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Ordre du Jour Conseil Municipal Dubreuilville Municipal Council Agenda 04-24-14

Ordre du Jour Conseil Municipal Dubreuilville Municipal Council Agenda 04-24-14

Séance régulière du conseil qui aura lieu à 18 h 30, le 24 avril 2014 Regular Council meeting scheduled for April 24, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.  1.    OUVERTURE / CALL TO ORDER 2.    PRÉSENCE / ROLL CALL 3.    APPEL ET DÉCLARATION D’INTÉRÊT PÉCUNIAIRE / DECLARATION OF CONFLICT 4.    ADOPTION DE L’ORDRE DU JOUR / APPROVAL

DRIVER CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED WAWA

DRIVER CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED WAWA

WAWA, ON –  April 13, 2014 at 12:30 am officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment were conducting RIDE checks at the intersection of Main Street and Broadway Avenue in the town of Wawa. A Dodge Ram pickup truck approached the check and investigation by the officer led to the arrest

R.I.D.E. Check on Hwy 17 White River Results In Drug Charges

R.I.D.E. Check on Hwy 17 White River Results In Drug Charges

WHITE RIVER, ON – April 18, 2014 at 12:30 am, officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East White River Detachment were conducting R.I.D.E. checks on Highway 17 in the Township of White River.  At 7:43 pm a west bound Nissan Titan entered the R.I.D.E. area. Investigation by the OPP officers led to the

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Concernes de réductions de populations d’orignal en Ontario

Concernes de réductions de populations d’orignal en Ontario

Article en regard de la page éditoriale par le ministre des Richesses naturelles, David Orazietti En Ontario, le ministère des Richesses naturelles surveille les populations d’orignal et règlemente soigneusement la chasse pour veiller à ce que les populations demeurent viables. L’hiver dernier, le Ministère a effectué un recensement aérien des populations [Read more]

First Nations

R.I.D.E. Check on Hwy 17 White River Results In Drug Charges

R.I.D.E. Check on Hwy 17 White River Results In Drug Charges
WHITE RIVER, ON – April 18, 2014 at 12:30 am, officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East White River Detachment were conducting R.I.D.E. checks on Highway 17 in the Township of White River.  At 7:43 pm a west bound Nissan Titan entered the R.I.D.E. area. Investigation by the OPP officers led to the [Read more]

Wawa students to discover the richness of the Métis and First Nations cultures

Wawa students to discover the richness of the Métis and First Nations cultures
  WAWA, ON – As part of the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario’s (CSCNO) Aboriginal Education Program, students from Wawa’s École Saint-Joseph will welcome Mrs. Janique Labelle to their school on Friday, April 11. This Métis and Anishinaabe visitor will lead a drumming workshop from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for grades 7 to 12 students. Janique [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

TWO DECEASED LOCATED IN NIPIGON RESIDENCE

TWO DECEASED LOCATED IN NIPIGON RESIDENCE

NIPIGON, ON – April 21, 2014 at 2:51pm, members of the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Nipigon Fire Service, and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a report of two unresponsive adults located inside a residence on First Street in Nipigon. Upon the arrival of emergency personnel, Nipigon Fire Service determined that carbon monoxide [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

NWMO Open House Well Attended

NWMO Open House Well Attended

  MANITOUWADGE, ON – April 10 & 11, 2014 the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) held an open house in the Manitouwadge Recreation Centre. The event was very well attended with approximately 120 residents visiting, among them were students from the secondary and elementary schools, council members and township staff, [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider – New Releases & Trailers, Perfect Easter Baskets & Accommodating Hours

#CrossoverInsider – New Releases & Trailers, Perfect Easter Baskets & Accommodating Hours

WEEKLY INSIDER One of the biggest surprises at the box office this year is undoubtedly the Ice Cube comedy Ride Along. Co-starring Kevin Hart, Ride Along opened on January 17th to 48.6 million dollars- shattering all box office predictions. Strong word of mouth and staying power lead to an eye boggling final tally of 134 [Read more]

