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OPP Investigate Multiple Bomb Threats across Northern Ontario

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating multiple bomb threats across Northern Ontario. The threats targeted multiple schools under multiple school boards across North East and North West Regions, demanding payment. As a precaution the majority of the targeted schools have been closed while the investigation continues. Parents are encouraged to contact their schools or school boards for ...

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East Algoma OPP – Traffic Stop results in Multiple Charges

On October 31, 2023, at approximately 3:00 a.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting regular patrol duties on Highway 17 near Blind River. A stolen vehicle was observed, stopped, and the driver arrested. The vehicle, a small red Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV), was reported stolen from a residence on Beckett Boulevard in Elliot Lake on October 23, 2023. ...

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SSM OPP – Attempted Murder Charges Laid after Domestic Dispute

On October 29, 2023, shortly after 4:45 p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a weapons call where a victim of a domestic dispute was shot in the arm in Herrick Township. Police arrived a short time later and located the victim at a neighbor’s home.  Sault Ste Marie Paramedic Services then ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Investigation continues into fatal collision on Hwy 17

One person has died as a result of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 17. On October 20, 2023, shortly after 12:00 a.m., members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Manitoulin-Sudbury Paramedic Services, and Sables-Spanish Rivers Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Sables-Spanish Rivers Township. Upon arrival, police learned of a head ...

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MPP Michael Mantha calls on government to compensate forestry sector

During question period Algoma-Manitoulin MPP, Michael Mantha, called on the Conservative government to ensure operators in the forestry sector are made whole for fiber cut before the Espanola Domtar Mill idles its operations.   “Stopping operations at the mill will be disruptive enough as it is without adding the extra burden of watching harvested fiber rot at roadside and worrying ...

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Marathon OPP – Impaired Operation Charges Laid during Traffic Stop

Members of the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested and charged one individual with impaired operation. On October 14, 2023, just before 11:00 a.m., members of the Marathon OPP Detachment observed a passenger motor vehicle driving erratically on Peninsula Road within the Town of Marathon. Officers subsequently initiated a traffic stop. Through investigation, it was determined ...

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East Algoma OPP – Impaired Charges laid after collision

On October 14, 2023, shortly after 10:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma OPP Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to report of a fail to remain motor vehicle collision on Ansonia Road in the Municipality of Huron Shores. Investigation determined the complainant was driving on Ansonia Road when the complainant’s vehicle was hit by a passing westbound ...

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Nipigon OPP – Assistance asked for in Fatal Collision

The Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting the assistance of the public to provide any information or dash camera footage they have regarding a fatal motor vehicle collision. On October 10, 2032, at approximately 3:30 p.m., members of the Nipigon OPP Detachment, along with Emergency Medical Services and Fire, responded to a fatal two-vehicle collision on ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid after Traffic Stop

On October 8, 2023, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties in the Town of Blind River. Shortly after 9:30 a.m., police observed an eastbound minivan travelling at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. While speaking to the driver the officer detected a strong odour of cannabis marihuana ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Arrest made in connection with Death in Sagamok FN

Police have arrested and charged one person in connection with a death in Sagamok First Nation. On September 24, 2023, shortly before 6:00 a.m., members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault with a weapon on Sagamok Road in Sagamok First Nation. Upon arrival, police learned that one person received life-threatening injuries from ...

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East Algoma OPP – Public Assistance Requested in Locating Marc

Members from the East Algoma OPP Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing person.   On Wednesday October 12, 2023, shortly after 4:00 a.m., the East Algoma OPP received a report of a missing person from the Town of Spanish.   Investigation determined Marc, 34-years-old, was last seen going for a ...

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Ontario Breaks Ground on Long-Term Care Home in Marathon

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Construction is underway at a new long-term care home at Wilson Memorial General Hospital in Marathon. This home is one of 67 long-term care home projects fast-tracked this fall with support from the Ontario government’s increased provincial construction funding subsidy for construction starts before August 31, 2023. This is part of the Ontario government’s commitment to build more than 58,000 ...

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