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Pathways – The Mischievous Committee

Have you a mischievous committee chattering away within your head? This committee consists of many members trying to make themselves heard. Some members want to grow and change and tackle new and interesting challenges. Others want to maintain the status quo, still others offer all the reasons why something just won’t work, or why the time isn’t right. Sound familiar? ...

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Tired of Cooking – Half Hour Pudding

Half Hour Pudding (a tasty pudding with a raisin caramel sauce) ¾ cup brown sugar 1 cup raisins 1 tbsp butter 1 ¾ cup boiling water 1 tbsp butter 1 cup clour ½ cup sugar 1/8 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder ½ cup milk Boil first three ingredients uncovered until raisins are soft. Cream 1 tbsp butter, blending in ...

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Pathways – A Smile Makes the World a Brighter Place

Have you ever wondered why the world becomes brighter when you smile? Or when you meet someone whose smile lights up your life…for that fleeting second? What is it that changes when we smile? Is there ever a smile more joyous then when a baby first smiles? It doesn’t matter whether it’s rainy, foggy, snowing or whatever. They just smile ...

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Pathways – Melancholy, An Opportunity for Change

Melancholy: described in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary as a pensive sadness, sad or gloomy. The past few days I’ve felt melancholy, in a funk. I continued to do all those things that one feels they must do each day just to survive. I put a smile on my face when I needed to. I tried to practice what I preach. ...

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Wawa WOW!

Published on: Apr 8, 2005 That’s it… Short, sweet, elegant… WOW! Wawa has its new branding/positioning “slogan”. After meeting with a variety of people in Focus Groups, “Benjamin James” has presented us with a new “brand”. The intent of this project was to identify Wawa’s strengths and identify ways to direct our efforts. The efforts to rejuvenate and expand our ...

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Brown Announces Funding Increase to Twp of Michipicoten

Published on: Apr 7, 2005 Under the new Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) the Township of Michipicoten will receive an increase of $209,226 over what it received under the old Community Reinvestment Fund (CRF), Mike Brown, M.P.P. for Algoma-Manitoulin announced today. The funding is part of the Ontario government’s announcement that it is replacing the CRF with the more equitable ...

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Bantam & Midget Travellers to Play in SSM League

Published on: Apr 6, 2005 Wawa Minor Hockey Association reached an agreement with Sault Major Hockey Association in order to have our Bantam and Midget team join their league for next season. The agreement is for a 24 game schedule, 16 of the games will be played in Sault Ste. Marie with the remaining 8 games being played in Wawa. ...

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DeoWeb visits Wawa

Published on: Apr 5, 2005 Members of the DeoWeb team came to Wawa last Saturday to provide Content Manager and Administrator training to parishioners of St. Monica’s Parish in Wawa.   The intent of this training was to provide key people with access to the dioceasan website, which will then allow them to upload information about parish activity for not ...

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Wawa Goose Club Holds Daffodil Tea & Bake Sale

Published on: Apr 4, 2005 The Wawa Goose Club had their annual Daffodil Tea & Bake Sale on Friday, April 1st. All the proceeds of nearly $600.00 were presented to the Canadian Cancer Society, Algoma Unit, Wawa Branch at the close of the tea. The door prize, a floral display donated by Broadway Flowers, was won by Doreen Sabourin. The ...

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10th Annual Ken Brown Jr. Wado Kai Karate Tournament

Published on: Apr 4, 2005 The Michipicoten & Wawa Wado Kai Karate clubs will be holding the 10th Annual Ken Brown Jr. Wado Kai Karate Tournament, Saturday April 23rd, 2005, in the Michipicoten High School Gymnasium, 86 Magpie Rd; beginning at 9:30 a.m. The tournament is jointly sponsored by the Michipicoten & Wawa Wado Kai Karate clubs. According to Sensei ...

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Buy Your Daffodils!

Surely the past few days have brought thoughts that spring has arrived! One of the sure signs that spring has arrived is the Canadian Cancer Society’s Annual Daffodil Sales Campaign that kicks off the month of April. Of course, April is also Cancer Society Month, when they have their major residential canvassing campaign. Daffodils in Wawa and Hawk Junction will ...

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The Weather and Snow Cake…

Published on: Mar 31, 2005   It seems that any other year, a number of Wawa (and indeed, all of Northern Ontario) would be praying for the snow to melt and winter to be over! This year, however, in a drastic change of events they are praying for snow and colder weather. The last three days have seen an incredible ...

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Wawa Sno-Riders End Successful Season…

Published on: Mar 30, 2005 Early this morning, President, Mike Abbot sent the e-mail that was inevitable given the recent warm weather. “The trails in the Wawa area are now CLOSED. The warm weather coupled with the rain we received over night have created unsafe water crossings. Although some sections of trail are still reasonably good it is impossible for us ...

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Do You Have Your Ticket?…

Published on: Mar 30, 2005 Do you have your ticket for the Gala? The EDC will be presenting the 2005 Business Excellence Awards at the Awards Gala to be held on Thursday, April 7th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall. Tickets are available from the Township of Michipicoten, EDC of Wawa, and the Northern Credit Union for ...

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Brown Announces New Infection Control Funding for LDHC

Published on: Mar 30, 2005 The Government of Ontario is improving the health and safety of patients and staff by providing $98,600 to Lady Dunn Health Centre to enhance its infection control capacity, Mike Brown, M.P.P. for Algoma-Manitoulin announced today on behalf of Health and Long-Term Care Minister George Smitherman. “Infection control in hospitals should be a top priority in ...

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