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Wawa Receives $332,264 for New Airport Runway Lighting from Federal Government

Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2022 09:15 AM

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Press Release: April 6, 2022

Wawa Receives $332,264 for New Airport Runway Lighting from Federal Government

Mayor and Council are pleased to share that the Municipality of Wawa recently received funding under the Government of Canada’s Regional Air Transportation Initiative (RATI) to support the purchase and installation of new airport runway lighting at the Wawa Regional Airport. 

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for...

James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Award

Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2022 04:17 PM

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Each year, the award program recognizes up to six (6) Indigenous youth for their creative writing talent. Creative writing pieces may include (but are not limited to): short stories, poems, essays, plays, songs, or even comic strips, as long as they are original works created by the student. All submissions will be reviewed by an independent selection committee. Recipients will receive a cash award of $2,500 each. 

To submit a creative writing piece for this award:

1. Visit ontario.ca/honoursandawards ...

2022 Ontario Senior of the Year Award

Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2022 11:37 AM

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This award is given by a municipality to recognize an outstanding senior who, after age 65, enriches the social, cultural or civic life of the community.

Ontario’s seniors have worked hard to help build this great province that we all enjoy today. This award gives each municipality the opportunity to honour one of their outstanding local seniors for the contributions they’ve made to enrich the social, cultural, and civic life of their community.

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Ontario Expanding Fourth-Dose Eligibility

Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2022 09:38 AM

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Additional booster dose will provide an extra layer of protection against severe illness and hospitalization

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is expanding eligibility for fourth doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals aged 60 and over as well as First Nation, Inuit and Métis individuals and their non-Indigenous household members aged 18 and over starting on April 7, 2022. Expanding booster eligibility will provide an extra layer of protection...

Ontario Working for Workers by Raising the Minimum Wage

Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2022 09:36 AM

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Third increase in one year will be effective October 1, 2022

Ontario is working for workers by raising the general minimum wage to $15.50 per hour, starting October 1, 2022. This eight per cent increase over one year will help workers keep up with rising costs and inflation.

“For many Ontarians, wages haven’t kept up with the increasing cost of living, making it harder than ever to make ends meet,” said Premier Doug Ford. “Ontario’s workers are the best anywhere, and they will be at the forefront...