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‘ Buy Ontario ’ for major procurement should be the rule, not the exception: NDP

TIMMINS – NDP Transportation Critic Gilles Bisson called for a return to a ‘ Buy Ontario ’ policy in the wake of an announcement that GO Transit has awarded a $190-million order to Bombardier’s Thunder Bay facility.

BC Government Ordered to Pay 1.7 Million to Forestry Company - First Nation Blockade

This is a story from Canadianlawyermag.com ( Written by Jennifer Brown ) showing a possible future regarding negotiations between companies and First Nations... interesting read. The link is at the bottom of the page where more stories can be found.

Thousands of Crashes Across the Province

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers across the Province have been kept busy responding to calls for service as a result of the latest storm that has blanketed the Province.

Timmins First Retro Game Day is Tomorrow!

Remember back to your childhood when you would race home to play Space Invaders or Mario? The evolution of the game has come along way since then with the likes of Grand Theft Auto 5's budget in the rumored range of $265 million! The Book Bin has wal

OFSC Permit Sales Up This Year

This is a great story from Northern Ontario Travel written by Mike Jacobs in an interview with Craig Nicholson, OFSC's Director of Communications.

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Investigation - Province Taking Steps to Protect Pork Industry

Ontario is conducting an investigation on a hog farm in Middlesex County after a suspected finding of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus. The virus does not affect food safety, and poses no risk to human health or other animals.

Spaghetti Fundraiser for Ryan Sasseville Today

http://storify.com/TheTimminsToday/ryan-sasseville-fundraiser-today

Northern College Has Electrical Fire

Students were released from class early last evening from the east side of Northern College due to an electrical fire. No ambulances were dispatched and no injuries were reported. No other information was available at the time.

Angus Says Timmins-James Bay Doing Well With Investments - $214 Million

TIMMINS – MP Charlie Angus says Timmins-JamesBay continues to succeed when it comes to federal government investments in the riding. Over the past two years more than $214 million has come into the riding.

Retail Sales Trends in Canada

Does your retail business compare to these national results as described by Stats Canada? Weather was a huge factor in the downtown Timmins area this year from rain and cold in the summer to the poor snow removal and sub zero temperatures this fall/w