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Canada border closure extended to April 21

Canada border closure extended to April 21

One year Anniversary

 OTTAWA, ONTARIO February 19, 2021  (LSN)  Canada’s borders to the United States will remain closed to non-essential travelers until at least April. 21 as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Essential workers such as health care professionals, airline crews and truck drivers are still allowed to cross back and forth across the border. 

 

The border extension announced February 19 means the U.S./Canada border will have been closed to non-essential travel for a year in March.

“Non-essential travel restrictions with the United States have been extended until March 21st, 2021,” Canada’s minister of public safety Bill Blair announced in a February 19 tweet. “We will continue to base our decisions on the best public health advice available to keep Canadians safe from #COVID19.”

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security also announced the border extension in a tweet that said essential travel and trade will remain open. The border closure, which first went into effect March 21, 2020 to contain the spread of Covid-19, extends to the U.S./Mexico border as well.

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CBP Nets Nearly $230k in Undeclared Currency at Ambassador Bridge 29 September 2021

CBP Nets Nearly $230k in Undeclared Currency at Ambassador Bridge

Detroit, Michigan, United States, with Windsor, Ontario, Canada

DETROIT, MICHIGAN   ~  September 29, 2021  (LSNews) Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Field Operations seized $200,000 in undeclared U.S. currency at the Canadian border early Tuesday morning.

The cash was discovered by officers during a series of outbound commercial vehicle inspections near the Ambassador Bridge port of entry. at Detroit, Michigan, United States, with Windsor, Ontario, Canada bridge

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Several bench warrants were issued Tuesday 29 September 2021

Several bench warrants were issued Tuesday

Police PR Department not saying anything

THUNDER BAY , ONTARIO  ~~  September 28, 2021 (LSNews)  Several bench warrants were issued yesterday, Tuesday September 29,2021 in Courtroom 105 for the arrests of people failing to attend court.

The Director of Communications at TBPS & his Media Relations Coordinator were made aware of these bench warrants, but refuse to tell the public.

#LSN_PublicSafety #LSNews_TBay #LSN_TBPS #LSN_TBayCourthouse

Justice Centre will defend physicians 28 September 2021

Justice Centre will defend physicians

threatened by Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons

NORTHERN, ONTARIO  ~~~  September 28, 2021 (LSNews)  The Justice Centre today expressed concerns over a September 27, 2021 letter to medical professionals issued by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). The letter states that the Council of the CPSA met on September 20, and has voted to require all physicians in the province to be fully vaccinated.  Many Alberta physicians, however, are personally unable to provide informed consent to the experimental Covid shots in light of their knowledge of medical and scientific studies and the latest data.

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MANITOUWADGE BREAK AND ENTER INVESTIGATION 28 September 2021

MANITOUWADGE BREAK AND ENTER INVESTIGATION

Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police

MANITOUWADGE, ONTARIO   ~~   September 28, 2021  (LSNews)  The Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting the public's assistance regarding a break and enter as well as theft of several items at a residence in Manitouwadge, ON.

Sometime over the night of Aug 27, 2021 from 08:30pm till the morning of Aug 28, 2021 at 08:30am unknown party(s) kicked open the rear door of 20 Wenonah Dr.  Manitouwadge and stole several items.

#LSN_PublicSafety  #LSN_OPP 

Ontario Supporting Young Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking 28 September 2021

Ontario Supporting Young Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking

Northern Ontario Investment in new community programs

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~  September 28, 2021  (LSNews)  The Ontario government is investing more than $15.3 million over five years in new programs to provide more young victims and survivors of human trafficking in Northern Ontario with the services they need. This funding will support new services in Fort Frances, Kenora, Sioux Lookout, Thunder Bay, Sudbury and Timmins, as well as five remote and 11 rural First Nation communities, with programs provided by Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services, Indige-Spheres to Empowerment, Kenora Chiefs Advisory, Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA), Sudbury and Area Victim Services and Timmins & Area Women in Crisis. Providing better protection and increased supports for children and youth who have been sexually exploited or are at risk is a key focus of Ontario’s strategy to combat human trafficking.'

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TWO LOCALS & TWO STRATFORD GANGSTER WANNABEES BUSTED IN MANITOU STREET HOME 27 September 2021

TWO LOCALS & TWO STRATFORD GANGSTER WANNABEES BUSTED IN MANITOU STREET HOME

2+2=ARRESTED BY HARDWORKING TBPS OFFICERS

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~  September 27, 2021  (LSNews)  ALL WERE RELEASED BY JUSTICE OF THE PEACE JERRY WOODS THIS MORNING

Hardworking Thunder Bay Police Officers responded to a call on the 200 block of Manitou Street yesterday, Sunday September 26,2021.'

#LSN_Crime #LSNews_TBay #LSN_TBPS #LSN_TBayCourthouse

FORT FRANCES BREAK, ENTER AND THEFTS - THREE PEOPLE CHARGED 27 September 2021

FORT FRANCES BREAK, ENTER AND THEFTS - THREE PEOPLE CHARGED

FORT FRANCES, ONTARIO   ~~ September 27, 2021  (LSNews)  Members of the Fort Frances Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have responded to numerous break, enter, thefts and mischiefs occurring between September 23-27, 2021. The OPP would like to make the public aware of ongoing investigations and proactive steps to prevent theft of property. 

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ELDERLY HOMELESS MAN BEATEN IN KENORA IN STABLE CRITICAL CONDITION 27 September 2021

ELDERLY HOMELESS MAN BEATEN IN KENORA IN STABLE CRITICAL CONDITION

In Winnipeg Hospital

KENORA, ONTARIO  ~~  September 27, 2021 (LSNews)  INSIDE EDITION THANKS ALL FOR SHARING THE STORY ON THE VICIOUS ASSAULT ON A HOMELESS KENORA MAN

Sources indicate that the victim TERRY DACIUK is in stable critical condition at Winnipeg hospital and his family members have been contacted.

#LSN_Crime #LSN_OPP #LSN_TBayCourthouse

 

ELDERLY KENORA HOMELESS MAN BOOT STOMPED TO NEAR DEATH 26 September 2021

ELDERLY KENORA HOMELESS MAN BOOT STOMPED TO NEAR DEATH

BY MAN HIGH ON DRUGS

KENORA, ONTARIO   ~   September 26, 2021  (LSNews)    KENORA OPP ARREST MAN FOR THIS LIFE THREATENING ASSAULT

VICTIM FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE TRANSPORTED OUT OF DISTRICT

An elderly, homeless Kenora man was violently assaulted yesterday, Saturday September 25,2021 during the daytime in the Main Street lane behind the old Kenora Miner News building.

#LSN_Crime #LSN_OPP #LSN_TBayCourthouse

DRYDEN POLICE ARREST DRUG THIEF 26 September 2021

DRYDEN POLICE ARREST DRUG THIEF

DRYDEN, ONTARIO  ~~  September 26, 2021 (LSNews)  Hardworking Dryden Police Officers arrested a prescription drug thief last night, Saturday September 25,2021

It’s alleged the male suspect was on bail and had a stolen hydromorphone prescription in his possession

#LSN_Crime  #LSN_TBayCourthouse

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