The Ministry of Transportation is echoing the call from the OPP to direct any inquires about road closures and travel information, through them not 911. It stems from the surge in phone calls that have flooded the South Porcupine detachment. MTO reminds the public that 911 is for emergencies only. Additionally they warn residents to steer clear of restricted areas as outlined by both the MNR and the OPP.
For up to date information on road closures, members of the public are reminded to call the Ministry of Transportation toll-free Service