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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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Man dead after shooting in Sturgeon Falls

West Nipissing Police, OPP called to Leblanc Road area around 8 p.m. Sunday A 46-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Sturgeon Falls Sunday night. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) said in a release Monday morning they are investigating the incident. According to the SIU, a woman called 911 …

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Counterfeit U.S. Money Being Circulated in West Nipissing.

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in a break and enter investigation that occurred on Island WB-177, a small island near canoe pass, sometime in June. The cottage owner attended his property on August 16th and discovered that the culprit(s) has stolen much of his belongings. The culprit(s) removed the …

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Ontario Announces New Cannabis Retail Model

Combination of online and regulated private retail will prioritize child safety and work to eliminate the illegal market. TORONTO — Following the federal legalization of cannabis on October 17, Ontario will immediately introduce an online retail channel for cannabis, to be followed by a private retail model by April 1, …

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Police seize 1000 methamphetamine pills.

On August 3rd , officers with the West Nipissing Police Service were investigating a traffic complaint of a vehicle being driven erratically. The officers located the vehicle near Park Street in Sturgeon Falls. When questioned by the police the driver of the vehicle provided a false name. Officers were able …

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Return of ‘Buck-a-Beer’ to Ontario

Premier Doug Ford Announces Return of ‘Buck-a-Beer’ to Ontario Announces ‘Buck-a-Beer Challenge’ for brewers to lower prices in time for Labour Day PICTON — Beer fans across Ontario can officially start counting down the days until the return of ‘Buck-a-Beer’, the popular $1-per-beer price floor that delighted people across Ontario …

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Ontario Working with First Nation to Collect Fisheries Data

August 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 summer. Nets will be placed in the water during the month of August. This project will allow for the collection of important fish …

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