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Wawa Walks – Jam Session

Today is the tenth day of the North Algoma Wellness Challenge. Some of yesterday’s submissions are in the gallery above. It was amazing to see all the delicious dishes. The winner from yesterday’s Homemade Meal Day was Geneviève L-Verreault. Today’s challenge is to have a Jam Session! with all the talented musicians in Wawa – this should be easy to enter, ...

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We’re back – Walk-In Counselling Service Goes Virtual

On Tuesday, May 12th, the Walk-In Counselling Service will be reopening and providing services virtually. Appointments will be available on Tuesdays and services will be provided by telephone or video conference. “Since the Walk-in Counselling Service began in November 2015 over 1700 different people have accessed at least one session. It was a difficult decision that we made in March ...

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National Nursing Week 2020 is May 11th– 17th

Nursing Week is the annual celebration of our profession.  This week was established to honor Florence Nightingale’s birthday , May 12th, the founder of modern nursing. The World Health Organization has also designated 2020 as the YEAR OF THE NURSE AND MIDWIFE  in honor of the 200thanniversary of her birthday. The theme this year is NURSES: A VOICE TO LEAD-NURSING ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 7

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries early this morning. Flurries at times heavy beginning this morning. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High plus 2. Wind chill minus 6 this morning. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Flurries at times heavy ending this evening then mainly cloudy with ...

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COVID-19 has been confirmed in 3 residents of Extendicare Maple View

As part of proactive surveillance testing in all of Algoma long term care homes, COVID-19 has been confirmed in three residents of Extendicare Maple View.  Algoma Public Health’s outbreak response team is working closely with Extendicare Maple View’s care team to take further preventive actions to protect staff and residents.   At this time, the three residents have no symptoms ...

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From the Branch – May 6

Yes now it is the week we were waiting for 75 years since the Liberation of Holland and VE Day, and looking back at the happenings in the last weeks of the war I found something I did not know. At the battle for Otterloo which our late Comrade Jack Myers was involved with when a Group of Hitler Youth attacked ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – May 6

Alleluia!  Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen Indeed!  Alleluia! Although we cannot meet for Worship together you  may like to read the Scriptures for May 10, 2020 – Fifth Sunday of  Easter. Acts 7: 55 – 60    Stephen is stoned. Psalm 31             My times are in your hands. 1 Peter 2: 2-10    A chosen race, a royal priesthood, living stones. ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 6

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 7. Wind chill minus 7 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy near midnight with 40 percent chance of flurries overnight. Risk of freezing drizzle overnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill minus ...

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Wawa Walks Day 8 – North Algoma Wellness Challenge

Today is the ninth day of the North Algoma Wellness Challenge. Some of yesterday’s submissions are in the gallery above. The winner from yesterday’s challenge was Wendy Bonitzke – who went for a hike and climbed a very large hill. Today’s challenge is a Scavenger Hunt! Find something that is… is blue. has four sides is round longer than a pencil ...

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Tuesday Morning News – May 5

Weather – Mainly sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 8. Wind chill minus 10 this morning. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – Clear. Increasing cloudiness before morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 5. Wind chill minus 11 overnight.   Statistics from Algoma Public Health (May 4, 2020 (8:30 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents have tested positive ...

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Wawa Walks Day 8 – North Algoma Wellness Challenge

Today is the eighth day of the North Algoma Wellness Challenge. Some of yesterday’s submissions are in the gallery above. Wawaites enjoyed a sports days and were very inventive in creating sports within the confines of social distancing! The winner from yesterday’s Outdoor Photo Contest was Melanie Coe with a cute photo of a groundhog “Woodchuck”. Today’s challenge is to Keep ...

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WFHT – How to stay active while staying inside

    Dr. Shaffaf shows us some fun and easy ways to get physical activity without leaving the house. These are great ideas for days with less than ideal weather, or if you’ve been instructed to self-isolate in the home for possible COVID-19.

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SE OPP Wawa – Arrest made after Assault at Convenience Store

On May 1, 2020, at approximately 6:20 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of an assault at a convenience store in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 30-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code ...

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Monday Morning News – May 4

Weather – Mainly cloudy. Clearing this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light near noon. High 7. Wind chill minus 13 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 7. Wind chill minus 12 overnight.   Statistics from Algoma Public Health (May 3, 2020 (10:45 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents have tested ...

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