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#GroomweGuy Confirms “It’s still winter up here”

#GroomweGuy Confirms “It’s still winter up here”

DUBREUILVILLE, ON – March 27th 2015 Video Blog!! It’s still winter up here, feel like Feb out here. Lot’s of snow and the trails are great.

Energy Assistance for Ratepayers

Energy Assistance for Ratepayers

Ontario Electricity Support Program to Assist Low-Income Ontarians with Electricity Costs  Today, MPP Michael Gravelle shared details of the proposed Ontario Electricity Support Program.  The intent of this program is to help qualifying low-income Ontarians by providing them with financial assistance for their electricity bills. “I am pleased that the Ontario Electricity Support Program will

1st Of Its Kind: State of the North Summit

1st Of Its Kind: State of the North Summit

Investing in Northern Ontario – the Challenges, Opportunities & Solutions Thursday, April 2nd, 12 – 2pm Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Ballroom Ontario’s First Ever State of the North Summit hosted by The Empire Club of Canada The Empire Club of Canada is recognized as one of the nation’s oldest and largest, more important speaker’s forum. 

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Rappelle aux pêcheurs : Prudence sur la glace

Rappelle aux pêcheurs : Prudence sur la glace

Le ministère des Richesses naturelles et des Forêts rappelle aux pêcheurs à la ligne de vérifier l’état de la glace du plan d’eau où ils veulent pêcher avant de s’aventurer sur la glace. Les conditions de glace varient et la glace et peut sembler plus solide qu’elle ne l’est en réalité Quelques rappels : Sur [Read more]

Gouvernement a un rôle dans la transition des services voyageurs dit Hughes

Gouvernement a un rôle dans la transition des services voyageurs dit Hughes

OTTAWA, ON – L’accord selon lequel Railmark Canada s’occupera des services voyageurs de l’Algoma Central Railway pourrait assurer le service des trains de passagers pendant des années, selon la députée d’Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing, Mme Carol Hughes. « C’est un pas dans la bonne direction, mais il est évident que la compagnie compte sur le [Read more]

Kids’ Science

First Nations

First Nations United Regarding Forest Tenure And Economic Initiatives In Forestry

First Nations United Regarding Forest Tenure And Economic Initiatives In Forestry
Aroland, Eabametoong and Marten Falls Move Forward With Agreement For The Ogoki Forest THUNDER BAY, ON – The First Nations of Aroland, Eabametoong and Marten Falls have agreed to move forward together with forest tenure and forestry related economic development within their traditional homelands with the signing of a co-operation agreement. The three First Nations [Read more]

LUNSA hosting 27th annual Powwow

LUNSA hosting 27th annual Powwow
THUNDER BAY, ON – The Lakehead University Native Student Association (LUNSA) is excited to be hosting their 27th Annual Powwow at the CJ Sanders Fieldhouse, March 20-22. LUNSA is honoured to have Shkoday-Asin as the Host Drum. Lakehead University students and the Thunder Bay community will gather together in celebration of Aboriginal culture and dance. [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

INFO Superior: Thunder Bay PAC Meeting

THUNDER BAY, ON – The Public Advisory Committee (PAC) to the Thunder Bay Remedial Action Plan, or harbour cleanup plan, will meet at  7 p.m. on March 11th at the Balmoral Street Centre on the Lakehead University campus (Room: HS 1029). The agenda and previous minutes will be published once available. RELATED LINKS Directions to the [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

MPS Celebrates Epilepsy Awareness

MPS Celebrates Epilepsy Awareness

MANITOUWADGE, ON – March 26th, Manitouwadge Public School students and staff celebrated Epilepsy Awareness Day.  Each year staff and students show their support for this important cause by wearing purple and making donations to organizations which support treatment, raising awareness and research. This cause is special at MPS as it is a [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider: New Hobbit DVD Available TODAY! +New Videogames

#CrossoverInsider: New Hobbit DVD Available TODAY! +New Videogames

WEEKLY WRAP-UP Ringers rejoice! For each of the past few years, one of the questions we get asked the most is “when is the new Lord of the Rings movie coming out”. Needless to say, anticipation builds around each new installment in the billion dollar Lord of the Rings franchise. “The Hobbit- Battle of the [Read more]

