Northern Policy Institute

Revitalizing Governance and Economic Development

This new commentary by Northern Policy Institute shows that there are areas of economic and governing weakness in Northern Ontario that need to be...
Balloon Race Map

Stranded Balloonists Rescued by Victor Mine

De Beers Group remote mine site responds to emergency call to aid downed balloonists 100 km west of mine Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Oct. 10, 2019...
Timberdoodle Lodge

Crime Watch: Timberdoodle Break and Enter

Crime Stoppers and the Hornepayne Ontario Provincial Police are requesting your assistance in identifying a suspect involved in an incident of Break enter and...
snowplow

Northern businesses and municipalities left out in the cold

MPP Michael Mantha recently sent a letter to the Minister of Transportation, Caroline Mulroney, in regard to limited access for Northern Ontarians to MTO...
doctors

Michael Mantha upset with slow process of registering practicing doctors in Northern Ontario

We received the following open letter addressed to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Christine Elliott, from MPP Michael Mantha. In the letter,...

Gore Bay resident charged with numerous sex offences

(GORE BAY, ON) - During the month of September, 2019, officers from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to several...
Black Bear

Winnipeg man suffers bites during multiple attacks by bear in Ontario woods

KENORA, Ont. — A Winnipeg man says he is lucky to be alive after suffering severe bites from a bear that attacked him three times...

It’s Time for a New Deal for Northern Ontario

Decades of Liberal and Conservative neglect of the North has hurt people. The NDP has a plan to make life more affordable for Northerners. SUDBURY – Today, NDP candidates Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay), Carol Hughes...
fire investigation

OPP seeking public’s assistance with multiple suspicious brush fires

(WAWA, ON) - During the month of September, 2019, members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with members...

Man escapes burning house in Thunder Bay, Ont., by jumping from roof to garage

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police in northern Ontario say a man made it to safety after jumping from the roof of a burning house...