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#CrossoverInsider: This Week’s New Release Trailers AND Newly Released Videogame

#CrossoverInsider: This Week’s New Release Trailers AND Newly Released Videogame

Back in 2014, movie audiences were introduced to a rag tag group of intergalactic criminals who were forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. It didn’t take long for the loveable criminals to become household names as Peter Quill, Groot, Drax and

UPDATE: Diving Accident Near Neys

UPDATE: Diving Accident Near Neys

MARATHON, ON – After extensive medical treatment in Marathon, Thunder Bay and Burlington, the OPP have been informed that Scott STITT has died in hospital. The OPP are continuing to investigate the cause of the incident. ___________ On Wednesday Aug 9, 2017 at approximately 1:00 p.m.

Could VIA Plans Spark Renaissance for Passenger Rail? (Version française inclu)

Could VIA Plans Spark Renaissance for Passenger Rail? (Version française inclu)

Via Rail’s proposal to create a dedicated passenger rail line from Windsor to Quebec City is encouraging for proponents of passenger rail.  For those looking to bring back services in Ontario’s north, the encouragement is tempered with some disappointment. That’s because, although the idea

Indigenous Affairs

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]

Ontario Athletes Shine at North American Indigenous Games (Video Opening Ceremonies)

Ontario Athletes Shine at North American Indigenous Games (Video Opening Ceremonies)
Above: Opening ceremonies (CBC) Outstanding Performances Support Successful Games for Team Ontario Ontario is celebrating the outstanding performances of athletes at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games. Team Ontario athletes competed in all 14 sports across the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area [Read more]

A Drastic Change for a Good Cause

EDUCATION/School News

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 [Read more]

Wawa & Blind River Students Representing Ontario at National Games (Version française inclu)

Wawa & Blind River Students Representing Ontario at National Games (Version française inclu)

(version française ci-dessous) CSCNO students to represent Ontario at the Jeux de la francophonie canadienne Six Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) students will wear Ontario [Read more]

Our Lady of Lourdes Hosts Multi-Board Track Meet

Our Lady of Lourdes Hosts Multi-Board Track Meet

MANITOUWADGE, ON –  June 13, 2017, Superior North Catholic District School Board students, as well as student-athletes from a number of other boards, gathered in Manitouwadge for some fun, [Read more]

George O’Neil PS Releases Song & Video Co-Written by Shy-Anne Hovorka

George O’Neil PS Releases Song & Video Co-Written by Shy-Anne Hovorka

NIPIGON, ON – What an incredible way to end the school year! “Currency of Love” is a new song and video by students from the George O’Neill Public School . Co-written by [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

MNRF Seeks Public’s Help Identifying those Responsible for Forest Fire in Nipigon

MNRF Seeks Public’s Help Identifying those Responsible for Forest Fire in Nipigon

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking the public’s help in identifying the individual or individuals responsible for starting a forest fire on the evening of August 2, 2017, at Bald Spot Lookout overlooking the Town of Nipigon. The fire was discovered by local citizens who called the Nipigon Fire Department. On August [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

#CrossoverInsider: This Week’s New Release Trailers AND Newly Released Videogame

#CrossoverInsider: This Week’s New Release Trailers AND Newly Released Videogame

Back in 2014, movie audiences were introduced to a rag tag group of intergalactic criminals who were forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. It didn’t take long for the loveable criminals to become household names as Peter Quill, Groot, Drax and crew blast into theatres at [Read more]

UPDATE: Diving Accident Near Neys

UPDATE: Diving Accident Near Neys

MARATHON, ON – After extensive medical treatment in Marathon, Thunder Bay and Burlington, the OPP have been informed that Scott STITT has died in hospital. The OPP are continuing to investigate the cause of the incident. ___________ On Wednesday Aug 9, 2017 at approximately 1:00 p.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) [Read more]

UPDATE: Single Off-Road Vehicle Collision

UPDATE: Single Off-Road Vehicle Collision

MARATHON ON– On August 16, 2017 at approximately 5:15 p.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision (MVC) involving an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), north of Marathon on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club (OFSC) trail near the Hydro substation on Peninsula Road. A 20 year [Read more]

Marathon OPP Respond to Serious Diving Incident

Marathon OPP Respond to Serious Diving Incident

MARATHON, ON – On Wednesday Aug 9, 2017 at approximately 1:00 p.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call at Neys Provincial Park (NPP) to assist the Marathon Emergency Medical Services (EMS). A male had been involved in a diving related incident that could result in serious injury. Five males had [Read more]

#Hwy614 Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

#Hwy614 Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

MANITOUWADGE, ON –  August 14, 2017 at approximately 12:45 p.m. members of the Marathon/Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision approximately 25km south of Manitouwadge on Highway 614. A single motor vehicle, a Ford F150 pickup truck travelling north bound, crossed the southbound lane were [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider: Weekly Movie News, New Release Trailers, New Videogames & Last Week’s New Movies

