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Two Council Meetings Tonight – February 19, 2019

  Municipal Council is holding two meetings tonight, a council meeting and a policy committee meeting. The meetings will begin at  6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers. Council Meeting CALL TO ORDER & NOTE MEMBERS PRESENT PRESENTATIONS Ms. Kadean Olgivie-Pinter, CEO, Lady Dunn Health Centre REVIEW OF ADDENDUM & APPROVAL OF AGENDA Approval of the Agenda (resolution) ANNOUNCEMENTS, GIVING OF NOTICE ...

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Ontarians are Resilient

In my view, Ontarians, in general, are pretty resilient people. I take great pride in saying this is particularly true of Northern Ontarians. Ontarians can work with just about any situation that comes our way. Here in the North, sometimes we just don’t have easy access to every product or service we need. Be that as it may, if Northerners ...

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Thessalon OPP investigate Fatal Snowmobile Collision

On February 17, 2019, shortly before 12:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motorized snow vehicle collision that occurred on the Thessalon River below the John A. Fullerton Bridge, between Huron Street and Francis Street in the town of Thessalon. Investigation determined that 20-year-old Nicolas BARBER from Thessalon, Ontario was killed when the ...

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Tuesday Morning News – February 19

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 9. Wind chill minus 34 in the morning and minus 16 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 16. Wind chill ...

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Wawa Winter Carnival – Monday Agenda

Monday 1:30 – 2 p.m. MFN Cardboard Box Races, Queen’s Park Registration begins at 1:30 and the races start at 2 5:30 – 7:30 United Church Stew Supper $10 per adult, $5 for children under 10   Today is the last day to enjoy fishing in Ontario without a fishing licence. Remember that you have to follow conservation catch limits, ...

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Monday Morning News – February 18

Weather – Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 13. Wind chill minus 31 in the morning and minus 16 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – A few clouds. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 24. Wind chill minus 21 in the evening and minus 29 overnight. Risk of frostbite. News ...

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Wawa Figure Skating Display

Our town has some very talented skaters. If you didn’t go down to the MMCC yesterday afternoon – you missed a great show. Here are photos of skaters in the first half of the performance!

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Rotary Pancake Breakfast – A Carnival Favorite!

  Once again Rotarians are feeding carnival goers a hearty breakfast. Today is the last day that you can go out and enjoy pancakes and sausage! While you are there, check out the display of books and if you have a child within their age range – sign up! The Rotary Club of Wawa and Cathy Cannon have brought the ...

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Wawa Winter Carnival – Wings and Tunes

The Wawa Legion has the best wings in Wawa. We came to our table early and were prepared for a wait – these wings are delicious and everyone wants some. The music and good company at our table made that wait very enjoyable. Make sure to put this event in your planner for next year!

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En-tom-ica

  Entomica from Sault Ste. Marie is the feature event for this year’s Wawa Winter Carnival. Since 2014, Entomica has allowed people to meet and experience a variety of insects. If you like you can have Millie walk up your arm, or perhaps a walking stick. It is an experience that you shouldn’t miss. Entomica will be at the MMCC again ...

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Wawa Winter Carnival – Sunday Agenda

Sunday 8 – 10:30 Rotary Pancake Breakfast MMCC Curling Lounge, Adult $7, Child $5, Family $20 10 – 2 p.m. Entomica MMCC Lower Fitness Room 6 – 11 p.m. Roxy Bowling – Cosmic Bowling free shoe rental with carnival button  

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Wawa Winter Carnival Fireworks & Bonfire

Just as eagerly anticipated as the parade, the fireworks and warmth of the bonfire were the next on the carnival agenda. The fireworks were oohed and aahed by everyone, then the bonfire was greatly appreciated – keeping everyone warm. After the fireworks and a hot chocolate, families started to go inside for the family dance, a la bug! The Wawa Volunteer Firefighters ...

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Wawa Winter Carnival Parade

  The 2019 Wawa Winter Carnival has officially begun. The event that kicks it off is the eagerly anticipated Wawa Winter Carnival Parade. The theme this year is “Bugs”. First place – St.Josephs French Immersion Catholic School Second place –  “It’s The Wawa-News Bug” Third place –  The Boondockers snow bikes Most Original Or Humorous – Mike Mantha Most Spirit – Mission ...

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Wawa Winter Carnival – Saturday Agenda

Saturday 8 – 10:30 Rotary Pancake Breakfast MMCC Curling Lounge, Adult $7, Child $5, Family $20 10 -3 p.m. Artisan’s Fair MMCC Banquet Room 10 – 4 p.m. Entomica MMCC Lower Fitness Room 1 – 3 p.m. Lions Club Family Bingo MMCC Curling Lounge 1 – 4 p.m. Legion Cribbage Legion Hall, Broadway Avenue 4 -5 p.m. Wawa Figure Skating ...

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