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Fog Advisory

Fog advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Marathon – Schreiber Nipigon – Rossport Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Dense fog is being observed along the north shore of Lake Superior and will remain in the area this morning. The fog may become more widespread this morning and may expand eastward towards Sault St. Marie. ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 28

Weather – Showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this morning. Fog becoming fog patches near noon. Amount 10 to 20 mm. High 17. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Showers ending this evening then cloudy. Fog patches. Amount 5 mm. Low 6. Statistics from Algoma Public Health (May 27, 2020 (8:30 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents have tested positive for COVID-19 ...

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COVID-19 Assessment Centre to Visit White River Today

The Ontario Government has recently expanded the testing criteria for COVID-19 testing. If you have only one mild symptom you can get tested. Algoma Public Health states that, “If you have no symptoms but you are an essential worker or if you think you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, you can get tested.” There are four COVID-19 Assessment ...

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Centre Victoria pour femmes continues to offer virtual services

Following the announcement by the Ontario government regarding the reopening of select businesses and organizations, health and community service providers, including those in the violence against women sector, are permitted to reopen or provide in-person services as of Tuesday, May 19, 2020. For Centre Victoria pour femmes (CVF), the safety and health of employees and the women who access services ...

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le Centre Victoria pour femmes poursuit son offre de services virtuels

À la suite de l’annonce des nouvelles consignes du gouvernement de l’Ontario, les organismes du secteur de la violence faite aux femmes peuvent rouvrir leurs portes et offrir des services en personne à partir du 19 mai. Pour le Centre Victoria pour femmes, la sécurité et la santé des employées et des usagères sont prioritaires. C’est pourquoi l’organisme continue d’offrir ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – May 27

Also called Whitsunday. Pentecost is the 50th day after Easter. It is observed in commemoration of the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples in the form of cloven tongues of fire. Peter was the preacher on that day and three thousand were baptized. Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for ...

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From The Branch – May 27

75 years ago the country was free and as evacuees, we were living in someone elses house, and when they returned we had to move. The Canadian Regiment de la Chaudierre had moved further up the Ijssel River and we were to move in a house that had been used by soldiers in that regiment.  One problem. A grenade had ...

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Wednesday Morning News – May 27

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches this morning. High 24. Humidex 30. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening. Fog patches. Low 13. Statistics from Algoma Public Health (May 26, 2020 (8:30 a.m.) Algoma regions where residents have tested positive for COVID-19 include the ...

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SE OPP – Wawa person charged in Chapleau Domestic Assault

On May 22, 2020, at approximately 10:55 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute in Chapleau. As a result of the investigation, a 30-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC). The accused was ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Wawa Man facing Threats Charge

On May 22, 2020, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a threats complaint on Magpie Road in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, Corey BLACK, 33 years-of-age, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Uttering Threats – Damage Property, contrary to section 264.1(1)(b) of the Criminal Code (CC). The ...

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OPP – Watch for Motorcyclists

Motorcyclist fatalities on Ontario Provincial Police-(OPP)-patrolled roads are up 300 per cent this year over last year, with all four 2020 deaths occurring in the month of May. OPP investigations into the collisions revealed that in separate incidents, two of the four motorcyclists who died were driving properly at the time of the collision. The incidents mark the latest reminder ...

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Michipicoten Golf Club getting ready for opening!

After a winter that never seemed to end – it seems that summer is here. The Golf Club has been working hard to implement a number of new health and safety precautions put in place to protect all guests and staff from the Covid-19 virus, with an expected opening date of Monday, June 1st. Some of the new safety measures ...

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MHS – Thinking of you

  In light of the Minster of Education’s announcement on May 19th, 2020, that Ontario schools will remain closed for the remainder of the year, the staff of Michipicoten High School (MHS) have created a collage of caring and encouraging messages to let our students and families know that we are thinking of them. “In these difficult times we’ve got ...

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AWIC – Second Survey for Employers in the Superior East Region

The Algoma Workforce Investment Corporation (AWIC) and community partners have designed a monthly survey to better understand the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on local businesses and organizations during and beyond the COVID–19 crisis. Your feedback will help us communicate directly to municipal, provincial and federal governments your needs in a timely and coordinated manner, and help us as we plan ...

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