Manitouwadge Breakfast Club is in need of volunteers for their Breakfast Programs at Manitouwadge Public School/École Publique Franco-Manitou AND at Our Lady of Lourdes School, volunteers need only commit to an hour one morning/month; High School students can earn their Community Service Hours by participating (while providing a great example to younger students) PLEASE CONTACT Gwen Denny for more information or to give your name --------------------------------------------------- Nipigon Area Meals on Wheels needs your help! Volunteers are needed in the Nipigon area, one day per week (Mon-Fri) 4:15-5 pm. If this fits your schedule and you want to make a difference in your community call Angela @ 887-3026 ext 232.----------------------------------Are you running for Municipal Council or School Board Trustee? Be certain voters know who you are and what you stand for on October 27th : Advertise!-------------------------------------------GET NOTICED, COMMUNICATE with your potential clients and customers across the Northshore and in Greenstone Deadline for submission of ADS and/or articles/photos to be included in the NOVEMBER 2014 issue of ONN On The Road is October 27th place your advertisement in the most distributed local newspaper in our region! Contact us today! (807) 826-4745 or (807) 228-1747 ----------------------------------

Northern Ontario Headlines

Increasing French-Language Adult Literacy & Basic Training Programs

Increasing French-Language Adult Literacy & Basic Training Programs

OTTAWA, ON  – A province-wide campaign to promote adult literacy and basic training programs offered in French in Ontario was launched today in Ottawa, by the Coalition ontarienne de formation des adultes (COFA). The Coalition hopes this campaign will encourage potential adult learners to register in one of its 26 member centres across the province.

Hunters: Be Safe and Follow the Rules During Moose Season

Hunters: Be Safe and Follow the Rules During Moose Season

Moose gun hunting season is under way in Algoma District. Hunters should know and follow the rules, and take necessary safety precautions. Hunting Rules and Hunting Safety: All hunters must wear solid hunter orange clothing (a minimum of 400 square inches or 2,580 square centimetres above the waist) and a hunter orange head cover during

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SSM Crimestoppers : Incident with Transport Driver

Français

PPO Accepte Recommandation de l’enquête sur l’effondrement du Centre Algo

PPO Accepte Recommandation de l’enquête sur l’effondrement du Centre Algo

ORILLIA, ON – Le commissaire de la Police provinciale de l’Ontario, J.V.N. (Vince) Hawkes, fait la déclaration suivante en réponse aux recommandations formulées par la Commission d’enquête qui s’est penchée sur l’effondrement du toit au centre commercial Algo à Elliot Lake et sur l’intervention d’urgence qui s’en est ensuivie : « Nous adressons [Read more]

La province accroît les mesures de préparation à la maladie à virus Ebola

La province accroît les mesures de préparation à la maladie à virus Ebola

L’Ontario applique des mesures supplémentaires pour protéger le public et les travailleurs de la santé L’Ontario prend des mesures pour accroître son état de préparation afin de contenir et de traiter tout cas éventuel d’Ebola sur son territoire. Ces mesures protégeront davantage la sécurité de toute la population ontarienne, y compris les [Read more]

First Nations

NISHNAWBE-ASKI POLICE IN KASHECHEWAN SEIZE $22,000 IN DRUGS

NISHNAWBE-ASKI POLICE IN KASHECHEWAN SEIZE $22,000 IN DRUGS
KASHECHEWAN, ON – While on routine patrol on October 13, 2014, the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service members of the Kashechewan Detachment charged a man and woman under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Police seized an approximate street value of twenty-two thousand ($22,000.00) dollars’ worth of Marihuana, along with approximately one thousand two-hundred [Read more]

PATHLIGHT: The Riches of Autumn by Annie Wenger-Nabigon

PATHLIGHT: The Riches of Autumn by Annie Wenger-Nabigon
 Author of Pathlight; Annie Wenger-Nabigon, MSW, RSW is originally from the U.S., earning her Canadian Citizenship in 2013. Annie & her Husband live in Pic River First Nation. Annie Wenger-Nabigon, MSW, RSW has been a cinical social worker since 1979 working in mental health, family therapy, and addictions services. She is a doctoral candidate at Laurentian [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Hab Fans Cheering: Blackouts Lifted In Most Northern Ont. Locals

