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Yesterday’s Sunset View from William Teddy

Oct 7, 2015 @ 10:02     Last night’s sunset didn’t seem like it would be much of anything at all, but as the sun dipped below the horizon, the clouds began to catch the glow and blaze.   As minutes went by, the blaze became stronger.   All too soon though, the sun dipped further, and further, and the ...

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#WawaJoy Gets Shared Via Still Standing!

  The long-awaited episode of Still Standing “Wawa” aired last night. To the delight of many in the Lakeview for Pete Zedlacher’s hosting of the public screening – there were joyful remembrances and many a laugh. The fears of those who participated in the filming were put aside, as Jonny Harris and his crew treated Wawa well.   The evening ...

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A word from Dr. Kirby – Another Benefit of Moderate Exercise

Jul 9, 2015 @ 12:04 Here is another article from the New York Times reporting on two recent studies investigating the harmful effects of sugar and the way moderate amounts of exercise seem to prevent this damage. From the NY Times Oct 9, 2014. People who consume the sweetener, fructose – which is most people nowadays — risk developing a ...

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Council Chooses Method of Filling Council Vacancy

At a special meeting of Council on Monday, May 27th, Councillor James Neufeld resigned from Municipal Council for personal reasons. His seat was declared vacant  – giving the Municipality 60 days to appoint a person to fill the vacancy, or to pass a by-law requiring a by-election to fill the vacancy. On May 4th, Councillor Neufeld’s seat was declared vacant ...

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What Happened at Council – January 20, 2015

The Council Meeting was called to order at 7 p.m.. with all members of Council present.   Emily Cormier, Project Manager at the EDC who is developing the Wawa Energy Plan, and presented it to Council and the gallery. The PowerPoint presentation is posted above. This presentation focused on the Stakeholder Engagement portion of the study. The next stage is the ...

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Ice Begins to Form on Wawa Lake & History

Nov 29, 2014 @ 12:20   Yesterday the water on Wawa Lake was beautiful. It was a rich, deep, dark blue with shimmers of black as the waves moved. Today… It’s a whole other story.   The ice has begun to form. This is the second earliest date from the charted dates below, by a mere 2 days. November 26th, ...

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A Word from Dr. Kirby – A Big Salad Could Help You Live Longer

May 27, 2014 @ 12:02 This article recently showed up in my email supporting the common belief that fruits and vegetables are necessary components of a healthy diet. There is not a lot of definitive research indicating how many fruits and vegetables are necessary on a daily basis to promote optimum health so this piece of research helps to fill ...

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Wawa Council Rehires Chris Wray As CAO

Published on: Apr 25, 2014 Last night’s Special Council meeting began at 7 p.m. with all members of Council present. Councillor Rody approved the Agenda as amended. The item removed was regarding the Building Inspector’s assisting Hawk Junction agreement. There needed to be a little more work done before that agreement could be approved – so it was removed from ...

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Municpality of Wawa Hires New CAO

The Municipality of Wawa is pleased to announce that after an extensive search process we have hired a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Chris Wray. Many of you will be familiar with Chris as he was our CAO from 1999 to 2012 when he left to become CAO of the Township of Muskoka Lakes. On behalf of the entire Council, ...

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Government of Canada extends federal subsidy for the Algoma Central Railway passenger rail service – Service extended until March 2015

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, announced today that the Government of Canada will extend its $2.2-million federal subsidy to CN for the operation of the Algoma Central Railway (ACR) passenger rail service between Sault Ste. Marie and Hearst, Ontario until March 31, 2015. The one-year extension of federal support for the operation of the ACR passenger rail service will give affected stakeholders as well as local municipal ...

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Want to help those who lost all in the Apartment Building Fire?

Feb 7, 2014 at 08:00 Financial Donations Northern Credit Union – Wawa Branch has set up a special account to accept monetary donations for the families and individuals affected by the fire that destroyed the Roy Apartment Building (Mackey/First). All funds received will be distributed to victims of the fire only. NCU Staff will be able to assist with your ...

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Fire Completely Destroys Apartment Building – UPDATE

Feb 5, 2014 at 08:12 Yesterday, Tuesday, February 4th at 5:30 p.m. Wawa-news began taking photographs of the apartment building located on the corner of Mackey and First Avenue. At first, there was only a huge column of black and grey smoke, but on the other side – flames were visible and quickly building. It wasn’t long before a large ...

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Wawa Pioneers – Nestor Erechook

Jan 4, 2014 @ 23:11 Nestor’’s story began in Port Arthur, now Thunder Bay, where he was born to Doris and Nicholas on July 15, 1921.  His parents were entrepreneurs who worked at various enterprises during the depression years, while raising Nestor, his brother Lawrence and sisters, Stella, Margaret, Pauline, Elsie and Virginia.  Nestor lived in Beardmore just prior to ...

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Colton Liddle – A Life Changing Event

Aug 8, 2013 @ 18:53   On July 4th, 2013, Colton Liddle was involved in a serious collision at a gas station in Manitouwadge, Ontario. This has changed his family, friends, and to a small degree it seems – Colton. This story is not just about him, but it is about a whole series of events, family and friends that ...

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Led by Grace – Local Author Tells Her Story

Jul 4, 2013 @ 07:40 A new Wawa author has hit the ground running with the first in a series depicting her journey toward inner peace and happiness.   Sandra M. Lowe’s (Sandi as she is know in Wawa) first book of the series Led by Grace is appropriately titled, “In The Beginning” and tells of the Divine Guidance she ...

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