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Northern Ontario OPP News Digest - March 24

OPP LAY DRUG CHARGES (SOUTH PORCUPINE, ON) – The South Porcupine Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid drug related charges against an Iroquois Falls resident stemming from a routine traffic stop on March 23 rd at Highway 101 in Mountjoy Township,

Burton Roofing Fined $60,000 After Worker Falls, Suffers Injury

WHITBY, ON - 1608337 Ontario Inc., carrying on business as Burton Roofing, has been fined $60,000 after a worker fell from a roof and sustained injury to lower limbs.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. Fined $110,000 After Worker Loses Fingers

Toronto, ON - Maple Leaf Foods Inc., carrying on business as Maple Leaf Consumer Foods and Cappola Food, has been fined $110,000 after a worker lost fingers in a chopping machine.

Results for the Ontario Skills Qualifier Competition at Timmins High and Vocational School

Congratulations to all District School Board Ontario North East students who participated in the Ontario Skills Qualifier Competition at Timmins High and Vocational School on March 21st.

Northern Sun Enters Into Definitive Custom Milling Agreement

TORONTO -- Northern Sun Mining Corp. (formerly Liberty Mines Inc.) has entered into a definitive custom agreement with Wallbridge Mining Company Limited to provide for the custom milling of ore from Wallbridge's Broken Hammer project.

SIN Cards Move to Paper Letters on March 31, 2014

On March 31, 2014, Service Canada will no longer issue plastic SIN cards. In place of the plastic cards, citizens will receive a paper letter with their number on the letter.

The Northern Ontario Expo - The Gem Upstairs From The Sportsman Show

On April 26 th and 27 th 2014 Northern Ontario Expo will be holding its fourth annual sci-fi and pop culture convention.

Northeast Ontario Regional Ringette Championships in Timmins

Beginning on Friday March 28, 2014 ringette teams from across Northeast Ontario will be in Timmins to compete in the 2014 Northeast Regional Ringette Championships .

Northern Ontario OPP News Digest for March 23

RECOVERY OF STOLEN PROPERTY (NORTH BAY, ON) – Over the past few months Huntsville Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Almaguin Highlands OPP have responded to several reported thefts of all-terrain vehicles (ATV’s) and snow machines

Ontario Proposing to Freeze MPP Salaries Until Budget is Balanced

Province Continuing to Manage Compensation Responsibly Ontario has introduced legislation that would, if passed, extend the current freeze on MPP salaries until the provincial budget is balanced in 2017-18 .