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Covenanting Service held for Student Minister Min Hwang

First United Church first welcomed its student minister Minhyuk (Min) Hwang and his wife Sena Kim (pronounced Senna) to our pulpit the first week of December 2021.  This past Sunday 24th April we sealed that welcome with a Covenanting Service  held at 3 p.m.  It was a joyous occasion, well-attended by the congregation with members of other churches joining us. Min and Sena ...

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Morning News – April 27

Apr 27, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Today – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming sunny near noon. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 5. Wind chill minus 17 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Clear. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light early this evening. Low minus 10. Wind chill minus 13 overnight. COVID ...

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Morning News – April 26

Apr 26, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this morning. A few flurries beginning near noon. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h this morning. High minus 4. Wind chill minus 19 this morning and minus 10 this afternoon. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – A few flurries ending after ...

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Speakers announced for Ontario Mining Health & Safety Conference

On Wednesday, April 27, Workplace Safety North (WSN) expects to host up to 500 online attendees at its annual Mining Health and Safety Conference.   The event brings together Ontario’s mining industry to share knowledge and innovations regarding safety programs and hazards specific to mining.   The online event next Wednesday runs from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm ET and ...

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Morning News – April 25

Apr 25, 2025 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Cloudy. 30% chance of rain showers or flurries late this morning and this afternoon. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. Wind southwest 20 km/h. High 4. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight – Cloudy with 30% chance of flurries. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming northwest 20 this evening. Low -11. Wind ...

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Search Suspended for Missing Aircraft

After 10 days of searching, JRCC Trenton has made the difficult decision to suspend the search for a missing Piper Comanche with 2 persons on board this afternoon. Their tweet said, “Our thoughts are with family and friends at this difficult time.” The aircraft was reported missing on April 14th, 2022 with John Fehr and pilot Brian Slingerland aboard. They ...

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Morning News – April 23

Apr 22, 2023 at 07:56 – Happy Earth Day! Weather: Today – Periods of rain ending late this afternoon then cloudy with 60% chance of drizzle. Risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming east 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 7. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Cloudy with 60% chance of drizzle. Wind east 20 km/h becoming ...

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Ontario Providing Mental Health and Addictions Funding to the Ontario Native Women’s Association

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The Ontario government is providing $812,500 to the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) to help increase their resources and capacity to deliver a range of culturally appropriate, trauma-based mental health and addictions supports to Indian Residential School Survivors, their families and communities. The funding will help ONWA provide safety supports, such as access to traditional land-based therapy, traditional medicines, addiction ...

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L’Ontario fournit des fonds pour la santé mentale et la lutte contre les dépendances à l’Ontario Native Women’s Association

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario accorde 812 500 $ à l’Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) pour aider à accroître leurs ressources et la capacité d’offrir aux survivants des pensionnats indiens, à leurs familles et à leurs communautés une gamme de services de santé mentale et de toxicomanie adaptés à la culture et fondés sur les traumatismes.   Le financement aidera l’ONWA à fournir ...

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Ontario Providing Indian Residential School Supports to the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association

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The Ontario government is providing $200,000 to the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association (CSAA) to support their ongoing work at the site of the former Shingwauk Residential School and engaging with impacted communities.   Together with Algoma University and the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, the CSAA will use the funding to develop and implement an engagement strategy with the 85 ...

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Ontario Providing Indian Residential School Supports to the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association

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The Ontario government is providing $200,000 to the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association (CSAA) to support their ongoing work at the site of the former Shingwauk Residential School and engaging with impacted communities.   Together with Algoma University and the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, the CSAA will use the funding to develop and implement an engagement strategy with the 85 ...

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Masking Requirements Continue in Select Indoor Settings

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As Ontario continues to effectively manage the sixth wave of COVID-19, the Chief Medical Officer of Health is maintaining existing provincial masking requirements in select higher-risk indoor settings until June 11, 2022. “To protect our progress in managing this latest wave, I am maintaining masking requirements in specific public settings where individuals who are, or may be, at increased risk ...

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Les exigences en matière de port du masque se poursuivent dans certains milieux intérieurs

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Alors que l’Ontario continue de gérer efficacement la sixième vague de COVID-19, le médecin hygiéniste en chef maintient les exigences provinciales en vigueur en matière de port du masque dans certains milieux intérieurs à risque élevé jusqu’au 11 juin 2022. « Pour protéger nos progrès dans la gestion de cette dernière vague, je maintiens les exigences relatives au port du ...

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SE OPP – Wawa Person Charged with Criminal Harassment

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On April 14, 2022, at approximately 9:40 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of harassment on Birch Street in Wawa. On April 15, 2022, police located the suspect. As a result, a 34-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Criminal Harassment – threatening conduct, contrary ...

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Are you a Birder? Mapping to begin for Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas

Are you a birder? You may be interested in the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas, a project to map bird distribution in Ontario. To find out more about the Atlas, drop by the Wawa Marina on Sunday, April 24, anytime from 10:30 – noon. The goal of this 5-year Atlas (2021-2025) is to map the distribution and relative abundance of Ontario’s ...

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