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Launch of New Citizens’ Rail Passenger Advocacy Campaign

Launch of New Citizens’ Rail Passenger Advocacy Campaign

Press release from: All Aboard Northern Ontario New group escalates push to revive Northlander and improve other Northern Ontario passenger trains and feeder buses NORTH BAY, ON – All Aboard Northern Ontario, a new grassroots advocacy group, today launched its campaign for the restoration of the [Read more]

Primary Forest Resource Road to be Closed (Fermeture de route)

Primary Forest Resource Road to be Closed (Fermeture de route)

Version française ci-dessous 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 repairs are [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]

Could VIA Plans Spark Renaissance for Passenger Rail? (Version française inclu)

Could VIA Plans Spark Renaissance for Passenger Rail? (Version française inclu)

Via Rail’s proposal to create a dedicated passenger rail line from Windsor to Quebec City is encouraging for proponents of passenger rail.  For those looking to bring back services in Ontario’s north, the encouragement is tempered with some disappointment. That’s because, although the idea [Read more]

Brutal Treatment by CN Damaging VIA’s Canadian Across Canada

Brutal Treatment by CN Damaging VIA’s Canadian Across Canada

TORONTO, ON – During a summer when more Canadians and international travellers than ever are riding VIA Rail’s transcontinental train, the Canadian, CN is trashing the schedule and the reputation of what is regarded as the world’s finest long-distance passenger train. “The delays CN is [Read more]

2017 “Dub Wild Run” Obstacle Race (video)

2017 “Dub Wild Run” Obstacle Race (video)

Video of the 2017 “Dub Wild Run” Obstacle race in Dubreuilville Ontario. This is an annual event. 2017 was our 3rd year. The 2018 event will be held Saturday July 28th. RELATED LINKS Subscribe to Luc Levesque’s YouTube channel for more videos of sports/events on Dubreuilville [Read more]

Celebrating Support for the Arts in Algoma-Manitoulin

Celebrating Support for the Arts in Algoma-Manitoulin

MPP Michael Mantha recognizes recipients of 2016-17 Ontario Arts Council grants The arts play a vital role in Ontario’s communities, enhancing our quality of life and delivering significant economic benefits. Ontario’s arts, culture and heritage sector represents $27.7 billion or 4.1 [Read more]

Government of Canada Invests $15,000 to Dubreuilville Summer Festivals

Government of Canada Invests $15,000 to Dubreuilville Summer Festivals

$15,000 from the Government of Canada will support the Township of Dubreuilville’s efforts to expand its summer festival and national Strongman Challenge DUBREUILVILLE, ON – FedNor – The Government of Canada is investing $15,000 to enable the Township of Dubreuilville to grow its [Read more]

2017 ATV Jamboree (video)

2017 ATV Jamboree (video)

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The annual ATV Jamboree was held Saturday July 15, 2017. From a maximum of 80 participants 79 were registered (a reminder to register early for 2018 to avoid disappointment as each year has seen the jamboree grow significantly). A total of 4 trails were available for riders [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]

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]

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