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MTO Notice: Scheduled Traffic Delays Highway 11/17 Nipigon River Bridge

MTO Notice: Scheduled Traffic Delays Highway 11/17 Nipigon River Bridge

THUNDER BAY, ON  — The Ministry of Transportation wishes to advise that motorists can expect short-term traffic delays due to ongoing construction at the Nipigon River Bridge on Highway 11/17 on Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 28 between 9am and 8pm. We apologize for the inconvenience and

Theft of Gas Results in Two Arrests

Theft of Gas Results in Two Arrests

MARATHON, ON – On March 18, 2017 at approximately 8:00am, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a theft of gas which had occurred in White River, ON. The suspect truck involved, a black Dodge Ram, was reported to be travelling westbound towards Marathon.  OPP officers

Motor Vehicle Collision Claims Two Lives

Motor Vehicle Collision Claims Two Lives

NIPIGON, ON –  On Saturday March 18, 2017 at approximately 8:25 a.m. members of the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call of a single vehicle collision east of Nipigon at Highway 17, McAllister Township. Officers attended the scene and located a

Indigenous Affairs

OPP Assist Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service with Sudden Death Investigation

OPP Assist Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service with Sudden Death Investigation
SLATE FALLS FIRST NATION, ON – On Monday, March 13, 2017 at approximately 9:30am, a male identified as 38-year-old Christopher CARPENTER of Slate Falls First Nation Territory was located deceased outside his residence.  Officers with the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service and the Ontario [Read more]

Empowering Indigenous Women Now and in the Future

Empowering Indigenous Women Now and in the Future
On International Women’s Day, National Indigenous leaders, federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Indigenous Relations and Status of Women, senior officials and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met with delegates for the fifth National Indigenous Women’s Summit. Held in Toronto, [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Les élèves de Saint Nom de Jésus célèbrent le mois de l’histoire des Noirs au Canada

Les élèves de Saint Nom de Jésus célèbrent le mois de l’histoire des Noirs au Canada

  HORNEPAYNE, ON – Les élèves et le personnel de l’école Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) ont participé tout récemment à la célébration du mois de l’histoire des Noirs au [Read more]

Indigenous Community Partners Gather at NOSM

Indigenous Community Partners Gather at NOSM

First-year medical students at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) spend four weeks in an Indigenous community during one of their Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE) modules. Each of the [Read more]

100 jours d’école, 100-sationnel à l’École Saint-Joseph

100 jours d’école, 100-sationnel à l’École Saint-Joseph

WAWA, ON – Le 14 février dernier, en plus de fêter la Saint-Valentin, les amis de la Maternelle à la 3e année de l’école Saint-Joseph ont aussi célébré le journée  des 100 jours [Read more]

IMPORTANT Bus Notice for Terrace Bay/Schreiber

IMPORTANT Bus Notice for Terrace Bay/Schreiber

From East of Thunder Bay Transportation Consortium Bus Routing Information Terrace Bay and Schreiber – Friday February 10th, at 9:50 am, Weather is getting bad and forecasts for Terrace Bay and [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

MTO Notice: Scheduled Traffic Delays Highway 11/17 Nipigon River Bridge

MTO Notice: Scheduled Traffic Delays Highway 11/17 Nipigon River Bridge

THUNDER BAY, ON  — The Ministry of Transportation wishes to advise that motorists can expect short-term traffic delays due to ongoing construction at the Nipigon River Bridge on Highway 11/17 on Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 28 between 9am and 8pm. We apologize for the inconvenience and urge motorists to schedule their travel to [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Theft of Gas Results in Two Arrests

Theft of Gas Results in Two Arrests

MARATHON, ON – On March 18, 2017 at approximately 8:00am, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a theft of gas which had occurred in White River, ON. The suspect truck involved, a black Dodge Ram, was reported to be travelling westbound towards Marathon.  OPP officers observed the truck on Highway 17, Pic Township in the [Read more]

Hunting Celebrity Returns to Promote Hometown on Wild TV

Hunting Celebrity Returns to Promote Hometown on Wild TV

Amanda Lynn Mayhew hunts the way she was raised to by her family in Northern Ontario: without the use of game farms and outfitters. Every hunt is a challenge and adventure,  and she does it on her own, hunting on land she has hunted since she was a child. Amanda Lynn takes advantage of each [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : This Week’s New Release Trailers, New Videogame, Newfoundland Snacks & OreoPeeps# Instore!

#CrossoverInsider : This Week’s New Release Trailers, New Videogame, Newfoundland Snacks & OreoPeeps# Instore!

