Northern Ontario

Nipigon OPP – $79,000 in currency seized

On June 22, 2022 at approximately 2:30 p.m., a member of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nipigon Detachment was conducting general patrol along Highway 11-17 when they observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the eastbound lane. After conducting a traffic stop, the officer discovered more than $79,000 in Canadian currency. The currency was seized, along with ...

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SSM OPP aid in arrest after collision

On June 17, 2022, shortly after 1:00 a.m., members from the Sault Ste Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Anishinabek Police Service responded to a motor vehicle collision located at a carpool parking lot on Highway 638 in the Town of Echo Bay.   Police attended a short time later and located the vehicle. ...

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Fraud on the increase in Nipigon/Schreiber Area

The Nipigon and Schreiber Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have noted an increase in reports of fraudulent emails and telephone calls in recent weeks. The OPP recommends confirming who you are dealing with before sending any money or sharing personal information over the internet or telephone. Scammers are increasingly using email, telephone calls and online social media applications ...

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The NWMO releases Confidence in Safety reports for potential siting areas for used nuclear fuel repository

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) has published Confidence in Safety reports for each of the two potential sites being considered to host a deep geological repository to store Canada’s used nuclear fuel.   The reports are based on years of research and fieldwork. They summarize the NWMO’s understanding of each siting area, including geological characteristics that indicate the sites ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Fatal ATV Collision under investigation

On June 18, 2022 at approximately 3:50 p.m. members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Manitoulin-Sudbury Paramedic Services responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision involving an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) off of Panache Lake Road in the Town of Espanola. The lone operator of the ATV was pronounced deceased at the scene. The ...

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OPP Charge 3 in death of Henry Stone-Arnold

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged three individuals in connection with a Dryden-area homicide that claimed the life of a 28-year-old in 2018. Henry STONE-ARNOLD was last seen in the City of Dryden during the evening of August 8, 2018. When STONE-ARNOLD’s vehicle was located at a private business in Van Horne Township on August 9, police commenced a missing ...

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Aki Kikinomakaywin Program Offers Hands-on STEAM Learning Opportunities for Indigenous Youth in Northern Ontario

NORDIK Institute is launching its new Aki Kikinomakaywin (Learning on the land) program, which offers hands-on, Indigenous science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) training for Indigenous youth.   The program will run for one week in July at Lakehead University and Confederation College in Thunder Bay.   Aki Kikinomakaywin is a women- and Indigenous-led program that teaches Indigenous youth ...

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World Water Day artworks on Display in SSM Centennial Branch Library

World Water Day artworks are now on display at the Centennial Branch Library, located at 50 East Street! After several COVID related delays, patrons of the library and supporters of the arts are able to view submissions celebrating World Water Day until early July!   This year on March 22, 2022 in celebration of World Water Day, local Water Wise ...

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Thunder Bay OPP Locate Missing Kayaker

On June 8, 2022, shortly before 11:00 a.m., a 57 year old who was camping alone in a remote area of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park was reported missing by park staff after their vehicle permit expired. The person was last seen by campers on June 6, 2022.  Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated the incident.   The person was ...

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Generation Mining Provides Update On Marathon Project Financing Discussions

Generation Mining Limited is pleased to provide an update on the project financing of the Marathon Project. In August 2021, the Company appointed Endeavour Financial as its Financial Advisor to provide financial advisory services with respect to the development of its 100% owned Marathon Palladium Copper project in northwestern Ontario. The Endeavour engagement was split into two phases. Phase I ...

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East Algoma OPP – Officers lay Robbery Charges

On June 4, 2022, shortly after 10:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a robbery complaint at residence on Richards Lane in the community of Mississauga First Nation. Investigation determined the victim was attacked and a prescription of medication was stolen. A short time late police located the suspect vehicle pulling into ...

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Marathon OPP – Arrest Made, Stolen Vehicle Recovered

At approximately 1:15 p.m. on May 25, 2022, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon Detachment were notified of a stolen vehicle travelling through the Wawa area. The vehicle was taken from a business in the Greater Toronto Region. A tire deflation device was used to bring the vehicle to a stop on Highway 17 at mile marker 848 in Pik Township. ...

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Shabaqua OPP – Investigation Continues into Fatal Collision

On May 27th, 2022 at 9:20 am members of the Shabaqua Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Superior North EMS, and members of the Shebandowan Fire Department responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 17 just East of Raith. Police attended the scene and found that an eastbound passenger pickup truck collided with a ...

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