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Sault College Receives Prestigious National Award

Sault College has received national recognition for its strong commitment and work towards creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment for all staff and students.   In Halifax, at the Colleges and Institutes Canada’s (CiCan) annual conference, Dr. Ron Common, on behalf of the College, accepted the Gold Recipient Award in Excellence in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.   CiCan’s Excellence ...

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East Algoma OPP – Collision and 13th Impaired Charge Laid

On April 26, 2022, shortly after 10:15 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Chiblow Lake Road in the Village of Iron Bridge. Investigation determined a car failed to stop at the stop sign at Northern Avenue and Chiblow Lake Road, drove onto a residential property and ...

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East Algoma OPP – Impaired Charges Laid at 8:30 a.m.

On April 26, 2022, shortly after 8:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver on Village Road in the community of Mississauga First Nation. A short time later police located the suspect vehicle and the driver at a residence on Max’s Road. While speaking to ...

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East Algoma OPP – 10th Impaired Charge Laid

On April 14th, 2022, shortly after 7:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Huron Line in Richards Landing. A short time later police arrived on scene and observed a black car in the northbound ditch.  As police were speaking to the driver of the car, officers ...

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East Algoma OPP attends local secondary school and lays assault charge

On April 11, 2022, shortly after 12:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault a local secondary school on Kensington Avenue in Johnson Township. Investigation determined a student was physically assaulted when another student elbowed and slammed the 15 year-old victim’s head against a locker. As a result, a 15 ...

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East Algoma OPP Lays 9th Impaired Charge of 2022

On April 8, 2022, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Causley Street in the Town of Blind River. Shortly after 9:00 p.m., police observed a vehicle travelling eastbound on Causley Street with no taillights illuminated and a traffic stop was initiated. While police were speaking to the driver, officers determined ...

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Schreiber OPP – Charges Laid after Drug Trafficking Investigation

On April 11, 2022, officers from the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted an investigation into drug trafficking in the towns of Schreiber and Terrace Bay. Search warrant’s were executed on cell phones and as a result of the investigation, Timothy Ford, 40 years old, of Schreiber, was arrested and charged with: Trafficking in Schedule 1 Substance ...

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SE OPP – Arrest made after Domestic Dispute

On April 2, 2022, at approximately 11:50 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a domestic dispute on Broadway Avenue in Wawa. As a result of the investigation, a 25-year-old person, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the ...

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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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