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Northshore & Greenstone Town Hall Meetings Re:Nuclear Waste Storage

Northshore & Greenstone Town Hall Meetings Re:Nuclear Waste Storage

NORTHWESTERN, ON – November 9-14, 2014 Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada hosted a series of town hall meetings throughout the region. Meetings were held in Thunder Bay, Nakina, Geraldton, Longlac, Schreiber, and Manitouwadge with varying numbers of attendees.   The meetings were an opportunity

Mantha’s News from the Park : Childcare & Healthcare in Ontario

Mantha’s News from the Park  : Childcare & Healthcare in Ontario

This week in the legislature Ontario New Democrats were successful in passing a motion calling on Ontario to support a universal plan for $15 per day childcare. The leadership of Ontario New Democrats has ensured that Ontario officially endorses the $15 a day child care plan put forward by Tom Mulcair and the federal NDP.

Wawa Goose Seniors Club : 400+ Turkey Pies, Upcoming Bazaar & Christmas Dinner

Wawa Goose Seniors Club : 400+ Turkey Pies, Upcoming Bazaar & Christmas Dinner

November, no matter the weather, is a busy time of year for many clubs and groups.  Fundraising comes with much volunteering of time and goods of all sorts. Bake sales, teas and brunches, bazaars and other get-togethers have many people doing many extra things with their time and energy.  And the Christmas celebrations do begin.

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Prévention à l’intimidation à Franco-Manitou

Prévention à l’intimidation à Franco-Manitou

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Les élèves de l’École publique Franco-Manitou ont participé à plusieurs activités et discussions tout au long de la semaine afin de sensibiliser et de faire la prévention à l’intimidation. Le 21 novembre, les élèves et le personnel de l’école ont porté leur gilet rose et ils ont unis leurs mains afin de [Read more]

La saison de construction achève au Nord-Ouest de l’Ontario

La saison de construction achève au Nord-Ouest de l’Ontario

La construction routière permet d’améliorer les chemins et les ponts et de créer des emplois dans le Nord-Ouest de l’Ontario L’Ontario continue d’élargir et d’améliorer les routes à l’échelle du Nord de l’Ontario, aidant ainsi à créer et à soutenir plus de 5 500 emplois en construction, tout en assurant le déplacement [Read more]

First Nations

Northwestern Ontario Construction Wraps-up for the Season

Northwestern Ontario Construction Wraps-up for the Season
Highway Construction Improves Roads, Bridges and Creates Jobs in Northwestern Ontario Ontario continues to expand and improve highways throughout Northern Ontario, creating and sustaining more than 5,500 construction jobs annually while making travel safer and more efficient for families, visitors and businesses. “Investment in transportation infrastructure is one of [Read more]

First Nation’s Signage Welcomes Visitors With Important Reminder

First Nation’s Signage Welcomes Visitors With Important Reminder
PIC MOBERT FIRST NATION, ON – Signage (photo above) has been purchased by Pic Mobert First nation to be installed at the Pic Mobert Pow Wow grounds. “A Band Council resolution has been implemented at the request of community members and members of council to secure and protect our sacred lands” explained Louis Kwissiwa, Council [Read more]

Dorion/Nipigon/Red Rock Twp

Northwestern Ontario Construction Wraps-up for the Season

Northwestern Ontario Construction Wraps-up for the Season

Highway Construction Improves Roads, Bridges and Creates Jobs in Northwestern Ontario Ontario continues to expand and improve highways throughout Northern Ontario, creating and sustaining more than 5,500 construction jobs annually while making travel safer and more efficient for families, visitors and businesses. “Investment in transportation infrastructure is one of our government’s top priorities. These investments [Read more]

Manitouwadge/Marathon

Northshore & Greenstone Town Hall Meetings Re:Nuclear Waste Storage

Northshore & Greenstone Town Hall Meetings Re:Nuclear Waste Storage

NORTHWESTERN, ON – November 9-14, 2014 Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada hosted a series of town hall meetings throughout the region. Meetings were held in Thunder Bay, Nakina, Geraldton, Longlac, Schreiber, and Manitouwadge with varying numbers of attendees.   The meetings were an [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park  : Childcare & Healthcare in Ontario

