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Fish Community Index Netting Project on Lake Superior

Fish Community Index Netting Project on Lake Superior

Pic River First Nation, in partnership with the Anishinabek/ Ontario Fisheries Resource Centre (A/OFRC) will be conducting a Fish Community index Netting (FCIN) project on Lake Superior within the traditional fishing areas of Pic River First Nation. This data will aid in the assessment of commercial catch quotas and be used by Pic River First

Nipigon OPP Charge Impaired Driver

Nipigon OPP Charge Impaired Driver

NIPIGON, ON – On August 22, 2015 at 10:17 p.m. Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision that occurred at the Nipigon Marina.  The driver of a south bound pickup truck crossed into the oncoming lane and collided with a bridge railing.  The pickup then rolled over and came to

Theft of a Motor Vehicle

Theft of a Motor Vehicle

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Aug 16, 2015, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge detachment received information regarding a motor vehicle that was missing and being reported as stolen. The vehicle was a Light Blue 2006 Dodge Caravan;  Ontario Plate BVPN 115 It was last seen on Aug 16 at 02:15am parked in front of 17 Warbler Dr.

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$2,5 millions vers un projet d’énergie renouvelable d’une Première Nation

$2,5 millions vers un projet d’énergie renouvelable d’une Première Nation

Ce financement fait partie du plus grand investissement dans l’infrastructure de l’histoire de la province L’Ontario investit dans une nouvelle infrastructure énergétique qui reliera l’énergie solaire et éolienne aux installations actuelles au diésel de la Première Nation de Fort Severn dans le Grand Nord. La Société de gestion du Fonds du [Read more]

Publication du plan d’action ontarien pour les carrefours communautaires

Publication du plan d’action ontarien pour les carrefours communautaires

Le cadre stratégique fournit une feuille de route pour la revitalisation des espaces publics en Ontario Le Groupe consultatif de la première ministre chargé du cadre pour les carrefours communautaires, nommé par la première ministre Kathleen Wynne, a publié un rapport visant à orienter la création de carrefours communautaires. Le rapport, intitulé : « Les [Read more]

First Nations

Fish Community Index Netting Project on Lake Superior

Fish Community Index Netting Project on Lake Superior
Pic River First Nation, in partnership with the Anishinabek/ Ontario Fisheries Resource Centre (A/OFRC) will be conducting a Fish Community index Netting (FCIN) project on Lake Superior within the traditional fishing areas of Pic River First Nation. This data will aid in the assessment of commercial catch quotas and be used by Pic River First [Read more]

Ontario Investing $2.5 Million in First Nation Renewable Energy Project

Ontario Investing $2.5 Million in First Nation Renewable Energy Project
Funding Part of Largest Infrastructure Investment in Province’s History Ontario is investing in new energy infrastructure in the Far North that will link solar and wind power to the Fort Severn First Nation’s existing diesel-generating stations. Through the province’s Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), $2.5 million will be provided for the [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Theft of a Motor Vehicle

Theft of a Motor Vehicle

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Aug 16, 2015, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge detachment received information regarding a motor vehicle that was missing and being reported as stolen. The vehicle was a Light Blue 2006 Dodge Caravan;  Ontario Plate BVPN 115 It was last seen on Aug 16 at 02:15am parked in front of 17 Warbler Dr. [Read more]

Marathon Slow-Pitch PLAYOFF Schedule

Marathon Slow-Pitch PLAYOFF Schedule

Thanks to John Hooper for information. A Division: Monday 7:30 Crossover Video Jays (15-5-1)(1) vs Outlaws (14-7)(2) Tuesday 6:00 Brewers (13-8)(3) vs Marathon Mets (12-7-1)(4) Wednesday 6:00 Loser 1vs2 vs Winner 3vs4 Thursday 6:00 – FINAL Winner 1vs2 vs Winner Wed 6:00 game B Division: Monday 6pm Jagerbombers (10-9)(5) vs Brokerlink [Read more]

