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After 14 year Homicide Investigation – Schreiber Man Charged

After a 14 year homicide investigation, a Schreiber resident has been arrested and charged with murder.   The investigation began on November 29, 2006, at 2:34 p.m. when members of the Schreiber Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment were called to investigate the suspicious death of Jeanine St. JEAN at her Quebec Street residence in the Town of Schreiber.   As ...

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SSM OPP – Emergency Services Report to MSV Collision

On March 21, 2020 at approximately 6:45 p.m. members from the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sault Ste. Marie Ambulance, Aweres Fire Department and Goulais River Fire Department responded to a report of a motorized snow vehicle collision in Aweres Township, Ontario.   The collision occurred on Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club (OFSC) D trail ...

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FedNor invest in multi-use mountain bike trails around SSM

  Terry Sheehan, Parliamentary Secretary and Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie announced a FedNor investment of $500,000 to support the Sault Ste. Marie EDC’s efforts to construct up to 75 kilometres of high quality, multi-use mountain bike trails, benefitting not only tourists but also the local economy. This investment is being made through the Canadian Experiences Fund (CEF), ...

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Restaurant Canada Show will get a taste of northern Ontario

The Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN), a division of the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre and supported by FedNor, will be leading a delegation of six businesses from across northern Ontario at the Restaurant Canada Show 2020 in Toronto from March 1st-3rd. Boreal Berry Farm & Winery, Fromagerie Kapuskoise, Mountain Maple Products, Penokean Hill Farm, Purvis Fisheries, and Quinta Quinoa will ...

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Charges laid in Drug Overdose Death

On February 7, 2020, members of the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit, under the direction of Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), have charged one person as a result of a drug overdose, which claimed a life in East Ferris Township, Ontario. On August 15, 2019, police were called to a residence on Marina Road in ...

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Nuevo Restaurante en Sault Ste. Marie

Don’t look it up as it’s not a word in any language; English or Spanish. I tried and after a few attempts, realized that looking into the company’s’ archives would lead me in the right direction. Sure enough, I learned that the name Qdoba is as much of a word as zelboila. Yup, I made that one up and you will not ...

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Chapleau Gold Rush Nationals

After lengthy negotiations involving the Township of Chapleau and the Chapleau Regional Development Corporation (CRDC), a local private organization, to date, no agreement has been reached for use of the Chapleau Airport to hold the Gold Rush Nationals in 2020.  The Township of Chapleau has been and will continue to be an important part of economic development in the community. ...

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Province Helping Prepare Indigenous Students in Sault Ste. Marie For Success

Ontario’s government is helping the Shingwauk Education Trust (SET) provide culturally relevant education to its Indigenous students, contributing to their future success. Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities and MPP for Sault Ste. Marie, on behalf of Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and Minister of Indigenous Affairs, have announced an investment of $2 million through ...

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2020 Big Wish Lottery Winners!

The 2020 Big Wish Lottery (License No. 11332) winners were drawn Jan. 11, 2020 at 5 p.m. in the Station Mall Centre Court. $100,000 cash winner: Ticket #03839 – Kyle Brazao $2,000 cash winners: Ticket #04094 – F. Bock Ticket #02197 – Kathren Maahs Ticket #00090 – Anthony Valade Ticket #08564 – Carol Macintosh Ticket #09810 – Shain & Franca ...

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East Algoma OPP Investigate Fatal Collision – UPDATE

Jan 7, 2020 at 12:56 – On Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 11:45 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Sables-Spanish River Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of the Town of Spanish.   The investigation has since revealed that a westbound tractor trailer collided with ...

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Algoma Power Outage North of the Soo & Warming Centre’s – UPDATE

  Jan 7, 2020 at 08:01 Algoma Power is continuing restoration efforts to over 1000 residential, seasonal, and small business customers north of Sault Ste. Marie, No ETR at this time. Thank you for your patience. Wawa-news has inquired if there is another outage. Jan 7, 2020 at 07:30 Algoma Power finished restoring power to all residential, seasonal, and small ...

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SSM OPP Charge Batchewana Male with Assault with a Weapon

On January 1, 2020 at approximately 5:00 a.m. members from the Batchewana Police Service, Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Sault Ste. Marie Ambulance were dispatched to a disturbance on Frontenac Street, Batchewana First Nation, Ontario. Officers and E.M.S. attended the scene and located one injured person with non-life threatening injuries. As a result of further investigation, John ...

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SSM OPP Charge Calgary Man with Operation while Impaired

On January 1, 2020 at approximately 1:40 a.m. members from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Highway Safety Division (HSD) conducted a traffic stop on Queen Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. As a result of further investigation, Johar Sirage HUSSEIN 35 years-old from Calgary, Alberta was charged with the following: Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration – 80 plus, contrary ...

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