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From: OPP Highway Safety Division OPP ASKING MOTORISTS TO HELP KEEP POLICE AND OTHER ROADSIDE EMERGENCY PERSONNEL SAFE OVER LONG WEEKEND  ORILLIA, ON – After ten years of education efforts, which includes more than 11,000 charges on record since the law came into effect, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is dismayed to see a slow but

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

Friday (July 25, 2014) the Liberal budget passed and the legislature has risen until the fall. New Democrats are calling for the Auditor General to do an independent report on the fiscal plan and set the record straight. The Auditor needs to do the same report that was done in 2007 and 2011. The Liberals

MARATHON RESIDENT WINS $100,000 IN ENCORE DRAW

MARATHON RESIDENT WINS $100,000 IN ENCORE DRAW

It Pays to Play TORONTO, ON – Congratulations to Ginger-Lynne Michaud of Marathon, the latest winner of $100,000 with ENCORE (July 12, 2014 LOTTO 6/49 draw). “I actually won on a Free Play! I checked my ticket on the computer at home and when I realized that all my numbers were matching up, I started

Summer Science Camps: Manitouwadge & Wawa

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Les contrecoups de l’opposition aux politiques gouvernementales dit Hughes

Les contrecoups de l’opposition aux politiques gouvernementales dit Hughes

Les néo-démocrates réclament depuis des années qu’on utilise les services de l’Agence du revenu du Canada (ARC) pour coincer les fraudeurs fiscaux qui, grâce à des comptes à l’étranger, échappent à leurs responsabilités envers le Canada. L’argent dépensé pour coincer les fraudeurs permet toujours de ramener des sommes importantes dans les coffres du [Read more]

First Nations

Forest Fire Situation Northwest Region

Forest Fire Situation Northwest Region
There are 593 personnel from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry on assignment in Alberta (107), British Columbia (348), Parks Canada – Alberta (13) and the Northwest Territories (125) to assist in forest fire management efforts. An Incident Management Team is scheduled to return to Ontario on the weekend at the completion of their 14-day [Read more]

PIC RIVER ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT IN PUKASKWA NATIONAL PARK

PIC RIVER ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT IN PUKASKWA NATIONAL PARK
PIC RIVER FIRST NATION, ON - The Ojibway of the Pic River First Nation announced July 16, they expect full support from Pukaskwa National Park in regards to their submission of a proposal to the federal government for a 25-30 MW generating station at Chigamiwinigum Falls.   “We believe that projects like the Chigamiwinigum Falls [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

Friday (July 25, 2014) the Liberal budget passed and the legislature has risen until the fall. New Democrats are calling for the Auditor General to do an independent report on the fiscal plan and set the record straight. The Auditor needs to do the same report that was done in 2007 and 2011. The Liberals [Read more]

Area Firefighters Receive 2-day Intensive Training

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MARATHON RESIDENT WINS $100,000 IN ENCORE DRAW

MARATHON RESIDENT WINS $100,000 IN ENCORE DRAW

It Pays to Play TORONTO, ON – Congratulations to Ginger-Lynne Michaud of Marathon, the latest winner of $100,000 with ENCORE (July 12, 2014 LOTTO 6/49 draw). “I actually won on a Free Play! I checked my ticket on the computer at home and when I realized that all my numbers were matching up, I started [Read more]

Charities feeling the pinch for opposing government policies says Hughes

Charities feeling the pinch for opposing government policies says Hughes

For years New Democrats have called for the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to be used to catch tax cheats who use offshore accounts to avoid their responsibility to Canada.   Money spent in this way always results in a larger amount coming back to our national coffers.   While catching tax cheats does target those Canadians who [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New DVD/Blu-Ray Releases, Gaming & SWAG

#CrossoverInsider : New DVD/Blu-Ray Releases, Gaming & SWAG

WEEKLY INSIDER REVIEW In 2003, the Burpo family of small town Tennessee were faced with the horrible task of watching their 4 year old get whisked away for emergency surgery. They were told that there was a chance that he may not make it. His appendix had been ruptured for several days. Miraculously, 4 year [Read more]

MARATHON RESIDENT CHARGED FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING IN SCHREIBER

MARATHON RESIDENT CHARGED FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING IN SCHREIBER

SCHREIBER, ON – July 19, 2014 at approximately 11:50 p.m. in the Town of Schreiber, members of the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Langworthy Street, Schreiber.  Upon speaking to the driver of a pick-up truck, officers found that the driver had been drinking.  After failing the road side [Read more]

Summer Science Camps in Manitouwadge & Wawa

Summer Science Camps in Manitouwadge & Wawa

  NORTHWESTERN, ON – Science North offered summer Science Camps in 28 Northern Ontario communities this summer including Manitouwadge and Wawa. Science North’s exciting, week-long, science day camps are for children ages four to thirteen. Science North’s Summer Science Camp programs have been a highlight of many Northern [Read more]

Greenstone

Forest Fire Situation Northwest Region

Forest Fire Situation Northwest Region

There are 593 personnel from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry on assignment in Alberta (107), British Columbia (348), Parks Canada – Alberta (13) and the Northwest Territories (125) to assist in forest fire management efforts. An Incident Management Team is scheduled to return to Ontario on the weekend at the completion of their 14-day [Read more]

DRIVER CHARGED: OVER LEGAL LIMIT OF ALCOHOL IN MVC CAUSING MAJOR INJURY

DRIVER CHARGED: OVER LEGAL LIMIT OF ALCOHOL IN MVC CAUSING MAJOR INJURY

GREENSTONE, ON – Tuesday July 1st, 2014 at 1:00 am officers from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a motor vehicle collision that had occurred in the Greenstone area. The passenger of the vehicle Jordan MOSER a 22 year old male from Uxbridge, Ontario sustained major injury as a result [Read more]