Way back in 2002, the world was taken by storm with a new reality TV show unlike any they had ever seen before. Random people from across the US were thrust into the spotlight to showcase their vocal skills under the microscope of judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson.  Over the years, “American [Read more]

Plane Crash In Marathon Area

Plane Crash In Marathon Area

MARATHON, ON – On Wednesday, March 16, 2017 at approximately 12:40 pm, Marathon and Manitouwadge members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a plane crash that happened on Tuesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:38 pm approximately 60 km East of Marathon. The crash site was located by the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre [Read more]

MPP Mantha calls on Premier Wynne to Ignite the #RingOfFire (Video)

MPP Mantha calls on Premier Wynne to Ignite the #RingOfFire (Video)

QUEEN’s PARK, ON – After listening to serious concerns raised at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference, which brings together the mining and finance industry, Ontario NDP critic for Northern Development and Mines Michael Mantha again demanded that Premier Kathleen Wynne take action to develop the Ring of Fire. [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider: New Release Trailers, How to WIN, MFSC #ChaseTheAce & March Break In-Store

#CrossoverInsider: New Release Trailers, How to WIN, MFSC #ChaseTheAce & March Break In-Store

It seems hard to fathom that we are this deep into March and April is right around the corner. Here is a sneak peek at some of the major new releases that will be hitting our shelves in April; Star Wars Rogue One, Office Christmas Party, Hidden Figures, Split, Underworld Blood Wars and more! But [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : 9 New Movie Releases (&Trailers) + New Gaming Console

#CrossoverInsider : 9 New Movie Releases (&Trailers) + New Gaming Console

Back in 2002, Disney took a trip to Hawaii and young movie lovers (and the young at heart) were introduced to Lilo and Stitch; a young lady and her “dog”. The film became an instant classic adding to Disney’s already impressive repertoire.  Fast forward to 2016 where Disney decided to revisit the Hawaiian theme, this [Read more]

Greenstone

MP Patty Hajdu Visits Greenstone (Itinerary)

MP Patty Hajdu Visits Greenstone (Itinerary)

Hon. Patty Hajdu reaching out to Greenstone constituents this week THUNDER BAY, ON – Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North, is heading to Greenstone this week. From Tuesday, Feb. 28 until Thursday, March 2, Patty will meet with regional municipal and First Nations leaders, [Read more]

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement

6:09 AM EST Special weather statement in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Kapuskasing – Hearst – Smooth Rock Falls Local snowfall amounts near 15 cm today for areas northeast of Lake Superior. Snow is expected to develop this morning and persist for much of [Read more]

Greenstone OPP Push for Change Event a Success: Fundraising Continues

Greenstone OPP Push for Change Event a Success: Fundraising Continues

GREENSTONE, ON – On March 8, 2017, a former homeless youth and current entrepreneur, Joe Roberts will be pushing a shopping cart, (a symbol of chronic homelessness) through Nipigon, Ontario. The Push for Change is a 9000 km, 517 day trek across Canada to raise awareness and funds for ending youth homelessness. Greenstone OPP Community [Read more]

Nipigon & Greenstone Among Communities Benefiting from Provincial Investments

Local Grants will support projects across Region January 17, 2017 Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines and MPP for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Bill Mauro, Minister of Municipal Affairs and MPP for Thunder Bay Atikokan, announced that four local non-profit and charitable organizations will receive a total of $188,500 through the Ontario Trillium [Read more]

Restored Shoreline on Long Lake #58 First Nation

Restored Shoreline on Long Lake #58 First Nation

From: Ontario Power Generation After more than a decade of collaboration between OPG and the Long Lake #58 First Nation, the three-year project to remediate the community’s shoreline in northwestern Ontario has been completed. The restoration has been a long time coming for Long Lake #58 residents who, since 1905, have lived on the same [Read more]

Law Enforcement

MTO Notice: Scheduled Traffic Delays Highway 11/17 Nipigon River Bridge

MTO Notice: Scheduled Traffic Delays Highway 11/17 Nipigon River Bridge

THUNDER BAY, ON  — The Ministry of Transportation wishes to advise that motorists can expect short-term traffic delays due to ongoing construction at the Nipigon River Bridge on Highway 11/17 on Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 28 between 9am and 8pm. We apologize for the inconvenience and urge motorists to schedule their travel to [Read more]

Theft of Gas Results in Two Arrests

Theft of Gas Results in Two Arrests

MARATHON, ON – On March 18, 2017 at approximately 8:00am, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a theft of gas which had occurred in White River, ON. The suspect truck involved, a black Dodge Ram, was reported to be travelling westbound towards Marathon.  OPP officers observed the truck on Highway 17, Pic Township in the [Read more]

UPDATE:  Thunder Bay OPP Seeking Assistance in Locating Missing Male

UPDATE: Thunder Bay OPP Seeking Assistance in Locating Missing Male

Vehicle and Body Located THUNDER BAY, ON – On March 20, 2017 at approximately 4:00pm the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding a suspicious vehicle parked on a trail off of Pass Lake Road East in the community of Pass Lake. Officers with the Thunder Bay OPP attended the scene and confirmed the vehicle was [Read more]

OPP Warns the Public of Large Injured Dog on the Loose

OPP Warns the Public of Large Injured Dog on the Loose

WHITE RIVER, ON – On Tuesday March 21, 2017 at approximately 6:45 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East White River Detachment responded to an animal complaint at a White River address. On scene the officers observed the large black German Sheppard dog attack a person then run away. The animal is believed [Read more]

Plane Crash In Marathon Area

Plane Crash In Marathon Area

MARATHON, ON – On Wednesday, March 16, 2017 at approximately 12:40 pm, Marathon and Manitouwadge members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a plane crash that happened on Tuesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:38 pm approximately 60 km East of Marathon. The crash site was located by the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre [Read more]

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