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Friday Morning News – March 16

Weather Today Mainly sunny. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this afternoon. High minus 1. Wind chill minus 27 this morning. UV index 3 or moderate. Tonight A few clouds. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 19.   Roads 101 Timmins to Highway 144 bare and dry road with bare and wet road, partly snow covered sections. ...

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Four New Long-Term Care Beds in Sault Ste. Marie

Mar 15, 2018 @ 11:20 The anouncement was made this morning, Ontario is opening four new long-term care beds in Sault Ste. Marie to help seniors access the care they need, closer to home. Ontario has committed to creating 5,000 long-term care beds over the next four years and 30,000 over the next ten years. The new beds at Mauno Kaihla ...

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MVFFA Thanks Wawa Mustangs!

Mar 15, 2018 @ 10:00   The Michipicoten Volunteer Firefighters Association recognized the efforts of the Wawa Mustangs Monday evening with a ‘big cheque’. This cheque for $500 was in gratitude for the assistance the team game the firefighters in setting up the rink for the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby! It doesn’t sound like much, but each sheet of OSB ...

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Da-Namaamin Moseyang Giw-Ganchigaazjig Kwewag

Mar 15, 2018 @ 09:47 Da-Namaamin Moseyang Giw-Ganchigaazjig Kwewag “We will walk in prayer for these murdered women.”   The prayer walkers began their walk Prince Rupert from Neyaashiinigmiing (Cape Croker) on the Winter Solstice. They on the shortest day of the year – looking forward to longer and brighter days. Very symbolic of their walk to help the healing ...

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Tournoi Ballon-Panier Parrainés par le Club des Lions de Wawa

Mar 15, 2018 @ 08:28   Le 8 mars dernier, les équipes de ballon-panier filles et garçons de plusieurs écoles de la région se sont rassemblé à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) pour le tournoi annuel parrainé par le Club des Lions de Wawa depuis plus de vingt ans.   Toutes les joueuses et tous les joueurs ont très bien joués et ...

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Wawa Lions Club School Basketball Tournament

Mar 15, 2018 @ 08:28   On March 8th, the boys and girls’ basketball teams from several area schools gathered at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) for the annual basketball tournament that has been hosted by the Wawa Lions Club for over twenty years. All the participants played extremely well and enjoyed a great day of physical activity. The two teams from ...

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Vegetarian Cooking Class – Register Now

Mar 15, 2018 @ 08:07 Are you interested in vegetarian cooking? Join Janelle and Julie as they create a delicious vegetarian meal at the Michipicoten High School on Thursday, March 29th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. If you are interested, you must register in advance (Wawa Family Health Team front desk), and a suggested donation of $10 per person.

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Thursday Morning News – March 15

Weather Today Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High minus 8. Tonight Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries this evening. Clearing overnight. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low minus 20. Wind chill minus 27. Roads 101 Timmins to Highway 144 ...

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Over 250 Residents Complete Wawa Recycling Survey

Mar 14, 2018 @ 13:37 The Municipality of Wawa and Economic Development Corporation of Wawa conducted a “Wawa Recycling Survey” at the beginning of February to determine local interest in expanding future recycling opportunities in Wawa. The survey was very popular and over 250 responses were received. Over 98% of those who completed a survey, indicated they would like expanded ...

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Le graffiti embellit les murs de l’école

Mar 14, 2018 @ 12:40   L’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) a eu le privilège d’accueillir Dominique « Mique Michelle » Boisvenue, qui a généreusement fait un don de murales de « graffiti ». Ces murales, qui se retrouvent maintenant sur les murs du corridor de l’école, représentent la culture de la région.    Mique Michelle est artiste métisse originaire de Field (Ontario). Les nombreuses murales ...

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Graffiti brightens up the school

Mar 14, 2018 @ 12:38   École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) was thrilled to welcome Dominique “Mique Michelle” Boisvenue who generously donated graffiti murals to the schools. These murals, that now adorn the hallway walls, are a great representation of the region’s culture.   Mique Michelle is a Métis artist from Field, Ontario. Her beautiful and colorful graffiti art can be found on ...

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What are governments supposed to do for us?

One of the real perks for me in this job is visiting with students in our school system. Many would be surprised to learn that my visits don’t just focus on secondary school civics classes. I make it a point to visit classrooms from primary grades through to college. If we want our youth to be engaged and have an ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – March 13

Team Rank Wins G.P. TERRIS, Tom 1 14 16 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 11 16 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 9 16 SPENCER, Reg 4 7 16 SZEKELY, Marc 4 7 15 BOYD, Katherine 6 6 16 HALL, Jennifer 7 4 14 McCOY, Joe 7 4 15 Schedule for Thursday – March 22,  2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 McCoy ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – March 14

Mar 14, 2018 @ 08:12 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 CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m. Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 & ...

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