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#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, Christmas Shopping & Anniversary Celebration

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, Christmas Shopping & Anniversary Celebration

Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, Jim Carrey and Seth Rogen- these are just a few on an increasingly long list of talented Canadian actors and actresses who are making their mark in Hollywood. But none perhaps have been more prominently in the spotlight over the last couple years than Ryan Reynolds.

Ontario Children In Dire Need of Mental Health Supports

Ontario Children In Dire Need of Mental Health Supports

‘Kathleen Wynne lets down families counting on mental health supports for their children’ says NDP Children and Youth critic QUEEN’S PARK, ON – In question period on Tuesday, Hamilton Mountain MPP, Monique Taylor, the NDP critic for Children and Youth, demanded that the Liberal

Forestry Coalition Asks Government to Support Sector

Forestry Coalition Asks Government to Support Sector

Leaders Say Policy Must Consider Climate Change, Cumulative, and Socio-Economic Impacts A coalition of municipal and Indigenous leaders, chambers of commerce, unions, and forest professionals are coming to Queen’s Park on Wednesday, November 22nd to dispel misinformation about Ontario’s forest

Indigenous Affairs

Northern First Nations Leadership clarify involvement in Infrastructure Development following Province’s Ring of Fire Announcement.

Northern First Nations Leadership clarify involvement in Infrastructure Development following Province’s Ring of Fire Announcement.
THUNDER BAY, ON – Leaders from Webequie and Nibinamik First Nations are clarifying their position for community members and neighbouring communities today following the recent announcement by the Province of Ontario with Premier Kathleen Wynne. The two participating First Nations have signed [Read more]

Ontario and Anishinabek Nation Sign Historic Education Agreement

Ontario and Anishinabek Nation Sign Historic Education Agreement
Province Working in Partnership with First Nations to Support Student Achievement An historic education agreement will support the achievement and well-being of Anishinabek students through enhanced collaboration between the participating First Nations and the Government of Ontario. Mitzie Hunter, [Read more]

Ontario College Strike Ends After 5 Weeks

EDUCATION/School News

NOSM Announces First Vice Dean, Academic

NOSM Announces First Vice Dean, Academic

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Catherine (Cathy) Cervin as the School’s First Vice Dean, Academic, effective January 1, 2018. The [Read more]

LSHS Trick or Treat for the Humane Society

LSHS Trick or Treat for the Humane Society

TERRACE BAY, ON – The Lake Superior High School Stinger spirit was out in full force on Halloween night as student volunteers trick-or-treated for the local animal shelter: the Furget-Me-Not [Read more]

Superior North Catholic DSB Indeginous PD Day (Video)

Superior North Catholic DSB Indeginous PD Day (Video)

A glimpse of the fabulous Indigenous Education initiatives happening at all nine Superior North Catholic DSB schools! (click to watch video below) [Read more]

Oct.26 School Bus Changes in Schreiber/Terrace

Oct.26 School Bus Changes in Schreiber/Terrace

From the ETBTC visit www.etbtc.on.ca for contact info Bus Routing Information Schreiber and Terrace Bay, today Thursday Oct 26 Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are short one bus and driver in [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

Forestry Coalition Asks Government to Support Sector

Forestry Coalition Asks Government to Support Sector

Leaders Say Policy Must Consider Climate Change, Cumulative, and Socio-Economic Impacts A coalition of municipal and Indigenous leaders, chambers of commerce, unions, and forest professionals are coming to Queen’s Park on Wednesday, November 22nd to dispel misinformation about Ontario’s forest sector and to urge the Government to avoid unintended consequences from rushed species at risk [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, Christmas Shopping & Anniversary Celebration

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, Christmas Shopping & Anniversary Celebration

Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, Jim Carrey and Seth Rogen- these are just a few on an increasingly long list of talented Canadian actors and actresses who are making their mark in Hollywood. But none perhaps have been more prominently in the spotlight over the last couple years than Ryan Reynolds. Although his film credits date [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : Upcoming Celebration, New Release Trailers & MORE!

#CrossoverInsider : Upcoming Celebration, New Release Trailers & MORE!

James Bond is perhaps one of the best known and most familiar Hollywood spy/special agent. Jason Bourne, John Wick and Austin Powers (in a comedic setting) are a few other familiar names in this genre. This week, Charlize Theron shows off her special agent prowess in the aptly titles “Atomic Blonde”- our headline new release. [Read more]

Invitation to Remembrance Day Parade & Service

Invitation to Remembrance Day Parade & Service

You are invited to join the F. (Evan) Hill Legion Branch 242 in their Remembrance Day service on Saturday, November 11, 2016. The parade will line-up at 10:15 a.m. at KG’s and proceed to the cenotaph.  After a brief pause to place a memorial wreath, the procession will continue to the Pentecostal church for the [Read more]

Superior North Catholic DSB Indeginous PD Day (Video)

