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Robot Hitchhiker May Need Your Help Across Region

Robot Hitchhiker May Need Your Help Across Region

Well, as you’ll hear in the video below, there is a Canadian robot (more specifically a Southern-Ontario robot – he’s from Port Credit near Toronto) on an interesting adventure this summer. Hitchbot, as he is so appropriately named, had a  bit of difficulty as he (or is it she?) was travelling West not long after his

Députée Carol Hughes “Protéger les Grands Lacs contre carpe envahissante”

Députée Carol Hughes “Protéger les Grands Lacs contre carpe envahissante”

  LE NPD PROPOSE DES MESURES SÉVÈRES POUR PROTÉGER LES GRANDS LACS CONTRE UNE CARPE ENVAHISSANTE ELLIOT LAKE, ON – Les ravages que pourrait causer à la biodiversité des Grands Lacs leur invasion par la carpe asiatique requièrent une approche comportant plusieurs volets, dont l’adoption de mesures réglementaires sévères, affirment les députés néo-démocrates qui ont décidé de

MP Carol Hughes “Protecting Great Lakes from Invasive Carp”

MP Carol Hughes “Protecting Great Lakes from Invasive Carp”

NDP PROPOSE TOUGH MEASURES TO PROTECT GREAT LAKES FROM INVASIVE CARP ELLIOT LAKE, ON – The potential devastation of biodiversity in the Great Lakes from invasive Asian carp requires a multi-prong approach that includes strong regulatory measures according to New Democrat MPs who plan to address that gap with legislation when the House resumes this

Summer Science Camps: Manitouwadge & Wawa

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L’Ontario aide Thunder Bay à devenir un centre en recherche médicale de pointe

L’Ontario aide Thunder Bay à devenir un centre en recherche médicale de pointe

Créer des emplois et améliorer les soins de santé dans le Nord de l’Ontario Aujourd’hui, Kathleen Wynne, première ministre de l’Ontario, a visité le Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute, où elle a annoncé que le gouvernement allait lui apporter de l’aide pour accroître ses recherches en matière de soins de santé aux patients de même [Read more]

First Nations

Columnist Annie Wenger-Nabigon RE: VACATION!

Columnist Annie Wenger-Nabigon RE: VACATION!
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]

Forest Fire Situation Northwest Region

Forest Fire Situation Northwest Region
There are 593 personnel from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry on assignment in Alberta (107), British Columbia (348), Parks Canada – Alberta (13) and the Northwest Territories (125) to assist in forest fire management efforts. An Incident Management Team is scheduled to return to Ontario on the weekend at the completion of their 14-day [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

MP Carol Hughes “Protecting Great Lakes from Invasive Carp”

MP Carol Hughes “Protecting Great Lakes from Invasive Carp”

NDP PROPOSE TOUGH MEASURES TO PROTECT GREAT LAKES FROM INVASIVE CARP ELLIOT LAKE, ON – The potential devastation of biodiversity in the Great Lakes from invasive Asian carp requires a multi-prong approach that includes strong regulatory measures according to New Democrat MPs who plan to address that gap with legislation when the House [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : NEW DVD/BLU-RAY RELEASES, GAMING NEWS + MORE!

#CrossoverInsider : NEW DVD/BLU-RAY RELEASES, GAMING NEWS + MORE!

WEEKLY WRAP-UP After last week’s release of the feel-good, heartfelt true story “Heaven is For Real”, the religious themed movies continue to roll into the marketplace. This week, we are told the story of Noah and his infamous ark. The big-budget adventure film starring Russell Crowe wowed theatre goers with its impressive visuals and [Read more]

Marathon Boaters Assist OPP in Resuce of Capsized Sailboat Passengers

Marathon Boaters Assist OPP in Resuce of Capsized Sailboat Passengers

MARATHON ON – Sunday July 27, 2014 at approximately 3:50pm, officers from the Marathon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a sailboat that had capsized at the east end of Peninsula Harbour on Lake Superior. The caller and a passenger were sitting on the hull of the over turned boat wearing [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

Friday (July 25, 2014) the Liberal budget passed and the legislature has risen until the fall. New Democrats are calling for the Auditor General to do an independent report on the fiscal plan and set the record straight. The Auditor needs to do the same report that was done in 2007 and 2011. The Liberals [Read more]

Area Firefighters Receive 2-day Intensive Training

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MARATHON RESIDENT WINS $100,000 IN ENCORE DRAW

MARATHON RESIDENT WINS $100,000 IN ENCORE DRAW

It Pays to Play TORONTO, ON – Congratulations to Ginger-Lynne Michaud of Marathon, the latest winner of $100,000 with ENCORE (July 12, 2014 LOTTO 6/49 draw). “I actually won on a Free Play! I checked my ticket on the computer at home and when I realized that all my numbers were matching up, I started [Read more]

Charities feeling the pinch for opposing government policies says Hughes

Charities feeling the pinch for opposing government policies says Hughes

For years New Democrats have called for the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to be used to catch tax cheats who use offshore accounts to avoid their responsibility to Canada.   Money spent in this way always results in a larger amount coming back to our national coffers.   While catching tax cheats does target those Canadians who [Read more]

Greenstone

GREENSTONE OPP : DRIVERS CHARGED FOR SPEEDING

GREENSTONE OPP : DRIVERS CHARGED FOR SPEEDING

GREENSTONE, ON – July 27, 2014 a member of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a red Nissan Rogue travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 11 in the Municipality of Greenstone. The police officer used radar to confirm the suspicions of the high rate of speed. The speed of the moving [Read more]

