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**OPSEU NEWS RELEASE** OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff’s beliefs concerning women’s rights are unacceptable and Ontario’s youngest ever MPP is not fit to serve in the legislature. “If there was ever an argument to have a mechanism to recall politicians in Ontario, Oosterhoff is a perfect example,” said Thomas. […]


**GLOBE NEWS WIRE NEWS RELEASE** World Renowned Spiritual Mediums, James Van Praagh from the U.S. and Jay Lane from Canada, are coming together for a rare and extraordinary tour! Both James and Jay will discuss how they communicate with the Spirit World and demonstrate their amazing gifts by giving messages to random members of the […]


A friendship that all started back in June of 1972, Al Whalen who is a Training/Safety Officer for Gillams Fire Department back in Newfoundland; made the trip down to Timmins to present his long time friend with an award. Helmut Busch who is the Owner of Busch Jewelers in the downtown core of Timmins, had […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** The City of Timmins would like to advise the public that we are currently experiencing technical difficulties with some of our telephone services, and are working to have them resolved as soon as possible. As such, calls are not coming through on our Service Timmins telephone line. While these issues […]


**QUEEN’S PARK NEWS RELEASE** Doug Ford’s cuts to education is threatening French immersion programs across the province, said Gilles Bisson, NDP House Leader.  “The Toronto District Council is planning a reduction of more than $ 12 million in French Immersion to be able to meet their budget.  Students in Hamilton are worried that they will […]


**MNRF NEWS RELEASE** We are reminding the public to be fire smart this long weekend. It’s fire season and wildfires occur every year from human actions such as campfires and setting off fireworks. Whether you plan to spend the weekend lounging, or celebrating, know the rules for safe outdoor fires and fireworks. Remember, if you […]


The City of Timmins along with Tourism Timmins are ready to get the party going on Canada Day! On Monday July 1st Starting at 11AM at Participark, the celebrations will get underway. There’s plenty for everyone to enjoy; there’s a Canada Day marketplace, the Mountjoy Farmer’s market will be on hand, there’s a kid zone, […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** With community safety in mind and the “May Run Weekend” on the horizon, the Timmins Police Service is issuing a list of safety tips to enhance the safety of those who will be venturing out for the weekend. 1) Advise a trustworthy person of your destination and anticipated time and […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged five local young persons stemming from an incident where a school bus was vandalized and an antique vehicle was set on fire. The event took place during the early evening hours of Tuesday, May 14th, on private property owned and operated by a Timmins […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** Timmins Mayor George Pirie has recently returned from attending the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities’ (FONOM) annual conference in the City of Greater Sudbury, and is looking forward to welcoming the organization’s members to Timmins in 2020. “While this conference provides wonderful learning opportunities from the various speakers, it also […]


**OPP NEWS RELEASE** Ontario businesses and municipalities are being targeted by two types of scams: the Business Executive scam and the Card Not Present scam. In the Business Executive scam, also known as the Business Email Compromise, the potential victim receives an email that appears to come from an executive or supervisor in their own […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service responded to a call for service this morning regarding an injured bear in the Laforest Road area of Timmins. Responding Timmins Police Service officers located the injured animal and, having taken public safety concerns into account, humanely dispatched the animal. The Timmins Police Service was made […]


If you would like to make a blood donation, Canadian Blood Services will be in Timmins on the following dates.   Timmins Mobile Donor Centre: Paroisse St. Dominique Hall – 720 Park Rd. Tues June 4th & Wed June 5th 2:30pm – 7:30pm 12:30pm – 5:30pm      


**OPP NEWS RELEASE** The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Kirkland Lake Detachment would like to remind All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and Utility Terrain Vehicle (UVT) operators to have a safe and enjoyable riding season. With the snow melting there will be an increase in the number of ATV’s and UTV’s on the trails and roadways. The OPP’s […]


**Employment and Social Development Canada** Helping young Canadians get the skills and experience they need to start their careers is part of the Government’s plan to build a strong, resilient workforce and grow the middle class. That is why the Government of Canada has doubled the number of jobs created through the Canada Summer Jobs […]


**MATTAGAMI REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY NEWS RELEASE** The Flood Warning for the Mattagami River, issued on April 26, 2019, will remain in effect until May 21, 2019. A Flood Warning message serves as notification to the general public that flooding is imminent or already occurring in specific watercourses. Low lying areas along the Mattagami River are […]


On May 11, 2019 at 10:34 a.m., members of the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 11 in Grenfell Township, Ont.   Police stopped the vehicle and began an investigation which revealed the driver to be in possession of a large amount contraband tobacco. The […]


**COLLEGE BOREAL NEWS RELEASE** Today Collège Boréal presented the first group of partners who will contribute to the implementation of the pedagogical plan for its future campus in the Distillery District: Glendon College at York University, Laurentian University, Saint Paul University, the University of Ottawa, and the University of Moncton. ? Partnerships with these institutions […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged two local women stemming from a theft complaint which took place during the afternoon hours of Sunday, May 12th, at a Brunette Street grocery store in Timmins. The responding Timmins Police Service officers completed their investigation which indicates that two women are alleged to […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man stemming from a dispute which took place during the early evening hours of Saturday, May 11th, at an Algonquin Blvd coffee shop in Timmins. The responding Timmins Police Service officers completed their investigation which indicates that a male suspect attended at […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man stemming from a dispute which took place during the morning hours of Sunday, May 12th, at a Cedar Street homeless shelter facility in Timmins. The responding Timmins Police Service officers completed their investigation which indicates that a male suspect became upset […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local woman stemming from a dispute which took place during the afternoon hours of Friday, May 10th, at a Fifth Avenue residence in Timmins. The responding Timmins Police Service officers completed their investigation which indicates that a female suspect attended at the residence […]


**DSB1 NEWS RELEASE** On Friday June 7 and Saturday June 8, Sonic Democracy will proudly present The Queen Experience, a comprehensive tribute to the influential career and lasting legacy of Freddie Mercury and Queen, including live music, dynamic video segments, lavish theatrics and immersive stage lighting. In addition, the band will start their concert with […]


** CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** With the weather finally starting to feel like Spring, the City of Timmins has been receiving many inquiries regarding Spring Clean Up. The tender is out at the moment to secure the services to conduct this operation. Once the tender closes, the item will need to go to Council […]


After an early morning Amber Alert that reported 3 Year-Old William Gooden was last seen Monday on a bus from Sudbury, to Toronto, and was allegedly abducted by 25-year-old Breana Gooden. Toronto Police confirmed they found both of them safe in a Toronto Condo.