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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]

UPDATE : Somber 3rd Anniversary of Suspension of Algoma’s Passenger Train

UPDATE : Somber 3rd Anniversary of Suspension of Algoma’s Passenger Train

UPDATE  (July 10,2017) : Due to scheduling conflicts, the media event in Sault Ste. Marie on July 12 will be postponed; however, the Hearst Media Event on July 14 is still happening. We will inform you of a new date as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience. [Read more]

Canada Day Celebrations in Manitouwadge (Photos+Video)

Canada Day Celebrations in Manitouwadge (Photos+Video)

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The Township of Manitouwadge had originally planned to have Canada Day community events both Friday evening and Saturday throughout the day, unfortunately weather did not cooperate Friday evening, the pool party scheduled to kick off the season at the Oasis Pool had to be [Read more]

Oasis Pool Officially Open (2017 Schedule)

Oasis Pool Officially Open (2017 Schedule)

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The Township of Manitouwadge Oasis Pool officially opened today (originally an event was scheduled to celebrate the pool opening Friday June 30 unfortunately the weather did not cooperate) and the township has released it’s 2017 Schedule (Click for PDF). While the [Read more]

Canada Day Celebrations and Fireworks in Terrace Bay (videos)

Canada Day Celebrations and Fireworks in Terrace Bay (videos)

Canada Day festivities began in Terrace Bay on Saturday at the arena and included a performance of the national anthem by Lea Olive and accompanied by many of those in attendance. Throughout the day there were many fun events; among some of the highlights of these were a bike decorating contest, [Read more]

Kids and Cops Free Fishing Event at White Lake Provincial Park

Kids and Cops Free Fishing Event at White Lake Provincial Park

  MARATHON, ON –  Children are getting their fishing gear ready for the Kids Fishing Derby, July 8. The event will begin at 10am and wrap up at 2 pm at White Lake Provincial Park.  The event is free, however participants must pay for a day entry to the park at $11.25 (taxes included). [Read more]

Glass Tiger & Kira Isabella Part of Free Show July 8 in Blind River

Glass Tiger & Kira Isabella Part of Free Show July 8 in Blind River

ONtour Concert in Blind River Celebrates Ontario’s 150th Anniversary As part of a year-long line-up of events marking Ontario’s 150th anniversary and celebrating the province, the free ONtour concert series will provide the soundtrack for the Summer of ’17, stopping in more than 20 [Read more]

Government of Canada Invests to Improve Community Infrastructure in Thunder Bay

Government of Canada Invests to Improve Community Infrastructure in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, ON – FedNor – The Government of Canada is investing $246,500 to support infrastructure improvements and help increase accessibility at three community assets in the Thunder Bay region. This FedNor investment will support three strategic initiatives led the City of Thunder Bay, [Read more]

Government Invests $100,000 to Revitalize Thunder Bay’s Columbus Centre

Government Invests $100,000 to Revitalize Thunder Bay’s Columbus Centre

THUNDER BAY, ON  –  FedNor – The Government of Canada is investing $100,000 to complete vital infrastructure upgrades to the aquatics facility at the Fort William Columbus Centre in Thunder Bay. Operated by the local Knights of Columbus who invest more than 30,000 volunteer hours [Read more]

Plane Lands on Highway 129

Plane Lands on Highway 129

No Injuries Chapleau, ON – On April 12, 2017 at approximately 8:20 pm Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an emergency landing of a small Ultra-light plane on Highway 129, twenty seven kilometers south of the town of Chapleau. There was no [Read more]

Walleye Spawning Beds To Be Improved Using Environmental Penalties Fund

UPDATE: Ontario Community Environment Fund (OCEF) Watersheds Canada has been awarded an OCEF grant of over $960 from funds collected from environmental penalties. The organization will use the funds to improve two existing walleye spawning beds on Twin Sisters Lake by first making an assessment of [Read more]

MTO Notice: Scheduled Traffic Delays Highway 11/17 Nipigon River Bridge

MTO Notice: Scheduled Traffic Delays Highway 11/17 Nipigon River Bridge

THUNDER BAY, ON  — The Ministry of Transportation wishes to advise that motorists can expect short-term traffic delays due to ongoing construction at the Nipigon River Bridge on Highway 11/17 on Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 28 between 9am and 8pm. We apologize for the inconvenience and [Read more]

Hunting Celebrity Returns to Promote Hometown on Wild TV

Hunting Celebrity Returns to Promote Hometown on Wild TV

Amanda Lynn Mayhew hunts the way she was raised to by her family in Northern Ontario: without the use of game farms and outfitters. Every hunt is a challenge and adventure,  and she does it on her own, hunting on land she has hunted since she was a child. Amanda Lynn takes advantage of each [Read more]

Plane Crash In Marathon Area

Plane Crash In Marathon Area

MARATHON, ON – On Wednesday, March 16, 2017 at approximately 12:40 pm, Marathon and Manitouwadge members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a plane crash that happened on Tuesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:38 pm approximately 60 km East of Marathon. The crash site was located [Read more]

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