‘Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp’ Information

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 [Read more]

Ontario Government Expanding Bus Service Across the North

Ontario Government Expanding Bus Service Across the North

Province Increasing Travel Options in Underserved Areas Ontario is making it easier and more convenient for people to get where they need to go by improving transportation services within and between communities across Northern Ontario. Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines, [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 [Read more]

Forestry Coalition Asks Government to Support Sector

Forestry Coalition Asks Government to Support Sector

Leaders Say Policy Must Consider Climate Change, Cumulative, and Socio-Economic Impacts A coalition of municipal and Indigenous leaders, chambers of commerce, unions, and forest professionals are coming to Queen’s Park on Wednesday, November 22nd to dispel misinformation about Ontario’s forest [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]

9 NWOnt Schools Attend 28th Annual X-Country Race in Red Rock

9 NWOnt Schools Attend 28th Annual X-Country Race in Red Rock

RED ROCK, ON – October 10th was a beautiful, perfect day for the 28th Annual Cross Country Race hosted by St. Hilary Catholic School. This year, over 200 students participated in the 2.8 km race. Students attended from as far as Margaret Twomey Public School, Terrace Bay Public School, [Read more]

Vehicular Thefts in Nipigon & Red Rock Under Investigation

Vehicular Thefts in Nipigon & Red Rock Under Investigation

NIPIGON, ON – On Tuesday September 19, 2017 at approximately 5:30am, Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received reports regarding the theft of three pickup trucks and one minivan. One vehicle was stolen from the Township of Nipigon while the remaining three were [Read more]

Nipigon OPP Abduction Attempt Investigation

Nipigon OPP Abduction Attempt Investigation

NIPIGON, ON – Members of the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are requesting assistance to help identify a suspect involved in an attempted abduction.  On Friday, September 1, 2017 at approximately 10:00pm, an unknown male grabbed a 9 year old in the Newton Street [Read more]

Four U.S. Residents Fined $1,300 for Angling Offences on Lake Nipigon

Four U.S. Residents Fined $1,300 for Angling Offences on Lake Nipigon

Four U.S. residents have been fined a total of $1,300 for angling offences on Lake Nipigon. Cory Merschman of Numidia, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty and was fined $250 for angling with a barbed hook. His fishing gear was forfeited to the Crown. Daryl Weispfennig of Chanhassen, Minnesota, pleaded [Read more]

MNRF Seeks Public’s Help Identifying those Responsible for Forest Fire in Nipigon

MNRF Seeks Public’s Help Identifying those Responsible for Forest Fire in Nipigon

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking the public’s help in identifying the individual or individuals responsible for starting a forest fire on the evening of August 2, 2017, at Bald Spot Lookout overlooking the Town of Nipigon. The fire was discovered by local citizens who [Read more]

PUBLIC NOTICE: Road Closed for Repairs as of July 17

PUBLIC NOTICE: Road Closed for Repairs as of July 17

Catlonite Road to be Closed for Repairs The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry advises that a section of a primary forest resource road south of Longlac and north of Terrace Bay, in Nipigon District, will be closed for bridge repairs. A portion of Catlonite Road will be barricaded while [Read more]

MNRF Three-Day Enforcement Blitz On Lake Nipigon

MNRF Three-Day Enforcement Blitz On Lake Nipigon

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry laid 14 charges and issued 8 warnings during a three-day enforcement blitz on Lake Nipigon, Ontario. From June 19 to 21, 2017, conservation officers from Nipigon enforcement unit checked 106 resident and non-resident anglers. Officers checked for [Read more]

Canada Day Celebrations in Red Rock

Canada Day Celebrations in Red Rock

Township of Red Rock residents looking to celebrate had plenty to choose from Saturday! Among the fun were a Mountain Hike organized by Friends of the Library, a one day baseball tournament, a silver-donation BBQ hosted (and cooked) by Red Rock’s Fire Department, a plethora of kids games and [Read more]

UPDATE:- OPP Assist Anishnabek Police Service in Locating Escapee

UPDATE:- OPP Assist Anishnabek Police Service in Locating Escapee

NIPIGON, ON – On Wednesday June 28, 2017 at approximately 1:45pm officers with the Anishnabek Police Service (APS) were transporting a male to the Thunder Bay District Jail when the male escaped lawful custody west of Gravel River at the Little Cypress Bridge snow plow turnaround. The escaped [Read more]

George O’Neil PS Releases Song & Video Co-Written by Shy-Anne Hovorka

George O’Neil PS Releases Song & Video Co-Written by Shy-Anne Hovorka

NIPIGON, ON – What an incredible way to end the school year! “Currency of Love” is a new song and video by students from the George O’Neill Public School . Co-written by teacher Shy-Anne Bartlett (a.k.a. Shy-Anne Hovorka) and Grade 7 student Kendall Cormier co-wrote the [Read more]

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