Hab Fans Cheering: Blackouts Lifted In Most Northern Ont. Locals

OTTAWA, ON – The traditional northern fan-base for the Montreal Canadiens are breathing a sigh of relief now that the team’s French language regional broadcasts will be available in the area. As Ginette Reno sang the anthem for the Habs home opener, news was spreading through the north that Eastlink will offer a French language [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Public Assets Sales Referendum & Hunting Season

Mantha’s News from the Park : Public Assets Sales Referendum & Hunting Season

Today New Democrats announced they would call for a referendum to approve sale of public assets in the upcoming legislative session. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath put the Liberals on notice that any sale of OLG, LCBO, Hydro One or OPG will have to be put to a referendum.  We believe our public assets don’t belong [Read more]

RE: Operation Guardian Emergency Response Excercise In Marathon

RE: Operation Guardian Emergency Response Excercise In Marathon

FROM THE EDITOR: Marathon High School students participated in an overnight emergency preparedness excercise this past May; click here for the article, photos and organizer and participant interviews from the event. MARATHON, ON – The emergency services in your community recognize the value in ensuring we are prepared for all types of [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider Customers Could Win a Kobo E-Reader + New Releases & Trailers

#CrossoverInsider Customers Could Win a Kobo E-Reader + New Releases & Trailers

INSIDER REVIEW Here’s hoping that everyone had a very Happy Thanksgiving! Now that the big feast is out of the way (with plenty of leftovers to follow), it’s time to put your feet up and treat yourself to a relaxing movie night. Perhaps one of this week’s new releases may be of interest. There are [Read more]

MPS Parents : Important Dates In October

MPS Parents : Important Dates In October

Manitouwadge Public School reminds parents and students to take note of the following dates. October 7th  - Bus Safety Presentation Representatives from the OPP and Trottier Bus Lines will be doing a bus safety presentation to all of our students in the morning. October 13th  - Thanksgiving Day There will be no classes at MPS [Read more]

“Whatever happened to accountability?” Asks Hughes

“Whatever happened to accountability?” Asks Hughes

If you remember the events that brought about the 2006 federal election then you will recall the Conservatives got elected on the issue of accountability.  They used the sponsorship scandal as a weapon and promised Canadians they would usher in a new age of transparency and openness.  This must have been said with fingers firmly [Read more]

MPS Senior Students Learn About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

MPS Senior Students Learn About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Recently, Manitouwadge Public School Grade 7/8 students in were provided with a wealth of information about a very preventable, and concerning, medical problem – FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder).  Presenters Kristie LaChance and Shirley Desjardins  shone light on the importance of refraining from alcohol [Read more]

Greenstone

MNO signs General Relationship Agreement with Municipality of Greenstone

MNO signs General Relationship Agreement with Municipality of Greenstone

September 25, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) and the Municipality of Greenstone signed a General Relationship Agreement which will govern their interactions going forward.  The agreement was signed in Thunder Bay by MNO President Gary Lipinski and Mayor Renald Y. Beaulieu of the Municipality of Greenstone. Created in 2001, the Municipality of Greenstone is [Read more]

Crimestoppers : Crime of the Week + Halloween Fundraiser

Crimestoppers : Crime of the Week + Halloween Fundraiser

Crime Stoppers and the OPP are asking for your help in solving a Break & Enter that occurred in in the Town of Longlac. Sometime between 1:00 am and 9:00 am on September 9th 2014 someone broke into a fully enclosed gazebo on Bayview Street while the home owners were inside their residence.  The culprits [Read more]

CSPGNO Students To Celebrate Franco-Ontarian Day

CSPGNO Students To Celebrate Franco-Ontarian Day

SUDBURY, ON – Over 2,300 students all across Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario (CSPGNO) will celebrate Franco-Ontarian Day on September 25th. Many activities are planned in CSPGNO’s elementary and secondary schools throughout its territory. A festive march through the community, launching balloons, a “tintamarre” noisefest in Marathon, songs, [Read more]

Francophones to Celebrate This Thursday

Francophones to Celebrate This Thursday

Sept. 25th / Franco-Ontarian Day in Northwestern Ontario THUNDER BAY, ON – AFNOO (Association of Francophones of Northwestern Ontario) is pleased to invite you to join Franco-Ontarian Day celebrations taking place in your community, September 25th across Northwestern Ontario. Everyone is welcome! Whether you are of francophone heritage or not, put on some green [Read more]

