Bloom Where You Are Planted Yoga & Meditation Retreat, at the Rossport Inn, Rossport ON : June 19th – 21st. Included in your package are: access to Yoga Session; Mindfulness Practice Workshop; Guided Nature Hikes; Thai or Aromatherapy Massage; Accommodations AND Meals. For more information visit Facebook event page by CLICKING HERE or CLICK HERE for poster, and to register call 807-228-3754 or email: bloom.planted @gmail.com . . . . ._______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Manitouwadge High School's School Council Congratulates TanyaLalonde who won $725 in a 50/50 draw at Manitouwadge High School. SGDSB Trustee Aaron MacGregor drew the winning ballot May15that MHS.----------------------------------------------------What's happening in your community? Click for the community calendar to view [or add] events! _________________________________________________________________________To advertise on www.OntarioNewsNorth.com, or in ONN On The Road, email Editor@OntarioNewsNorth.com or call 807.826.4745, one ad will reach potential customers or clients across the Northshore and Greenstone!

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Winners of The 2015 Country Music Association of Ontario Awards

Winners of The 2015 Country Music Association of Ontario Awards

An Electrifying Night of Country Music! TORONTO, ON – The Flato Markham Theatre was the scene of an electrifying night of country music on Monday evening for the 3rd Annual Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAO) Awards, presented by Slaight Music. The Awards Show was hosted by the Road Hammers’ Jason McCoy for the 2nd

#CrossoverInsider : Warm Weather Trailers, June Buzz + #Avail.2Rent in Marathon/Manitouwadge

#CrossoverInsider : Warm Weather Trailers, June Buzz + #Avail.2Rent in Marathon/Manitouwadge

WEEKLY WRAP-UP It seems hard to fathom that it’s already time to talk about June. It is, however, well worth talking about in the world of movies as it promises to be chalk full of great new movies! Some of the titles that are sure to create excitement with our customers include; Focus (Will Smith),

Pan Am Games Torch Relay Crosses Northshore May 31 & June 1

Pan Am Games Torch Relay Crosses Northshore May 31 & June 1

Pan Am flame will visit Fort William First Nation, morning celebration at Thunder Bay City Hall and evening celebration at Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre TORONTO, ON – Sunday, May 31, Day 2 of the Pan Am Games Torch Relay presented by President’s Choice® and OLG, the Pan Am flame will visit several communities in northern

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Les études sur les lacs soutiennent la gestion des pêches dans le Nord-Est

Les études sur les lacs soutiennent la gestion des pêches dans le Nord-Est

NORD-EST, ON – Cet été, les équipes des pêches du ministère des Richesses naturelles et des Forêts mèneront des études sur certains lacs de l’Ontario. Ils y surveilleront les populations de poissons, prendront des échantillons d’eau et chercheront à détecter les espèces envahissantes. Si vous êtes sur un lac qui fait l’objet de surveillance et [Read more]

Demande de participation au 10e camp d’été des sciences de la santé de l’EMNO

Demande de participation au 10e camp d’été des sciences de la santé de l’EMNO

L’École de médecine du Nord de l’Ontario (EMNO) maintient son engagement à renseigner les jeunes des régions rurales et éloignées ainsi que les jeunes francophones et les jeunes autochtones sur les carrières dans le domaine de la santé. L’EMNO est fière d’offrir, pour la 10ième année, son camp d’été des sciences de la santé.  Le [Read more]

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First Nations

UPDATE- Investigation of Homicide : 3 Charged with Second Degree Murder

UPDATE- Investigation of Homicide : 3 Charged with Second Degree Murder
WIKWEMIKONG, ON –The Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North East Region Crime Unit, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) Acting Detective Inspector Gilles Depratto, are continuing their investigation into a homicide which occurred at a home located on Andrew Crescent in Wikwemikong Unceded First [Read more]

Public Interest Groups Issue Open Letter to Gov’t of Ontario RE: Nuclear Waste Burial

Public Interest Groups Issue Open Letter to Gov’t of Ontario RE: Nuclear Waste Burial
From: Northwatch Federal Report is Flawed – Ontario Must Take Action QUEENS PARK, ON  – Calling the federal review report issued last week on a proposal to bury nuclear waste beside Lake Huron “deeply flawed”, one hundred public interest groups have issued an “Open Letter to the Government of Ontario”, calling on the Province to [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

#CrossoverInsider : Warm Weather Trailers, June Buzz + #Avail.2Rent in Marathon/Manitouwadge

#CrossoverInsider : Warm Weather Trailers, June Buzz + #Avail.2Rent in Marathon/Manitouwadge

