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Man allegedly points firearm at partner in Verner.

On March 9th, 2019, West Nipissing Police attended a Verner address regarding a domestic dispute.  The female victim explained that she had an argument with her partner.  The argument escalated and the male allegedly pointed a firearm at her and threatened her.  Police arrested a male and charged him with …

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Man Flees from Police on Snowmobile

During the early hours of March 4th, 2019, West Nipissing Police responded to a mischief complaint at the Quality Auto store on Front Street. It was found that someone had thrown a jar of condiments through a window, breaking the glass. Police are investigating. West Nipissing Police are investigating two …

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Man charged with stolen vehicle.

On March 1st, 2019, West Nipissing Police received an assault complaint from a female, claiming that her common-law spouse had assaulted her. Police investigated and learned that the couple had an argument earlier in the day. The argument got physical and the female was grabbed and pinned down on the …

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Govt to Cap Hydro Ones CEO Pay

Hydro One Salary Caps

TORONTO — Today, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Greg Rickford released the following statement on Hydro One executive compensation: “Ontario’s Government for the People has taken decisive action to bring Hydro One’s executive compensation in line with levels with comparable utilities. “After receiving a proposal last week that …

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Break and Enter on King Street

On January 27th 2019 near 3:04 am police responded to a complaint of a break and enter in progress situated at the North end of King Street. Police were alerted by neighbours who had been awakened to sounds described as breaking or smashing. Officer’s arrived on scene and detected that …

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Council to discuss new Cannabis By-law

This coming Feb. 5th the Municipality of West Nipissing council meeting will discuss amongst other things, the proposed new cannabis by-law with fines, new speed limits on Golf Course and Goulard Roads. You can see the agenda here!

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Thieves break in through window

On January 27 police responded to a complaint of a break and enter at a Malette Road residence in Sturgeon Falls. The victim advised police that he attended the residence to find that a window was removed and the house had been ransacked. It appears that the suspect(s) entered via …

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Removing caps on class sizes “short sighted” says Vanthof

Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP John Vanthof says the Province’s decision to consider removing caps on class sizes in kindergarten and in grades 1 to 3 is “short sighted.” Education Minister Lisa Thompson has announced she is launching consultations with education partners on class sizes and teacher-hiring practices. Currently, the kindergarten class size …

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Guns Stolen

On January 18 2019, police responded to a complaint of a Break-Enter and theft at a Lafreniere Road property near Lavigne. Upon speaking with the victim of the theft police learned that unknown culprits attended the property, forced open a number of out buildings and stole a number of items. …

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Ontario Helping With Recreational Cannabis Costs

Municipalities to Receive Second Payment after Opt-Out Deadline Ontario’s Government for the People is assisting municipalities with the cost of legalizing cannabis and combatting the illegal market by providing a second payment of $15 million by the end of February to help safeguard communities. “The deadline for municipalities to opt …

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