‘Wawa/Chapleau’ Information

‘No place for racially charged politics in mainstream Canada’ says Hughes

‘No place for racially charged politics in mainstream Canada’ says Hughes

Version française ci-dessous 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 [Read more]

Weather Warnings Across the Area

Weather Warnings Across the Area

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW WARNINGS FOR YOUR COMMUNITY Flash freeze warning in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Temperatures are forecast to fall rapidly. Ponding water, slush, and any falling precipitation will freeze as the temperature drops. Mild and rainy [Read more]

Open Houses at CSCNO High Schools: Chapleau, Wawa, Blind River (version française incluse)

Open Houses at CSCNO High Schools: Chapleau, Wawa, Blind River (version française incluse)

Version française ci-dessous NORTHEASTERN ONTARIO – Grade 8 students and parents are invited to take part in the Open House events for all French language Catholic secondary schools of the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) from Tuesday, January 16, to Thursday, January [Read more]

British Columbia Man Charged with Impaired Driving

British Columbia Man Charged with Impaired Driving

WAWA, ON – On Tuesday December 19, 2017 at approximately 10:40 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision near the intersection of Highway 17 and 101. At the scene police observed that the male driver’s [Read more]

4 Advocacy Groups Continue Efforts For Passenger Rail Service to Northeastern Ontario

4 Advocacy Groups Continue Efforts For Passenger Rail Service to Northeastern Ontario

The Northeastern Ontario Rail Network (NEORN) is delighted that the government has announced that bus service will be improved in Northern Ontario. However, reinstatement of passenger rail should also be a priority. An integrated transportation system means a truly multi-modal strategy, where [Read more]

OPP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

OPP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

WAWA, ON – On Tuesday December 19, 2017 at approximately 11:15 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision located on Highway 17 approximately 45 kilometres south of Wawa in the Brimacombe Township District of [Read more]

Obituaries : Wawa Ontario

Obituaries : Wawa Ontario

Douglas George McKENZIE passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 17th, 2017, surrounded by his family, in his home on St. Joseph Island after a courageous battle with cancer. Doug was born in 1945 to Andrew and Esther McKenzie in Toronto, Ontario. He lived a full life experiencing a wide variety [Read more]

$5,500 in Fines for an Illegal Moose Hunt

$5,500 in Fines for an Illegal Moose Hunt

A Wawa man has been fined a total of $5,500 for moose hunting offences. Richard Watson pleaded guilty and was fined $1,500 for being a party to the offence of discharging a firearm from a motor boat and $4,000 for hunting a cow moose without a licence. Court heard that in October 2015, Watson, [Read more]

FONOM Pleased Ontario Government Investing in Transportation Services

FONOM Pleased Ontario Government Investing in Transportation Services

KIRKLAND LAKE, ON – The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) commends the provincial government’s announcement to improve transportation services within and between communities across the North. The announcement to enhance bus services and implement the Community [Read more]

Snow Squall Warning in Effect

Snow squall warning in effect for Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Lake effect snow squalls continue to affect areas near the eastern shores of Lake Superior today. Very poor visibilities have been reported due to heavy snow and blowing snow. The most intense activity continues to affect areas [Read more]

Disturbance Call Results in Several Charges for Wawa Man

Disturbance Call Results in Several Charges for Wawa Man

WAWA, ON – On Tuesday November 28, 2017 at approximately 10:30 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local address regarding an assault. At the scene officers learned that an altercation had taken place between a male and a female. [Read more]

Ontario Government Expanding Bus Service Across the North

Ontario Government Expanding Bus Service Across the North

Province Increasing Travel Options in Underserved Areas Ontario is making it easier and more convenient for people to get where they need to go by improving transportation services within and between communities across Northern Ontario. Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines, [Read more]

Wawa Mourns Maureen Wood

Wawa Mourns Maureen Wood

Maureen Elizabeth Wood passed away peacefully at the Lady Dunn Health Centre with her family by her side on Wednesday November 29, 2017 at the age of 66 years. Beloved wife and best friend of Bart Wood for 46 years. Loving mother of Kresta Perrault (Dan) and Kelli Edgar (Tim), Proud grandmother of [Read more]

Progressive Partnership Model Revitalizes Hornepayne Forest Sector Businesses

Progressive Partnership Model Revitalizes Hornepayne Forest Sector Businesses

First Nations Take Ground-breaking Equity Position in Hornepayne Businesses HORNEPAYNE, ON – Unique as the North, a ground-breaking partnership points to a model for future resiliency across the North and beyond. The Missanabie Cree, the Chapleau Cree, and the Netamisakomik Anishinabek (Pic [Read more]

Chapleau Male Charged with Several Bail Violations

Chapleau Male Charged with Several Bail Violations

WAWA, ON – On Thursday November 23, 2017, at approximately 4:45 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment responded to a local Chapleau address regarding an incident of bail violation. At the scene investigation revealed that a male had been [Read more]

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