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Morning News Tidbits – July 11

Weather – Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 25. Humidex 30. UV index 9 or very high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Low 13. Marine Forecast –  Strong wind warning in effect. Wind northwest 10 knots increasing to northwest 15 near noon and to northwest 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to ...

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A New Business to Wawa – Wawa Pharmacy opens its Doors!

  Wawa welcomed a new business this week to the downtown core. Zizette Rizk has opened Wawa Pharmacy. When asked why Wawa?, Zizette explained that she is not new to the community, she has been working here for the past seven years. She told me that the people in Wawa are so friendly and kind. The unfortunate thing is that ...

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Face coverings required in Algoma District for businesses, transit, and organizations starting July 17

As of Friday, July 17, 2020, the public will be required to wear a face covering (i.e. non-medical mask) when entering the indoor premises of businesses, organizations and on public transit systems throughout the service area of Algoma Public Health (APH). This will be achieved through public health instructions, which are being issued today to all persons responsible for a business or organization that ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 10

Weather – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24 except 20 near Lake Superior. Humidex 32 except 27 near Lake Superior. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers early this evening with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches developing overnight. Low ...

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APH Reports 25th Case of COVID-19 in the Algoma District

Jul 9, 2020 at 21:34   Algoma Public Health is advising of the 25th case of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. The avenue of exposure is unknown, and the individual is self-isolating. The individual was tested Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Close contacts have been notified. Unknown exposure is evidence of ongoing community spread in Sault Ste. Marie & Area. Algoma ...

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Thunderstorm & Heat Warning for Chapleau and Area

  Environment Canada has issued a Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake. Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions. The Heat Warning remans in effect for Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake – Gogama – Foleyet Heat event continues until the weekend. Daytime high temperatures ...

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Célébration des finissantes et des finissants de l’ÉS Saint-Joseph

  Le 24 juin dernier, les élèves de la 12e année de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) qui complétait leur diplôme du secondaire furent célébrés en grande pompe. En raison des contraintes en matière de santé et des mesures de distanciation sociale visant à contrer la propagation de la Covid-19, l’école secondaire a valorisé ses élèves en diffusant une célébration des ...

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ÉS Saint-Joseph graduating students celebrated

  On June 24, the grade 12 students graduating from École secondaire Saint-Joseph in Wawa were celebrated. As a result of government health and social distancing measures taken to counter the spread of COVID-19, the secondary school honoured its students through a virtual graduation ceremony. Students graduating from École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) include : Sarah Chevrier, Bianca Hryhorchuk, Nicolas Lafrenière, Cora ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 9

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches near Lake Superior early this morning. High 26 except 20 near Lake Superior. Humidex 34 except 27 near Lake Superior. UV index 9 or very high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening with ...

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Marathon OPP – Arrest made after Spike Belt Usage

On Monday July 6, 2020 at approximately 10:10am the Schreiber Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a black SUV traveling eastbound on Highway 17, Township of Schreiber, at a very high rate of speed. A traffic stop was initiated west of Terrace Bay. The vehicle, a black Jeep, failed to stop, accelerated, and continued eastbound on highway 17. Due to public ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – July 8

Sixth  Sunday after Pentecost. Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for July 12, 2020. Genesis 25: 19 – 34 –   Esau gives up his birthright to Jacob . Psalm 119: 105-112  –  Your word is a lamp for my feet Romans 8 : 1-11           To set the mind on the spirit is ...

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Between the Covers – July 6th

New Books on the 7- Day Shelf this week are: “The Numbers Game” by Danielle Steel; “Apeirogon” by Colum McCann, “Long Range” by C.J. Box and “So You Want to Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo. The Wawa Public Library has a great selection of books, magazines, DVD’s, Blu-rays, Audiobooks, French books, and more.  And don’t forget our awesome Children’s ...

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Morning News Tidbits – July 8

Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches near Lake Superior this morning. High 26 except 19 near Lake Superior. Humidex 30. UV index 9 or very high. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers overnight with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches near Lake Superior overnight. Low 16. Marine Forecast – Wind light becoming southeast 10 knots early this ...

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ÉSC Trillium graduating students celebrated

On June 24, the grade 12 students graduating from École secondaire catholique Trillium in Chapleau were celebrated. As a result of government health and social distancing measures taken to counter the spread of COVID-19, the secondary school honoured its students through a virtual graduation ceremony. Students graduating from École secondaire catholique Trillim include : Mireille Arseneault, Geoffrey Binette, Michael Cole Fortin, ...

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