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Statement from the City regarding oil spill on St. Marys River

Friday, June 10, 2022 On the morning of Thursday, June 9, the city’s Emergency Management Committee was made aware of an oil spill downstream of Algoma Steel Inc. on the St. Marys River. Since that time, the city has been closely monitoring the impact of the spill along with control and remediation efforts by the Ministry of Environment and Climate ...

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U.S. Coast Guard Responds to St. Marys River Oil Spill

The Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill that originated from Algoma Steel in Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, June 9, 2022. The Coast Guard received notification at 10:30 a.m. EST of a 5,300-gallon gear oil spill into the St. Marys River. Initial Coast Guard estimates show a sheen that covers an area from the steel mill all the way ...

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Water Advisory for Users of the St. Marys River

FOR RESIDENTS WHO OBTAIN THEIR DRINKING WATER DIRECTLY FROM THE ST. MARYS RIVER   NOTE: This advisory does not apply to the Sault Ste. Marie municipal drinking water system. There is no concern relating to this system at this time.   Algoma Public Health is advising all users of the St. Marys River that an oil spill has been reported and confirmed to ...

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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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East Algoma OPP – Have you seen this Camper Trailer?

On June 8, 2022, shortly after 7:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a camper trailer sometime overnight from a residence on Dunlop Shores Road in the City of Elliot Lake. Investigation determined that a 21-foot 2019 beige Rockwood Camper Trailer was parked approximately 500 metres from the ...

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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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SSM OPP – Missing Kayaker Located Deceased

On Sunday June 5, 2022, shortly after 10:30 p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Sault Ste Marie Crime Unit,  the OPP’s North East Canine Unit, Emergency Response Team (ERT), Aviation Services- Helicopter, the Underwater Search and Rescue Team (USRT), Forensic Identification Services (FIS), Batchewana First Nation Police Service, Sault Ste Police ...

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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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The NWMO completes successful engineering demonstration

  The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) has successfully completed a full-scale demonstration of the engineered barriers that will safely contain and isolate Canada’s used nuclear fuel in a deep geological repository. This important safety and technical achievement was the culmination of more than eight years of preparation, including the design and fabrication of specialized prototype equipment and components by ...

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Marathon OPP – Charges Laid after School is Broken into

On June 5 at approximately 2:00 a.m., Marathon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were notified of a motion alarm at a local school. Upon arrival, they observed an individual running in and out of the building. Further investigation revealed that the individual had forced entry into the school and had stolen items from the kitchen area. Dallas MALLEY, 19, of ...

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Premier Doug Ford Honours the Memory of the Afzaal Family

Today, Premier Doug Ford released the following statement: “One year ago today, a horrific act of hate-motivated terrorism claimed the lives of four innocent people and left a young boy without his family. Today, as we continue to grieve this tragic and senseless loss, I join all Ontarians in honouring the memory of the Afzaal family. Racism, hate and discrimination ...

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SSM OPP – Fatal ATV Incident being Investigated

On June 3, 2022, shortly after 4:00 p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the OPP’s Emergency Response Team (ERT), North East (Sault Ste Marie) Canine Unit, Batchewana First Nation Police Service, the OPP Helicopter and Sault Search and Rescue responded to a report of two missing people in the Tribag Mine Road ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after Neighbour Dispute

On June 4, 2022, at approximately 9:45 p.m. East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to disturbance related occurrence at a residence on Ste Camillus Crescent in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported a known neighbour had just attended the complainant’s residence and threw a rock at the living room window. Police attended and later observed the same person throw another ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made after Street Disturbance

On June 5, 2022, at approximately 12:00 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a disturbance related occurrence on Hutchison Avenue in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported that a neighbour was yelling and swearing at them and other people on the street. This was an on-going issue where the person yells at neighbours, other people walking, and ...

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