Forest Fire Situation Northwest Region

Forest Fire Situation Northwest Region

There are 593 personnel from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry on assignment in Alberta (107), British Columbia (348), Parks Canada – Alberta (13) and the Northwest Territories (125) to assist in forest fire management efforts. An Incident Management Team is scheduled to return to Ontario on the weekend at the completion of their 14-day [Read more]

DRIVER CHARGED: OVER LEGAL LIMIT OF ALCOHOL IN MVC CAUSING MAJOR INJURY

DRIVER CHARGED: OVER LEGAL LIMIT OF ALCOHOL IN MVC CAUSING MAJOR INJURY

GREENSTONE, ON – Tuesday July 1st, 2014 at 1:00 am officers from the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a motor vehicle collision that had occurred in the Greenstone area. The passenger of the vehicle Jordan MOSER a 22 year old male from Uxbridge, Ontario sustained major injury as a result [Read more]

THE MOUNTAINS OF MANITOUWADGE

THE MOUNTAINS OF MANITOUWADGE

By Edgar J. Lavoie (CLICK HERE to visit blog) “I love it when a plan comes together.” Remember that line from Mission: Impossible? The TV action series ran from 1966 to 1973, and the character Jim Phelps usually closed each episode by uttering that line. Things came together for me and my siblings last week. We [Read more]

Superior-Greenstone Submits Balanced Budget to Ministry of Education

Superior-Greenstone Submits Balanced Budget to Ministry of Education

MARATHON, ON – Without knowing the outcome of the provincial election budget deliberations were made a little more difficult for the Superior-Greenstone District School Board but at its regular board meeting held June 23rd trustees approved a $37-million operating budget for 2014-2015. The budget was developed with a focus on the board’s strategic priorities of [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

St. Martin School 2014 Graduation

St. Martin School 2014 Graduation

TERRACE BAY, ON – Thursday, June 26th the students from St. Martin School celebrated their graduation from Elementary School with a beautiful mass, awards celebration, dinner and dance in “New York, New York”. Tatum Fournier and Olivia Szczepaniak gave a wonderful valedictory address that was a genuine tribute to [Read more]

Summer Science Camps in Manitouwadge & Wawa

Summer Science Camps in Manitouwadge & Wawa

  NORTHWESTERN, ON – Science North offered summer Science Camps in 28 Northern Ontario communities this summer including Manitouwadge and Wawa. Science North’s exciting, week-long, science day camps are for children ages four to thirteen. Science North’s Summer Science Camp programs have been a [Read more]

Camp d’été scientifique à Manitouwadge et Wawa

Camp d’été scientifique à Manitouwadge et Wawa

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Des camps d’été scientifiques de Science Nord, durant une semaine et convenant aux enfants de quatre à treize ans, prennent place cette été dans 28 localités du Nord de l’Ontario incluant Manitouwadge, la semaine dernière, et Wawa cette semaine.  Les camps offrérent aux [Read more]

OLOL Class of 2014

OLOL Class of 2014

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Another school year has wrapped up and a new group of students will be beginning their secondary school studies at Manitouwadge High School in the fall.  An important part of Our Lady of Lourdes School celebrating their Grade 8 graduates is the mass and awards presentation.   Amy Bodak was the [Read more]

MPS Students Participate in Nationwide Effort

MPS Students Participate in Nationwide Effort

  MANITOUWADGE, ON – June 20th, the Manitouwadge Public School Student Council took part in the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up, and cleaned up around the Lions’ Beach area.  In an hour these environmentally conscientious girls picked up  over 5 kg of garbage!!  Among the interesting finds were a [Read more]

Law Enforcement

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION

CHAPLEAU, ON – Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at approximately 2:20 p.m., members of the Superior East Chapleau Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 129 approximately 60 km south of Chapleau. Members of the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigation (TTCI), Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and assisting motorists were on [Read more]

Canadian Safe Boating Counsel and the OPP Team Up August 2nd Long Weekend

Canadian Safe Boating Counsel and the OPP Team Up August 2nd Long Weekend

  Reducing Impaired Boating Deaths WAWA, ON – Drinking and boating account for approximately 40% of boating related fatalities on Canadian waterways. To raise awareness and reduce alcohol related deaths, the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) and the OPP is launching year 2 of an initiative called “Operation Dry Water”, it’s goal is to discourage this [Read more]

OPP Warns Motorists of Wildlife on Local Highways

OPP Warns Motorists of Wildlife on Local Highways

WAWA, ON - Warm weather conditions are upon us and the Superior East OPP detachments would like to remind motoring public of an increase presence of moose on our highways.  The OPP investigated 24 moose related traffic collisions during the month of June, 2014. This means slowing down, giving yourself more time to arrive at your [Read more]

Marathon Boaters Assist OPP in Resuce of Capsized Sailboat Passengers

Marathon Boaters Assist OPP in Resuce of Capsized Sailboat Passengers

MARATHON ON – Sunday July 27, 2014 at approximately 3:50pm, officers from the Marathon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a sailboat that had capsized at the east end of Peninsula Harbour on Lake Superior. The caller and a passenger were sitting on the hull of the over turned boat wearing [Read more]

GREENSTONE OPP : DRIVERS CHARGED FOR SPEEDING

GREENSTONE OPP : DRIVERS CHARGED FOR SPEEDING

GREENSTONE, ON – July 27, 2014 a member of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a red Nissan Rogue travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 11 in the Municipality of Greenstone. The police officer used radar to confirm the suspicions of the high rate of speed. The speed of the moving [Read more]

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