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STUFF-A-CRUISER IN STURGEON FALLS

Public Invited to Attend (WEST NIPISSING, ON) – This Saturday December 3, 2022, members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be hosting a Stuff-A-Cruiser in support of the West Nipissing Food Bank. Where: Metro – 203 Front Street (Sturgeon Falls), 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 …

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FLIGHT FROM POLICE LEADS TO ARREST

(SABLES-SPANISH RIVERS TOWNSHIP, ON) – On November 18, 2022, at approximately 4:00 a.m. members of the Manitoulin (Espanola) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located an abandoned vehicle on Highway 17 near Sables-Spanish Rivers Township. The abandon vehicle was involved in a fail to stop occurrence in West Nipissing earlier that evening. …

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OPP INVESTIGATING TWO DEATHS

Believed To Be No Threat To Public Safety (WEST NIPISSING, ON) Two deaths are being investigated, after responding to a residential structure fire in West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). Members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended the scene where the Nipissing West Fire Service had …

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OPP INVESTIGATING SERIOUS ASSAULT OF PEDESTRIAN

UPDATE ———– OPP INVESTIGATING SERIOUS ASSAULT OF PEDESTRIAN Charges Laid (WEST NIPISSING, ON) – The Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has arrested two people in connection to a pedestrian collision and assault on Highway 64, West Nipissing. On October 16, 2022, at 2:30 a.m., OPP Nipissing …

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PERSON CHARGED WITH THREATS AND ROBBERY

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On October 10, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged a person for a previous robbery report on Queen Street, West Nipissing. On October 9, 2022, police responded to a robbery on Queen Street. Several people …

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OPP INVESTIGATE FATAL COLLISION IN WEST NIPISSING

On October 5, 2022, at 4:00 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of, Michaud Street and Queen Street, West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). Preliminary investigation indicated that a motor vehicle had struck a motorized scooter. …

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Ontario Enhancing Snowmobile Trails in the North

More than $800,000 investment will ensure world-class trails remain safe and enjoyable BARRIE – The Ontario government is providing $834,904 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs to improve snowmobile trails throughout Northern Ontario. This investment in local infrastructure will help boost …

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TWO PEOPLE FROM NORTH YORK ARE CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENCES

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On September 12, 2022, members from the Community Street Crime (CSC) and the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), executed a Controlled Drug Substance Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on Front Street, West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). A search of …

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Northern Ontario can’t afford to lose a seat in the House of Commons

  As many in the community are already aware, the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Ontario is proposing drastic changes to Northern Ontario’s electoral districts. The proposal would consolidate 10 electoral districts into nine and expand the borders of the remaining ridings. Over the past week, I’ve heard from countless …

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Réjean Venne to run for West Nipissing Council

Today I am announcing that I am seeking to represent West Nipissing residents in the upcoming municipal elections. I am a 33 year old husband and father of three. I was born in Sudbury but lived in Ottawa for 10 years before settling down with my family in West Nipissing …

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