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Ontario Increasing Minimum Wage

Fourth Consecutive Annual Increase Provides Significant Boost to Take Home Pay Ontario is continuing to boost income for workers across the province by increasing the general minimum wage for the fourth consecutive year, which will bring the wage up to $11.60 this fall. Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn made the …

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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update (March 10 – March 16)

Between March 10th and 16th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 136 calls for service. Among those were 1 noise complaints, 22 police assistance calls, 4 Domestic Disturbance calls, 1 Assault complaint, 1 Break and enter, 2 Fraud complaints, 1 theft complaint, and 1 mischief complaint. On March 10th police …

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Ontario Releases Basic Income Consultation Feedback

Province Moving Forward with Pilot Program in 2017 Ontario is releasing a report that summarizes the feedback gathered from thousands of people across the province on how to design and deliver a basic income pilot. Basic income is a payment to eligible families or individuals that ensures a minimum income level. It …

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Sturgeon Falls Drug Bust nets Cocaine, Meth and Weapons.

At approximately 7:30pm, March 6th, officers from the West Nipissing Police Service executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at a John Street residence in Sturgeon Falls. The search of the residence was completed and officers seized an assortment of controlled substance including; cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine pills, …

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Ontario Cutting Electricity Bills by 25 Per Cent

PRESS RELEASE! System Restructuring Delivers Lasting Relief to Households Across Province Ontario is lowering electricity bills by 25 per cent on average for all residential customers as part of a significant system restructuring that will address long-standing policy challenges and ensure greater fairness. Starting this summer, Ontario’s Fair Hydro Plan …

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Police Determine Highway Attack Did Not Occur.

On February 1st 2017, an alleged attempted abduction surfaced on social media. The alleged offence was brought to the attention of the Ontario Provincial Police and investigators immediately began to look into the matter. It was determined that the events were said to have occurred within the jurisdiction of the …

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WNPS Report Tip Jar Theft and Street Fight

Between February 3 rd and 9th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 154 calls for service. Among those were 11 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 26 police assistance calls, 2 Domestic Disturbance calls, 4 thefts, 2 unwanted person complaints, and 1 mischief complaints. On February 3, 2017 the complainant called the police …

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