Northern Ontario Headlines

Celebrating the life of Patrice Cormier

Celebrating the life of Patrice Cormier

Patrice CORMIER – Pat would like to let you know that his work here is done.  On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 he received a call, a sort of an offer you can’t refuse, for an appointment from which he will not be returning.  This assignment comes with a huge sign-on bonus, a reunion with family

Energy Costs Continue to be a Concern Across the North

Energy Costs Continue to be a Concern Across the North

KAPUSKASING, ON – The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) continues to be concerned about the impacts of energy costs on the Northern Ontario economy. The issue was heavily discussed at the recent meeting of the Board of Directors’ on January 12, 2017 in North Bay. Whether

#CrossoverInsider : This week’s New Releases in Marathon & Manitouwadge[trailers] + $50 Gift Card WINNER

#CrossoverInsider : This week’s New Releases in Marathon & Manitouwadge[trailers] + $50 Gift Card WINNER

ONJanuary has been an exciting month for new releases and this week continues that trend. A twist filled thriller, a hilarious action comedy, a spooky possession story, and a new animated adventure all release this week making it quite a diversified slate of new titles sure to please every member

First Nations

NDP statement on Wapekeka suicides

ELLIOT LAKE, ON – NDP Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Critic Michael Mantha, the MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin, issued the following statement regarding the recent deaths of two girls from Wapekeka First Nation. “I am deeply saddened to hear about the tragic deaths of two 12-year-old girls [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 [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Getting Techy @Nakina Public School

Getting Techy @Nakina Public School

GREENSTONE, ON – Students at Nakina Public School have been working with some exciting new classroom technology over the past couple of months.  They have been diving into some new learning [Read more]

Rencontre intergénérationnelle à l’hôpital Lady Dunn

Rencontre intergénérationnelle à l’hôpital Lady Dunn

WAWA, ON – Dans un esprit de fête familiale,  les élèves de la 7e et 8e année de l’école Saint-Joseph de Wawa se sont rendus à l’hôpital Lady Dunn pour une visite mémorable avec [Read more]

Les élèves de Trillium se mobilisent assurant le partage

Les élèves de Trillium se mobilisent assurant le partage

CHAPLEAU, ON – Le 14 décembre, quelques membres du parlement des élèves de l’École secondaire catholique Trillium ont assuré la livraison de plusieurs boîtes de nourriture à la [Read more]

Le hockey réunit les familles de l’école Saint-Joseph à Wawa

Le hockey réunit les familles de l’école Saint-Joseph à Wawa

  WAWA, ON – Le 20 décembre, parents et élèves de l’école Saint-Joseph ont chaussé leurs patins pour les joutes de hockey élémentaire et secondaire. Il s’agissait d’un moment [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

Total of $1,100 in Fines for Fishing and Boating Violations

Total of $1,100 in Fines for Fishing and Boating Violations

A Beardmore man has been fined a total of $1,100 for fishing and boating offences. Benjamin MacAdam pleaded guilty and was fined $500 for fishing without a licence, and $600 for operating a vessel without personal life-saving and vessel safety equipment on board. MacAdam is also prohibited from obtaining or possessing a fishing licence of [Read more]

White River/Dubreuilville

Celebrating the life of Patrice Cormier

Celebrating the life of Patrice Cormier

Patrice CORMIER – Pat would like to let you know that his work here is done.  On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 he received a call, a sort of an offer you can’t refuse, for an appointment from which he will not be returning.  This assignment comes with a huge sign-on [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Celebrating the life of Patrice Cormier

Celebrating the life of Patrice Cormier

Patrice CORMIER – Pat would like to let you know that his work here is done.  On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 he received a call, a sort of an offer you can’t refuse, for an appointment from which he will not be returning.  This assignment comes with a huge sign-on bonus, a reunion with family [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : This week’s New Releases in Marathon & Manitouwadge[trailers] + $50 Gift Card WINNER

#CrossoverInsider : This week’s New Releases in Marathon & Manitouwadge[trailers] + $50 Gift Card WINNER

ONJanuary has been an exciting month for new releases and this week continues that trend. A twist filled thriller, a hilarious action comedy, a spooky possession story, and a new animated adventure all release this week making it quite a diversified slate of new titles sure to please every member of the family. There are [Read more]

NDP statement on Wapekeka suicides

ELLIOT LAKE, ON – NDP Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Critic Michael Mantha, the MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin, issued the following statement regarding the recent deaths of two girls from Wapekeka First Nation. “I am deeply saddened to hear about the tragic deaths of two 12-year-old girls from Wapekeka First Nation. My colleagues and I [Read more]

New requirements for Ontario mines January 1, 2017

New requirements for Ontario mines January 1, 2017

Changes to mining health and safety regulations SUDBURY, ON–As of January 1, 2017, amendments to Regulation 854 Mines and Mining Plants of the Occupational Health and Safety Act became law. The regulatory changes relate to risk assessments, water and traffic management programs, and recording of seismic events. It’s up to Ontario employers [Read more]

Manitouwadge Mourns Denis Duguay

Manitouwadge Mourns Denis Duguay

Denis Duguay passed away peacefully at the Manitouwadge General Hospital with his son by his side on Thursday January 12, 2016 at the age of 65 years. Loving father of Derek and René Duguay. Proud grandfather of Zachary and Damon. Dear son of Rita and the late Raymond Duguay. Dear brother of Clovis (Michelle), Edward, [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : Golden Globes Wrap, New Movie Releases, Stamp Card Winner +MORE!

