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Northern Ontario Headlines

UPDATE : Two Deceased Following Multi-Vehicle Collision

UPDATE : Two Deceased Following Multi-Vehicle Collision

2nd update, see original update below THUNDER BAY, ON – On August 19, 2019, at approximately 6:05 p.m., officers from the Thunder Bay and Nipigon Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Shuniah Fire and Emergency Services and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS)

This Week’s Newly Released Movies, Ozzy Treats, Cell Accessories, Used Movies & Games +MORE!

This Week’s Newly Released Movies, Ozzy Treats, Cell Accessories, Used Movies & Games +MORE!

We’ve all had them from time to time- those annoying calls suggesting that we owe money to the CRA, or perhaps our computer has been inflicted with a horrible virus. These are just a couple of many scams making the rounds these days as con artists around the world conjure up new ways to steal

Multi-Vehicle Collision Results in Highway Closure

Multi-Vehicle Collision Results in Highway Closure

THUNDER BAY, ON – On August 19, 2019 at approximately 6:05 pm officers from the Thunder Bay and Nipigon Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a multi vehicle collision on Highway 11/17, near Pearl, ON (East of Thunder Bay). The Highway is expected to be closed for

EDUCATION/School News

Cambrian College Paramedic Graduates Score 100% Pass Rate on Provincial Exam For 15th Consecutive Year

Cambrian College Paramedic Graduates Score 100% Pass Rate on Provincial Exam For 15th Consecutive Year

SUDBURY, ON – It is a remarkable winning streak by any measure. For the 15th year in a row, the graduating class of Cambrian’s Paramedic Program received a 100 per cent pass rate on the [Read more]

Lakehead University and Seven Generations Education Institute Join Forces to Deliver Nursing Entry Program

Lakehead University and Seven Generations Education Institute Join Forces to Deliver Nursing Entry Program

The All Nation Nurses Entry Program aims to increase the number of Indigenous students in health disciplines KENORA, ON – Lakehead University and Seven Generations Education Institute (SGEI) [Read more]

MP Serré and Lefebvre Celebrate CanCode Milestone

MP Serré and Lefebvre Celebrate CanCode Milestone

Government of Canada program is preparing young Canadians for tomorrow’s jobs NICKEL BELT-GREATER SUDBURY, ON – There is a growing need for a workforce savvy in science, technology, engineering [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

This Week’s Newly Released Movies, Ozzy Treats, Cell Accessories, Used Movies & Games +MORE!

This Week’s Newly Released Movies, Ozzy Treats, Cell Accessories, Used Movies & Games +MORE!

We’ve all had them from time to time- those annoying calls suggesting that we owe money to the CRA, or perhaps our computer has been inflicted with a horrible virus. These are just a couple of many scams making the rounds these days as con artists around the world conjure [Read more]

Terrace Bay/Schreiber/ Rossport

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Hwy 17 Near Angler Creek

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Hwy 17 Near Angler Creek

Update: #Incident #Marathon #HWY17 WB from Peninsula Rd (Marathon) to Terrace Bay, WB lane is open and traffic will be alternated. Traffic control is in place and delays may occur. Please use caution in the area. #ONHwys — 511ONNorthwestern (@511ONNorthwest) July 31, [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

UPDATE : Two Deceased Following Multi-Vehicle Collision

UPDATE : Two Deceased Following Multi-Vehicle Collision

2nd update, see original update below THUNDER BAY, ON – On August 19, 2019, at approximately 6:05 p.m., officers from the Thunder Bay and Nipigon Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Shuniah Fire and Emergency Services and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a multi vehicle collision on Highway 11/17 near Pearl Road 5, in the Municipality of [Read more]

Chapleau/Wawa/White River/Dubreuilville/Hornepayne

OPP SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN COPPER WIRE THEFT

OPP SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN COPPER WIRE THEFT

WAWA, ON – On August 15, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft call at a Bell tower site near Montreal River Harbour, Ontario.  Six reels of copper wire were taken from a utility trailer located at the remote construction site. The estimated value of the wire [Read more]

White River’s 1st Annual Mud Run

White River’s 1st Annual Mud Run

WHITE RIVER, ON – This weekend, on the final day of Winnie’s Hometown Festival, White River’s first annual Mud Run is being held. The distance advertised on posters is 2km though on the map which has been shared on Winnie’s Hometown Festival Facebook Page the distance in the legend is 3.37km – either way, this [Read more]

Winnie’s 31st Hometown Festival This Weekend

Winnie’s 31st Hometown Festival This Weekend

WHITE RIVER, ON – The 31st Annual Winnie-the-Pooh Festival begins this Friday, August 16th. Organizers have worked diligently all year to prepare for another wonderful weekend in White River and there are many exciting events to attend! Below is the schedule of events from the festival brochure: FRIDAY, AUGUST 16th SATURDAY, AUGUST 17TH SUNDAY, AUGUST [Read more]

Greenstone

UPDATE : Two Deceased Following Multi-Vehicle Collision

UPDATE : Two Deceased Following Multi-Vehicle Collision

2nd update, see original update below THUNDER BAY, ON – On August 19, 2019, at approximately 6:05 p.m., officers from the Thunder Bay and Nipigon Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Shuniah Fire and Emergency Services and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a multi vehicle collision on Highway 11/17 near Pearl Road 5, in [Read more]

Multi-Vehicle Collision Results in Highway Closure

Multi-Vehicle Collision Results in Highway Closure

THUNDER BAY, ON – On August 19, 2019 at approximately 6:05 pm officers from the Thunder Bay and Nipigon Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a multi vehicle collision on Highway 11/17, near Pearl, ON (East of Thunder Bay). The Highway is expected to be closed for an undetermined period of time between [Read more]

Drug Warrant Executed in Longlac

Drug Warrant Executed in Longlac

GREENSTONE, ON – On July 22nd, 2019 officers from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Community Street Crime Unit and the North West Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant on a Longlac residence. Police seized: 762 Oxycodone pills, 67 Methylphenidate pills, 1 Morphine pill, .2 grams of cocaine, drug [Read more]

Indigenous Affairs

Lakehead University and Seven Generations Education Institute Join Forces to Deliver Nursing Entry Program

Lakehead University and Seven Generations Education Institute Join Forces to Deliver Nursing Entry Program

The All Nation Nurses Entry Program aims to increase the number of Indigenous students in health disciplines KENORA, ON – Lakehead University and Seven Generations Education Institute (SGEI) are partnering this September to deliver the All Nation Nurses Entry Program (ANNEP), a nine-month certificate program designed to encourage Treaty Three members to pursue [Read more]

Horwath Concludes Tour of Neskantaga, Attawapiskat

Horwath Concludes Tour of Neskantaga, Attawapiskat

Fix the First Nations water crisis, send the bill to Ottawa: Horwath to Ford THUNDER BAY, ON — Official Opposition NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says that since the federal Liberal government has let people down by refusing to ensure there is clean, safe drinking water in First Nations communities, the province needs to step in, [Read more]

Minister O’Regan a No-Show Two Weeks into Attawapiskat Crisis: NDP

Minister O’Regan a No-Show Two Weeks into Attawapiskat Crisis: NDP

ATTAWAPISKAT, ON – Frustration is growing in Attawapiskat over the seeming indifference of Minister Seamus O’Regan to the state of emergency over the water crisis. NDP MPs Charlie Angus (Timmins—James Bay) and Tracey Ramsey (Essex) held a public meeting in Attawapiskat and met with hunger strikers Sylvie Metatawabin and Theresa Spence. This is a crisis [Read more]