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Fire Safety Message - Pull the Plug on Electrical Fires

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2022 12:00 PM

  • Avoid running cords under rugs which can damage the cord and cause a fire.
  • Avoid overloading a circuit with "octopus outlets". If additional outlets or circuits are required, have them installed by a licensed electrician.
  • Extension cords should be used only as a temporary connection. If permanent wiring is required, have additional outlets installed by a licensed electrician. Extension cords should not be linked together—use an extension cord that is long enough to do the job.
  • Air conditioners...

Fire Safety Message - Fire Doesn't Take A Vacation

Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 12:00 PM

Smoke alarms don’t last forever. They usually last 10 years. Check the manufacturer’s date on your smoke alarms today! Replace expired alarms.

Press Release - Wawa OSB Inc

Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 09:58 AM


PRESS RELEASE – August 8, 2022


The management of Wawa OSB Inc. relaunching OSB manufacturing plant in Wawa is very grateful to have been invited to the Michipicoten First Nation’s Youth & Elders Gathering 2022, on their territory.
“This was an honor, and we are very appreciative of that. This is a very important aspect to building a solid relationship with the community and we look forward to more opportunities such as these ones.” said Yolaine Rousseau, Executive Vice...

Fire Safety Message - The Best BBQs are Fire Safe

Posted on Monday, August 01, 2022 12:00 PM

  • Never leave the BBQ unattended when in use.
  • Make sure grease does not build up on the burners or at the base of the BBQ. This could cause a grease fire.
  • Never throw water on a grease fire – this will only spread the flame.
  • DO NOT place the BBQ close to wooden fences or walls, vinyl siding, or anything that can burn. The area behind your BBQ must be free of anything that can ignite – this is where hot gases escape.
  • Keep loose clothing away from a hot BBQ.
  • Keep children and pets at least one metre...

Town Talk - LDHC Palliative Care's Annual Memorial Butterfly Release

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2022 01:22 PM

Wawa Family Health Team Geriatric Program Coordinator Jolene Binda discusses plans for Lady Dunn Health Centre Palliative Care's Annual Memorial Butterfly Release. 

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