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WNPS MEDIA UPDATE

West Nipissing Police Officers have dealt with a number of calls since our last update on February 15th . These include 2 weapons offences, 3 motor vehicle collisions, 7 disturbance calls, 8 alarm calls, 4 ongoing theft investigations and one other which resulted in an arrest and charges being laid, …

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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update

On February 13th a Russell Street resident contacted the police to report a fraud. The complainant advised police that he had posted an ATV for sale of KIJIJI and that a prospective buyer contacted him and sent a cheque to pay for the vehicle. The buyer then contacted him and …

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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update

On February 10th, a Verner resident contacted the West Nipissing Police Service to report he was the victim of a fraud. The complainant indicated that his daughter’s laptop had frozen and a contact telephone number had appeared on the screen. The complainant called the telephone number and was advised that …

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Ontario Introduces New Easy-to-Understand Standard Lease

New Mandatory Form Protects Tenants and Landlords Ontario is introducing a new, simple standard lease that will be mandatory for private residential leases signed on or after April 30, 2018, including tenancies in single and semi-detached houses, apartment buildings, rented condominiums and secondary units (such as basement apartments). Currently there …

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Champlain Motel ruled uninhabitable, 10 to 12 people displaced

As many as a dozen people in West Nipissing have been displaced after municipal officials ordered the Champlain Motel be vacated. Jay Barbeau, West Nipissing’s chief administrative officer, said the building was order vacated due to its condition after officials conducted an onsite investigation Wednesday. He said social services agencies, …

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MP Serré spreading Christmas cheer throughout Nickel Belt

  MP Marc Serré is proud to keep Raymond Bonin’s tradition alive by waving at motorists and wishing them a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. NICKEL BELT/GREATER SUDBURY – Constituents of Nickel Belt-Greater Sudbury can expect warm Christmas Greetings this time of year as MP Serré waves to constituents driving …

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COMMUNITY POLICING SURVEY RESULTS RELEASED!!

PRESS RELEASE The West Nipissing Police Services Board engaged a research group, Oraclepoll Research to poll the residents of West Nipissing with respect to the police costing process. The report was  presented to Municipal Council on December 5th 2017. In summary, survey results reveal mixed opinions from residents. While a …

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Cannabis Taxation – Letter to the Editor

As you are aware, our Government has developed an approach to legalizing, taxing, regulating and restricting access to cannabis that aims to keep it out of the hands of kids and keep profits out of the hands of criminals. That is why, after extensive consultation with the provinces and territories, …

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CANADIAN TIRE AND POLICE PARTNERS FOR YOUTH

Canadian Tire and the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police have partnered up in supporting youth through the Jumpstart program. Locally, the Jumpstart program has been in place since 2005, and has helped 891 local youths with more than $117,000. The need is growing fast as the program continues to …

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MURDER CHARGE LAID IN DEATH INVESTIGATION

STURGEON FALLS, ONTARIO – The West Nipissing Police Service has charged a 52- year-old Sturgeon Falls man with one count of first degree murder. Marc Pierre Gauthier made a brief court appearance late yesterday afternoon in North Bay and the case has been put over to November 28th 2017. He …

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WEST NIPISSING POLICE INVESTIGATING DEATH

STURGEON FALLS, ONTARIO – The West Nipissing Police Service is currently investigating the death of a 39-year-old woman. The investigation is criminal in nature and the death is being treated as suspicious. Shortly after 11:30 p.m. on November 14th 2017, officers from the WNPS responded to a disturbance call at …

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