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Ontario to launch basic income test this spring in Hamilton, Lindsay, Thunder Bay. $17,000 per year.

Ontario is launching a basic income pilot project this spring, aimed at providing financial stability for low-income residents in a time of precarious work and a changing economy. Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the details of the province’s three-year basic income project during a speech in Hamilton Monday. “The project will …

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Northern Ontario Party organized in riding

KIRKLAND LAKE – The Northern Ontario Party made history in the riding of Timiskaming-Cochrane, Saturday as the fledgling party elected it first local official riding association. On Saturday, the party met for the first time in Kirkland Lake and out of that came not only the election of its first …

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WOW! Rock & Ribs Announces Lineup!!

Ascot Royals, Steve Hill, Union Duke and Carl Dixon to headline Ontario 150 edition of Rock & Ribs Music and Rib Festival. (West Nipissing, ON – Friday April 21, 2017) Ascot Royals, Steve Hill, Union Duke and Carl Dixon to headline the third annual Rock & Ribs Music and Rib …

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West Nipissing Celebrates job opportunities for youth and Grand Opening of new office

As part of the Government of Canada’s plan to strengthen the middle class and help those working hard to join it, West Nipissing youth are developing job skills and gaining hands-on work experience thanks to a new project “Impact 2017 & Beyond: Individuals Making Professions and Careers” supported by funding …

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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update (April 7 – April 13)

Between April 7th and April 13th the West Nipissing Police Service logged 140 calls for service. Among those were 1 assault, 3 break and enter complaints, 3 domestic disputes, 2 controlled drugs calls, 4 fraud complaints, 17 police assistance calls, and 2 theft complaints. On April 7th police were called …

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Northern Ontario Party taking steps to form riding associations

TIMMINS – After establishing its first riding association in Nipissing this week, the Northern Ontario Party’s next target is Timiskaming-Cochrane. “It’s already registered with Elections Ontario,” party leader Trevor Holliday said of the riding association for Timiskaming-Cochrane. “The Northern Ontario Heritage Party had somebody run in the 2014 election, and he actually …

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MP Serré promoted to Vice Chair of the National Rural Caucus

NICKEL BELT – MP Marc Serré was appointed as Vice Chair of the National Rural Liberal Caucus yesterday at the election held on Parliament Hill and he is thrilled to accept this new role! Serré looks forward to advocating on behalf of the many residents of rural Canada to ensure …

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Public consultation – April 11 2017

WE WANT YOUR INPUT Pursuant to the Police Services Act, the West Nipissing Police Services is in the process of preparing its Business Plan for the next three (3) years.  We wish to hear from the community to assist in preparing Goals and Objectives in certain areas.  Please attend one …

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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update (March 31 – April 6)

Between March 31st and April 6th the West Nipissing Police Service logged 167 calls for service. Among those were 25 police assistance calls, 1 break and enter complaints, 1 Domestic Disturbance call, 1 Mischief complaint, 5 theft complaints. On March 31st, police conducted a traffic stop of a motor vehicle …

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