Northern Ontario Headlines

OPP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision South of Manitouwadge

OPP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision South of Manitouwadge

MANITOUWADGE, ON – On December 2, 2016 at approximately 5:15pm officers from the Manitouwadge/Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a two vehicle collision involving two pickup trucks on Highway 614 approximately 16 km south of Manitouwadge. Police

UPDATE : 614 Closed – Detours Available

UPDATE : 614 Closed – Detours Available

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Hwy 614 in Manitouwadge has now reopened. Cleanup of the MVC is complete. _____________________________ 12.02.16 MANITOUWADGE, ON – Highway 614 is currently closed due to a collision, approx. 16 km’s south of Manitouwadge. A detour has been set up using

Horwath highlights Northern Ontario hydro woes at Queen’s Park

Horwath highlights Northern Ontario hydro woes at Queen’s Park

TORONTO, ON – Fresh off a three day tour of parts of Northern Ontario, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath raised hydro concerns that she heard from northern businesses and families during Question Period today. “On Tuesday I met Jean Bastien, mine manager, and a number of miners at Richmont Mines, near

First Nations

Ontario Working Towards Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

Ontario Working Towards Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples
New Elders Council and Gladue Summit Contributing to a More Responsive Justice System Ontario has established a new Elders Council that will provide advice to the Attorney General to make the justice system more responsive to the needs of Indigenous people and support the reclamation of Indigenous [Read more]

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission and Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs Sign Agreement

HAZELTON, BC – Marketwired- TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that its Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project (PRGT) has signed a project agreement with 12 hereditary chiefs of the Gitxsan Nation. The hereditary chiefs each represent a Wilp (house [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Merci Michel ! Une retraite bien méritée!

Merci Michel ! Une retraite bien méritée!

CHAPLEAU, ON – Après plus de 36 années de service comme concierge au sein de l’école Sacré-Cœur, Michel Morin prend sa retraite aujourd’hui – le 30 novembre 2016. Nous lui [Read more]

Études autochtones obligatoires à l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph #WawaON

Études autochtones obligatoires à l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph #WawaON

WAWA, ON – Mme Carole Bouffard est fière et heureuse d’enseigner le cours de français au niveau de la 11e provenant du curriculum Études autochtones. L’école secondaire Saint-Joseph [Read more]

NOSM Board Holds Face-to-Face Meeting in Sudbury

NOSM Board Holds Face-to-Face Meeting in Sudbury

Highlights include a Tour of the HSN Simulation Lab, and NOSM’s Response to the TRC’s Calls to Action The Northern Ontario School of Medicine’s (NOSM) Board of Directors held its annual [Read more]

Ford offre appui remarquable à l’école Saint-Joseph

Ford offre appui remarquable à l’école Saint-Joseph

WAWA, ON – Le 1er octobre, lors d’une belle journée ensoleillée, l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) et Northern Light Ford ont tenu l’événement «FORD Drive 4 UR School». Pour chaque essai [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

Nipigon OPP Seize Contraband Tobacco

Nipigon OPP Seize Contraband Tobacco

NIPIGON, ON – On November 2, 2016 at approximately 11:40 am, members of the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 17. An investigation revealed he was transporting a quantity of unmarked cigarettes. A search of the vehicle revealed approximately 100,000 illegal cigarettes, with an approximate street value [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

OPP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision South of Manitouwadge

OPP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision South of Manitouwadge

MANITOUWADGE, ON – On December 2, 2016 at approximately 5:15pm officers from the Manitouwadge/Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a two vehicle collision involving two pickup trucks on Highway 614 approximately 16 km south of Manitouwadge. Police and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) attended the [Read more]

UPDATE : 614 Closed – Detours Available

UPDATE : 614 Closed – Detours Available

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Hwy 614 in Manitouwadge has now reopened. Cleanup of the MVC is complete. _____________________________ 12.02.16 MANITOUWADGE, ON – Highway 614 is currently closed due to a collision, approx. 16 km’s south of Manitouwadge. A detour has been set up using Lampson , Twist and Camp 70 roads.    [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Movies & Games, EPIC Christmas Gifting List & More!

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Movies & Games, EPIC Christmas Gifting List & More!

