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East Algoma OPP – Young men being targeted for blackmail on Social Media

Members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment wants to warn the public about a scam that seems to be targeting young men on social media like on Instagram, dating sites or pornographic websites. Sextortion is where people are lured into an online relationship through social media, dating sites or pornographic websites. As the relationship builds, victims are ...

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East Algoma OPP – Did you see this collision?

On August 9, 2022, shortly after 12:15 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision involving an SUV and a pedestrian on Hillside Drive South in the City of Elliot Lake. Investigation determined a pedestrian was on a longboard skateboard travelling eastbound on Hillside Drive South. When the skateboarder ...

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Sudbury OPP – Hwy 144 Open after head-on collision

Members from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have open Highway 144 in both directions. The highway was closed on August 10, 2022, at 3:55 a.m., after members from the Nipissing West OPP, Sudbury Paramedic Services and Sudbury Fire Department responded to a head on collision on Highway 144, between Lively and Chelmsford, in the ...

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L’Ontario facilite et accélère le renouvellement de la carte-photo de l’Ontario

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario fait en sorte qu’il soit plus facile pour les gens de tenir à jour leurs pièces d’identité et leurs permis délivrés par le gouvernement. Les détenteurs de la carte-photo de l’Ontario peuvent désormais s’inscrire pour recevoir des rappels gratuits par courriel, message texte ou téléphone 60 et 30 jours avant le renouvellement, ce qui constitue un ...

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Ontario Making it Easier and Faster to Renew Ontario Photo Cards

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The Ontario government is making it more convenient for people to keep their government-issued identification and permits up to date. Holders of Ontario Photo Cards can now sign up for free reminders by email, text, or phone call 60 and 30 days before it is time to renew, providing a convenient way to get notified when the photo cards are ...

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Nipigon OPP – Driver Charged with Impaired

On August 9th, 2022 at approximately 5:55 p.m., an officer from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) initiated a traffic stop on Highway 11-17, in the Township of Nipigon after noting suspicious driving behavior. It was determined the operator of the motor vehicle had been consuming alcoholic beverages. The officer made a demand for an approved screening ...

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Nipigon OPP – Driver Arrested after Speeding and refusing Sample

On August 9th, 2022 at approximately 9:09 p.m. an officer from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop in the Township of Nipigon for speeding 136kmh in a posted 90kmh zone. While speaking with the driver, it was determined that they had been consuming alcohol. The officer made a demand for an approved screening device ...

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East Algoma OPP – Have you seen this snowmobile trailer?

On August 8, 2022, members from the East Algoma Thessalon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a snowmobile trailer that was stolen sometime between 12:00 p.m. on Thursday August 4, 2022, and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday August 7, 2022, while parked at Highway 129 and Rapid River parking area in Sturgeon Township (approximately 20 ...

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East Algoma OPP – Assault Charges Laid after Assault

On August 4, 2022, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint of an assault on Mississauga Avenue in the City of Elliot Lake. Investigation determined at approximately 3:00 a.m., on July 29, 2022, a resident of a local retirement home on Mississauga Avenue was physically assaulted by an employee. As a ...

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East Algoma OPP – Stunt Driving & Drug Charges Laid

On August 5, 2022, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Highway 108. At approximately 6:30 p.m., police observed a northbound black car travelling at an excessive high rate of speed on Highway 108 near Depot Lake. Police located the car at a local gas station in the City of Elliot ...

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East Algoma OPP – 27th Impaired Charge laid in 2022

On August 6, 2022, shortly after 1:30 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a pick-up truck in a ditch on Highway 17 in the Township of the North Shore. A short time later, the pick-up truck drove out of the ditch into a private driveway. While police ...

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FedNor invests over $950,000 to grow and diversify the agri-food sector in Algoma region

Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour, announced a FedNor investment of $951,530 in two projects designed to fuel growth and diversification in the agri-food sector of Northern Ontario. The announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor. The ...

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Algoma Steel Tables Revised Best and Final Offer in Collective Agreement Negotiations with USW Local 2251

Algoma Steel Group Inc. announced today that the Company has submitted a revised best and final Collective Bargaining Agreement offer to the Negotiating Committee of United Steelworkers Local Union 2251 (“2251”), the union representing Algoma’s hourly employees. Algoma has again received notice that the 2251 Negotiating Committee has refused the offer and is unwilling to bring the offer to employees ...

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Annual AlgomaTrad Staff Concert Extravaganza, Thursday, August 11

The 19th Annual Algoma Traditional Music, Dance, and Heritage Arts Family Camp is pleased to announce its renowned annual Staff Concert, featuring nationally and internationally recognized performers from across Canada is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m. at the Centennial Grounds in Richards Landing. Admission is on a sliding scale of $20-$30; children 12 and under are free. Pay ...

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SSM OPP – Numerous Charges Laid in Catalytic Converter Thefts

On August 3, 2022, members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Forensic Identification Services (FIS), the Sault Ste Marie Crime Unit, North East Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), North East Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) unit and with the assistance of Batchewana First Nation Police Service began an investigation into the thefts ...

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