Marathon High Students Strive to “Survive” Mock Emergency

Marathon High Students Strive to “Survive” Mock Emergency

MARATHON, ON – Severe weather, power outages, forest fires, and industrial accidents – they can all happen.  That’s why Marathon High School and the Superior Greenstone District School Board have partnered to educate high school students on practical survival skills should an emergency happen. As a part of Ontario’s Emergency Preparedness [Read more]

MALE AND FEMALE ARRESTED FOR POSSESION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

MALE AND FEMALE ARRESTED FOR POSSESION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

MARATHON ON – Monday April 15th, 2014, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment received a call regarding a theft of fuel from the Esso in White River. Officers patrolled the area and located a vehicle matching the description, travelling west bound on Highway 17 approximately 25km east of Marathon. Police attempted to conduct a [Read more]

SGDSB Celebrates Differences – Neurodiversity Day

SGDSB Celebrates Differences – Neurodiversity Day

MARATHON, ON – On April 16th, Superior-Greenstone District School Board is celebrating Neurodiversity Day. What is neurodiversity you ask? Neurodiversity refers to the idea that people experience the world differently based on their neurological attributes. It is most commonly applied to people with autism-spectrum conditions such as [Read more]

Wawa Firefighter’s Story: #Hwy17 Conditions Take Another Young Life (Video: MPP Mantha Reads)

Wawa Firefighter’s Story: #Hwy17 Conditions Take Another Young Life (Video: MPP Mantha Reads)

While the Liberals and Conservatives continue to battle it out in a “he said, she said” libel lawsuit over gas plant scandal accusations; New Democrats continue to listen to your concerns and take action. This week my colleague MPP Sarah Campbell, Kenora Rainy River, used her Private Members slot to put forward a motion to [Read more]

Learning [delicious] Life Skills at MPS

Learning [delicious] Life Skills at MPS

MANITOUWADGE, ON – In our classrooms there are no limits to the learning possibilities for our students.  These three young culinary artists are learning another important life-skill, preparing their own food.  Under the guidance of our competent staff members these chocolate chip cookies were created from scratch, scooped, baked and [Read more]

Greenstone

KWG Resources Inc. – Round 4 In The Ring of Fire (Video)

KWG Resources Inc. – Round 4 In The Ring of Fire (Video)

Welcome to Round 4 in the Ring of Fire. Frank C. Smeenk President & Chief Executive Officer of KWG Resources Inc. discusses recent company news and events with AGORACOM Founder/Host, George Tsiolis. [Read more]

SGDSB Celebrates Differences – Neurodiversity Day

SGDSB Celebrates Differences – Neurodiversity Day

MARATHON, ON – On April 16th, Superior-Greenstone District School Board is celebrating Neurodiversity Day. What is neurodiversity you ask? Neurodiversity refers to the idea that people experience the world differently based on their neurological attributes. It is most commonly applied to people with autism-spectrum conditions such as Asperger’s Syndrome, but has [Read more]

GERALDTON HOSPITAL HONOURS VOLUNTEERS

GERALDTON HOSPITAL HONOURS VOLUNTEERS

Volunteer Names Inscribed on Tree of Life by Edgar J. Lavoie GREENSTONE, ON – Monday,  April 7th, nearly 80 people gathered, in the lobby of the Geraldton District Hospital for its annual Volunteer Appreciation Social.  Hospital CEO Kurt Pristanskiat noted the significant increase of those attending to show their support of the exceptional volunteers who went [Read more]

Ontario Enhancing Job-Skills Programs for First Nations Communities

Ontario Enhancing Job-Skills Programs for First Nations Communities

Ontario Supporting Careers in Ring of Fire, Other Mining Developments Ontario is investing in training programs that will support jobs and improve the quality of life for First Nations communities near the Ring of Fire.   “I’m extremely proud of the support our government continues to show for programs and initiatives that deliver high-quality skills [Read more]

$16,400 in Fines and Hunting Suspensions for Illegal Moose Hunt Near Caramat

$16,400 in Fines and Hunting Suspensions for Illegal Moose Hunt Near Caramat

Five Ontario men were fined a total of $16,400 and received hunting license suspensions for an illegal moose hunt and an attempted cover up in 2011. Jan Kuczek of Schomberg pleaded guilty to illegally party-hunting moose, failing to immediately attach a game seal, possessing wildlife illegally taken, buying game wildlife, selling game wildlife, depositing material [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Are Northern Ontario Schools Keeping UP?

