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Saturday Morning News – February 17

Feb 17, 2018 @ 08:50 Weather Today Cloudy. Snow and local blowing snow beginning early this morning. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 60. High minus 4. Tonight Snow and local blowing snow ending this evening then mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Clearing before morning. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to ...

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OPP Investigate Human Remains in Elliot Lake

Feb 16, 2018 @ 10:40 On February 14, 2018, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located human remains in a wooded area within the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario. The OPP’s Canine Unit, Emergency Response Team (ERT), Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), Forensic Identification Services (FIS), and East Algoma Crime Unit members are involved in the ...

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Curling in school hallways

Feb 16, 2018 @ 09:05 Students in grade 3 at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) read about the sport of curling and the Olympics. They then learned all about the rules of the game with the help of their teacher Ms. Ashley Hunt-Robinson. Once they had it all figured out, students were thrilled to have the opportunity to play a little game ...

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Du curling dans les corridors d’école !

Feb 16, 2018 @ 09:05 Les élèves de la 3e année de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont lu un texte sur le curling aux Olympiques. Par la suite, avec l’aide de leur enseignante, Mme Ashley Hunt-Robinson, ils ont appris tous les règlements du jeu. À leur plus grande joie, les élèves ont pu jouer au curling dans le corridor de l’école ...

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Wawa Mixed Curling Standings – February 16

Feb 16, 2018 @ 08:42 Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 10 11 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 8 11 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 7 12 BOYD, Katherine 4 6 12 SPENCER, Reg 5 5 12 SZEKELY, Marc 5 5 12 HALL, Jennifer 7 3 11 McCOY, Joe 8 2 11 Schedule for Thursday – February 22,  2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 ...

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Friday at the Winter Carnival – Schedule

Feb 16, 2018 @ 08:25 Time Event Location Address Friday 11:30 – 2:00 Indian Tacos & Chilli Lunch Senior’s Drop In Centre Broadway Avenue 6:30 Wawa Winter Carnival Parade Broadway Avenue & Mission Road 7:00 Carnival Kick-off, Fireworks, Bonfire Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Family Dance Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre

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Friday Morning News – February 16

Feb 16, 2018 @ 08:16 Weather Today A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High minus 13. Tonight Partly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light early this evening. Low minus 14. Roads 2018-02-16 ...

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RT Minerals Corp. Announces Acquisition of South Wawa Gold Property

Feb 15, 2018 @ 08:57 RT Minerals Corp. announces that it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement to acquire 100% interest in the South Wawa gold property from Argo Gold Inc. for consideration of 350,000 common shares of the Company. The South Wawa gold property consists of two mineral claims totalling 16 units or 256 hectares located approximately ...

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Thursday Morning News – February 15

Feb 15, 2018 @ 07:57 Weather Today Snow ending this afternoon then cloudy. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. Temperature falling to minus 9 this afternoon. Tonight Mainly cloudy. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low minus 21. Wind chill minus 28.   Roads 2018-02-15 – ...

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TURCOTT, Garth Alphonse

Feb 14, 2018 @ 14:30 Garth Alphonse Turcott died peacefully in the Pincher Creek Hospital, January. 11, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Joan of 65 years, and son Gary of Victoria, B.C.  Garth was born in Hudson Bay Junction, Saskatchewan on July 30, 1930, to Agnes and Alphonse Turcott.  In 1939 the family moved to Wawa, Ontario.  Since schooling only went ...

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Former Wawa OPP Officer New Media Services Coordinator for the North East Region

Feb 14, 2018 @ 12:35 Inspector Baldassare Nuccio of the North East Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officially welcomes Sergeant Carlo Berardi as the new Media Services Coordinator for the North East Region. Berardi started his career in 1994 when he was deployed to the Superior East detachment in Wawa, Ontario. He spent five years there before transferring to North Bay ...

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‘Chase away the Winter Blues’ Event was a great success!

Feb 14, 2018 @ 10:40 Last Saturday, February. 10, 2018, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 429 held a “Chase the Winter Blues Away” event. There were 91 wonderful items to bid on in a silent auction, with at least 8 different appetizers to tempt the palate, and a special blue libation for the evening.   Over seventy people took advantage ...

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From the Branch – February 14

Feb 14, 2018 @ 09:29 Yes, it looks like winter is on it’s way out but we can still get some nasty days. At the Legion hall they had a successful “chase the winter Blues away” event and the silent auction had over 70 attending and bidding on the 91 items which were donated by local businesses and individuals From ...

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Northern Ontario Part – Seeking Medical Care Should Not Be Hazardous

Feb 14, 2018 @ 09:07 The Northern Ontario Party would like to extend their condolences to the young family who lost their lives traveling back from Sick Kids Hospital last week. This heartbreaking event is just another example of the tragedies Northerners face when seeking medical care for their children. A number of families across Northern Ontario face similar treks; ...

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