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Public Health Officials across Northern Ontario increase COVID-19 protection for all users of indoor sporting facilities

NORTHERN ONTARIO, ON – Northern Ontario Medical Officers of Health continue to put the health and safety of residents first. Effective October 14, operators of facilities in Northern Ontario where indoor sports are played or practiced will ensure additional groups provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Northern Ontario’s seven Medical …

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$700,000 in cash and 8 million in drugs seized.

DRUG WARRANTS RESULT IN MULTIPLE CHARGES / MAJOR SEIZURES (WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On September 15, 2021, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members from Sudbury’s and North Bay’s Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), North East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), North East Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), Central and Western …

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At least 39 people stuck underground at Totten Mine in Sudbury, Ont.

SUDBURY – At least 39 people are stuck underground at Vale’s Totten Mine in Sudbury, Ont., Monday, CTV News has learned. Nick Larochelle, president of Steelworkers Local 6500, told CTV’s Lyndsay Aelick there are 39 people still underground, including 32 Steelworkers members. Situated in Worthington, 40 kilometres west of Vale’s …

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Marc G. Serré campaign highlights

PRESS RELEASE September 16th, 2021 Nickel Belt – Greater Sudbury – Marc G. Serré has spent years listening and taking positive action for the people of Nickel Belt. Over the past 5 weeks of the campaign, he has crisscrossed the riding and has been deeply engaged with residents and business …

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NEW NIPISSING WEST OPP DETACHMENT COMPLETE!

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – Construction of the new Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is now completed at the new location, 880 Levac Road, Cache Bay, ON. On September 14, 2021, the Nipissing West OPP location will be moving from 216 John Street in West Nipissing (Sturgeon …

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Health Unit Reports Increase in COVID-19 Vaccination Rates, Rates Exceed 90 Per Cent in Individuals 60 Years and Older

NIPISSING & PARRY SOUND, ON – As anticipated with the return to school and the announcement of Ontario’s vaccine certificate program, the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) is reporting an increase in COVID-19 vaccination uptakes, particularly among those aged 29 and younger. In fact, in the …

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Dr. Chirico Revokes Class Order Under Section 22 of the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act

NIPISSING & PARRY SOUND, ON – Effective immediately, the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit’s (Health Unit) Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Jim Chirico, is revoking the Class Order under Section 22 of the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act. The Class Order came into effect on December 24, …

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Bring the COVID-19 Vaccine to You with the Mobile Clinic

Workplaces, community organizations, places of worship and other groups can now request a COVID-19 vaccine clinic through the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit’s (Health Unit) Mobile Clinic Request Form. The form allows eligible groups to submit a request for a mobile vaccination team to come to their site …

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NIPISSING WEST OPP LAYS CHARGES AS A RESULT OF ROBBERY

(STURGEON FALLS, ON) – Four people have been charged in the robbery on July 15, 2021, when members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), and the Forensics Identification Services Unit (FIS), responded to a call of an assault with a weapon in the area of …

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Fully vaccinated tourists able to visit Canada again starting Aug. 9

Kids too young to be vaccinated can skip quarantine but are advised to avoid group settings. The federal government announced today it plans to let fully vaccinated tourists visit Canada again soon. Ottawa now says that — starting Aug. 9 at 12:01 a.m. ET. — fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and …

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