Northern Ontario Headlines

White River Male Charged Following Alleged Altercation With Female

White River Male Charged Following Alleged Altercation With Female

WAWA, ON – On Sunday July 23, 2017, at approximately 7:15 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East White River Detachment responded to a White River address regarding a family dispute. Investigation revealed that an altercation had taken place between a male and a

Police Seize More Than 50 Firearms in Hillsport

Police Seize More Than 50 Firearms in Hillsport

MARATHON, ON -Members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a firearms related call in the town of Hillsport on July 23, 2017 at approximately 7:30am. As a result of their investigation, one male was taken into custody without incident.

2017 ATV Jamboree (video)

2017 ATV Jamboree (video)

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The annual ATV Jamboree was held Saturday July 15, 2017. From a maximum of 80 participants 79 were registered (a reminder to register early for 2018 to avoid disappointment as each year has seen the jamboree grow significantly). A total of 4 trails were available for riders

Indigenous Affairs

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]

NDP Statement on English-Wabigoon River Clean-up

NDP Statement on English-Wabigoon River Clean-up
ELLIOT LAKE, ON – NDP Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Critic Michael Mantha issued the following statement regarding recently-announced funding for the cleanup of mercury contamination in the English-Wabigoon River: “After forty years and of living with the toxic legacy of the [Read more]

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EDUCATION/School News

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]

New Report Highlights Growing Gaps Between Education in North and South

New Report Highlights Growing Gaps Between Education in North and South

Annual report on Ontario’s schools shows decline in library staff, music teacher; improvements in Indigenous education TORONTO, ON– A new report from People for Education – based on survey [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

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]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Police Seize More Than 50 Firearms in Hillsport

Police Seize More Than 50 Firearms in Hillsport

MARATHON, ON -Members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a firearms related call in the town of Hillsport on July 23, 2017 at approximately 7:30am. As a result of their investigation, one male was taken into custody without incident. Further, a search warrant was executed resulting in [Read more]

2017 ATV Jamboree (video)

2017 ATV Jamboree (video)

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The annual ATV Jamboree was held Saturday July 15, 2017. From a maximum of 80 participants 79 were registered (a reminder to register early for 2018 to avoid disappointment as each year has seen the jamboree grow significantly). A total of 4 trails were available for riders from which they had to [Read more]

Filane’s Classic Mixed Slo-Pitch Tournament

Filane’s Classic Mixed Slo-Pitch Tournament

Crossover Video Blue Jays win B in Schreiber Classic Friday, July 14th, the Crossover Video Blue Jays travelled to Schreiber to take part in the annual “Filane’s Classic Mixed Slo-Pitch Tournament” to meet and compete with Northshore neighbours from across the region. Game #1 saw the Blue Jays matched up against the [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : Week’s New Releases (Trailers) + So much MORE In-Store (incl. opportunities to WIN BIG)

#CrossoverInsider : Week’s New Releases (Trailers) + So much MORE In-Store (incl. opportunities to WIN BIG)

It seems hard to believe that it was way back in 1933 that the world was first introduced to the giant gorilla known as Kong. In that version of the film, a movie crew visits a tropical island where Kong takes a liking to actress Ann Darrow (played by Fay Wray). He is then captured [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider: $100 Winner! New Releases/Trailers, Tasty American Treats AND MORE!

#CrossoverInsider: $100 Winner! New Releases/Trailers, Tasty American Treats AND MORE!

Many thought that after the tragic and unexpected death of Paul Walker during the filming of Furious 7, the Fast and the Furious franchise would wrap up production without finishing the movie. This was most certainly not the case, as creative use of technology and family allowed producers to finish the film in a pleasing [Read more]

#CI: Canada Day in Marathon, NEW @Crossover, New Release Trailers, $100 Winner and More!

#CI: Canada Day in Marathon, NEW @Crossover, New Release Trailers, $100 Winner and More!

The tragic stories of World War 2 are taught in classrooms around the world. We learn about the horrific acts committed, and the ultimate fall of the Nazi empire. We hear about the battles and the soldiers who fought valiantly to protect their lands and freedoms. What we don’t often hear about are the heroic [Read more]

Canada Day Celebrations in Manitouwadge (Photos+Video)

Canada Day Celebrations in Manitouwadge (Photos+Video)

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The Township of Manitouwadge had originally planned to have Canada Day community events both Friday evening and Saturday throughout the day, unfortunately weather did not cooperate Friday evening, the pool party scheduled to kick off the season at the Oasis Pool had to be cancelled due to the inclement weather while [Read more]

Greenstone

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]

MNRF Three-Day Enforcement Blitz On Lake Nipigon

MNRF Three-Day Enforcement Blitz On Lake Nipigon

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry laid 14 charges and issued 8 warnings during a three-day enforcement blitz on Lake Nipigon, Ontario. From June 19 to 21, 2017, conservation officers from Nipigon enforcement unit checked 106 resident and non-resident anglers. Officers checked for compliance with the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act and the Ontario [Read more]

Greenstone Man Charged for Driving while Impaired by Drugs

Greenstone Man Charged for Driving while Impaired by Drugs

GREENSTONE, ON – On June 29, 2017, at 11:12 am, Greenstone Ontario Provicial Police (OPP) received two calls reporting an impaired male in the driver seat of a blue van at the Woodcrest Confectionary located in Longlac, Ontario. As a result of investigating this incident, the driver was evaluated by an officer trained as a Drug Recognition [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Police Seize More Than 50 Firearms in Hillsport

Police Seize More Than 50 Firearms in Hillsport

MARATHON, ON -Members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a firearms related call in the town of Hillsport on July 23, 2017 at approximately 7:30am. As a result of their investigation, one male was taken into custody without incident. Further, a search warrant was executed resulting in the [Read more]

OPP Charge Local Woman with Assault

OPP Charge Local Woman with Assault

WAWA, ON – On Wednesday July 19, 2017, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a Wawa address in relation to a family dispute. The investigation revealed that an altercation took place between a female and a male. As a result a Wawa female aged 33 has been arrested and [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]

UPDATE: Missing Boater Located (Whitesand Lake)

UPDATE: Missing Boater Located (Whitesand Lake)

CLICK HERE for previous release related to the missing boater SCHREIBER, ON – Members of the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a missing boater on Whitesand Lake. On Sunday, July 16, 2017, OPP were notified that a 47-year- old man from Schreiber was missing on Whitesand Lake. Police were advised [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]

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