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SE OPP – Arrest made after Domestic Assault

On March 30, 2022, at approximately 1:00 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Michipicoten First Nation, near Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 46-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of ...

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SE OPP – Arrest made after Possible Impaired Driver Report

On March 29, 2022 at approximately 5:56 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a possible impaired driver operating a four-door sedan on Highway 17 in White River. The vehicle was located and further investigation revealed that the driver was impaired. A small amount of suspected methamphetamine was also located in the ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after Trespass Complaint

On April 4, 2022, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a trespass and theft-related occurrence at a retail store on Highway 108 in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported viewing video surveillance of a person entering the store and stealing numerous items. Police viewed the video and recognized the person. On April 5, 2022 at approximately 4:30 ...

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East Algoma OPP – Break & Enter Charges Laid

On March 23, 2022, shortly after 9:45 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a break and enter that occurred at approximately 5:00 a.m. at a residence on Fremont Street in the Town of Blind River. Investigation determined items stolen were two guitars, guitar accessories, a laptop and clothing ...

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Put on your Packsack!

A new podcast has launched that explores the resilience of Northerners in a rapidly changing world, The Packsack Project. It brings together people, businesses, and organizations who are adapting to change in ways that are reflective of Northern Ontario’s culture and geography. The podcast is a collaboration between NORDIK Institute, a community-based research hub affiliated with Algoma University, and the ...

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Increase in suspected opioid related harms in the Algoma region

Algoma Public Health (APH) is cautioning anyone who uses street drugs to take extra precautions at this time, as there has been an increase in suspected opioid-related harms in Algoma. APH is also asking all members of the community to continue their support for residents at risk of opioid poisonings and their loved ones.   Opioid surveillance for Algoma consists ...

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East Algoma Investigate Fatal Collision

On March 29, 2022, shortly after 3:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Algoma District Paramedic Services, the North Shore Fire Department and Hydro One responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pick-up truck on Highway 17 (west of Long Street) in Algoma Mills. Investigation determined a pick-up truck was travelling westbound ...

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SSM OPP – Fatal Collision Victim Identified

On March 27, 2022, at approximately 8:00 p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Sault Ste Marie Paramedic Services and Batchewana Fire Rescue responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a car and an SUV on Highway 17 at Sawpit Bay in Ryan Township (north of Pancake Provincial Park). Investigation determined a car ...

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East Algoma OPP – Person arrested at Mischief Call

On March 25, 2022, at approximately 4:30 p.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to mischief related occurrence at an apartment building on Dunn Road in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported a known person proceeded smash windows in the building with a hammer. Prior to this call, police had attended and dealt with the same person ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple Firearms Offences Charges Laid

On March 16, 2022, shortly after 7:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance call on Youngfox Road in the Town of Blind River. Information gleaned during the investigation led to a warrant being executed at the residence with the assistance of the OPP’s East Algoma Crime Unit, Canine Unit ...

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Springer Aerospace in Echo Bay receives 1.4 Million to Expand

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The Ontario government is providing more than $1.4 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to enable Springer Aerospace to expand its operations in Echo Bay, building new facilities and upgrading current amenities. This investment will help the company create jobs and capitalize on increased demand for its aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul services. “Supporting growth in the aviation and ...

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Springer Aerospace à Echo Bay reçoit 1,4 million pour se développer

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario accorde plus de 1,4 million de dollars par l’entremise de la Société de gestion du Fonds du patrimoine du Nord de l’Ontario (SGFPNO) pour permettre à Springer Aerospace d’étendre ses activités à Echo Bay en construisant de nouvelles installations et en améliorant les commodités actuelles. Cet investissement aidera l’entreprise à créer des emplois et à tirer parti de ...

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MPP Mantha congratulates community for mental health and addictions investment

Queen’s Park – MPP Michael Mantha (Algoma-Manitoulin) responded to the Ford government’s announcement of support for addictions services in Espanola and Sagamok First Nation. He released the following statement: “Congratulations to community members who have been fighting for mental health investment for years.  This isn’t all that’s needed, but it’s a small victory for mental health in these communities.  It’s ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arson Charges Laid

On March 21, 2022, at approximately 11:55 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a disturbance related occurrence at an apartment complex on Dunn Road in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported having their door kicked and pepper spray deployed in the hallway. Police attended and the suspects were not located or identified at that time.  At approximately ...

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East Algoma OPP – Aggravated Assault Charges Laid

On Friday March 18, 2022, shortly after 5:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a an assault in progress at a residence on Lorne Street in the Town of Thessalon.   Investigation determined two victims were stabbed, one victim sustained serious injuries to the neck and the other received superficial cuts ...

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