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Between the Covers – December 1

This week’s New Books are “A Darker Reality” by Anne Perry, “The Jailhouse Lawyer” by James Patterson and Nancy Allen, “Apples Never Fall” by Liane Moriarty and “Rock Paper Scissors” by Alice Feeney.   Our Staff Pick of the Week is “Chasing the Night” by Iris Johansen”. (from book jacket)  A CIA agent’s two-year-old child was stolen in the night ...

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SE OPP Charge Wawa Man with Impaired

On November 27, 2021 at approximately 12:07 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Klondike Street in Wawa. During the investigation, the driver was found to be impaired by drug. The driver was also prohibited from operating a motor vehicle. As a result, Kristopher MOKROER-MAKOWSKI, 30 years-of-age, of Wawa ...

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SE OPP Charge Wawa Man with Multiple offences after traffic stop

On November 25, 2021 at approximately 12:12 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Churchill Avenue in Wawa. During the investigation, the driver was found to be prohibited from operating a motor vehicle. The driver was also found to be breaching their court ordered conditions, and in possession of ...

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SE OPP Investigate Break & Enters to Seasonal Properties

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning residents about a recent rise in break and enter occurrences to seasonal properties. Since November 1, 2021, Superior East OPP has responded to 13 break and enters in the area, six at unoccupied residences. Police are reminding people that locking doors and windows is important, but not always ...

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Morning News – December 1

Dec 1, 2021 at 07:56 Weather:  Increasing cloudiness. Periods of snow beginning this morning except periods of rain near Lake Superior this afternoon. Amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind becoming south 20 km/h near noon. High plus 2. Wind chill minus 17 this morning. Tonight – Snow mixed with rain except for periods of rain near Lake Superior this evening. ...

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APH reports 29 new cases of COVID-19, and 16th death

Algoma Public Health (APH) has reported that there are twenty-nine (29) new cases of COVID-19in the Algoma District. All cases are from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Seventeen (17) are close contacts of confirmed cases, three (3) have an unknown source of infection and nine (9) are still being investigated to determine their source of infection. There are 378 cases, ...

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The Canada Infrastructure Bank and Algoma Steel Finalize Previously Announced Agreement to Finance Green Steel Transformation Plan

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and Algoma Steel Inc., a subsidiary of Algoma Steel Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ASTL; TSX: ASTL) (Algoma) have entered into a definitive agreement with respect to the CIB’s previously announced commitment to finance the transformational upgrade of Algoma’s steelmaking processes at its facility in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Under the terms of the agreement, the CIB ...

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HSCDSB Names Incoming Director of Education

The Trustees of the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) have named Mr. Danny Viotto as the Board’s new Director of Education. Mr. Viotto will begin his new duties on February 22, 2022. “We are very pleased to make this announcement and are confident in Danny’s ability to be Director. He has impressed us with his work as a superintendent ...

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Morning News – November 30

Nov 30, 2021 at 07:56 Weather:  Periods of snow ending this afternoon then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 1 with temperature falling to minus 4 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 9 this afternoon. Tonight – Partly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Clearing ...

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Strong Winds expected (Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island)

Nov 30, 2021 at 06:36 6:27 AM EST Tuesday 30 November 2021 Special weather statement in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Strong winds expected late this afternoon. Strong northwesterly winds gusting up to 80 km/h are expected with the passage of a strong cold front late this afternoon. The strong winds are expected to slowly weaken ...

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Area Road Conditions – Nov. 30 at 06:16

Nov 26, 2021 at 05:57 All buses are running as scheduled.   updated at: 5:23 a.m. Primary Conditions Secondary Conditions Visibility Hwy 17 West/North 50km From Wawa to Paint Lake Rd, Wawa bare and wet snow covered, snow packed good 70km From Paint Lake Rd, Wawa to Mobert bare and wet good 101 63km From Wawa to Hwy 651 (Missinabi ...

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APH – Thirty-three new cases of COVID-19 in SSM & Area

Algoma Public Health reported yesterday evening that there are thirty-three (33) new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District, specifically Sault Ste. Marie and area. Thirteen (13) are close contacts of confirmed cases, 8 have an unknown source of infection, and 12 are still being investigated to determine their source of infection. There are currently 353 active cases with 16 ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory (LSPP – Searchmont)

Nov 30, 2021 at 05:41 5:28 AM EST Tuesday 30 November 2021 Weather advisory in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Winter weather travel advisory in effect for today. Lake enhanced snowfall is expected to begin this morning and continue through the day. Total snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm ...

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Wawa students discover the wonders of Egypt!

The grade 11 history course, taught to students at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) by Mr. Kevin Auger, offers a very special view of events through the centuries. Egypt is a fascinating subject that generates questions and at times, animated discussions. As part of the course, an Egyptian display was assembled and explained by students Reese Rousseau and Cooper Baronnette-Moore. We ...

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L’Égypte expliquée aux élèves de Wawa!

Le cours d’histoire 11e année, enseigné aux élèves de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) par M. Kevin Auger, offre une vision bien particulière des événements à travers les siècles. L’Égypte est un sujet captivant qui suscite des questions et de vives discussions. Dans le cadre du cours, un présentoir égyptien a été fabriqué et expliqué par les élèves Reese Rousseau et ...

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