-------------------------------------------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 ----------------------------------

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Vigil Held at Ottawa War Memorial

Vigil Held at Ottawa War Memorial

OTTAWA, ON – Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes shared these photos of a vigil that was held at the War Memorial where MPs gathered to start their day this morning before returning to parliament.  Those gathered remembered Cpl Nathan Cirillo who was killed yesterday while standing as honour guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The Prime Minister and

TRICK OR EAT MARATHON – What you need to know

TRICK OR EAT MARATHON – What you need to know

WHAT IS TRICK OR EAT? Volunteers will be going door to door on Halloween night to collect non-perishable food items for the local food bank. WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP? Have one or two non-perishable food items ready for the Trick or Eat volunteers when they come to your door. WHEN WILL THE VOLUNTEERS

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Déclaration de la première ministre de l’Ontario suite à l’attaque à Ottawa

Déclaration de la première ministre de l’Ontario suite à l’attaque à Ottawa

Kathleen Wynne, première ministre de l’Ontario, a émis aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante suite aux événements tragiques qui se sont produits à Ottawa : « Les gestes consternants de violence qui sont survenus aujourd’hui à notre monument de guerre du Canada et sur la Colline parlementaire ont profondément choqué notre province et notre nation. [Read more]

Améliorer la sécurité routière

Améliorer la sécurité routière

La province présente une nouvelle loi pour rendre les routes de l’Ontario plus sécuritaires L’Ontario dépose un projet de loi qui, s’il est adopté, permettra aux routes de la province de demeurer parmi les plus sécuritaires d’Amérique du Nord en réduisant le nombre de collisions, de blessures et de décès. S’il est adopté, le projet [Read more]

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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

TRICK OR EAT MARATHON – What you need to know

TRICK OR EAT MARATHON – What you need to know

WHAT IS TRICK OR EAT? Volunteers will be going door to door on Halloween night to collect non-perishable food items for the local food bank. WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP? Have one or two non-perishable food items ready for the Trick or Eat volunteers when they come to your door. WHEN WILL THE VOLUNTEERS [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New Movie/Game Releases in Marathon/Manitouwadge, Indy Store Day Prize Winners

#CrossoverInsider : New Movie/Game Releases in Marathon/Manitouwadge, Indy Store Day Prize Winners

TYLER’S WEEKLY INSIDER It truly is hard to believe that October is has almost come and gone. In a few days, our streets will be crawling with little ghosts, goblins and zombies, as flocks of candy seeking children celebrate Halloween. Then we hit November which is normally a slow month for new releases- but not [Read more]

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]

Greenstone

Thunder Bay District Crime Stoppers : Greenstone B&E

Thunder Bay District Crime Stoppers : Greenstone B&E

Crime of the Week : Break & Enter Crime Stoppers and the OPP are asking for your help in solving a Break & Enter that occurred at an MNR Fire Base located approximately 200km Northwest of Geraldton. Sometime between August 26th and September 7th 2014 an unknown suspect(s) entered onto the MNR Ogoki Forward Attack Base property [Read more]

Reader Photo Submissions – Nakina’s Twin Lakes area

Reader Photo Submissions – Nakina’s Twin Lakes area

This beautiful photo was taken by Mark (@algonquinpp) who describes himself on Twitter as: #CanoeTripper, #Photographer, Beekeeper, #Explorer and #OutdoorJunkie! Originally from the Greenstone region Mark now lives in the Ottawa area though his heart still seems well connected to Northern Ontario! [Read more]

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]

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

SSM/Algoma Crime Of The Week – Help Identify Thief (Incl.Video)

SSM/Algoma Crime Of The Week – Help Identify Thief (Incl.Video)

FROM: SSM & Algoma Crime Stoppers SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – There have been numerous thefts in downtown Sault Ste. Marie in the past few months. Crime Stoppers and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service need your help to solve these crimes. One of the many incidents occurred at Wal-Mart on Sunday October 5th, 2014 [Read more]

UPDATE – SUSPICIOUS DEATH INVESTIGATION

UPDATE – SUSPICIOUS DEATH INVESTIGATION

MOOSONEE, ON – The Moosonee Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the James Bay Crime Unit, under the direction of OPP Criminal Investigation Branch Detective Inspector Martin Graham, have concluded their investigation into the death of Angel MATTHEWS (27 years) of Moosonee.  Ms. MATTHEWS’ death is no longer deemed as suspicious and [Read more]

Thunder Bay District Crime Stoppers : Greenstone B&E

Thunder Bay District Crime Stoppers : Greenstone B&E

Crime of the Week : Break & Enter Crime Stoppers and the OPP are asking for your help in solving a Break & Enter that occurred at an MNR Fire Base located approximately 200km Northwest of Geraldton. Sometime between August 26th and September 7th 2014 an unknown suspect(s) entered onto the MNR Ogoki Forward Attack Base property [Read more]

Province Introducing New Legislation to Make Ontario’s Roads Safer

Province Introducing New Legislation to Make Ontario’s Roads Safer

Improving Road Safety Ontario is introducing legislation that, if passed, would help keep the province’s roads among the safest in North America by reducing collisions, injuries and fatalities. If passed, the proposed legislation and supporting amendments to the Highway Traffic Act will make highways and roads safer by: Increasing fines for distracted driving from its [Read more]

SCHREIBER OPP CONCLUDE SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATION

SCHREIBER OPP CONCLUDE SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATION

NIPIGON, ON –Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Schreiber Detachment, with the assistance of the North West Region Crime Unit have concluded a sexual assault investigation involving a victim under the age of 16.  The incident was reported on January 16, 2014 and occurred between 2003 and 2005 in the Town of Terrace Bay.    [Read more]

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