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The Franco-Cité Patriotes closed out the regular season on a winning note with a 31-0 victory over the visiting Widdifield Wildcats in NDA junior football action on Thursday afternoon. Anthony St-Jean paced the Patriotes offense with three touchdowns while Zacharie Lavigne and Tristan Lachance had one each. St-Jean also added a convert to round out the scoring while the defense ... Read More »

West Nipissing Police Service Weekly Update

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During the week of October 10th to October 16th, the West Nipissing Police Service received 196 calls for service. Among those were 41 9-1-1 calls, 41 Police Assistance calls, 9 Thefts, 6 Alarms, 4 Frauds, 3 Drug Offences, 2 Neighbor Disputes, 2 Domestic Disputes, 2 Threats and 2 Unwanted Person calls. On October 12th at approx. 3 AM, police were ... Read More »

Mr. Gravelle is safe!


Mr. Gravelle is safe but on Parliament Hill in one of the more locked down areas currently. This is a copy of the email he recieved: ——- ALL BUILDINGS remain in lockdown. Do not leave your current location until you receive instructions from Security Services. THIS MEANS stay in your office, with the doors locked and away from the windows. ... Read More »

OPP Officer Charged with Traffic Offence.

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Officer Charged (NORTH BAY, ON) – Members of the North Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 17, Beaucage Township on October 8, 2014. Investigation revealed that a fully marked cruiser was parked on the westbound shoulder of the highway and proceeded to enter the westbound lane colliding with a westbound vehicle, Nissan Rogue. ... Read More »

Ontario Northland president resigns


Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) will transition into a new chapter of operation without president-CEO Paul Goulet. Goulet, who steered the North Bay-based Crown corporation through a rocky phase of restructuring following the Ontario government’s divestment decision in 2012, announced his sudden resignation on Oct. 6. In a memo sent to Ontario Northland employees, Goulet gave no reason for his ... Read More »

West Nipissing Police Weekly Update (Oct. 3-9)

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During the week of October 3rd to October 9th the West Nipissing Police Service logged 171 calls for service. Among those were 45 9-1-1 calls, 33 Police Assistance calls, 6 Thefts, 4 Domestic Disputes, responded to 4 Alarms, 3 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 1 Break and Enter, 1 Drug Offence and 1 Mischief. On October 3rd, a domestic disturbance call was ... Read More »

Ontario Launches Online Ice Hut Registration


The Ontario government is making it easier and faster to register new ice fishing huts. On October 7, 2014, individuals and businesses can register their ice fishing huts online free of charge. Ice hut registration is only required in Fisheries Management Zones 9 to 12 and 14 to 20. Ice huts that are tents made of fabric covering the base ... Read More »

Mitch Gagnon cracks UFC bantamweight rankings after weekend win


Canadian Mitch Gagnon, fresh from his weekend win over Roman Salazar, has moved into the UFC’s top-15 rankings in the bantamweight division. Previously unranked, the 29-year-old from Sudbury, Ont., was listed at No. 15 in the ratings released Monday. Gagnon (12-2) won his fourth straight in the 135-pound division when he submitted Salazar in the first round of the UFC’s ... Read More »

West Nipissing Police Service Weekly Update

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During the week of September 26th to October 2nd, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 182 calls for service. Among those were 39 9-1-1 calls, 29 Police Assistance calls, 6 Thefts, 5 Break and Enters, 3 Mischief calls, 3 Alarms, 1 Assault and 1 Sexual Assault. Within the last week, the WNPS responded to 3 separate incidents relating to Mischief ... Read More »

‘You could have killed someone’ — Sudbury judge


Ontario Court Justice Normand Glaude was blunt with a Sturgeon Falls woman who was so drunk she almost ran over two construction workers in Verner. “You could have killed someone,” Justice Glaude told Denis Belanger, 52, in a Sudbury courtroom. “You nearly hit two construction workers, people doing their jobs …You have absolutely no insight into the seriousness of your ... Read More »

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