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**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man and woman with a assault related offences stemming from a disturbance at a Pine Street South residence which occurred during the noon hour of Thursday, February 12th. A trio of suspects attended the residence on Pine Street South and proceeded to […]


**SOUTH PORCUPINE OPP NEWS RELEASE** On February 8, 2020 at approximately 6:54 p.m., members of the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to investigate a collision involving two motorized snow vehicles (MSV) on Little Star Lake, Keefer Township, approximately 45 kilometers west of Timmins, Ontario.   One of the drivers […]


School Buses are CANCELLED for All School Boards across Northern Ontario. NO Buses for Hearst, Kapuskasing, Smooth Rock Falls, Cochrane, Timmins, Iroquois Falls, Matheson, Ramore, and everywhere else all the way to New Liskard. Schools however, will remain open.


**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** Northern College is pleased with the Ontario Government’s recent announcement allowing colleges to offer stand-alone nursing degree programs for the first time. Since 2000, Northern College has been offering Laurentian University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree with great success; graduates of Northern’s program offering have scored some of the […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged 3 persons with drug related offences and arrested a fourth person stemming from the execution of a search warrant at a Balsam Street North residence yesterday evening. The execution of the search warrant marks the culmination of an intensive investigation undertaken by the Timmins […]


**ONTARIO NEWS RELEASE** Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed that the province’s third case of the 2019 novel coronavirus is now resolved: “On January 31, we reported a confirmed case located in London, Ontario. Additional testing has been conducted by both the Public Health Ontario Laboratory and the National Microbiology Lab […]


There are now six games remaining in the regular season and every point matters. The Timmins Rock, were looking for another two points last night and they got them by pulling off a 5-0 win over the Cochrane Crunch. “We had the puck the entire time, we had them stagnant in their “D Zone”, they […]


**ENVIRONMENT CANADA FORECAST** A snow squall is expected this afternoon along a sharp cold front. Brief, but heavy snow and blowing snow is expected as this cold front passes southeastward through the area. The cold front is expected to be over Kapuskasing near noon and reach Chapleau and Timmins near 4:00 P.M. EST. Snowfall accumulations […]


The Timmins Rock, are taking on the Cochrane Crunch tonight! it’s a battle of highway 655, and a the Rock will look to pick up another big two points! As far as starting goaltenders go… Ty Masternak, is the number one goaltender for the Rock, so he is projected to get the start tonight. Both […]


**TADH NEWS RELEASE** Timmins and District Hospital would like to inform the general public that the Government of Ontario is implementing a change with the health cards as of July 1st, 2020.   The Province of Ontario released the following statement regarding red and white Ontario Health Cards:  “As of July 1, 2020, red and […]


The Archie Dillon Sportsplex pool, has been having issues with their heater for the last couple of days and things are almost ready to go. “The water is still sitting a 78 degrees, normally it’s at 80 which is the average. Swimming lessons (paid services) have been postponed for this week, but public swims and […]


It’s more of a roller coaster season now than it was when we had reached the mid season point. The Timmins Rock, are sitting at the top of the NOJHL once again after they pulled off back to back wins against the Cochrane Crunch and the Espanola Express. The Rock, took a tough 3-2 loss […]


**ARCHIE DILLON SPORTSPLEX POOL NEWS RELEASE** The heater is being repaired and we are hopeful that we will be reopen soon (Saturday February 8th). The water needs time to warm back up. With that being said, all of our rentals have been communicated with regards to our options available to them and given courtesy time to […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** The City of Timmins would like to advise that an extreme cold weather alert has been issued for February 7, 2020, with temperatures reaching -25 Celsius (inclusive of windchill). Living Space will continue to operate 24/7, accommodating 25 people in the existing emergency shelter. Overflow beds are also available at […]


The Timmins Rock, were off to a flying start as they were hosting the Powassan Voodoos in a game where a crucial two points were up for grabs. Unfortunately the Rock went on to drop that contest 3-2 in regulation. The Rock, were stuck in their zone for the first three minutes of the game […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** The Archie Dillon Sportsplex Pool is closed for maintenance due to a heater issue and will remain closed until further notice.  Further update will be provided as we receive more details. Our apologies for the inconvenience. 


On Wednesday, the Timmins Seizure and Brain Injury Centre held an open house to celebrate a funding announcement. The Centre received $23,000 in funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation which has been the main source of funding for the Centre. That money, will go towards the launch of a new program that will support youths with […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with a Highway Traffic Act infraction stemming from a motor vehicle collision which occurred yesterday afternoon on Goldmine Road. The driver of a Toyota pickup truck had a portion of the load of furniture he was hauling break free and strike […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local person with an impaired driving related offence stemming from a collision which occurred over the noon hour of Saturday, January 25th on Dalton Road. Timmins Police Service officers responded to the initial call regarding a vehicle in the ditch. The driver of […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** Budget deliberations at the City of Timmins Council table have led to the approval of the 2020 budget with a 0.92 per cent overall net increase – reflective of a 0.08 per cent reduction in operating costs, and a 5.53 per cent increase on capital spending. “We are extremely pleased […]


City Council, had a lot to discuss during last night’s meeting. One of the topics that was brought up was, Camera systems on a school bus… “Dash Cams”. Timmins Police Chief John Gauthier, was supposed to go into further details regarding the cameras on the school buses, but was not able to attend the meeting. […]


The Timmins Symphony Orchestra, will be having one of their three chamber series concert tomorrow night and it is guaranteed to be a can’t miss show. “Tomorrow night, we will have three guest artist that are all singers with local connections to Timmins. On top of that we have the symphony chamber chorus and some […]


The Timmins Rock, needed to pull off a win against the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners, to get back on top of the NOJHL standings, and they did by pulling off a dominant 6-0 win! That win, now puts them one point ahead of the Powassan Voodoos. A win on Thursday would give the Rock a […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** On Friday, Timmins Mayor George Pirie welcomed Parliamentary Assistant Vijay Thanagasalam of the Ministry of Transportation to Timmins to meet with industry and government officials. “I was pleased to meet with Parliamentary Assistant Thanagasalam to discuss a number of issues,” stated Mayor Pirie. “We talked about our Connecting Link project […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local person with theft related offences stemming from an incident that occurred during the afternoon hours of Saturday, February 1st at a Timmins grocery store. The suspect was observed engaged in suspicious activity while within the grocery store and asked to leave. Upon […]