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NOP demands Resignation and an Apology

Northern Ontario Party leader, Trevor Holliday demands the immediate resignation of Northumberland-Quinte West Liberal MPP Lou Rinaldi and an apology from Premier Kathleen Wynne over the remarks that refers to Northern Ontario as ‘No Mans Land’. This comment made by Lou Rinaldi is an insult not only to our nearly eight hundred thousand residents that call Northern Ontario, home but ...

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The Wawa Green Project at the Wawa Blueberry Fall Festival

Sep 26, 2017 @ 08:07 The Wawa Green Project enjoyed a successful weekend at the Annual Blueberry Fall Festival. Our table was situated in the “Energy Hub” which included Algoma Power Inc., Algoma Energy Solutions and Buywise Consulting. The Green Project was joined by Kieran O’Neill of Buywise Consulting, who booked 5 energy audits over the weekend. Kieran helps to ...

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Tuesday Morning News – September 26

Weather – Rain. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Amount 10 to 20 mm. High 16. Tonight the rain is expected to end after midnight then cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Low 9. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind north 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 ...

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Wawa Woman Arrested

Sep 25, 2017 @ 10:47 On Saturday September 23, 2017 at approximately 6:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a Wawa address regarding a violation of undertaking incident. At the scene police located and arrested the female. As a result a 28-year-old Wawa, Ontario woman was arrested and charged with the following ...

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UPDATE – SE OPP Chapleau Search for Missing Hunter

Sep 25, 2017 @ 10:07 SE OPP issued the following update, today, Monday, September 25, 2017 at 9:46 a.m. “On September 23, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified that a male hunting in the Chapleau area was overdue. An overnight search of local backroads was conducted. On September ...

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Manufacturing Day is October 6th

Sep 25, 2017 @ 08:04 Manufacturing Day (MFGDAY) is a North American-wide celebration of modern manufacturing during which manufacturers provide access to their facilities in a collective effort to educate visitors about manufacturing career opportunities and improve public perceptions of manufacturing. The Algoma Workforce Investment Corporation (AWIC) is excited to be working with local manufacturers and schools around the region ...

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Monday Morning News – September 25

Sep 25, 2017 @ 07:58 Weather – Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight will be mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this evening. Showers beginning near midnight. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening. Low 11. Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind south 15 knots diminishing to ...

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Winner of the LDHC Foundation Fall Quilt

At the 2017 Blueberry Fall Fair, Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation volunteers had a booth to promote the Dream Vacation Raffle and to speak about your donations at work. You have helped fund over $405,000.00 in medical equipment for your hospital! We appreciate your support.   Thank you to the Wawa Special Events Committee for organizing the Fall Fair and ...

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Sunday Morning News – September 24

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Wind variable 10 knots becoming south 10 this morning then increasing to south 15 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 Monday morning then becoming north 10 Monday evening. Chance of ...

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Tips to Beat the Heat!

Sep 23, 2017 @ 08:15 Warm and humid air is forecast to push into the Algoma district this weekend. With high temperatures expected in the low 30’s, Algoma Public Health would like to remind the public to follow our tips to help beat the heat. “Exposure to extreme heat and humidity can lead to illnesses such as heat exhaustion and ...

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Accused Transferred to Sûreté du Quebec

Sep 23, 2017 @ 08:09 On Friday, September 22, 2017, the accused involved in an Amber Alert apprehension southwest of Renfrew was transferred from Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) custody and into the custody of Québec (SQ). The Amber Alert which was initiated in Quebec on September 14, 2017 resulted in OPP’s involvement when the suspect was located in eastern Ontario. Several OPP ...

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UPDATE – EC Fog Advisory

Fog Advisory ended 9:08 a.m. FOG ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 5:20 A.M. EDT SATURDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2017. ——————————————————————— FOG ADVISORY FOR:       NIPIGON – MARATHON – SUPERIOR NORTH       WAWA – PUKASKWA PARK. ——————————————————————— ==DISCUSSION== NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY IN FOG IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG ARE AFFECTING REGIONS NEAR NORTHERN LAKE SUPERIOR. THE FOG ...

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UPDATE – Thunderstorm Warning

Sep 22, 2017 @ 15:48 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING ENDED FOR:       WAWA – PUKASKWA PARK       WHITE RIVER – DUBREUILVILLE. 11:16 AM EDT Friday 22 September 2017 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and ...

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Friday Morning News – September 22nd

Weather – Increasing cloudiness early this morning. 60 percent chance of showers with risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches. High 26. Humidex 34. UV index 3 or moderate. News Tidbits – If you are travelling to the Soo tomorrow (Saturday), and then across to Soo, Michigan you may to keep in mind that the  Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge will be closed to vehicle ...

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