Author Archives: Written by Ontario Provincial Police

413 ‘Move Over’ charges laid over the Holiday Weekend

With its traffic data now finalized, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reporting three fatal road collisions over the Civic Day Long Weekend and has updated its preliminary Move Over campaign results.   The first collision occurred on Friday evening, August 4, in Peterborough County, claiming the life of a 20 year-old female. The other two collisions occurred on Monday, ...

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Friday Morning News – August 11

Weather – Periods of rain with risk of a thunderstorm. High of 17. Tonight is expected to be  mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 11. News Tidbits – Thunder Bay police are now saying that the death of Brayden Moonias, 18 years old, is a homicide. His body was found beside McVicar Creek, near Thunder Bay’s Marina Park on Sunday, July ...

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Ladies Golf – August 9

Aug 10, 2017 @ 08:05 Number of players – 64 1st in 1st  Flight – Evra Levesque, Josee Legault, Sonya Gendron – 38 2nd in 1st Flight – Valerie Levesque, Edie Levesque, Chantal Turcotte – 41 3rd in 1st Flight – June Hardy, Brenda Pelletier, Johanna Rowe – 43 1st in 2nd Flight – Lise Noel, Margaret Davidson, Gerry Rose – ...

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OLG privatization will hurt Ontario services

As the Wynne Liberals hand over the OLG’s GTA locations to B.C-based Great Canadian Gaming Corp. and Toronto-based Brookfield Business Partners, the NDP is raising concerns over the effects of privatization — and the billions of dollars that will be going into B.C. bank accounts instead of Ontario hospitals and classrooms.   Last week, on behalf of the NDP, Finance ...

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Superior East OPP Wawa – Charge Burlington Male with Impaired

On Sunday August 6, 2017, at approximately 6:40 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment received a traffic complaint in relation to a tractor trailer weaving all over the road on Highway 17 just south of White River, Ontario. The tractor trailer in question was located and stopped by police. Investigation revealed that the male ...

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Statement from Patrick Brown on secret Quebec-Ontario energy deal

Statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown on the La Presse story of a secret Quebec-Ontario energy deal:   “Once again the Wynne Liberals have been caught negotiating in secret when thousands of Ontario jobs are on the line. This secret deal for 8 terawatts (TWh) per year of power – 6% of the power Ontario used last year – is bad ...

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GAVIN, Donal (Ray)

November 16, 1934 – August 6, 2017 Ray peacefully passed away at the age of 82 with his loving family by his side at the Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg on Sunday, August 6th, 2017. Husband to the late beautiful wife Helen Gavin. Dear loving father of Bernadette (André) Larocque, Norma (Perry) Kauk and Anita (Richard) Gerrard. Cherished grandfather of ...

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Statement from the Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

  David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, issued the following statement today to mark International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples:   “There are an estimated 370 million Indigenous people living around the world, across 90 countries. Today, on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we celebrate the traditions, contributions and cultural diversity of those communities, including ...

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Superior East OPP Chapleau – Traffic Stop results in Charges

Aug 9, 2017 @ 15:03 On Tuesday August 8, 2017 at approximately 10:10 a.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment had occasion to stop a motor vehicle on Highway 101, Caouette Township, District of Sudbury for speeding. Investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of a quantity of marijuana, a quantity of cocaine and ...

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SE OPP Wawa charge woman in altercation

On Tuesday August 8, 2017 at approximately 6:52 p.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) from the Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to an altercation that had taken place between a male and a female. As a result of the investigation, a 28 year old Wawa, Ontario woman was arrested and charged with the following offences: Adult Dangerous Operation ...

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Municipality Closes William Teddy Park

  The Municipality of Wawa has closed William Teddy Park effective Tuesday, August 8, 2017. This beautiful area has a long history in Wawa, not only as the spot where gold was found by William Teddy, but also as a RV Park operated by the Rotary Club of Wawa, and now a place to launch your boat and watch sunsets ...

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Happenings At First United Church – August 9

The Congregation welcomes everyone to worship at First United Church. Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering  machine at the Church  705-856-2926. We extend a warm welcome to the Congregation of St. Paul’s to join us for Morning Worship at 11:00 a.m. during the month of August. We ...

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News from the Park – August 9

It certainly has been an outstanding summer here in Algoma-Manitoulin. I have truly enjoyed getting out to so many events all across the riding and meeting up with constituents, many of whom I look forward to seeing frequently and lots of new faces as well. One series of events that I have been a part of that I am extremely ...

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Between the Covers – August 9

New books New on the seven day fiction shelf this week: “Tom Clancy Point of Contact” by Mike Maden, “Against All Odds” by Danielle Steel, “Lilli De Jong” by Janet Benton, and “The Silent Corner” by Kean Koontz.   New children’s books this week are: “An Old Man’s Winter Night”, A Brush Full of Colour”, Dear Baobab”, and in the ...

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Red Pine Exploration Continues to Extend the Minto Mine South Zone

Aug 9, 2017 @ 08:13 Red Pine Exploration Inc. announces new results from three drill holes completed as part of its 20,000m drilling program at the Wawa Gold Project. Drilling highlights for the Minto Mine South Zone include: Extension of the high-grade core of the Minto Mine South Zone laterally and at depth; SD-17-89 averages 8.55 g/t gold over 3.47 ...

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