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WNPS PARTICIPATING IN PROVINCIAL GUN AMNESTY DURING APRIL

Safely surrender weapons and accessories by appointment only (WEST NIPISSING, ON) The West Nipissing Police Service (WNPS) in collaboration with the Ontario Provincial Police and participating Municipal Police Services are holding a Gun Amnesty during the month of April. The Gun Amnesty is for any Ontario resident who wishes to …

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Serré returns from UN Commission on the Status of Women

Serré returns from successful 62nd UN Commission on the Status of Women hosted in New York City   NICKEL BELT/GREATER SUDBURY– Against the backdrop of unprecedented global efforts for women’s rights and gender equality, Marc Serré, MP for Nickel Belt and member of the Standing Committee on the Status of …

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Vehicle Set on Fire

The West Nipissing Police Service is investigating the theft of a motor vehicle from a Verner residence. On March 14th the complainant contacted the police to report that her Dodge Stratus had been stolen from her driveway sometime overnight. The vehicle was located later that morning along Stewart Road. The …

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Ontario Supporting Municipalities to Ensure Safe Transition to Federal Cannabis Legalization

Province Also Investing in Police Training, Investigations, and Public Education Ontario is stepping up support for municipalities and law enforcement to help ensure communities and roads are safe in advance of the federal government’s legalization of cannabis. The province will provide $40 million of its revenue from the federal excise …

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Gold for Nipissing First Nation fishery vision

  Nipissing First Nation has been awarded gold for efforts to heal Lake Nipissing’s walleye. There are now more spawning male and female walleye and the abundance of adult walleye has noticeably increased. Nipissing First Nation received the IPAC Gold Award for their leadership along with the Ministry of Natural …

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Multiple Sturgeon Falls Break Ins

During the last week the West Nipissing Police Service has received a number of Break and enters complaints from residents in the Sturgeon Falls area. On February 22nd, police responded to an alarm of a break-in at a local gas bar. Officers responded immediately and upon doing so observed the …

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WNPS MEDIA UPDATE

West Nipissing Police Officers have dealt with a number of calls since our last update on February 15th . These include 2 weapons offences, 3 motor vehicle collisions, 7 disturbance calls, 8 alarm calls, 4 ongoing theft investigations and one other which resulted in an arrest and charges being laid, …

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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update

On February 13th a Russell Street resident contacted the police to report a fraud. The complainant advised police that he had posted an ATV for sale of KIJIJI and that a prospective buyer contacted him and sent a cheque to pay for the vehicle. The buyer then contacted him and …

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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update

On February 10th, a Verner resident contacted the West Nipissing Police Service to report he was the victim of a fraud. The complainant indicated that his daughter’s laptop had frozen and a contact telephone number had appeared on the screen. The complainant called the telephone number and was advised that …

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Ontario Introduces New Easy-to-Understand Standard Lease

New Mandatory Form Protects Tenants and Landlords Ontario is introducing a new, simple standard lease that will be mandatory for private residential leases signed on or after April 30, 2018, including tenancies in single and semi-detached houses, apartment buildings, rented condominiums and secondary units (such as basement apartments). Currently there …

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