Northern Ontario

Timmins Man dies in Collision on Highway 69

On June 20, 2018, at approximately 7:30 p.m., officers from the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision approximately a kilometre south of the Harris Lake Road in The Archipelago Township, Ontario. The OPP investigation determined that a south bound vehicle crossed the centre line and clipped the rear wheels of ...

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Construction on Hwy 144 – Expect Delays

Jun 19, 2018 @ 08:07 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sudbury Detachment is asking motorists to be aware of traffic delays at the intersection of Highway 144 and Regional Road 35 in Chelmsford, Ontario.   Construction will be ongoing throughout the summer. During the daylight hours traffic lights will be operational, however, motorists are asked to be extra cautious of ...

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Hwy 11 CLOSED – (50kms east of Hearst) UPDATE 12:25 p.m.

Jun 18, 2018 @ 12:25 On June 17, 2018, at approximately 9:45 a.m., Hearst officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), as well as the Cochrane District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle collision where the driver of the passenger vehicle had died. The deceased has been identified as Shawn GRONDIN, 19 years of age, of Schumacher, ...

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Pilot Crashes plane into Lake Nipissing while landing

Jun 18, 2018 @ 12:03 Members of the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with North Bay Fire Department and the North Bay Ambulance Service responded to a float plane crash on June 16, 2018 at approximately 1:31 p.m. The incident occurred on Lake Nipissing in North Bay, Ontario, when the 55-year-old male pilot from Sturgeon ...

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Marathon OPP – 2 drivers charged with impaired

On June 17, 2018 at approximately 6:35p.m. officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment received a report regarding a disturbance at the 10 Hemlo apartments in the town of Marathon. Officers patrolled the area and located one of the individuals involved in the disturbance, parked in a parking lot of a local business. After further investigation it was ...

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Sudbury OPP investigate Human Remains

Jun 17, 2018 @ 12:05 On Friday, June 15, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sudbury Detachment, the Canine Unit (K9), the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Forensic Identification Services (FIS) responded to a call of an abandoned passenger vehicle on Highway 637 approximately 8 kilometers west of Highway 69 in Waldie Township, Ontario Police ...

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Coast Guard monitoring & investigating generator fire on freighter Paul R. Tregurtha UPDATE 6:21 a.m.

Jun 16, 2018 @ 06:21 The Coast Guard cleared the motor vessel Paul R. Tregurtha in Lake Superior for transit to her next port of call for repairs, Monday evening. After the generator fire was extinguished earlier this morning, Coast Guard Marine Inspectors commenced a marine casualty investigation and cleared the vessel to transit to their next port of call for repairs. The ...

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Marathon OPP investigate collision

Jun 14, 2018 @ 12:16 On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at approximately 5:00pm, members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), Highway 17, approximately 40km west of Marathon near Ripple Lake. It was reported that a westbound motor vehicle, a Honda Accord, had crossed the centerline colliding ...

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Tractor Trailer Driver charged in Collision

Jun 4, 2018 @ 14:55 On Friday, June 1st, 2018, at approximately 02:00 pm, members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision (MVC), Highway 17, approximately 10km west of Marathon near Wolf Camp Lake. It was reported that an eastbound tractor-trailer unit (TTU) had left the roadway and ...

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Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 15 miles off Harbor Beach, Michigan

Jun 1, 2018 @ 21:34 The U.S. Coast Guard conducted a medevac of an approximately 54-year-old man off a vessel 15 miles northeast of Harbor Beach, Michigan, Friday. There is no Coast Guard imagery at this time and the name of the person is not being released. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Detroit command center received a report from the Manitowoc, a ...

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Hwy 17 CLOSED (West of Marathon) Collision UPDATE 14:39

Jun 1, 2018 @ 14:39 7:50 p.m. – cleared: W of #Marathon #HWY17 WB approx 10 Km west of Marathon, both lanes opened. #ONHwys   Jun 1, 2018 @ 14:39 511ONNorthwestern@511ONNorthwest tweeted at 2:17 p.m. “W of #Marathon #HWY17 WB approx 10 Km west of Marathon, both lanes are closed due to a collision. Traffic control is in place.” A ...

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Polar Bear Express – Update May 31, 2018

Updated as of 16:30 EDT May 31, 2018 Work crews and equipment will begin to facilitate re-railing of the cars and repair of infrastructure. We expect train service to be suspended until Monday, June 4th. We will continue to provide updates until service is restored. Please check back for more information. If you have scheduled travel during this time,  please contact us ...

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Protest Activities prevent flow of traffic to Lac des Illes Mine

May 31, 2018 @ 20:37 Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is advising motorists to be aware of a traffic disruption when travelling on the private access road to Lac Des Iles Mine. Lac Des Iles Mine is located approximately 112 kilometres north of Thunder Bay on Highway 527. Protest activities have prevented the flow of traffic on the private access road ...

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