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IPM 2019 PROGRAM SCHEDULE NOW AVAILABLE!

Excitement is building in West Nipissing and visitors as well as locals were eager to see a detailed program schedule of the International Plowing Match and Rural Exposition (IPM) that will taking place September 17-21 in Verner. Well, here it is! Everyone can now start making plans as to which …

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WEST NIPISSING OPP CHARGE MALE IN THEFT INVESTIGATION

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On July 9, 2019, members of the West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a stolen safe containing approximately $90,000 from a residence on Burnt Lake Road, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. On August 21, 2019, as a result of an …

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Many Local Families Honoured with the 2019 BMO Ontario Farm Family Award

Verner, West Nipissing: Dedicated to agriculture and the rural way of life, 11 families from throughout the province will receive the 2019 BMO Ontario Farm Family Award on Sept. 21 at this year’s International Plowing Match and Rural Expo. This coveted award, handed out by BMO Bank of Montreal in …

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IPM Entertainers ANNOUNCED!

Verner, West Nipissing: The upcoming 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) offers an exciting mix of entertainment and activities that showcase the character of West Nipissing, its people, its culture and its languages. The IPM 2019 Executive Committee and the Ontario Plowmen’s Association (OPA) are overjoyed to announce …

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IPM 2019 GEARED TO BE A TOP-NOTCH BILINGUAL EVENT IN WEST NIPISSING

Welcome! Bonjour! Aaniin! The 2019 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) is well on its way to being a completely bilingual event … or just about. This year’s IPM is being held in the Municipality of West Nipissing, a Northern Ontario community where anglophones and francophones rub shoulders on …

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COLLISION RESULTS IN IMPAIRED BY DRUG AND POSSESSION OF HEROIN CHARGE

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On August 9, 2019, at approximately 4:50 a.m., members of the West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a vehicle in the ditch on Leblanc Road in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. Officers attended the scene and located the uninjured driver and …

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Update on Discoloured water in Verner

PUBLIC NOTICE – August 7, 2019 A special meeting of the Council was held on August 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the matter of discolouration in the Municipal Water System in Verner. During the meeting, Council and staff discussed the situation carefully and options were raised to provide …

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Three arrested in suspected Fentanyl bust

OPP COMMUNITY STREET CRIME UNIT SEIZE SUSPECTED FENTANYL – (WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On July 25, 2019, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North East Region (NER) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with the assistance of officers from Nipissing West Detachment, conducted a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) investigation …

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WEST NIPISSING OPP ARREST ONE OF TWO SUSPECTS INVOLVED IN BREAK & ENTER AT LOCAL BUSINESS

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On July 18, 2019 at approximately 11:10 p.m., officers from the West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint of suspicious persons in the vicinity of the Minnehaha Bay Marina in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. Upon arrival, officers found the restaurant had been …

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NIPISSING WEST OPP ARREST SUSPECT TWICE IN ONE DAY

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – On July 13, 2019, at approximately 3:45 p.m., while investigating an incident on John Street in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, members from the West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested Taylor BLAIS, age 30, from Sturgeon Falls, Ontario as a result of an outstanding …

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