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  • Better community infrastructure in store for West Nipissing residentsNICKEL BELT/GREATER SUDBURY, August 21, 2017— The governments of Canada and Ontario are committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Canadians and their families have access to better community services and modern and up-to-date community infrastructure that meet their needs. These
  • West Nipissing Police Service weekly update (August 11 – August 17)Between August 11th and 17th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 172 calls for service. Among those were 1 Break and Enter call, 3 Harassment complaints, 1 Impaired complaint, 2 Mischief calls, 1 controlled drugs and substance call, 40 police assistance calls, and 4 theft complaints. On Augus
  • Better community infrastructure in store for St.-Charles residentsNICKEL BELT/GREATER SUDBURY, August 10, 2017— The governments of Canada and Ontario are committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Canadians and their families have access to better community services and modern and up-to-date community infrastructure that meet their needs. These
  • ‘This closure is going to have a huge impact on Sturgeon Falls and the businesses in the community’Seasonal campers at Dutrisac Cottages and Campground were given eviction notices Monday afternoon. Campground owner Mike Stevens held an emergency meeting with his campers at the popular Sturgeon Falls park to inform them of the pending closure. “My health is the No. 1 reason why I’ve decid
  • Statement from Attorney General on Final Report of the Far North Electoral Boundaries Commission  Attorney General Yasir Naqvi released the following statement in response to the final report of the Far North Electoral Boundaries Commission: “I would like to thank the Far North Electoral Boundaries Commission for its work to ensure the voices of people living in Ontario’s n
  • Nipissing First Nation Awarded Bid to House Kinoomaadziwin Education BodyGARDEN VILLAGE – July 21, 2017 – Nipissing First Nation is pleased to announce that our bid to house the Kinoomaadziwin Education Body within our territory was successful. We will be providing space within one of our existing facilities for 3 to 5 staff initially until construction of a ded
  • Verner standoff has long, bizarre historyMan at centre of dispute wrote hit song for April Wine; once sued government for $28M The standoff between a man and police in Verner came to an end around 5 p.m., West Nipissing Police said late Tuesday. Two people have been arrested, a man and a woman. The man faces charges of possessing a …
  • Police on scene, man barricaded inside homeA man in Verner has barricaded himself inside his home and two police agencies are on scene. Police officials say officers were called in Monday to assist a process-server trying to serve papers to a residence in Verner on Highway 64, south of Highway 17. Problems arose and local police had to back
  • North Bay Conservation Officer Recognized for ExcellenceTim Rochette, a provincial investigator with the Special Investigations Services Unit, has been named the Ontario Conservation Officer of the Year for 2017. Rochette has demonstrated his strong commitment to protecting natural resources, ensuring public safety, and mentoring fellow officers through
  • Ontario Seeking Public Input on Federal Plan to Legalize CannabisProvince to Prioritize Public Health, Road Safety and Harm Prevention The province is asking for your thoughts on how Ontario should approach cannabis legalization in a way that protects youth, prevents harm and ensures that Ontario’s roads continue to be among the safest in North America. In

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