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An impressive team of CSCNO students to take part in the Franco-Ontarian Games

May 16, 2017 @ 13:17   More than 650 francophone students from 103 French language Catholic and public secondary schools will gather in Woodstock from May 19 to 22 to take part in the 24th edition of the Jeux franco-ontariens (Franco-Ontarian Games). Held at École secondaire catholique Notre-Dame under the theme “Là où les grandes routes se rencontrent,” this annual provincial gathering attracts a great ...

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LDHC – Spring Campaign

May 16, 2017 @ 13:04 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all those who donated to the Spring Campaign. As a result of your generosity, the Foundation raised over $20,000. There remains $10,000 to be raised to reach the goal of $154,000 in order to purchase the Digital Radiography system for ...

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Viking Voices – Soccer Continues

May 16, 2017 @ 12:26 Soccer is here and will be on the fields again Wednesday and Thursday. Our teams were both successful last week and advanced to the play downs this week. On Wednesday, Viking teams play at 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Thursday’s games are at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30, with tiebreakers and finals in the afternoon. Good ...

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Tuesday Morning News – May 16

May 16, 2017 @ 07:36 Weather – Mainly cloudy this morning, with a 40 percent chance of showers early this morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h late this afternoon. High 19 except 14 along the lakeshore. UV index 6 or high. Tonight Showers with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind south 20 km/h becoming light this evening, with a low 14C ...

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Saturday Evening – Skies tinged with Fire

May 15, 2017 @ 09:45     It was the end of a beautiful day, bright and sunny although tinged with a cool breeze. Made yard work easy to do that cool breeze. Dinner was delicious, a pork shoulder that had been smoking all afternoon, teasing us with wafts of cooking meat. Once dinner was done, and dessert served, we ...

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Have you seen Sabrina?

Please keep an eye out for Sabrina in the Regina Crescent area. Sabrina is very friendly! If you see her call Lorraine Keith Killins 705-856-4911 or 705-852-1091. There is a Reward!

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Monday Morning News – May 15

May 15, 2017 @ 07:36 Weather – Mainly sunny today with a high of 18C, except 14 along the lakeshore. Increasing cloudiness through the day, with 40% chance of showers overnight. Low 8. Forest Fires – The Wawa District has had two fires so far this season, one at Katherine Cove, and the second due east of Negwazu Lake (map shows ...

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Saturday Morning News – May 13

May 13, 2017 @ 07:42   Weather – Mainly cloudy. A few showers beginning this afternoon. High 14. News tidbits – Today is the day to go for a drive and enjoy a strawberry tea in Hawk Junction! It was funny to read this morning about the bear in Scarborough. Police there are warning people to secure their garbage and compost ...

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Recall on Really Fantastic Meat from Superior Home Bakery & Deli

  Algoma Public Health is recalling Superior Home Bakery & Deli’s Really Fantastic Meat products. Control processes were not in place at the time of production allowing excess water in the product, which under certain circumstances could support the growth of Clostridium Botulinum and pose a health risk to consumers. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below. The products were prepared and ...

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Composting Workshop – Great Success!

May 12, 2017 @ 10:50 Last night The EDC of Wawa held a Composting Workshop. Over 27 people attended this event, and learned the basics of composting. Not only does composting create healthier growing material for your gardening efforts, it reduces the amount of garbage going to the landfill, reduces fertilizer usage and lessens water consumption, and eventually saves you money. ...

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Wawa Celebrates Nurses Week 2017

May 12, 2017 @ 10:29   Every year the nurses of Wawa gather for a celebratory dinner. This year’s dinner was held at the Legion Hall, where the nurses enjoyed a tasty dinner, laced with reminiscing. On display were several montages of nursing history in Hawk Junction and Wawa. Of particular interest was the Charge Nurse Board from the Red ...

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Repatriation underway for Kashechewan evacuees

  The evacuees from Kashechewan have begun to return home. The evacuation began Sunday, April 16th with Kapuskasing being the first host community. Wawa declared a state of emergency on Sunday, and received evacuees on Tuesday, April 18th. In all, it was expected that 450 to 500 vulnerable residents would be evacuated as a precautionary measure.     In what ...

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Friday Morning News – May 12

Weather – The skies are clear right now, but Environment Canada says that today will be mainly cloudy with a 60% chance of showers. High 14 is expected. Roads – Construction continues… but it looks like the lane closure at Orphan Lake has been lifted. Hopefully the highway has been paved where they replaced the culvert. Forest Fires – As ...

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Businesses, Communities and Residents Stranded – fund Ontario’s 1st FN Train: Mask-Wa Oo-Ta Ban

  May 11, 2017 @ 08:41 The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) is demanding no more second-class treatment by Transport Canada, requesting that they fund the operation of a full-service Algoma Passenger Train under Missanabie Cree First Nation. CAPT is looking for community support for this project. Government funding of the Missanabie Cree First Nation-run train will contribute to ...

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Thursday Morning News – May 11

May 11, 2017 @ 07:55 Weather – Today we expect a mix of sun and cloud with 40% chance of showers, with a high of 14. Roads – Construction has begun in earnest south of Wawa. If you are heading south remember to give extra time for construction delays. Forest Fire – The MNR is not updating daily. The next ...

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