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Accommodations for Workers and Contractors Opens in Marathon

  GMS Camps & Catering Limited Partnership held the grand opening of its facilities here in Marathon on Wednesday, September 13th. GMS Camps is a partnership between two area First Nations, Pic Mobert First Nation and Biigtigong Nishnaabeg, and along with Sudbury-based Morris Group, to help meet the demand for local accommodations for itinerant workers in the area. “We’re excited ...

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Four Vehicle Collision sends Elliot Lake Woman to Hospital – UPDATED

Sep 11, 2018 @ 14:33 On September 11, 2018, shortly after 9:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Blind River Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), a member from the OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) team, OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), Blind River Fire Department and the Mississauga First Nation Fire Department responded to a collision near the junction of Highway 17 ...

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News from the Park – Doug Ford’s ‘To Do List’

NFTP 180831 As you know, MPPs have been back to work in Queen’s Park almost immediately following June election. Doug Ford was determined to start swinging that wrecking ball as soon as he could. Like all of my colleagues it has been a real whirlwind trying to fit in all of our new rolls as the Official Opposition as well ...

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Algoma Central Engine House in SSM Recognized for National Importance

Representative of the early 20th century’s ambitions to increase and improve transportation through northern Ontario, the Algoma Central Engine House in Sault Ste. Marie, was the first train repair shed in Canada built with an internal turntable. Built in 1912, it has seen continuous use and is currently operated by CN. Today, Dr. Richard Alway, Ontario Member of the Historic ...

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Missing Boater on Obakamiga Lake Recovered

On Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at approximately 10:15 a.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Hornepayne) Detachment began their search for a missing boater on Obakamiga Lake located in the Cholette Township.   An extensive search was conducted by members of the Superior East (OPP) along with the assistance of the (OPP) helicopter service and several family ...

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Intoxicated Male arrested on BFN and charged

On August 26 2018 at approximately 11:15 p.m. members from the Batchawana Police Service and the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an intoxicated male on Batchawana First Nations Territory. As a result of further investigation, Mathew L’HEREUX 22 years-of-age of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was charged with the following; Possession of a Schedule ...

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Marathon OPP upgrade charges to Manslaughter from Aggravated Assault

On July 31, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an unconscious male at a residence on Stevens Avenue in Marathon. Officers attended and confirmed that a 20-year-old male from Marathon was receiving medical attention from Superior North Emergency Medical Services. He was subsequently flown to Thunder Bay for further ...

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Three Garden River Men charged in Drug Investigation

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau (POIB) with the assistance of Anishinabek Police Service (APS) arrested three males and laid numerous charges related to a drug offences investigation. As a result of the investigation, officers seized 76 grams of suspected Cocaine/Crack, 17.8 grams of suspected Crystal Methamphetamine, 4.4 grams of ...

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Marathon OPP investigate Serious Collision that closed Hwy 17 Last night

On Monday, August 13, 2018, at approximately 5:00 pm, members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), on Highway 17, approximately 1km east of Highway 614. A westbound motor vehicle, a Hyundai Santa Fe, left the roadway entering the westbound ditch. The vehicle struck a rock-cut head-on ...

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Have you seen Lawrence Boyd

On August 12, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Elliot Lake Detachment responded to a report of a missing male from the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario. OPP investigation has revealed that Lawrence Boyd, 34 years of age was seen leaving St. Joseph’s General Hospital shortly after 5:00 a.m. on this morning. He is described as white, approximately ...

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Marathon Man charged With Aggravated Assault

On July 31, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an unconscious male at a residence on Stevens Avenue in Marathon. Officers attended and confirmed that a 20-year-old male from Marathon was receiving medical attention from Superior North Emergency Medical Services. He was subsequently flown to Thunder Bay for further ...

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SSM Continues in Site Selection for Ferrochrome Production Facility

The City of Sault Ste. Marie’s submission is one of two selected by Noront Resources Inc. to move on to the next stage of the process to select a site for a Ferrochrome Production Facility. The Sault FPF Project team is looking forward to continue working with Noront. The City’s submission was based on comprehensive research and analysis by the ...

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La pauvreté infantile demeure un énorme problème au Canada

En 1989, le Parlement a adopté à l’unanimité une motion demandant l’élimination de la pauvreté infantile au Canada d’ici l’an 2000. Cela a mené à la création de la Campagne 2000, un mouvement pancanadien d’éducation du public visant à sensibiliser la population à l’égard de la motion parlementaire et des efforts pour atteindre les objectifs fixés, et à obtenir un ...

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Child poverty remains a huge problem for Canada

In 1989 parliament unanimously passed a motion calling for the end of child poverty in Canada by the year 2000. That led to the creation of Campaign 2000, a cross-Canada public education movement to build awareness and support for the parliamentary motion and efforts to achieve its goal. One of the main focuses of Campaign 2000’s work is publishing research ...

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SSM Man fined $4,125 for Various hunting & Fishing offences

A Sault Ste. Marie man has been fined $4,125 for various hunting and fishing offences. Cameron Tucker pleaded guilty and was fined $1,000 for hunting big game without a licence, $1,000 for discharging a firearm on the travelled portion of a roadway, $2,000 for violating a court order, and $125 for fishing without a licence. Tucker received a suspended sentence ...

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