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COVID Outbreak in Connection with Nipissing University

NORTH BAY, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has declared a community COVID-19 outbreak after six (6) members of the Nipissing University athletic community have tested positive for COVID-19. While the individuals who tested positive do not live on Nipissing University’s campus they have …

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E-BIKE OPERATOR FACING CHARGES AFTER FLEEING FROM OFFICER

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On November 18, 2020 at 7:50 a.m., while on general patrol, a member from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed an e-bike disobey the stop sign at the intersection of Levesque Street and Front Street, Municipality of West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). The …

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OFFICER SUCCUMBS TO INJURIES AFTER FATAL SHOOTING

(GORE BAY, ON) – Shortly after 11:00 a.m. on November 19, 2020, two members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a follow-up investigation related to a property dispute. There was an interaction between a person at the scene and an officer resulting in one officer being …

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TWO PERSONS CHARGED $1000 EACH UNDER QUARANTINE ACT

On October 28, 2020, officers from the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the complaint of a possible breach of the Quarantine Act in Chisholm Township. (near Powassan) Police began an investigation and found that a family entered into Canada by land on October 26, 2020, …

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Genesis Village of Hope Verner Housing Proposal

“Genesis Village of Hope Inc. provides innovative, permanent, supportive housing to Ontario’s most vulnerable youth. So named because the homes on the property are in the form of tiny houses and are arranged to convey a village feel where connectedness is central to healing and personal growth. The organizational structure …

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K9 LOCATES DRIVER WHO FLED FROM SCENE OF COLLISION

K9 LOCATES DRIVER WHO FLED FROM SCENE OF COLLISION (ST. CHARLES, ON) – On October 18, 2020 at 10:30 p.m., members of the Nipissing West (Warren) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 535, in the West Arm area, Municipality of St. …

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Ontario Moving Additional Region to Modified Stage 2

Action Being Taken to Stop the Spread and Contain the Second Wave in Communities TORONTO — In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Public Health Measures Table, local medical officers of health and other health experts, the Ontario government is introducing additional health measures for York Region. …

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Reminder for Local Restaurants and Bars Keep a Record

Local restaurants and bars are reminded to adopt and practice proper contact tracing measures. The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit issued a community notice yesterday about a potential public exposure to COVID-19 in a North Bay establishment, where patron information had not been gathered. The Health Unit states …

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OPP SEEKING PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE TO LOCATE WANTED PERSON

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – The Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 72-year-old Donald DRIVER whose last known address was in the Municipality of West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). A warrant of arrest has been issued for Donald DRIVER in connection to …

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Stolen Outhouse Recovered and Returned to Owner

STOLEN PROPERTY RECOVERED (PHELPS, ON) – On October 9, 2020, officers from the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were patrolling trails in Phelps Township. While on patrol, officers discovered a large amount of stolen property located off Songis Road near OFCS Trails A112A and NB308. The …

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