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East Algoma OPP Seize Radar Detector in Blind River

On June 6, 2017, shortly after 2:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on regular patrol on Causley Street in the Town of Blind River. Police observed a westbound vehicle and detected a speed measuring device in the vehicle. A traffic stop was initiated and a speed measuring device was located on the dash of the ...

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Northern Ontario’s Documentary ‘Rainbow Camp’ Now in Post-Production

The story of Rainbow Camp is a universal one. Everybody is looking for a place that they belong. The documentary Rainbow Camp, currently in post-production, will highlight a special place in Northern Ontario that provides a safe space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer questioning, 2 spirited and plus (LGBTQ2+) youth to gather for one week a year, allowing them to ...

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The Sault Turns Blue

Ontario PC candidate Ross Romano has won the Sault Ste. Marie by-election.   “Tonight we have won a riding that hasn’t been held by the PCs for over thirty years,” said Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown. “Voters have made it clear that it’s only the Ontario PC Party that will fight to make life more affordable. The PCs will be a ...

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Tembec Inc. to be purchased by Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.

May 26, 2017 @ 07:45 Yesterday, May 25th, 2017, Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. and Tembec Inc. announced an agreement in which Rayonier Advanced Materials will acquire Tembec, creating a company with “leading and complementary positions in key high purity cellulose end-uses and diversified earning streams from packaging, paper, high-yield pulp and forest products businesses. With its expanded geographic reach, enhanced ...

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Two Arrested in Sault Ste. Marie for 1st Degree Murder

May 21, 2017 @ 22:56 On Saturday, May 20th, 2017 just after 7:00 p.m. officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 28-year-old Mike Madill of Shelburne, Ontario and 37-year-old Amy MacDonald of no fixed address for first-degree murder relating to an active homicide investigation by the Peel Regional Police Service. During the investigation ...

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Horwath brings fight for jobs in the Sault to Queen’s Park

May 16, 2017 @ 12:29 Today during question period, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath demanded to know why the Wynne Liberals are ramming through their $40 billion hydro borrowing scheme when they know it will threaten jobs in Sault Ste. Marie and across the province.   Horwath told the legislature about Steve and Lucy Fronzi, business owners in the Sault ...

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Body of Missing Snowmobiler Found

May 12, 2017 @ 15:33   Shortly after noon on Friday, May 12, 2017, officers with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service received a call for service regarding a deceased male that had been found floating in the water on the St. Mary’s River, south of Leighs Bay Road.   The male has now been identified as missing person John ...

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Marathon OPP – Three Stunt Drivers

May 8, 2017 @ 07:57   Three drivers are facing Stunt Driving charges after being stopped by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) near Marathon on May 6, 2017.   At approximately 12:32 am, OPP observed a GMC truck speeding on Highway 17 in Lecour Township. An officer operating radar determined the truck was travelling 145km/hr in the 90km/hr speed zone. A ...

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Snow machine found during Search for Missing Snowmobiler

May 5, 2017 @ 14:46 Using an autonomous underwater vessel, officers with the Michigan State Police Marine Services Team Special Operations Division located what they believed to be a snow machine in the navigation channel of the St. Mary’s River just south of the US border.   The item was discovered at approximately 7:30 p.m. on May 3rd, 2017 and ...

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MTO Office Assaulted by Truck Driver at Spragge Weigh Scales

May 5, 2017 @ 11:59 On May 3, 2017, shortly after 2:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault that occurred at the Ministry of Transportation Spragge weigh scales at the junction of Highway 17 and Highway 108 in the in the Township of the North Shore.   Police determined that a Ministry of ...

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Search Resumes for Missing Snowmobiler – John Szczepanik

May 3, 2017 @ 16:19 On May 3rd, 2017 officers with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service will partner with law enforcement and other associated agencies to resume the search and recovery efforts in regards to missing person John Szczepanik. John Szczepanik, age 45, was last seen in the evening hours of March 5th, 2017 riding his snow machine on ...

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New student trustees elected to the CSCNO board for the 2017-2018 school year

May 3, 2017 @ 13:51 The Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) is proud to announce the election of two new student trustees for the 2017-2018 school year.   For the Algoma and Manitoulin Districts, Emily Fox, a grade 11 student at École secondaire catholique Jeunesse-Nord (Blind River), will succeed Megan Spooner. As for the Sudbury District, Simon Paquette, a grade 11 student ...

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UPDATE- SSM Police investigating Human Remains Found on Whitefish Island

April 27 – 16:21 Just after 12:30 p.m. officers with the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service responded to a report of found human remains on Whitefish Island. A person walking in the area reported finding a human hand in the water on the South side of Whitefish Island. Officers attended the area and found the item partially submerged in water. ...

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