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Paramedics Services Week (Video)

Paramedics Services Week (Video)

It’s Paramedic Services Week across Canada, May 28 – June 3, 2017. Your local paramedics serving your communities 24-7-365 all across Ontario, providing advanced medical knowledge & skills, as well transport to local & regional hospitals by land, water or air.

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, What’s NEW@Crossover & How to WIN!

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, What’s NEW@Crossover & How to WIN!

The X-Men franchise over the years has become a fixture in the world of Hollywood. Based on the Marvel comics, the first X-Men movie debuted back in 2000. Countless sequels have followed including a few spinoffs featuring popular characters. One such character is Wolverine. Hugh Jackman, the

Vehicle Occupants Injured in Collision

Vehicle Occupants Injured in Collision

MARATHON, ON – On Friday May 19, 2017 at approximately 7:00 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle collision west of Marathon at Highway 17, Township of Coldwell. A west bound vehicle collided with the rear trailer wheels of an east bound tractor

Indigenous Affairs

Matawa First Nations Offer Condolences to the Begg and Keeash Families

Matawa First Nations Offer Condolences to the Begg and Keeash Families
Matawa First Nations Also Urge Matawa Learning Centre Students to Exercise Caution in the City of Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY, ON – Matawa First Nation Chiefs, Board of Directors and staff today offered their deepest condolences to the Begg family and community of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug [Read more]

Class Action on Behalf of Victims of Sexual Abuse by Ralph Rowe

Class Action on Behalf of Victims of Sexual Abuse by Ralph Rowe
Koskie Minsky LLP and Watkins Law P.C. Bring Class Action on Behalf of Victims of Sexual Abuse by Scout Leader and Anglican Priest Ralph Rowe THUNDER BAY, ON – Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto, and Watkins Law, P.C., in Thunder Bay, Ontario, have commenced a class action against Ralph Rowe, Scouts [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Élèves de Wawa se surpassent au Tournoi provincial de tir à l’arc

Élèves de Wawa se surpassent au Tournoi provincial de tir à l’arc

Le 17 mai, Taylor Vernier et Dylan Germain de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont participé au tournoi pÀrovincial de tir à l’arc dans la catégorie «Male Compound Unlimited Class» [Read more]

SNCDSB Celebration of Excellence

SNCDSB Celebration of Excellence

TERRACE BAY, ON – The Superior North Catholic District School Board hosted its 21st Annual Celebration of Excellence banquet and awards event on Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Terrace Bay. This [Read more]

ESC Jeunesse-Nord Celebrates Modernization of School Library (version française inclu)

ESC Jeunesse-Nord Celebrates Modernization of School Library (version française inclu)

Version française ci-dessou ESC Jeunesse-Nord celebrates the inauguration of the school’s library for the digital age BLIND RIVER, ON – With a sense of deep pride, students, staff and [Read more]

Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament

Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament

WAWA, ON – Some 130 young chess masters met in Wawa on April 27 for the fourth Franco-Nord-Ouest Chess Tournament. The competition, hosted by Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph, attracted 131 [Read more]

Terrace Bay/Schreiber/ Rossport

Kenogami Road – Public Consultation

Kenogami Road – Public Consultation

PUBLIC CONSULTATION SESSION FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF KENOGAMI ROAD TERRACE BAY, ON – The Township of Terrace Bay invites residents to attend the Public Consultation Session for proposed Reconstruction of Kenogami Road Project on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 4pm to 7pm.  [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

Fatal ATV Collision

Fatal ATV Collision

NIPIGON, ON – On May 20 2017 at approximately 6:20pm EST, officers of the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a male who was fatally injured in an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) collision which occurred on a bush road located east of the Little Sturge Lake, Unorganized Township, off of [Read more]

White River/Dubreuilville

Élèves de Wawa se surpassent au Tournoi provincial de tir à l’arc

Élèves de Wawa se surpassent au Tournoi provincial de tir à l’arc

Le 17 mai, Taylor Vernier et Dylan Germain de l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont participé au tournoi pÀrovincial de tir à l’arc dans la catégorie «Male Compound Unlimited Class» tenu à Richmond Hill. Ils étaient accompagnés de M. Philippe Lacroix, [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, What’s NEW@Crossover & How to WIN!

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, What’s NEW@Crossover & How to WIN!

