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East Algoma OPP – Assistance in Pharmacy Theft

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for assistance in regards to a break, enter and theft occurrence on September 9, 2021 at a pharmacy on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake. Police were called to that location at approximately 5:55 a.m.  The front door glass was broken to gain entry. Once inside, cash was stolen from a till. ...

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Elliot Lake Man wins with 6 of 7 ENCORE Numbers

Saying “yes” to ENCORE paid off for Daniel Virgoe of Elliot Lake. He matched the last six of seven ENCORE numbers in exact order in the June 8, 2021 LOTTO MAX draw to win $100,000!   ENCORE offers 22 ways to win and can be played in conjunction with most lottery games for an extra $1. There is an ENCORE ...

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SSM Woman wins LOTTO MAX second prize

Pamela Ouimet of Sault Ste. Marie has $134,170 to put toward her dreams after winning a LOTTO MAX second prize in the June 18, 2021 draw.   “This is my first big win,” share Pamela while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings. “I only play the lottery when the jackpot is big.”   The ...

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Art Gallery of Algoma “Franklin Carmichael: An Artist’s Process”

The exhibition was produced by the Art Gallery of Sudbury | Galerie d’art de Sudbury with generous access by members of Franklin Carmichael’s family, the Estate of Franklin Carmichael, and funding from the Government of Canada through Canadian Heritage. The AGA is the only other venue this exhibition will be presented at. The exhibition features 37 artworks mostly from the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Unwanted Person Charged

On September 6, 2021, East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence on Dieppe Avenue in Elliot Lake in relation to an unwanted person being on the property. The person was on previous release conditions to not attend that property. The person departed prior to police arrival. Police searched the area with negative results. On September 7, 2021 police were ...

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East Algoma OPP – Gasoline engines on bicycles is Illegal in Ontario

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind riders that operating a bicycle being powered by a combustion engine on roadways and sidewalks is illegal in Ontario.   People are modifying bicycles by adding a gasoline engine (similar to a chainsaw motor) to the frame. A second chain drive is usually rigged to move the back wheel through ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest three after Vehicle Complaint

On August 31st, 2021, at approximately 12:42 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a suspicious persons in a vehicle complaint at a gas station on Highway 108 in the City of Elliot Lake.   At approximately 12:48 p.m., police observed the suspect vehicle on Hillside Drive South and initiated a traffic ...

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East Algoma OPP – 27th Impaired Driving Charge Laid

On August 27th, 2021, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver in the City of Elliot Lake. Shortly after 2:15 p.m., police observed the suspect vehicle traveling northbound on Highway 108 (south of Mountain Road) and initiated a traffic stop. While speaking to the driver police ...

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East Algoma OPP – Assault Charges Laid

On August 25h, 2021, shortly after 9:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Mississauga First Nation Police Services responded to a domestic disturbance at a local gas station on Causley Street in the Town of Blind River. Investigation determined a couple were having an argument in the gas station parking lot ...

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Changemakers – Creating livable communities

Changemakers – Creating livable communities in Northern Ontario is presented by the Northwest Business Centre, in partnership with NORDIK Institute and Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (SEE). This event explores two pathways to social change: unique ways two changemakers are intentionally making a significant difference by building relationships and networks to creatively increase engagement, resilience and liveability. Roots to Harvest created ...

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SSM Library offering Virtual Program – Mindful Mondays

The Sault Ste. Marie Public Library invites you to participate in our new virtual program, ‘Mindfulness Mondays @ the Library’ with the course Mindfulness for Daily Life beginning Sept. 13, 2021. This is an introductory course and is suitable for beginners or those with limited experience (14 years of age or older). Explore the practice of mindfulness and how it ...

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East Algoma OPP – 2021’s 26th Impaired Charge Laid

Aug 25, 2021 at 09:50 On August 25th, 2021, at approximately  4:25 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information from Sault Ste Marie Police Services of a possible a possible impaired driver that left Sault Ste Marie and may be driving east on Highway 17.   At approximately 5:11 a.m., police observed ...

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East Algoma OPP – Warning of Catalytic Converter Thefts

Aug 24, 2021 at 13:44 On August 23rd, 2021 members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a catalytic converter from a car that was parked overnight at the Hilton Beach Marina in the Town of Hilton Beach. On August 10th, 2021, OPP members responded to a theft of a catalytic ...

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East Algoma OPP – Threat Charges Laid

On August 22nd, 2021, shortly after 9:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to threats complaint at McCarthy Lake Boat launch south of the City of Elliot Lake.   Investigation determined an argument ensued between the two victims and another camper. The argument became heated resulting in the couple being threatened.   As ...

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East Algoma OPP – 2021’s 25th Impaired Charge Laid

On August 24th, 2021, shortly after 11:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver that was all over the road and driving aggressively on Scott Road in the City of Elliot Lake. Police located the pickup truck on Pearson Drive and initiated a traffic ...

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