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SSM’s Queen Street Cruise is Back!

Start your engines and save the dates – the Queen Street Cruise is BACK! After a two-year hiatus, the Cruise is ready to roll once again. This year on June 17th and 18th, hop in your car, truck, rat rod, motorcycle tractor, or whatever you’ve got and come down to ‘Join the Ride!’ If you have a vehicle you’re proud ...

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East Algoma OPP – Impaired Charges laid after collision

On Saturday March 12, 2022, shortly after 8:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 557 in the Town of Blind River.   Investigation determined a car was exiting a driveway on Highway 557 and turned left into the path of a northbound municipal snowplough truck. No ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest & Charges laid after Apartment Break & Enter

On March 3, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call in relation to a break and enter at an apartment on Mississauga Avenue in Elliot Lake. Police viewed video surveillance and the person was recognized. At approximately 2:15 p.m. police attended a different apartment building in order to speak to the person seen on the video surveillance. Upon ...

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East Algoma OPP – Driver Charged after Providing False Name

On March 4, 2022, at approximately 4:10 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting general patrol duties on Beckett Boulevard in Elliot Lake. Police conducted a traffic stop and the driver identified with a false name. After investigation the true identity was learned and that their driver’s license was suspended.   As a result, the driver was arrested and ...

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Espanola OPP – Respond to Fatal Snowmobile Collision

On February 19, 2022, at approximately 5:08 p.m., members from the Manitoulin (Espanola) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Anishinabek Police Service, the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Paramedic Services and the Sagamok First Nation Fire Department responded to a snowmobile collision on the Motorized Snow Vehicle (MSV) trail at Fort La Cloche Lake Road, within the community of Sagamok First ...

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New Sault College Scholarship – SSM Innovation Centre IT Success Scholarship

Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC) is supporting student learning at Sault College by establishing the SSM Innovation Centre IT Success Scholarship. This scholarship is available to students enrolled in their first year of an Information Technology studies program at the College and will be awarded to three local students annually. Each scholarship is valued at $1,500 and is renewable ...

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Ontario Investing in Growing Entertainment Industry in the North

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The Ontario government is providing $2 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to support the growing film and television industry in North Bay. This investment will help create jobs, attract talent and boost economic growth, improving quality of life for those who live in northern communities. “Our government is proud to support the film and television industry ...

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L’Ontario soutient le secteur forestier et crée des emplois à Sault Ste. Marie

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit 400 000 $ par l’entremise de la Société de gestion du Fonds du patrimoine du Nord de l’Ontario (SGFPNO) pour aider à établir Norquay Trusses Ltd., une nouvelle entreprise œuvrant dans le secteur de la fabrication forestière, à Sault Ste. Marie. Le financement permettra de renforcer l’économie régionale, de créer de nouveaux emplois et de ...

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Ontario Supporting the Forestry Sector and Creating Jobs in Sault Ste. Marie with $400,000 investment

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The Ontario government is providing $400,000 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to help establish Norquay Trusses Ltd. in Sault Ste. Marie, a new business in the forestry manufacturing sector. The funding will strengthen the regional economy, create new jobs and boost the competitiveness of Ontario’s forestry sector. “This investment will allow Norquay Trusses to purchase new equipment ...

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Algoma Steel Group Announces Fiscal 2022 Third Quarter Results

Algoma Steel Group Inc., a leading Canadian producer of hot and cold rolled steel sheet and plate products, today announced results for its fiscal third quarter ended December 31, 2021. Unless otherwise specified, all amounts are in Canadian dollars. Michael McQuade, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Continued record pricing for our products, the construct of our contracted order book, ...

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Project Hewson results in 22 Individuals Charged after 10-month Investigation

Several residents from Manitoulin Island and the surrounding area, as well as southern Ontario, are facing charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and the Criminal Code after the conclusion of a significant drug trafficking investigation. Project HEWSON started in April 2021 in response to the State of Emergency declared by the M’Chigeeng First Nation in relation to ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after Assault

On January 28, 2022, shortly after 10:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault that occurred at a Secondary School on Kensington Road in Johnson Township.   After reviewing video footage provided by the school, police investigation determined a student lunged and pushed the victim through several desks causing the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid after Search Warrant Executed

On February 1, 2022, at approximately 6:45 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed search warrants at a shop on Kilborn Way in Elliot Lake. After investigation, police obtained numerous Warrants to Search the buildings and vehicles at that location. As a result of the warrants being executed, over $2800 in cash, numerous parts from a stolen Off-Road Vehicle, ...

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Generation Mining and Biigtigong Nishnaabeg First Nation Announce Memorandum of Agreement

Generation Mining Limited and Biigtigong Nishnaabeg are proud to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement for the Marathon Palladium Copper Project located in Northwestern Ontario. This MOA signals another important milestone for the Marathon Project, as it nears regulator approval through the environmental assessment process and is in line with Gen Mining’s Indigenous relations policy and practice of ...

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