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Stolen Truck involved in collision

Mar 21, 2017 @ 09:06 On March 18, 2017 at approximately 8:00 am, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a theft of gas which had occurred in White River, ON. The suspect truck involved, a black Dodge Ram, was reported to be travelling westbound towards Marathon.   OPP officers observed the truck on Highway 17, Pic Township in the ...

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Are Wynne’s Hydro Ads in Contempt of Parliament – House Leader says ‘Yes’

Today, Ontario PC House Leader Jim Wilson charged that Kathleen Wynne’s taxpayer-funded hydro ads are in contempt of parliament. The self-congratulatory ads, which the auditor general has said are out of line, are running before legislation has been introduced, an alleged breach of parliamentary rules. MPP Wilson informed the Speaker today that he will rise on a point of privilege ...

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Musings – Cemeteries and Respect

Mar 15, 2017 @ 12:53 In the winter there isn’t much to give an idea that there are graves hidden, slumbering beneath the snow; and in the summer it is a peaceful place, a sheltered meadow with shade from the pines. The St. Margaret Mary Cemetery has 10 marked graves visible, one without any information, but it has been estimated ...

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Premier Wynne and Governor Snyder Reaffirm Strong Partnership Between Ontario and Michigan

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder released a joint statement following their meeting today in Detroit: “Ontario and Michigan are strong partners with deeply integrated economies. Today, we discussed how we will continue to work together to advance our shared priority to create jobs and grow our economies. Ontario is Michigan’s top customer worldwide, with nearly $21 ...

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Victims identified in Fatal Collision of March 10 east of Nairn Centre

Mar 12, 2017 @ 13:02 On March 10, 2017, at approximately 3:45 p.m. members from the Espanola/Sudbury Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Nairn-Hyman Fire Department and the Greater Sudbury Fire Department as well as the Sudbury-Manitoulin District Emergency Medical Services (EMS), responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of Nairn Centre.   The driver ...

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Election Results for Michpicoten First Nation – Pat Tangie is elected Chief

Candidates for Chief BOBBIWASH, John 11 BUCKELL, Joseph 108 LEWIS, Ernie 3 STONE, Evelyn 34 TANGIE, Patricia ‘Pat’ 144 Candidates for Councillors ANDRE, Ivan 40 LEWIS, Marcel 47 ANDRE-STONE, Verna S. 46 PERRAULT, Dan 39 BLACK, Daniel 33 PETERSON, Linda withdrawn BOBBIWASH, John 46 ROBINSON, David 18 CHAPMAN, Wanita 55 ROBINSON, Verlyn ‘Rosalie’ 59 CHALYKOFF, John-Paul 106 SIMON, Christopher ‘Chris’ ...

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Fatal Collision closes Highway 17 east of Nairn Centre

Mar 10, 2017 @ 22:16 On March 10, 2017, at approximately 3:45 p.m. members from the Espanola/Sudbury Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Nairn-Hyman Fire Department and the Greater Sudbury Fire Department as well as the Sudbury-Manitoulin District Emergency Medical Services (EMS), responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of Nairn Centre.   Preliminary information is ...

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Ontario is lowering electricity bills by 25% on average

Ontario is lowering electricity bills by 25% on average for all residential customers and half a million farms and businesses, as part of a significant system restructuring that will address long-standing policy challenges and ensure greater fairness. Starting this summer, Ontario’s Fair Hydro Plan would provide households with this 25% break. Many small businesses and farms in northeastern Ontario would also ...

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Red Lake OPP Investigate vehicles that broke through Red Lake ice

Red Lake OPP are again reminding both motorists and fisherman using ice roads and ice access points to use extreme caution. A warning was given by Red Lake OPP to stay off the ice on St. Paul’s Bay (Red Lake) due to reports of thin ice. However, despite this warning people are still attempting to access the ice. Once such person drove their vehicle onto the ...

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Missing Snowmobiler Identified

Mar 9, 2017 @ 00:17 As released earlier today the search for a missing snowmobiler which started Sunday night has been suspended. The Police operations once resumed will focus on the recovery of the missing individual. Missing is 45-year-old John Szczepanik of Laurier Avenue in Sault Ste. Marie. It is believed that Mr. Szczepanik entered the water in the St ...

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Search suspended for Missing Snowmobiler in St. Mary’s River

Mar 8, 2017 @ 15:53 The search for a snowmobiler that entered the St. Mary’s River Sunday night in the area off Marks Bay near Pointe aux Pins Drive has been suspended. The Sault Ste. Marie Police and the Ontario Provincial Police Underwater Search and Rescue Unit have made several attempts over the past two days to deploy divers at ...

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Hwy 101 OPEN (Chapleau to Foleyet)

The Superior East Chapleau Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) advises that Highway 101 has now been re-open from Chapleau to Foleyet. The OPP remain at the scene while they investigate the motor vehicle collisions. OPP advises motorists to exercise caution as driving conditions are hazardous at this time, so please stay off the roads unless emergent travel is required. ...

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Hwy 101 CLOSED (Chapleau to Hwy 144)

Mar 8, 2017 @ 09:22 At 9:21 a.m. Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure: Highway: Highway 101 Location: between Chapleau and Timmins As a result of a motor vehicle collision and due to road and weather conditions.  Hwy has been closed. Mar 8, 2017 @ 09:14 The Superior East Chapleau Detachment of the Ontario Provincial ...

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Search Continues for Missing Snowmobiler in St. Mary’s River

Mar 7, 2017 @ 12:14 The search for a missing snowmobiler that began Sunday night continues. The Ontario Provincial Police Underwater Search and Rescue Unit has been on scene since yesterday and are being assisted by members of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Emergency Services Unit as well as Marine Support by Sault Fire Services. The search is concentrated on ...

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Victim Identified in Last Night’s Fatal Collision on Hwy 129

Mar 7, 2017 @ 11:48 On Monday, March 6, 2017, at approximately 7:15 p.m., members of the Superior East OPP – Chapleau Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 129 north of Flame Lake Hill in Deans Township. Preliminary investigation has determined that the vehicle rolled over prior to coming to rest in the north ditch of ...

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