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December at Lake Superior High School

December at Lake Superior High School

Submitted by Stacey Wallwin, LSHS TERRACE BAY, ON – It was a busy Christmas season at Lake Superior High School this year! Students and staff were kept busy with a variety of activities during the last few weeks before Christmas.   We started off the activities with an awesome, high-energy pep rally to kick start

Ministry Seeks Public’s Help to Identify Individuals who left Nets Unattended

Ministry Seeks Public’s Help to Identify Individuals who left Nets Unattended

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry seeks the public’s help in identifying the individuals responsible for setting gill nets that were left unattended in Goulais Bay on Lake Superior in November and December 2014. Several gill nets set off the southern shore of Goulais Bay and left unattended since November were reported to the

Highway 11 LongLac to Hearst

Highway 11 LongLac to Hearst

GREENSTONE, ON – North Bay OPP has closed Highway 11 at Hearst to Longlac due to poor roads.(December 16, 2014 – 4:21pm) OntarioNewsNorth.com will be published updates as they are received from the OPP.

CONGRATULATIONS! Schreiber Citizen of the Year

Mayor Mark Figliomeni with Citizen of the Year Patricia Burton. (Photo Twp Schreiber)

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Nouvelle équipe de conseillers(ères) au CSCNO

Nouvelle équipe de conseillers(ères) au CSCNO

Expérience et engagement : une nouvelle équipe de conseillères et de conseillers scolaires au CSCNO SUDBURY, ON – Au cours de la séance annuelle d’organisation du Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) qui s’est tenue le vendredi 5 décembre dernier, on a procédé à l’assermentation de l’équipe de conseillères et de conseillers [Read more]

Faire progresser l’Ontario

Faire progresser l’Ontario

Au cours de l’actuelle session, le gouvernement a adopté 9 projets de loi Aujourd’hui, les travaux de la présente session de l’Assemblée législative de l’Ontario ont pris fin et le gouvernement a fait d’importants progrès dans la mise en œuvre de son plan en quatre volets pour l’Ontario. Depuis le début de la session en [Read more]

First Nations

Maintain First Nations Health Research As A Priority says Hughes

Maintain First Nations Health Research As A Priority says Hughes
OTTAWA, ON – Minimal interaction between the Aboriginal health research community and senior leadership at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is undermining a decade of achievement and future advancement in aboriginal health research, according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes. The New Democrat Aboriginal Health Critic was voicing [Read more]

New Director For Greenstone, Northshore And Wawa Campuses

New Director For Greenstone, Northshore And Wawa Campuses
Confederation College is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Richmond to the position of Director of the Greenstone (Geraldton), Northshore (Marathon) and Wawa Campuses as of December 1, 2014. Originally from Marathon, Nicole is a member of the Pic River First Nation.  She has been practicing law since 2007 in Thunder Bay and southern [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

Superior-Greenstone DSB Holds Inaugural Board Meeting

Superior-Greenstone DSB Holds Inaugural Board Meeting

MARATHON, ON – The Superior-Greenstone District School Board held its Inaugural Board Meeting on Friday, December 5 where several new Board members were welcomed. The municipal elections held last October, resulted in the three new Board members including Tara Pitre representing Red Rock/Dorion, Allison Pelletier, representative of Greenstone and Margaret McIntyre, one of the two trustees representing Marathon. Joining their [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Wawa OPP: Marathon Woman CHarged With Multiple Drug Offences

Wawa OPP: Marathon Woman CHarged With Multiple Drug Offences

WAWA, ON – On the 06 December 2014, at approximately 2:00 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment were on general patrol in the Town of Wawa when they observed a very intoxicated female staggering on the street. OPP officers stopped and interviewed the female. The investigation lead to the arrest [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Bill 8 & Omnibus Bills

Mantha’s News from the Park : Bill 8 & Omnibus Bills

Last week in the legislature, New Democrats voted against Bill 8 due to the fact that it was an omnibus bill containing 11 pieces of legislation. Also one of the main concerns was that the Liberal government has been pushing time allocation on so many bills to prevent debate and ram bills through the legislature. [Read more]

Best Start Buzz

Best Start Buzz

It’s been an exciting start to a new year at Best Start where we provide quality programs and services to support families and their children in an inclusive, welcoming environment, all free of charge.  As our programs focus on the interests of the child and play based learning, the children and parents have had a [Read more]

“HO-HO-HOld the home heating HST” says MPP Michael Mantha

“HO-HO-HOld the home heating HST” says MPP Michael Mantha

QUEEN’S PARK, ON – In light of a damning Auditor-General report that shows the government misspent almost $2-billion on the failed smart meter program, now,  more than ever, Ontarians need relief from the growing costs of heating their homes, said NDP Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha. This week Mantha reintroduced his ‘HST Rebate for [Read more]

MP Bruce Hyer Continues The #Nuclear Waste Debate

MP Bruce Hyer Continues The #Nuclear Waste Debate

NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO – The video below is Part 2 of OntarioNewsNorth.com’s conversation with Thunder Bay-Superior North MP and Green Party Deputy-Leader Bruce Hyer on the final evening of his Northwestern Ontario visit in November.   Hyer travelled the region hosting Town Hall meetings in many communities including Thunder Bay, [Read more]

Potential Arena Rental Rate Increases Causing Concern Among Manitouwadge Residents

Potential Arena Rental Rate Increases Causing Concern Among Manitouwadge Residents

MANITOUWADGE, ON – A plea has been posted on several Facebook groups relating to Manitouwadge regarding the community ‘s only indoor arena (and only public skating surface).  A local resident is concerned with a rate increase allegedly being considered by Town Council at tonight’s regular meeting; one which would, if [Read more]

