected to exceed $50,000 as we enter into Week 32.   Here are the final numbers for week #31:   Winner: John Gagnon Weekly Pot: $2166 Progressive Pot: $47,497 ...

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Nav Canada agrees to preserve air traffic control services

Brian Masse NDP M.P. (Windsor West) declared victory in the months long efforts to save air traffic control tower services at Windsor International airport and six other airports across the country that were threatened with reduction or closure. Nav Canada announced today that they are maintaining services and there will be no site closures anywhere in the country. “The victory ...

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NDP force Liberals to face Laurentian University crisis by calling emergency debate

Last night, thanks to the NDP, an emergency debate was held to urgently address the crisis facing Laurentian University. MP Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay), was joined by fellow NDP MPs to push the Liberal government into taking credible steps to help the fight to save Laurentian. “For everyone in Northern Ontario, this university is an important symbol, especially for french ...

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Morning News – April 16

Weather: Cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries early this morning with risk of freezing drizzle. Clearing this afternoon. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light early this afternoon. High 8. Wind chill minus 9 this morning. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill minus 8 overnight.   Status of ...

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3 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#286 – #288)

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 3 new cases of COVID-19, two from Sault Ste. Marie and area, and one from Central & East Algoma. Through contact tracing, APH notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by APH you are not considered a close contact.   Details of the confirmed cases:   Case Number Exposure Category Status ...

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Who ya gonna call?

not the Ghostbusters… As a matter of fact, if you need a Mental Health and Addictions Counsellor in Wawa it is as clear as mud ‘who ya gonna call’. Algoma Public Health handed over the community alcohol/drug assessment and community mental health programs that they were administering to the now renamed Canadian Mental Health Association Algoma (CMHA Algoma) on April ...

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Ontario Now Accepting Public Feedback to Strengthen Municipal Codes of Conduct

The Ontario government has launched a 90-day consultation to obtain feedback on how to strengthen municipal codes of conduct. With the support of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), the province is working to better ensure that municipalities, councillors and heads of council maintain a safe and respectful workplace. Jill Dunlop, the Associate Minister of Children and Women’s Issues is ...

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Morning News – April 15

Weather: A few flurries ending this morning then cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle this morning. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 3. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries and risk of freezing drizzle. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 2. ...

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6 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#280-#285) in Sault Ste. Marie & Area

Apr 14, 2021 at 20:41 Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 6 new cases of COVID-19, all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Through contact tracing, APH notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by APH you are not considered a close contact.   Details of the confirmed cases: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #280 ...

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Between the Covers – April 14

The library is open for curbside pickup only. Patrons are not permitted in the library at this time. Please place your book holds by calling the Circulation Desk at 705-856-2244 ext 290, emailing us at [email protected] or by accessing the Online Catalogue on our website at wawa.olsn.ca.   All library materials go through a sanitization process before they are checked ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – Third Sunday of Easter

Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for 18 April  2021 – Third Sunday of Easter. Acts 3: 12-19      Peter preaches in Solomon’s Portico. Psalm 4               Answer me, when I call, O God. 1 John 3: 1-7       We are the children of God. Luke 24: 36b-48   Jesus invites the disciples to touch his ...

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Health and Medical Scams

The Competition Bureau of Canada has published the The Little Black Book of Scams 2nd Edition and it is available online at https://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/04333.htm. The information is invaluable and should be of interest to virtually everyone.  Over the next few months, WAVS will be publishing the information from the The Little Black Book of Scams 2nd Edition, one scam at a ...

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Fraudes Médicales ou liées à la santé

Le Bureau du Canada à publier « The Little Black Book of Scams » 2nd edition et est maintenant disponible en ligne à https://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/04333.htm. L’information est très importante et devrait attirer l’intérêt de tous le monde. Dans les prochains mois ils y auras autres publications de escroqueries (une par semaine).  L’information sera retrouver dans le livre « The Little Black ...

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Morning News – April 14

Weather: Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 7. Wind chill minus 4 this morning. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers changing to 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers near midnight. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. ...

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6 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#274 – #279)

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 6 new cases of COVID-19, all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Through contact tracing, APH notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by APH you are not considered a close contact.   Details of the confirmed cases: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #274 Unknown Self-isolating April 12, 2021 ...

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