Superior North Catholic DSB Indeginous PD Day (Video)

A glimpse of the fabulous Indigenous Education initiatives happening at all nine Superior North Catholic DSB schools! (click to watch video below) [Read more]

Two Males Charged With Theft of Cattle

Two Males Charged With Theft of Cattle

MARATHON, ON – On Sunday October 29, 2017 members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged two males after hearing gun shots near the scene of an MVC involving a cattle truck on Saturday October 28, 2017 west of Marathon on Highway 17, just west of the Little Pic River Bridge. 43 year old male, [Read more]

Cattle Truck Involved in MVC

Cattle Truck Involved in MVC

MARATHON, ON – On Saturday October 28, 2017 at approximately 11:45 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle collision west of Marathon on Highway 17, just west of the Little Pic River Bridge. An east bound tractor trailer failed to negotiate a corner and left the roadway tipping into the [Read more]

Manitouwadge Mourns John Hunter

Manitouwadge Mourns John Hunter

John King Hunnter (1930-2017) – Always an independent soul and a man who went by the beat of his own drum, he decided on a snowy day in October, when the wind was blowing it’s hardest, that it was time for his spirit to catch a ride on the north wind to his cherished Foch. [Read more]

Greenstone

Union Gas Supports Greenstone Fire Department with Grant for CO Alarms

Union Gas Supports Greenstone Fire Department with Grant for CO Alarms

BEARDMORE, ON,  – Union Gas supports Greenstone Fire Department with a $1,500 grant to purchase CO alarms for the community. “At Union Gas, safety governs everything we do, whether we are building a pipeline or installing a gas meter at your home,” said Claude Baril, utility services manager Kapuskasing, Union Gas. “Because of our safety culture, [Read more]

Greenstone OPP Remind the Public “Lock It Or Lose It”

Greenstone OPP Remind the Public “Lock It Or Lose It”

GREENSTONE, ON – Members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are encouraging citizens to “Lock It or Lose It” and to take precautions to protect their vehicle contents from theft. In response to numerous reports of vehicle break-ins in the Longlac and Geraldton areas recently, Greenstone OPP have stepped up the “Lock It or Lose [Read more]

Greenstone OPP: Missing Person in Longlac Area

Greenstone OPP: Missing Person in Longlac Area

GREENSTONE, ON – Members of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a missing person in the Longlac area. On the morning of Friday, October 6, 2017, at 10:30 am OPP were notified that 62 year old Calum HARTLEY of Longlac, Ontario, was missing. Police learned that the man was last seen [Read more]

Future of Species at Risk Policy a Question of Credibility

Future of Species at Risk Policy a Question of Credibility

Ontario Forestry Coalition Says Fact-Based Arguments Should Trump Emotional Rhetoric KAPUSKASING, ON – A coalition of municipal leaders, chambers of commerce, unions, and the forest sector are raising alarm bells that draft provincial species at risk policy will jeopardize jobs in northern and rural Ontario. The Ontario Forestry Coalition had repeatedly requested that [Read more]

Primary Forest Resource Road to be Closed (Fermeture de route)

Primary Forest Resource Road to be Closed (Fermeture de route)

Version française ci-dessous 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 through the site will [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Pic Mobert Woman Charged with Several Offences

Pic Mobert Woman Charged with Several Offences

WAWA, ON – On Sunday November 5, 2017, at approximately 6:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (White River) Detachment responded to a local White River address regarding an altercation. At the scene investigation revealed that a female had assaulted a male. As a result a 52 years old Pic Mobert, Ontario [Read more]

OPP Charge Wawa Male With Several Offences

OPP Charge Wawa Male With Several Offences

WAWA, ON – On Wednesday November 1, 2017, at approximately 3:45 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding a threatening incident. At the scene investigation revealed that the male in question had threatened two other persons. As a result a 41 years old Wawa, [Read more]

Schreiber Police Request Assistance Locating Male

Schreiber Police Request Assistance Locating Male

SCHREIBER, ON Members of the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a missing person in the Terrace Bay area. On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, at 6:00 pm am OPP were notified that Andrew SAVAGE, 35, of Terrace Bay, Ontario, was missing. SAVAGE was last seen on the morning of Wednesday, October 31st, 2017, in [Read more]

Two Males Charged With Theft of Cattle

Two Males Charged With Theft of Cattle

MARATHON, ON – On Sunday October 29, 2017 members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged two males after hearing gun shots near the scene of an MVC involving a cattle truck on Saturday October 28, 2017 west of Marathon on Highway 17, just west of the Little Pic River Bridge. 43 year old male, [Read more]

Cattle Truck Involved in MVC

Cattle Truck Involved in MVC

MARATHON, ON – On Saturday October 28, 2017 at approximately 11:45 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle collision west of Marathon on Highway 17, just west of the Little Pic River Bridge. An east bound tractor trailer failed to negotiate a corner and left the roadway tipping into the [Read more]

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