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Sir James Dunn Newsflash – Talent, Shoots & Scores!

Jun 9, 2017 @ 08:09 SJD’s got talent – instrumental, vocals,  dancing, magical and comical talent that is! On Friday, May 5th, students, from as young as Senior Kindergarten  to our older students sang, played the piano and guitar, danced, and performed magic for an audience made up of students, staff, parents and grandparents. What a show!  We can’t wait for ...

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Friday Morning News – June 9

Jun 9, 2017 @ 07:45 Weather – It is a little cool this morning, but temperatures are expected to a high of 19C. A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. News tidbits – Don’t forget the Annual Legion Golf Tournament this weekend. There is a possibility of a trip to Las Vegas if you get a ...

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Time to Retire

  There comes a time in everybody’s life, where you have to make a decision — and the time for me has come now to step back from picking up other people’s trash.   In the beginning, 25 years ago, my purpose and aim was to make my fellow citizens realize how beautiful this country is, especially our area without ...

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Hwy 129 (Jct 101/129 & Jct 129/667) One Lane OPEN

Jun 8, 2017 @ 12:11 One lane is open, alternating traffic is flowing. Jun 8, 2017 @ 08:11 Travellers must continue to detour around the collapsed culvert at Poulin Creek just east of the Highway 129/101 Junction. The culvert failed Monday, June 5, 2017 in early morning as the culvert replacement was beginning. As the first sheet pile was being installed ...

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Liddles have cost Taxpayers $280,005 to date

Jun 8, 2017 @ 11:57   At last night’s meeting, Council and the Public were made aware of the costs that the Municipality of Wawa has incurred beginning in November 2015, when Councillor Tamara Liddle and her husband, Gerry Liddle initiated a series of complaints and legal actions against municipal staff and the Municipality of Wawa. The Municipality of Wawa ...

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Safe Kids Day 2017!

Safe Kids Week is an annual national awareness week developed to bring attention to predictable and preventable injuries in children. Taking place June 5 – 11, 2017, this year will focus on one of the top injury issues affecting children: active transportation injuries – including pedestrian, cycling, skateboarding/long boarding, and scootering. In Wawa, Saturday, June 3rd, from 11 am until ...

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Thursday Morning News – June 8

Jun 8, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – After that tempting taste of summer yesterday, the weather is set to change. Increasing cloudiness with a 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 19. News tidbits – Don’t forget to go to the Goose tonight at 6 p.m. At 6:30 the Municipality will be taking a group ...

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Booze, Coffee Cups and a Report Card

Jun 7, 2017 @ 08:07   Highway 101 was a total surprise — almost as an afterthought we took it on. People who travel that part of the highway daily thought that it did not look bad. So we started at the turnoff to Hawk and expected a leisurely ‘walk in the park back to Wawa’; after all, it was ...

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This is Senior’s Month “Living Your Best Life”

Jun 7, 2017 @ 08:05 Every year in June the Ontario Seniors Secretariat celebrates and recognizes the important role seniors play in our communities.  This year’s theme is, “Living Your Best Life”, and in Wawa that is pretty easy to do!   In celebration, the community has several activities planned; from entertainment to information sessions for seniors.   To start the ...

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Protecting our Water Supply

Jun 7, 2017 @ 07:59 On June 3rd,  Wawa-news received a news tip that there was a yellow plume visible in Wawa Lake just by the Ganley Street outflow. The caller was concerned about the possibility this was paint or another substance that could harm the lake. My immediate thoughts ran along the way ‘how terrible, the EDC of Wawa ...

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Wednesday Morning News – June 7

Weather – Sunny with a high of 23C today. News Tidbits – Hwy 129 remains closed for culvert replacement at Poulin Creek. Hwy 129 is closed from the Junction of 101/129 and the Junction of 129/667 (Sultan). Council meets tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chamber. Of interest to many will be the report by staff on the costs incurred ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – Spring 2017

Jun 6, 2017 @ 10:17 Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to acknowledge the support received from a variety of sources over the last few months. We sincerely thank Martin Doyle for providing oral hygiene products. Also, thank you to Brenda Ouellette and the Wawa BIA for the Canadian Tire gift cards.  These will be used to purchase items for the plots at ...

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Tuesday Morning News – June 6

Jun 6, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – Sunny. High 24. News Tidbits – Highway 129 remains closed at this time due to a culvert failure. Earth is passing through a stream of debris creating a meteor shower during the daytime. Tomorrow it peaks, and you might be able to see some of these meteors during a narrow window of darkness before ...

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Highway 129 CLOSED due to Flooding – UPDATE 10:50 a.m.

Jun 5, 2017 @ 10:53 – The Chapleau Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police have issued a press release advising that Highway 129 will be closed for an estimated two days because of a culvert collapse at Poulin Creek. Editor’s Note –  Poulin Creek is just south of the Highway 129/101 Junction. This culvert collapse and replacement will prevent travellers taking 129 ...

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