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Le premier ministre Ford évoque un héritage durable à l’occasion de la Journée Lincoln Alexander

Le premier ministre, Doug Ford, a émis la déclaration suivante pour commémorer l’héritage de l’honorable Lincoln M. Alexander. « Aujourd’hui, nous rendons hommage à un véritable pionnier et à une source d’inspiration pour la prochaine génération de dirigeants et tous les Ontariens et Ontariennes, Lincoln Alexander.   M. Alexander a ouvert de nouveaux horizons en tant que premier membre noir ...

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Premier Ford Reflects on a Lasting Legacy during Lincoln Alexander Day

Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to commemorate the legacy of The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: “Today, we pay tribute to a true trailblazer and inspiration to the next generation of leaders and all Ontarians, Lincoln Alexander. Lincoln broke new ground as Canada’s first Black Member of Parliament, first Black federal cabinet minister, and Ontario’s first Black Lieutenant Governor. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after Domestic Disturbance

On January 14, 2021, shortly after 12:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic disturbance involving a handgun in the Municipality of Huron Shores. Investigation determined the complainant was visiting two friends when the person’s common-law spouse entered the residence waiving a handgun at the three occupants and then pointed it at the complainant. A ...

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Manitouwadge Driver charged after colllision – Corrected

Manitouwadge OPP arrested and charged 47-year-old Clayton BARSTAD of Manitouwadge with operate a conveyance with a blood alcohol concentration that was equal to or exceeded 80 mg of alcohol in 100 mL of blood, contrary to Section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code. Barstad was charged after reports of a single motor vehicle collision (MVC) on Highway 614 north of Wabikoba ...

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East Algoma OPP – Traffic & Weekend Report

Between January 6, 2021 and January 8, 2021, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties in the Blind River policing area.   On January 6, 2021, shortly after 4:00 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Causley Street. A 34-year-old unlicensed driver from Batchewana First Nation, was issued a provincial offence ...

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East Algoma OPP – Assistance Required in Robbery at ATM

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking for assistance in regards to a robbery that occurred at a bank machine in Elliot Lake.   On December 30, 2020 at approximately 7:00 p.m. police were called to a bank machine downtown Elliot Lake. A person had completed a cash withdrawal and was robbed immediately after. There were no weapons ...

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Statement from Premier Doug Ford on the Anniversary of the Fatal Plane Crash in Iran

Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement on the anniversary of the fatal plane crash in Iran: “One year ago, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was shot down minutes after takeoff from Tehran, Iran. 55 Canadian citizens and 30 permanent residents were among the 176 people killed. They came from all walks of life — families with children, professionals, newlyweds, ...

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East Algoma – Driver arrested after avoiding RIDE Check

On December 26, 2020, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) check on Highway 638 at Cloudslee Road in Plummer Additional Township.   Shortly after 3:30 p.m., police observed a black car approach the RIDE check area and suddenly stopped and conducted a three-point-turn and turned eastbound ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Charges laid after Collision

On January 2, 2021, at approximately 5:39 p.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sudbury-Manitoulin Emergency Services (EMS) and Whitefish Falls Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 6, south of Espanola. Police learned the vehicle was the subject of a previous driving complaint. Upon speaking to the driver, police also determined driver ...

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Marathon OPP Charge Driver with impaired after collision at Mall

On January 4, 2021, at approximately 5:05 a.m. officers of the Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a single motor vehicle collision at 2 Hemlo Drive, Town of Marathon. The driver of a motor vehicle struck a lamp post at the Marathon Centre Mall and was transported to the ...

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SSM OPP – Charge Thunder Bay Male with Impaired

On January 2, 2021, at 1:55 p.m. members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 17 north in VanKoughnet Township. The vehicle was located in Sault Ste. Marie and as a result of the investigation, the driver, Christopher KLOOSTERHUIS, 47-years-old, of Thunder Bay was arrested and has been ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion du Nouvel An

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait la déclaration suivante à l’occasion du Nouvel An : « Ce soir, dans tout le pays, les Canadiens feront le décompte de minuit pour accueillir une nouvelle année et réfléchiront à celle qui vient de s’écouler. « Cette année a été difficile pour beaucoup d’entre nous. Nous avons connu une pandémie mondiale qui a menacé notre ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister to mark the New Year

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement to mark the New Year: “Tonight, across the country, Canadians will count down to midnight to welcome a new year, and reflect on the one that has passed. “This year has been challenging for many of us. We have experienced a global pandemic that has threatened our health, our economy, and ...

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