Are Northern Ontario Schools Keeping UP?

I couldn’t help wondering as I watched the video, from Prince Edward Island, above if Northern Ontario students – particularly those on the Northshore in elementary schools like my daughter who is in Grade 2, but in High School as well, are receiving the education they need to succeed. I believe change begins [Read more]

Marathon High Students Strive to “Survive” Mock Emergency

Marathon High Students Strive to “Survive” Mock Emergency

MARATHON, ON – Severe weather, power outages, forest fires, and industrial accidents – they can all happen.  That’s why Marathon High School and the Superior Greenstone District School Board have partnered to educate high school students on practical survival skills should an emergency happen. As a part of [Read more]

Superior-North Neighbours Rock the House

Superior-North Neighbours Rock the House

TERRACE BAY, ON – Friday, March 28th, Grade 5 – 8 students of Holy Angels and St. Martins took part in a fun filled day of curling at the Terrace Bay Curling Club.  Students got the opportunity to practice their skills before taking part in a mini bonspiel.  All the students had a great time [Read more]

SGDSB Celebrates Differences – Neurodiversity Day

SGDSB Celebrates Differences – Neurodiversity Day

MARATHON, ON – On April 16th, Superior-Greenstone District School Board is celebrating Neurodiversity Day. What is neurodiversity you ask? Neurodiversity refers to the idea that people experience the world differently based on their neurological attributes. It is most commonly applied to people with autism-spectrum [Read more]

Learning [delicious] Life Skills at MPS

Learning [delicious] Life Skills at MPS

MANITOUWADGE, ON – In our classrooms there are no limits to the learning possibilities for our students.  These three young culinary artists are learning another important life-skill, preparing their own food.  Under the guidance of our competent staff members these chocolate chip cookies were created from scratch, [Read more]

Law Enforcement

DRIVER CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED WAWA

DRIVER CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED WAWA

WAWA, ON –  April 13, 2014 at 12:30 am officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment were conducting RIDE checks at the intersection of Main Street and Broadway Avenue in the town of Wawa. A Dodge Ram pickup truck approached the check and investigation by the officer led to the arrest [Read more]

R.I.D.E. Check on Hwy 17 White River Results In Drug Charges

R.I.D.E. Check on Hwy 17 White River Results In Drug Charges

WHITE RIVER, ON – April 18, 2014 at 12:30 am, officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East White River Detachment were conducting R.I.D.E. checks on Highway 17 in the Township of White River.  At 7:43 pm a west bound Nissan Titan entered the R.I.D.E. area. Investigation by the OPP officers led to the [Read more]

TWO DECEASED LOCATED IN NIPIGON RESIDENCE

TWO DECEASED LOCATED IN NIPIGON RESIDENCE

NIPIGON, ON – April 21, 2014 at 2:51pm, members of the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Nipigon Fire Service, and Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a report of two unresponsive adults located inside a residence on First Street in Nipigon. Upon the arrival of emergency personnel, Nipigon Fire Service determined that carbon monoxide [Read more]

MALE AND FEMALE ARRESTED FOR POSSESION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

MALE AND FEMALE ARRESTED FOR POSSESION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

MARATHON ON – Monday April 15th, 2014, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment received a call regarding a theft of fuel from the Esso in White River. Officers patrolled the area and located a vehicle matching the description, travelling west bound on Highway 17 approximately 25km east of Marathon. Police attempted to conduct a traffic [Read more]

FATAL COLLISON CLOSES HIGHWAY 17 NEAR DESBARATS

FATAL COLLISON CLOSES HIGHWAY 17 NEAR DESBARATS

From: East Algoma OPP THESSALON, ON – April 8, 2014, at 12:24 p.m. officers from the East Algoma OPP detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision East of Desbarats on Highway 17 near Deplonty Road. The collision resulted in one fatality and other passengers being sent to hospital for medical attention.  The name of [Read more]

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