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SE OPP Wawa/Dubreuilville – Six changed with drug offenses

May 9, 2017 @ 11:26 On May 3, 2017 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachment along with members from the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Provincial Operation Intelligence Bureau (POIB), and Emergency Response Team (ERT), executed three Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) warrants and made numerous arrests in the Communities of Wawa and Dubreuilville Ontario ...

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Superior East OPP Chapleau – Pair Charged after Collision

On May 7, 2017, at approximately 2:50 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 129 in the Township of Reaney, District of Sudbury. Investigation at the scene revealed that the licence plates on the vehicle were stolen and that a male and a female involved had fled ...

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Rain Barrel Program a Big Success!

May 9, 2017 @ 07:51 Keep your eye out around town for over 100 new rain barrels! These rain barrels can reduce the use of Wawa’s municipally treated water by over 27,000 litres! This water can be used to water flowers, gardens, wash cars and pets or for your sprinkler hose! By using rain barrels, you are saving money, nourishing ...

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Getting ready for this season of Ladies’ Night Golf!

May 9, 2017 @ 07:46 There will be a short meeting, tomorrow night Wednesday, May 10th, 7 p.m. at North of 17.  Everyone who golfs in Ladies’ Night is welcome. The purpose of the meeting is to organize volunteers for this season. As well, this is an opportunity to discuss and decide on suggestions to improve play and increase participation. ...

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Tuesday Morning News – May 9

May 9, 2017 @ 07:21 Weather – Increasing cloudiness this morning. High 9. Roads  – Spring must be officially here, Ontario511 is no longer giving road reports. It is forest fire season though… “As of Monday, May 8th, there are no active fires in the Northeast region. So far this fire season, there have been 10 forest fires confirmed in the region ...

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RT Minerals files NI 43-101 Technical Report

May 8, 2017 @ 21:24 RT Minerals Corp. announces that the Company has filed a NI 43-101 Technical Report on SEDAR for the 100% optioned Norwalk Gold Property located near Wawa, Ontario. Several historical mineralized gold occurrences are present on the Norwalk Property including the Norwalk Gold Mine (Au), the Fred C Shaft (Au), the Gananoque Vein (Au), and the ...

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News from the Park – Sault By-election & Pharmacare

To simply say the last few weeks have been jam packed here in Queen’s Park would truly be an understatement if ever there was one. And just to add to this excitement, I’m sure you are well aware Kathleen Wynne finally called for a long awaited by-election in Sault Ste. Marie after their MPP resigned before Christmas. May 8, 2017 ...

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NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Statement on Nursing Week 2017

May 8, 2017 @ 12:44 To mark the beginning of Nursing Week 2017, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath issued the following statement calling for a moratorium on nursing cuts and any further layoffs of health care workers: “Ontario’s nurses are healthcare champions. New Democrats and all Ontarians owe a debt of gratitude to nurses for their concern and care, advocacy, and professionalism. ...

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SE OPP Wawa – Male arrested after theft of gas

May 8, 2017 @ 11:23 On Friday, May 5, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachments were notified of a theft of gas from a local Wawa business. Police were given a description of both the motor vehicle and its male driver. Officers on general patrol located the motor vehicle in question ...

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Sir James Dunn Newsflash – Basketball!

 May 8, 2017 @ 08:39     What do you get when you mix students with basketballs, plenty of practices on the court and a whole lot of dunks and slams? You get two very victorious and happy teams! Recently, the Sir James Dunn Cougars participated in the annual basketball tournament held in Wawa and were both successful in capturing ...

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Monday Morning News – May 8

May 8, 2017 @ 07:40   Weather – Bright and sunny today with the wind becoming a little stronger in the afternoon. A high of 9 is expected today.   Roads –  Bare and dry.   News tidbits – New rules are coming for ATVs, off-road vehicles and utility vehicles. The ability to drive on the shoulder of provincial-run roads. Municipalities ...

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Wawa Fire Department called to Grass Fire in Mission

  About 2 p.m. this afternoon, the Wawa Fire Department was called to a grass fire in the Mission. Quick action by an unknown individual before the firefighters arrived helped to keep the fire from spreading into the bush. Firefighters soaked the area well before calling the fire out.  

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Hwy 17 OPEN (West of Blind River) – UPDATE 12:02

May 7, 2017 @ 12:02 At 11:56 OPP tweeted that Highway 17 was open.   May 7, 2017 @ 11:45 Reports from travelers are that Highway 17 is now open. Traffic is moving.   May 7, 2017 @ 10:27 On May 7, 2017, shortly after 4:00 a.m., the East Algoma Provincial Police (OPP) and the Algoma District Paramedic Service responded ...

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Municipal Council Receives Integrity Commissioner’s Report

May 6, 2017 @ 10:34   At Tuesday night’s Council Meeting, Council received the Integrity Commissioner’s Report, written by Ben J. Pascuzzi, Integrity Commíssioner.   During this Council Meeting, Item 8 there was a Public Hearing in accordance with the Planning Act (Committee Meeting, Committee of Adjustment) held to discuss two matters. After the this Public Hearing was held and concluded, ...

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