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Mixed Curling Standings – January 17

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 8 9 McCOY, Joe 2 7 9 KLOCKARS, Anna Lisa 3 5 8 HALL, Dave 4 4 9 HOFFMANN, Jim 4 4 8 BUCKELL, Chris 6 3 9 LESCHISHIN, Mark 6 3 9 TURMELLE, Katherine 8 1 9 Games – Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 7 p.m. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 ...

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Friday Morning News – January 17

Weather – Sunny this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 9. Wind chill minus 33 this morning and minus 14 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 ...

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Ontario Government to offer Parents Financial Assistance during Teacher Strike Action

Yesterday, January 15th, 2020, the Honourable Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, announced the Ontario government’s plan to offer parents up to $60 per day if strike actions close schools or school-based child care centres. He explained that “Our aim has always been to reach a negotiated settlement that keeps kids in class, which we have done successfully with multiple labour partners to date. ...

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Thursday Morning News – January 16

Weather – Periods of light snow ending early this afternoon then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 12. Wind chill minus 17 this morning and minus 22 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Clearing this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 28. Wind chill minus 21 this evening ...

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Week 1 – Winner of the LDHCF ‘Catch the Ace’ Announced!

The winner of the first week in the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s ‘Chase the Ace’ was announced this morning. Wawa resident Paul Bernath had the winning ticket. His ticket chose envelope #22 to be opened – unfortunately for him, his envelope held the Jack of Diamonds. He did take home the prize of $424.00 for holding the winning ticket. ...

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Thank You – Wawa Christmas Hamper Fund

The Wawa Christmas Hamper Fund wishes to thank the following businesses, services, donors, schools and volunteers, for their generosity this past Christmas.  Together we helped 125 families and singles with a Christmas dinner and gifts to put under the tree. Your support was very much appreciated. Businesses: Aviation Forest Fire Emergency Services, Bargain Shop, Bodylines by Crack, Broadview Home Inspection, Brookfield Power, Canadian Tire, École Escalade, École ...

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Canadian Weapon of Mass Destruction: Part 3

This week we will focus on uncovering the myth and lies that some Western leaders have tried to sell us on Syria for many years. The war is coming to an end and the victor is the Syrian people. Many innocent men, women,and children have been murdered and martyred and it’s all to easy to go about our lives and ...

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Between the Covers – January 15

The New Book Shelf is featuring: “A Minute to Midnight” by David Baldacci, “Criss Cross” by James Patterson and “Ask Again, Yes” by Mary Beth Keane. Staff Picks for the month of January are: “The Au Pair” by Emma Rous, “The Affair” by Lee Child, “The City of Girls” by Elizabeth Gilbert and this week’s feature is “I Invited Her In” ...

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From the Branch – January 15

Now that we are in January, that reminds us about 75 years ago when our veterans had almost liberated the South of the Netherlands, and were planning for the spring 1945 operations. In the meantime life for the Dutch in the big cities was getting really bad and people were cutting up any wood scraps they could find to burn. And the ...

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Wednesday Morning News – January 15

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this morning and late this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature falling to minus 7 this morning then steady. Wind chill minus 7 this morning and minus 15 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Periods of light snow. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this evening. Low ...

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La communauté appuie l’équipe de hockey de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph

  Le 7 janvier dernier, M. Ulo Pihelgas, représentant du Northern Credit Union, a remis un don d’une valeur de 850$ à l’équipe de hockey de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa)! Le club, sous la direction de M. Kevin Auger, enseignant èa l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph, a également tenu une vente de pâtisseries à l’école le 13 décembre! Les fonds recueillis permettront ...

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ES Saint-Joseph hockey team benefits from community support

  On January 7, Mr. Ulo Pihelgas, Northern Credit Union delegate, presented a cheque in the amount of $850 to the École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) hockey team! The team, under the direction of Mr. Kevin Auger, teacher at École secondaire Saint-Joseph, also held a sale of pastries in the school on December 13. The funds raised will be used towards ...

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HSCDSB Responds to Strike Action

The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) will close its schools to students on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. This decision has been made in response to the one-day province-wide strike action initiated by the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA).  “The decision to close schools to students was made after thorough consideration of many factors, but particularly the safety and ...

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Two New RAAM Clinics in Northern Ontario

There are two new RAAM Clinics in Northwestern Ontario. Marathon and Nipigon have now opened Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) Clinics to serve those with substance abuse issues, primarily addictions to opioids and alcohol. They offer community-based, low barrier services for patients seeking treatment for substance use disorders. RAAM Clinics focus on addiction medicine and offers both medication and psychosocial interventions ...

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