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Minister Hajdu meets with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni

Minister Hajdu meets with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni

OTTAWA, ON – Today, Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and M.P. for Thunder Bay-Superior North met with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, alongside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa. Minister Hajdu and Prime Minister Gentiloni discussed the

Spring Thing Food Bank Fundraiser

Spring Thing Food Bank Fundraiser

Above; Mercy The Band with Alysha Carman,Shelley Buffet, Pat Lalonde, Chris Townes, & Ted Lalonde MANITOUWADGE, ON – April 22, at 7pm Mercy The Band is among the amazing local talent scheduled to play at the Manitouwadge High School to raise funds for the Manitouwadge Food Bank. The

$1,500 in Fines for Night Hunting Offences

$1,500 in Fines for Night Hunting Offences

A Neebing man has been fined a total of $1,500 for hunting at night. Claude Chabot pleaded guilty and was fined $1,000 for hunting at night and $500 for unlawfully possessing firearms at night. He also received a two-year hunting suspension. Court heard that on November 12, 2016, conservation

Indigenous Affairs

OPP Assist Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service with Sudden Death Investigation

OPP Assist Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service with Sudden Death Investigation
SLATE FALLS FIRST NATION, ON – On Monday, March 13, 2017 at approximately 9:30am, a male identified as 38-year-old Christopher CARPENTER of Slate Falls First Nation Territory was located deceased outside his residence.  Officers with the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service and the Ontario [Read more]

Empowering Indigenous Women Now and in the Future

Empowering Indigenous Women Now and in the Future
On International Women’s Day, National Indigenous leaders, federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Indigenous Relations and Status of Women, senior officials and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met with delegates for the fifth National Indigenous Women’s Summit. Held in Toronto, [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

Online registration available at sciencenorth.ca/camps MARATHON, ON – Registration for Science North Summer Science Camps is now open in 34 different communities in the northern region including [Read more]

Wawa Students Travel to the Sault for Hands-on Initiation To Careers in the Trades

Wawa Students Travel to the Sault for Hands-on Initiation To Careers in the Trades

Version française ci-dessou A learning activity at Home Depot to initiate École Saint-Joseph female students to careers in the tradesMarch 22 and 23, grade 9 female students from Wawa’s École [Read more]

Thé d’hiver à l’école Saint-Joseph Winter Tea Social

Thé d’hiver à l’école Saint-Joseph Winter Tea Social

Scroll down for English version. BLIND RIVER, ON – Le 9 mars dernier, après une absence de deux ans, le personnel de l’école Saint-Joseph (Blind River), avec l’aide indispensable de [Read more]

Les élèves de Saint Nom de Jésus célèbrent le mois de l’histoire des Noirs au Canada

Les élèves de Saint Nom de Jésus célèbrent le mois de l’histoire des Noirs au Canada

  HORNEPAYNE, ON – Les élèves et le personnel de l’école Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) ont participé tout récemment à la célébration du mois de l’histoire des Noirs au [Read more]

Terrace Bay/Schreiber/ Rossport

Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

Online registration available at sciencenorth.ca/camps MARATHON, ON – Registration for Science North Summer Science Camps is now open in 34 different communities in the northern region including Marathon, Nipigon, Terrace Bay,  Geraldton, Wawa and Chapleau. The programs [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

Online registration available at sciencenorth.ca/camps MARATHON, ON – Registration for Science North Summer Science Camps is now open in 34 different communities in the northern region including Marathon, Nipigon, Terrace Bay,  Geraldton, Wawa and Chapleau. The programs provide a unique blend of hands-on science, fun for kids and contain many new activities! The following Science Summer [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Spring Thing Food Bank Fundraiser

Spring Thing Food Bank Fundraiser

Above; Mercy The Band with Alysha Carman,Shelley Buffet, Pat Lalonde, Chris Townes, & Ted Lalonde MANITOUWADGE, ON – April 22, at 7pm Mercy The Band is among the amazing local talent scheduled to play at the Manitouwadge High School to raise funds for the Manitouwadge Food Bank. The Spring Thing concert, follows the tradition of the [Read more]

Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

Online registration available at sciencenorth.ca/camps MARATHON, ON – Registration for Science North Summer Science Camps is now open in 34 different communities in the northern region including Marathon, Nipigon, Terrace Bay,  Geraldton, Wawa and Chapleau. The programs provide a unique blend of hands-on science, fun for kids and contain many [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : Easter Hours, Easter Baskets, New Release Trailers & MORE!

#CrossoverInsider : Easter Hours, Easter Baskets, New Release Trailers & MORE!

With April now in full swing, it’s time to take a sneak peek at May and some of the key new movies that our set to hit our shelves throughout the month. It is a jam packed month, so movie lovers will have to find time during the NHL playoffs to check out such titles [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : Easter Baskets Return, Monthly Stamp Card Winner & Week’s New Release Movie Trailers

#CrossoverInsider : Easter Baskets Return, Monthly Stamp Card Winner & Week’s New Release Movie Trailers

When it comes to movie franchises, none have enjoyed the longevity, popularity and profitability of the Star Wars saga. It was without surprise that fans of all ages rejoiced when it was announced that Disney and Lucasfilms would be re-launching the beloved franchise. In 2015, “Star Wars the Force Awakens” grossed a mind boggling 2 [Read more]

