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Northern Ontario is not being treated equally under the province’s energy system says MPP

Households in northern Ontario are not being treated equally under the province’s energy system, Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli said Wednesday. In his latest report, the Financial Accountability Officer (FAO) indicated that households in northern Ontario paid more than 25 per cent more in home energy costs than households in Toronto, between 2012 and …

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Government of Canada improves accessibility for Canadians with disabilities in Markstay-Warren

Today, Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, on behalf of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced improved access for Canadians with disabilities to the municipal administration offices of Markstay-Warren. The Municipality of Markstay-Warren has received $25,463.00 through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) …

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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update (January 14 – January 20)

Between January 14th and January 20th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 149 calls for service. Among those were 3 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 27 police assistance calls, 3 thefts, 8 unwanted persons complaints, and 2 domestic dispute and 2 mischief complaints On Jan 15th 2017 West Nipissing Police Service received …

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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update (January 07 – January 13)

Between January 7 st and January 13th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 134calls for service. Among those were 14 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 19 police assistance calls, 3 thefts, 2 unwanted persons complaints, and 1domestic dispute. On January 9 st, the West Nipissing Police Service responded to a Main street …

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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update (January 01 – January 06)

Between January 1 st and January 6th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 107 calls for service. Among those were 28 police assistance calls, 4 thefts, 1assault, 2 Impaired Operation of a motor vehicle complaints, 3 fraud complaints, 3domestic disputes and 1 break and enter and three thefts. On January …

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MPP John Vanthof – 2016 Year End Report

As each year draws to a close, we often take the time to reflect on the past year’s important milestones. As your Provincial representative at Queen’s Park, it has been a tumultuous and frustrating legislative session. The soaring cost of electricity has been the main focus of discussion and debate …

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With camp done, Gagnon ready to fight

Local mixed martial artist Mitch Gagnon is just days away from his return to the UFC Octagon after being sidelined for nearly two years because of a blown ACL. “Now, I’m doing media stuff, photo shoots, and whatever the UFC is asking of me,” said Gagnon, 32, a native of …

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MPP, chief hail riding amendment

The wheels of change in government rarely turn quickly, so it’s not surprising Nickel Belt at MPP France Gelinas was walking on air Monday night. The New Democrat was celebrating a vote by members of Ontario’s general government committee to pass an amendment she introduced. She wanted Bill 45, the …

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Empowering Canadians in Nickel Belt to Have Their Say About Our Democracy

NICKEL BELT – December 5, 2016 – The Government of Canada wants to hear from as many Canadians as possible in a national conversation about electoral reform. Today, Marc Serré, MP for Nickel Belt encouraged Canadians to visit MyDemocracy.ca, an interactive and engaging digital platform that will help Canadians explore …

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TEXT 9-1-1 IN WEST NIPISSING

In April of 2016, West Nipissing joined a number of Canadian Municipalities to ensure that the Deaf, Deafened, Hard of hearing and Speech Impaired (DHHSI) community had access to 9-1-1 services through text messaging.  December 1st is T9-1-1 Awareness Day and we again would like to ensure that those who …

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