Archive : ' OPP'

Pikangikum and OPP host hockey camp

As part of Project Journey, an initiative to provide alternative activities to youth in Pikangikum, the community and the OPP recently hosted a special hockey camp. Pictured are OPP Inspector Pat Morris, three time Olympic Canadian [...]

Pikangikum’s Project Journey takes flight

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE The Red Lake detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the National Crime Prevention Centre, and the community of Pikangikum recently announced that in working together they’ve secured close to $2.4 million in [...]

Shooting in Balmertown under investigation

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE The province’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has assigned a team to look into the shooting of a 23-year old female by police in Balmertown last Saturday. Just after 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 8, [...]

Boozing in ice huts illegal, with one exception, say OPP

BY HEATHER COLLINS As more and more small communities of ice huts pop up all over the district’s frozen lakes, the OPP remind those out enjoying the winter wonderland that consumption of alcohol in the huts [...]

Treaty 3 Police Service closure uncertain

By Jon Thompson Despite July 4 layoff notices distributed to all Treaty Three Police Services officers that would take effect at the latest on Aug. 28, the board that manages the region’s Aboriginal policing insists it [...]