Northern Ontario

Walk Against Nuclear Waste Reaches Sioux Lookout

On the seventh day since leaving Ignace on September 1st, a Walk to raise awareness about investigations underway that could lead to all of Canada’s nuclear waste being buried in the heart of Treaty 3 territory has reached Sioux Lookout. The Walk left the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s offices in Ignace on September 1st. A group of walkers and supporters ...

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Sudbury OPP – Hwy 144 Open after head-on collision

Members from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have open Highway 144 in both directions. The highway was closed on August 10, 2022, at 3:55 a.m., after members from the Nipissing West OPP, Sudbury Paramedic Services and Sudbury Fire Department responded to a head on collision on Highway 144, between Lively and Chelmsford, in the ...

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Nipigon OPP – Driver Arrested after Speeding and refusing Sample

On August 9th, 2022 at approximately 9:09 p.m. an officer from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop in the Township of Nipigon for speeding 136kmh in a posted 90kmh zone. While speaking with the driver, it was determined that they had been consuming alcohol. The officer made a demand for an approved screening device ...

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Nipigon OPP – Driver Charged with Impaired

On August 9th, 2022 at approximately 5:55 p.m., an officer from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) initiated a traffic stop on Highway 11-17, in the Township of Nipigon after noting suspicious driving behavior. It was determined the operator of the motor vehicle had been consuming alcoholic beverages. The officer made a demand for an approved screening ...

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Ontario Calls Out Unfair Duties on Softwood Lumber, Defends Forestry Workers and Industry

Graydon Smith, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement: “Ontario’s forest sector and its workers are vital to the prosperity of this province. To deliver on our plan to build Ontario, our government is standing up for families, businesses, and communities by speaking out against unfair ...

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L’Ontario dénonce les droits injustes et défend les travailleurs forestiers et l’industrie

Graydon Smith, ministre des Richesses naturelles et des Forêts, et Vic Fedeli, ministre du Développement économique, de la Création d’emplois et du Commerce, ont fait la déclaration suivante : « Le secteur forestier et ses travailleurs sont essentiels à la prospérité à l’échelle de la province. Pour concrétiser notre plan visant à bâtir l’Ontario, nous défendons les familles, les entreprises ...

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Un chercheur de l’Université de l’EMNO reçoit une subvention de l’Agence spatiale canadienne pour étudier les effets des vols spatiaux sur le corps humain

David MacLean, professeur à l’Université de l’EMNO, a reçu une subvention de 150 000 $ sur deux ans de l’Agence spatiale canadienne (ASC) pour étudier les effets des vols spatiaux sur le corps humain et voir comment contrer les risques connexes pour la santé. L’étude, intitulée Investigating the role of a multi-targeted dietary supplement on attenuating radiation and microgravity-induced tissue ...

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NOSM University researcher receives grant from Canadian Space Agency to study the effects of space on the human body

Dr. David MacLean, NOSM University Professor, received $150,000 over two years from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to study the effects of space flight on the human body and gain insights into counteracting associated health risks. The project, titled Investigating the role of a multi-targeted dietary supplement on attenuating radiation and microgravity-induced tissue damage, will study how the combined effects ...

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Nipigon OPP – Road Raid Incident leads to 16 charges including trafficking

Two individuals face a total of sixteen charges after a road rage incident on Highway 17 in the Nipigon area. On July 29, 2022 at approximately 2:00 p.m., Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nipigon Detachment received a call about a passenger vehicle that rammed a motorcycle and pushed it off the road. The vehicle failed to stop following the collision and was ...

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The NWMO appoints new Board of Directors Chair and member

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chair and member to its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is responsible for oversight of the NWMO and takes a leadership role in the development of the corporation’s strategic direction, as the NWMO implements Canada’s plan for the safe, long-term management of used ...

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Nipigon OPP – Drowning at Wolf River Falls

On July 1, 2022 at approximately 6:00 p.m., members of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nipigon Detachment were advised of an incident that occurred at Wolf River Falls in Dorian Township. Three people attempted to cross at the top of the waterfalls when two individuals were swept away by the strong current. Nipigon OPP, Superior North Emergency Medical Services and Thunder ...

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Marathon OPP – Investigation continues after Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (Pic Mobert FN) resident struck by train

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon Detachment are investigating a death on the railroad tracks near Pic Mobert First Nation. It happened on June 28, 2022 at approximately 9:00 p.m.. The 36-year old, a resident of Pic Mobert First Nation, died after being struck by a train. Marathon OPP and Anishinabek Police Service were dispatched to the scene, ...

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Le gouvernement du Canada célèbre la réouverture du sentier du marais de l’anse Hattie dans le parc national Pukaskwa

L’Agence a pour rôle de protéger des exemples représentatifs du patrimoine naturel et culturel national, et de faire connaître l’histoire de ces lieux précieux à la population canadienne. Le gouvernement du Canada investit dans les parcs nationaux partout au pays pour renforcer l’intégrité écologique, soutenir le tourisme durable et créer des emplois dans nos collectivités locales. Aujourd’hui, l’honorable Patty Hajdu, ministre ...

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