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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement

Special weather statement in effect for: Nipigon – Rossport Schreiber – Marathon  Pukaskwa Park – Wawa Snow has reached the Lakehead area near Thunder Bay and will continue to spread quickly east to remaining regions tonight as a strong Alberta Clipper approaches from the west. A

Convictions and Fines Upheld Re: Hunting in Algonquin Park

Convictions and Fines Upheld Re: Hunting in Algonquin Park

A Pembroke man’s convictions and fines of $500 for illegally hunting in Algonquin Provincial Park have been upheld. Grant Tysick was convicted and fined $350 for unlawfully hunting in a provincial park and $150 for operating a motor vehicle in a provincial park without a park permit. Court heard

Crime of the Week : Greenstone Break & Enter

Crime of the Week : Greenstone Break & Enter

Crime Stoppers and the Ontario Provincial Police are asking for your help in solving a Break and Enter that occurred between January 7th and January 11th 2016 in Longlac. A home on Court Street in Longlac was broken into sometime between January 7th and January 11th 2016.  Culprits broke a

First Nations

Convictions and Fines Upheld Re: Hunting in Algonquin Park

Convictions and Fines Upheld Re: Hunting in Algonquin Park
A Pembroke man’s convictions and fines of $500 for illegally hunting in Algonquin Provincial Park have been upheld. Grant Tysick was convicted and fined $350 for unlawfully hunting in a provincial park and $150 for operating a motor vehicle in a provincial park without a park permit. Court heard [Read more]

Ceremonial Meeting of Batchewana and Missanabie Cree First Nations

Ceremonial Meeting of Batchewana and Missanabie Cree First Nations
SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Representatives of Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways and Missanabie Cree First Nation gathered in Baawating (Sault Ste. Marie) on Thursday, January 14th, 2016. Political discussions were focused on how the two nations will continue relationship building to create a [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Fun AND Learning At MPS

Fun AND Learning At MPS

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Learning is fun!  Manitouwadge Public School is a great place for your child to learn – both academically and socially.   Recently our Student Council organized a [Read more]

March Break Theatre Week

Learning theatre techniques while having tons of fun! SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Announcing the newest business in Sault Ste. Marie!  Drama King specializes in theatre, acting, and performance [Read more]

Have a Heart-to-Heart with your Medical School!

Have a Heart-to-Heart with your Medical School!

During the month of February, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) invites all community members to have a heart-to-heart with the medical school made in the North, for the North. As part [Read more]

Wawa OPP: Highway Traffic Act Amendments – Pedestrian Safety

Wawa OPP: Highway Traffic Act Amendments – Pedestrian Safety

WAWA, ON – The Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is advising motorist of the new legislative amendments to the Highway Traffic Act sections 140 and 176 which have become into force [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement

Special weather statement in effect for: Nipigon – Rossport Schreiber – Marathon  Pukaskwa Park – Wawa Snow has reached the Lakehead area near Thunder Bay and will continue to spread quickly east to remaining regions tonight as a strong Alberta Clipper approaches from the west. A significant snowfall is expected across the regions, with total [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement

Special weather statement in effect for: Nipigon – Rossport Schreiber – Marathon  Pukaskwa Park – Wawa Snow has reached the Lakehead area near Thunder Bay and will continue to spread quickly east to remaining regions tonight as a strong Alberta Clipper approaches from the west. A significant snowfall is expected across the [Read more]

Marathon OPP : Charges Laid for Tobacco and Tax Act

Marathon OPP : Charges Laid for Tobacco and Tax Act

MARATHON, ON –On February 2, 2016 at approximately 3:00 p.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon Detachment conducted a R.I.D.E. program at Highway 17, Township of Marathon. A west bound commercial motor vehicle was stopped and after speaking to the male driver, an investigation was initiated. As a result, the driver was [Read more]

Fun AND Learning At MPS

Fun AND Learning At MPS

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Learning is fun!  Manitouwadge Public School is a great place for your child to learn – both academically and socially.   Recently our Student Council organized a ‘Crazy Hair Day’ for students & staff. Although this doesn’t fall into the category of academics – it certainly teaches students to learn [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : Trailers, Top 10 & Your Chance 2 Win

#CrossoverInsider : Trailers, Top 10 & Your Chance 2 Win

February is generally when we start seeing a flood of Academy Award nominated films debuting on DVD and Blu-Ray. This February is no exception and it kicks off this week with Best Picture Nominee “Bridge of Spies” headlining a whopping batch of twelve new releases! Let’s get right to it with a synopsis of each [Read more]

Pathlight by Annie Wenger-Nabigon, Ph.D., R.S.W.

Pathlight by Annie Wenger-Nabigon, Ph.D., R.S.W.

Originally submitted January 3, 2016 – Apologies from the Editor for the delay. “…all the patterns we build…” It is now three days past the midnight when the year of 2015 morphed into the year 2016, and here we are as if on the wheel of time again, slowly turning deeper into winter and then [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New Releases give you Goosebumps, Videogaming News + WIN!

