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Names Released in triple homicide / suicide incident

Feb 27, 2018 @ 08:35 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Almaguin Highlands Detachment continues to investigate a triple homicide / suicide incident that occurred on Starratt Road in Ryerson Township, Ontario. The victims formed three generations of the same family and all resided at the location where they were murdered. They have been identified as: Raija TURANEN, 88 years old; Ulla ...

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Additional Visitor Restrictions Imposed at Sault Area Hospital’s Emergency Department

Feb 24, 2018 @ 18:26 In light of an increase in the number of patients presenting to the Emergency Department with Influenza-like illness, Sault Area Hospital (SAH) has now imposed visitor restrictions for the Emergency Department (ED). Effective immediately, the Emergency Department will be closed to visitors until further notice.  Exceptions may be permitted on compassionate grounds and at the ...

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Elliot Lake Human Remains Identified

Feb 23, 2018 @ 17:10 On February 14, 2018, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located human remains in a wooded area within the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario.   A post mortem examination is ongoing at this time and is being conducted at the Office of the Chief Coroner-Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) ...

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Kenora OPP – Hwy 17 Closed due to Fatal Collision (UPDATE 17:08)

Feb 23, 2018 @ 17:08 Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the assistance of Technical Traffic Collison Investigators (TTCI), Forensic Identification Units (FISU) and the OPP Highway Safety Division (HSD) are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 17. On Friday, February 23, 2018 at approximately 8:30 a.m, the Kenora OPP was ...

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Gélinas says patient kept in hospital bathroom for 13 days

Feb 22, 2018 @ 10:56   NDP Health critic and Nickel Belt MPP, France Gélinas, asked in question period Wednesday why Leo, a Sudbury man in his early seventies, was forced to spend 13 days in a hospital bathroom after being admitted for a painful back injury.     Photos of Leo’s show a small bathroom, with the head of ...

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NDP pushes Liberal government for details on Carillion Canada Agreement

  Yesterday, February 21st, 2018l  Wayne Gates, Transportation Critic and NDP MPP for Niagara Falls, continued to press the Liberal government to release details on the future of Carillion Canada’s operations for winter road maintenance in the province.   “Last month, the Minister of Transportation said that a new arrangement exists with Carillion Canada to keep the roads plowed this ...

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Marathon OPP Arrest 9th Person in Trafficking Bust

Feb 19, 2018 @ 09:45 On February 1, 2018, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) with the assistance of the Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau (POIB), the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Emergency Response Team (ERT), K-9, members of the Marathon OPP Detachment, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS), and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) had charged 9 individuals with ...

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OPP Investigate Human Remains in Elliot Lake

Feb 16, 2018 @ 10:40 On February 14, 2018, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located human remains in a wooded area within the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario. The OPP’s Canine Unit, Emergency Response Team (ERT), Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), Forensic Identification Services (FIS), and East Algoma Crime Unit members are involved in the ...

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SSM Mayor Christian Provenzano – Steel Town Down

SSM Mayor Christian Provenzano issued the following statement on the documentary “Steel Town Down”: I have received a number of Facebook messages, emails and telephone calls since last night’s airing on W5 of the Vice Media production “Steel Town Down”.  Some have been concerned with how the documentary portrayed our community, some with what the City is/is not doing to ...

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Ross Romano – Steel Town Down

Ross Romano, MPP for Sault Ste. Marie issued the following statement:   “I believe I speak for us all when I say how frustrating it was to see the way in which our City was depicted in the recent airing of the W5 television special, Steel Town Down. While I believe there is in fact an opioid crisis in our ...

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Letter – What are Carillion Contingency Plans?

Feb 9, 2018 @ 16:49 Earlier today, Ontario PC Transportation Critic Michael Harris sent the following letter to Transportation Minister Kathryn McGarry regarding Carillion: Dear Minister McGarry, I am writing today to inquire about the contingency plans the Wynne Liberal government has in place should Carillion Canada fold in the wake of the collapse of their parent company. E-mails and ...

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SSM Driver charged with Care or Control

Feb 9, 2018 @ 08:35 On February 2, 2018 at approximately 12:40 p.m., members from the Sault Ste. Marie detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Frontenac Street in Batchewana First Nations Territory, Ontario. As a result of the investigation, Carolyn Lewis, age 58, of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was arrested and charged with: ...

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