Northern Ontario Headlines

Launch of New Citizens’ Rail Passenger Advocacy Campaign

Launch of New Citizens’ Rail Passenger Advocacy Campaign

Press release from: All Aboard Northern Ontario New group escalates push to revive Northlander and improve other Northern Ontario passenger trains and feeder buses NORTH BAY, ON – All Aboard Northern Ontario, a new grassroots advocacy group, today launched its campaign for the restoration of the

OPP Promoting ‘Think Test’ During Cyber Safety Awareness Month

OPP Promoting ‘Think Test’ During Cyber Safety Awareness Month

Cyber Security Vital to Protect Kids, Tweens and Teens ORILLIA, ON – Preparing younger generations for the digital world is a never-ending challenge and an opportunity embraced by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) to enhance education, awareness and safety in cyberspace. OPP States :

OPP Respond to Family Dispute

OPP Respond to Family Dispute

WAWA, ON – On Wednesday October 11, 2017, at approximately 10:45 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding a family dispute. Investigation revealed that both the male and female were on conditions. As a result

Indigenous Affairs

Northern First Nations Leadership clarify involvement in Infrastructure Development following Province’s Ring of Fire Announcement.

Northern First Nations Leadership clarify involvement in Infrastructure Development following Province’s Ring of Fire Announcement.
THUNDER BAY, ON – Leaders from Webequie and Nibinamik First Nations are clarifying their position for community members and neighbouring communities today following the recent announcement by the Province of Ontario with Premier Kathleen Wynne. The two participating First Nations have signed [Read more]

Ontario and Anishinabek Nation Sign Historic Education Agreement

Ontario and Anishinabek Nation Sign Historic Education Agreement
Province Working in Partnership with First Nations to Support Student Achievement An historic education agreement will support the achievement and well-being of Anishinabek students through enhanced collaboration between the participating First Nations and the Government of Ontario. Mitzie Hunter, [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Visiting the Public Library – Une visite à la bibliothèque municipale

Visiting the Public Library – Une visite à la bibliothèque municipale

A visit to the public library On September 22, kindergarten students from École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), along with their teacher, Ms. Monique Gendron, made their way to the public library where [Read more]

9 NWOnt Schools Attend 28th Annual X-Country Race in Red Rock

9 NWOnt Schools Attend 28th Annual X-Country Race in Red Rock

RED ROCK, ON – October 10th was a beautiful, perfect day for the 28th Annual Cross Country Race hosted by St. Hilary Catholic School. This year, over 200 students participated in the 2.8 km [Read more]

Holy Angels Catholic School Students Attend WE Day Toronto 2017

Holy Angels Catholic School Students Attend WE Day Toronto 2017

On behalf of Superior North Catholic District School Board (SNCDSB), Holy Angels Catholic School was invited to bring a Student Leadership Team to attend and participate in WE Day Toronto 2017 on [Read more]

SNCDSB Orange Shirt Day in the spirit of Reconciliation & Hope

SNCDSB Orange Shirt Day in the spirit of Reconciliation & Hope

September 30th has been declared Orange Shirt Day annually, in recognition of the harm the residential school system did to children’s sense of self-esteem and well-being, and as an affirmation [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

9 NWOnt Schools Attend 28th Annual X-Country Race in Red Rock

9 NWOnt Schools Attend 28th Annual X-Country Race in Red Rock

RED ROCK, ON – October 10th was a beautiful, perfect day for the 28th Annual Cross Country Race hosted by St. Hilary Catholic School. This year, over 200 students participated in the 2.8 km race. Students attended from as far as Margaret Twomey Public School, Terrace Bay Public School, Schreiber Public School, Holy Angels Catholic School, St. [Read more]

White River/Dubreuilville

Visiting the Public Library – Une visite à la bibliothèque municipale

Visiting the Public Library – Une visite à la bibliothèque municipale

A visit to the public library On September 22, kindergarten students from École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), along with their teacher, Ms. Monique Gendron, made their way to the public library where librarian, Ms. Suzie Jarrell, read them a story. The students then had the [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

#CrossoverInsider: New Movie & Game Releases, September Top 10 +More!

#CrossoverInsider: New Movie & Game Releases, September Top 10 +More!

It seems as though, in recent times, the movie landscape has been dominated by sequels, prequels and remakes. Fans become attached to certain franchises and, as a result, Hollywood responds with a barrage of sequels, reboots, etc. So with that in mind, it is often welcomed news when an original concept film hits the big [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : This Week’s New Release Trailers

#CrossoverInsider : This Week’s New Release Trailers

Johnny Depp is well known in Hollywood for his various “off the wall” character portrayals. From Edward Scissorhands to Ichabod Crane to Sweeney Todd, Depp has shown time and time again that he is always willing to take on less than conventional roles. But no role perhaps has defined his career better than that of [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : 80’s Nostalgia, New Release Trailers and Big Videogame Releases

#CrossoverInsider : 80’s Nostalgia, New Release Trailers and Big Videogame Releases

For kids growing up in the 80’s and 90’s, it would not be uncommon to find several “Transformers” toys sitting in the toy box. Created by a Japanese company called Takara, Transformers burst onto the scene in North America in 1984 when Hasbro purchased the rights. The toys were immensely popular right off the bat [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, Stamp Card Draw & How to WIN!

