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Wednesday Morning News – February 8

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 14. Wind chill minus 32. Roads – Sault Saint Marie to Montreal River is snow packed with bare and wet roads, snow-covered sections. From Montreal River to White River is snow-packed. Local – The Wawa Public Library is ...

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Municipal Council Meeting Tonight – February 7

Muncipal Council is holding a Regular Council Meeting tonight Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in Council Chambers at 6:00 p.m. Of interest on the Agenda is the resolution to fill the Council Vacancy, and declare a new Council member; and to approve the funding application submission to NOHFC for the Wawa Goose Monument. Tonight council has on the agenda: Approve council ...

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Tuesday Morning News – February 7th

Weather – Cloudy with snow beginning early this morning, amounts of 5 to 10 cm. High of -10 with windchill of -25 this morning. Roads – From Sault Ste. Marie to Montreal River, Highway 17 is bare and wet with partly snow covered sections. From Montreal River to Wawa the road is bare and wet. From Wawa to the Paint ...

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Snowfall Warning Lake Superior Park and eastward

10:58 PM EST Monday 06 February 2017 Snowfall warning in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Significant snowfall expected Tuesday. Snow, at times heavy, will start over regions east of Lake Superior Tuesday morning, and then spread to regions near the Quebec border by ...

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Monday Morning News – February 6

Weather – We are expecting flurries today with a high of -12. Tonight there is a 60% chance of flurries with a low of -15. Travel to the Sault tomorrow and points east may be difficult due to a low-pressure area that will bring an expected 15cm or more. Environment Canada warns that travelling conditions may deteriorate and become hazardous ...

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Hockey Night in Wawa

Feb 4, 2017 @ 11:48 Wednesday night, the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre was packed with hockey fans of all ages. First stop when you entered was either the ticket table or souvenir table where Mr. Gretzky was signing autograph after autograph, and even posing for photographs. He even asked each person if there was anyone else in the family that ...

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Happy 67th Birthday Sir James Dunn Public School

  History – a word which refers to a record of past events and times. History – a word that has so much meaning to the many staff and students that have walked through the doors of Sir James Dunn Public School in Wawa. Sir James Dunn Public School was first opened in February of 1950. Back then, it was ...

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Why is Manuela walking 110km with Joe?

Sgt. Manuela Byrnes has been challenged to walk 110 kilometres with Joe Roberts! She is asking the community of Wawa to donate new socks. Her goal is to not only walk the 110 kilometres with Joe, but to collect a pair of socks for each kilometre walked. Your donation of new socks can be dropped off at the Michipicoten Memorial ...

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WFHT Donates to Pastor Lachine’s Free Meal Program

Like many other organizations and businesses in our area, staff at the Wawa Family Health Team pay a Toonie to wear jeans on Fridays. These funds are collected throughout the year and at year end, the staff decides on which charity they want to donate their funds to. In the past, we have contributed to several different programs that help ...

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Push for Change in Wawa February 15th!

On February 15, 2017, a former homeless youth and current entrepreneur, Joe Roberts, will be pushing a shopping cart, (a symbol of chronic homelessness), into Wawa.  Members of the public are invited to meet Joe and to participate in the following events which are taking place on February 15 at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre located at 3 Chris Simon ...

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MHS Viking News – Exams and Outdoors Class

  MHS students are in the thick of things this week, writing exams and finishing off their culminating activities for first semester courses.  For our senior students, this set of marks will be what post-secondary schools will look at as part of determining acceptance into their programs. While students are studying or working on course projects in the library, Mrs. ...

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Greyhound – Any Responsibility for Stranded Passengers?

Jan 25, 2017   On December 14th, 2016, a Greyhound bus from Vancouver, making its way along Highway 17, was stopped dead in Wawa. Highway 17 from Wawa to Batchawana had been closed at 2:43 a.m. due to whiteout conditions. The radar image from Montreal River shows the intensity of the storm that morning. With the highway closure, passengers disembarked ...

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Viking Voices – Back to School

Jan 23, 2017 @ 07:55 Staff and students at Michipicoten High School are back in the swing of things in 2017. The Winter Break started off with a talent show and luncheon for students and parents. We have many talented students in our school, including pianists, diablo masters, comedic grade 9s and our very own version of ‘JibJab’ featuring the ...

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DUBREUIL, Marcel (Bilingual)

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Wednesday January 11, 2017 at the age of 89 years. Beloved husband of Yolande Dubreuil of 66 years. Loving father of Marielle Bélanger (Luc), Francine Dubreuil (James), Mario Dubreuil (Nicole Bourgouin) and Joanne Dubreuil. Loving and supportive grandfather of Richard (Whitney), Francis (Carrie), ...

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Tuesday Morning News – February 7th

Weather – Cloudy with snow beginning early this morning, amounts of 5 to 10 cm. High of -10 with windchill of -25 this morning. Roads – From Sault Ste. Marie to Montreal River, Highway 17 is bare and wet with partly snow covered sections. From Montreal River to Wawa the road is bare and wet. From Wawa to the Paint ...

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