WEEKLY WRAP-UP It seems hard to fathom that it’s already time to talk about June. It is, however, well worth talking about in the world of movies as it promises to be chalk full of great new movies! Some of the titles that are sure to create excitement with our customers include; Focus (Will Smith), [Read more]

Pan Am Games Torch Relay Crosses Northshore May 31 & June 1

Pan Am Games Torch Relay Crosses Northshore May 31 & June 1

Pan Am flame will visit Fort William First Nation, morning celebration at Thunder Bay City Hall and evening celebration at Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre TORONTO, ON – Sunday, May 31, Day 2 of the Pan Am Games Torch Relay presented by President’s Choice® and OLG, the Pan Am flame will visit several communities in northern [Read more]

OPP Re-Open Investigation Into Death of 15yr old In Manitouwadge

OPP Re-Open Investigation Into Death of 15yr old In Manitouwadge

Death Investigation In Manitouwadge MANITOUWADGE, ON – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North West Region Forensic Identification Unit and OPP Crime Unit personnel under the direction of Detective Inspector Peter Loree of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) have re-opened the investigation into the death of 15-year-old Catherine [Read more]

MPS Scientists Have a Hoot!

MPS Scientists Have a Hoot!

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The young scientists in Ms. McLeod’s class recently had the most interesting and exciting opportunity to dissect owl pellets. The students learned that after an owl eats the small rodents, birds, and bugs that are a part of its nightly diet, its stomach cannot digest the fur, bones, teeth, feathers, and insect shells [Read more]

“Job numbers are the real test for any government“ says Hughes

“Job numbers are the real test for any government“ says Hughes

The government is crowing about a balanced budget but what they aren’t bragging about is how their efforts offer little hope to improve stagnant job numbers or some dismal economic indicators that show their balancing job for what it is – a temporary illusion.  What you will hear a lot about – especially if you [Read more]

PSA : Camp Quality Seeking CAMPERS 4-18yrs of age

PSA : Camp Quality Seeking CAMPERS 4-18yrs of age

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Camp Quality Northwestern Ontario is currently seeking campers for its 2015 summer camp, taking place July 12-18 at Camp Duncan on East Loon Lake (45 minutes north of Thunder Bay). Children 4-18 who have cancer or are in remission, and up to one sibling in the same age range, are eligible to [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New DVD/BluRays in Marathon/Manitouwadge, Trailers & New Games

#CrossoverInsider : New DVD/BluRays in Marathon/Manitouwadge, Trailers & New Games

WEEKLY WRAP War movies give viewers a chance to see firsthand what the brave men and women of the military face on a daily basis while in action. Their heroics allow us our freedom and they risk their lives to do so.  Chris Kyle’s incredible true story as the most lethal sniper in American Military [Read more]

Greenstone

Greenstone Tourism Strategy/Marketing Plan Moves Forward

Greenstone Tourism Strategy/Marketing Plan Moves Forward

GREENSTONE, ON – The Municipality of Greenstone’s Tourism Strategy/Marketing Plan is moving forward. After a formal request for proposals, Council recently selected Generator from Thunder Bay to work on the blueprint for the future of tourism in the region. Generator was selected based on its significant experience within the region, including work on successful [Read more]

PSA : Camp Quality Seeking CAMPERS 4-18yrs of age

PSA : Camp Quality Seeking CAMPERS 4-18yrs of age

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Camp Quality Northwestern Ontario is currently seeking campers for its 2015 summer camp, taking place July 12-18 at Camp Duncan on East Loon Lake (45 minutes north of Thunder Bay). Children 4-18 who have cancer or are in remission, and up to one sibling in the same age range, are eligible to [Read more]

Environment Canada Weather Warnings : Northshore & Greenstone

SCROLL DOWN TO SEE WEATHER INFORMATION FOR SPECIFIC AREAS OF OUR REGION Share your weather photos with us to see them published on OntarioNewsNorth.com by submitting to: Email: Editor@OntarioNewsNorth.com, Facebook: www.facebook.com/OntarioNewsNorth.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/OntNewsNorth with hashtag #NWOWeather __________________________ 1:01 PM EDT Monday 18 May [Read more]

13th Annual Radio-Chaud Incl. Marathon, Dubreuilville and Longlac Competitors (among others)

13th Annual Radio-Chaud Incl. Marathon, Dubreuilville and Longlac Competitors (among others)

SUDBURY, ON – The Conseil Scolaire Public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario (CSPGNO)’s 13th Radio-Chaud Music Contest is heating up and the grande finale concert on May 28th is rapidly approaching. Radio-Chaud aims to foster talent and stimulate creativity among secondary students by encouraging them to compose and perform original songs in the context of [Read more]

