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OPP APPREHEND FLEEING DRIVER WITH FIREARMS

(STURGEON FALLS, ON) – On November 29, 2019 at 1:55 a.m., while on patrol, members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed two suspicious vehicles parked in a residential area in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. Upon activating their emergency lights to investigate further, the pick-up truck …

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OPP INVESTIGATE IMPORTATION OF PROHIBITED FIREARM SUPRESSORS

(STURGEON FALLS, ON) – On October 17, 2019 agents from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) contacted the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reporting they had intercepted a package, containing a sound suppressor for a firearm, destined for a resident on Quesnel Road in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. On November 5, 2019, …

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Two Youths Charged in Robbery.

(STURGEON FALLS, ON) – On November 7, 2019 at 3:55 p.m., members of the West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of an assault which occurred earlier, at 3:15 p.m., on Nipissing Street in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. Investigation revealed the 15-year-old male victim had made …

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$6000 Worth of Property Stolen

The West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is seeking the public’s assistance with a break, enter and theft investigation. Sometime between September 30, 2019 and October 21, 2019, unknown person(s) broke into a seasonal residence and a shed located on Old Aubin Road in Lavigne, Ontario. The …

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Third Suspect Arrested & Charged in Sturgeon Falls Home INVASION!

On September 25, 2019 at approximately 1:45 a.m., members of the West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a home invasion on Nipissing Street in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. Preliminary investigation revealed that three suspects forced their way into a motorhome, confronted the occupants and began to …

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Ministry investigating very disturbing moose incident

WARNING: The video included with this story contains disturbing images. Video shows live moose being dragged behind a truck in the Killarney area A video showing a live moose being dragged behind a truck in the Killarney area on Saturday has been drawn to the attention of natural resources officers. …

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NFN Chief McLeod backing NDP, says Liberals broke promises

‘The relationship we’ve had with the Liberal government had kind of deteriorated over the last couple of years’ Last election the Liberals got massive support from Canada’s native communities. That has changed, and Nipissing First Nation Chief Scott McLeod says he’s urging his members to switch their support to the …

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NDP introduces a ‘New Deal for Northern Ontario’

Plan focuses on making life more affordable, raising minimum wage, reducing energy costs Beth Mairs and Stef Paquette, the NDP’s candidates in Sudbury and Nickel Belt, were joined Monday morning by fellow NDP candidates Charlie Angus, Carol Hughes and Rob Boulet at a news conference where the party introduced the …

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Ontario Helping to Protect Lake Nipissing Fishery

The Ontario government, in partnership with Nipissing First Nation, is helping protect fish populations in Lake Nipissing by collecting data and conducting research in September and October. Boaters should be aware that over the course of two weeks, standardized nets are set for 20 hours in randomly chosen locations. They …

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SUSPECTS ARRESTED! – WEST NIPISSING OPP INVESTIGATE HOME INVASION

Two Suspects Arrested & Charged (STURGEON FALLS, ON) – On September 25, 2019 at approximately 1:45 a.m., members of the West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a home invasion on Nipissing Street in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. Preliminary investigation revealed that suspects forced their way into …

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IPM 2019 the ‘greatest Plowing Match in the history of mankind’

West Nipissing: The 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) is in the history books. This celebration of agriculture and rural living came to a close Saturday (Sept. 21) afternoon, following five straight days of sunshine and warmth. “Our primary strategic objective when we set out to create this …

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Day 3 at IPM 2019

It was plow day for the 18 Ontario Queen of the Furrow contestants. Plowing ability is one of the several factors they’re graded on before the winner is announced Friday (Sept. 20) evening. Among the contenders is West Nipissing’s Zoë Dauphinais (photo attached). Today also saw the arrival of the …

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Day 2 at IPM 2019

West Nipissing: The Skyhawks Canadian Armed Forces parachute team had people looking toward the sky at the 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) today. They put on a dazzling demonstration of acrobatic formations above Tented City. That’s just a tiny slice of the entertainment and special features to …

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