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Why is Manuela walking 110km with Joe?

Sgt. Manuela Byrnes has been challenged to walk 110 kilometres with Joe Roberts! She is asking the community of Wawa to donate new socks. Her goal is to not only walk the 110 kilometres with Joe, but to collect a pair of socks for each kilometre walked. Your donation of new socks can be dropped off at the Michipicoten Memorial ...

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WFHT Donates to Pastor Lachine’s Free Meal Program

Like many other organizations and businesses in our area, staff at the Wawa Family Health Team pay a Toonie to wear jeans on Fridays. These funds are collected throughout the year and at year end, the staff decides on which charity they want to donate their funds to. In the past, we have contributed to several different programs that help ...

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Push for Change in Wawa February 15th!

On February 15, 2017, a former homeless youth and current entrepreneur, Joe Roberts, will be pushing a shopping cart, (a symbol of chronic homelessness), into Wawa.  Members of the public are invited to meet Joe and to participate in the following events which are taking place on February 15 at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre located at 3 Chris Simon ...

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MHS Viking News – Exams and Outdoors Class

  MHS students are in the thick of things this week, writing exams and finishing off their culminating activities for first semester courses.  For our senior students, this set of marks will be what post-secondary schools will look at as part of determining acceptance into their programs. While students are studying or working on course projects in the library, Mrs. ...

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Greyhound – Any Responsibility for Stranded Passengers?

Jan 25, 2017   On December 14th, 2016, a Greyhound bus from Vancouver, making its way along Highway 17, was stopped dead in Wawa. Highway 17 from Wawa to Batchawana had been closed at 2:43 a.m. due to whiteout conditions. The radar image from Montreal River shows the intensity of the storm that morning. With the highway closure, passengers disembarked ...

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Viking Voices – Back to School

Jan 23, 2017 @ 07:55 Staff and students at Michipicoten High School are back in the swing of things in 2017. The Winter Break started off with a talent show and luncheon for students and parents. We have many talented students in our school, including pianists, diablo masters, comedic grade 9s and our very own version of ‘JibJab’ featuring the ...

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DUBREUIL, Marcel (Bilingual)

Passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa on Wednesday January 11, 2017 at the age of 89 years. Beloved husband of Yolande Dubreuil of 66 years. Loving father of Marielle Bélanger (Luc), Francine Dubreuil (James), Mario Dubreuil (Nicole Bourgouin) and Joanne Dubreuil. Loving and supportive grandfather of Richard (Whitney), Francis (Carrie), ...

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Tuesday Morning News – February 7th

Weather – Cloudy with snow beginning early this morning, amounts of 5 to 10 cm. High of -10 with windchill of -25 this morning. Roads – From Sault Ste. Marie to Montreal River, Highway 17 is bare and wet with partly snow covered sections. From Montreal River to Wawa the road is bare and wet. From Wawa to the Paint ...

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Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville a annoncé la modification de la date

Jan 4, 2017 Le comité du Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville a annoncé la modification de la date de l’événement aux 28, 29 et 30 juillet 2017. Le comité du Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville est fier d’avoir finalisé et conclu un contrat de trois ans avec le Circuit Canadien. Cela place le Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville comme une compétition officielle dans le cumulatif annuel ...

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Wawa Goose Monument will be Replaced

  Everyone is very excited by the announcement yesterday by FEDNOR that the Government of Canada will be supporting the ‘repair’ of our beloved goose with their investment of $100,000. Unfortunately, the Wawa Goose is beyond repair and will be replaced. Research Casting International was selected, and the new goose will be installed in 2017, in time for Canada Day 2017, ...

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Take a Cookie Walk today!

  The ‘Ladies’ are playing Christmas Carols and the cookies are ready! Cookies are available for $6/dozen. A lady will take a stroll and you can pick your choice… until all cookies are gone. There is no limit so you can get all the cookies you can eat!

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Ice begins to form on Wawa Lake

Dec 16, 2016 @ 12:13 With the very cold temperatures of the past couple of days, ice has begun to form on Wawa Lake. Yesterday afternoon, two patches of open water could be seen from the Drill Rig. One just off Blueberry Point, and the other on the east by Mackey Point. Several years ago, Andy Stevens shared information showing ...

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Miroir, Miroir sur le mur

Dec 9, 2016 at 09:03   Depuis le début de l’année scolaire, les élèves de l’école Sacré-Cœur (Chapleau) prennent part dans différentes activités de construction identitaire afin de développer chez eux un sens d’appartenance et d’expression de soi. Les élèves de la 4e, 5e et 6e année ont découvert l’importance de refléter le meilleur d’eux-mêmes pour ensuite créer un mur ...

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Ground Search for Myla this afternoon at Ski Hill – UPDATE

Dec 8, 2016 On Thursday, December 8th, Myla was found (photo at right). A ground search has been organized today at 3 pm at Mount Wawa Ski Hill and to help with a ground search for James Smedley’s Dog Myla. Myla has been missing since she ran off after a rabbit Saturday, November 26th, and has not been seen since. ...

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