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Kipling Plane Crash

Plane Crash The West Nipissing Police Service, the West Nipissing Fire Service and the Ontario Provincial Police responded to an airplane crash at approximately 12:45 pm today. Callers advised police that a plane crashed and dark smoke could be seen in the Kipling area of West Nipissing. Emergency crews are …

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Police Services Board Update

DATE: 2018-06-28 FROM: B. BERTRAND – Chair The West Nipissing Police Services Board held its regular meeting on Wednesday June 20th 2018. Part of the discussion included the Chief of Police’s resignation and appointing someone to the position on an interim basis. The Board offered Inspector St Pierre the position …

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Police Services Board Meeting Update

DATE: 2018-06-27 FROM: B. BERTRAND – Chair The West Nipissing Police Services Board held its regular meeting on Wednesday June 20th 2018. Part of the discussion including a review of the Tribune article dealing with the current application for Judicial Review dated June 13th 2018. The Board would like to …

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West Nipissing Supports Special Olympics

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) This year’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics took place on Wednesday June 20th at 3:00 p.m. Athletes, along with their families and volunteers were joined by Koda, other West Nipissing Police personnel and law enforcement partners from throughout the northeast region in the annual walk …

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Funding for Francophone Organization in the Nipissing Region

Marc Serré Member of Parliament / Député Nickel Belt The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the vitality of official-language minority communities and promoting official languages. NICKEL BELT – Investing in the growth and prosperity of official-language minority communities is investing in the vitality of our culture. Today Marc …

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Nipissing Partners on New Indigenous Primary Care Team

Interprofessional team will serve North Bay and three local First Nations GARDEN VILLAGE, ON – Nipissing First Nation has partnered with Dokis and Temagami First Nations, and the North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre to create the North Bay Indigenous Interprofessional Primary Care Team (IIPCT). The North Bay IICPT is slated …

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WNPS seek public assistance

A 51 year old Field, Ontario man faces weapons charges after West Nipissing Police Service were called to a neighbor dispute. The initial complaint involved neighbors arguing/shouting at one another about dogs and cats running at large and fighting. It is alleged that one neighbor invited the accused to a …

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NDP promises rail passenger service within 4 years

It won’t happen overnight, but if the Ontario NDP wins the June 7 provincial election, passenger rail service will return to Northeastern Ontario. Timiskaming Cochrane NDP candidate John Vanthof said Tuesday that “certainly, under and NDP government, it will come back. “It will take some time to get it back,” …

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Charges of assault and forcible confinement.

Police services across Ontario including the West Nipissing Police Service held a month-long gun amnesty program in April. Between the OPP and municipal agencies a total of 2,192 guns were voluntarily surrendered. In West Nipissing eight (8) firearms were turned in by individuals that no longer wanted the guns and …

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Municipal Landfill Fire

On May 15th, 2018, at approximately 18:44, the West Nipissing Fire & Emergency Service were called regarding large amount of smoke north of Hwy 17 in the area of the municipal landfill. Large amount of flames and smoke was could be seen while driving on the road toward the landfill …

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WNPS Theft of Bike and Tablet

The West Nipissing Police are investigating a theft of a Samsung Tablet after receiving a complaint from a local resident. Police learned that the electronic device had been left at a friend’s residence and when the owner returned to retrieve the item it could not be located. With the assistance …

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National Rural Caucus

NICKEL BELT – MP Marc Serré was selected as Chair of the National Rural Liberal Caucus on Parliament Hill and is honoured to have earned the unanimous confidence of his peers. Serré looks forward to advocating on behalf of the many residents of rural Canada to ensure their voices are …

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$8,000 Drug Bust and Car Break Ins.

The West Nipissing Police Service executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at an Arthur Street residence in Sturgeon Falls. During the search police seized an assortment of drugs including, methamphetamine pills, Hydromorphone, Fentanyl, Percocet, cocaine, crack cocaine and Canadian currency. Four adults, two men and two women …

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Police Services Board Seeks Court Intervention

On April 30, 2018, the West Nipissing Police Services Board commenced an Application for Judicial Review in the Divisional Court in Sudbury seeking to have West Nipissing Municipal Council’s decision to seek alternative policing services from the OPP annulled. The Board has commenced this legal proceeding against Municipal Council because …

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