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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.

Don't run from the law, run with them. Friday

NEWS RELEASE ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE ************************* KIRKLAND LAKE - On Friday June 26, 2015 members of the Kirkland Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment will be running in the Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olymp

Who wants to visit Archie's Rock?

NEWS RELEASE MATTAGAMI REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY ************************* The Wintergreen Fund for Conservation, the Timmins Naturalists and the Mattagami Region Conservation Authority are inviting City residents and outdoor enthusiasts to come

Mayor calls on premier to halt power plant shut-down

NEWS RELEASE PETER POLITIS, MAYOR OF COCHRANE ************************* On May 11, 2015 under the direction of the Minister of Energy, the province has ordered the shutdown of one of only a handful of environmentally progressive biomass plants in Nor

Ward system scrutinized

The never ending debate on the ward system was re-hashed on Monday evening at city hall. Mayor Steve Black brought the discussion to council because he feels the system is antiquated, as the Wards were drawn up 40 years ago during amalgamation.