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Council to discuss new Cannabis By-law

This coming Feb. 5th the Municipality of West Nipissing council meeting will discuss amongst other things, the proposed new cannabis by-law with fines, new speed limits on Golf Course and Goulard Roads. You can see the agenda here!

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Men Brandishing Knives Allegedly Rob Man

On January 14 the West Nipissing Police Service responded to a complaint of assault. Upon speaking with the victim police learned that her boyfriend became upset when a friend attended the residence with treats, and when there were none for him he became upset and an argument ensued. The man …

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UPDATE – Beware of Sturgeon River Ice Conditions

UPDATE Ice Conditions Upper Sturgeon River The West Nipissing Police Service continues to caution residents about ice conditions on the upper Sturgeon River after reporting that the West Nipissing Power Generation experience mechanical difficulties on January 17. Yesterday the Power Generation experienced problems controlling the water flow at the Sturgeon …

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Ontario Govt Changes Its Mind – only 25 retail cannabis stores to initially open. Picked via a “lottery”

Ontario Takes a Phased Approach to Cannabis Retail Licensing Due to National Supply Shortages Today, the Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Attorney General and the Honourable Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance, released the following statement on changes being made to the licensing process for recreational retail cannabis stores in Ontario: “It is …

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Purple H Heroine/Fentanyl mixture Seized By West Nipissing Police in Overnight Bust!

During the early morning hours of December 4, West Nipissing Police Service officers were on general patrol on John Street in Sturgeon Falls. The officers observed a man walking in the area, a short time later the officers observed same man walking out from behind a building. The officers questioned …

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Francophone Members of Parliament reply to Ontario government’s cuts to Francophone language rights

GREATER SUDBURY – We are extremely shocked to learn that services and rights of Ontario’s Francophones have been cut by the Conservative government of Ontario. As elected representatives and as Franco-Ontarians it is our duty to denounce this unacceptable action. We must defend Francophone communities and institutions and mobilize the …

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West Nipissing Police Service this week!

On November 12,  the West Nipissing Police Service received a complaint from an Ethel street residence that someone was entering unattended vehicles. Police attended the location and arrested 24 year old, Chelsea Bureau. She now faces charges of Trespass at Night, fail to comply with conditions of undertaking and 4 …

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Police Services Board Disappointed with Ruling and Media Release

PRESS RELEASE The West Nipissing Police Services Board held its regular monthly meeting last evening, the costing judgment and the media release circulated by Mr. Barbeau were discussed. The Board is disappointed with the ruling and very concerned with how the media release was circulated and the misinformation in it. …

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Superior Court dismisses Application from Police Services Board

On November 14, 2018, the Municipality of West Nipissing received the decision by the Superior Court of Justice Divisional Court, that the Police Services Board’s application for judicial review was dismissed. OPP confirmed that intake and disbandment will take place in February 2019. The Municipality will continue its progress to support …

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Royal Canadian Legion branches exempt in Ontario from paying property tax.

Ontario’s Government for the People will exempt Royal Canadian Legion branches in Ontario from paying property tax OAKVILLE — Ontario’s Government for the People reiterated its commitment to ease the burden on Ontario’s Royal Canadian Legion halls by ensuring they pay no property tax and looks forward to tabling legislation …

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