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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]

Future of Species at Risk Policy a Question of Credibility

Future of Species at Risk Policy a Question of Credibility

Ontario Forestry Coalition Says Fact-Based Arguments Should Trump Emotional Rhetoric KAPUSKASING, ON – A coalition of municipal leaders, chambers of commerce, unions, and the forest sector are raising alarm bells that draft provincial species at risk policy will jeopardize jobs in northern and [Read more]

Government Proposing to Create New Ridings in Northern Ontario

Government Proposing to Create New Ridings in Northern Ontario

Ontario Strengthening Representation for People in the North Ontario is taking steps to create additional ridings in Northern Ontario to improve representation and ensure that people across the North have a stronger voice in the provincial legislature. Today the government introduced legislation [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]

Superior-Greenstone District School Board and Child Care Funding Update

Superior-Greenstone District School Board and Child Care Funding Update

MARATHON, ON – Child care programs are a key component of the Superior-Greenstone District School Board’s vision for a seamless and integrated system of programs and services. Following a funding announcement in February that would see the Geraldton Child Care and Best Start Center relocated in [Read more]

Lakehead’s Fall Orientation helps students transition to university

Lakehead’s Fall Orientation helps students transition to university

THUNDER BAY, ON – It’s not too late to apply to Lakehead University – applications will be accepted for most programs until the first week of September. If you are accepted, the Thunderwolves Howl! Fall Orientation will welcome you and other new students to Lakehead University and [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]

Shelter House Thunder Bay’s SOS Program Returns

Shelter House Thunder Bay’s SOS Program Returns

THUNDER BAY, ON – Shelter House is pleased to announce the restart of the Street Outreach Services (SOS) program effective August 15th, 2017 at 2pm. The SOS program was suspended on April 1, 2017 due to a funding shortfall. Through fundraising efforts and the support of the community Shelter [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]

Cathy Farrell Appointed As North West LHIN Vice-Chair

Cathy Farrell Appointed As North West LHIN Vice-Chair

THUNDER BAY, ON – The North West LHIN is pleased to announce that Cathy Farrell has been appointed by an Order-in-Council as the new Vice-Chair to the Board of Directors of the North West Local Health Integration Network (North West LHIN), effective July 11, 2017. Cathy was initially appointed [Read more]

Greenstone Investigation Leads to OPP Charging 10 People with 54 Offences

Greenstone Investigation Leads to OPP Charging 10 People with 54 Offences

LONGLAC, ON – On July 27, 2017, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) with the assistance of the Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau (POIB), members of the Community Street Crime Unit and members of the Greenstone Detachment have charged 10 [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]

Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor on Visit to Learn about the North

Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor on Visit to Learn about the North

Article/Photos by  Sergeant Peter Moon is the public affairs ranger for the 3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group at Canadian Forces Base Borden. GREENSTONE, ON – Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor, Elizabeth Dowdeswell, is on a three-day trip to learn what living in Northern Ontario is like. She spent [Read more]

OPP Lay Charges Against Thunder Bay Mayor and 2 Others

OPP Lay Charges Against Thunder Bay Mayor and 2 Others

More on this story from CBC _____________ From: OPP ORILLIA, ON – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged three Thunder Bay residents in connection with an investigation of allegations of criminal wrongdoing that include a municipal official and a local resident. As part of an ongoing [Read more]

NOP Holding Executive Board Election at AGM

NOP Holding Executive Board Election at AGM

The Northern Ontario Party is proud to announce that we will be hosting an Executive Board Election at our AGM on the weekend of August 12th to 14th. The vote will be to affirm or negate positions on our executive board and will be held on August 13th . Once the results are read, The [Read more]

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