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Walk Against Nuclear Waste Reaches Sioux Lookout

On the seventh day since leaving Ignace on September 1st, a Walk to raise awareness about investigations underway that could lead to all of Canada’s nuclear waste being buried in the heart of Treaty 3 territory has reached Sioux Lookout. The Walk left the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s offices in Ignace on September 1st. A group of walkers and supporters ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple Charges Laid after Disturbance at Bar

On September 4, 2022, at approximately 2:00 a.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called in relation to a disturbance a bar on Philip Walk in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported a fight had ensued between numerous people inside and was now outside in the parking lot. Once outside, threats were made with a knife and a ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after vehicle stop

On September 2, 2022, at approximately 3:00 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a person in relation to a previous bail violation occurrence in Serpent River. On August 17, 2022, police stopped a vehicle for speeding on Highway 17 in the Serpent River area. Investigation determined the driver and passenger had previous release conditions to not be with ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple Charges Laid after crashing into tree

On September 3, 2022, at approximately 6:00 p.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a pick-up truck that crashed into a tree on Shaw Dam Road. Police later located the pick-up truck in Iron Bridge after a second traffic complaint regarding the same vehicle being operated in an erratic manner. An odour of alcoholic beverage was ...

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Thunder Bay OPP – UTV Driver Killed, Passenger injured after UTV rollover

On September 2, 2022, at 9:00 pm, members of the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Decourcey Lake Road, off Highway 527, north of Thunder Bay. Police were advised a lone Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) side by side had rolled causing extensive injuries to the operator and passenger. ...

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East Algoma OPP – Multiple Charges Laid after traffic stop

On September 2, 2022 at approximately 5:00 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a possible impaired driver complaint on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake. The complainant reported a female driver who looked to be impaired in a silver and black pick-up truck. The vehicle licence plate and last known direction of travel was also provided. Police located ...

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The Algoma Fall Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Entertainment on Fire!

The Algoma Arts Festival Association is pleased to announce the 2022 Algoma Fall Festival! In our 50th season, we’ll be celebrating with The Tenors, Beolach, A Sharon, Lois & Bram Singalong and other amazing Canadian talent. The Algoma Fall Festival began in 1972 and has featured many prominent Canadian artists and performances over the years including The National Ballet of ...

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East Algoma OPP – Arrest made in Fire Investigation

On August 29, 2022, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested one person in relation to a previous fire related call on Lisbon Road in Elliot Lake. On November 19, 2021 the Elliot Lake Fire Department and OPP were called to a fire at a vacant building on Lisbon Road. The fire looked to be deliberately set and unknown person(s) ...

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East Algoma OPP – 29th Impaired Driving Charge Laid

On August 26th, 2022, shortly after 6:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision involving a minivan in a ditch on Declerk Road in the Town of Spanish. Police arrived a short later and located the driver. While speaking to the driver the officer determined alcohol had been ...

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East Algoma OPP – Investigation continues in to Elliot Lake Robbery

On August 30, 2022, at approximately 7:30 a.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence on Tokyo Crescent in Elliot Lake regarding an attempted robbery occurrence. The complainant had reported that a person entered their residence and demanded money. The complainant called 911 and the suspect departed. The suspect is described as wearing black pants, a black ...

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Children Aged Five and Over Eligible for First Booster Shot

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The Ontario government is expanding eligibility for COVID-19 first booster doses to children aged five to 11 to provide an extra layer of protection to those who need it ahead of the new school year. As of 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 1, parents and caregivers of children aged five to 11 will be able to book an appointment for ...

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Premier Ford meets with Prime Minister Trudeau

Premier Doug Ford met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at Queen’s Park today to discuss the current pressures on the heath care system, as well as housing, labour market shortages, immigration, and other shared priorities. The premier and prime minister spoke about the current state of health care in Ontario and across the country, and the strains on health systems ...

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Rencontre du premier ministre Ford avec le premier ministre Trudeau

Aujourd’hui, le premier ministre Doug Ford a rencontré le premier ministre Justin Trudeau à Queen’s Park pour discuter des contraintes qui pèsent sur le système de soins de santé, mais aussi du logement, de la pénurie de main-d’œuvre, de l’immigration et d’autres priorités communes. Ils ont discuté de l’état actuel des soins de santé en Ontario et dans l’ensemble du ...

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