Potential Major Attraction for Greenstone Region

Potential Major Attraction for Greenstone Region

Submitted by Edgar J. Lavoie Elmos Gold Mines started life in 1938 on a tiny island in Barton Bay, Kenogamisis Lake, within the boundaries of present-day Geraldton.  In 1942, the mine was mothballed. Talmora Longlac Gold Mines Limited, became a corporation in November 1944, embracing 9 claims of the former Elmos mine (acquired from Tombill [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Pan Am Games Torch Relay Crosses Northshore May 31 & June 1

Pan Am Games Torch Relay Crosses Northshore May 31 & June 1

Pan Am flame will visit Fort William First Nation, morning celebration at Thunder Bay City Hall and evening celebration at Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre TORONTO, ON – Sunday, May 31, Day 2 of the Pan Am Games Torch Relay presented by President’s Choice® and OLG, the Pan Am flame will visit several communities [Read more]

Enhancing Post-Secondary Education in Northwestern Ontario

Enhancing Post-Secondary Education in Northwestern Ontario

Enhancing Post-Secondary Education in Northwestern Ontario Ontario Bringing Learning Opportunities Closer to Home Ontario is investing in new technology that will provide students in Kenora and Sioux Lookout with an interactive university experience. With an investment of $1 million from the province’s Northern [Read more]

MPS Scientists Have a Hoot!

MPS Scientists Have a Hoot!

MANITOUWADGE, ON – The young scientists in Ms. McLeod’s class recently had the most interesting and exciting opportunity to dissect owl pellets. The students learned that after an owl eats the small rodents, birds, and bugs that are a part of its nightly diet, its stomach cannot digest the fur, bones, teeth, [Read more]

NOSM’s 10th Annual Health Sciences Summer Camp : Application Deadline Extended

NOSM’s 10th Annual Health Sciences Summer Camp : Application Deadline Extended

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) maintains a commitment to providing information to rural, remote, Aboriginal, and Francophone youth about health careers. This year marks NOSM’s 10th annual Health Sciences Summer Camp. The camps take place July 6 – 10, 2015 in the modern and technologically advanced [Read more]

New Resource to Improve Employment Opps for People with Developmental Disabilities

New Resource to Improve Employment Opps for People with Developmental Disabilities

Province Supporting Local Employers and Community Agencies Ontario is helping more people with developmental disabilities find and keep jobs in the community.The province is contributing $800,000 to help create a new Centre of Excellence for Employment Services. The new centre, which will be run by the Ontario Disability [Read more]

Law Enforcement

OPP Re-Open Investigation Into Death of 15yr old In Manitouwadge

OPP Re-Open Investigation Into Death of 15yr old In Manitouwadge

Death Investigation In Manitouwadge MANITOUWADGE, ON – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North West Region Forensic Identification Unit and OPP Crime Unit personnel under the direction of Detective Inspector Peter Loree of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) have re-opened the investigation into the death of 15-year-old Catherine Elizabeth GOWAN. The victim was located in a [Read more]

UPDATE- Investigation of Homicide : 3 Charged with Second Degree Murder

UPDATE- Investigation of Homicide : 3 Charged with Second Degree Murder

WIKWEMIKONG, ON –The Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North East Region Crime Unit, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) Acting Detective Inspector Gilles Depratto, are continuing their investigation into a homicide which occurred at a home located on Andrew Crescent in Wikwemikong Unceded First Nation #26 on [Read more]

Theft of Tools From Construction Site

Theft of Tools From Construction Site

  WAWA, ON – On Tuesday May 19, 2015, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a theft of tools from a construction site near the Cold Water River Bridge in the Township of Giles. Police were advised that the theft took place sometime between Thursday, May 14, [Read more]

SSM Algoma Crimestoppers : Theft in Blind River

SSM Algoma Crimestoppers : Theft in Blind River

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District Crime Stoppers and the Blind River Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are looking for the public’s assistance in solving a theft. Sometime between April 3 and April 7 2015 six Stihl model chainsaws were stolen from a business on Highway 17 west of Blind River. The [Read more]

Fined $1,525 for Falsifying Trapping Reports

Fined $1,525 for Falsifying Trapping Reports

A Foleyet man has been fined a total of $1,525 for falsifying trapping reports. Wilfred Trochimchuk pleaded guilty to four counts of failing to include appropriate information on a season-end harvest report and one count of making a false statement in a document and was fined $1,525. Court heard that in June 2013, Trochimchuk falsified [Read more]

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