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‘No place for racially charged politics in mainstream Canada’ says Hughes

‘No place for racially charged politics in mainstream Canada’ says Hughes

Version française ci-dessous Senator Lynn Beyak was jettisoned from the Conservative Caucus recently after spending the better part of a year defending  intolerant statements aimed at First Nations – many of whom she ostensibly represents.   The move was made after leadership in the Senate

UPDATE: Closed Road Advisory

UPDATE:  Closed Road Advisory

From @511ONNorthwestern 7:51am Jan 12, 2018 Hwy11 EB at Picnic Point Rd, lane is reopened. From @OPP_NWR Hwy 11 Now Open from #Longlac through to #Hearst, slow down. #DriveSafe and #PlanAhead _______________________________ Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the

Weather Warnings Across the Area

Weather Warnings Across the Area

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW WARNINGS FOR YOUR COMMUNITY Flash freeze warning in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Temperatures are forecast to fall rapidly. Ponding water, slush, and any falling precipitation will freeze as the temperature drops. Mild and rainy

Indigenous Affairs

Ontario Expanding Early Years Programming in First Nation Communities

Ontario Expanding Early Years Programming in First Nation Communities
Province Supporting More Children and Families in over 40 First Nations Ontario is expanding culturally relevant child and family programs for more than 1800 children and their families in over 40 First Nation communities across the province. As part of The Journey Together: Ontario’s [Read more]

Progressive Partnership Model Revitalizes Hornepayne Forest Sector Businesses

Progressive Partnership Model Revitalizes Hornepayne Forest Sector Businesses
First Nations Take Ground-breaking Equity Position in Hornepayne Businesses HORNEPAYNE, ON – Unique as the North, a ground-breaking partnership points to a model for future resiliency across the North and beyond. The Missanabie Cree, the Chapleau Cree, and the Netamisakomik Anishinabek (Pic [Read more]

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EDUCATION/School News

Open Houses at CSCNO High Schools: Chapleau, Wawa, Blind River (version française incluse)

Open Houses at CSCNO High Schools: Chapleau, Wawa, Blind River (version française incluse)

Version française ci-dessous NORTHEASTERN ONTARIO – Grade 8 students and parents are invited to take part in the Open House events for all French language Catholic secondary schools of the [Read more]

SGDSB Director of Education, David Tamblyn Announces Retirement

SGDSB Director of Education, David Tamblyn Announces Retirement

MARATHON, ON – At the regular meeting of the Superior-Greenstone District School Board held at the Marathon Board office on December 4, 2017, the trustees accepted with deepest regret the [Read more]

NOSM Announces First Vice Dean, Academic

NOSM Announces First Vice Dean, Academic

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Catherine (Cathy) Cervin as the School’s First Vice Dean, Academic, effective January 1, 2018. The [Read more]

LSHS Trick or Treat for the Humane Society

LSHS Trick or Treat for the Humane Society

TERRACE BAY, ON – The Lake Superior High School Stinger spirit was out in full force on Halloween night as student volunteers trick-or-treated for the local animal shelter: the Furget-Me-Not [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

Weather Warnings Across the Area

Weather Warnings Across the Area

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW WARNINGS FOR YOUR COMMUNITY Flash freeze warning in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Temperatures are forecast to fall rapidly. Ponding water, slush, and any falling precipitation will freeze as the temperature drops. Mild and rainy conditions are expected today with locally dense fog patches giving very [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Weather Warnings Across the Area

Weather Warnings Across the Area

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW WARNINGS FOR YOUR COMMUNITY Flash freeze warning in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Temperatures are forecast to fall rapidly. Ponding water, slush, and any falling precipitation will freeze as the temperature drops. Mild and rainy conditions are expected today with locally dense fog [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider- This Week’s Newly Released Movies (+Trailers), Local Winner & More

#CrossoverInsider- This Week’s Newly Released Movies (+Trailers), Local Winner & More

Coulrophobia is defined as being the fear of clowns.  The happy-go-lucky circus fixtures are meant to bring joy to the lives of people young and old. Instead, for many, it is a fear that they just can’t shake. Legendary author Stephen King exploited this fear with his 1986 novel “IT”- about a group of misfit [Read more]

Marathon Obituaries

Marathon Obituaries

Victoria CHRISTIANSON (January 26, 1945 – January 2, 2018) passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Marcel Christianson.  Very caring mother of Peter, Florinda (Lyle) and Marcel (GerriLynn).  Loving grandmother of Savanna, Windwalker, and Morningstar. Cherished sister of the late Daisy [Read more]

Former Manitouwadge Physician Signs Cease To Practice Document

Former Manitouwadge Physician Signs Cease To Practice Document

In an article published January 3, 2018, CBC Reporter Jeff Waters describes how a former physician in Manitouwadge committed an act of professional misconduct, according to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, leading to the signing of a Cease to Practice document in March 2017. In the article, Waters’ shares details of a [Read more]

#CrossoverVideo New Year Trailers & New Releases, Monthly TOP 10 & Shop Local Winner

