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SSM OPP – Charges Laid as Two Pedestrians Suffer Severe Dog Bite Injuries

Two pedestrians suffered severe dog bites injuries at a residence on Neebish Road. On May 25, 2024, shortly after 5:00 p.m., Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance from Batchewana First Nation Police Service responded to an animal complaint on Neebish Road in Laird Township. Algoma Paramedic Services were on scene prior to police ...

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SIU Investigates Shooting Death in Sault Ste. Marie

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 37-year-old man Saturday, May 11th in Sault Ste. Marie. Preliminary information suggests the following: At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2024, Sault Ste. Marie Police Service officers were called to the Circle K store located on Second Line West for a disturbance call. ...

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OPP Investigate Fatal Collision on Hwy 144

Police have opened the highway in both directions. On May 10, 2024, shortly after 8:00 a.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Cartier Fire Service and Manitoulin-Sudbury Paramedic Services, responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 144, Unincorporated Territory, north of Sudbury. The lone driver, a 43-year-old-person from Sudbury, was pronounced deceased ...

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SSM OPP – Impaired Charges Laid after Collision

On May 8, 2024, shortly after 12:00 a.m., the Sault Ste Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sault Ste Marie Paramedic Services and Goulais Fire Department responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 and Anglican Church Road in Fenwick Township. Investigation determined the grey car failed to negotiate a right-hand-turn, went through a wooden guardrail, landing on the ...

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OPP – What to do in a Public Safety Emergency Alert

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) issues multiple public safety (policing) emergency alerts each year on behalf of police services across the province. During Emergency Preparedness Week, taking place May 5 to 11, the OPP is reminding the public of the steps they can take to secure their safety if they are faced with a significant threat to their safety. The ...

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Nipigon & Schreiber OPP – Charges Laid after Schreiber Drug Trafficking Investigation

One individual is facing multiple charges after a drug trafficking investigation in Schreiber. Members of the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Schreiber, and Nipigon OPP Detachments, Northwest Region Intelligence Unit with the assistance of the Provincial Operations Intelligence Unit (POIB) and the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Intelligence Unit conducted a three-month investigation dubbed “Project Plateau”. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Impaired Charges for Driver

A person was charged after police attended Warsaw Place with Algoma Paramedic Services. On May 6, 2024, at approximately 5:15 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was called to a Warsaw Place apartment complex in relation to an impaired driver.  The complainants reported a male in a grey Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) had fallen after exiting his vehicle ...

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Visitor Restrictions at Sault Area Hospital

Effective May 3, 2024, 3A, 3B and 3C Inpatient Units at Sault Area Hospital (SAH) have implemented visitor restrictions due to an outbreak of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) and the heightened risk of infection for our patients. Visiting guidelines: Visiting hours will be between 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. daily (exceptions may be made) There will be one visitor or one ...

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East Algoma OPP – Male charged with shoplifting

On April 28, 2024, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake in relation to a prior theft incident. On April 27, police were called to a grocery store on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported that a male was caught on security video stealing numerous items and ...

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East Algoma OPP – Impaired Male arrested after swimming in River

On May 1, 2024, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a disturbance call near Algoma Street West in Thessalon. At approximately 6:00 p.m. police were called to an intoxicated male swimming in the Thessalon River wearing only a camouflage lifejacket and underwear. The intoxicated male refused to exit the extremely cold water and ...

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World Migratory Bird Day – Fort St. Joseph on May 11th

In celebration of World Migratory Bird Day this year, The Kensington Conservancy is again collaborating with Parks Canada to provide special access to Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site so that birders can experience the wonders of spring bird migration. Fort St. Joseph, which is also home to the St. Joseph Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary, is well known as a ...

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East Algoma OPP – Traffic Stop results in Impaired Charges

A Wahnapitae driver was stopped for a traffic violation which resulted in an arrest for impaired driving in Elliot Lake.   On April 19, 2024, at approximately 12:45 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting general traffic patrol duties on Mississauga Avenue. A construction company grey pick-up truck was stopped for a traffic infraction when police detected ...

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Hydro One reçoit l’autorisation de devenir le fournisseur d’électricité local de la communauté de Chapleau

Hydro One Networks Inc. (Hydro One) et la Société de services publics de Chapleau (Chapleau Hydro) ont annoncé aujourd’hui que la Commission de l’énergie de l’Ontario (CEO) a approuvé leur demande pour qu’Hydro One devienne le fournisseur d’électricité du canton de Chapleau. Ce partenariat contribuera à créer de la valeur à long terme grâce à un service clients exceptionnel, à ...

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Hydro One receives approval to join the Chapleau community as the local electricity supplier

Hydro One Networks Inc. (Hydro One) and Chapleau Public Utilities Corporation (Chapleau Hydro) announced today that the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has approved their application for Hydro One to become the electricity service provider in the Township of Chapleau. This partnership will help deliver long-term value through exceptional customer service, greater efficiencies and local investments. “We are pleased with the ...

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Celebrate maple season at a Sugar Bush during Maple Weekend (April 6 & 7)

Maple syrup season is well underway for 2024 and producers are excited to welcome visitors and showcase the 2024 crop of maple syrup during the 8th annual Maple Weekend, April 6 and 7, 2024. Hosted by the Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (OMSPA), Maple Weekend is a fun, free, two-day, family-friendly event that celebrates Ontario’s maple heritage and invites visitors ...

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