Mantha’s News from the Park : Childcare & Healthcare in Ontario

This week in the legislature Ontario New Democrats were successful in passing a motion calling on Ontario to support a universal plan for $15 per day childcare. The leadership of Ontario New Democrats has ensured that Ontario officially endorses the $15 a day child care plan put forward by Tom Mulcair and the federal NDP. [Read more]

Science North at Manitouwadge Public School

Science North at Manitouwadge Public School

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Recently Manitouwadge Public School students were treated to a very fun and educational event in the gym.  They  took part in a series of science experiments under the direction of Science North.   Students learned using a variety of gadgets, wires and pulleys.  Electricity took on a new meaning for the participants [Read more]

#CrossoverInsider : Christmas Shopping, New Releases, New Games & MORE!!

#CrossoverInsider : Christmas Shopping, New Releases, New Games & MORE!!

INSIDER SCOOP Back in 2012, the unlikely duo of Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum teamed up for a comedy remake called 21 Jump Street. Known more for his roles in romances and action films, Tatum actually held his own alongside funny guy Jonah Hill. It could be said that the chemistry between the two was [Read more]

Superior-Greenstone DSB Bullying Prevention – November 17-21

Superior-Greenstone DSB Bullying Prevention – November 17-21

MARATHON, ON – Schools throughout the Superior Greenstone District School Board have numerous activities and initiatives planned for November 17-21, 2014 to recognize Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. The goal of these activities is to encourage and promote respect for everyone while increasing awareness and prevention of bullying. “The [Read more]

Remembrance Day Parade & Ceremony in Manitouwadge

Remembrance Day Parade & Ceremony in Manitouwadge

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Royal Canadian Legion Branch 242 once again led Manitouwadge’s Remembrance Day parade with a colour guard which included the Legion, OPP and even a Brownie representing for the Girl Guides of Canada, leading students and teachers from the 3 local elementary schools; Our Lady of Lourdes, Manitouwadge Public School and [Read more]

UPDATE : Hwy 17 near White River

UPDATE : Hwy 17 near White River

15:30  2014-11-16 MARATHON/WHITE RIVER, ON –  Highway 17 – 10km West of White River is now open   ________________________________   13:23 2014-11-16 MARATHON/WHITE RIVER, ON – Highway 17 – 10km West of White River (CLICK HERE for previous release) is now open to one lane. Officers are providing traffic control [Read more]

Greenstone

Northshore & Greenstone Town Hall Meetings Re:Nuclear Waste Storage

Northshore & Greenstone Town Hall Meetings Re:Nuclear Waste Storage

NORTHWESTERN, ON – November 9-14, 2014 Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada hosted a series of town hall meetings throughout the region. Meetings were held in Thunder Bay, Nakina, Geraldton, Longlac, Schreiber, and Manitouwadge with varying numbers of attendees.   The meetings were an opportunity [Read more]

Numerous Property Crime Charges Laid In Greenstone

Numerous Property Crime Charges Laid In Greenstone

GREENSTONE, ON – November 22, 2014 members of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information regarding a number of outstanding property crimes that had taken place between June and November of 2014 in the ward of Geraldton, Municipality of Greenstone. Based on the information received officers were able to identify and arrest [Read more]

6th Annual Greenstone OPP Stuff-A-Cruiser Next Weekend

6th Annual Greenstone OPP Stuff-A-Cruiser Next Weekend

GREENSTONE, ON – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Greenstone Detachment would like to welcome everyone to come out and support the fifth annual Stuff-A-Cruiser. This event is to collect food and other items for the Greenstone Harvest Centre, the local food bank which provides support to families all over Greenstone. We will be accepting all non-perishable food items [Read more]

Superior-Greenstone DSB Bullying Prevention – November 17-21

Superior-Greenstone DSB Bullying Prevention – November 17-21

MARATHON, ON – Schools throughout the Superior Greenstone District School Board have numerous activities and initiatives planned for November 17-21, 2014 to recognize Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. The goal of these activities is to encourage and promote respect for everyone while increasing awareness and prevention of bullying. “The Superior Greenstone [Read more]

