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Northern Ontario Headlines

Male Charged for Break and Enter

Male Charged for Break and Enter

MARATHON, ON – On November 16, 2018 at approximately 8:30 p.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) Pic River Detachment, were dispatched to Nature Nut Resort & Café on Highway 17 approximately 40km east of Marathon

Male Charged with Three Drug Charges  

Male Charged with Three Drug Charges  

MARATHON, ON – On November 18, 2018 at approximately 1:45 p.m. an officer of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge detachment was on patrol on Highway 17 near Highway 614 when he observed a motor vehicle stuck in the snow on a service road on the south side of the highway. After

New This Week At Crossover Video and Games

New This Week At Crossover Video and Games

Over the past couple of years, there has been a noticeable trend at the box office; movies geared towards specific groups, whether it be gender, race, or religion, have achieved huge success. More specifically, movies gears towards African Americans and Hispanics have fared very well the USA with

Indigenous Affairs

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 [Read more]

Accommodations for Workers and Contractors Opens in Marathon

Accommodations for Workers and Contractors Opens in Marathon
Two Local First Nations and Morris Group are Partners in GMS Camps & Catering Limited Partnership MARATHON, ON: GMS Camps & Catering Limited Partnership held its grand opening of its facilities here on Wednesday September 13th.  GMS Camps is a partnership between two area First Nations, [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Rocking Their Mocs at Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph

Rocking Their Mocs at Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph

WAWA, ON – Several students at École Secondaire Saint-Joseph didn’t just wear their moccasins on November 15 for “Rock Your Mocs” day, they learned how to make them! Students also [Read more]

Makerspace Program a Hit at Sacred Heart in Espanola

Makerspace Program a Hit at Sacred Heart in Espanola

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Sacred Heart Catholic School in Espanola is very grateful and excited with the ongoing results of a province-wide initiative implemented during the 2017-2018 school year. [Read more]

Government of Canada Invests $1Million in Lakehead Centre

Government of Canada Invests $1Million in Lakehead Centre

Fostering research, commercialization and business development in Northwestern Ontario FedNor investment supports state-of-the-art equipment and technology for new shared research and incubation [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

Wrong Way Driver Charged with Dangerous Driving and Arson

Wrong Way Driver Charged with Dangerous Driving and Arson

NIPIGON, ON – Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at approximately 12:35 am, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a pick-up truck travelling eastbound on Highway 11-17 in the 4 lane area of Shuniah in the wrong lane at a high rate of speed.  Officers from the Nipigon OPP detachment located the vehicle eastbound near Dorion. The [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Male Charged for Break and Enter

Male Charged for Break and Enter

MARATHON, ON – On November 16, 2018 at approximately 8:30 p.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) Pic River Detachment, were dispatched to Nature Nut Resort & Café on Highway 17 approximately 40km east of Marathon regarding a Break and Enter (B&E) in progress. [Read more]

Male Charged with Three Drug Charges  

Male Charged with Three Drug Charges  

MARATHON, ON – On November 18, 2018 at approximately 1:45 p.m. an officer of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge detachment was on patrol on Highway 17 near Highway 614 when he observed a motor vehicle stuck in the snow on a service road on the south side of the highway. After speaking to the single [Read more]

New This Week At Crossover Video and Games

New This Week At Crossover Video and Games

Over the past couple of years, there has been a noticeable trend at the box office; movies geared towards specific groups, whether it be gender, race, or religion, have achieved huge success. More specifically, movies gears towards African Americans and Hispanics have fared very well the USA with the more notable titles being Overboard, [Read more]

High Levels of Radon in Marathon and Oliver Paipoonge

High Levels of Radon in Marathon and Oliver Paipoonge

THUNDER BAY, ON – According to a study by the TBDHU, 65% of homes in Oliver Paipoonge and 17% of homes in Marathon have high levels of radon. CLICK HERE: Prevalence of High Residential Radon in Two Communities within Thunder Bay District to download the study released this month by the TBDHU the at Confederation College’s TEC [Read more]

Manitouwadge Mayoral Recount Closes Gap Further

Manitouwadge Mayoral Recount Closes Gap Further

MANITOUWADGE, ON – November 6, 2018 the recount of mayoral ballots in Manitouwadge resulted in the difference, originally just four votes , between the two leading candidates (MacEachern 351; Ruel 347) shrink even further. Voter turnout in Manitouwadge where 50.6% of eligible voters cast their ballots (827 of the 1 634 eligible voters) was [Read more]

TOYS in Time for Christmas at Crossover + This Week’s New Release Trailers & Julie Wilson Wins Draw

