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ONE PERSON DECEASED AFTER A COLLISION ON HIGHWAY 144

(UNORGANIZED TOWNSHIP, ON) – One person is deceased after a collision between a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV). On February 14, 2024, shortly before 2:30 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Cartier Fire Department and Manitoulin-Sudbury Paramedic Services responded …

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PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NEEDED WITH THEFT OF TWO CAMPER TRAILERS

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – Police are seeking the public’s assistance in the theft of two camper trailers. On February 7, 2024, members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of two camper trailers from a property on Eugene Road, West Nipissing. Sometime during …

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Callander council views AirBNB bylaw time consuming & redundant.

In a recent development, the Callander municipal council has deferred the decision to establish a regulatory by-law for short-term rentals within its jurisdiction. This move comes amidst recognition that existing municipal by-laws already address common concerns related to short-term rentals, such as noise disturbances and parking issues, potentially rendering a …

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West Nipissing Council Reviews Short-Term Rental Bylaw Amid Public Concerns

In West Nipissing, the council is reevaluating its new short-term rental bylaw amid controversy and confusion. The proposed regulation, aimed at managing rentals like AirBnBs, has been criticized for being too restrictive. Issues include unclear limits on rental numbers and designated areas for rentals. Additionally, the council showed uncertainty about …

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OPP IS INVESTIGATING A FATAL SNOWMOBILE COLLISION

(CARTIER, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a fatal snowmobile collision. On January 13, 2024, shortly before 5:00 p.m., members from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) OPP and the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Paramedic Services responded to a single Motorized Snow Vehicle (MSV) collision on trail C111D, about six kilometres from …

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PUBLIC ASSISTANCE NEEDED WITH A FAIL TO REMAIN INVESTIGATION

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – Police are seeking the public’s assistance in a motor vehicle collision, where one vehicle failed to remain at the scene. On December 23, 2023, shortly before 1:00 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway …

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Ontario’s Top Baby Names in 2022

TORONTO— Olivia and Noah continue to top the charts as Ontario’s most popular baby names in 2022. Olivia has held the top spot for girls for over a decade, with 14 consecutive years as number one. This year, we also welcome Chloe to the top 10 list for the first …

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OPP vs Franco-Cite Hockey Game!!

The public is invited to attend and support a charity hockey game. The Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), in partnership with Franco-Nord, invites all members of the community to attend and enjoy a charity event. Come out and watch, as members from the Nipissing West OPP …

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TEN ARRESTED ACROSS THE PROVINCE IN CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION INVESTIGATION

39 Charges Laid in Four-Day Investigation (ORILLIA, ON) – Ten people have been arrested and 39 criminal offences have been laid during a four-day proactive child sexual exploitation investigation. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), North Bay Police Service, Greater Sudbury Police Service, Durham Regional Police Service, York Regional Police and Peel …

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OPP INVESTIGATING MULTIPLE BOMB THREATS

Schools In Northern Ontario Targeted, No Evidence Of Actual Devices (ORILLIA, ON) – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating multiple bomb threats across Northern Ontario. The threats targeted multiple schools under multiple school boards across North East and North West Regions, demanding payment. As a precaution the majority …

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