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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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Police seize approximately 1600 methamphetamine pills.

The partnership between the Ontario Provincial Police and the West Nipissing Police Service led to a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant being executed at a Queen Street residence in Sturgeon Falls. During the search police seized approximately 1600 methamphetamine pills, Canadian currency and other drug paraphernalia. Paul Lacroix …

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West Nipissing Police Service Media Release

July 19th, 2018 The West Nipissing Police is investigating a theft from a motor vehicle in the Michaud Street area. The complainant contacted the police to report that someone entered onto his property, entered his vehicle and made off with his wallet. The wallet contained money, credit cards and personal …

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The Government of Canada making seniors issues a priority with the Creation of a Seniors Ministry

July 18, 2018 NICKEL BELT–GREATER SUDBURY – Following today’s Cabinet shuffle announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau earlier today, Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt issued the following statement: “I would like to commend the Right Honorable Justin Trudeau and the Government of Canada for hearing the concerns …

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Safety fence to be erected at the West Nipissing Power Generation Dam

In its ongoing efforts to ensure public safety, West Nipissing Power Generation Limited is erecting a fence that will eliminate the access to the riverbank and dam area. At 8 feet in height, the fence will run from the spill dam and continue just south of Queen Street, at the …

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