It seems hard to fathom that in less than 30 days Christmas will have come and gone. In addition to the new releases each week, we’ve been quite busy filling our shelves with all of kinds of great gift ideas for everyone and anyone in the family! Focusing back now on new movies, this week [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, December Sneak Peek, Win In-Store

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, December Sneak Peek, Win In-Store

Imagine being in your twenties, working a job that you hate and finding out that your girlfriend is unexpectedly pregnant with your first child. How will you support this child? Will things ever get better? These are just a couple of the questions facing young David Packouz in this week’s headline new release- War Dogs. [Read more]

OPP Seek Public Assistance In Locating Missing Male

OPP Seek Public Assistance In Locating Missing Male

OPP Seek Public Assistance In Locating Missing Male WAWA, ON – On Friday November 18, 2016 at approximately 3:57 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a report of a missing male from the Dubreuilville Ontario area. OPP investigation has so far revealed that Brendon ZOTTER, a 26 year [Read more]

Manitouwadge Public School Remembers

Manitouwadge Public School Remembers

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Manitouwadge Public School students and staff were honoured to be part of the Remembrance Day ceremony November 11th.  As in years past, they took part tp show their respect to the many fallen soldiers who so selflessly gave up their lives for us,  as well as to all those who serve and [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : Your chance to win! New Release Movies & Videogames

#CrossoverInsider : Your chance to win! New Release Movies & Videogames

Last week, we touched on the progression of animated movies over the years from the Disney classics to “Sausage Party”, the raunchy animated film geared for adult audiences. This week, we turn back our attention to family friendly animated fare. Back in 2003, the world was introduced to Nemo- the loveable orange fish who gets [Read more]

Greenstone

UPDATE:  Longlac Mischief Spree – Third Youth Charged

UPDATE: Longlac Mischief Spree – Third Youth Charged

GREENSTONE, ON– The continuing investigation of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) into a string of tire slashings that occurred in Longlac, Ontario on the night of November 5, 2016 has resulted in further charges.  Two 14 year old female youths were arrested on November 16, 2016. One of the youths was [Read more]

UPDATE OPP Investigate Vehicle Collision East of Longlac

UPDATE OPP Investigate Vehicle Collision East of Longlac

Driver Deceased GREENSTONE, ON – November 16, 2016 at approximately 10:30am officers from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a two vehicle collision involving an SUV and a tractor trailer unit on Highway 11 approximately 65 km east of Longlac at North Pagwachuan River. Highway 11 west of [Read more]

Greenstone Road Closure for Rail Maintenance

Greenstone Road Closure for Rail Maintenance

GREENSTONE, ON – Due to railway maintenance Picnic Point Road crossing in Longlac, Ontario, will be closed on Monday, November 21st, 2016, from approximately 7:00 am to 6:00 pm or as work requires. For the Longlac road closure please use Blueberry Road located off Highway 11 Just East of Longlac, Ontario. Please do not call [Read more]

OPP Food Drive to Support Greenstone Harvest Centre

OPP Food Drive to Support Greenstone Harvest Centre

8th Annual Stuff-a-Cruiser GREENSTONE, ON – Saturday, December 10, 2016, officers from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as well as members of the Superior North Emergency Medical Service (SNEMS) will be collecting food and other items in support of the Greenstone Harvest Centre, the local food bank which provides support to [Read more]

Greenstone Firearms Stolen From Truck: Police Seek Information

Greenstone Firearms Stolen From Truck: Police Seek Information

GREENSTONE, ON –  Greenstone OPP are currently investigating the theft of a 12 gauge shotgun and a 30-06 rifle from a pickup truck.  On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016, Greenstone were contacted by the vehicle owner.  Police learned that the vehicle had been parked on Fourth Avenue SW in Geraldton, Ontario at approximately 6:00 pm on [Read more]

Law Enforcement

OPP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision South of Manitouwadge

OPP Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision South of Manitouwadge

MANITOUWADGE, ON – On December 2, 2016 at approximately 5:15pm officers from the Manitouwadge/Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a two vehicle collision involving two pickup trucks on Highway 614 approximately 16 km south of Manitouwadge. Police and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) attended the scene and determined that a [Read more]

Wawa Man Charged with Drug Offences

Wawa Man Charged with Drug Offences

WAWA, ON – On Wednesday November 30, 2016 at approximately 3:10 pm members of the   Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment along with the assistance of members of the Emergency Response Team (ERT), members of the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) from South Porcupine, members of the Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau (POIB) Sault [Read more]

Ontario Working Towards Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

Ontario Working Towards Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

New Elders Council and Gladue Summit Contributing to a More Responsive Justice System Ontario has established a new Elders Council that will provide advice to the Attorney General to make the justice system more responsive to the needs of Indigenous people and support the reclamation of Indigenous legal systems. The new council reflects a commitment [Read more]

Ministry Seeks Public’s Help in Case of Shot and Abandoned Moose

Ministry Seeks Public’s Help in Case of Shot and Abandoned Moose

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking the public’s help in identifying the individuals responsible for shooting a calf moose prior to the 2016 calf season and abandoning it. On October 23, 2016, conservation officers responded to a complaint that a calf moose had been shot and left southeast of Ignace, off Theodore [Read more]

UPDATE:  Longlac Mischief Spree – Third Youth Charged

UPDATE: Longlac Mischief Spree – Third Youth Charged

GREENSTONE, ON– The continuing investigation of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) into a string of tire slashings that occurred in Longlac, Ontario on the night of November 5, 2016 has resulted in further charges.  Two 14 year old female youths were arrested on November 16, 2016. One of the youths was [Read more]

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