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Police Arrest Woman in $300,000 Fraud

On October 11, 2018 the West Nipissing Police Service received a complaint regarding money being stolen from a service provider here in Sturgeon Falls. Police learned that over a period of several months one of the complainant’s employee transferred large sums of money from the business account to her personal …

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Government addresses Greyhound Canada’s discontinuation of bus routes

Access to affordable, publicly available transportation options is necessary in a country as vast as Canada. Whether it’s taking a bus to see family or friends, travelling for work or going to medical appointments, Canadians need options for transportation. Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, the Honourable Jane …

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Ontario Government passes bill to eliminate Cap and Trade

Today, Ontario’s Government for the People delivered on a promise to make life more affordable for families through the passage of Bill 4, The Cap and Trade Cancelation Act. The elimination of the cap and trade carbon tax will reduce gas prices, save the average family $260 per year, and …

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Sturgeon Falls man arrested for indecent exposure

West Nipissing Police Service Media Release- October 30, 2018 The West Nipissing Police Service has arrested a Sturgeon Falls man in connection to an indecent exposure complaint. The incident is alleged to have occurred at a local business while a young girl was in a cubical browsing; the man followed her …

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Serré in support of Bill C-316

The Nickel Belt MP stands by Bill C-316 and its efforts to increase organ donor registration rates across Canada. NICKEL BELT-GREATER SUDBURY – Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, is proud to support Bill C-316, An Act to amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ donors). The proposed …

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Ontario Working with First Nation to Collect Fisheries Data

October 3, 2018– Assessing Fish Population in Lake Nipissing Ontario, in partnership with Nipissing First Nation, will be conducting research and data collection on Lake Nipissing this fall. Nets will be placed in the water during the month of October. This project will allow for the collection of important fish population information to …

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Serré celebrates the first Gender Equality Week in Canada

Marc Serré Member of Parliament / Député Nickel Belt September 25, 2018 Show your support for gender equality week from September 23-29 NICKEL BELT-GREATER SUDBURY – On behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and member of the …

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Vanthof enjoying new role as NDP Deputy Leader

Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP and new NDP Deputy Leader John Vanthof says it was an honour to be appointed to the position. Vanthof was in Kirkland Lake on Wednesday and spoke about his new role as well as the recent session of the legislature. “The way our caucus positions are picked is …

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Serré returns to Ottawa for important meeting on Trans Mountain Pipeline

September 4, 2018- Members of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources called a meeting to discuss the purchase and construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline and the Trans Mountain Expansion Project NICKEL BELT/GREATER SUDBURY – Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and member of the Standing committee on Natural Resources (RNNR), …

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Sturgeon Falls homicide victim name released.

The Ontario Provincial Police have released further details into a Sturgeon Falls homicide investigation. West Nipissing Police Service and the North East Region OPP continue the investigation into Sunday’s deadly shooting incident. The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Jaime Boyd from Sturgeon Falls. A 46-year-old man also died in …

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Media Release- WEST NIPISSING POLICE SERVICES BOARD

DATE: 2018-08-30 FROM: WNPS and WNPA I recently took on the role as Chief of Police for the West Nipissing Police Service (WNPS), but I have been a police officer in this community for over 29 years and I feel I have a responsibility to address some of the comments …

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