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The G’minoomaadozimin – We Are Living Well project receives Provincial Funding

Minister Greg Rickford (Energy, Northern Development and Mines, and Minister of Indigenous Affairs) made an announcement yesterday on behalf of Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development. He announced that the Ontario government is investing $280,500 to help Nokiiwin Tribal Council provide culturally-appropriate training and programs. “We are committed to supporting workers, students and families living in First ...

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East Algoma OPP – 26th Driver this year charged with Impaired

On August 11, 2020, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties in the Town of Blind River.   Shortly after 10:00 p.m., police observed a vehicle on Causley Street that was up on a sidewalk. While speaking to the driver, the officer determined that alcohol had been consumed. As a result of the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Guelph Police would like help in locating a Missing Male

On August 11, 2020, the Guelph Police Service contacted the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) requesting assistance in locating a missing male that may be in or travelling through our area.   The Guelph Police Service is trying to locate Mr. Jad CRAWFORD. CRAWFORD is 49 years-of-age and from the City of Guelph, Ontario. He is operating a silver 2014 Kia ...

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Community of Red Lake evacuates under Threat of Forest Fire

  The community of Red Lake issued an evacuation order Monday night. This was to urge all vulnerable residents to leave immediately, and others to leave that evening as a forest fire (RED049) was threatening the hydro lines and main access to the community. More than 4,000 people began to leave and were registering at the Township of Ear Falls or ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges Laid after Call for Service

On August 9, 2020, shortly after 1:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call for service on Beckett Boulevard in the City of Elliot Lake.   Investigation determined the call was unfounded, however, drugs were located on a person associated to the initial complaint and as a result, Karl BRASCH, ...

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East Algoma OPP – Trio arrested after Disturbance at Local Motel

On August 8, 2020, shortly after 10:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an intoxicated person with injuries to an eye at a local motel in the Town of Blind River   Police arrived a short time and located the injured person and arranged for the person to be transported to ...

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East Algoma OPP – Stolen Car Recovered – Occupants were Sleeping

On August 7, 2020, shortly after 1:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a possible impaired driver that was sleeping with the car idling on Dunn Farm Trail (off of Melwel Road) within the Municipality of Huron Shores.   Police attended and located the vehicle running with two occupants inside sleeping. A ...

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L’Ontario élargit son réseau de télévision en circuit fermé pour assurer la sécurité des collectivités

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario entend s’associer aux services de police de toute la province pour élargir le réseau ontarien de télévision en circuit fermé (TCF), un outil essentiel dans la lutte contre la violence armée, les bandes criminalisées et d’autres formes de criminalité. Dans ce but, la province investira 6 millions de dollars sur trois ans au titre de la Subvention ...

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Ontario Expanding Closed-Circuit Television Coverage to Keep Communities Safe

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The Ontario government is looking to partner with police services across the province to expand the coverage of closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems, a key tool in the fight against guns and gangs and other criminal activity. The investment of $6 million over three years will be made available through the Ontario CCTV Grant, a new program designed to further support ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charge Speeder with Multiple Offences

On July 30, 2020, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Highway 108.   Shortly after 8:30 p.m., police observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and initiated a traffic stop. A query revealed the driver was suspended and the vehicle uninsured.   As a result of the ...

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Le financement créera de nouveaux emplois et favorisera le secteur technologique dans le Nord de l’Ontario

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario accorde plus de un million de dollars pour appuyer le secteur de la technologie, créer des emplois et stimuler l’économie numérique dans le Nord. Le financement est consenti à huit entreprises par l’entremise de la Société de gestion du Fonds du patrimoine du Nord de l’Ontario (SGFPNO). « Tandis que nous mettons l’accent sur la relance ...

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Funding will create new jobs and promote technology sector in Northern Ontario

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The Ontario government is providing more than $1 million to support the technology sector, create jobs and help boost the digital economy in the North. Funding is being delivered to eight companies through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC). “As we focus on economic recovery, our government is proud to make targeted investments in growing sectors and businesses here ...

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East Algoma OPP – ATV Driver Charged after Traffic Stop

On August 1, 2020, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol on Government Road within the Johnson Township.   Shortly after 9:00 p.m., police observed a westbound All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) on Government Road with two occupants. The officer observed the driver not to be wearing a helmet and the ATV had the right ...

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