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EC – Snow Squalls to continue east of Wawa

Mar 9, 2017 @ 00:32 11:33 PM EST Wednesday 08 March 2017 Snow squall warning in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing ...

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Snowmobilers take caution – Ice conditions can change rapidly

As the 2017 Snowmobile season winds down, the North East Region Snowmobile, All Terrain Vehicle, Vessel Enforcement (SAVE) team wish to remind snowmobilers that ice conditions are changing rapidly and could present a significant risk. Operators are encouraged to avoid crossing waterways as ice conditions are unpredictable.   In addition, before planning a trip check trail conditions and ensure your intended ...

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What Happened at Council – March 7

Mar 8, 2017 @ 15:57 Council held a regular council meeting, March 7th at 6 p.m. Councillor Liddle expressed a pecuniary conflict with items 12.1, and 14.2 and 14.3 (both in the In Camera meeting). After the special presentation to Kevin & Pam Sabourin, Council listened to the presentation of the Housing Needs Study (see below) by Kieth Harriman and ...

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Une Toute Première Bannière de Curling NSSSAA!

  Félicitations à Spencer Terris, Simon Bouffard, Hunter Schumacher et Brett Robinson. Un très grand merci à Mme Melissa Terris, leur entraîneure, à M. Mark Szekely, président de la ligue qui a organisé le tout, la ligue de curling des hommes qui a accueilli notre équipe à chaque lundi soir, à M.Yvan Besner qui assurait la présidence lors des deux ...

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25 Years of Service Recognized

As part of last night’s municipal council meeting, Mayor Ron Rody presented Wawa Fire Department Fire Chief Kevin Sabourin a medal and certificate commemorating 25 years of volunteer service from the Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office. Kevin has been a firefighter for many years, then becoming fire chief.  A beautiful commemorative pin (trillium) was also awarded to Pam Sabourin in recognition ...

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Viking Voices – Course selection, Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test

Mar 8, 2017 @ 09:39 Students have been meeting with Mrs. Benka, our guidance counsellor, to select their courses for the 2017-18 school year. Students use the education planner, myBlueprint for selecting their courses. This web-based program allows students and counsellors the ability to review course selections, identify plans with missing prerequisites, and make modifications. Completed and current courses are ...

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EC – Snow Squall Warnings

Mar 8, 2017 @ 05:23 5:16 AM EST Wednesday 08 March 2017 Snow squall warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with ...

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EC – Snow Squall Watches and Warnings

Mar 8, 2017 @ 04:52 3:25 AM EST Wednesday 08 March 2017 Snow squall warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Snow ...

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Wednesday Morning News – March 8

Mar 8, 2017 @ 04:45 Weather – Don’t look outside, Winter is back. From outside my office I can hear the Municipality out plowing. Environment Canada warns that there is a snow squall in effect. Flurries. Risk of snow squalls early in the morning. Local blowing snow. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 70. ...

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EC – Snow Squall Watch

Mar 7, 2017 @ 20:07 5:38 PM EST Tuesday 07 March 2017 Snow squall watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Persistent snow squalls are expected to develop. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy ...

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Power Outage in Dubreuilville

Mar 7, 2017 @ 14:52 Power is currently out in the community of Dubreuilville. Wawa-news has been told that there is no power in town, and that the school is out of power. At 12:16 residents in Goulais River lost power as well. All power now restored in Goulais River as of 3 p.m.

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Hwy 519 OPEN (Jct 17/519 to Dubreuilville)

March 7, 2017 @ 13:50 At 1:50 Wawa-news called the Superior East OPP Detachment – Wawa to confirm the status of the highways. It was confirmed that the following are open at this time: Highway 101 – Wawa to Chapleau Highway 519 – Junction of Hwy17/519 to Dubreuilville Highway 129 – Chapleau to Thessalon Tweeted at 10:57 p.m. by [email protected]_COMM_NER ...

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EC – Wind Warning for Montreal River to St. Joseph Island

Mar 7, 2017 @ 11:50 11:02 AM EST Tuesday 07 March 2017 Wind warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Very strong wind gusts that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Damaging southwesterly winds near 90 kilometres per hour are expected over the next few hours as ...

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Municipal Council Meeting Tonight – March 7

Mar 7, 2017 @ 07:46 There is a regular meeting of Municipal Council tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend. Of interest tonight will be a motion tabled by Councillor Sandra “Comprehensive Expense Report Regarding Complaints, Investigations and Legal Proceedings Occurring Since October 1, 2015”. For members of the community who may not be ...

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