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Ontario Extending its Partnership with Nipissing First Nation to Support Walleye Recovery

Ontario’s Government for the People is working with Nipissing First Nation to renew joint efforts to sustainably manage the Lake Nipissing fisheries and support the recovery of the walleye population. “Our government is committed to work together with Indigenous partners to create and support jobs and economic opportunities in Northern …

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West Nipissing councillor says higher taxes makes home ownership more expensive

Steve McArthur, who is the Account Manager of the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation for the Nipissing and Parry Sound Districts, says the new property assessments for all homeowners are going out to homeowners by the end of the year. McArthur is telling people now to take a close look at …

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Man Flees from Police on Snowmobile

During the early hours of March 4th, 2019, West Nipissing Police responded to a mischief complaint at the Quality Auto store on Front Street. It was found that someone had thrown a jar of condiments through a window, breaking the glass. Police are investigating. West Nipissing Police are investigating two …

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Man charged with stolen vehicle.

On March 1st, 2019, West Nipissing Police received an assault complaint from a female, claiming that her common-law spouse had assaulted her. Police investigated and learned that the couple had an argument earlier in the day. The argument got physical and the female was grabbed and pinned down on the …

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Govt to Cap Hydro Ones CEO Pay

Hydro One Salary Caps

TORONTO — Today, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Greg Rickford released the following statement on Hydro One executive compensation: “Ontario’s Government for the People has taken decisive action to bring Hydro One’s executive compensation in line with levels with comparable utilities. “After receiving a proposal last week that …

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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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