Posts Tagged ‘Northeastern Ontario’

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]

‘Selling public assets has no long term benefit’ says Hughes

‘Selling public assets has no long term benefit’ says Hughes

The more time Canadians have to unpack the Liberal commitment to invest in public infrastructure, the more it becomes obvious the plan is largely about turning tax dollars and public assets over to the private sector.  This for-profit investment model was never fleshed out during the election, [Read more]

OPP Charge Local Woman with Assault

OPP Charge Local Woman with Assault

WAWA, ON – On Wednesday July 19, 2017, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a Wawa address in relation to a family dispute. The investigation revealed that an altercation took place between a female and a male. As a result a Wawa female [Read more]

Workplace Safety North New Interim President & CEO

Workplace Safety North New Interim President & CEO

On behalf of the WSN Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce that Paul Andre, CRSP, has accepted the position of acting WSN President and CEO, effective July 1, 2017. Paul has served as Vice President of Prevention Services at WSN since 2010. The former CEO and Field Services Manager of the [Read more]

Wawa OPP Investigate Motor Vehicle Fatality

Wawa OPP Investigate Motor Vehicle Fatality

WAWA, ON – On July 9, 2017 at approximately 9:38 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment, responded to the scene of a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 17 in Brimacombe Township located approximately 52 kilometers south of Wawa. [Read more]

OPP Charge Hearst Man for Criminal Harassment

OPP Charge Hearst Man for Criminal Harassment

HEARST, ON – On July 5, 2017, officers from the Hearst Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment initiated an investigation as the result of a report of criminal harassment. On the 6 July, 2017, shortly after 12:00 p.m., the OPP James Bay Detachment Criminal Investigation Unit, the OPP [Read more]

Co-Enforcement Initiative Protecting Our Natural Resources

Co-Enforcement Initiative Protecting Our Natural Resources

Ministry Seeks the Public’s Help in Case of Abandoned Nets in Whitefish Bay The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and Batchewana First Nation (BFN) is seeking the public’s help in identifying the individual or individuals responsible for abandoning gill nets in Whitefish Bay on Lake [Read more]

The buck doesn’t stop here anymore (version française inclu)

The buck doesn’t stop here anymore (version française inclu)

Version française ci-dessou The phenomenon of bank closures is becoming a common occurrence in many small Canadian towns.  Here in Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing we are no different.  The trend to other forms of banking such as what is available online may have appeal for some people, but not [Read more]

Wawa Students Travel to the Sault for Hands-on Initiation To Careers in the Trades

Wawa Students Travel to the Sault for Hands-on Initiation To Careers in the Trades

Version française ci-dessou A learning activity at Home Depot to initiate École Saint-Joseph female students to careers in the tradesMarch 22 and 23, grade 9 female students from Wawa’s École secondaire Saint-Joseph travelled to Sault Ste. Marie with their teacher Mrs. Lynne Burnham to take [Read more]

OPP Seek Public Assistance in Solving Mischief Incident

OPP Seek Public Assistance in Solving Mischief Incident

WAWA, ON – On Thursday March 8, 2017 at approximately 9:50 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment responded to a mischief incident to a local Chapleau Ontario school. The incident took place between Friday March 3, 2017 and Thursday March 8, 2017. [Read more]

OPP Investigate Snowmobile Collision on O.F.S.C. ‘D’ Trail

OPP Investigate Snowmobile Collision on O.F.S.C. ‘D’ Trail

WAWA, ON – On Saturday March 4, 2017 at approximately 5:30 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment were called to a collision involving a snowmobile on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (O.F.S.C) “D” trail located approximately [Read more]

Hydro bills put community centres at risk

Hydro bills put community centres at risk

ECHO BAY, ON – On Saturday, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath joined the leadership of Echo Bay, Desbarats, Bruce Mines, Hilton Beach and the Township of St. Joseph to speak out about skyrocketing hydro bills – which are putting their community hubs at risk. “The Johnson Township Community Centre [Read more]

Blowing Snow Advisory Kapuskasing – Hearst

Blowing Snow Advisory Kapuskasing – Hearst

Alerts for: Kapuskasing – Hearst 10:03 PM EST Tuesday 03 January 2017 Blowing snow advisory in effect for: Fraserdale – Pledger Lake Poor visibility in snow and blowing snow is expected or occurring in some locations. Snow and blowing snow starting tonight. A low pressure system from [Read more]

MPP David Orazietti Announces Resignation

MPP David Orazietti Announces Resignation

Statement from Liberal MPP for Sault Ste. Marie and Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, David Orazietti  “Although this is a very difficult decision, and one I do not make lightly, I am announcing my resignation from provincial politics. I first and foremost would like to [Read more]

‘Friday news is rarely good’ notes Hughes

‘Friday news is rarely good’ notes Hughes

When political news breaks on a Friday afternoon, it usually isn’t for good-news stories.  More often this is when a government will make embarrassing admissions in an attempt to bury stories as people are focused on the weekend ahead.  Of course, there can always be exceptions, and that was [Read more]

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