Marathon/Manitouwadge O.P.P. Auxilliary Program Looking For Volunteers

Marathon/Manitouwadge O.P.P. Auxilliary Program Looking For Volunteers

MARATHON ON –The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon Detachment is seeking community minded members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge area for the OPP Auxiliary Program. The OPP Auxiliary program has a long history with volunteer members serving within their community to help with community events and assist primarily with community [Read more]

Female Workers Alleged To Have Arrived At Work Site Impaired

Female Workers Alleged To Have Arrived At Work Site Impaired

MARATHON ON – Saturday March 21, 2015 officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment were dispatched to the Hydro Dam work site located on Road 700, East of White River, regarding two female workers that arrived at the site impaired. When officers arrived on site a vehicle was observed attempting to drive away. A [Read more]

MCAG Looks Back At $160K+ Donations!

MCAG Looks Back At $160K+ Donations!

The Manitouwadge Cancer Assistance Group was formed in April, 2007 by a group of individuals whose lives had been touched by cancer in various ways.  This caring group felt there was a need to help others in our community that were facing the challenges of a cancer diagnosis.  Never in their wildest dreams did this [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : New Releases + Trailers AND New Games + Gaming News

#CrossoverInsider : New Releases + Trailers AND New Games + Gaming News

WEEKLY REVIEW Back in 2005, a cast of animated talking animals from the New York zoo filled the big screens and became an immediate hit with the young and the young at heart. Madagascar went on to earn a jaw dropping 532 million dollars at the worldwide box office.  Amongst the group of talking animals, [Read more]

Manitouwadge & Marathon Residents’ Integral Contribution to 2015 Pan-Am Games

Manitouwadge & Marathon Residents’ Integral Contribution to 2015 Pan-Am Games

This summer at the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, athletes from 41 countries across the Americas will compete for 4,259 medals in 825 medal events. Barrick supplied all of the gold, silver and copper for the medals from three of its mines across the Americas. You may have already guessed, first place medals [Read more]

Greenstone

First Nations United Regarding Forest Tenure And Economic Initiatives In Forestry

First Nations United Regarding Forest Tenure And Economic Initiatives In Forestry

Aroland, Eabametoong and Marten Falls Move Forward With Agreement For The Ogoki Forest THUNDER BAY, ON – The First Nations of Aroland, Eabametoong and Marten Falls have agreed to move forward together with forest tenure and forestry related economic development within their traditional homelands with the signing of a co-operation agreement. The three First Nations [Read more]

Greenstone Male Charged With Impaired Driving

Greenstone Male Charged With Impaired Driving

GERALDTON, ON – March 21, 2015 at 2:10 am members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting general patrol on Main Street in Geraldton, Ontario. Police observed some concerning driving behaviour. Before police could initiate a traffic stop, the driver stopped the vehicle and exited while stumbling towards a building. As a result of [Read more]

Search Warrant Executed In Greenstone

Search Warrant Executed In Greenstone

LONGLAC, ON – On March 13, 2015 a search warrant was executed at two separate residences in Longlac by members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Greenstone Community Drug Action Team (CDAT) and the OPP Greenstone Detachment. Police located and seized 28 cannabis marihuana plants, 5lbs of cannabis marihuana, and items utilized [Read more]

Longlac Students Stamp Out Bullying

Longlac Students Stamp Out Bullying

Submitted by Dean Burke LONGLAC, ON – The staff and students of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School stamped out bullying this week with the Pink Shirt Day celebrations held on Wednesday, February 25. A movie trailer about the impact bullying has on a school culture, created by Grade 7/8 students, was shown to the [Read more]

Residents Request Meeting with Rota on Energy East

Residents Request Meeting with Rota on Energy East

Submitted by Stop Energy East (North Bay) NORTH BAY, ON – Shocked by comments in support of the controversial Energy East project reportedly made by Liberal Finance critic Scott Brison during a visit to North Bay in support of Liberal candidate Anthony Rota, local critics of the project are requesting a meeting with Rota to brief him [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