Young Entrepreneurs’ Market Day A Great Success

Young Entrepreneurs’ Market Day A Great Success

MANITOUWADGE, ON – A week of learning, fun, product creation and development, visits from local business people and more wound up Friday, August 21st for 11 young entrepreneurs, ages 9-12, participating in the Township of Manitouwadge’s BizKids program. The 10 businesses (9 individual owners and one team of 2) , welcomed buyers to [Read more]

Fundraiser for Marathon Sick Kids Fund

Fundraiser for Marathon Sick Kids Fund

MARATHON ON – August 14, 2015 the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon held the “26th Annual Marathon OPP Sick Kids Golf Tournament” fundraiser to help raise money for the Marathon Sick Kids Fund. The Marathon OPP Detachment and the Marathon Sick Children’s Fund would like to thank all who donated as well as participated in the [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Town Hall w/NDP Leader, Hydro One Sale & Bear Encounters

Mantha’s News from the Park : Town Hall w/NDP Leader, Hydro One Sale & Bear Encounters

My colleagues and I have received numerous calls regarding the increase in Bear activity throughout Northern Ontario. The NDP has continuously pressured the Minister of Natural Resources to step up and take some responsibility on the issue of wildlife management in the north. Liberal budget cuts to MNR have resulted in the cancellation of the [Read more]

MMSPSL Aug 13 Results, Stats, and Standings +Schedule for Aug.17

MMSPSL Aug 13 Results, Stats, and Standings +Schedule for Aug.17

  MARATHON, ON – Last week, the Marathon Mixed Slow-Pitch League had some memorable moments culminating with the action Thursday, August 13th which included the top ranked Outlaws defending their title with a win against the Brewers 17-12. Next up, the Crossover Video Jays crushed the Lord of the Infield Flies, defeating them with an [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New Movie Releases, New IN-STORE, Tasty Treats & MORE!

#CrossoverInsider : New Movie Releases, New IN-STORE, Tasty Treats & MORE!

After a one week vacation, I’m back- and so is the Crossover Insider! As nice as it is to get away, it’s always great to be back home. I was starting to miss work and all of our awesome customers! During the one week hiatus, a number of great new movies were released including; Insurgent, [Read more]

Greenstone

NDP Candidate Andrew Foulds Visits Greenstone

NDP Candidate Andrew Foulds Visits Greenstone

GREENSTONE, ON – Andrew Foulds took his campaign to Greenstone last week. He visited Beardmore, Geraldton, Nakina and Longlac. “The issues raised by constituents have become all too familiar as I knock on doors across this large riding. The economy and lack of good paying jobs was voiced once again in Nakina. While wages have stagnated, [Read more]

Speeding Brampton Driver Stopped and Charged in Greenstone

Speeding Brampton Driver Stopped and Charged in Greenstone

GREENSTONE, ON – Sunday, August 16, 2015 at approximately 1:10 am, an officer from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was on patrol on Highway 11, in the area of Long Lake 58 First Nation. The officer observed the driver of a west bound Chevrolet Impala driving the vehicle at a high rate [Read more]

Letter to the Editor : Visitor looks back on travels through Greenstone

Letter to the Editor : Visitor looks back on travels through Greenstone

FROM THE EDITOR: The letter below was originally sent to OntarioNewsNorth.com Contributor Edgar Lavoie  who shared it with me. I requested the author’s permission to republish, believing it important to provide OntarioNewsNorth.com readers, particularly from Greenstone, the opportunity to enjoy hearing how the kindness of the Northern Ontario residents and [Read more]

Beach Advisory Issued For Beach In Greenstone

Beach Advisory Issued For Beach In Greenstone

Beach Advisory Issued: Poplar Lodge Beach The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) has issued a swimming advisory for the following beaches based on water samples taken on August 13, 2015: high levels of E. coli Poplar Lodge Beach near the bridge and raft (Beardmore) Swimming advisories do not close the beach or stop people [Read more]

