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OPP Investigate Collision that Spilt Logs onto Highway 144

Jun 2, 2020 at 11:33 On June 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., members from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Sudbury Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Greater Sudbury Fire Services and Hydro One responded to a single motor vehicle roll-over collision, involving a tractor-trailer, on Highway 144 at Marina Road, City of Greater Sudbury. ...

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Manitoulin OPP investigate Two Sudden Deaths

On May 31, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) checked on the well-being of two residents in the Town of Espanola. Officers entered the residence and located both deceased. The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Manitoulin OPP Crime Unit under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch ...

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Manitoulin OPP investigate Fatal ATV Collision

Manitoulin OPP with the assistance of OPP Technical Collision Investigators are investigating a fatal ATV collision that occurred May 31st at approximately 3:20 p.m. Members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with the assistance of the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision involving an All-Terrain Vehicle ...

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SSM OPP Investigate Fatal Collision

On May 18, 2020, at approximately 11:20 a.m., members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 near the eastern city limits of Sault Ste. Marie. The driver of a sedan lost control, entered the ditch, rolled several times and was ejected from the vehicle.  Calvin MANDIGO, 55 ...

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Algoma Steel Secures Iron Ore Supply

Algoma Steel Inc. (Algoma Steel) announced today they have signed a new four-year iron ore pellet purchase agreement with United States Steel Corporation. The contract replaces contracts that expire at the end of this year and provides Algoma Steel with surety of supply of quality iron ore pellets through to the close of the 2024 shipping season. Algoma Steel CEO ...

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SSM OPP – Police Week

National Police Week began in 1970 as a way for the police to connect with their communities and to increase awareness about the services they provide.   Police Week occurs in May to coincide with Peace Officers Memorial Day, recognized internationally on May 15.   The Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) celebrates policing as an ...

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SSM OPP – ATV Driver Charged after traffic stop

On April 30, 2020 at approximately 4:45 p.m. members from the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on general patrol on Olsen Drive, Aweres Township, Ontario. Officers observed an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) being operated in an unsafe manner as both occupants were not wearing helmets. Officers conducted a traffic stop with the ATV and as ...

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SSM OPP – Impaired Charges laid after collision

On May 1, 2020 at approximately 11:45 p.m. members from the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Goulais Fire and Rescue and Sault Ste. Marie Ambulance responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Mission Road, Goulais River, Ontario.   Officers attended the scene where the single occupant of the vehicle was extracted by Goulais Fire ...

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Sault College Professor Offering Free AutoCAD Training for Local High School Students

Sault College recognizes that due to the current COVID-19 situation there may be some high school students who have not had the opportunity to further develop their skills and interests in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning.   To assist with hands on learning in this exciting area, Sault College Civil Engineering Professor Marc Pilon is sharing his expertise ...

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SSM OPP – Traffic Stop results in Cannabis Charges

On April 25, 2020 members from the Sault Ste. Marie Highway Safety Division (HSD) and Traffic Incident Management Enforcement (TIME) team responded to a westbound traffic complaint on Highway 17.   At approximately 6:30 p.m. officers observed the westbound vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on Highway 17, Garden River First Nation, Ontario.   As a result of further investigation, ...

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Visit us at our Virtual Open House – Sault College

We may not be able to meet our prospective students in person at our annual open house, but we’ve found a way to show off our amazing campus through our new Virtual Open House! And as an added bonus, while visiting, guests can enter for a chance to win $2500 towards their tuition*! Draw takes place May 1, 2020!   ...

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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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