Northern Ontario Headlines

FONOM Pleased Ontario Government Investing in Transportation Services

FONOM Pleased Ontario Government Investing in Transportation Services

KIRKLAND LAKE, ON – The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) commends the provincial government’s announcement to improve transportation services within and between communities across the North. The announcement to enhance bus services and implement the Community

Snow Squall Warning in Effect

Snow squall warning in effect for Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Lake effect snow squalls continue to affect areas near the eastern shores of Lake Superior today. Very poor visibilities have been reported due to heavy snow and blowing snow. The most intense activity continues to affect areas

Blind River & Elliot Lake Participation In NWMO Site Selection Ends

Blind River & Elliot Lake Participation In NWMO Site Selection Ends

NWMO provides funding to recognize leadership in advancing Canada’s Plan TORONTO, ON – The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) will focus efforts on fewer areas in the site selection process for a deep geological repository for used nuclear fuel. The area around Blind River and Elliot

Indigenous Affairs

Progressive Partnership Model Revitalizes Hornepayne Forest Sector Businesses

Progressive Partnership Model Revitalizes Hornepayne Forest Sector Businesses
First Nations Take Ground-breaking Equity Position in Hornepayne Businesses HORNEPAYNE, ON – Unique as the North, a ground-breaking partnership points to a model for future resiliency across the North and beyond. The Missanabie Cree, the Chapleau Cree, and the Netamisakomik Anishinabek (Pic [Read more]

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]

Kitchen Quickees: Chicken Pot Pie

EDUCATION/School News

SGDSB Director of Education, David Tamblyn Announces Retirement

SGDSB Director of Education, David Tamblyn Announces Retirement

MARATHON, ON – At the regular meeting of the Superior-Greenstone District School Board held at the Marathon Board office on December 4, 2017, the trustees accepted with deepest regret the [Read more]

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]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

SGDSB Director of Education, David Tamblyn Announces Retirement

SGDSB Director of Education, David Tamblyn Announces Retirement

MARATHON, ON – At the regular meeting of the Superior-Greenstone District School Board held at the Marathon Board office on December 4, 2017, the trustees accepted with deepest regret the resignation of David Tamblyn, Director of Education. Mr. Tamblyn’s resignation, effective June 30, 2018 is due to hisplan to retire. In an address to the [Read more]

White River/Dubreuilville

FONOM Pleased Ontario Government Investing in Transportation Services

FONOM Pleased Ontario Government Investing in Transportation Services

KIRKLAND LAKE, ON – The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) commends the provincial government’s announcement to improve transportation services within and between communities across the North. The announcement to enhance bus services and [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

FONOM Pleased Ontario Government Investing in Transportation Services

FONOM Pleased Ontario Government Investing in Transportation Services

KIRKLAND LAKE, ON – The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) commends the provincial government’s announcement to improve transportation services within and between communities across the North. The announcement to enhance bus services and implement the Community Transportation Grant Program was made on December 1, 2017 [Read more]

SGDSB Director of Education, David Tamblyn Announces Retirement

SGDSB Director of Education, David Tamblyn Announces Retirement

MARATHON, ON – At the regular meeting of the Superior-Greenstone District School Board held at the Marathon Board office on December 4, 2017, the trustees accepted with deepest regret the resignation of David Tamblyn, Director of Education. Mr. Tamblyn’s resignation, effective June 30, 2018 is due to hisplan to retire. In an address to the [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider: Holiday Shopping, New Releases, Anniversary Wrap & MORE!

#CrossoverInsider: Holiday Shopping, New Releases, Anniversary Wrap & MORE!

Who could have imagined that a group of little yellow gibberish speaking creatures would be so popular. When Despicable Me was released in 2010, featuring the voice of Steve Carell as the lead villain Gru, it was the aforementioned little yellow creatures that stole the spotlight- the Minions. In fact, they were so popular that [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : BIG Events This Weekend! New Releases, Holiday Shopping AND More!

#CrossoverInsider : BIG Events This Weekend! New Releases, Holiday Shopping AND More!

As we prepare to celebrate our 7 Year Anniversary, I would like to take this opportunity to tank all of our loyal customers from across the North Shore for your continued support. Over the years, we have grown from a few hundred movies to a few thousand.          We started with just movies and games [Read more]

#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]

Greenstone

FONOM Pleased Ontario Government Investing in Transportation Services

FONOM Pleased Ontario Government Investing in Transportation Services

KIRKLAND LAKE, ON – The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) commends the provincial government’s announcement to improve transportation services within and between communities across the North. The announcement to enhance bus services and implement the Community Transportation Grant Program was made on December 1, 2017 by the Minister of [Read more]

SGDSB Director of Education, David Tamblyn Announces Retirement

SGDSB Director of Education, David Tamblyn Announces Retirement

MARATHON, ON – At the regular meeting of the Superior-Greenstone District School Board held at the Marathon Board office on December 4, 2017, the trustees accepted with deepest regret the resignation of David Tamblyn, Director of Education. Mr. Tamblyn’s resignation, effective June 30, 2018 is due to hisplan to retire. In an address to the [Read more]

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]

Law Enforcement

Police Charge 2 Hearst Men with Child Pornography Offences

Police Charge 2 Hearst Men with Child Pornography Offences

HEARST, ON – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Child Sexual Exploitation Unit, the OPP Digital Forensics Unit and the James Bay Detachments (Hearst) have arrested and charged two Hearst men in unrelated online internet investigations. Between September and October 2017, the accused communicated with undercover officers in Switzerland and New Zealand on a file [Read more]

Disturbance Call Results in Several Charges for Wawa Man

Disturbance Call Results in Several Charges for Wawa Man

WAWA, ON – On Tuesday November 28, 2017 at approximately 10:30 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a local address regarding an assault. At the scene officers learned that an altercation had taken place between a male and a female. As a result a 34 years old Wawa [Read more]

Chapleau Male Charged with Several Bail Violations

Chapleau Male Charged with Several Bail Violations

WAWA, ON – On Thursday November 23, 2017, at approximately 4:45 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment responded to a local Chapleau address regarding an incident of bail violation. At the scene investigation revealed that a male had been communicating with a female while on conditions not to do so. [Read more]

Nipigon OPP Charge Male with Numerous Offences

Nipigon OPP Charge Male with Numerous Offences

NIPIGON, ON – On Sunday, November 26, 2017 at approximately 12:31 a.m., officers from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an altercation at a residence in the town of Nipigon. Further investigation revealed that two people had been assaulted. One person suffered a serious injury and was transported [Read more]

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]

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