Follow @OPP_Hire’s Live Tweets During Virtual Ride-Along with Marathon @OPP_NWR

Follow @OPP_Hire’s Live Tweets During Virtual Ride-Along with Marathon @OPP_NWR

The Ontario Provincial Police is ALWAYS HIRING. In fact, the OPP is once again opening the doors to the public on an unprecedented scale showcasing what policing in Northwestern Ontario is all about. Through the use of social media, the OPP is also hoping to provide another avenue for everyone, everywhere to learn more about [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New Movie Trailers, New Videogame & Easter Baskets In-Store

#CrossoverInsider : New Movie Trailers, New Videogame & Easter Baskets In-Store

Every year, on the third Monday of April, thousands of runners along with hundreds of thousands of spectators congregate in Boston, Massachusetts for the annual running of the Boston Marathon. The event started way back in 1897 and has grown in notoriety and popularity over the years. In 2013, the event changed forever when, at [Read more]

Theft of Gas Results in Two Arrests

Theft of Gas Results in Two Arrests

MARATHON, ON – On March 18, 2017 at approximately 8:00am, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a theft of gas which had occurred in White River, ON. The suspect truck involved, a black Dodge Ram, was reported to be travelling westbound towards Marathon.  OPP officers observed the truck on Highway 17, Pic Township in the [Read more]

Greenstone

Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

Science North Summer Science Camps in 34 Northern Communities

Online registration available at sciencenorth.ca/camps MARATHON, ON – Registration for Science North Summer Science Camps is now open in 34 different communities in the northern region including Marathon, Nipigon, Terrace Bay,  Geraldton, Wawa and Chapleau. The programs provide a unique blend of hands-on science, fun for kids and contain many new activities! The [Read more]

Greenstone OPP Seeking Information on Stolen Firearm

Greenstone OPP Seeking Information on Stolen Firearm

GREENSTONE, ON – Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating the theft of a 12 gauge shotgun from a Geraldton, Ontario home.  On Friday, March 30, 2017, Greenstone OPP were contacted by the home owner who reported that he had returned home in the afternoon to find his house had been entered and his firearm [Read more]

MP Patty Hajdu Visits Greenstone (Itinerary)

MP Patty Hajdu Visits Greenstone (Itinerary)

Hon. Patty Hajdu reaching out to Greenstone constituents this week THUNDER BAY, ON – Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North, is heading to Greenstone this week. From Tuesday, Feb. 28 until Thursday, March 2, Patty will meet with regional municipal and First Nations leaders, [Read more]

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement

6:09 AM EST Special weather statement in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Kapuskasing – Hearst – Smooth Rock Falls Local snowfall amounts near 15 cm today for areas northeast of Lake Superior. Snow is expected to develop this morning and persist for much of [Read more]

Greenstone OPP Push for Change Event a Success: Fundraising Continues

Greenstone OPP Push for Change Event a Success: Fundraising Continues

GREENSTONE, ON – On March 8, 2017, a former homeless youth and current entrepreneur, Joe Roberts will be pushing a shopping cart, (a symbol of chronic homelessness) through Nipigon, Ontario. The Push for Change is a 9000 km, 517 day trek across Canada to raise awareness and funds for ending youth homelessness. Greenstone OPP Community [Read more]

Law Enforcement

$1,500 in Fines for Night Hunting Offences

$1,500 in Fines for Night Hunting Offences

A Neebing man has been fined a total of $1,500 for hunting at night. Claude Chabot pleaded guilty and was fined $1,000 for hunting at night and $500 for unlawfully possessing firearms at night. He also received a two-year hunting suspension. Court heard that on November 12, 2016, conservation officers attended Chabot’s rural property and [Read more]

Greenstone OPP Seeking Information on Stolen Firearm

Greenstone OPP Seeking Information on Stolen Firearm

GREENSTONE, ON – Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating the theft of a 12 gauge shotgun from a Geraldton, Ontario home.  On Friday, March 30, 2017, Greenstone OPP were contacted by the home owner who reported that he had returned home in the afternoon to find his house had been entered and his firearm [Read more]

Court Gives Green Light and Certifies Crown Ward Class Action Against the Province of Ontario

Court Gives Green Light and Certifies Crown Ward Class Action Against the Province of Ontario

TORONTO, ON /CNW/ – The law firms Koskie Minsky LLP and Watkins Law Professional Corporation announce that the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled yesterday that abused, neglected and victimized Crown wards may proceed with their class action against the Province of Ontario. In this case, the plaintiffs were removed from their families and made Crown wards [Read more]

Follow @OPP_Hire’s Live Tweets During Virtual Ride-Along with Marathon @OPP_NWR

Follow @OPP_Hire’s Live Tweets During Virtual Ride-Along with Marathon @OPP_NWR

The Ontario Provincial Police is ALWAYS HIRING. In fact, the OPP is once again opening the doors to the public on an unprecedented scale showcasing what policing in Northwestern Ontario is all about. Through the use of social media, the OPP is also hoping to provide another avenue for everyone, everywhere to learn more about [Read more]

MTO Notice: Scheduled Traffic Delays Highway 11/17 Nipigon River Bridge

MTO Notice: Scheduled Traffic Delays Highway 11/17 Nipigon River Bridge

THUNDER BAY, ON  — The Ministry of Transportation wishes to advise that motorists can expect short-term traffic delays due to ongoing construction at the Nipigon River Bridge on Highway 11/17 on Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 28 between 9am and 8pm. We apologize for the inconvenience and urge motorists to schedule their travel to [Read more]

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