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The Thunder Bay Art Gallery Opens Newest exhibition: The North Now

Nov 13, 2019 @ 08:01 The Thunder Bay Art Gallery is excited to announce the opening of its newest exhibition: The North Now. Featuring art from across Northern Ontario, this multi-disciplinary juried exhibition provides a glimpse of the immense creativity, diversity and innovation by established and emerging artists living in the North of the province. Artists from across Northern Ontario were ...

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SAH Holds Inaugural Raffle has guaranteed jackpot of $50,000!

Sault Area Hospital Foundation is proud to announce the launch of their new electronic and online 50/50 raffle. Sales launched Nov. 7, 2019. This inaugural raffle will include a guaranteed jackpot of at least $50,000. The winner will take home either $50,000 or 50 per cent of gross sales, whichever is larger. Sault Area Hospital Foundation has partnered with Ascend Fundraising Solutions ...

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Wednesday Morning News – November 13

Nov 13, 2019 @ 07:57 Weather – Flurries and snow squalls. Local amount 15 to 25 cm. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning then becoming southwest 20 gusting to 40 this afternoon. High minus 4. Wind chill minus 22 this morning and minus 11 this afternoon. Tonight – Flurries and a few snow squalls ending before ...

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SE OPP Hornepayne – Male charged after reports of Assault

On November 9, 2019, at approximately 6:15 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an assault in Hornepayne, Ontario. The investigation revealed that the accused had assaulted and threatened one victim prior to breaking into a residence and assaulting a second victim. As a result of the investigation, John FORT, ...

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Snow squall watch in effect

Snow squall watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Agawa – Lake Superior Park Lake effect snow squalls expected Wednesday. Southerly winds over the relatively warm waters of Lake Superior are expected to produce flurries and local snow squalls on Wednesday. The squalls could start as early ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Chapleau Male has 90 day suspension and Impounded Vehicle

On November 9, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint regarding a potentially impaired driver in the Town of Chapleau, Ontario. Officers observed the vehicle park at a residence on Lansdowne Street and proceeded to speak with the driver. During the conversation, officers detected the odour ...

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SJFI – Touring Wilderness Helicopters

On Thursday, November 7th, 2019, the St. Joseph French Immersion Grade 1/2/3 class went on an incredible adventure  to Wilderness Helicopters at the Wawa airport. The class was introduced to pilots; Danny Mercer and Blair Mills, who taught the class about the roles and responsibilities of a pilot in Wawa. They shared stories about flying with the Ontario Ministry of Natural ...

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Tuesday Morning News – November 12

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 11. Wind chill minus 25 this morning and minus 16 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Flurries beginning before morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 21. Wind chill minus 25 this evening. Snow squall watch in effect for: ...

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Students from École catholique Georges Vanier and École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) claim medals at regional Cardboard Boat Race competitions

Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon elementary and secondary schools stood tall at the Regional Cardboard Boat Race competitions which took place in Marathon (October 30) and Sault Ste. Marie (November 5 and 7) with teams from École catholique Georges Vanier (Elliot Lake) and École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) taking home medals. Some 50 Northern Ontario teams from various communities took part in the ...

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3rd Annual Lori Johnson Memorial Hockey Tournament

The Wawa Women’s Hockey Association is gearing up for the 3rd Annual Lori Johnson Memorial Hockey Tournament. The action takes place at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Center beginning at 7PM Friday 15 November, 2019. There are 17 games scheduled throughout the weekend with the championship set for Sunday at noon. The annual event had been renamed in honour of Lori ...

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News From the Park – long-term care facilities

Call me a dreamer or idealist, if you will. I’ve certainly been called much worse. I am proud to wear such a moniker because living here in Canada, I’m happy to say I am certainly not alone. In fact, I think one of our greatest traits as Canadians is to believe in doing what is right and that brighter days ...

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SJD Newsflash – For the Love of Science

Students at SJD are never surprised when the Principal,  Dr. Poldmaa, visits their classroom. He is always eager to share what he knows  – especially if it involves Science. On a recent visit to the Grade 1/2 classroom, Dr. Poldmaa found out that the students were learning about Energy in their lives. The students talked about the sun, the wind, ...

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Monday Morning News – November 11

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 9. Wind chill minus 25 this morning and minus 14 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 21. Wind chill near minus 24. News Tidbits – Hogan’s Homestead has a variety of maple syrup ...

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