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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – April 12

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. Fri. Apr. 15      The Friday in the week before Easter is known as Good Friday                            and is the day on which the ...

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Morning News – April 13

Apr 13, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: – Rainfall Warning Today – Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning early this morning. Rain mixed with snow this morning. Risk of freezing rain early this morning. Rainfall amount 5 mm. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 3. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Periods of rain. Fog patches developing overnight. ...

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NextBridge – East West Tie Line is Complete

  The ‘ribbon cutting celebration’ was held yesterday in the rainy weather to celebrate that the East-West Tie Transmission Line Project is now in service. The 450-kilometre, 230-kilovolt transmission line runs from Wawa to Thunder Bay. Project partners, including local Indigenous leaders, as well as representatives from the Ontario government, Minister of Energy Todd Smith and Minister of Northern Development, ...

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Wawa OSB receives Funding to support new Plant

In Council Chambers yesterday, Minister of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry, Greg Rickford made the announcement that the Ontario government is providing a grant of up to $15 million over four years to Wawa OSB Inc. through the Forest Sector Investment and Innovation Program to support a new state-of-the-art plant that will produce oriented strand board (OSB). “Funding ...

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Morning News – April 12

Apr 12, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Sunny. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 6. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight – Becoming cloudy this evening with 60% chance of rain showers overnight. Risk of freezing rain overnight. Wind becoming east 20 km/h before morning. Low zero. COVID Statistics: Current Previous Change from previous report Tested 252,985 ...

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Alamos Gold Breaks Ground for Phase III Expansion

  Alamos Gold Inc. held a groundbreaking celebration for the Island Gold Mine expansion. This expansion will increase production, lower costs, and be an economic engine for the Algoma region. The expansion will also best position the operation to benefit from additional exploration success. John A. McCluskey, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated: “When we first acquired the Island Gold ...

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Cossette family to re-launch Wawa Oriented Strand Board (OSB) Mill

Today, the Cossette family is proud to announce plans to re-launch the Oriented Strand Board (OSB) mill located in Wawa, in the riding of Algoma-Manitoulin. The family has been a major player in the Quebec forestry industry for over 65 years. Three generations are now committed to continuing the vision and passing on the family values. The Ontario Government announced ...

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I like being in School

Those who are regular followers of this column will recall that I was bemoaning the fact that I miss what, up until two years ago, was a relatively high number of invitations to visit schools and classrooms. You might say that I have sort of a strong anti-hooky drive in me. I like being in school. I have been told ...

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J’aime être à l’école

Ceux qui suivent régulièrement cette chronique se souviendront que je déplorais le fait de manquer ce qui, jusqu’à il y a deux ans, était un nombre relativement élevé d’invitations à visiter des écoles et des salles de classe.  J’aime être à l’école. On m’a dit que c’est peut-être parce qu’en leur présence, je peux jouer l’âge que je ressens mentalement, ...

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Morning News – April 11

Apr 11, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning this morning and ending this afternoon then 60% chance of showers. Periods of snow over higher terrain this morning. Wind southeast 20 km/h gusting to 60 becoming southwest 40 gusting to 70 this afternoon. High 6. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 40% chance ...

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WFD Called to Residence on Tamarack

Just before 3 a.m. the Wawa Fire Department was called to a residence on Tamarack Avenue. Firefighters under air were seen carrying extinguishers into the residence, but there were no signs of smoke. Firefighters cleared the scene at 3:20 a.m.

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Update: Drinking Water Information Notice

The Municipality of Wawa, in consultation with Algoma Public Health, is pleased to announce that chlorine concentrations have returned to normal levels at the water treatment plant and chlorine levels in the distribution system have returned to levels in which smell and or taste should no longer be an issue. We have been working diligently, monitoring chlorine levels and flushing ...

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Morning News – April 8

Apr 8, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Periods of snow. Amount 2 cm. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. High zero. Wind chill -14 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 60% chance of flurries. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light late this evening. Low -7. Wind chill near -10. COVID Statistics: Current Previous ...

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LDHCF Catch the Ace – Week 41 Winner is…

Apr 7, 2022 at 08:01 Congratulations to Chris Mitchell, winner of Week 41 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The envelope (#36) that was selected contained the Ten of Spades, winning $1,980. There are 11 cards left to draw from, with the progressive pot next week is estimated at $42,111. Monies from the Catch the Ace are used to ...

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News from St. Monica’s Parish – April 2022

Three (3) Priests from the Society of African Missions will be guests of Father Michael this weekend (April 8-10) and will be participating in the services while here. The Society currently has about 1000 members coming from Africa, America, Asia and Europe and work in a number of African countries as well as Europe, the Americas and Asia. Father Michael ...

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