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Northern Ontario Headlines

Museum Day in Manitouwadge

Museum Day in Manitouwadge

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The Manitouwadge Archival and Historical Society (MAHS) held Museum day August 18, 2019. It was a great way to end a busy summer as the Museum, which is seasonal, closed August 30, 2019. The event was an open house and BBQ which included free admission to the museum,

OPP ARREST TWO AFTER THEFT OF GAS

OPP ARREST TWO AFTER THEFT OF GAS

WAWA, ON – On September 15, 2019, at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a service station on Mission Road in Wawa, Ontario, regarding a theft of gas.  At approximately 5:55 p.m., an officer from the Sault

MFHT 2019 Wellness Fair

MFHT 2019 Wellness Fair

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The Manitouwadge Family Health Team, in partnership with the Township and it’s public library, and with support from the CNIB Eye Van, held its annual Wellness Fair this past Friday, September 13 at the Recreation Centre Auditorium from 5-8pm. During this time the

EDUCATION/School News

Excitement Builds for New School Year

Excitement Builds for New School Year

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – School communities in the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board are ready to welcome new families and returning families to the 2019-2020 school year on [Read more]

Superior-Greenstone DSB Appoints School Administrators and System Leads

Superior-Greenstone DSB Appoints School Administrators and System Leads

MARATHON, ON– Exciting changes in staffing are in the works at Superior-Greenstone District School Board. After an intensive recruitment drive over the course of the summer, the school board [Read more]

NDP decries lost year on sex-ed curriculum

Stiles blasts Ford for playing politics with kids’ safety NDP Pundit @salhousser says Doug Ford Government has WASTED One Million Dollars in taxpayers money in "revamping" Sex Ed, as [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Museum Day in Manitouwadge

Museum Day in Manitouwadge

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The Manitouwadge Archival and Historical Society (MAHS) held Museum day August 18, 2019. It was a great way to end a busy summer as the Museum, which is seasonal, closed August 30, 2019. The event was an open house and BBQ which included free [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

VEHICLE STOP RESULTS IN DRUG SEIZURE

VEHICLE STOP RESULTS IN DRUG SEIZURE

THUNDER BAY, ON – On Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at approximately 3:00 pm officers with the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 11 & 17 in the Municipality of Shuniah for a speeding violation. During the vehicle stop officers became aware of possible criminal activity. The investigation [Read more]

Chapleau/Wawa/White River/Dubreuilville/Hornepayne

OPP ARREST TWO AFTER THEFT OF GAS

OPP ARREST TWO AFTER THEFT OF GAS

WAWA, ON – On September 15, 2019, at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a service station on Mission Road in Wawa, Ontario, regarding a theft of gas.  At approximately 5:55 p.m., an officer from the Sault Ste Marie OPP Detachment observed the suspect [Read more]

UPDATE 1: Superior East OPP Investigating Homicide

UPDATE 1: Superior East OPP Investigating Homicide

Two People Charged RABAZO TOWNSHIP, ON – On June 29, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call of found human remains along Highway 17, south of the Michipicoten River Bridge, in Rabazo Township.  The remains were subsequently identified as Devin COLLIN, a 32-year-old, from Sudbury, Ontario, [Read more]

OPP LOCATE DRUGS DURING TRAFFIC STOP

OPP LOCATE DRUGS DURING TRAFFIC STOP

HORNEPAYNE, ON – On September 6, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 631 in Beaton Township, Ontario.  At approximately 9:20 a.m., officers observed a northbound vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle was [Read more]

Greenstone

OPP INVESTIGATE AGGRAVATED ASSAULT IN GREENSTONE

OPP INVESTIGATE AGGRAVATED ASSAULT IN GREENSTONE

GREENSTONE, ON – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Greenstone Detachment members are looking for a male involved in a physical altercation on September 13, 2019. An arrest warrant has been issued for a male, 30 years old of Greenstone, ON. He has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences: Aggravated Assault Assault with [Read more]

Rash of Property Crime Occurrences Leads to Arrest

Rash of Property Crime Occurrences Leads to Arrest

Search warrant results in stolen property being recovered GERALDTON, ON – The Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have been dealing with a rash of property crimes in the town of Geraldton, ON over the past several months. Several reports of thefts from unlocked vehicle and buildings had been reported to police. The thefts [Read more]

Greenstone OPP Seek Public Assistance in Locating Assault Suspects

Greenstone OPP Seek Public Assistance in Locating Assault Suspects

GERALDTON, ON – On September 3, 2019 at 9:18pm, members of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Superior North Emergency Medical Service (SNEMS) received a report of an assault in the 500 block of Main Street in Geraldton, ON. The victim was approached by three individuals and was assaulted with a [Read more]

Indigenous Affairs

Matawa Chiefs Council Support Nibinamik First Nation’s “Journey to Our Homelands” Event

Matawa Chiefs Council Support Nibinamik First Nation’s “Journey to Our Homelands” Event

THUNDER BAY, ON – The Matawa Chiefs Council is proud to support Nibinamik First Nation’s “Journey to Our Homelands” event, and wish the Elders of PinnaeMootang Inninug safe travels as they canoe back to their birthplace. These Elders hope to inspire all Matawa First Nations to think “beyond the Indian Act” and start reconnecting with [Read more]

Horwath Creates Critic Portfolios for Ethics, MMIWG, Tenants Rights, Auto and Manufacturing

Horwath Creates Critic Portfolios for Ethics, MMIWG, Tenants Rights, Auto and Manufacturing

Review Portfolios (click links below): Critic Portfolios Changes Only Critic Portfolios QUEEN’S PARK, ON — With Doug Ford and his government mired in a cronyism scandal, Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath has designated a critic for Ethics and Accountability, assigning the new job to Taras Natyshak (Essex). In addition, as devastating layoffs strike more and [Read more]

Measuring Progress Following First Nations Youth Inquest of 2015

Measuring Progress Following First Nations Youth Inquest of 2015

Lawyers for the families of six of the seven youth who were the subject of the First Nations Youth Inquest in Thunder Bay from October 2015 to June 2016 today issued a report card on the progress made in Year Three in meeting the inquest jury’s 145 recommendations. Jonathan Rudin and Caitlyn Kasper of Aboriginal [Read more]