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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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Morning News – April 22

Apr 22, 2022 at 07:56 – Happy Earth Day! Weather: Today – Mainly sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High +8. Wind chill -7 this morning. UV index 6 or high. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40% chance of showers before morning. Low +1. COVID Statistics: Current Previous Change from previous report Tested 256,371 255,957 414 Confirmed Cases 7,680 7,638 42 ...

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Search for Aircraft South of Wawa – Continues

Apr 21, 2022 at 08:01 The search aircraft overnighted at the Soo Airport and are expected to continue searching today. JRCC Trenton tweeted yesterday “Searches in vicinity of Sault Ste. Marie-Manitoulin-Wawa Ontario continue. Deep snow, forests and hills making for challenging conditions. Those who may have seen the aircraft between Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie on 14 Apr near Hwy ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – Spring News

The Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to thank the many individuals, organizations and businesses in our remarkably generous little town that have made donations during the fall and winter months. Our heartfelt gratitude and thanks to Valard Construction. On two separate occasions they provided us with truckloads of fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, dairy, frozen vegetables, baked goods/desserts and frozen ...

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Morning News – April 21

Apr 21, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Snow ending early this morning then cloudy with 40% chance of drizzle this morning. Rain showers or flurries beginning early this afternoon. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High +3. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. 40% chance of showers early this evening. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming ...

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Winter weather travel advisory (Pukaskwa Park – Wawa) ENDED

Apr 21, 2022 at 05:33 5:22 AM EDT Thursday 21 April 2022 Weather advisory ended for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Apr 20, 2022 at 11:33 11:19 AM EDT Wednesday 20 April 2022 Weather advisory in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Winter weather travel advisory in effect for this afternoon through the ...

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Brotherhood & Angelique’s Isle – Now available for Streaming Free

National Canadian Film Day, presented by Reel Canada, is a massive one-day, coast-to-coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinema. With the weather turning stormy today – perhaps a movie night featuring movies filmed on the shores of Lake Superior may be just the thing to watch tonight. Two films in particular may be of interest in this year’s choices: Brotherhood takes place ...

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Between the Covers – April 20

New Books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are; “The Shop on Royal Street” by Karen White, “A Relative Murder” by Jude Deveraux, “The Match” by Harlan Coben and “A Safe House” by Stuart Woods.   Staff Pick of the Week is “The Forest of Vanishing Stars” by Kristin Harmel. From the book jacket: After being stolen from her wealthy ...

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Exploring the Spirit of Play: Children’s Mental Health Week!

Algoma Family Services (AFS), in partnership with Early ON, Nogdawindamin, Social Services Sault Ste. Marie, Strong Minds and THRIVE are providing a hybrid environment of in-person and virtual activities and events across the District in recognition of Infant, Child, Youth, and Adult Mental Health Week from May 1st to May 7th, 2022.   Children’s Mental Health Week and Mental Health ...

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Happenings at First United Church – April 20

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926. Sat. Apr. 23   –  Prayer Shawl Meeting – 3:00 p.m. – Family Room Sun. Apr. 24  –  Covenanting Service for Min Hwang at ...

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