Headlines

From the Branch – February 7

Feb 7, 2018 @ 08:05   Last Saturday afternoon the Legion Lounge was the setting of a fantastic birthday party as Marie Haight celebrated her 95th, with her friends and family. She even had a dance on the music of the Good Timers and enjoyed all the attention on her special day.   The next event will be the “Chase ...

Read More »

Wednesday Morning News – February 7

Feb 7, 2018 @ 07:59 Weather Today Flurries ending near noon then mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. High minus 10. Tonight Partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 22. Wind chill minus 27.   Roads 2018-02-07 – early morning report 101 Timmins to ...

Read More »

SE OPP Detachment – January Statistics

Feb 6, 2018 @ 14:16 During the month of January, 2018 the Superior East Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to numerous calls for service. Some of those calls were: 578 Calls for service 14 Criminal Code Charges 1 Impaired driving charge 9 Drug-Related Occurrences 49 Motor Vehicle Collisions (MVC) 0 MCV related fatalities Officers have also completed many ...

Read More »

Men’s Curling Standings – January 6

Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 9 10 LESCHISHIN, Mark 2 8 11 McCOY, Joe 3 6 11 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 6 12 MOORE, Bruce 5 5 11 ECOLE ST. JOSEPH 6 4 12 YOUNG, Paul 6 4 12 DERESKI, Louis 8 3 11 GAMES SCHEDULE – February 12, 2018 Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 St. ...

Read More »

Today is Safer Internet Day

Feb 6, 2018 @ 08:06 Today is Safer Internet Day, with this year’s focus on “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you” Last month, the OPP and the  Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre or C3P) signed an important agreement that highlights areas of collaboration to enhance the safety of children and youth in Ontario. ...

Read More »

Tuesday Morning News – February 6

Feb 6, 2018 @ 07:54 Weather Today A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 15. Wind chill minus 30 this morning. Tonight Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Flurries at times heavy beginning this evening. Local amount 5 cm. Wind up to 15 ...

Read More »

Hwy 17 OPEN (Wawa to Batchawana)

Feb 6, 2018 @ 04:16 Highway 17 has been reopened. At 1:40 this morning Environment Canada advised that the snow squalls were no longer expected for that area. The highway had been closed since 7:38 Monday, January 5, 2018.

Read More »

Traffic Delays East of Wawa – Highway 101 UPDATE

Feb 5, 2018 @ 19:50 The tractor trailer has been removed. Feb 5, 2018 @ 18:15 There are minor traffic delays on Highway 101 as Superior East OPP conduct traffic control around a disabled tractor trailer. The tractor trailer is partially up the Ghost Lake Hill headed east, and is blocking the lane. Please be careful for the next hour ...

Read More »

Snow Squalls Continue, HIghway 17 remains closed

Feb 5, 2018 @ 13:05 Webcams at Montreal River Snow squalls continue, with the heaviest, and most intense squalls are in the Montreal River Harbour area where snowfall rates of several centimetres per hour are possible. Environment Canada warns that snowfall amounts of 15 to 30 cm are likely before the snow squalls end this afternoon or evening. Highway 17 ...

Read More »

Life is getting Harder, but New Democrats have a plan

Feb 5, 2018 @ 09:37 I am sure that I don’t have to remind you that Monday February 19th Ontarians celebrate Family Day. The holiday is celebrated on the third Monday each year. Ontarians work very hard to support their families and help our economy grow. But sometimes our lives are so full that it’s hard for people to make ...

Read More »

SE OPP Wawa Arrest & Charge Wawa Woman with possession of heroin

Feb 5, 2018 @ 09:04 On Friday February 2, 2018 at approximately 6:00 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Wawa) Detachment responded to a Wawa address regarding a disturbance call. While at the scene police observed and seized a quantity of what it is believed to be heroin. As a result Cassandra OUELLETTE (27) of Wawa, ...

Read More »

Have you seen Joseph Topping?

Feb 5, 2018 @ 08:15 On January 8, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Elliot Lake Detachment responded to a report of a missing male from the Elliot Lake, Ontario area.   OPP Investigation has revealed that Joseph TOPPING, a 31 year old male had not been heard from since the beginning of January, 2018. He is described as ...

Read More »

ETFO members’ survey shows violence pervasive in schools

Feb 5, 2018 @ 07:45 The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) commissioned Strategic Communications (Stratcom) to conduct a survey of its members from October 21 to November 13, 2017, regarding their experiences of workplace violence from the 2016-2017 school year. The survey results reveal an increase in the number and severity of violent incidents. ETFO members also say that front ...

Read More »

Hwy17 CLOSED (Wawa to Batchawana Bay)

Feb 5, 2018 @ 07:41   Ontario511 has tweeted that Highway 17 is closed from Wawa to Batchawana Bay due to weather. Wawa-news has reports of severe whiteout conditions in the Montreal River Harbour area.  

Read More »

Monday Morning News – February 5

Feb 5, 2018 @ 07:30 Weather Today Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light early this morning. High minus 15. Wind chill minus 36 this morning and minus 25 this afternoon. Tonight Partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 25. Wind chill ...

Read More »