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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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Managers Terminated and Lawsuit Commenced

Public Notice from the Municipality: “On Monday January 25th, 2016 the Municipality of West Nipissing shared with the public the fact that an independent investigation was being held into accounting irregularities within the public works department.  The municipality understands that there is much speculation in the community related to this …

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Numerous Assaults and Break and Enters

Between January 29th and February 11th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 314 calls for service. Among those were 48 police assistance calls, 18 motor vehicle collisions, 11 9-1-1 calls, 11 thefts, 5 break and enters, 3 frauds, 2 assaults and 2 domestic assault. On January 31st, police received information …

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Tragic snowmobile deaths occur during radar runs

The Noelville OPP confirmed to BayToday.ca that two fatalities on the Murdoch River occurred during a radar run on the body of water near Alban Saturday night around 6:30 p.m. “The investigation is moving forward, we have determined that speed and visibility were contributing factors,” stated OPP Constable Andre Bisson Monday …

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Marc Serré, MP Nickel Belt is officially a national member of The National Standing Committee on Natural Resources

OTTAWA – Nickel Belt MP, Marc Serré is proud to have been appointed to serve as a member of The National Standing Committee on Natural Resources. The Committee will have an active role to review bills, government activities and expenditures. As part of their mandate, The National Standing Committee on …

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Lumberjacks junior team folds

“Last week we lost several players to injury, along with certain players battling injury, it has become unsafe to play.” The Sturgeon Falls Lumberjacks of the non-sanctioned Greater Metro Junior ‘A’ Hockey League announced they will “cease operations for the remainder of the 2015-16 season.” The team made the announcement through …

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2 Impaired Charges

Between January 15th and January 28th, the West Nipissing Police Service logged 338 calls for service. Among those were 51 police assistance calls, 11 9-1-1 calls, responded to 11 alarms, 4 thefts, 4 assaults, 4 family disputes, 3 fraud complaints, 2 domestic disputes and 2 break and enters. On January …

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Public Notice from The Mayor and Council

The Mayor and Council wish to confirm that effective Monday January 18th, 2016, two municipal managers have been placed on administrative leave to allow for an independent investigation in order to ascertain facts and explanations for certain irregularities involving the Public Works Department.  This was done to ensure an unbiased …

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