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Northern Ontario Headlines

Hornepayne: Driver Leaves Collision Scene, Multiple Charges Follow

Hornepayne: Driver Leaves Collision Scene, Multiple Charges Follow

HORNEPAYNE, ON – On Sunday, January 13, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a pickup truck in the ditch on Highway 631 near Hornepayne, Ontario. Upon arrival at the scene, officers were

Gov’t Must Do More to Stop Preventable Deaths in First Nations Communities

Gov’t Must Do More to Stop Preventable Deaths in First Nations Communities

QUEEN’S PARK, ON — Sol Mamakwa, Ontario NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, released the following statement: “Too many First Nations know the heartbreak felt by Brody Meekis’ family, who lost their beloved boy to a strep infection — an entirely preventable

Body Found North of 11-17 Junction : Death Ruled Homicide

Body Found North of 11-17 Junction : Death Ruled Homicide

-UPDATE #1- OPP INVESTIGATE SUSPICIOUS DEATH THUNDER BAY, ON – The Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a death where foul play is suspected. On January 13, 2019, police received information that a body was located on the shoulder of Highway 527 just north

EDUCATION/School News

Holy Angels School Christmas Concert (Video/Photos)

Holy Angels School Christmas Concert (Video/Photos)

SCHREIBER, ON – On December 19, students from Holy Angels School entertained a full house with Christmas plays and songs. It was a very festive night, with performances from all our students. [Read more]

Superior-Greenstone District School Board Holds Inaugural Board Meeting

Superior-Greenstone District School Board Holds Inaugural Board Meeting

MARATHON, ON – The Superior-Greenstone District School Board held its Inaugural Board Meeting on Monday, December 3 where several new Board members were welcomed. The municipal elections held [Read more]

Wawa’s Volleyball Champions – Champions de volleyball

Wawa’s Volleyball Champions – Champions de volleyball

WAWA, ON – November 27th, École Saint-Joseph’s girls’ team and boys’ team each claimed first place at Wawa’s annual volleyball tournament. When they returned to school, they were [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Crossover Video & Games #TopTenRentals, Stamp Card Winner & New Releases This Week

Crossover Video & Games #TopTenRentals, Stamp Card Winner & New Releases This Week

Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, Chucky, Pinhead, Jigsaw and Norman Bates- some of the most notable classic horror icons. These demented characters have sent chills down the spine of movie watchers for decades. But no character is seemingly as feared as Michael Myers. The [Read more]

Terrace Bay/Schreiber/ Rossport

Holy Angels School Christmas Concert (Video/Photos)

Holy Angels School Christmas Concert (Video/Photos)

SCHREIBER, ON – On December 19, students from Holy Angels School entertained a full house with Christmas plays and songs. It was a very festive night, with performances from all our students. If you missed it, you can watch the concert in the video above from Holy [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

Body Found North of 11-17 Junction : Death Ruled Homicide

Body Found North of 11-17 Junction : Death Ruled Homicide

-UPDATE #1- OPP INVESTIGATE SUSPICIOUS DEATH THUNDER BAY, ON – The Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a death where foul play is suspected. On January 13, 2019, police received information that a body was located on the shoulder of Highway 527 just north of the Highway 11-17 junction. An investigation is ongoing by [Read more]

Chapleau/Wawa/White River/Dubreuilville/Hornepayne

Hornepayne: Driver Leaves Collision Scene, Multiple Charges Follow

Hornepayne: Driver Leaves Collision Scene, Multiple Charges Follow

HORNEPAYNE, ON – On Sunday, January 13, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a pickup truck in the ditch on Highway 631 near Hornepayne, Ontario. Upon arrival at the scene, officers were told that the driver had been picked up [Read more]

Chapleau Obituary

André “Pepsi” DESBIENS passed away peacefully with his family at his side at the Chapleau Health Centre on Tuesday January 8, 2019 at the age of 80 years. Beloved son of the late Julie and Adelard Desbiens. He is predeceased by his 12 brothers and sisters and leaves behind his niece Lina Bouchard of Chapleau, Ben [Read more]

Two Traffic Stops End in Cannabis Related Charges for Drivers

Two Traffic Stops End in Cannabis Related Charges for Drivers

WHITE RIVER, ON – Saturday December 29, 2018, at approximately 12:40 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Detachment performed a traffic stop on Highway 17 in White River Township. While speaking to the driver, an odour of cannabis was detected emanating from the vehicle. As a result of the investigation, a small amount [Read more]

Greenstone

Male Arrested for Weapons Offences

Male Arrested for Weapons Offences

GERALDTON, ON – On January 7, 2019, members of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a weapons call on Highway 584, north of Geraldton, Ontario. Police received a 911 call from a member of the public reporting that a male sitting in a vehicle on the side of Highway 584, near Murkey [Read more]

Stabbing Leads to Arrest

Stabbing Leads to Arrest

GREEENSTONE, ON – On the 3rd of December, 2018, at 01:52 am the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a stabbing on the First Nation Territory of Long Lake 58. Police attended a residence to find a male party with multiple stab wounds to his hands and torso. The victim was transported [Read more]

Drug Warrant Executed in Greenstone Leads to Multiple Charges

Drug Warrant Executed in Greenstone Leads to Multiple Charges

LONGLAC, ON – On November 29, 2018, members of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with officers from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, the Community Street Crime Unit and the North West Region Emergency Response Team executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant on a residence in Longlac, Ontario. As [Read more]

Indigenous Affairs

Gov’t Must Do More to Stop Preventable Deaths in First Nations Communities

Gov’t Must Do More to Stop Preventable Deaths in First Nations Communities

QUEEN’S PARK, ON — Sol Mamakwa, Ontario NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, released the following statement: “Too many First Nations know the heartbreak felt by Brody Meekis’ family, who lost their beloved boy to a strep infection — an entirely preventable death anywhere else in the province. No parent should have to suffer [Read more]

Matawa Chiefs Council Issue Statement on Excessive Use Of Force on Matawa Education and Care Centre Student

Matawa Chiefs Council Issue Statement on Excessive Use Of Force on Matawa Education and Care Centre Student

THUNDER BAY, ON – Responding to an incident caught on video that occurred on Saturday, December 1st that appeared to show a female Uniform Patrol Officer of the Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) striking a student of the Matawa Education and Care Centre while restrained in a Superior North EMS stretcher—the Matawa Chiefs Council offered [Read more]

North West LHIN 2018 Fall LHINkages Newsletter

North West LHIN 2018 Fall LHINkages Newsletter

The North West LHIN Fall LHINkages Newsletter for 2018 which is now available on the LHIN website by clicking here. Highlights in this edition include: Moving through Transitions in Care Stories from Picture Your Health: Your Future Engagement Campaign Mental Health and Addictions: Wrap Around Supports Health Program Highlights: Community Paramedicine Improving Access [Read more]

National Headlines