#CrossoverInsider : New Releases give you Goosebumps, Videogaming News + WIN!

Throughout the 1990’s and into the early 2000’s, RL Stine’s book series “Goosebumps” was a hot commodity among teens and young adults. It was not uncommon to see bookshelves in kids rooms lined with all of the latest and hottest Goosebumps books. Although the popularity of the book series had tapered off somewhat, it was [Read more]

Still time to make sense of middle class tax cuts says Hughes

Still time to make sense of middle class tax cuts says Hughes

A tax plan that offers no relief to more than half the country and only benefits those who are already wealthy would have seen Stephen Harper pilloried in the press and coffee shops across the nation, but will Justin Trudeau be given a free ride for doing just that?  It’s a question we are about [Read more]

Greenstone

Crime of the Week : Greenstone Break & Enter

Crime of the Week : Greenstone Break & Enter

Crime Stoppers and the Ontario Provincial Police are asking for your help in solving a Break and Enter that occurred between January 7th and January 11th 2016 in Longlac. A home on Court Street in Longlac was broken into sometime between January 7th and January 11th 2016.  Culprits broke a bathroom window and gained access [Read more]

#ThrowbackThursday

#ThrowbackThursday

This #ThrowbackThursday photo. of a Greenstone region Grade 2 class from 1946, was shared by author and historian Edgar J. Lavoie, @WhiskyJackPub. Edgar tweeted the photo with a link to the Greenstone History Facebook page for those curious to see more great historical photos from the region. Share your #ThrowbackThursday photos or videos via our Facebook page or by [Read more]

OPP Respond to Collision on Highway 11/17 and John St.

OPP Respond to Collision on Highway 11/17 and John St.

THUNDER BAY, ON – Earlier today, January 18, 2016 at approximately 12:39 pm, Officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 11/17 and John Street. Thunder Bay Fire Department and Superior North EMS also attended the scene. A tractor trailer unit [Read more]

Superior-Greenstone DSB Welcomes Kindergarten Registration

Superior-Greenstone DSB Welcomes Kindergarten Registration

MARATHON, ON – Schools in the Superior-Greenstone District School Board are actively accepting registrations for students who will be starting Kindergarten this September. At this school board, the formal registration process marks the beginning of the Transition to School program for children and families. The school board recognizes the importance of supporting [Read more]

Highway 11 UPDATE

Highway 11 UPDATE

THUNDER BAY, ON – Ontario Provincial Police Thunder Bay advise Highway 11, 25 Kms North of junction, has been re-opened in both directions, after the removal of the tractor trailer. (CLICK HERE for original release). Please use caution when driving, reduce speeds as required by weather/road conditions. [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Convictions and Fines Upheld Re: Hunting in Algonquin Park

Convictions and Fines Upheld Re: Hunting in Algonquin Park

A Pembroke man’s convictions and fines of $500 for illegally hunting in Algonquin Provincial Park have been upheld. Grant Tysick was convicted and fined $350 for unlawfully hunting in a provincial park and $150 for operating a motor vehicle in a provincial park without a park permit. Court heard that Tysick had been apprehended by Ministry [Read more]

Crime of the Week : Greenstone Break & Enter

Crime of the Week : Greenstone Break & Enter

Crime Stoppers and the Ontario Provincial Police are asking for your help in solving a Break and Enter that occurred between January 7th and January 11th 2016 in Longlac. A home on Court Street in Longlac was broken into sometime between January 7th and January 11th 2016.  Culprits broke a bathroom window and gained access [Read more]

Fined $1,300 for Illegal Fishing Activities

Fined $1,300 for Illegal Fishing Activities

Two non-resident men have been fined a total of $1,300 for fishing offences. Wayne Nasi of Hurley, Wisconsin, pleaded guilty and was fined a total of $750 for angling using a hook other than a barbless hook, angling with more than the permitted number of lines and possessing live lake trout caught by angling.  Gustave [Read more]

Announcement from Superior East OPP and Sault Ste. Marie Police Service

Announcement from Superior East OPP and Sault Ste. Marie Police Service

WAWA, ON – The Sault Ste. Marie and Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service (SSMPS) are pleased to announce the third year of: Sault Ste. Marie & Algoma District OPERATION ALL DRESSED UP 2016 to assist Grade 8 and Grade 12 girls prepare for upcoming graduation ceremonies. With [Read more]

Marathon OPP : Charges Laid for Tobacco and Tax Act

Marathon OPP : Charges Laid for Tobacco and Tax Act

MARATHON, ON –On February 2, 2016 at approximately 3:00 p.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon Detachment conducted a R.I.D.E. program at Highway 17, Township of Marathon. A west bound commercial motor vehicle was stopped and after speaking to the male driver, an investigation was initiated. As a result, the driver was found [Read more]

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