Northern Ontario

Nipigon OPP – Driver of Stolen Vehicle Calls Police for Assistance

On Thursday January 12th, 2023 at 4:23pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Nipigon Detachment were dispatched to attend a local gas station. The driver of a commercial motor vehicle was requesting police assistance with a locked fuel card. Investigation determined their vehicle, a 2019 Peterbilt transport, had been reported stolen from Mississauga, Ontario. On the same date. Mohammed AL-BASHIRI ...

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East Algoma OPP – Have you seen Paul? LOCATED

Jan 13, 2023 at 18:15 On January 11, 2023, shortly after 12:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma OPP Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), responded to a report of a missing person from Algoma Mills within the Township of the North Shore. Paul ROUSSELLE has been located. The OPP would like to thank the public and media partners ...

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Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre announces new strategy geared for growth

The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC) announced its new multi-year strategic plan to expand its mission to support and initiate economic growth across the Algoma region.   “We share the responsibility to create more jobs within our region and our plan includes making significant investments into our programs and services to help accomplish that,’ explains Peter Bruijns, Executive Director ...

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East Algoma OPP – Male charged after Stolen Vehicle found in Snowbank

On January 6, 2023, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged the driver involved in a Christmas Eve incident involving two stolen vehicles. On December 24, 2022, the complainant reported having their pick-up truck stolen from an address on Dieppe Avenue. Shortly after, the pick-up truck was located on Mississauga Avenue stuck in a snowbank. The driver fled on foot and ...

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Nipigon OPP – Impaired Charges after Traffic Complaint

On December 30, 2022, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Nipigon Detachment and the Lake Helen Police Service responded to a traffic complaint resulting in one person being arrested and criminally charged with impaired operation.   At approximately 3:00 a.m., members were dispatched to a traffic complaint in the Town of Red Rock. Officers successfully located the vehicle and ...

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Schreiber OPP – Impaired Charges and Cocaine Seized

On December 30, 2022, at approximately 6:28 P.M. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Schreiber Detachment arrested and criminally charged, a female, with Impaired Operation and Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Cocaine, after receiving a call for service in the Town of Schreiber.   As a result of the investigation, Carman MACKENZIE (34) of Terrace Bay has ...

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Nipigon OPP – Investigation continues into Fatal Collision

On January 10, 2023 at approximately 5:00 P.M. members of the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Superior Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and the Dorion / Hurkett Volunteer Fire Department, with assistance from neighbouring Fire Departments, responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 11&17, near Dorion Loop Road, in the Township of Dorion. Police attended the scene and determined two pickup ...

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OPP Assist with Homicide Investigation in Fort Hope FN

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), in partnership with the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS), is investigating a homicide in the Fort Hope First Nation community.   On December 27, 2022, members of the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), Forensic Identification Services, CIB and North West Crime Unit attended Fort Hope First Nation to assist NAPS after an ...

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The NWMO Announces New Director, Site Selection Ignace/Northwest

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is pleased to announce our new Director, Site Selection Ignace/Northwest, Joanne Jacyk. Joanne will play a critical role in ensuring that we continue to develop lasting relationships with the communities of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation and Ignace and surrounding communities. A major area of focus will be ensuring potential host communities have all the ...

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Nipigon OPP – Investigation Continues into November 29th Fatal Collision on Hwy 11

On November 29, 2022, at approximately 7:43 p.m., members of the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment, Superior Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and Beardmore Fire Department responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 11 north of Nipigon. The collision involved two commercial motor vehicles (CMV). A 29-year-old individual from one of the CMV’s was transported to hospital ...

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ONWA Outraged by Winnipeg Murders and Violence that Continues

The serial murders that occurred in Winnipeg, Manitoba are a national tragedy and another example of racism and hate. This is a call for action to address this hate that continues to put the safety of Indigenous women at risk – and to end the ongoing genocide that is its direct result. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) recognizes and ...

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Nipigon OPP – Safe winter driving Tips

Members of the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment are reminding motorists to take the time to prepare themselves and their vehicles for safe winter driving as we head into the winter months. A leading cause of collisions that occur during the winter months is poor driving, not poor driving conditions.   In the last two weeks alone, Nipigon OPP ...

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Nipigon OPP investigating Fatal Collision

On November 29, 2022, at approximately 2:51 p.m., members of the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment, Nipigon Fire, and Superior Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a report of a serious two-vehicle collision on Highway 17 approximately 25 kilometers east of Nipigon. The collision involved a passenger motor vehicle and a commercial motor vehicle (CMV). A 61-year-old individual from ...

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