Headlines

Men’s Night Golf – June 6

99 Players 1stFLIGHT: Mitch Cousineau, Jason Rouleau, Michel Lemoyne -5 under par 31 2ndFLIGHT: Roger Gamache, Marcel Poulin, Dan Guay-2 under par 34 3rdFLIGHT: Derek Doyle, Joey Ralph-1 under par 35 4thFLIGHT: Jamie Boylan, Damon Boylan, Jacob Sanderson– even par 36 5thFLIGHT: Paul Bernath, Cliff Ingham, Jean Meloche- 1 over par 37 6thFLIGHT: Dave Jennings, Jim Oleynik, Jean Desgagne- 3 ...

Read More »

‘Opioids and Overdoses: Impact and Strategies’ Report Released

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Opioids Working Group released their Opioids and Overdoses: Impact and Strategies report, highlighting the alarming increase of opioid overdoses and deaths across Ontario. The report contains information relating to OPP opioid seizures, overdoses and relevant strategies. Out of concern for the safety of all Ontarians, the OPP is sharing the data to help prevent the ...

Read More »

Friday Morning News – June 7

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. High 21. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight – A few clouds. Low 10. News Tidbits – Gerry “Papa” Fowler is currently working with MP Terry Sheehan to get as many signatures on a petition for the Federal Government to declare May 25th as National DIPG Awareness Day. ...

Read More »

Ford government puts beer before safe drinking water for First Nations: Mamakwa

While First Nations communities are asking the Ford government for clean drinking water, Ford and his Minister of Indigenous Affairs Greg Rickford are more interested in pushing beer, said Sol Mamakwa, NDP MPP for Kiiwetinoong. “Neskantaga First Nation has been under a boil-water advisory since February 1, 1995. That’s over 20 years,” said Mamakwa, NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and ...

Read More »

Le député néo-démocrate Michael Mantha demande au gouvernement Ford d’agir contre la propagation de la maladie de Lyme en Ontario

Ce jeudi, M. Michael Mantha, député provincial néo-démocrate, a déposé une motion demandant au gouvernement Ford de ne plus temporiser et de prendre des mesures immédiates contre la maladie de Lyme, dont les cas sont de plus en plus nombreux en Ontario.   « C’est en Ontario que l’on trouve le nombre le plus élevé de cas de maladie de Lyme de ...

Read More »

NDP’s Mantha calls on Ford to take action against spread of Lyme disease in Ontario

NDP MPP Michael Mantha introduced a motion on Thursday calling on the Ford government to stop delaying and take immediate action against the growing cases of Lyme disease in Ontario. “Ontario has the highest number of cases of Lyme disease in the country, and the number is growing,” said Mantha, MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin. “People are worried about contracting Lyme disease.  And ...

Read More »

CAO O’Neill Presents 2019 Draft Operating Budget at Special Council Meeting

At 1 p.m. today Council began a special council meeting. Notices of Special Council meetings are made by posting notices on the door of the stairwell leading to Council Chambers or by monitoring the Municipal Website. The following slideshow is the presentation that according to the Agenda was to be presented to Council, and the public. Council will be asked ...

Read More »

Private Member’s Bill to Improve winter driving along Hwy 11 & 17 Corridors

NDP MPP Guy Bourgouin held a press conference at Queen’s Park on Wednesday to introduce a Private Member’s Bill that will improve maintenance standards and make winter driving safer on northern Ontario’s main Highways 11 and 17. Bourgouin, MPP for Mushkegowuk-James Bay, was joined by representatives from northern communities and businesses who said improving winter road maintenance in Northern Ontario is urgently needed. “Too ...

Read More »

Algoma U and Sault College Partnership Creates More Opportunities for Students

Algoma University and Sault College announced new academic pathways to support enhanced student mobility between the College and the University. This expanded partnership between the two post-secondary institutions builds on the number of enhanced transfer pathways available to students who wish to complete a Sault College diploma and then seamlessly transition to Algoma U to complete a degree in a ...

Read More »

Between the Covers – June 3

AN AFTERNOON OF MUSIC featuring Isabella Imperatori and Doris Zagar! A huge thank you to Isabella and Doris for the wonderful Afternoon of Music held at the Wawa Public Library this past Saturday! We had a great crowd and we all had a fantastic time! You have beautiful voices ladies and we appreciate you sharing your time and your talent ...

Read More »

Happenings at Wawa First United Church

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926. Sat. June 08 Prayer Shawl Ministry – 3 p.m. Sun. June 09 Official Board Meeting Thurs. June 13 Worship Committee – 2:00 p.m. ...

Read More »

From the Branch – June 5

How time flies. It is now 75 years ago on June 6th. Thousands of allied soldiers fought themselves from the beach of Normandy into the western part of France and millions of Europeans woke up and HOPE went all over the towns and villages that the moment they had waited for was here, But even on that first day, thousands ...

Read More »

May Contain Nuts – Why it’s not processed foods fault

A recent study was released confirming what many of us already suspected: eating a diet of processed foods-even when matched for sugar, fat & calories- leads to weight gain. The researchers admit their study had flaws, such as what constitutes a processed food; however, they were still surprised by the results. They thought because the processed and unprocessed diets were ...

Read More »