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Réjean Venne to run for West Nipissing Council

Today I am announcing that I am seeking to represent West Nipissing residents in the upcoming municipal elections. I am a 33 year old husband and father of three. I was born in Sudbury but lived in Ottawa for 10 years before settling down with my family in West Nipissing …

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Dan Roveda announces run for Mayor

As a lifelong resident of West Nipissing, it is my pleasure to announce that I am running for Mayor. Within our community and in the home where we have lived for the past thirty-eight years and counting, my wife Cynthia and I have raised three wonderful children: Jean-Grégoire, Matthieu, and …

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THREE MISSING PERSONS LOCATED WITH “WHAT3WORDS” APP

(HALFWAY LAKE PROVINCIAL PARK, ON) – On July 17, 2022, at 10:17 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment and Emergency Response Team (ERT) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to three missing hikers on a trail that left from Halfway Lake Provincial Park. With the assistance of “what3words” …

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Gas and Fuel Tax Cut in Effect July 1

Ontario Government Providing More Relief at the Pumps TORONTO — As part of its plan to keep costs down for Ontario families and businesses, the Ontario government is providing more relief at the pumps by cutting the gas tax by 5.7 cents per litre and the fuel tax by 5.3 …

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Meet West Nipissing’s New Fire Chief

[West Nipissing, ON] – The Municipality of West Nipissing and the West Nipissing Fire & Emergency Service are pleased to announce that Frank Loeffen will be West Nipissing’s new Fire Chief, effective July 18, 2022. Loeffen has over 30 years of progressive experience in the fire service, with 18 years …

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FEDERAL OFFENDER WANTED

(TORONTO, ON) – The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of Statutory Release. Jakob BEISEL is described as a Caucasion, male, 22 years of age, 5’8″ (173 cm), 149 lbs …

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Ontario Election to be Held on June 2, 2022

TORONTO – Premier Doug Ford today confirmed that the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, has accepted the premier’s advice to sign a proclamation dissolving the 42nd Parliament of the Province of Ontario, effective as of 4:00 p.m. today. Pursuant to the provisions of the Election Act, the Lieutenant …

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DRUG WARRANT RESULT IN MULTIPLE CHARGES $120,000 IN VALUE

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On April 20, 2022, members from the Nipissing West Detachment and Community Street Crime Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), executed Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on Demers Street, West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). A search of the residence and a …

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Ontario Advances Work on New Ultra-Low Overnight Electricity Rate

Report on new price plan projects significant bill savings for consumers TORONTO – The Ontario government is advancing work to deliver a new optional ultra-low overnight Time-of-Use (TOU) electricity price plan, as part of its plan to provide consumers with more ways to keep costs down, save money, and take …

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2022 West Nipissing Ouest Budget Workboook

Message from the CAO “We are pleased to present the 2022 Budget Workbook in preparation for upcoming Council deliberations. Much like the first year of the pandemic, 2021 challenged the levels of service provided by municipalities and the methods by which we operate. Staff at all levels were asked to …

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TRAFFIC STOP RESULTED IN THREE PEOPLE CHARGED

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On April 4, 2022 at 6:06 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle on Highway 17, West Nipissing. The vehicle was occupied by a driver and two other passengers. The driver was known to …

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Provinces Releases Plan to Advance Small Nuclear Reactors

Provinces Release Strategic Plan to Advance Small Modular Reactors Report Highlights Priority Areas for Developing and Deploying New Nuclear Technology REGINA – The governments of Ontario, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick and Alberta have agreed to a joint strategic plan outlining the path forward on small modular reactors (SMRs). A Strategic Plan …

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Ontario Extends Freeze on College and University Tuition

Province’s action provides students and families with ongoing financial relief TORONTO — The Ontario government is extending the current tuition freeze for colleges and universities by an additional year, through 2022-2023, providing financial relief and predictability for students and families seeking access to affordable postsecondary education. “Our government recognizes that …

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