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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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Ontario Surpasses Four Million COVID-19

Province Leads Nation in Testing and Continues to Add Locations and Capacity TORONTO — Ontario has completed over four million COVID-19 tests since the beginning of the pandemic and continues to lead the country in both the number of tests completed and daily testing capacity. To ensure the province’s health …

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POLICE CAR AND SIGNS SPRAY PAINTED

(MATTAWA, ON) – On October 5, 2020, at approximately 3:00 a.m., officers from the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed that a police car parked behind the Mattawa Detachment had been spray painted with orange paint. Upon further investigation, officers observed two other vehicles parked behind …

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OPP SEIZE CLOSE TO $100,000 IN DRUGS ON OTTAWA STREET

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On October 1, 2020 at approximately 8:50 a.m., members from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and the Nipissing West Detachment executed a search warrant at a residence on Ottawa Street in the Municipality of West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). Officers seized a …

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Fitness Centre and Arena Reopening’s Postponed

In light of the significant increase of COVID-19 cases in Ontario, the Municipality of West Nipissing is postponing the opening of the Sturgeon Falls Fitness Centre and Arena. The Fitness Centre was scheduled to open on October 5, followed by the Arena on October 13. Both facilities, including the Pool …

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ONE PERSON CHARGED AS A RESULT OF A STABBING

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On September 25, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an assault incident which had occurred the previous night, in the Municipality of West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). Investigation revealed at approximately 10:30 …

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