THE MOUNTAINS OF MANITOUWADGE

THE MOUNTAINS OF MANITOUWADGE

By Edgar J. Lavoie (CLICK HERE to visit blog) “I love it when a plan comes together.” Remember that line from Mission: Impossible? The TV action series ran from 1966 to 1973, and the character Jim Phelps usually closed each episode by uttering that line. Things came together for me and my siblings last week. We [Read more]

Superior-Greenstone Submits Balanced Budget to Ministry of Education

Superior-Greenstone Submits Balanced Budget to Ministry of Education

MARATHON, ON – Without knowing the outcome of the provincial election budget deliberations were made a little more difficult for the Superior-Greenstone District School Board but at its regular board meeting held June 23rd trustees approved a $37-million operating budget for 2014-2015. The budget was developed with a focus on the board’s strategic priorities of [Read more]

COMMUNITY-WIDE BOIL WATER ADVISORY

COMMUNITY-WIDE BOIL WATER ADVISORY

GREENSTONE, ON - The Municipality of Greenstone is advising residents of a BOIL WATER ADVISORY for the community of GERALDTON - noting that:   “Residents are advised that a boil water advisory is currently in effect (dated June 28th on their website), due to a system-wide loss of pressure to the water distribution system.  Residents are advised to [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

St. Martin School 2014 Graduation

St. Martin School 2014 Graduation

TERRACE BAY, ON – Thursday, June 26th the students from St. Martin School celebrated their graduation from Elementary School with a beautiful mass, awards celebration, dinner and dance in “New York, New York”. Tatum Fournier and Olivia Szczepaniak gave a wonderful valedictory address that was a genuine tribute to [Read more]

Summer Science Camps in Manitouwadge & Wawa

Summer Science Camps in Manitouwadge & Wawa

  NORTHWESTERN, ON – Science North offered summer Science Camps in 28 Northern Ontario communities this summer including Manitouwadge and Wawa. Science North’s exciting, week-long, science day camps are for children ages four to thirteen. Science North’s Summer Science Camp programs have been a [Read more]

Camp d’été scientifique à Manitouwadge et Wawa

Camp d’été scientifique à Manitouwadge et Wawa

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Des camps d’été scientifiques de Science Nord, durant une semaine et convenant aux enfants de quatre à treize ans, prennent place cette été dans 28 localités du Nord de l’Ontario incluant Manitouwadge, la semaine dernière, et Wawa cette semaine.  Les camps offrérent aux [Read more]

OLOL Class of 2014

OLOL Class of 2014

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Another school year has wrapped up and a new group of students will be beginning their secondary school studies at Manitouwadge High School in the fall.  An important part of Our Lady of Lourdes School celebrating their Grade 8 graduates is the mass and awards presentation.   Amy Bodak was the [Read more]

MPS Students Participate in Nationwide Effort

MPS Students Participate in Nationwide Effort

  MANITOUWADGE, ON – June 20th, the Manitouwadge Public School Student Council took part in the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up, and cleaned up around the Lions’ Beach area.  In an hour these environmentally conscientious girls picked up  over 5 kg of garbage!!  Among the interesting finds were a [Read more]

Law Enforcement

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NUMBER OF “MOVE OVER” CHARGES HIGHEST SINCE 2010=

From: OPP Highway Safety Division OPP ASKING MOTORISTS TO HELP KEEP POLICE AND OTHER ROADSIDE EMERGENCY PERSONNEL SAFE OVER LONG WEEKEND  ORILLIA, ON – After ten years of education efforts, which includes more than 11,000 charges on record since the law came into effect, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is dismayed to see a slow but [Read more]

Resolute FP Canada Inc. Fined $55,000 After Worker Injured

FORT FRANCES, ON – Resolute FP Canada Inc., carrying on business as Resolute Forest Products Canada, has been fined $55,000 after a worker was injured at a paper mill. On November 29, 2012, three workers were in the paper mill located at 427 Mowat Avenue in Fort Frances and were moving a 44,000-pound, 22-foot-long stack [Read more]

MARATHON RESIDENT CHARGED FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING IN SCHREIBER

MARATHON RESIDENT CHARGED FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING IN SCHREIBER

SCHREIBER, ON – July 19, 2014 at approximately 11:50 p.m. in the Town of Schreiber, members of the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Langworthy Street, Schreiber.  Upon speaking to the driver of a pick-up truck, officers found that the driver had been drinking.  After failing the road side [Read more]

OPP INVESTIGATE MISCHIEF AND THEFT FROM WAWA SCRAPYARD

WAWA, ON – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment is currently investigating a complaint of mischief received on July 08, 2014.  During the week of July 01 to 07, 2014 unknown persons attended the local scrapyard located on Tremblay Road and smashed multiple car windows. During the incident a new motor vehicle [Read more]

SSM CRIME STOPPERS : CRIME OF THE WEEK (Wawa Robbery) Incl.Video

SSM CRIME STOPPERS : CRIME OF THE WEEK (Wawa Robbery) Incl.Video

Crime Stoppers and the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) need your help to solve a robbery. Sunday, June 22nd at approximately 2:15 am OPP responded to a robbery at the intersection of Magpie Road and Boyer Street in Wawa, Ontario. A young teenage male was walking home alone when he was confronted and thrown to the [Read more]

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