TOYS in Time for Christmas at Crossover + This Week’s New Release Trailers & Julie Wilson Wins Draw

Whether it’s their impressive size, their teeth, or their dominating presence, people often find themselves mesmerized by sharks. They’ve been around since the prehistoric days and are currently represented by over 465 species. These impressive creatures are also fairly regularly featured in Hollywood movies- often terrorizing unsuspecting [Read more]

Marathon High School October’s Falcon Award Winner

Marathon High School October’s Falcon Award Winner

From @MarathonHS pic.twitter.com/vMUhIcliTY — Marathon HS (@MarathonHS) November 2, 2018 [Read more]

Greenstone

Municipality of Greenstone Unofficial Election Results

Municipality of Greenstone Unofficial Election Results

GREENSTONE, ON – The following unofficial election results have been published by the Municipality of Greenstone: Mayor: Renald Beaulieu; Councillor Rural West Ward: Andre Blanchard (Acclaimed); Councillors Geraldton Ward: John Marion and William Assad; Councillors Longlac Ward: Elaine Manisto and James McPherson (both acclaimed); Councillor Beardmore Ward: [Read more]

Superior North Catholic District School Board Welcomes Students

Superior North Catholic District School Board Welcomes Students

Superior North Catholic District School Board is welcoming students back to school today (Wednesday, September 5, 2018).  Click the image below for a PDF of the document (to enlarge or print) to confirm start/end times of today’s first day of the 2018-19 academic year at school’s across our region. [Read more]

Environment Canada Alerts – UPDATE

Environment Canada Alerts – UPDATE

All alerts in the region have ended including, as of 11:10 EDT Monday 27 August 2018, the watches (previously published) listed below. _____________________________ Watches 8:34 AM EDT Monday 27 August 2018 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat Nakina – Aroland – Pagwa Risk of severe [Read more]

Charges Laid Following Greenstone OPP Investigation into Fatal Collision

Charges Laid Following Greenstone OPP Investigation into Fatal Collision

GREENSTONE, ON – On August 18, 2018 at approximately 4:15 p.m. officers from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 11, 40 km East of Longlac. A motor vehicle (small car) travelling Eastbound on Hwy 11 lost control, left the roadway, rolled over and came [Read more]

Superior North Catholic DSB Appoints Interim Director of Education

Superior North Catholic DSB Appoints Interim Director of Education

On behalf of Superior North Catholic District School Board Trustees we are pleased to announce that Maria Vasanelli has been appointed Interim Director of Education effective August 15, 2018 – August 15, 2019. Maria has 28 years of experience in education. She has been a Teacher, Principal, Consultant and Superintendent of Education, in two school [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Male Charged for Break and Enter

Male Charged for Break and Enter

MARATHON, ON – On November 16, 2018 at approximately 8:30 p.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) Pic River Detachment, were dispatched to Nature Nut Resort & Café on Highway 17 approximately 40km east of Marathon regarding a Break and Enter (B&E) in progress. When officers arrived they [Read more]

Male Charged with Three Drug Charges  

Male Charged with Three Drug Charges  

MARATHON, ON – On November 18, 2018 at approximately 1:45 p.m. an officer of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge detachment was on patrol on Highway 17 near Highway 614 when he observed a motor vehicle stuck in the snow on a service road on the south side of the highway. After speaking to the single [Read more]

Who Is He? Police Seek Assistance Identifying Remains (incl.Video)

Who Is He? Police Seek Assistance Identifying Remains (incl.Video)

WHO IS HE? Police Seek Information from the Public to Identify Remains of an Unknown Male ORILLIA, ON – In 2016, a man died on the coast of Lake Superior, near Montreal River Harbour. His identity was never determined. We need your help to uncover who he was. WHAT WE DO KNOW Prior to his death, [Read more]

Wrong Way Driver Charged with Dangerous Driving and Arson

Wrong Way Driver Charged with Dangerous Driving and Arson

NIPIGON, ON – Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at approximately 12:35 am, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a pick-up truck travelling eastbound on Highway 11-17 in the 4 lane area of Shuniah in the wrong lane at a high rate of speed.  Officers from the Nipigon OPP detachment located the vehicle eastbound near Dorion. The [Read more]

Hunt Safe, Hunt Smart, Hunt Sober

Hunt Safe, Hunt Smart, Hunt Sober

With the upcoming legalization of Cannabis on October 17th, 2018 the Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) wants to take this opportunity to remind hunters to always practice safe, responsible and sober hunting. “The handling of a firearm is a very serious matter and safe handling can’t be stressed enough” says OCOA President Sean Cronsberry. “Impairment [Read more]

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