#CrossoverInsider: Weekly Movie News, New Release Trailers, New Videogames & Last Week’s New Movies

Sigourney Weaver has had quite a career spanning back to 1979. The three time Academy Award nominee was a relative unknown in Hollywood when she starred in the 1979 Sci-Fi hit “Alien”. The Alien franchise would become an instant classic with sequels leading up to Alien Resurrection in 1997- Sigourney Weaver starred in each. There [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : July Top 10 Rentals, Monthly Draw Winner & New Release Trailers

#CrossoverInsider : July Top 10 Rentals, Monthly Draw Winner & New Release Trailers

Three old men find themselves duped out of their money by their bank. Rather than sitting back and just accepting the fact, these lifelong friends decide to take action. Morgan Freeman leads an all-star cast in “Going in Style”- this week’s headline new release. Perhaps inspired by the 2013 comedy “Last Vegas” (which also starred [Read more]

Greenstone

Greenstone Investigation Leads to OPP Charging 10 People with 54 Offences

Greenstone Investigation Leads to OPP Charging 10 People with 54 Offences

LONGLAC, ON – On July 27, 2017, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) with the assistance of the Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau (POIB), members of the Community Street Crime Unit and members of the Greenstone Detachment have charged 10 individuals with 54 drug related offences. The charges stem from an investigation [Read more]

Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor on Visit to Learn about the North

Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor on Visit to Learn about the North

Article/Photos by  Sergeant Peter Moon is the public affairs ranger for the 3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group at Canadian Forces Base Borden. GREENSTONE, ON – Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor, Elizabeth Dowdeswell, is on a three-day trip to learn what living in Northern Ontario is like. She spent part of yesterday meeting with officials and residents of [Read more]

Update: Greenstone Man Charged After Serious Collision

Update: Greenstone Man Charged After Serious Collision

CLICK HERE for previous Press Release related to this Update GREENSTONE, ON – On Sunday, July 16, 2017 at approximately 8:40 am, officers from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Greenstone Fire Service and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle collision between a car and [Read more]

Greenstone Man Charged After Serious Collision with Motorcycle

Greenstone Man Charged After Serious Collision with Motorcycle

GREENSTONE, ON – On Sunday, July 16, 2017 at approximately 8:40 am, officers from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Greenstone Fire Service and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle collision between a car and a motorcycle on Highway 11 at Kenogamisis Dam Road. Investigation [Read more]

PUBLIC NOTICE: Road Closed for Repairs as of July 17

PUBLIC NOTICE: Road Closed for Repairs as of July 17

Catlonite Road to be Closed for Repairs 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 [Read more]

Law Enforcement

UPDATE: Diving Accident Near Neys

UPDATE: Diving Accident Near Neys

MARATHON, ON – After extensive medical treatment in Marathon, Thunder Bay and Burlington, the OPP have been informed that Scott STITT has died in hospital. The OPP are continuing to investigate the cause of the incident. ___________ On Wednesday Aug 9, 2017 at approximately 1:00 p.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call [Read more]

UPDATE: Single Off-Road Vehicle Collision

UPDATE: Single Off-Road Vehicle Collision

MARATHON ON– On August 16, 2017 at approximately 5:15 p.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision (MVC) involving an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), north of Marathon on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club (OFSC) trail near the Hydro substation on Peninsula Road. A 20 year old female from Thunder Bay had [Read more]

Marathon OPP Respond to Serious Diving Incident

Marathon OPP Respond to Serious Diving Incident

MARATHON, ON – On Wednesday Aug 9, 2017 at approximately 1:00 p.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call at Neys Provincial Park (NPP) to assist the Marathon Emergency Medical Services (EMS). A male had been involved in a diving related incident that could result in serious injury. Five males had [Read more]

#Hwy614 Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

#Hwy614 Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

MANITOUWADGE, ON –  August 14, 2017 at approximately 12:45 p.m. members of the Marathon/Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision approximately 25km south of Manitouwadge on Highway 614. A single motor vehicle, a Ford F150 pickup truck travelling north bound, crossed the southbound lane were it struck a rock cut. Emergency [Read more]

MNRF Seeks Public’s Help Identifying those Responsible for Forest Fire in Nipigon

MNRF Seeks Public’s Help Identifying those Responsible for Forest Fire in Nipigon

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking the public’s help in identifying the individual or individuals responsible for starting a forest fire on the evening of August 2, 2017, at Bald Spot Lookout overlooking the Town of Nipigon. The fire was discovered by local citizens who called the Nipigon Fire Department. On August [Read more]

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