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West Nipissing Police Service investigate recent domestic disturbance and theft

August 28, 2018 The West Nipissing Police Service is investigating the theft of a small motorcycle. A Drive In Road resident contacted the police to report the GIO 125cc, black and white dirt bike valued at approximately $500 was stolen from her property. The investigation is ongoing. A Quesnel Road …

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Man dead after shooting in Sturgeon Falls

West Nipissing Police, OPP called to Leblanc Road area around 8 p.m. Sunday A 46-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Sturgeon Falls Sunday night. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) said in a release Monday morning they are investigating the incident. According to the SIU, a woman called 911 …

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Counterfeit U.S. Money Being Circulated in West Nipissing.

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in a break and enter investigation that occurred on Island WB-177, a small island near canoe pass, sometime in June. The cottage owner attended his property on August 16th and discovered that the culprit(s) has stolen much of his belongings. The culprit(s) removed the …

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Ontario Announces New Cannabis Retail Model

Combination of online and regulated private retail will prioritize child safety and work to eliminate the illegal market. TORONTO — Following the federal legalization of cannabis on October 17, Ontario will immediately introduce an online retail channel for cannabis, to be followed by a private retail model by April 1, …

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Police seize 1000 methamphetamine pills.

On August 3rd , officers with the West Nipissing Police Service were investigating a traffic complaint of a vehicle being driven erratically. The officers located the vehicle near Park Street in Sturgeon Falls. When questioned by the police the driver of the vehicle provided a false name. Officers were able …

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Return of ‘Buck-a-Beer’ to Ontario

Premier Doug Ford Announces Return of ‘Buck-a-Beer’ to Ontario Announces ‘Buck-a-Beer Challenge’ for brewers to lower prices in time for Labour Day PICTON — Beer fans across Ontario can officially start counting down the days until the return of ‘Buck-a-Beer’, the popular $1-per-beer price floor that delighted people across Ontario …

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Ontario Working with First Nation to Collect Fisheries Data

August 3, 2018 Assessing Fish Population in Lake Nipissing  Ontario, in partnership with Nipissing First Nation, will be conducting research and data collection on Lake Nipissing this summer. Nets will be placed in the water during the month of August. This project will allow for the collection of important fish …

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Man arrested for careless use and careless storage of a firearm.

On July 28th the West Nipissing Police Service was dispatched to attend Avenue du Lac in Lavigne regarding a man shooting a firearm. Upon arrival the officers observed the man with a firearm in his possession. The man appeared out of sorts while pacing in the driveway. The man then …

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Ontario’s Government for the People to Reform Social Assistance to Help More People Get Back on Track

July 31, 2018 TORONTO – Ontario is working on a plan to reform Social Assistance so that it helps more people break the cycle of poverty, re-enter the workforce and get back on track. “We need to do more than just help people remain mired in poverty,” said Lisa MacLeod, …

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Muskoka Chair Heist Solved and Methadone Stolen

A Cache Bay Road resident in Sturgeon Falls, called police to report that damage had been caused to her vehicle. The owner of the vehicle advised that her car tires had been slashed and the vehicles keys were missing. The investigation is ongoing. On July 24th police responded to a …

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