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Increasing Testing at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre

The COVID-19 Assessment Centre as a collaborative effort between the Lady Dunn Health Centre and the Municipality of Wawa continues to serve all residents of North Algoma. Additional guidance has been provided to increase testing of Ontarians. Individuals who experience any of the following symptoms should call to speak with a Nurse at the Assessment Centre: Temperature of 37.8°C or ...

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Government of Ontario Reaches Final Agreement with OSSTF

Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement after reaching a tentative agreement with Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) and the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA), and the OSSTF Education Workers and the Council of Trustees’ Associations (CTA): “Our priority has always been to reach good deals with teachers’ and education workers’ unions, that advance the ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Person arrested after Domestic Dispute

On April 17, 2020, at approximately 5:20 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute at a residence in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 31-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault with a Weapon – Spousal, contrary to section 267(a) of the ...

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Monday Morning News – April 20

Weather – Mainly cloudy. Periods of snow beginning this morning. Snow and rain showers late this afternoon. Local snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 70 this morning. High plus 3. Wind chill minus 12 this morning. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light late ...

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Talent Abounds in Wawa “Don’t Go Out”

What a bright song admist all the darkness of this pandemic. Drs. Jami Shaffaf and Dr. Sean Robinson created this Don’t G Out a pandemic parody of Don’t Start Now (Dua Lipa). The concept is credited to Sean amd the lyrics, video editing and choreography by Jami. There is no mention as to how long it took them to film ...

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Sunday Morning News – April 19

Weather – Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this afternoon. High minus 1. Wind chill minus 17 this morning and minus 5 this afternoon. UV index 6 or high. Tonight- A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 10. Wind chill minus 6 this evening ...

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Saturday Morning News – April 18

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. Periods of snow or rain beginning near noon. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 3. Wind chill minus 9 this morning. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Periods of rain mixed with snow changing to flurries at times heavy near midnight. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind ...

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The Soo Greyhounds and SSM to Host the Memorial Cup ??

….would be the absolute best news for the said city post-C19 lock-down and its’ devastating economic and social repercussions to this working-class town. We will have to keep our fingers crossed on this for now. There hasn’t been much good news for the best part of the last 2 months, but I do see light at the end of the ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Drug bust Yields cash and drugs

  On April 16, 2020, at approximately 9:50 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Northeast Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and the Superior East OPP Detachment executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on Mission Road in Wawa. A search of the residence yielded approximately $7,000 in cash, as well as ...

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Thank you

The family of the late Cindy Ann Szekely wishes to thank all those who expressed feelings of sympathy, sent cards, and made generous donations to the Wawa Community Food Bank, the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation and the Humane Society in memory of Cindy.

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Algoma Public Health Reports new COVID-19 case in the Algoma district

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 #12 30s, female Unknown Self-isolating April 14, 2020   View our webpage with updated status of cases in Algoma. Learn more about COVID-19 in Algoma. Visit Ontario’s website to learn more about the province’s response ...

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COVID-19: Working from home

On the 11th of March, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. Shortly after the Federal and Provincial governments across the country urged Canadians to take up social distancing to slow the spread of the virus. Students, employers, and other leaders were encouraged to study and work from home. What do these measures mean for people living ...

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AWIC launches Monthly Survey to determine COVID-19 impact on local businesses

The Algoma Workforce Investment Corporation (AWIC) and community partners have designed a monthly survey to better understand the impact 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 for ...

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Friday Morning News – April 17

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 14 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness before morning. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 7 with temperature rising to ...

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