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SE OPP – Chapleau – Ask for Assistance in Solving a Mischief

Mar 9, 2017 @ 09:57 On Thursday March 8, 2017, at approximately 9:50 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment responded to a mischief incident to a local Chapleau Ontario school. The incident took place between Friday March 3, 2017 and Thursday March 8, 2017. During the incident the persons responsible damaged windows facing the ...

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Theft of Gas in Wawa reveals stolen car and spike belt deployment

Mar 9, 2017 @ 07:55 On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at approximately 1:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a local business for a theft of gas report. Police investigation revealed that the motor vehicle in question was stolen from the Thunder Bay area.   A full description of the male driver ...

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Police Partners Need You To Recognize, Reject And Report Fraud! March is Fraud Prevention Month

  Mar 9, 2017 @ 06:24 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and its Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre partners are launching their annual Fraud Prevention Month campaign to prevent thousands of Canadians from falling victim to fraud. During the month of March, the OPP, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Competition Bureau of Canada are joining police services across the country to promote public ...

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Moving Ahead with the North East LHIN’s Strategy to Improve Housing for Vulnerable Populations across the Region

Mar 9, 2017 @ 06:19 The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) met with the senior leadership of the region’s District Social Services Boards (DSSABs), as well as Service Managers of municipalities on Friday to move ahead with the recommendations found in its Innovative Housing with Health Supports in Northeastern Ontario Strategic Plan: 2016-2019. The partners identified leaders who ...

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Thursday Morning News – March 9th

Mar 9, 2017 @ 05:43 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud today with a 60% chance of flurries. Wind NW 20km gusting to 40km. A high of -8C with windchill of -25 this morning. Tonight the flurries will continue with a low of -28 expected, windchill of -37. A snow squall warning is in effect for: Agawa – ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN (Wawa to Heyden)

Mar 9, 2017 @ 05:11 Highway 17 from Wawa to Heyden has been reopened. It had been closed for 22 hours due to poor weather conditions.       At 7:30 p.m. Wawa-news confirmed that Hwy 17 is closed from Wawa to Heyden. With a confusing tweet from Ontario511, a short drive out to confirm the highway closure was done. ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – March 7

Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 10 15 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 9 15 McHARDY, Jim 2 9 15 MOORE, Bruce 2 9 15 YOUNG, Paul 2 9 15 HOFFMANN, Jim 6 8 15 DERESKI, Louis 7 6 15 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 8 5 15 RODY, Ron 9 3 16  

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EC – Snow Squalls to continue east of Wawa

Mar 9, 2017 @ 00:32 11:33 PM EST Wednesday 08 March 2017 Snow squall warning in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing ...

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Snowmobilers take caution – Ice conditions can change rapidly

As the 2017 Snowmobile season winds down, the North East Region Snowmobile, All Terrain Vehicle, Vessel Enforcement (SAVE) team wish to remind snowmobilers that ice conditions are changing rapidly and could present a significant risk. Operators are encouraged to avoid crossing waterways as ice conditions are unpredictable.   In addition, before planning a trip check trail conditions and ensure your intended ...

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What Happened at Council – March 7

Mar 8, 2017 @ 15:57 Council held a regular council meeting, March 7th at 6 p.m. Councillor Liddle expressed a pecuniary conflict with items 12.1, and 14.2 and 14.3 (both in the In Camera meeting). After the special presentation to Kevin & Pam Sabourin, Council listened to the presentation of the Housing Needs Study (see below) by Kieth Harriman and ...

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Une Toute Première Bannière de Curling NSSSAA!

  Félicitations à Spencer Terris, Simon Bouffard, Hunter Schumacher et Brett Robinson. Un très grand merci à Mme Melissa Terris, leur entraîneure, à M. Mark Szekely, président de la ligue qui a organisé le tout, la ligue de curling des hommes qui a accueilli notre équipe à chaque lundi soir, à M.Yvan Besner qui assurait la présidence lors des deux ...

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25 Years of Service Recognized

As part of last night’s municipal council meeting, Mayor Ron Rody presented Wawa Fire Department Fire Chief Kevin Sabourin a medal and certificate commemorating 25 years of volunteer service from the Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office. Kevin has been a firefighter for many years, then becoming fire chief.  A beautiful commemorative pin (trillium) was also awarded to Pam Sabourin in recognition ...

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Viking Voices – Course selection, Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test

Mar 8, 2017 @ 09:39 Students have been meeting with Mrs. Benka, our guidance counsellor, to select their courses for the 2017-18 school year. Students use the education planner, myBlueprint for selecting their courses. This web-based program allows students and counsellors the ability to review course selections, identify plans with missing prerequisites, and make modifications. Completed and current courses are ...

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