Improving Infrastructure in Thunder Bay-Superior North

Improving Infrastructure in Thunder Bay-Superior North

Ontario Creating Jobs and Strengthening Local Economies Ontario is providing stable, annual funding, supporting improvements to critical infrastructure in Thunder Bay-Superior North, while creating jobs and strengthening the local economy. “This program will provide ongoing critical support to communities in Thunder Bay-Superior North for infrastructure improvements and [Read more]

EDUCATION/School News

Science North at Manitouwadge Public School

Science North at Manitouwadge Public School

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Recently Manitouwadge Public School students were treated to a very fun and educational event in the gym.  They  took part in a series of science experiments under the direction of Science North.   Students learned using a variety of gadgets, wires and pulleys.  Electricity took on a new [Read more]

Superior-Greenstone DSB Bullying Prevention – November 17-21

Superior-Greenstone DSB Bullying Prevention – November 17-21

MARATHON, ON – Schools throughout the Superior Greenstone District School Board have numerous activities and initiatives planned for November 17-21, 2014 to recognize Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. The goal of these activities is to encourage and promote respect for everyone while increasing awareness and [Read more]

MPS Imparts On Students Not To Forget

MPS Imparts On Students Not To Forget

MANITOUWADGE, ON – ‘Lest We Forget’ became an important motto for our students and staff on this very important Remembrance Day.  Our students and staff were pleased to be able to take part  in the local ceremony  with others from the community.  We marched in the procession to the cenotaph and then on to [Read more]

Trick or Treating for a Happy Howloween!

Trick or Treating for a Happy Howloween!

Submitted by Stacey Wallwin, LSHS TERRACE BAY, ON – The annual Lake Superior High School Trick-or-Treat for the Humane Society was another great success. This year the student volunteers were able to raise $1509.54 for the local animal shelter. Funds raised stay within the community and are used to provide medical [Read more]

Superior North Catholic DSB Hosts North American 1st for Students

Superior North Catholic DSB Hosts North American 1st for Students

SCHREIBER, ON – Superior North Catholic District School Board (SNCDSB) is being praised for its innovative approach to tech-education following a very important first in North America. Last month, the SNCDSB hosted a Student Summit featuring Google for Education and facilitated by the Ed Tech Team (visit [Read more]

Law Enforcement

Numerous Property Crime Charges Laid In Greenstone

Numerous Property Crime Charges Laid In Greenstone

GREENSTONE, ON – November 22, 2014 members of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information regarding a number of outstanding property crimes that had taken place between June and November of 2014 in the ward of Geraldton, Municipality of Greenstone. Based on the information received officers were able to identify and arrest [Read more]

6th Annual Greenstone OPP Stuff-A-Cruiser Next Weekend

6th Annual Greenstone OPP Stuff-A-Cruiser Next Weekend

GREENSTONE, ON – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Greenstone Detachment would like to welcome everyone to come out and support the fifth annual Stuff-A-Cruiser. This event is to collect food and other items for the Greenstone Harvest Centre, the local food bank which provides support to families all over Greenstone. We will be accepting all non-perishable food items [Read more]

OPP Investigate Wide Load Collision – #Hwy101 Closure Expected Sunday

OPP Investigate Wide Load Collision – #Hwy101 Closure Expected Sunday

Road Closure on Highway 101 Expected on Sunday FOLEYET, ON –  Friday November 21, 2014 at 8:25 am officers from the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a motor vehicle collision in which a Kenworth tractor trailer unit, hauling wide load lost control due to alleged mechanical failure. Vehicle and load came [Read more]

UPDATE : Hwy 17 near White River

UPDATE : Hwy 17 near White River

15:30  2014-11-16 MARATHON/WHITE RIVER, ON –  Highway 17 – 10km West of White River is now open   ________________________________   13:23 2014-11-16 MARATHON/WHITE RIVER, ON – Highway 17 – 10km West of White River (CLICK HERE for previous release) is now open to one lane. Officers are providing traffic control at the scene OntarioNewsNorth.com will [Read more]

Highway 17 Closed Near White River

Highway 17 Closed Near White River

MARATHON/WHITE RIVER, ON –  Highway 17 – 10km West of White River is closed due to a multi vehicle collision. Only minor injuries. Will share updates as they become available. [Read more]

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