Coast Guard Icebreaking Operations Underway on the Great Lakes

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 15, 2015) - The Canadian Coast Guard, in partnership with the United States Coast Guard and the Ontario Provincial Police,...

Police warn of income tax return scam

SUDBURY--The Greater Sudbury Police Service has been made aware of a scam where individuals are being advised, via email, that they are entitled to...

Perry Bellegarde elected Assembly of First Nations national chief

WINNIPEG—Perry Bellegarde of Saskatchewan was elected the new grand chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) during a special meeting of the AFN...

DSB to introduce paramedicine in Gore Bay and Gogama

ESPANOLA—The Manitoulin Sudbury District Services Board (DSB) is introducing a pilot Community Paramedicine program through its existing EMS resources in Gore Bay and Gogama,...

Hab fans cheering as blackouts lifted in most northern Ontario locals

OTTAWA – 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...

Manitoulin Transport Acquires LTL Division of Hi-Way 13

MISSISSAUGA -- January 19, 2015 -- Manitoulin Transport announced today that it has purchased the less-than-truckload (LTL) division of Hi-Way 13 of Camrose, Alberta....

Ontario investing $25 million in cycling infrastructure

TORONTO—The April 1 announcement that the province was moving forward with a $25-million investment over three years to create a more cycling-friendly future for...

Investigation targeting online child exploitation snares several people from Northern Ontario

"It's Not Just a 'Big City' Problem" VAUGHAN  - Numerous charges have been laid across Ontario following a massive, coordinated, investigation by the Provincial Strategy...

NOSM Researchers Receive $100,000 for Immunization Study

New research aims to prevent severe infections among those suffering from chronic kidney disease A Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) faculty member is leading...

NDP calls on Liberal government to stop gas price gouging in Northern Ontario

SUDBURY -  NDP MPPs France Gélinas and the NDP’s Transportation critic Michael Mantha said people in Northern Ontario continue to pay some of the highest gas prices...

Man charged with three counts of fraud and theft over $5000

BLIND RIVER – In February 2013, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Blind River received a complaint of a possible theft of...

Norovirus: wash your hands of it!

MANITOULIN--The holidays often bring family and friends together at social gatherings. These events can also increase the chance of spreading viruses and bacteria that...
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