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Northern Ontario OPP News Digest

INVESTIGATE SUSPECTED ROBBERY ATTEMPT (IROQUOIS FALLS, ON) – Members of the Iroquois Falls Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment and members of the Crime Unit are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred during the early evening of Janua

Timmins Police seize cocaine and methamphetamines, Timmins man facing charges

A search warrant executed at a local residence led to the seizure of a significant amount of cocaine and methamphetamine tablets. A Timmins man faces several charges.

Northeastern Ontario economy to grow in 2014, led by resource

Timmins Chamber of Commerce and the Credit Unions of Ontario release economic outlook for Northeastern region TIMMINS - Northeastern Ontario’s sluggish economy may see slightly brighter days ahead due to some improvements in the mining sector, accord

Timmins Woman Facing Charges Following Weekend Incident

During the early morning hours of Sunday, January 12, 2014, police officers on patrol observed a vehicle parked on the roadway in the downtown area of Timmins. Upon speaking with the driver, police noticed the odour of alcohol.

Kirkland Lake Gold Approves Shareholder Rights Plan

Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. today announced that its board of directors has approved the adoption of a shareholder rights plan in the normal course as part of its previously announced ongoing strategic review and short-term mine optimization plan.

Brigus Gold Reports Annual Production of 98,710 Ounces of Gold

Brigus Gold Corp. is pleased to report annual production of 98,710 ounces of gold from its Black Fox mine, including fourth quarter production of 21,916 ounces of gold.

Northern Ontario OPP News Update

MALE CHARGED FOLLOWING RECOVERY OF STOLEN VEHICLE (COCHRANE, ON) –On January 7, 2014, shortly after 9:00 pm, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers from the Cochrane detachment intercepted a stolen red Ford Focus passenger vehicle traveling westbou

Last Call for Disability Accessibility Funding

OTTAWA —Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus is reminding small business owners and not-for-profit groups that the deadline to apply for disability accessibility funding is Monday, (January 20 th ).

Northern Ontario OPP News Digest

BURK’S FALLS FEMALE CHARGED WITH ROBBERY (BURK’S FALLS, ON) The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a robbery that occurred on Monday January 6, 2014 at a Yonge Street, Burk’s Falls residence.

Future Revenue for City in Aggregates?

A discussion was brought up in council over the Aggregate Act. If the municipality is approved to manage this process locally, the city could benefit from revenues (royalties) from private and crown lands.