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Cache Bay tournament offers big cash

It is the biggest northern pike tournament in Northern Ontario and one of the biggest in the province, and fittingly offers a prize package in line with the numbers. The Sturgeon Falls Rod and Gun Club’s annual tournament on Lake Nipissing’s Cache Bay draws pike anglers from across the North …

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Sturgeon Falls mayor defends CAO, council

The CAO of West Nipissing did not act alone without council’s approval in a controversy that has gripped the community, according to West Nipissing Mayor Joanne Savage. In a statement released Friday, Savage sought to correct “certain misconceptions that seem to be taking hold by some” after two employees of …

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Contact Nord online learning centre serving residents in Sturgeon Falls

Residents in Sturgeon Falls are able to get a degree, diploma or certificate or upgrade their skills through online learning without having to leave the community. Through Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s distance education and training network, residents have access to online programs and online courses available from Ontario’s 24 public colleges, 22 …

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Sudbury prepares for the arrival of Uber

Draft bylaw governing rideshare service should be ready in late summer Uber is coming to Greater Sudbury, so the city needs to have rules in place to regulate the rideshare service, as well as making sure existing taxi companies can compete.That was the sentiment Tuesday as city councillors gave staff …

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Marc Serré major infrastructure funding announcement

NICKEL BELT – Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, announced today that residents of Killarney and French River will soon benefit from two landfill improvement projects thanks to joint funding from the governments of Canada and Ontario through the Small Communities Fund. Canada and Ontario will each provide up to $276,512 …

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Marc Serré, MP for Nickel attended the PDAC 2016 International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange

NICKEL BELT – Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt officially opened the FedNor-funded Northern Ontario Mining Showcase (NOMS) pavilion during the 2016 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) International Convention. In July 2015, FedNor announced a contribution of $380,000 to enable the City of Temiskaming Shores to …

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Tapping Into the Sweetness of the Season

Celebrate Maple Syrup – Ontario’s First Outdoor Crop of the Year Embrace Ontario’s food heritage with a trip to a local maple syrup producer to try some sweet, local and delicious maple syrup. With the wide variety of locally made maple products available to Ontarians, there’s a maple syrup colour …

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MX Constructors hires lawyer to fight West Nipissing fraud allegations

A Sturgeon Falls construction company being sued for allegedly failing to complete municipal roadwork says it plans to counter-sue the township. Tthis month, the Municipality of West Nipissing launched a $450,000 lawsuit against company MX Constructors. The municipality is accusing the firm of not properly completing more than half a …

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Government of Canada Invests in Youth Through Canada Summer Jobs Program

NICKEL BELT–The Government of Canada announced that it is fulfilling its commitment to double the funding for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. In doing so they will be helping them build a stronger future and obtain the skills they need to contribute to our collective economic growth. The government …

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Spirit hire Mantha as interim head coach

Moe Mantha is back behind an OHL bench. The Sturgeon Falls native, who had been serving as head coach and general manager of the NOJHL’s first-year expansion French River Rapids, was named interim head coach of the Saginaw Spirit on Tuesday after the OHL club fired head coach Greg Gilbert …

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