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**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** Northern College is proud to announce that long time Kirkland Lake Campus faculty Jack Pacey has been awarded the designation of professor emeritus. For well over 30 years, Jack Pacey has been a staple of the School of Welding at the Kirkland Lake campus, lending his expertise, compassion and perspective to […]


**TIMMINS AND DISTRICT HOSPITAL NEWS RELEASE** Representatives of the Knights of Columbus/Chevaliers de Colomb and Daughters of Isabelle/Filles d’Isabelle , 2 councils from Timmins attended Timmins and District Hospital Thursday afternoon to deliver  cheques totaling $3,000 to the Foundation. These funds continue their ongoing contributions to the purchase of a neo-natal ventilator for our Hospital. Present […]


Have you ever wanted to skate outside in July?  Now you can!   A new off-season hockey training program is being introduced at the Downtown Timmins Urban Park next week.  Practice skating on the mobile unit set up by Old Time Hockey Development owner Kevin Walker.   Walker is a former captain with the Timmins […]


**SOUTH PORCUPINE OPP NEWS RELEASE** On July 9, 2019 at approximately 1:00 p.m., members of the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 101 in Taylor Township, Ontario.  The collision occurred between a pickup truck and a farm tractor. Three people were taken to hospital and […]


**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** Northern College is pleased to announce Federal Government investment in its Innovation Hub. Northern College is 1 of 17 institutions receving funding from the 12 million dollars total funding being provided from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) College-Industry Fund (CIIF). Over 190,000 dollars in federal will be invested in the […]


For the Next few days things should cool down, and you should be able to take in the summer weather without dying of heat. Here’s your Environment Canada Forecast for the upcoming days. Today Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Local smoke this morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to […]


Eat Smart brand kale salad bags are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the 794-gram salad bags with best before dates of July 17 are being recalled in six provinces — Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.   -With Files From 680News   For Full Story […]


** NORTH EAST ONTARIO UNITED WAY NEWS RELEASE** Michael Cullen, Executive Director with United Way Centraide North East Ontario/Nord-est de l’Ontario, has announced that effective mid-July, he will be stepping down from his role with the organization. In a statement issued by the Board of Directors, Patrick Brouzes, Board President shared, “Michael’s innovative and hands-on […]


**TIMMINS FESTIVAL EVENTS COMMITTEE NEWS RELEASE** Rock On The River is only a few weeks away, and tickets are selling fast! For those with families, purchasing multiple tickets can pose a big financial cost to attend the event. Which is why TFEC is pleased to announce that just like previous years, children 10 and under […]


**SOUTH PORCUPINE OPP NEWS RELEASE** On July 6, 2019, at approximately 8:25 a.m., members of the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute in Iroquois Falls, Ontario.  As a result of the investigation, a 28-year-old person, from Iroquois Falls, Ontario, was arrested and charged with the following: Assault […]


**MINISTRY OF THE SOLICITOR GENERAL NEWS RELEASE** The Honourable Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General, released the following statement regarding the current fire situation in Northern Ontario: “This year is proving to be a challenging one for forest fires in Northern Ontario. There are currently numerous active fires in the northern part of our province and several […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is advising that Kristen MACINTYRE , age 31, of Timmins, who had been the subject of a “missing persons” incident reported to the Timmins Police Service, has been located. MACINTYRE was located earlier today and her well-being has been confirmed by the Timmins Police Service. This […]


The Porcupine Mall doesn’t have much to begin with, but now it will really feel empty. It surprised everyone when a big red poster made its appearance on the front doors of Metro. The poster read “To our valued customers, we regret to inform you that this store will close in August of 2019.” There […]


**NOJHL NEWS RELEASE** The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Thursday it’s regular season schedule for the upcoming 2019-20 campaign. Each of the league’s 12 member clubs will compete in 56 contests with 27 apiece played at both home and on the road. The other two games for the teams will be made up during […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** In keeping with the influx of roughly 250 evacuees from the Indigenous community of Keewaywin, the Timmins Police Service is issuing a Traffic Advisory in regards to current and anticipated increases in pedestrian traffic on Riverside Drive and Highway 101 in the west end of the city of Timmins. Given […]


The Build a bike initiative program. It’s a program that is run by Timmins Police every year where they ask local school teachers from each school to select one grade 5 student who has been a good person all year round. Then the student is given a list of good deeds by Timmins police, and […]


Micheline Bussière has set herself a goal, and would like to achieve it, and still needs your support. Bussière has always been into fitness, keeping active, and now she’s looking to make a splash, and to put Timmins on the map in a very unique way. She’s has entered a contest where she has a chance […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person who has been reported to them as missing on June 28th. The Timmins Police Service would like to determine the current whereabouts and confirm the wellbeing of Kristen MACINTYRE, 31, who is believed to be in the […]


** NEWS ONTARIO NEWS RELEASE** The Ontario Government is taking the next step to combat the illegal market and protect our youth and communities by moving to the next phase of its plan to license private cannabis retail stores. This is in response to the federal government’s legalization of cannabis and marginal improvements in the […]


**TIMMINS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Chamber has partnered with their member Timmins Festival and Events Committee (TFEC) to challenge the local business community to break out their best band t-shirts and bare them at work on July 5. A fun-filled initiative for a Friday, the Chamber and TFEC are encouraging business owners […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE**  The Timmins Police Service has arrested a local man stemming from a disturbance among fellow tenants at a Main Street apartment building in South Porcupine which is alleged to have occurred during the afternoon hours of Thursday, June 27th. Responding Timmins Police Service officers completed a comprehensive investigation into the […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has arrested a local woman stemming from a traffic complaint received yesterday evening in relation to a person operating a motorized scooter in an erratic fashion.in the Mount-joy Township area of Timmins. The responding Timmins Police Service officer located a woman operating a motorized scooter in […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has arrested a local man stemming from an assaultive incident at a Mount-joy Street North residence which is alleged to have occurred during the early morning hours of Saturday, June 29th. Responding Timmins Police Service officers completed a comprehensive investigation into the incident where a 15 […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has arrested a local youth stemming from a series of offences allegedly committed by the young person over the course of the previous 2 week span of time. It is alleged that the youth was involved in an incident at a convenience store on Wednesday, June […]


Underwater Rugby: yes, it’s a sport, and like every other sport, it has a world stage. Chancy-Marlene Trottier and Isabelle Bernard have both been selected to represent team Canada in Austria at the Underwater Rugby World Championship. The two Timmins girls have been playing this sport with the Timmins Underwater Sports Club for quite some […]