Temporary Road Closure Tomorrow

Temporary Road Closure Tomorrow

THUNDER BAY, ON – The Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to advise the public of the following temporary road closure on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. Lakeshore Drive, at the east intersection of Highway 11/17 will be closed for approximately two hours commencing at 8:00 am. OPP are requesting motorists use [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Young Entrepreneurs’ Market Day A Great Success

Young Entrepreneurs’ Market Day A Great Success

MANITOUWADGE, ON – A week of learning, fun, product creation and development, visits from local business people and more wound up Friday, August 21st for 11 young entrepreneurs, ages 9-12, participating in the Township of Manitouwadge’s BizKids program. The 10 businesses (9 individual owners and one team of 2) [Read more]

Ontario Community Hubs Action Plan Released

Ontario Community Hubs Action Plan Released

Strategic Framework Provides a Roadmap for Public Spaces to Better Serve Communities Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Community Hub Framework Advisory Group has released a report to guide the creation of community hubs. The report, Community Hubs in Ontario: A Strategic Framework and Action Plan, is an important first step [Read more]

Statement by NDP Education Critic RE: Community Hubs

Statement by NDP Education Critic RE: Community Hubs

  “New Democrats have long supported the idea of turning schools into community hubs, and as such, I welcome the report from Karen Pitre in this regard. However, I find the contradictions of Premier Wynne and her Liberal government hard to ignore. On one hand they say they want to create community hubs, but at [Read more]

Remidiation of Former David Bell Mine Site Includes Ongoing Environmental Science

Remidiation of Former David Bell Mine Site Includes Ongoing Environmental Science

A Mine Once Stood Here From BarrickBeyondBorders.com Visitors to the former David Bell mine near Marathon, Ontario, would never know that there used to be a mine there. Hundreds of saplings dot re-contoured areas, and it’s not uncommon to see black bears rummaging through reclaimed fields for tasty native grasses to [Read more]

September Changes to the School Immunization Program

September Changes to the School Immunization Program

THUNDER BAY, ON – As of September 2015, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) will no longer be providing school-based immunization clinics for Senior Kindergarten to Grade 6 students in the City of Thunder Bay and the surrounding rural areas. School-based immunization clinics for Grade 7 to 12 students will [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Nipigon OPP Charge Impaired Driver

Nipigon OPP Charge Impaired Driver

NIPIGON, ON – On August 22, 2015 at 10:17 p.m. Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision that occurred at the Nipigon Marina.  The driver of a south bound pickup truck crossed into the oncoming lane and collided with a bridge railing.  The pickup then rolled over and came to [Read more]

Theft of a Motor Vehicle

Theft of a Motor Vehicle

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Aug 16, 2015, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge detachment received information regarding a motor vehicle that was missing and being reported as stolen. The vehicle was a Light Blue 2006 Dodge Caravan;  Ontario Plate BVPN 115 It was last seen on Aug 16 at 02:15am parked in front of 17 Warbler Dr. [Read more]

Speeding Brampton Driver Stopped and Charged in Greenstone

Speeding Brampton Driver Stopped and Charged in Greenstone

GREENSTONE, ON – Sunday, August 16, 2015 at approximately 1:10 am, an officer from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was on patrol on Highway 11, in the area of Long Lake 58 First Nation. The officer observed the driver of a west bound Chevrolet Impala driving the vehicle at a high rate [Read more]

Fundraiser for Marathon Sick Kids Fund

Fundraiser for Marathon Sick Kids Fund

MARATHON ON – August 14, 2015 the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon held the “26th Annual Marathon OPP Sick Kids Golf Tournament” fundraiser to help raise money for the Marathon Sick Kids Fund. The Marathon OPP Detachment and the Marathon Sick Children’s Fund would like to thank all who donated as well as participated in the [Read more]

3 Men Charged With Break & Enter In Nipigon

3 Men Charged With Break & Enter In Nipigon

NIPIGON, ON – On 12 August 2015 Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a Break and Enter at the Nipigon Canadian Tire Store.  Staff members attended to find the building had been entered and property including electronics, ammunition, outdoor gear and cash had been stolen.  As a result of investigation with the assistance of [Read more]

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