Northern Ontario

OPP Investigate Human remain found on Mississauga First Nation Territory

Jun 26, 2017 @ 17:36 On June 24, 2017, shortly after 5:00 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the East Algoma Crime Unit and the OPP Forensic Identification Services responded to a report of found human remains in a wooded area on the Mississauga First Nation territory.   Upon arrival at the scene, the officers located ...

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Mining Innovation Launch: Hydraulic Air Compressor (HAC) Demonstrator

Jun 22, 2017 @ 08:44   After a seven-month long build, the Hydraulic Air Compressor (HAC) Demonstrator at Dynamic Earth has officially opened. The 100 feet high (above and below ground) industrial scale system for testing and demonstration of compressed air production is installed in a former elevator shaft at Science North’s Dynamic Earth in Sudbury, ON. This innovative technology ...

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Sault College Celebrates National Aboriginal Day

Jun 21, 2017 @ 21:4 Today, the Sault College community joined together in honour of National Aboriginal Day. The group united to commemorate this important day with a flag raising ceremony, a Welcome Song drum greeting and inspirational speeches.   Today’s event is a part of wider celebrations going on across Canada recognizing and celebrating the cultures and contributions of ...

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Multi-jurisdictional Investigation – 15 people charged; Illegal drugs seized, cash and firearms

Jun 19, 2017 @ 09:52 Several individuals face dozens of charges following a multi-jurisdiction investigation into illegal drug trafficking in northeastern Ontario. Project Stinton was conducted over a six-month period by the OCEB Sudbury Unit in partnership with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Greater Sudbury Police Service and York Regional Police. Members from the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit ...

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Two Serious collisions involving Commercial Motor Vehicles near Marathon

Jun 15, 2017 @ 16:40 Members of the Marathon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to two separate motor vehicle collisions that occurred on Highway 17 in less than a twelve hour period. June 15, 2017 at 02:19 a.m.; OPP, Marathon Fire Department (MFD), and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called to Highway 17, Brothers Township approximately 60km ...

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The Only Northern Voice in the Next Election

Jun 15, 2017 @ 10:00 The Northern Ontario Party will be a strong voice to speak on behalf of its citizens. Unlike the other Greater Toronto Area parties, we intend on having candidates that will represent you the citizen, rather than representing a political party’s agenda or a special interest group. There is no doubt we will face challenges, confront ...

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Transport Fire on Hwy 69 – Closes Highway and causes bush fire

On Monday, June 12, 2017 at 12:09 p.m., members of the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police received a call for service on Highway 69, approximately 1km north of Wood Duck Trail, involving a fire. Investigation has since revealed that a tractor trailer was travelling on Highway 69 when it sustained a mechanical issue. The operator had stopped the tractor ...

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Marathon Woman Charged with Alcohol-Related Offences in Hearst

An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer charged a woman for alcohol-related offences this past weekend.   On June 10, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., police observed the driver of an off-road vehicle committing Highway Traffic Act (HTA) infractions on O’Connor Road in Kendall Township.   Police investigation revealed that the driver had consumed alcohol. Taylor LEDUC, 20 of Marathon, Ontario ...

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OPP Commissioner Hawkes – Role of OPP during Investigations in other Police Jurisdictions

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Commissioner, J.V.N. (Vince) HAWKES is releasing the following statement regarding the role of the OPP during investigations in other police jurisdictions:   “I want to take this opportunity to clarify the role and responsibilities of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with regard to investigations outside of its jurisdiction and to address inferences made at a news ...

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Trevor Holliday speaks on the proposed Minimum Wage Increase

The Northern Ontario Party is calling out the Liberals on their political antics they are using to buy votes and to get the voters to focus their attention away from the negativity toward their leader, Kathleen Wynne. The Liberals want the voters to focus on anything other than the  Liberals’ incompetence that  has caused an unstable economy and undue economic ...

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Sarah Campbell NDP MPP (Kenora-Rainy River) passes motion to overhaul Northern Health Travel Grant

Jun 2, 2017 @ 09:25 An NDP motion put before the Ontario Legislature by Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell calling for better access to health care for northerners received support from all parties Thursday. Campbell’s motion called for a significant overhaul of the Northern Health Travel Grant.   “Kathleen Wynne and her Liberal government have ignored the needs of northerners ...

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Marathon OPP Investigate Mid-Morning fatal Collision

On May 26, 2017, at approximately 10:20 a.m. members of the Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision east of Marathon on Highway 17, near Dunk Lake.   A single motor vehicle, a small 4 door car travelling eastbound, lost control and rolled coming to rest in the north side ditch. Emergency services including the ...

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