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Highway 17 (Wawa to Hwy 563) OPEN

Jul 4, 2024 at 16:09 The highway has been opened. The eastbound lane and should is closed at Montreal River due to highway maintenance “Hwy 17 is reduced to one lane in the Montreal River area due to Hydro repairs.” Jul 4, 2024 at 15:38 ON511 has text alerted that as of 15:05 the highway is open. However, the ON511 ...

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Outstanding graduating students awarded the CSC Nouvelon Vision Scholarship

This year, the Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon awards its Vision Scholarships to outstanding graduating class students who have fulfilled the requirements of their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Valued at $500, the scholarship is awarded annually to two students from each CSC Nouvelon secondary school and one from Carrefour Options+. Laureates, selected by the principal of their school, reflect the CSC Nouvelon ...

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17,889 traffic/marine charges laid During Canada Day Week

It was a busy start to summer for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as officers conducted their Canada Day Week campaign and targeting poor behaviours on roads, waterways and trails across the province. Sadly, one person lost their life in a boating incident over the long weekend. During the campaign which focused on seatbelt, lifejacket and helmet laws, the OPP ...

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Senior’s Golf – July 3rd

We had 13 golfers out to brave the threatening skies, but rain held off to the last holes. 1st Place – Linda & Paul – 33 2nd Place- Luan, Sue & Ray – 34 3rd Place – Barb & John – 40 Least Putts – Luan, Sue & Ray – 12 Closest to Pin #3 – Dan Closest to Pin ...

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Canada Day was a Spectacular Day!

Canada Day was spectacular in Wawa. Broadway Avenue was closed, the Goose Nest Market was packed, freezies and colouring pages from Calvary Church, the Bicycle Parade and Foam Party (especially) looked like so much fun! There was music at the Music Festival stage, and two places to get a bbq’d burger. Although you had to be quick – many others ...

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Thursday Morning News – July 4

Weather: Today – Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 26. Humidex 28. UV index 7 or high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Low 14. Northeast Forest Fire Region Update: There are six fires in the Northeast Region. The fire hazard is low to moderate across ...

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Gay Lea Foods provides update on the sale of Thornloe Cheese

Gay Lea Foods today announced it has entered into a letter of intent to sell Thornloe Cheese to Mississauga, Ontario-based Triple “A” Cheese. A letter of intent is a non-binding, tentative agreement, which provides Triple “A” Cheese the opportunity to secure financing to construct a new cheesemaking plant near the current location. The proposed terms of sale would see Triple ...

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EC – Fog Advisory (Wawa – Nipigon)

At 8:22 a.m. Environment Canada issed a Fog Advisory warning that near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Motorists should be aware that visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance.

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Between the Covers – July 3

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 70th Anniversary Literary Contest! We were very pleased with the participation! Thank you also to Barb, Carolle, Emma and Stefan who were tasked with judging all of the entries! The winners are: Short Story Grades 5-8 winner Scarlett Montgomery Poetry Grade 5-8 winner Scarlett Montgomery Short Story Grade 9-12 winner Ashton Kiddle ...

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Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation Charity Golf Tournament

Mother Nature cooperated and gave us a dry, pleasant day to host the second annual LDHCF Charity Golf Tournament. It was a fun time, if the echoing laughter was any indicator. Golfing skills were tested at various holes and at the chipping contest. No one has chipped into the pan yet. Start practicing for next year! Golfers were treated to ...

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Wednesday Morning News – July 3

Weather: Today – Showers at times heavy ending this morning then mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. High 17. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 10. Northeast Forest Fire Region Update: There are six fires in the Northeast Forest Fire Region, all being ...

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Northern Ontario Women’s Caucus Announces Executive Committee

The Northern Ontario Women’s (NOW) Caucus members have elected their inaugural Executive Committee. Executive Committee: Cheryl Fort – President at Large (Hornepayne) Lindsay Koch – Vice-President, NOMA Region (Kenora) Wendy Landry – Vice-President, NOMA Region (Shuniah) Michelle Boileau – Vice-President, FONOM Region (Timmins) Melanie Pilon – Vice-President, FONOM Region (Wawa) Johanne Baril – Vice-President, Communities Under 2,500 (Val Rita-Harty) Catherine ...

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Student stands out for academic commitment and dancing talent

Mya Rilley, a grade 12 student at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa), stands out for her commitment, perseverance and reliability. Through her impeccable work habits, Mya has attained a number of academic successes. She has also shown unparalleled commitment in her participation to sports teams.   Committed to promoting her school, she was behind the creation of her school’s Instagram account ...

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