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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – December 22

In-Person Worship Services will continue on December 24,  2021 at 7:00 p.m., Christmas Eve. All are Welcome. Covid-19 protocols will be followed. Dec.  24        Christmas Eve  – Worship at 7 p.m. Dec. 26         First Sunday after Christmas  –  No Worship 2022 Jan.  02       Second Sunday after Christmas – Worship at 11 a.m. Jan   06       Thurs.  Epiphany –  Greek “To Show ...

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Morning News – December 22

Dec 22, 2021 at 07:56 Weather: A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of flurries early this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 14. Wind chill minus 23 this morning and minus 17 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. A few flurries beginning late this evening. Wind up to 15 km/h. ...

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APH Reports 19 New Cases of COVID-19 & A High Risk Exposure

Algoma Public Health has reported nineteen (19) new cases of COVID-19, fifteen (15) in Sault Ste. Marie and area, and four (4) in Central and East Algoma. A  High-Risk Exposure has been reported for Air Canada Flight AC8203 from Toronto – Sault Ste. Marie on Sunday, December 19, 2021. Passengers who sat in rows 8-12 and flight crew who served ...

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APH Offers Moderna at Third Dose Clinics

Due to broad supply considerations, Algoma Public Health is currently aligning with provincial direction to switch to offering Moderna at third dose clinics until further notice. There is adequate supply of Moderna vaccine for adult third doses and clinics will continue to run at full capacity. People who are aged 18-29 years will continue to be offered Pfizer, as supply allows, ...

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Road Conditions – December 22

Dec 22, 2021 at 06:29   updated at: 5:23 a.m. Primary Conditions Secondary Conditions Visibility Hwy 17 West/North 50km From Wawa to Paint Lake Rd, Wawa snow packed bare and dry good 70km From Paint Lake Rd, Wawa to Mobert partly snow covered partly snow packed good 101 63km From Wawa to Hwy 651 (Missinabi Corners) snow packed bare and ...

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Morning News – December 21

Dec 21, 2021 at 07:56 Weather: Cloudy. Snow beginning late this morning. Amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 7. Wind chill minus 25 this morning and minus 12 this afternoon. Tonight – Periods of snow. Local blowing snow overnight. Amount 5 cm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this evening. Low ...

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APH reports 7 new cases of COVID-19 & a low-risk exposure

Algoma Public Health has reported seven (7) new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. Six (6) are in Sault Ste. Marie & Area, and one (1) in the Central and East Algoma Area. There are currently 228 active cases, and seven (7) in hospital. A Low-Risk Exposure has been reported on Porter Flight #683 from Toronto to Sault Ste. ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory

Environment Canada has issued a Winter Weather Travel Advisory for a large swath of Northern Ontario. In the Wawa-news reading area: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Winter weather travel advisory ...

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Road Conditions – December 21

A winter weather travel advisory is in for a large swath of Northern Ontario as shown in the graphic to the right. Snowfall accumulations of 10 to 15 centimetres are expected, but will vary depending on your location. A low-pressure system will track across the Great Lakes today and tonight creating reduced visibility and poor travel conditions. Check Environment Canada ...

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Hwy 17 (Batchawana Bay to Wawa) OPEN

Hwy 17 is now open from Batchawana Bay to Wawa. Dec 20, 2021 at 09:13 At 9:00 a.m., Highway 17 from Wawa to White River was reopened. please drive with care. Highway 17 from Wawa to Batchawana Bay remains closed at this time. Dec 20, 2021 at 05:40 At 3:06 a.m. Highway 17 road conditions improved north of White River, ...

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The Santa Claus workshop project – mutual aid and community sharing

  This year, École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) students enrolled in the Grade 12 Learning Strategies and Grade 9 “Introduction to Technology” courses joined forces and helped each other to create Santa’s Workshop!   Under the supervision of their teacher Mr. James Stewart, they devoted several hours to making various items such as wooden Christmas decorations, marshmallow forks with ergonomic handles ...

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Le projet d’atelier du Père Noël – entraide et partage communautaire

  Cette année les élèves de l’École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) inscrits aux cours « Stratégies d’apprentissage » de 12e année et « Introduction à la technologie » de la 9e année» ont uni leurs efforts et se sont entraidés afin de créer l’Atelier du Père Noël!   Sous la supervision de leur enseignant M. James Stewart, ils ont consacré plusieurs heures pour fabriquer divers ...

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Morning News – December 20

Dec 20, 2021 at 07:56 Weather: Flurries ending near noon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Local blowing snow this morning. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 70 becoming west 20 gusting to 40 late this afternoon. Temperature falling to minus 9 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 15 this afternoon. Tonight – ...

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Algoma Public Health – Weekend cases

Sunday, Dec 18, 2021 Algoma Public Health reported fifteen (15) new cases of COVID-19: fourteen (14) – Sault Ste. Marie & Area, and one (i) – Central and East Algoma. There are currently 242 active cases in the Algoma District. Low-Risk Exposure: Porter Flight (PD683) from Toronto to Sault Ste. Marie on Thursday, December 16, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. – ...

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Road Conditions – December 20

At this time (6:00 a.m.) Highway 17 is closed from Batchawana Bay to White River/Mobert. A winter weather travel advisory is in effect (Pukaskwa Park to Searchmont). Snowfall accumulations of 7 to 14 centimetres are expected. Wind gusts up to 60km/h will create reduced visibility and poor travel conditions.   Hwy 17 West/North 50km From Wawa to Paint Lake Rd, ...

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