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Restricted Fire Zone In Effect

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 09:36 AM

EFFECTIVE June 1, 2023


Effective June 1, 2023, the Wawa Fire Department advises the public that all open burning is banned and Open-Air Burn Permits will not be issued until further notice.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has implemented a Restricted Fire Zone (RFZ) across the entire Province.

For more information contact Kevin Sabourin, Fire Chief, at 705-856-2244 ext. 228 or email

For Immediate Release - Forest Fire Smoke & Your Health

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 08:27 AM

Forest Fire Smoke & Your Health

With active forest fires in North Algoma, Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for parts of North Algoma, including Wawa, White River, and Dubreuilville. Smoke plumes from these active fires may result in deteriorated air quality across these areas.

Algoma Public Health (APH) cautions residents that air pollution from wildfire smoke can be harmful to your health and aggravate heart or lung conditions.

Common symptoms of smoke exposure include...

Wawa Community Safety Zones Open House

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 08:20 AM

Your Feedback Wanted! Municipality of Wawa is updating the Strategic Plan

Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 04:21 PM

Ontario Launches Peak Perks and Expanded Energy-Efficiency Programs

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 01:22 PM

New and enhanced programs will help families and businesses save money and support provincial grid

The Ontario government is launching the new Peak Perks program to help families save money by conserving energy, as part of the government’s $342 million expansion of Ontario’s energy-efficiency programs that will reduce demands on the provincial grid. The government is also launching three new and enhanced programs for businesses, municipalities, and other institutions, including targeted support...