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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after Robbery

On September 13, 2022, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a previous robbery on Hirshhorn Avenue in Elliot Lake. On September 11, 2022 police received a call to an apartment complex on Hirshhorn Avenue in relation to a robbery. The complainant reported being assaulted by a known person to them. The ...

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East Algoma OPP – Election Sign Tampering is a crime

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to advise the public to not tamper with election signs and that any act of mischief committed in relation to election signs is a criminal offence. Recently, several occurrences have been reported to the OPP involving mischief to election signs posted at various locations. Those persons found committing such offences will be charged accordingly. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple Charges Laid after Disturbance at Bar

On September 4, 2022, at approximately 2:00 a.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called in relation to a disturbance a bar on Philip Walk in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported a fight had ensued between numerous people inside and was now outside in the parking lot. Once outside, threats were made with a knife and a ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after vehicle stop

On September 2, 2022, at approximately 3:00 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a previous bail violation occurrence in Serpent River. On August 17, 2022, police stopped a vehicle for speeding on Highway 17 in the Serpent River area. Investigation determined the driver and passenger had previous release conditions to not be with ...

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Thunder Bay OPP – UTV Driver Killed, Passenger injured after UTV rollover

On September 2, 2022, at 9:00 pm, members of the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Decourcey Lake Road, off Highway 527, north of Thunder Bay. Police were advised a lone Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) side by side had rolled causing extensive injuries to the operator and passenger. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple Charges Laid after traffic stop

On September 2, 2022 at approximately 5:00 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a possible impaired driver complaint on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported a female driver who looked to be impaired in a silver and black pick-up truck. The vehicle licence plate and last known direction of travel was also provided. Police located ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple Charges Laid after crashing into tree

On September 3, 2022, at approximately 6:00 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a pick-up truck that crashed into a tree on Shaw Dam Road. Police later located the pick-up truck in Iron Bridge after a second traffic complaint regarding the same vehicle being operated in an erratic manner. An odour of alcoholic beverage was ...

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The Algoma Fall Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Entertainment on Fire!

The Algoma Arts Festival Association is pleased to announce the 2022 Algoma Fall Festival! In our 50th season, we’ll be celebrating with The Tenors, Beolach, A Sharon, Lois & Bram Singalong and other amazing Canadian talent. The Algoma Fall Festival began in 1972 and has featured many prominent Canadian artists and performances over the years including The National Ballet of ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made in Fire Investigation

On August 29, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested one person in relation to a previous fire related call on Lisbon Road in Elliot Lake. On November 19, 2021 the Elliot Lake Fire Department and OPP were called to a fire at a vacant building on Lisbon Road. The fire looked to be deliberately set and unknown person(s) ...

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East Algoma OPP – 29th Impaired Driving Charge Laid

On August 26th, 2022, shortly after 6:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision involving a minivan in a ditch on Declerk Road in the Town of Spanish. Police arrived a short later and located the driver. While speaking to the driver the officer determined alcohol had been ...

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East Algoma OPP – Investigation continues in to Elliot Lake Robbery

On August 30, 2022, at approximately 7:30 a.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence on Tokyo Crescent in Elliot Lake regarding an attempted robbery occurrence. The complainant had reported that a person entered their residence and demanded money. The complainant called 911 and the suspect departed. The suspect is described as wearing black pants, a black ...

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SE OPP – Two Hornepayne Residents Charged Following Domestic Dispute

On August 26, 2022, at approximately 7:12 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Front Street in Hornepayne. The investigation revealed that property was damaged and one individual was assaulted during a physical altercation. As a result, a 26-year-old person, from Hornepayne, was charged with ...

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East Algoma – Crosswalk rules for vehicles & pedestrians

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to remind the motoring public about the rules of road in relation to keeping pedestrians safe at crosswalks. Vehicles must stop when a pedestrian is crossing a roadway at a marked or unmarked crosswalk. A pedestrian is considered to be crossing when “any part or extension of the body moves into the ...

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Algoma Steel and Union reach tentative collective agreement

Algoma Steel Group Inc. and United Steelworkers Local Union 2251, the union representing Algoma’s hourly employees, announced today that the parties have reached a tentative collective agreement. The USW Local 2251 bargaining committee is unanimously recommending the offer and the parties have agreed to extend the current contract until August 30, 2022, to allow for a ratification vote to occur. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Break & Enter at Bobber’s

On August 19th, 2022, shortly after 7:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Forensic Identification Services unit responded to a report of a break and enter at Bobber’s Restaurant on Highway 17 in the Town of Bruce Mines. The on-going investigation has determined that sometime between 10:30 p.m., Thursday August 18th ...

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