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Bill 83 Will Protect Groups Making False Claims

The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) is concerned that the passing of Bill 83 would protect and encourage groups intent on making baseless and false claims, and remove any recourse against this destructive activity.

Police Thank Good Samaritans for Patience, Assistance During Recent Incident

On Sunday, February 23, 2014, police received reports from several concerned residents of a man who was in distress in the Airport Road area. Upon arrival on scene, it was apparent to officers that this man was in crisis.

Wanted Timmins man arrested in stolen truck in Sudbury

A 30-year-old Timmins man wanted by Timmins Police Service was arrested by Greater Sudbury Police Service when he was found driving a pickup truck reported stolen in February. Officers saw the truck on March 2 at about 4:30 p.m. on Cedar Street.

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Timmins, Ontario - Did you know that colon cancer is the number two cancer killer of men and women, yet it is 90% treatable when caught early? That is a staggering reality! So why aren’t we, as individuals, doing more to catch colon cancer early??? I

OPP News Digest

OPP 2013 TRAFFIC STATISTICS POINT TO DISTRACTED DRIVING AS #1 KILLER ON ROADS -OPP Asking for Public’s Help with Distracted Driving (ORILLIA, ON) – Irresponsible driver behaviour has the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) concerned about the fate of man

NORCAT Launches the Global Centre of Excellence in Training and Development / Health and Safety


NHL Alumni Hockey Dream Draw 2014

The DARE Dream Draw was held at the South Porcupine OPP detachment on Friday February 28 th .

‘ First Nations Must Be Involved in Mining Ventures ’: Day

TORONTO – No mining venture will succeed without First Nations participation at the earliest stages.

Harper Government Supports Development of Mining Robotics Technology in Northern Ontario

FedNor Minister Greg Rickford today announced an investment to assist a Northern Ontario firm develop cutting-edge, remote-controlled robotics technology for use in underground mines.

Police Reminding Residents to be Aware of Winter Wildlife - Another Lynx Down

Timmins Police are reminding residents about increased reports of lynx in the area entering city limits as they search for alternate sources of food.