Northern Ontario

Statement by the Minister of Transportation on Nipigon River Bridge

January 11, 2016 The following statement is from the Hon. Steven Del Duca, Ontario’s Minister of Transportation: “As Ontario’s Minister of Transportation, my number one priority is the safety of all roads and highways in this province. On Sunday afternoon, the OPP closed the Nipigon River Bridge to traffic due to safety concerns. Ministry staff worked through the night to ...

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Bridge Failure will cause Major Transportation Issues in Northern Ontario

  The first half of the new Nipigon River Bridge, Ontario’s first cable-stayed bridge was opened on November 29th, 2015 after 3 years of construction. The completed bridge will feature three towers with cables supporting the bridge deck and a separate sidewalk for pedestrians.   MMM Group Limited designed a four-lane, two-span, composite-cable-stayed bridge for the Highway 11/17 Nipigon River bridge on ...

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Search Continues for Delaine Copenace

Mar 5, 2006 @ 22:18 Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day along with other First Nation leaders are calling for the public’s assistance in locating missing student Delaine Copenace of Onigaming First Nation, located near Kenora, Ontario. “We are asking the public for help in finding this missing 16-year-old girl whose family is missing her terribly and is worried beyond belief. ...

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