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Ontario Announces New Cannabis Retail Model

Combination of online and regulated private retail will prioritize child safety and work to eliminate the illegal market. TORONTO — Following the federal legalization of cannabis on October 17, Ontario will immediately introduce an online retail channel for cannabis, to be followed by a private retail model by April 1, …

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Police seize 1000 methamphetamine pills.

On August 3rd , officers with the West Nipissing Police Service were investigating a traffic complaint of a vehicle being driven erratically. The officers located the vehicle near Park Street in Sturgeon Falls. When questioned by the police the driver of the vehicle provided a false name. Officers were able …

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Return of ‘Buck-a-Beer’ to Ontario

Premier Doug Ford Announces Return of ‘Buck-a-Beer’ to Ontario Announces ‘Buck-a-Beer Challenge’ for brewers to lower prices in time for Labour Day PICTON — Beer fans across Ontario can officially start counting down the days until the return of ‘Buck-a-Beer’, the popular $1-per-beer price floor that delighted people across Ontario …

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Man arrested for careless use and careless storage of a firearm.

On July 28th the West Nipissing Police Service was dispatched to attend Avenue du Lac in Lavigne regarding a man shooting a firearm. Upon arrival the officers observed the man with a firearm in his possession. The man appeared out of sorts while pacing in the driveway. The man then …

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Muskoka Chair Heist Solved and Methadone Stolen

A Cache Bay Road resident in Sturgeon Falls, called police to report that damage had been caused to her vehicle. The owner of the vehicle advised that her car tires had been slashed and the vehicles keys were missing. The investigation is ongoing. On July 24th police responded to a …

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Police seize approximately 1600 methamphetamine pills.

The partnership between the Ontario Provincial Police and the West Nipissing Police Service led to a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant being executed at a Queen Street residence in Sturgeon Falls. During the search police seized approximately 1600 methamphetamine pills, Canadian currency and other drug paraphernalia. Paul Lacroix …

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Safety fence to be erected at the West Nipissing Power Generation Dam

In its ongoing efforts to ensure public safety, West Nipissing Power Generation Limited is erecting a fence that will eliminate the access to the riverbank and dam area. At 8 feet in height, the fence will run from the spill dam and continue just south of Queen Street, at the …

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Police seize Crystal Meth, Meth pills (Speed), marijuana and prescription pills.

On July 14th 2018 the West Nipissing Police Service executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at a Church Street residence in Sturgeon Falls. The dwelling was searched by police at which time assorted drugs were located. Police have seized Crystal Meth, Methamphetamine pills (Speed), marijuana, prescription pills …

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West Nipissing’s OPP transition by-law remains in force despite interim stay.

On April 30, 2018, the West Nipissing Police Services Board (the Board) initiated a judicial review process, requesting the quashing of by-law #2017-85 (OPP Costing Proposal) and associated resolution and motions. The Board applied for an urgent hearing for an interim stay on the proceedings until the judicial review in …

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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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