FEATURE FILM SHOOTS IN GERALDTON

FEATURE FILM SHOOTS IN GERALDTON

“Coconut Hero” comes to town by Edgar J. Lavoie  “It’s pretty cool to be here!” A lot of people in Geraldton were saying that, or thinking that, when “Hollywood” came to town.  On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday,  a professional film crew was making a movie.  For close to twelve hours on Wednesday, vehicular traffic ceased [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Increasing French-Language Adult Literacy & Basic Training Programs

Increasing French-Language Adult Literacy & Basic Training Programs

OTTAWA, ON  – A province-wide campaign to promote adult literacy and basic training programs offered in French in Ontario was launched today in Ottawa, by the Coalition ontarienne de formation des adultes (COFA). The Coalition hopes this campaign will encourage potential adult learners to register in one of its 26 [Read more]

Spreading the Warmth – Coats for Kids Campaign Underway

Spreading the Warmth – Coats for Kids Campaign Underway

SAULT STE.MARIE, ON – Spreading the warmth – that’s the goal of the 19th Annual CTV Coats for Kids Campaign with the help of community supporters and students from St. Basil Secondary School and St. Mary’s College. An annual sponsored program for the past 19 years, Coats for Kids provides infants, children, [Read more]

Ontario Parks 15th Year Recognizing Summer Student Excellence

Ontario Parks 15th Year Recognizing Summer Student Excellence

Ontario is providing support to student employees for demonstrating excellent performance while working in Ontario Parks. Now in its 15th year, the Ontario Parks Partners Bursary Awards recognize summer students each year for their commitment to great work, unparalleled service, and leadership in natural resources [Read more]

RE: Operation Guardian Emergency Response Excercise In Marathon

RE: Operation Guardian Emergency Response Excercise In Marathon

FROM THE EDITOR: Marathon High School students participated in an overnight emergency preparedness excercise this past May; click here for the article, photos and organizer and participant interviews from the event. MARATHON, ON – The emergency services in your community recognize the value in ensuring we are prepared [Read more]

HSCDSB’s EQAO Results Improve in 8 of 9 Categories

HSCDSB’s EQAO Results Improve in 8 of 9 Categories

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – The Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB) is pleased to announce that results for Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) testing scores improved in eight of the nine categories for the 2013-14 school year. Results from the Grade 9 mathematics testing showed a [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Hunters: Be Safe and Follow the Rules During Moose Season

Hunters: Be Safe and Follow the Rules During Moose Season

Moose gun hunting season is under way in Algoma District. Hunters should know and follow the rules, and take necessary safety precautions. Hunting Rules and Hunting Safety: All hunters must wear solid hunter orange clothing (a minimum of 400 square inches or 2,580 square centimetres above the waist) and a hunter orange head cover during [Read more]

NISHNAWBE-ASKI POLICE IN KASHECHEWAN SEIZE $22,000 IN DRUGS

NISHNAWBE-ASKI POLICE IN KASHECHEWAN SEIZE $22,000 IN DRUGS

KASHECHEWAN, ON – While on routine patrol on October 13, 2014, the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service members of the Kashechewan Detachment charged a man and woman under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Police seized an approximate street value of twenty-two thousand ($22,000.00) dollars’ worth of Marihuana, along with approximately one thousand two-hundred ($1,200.00) dollars’ worth [Read more]

SUSPICIOUS DEATH INVESTIGATION – MOOSONEE

SUSPICIOUS DEATH INVESTIGATION – MOOSONEE

MOOSONEE, ON – The Moosonee Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the James Bay Crime Unit, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch Detective Inspector Martin Graham, are currently investigating the death of a female.   Members of the Moosonee OPP Detachment and Moosonee Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to an unresponsive female with obvious [Read more]

UPDATE: Highway 17 at Pays Plat Hill

UPDATE: Highway 17 at Pays Plat Hill

NORTHWESTERN, ON –  Highway 17 at Pays Plat Hill – Now re-opened.  Highway 17 at Pays Plat Hill is now re-opened to traffic in both directions. Highway was closed for approximately three hours. ________________________________ NORTHWESTERN, ON – Highway 17 is closed to traffic in both directions due to a collision at Pays Plat Hill (Mile [Read more]

RE: Operation Guardian Emergency Response Excercise In Marathon

RE: Operation Guardian Emergency Response Excercise In Marathon

FROM THE EDITOR: Marathon High School students participated in an overnight emergency preparedness excercise this past May; click here for the article, photos and organizer and participant interviews from the event. MARATHON, ON – The emergency services in your community recognize the value in ensuring we are prepared for all types of emergencies. Equally as important [Read more]

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