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Algoma Power Helps Wawa Build a New Goose and a Bright Future

Mar 14, 2017 @ 13:36 The Municipality of Wawa (“Municipality”) is pleased to announce a partnership with Algoma Power Inc. (“Algoma Power”) and its parent company FortisOntario Inc. (“FortisOntario”). Algoma Power, as a long-time community partner in Wawa, recognizes the importance of preserving an iconic Canadian monument, the Wawa Goose, especially now that Canada marks its sesquicentennial. To that end, ...

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Hawk Junction Family Fishing Derby – Great Fun!

  On Saturday, March 11th, Hawk Junction held their annual Family Fishing Derby. Anglers could pre-register Friday night or register Saturday morning with fishing beginning at 8 a.m. The cold temperatures may have accounted for the slightly less registrants this year – but 153 people fished, and many of them attened the Hawk Community Centre for the Awards Ceremony, and ...

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Corporate Planning & Policy Manual Committee Meeting Tonight

Mar 14, 2017 @ 06:59 Municipal Council is holding aCorporate Planning & Policy Manual Committee Meeting tonight in Council Chambers at 6 p.m. Of interest tonight are reports: Community Services & Tourism (AP 2017-07: Monthly Report for February 2017) Infrastructure Services (Public Works) (CS 2017-04: Monthly Report for February 2017) Information Technology & Innovation (JM 2017-03: Monthly Report for February  2017) ...

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Tuesday Morning News – March 14

Mar 14, 2017 @ 06:40 Weather – It is expected to be sunny today, although the increasing winds will not offer much warmth today, only a high of -6. A wind chill of -33 is expected this morning.   Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-14 3:45 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry ...

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OPP Distracted Driving Campaign begins

Mar 13, 2017 @ 11:19 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reporting that 2016 marked the fourth consecutive year that inattentive drivers were behind the highest number of lives lost on OPP-patrolled roads over the other main causal factors in road fatalities, known as the “Big Four”. In total, 65 people died in OPP-investigated collisions last year in which an ...

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Monday Morning News – March 13

Weather – Clear and cold this morning with a bit of a breeze this morning. Low of -29 today wind chill of -38.   Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-13 3:17 651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry road with partly snow packed, snow packed sections. 2017-03-13 3:51 547 Highway 101 to Hawk ...

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Ice – a sign of spring

Mar 12, 2017 @ 12:45   It may sound rather strange, but to me the sight of ice on the rock cuts is a sign of spring. The cycle of warmth through the day and cold at night – means flowing water that freezes as icicles and frozen rivers of water. One of the best stretches is along Highway 101, ...

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Election Results for Michpicoten First Nation – Pat Tangie is elected Chief

Candidates for Chief BOBBIWASH, John 11 BUCKELL, Joseph 108 LEWIS, Ernie 3 STONE, Evelyn 34 TANGIE, Patricia ‘Pat’ 144 Candidates for Councillors ANDRE, Ivan 40 LEWIS, Marcel 47 ANDRE-STONE, Verna S. 46 PERRAULT, Dan 39 BLACK, Daniel 33 PETERSON, Linda withdrawn BOBBIWASH, John 46 ROBINSON, David 18 CHAPMAN, Wanita 55 ROBINSON, Verlyn ‘Rosalie’ 59 CHALYKOFF, John-Paul 106 SIMON, Christopher ‘Chris’ ...

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Sunday Morning News

Mar 12, 2017 @ 07:48 Weather – It is clear and cold this morning -27 right now. It should warm up to about -13 later today with a big of a breeze. Tonight it will be come partly cloudly with a low of -29, wind chill of -38. Roads – 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-12 ...

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Spring Forward!

Mar 11, 2017 @ 08:27 Daylight saving time 2017 in Ontario will begin at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 12. When you go to bed tonight, put your clocks ahead by one hour. Many electronic devices though, like your cell phone and computer, will automatically adjust when Daylight Saving Time begins or ends. So be careful which ones you adjust or ...

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MacDonald Mines Creates Technical Advisory Committee for Oxide Sands

Mar 11, 2017 @ 06:34 MacDonald Mines has created a Technical Advisory Committee; Jean-Philippe Desrochers, James Franklin, Ph.D., FRSC, P.Geo., Mackenzie Watson, B.Sc., P.Geol., P.Eng. and Hadyn Butler, B.Sc., P.Geo., P.Eng. and contracted Expedition Group of Companies Inc. to conduct the trenching of the Oxide Sands, one of the main gold targets on the property. From their press release, “The ...

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Saturday Morning News – March 11

Mar 11, 2017 @ 06:24 Weather – It will be mainly sunny today with a chance of flurries near Lake Superior this afternoon. The wind will be steady at 20mkm/h gusting to 40 near noon. A high of -13 is expected with windchill of -33.   Roads 101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 2017-03-11 3:16 651 Highway ...

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Hwy 17S OPEN (Wawa to Heyden/Hwy 556)

Mar 11, 2017 @ 01:10 OPP have opened the highway as of 12:15 a.m. Mar 10, 2017 @ 19:59 At 7:46 p.m. the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure, Highway 17 from Highway 556 to Pinewood Drive in Wawa due to deteriorating weather and road conditions. The O.P.P. will distribute details and updates of the ...

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