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Friday Morning News – November 1

Weather – Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness this afternoon then flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. High zero. Wind chill minus 7 this morning. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Flurries with risk of snow squalls. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 2. Wind chill minus 6 this evening.   News Tidbits – Yesterday ...

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Significant Snowfall Possible Today

Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Significant snowfall is possible today and tonight. South to southwest winds off of Lake Superior could produce flurries and local snow squalls beginning late this morning and will continue into tonight. Total snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm with locally up to 15 cm over the higher terrain are ...

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Discovering the fine art of shadow puppets!

  Kirk Whitlock, an arts teacher at École Saint-Joseph’s School(Wawa) put to good use to found two old diascopes, former projectors used for projecting transparencies, and incorporated them into the grade 5 arts class. Students used their imagination and various objects to practice the art of shadow making. They projected on a white screen shadows produced by silhouettes that they ...

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Découvrir l’art des ombres chinoises !

  M. Kirk Whitlock, enseignant en arts à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) a trouvé deux anciens diascopes, des projecteurs utilisés pour transmettre des transparents sur des écrans, et les a intégrés au cours d’arts des élèves de 5e année. Les élèves ont utilisé leur imagination et divers objets pour pratiquer l’art des ombres chinoises. Ils ont projeté sur un écran blanc ...

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Daylight Saving Time ends and surprisingly pedestrians get hurt

Each fall when Daylight Saving Time ends motorists and pedestrians are seemingly given a bonus hour of sleep. In theory the roads should be safer this is not necessarily the case. A 2011 survey by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) revealed that failing to adapt to the time change that comes with the end of Daylight Saving Time ...

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Report shows hallway medicine will keep getting worse under Ford

NDP Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath said a new report from the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario (FAO) offers damning evidence that hallway medicine in the province is only going to keep getting worse under Doug Ford’s Conservatives.   The FAO report found that even if Ford delivers the 15,000 long-term care beds his government has claimed they might, the ...

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Thursday Morning News – October 31

Weather – Clearing this morning. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h near noon. High plus 1. Wind chill minus 7 this morning. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 9. Wind chill minus 12 overnight. News Tidbits – The Legion Ladies are holding their monthly luncheon today from 11:30 to 1 p.m. ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Numerous Charges in Domestic Disturbance

On October 28, 2019, at approximately 10:12 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic disturbance on Demers Street in Chapleau, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, a 36-year-old person, from Chapleau, Ontario, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault with a Weapon – Spousal, contrary to section 267(a) ...

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Between the Covers – October 30

Our New Books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are: “The Titanic Secret” by Clive Cussler, “Elevator Pitch” by Linwood Barclay and “The Long Call” by Ann Cleeves.  Come on in today and browse through all of the great books on our New Books Shelf! Staff Picks for October are: “The Morning After” by Lisa Jackson, “Sister Sister” by Sue ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – October 30

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). Sat.       Nov. 02         Prayer Shawl Ministry 3 p.m. Mon.     Nov. 04          U.C.W. – 7:00 p.m. God’s love never ends, it endures and abides. 

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Wednesday Morning News – October 30

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 2. Wind chill minus 5 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries this evening and after midnight. Clearing before morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 6. Wind chill minus 10 overnight.

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East Algoma OPP – Snow Tires Help

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to ensure drivers stay safe during the upcoming snowy season while traveling on the roads. A key part of road safety is making sure your vehicle has proper road surface traction in the winter.   All-season tires don’t work the same on snow, ice or cold pavement. The stopping distance of a car with ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Multiple break and enters in Chapleau

Over the past week, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have responded to several break and enter occurrences in Chapleau, Ontario. On October 27, 2019, police located a stolen vehicle in the ditch on Highway 101 approximately 60 km east of Chapleau, Ontario. Police located several items that had been reported stolen as a result ...

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Tuesday Morning News – October 29

Weather – Periods of snow ending this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. High plus 3. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 2. Wind chill minus 6 overnight. News Tidbits – The Wawa Goose Senior’s Club is making their turkey pies again. ...

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From the Branch – October 30

Soon it will be Halloween, and November and the Poppy Campaign is in full swing but we have still dome openings for distributing poppies at any of your favourite locations. Just contact Comrade Larry. At our last Legion Meeting we had a young lady Anika Jozin who talked about theSilver medal she earned at the provincial track and field meets and ...

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