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Province promises better snow plowing

NORTH BAY - Better snow clearing and the ability to see the condition of highways were among promises made today by Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, as he released the province's Winter Highway Maintenance Action Plan.

Police: Take it easy this Canada Day, alright?

NEWS RELEASE ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE ************************* KIRKLAND LAKE - The Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police would like to remind motorists, boaters and all-terrain vehicle enthusiasts to drive with care, caution and

They're legit, but you don't have to let them in your house: police

NEWS RELEASE TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE ************************* Over the past several days, police have received inquiries regarding a company conducting door-to-door sales of energy efficient heating and cooling systems.

Seen a bear? You're not alone this year

The number of calls involving black bears that Timmins Police has responded to so far in 2015 increased to 59 from the 24 calls in May and seven in April according to the figures provided by Kate Cantin, Timmins Police Communications Co-ordinator.

Bears sighted in Schumacher area

NEWS RELEASE MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND FORESTRY ************************* The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and Timmins Police Service are asking area residents to be aware of bears in Schumacher area and to take the necessary st

School board announces its best and brightest

NEWS RELEASE NORTHEASTERN CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD ************************* The Northeastern Catholic District School Board is proud to announce the recipients of Catholic Christian Values Award and the Academic Excellence and Leadership Award

Pittsburgh is that much closer

NEWS RELEASE PORTER AIRLINES ************************* Flights begin September 21, 2015, with up to two daily roundtrips between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Pittsburgh International Airport.

Province commits $97M for Aboriginal education

NEWS RELEASE MINISTRY OF TRAINING, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ************************* Ontario Investing in Aboriginal Postsecondary Education and Training Ontario is supporting key initiatives that will help more First Nation, Métis, and Inui

7 ways you can avoid being electrocuted

NEWS RELEASE HYDRO ONE ************************* As the school year comes to an end take a few minutes to go over these 7 outdoor electrical safety tips with your kids.

Police tell us about their ongoing standoff investigation

Last Wednesday was a day many Timmins residents will never forget. The city’s west end was essentially frozen under suspicion of an armed intruder inside Canadian Tire on Riverside Drive. The incident quickly became a national news story.