Dr. Suzanne Shoush Guest Speaker MHS Grad 2016

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Witnesses’ Convention to Highlight Loyalty

Witnesses’ Convention to Highlight Loyalty

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON —Beginning Friday morning, July 8, 2016 Jehovah’s Witnesses will highlight a connection between loyalty and the teachings of Jesus Christ during a three-day convention entitled “Remain Loyal to Jehovah!” to be held at the Essar Arena in Sault Ste. Marie. The Witnesses

‘Waukesha diversion is a slippery slope’ MP Hughes

‘Waukesha diversion is a slippery slope’ MP Hughes

It wasn’t that long ago I wrote about the danger presented by a request from the town of Waukesha, Wisconsin (read that column) to draw its drinking water from Lake Michigan.  At that time it seemed that so many groups and communities around the Great Lakes were lining up in opposition to the

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath RE: LGBTQ Pride

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath RE: LGBTQ Pride

QUEEN’s PARK, ON – Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath issued the following statement: “Pride is a time for us come together to celebrate the achievements of the LGBTQ community and the advances we’ve made in our province for all Ontarians regardless of their sexual orientation or

First Nations

MPP France Gélinas RE: Inquest on First Nations Youth Deaths

MPP France Gélinas RE: Inquest on First Nations Youth Deaths
Statement from Ontario NDP Indigenous Affairs Critic France Gélinas (MPP Nickel Belt) QUEEN’s PARK, ON – “New Democrats mourn the loss of Jethro Anderson, Curran Strang, Paul Panacheese, Robyn Harper, Reggie Bushie, Kyle Morriseau, and Jordan Wabasse,  as we reflect upon the [Read more]

Celebrate Canada Day at Pukaskwa National Park

Celebrate Canada Day at Pukaskwa National Park
Parks Canada welcomes visitors on Canada Day Pukaskwa National Park, ON –  Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada places represent the very best that Canada has to offer. They tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Pukaskwa National [Read more]

National Aboriginal Day at HAS

EDUCATION/School News

NOSM Hosting MD Program Information Session

NOSM Hosting MD Program Information Session

NOSM to Host an MD Program Information Session The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) will be hosting an information session for individuals interested in applying to the MD Program. Learn [Read more]

OLOL Welcomes New Principal

OLOL Welcomes New Principal

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The Superior North Catholic District School Board (SNCDSB) has announced that Daniel Stargratt has accepted the position of Principal at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic [Read more]

Holy Angels School Graduates

Holy Angels School Graduates

SCHREIBER, ON – Congratulations to Holy Angels School Grade 8 students who graduated Wednesday, June 22, 2016.  Students, joined by their families and friends, celebrated first with a Mass [Read more]

Dr. Suzanne Shoush Guest Speaker MHS Grad 2016

Dr. Suzanne Shoush Guest Speaker MHS Grad 2016

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Thursday, June 23, 2016 during the Manitouwadge High School 2016 graduation ceremony, graduates along with their friends, families and MHS staff were treated to a wonderful [Read more]

Terrace Bay/Schreiber/ Rossport

North Shore Singers Support Conductor Gerry Price Battling Cancer

North Shore Singers Support Conductor Gerry Price Battling Cancer

TERRACE BAY/SCHREIBER, ON – The North Shore Singers (NSS), which has included the talents of residents from Marathon, Terrace Bay, Schreiber and Rossport, delighted audiences across the Northshore and Greenstone at their concerts from 2007 to 2014 . Unfortunately [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

Parks Canada’s Sites in Northern Ontario Welcome Visitors for the 2016 Season

Parks Canada’s Sites in Northern Ontario Welcome Visitors for the 2016 Season

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Parks Canada is pleased to announce that Canada’s treasured places in Northern Ontario are open for the 2016 season. Sault Ste. Marie Canal and Fort St. Joseph National Historic Sites, Pukaskwa National Park, and Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area look forward to welcoming Canadians and community members to discover and [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

OLOL Welcomes New Principal

OLOL Welcomes New Principal

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The Superior North Catholic District School Board (SNCDSB) has announced that Daniel Stargratt has accepted the position of Principal at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, beginning September 2016. Mr. Stargratt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies from Laurentian University, a Bachelor of Education from [Read more]

Dr. Suzanne Shoush Guest Speaker MHS Grad 2016

Dr. Suzanne Shoush Guest Speaker MHS Grad 2016

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Thursday, June 23, 2016 during the Manitouwadge High School 2016 graduation ceremony, graduates along with their friends, families and MHS staff were treated to a wonderful speech by local family physician Dr. Suzanne Shoush.   Many of those in the audience, comprised mostly of local residents, commented afterwards on how [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : Great Summer Movies, Canada Day & Coffee Coming…

#CrossoverInsider : Great Summer Movies, Canada Day & Coffee Coming…

It sure is hard to believe that we are more than halfway through 2016. It seems like just yesterday that we celebrated the New Year. As the time continues to fly by, we take a quick sneak peek at what our customers can expect to find on our shelves in July. The most anticipated new [Read more]

Celebrate Canada Day at Pukaskwa National Park

Celebrate Canada Day at Pukaskwa National Park

Parks Canada welcomes visitors on Canada Day Pukaskwa National Park, ON –  Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada places represent the very best that Canada has to offer. They tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Pukaskwa National Park, Northern Ontario’s premiere gateway to [Read more]

Manitouwadge Public School 2016 Graduates

Manitouwadge Public School 2016 Graduates

MANITOUWADGE, ON – This week saw the  culmination of the hard work , perseverance and dedication for two groups of Manitouwadge Public School (MPS) students.  The Senior Kindergarten and Grade 8 Graduation ceremonies took place at MPS with proud parents, grandparents and friends in attendance. Among the proud smiles were those of the [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : This week’s New Releases, NEW In-Store & How To WIN!

