Timmins MP Gilles Bisson was at Northern College on Wednesday touring the campus’ new Integrated Emergency Services Centre and participating in a meet and greet with the college’s international students with NDP Deputy Leader Sara Singh. During his visit, Bisson commented on the recent 10% tuition cuts for Ontario’s publicly assisted colleges and universities. Bisson […]

The President of the Timmins and District Hospital, BlaisE MacNeil, commented today to Rogers Media on the ongoing technical issues that began at Health Sciences North earlier this week and have impacted 24 hospitals across the region. MacNeil says the impact the TADH is facing is a result of a virus that affected Health Sciences […]

**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** The extreme cold weather alert continues for the City of Timmins until further notice, as nighttime temperatures are expected to remain at or below -27C for the foreseeable future. Volunteers and donations are always welcome. To find out how you can help, please contact Living Space at 705-531-7233. The warming […]

Tuition reductions at post-secondary schools will have about a $500,000 impact on Northern College’s budget, according to its president and CEO Fred Gibbons. Today, the Ontario government officially announced it’s cutting tuition at publicly-assisted colleges and universities by 10 per cent and refocussing the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). For more on this, head to […]

**SOUTH PORCUPINE OPP NEWS RELEASE** Between January 14, 2019 and January 16, 2019, the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have investigated 16 motor vehicle collisions on our area highways.   The OPP is reminding motorists that winter conditions can change quickly, placing extra demands on your vehicle and your driving skills. The […]

**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged two local persons stemming from a break and enter at a residence located in the south end of the city yesterday afternoon. Responding Timmins Police Service officers attended the scene of the alleged residential break-in to find two local men hiding in the basement. […]

**KIRKLAND LAKE OPP NEWS RELEASE** The Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public the tax season is approaching and to be aware of Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Scams.    If you receive a fraudulent communication by email, phone, text, mail, from someone that claims to be the […]

Health Sciences North confirmed on Thursday that 24 Northeastern Ontario hospitals have been affected by a computer virus that started affecting hospital systems on Wednesday morning. A few hours after HSN released their statement, the TADH Facebook page made a post confirming that the Timmins and District Hospital was also experiencing service interruptions: Urgent Notice: […]

Northern College and it’s international students were in the spotlight yesterday when they welcomed the Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition and MPP of Brampton, Sara Singh. Singh was shown around Northern College with Timmins MPP Gilles Bisson. She said she learned a lot about the north during her visit, which included the college tour […]

**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is seeking public assistance in regards to a series of thefts which occurred at a local business in October of 2018. The Timmins Police Service actively investigated thefts from a Normand Street saw mill in Timmins where the following items were stolen on or about October […]

**SOUTH PORCUPINE OPP NEWS RELEASE** On January 16, 2019 at 7:04 p.m., the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to investigate a two-vehicle collision involving a motorized snow vehicle (MSV) on Highway 101, west of Timmins, Ontario. The driver of the MSV was transported by ambulance to hospital with non-life […]

**KIRKLAND LAKE OPP NEWS RELEASE** On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), the North East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), the North East Region Crime Unit, the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), the North East Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), the North East […]

**TOURISM TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** The Porcupine Ski Runners Cross Country Ski Club and the City of Timmins welcomes the 2019 Canadian Masters Cross Country Ski Championships,  February 8 to 10th.  It is the first time that it has been hosted in Timmins and Goldcorp Inc., (Porcupine Gold Mines) is serving as the event title sponsor. […]

A popular fundraiser for the Anti-hunger Coalition Timmins is returning this year. Empty Bowls is taking place at Northern College on Sunday, March 31. Tickets go on sale Feb. 1 and will be available at Dailey’s Your Independent Grocer and Porcupine Timbermart. For more on this, go to      -With files from Timmins Today   […]

There won’t be a third edition of Stars and Thunder in 2019, according to a post on the event’s Facebook page. At last week’s council meeting, former mayor Steve Black made a pitch for the music festival to be held once again this summer at Hollinger Park. For more details on this, head to     –With files from Timmins […]

The Alzheimer Society of Timmins celebrated the grand re-opening of their offices yesterday at a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Timmins Chamber of Commerce. The Alzheimer Society is now located in the 101 Mall at 38 Pine St. S, on the lower level. Yesterday the Chamber provided refreshments and prizes for attendees of the […]

**MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND FORESTRY NEWS RELEASE** The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual or individuals responsible for shooting and abandoning a moose northwest of Timmins. On Dec. 19, 2018, conservation officers responded to a complaint from a local resident about a dead moose found adjacent […]

**KIRKLAND LAKE OPP NEWS RELEASE** On Monday January 14, 2019 members of the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a break and enter at a residence on McKelvie Avenue in the Town of Kirkland Lake, Ontario.   As a result of the police investigation, two people were […]

Earlier this week, news spread about the new agreement between Goldcorp Inc. and Newmont Mining Corporation, in which Newmont acquired all outstanding common shares of Goldcorp in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at $10 Billion. On Tuesday, Christine Marks, Goldcorp’s Director of Corporate Communications, gave our stations an exclusive comment on behalf of Goldcorp Inc. on […]

**SPORTS FOR KIDS TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** Sports for Kids office at the Sportsplex  Arena Foyer is open for applications for funding for sports Tuesday and Thursday All applications for sports starting by April 30th must be applied for by March 10th You need to bring 2017 notice of assessment for all adults supporting the child […]

Local students who won an annual free throw competition last weekend are moving on to the district event. The Knights of Columbus hosts a free throw competition each year for students in South Porcupine. The winners from this years event will go on to compete at the district competition at O’Gorman High School. The winners […]

**FEDNOR NEWS RELEASE** January 15, 2019 – Birch Island, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Manitoulin area residents, entrepreneurs, First Nations and communities are being encouraged to participate more fully in Northern Ontario’s mining and minerals industry, as well as the aquaculture and business sectors thanks to a series of […]

**CENTRE CULTUREL LA RONDE INC. NEWS RELEASE** Le Centre culturel La Ronde is pleased to announce that we are planning a Winter Carnival in February 2019.  The weeks of February 11th to 23rd, will be filled with activities for children, adults, schools and businesses. Your support for this event would be greatly appreciated in order to help […]

**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a three local persons stemming from a series of thefts from a local pharmacy last week. Based on an investigation into a number of articulated thefts from the fragrance counter at a local pharmacy where upwards of $600 in products were taken, the Timmins […]

**SUDBURY OPP NEWS RELEASE** On January 7, 2019, at approximately 6:40 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sudbury Detachment members responded to a car versus moose collision on Highway 144 in Greater Sudbury, Ontario. A motorist travelling northbound on Hwy 144 struck a moose. The motorist suffered no injuries and her vehicle was towed from […]