Ontario Further Extending Temporary Wage Increase for Personal Support Workers

Posted on Monday, August 23, 2021 08:41 AM

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Government Continuing to Support Health Care Workforce as Part of COVID-19 Response

The Ontario government is investing an additional $169 million to extend the temporary wage increase for personal support workers and direct support workers for the third time since its initial investment last year. This increase will continue until October 31, 2021 and will help stabilize staffing levels and support our frontline health care workers to ensure the province is prepared to respond to any scenario as...

We're Hiring - Assistant Director - Infrastructure Services

Posted on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 09:13 AM

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Competition 2021-7

The Municipality of Wawa is seeking an employee who wants to live, work and mostly play in a small, Northern Ontario community that offers tons of recreational and social opportunities. We are looking for someone who excels in a team environment and is excited to learn and grow as the Assistant Director of Infrastructure Services knowing the opportunity of becoming the Department’s Director is a strong possibility a few years down...

Ontario Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings

Posted on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 01:38 PM

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Province to Begin Offering Third Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines to Most Vulnerable Ontarians

In response to evolving data around the transmissibility of the Delta variant and based on the recent experiences of other jurisdictions, the government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is taking action to increase protection for our most vulnerable, including frail seniors, immunocompromised individuals and young children who are not yet eligible for vaccination. This includes making...

Wawa Building Department will be Closed from August 23 to 31

Posted on Monday, August 16, 2021 03:41 PM

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Building Department Closed

From August 23 - 31, 2021

The office of the Chief Building Official will be closed the period of August 23rd – 31st, 2021. During this time, no municipal building permits, fire permits, inspections or similar services will be available.

Please contact Kevin Sabourin, C.B.O. to schedule any building services at 705-856-2244 ext. 228 or by email. In case of an emergency during this time, please contact the Municipal Office at 705-856-2244, extension...

Reopening of Meetings to the Public

Posted on Monday, August 16, 2021 10:35 AM


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Reopening of Meetings to the Public

Municipal Council and Committee meetings will reopen to the public effective September 7, 2021, adhering to the public health guidelines as follows:

a. Maintain Physical Distancing of 2 metres and a maximum occupancy of 50%;
b. Handwashing / Sanitizing Mandatory;
c. No entry if showing symptoms of COVID-19;
d. Self-screening questionnaire to be completed prior to entry; and
e. Masking.

Council meetings will also continue to be...