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East Algoma OPP – Gasoline engines on bicycles is Illegal in Ontario

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind riders that operating a bicycle being powered by a combustion engine on roadways and sidewalks is illegal in Ontario.   People are modifying bicycles by adding a gasoline engine (similar to a chainsaw motor) to the frame. A second chain drive is usually rigged to move the back wheel through ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest three after Vehicle Complaint

On August 31st, 2021, at approximately 12:42 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a suspicious persons in a vehicle complaint at a gas station on Highway 108 in the City of Elliot Lake.   At approximately 12:48 p.m., police observed the suspect vehicle on Hillside Drive South and initiated a traffic ...

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East Algoma OPP – 27th Impaired Driving Charge Laid

On August 27th, 2021, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver in the City of Elliot Lake. Shortly after 2:15 p.m., police observed the suspect vehicle traveling northbound on Highway 108 (south of Mountain Road) and initiated a traffic stop. While speaking to the driver police ...

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East Algoma OPP – Assault Charges Laid

On August 25h, 2021, shortly after 9:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Mississauga First Nation Police Services responded to a domestic disturbance at a local gas station on Causley Street in the Town of Blind River. Investigation determined a couple were having an argument in the gas station parking lot ...

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Changemakers – Creating livable communities

Changemakers – Creating livable communities in Northern Ontario is presented by the Northwest Business Centre, in partnership with NORDIK Institute and Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (SEE). This event explores two pathways to social change: unique ways two changemakers are intentionally making a significant difference by building relationships and networks to creatively increase engagement, resilience and liveability. Roots to Harvest created ...

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SSM Library offering Virtual Program – Mindful Mondays

The Sault Ste. Marie Public Library invites you to participate in our new virtual program, ‘Mindfulness Mondays @ the Library’ with the course Mindfulness for Daily Life beginning Sept. 13, 2021. This is an introductory course and is suitable for beginners or those with limited experience (14 years of age or older). Explore the practice of mindfulness and how it ...

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East Algoma OPP – 2021’s 26th Impaired Charge Laid

Aug 25, 2021 at 09:50 On August 25th, 2021, at approximately  4:25 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information from Sault Ste Marie Police Services of a possible a possible impaired driver that left Sault Ste Marie and may be driving east on Highway 17.   At approximately 5:11 a.m., police observed ...

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East Algoma OPP – Warning of Catalytic Converter Thefts

Aug 24, 2021 at 13:44 On August 23rd, 2021 members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a catalytic converter from a car that was parked overnight at the Hilton Beach Marina in the Town of Hilton Beach. On August 10th, 2021, OPP members responded to a theft of a catalytic ...

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East Algoma OPP – Threat Charges Laid

On August 22nd, 2021, shortly after 9:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to threats complaint at McCarthy Lake Boat launch south of the City of Elliot Lake.   Investigation determined an argument ensued between the two victims and another camper. The argument became heated resulting in the couple being threatened.   As ...

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East Algoma OPP – 2021’s 25th Impaired Charge Laid

On August 24th, 2021, shortly after 11:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver that was all over the road and driving aggressively on Scott Road in the City of Elliot Lake. Police located the pickup truck on Pearson Drive and initiated a traffic ...

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Hwy 17 (Iron Bridge) OPEN

Aug 23, 2021 at 15:25 The highway has been reopened at 3:08 p.m. Aug 23, 2021 at 13:05 Highway 17 is closed at Beharriel Street (Iron Bridge) due to a collision. Google Maps is showing a collision at the entrance to Fauteux Lumber (about 10 km east of Iron Bridge).

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East Algoma OPP Investigate Fatal ATV collision

On August 21st, 2021, shortly after 12:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and members from the Algoma Paramedic Services responded to a collision involving an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on Carpenter Lake Road (Carpenter Lake) approximately 48 kilometres north of the Town of Bruce Mines.   Investigation revealed that an ATV was northbound ...

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East Algoma OPP – Theft Charges Laid

On August 18th, 2021, shortly after 7:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft from a vehicle on Division Street in the Town of Blind River.   Investigation determined several items were stolen from a vehicle including some loose change. A description of two people was provided and a short time ...

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East Algoma OPP – Assault Charge Laid

On August 16th, 2021, shortly after 7:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a family dispute at a residence on Hillside Drive South in the community of Serpent River First Nation.   Investigation determined two family members began to argue and escalated to an altercation with one of the siblings being ...

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SSM Woman to Realize Her Dreams after Winning in June 22 LottoMax Draw

Mary Ann Penfold of Sault Ste. Marie can realize her dreams after winning $333,333.40 in the June 22, 2021 LOTTO MAX draw. Mary Ann shared a $1 million MAXMILLIONS prize with two other tickets.   Mary Ann, a retired mother and grandmother, said she has been playing the lottery since it started. “I gave my ticket to the store clerk ...

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