#CrossoverInsider : Golden Globes Wrap, New Movie Releases, Stamp Card Winner +MORE!

Since opening our doors on December 1st, 2010, one of the most popular actors with our customers seems to be Mark Wahlberg. His movies never fail to perform- including our number 1 rental of all time- Contraband. This week, Wahlberg is back in an incredible true story about an oil rig disaster. This week is [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : NEW Year’s New Release Trailers, December Stamp Card Winner

#CrossoverInsider : NEW Year’s New Release Trailers, December Stamp Card Winner

Here’s hoping that everyone had a safe and happy New Year as well as an enjoyable Holiday season! For most, the break is now over and it’s back to work- or school. There were a number of great new movies to keep the movie lover occupied over the holidays, and this trend will continue in [Read more]

Greenstone

Getting Techy @Nakina Public School

Getting Techy @Nakina Public School

GREENSTONE, ON – Students at Nakina Public School have been working with some exciting new classroom technology over the past couple of months.  They have been diving into some new learning around coding and programming with the school’s brand new set of 4 Sphero SPRKs!  Ms Evoy’s grade 4/5/6/7 class has loved being able to use [Read more]

American Angler Fined for Exceeding Fish Limit

Fined $5,000 for Over-limit of Fish A Louisiana man has been fined $5,000 for a fishing offence. Charles Ward of Monterey, Louisiana, pleaded guilty and was fined $5,000 for possessing an over-limit of fish. He also received a one-year fishing licence suspension. Court heard that on August 24, 2016, conservation officers contacted Ward at a [Read more]

Alerts for: Greenstone – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne

Alerts for: Greenstone – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne

12:13 AM EST Wednesday 04 January 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Nakina – Aroland – Pagwa Armstrong – Auden – Wabakimi Park Beardmore – Jellicoe – Macdiarmid Snow will continue tonight. Further snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 centimetres are expected by [Read more]

Superior-Greenstone DSB Participates in Global Hour Of Code

Superior-Greenstone DSB Participates in Global Hour Of Code

NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO – Students within Superior-Greenstone District School Board once again participated in the global Hour of CODE challenge that occurred on December  5-9th. The hour of CODE is a global event designed to provide introductory learning opportunities for learners of all ages into the world of code. This year we had 36 teachers and over [Read more]

Greenstone OPP 8th Annual Stuff a Cruiser Event a Success

Greenstone OPP 8th Annual Stuff a Cruiser Event a Success

GERALDTON, ON – Saturday, December 10, 2016 officers from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in conjunction with the Superior North Emergency Medical Service (SNEMS) hosted their annual “Stuff-a-Cruiser” event in Geraldton and Longlac, Ontario. The 8th annual event was once again a success with officers filling three police vehicles [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Chapleau Male Charged with Criminal Offence

Chapleau Male Charged with Criminal Offence

WAWA, ON – On Thursday January 5, 2017 at approximately 4:20 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment responded to a Break and Enter incident to a residence located on Golf Course Road in Chapleau Ontario. As a result of an extensive investigation officers were able to make an arrest [Read more]

American Angler Fined for Exceeding Fish Limit

Fined $5,000 for Over-limit of Fish A Louisiana man has been fined $5,000 for a fishing offence. Charles Ward of Monterey, Louisiana, pleaded guilty and was fined $5,000 for possessing an over-limit of fish. He also received a one-year fishing licence suspension. Court heard that on August 24, 2016, conservation officers contacted Ward at a [Read more]

Total of $1,100 in Fines for Fishing and Boating Violations

Total of $1,100 in Fines for Fishing and Boating Violations

A Beardmore man has been fined a total of $1,100 for fishing and boating offences. Benjamin MacAdam pleaded guilty and was fined $500 for fishing without a licence, and $600 for operating a vessel without personal life-saving and vessel safety equipment on board. MacAdam is also prohibited from obtaining or possessing a fishing licence of [Read more]

New requirements for Ontario mines January 1, 2017

New requirements for Ontario mines January 1, 2017

Changes to mining health and safety regulations SUDBURY, ON–As of January 1, 2017, amendments to Regulation 854 Mines and Mining Plants of the Occupational Health and Safety Act became law. The regulatory changes relate to risk assessments, water and traffic management programs, and recording of seismic events. It’s up to Ontario employers to ensure they [Read more]

Thunder Bay OPP Locate Stranded Family on Dorion Cut Off Road

Thunder Bay OPP Locate Stranded Family on Dorion Cut Off Road

Thunder Bay OPP Locate Stranded Family on Dorion Cut Off Road THUNDER BAY, ON – January 1, 2017, at approximately 6:40 pm officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call for police assistance. A family, (two adults and two children), were travelling east bound, to Ottawa, on Highway 11/17 [Read more]

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