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Learning through music

Feb 27, 2018 @ 09:00   Grade 3 students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) had a time in Mr. Kirk Whitlock’s music class last week.   They learned how to play the Popcorn song with Boomwhackers, a percussion instrument that consists of tubes that make noise when you hit them against an object or a body part. The young musicians definitely ...

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Tuesday Morning News – February 27

Feb 27, 2018 @ 07:58 Weather Today Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Clearing near noon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this morning. High plus 2. Tonight Increasing cloudiness early this evening. Low minus 4.   Roads 101 Timmins to Highway 144 bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 2018-02-27 2:22 101 Highway ...

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Digging Out

Feb 26, 2018 @ 19:01   We have been so spoiled with the lack of snow this year. So much that this snowfall caught everyone off guard. With the snow and blowing snow – many residents had to shovel themselves out this morning just to get to work or kids to school. At least it wasn’t -25C this morning, so ...

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Wawa Man Charged with Break and Enter

Feb 26, 2018 @ 11:18 On Sunday February 25, 2018, at approximately 4:25 a.m., officers from the Superior East (Wawa) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a Wawa address regarding a dispute between a male and a female.   As a result a 29 years old Wawa, Ontario male was arrested and charged with the following offence; ...

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Wawa Man charged with Over 80mgs, Vehicle Impounded

Feb 26, 2018 @ 11:13 On Sunday February 25, 2018, at approximately 1:15 a.m., officers from the Superior East (Wawa) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle travelling on Third Ave. Wawa. After speaking with the male driver, officers detected an odour of alcohol on his breath.   As a result Jesse ...

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Wesdome Increases Eagle River Underground Mine Mineral Reserves

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. announces increased Mineral Reserves at its operating Eagle River Underground Mine located west of Wawa, Ontario. Mineral Reserves and Resources are updated as at December 31, 2017. Through a tightly spaced drilling program to define, Duncan Middlemiss, President and CEO commented, “In 2017, we successfully increased reserves net of depletion, and significantly improved the grade and ...

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Monday Morning News – February 26

Weather Today Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. High minus 1. Tonight Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 4. Roads All roads are a mixed bag of conditions – partly snow covered with partly snow packed, partly ice covered sections, partly snow covered with bare and wet road sections. Drive with care.   News Tidbits ...

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Carillion & MPAC

Feb 26, 2018 @ 08:27 Well, we all know that Toronto has been described by some as ‘Hollywood North’ because of the popularity it has gained as a preferred site for movie and television productions. As well it has always been a hotbed for theatre and shows. But this week it seems Toronto is now known as the location of ...

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Snowfall warnings continue – Travel being impacted (00:21)

Feb 26, 2018 @ 00:20 Highway 17 from Wawa to White River is now open. Feb 25, 2018 @ 21:11 Although the snowfall warning has been cancelled, Wawa continues to be hit with snow. At the present time, Highway 17 between Wawa and White River is closed. The roads in town are full of drifted areas, and it might be ...

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Concours de la Légion !

Feb 25, 2018 @ 11:26   L’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) est fière de tous les élèves qui ont participé au concours des affiches de la Légion. Félicitations à Isabella Gingras, Havana Thibodeau-Bello, Adriana Casavant, Izabelle Lévesque-Gagnon et Madison Hamel qui se sont classées à Wawa.   Élève de 3e année, Adriana Casavant, a gagné la 1re place à Wawa ainsi que ...

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Legion Poster Contest

Feb 25, 2018 @ 11:26   École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) is proud of all their students who took part in this year’s Legion Poster Contest.   Congratulations to Isabella Gingras, Havana Thibodeau-Bello, Adriana Casavant, Izabelle Lévesque-Gagnon and Madison Hamel who placed in Wawa.   Grade 3 student Adriana Casavant placed 1st in Wawa and in the White River to Massey district. ...

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Heavy snowfall causing travel difficulties

Feb 25, 2018 @ 08:04 Environment Canada’s warnings of 10-20 centimetres seems to have been a little on the light side. Snow has begun to fall, with at least half of what was expected today, has already fallen. If you are traveling be prepared for the probability of road closures.  Hwy 17 is already closed west of Marathon due to ...

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Additional Visitor Restrictions Imposed at Sault Area Hospital’s Emergency Department

Feb 24, 2018 @ 18:26 In light of an increase in the number of patients presenting to the Emergency Department with Influenza-like illness, Sault Area Hospital (SAH) has now imposed visitor restrictions for the Emergency Department (ED). Effective immediately, the Emergency Department will be closed to visitors until further notice.  Exceptions may be permitted on compassionate grounds and at the ...

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Traffic delays early Saturday Morning at the Goldwater Hill

Feb 24, 2018 @ 14:36     A Wawa-news.com reader sent these photographs this afternoon. There were minor traffic delays on the Coldwater Hill as tow trucks removed an empty salt-hauling truck from the west side (southbound lane) of the highway. The incident happened late Friday evening, and there were no injuries.  

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