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East Algoma OPP – Driver charged ‘Drive while under Suspension’

On December 6, 2022, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting patrol duties on Water Street in the Town of Thessalon. At approximately 8:00 p.m., police observed a black pick-up truck travelling northbound on Water Street. The vehicle began to travel at a high rate of speed, turned down Barber Street and entered a ...

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Robinson Huron Treaty Leadership, Ontario and Canada Government Representatives Meet to Discuss Impending Litigation

This week, the Robinson Huron Treaty Litigation Fund (RHTLF) leadership met with the governments of Canada and Ontario to discuss treaty renewal and the ongoing Robinson Huron Treaty annuities case.   This historic meeting with Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller and Ontario’s Minister of Indigenous Affairs Greg Rickford focused on the ceremony and was an important step towards treaty renewal. ...

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L’Ontario souligne la Journée nationale de commémoration et d’action contre la violence faite aux femmes

Aujourd’hui, la Dre Merrilee Fullerton, ministre des Services à l’enfance et des Services sociaux et communautaires, a publié la déclaration suivante : « Nous nous unissons aujourd’hui aux Canadiennes et Canadiens des quatre coins du pays pour souligner la Journée nationale de commémoration et d’action contre la violence faite aux femmes. Cette journée nous rappelle solennellement la tragique fusillade survenue il a 33 ans ...

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Ontario Marks National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Today, Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, released the following statement: “Today, we stand together across the country to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. It is a solemn reminder of the tragic shooting 33 years ago at l’Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, in which 14 women were killed and 13 ...

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The NWMO Announces New Director, Site Selection Ignace/Northwest

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is pleased to announce our new Director, Site Selection Ignace/Northwest, Joanne Jacyk. Joanne will play a critical role in ensuring that we continue to develop lasting relationships with the communities of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation and Ignace and surrounding communities. A major area of focus will be ensuring potential host communities have all the ...

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Nipigon OPP – Investigation Continues into November 29th Fatal Collision on Hwy 11

On November 29, 2022, at approximately 7:43 p.m., members of the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment, Superior Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and Beardmore Fire Department responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 11 north of Nipigon. The collision involved two commercial motor vehicles (CMV). A 29-year-old individual from one of the CMV’s was transported to hospital ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple Charges laid after RIDE Check Evasion

On December 3, 2022, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) check on Water Street and Francis Street in the Town of Thessalon. At approximately 2:15 p.m., police observed a southbound black car being operated by a person known to them come to a stop on Water ...

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ONWA Outraged by Winnipeg Murders and Violence that Continues

The serial murders that occurred in Winnipeg, Manitoba are a national tragedy and another example of racism and hate. This is a call for action to address this hate that continues to put the safety of Indigenous women at risk – and to end the ongoing genocide that is its direct result. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) recognizes and ...

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Nipigon OPP – Safe winter driving Tips

Members of the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment are reminding motorists to take the time to prepare themselves and their vehicles for safe winter driving as we head into the winter months. A leading cause of collisions that occur during the winter months is poor driving, not poor driving conditions.   In the last two weeks alone, Nipigon OPP ...

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East Algoma OPP – Male Charged Twice with Trespass by Night

On December 2, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged a person again with trespass by night after he was caught on security camera attempting to enter vehicles in driveways. On December 1, 2022, at approximately 4:15 a.m., the person was caught on camera at a residence on Westview Crescent attempting to enter a vehicle parked in the ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on World AIDS Day

December 1, 2022 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World AIDS Day: “On World AIDS Day, we join people living with HIV and AIDS in Canada and around the world, to remember the lives lost to this epidemic and show our unwavering support to reaching our global goals of zero new HIV infections, ...

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Good Roads Welcomes Mayor of Hornepayne To Executive Board

At the November 24th meeting of the Good Roads Board of Directors (BOD) in Toronto, Ontario a vote was held for the position of Third Vice-President. Cheryl Fort, Mayor of Hornepayne, was unanimously elected. Fort has been on the board since 2019. “Helping Good Roads achieve their aspirations of improving municipal roads and infrastructure in Ontario aligns with the work ...

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