MPS Celebrates Epilepsy Awareness

MPS Celebrates Epilepsy Awareness

MANITOUWADGE, ON – March 26th, Manitouwadge Public School students and staff celebrated Epilepsy Awareness Day.  Each year staff and students show their support for this important cause by wearing purple and making donations to organizations which support treatment, raising awareness and research. This cause is [Read more]

Police Foundations Students Test Their Knowledge with Simulated Exercises

Police Foundations Students Test Their Knowledge with Simulated Exercises

THUNDER BAY, ON – Students in the Police Foundations program at Confederation College were participating in a series of simulated exercises today.  The exercises are designed to test the students’ skills and knowledge, gained throughout the year, by exposing them to mock crime scenarios ranging from property crimes to [Read more]

LUNSA hosting 27th annual Powwow

LUNSA hosting 27th annual Powwow

THUNDER BAY, ON – The Lakehead University Native Student Association (LUNSA) is excited to be hosting their 27th Annual Powwow at the CJ Sanders Fieldhouse, March 20-22. LUNSA is honoured to have Shkoday-Asin as the Host Drum. Lakehead University students and the Thunder Bay community will gather together in [Read more]

CSCNO students shine in the Great Robotics Challenge

CSCNO students shine in the Great Robotics Challenge

Nineteen teams from nine Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario elementary schools competed in the 12th annual Great Robotics Challenge (Grand défi robotique) that was held at Science North in Sudbury on February 26. The Grand défi robotique enables students from grades 4 through 8 to display their creativity, [Read more]

CSCNO School Claims 1st & 3rd at Wawa Rotary Club Tournament

CSCNO School Claims 1st & 3rd at Wawa Rotary Club Tournament

Original article (CLICK HERE) by CSCNO translated by OntarioNewsNorth.com WAWA, ON – The girls and boys basketball tournaments hosted by the Rotary Club of Wawa were held March 10th. Several teams from the region participated including: École Saint Joseph, Sir James Dunn Public School and St. Joseph French [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Motor Vehicle Collision Under Investigation

Motor Vehicle Collision Under Investigation

WAWA, ON – March 27, 2015, at approximately 8:33 a.m., members of the Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a collision in the town of Wawa involving a passenger vehicle and a school bus. Preliminary investigation revealed that the school bus was travelling northbound on Regina Crescent [Read more]

Greenstone Male Charged With Impaired Driving

Greenstone Male Charged With Impaired Driving

GERALDTON, ON – March 21, 2015 at 2:10 am members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting general patrol on Main Street in Geraldton, Ontario. Police observed some concerning driving behaviour. Before police could initiate a traffic stop, the driver stopped the vehicle and exited while stumbling towards a building. As a result of [Read more]

Police Foundations Students Test Their Knowledge with Simulated Exercises

Police Foundations Students Test Their Knowledge with Simulated Exercises

THUNDER BAY, ON – Students in the Police Foundations program at Confederation College were participating in a series of simulated exercises today.  The exercises are designed to test the students’ skills and knowledge, gained throughout the year, by exposing them to mock crime scenarios ranging from property crimes to homicide.  Not knowing what to expect, [Read more]

Marathon/Manitouwadge O.P.P. Auxilliary Program Looking For Volunteers

Marathon/Manitouwadge O.P.P. Auxilliary Program Looking For Volunteers

MARATHON ON –The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon Detachment is seeking community minded members of the Marathon and Manitouwadge area for the OPP Auxiliary Program. The OPP Auxiliary program has a long history with volunteer members serving within their community to help with community events and assist primarily with community policing. Being an auxiliary member is [Read more]

Female Workers Alleged To Have Arrived At Work Site Impaired

Female Workers Alleged To Have Arrived At Work Site Impaired

MARATHON ON – Saturday March 21, 2015 officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marathon detachment were dispatched to the Hydro Dam work site located on Road 700, East of White River, regarding two female workers that arrived at the site impaired. When officers arrived on site a vehicle was observed attempting to drive away. A [Read more]

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