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Manitoulin OPP – Charges laid after collision

On December 4, 2021 at approximately 11:55 p.m. the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision on Range Street in Gore Bay. Officers arrived on scene and began speaking with the driver of the vehicle. Signs of impairment were observed and the driver was subsequently arrested. The driver was transported ...

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East Algoma OPP – extensive additional charges laid after October 21st arrest

After an on-going extensive investigation, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) laid additional charges against a person who was arrested in Elliot Lake on October 21, 2021. The wanted person was located at an apartment on Hillside Drive North and a warrant was executed. The OPP’s Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), Canine Unit, Helicopter, Emergency Response Team (ERT), Critical Incident ...

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GHC Trust Fund Big Wish 2022 Launch

The Group Health Centre Trust Fund team is excited to announce the launch of the 2022 Big Wish Lottery!  With a Grand Prize of $100,000 and 10 additional prize draws of $1,000 each, your $25 dollar ticket gives you the chance to win them all!  This year, there are only 15,000 tickets available – the odds have never been better! ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after robbery

On November 28, 2021, at approximately 1:15 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a robbery occurrence near Woodward Avenue in Blind River. The complainant had reported that a person known to them grabbed a bag off their shoulder while walking. When the person knew police were called, the bag was dropped and the person ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after residential surveillance video reviewed

On December 4, 2021, at approximately 9:45 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a person entering their vehicle earlier that night and stealing money from it on Hergott Avenue in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported viewing their residential video surveillance which showed a person enter their property and gain entry into their vehicle. There was ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Investigation continues after single vehicle fatal collision

On December 4, 2021 at approximately 7:17 p.m. the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the United Counsel of Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin Police Service (UCCM) with assistance of the Sudbury-Manitoulin Paramedic Services responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Campbell Line Road in Central Manitoulin Township. A single motor vehicle with lone driver left ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Driver charged after traffic complaints

On December 2, 2021 at approximately 7:53 p.m. the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a vehicle all over the road on Highway 6, Baldwin Township. Officers were able to locate the vehicle in the Town of Espanola. During the investigation officers conducted a Standard Field Sobriety Test (SFST) in which the ...

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Lajoie Bros. Contracting Ltd purchased by N1 Solutions

N1 Solutions Inc. is continuing its expansion of services offered with the acquisition of local petroleum maintenance and spill response company, Lajoie Bros. Contracting Ltd., (Lajoie Bros.).   The company will operate within the NORPRO Environmental division and will add petroleum maintenance & services to the list of environmental services offered by N1 Solutions.   Prior to the acquisition, Lajoie ...

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Hughes memorializes Manitoulin titans in parliament

Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes memorialized two political titans from Manitoulin Island who died within weeks of each other and contributed to their communities while leaving their mark beyond the island’s boundaries. “Earlier this month, the Township of Billings lost legendary municipal leader, Austin Hunt.  From his earliest days as Lester B. Pearson’s driver to a 65-year municipal career that saw ...

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Ontario Nurses’ Association, Public Health Sudbury & Districts Head to Conciliation

The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA), the union representing 126 registered nurses and two nurse practitioners working tirelessly to care for their community, will enter into conciliation talks on Monday, seeking a respectful collective agreement from Public Health Sudbury & Districts. “These dedicated, highly educated nurses have been working full-out throughout the pandemic and are both exhausted and feeling unappreciated,” says ...

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Manitoulin OPP – No Injuries in collision With School Bus

On November 24, 2021 at 8:18 a.m. the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Sudbury-Manitoulin Paramedic Services responded to a report of a two vehicle collision involving a school bus on Emery Road in  Gordon Township. The passenger vehicle and the school bus were travelling in opposite directions. As the vehicles navigated a curve, both resulted in ...

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Manitoulin OPP lay charges in January 2021 Shooting Incident

The Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has now laid an additional charge in connection with a January 21, 2021 shooting incident on Albert Street in Espanola, in which one person was injured.   On November 23, 2021 Kerri Lyn DUHAIME, age 40 of Espanola, was charged with Robbery Using Firearm, contrary to section 344(1)(a.1) of the Criminal ...

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SSM Group Health Centre Launches new website & 2021 Red Lock Campaign

The Group Health Centre’s HIV & AIDS Resource Program (HARP) is proud to announce the launch of its 2021 Red Lock Campaign in recognition of HIV Awareness Week during the week of November 24 and World AIDS Day, which is internationally recognized on December 1st! The theme for World AIDS Day this year is End inequalities. End AIDS. End pandemics. ...

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Thessalon Public School

Algoma Public Health (APH) has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Thessalon Public School. As per provincial Ministry of Education guidance, an outbreak is declared in a school once it has been determined that within a 14-day period, two individuals tested positive for COVID-19 and: at least one case could have reasonably acquired their infection in the school setting; and ...

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Korah Intermediate

Algoma Public Health (APH) has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Korah Intermediate School. As per provincial Ministry of Education guidance, an outbreak is declared in a school once it has been determined that within a 14-day period, two individuals tested positive for COVID-19 and: at least one case could have reasonably acquired their infection in the school setting; and ...

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