MHS Students Do Some Serious Welding At Confederation College

MHS Students Do Some Serious Welding At Confederation College

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Eleven students from Manitouwadge High School traveled to Thunder Bay last month, to spend a full day in the shops at Confederation College and see the post-secondary opportunities that await them in regards to both education and employment. The students also spent approximately 4 hours honing their welding skills [Read more]

Greenstone

Highway 11 LongLac to Hearst

Highway 11 LongLac to Hearst

GREENSTONE, ON – North Bay OPP has closed Highway 11 at Hearst to Longlac due to poor roads.(December 16, 2014 – 4:21pm) OntarioNewsNorth.com will be published updates as they are received from the OPP. [Read more]

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision East Of Longlac

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision East Of Longlac

GREENSTONE, ON – Members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 11 approximately 78.5 kilometres east of Longlac at approximately 7:20pm on December 6, 2014.  Investigation determined that the collision involved an east bound passenger vehicle that crossed the centre line and struck [Read more]

Innovative Local Food Project Growing in Northwestern Ontario

Innovative Local Food Project Growing in Northwestern Ontario

Ontario Supports Local Food Ideas The province is helping grow awareness and demand for local food in Northwestern Ontario. A recipient in the Kenora District received funding from Ontario’s Local Food Fund to support innovative local food projects that increase demand and sales of Ontario food, stimulate new investment and strengthen Ontario’s agri-food [Read more]

MP Bruce Hyer Continues The #Nuclear Waste Debate

MP Bruce Hyer Continues The #Nuclear Waste Debate

NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO – The video below is Part 2 of OntarioNewsNorth.com’s conversation with Thunder Bay-Superior North MP and Green Party Deputy-Leader Bruce Hyer on the final evening of his Northwestern Ontario visit in November.   Hyer travelled the region hosting Town Hall meetings in many communities including Thunder Bay, Nakina, Geraldton, Longlac, [Read more]

New Director For Greenstone, Northshore And Wawa Campuses

New Director For Greenstone, Northshore And Wawa Campuses

Confederation College is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Richmond to the position of Director of the Greenstone (Geraldton), Northshore (Marathon) and Wawa Campuses as of December 1, 2014. Originally from Marathon, Nicole is a member of the Pic River First Nation.  She has been practicing law since 2007 in Thunder Bay and southern [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

December at Lake Superior High School

December at Lake Superior High School

Submitted by Stacey Wallwin, LSHS TERRACE BAY, ON – It was a busy Christmas season at Lake Superior High School this year! Students and staff were kept busy with a variety of activities during the last few weeks before Christmas.   We started off the activities with an awesome, high-energy pep rally to kick [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Bill 8 & Omnibus Bills

Mantha’s News from the Park : Bill 8 & Omnibus Bills

Last week in the legislature, New Democrats voted against Bill 8 due to the fact that it was an omnibus bill containing 11 pieces of legislation. Also one of the main concerns was that the Liberal government has been pushing time allocation on so many bills to prevent debate and ram bills through the legislature. [Read more]

Best Start Buzz

Best Start Buzz

It’s been an exciting start to a new year at Best Start where we provide quality programs and services to support families and their children in an inclusive, welcoming environment, all free of charge.  As our programs focus on the interests of the child and play based learning, the children and parents have had a [Read more]

New Team of Trustees for CSCNO

New Team of Trustees for CSCNO

Experience and commitment: new team of Nouvel-Ontario school trustees begin mandate SUDBURY, ON – During its annual organizational session held on Friday December 5, the newly elected team of Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) school board trustees was officially sworn in, beginning its four-year [Read more]

Nouvelle équipe de conseillers(ères) au CSCNO

Nouvelle équipe de conseillers(ères) au CSCNO

Expérience et engagement : une nouvelle équipe de conseillères et de conseillers scolaires au CSCNO SUDBURY, ON – Au cours de la séance annuelle d’organisation du Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) qui s’est tenue le vendredi 5 décembre dernier, on a procédé à l’assermentation de [Read more]

Law Enforcement

December at Lake Superior High School

December at Lake Superior High School

Submitted by Stacey Wallwin, LSHS TERRACE BAY, ON – It was a busy Christmas season at Lake Superior High School this year! Students and staff were kept busy with a variety of activities during the last few weeks before Christmas.   We started off the activities with an awesome, high-energy pep rally to kick start [Read more]

Ministry Seeks Public’s Help to Identify Individuals who left Nets Unattended

Ministry Seeks Public’s Help to Identify Individuals who left Nets Unattended

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry seeks the public’s help in identifying the individuals responsible for setting gill nets that were left unattended in Goulais Bay on Lake Superior in November and December 2014. Several gill nets set off the southern shore of Goulais Bay and left unattended since November were reported to the [Read more]

Highway 11 LongLac to Hearst

Highway 11 LongLac to Hearst

GREENSTONE, ON – North Bay OPP has closed Highway 11 at Hearst to Longlac due to poor roads.(December 16, 2014 – 4:21pm) OntarioNewsNorth.com will be published updates as they are received from the OPP. [Read more]

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision East Of Longlac

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision East Of Longlac

GREENSTONE, ON – Members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 11 approximately 78.5 kilometres east of Longlac at approximately 7:20pm on December 6, 2014.  Investigation determined that the collision involved an east bound passenger vehicle that crossed the centre line and struck a [Read more]

Wawa OPP: Marathon Woman CHarged With Multiple Drug Offences

Wawa OPP: Marathon Woman CHarged With Multiple Drug Offences

WAWA, ON – On the 06 December 2014, at approximately 2:00 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment were on general patrol in the Town of Wawa when they observed a very intoxicated female staggering on the street. OPP officers stopped and interviewed the female. The investigation lead to the arrest [Read more]

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