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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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Mask Mandate Information

Although face covering requirements for many settings will end on Monday, March 21, 2022, there is still substantial transmission of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 within the North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit district. Wearing a face covering is a simple precaution people can still choose to take to help …

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FEDERAL OFFENDER WANTED

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. Ho-Wayne WALKER is described as an black, male, 30 years of age, …

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PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NEEDED WITH THEFT OF PROPERTY

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On February 25, 2022 at 11:22 a.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft from a property on Giroux-Vezina Road, West Nipissing (Field). Sometime between the fall of 2021 and February 25, 2022 unknown person(s) removed four …

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Taxi Services SUSPENDED in West Nipissing due to NON COMPLIANCE

Taxi Services in West Nipissing will be temporarily withdrawn, due to issues of compliance with the Taxi By-law 2016-63 and the Municipal Act. The taxi operator has surpassed the issued deadline to meet by-law compliance and, therefore, will not be authorized by the Municipality to service the community. The Taxi …

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Ontario Eliminating Licence Plate Renewal Fees and Stickers

Province is cutting costs and making life more convenient for millions of vehicle owners TORONTO – The Ontario government is making life more affordable and convenient for nearly eight million vehicle owners by eliminating licence plate renewal fees and the requirement to have a licence plate sticker for passenger vehicles, …

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Ontario Moving to Next Phase of Reopening on February 17

Improvements in key indicators allowing province to safely ease public health measures sooner TORONTO — With key public health and health system indicators continuing to improve, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is cautiously and gradually easing public health measures sooner, with the next …

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