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Aviation student awarded national bursary from Model Aeronautics Association of Canada

Jul 17, 2017 @ 08:39   Sault College Aviation student Ryan Petrie has been presented with the Jack McGillivray Memorial MAAC Bursary from Model Aeronautics Association of Canada (MAAC). Kevin McGrath, Past Vice President, Executive Committee Member and Zone Director Northern Ontario MAAC and Peter Smith, Vice President Soo Modellers awarded the $5,000 cheque to Ryan alongside Dr. Ron Common, ...

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Saying ‘Yes’ to Encore wins Thessalon $100,000 on LottoMax

Jul 17, 2017 @ 08:35 Thomas Chappell of Thessalon said ‘yes’ to Encore (May 12, 2017  Lotto Max) and won $100,000. Thomas matched six of the seven winning numbers on his Encore selection. Encore can be played in conjunction with most online lottery games for an extra $1. There is an Encore draw every day. The winning ticket was purchased at Valu-Mart on Main Street in Thessalon.  

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Hwy 11 One lane OPEN (Geralton & Longlac)

Jul 16, 2017 @ 13:29 Hwy 11 is now one lane open.   Jul 16, 2017 @ 11:51 OPP have not issued anymore information via media release — however, Twitter is showing at tweet from OPPCommunicationsNWR – ADVISORY Ongoing collision investigation, #OPP advising not to pickup hitchhikers in #Geraldtonarea, there is no threat to public safety. Jul 16, 2017 @ 11:02 Greenstone Detachment of ...

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Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader, Will Close Lobbying Loopholes

    Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader, has announced that an Ontario PC government will strengthen the lobbying rules so that former ministry staff cannot lobby for any company that dealt with their ministry.   “It used to be that if you worked hard and played by the rules, you could get ahead. That’s not the case in Kathleen Wynne’s Ontario,” ...

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Search ongoing for Swimmer missing in Ottawa River

Jul 16, 2017 @ 10:40 On July 15, 2017, at 2:58 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Mattawa responded to a call about a person swimming in the Ottawa River who went missing. The individual was carried downstream by the current and the complainant lost sight of the swimmer. Members of the OPP have been in the area utilizing ...

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OPP Search for Missing swimmer in Ottawa River

Jul 15, 2017 @ 20:49 On July 15, 2017, at 2:58 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Mattawa Satellite Detachment received a call about a person swimming in the Ottawa River that went missing. The individual was carried downstream by the current and the complaint lost sight of the party. Members of the OPP have been in the area ...

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OPP Investigate Collision west of Ignace

Jul 15, 2017 @ 18:54 On July 15, 2017 at approximately 2:00pm CT officers from the Ignace Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle collision involving a westbound environmental waste collection truck and an eastbound pick up truck on Highway 17 approximately 20 km west of Ignace. The Ontario Provincial Police are currently on scene ...

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Adventure Challenge at Pukaskwa National Park – Parks Day, July 16

Pukaskwa National Park is gearing up for the summer season and we are excited to host another Adventure Challenge event on Parks Day, July 16, 2016! Join Parks Canada for an active day outside with friends and family. The aim of the game is to solve tricky clues and conquer fun challenges. Complete this exciting adventure course to earn ultimate ...

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East Algoma Arrest Male for Public Intoxication and other charges

Jul 14, 2017 @ 10:36 On July 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members received a call pertaining to an intoxicated male acting in an aggressive manner at a residence on Village Road in Serpent River, Ontario.   Police attended the residence to learn the male had already left. The intoxicated male was later located ...

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Manitouwadge Woman Charged with Impaired near Neys Provincial Park

On July 12, 2017 at approximately 5:45 p.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment received a report regarding a possible impaired driver on highway 17 west of Marathon in the Jackfish Lake area. Officers patrolled the area and located the vehicle on highway 17 near Neys Provincial Park. A traffic stop was conducted and after further investigation ...

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Diving the St. Marys River: Hidden History Recovered

Jul 11, 2017 @ 08:03 On Wednesday, July 12, at 7 p.m., the Chippewa County Historical Society (CCHS) at 115 Ashmun Street, will host Tom Farnquist, Director Emeritus of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society, as he presents a program entitled Diving the St. Marys River: Hidden History Recovered. Tom was instrumental in helping CCHS acquire a wonderful gift, consisting of ...

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No More Hidden Fees When Booking a Vacation

Jul 10, 2017 @ 22:46 Vacations should be relaxing, and planning one should be too. Ontario has taken steps to help people make informed decisions when booking travel by increasing consumer protection and transparency. As of January 1, 2017, Ontario travel agents and wholesalers are now required to display the total cost, including all taxes and fees, in any advertisements ...

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Accused identified in Spanish Homicide

Jul 9, 2017 @ 12:04 At approximately 12:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested an individual in relation to the death of 68 year old George Chapman. The accused, 25-year old Jonathan JOBIN of Sables-Spanish Township, has been charged with: Second Degree Murder, contrary to section 235(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada ...

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Have you seen Emma? LOCATED

Jul 9, 2017 @ 10:32 Police have confirmed the safety of Emma MEEKIS and she is no longer missing. The Sioux Lookout OPP would like to thank the public and all media outlets for their assistance in locating her.   Jul 7, 2017 @ 18:32 Members of the Sioux Lookout Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are requesting assistance ...

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RCMP ‘Project OFLEX’ make arrests in Human Smuggling and Human Trafficking

Jul 7, 2017 @ 18:57 A two-year investigation by the Sault Ste. Marie Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Detachment has resulted in Human Smuggling and Human Trafficking charges against two male subjects from the Greater Toronto Area. The investigation, dubbed Project OFLEX, was initiated on May 31st, 2015, after a lone female illegally entered Canada on a vessel that left ...

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