#CrossoverVideo New Year Trailers & New Releases, Monthly TOP 10 & Shop Local Winner

Here’s hoping that everyone had a safe, happy and enjoyable holiday season. As the tree now sits at the end of the driveway, and the calendar flips to 2018, it’s time to turn the focus back to movies. January promises to be a good month for new releases with a few highly anticipated titles set [Read more]

Manitouwadge Mourns Marie MacGregor

Manitouwadge Mourns Marie MacGregor

Marie MacGREGOR, March 27, 1936 – December 28, 2017, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Manitouwadge General Hospital. Beloved wife of Donald “Don” MacGregor. Proud mother of Sandra Pilon (Yvon) and Donna Keller (Fred). Loving grandmother of Sonia, Kristin, Carla and Nicole. Great grandmother of Kyle, Caleb, [Read more]

4 Advocacy Groups Continue Efforts For Passenger Rail Service to Northeastern Ontario

4 Advocacy Groups Continue Efforts For Passenger Rail Service to Northeastern Ontario

The Northeastern Ontario Rail Network (NEORN) is delighted that the government has announced that bus service will be improved in Northern Ontario. However, reinstatement of passenger rail should also be a priority. An integrated transportation system means a truly multi-modal strategy, where travel by road, rail, and air all have their role. What [Read more]

Greenstone

UPDATE:  Closed Road Advisory

UPDATE: Closed Road Advisory

From @511ONNorthwestern 7:51am Jan 12, 2018 Hwy11 EB at Picnic Point Rd, lane is reopened. From @OPP_NWR Hwy 11 Now Open from #Longlac through to #Hearst, slow down. #DriveSafe and #PlanAhead _______________________________ Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure: Highway: 11 Location: Longlac to Hearst Brief [Read more]

Weather Warnings Across the Area

Weather Warnings Across the Area

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW WARNINGS FOR YOUR COMMUNITY Flash freeze warning in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Temperatures are forecast to fall rapidly. Ponding water, slush, and any falling precipitation will freeze as the temperature drops. Mild and rainy conditions are expected today with locally dense fog patches giving very [Read more]

Geraldton District Hospital Annual Christmas Dance Fundraising

Geraldton District Hospital Annual Christmas Dance Fundraising

GREENSTONE, ON – The Employee Health and Wellness Committee at Geraldton District Hospital is pleased to announce, that through their diligent efforts, and the generosity of those attending on Saturday December 2, 2017, managed to raise $1158.00 at the hospital’s annual Christmas Dance. This is the highest amount ever raised to date! The Committee members [Read more]

Greenstone Youth Charged for Impaired Snowmobiling

Greenstone Youth Charged for Impaired Snowmobiling

GREENSTONE, ON – On December 27, 2017, at approximately 11:30 pm, a member of the Greenstone Ontario Provicial Police (OPP) observed a young person operating a snowmobile without a helmet in the community of Geraldton, Ontario. The officer conducted a stop with the driver and, as a result of the subsequent investigation, the young person [Read more]

FONOM Pleased Ontario Government Investing in Transportation Services

FONOM Pleased Ontario Government Investing in Transportation Services

KIRKLAND LAKE, ON – The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) commends the provincial government’s announcement to improve transportation services within and between communities across the North. The announcement to enhance bus services and implement the Community Transportation Grant Program was made on December 1, 2017 by the Minister of [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Nipigon OPP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Nipigon OPP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

NIPIGON, ON – On Sunday December 31, 2017 at approximately 1:00pm, officers from the Nipigon and Thunder Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI) and the OPP Highway Safety Division (HSD) as well as Shuniah Fire Department, and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a three vehicle collision [Read more]

Off Duty OPP Officer Charged with Assault

Off Duty OPP Officer Charged with Assault

ELLIOT LAKE, ON – Following an investigation by the Professional Standards Bureau (PSB) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Sudbury OPP Crime Unit, an off duty Provincial Constable has been charged in relation to a domestic violence complaint which occurred on December 21, 2017, in the City of Elliot lake, Ontario. As a result [Read more]

Greenstone Youth Charged for Impaired Snowmobiling

Greenstone Youth Charged for Impaired Snowmobiling

GREENSTONE, ON – On December 27, 2017, at approximately 11:30 pm, a member of the Greenstone Ontario Provicial Police (OPP) observed a young person operating a snowmobile without a helmet in the community of Geraldton, Ontario. The officer conducted a stop with the driver and, as a result of the subsequent investigation, the young person [Read more]

British Columbia Man Charged with Impaired Driving

British Columbia Man Charged with Impaired Driving

WAWA, ON – On Tuesday December 19, 2017 at approximately 10:40 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision near the intersection of Highway 17 and 101. At the scene police observed that the male driver’s ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired [Read more]

OPP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

OPP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

WAWA, ON – On Tuesday December 19, 2017 at approximately 11:15 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision located on Highway 17 approximately 45 kilometres south of Wawa in the Brimacombe Township District of Algoma. The lone male driver of the northbound vehicle [Read more]

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