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, Stamp Card Draw & How to WIN!

Spider-Man, Batman, Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Incredible Hulk- the list goes on. These are just some of the more noteworthy superheroes who still remain both relevant and popular to this day. But what do all of these heroes have in common aside from superhero powers? They are all male. It has been no secret [Read more]

Barrick Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Barrick Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

All amounts expressed in U.S. dollars TORONTO, ON — Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)(TSX:ABX) (Barrick or the “Company”) announced Tuesday (September 12, 2017) that the Company has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the 10th consecutive year. The Company was also included in the Dow Jones Sustainability [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, Monthly Winner & MORE!

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, Monthly Winner & MORE!

Back in 1999, we were introduced to an American participating in an archaeological dig who accidentally awakened a mummy that wreaked havoc on him, and his crew. Rick O’Connell, played by Brendan Fraser, would quickly become a household name as the movie became a smash hit grossing over 155 million at the US box office. [Read more]

Marathon OPP: Fatal Collision Highway 17

Marathon OPP: Fatal Collision Highway 17

MARATHON, ON – On September 7, 2017 at approximately 5:50 p.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision (MVC) at the junction of Peninsula Road (Highway 626) and Highway 17, Marathon Township. A Tractor Trailer (TT) was traveling eastbound on Highway 17 passing two other TT’s that [Read more]

Greenstone

Greenstone OPP Remind the Public “Lock It Or Lose It”

Greenstone OPP Remind the Public “Lock It Or Lose It”

GREENSTONE, ON – Members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are encouraging citizens to “Lock It or Lose It” and to take precautions to protect their vehicle contents from theft. In response to numerous reports of vehicle break-ins in the Longlac and Geraldton areas recently, Greenstone OPP have stepped up the “Lock It or Lose [Read more]

Greenstone OPP: Missing Person in Longlac Area

Greenstone OPP: Missing Person in Longlac Area

GREENSTONE, ON – Members of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a missing person in the Longlac area. On the morning of Friday, October 6, 2017, at 10:30 am OPP were notified that 62 year old Calum HARTLEY of Longlac, Ontario, was missing. Police learned that the man was last seen [Read more]

Future of Species at Risk Policy a Question of Credibility

Future of Species at Risk Policy a Question of Credibility

Ontario Forestry Coalition Says Fact-Based Arguments Should Trump Emotional Rhetoric KAPUSKASING, ON – A coalition of municipal leaders, chambers of commerce, unions, and the forest sector are raising alarm bells that draft provincial species at risk policy will jeopardize jobs in northern and rural Ontario. The Ontario Forestry Coalition had repeatedly requested that [Read more]

Primary Forest Resource Road to be Closed (Fermeture de route)

Primary Forest Resource Road to be Closed (Fermeture de route)

Version française ci-dessous The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry advises that a section of a primary forest resource road south of Longlac and north of Terrace Bay, in Nipigon District, will be closed for bridge repairs. A portion of Catlonite Road will be barricaded while repairs are underway. Road access through the site will [Read more]

Greenstone Man Charged with Impaired Driving

Greenstone Man Charged with Impaired Driving

GREENSTONE, ON – On September 5, 2017, at 5:25 pm, Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call reporting a male who was believed to be intoxicated diving off from the Fresh Mart grocery store located in Longlac, Ontario. The driver was located and failed a roadside screening with an approved screening device (ASD). Subsequently, [Read more]

Law Enforcement

OPP Promoting ‘Think Test’ During Cyber Safety Awareness Month

OPP Promoting ‘Think Test’ During Cyber Safety Awareness Month

Cyber Security Vital to Protect Kids, Tweens and Teens ORILLIA, ON – Preparing younger generations for the digital world is a never-ending challenge and an opportunity embraced by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) to enhance education, awareness and safety in cyberspace. OPP States : “Youngest Technology User Group is also Most Vulnerable” Threats to children in [Read more]

OPP Respond to Family Dispute

OPP Respond to Family Dispute

WAWA, ON – On Wednesday October 11, 2017, at approximately 10:45 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding a family dispute. Investigation revealed that both the male and female were on conditions. As a result a 20 years old Wawa male and a 19 [Read more]

Greenstone OPP Remind the Public “Lock It Or Lose It”

Greenstone OPP Remind the Public “Lock It Or Lose It”

GREENSTONE, ON – Members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are encouraging citizens to “Lock It or Lose It” and to take precautions to protect their vehicle contents from theft. In response to numerous reports of vehicle break-ins in the Longlac and Geraldton areas recently, Greenstone OPP have stepped up the “Lock It or Lose [Read more]

Greenstone OPP: Missing Person in Longlac Area

Greenstone OPP: Missing Person in Longlac Area

GREENSTONE, ON – Members of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a missing person in the Longlac area. On the morning of Friday, October 6, 2017, at 10:30 am OPP were notified that 62 year old Calum HARTLEY of Longlac, Ontario, was missing. Police learned that the man was last seen [Read more]

Chapleau OPP Search for Missing Hunter

Chapleau OPP Search for Missing Hunter

CHAPLEAU, ON – On September 23, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified that a male hunting in the Chapleau area was overdue. An overnight search of local backroads was conducted with negative results. Currently Superior East OPP members are continuing search efforts [Read more]

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