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Manitoulin OPP – Arrest made in School Altercation

On September 14, 2021 at 2:56 p.m., members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin Police Service (UCCM), responded to an altercation at a school on Bay Street, Billings Township, (Manitoulin Island). As a result, several students received non-life threating injuries during this incident. The investigation is still being conducted ...

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OPP Pathway of Memories – 105 Memory Stones Donated in 2021

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the OPP Youth Foundation recognized this year’s Pathway of Memories recipients who had an inscribed memory stone dedicated in their honour, as well as those who donated a stone. A total of 105 memory stones have been donated this year, bringing the number of stones in the Pathway of Memories to 426. The Pathway ...

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David Lesage wins $10,000 in SAHF Early Bird Draw

Congratulations to David Lesage of Garden River, ON. He won this month’s new and improved early bird draw worth $10,000! When asked why he buys, David replied “I buy the tickets to help fund our hospital for the much needed medical equipment it uses daily. As of right now, not really sure what I will do with the money. Most likely just put it in ...

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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid in Assault

On September 10, 2021, shortly after 12:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance at a residence on Duff Road in Plummer Additional Township.     Investigation determined the homeowner was physically assaulted by a person that was visiting.   As a result of the investigation, Kayla THYNNE, 31 years-of-age from ...

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East Algoma OPP – 28th Impaired Charge of 2021

On September 11, 2021, shortly after 5:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver that was travelling eastbound on Highway 17, from the Town of Bruce Mines.     Police located the vehicle and observe the car to have no plates and initiated a traffic ...

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Thunder Bay OPP investigate Transport Collision at Sistonen’s Corner

On Saturday Sept 12, 2021 at 10:17 pm members of the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police received a report of a motor vehicle collision on Hwy 11-17 at the intersection of Hwy 102 also known as Sistonen’s Corner. Investigation revealed that a westbound tractor trailer unit on Hwy 102 had struck a pick-up truck hauling a fifth ...

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North West OPP warn of drug overdose increases – potential batch of fatal street drugs circulating

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are warning the public of the recent increase in drug overdoses in the North West Region. Concerns have been raised that there could be a potential batch of fatal street drugs circulating in the area. “Fentanyl is an extremely potent synthetic opioid. You can’t see it. You can’t smell it. You can’t taste it. Fentanyl can be lethal in ...

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East Algoma OPP – Assistance in Pharmacy Theft

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for assistance in regards to a break, enter and theft occurrence on September 9, 2021 at a pharmacy on Hillside Drive South in Elliot Lake. Police were called to that location at approximately 5:55 a.m.  The front door glass was broken to gain entry. Once inside, cash was stolen from a till. ...

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Elliot Lake Man wins with 6 of 7 ENCORE Numbers

Saying “yes” to ENCORE paid off for Daniel Virgoe of Elliot Lake. He matched the last six of seven ENCORE numbers in exact order in the June 8, 2021 LOTTO MAX draw to win $100,000!   ENCORE offers 22 ways to win and can be played in conjunction with most lottery games for an extra $1. There is an ENCORE ...

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SSM Woman wins LOTTO MAX second prize

Pamela Ouimet of Sault Ste. Marie has $134,170 to put toward her dreams after winning a LOTTO MAX second prize in the June 18, 2021 draw.   “This is my first big win,” share Pamela while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings. “I only play the lottery when the jackpot is big.”   The ...

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Art Gallery of Algoma “Franklin Carmichael: An Artist’s Process”

The exhibition was produced by the Art Gallery of Sudbury | Galerie d’art de Sudbury with generous access by members of Franklin Carmichael’s family, the Estate of Franklin Carmichael, and funding from the Government of Canada through Canadian Heritage. The AGA is the only other venue this exhibition will be presented at. The exhibition features 37 artworks mostly from the ...

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Ne-Daa-Kii-Me-Naan Inc. Shapes Plans for the Future

Nedaak is excited to share the news about the next step in their forest management journey.   Originally established to perform forest management services on the Kenogami Forest on behalf of the Crown, Nedaak has evolved over the past 9 years and was instrumental in the establishment of the eSFL (Enhanced Sustainable Forest License) company, Ogwiidachiwaning Sustainable Forest Management Inc., ...

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East Algoma OPP – Unwanted Person Charged

On September 6, 2021, East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence on Dieppe Avenue in Elliot Lake in relation to an unwanted person being on the property. The person was on previous release conditions to not attend that property. The person departed prior to police arrival. Police searched the area with negative results. On September 7, 2021 police were ...

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East Algoma OPP – Gasoline engines on bicycles is Illegal in Ontario

The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind riders that operating a bicycle being powered by a combustion engine on roadways and sidewalks is illegal in Ontario.   People are modifying bicycles by adding a gasoline engine (similar to a chainsaw motor) to the frame. A second chain drive is usually rigged to move the back wheel through ...

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Make Your Pitch 2 – Submit YOUR Welcoming and Attraction Video Ideas

Does YOUR community, region, or organization have a great idea for a marketing or attraction video? How about an anti-racism or welcoming community message? If you do, you should enter your proposal to the Make Your Pitch 2 contest!   Northern Policy Institute and its partners, the Northwestern Ontario Local Immigration Partnership, the Sudbury LIP, the Sault Ste. Marie LIP, ...

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