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Ontario Investing Over $18 Million in new Twin-Pad Arena for Sault Ste. Marie

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The Ontario government is investing over $18 million to support the construction of a $25 million twin-pad arena in Sault Ste. Marie. The twin-pad arena will replace the existing single-pad arena at the McMeeken Arena, significantly increasing the square-footage and seating capacity inside the arena for the Sault Ste. Marie community. The Ontario government is investing in this multi-purpose infrastructure ...

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East Algoma OPP – Assault & Threats Charges Laid

On May 29, 2021, shortly after 7:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of Manitoulin Crime Unit, the OPP’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the Mississauga First Nation Police service responded to a family dispute on Village Road in the community of Serpent River First Nation. After police investigation, it ...

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East Algoma OPP – Prohibited Drive Charges Laid after Traffic Complaint

On May 29, 2021, shortly after 1:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a westbound vehicle driving erratically on Highway 17 within the Township of the North Shore. Police observed the vehicle at a local gas station in the Town of Blind River and the car left ...

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East Algoma OPP – Pair charged with Robbery after cell phone theft

On May 16, 2021, shortly after 10:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a mobile phone on East Cul de Sac in the City of Elliot Lake. Investigation determined, an accused reached through a vehicle window and grabbed the phone from the rear passenger and ran into a ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple charges laid after Domestic Dispute Call

On May 27, 2021, shortly after 5:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute-related call. The victim reported being threatened and proceeded to leave a camp on foot, then later flagged down a passerby on Highway 17 in the Town of Spanish.   Investigation determined the camp on Beckerton ...

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Elliot Lake OPP – Traffic Stop results in Impaired Charges

On May 23, 2021 at approximately 11:44 p.m., members of the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Mississauga Avenue in Elliot Lake. As a result of the investigation, Angela PEARSON, 46 years old, of Elliot Lake has been charged with the following: Operation while impaired – alcohol or drugs contrary to section ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple charges laid after traffic stop

On May 19, 2021, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Highway 108 in the City of Elliot Lake. Shortly before 8:30 p.m., police observed a car near Highway 108 and Esten Drive North with one of the two occupants not wearing a seatbelt and as a result a traffic ...

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East Algoma OPP – Passenger arrested after not paying cab fare

On May 13, 2021, shortly after 1:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a taxi fare theft in the City in Elliot Lake. Investigation determined a customer was picked up on Beckett Boulevard (Blvd.) and wanted to be driven to an address on Spruce Ave. where the person would return to ...

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East Algoma OPP – Detachment Report

NEIGHBOR DISPUTE RESULTS IN PROHIBITED DRIVE CHARGE   (PLUMMER ADDITIONAL TOWNSHIP, ON) – On May 15, 2021, shortly after 9:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a neighbor dispute on Plummer Road in Plummer Additional Township. The investigation determined a neighbor was operating a tractor and had attended the complainant’s property ...

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East Algoma OPP – Canada Road Safety Week (CRSW)

The East Algoma Detachment of Ontario Provincial Police is participating in Canada Road Safety Week (CRSW) which is a national traffic safety initiative led by Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and is taking place from May 18 to May 24, 2021. The campaign focuses on increasing public awareness and compliance with traffic laws relating to the “Big Four”. These ...

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East Algoma OPP – Break in at Municipal Offices

On May 13, 2021, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter (B&E) that had occurred sometime overnight at the Town of Blind River Municipal Office in the Town of Blind River. Investigation determined that between 6:30 p.m. on May 12, 2021 and 7:30 a.m. on May 13, 2021, an ...

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SSM Police – One Charged Under Reopening Ontario Act

On May 15, 2021 officers attended an illegal gathering held at Bellevue Park to ensure it remained peaceful and to investigate the gathering. The investigation identified one person as having organized the illegal gathering, as well as an illegal gathering held on May 8, 2021.The person from Spring Water Township, Ontario was charged under the Reopening Ontario Act for organizing ...

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Robinson Huron Treaty Litigation Fund lead counsel David C. Nahwegahbow receives Award of Justice

The Robinson-Huron Treaty Litigation Fund (RHTLF) congratulates lead counsel David C. Nahwegahbow, IPC, LSM, of Nahwegahbow, Corbiere Genoodmagejig on receiving the Advocates’ Society Award of Justice.   The Advocates’ Society says the Award of Justice “is intended to honour advocates who exemplify the finest traditions of advocacy in representing members of our society whose cause may be politically or socially ...

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Three Charged Under Reopening Ontario Act – Bellevue Gathering

On April 30, 2021 officers attended an illegal gathering held at Bellevue Park to ensure it remained peaceful and to investigate the gathering. The investigation identified three people as having organized the illegal gathering, two from Sault Ste. Marie and one person from Spring Water Township, Ontario. On May 8, 2021 officers attended an illegal gathering held at Bellevue Park. ...

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East Algoma OPP – 2 Impaired Drivers Charged

On May 6, 2021, shortly after 8:40 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint where a small pickup truck was unable to maintain its own lane and almost struck two pedestrians walking a dog, was all over the road and travelling at high rates of speed on Taylor Boulevard, ...

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