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Marathon OPP investigate Serious Collision that closed Hwy 17 Last night

On Monday, August 13, 2018, at approximately 5:00 pm, members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), on Highway 17, approximately 1km east of Highway 614. A westbound motor vehicle, a Hyundai Santa Fe, left the roadway entering the westbound ditch. The vehicle struck a rock-cut head-on ...

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Have you seen Lawrence Boyd

On August 12, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Elliot Lake Detachment responded to a report of a missing male from the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario. OPP investigation has revealed that Lawrence Boyd, 34 years of age was seen leaving St. Joseph’s General Hospital shortly after 5:00 a.m. on this morning. He is described as white, approximately ...

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Marathon Man charged With Aggravated Assault

On July 31, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an unconscious male at a residence on Stevens Avenue in Marathon. Officers attended and confirmed that a 20-year-old male from Marathon was receiving medical attention from Superior North Emergency Medical Services. He was subsequently flown to Thunder Bay for further ...

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Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha elected new Ontario NDP caucus chair

The NDP caucus has elected Michael Mantha (Algoma-Manitoulin) as the new caucus chair. “Having Michael Mantha as caucus chair is a great addition to our NDP team,” said NDP Leader Andrea Horwath. “Michael brings outstanding leadership abilities, and has the full confidence of our caucus – and our thanks for serving in this demanding role.” The caucus chair is a ...

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SSM Continues in Site Selection for Ferrochrome Production Facility

The City of Sault Ste. Marie’s submission is one of two selected by Noront Resources Inc. to move on to the next stage of the process to select a site for a Ferrochrome Production Facility. The Sault FPF Project team is looking forward to continue working with Noront. The City’s submission was based on comprehensive research and analysis by the ...

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La pauvreté infantile demeure un énorme problème au Canada

En 1989, le Parlement a adopté à l’unanimité une motion demandant l’élimination de la pauvreté infantile au Canada d’ici l’an 2000. Cela a mené à la création de la Campagne 2000, un mouvement pancanadien d’éducation du public visant à sensibiliser la population à l’égard de la motion parlementaire et des efforts pour atteindre les objectifs fixés, et à obtenir un ...

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Child poverty remains a huge problem for Canada

In 1989 parliament unanimously passed a motion calling for the end of child poverty in Canada by the year 2000. That led to the creation of Campaign 2000, a cross-Canada public education movement to build awareness and support for the parliamentary motion and efforts to achieve its goal. One of the main focuses of Campaign 2000’s work is publishing research ...

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SSM Man fined $4,125 for Various hunting & Fishing offences

A Sault Ste. Marie man has been fined $4,125 for various hunting and fishing offences. Cameron Tucker pleaded guilty and was fined $1,000 for hunting big game without a licence, $1,000 for discharging a firearm on the travelled portion of a roadway, $2,000 for violating a court order, and $125 for fishing without a licence. Tucker received a suspended sentence ...

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Summer at the St. Joseph Island Legion

St. Joseph Island, a little area east of Sault Ste. Marie that is proud of it’s great tourism venues. It is truly a little piece of heaven. The beaches, fishing, camping and so much more, it is simply splendid. The communities and organizations schedule so many wonderful events. No matter your interests, there is always something to do on St. ...

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East Algoma and Manitoulin-Espanola OPP – Deceased Male located in Whiskey Lake

On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at approximately 11:20 a.m., members of the East Algoma and Manitoulin-Espanola Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by the OPP Aviation Services (helicopter) received a report of a body found in Whiskey Lake, approximately 50 kilometres north of Massey, Ontario. The body was located by a canoeist, near an abandoned boat. The OPP recovered ...

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Personne ne gagne dans une guerre commerciale

Les tensions entourant le commerce international ont atteint un point critique alors que les États-Unis provoquent des différends dans plusieurs secteurs par leur politique visant à prioriser leurs intérêts. Il n’aura fallu que quelques semaines pour que cette politique ait des effets tout simplement désastreux des deux côtés de la frontière. C’est pourquoi le Comité permanent du commerce international de ...

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Nobody wins a trade war

Trade issues are at a boiling point as the United States instigates disputes across multiple sectors based on the notion of ‘America First’. After just a few weeks, the results have been nothing short of disastrous on both sides of the border.  For that reason, the House of Commons Trade Committee held an emergency meeting in Ottawa after the Commons ...

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East Algoma OPP Investigate SSM Man’s drowning

On July 30, 2018, at approximately 9:30 p.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from the Paramedic Services of Algoma in relation to a male who had gone overboard while fishing on Primeau Lake, Shingwaukonce Township, Ontario.   The male was fishing from a small aluminium boat when he fell into the lake and ...

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Electrical Shock to Worker at Roberta Bondar Place Results in $80,000 Fine

Convicted: CBRE Limited, 145 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario. Location of Workplace: Roberta Bondar Place, an office building at 70 Foster Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Description of Offence: A worker was shocked by electricity while changing a 347-volt fluorescent lighting ballast. The employer failed to provide adequate information, instruction or supervision to the worker. Power to the electrical equipment ...

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Congratulations to the Winners of Sault Area Hospital Foundation’s Five Car Draw

Winners of Sault Area Hospital Foundation’s Five Car Draw are: Toyota Tundra: John Hamilton, 13872 VW Tiguan: Peter Hunter, 15668 Jeep Compass: Robert Gaetano, 16021 Honda HR-V: Don Edwards, 16092 Kia Forte: Glen Thomas, 09167 $1000 Cash Alan Smith, 09289 Dennis W Lethbridge, 02954 Fiore Guido, 05126 Paul & Marianne Shuttleworth, 12144 Ed Pigeon, 02754 Delimer Tomjonovick, 11457 Betty Scheifele, 14617 Anne Phillips, 09662 ...

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