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The Wawa Ladies Bonspiel Earlybird Deadline Is Coming Soon!

an 25, 2018 @ 11:59 The annual Wawa Ladies Bonspiel is fast approaching so get your brooms out and join in the fun.  The bonspiel will be held March 23 – 25, 2018.  The cost is $220.00 per team and includes a delicious meal and live entertainment.  The theme this year is ‘Around the World’, so start thinking about your ...

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Thank You Rotary Club of Wawa

Jan 25, 2018 @ 10:50 The Staff and Students of St. Joseph French Immersion Catholic School would like to thank the Rotary Club of Wawa for their continued support.  They provided the school with a very generous monetary donation to create kinesthetic learning opportunities. We have been able to purchase classroom furniture that allows students the ability to move and learn such as desk ...

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Algoma Public Health celebrates 50 years of service this year

Jan 25, 2018 @ 10:38 In November of 1968, Algoma Health Unit (now Algoma Public Health) was established as an official public health agency in Ontario. First providing service in Sault Ste. Marie and immediate area, it grew with the addition of townships north and east, Elliot Lake joined in 1978. Today Algoma Public Health main office in Sault Ste. ...

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Thursday Morning News – January 25

Jan 25, 2018 @ 09:08 Weather Today Flurries. Local amount 2 cm. High minus 5. Tonight Flurries and periods of freezing drizzle. Low minus 10. Roads 2018-01-25 – morning report 101 Timmins to Highway 144 bare and wet road with snow packed sections. 2018-01-25 8:56 101 Highway 144 to Shawmere River partly snow packed with bare and dry road sections. ...

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Patrick Brown resigns

Jan 25, 2018 @ 06:22 Patrick Brown has resigned as Ontario PC Leader: “These allegations are false and have been difficult to hear. “However, defeating Kathleen Wynne in 2018 is more important than one individual. “For this reason, after consulting with caucus, friends and family I have decided to step down as Leader of the Ontario PC Party. I will ...

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Rail advocates applaud ONTC bus expansion

Jan 24, 2018 @ 21:54 Two Ontario rail advocacy groups say the recent expansion of Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) bus service is not only the first sign of hope for northern public transportation users in many years, but it also paves the way to better rail service in the future. “Any improvement of our system is welcome, whether that ...

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Blind River OPP Detachment Reopens

Jan 24, 2018 @ 09:07 The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Blind River Detachment is now open and is fully operational. The issues were rectified at approximately 8:43 p.m. on January 23, 2018.   The detachment was closed to the public for administrative business due to a facilities issue for a brief period of time. Front-line policing operations were not ...

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Speeding Vehicle stopped with Spike Belt by East Algoma OPP

Jan 24, 2018 @ 08:48 On January 23, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attempted to stop a westbound speeding motor vehicle on Highway 17 in the Huron Shores Township, Ontario.   The vehicle initially stopped, and then sped off before police had a chance to speak to the driver. The vehicle continued ...

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No place for racially charged politics in mainstream Canada

Jan 24, 2018 @ 08:44 Senator Lynn Beyak was jettisoned from the Conservative Caucus recently after spending the better part of a year defending intolerant statements aimed at First Nations – many of whom she ostensibly represents. The move was made after leadership in the Senate and the Commons provided numerous opportunities for her to back down from offensive claims ...

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From the Branch – January 24

Jan 24, 2018 @ 08:35 Those first weeks of January went by fast, and I guess a lot faster than our veterans did in 1945 when they were waiting and getting ready for the big push a few weeks later. But in the meantime, it was just patrolling the south shore of the Waal river and reinforcing the troops at ...

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Wednesday Morning News – January 24

Weather Today Increasing cloudiness. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 11. Wind chill minus 33 this morning. Tonight Cloudy. Flurries beginning near midnight. Local amount 2 cm. Low minus 17. Roads 2018-01-24 – morning report 101 Timmins to Highway 144 partly snow packed 2018-01-24 8:21 101 Highway 144 to Shawmere River partly snow covered with partly snow packed sections. ...

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Happenings at First United Church – January 24

Jan 24, 2018 @ 08:17 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 and ...

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