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Sault College Students’ Union Commits to Supporting Harvest Algoma

Understanding the importance of food security within our community, Sault College Students’ Union, in partnership with Sault College, is pleased to join community partners in supporting Harvest Algoma. With a donation of $20,000, the Students’ Union will help to amplify the efforts of Harvest Algoma while further contributing to food security among students. Additionally, Sault College is also lending its ...

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Hornepayne OPP – Trafficking Charges Laid

On September 9, 2023, shortly after 11:00 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a drug-related occurrence on Sixth Avenue in Hornepayne. As a result of the police investigation, 33-year-old Jesse RUSSELL, of Hornepayne, has been arrested and charged with one count of Traffick in Schedule I Substance – Cocaine. The ...

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SE OPP – Blind River Man Charged after Traffic Complaint

SE OPP Wawa

One individual has been charged after a traffic complaint from a concerned citizen. On September 26, 2023, shortly before 3:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a possible impaired driver on Highway 101, approximately 30km east of Wawa. Police located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop, where ...

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SE OPP Hornepayne – ATV Impounded, Driver Charged while driving under suspension

SE OPP Wawa

On September 17, 2023, shortly before 1:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting general patrol on Roundhouse Road in Hornepayne, when they observed an off-road vehicle being driven by a known suspended driver. A traffic stop was conducted and, as a result, a 33-year-old from Hornepayne was charged with two counts ...

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EVELY, Hannah Dana

June 28, 2022 – September 18, 2023 It is with heavy hearts that we regret to announce the untimely death of Hannah Dana Evely, beloved daughter of Fern and Kimberly (Laude) Evely. Loving sister of Keadon, Morgan and Mason. Cherished granddaughter of Barb Laude, Claire Provost and the late Reg Evely. Precious great granddaughter of Donna Laude (late Roman) and ...

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Idées de dons pour la campagne de lutte contre la faim

Si vous cherchez des idées sur quoi donner à la campagne annuelle Scare Hunger qui débute le 2 octobre, les organisateurs ont envoyé une liste de produits alimentaires essentiels non périssables : Pâtes et sauce Macaroni au fromage en boîte Conserves : Haricots cuits au four Pois chiches, haricots rouges Soupe tomatesLégumes (pois, maïs, haricots verts et jaunes) Fruits Viande ...

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Donation Ideas for Scare Hunger Campaign

If you are looking for ideas on what to donate to the annual Scare Hunger Campaign that begins on October 2nd, organizers have sent a list of essential non-perishable food items: Pasta & sauce Boxed mac & cheese Canned goods: Baked beans Chickpeas, Kidney beans Soup Tomatoes Vegetables (peas, corn, green & yellow beans) Fruit Meat (tuna, salmon, sardines, spam) ...

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FEDERAL OFFENDER WANTED- Andrew SWAN

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of a breach of his Statutory Release. Andrew SWAN is described as a Caucasian male, 58 years of age, 5’8″ (173cm), 204lbs (93kgs) with grey hair and blue eyes. He is currently serving a ...

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William G. Rose Memorial Golf Tournament makes donation to Legion Branch 429

On Tuesday 19th September, the committee members of the William G. Rose Memorial golf tournament were proud to present a cheque for a financial donation to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 429 in support of their ongoing maintenance efforts. From left to right committee members Danette Mathias, Gerry Rose, and Suzanne Lacasse presenting Branch president Mary Anne Pearson and branch ...

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Pour les élus, le premier emploi consiste à représenter leurs communautés

Je faisais faire du travail sur ma voiture l’autre jour, et j’ai profité de l’occasion pour regarder la bande de roulement usée sur mes pneus. J’ai souri au mécanicien et j’ai dit : « C‘est donc là que mon été s’est déroulé. » Mec, c’était un été occupé ! Comme toujours, j’ai aimé assister aux nombreux défilés, pow-wow, expositions d’art, festivals de musique et ...

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For elected officials, job one is representing their communities

I was having some work done on my car the other day, and I used the opportunity to look at the worn tread on my tires. I smiled at the mechanic and said, “So that’s where my summer went.” Man, it was a busy summer! As always, I enjoyed attending the many parades, powwows, art shows, music fests and more. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after Complaints

On September 21, 2023, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to numerous on-going breach related calls in Elliot Lake. The complainants reported that a male was working as a contractor in town and was not supposed to be around children. These complainants were such that the male was working at homes where children were present ...

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Superior East OPP – Police Checks Can be Done Online

The Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding the public that police record checks – required for employment, adoption, international travel, volunteer work, and more – are now fully online. Individual OPP detachments can no longer receive or process record check requests. The old system required citizens to travel to their local detachment to have their ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid as Impaired driver arrives at Golf Course

On September 21, 2023, shortly after 5:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Mississauga First Nation responded to a complaint of an impaired driver that had just arrived at the local golf course in the Town of Blind River. A short time later police attended the driving range and located the suspect. While ...

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East Algoma OPP – Fatal ATV Collision under Investigation

On September 21, 2023, shortly after 10:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and members from the Algoma Paramedic Services responded to a single motor vehicle collision involving an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) on Astles Road in the Town of Blind River. The 62-year-old ATV driver from Blind River was transported to local hospital ...

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