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Regional news from the municipalities and townships in the district of Thunder Bay

Winnipeg residents fined $1,700 for fishing offences

Winnipeg residents fined $1,700 for fishing offences

A pair of Winnipeg residents were fined for having an illegal limit of walleye in their possession.
OPP investigate break and enter

OPP investigate break and enter

Police are searching for a suspect who broke into a Pellatt business earlier this week.
Two Maple residents fined for moose hunting offences

Two Maple residents fined for moose hunting offences

A pair of Maple residents pleaded guilty and were fined a total of $6,000 for hunting offences.
Convicted pedophile ex-priest subject of class action lawsuit

Convicted pedophile ex-priest subject of class action lawsuit

Statement of claim filed Thursday seeks damages for as many as 500 victims in remote Northwestern Ontario First Nations communities sexually abused by convicted pedophile ex-priest and former Scout leader Ralph Rowe.
Hydro bills set to drop, but will come at a cost

Hydro bills set to drop, but will come at a cost

A new legislation introduced by the government will reduce hydro bills for the next ten years.
Kenora senior charged with sex crimes against minor

Kenora senior charged with sex crimes against minor

OPP Media Release (KENORA, ON) - On February 4, 2017 the Kenora Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a sexual assault complaint. Members of the Kenora Crime Unit and Kenora Street Crime Unit subsequently investigated the complaint.
Headless deer, tips lead to $2,500 fine for hunter

Headless deer, tips lead to $2,500 fine for hunter

A resident of Timber Lake, near North Bay, has been fined $2,500 for illegal deer hunting in the Dryden area.
Body found in Kenora house fire: OPP

Body found in Kenora house fire: OPP

(KENORA, ON) – The Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently on the scene of a fire in Lakeside area of Kenora. OPP and Kenora Fire Department were called just after 11:30 a.
Independent Police Review Director to visit FWFN

Independent Police Review Director to visit FWFN

The agency investigating Thunder Bay police conduct with First Nations people will consult soon with members of the Fort William First Nation.
Invoice scams making the rounds: OPP

Invoice scams making the rounds: OPP

EAR FALLS, ON) – On January 24th, 2017 the Ear Falls Ontario Provincial Police OPP was notified by a local business about receiving a fraudulent invoice for printer supplies from a company with a British Columbia address.