The X-Men franchise over the years has become a fixture in the world of Hollywood. Based on the Marvel comics, the first X-Men movie debuted back in 2000. Countless sequels have followed including a few spinoffs featuring popular characters. One such character is Wolverine. Hugh Jackman, the affable Aussie actor, has portrayed Wolverine since day [Read more]

Vehicle Occupants Injured in Collision

Vehicle Occupants Injured in Collision

MARATHON, ON – On Friday May 19, 2017 at approximately 7:00 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle collision west of Marathon at Highway 17, Township of Coldwell. A west bound vehicle collided with the rear trailer wheels of an east bound tractor trailer.   Emergency services including the [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park – Our Children, Healthcare + More

Mantha’s News from the Park – Our Children, Healthcare + More

Few would argue the notion that Ontario has been blessed with an abundance of priceless resources. We enjoy access to a vast number of beautiful lakes and the fresh water of the Great Lakes, valuable mineral and ore deposits, fertile agricultural land and many thousands of square kilometres of trees. But without any doubt I [Read more]

Share the Care Fundraising Walk a Huge Success

Share the Care Fundraising Walk a Huge Success

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Saturday, May 13, the Manitouwadge Cancer Assistance Group (MCAG) held it’s annual Share the Care Walk & BBQ.  Participants could collect pledges in the weeks proceeding the walk, or support by purchasing lunch or making a donation at the event   Cooking up some delicious barbecue (hot dogs & burgers) once [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers,  New Videogame & Congrats to StacyH. & How YOU can win

#CrossoverInsider : New Release Trailers, New Videogame & Congrats to StacyH. & How YOU can win

As we hit the midway mark of May, it is time to take a sneak peek at what awaits in the month of June-including what is expected to be one of the most anticipated new releases of the year- Beauty and the Beast. The remake of the beloved Disney classic hits out shelves on June [Read more]

SNCDSB Celebration of Excellence

SNCDSB Celebration of Excellence

TERRACE BAY, ON – The Superior North Catholic District School Board hosted its 21st Annual Celebration of Excellence banquet and awards event on Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Terrace Bay. This year’s Master of Ceremonies was Superintendent of Education, Kerry Desjardins. Our amazing employees throughout the system gathered to receive their [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park

Mantha’s News from the Park

To simply say the last few weeks have been jam packed here in Queen’s Park would truly be an understatement if ever there was one. And just to add to this excitement, I’m sure you are well aware Kathleen Wynne finally called for a long awaited by-election in Sault Ste. Marie after their MPP resigned [Read more]

Greenstone

Animal Cruelty Charges Laid in Death of 15 Dogs

Animal Cruelty Charges Laid in Death of 15 Dogs

GREENSTONE, ON – An ongoing Ontario Provincial Police investigation has led to charges filed against a pair of people. The investigation started on February 7, 2017, when Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into a report of a group of neglected dogs located at a cabin just north of the Lower Flat Rapids [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 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]

Law Enforcement

Vehicle Occupants Injured in Collision

Vehicle Occupants Injured in Collision

MARATHON, ON – On Friday May 19, 2017 at approximately 7:00 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle collision west of Marathon at Highway 17, Township of Coldwell. A west bound vehicle collided with the rear trailer wheels of an east bound tractor trailer.   Emergency services including the Marathon Fire [Read more]

Sault & Area Crimestoppers Firearms Stolen (Video)

Sault & Area Crimestoppers Firearms Stolen (Video)

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Crime Stoppers and the East Algoma – Thessalon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are looking for the public’s assistance in solving a break, enter and theft. On Wednesday March 8th, 2017 at 7:30 pm OPP were advised of a break, enter and theft that occurred in the 1000 block [Read more]

Fatal ATV Collision

Fatal ATV Collision

NIPIGON, ON – On May 20 2017 at approximately 6:20pm EST, officers of the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a male who was fatally injured in an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) collision which occurred on a bush road located east of the Little Sturge Lake, Unorganized Township, off of [Read more]

Class Action on Behalf of Victims of Sexual Abuse by Ralph Rowe

Class Action on Behalf of Victims of Sexual Abuse by Ralph Rowe

Koskie Minsky LLP and Watkins Law P.C. Bring Class Action on Behalf of Victims of Sexual Abuse by Scout Leader and Anglican Priest Ralph Rowe THUNDER BAY, ON – Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto, and Watkins Law, P.C., in Thunder Bay, Ontario, have commenced a class action against Ralph Rowe, Scouts Canada and the Anglican [Read more]

Traffic Stop Results in Drug Charge

Traffic Stop Results in Drug Charge

CHAPLEAU, ON – On Wednesday May 10, 2017, at approximately 4:15 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment had occasion to stop a motor vehicle on Highway 129 in the Township of Nimitz District of Sudbury for a traffic violation. Investigation revealed a quantity of Cannabis Marihuana. As a result Dustin [Read more]

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