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TWO PEOPLE FROM NORTH YORK ARE CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENCES

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On September 12, 2022, members from the Community Street Crime (CSC) and the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), executed a Controlled Drug Substance Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on Front Street, West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). A search of …

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Search warrant on Railway Street results in Opioid trafficking charges.

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On August 30, 2022, members from the Community Street Crime (CSC) and the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), executed a Controlled Drug Substance Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on Railway Street, West Nipissing (Sturgeon Falls). A search of …

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Kris Rivard has entered the race to represent Ward 1 on the West Nipissing Council

PRESS RELEASE Kris believes in a practical, honest, and realistic way to do politics. He has created a platform which is based on three major pillars. Responsibility, Community and Sustainability. “I believe Council members need to be responsible to the constituents by ensuring that tax dollars are well spent, investing …

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Northern Ontario can’t afford to lose a seat in the House of Commons

  As many in the community are already aware, the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Ontario is proposing drastic changes to Northern Ontario’s electoral districts. The proposal would consolidate 10 electoral districts into nine and expand the borders of the remaining ridings. Over the past week, I’ve heard from countless …

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Réjean Venne to run for West Nipissing Council

Today I am announcing that I am seeking to represent West Nipissing residents in the upcoming municipal elections. I am a 33 year old husband and father of three. I was born in Sudbury but lived in Ottawa for 10 years before settling down with my family in West Nipissing …

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Dan Roveda announces run for Mayor

As a lifelong resident of West Nipissing, it is my pleasure to announce that I am running for Mayor. Within our community and in the home where we have lived for the past thirty-eight years and counting, my wife Cynthia and I have raised three wonderful children: Jean-Grégoire, Matthieu, and …

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Blue-green Algae Confirmed in Northwest Bay of Lake Nipissing in Lavigne

The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks and the North Bay & Parry Sound District Health Unit have announced that results from samples taken July 15, 2022, from the Northwest Bay of Lake Nipissing in Lavigne are positive for blue-green algae (cyanobacteria). The samples contained a species of cyanobacteria …

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THREE MISSING PERSONS LOCATED WITH “WHAT3WORDS” APP

(HALFWAY LAKE PROVINCIAL PARK, ON) – On July 17, 2022, at 10:17 p.m., members from the Nipissing West Detachment and Emergency Response Team (ERT) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to three missing hikers on a trail that left from Halfway Lake Provincial Park. With the assistance of “what3words” …

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Large Apartment fire on Church and William Street Causes Power Outage

A Power interruption is currently affecting approx. 45 customers on Church, William and Arthur St. in Sturgeon Falls. This was necessary to enable firefighters as they deal with a burning apartment building at the corner of Church and William. Power is expected to remain off for several hours. No estimated …

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Gas and Fuel Tax Cut in Effect July 1

Ontario Government Providing More Relief at the Pumps TORONTO — As part of its plan to keep costs down for Ontario families and businesses, the Ontario government is providing more relief at the pumps by cutting the gas tax by 5.7 cents per litre and the fuel tax by 5.3 …

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