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Port Grain Shipments Remain Strong

Port Grain Shipments Remain Strong

Port of Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~ August 11, 2020  (LSN)  The Port of Thunder Bay continues to experience above-average grain shipments as...
Investment in Cardiovascular Surgical Services

Investment in Cardiovascular Surgical Services

Provides Care Closer to Home

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~ August 11, 2020  (LSN)  Earlier today, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre welcomed a site visit...
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OPP RESPOND TO THREAT IN ATIKOKAN MUNICIPAL OFFICE

OPP RESPOND TO THREAT IN ATIKOKAN MUNICIPAL OFFICE

ATIKOKAN, ONTARIO  ~~~  July 1, 2020 (LSN)  On June 25th, 2020, members of the Atikokan Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an incident involving a threat at the Atikokan municipal office.  At 10:26 am, an unknown male entered an electronic online Atikokan council meeting and announced a bomb threat. 

Police took immediate action and conducted a threat assessment. Resources such as the OPP Northwest Region Explosive Disposal Unit and the OPP North West Region Crime Unit were utilized. 

The investigative process provided police with information to support a localized response. Atikokan officers took action to ensure safe and secure premises. In doing so, OPP worked closely with the Town of Atikokan, Atikokan Fire Department and Atikokan Land Ambulance to ensure all precautions were in place to maintain a safe perimeter as officers conducted their investigation. 

OPP would like to thank the community and community stakeholders for their assistance. Officers continue to investigate the incident in consultation with the OPP Digital Evidence Unit.
 

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