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West Nipissing Police Service this week!

On November 12,  the West Nipissing Police Service received a complaint from an Ethel street residence that someone was entering unattended vehicles. Police attended the location and arrested 24 year old, Chelsea Bureau. She now faces charges of Trespass at Night, fail to comply with conditions of undertaking and 4 …

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Police Services Board Disappointed with Ruling and Media Release

PRESS RELEASE The West Nipissing Police Services Board held its regular monthly meeting last evening, the costing judgment and the media release circulated by Mr. Barbeau were discussed. The Board is disappointed with the ruling and very concerned with how the media release was circulated and the misinformation in it. …

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Superior Court dismisses Application from Police Services Board

On November 14, 2018, the Municipality of West Nipissing received the decision by the Superior Court of Justice Divisional Court, that the Police Services Board’s application for judicial review was dismissed. OPP confirmed that intake and disbandment will take place in February 2019. The Municipality will continue its progress to support …

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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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