Northern Ontario

Third person dies in East Ferris Collision

Jan 10, 2018 @ 13:00 Members of the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on January 4, 2018, at approximately 7:12 a.m. The collision occurred on Highway 17, west of Dube Road in the Municipality of East Ferris, Ontario. A westbound passenger car and an eastbound passenger car collided head-on. The drivers ...

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Victims identified in Highway 144 Collision

Jan 10, 2018 @ 08:53 On January 4, 2017 at 12:42 a.m., the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious motor vehicle collision involving a passenger van and a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) on Highway 144, approximately four kilometres south of Highway 101.   The collision has claimed the life of Gilbert CHEECHOO, 59 ...

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Hwy 17 (East Ferris) Opens after two die in Collision

Jan 4, 2018 @ 14:11 Members of the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on January 4, 2018, at approximately 7:12 a.m. The collision occurred on Highway 17, west of Dube Road in the Municipality of East Ferris, Ontario. A westbound passenger car and an eastbound passenger car collided head-on. A passenger ...

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Hwy 144 – One Lane now open after fatal collision

Jan 4, 2018 @ 11:23 On January 4, 2017 at 12:42 a.m., the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on Highway 144, approximately four kilometres south of Highway 101.   It has been confirmed that one male has died as a result of the collision.   The ...

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NOWW celebrates 20 years with one of its biggest contests yet

Jan 4, 2018 @ 08:27 Writers across the region who may be the next literary star of Northwestern Ontario, or maybe trying writing for the first time, or simply have a story inside dying to be told, are once again being given the opportunity to shine during the annual Northwestern Ontario Writer’s Workshop writing contest.   The annual writing contest ...

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OPP Investigate Fatal Collision East of Earlton

Jan 4, 2018 @ 08:02 (Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 11:04 PM) Members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on January 3, 2018 at approximately 11:50 a.m. The collision occurred on Highway 11, north of Hwy 562, in Hilliard Township, just south of Earlton, Ontario. A northbound tractor trailer collided with a ...

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Three Vehicle Collision Claims Life of 78-year old Male Near Nipigon

Jan 1, 2018 @ 10:04 On Sunday December 31, 2017 at approximately 1:00pm, officers from the Nipigon and Thunder Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI) and the OPP Highway Safety Division (HSD) as well as Shuniah Fire Department, and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a three vehicle collision on Highway ...

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Coast Guard responds to two vessels beset by ice in St. Marys River

Dec 28, 2017 @ 20:43 The two vessels beset by ice in the St. Marys River were freed Thursday afternoon. The Coast Guard Cutter Biscayne Bay freed the motor vessel Walter J. McCarthy from the ice in the upbound Middle Neebish Channel of the St. Marys River at approximately 2:00 p.m. The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley freed the motor vessel motor vessel Edgar ...

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Coast Guard begins icebreaking operations in the western Great Lakes

Dec 17, 2017 @ 14:33 U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie has commenced Operation Taconite in response to expanded ice growth in the commercial ports of western Lake Superior and the lower St. Marys River. Before ice impedes commercial navigation, icebreakers were assigned to each region. The, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alder was assigned to manage the ice breaking ...

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Marathon Male Arrested with Multiple Firearm Offences

Dec 14, 2017 @ 08:13 On the evening of Tuesday, December 12, 2017, officers of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information regarding a male that may be possibly carrying a loaded firearm in the Marathon area. After further investigation and patrol of the area, the male was located and arrested under the interest of public safety as well ...

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Fatal Collision Closes Hwy 17 east of McKerrow

Dec 11, 2017 @ 10:22 On Monday, December 11, 2017, at approximately 4:40 am, the Manitoulin and Espanola Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Sudbury-Manitoulin District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Baldwin Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of Mckerrow in Baldwin Township. Preliminary information is that an ...

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Blind River, Elliot Lake et le secteur environnant ne font plus partie du processus de sélection pour le projet de dépôt de combustible irradié

Dec 6, 2017 @ 19:23 La Société de gestion des déchets nucléaires (SGDN) concentrera ses efforts sur un nombre plus restreint de secteurs pour la sélection d’un site pour un dépôt géologique en profondeur de combustible nucléaire irradié. Le secteur autour de Blind River et d’Elliot Lake, en Ontario, ne sera plus considéré comme un hôte potentiel pour le projet. ...

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