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Police seize Crystal Meth, Meth pills (Speed), marijuana and prescription pills.

On July 14th 2018 the West Nipissing Police Service executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at a Church Street residence in Sturgeon Falls. The dwelling was searched by police at which time assorted drugs were located. Police have seized Crystal Meth, Methamphetamine pills (Speed), marijuana, prescription pills …

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West Nipissing’s OPP transition by-law remains in force despite interim stay.

On April 30, 2018, the West Nipissing Police Services Board (the Board) initiated a judicial review process, requesting the quashing of by-law #2017-85 (OPP Costing Proposal) and associated resolution and motions. The Board applied for an urgent hearing for an interim stay on the proceedings until the judicial review in …

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Kipling Plane Crash

Plane Crash The West Nipissing Police Service, the West Nipissing Fire Service and the Ontario Provincial Police responded to an airplane crash at approximately 12:45 pm today. Callers advised police that a plane crashed and dark smoke could be seen in the Kipling area of West Nipissing. Emergency crews are …

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Police Services Board Update

DATE: 2018-06-28 FROM: B. BERTRAND – Chair The West Nipissing Police Services Board held its regular meeting on Wednesday June 20th 2018. Part of the discussion included the Chief of Police’s resignation and appointing someone to the position on an interim basis. The Board offered Inspector St Pierre the position …

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Police Services Board Meeting Update

DATE: 2018-06-27 FROM: B. BERTRAND – Chair The West Nipissing Police Services Board held its regular meeting on Wednesday June 20th 2018. Part of the discussion including a review of the Tribune article dealing with the current application for Judicial Review dated June 13th 2018. The Board would like to …

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West Nipissing Supports Special Olympics

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) This year’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics took place on Wednesday June 20th at 3:00 p.m. Athletes, along with their families and volunteers were joined by Koda, other West Nipissing Police personnel and law enforcement partners from throughout the northeast region in the annual walk …

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Funding for Francophone Organization in the Nipissing Region

Marc Serré Member of Parliament / Député Nickel Belt The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the vitality of official-language minority communities and promoting official languages. NICKEL BELT – Investing in the growth and prosperity of official-language minority communities is investing in the vitality of our culture. Today Marc …

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Nipissing Partners on New Indigenous Primary Care Team

Interprofessional team will serve North Bay and three local First Nations GARDEN VILLAGE, ON – Nipissing First Nation has partnered with Dokis and Temagami First Nations, and the North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre to create the North Bay Indigenous Interprofessional Primary Care Team (IIPCT). The North Bay IICPT is slated …

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WNPS seek public assistance

A 51 year old Field, Ontario man faces weapons charges after West Nipissing Police Service were called to a neighbor dispute. The initial complaint involved neighbors arguing/shouting at one another about dogs and cats running at large and fighting. It is alleged that one neighbor invited the accused to a …

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NDP promises rail passenger service within 4 years

It won’t happen overnight, but if the Ontario NDP wins the June 7 provincial election, passenger rail service will return to Northeastern Ontario. Timiskaming Cochrane NDP candidate John Vanthof said Tuesday that “certainly, under and NDP government, it will come back. “It will take some time to get it back,” …

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