#CrossoverInsider : This week’s New Releases, NEW In-Store & How To WIN!

Way back in 2002, movie audiences were introduced to the Portokalos family- an eclectic group of Greeks living and working in Chicago. One member of the family, a young lady named Toula, fell head over heels for a non-Greek man- a fact that her family had a hard time accepting. Toula was played by Winnipeg [Read more]

NDP Open Letter on Northern Ontario Gas Prices

NDP Open Letter on Northern Ontario Gas Prices

Rec’vd from the office of MPP Michael Mantha June 22, 2016 ___________________ 16 June, 2016 The Hon. Glenn Thibeault, Minister of Energy 4th Floor, Hearst Block 900 Bay Street Toronto, Ontario M7A 2E1 Re: Gas Prices Dear Minister, People across Ontario, and especially the North, are being ripped off at the gas pumps. As an [Read more]

Greenstone

Superior-Greenstone DSB Students Garner Board and Provincial Appointments

Superior-Greenstone DSB Students Garner Board and Provincial Appointments

MARATHON, ON – The Superior-Greenstone District School Board (SGDSB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mia Audia-Gagnon of Geraldton Composite High School as its Student Trustee, effective August 1, 2016 for a one-year term. Also confirmed this week are the appointments of Alex Halonen of Lake Superior High School and Maresa Gauvin of Nipigon-Red [Read more]

GREENSTONE Highway Condition Updates

GREENSTONE Highway Condition Updates

GREENSTONE, ON – James Bay (Kapuskasing) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the continued closure of Highway 11 between Hearst and Longlac due to a public safety concern created by forest fires along the highway.  Updates will be provided when available OntarioNewsNorth.com will share details and updates of the road advisory as [Read more]

911 Hang ups Tie-Up Officers

911 Hang ups Tie-Up Officers

GREENSTONE, ON – Have you ever thought about what happens when someone calls 911? This is something that very few citizens think of, yet it consumes a significant amount of resources for the police and other emergency services. When a person calls 911 an operator answers the phone and asks if the caller needs police, [Read more]

The Last Link Project

The Last Link Project

By Edgar J. Lavoie Completing the First Trans-Canada Highway in Ontario For 2018, a group of volunteers are organizing to commemorate an historic event that occurred in 1943. For the first time, a highway linked Eastern and Western Canada entirely on Canadian soil. In 1939, there was no highway link across Ontario between Quebec and [Read more]

Longlac’s Ben Gamache Voted to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Longlac’s Ben Gamache Voted to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Gamache and Belizario 1st Hockey Statesmen in 7yrs to Achieve Honour of Academic All District Team Hobart College hockey senior Ben Gamache (Longlac, Ontario) and junior Carl Belizario (Dorval, Quebec) were named to the 2016 Academic All-District 3 Men’s At-Large first team. Gamache and Belizario are the first hockey Statesmen to achieve this honor since Ryan [Read more]

Law Enforcement

UPDATE: Kayaker Reported Missing

UPDATE: Kayaker Reported Missing

WAWA, ON – On Tuesday June 28, 2016 at approximately 5:00 pm members of the Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) U.S Coast Guards, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) were called to assist in locating a 65 year old male in the Gargantua [Read more]

2 Canine Services Unit Members Retiring Today

2 Canine Services Unit Members Retiring Today

Two service dogs from the Canine Services Unit of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) are retiring today, after eight years of dedicated public service to Ontarians. Tanner, 10 and Cinder, 9 will be spend their retirement years with their handlers. The dogs were trained as General Police Service dogs, and their primary duties [Read more]

OPP Seek Public Assistance Solving a Break & Enter

OPP Seek Public Assistance Solving a Break & Enter

WAWA, ON – On Monday June 27, 2016 at approximately 11:24 am officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment were advised of a Break and Enter and mischief incident which had taken place at a local Wawa business. During the incident the person(s) responsible entered the building by braking open a [Read more]

Damage at Penn Lake Park Results in Mischeif Charge

Damage at Penn Lake Park Results in Mischeif Charge

MARATHON, ON – On May 30, 2016 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon Detachment received a report of mischief at the Penn Lake Park, Marathon, Ontario.  An unknown subject drove a motor vehicle into the park and by spinning the tires on the property damaged the road and the lawn areas.  Penn Lake Park [Read more]

Marathon Impaired Driver Charged

Marathon Impaired Driver Charged

MARATHON, ON – On June 5, 2016 at approximately 1:00 a.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon Detachment conducted a traffic stop at Barrick Gold Lane, Town of Marathon.   After speaking to the driver officers determined that the driver had consumed alcohol. The driver was arrested and transported to Marathon OPP detachment for [Read more]

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