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Northern Ontario Headlines

TBDML Tackles Plastic in Landfills

TBDML Tackles Plastic in Landfills

Representatives from across the north shore were “down in the dumps” during discussions held in the Township of Dorion on June 8th at the regular meeting of the Thunder Bay District Municipal League.  Reeve Wendy Wright (Gillies) asked for a dialogue on the issues of landfill sites  (AKA

70th Annual Ontario Mine Rescue Competition

70th Annual Ontario Mine Rescue Competition

K+S Windsor Salt’s Ojibway Mine Tops in Ontario Mine Rescue Competition Mine rescue volunteers from K+S Windsor Salt Ojibway Mine celebrated the 70th annual Ontario Mine Rescue Provincial Competition, and the 90th anniversary of Ontario Mine Rescue by donning champions’ gold hard hats in Red

The Gov’t Shouldn’t Rush Imperfect Trade Deal Says MP Hughes (français inclus)

The Gov’t Shouldn’t Rush Imperfect Trade Deal Says MP Hughes (français inclus)

Given that Canada and the United States are two of the world’s closest allies, it’s almost impossible to overstate how interconnected the relationship between the two countries is- naturally, that includes trade. This is why it’s important for businesses on both sides of the border to have a

EDUCATION/School News

HAS Students & Staff Accept Earth Week Challenge

HAS Students & Staff Accept Earth Week Challenge

SCHREIBER, ON – The staff and students at Holy Angels Catholic School recently participated in the Plastic Bag Grab Challenge sponsored by Recycling Council of Ontario and Walmart. The students [Read more]

Nomination de directions adjointes d’école au CSCNO / Appointment of CSCNO school vice-principals

Le Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) est fier d’annoncer la nomination de Mme Corinne Langevin au poste de direction adjointe de l’école secondaire catholique Champlain [Read more]

150 Chess Masters to Compete in Wawa \ Tournoi d’échecs Franco-Nord-Ouest

150 Chess Masters to Compete in Wawa \ Tournoi d’échecs Franco-Nord-Ouest

Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament Over 150 young chess masters will meet in Wawa on Thursday, April 11, for the sixth Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament. The competition, hosted by Wawa’s [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

TBDML Tackles Plastic in Landfills

TBDML Tackles Plastic in Landfills

Representatives from across the north shore were “down in the dumps” during discussions held in the Township of Dorion on June 8th at the regular meeting of the Thunder Bay District Municipal League.  Reeve Wendy Wright (Gillies) asked for a dialogue on the issues of [Read more]

Terrace Bay/Schreiber/ Rossport

TBDML Tackles Plastic in Landfills

TBDML Tackles Plastic in Landfills

Representatives from across the north shore were “down in the dumps” during discussions held in the Township of Dorion on June 8th at the regular meeting of the Thunder Bay District Municipal League.  Reeve Wendy Wright (Gillies) asked for a dialogue on the issues of [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

TBDML Tackles Plastic in Landfills

TBDML Tackles Plastic in Landfills

Representatives from across the north shore were “down in the dumps” during discussions held in the Township of Dorion on June 8th at the regular meeting of the Thunder Bay District Municipal League.  Reeve Wendy Wright (Gillies) asked for a dialogue on the issues of landfill sites  (AKA “the dump”) specifically about the increasing amount [Read more]

Chapleau/Wawa/White River/Dubreuilville/Hornepayne

TBDML Tackles Plastic in Landfills

TBDML Tackles Plastic in Landfills

Representatives from across the north shore were “down in the dumps” during discussions held in the Township of Dorion on June 8th at the regular meeting of the Thunder Bay District Municipal League.  Reeve Wendy Wright (Gillies) asked for a dialogue on the issues of landfill sites  (AKA “the dump”) specifically about the increasing amount [Read more]

The Gov’t Shouldn’t Rush Imperfect Trade Deal Says MP Hughes (français inclus)

The Gov’t Shouldn’t Rush Imperfect Trade Deal Says MP Hughes (français inclus)

Given that Canada and the United States are two of the world’s closest allies, it’s almost impossible to overstate how interconnected the relationship between the two countries is- naturally, that includes trade. This is why it’s important for businesses on both sides of the border to have a trade deal that’s fair and predictable. That [Read more]

OPP Seek Information from Public Regarding Manitouwadge Man Killed in Collision

OPP Seek Information from Public Regarding Manitouwadge Man Killed in Collision

– UPDATE #3 – Superior East OPP Investigating Fatal Collision Near White River WHITE RIVER, ON – On May 25, 2019, at approximately 2:30 a.m., members of the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 just south of the Town of White River, Ontario.  The collision occurred between a [Read more]

Greenstone

OPP LOCATE SUSPECT AT HOSPITAL

OPP LOCATE SUSPECT AT HOSPITAL

GREENSTONE, ON – On the 10 of May 2019 at 1:47 pm members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment attended a residence on Osesky Drive in Geraldton, ON to follow up on an investigation.  Police were confronted by an individual who threatened police with an edged weapon and then fled into the bush on foot. [Read more]

Northern Health Units Collaborate To Work On Climate Change

Northern Health Units Collaborate To Work On Climate Change

The 7 public health units in Northern Ontario will be working together on climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation reports over the next 2 years with funding support from Health Canada. Climate change is a threat to human health around the world. The changing environment resulting from climate change will bring new health issues, [Read more]

First Degree Murder Charge Following Altercation

First Degree Murder Charge Following Altercation

GREENSTONE, ON – On April 19, 2019 at approximately 1 a.m., members of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a complaint of an altercation at the POW WOW Grounds in the community of Aroland First Nation involving a firearm. OPP and Nishnawbe-Aski (NAPS) officers attended the scene and located a seriously injured [Read more]

Indigenous Affairs

Indigenous communities shut out from providing meaningful input into new curriculum

Indigenous communities shut out from providing meaningful input into new curriculum

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit studies courses made elective SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON — Sol Mamakwa, Ontario NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, said it’s shameful for the Ford Conservatives to rewrite the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit studies curriculum without adequately consulting Indigenous communities; and wrong for Doug Ford to make Indigenous [Read more]

High Praise for Wikwemikong Robotics Team in Parliament

High Praise for Wikwemikong Robotics Team in Parliament

OTTAWA, ON –   Students from the high school on Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory are proving that you don’t have to come from a big place to do great things, according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes. Hughes told parliament about the achievements of the team of 20 students who competed in this year’s FIRST championship robotics competition [Read more]

HUGHES JOINS RESIDENTS FROM KASHECHEWAN FN DEMANDING RELOCATION

HUGHES JOINS RESIDENTS FROM KASHECHEWAN FN DEMANDING RELOCATION

(Français inclus) OTTAWA, ON– Kashechewan residents displaced by flooding of the Albany River were in Ottawa Monday to demand the government live up to its promise to relocate them. “The time has come for the government to keep their promise and move this community to higher ground. The arguments for this go well beyond economic and [Read more]