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Winter Storm Warning

11:42 AM EDT Sunday 12 April 2020 Winter storm warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake A major winter storm is expected tonight into Monday. A low pressure system is forecast to track across Northeastern Ontario Monday bringing snow and blowing snow to the area. Snow ...

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Sunday Morning News – April 12

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this afternoon. High plus 3. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Cloudy. Snow at times heavy beginning this evening. Local blowing snow overnight. Amount 15 to 25 cm. Wind becoming northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 after midnight. Low minus 2. Wind chill minus 8 overnight. A winter storm ...

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Winter storm watch

Winter storm watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A significant winter storm is expected Sunday night into Monday. A low-pressure system is expected to track over Northeastern Ontario Monday bringing snow and blowing snow to the area. Snow is expected to begin late Sunday evening before becoming heavy overnight. Northerly winds gusting near 60 ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 11

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High plus 4. Wind chill minus 10 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 6. Wind chill minus 10 overnight. A winter storm watch is in effect. Statistics (April 11, 2020, ...

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Cross of Lights “Lights in Memoriam”

Every year at Easter time, the Star that has been at the front of the United Church since Advent, is replaced with a cross.  This cross is lit with many bright bulbs.  Church and community members are welcome to purchase a bulb in memory of someone.  This list is usually published weekly in our church bulletin.  Thanks to Wawa-News for ...

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Take Your Pick ; Pneumonia or C 19

That is about the size of it and some things need to change as we adapt to our current surroundings. I have a few humble suggestions to our leaders and officials in charge of what we can do, and where we can assemble. For instance, as per yesterday and the ramping up for groceries for the Easter weekend, I noticed ...

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A Thank You to the People of White River

  It is an amazing story that has been shared to Wawa-news via facebook by Michelle Fraser Found. There is no need to rewrite this – the story is told quite clearly, and you can feel the emotion of losing a puppy, and the incredible help from a community to find her and bring her back to safety. A huge ...

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PITRE, Lise

Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday April 8, 2020 at the age of 66 years.  Beloved wife of Mike Pitre.  Loving mother of Marc Pitre and Joëlle Chamberland (Dan).  Proud grandmother of Rhya.  Daughter of the late Paul-Emile and Diana Roy.  Dear sister of the Mario Roy (Judy), Guylaine ...

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Friday Morning News – April 10

Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light early this morning. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 12 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 10. Wind chill minus 13 overnight.   Statistics (April 10, 2020, 11:33 GMT) Country, Total New Total New Total Other Cases ...

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Tenth confirmed case of COVID-19 reported by APH

Algoma Public Health is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the Algoma district. Details of confirmed case: Case # Age, Gender   Exposure category   Status Tested Case #10 60s, male Close contact and International travel Self-isolating April 3, 2020   Details of affected flights or cruise ship: Not applicable The Public Health Agency of Canada posts information on ...

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Minister of Education Statement on Ratification of OECTA Central Agreement

Today, Minister of Education Stephen Lecce, issued the following statement in response to the ratification of the central agreement with the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) and the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA): “I would like to congratulate OECTA and OCSTA for the ratification of the 2019-22 central agreement, the first deal reached with Ontario teachers. We will ...

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Wesdome Continues Production at Eagle River – Exploration and Construction cease

In a media release yesterday, April 8, Wesdome Gold Mines gave an update on the operations and activities at the Eagle River Complex in Wawa, Ontario and the Kiena Complex in Val d’Or, Quebec. Operations have been futher reduced. Exploration, and mine construction activities, and the Mishi Open Pit operations have now been suspended. On March 23rd, exploration efforts were ...

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Thursday Morning News – April 9

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 8 this morning. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this evening. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 7. Wind chill minus 14 overnight. ...

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COVID-19: Raise your Northern Voices

Statistics Canada recently released two surveys to assess the impacts of COVID-19 in Canada, developing new approaches and products along the way to better serve Canadians and deliver insight through data. GET YOUR VOICE HEARD! Northern Policy Institute is strongly encouraging all northern businesses to respond to a new “crowd sourced” survey just launched by Statistics Canada. The Canadian Chamber ...

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Nomination d’une directrice du Service de l’enfance en difficulté au CSC Nouvelon

M. Paul Henry, directeur de l’éducation au Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon, est fier d’annoncer la nomination de Mme Chantal Lafleur au poste de directrice du Service de l’enfance en difficulté. Ayant une expérience riche et variée en enseignement et en administration scolaire, elle succède à Mme Tracy Rossini qui occupait cette fonction depuis 2013. Chantal Lafleur assumera ses nouvelles fonctions ...

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