**TIMMINS MULTICULTURAL CENTRE NEWS RELEASE** Join us for the 5th annual Evening of Applause to celebrate our community’s outstanding human rights and diversity leaders at TH&VS on March 25, 2019 from 6pm to 8:30pm. TIMMINS, ON: The Evening of Applause celebrates Students Who Make a Difference recipients and City of Timmins Human Rights Wall of […]

**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man stemming from a disturbance which occurred early this morning at a Mountjoy area apartment building in Timmins. Once on the scene, responding Timmins Police Service officers were confronted by a combative individual who allegedly refused to leave the building as directed […]

**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service – Traffic Section is issuing a traffic advisory to all re-routed traffic using Vipond Road, Goldmine Road and sections of routes through Schumacher. A recent unexpected road closure has caused for westbound traffic on Hwy 101 in Schumacher to be re-routed to Moneta Street while Public […]

**TIMMINS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEWS RELEASE** Representatives of the Timmins Chamber of Commerce—Board member Rob Knox, CAO Keitha Robson and Policy and Engagement Lead Cameron Grant—will be heading to the provincial capital on Mar. 25 to engage with legislators and their staff as part of Advocacy Day 2019. The event, which is organized by the […]

**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** The Ford government’s announcement of new investments through the Women’s Campus Safety Grant will help strengthen measures at Ontario institutions like Northern College to prevent sexual violence. “Promoting safe campuses is and has always been top priority at Northern College,” said Dr. Fred Gibbons, the president and CEO of Northern College. […]

**TIMMINS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEWS RELEASE** Yesterday, the Government of Canada unveiled its 2019 Federal Budget, Investing in the Middle Class. Though there are some measures in the budget that may benefit Timmins businesses and entrepreneurs, it also contains several measures that threaten competitiveness and growth, according to the Timmins Chamber of Commerce. Budget 2019 […]

Kirkland Lake Gold President and CEO Tony Makuch spoke at a Timmins Chamber Business event on Wednesday, to give an update on gold mines around the north. During his presentation he assured everyone that the production of gold has gone up quite the amount in the last year. “From 2018 to 2019 we have seen […]

**JAMES BAY OPP NEWS RELEASE** On March 18, 2019, at approximately 8:00 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), observed an intoxicated female arguing with a server at a local restaurant in the Town of Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario.   The female was instructed to leave the establishment and […]

The KISS Minutes Matter Radiothon is this Friday, March 22nd, and the TADH staff are ready for the much needed funds for their emergency department. Our KiSS 99.3 station will be broadcasting live all day on Friday from 6 AM to 6 PM, raising funds for the TADH Emergency Room. The hospital is working their […]

**PORCUPINE MUSIC FESTIVAL DE MUSIQUE NEWS RELEASE** The Porcupine Music Festival de Musique (PMFM) is ready to kick off its 79th annual Festival with just over 500 entries. Beginning March 26th, the Festival comprises a nearly two-week long competition that hosts music students from our local community. The Festival culminates in a final student-featured concert […]

**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a Chapleau area man stemming from an early morning “unwanted person” incident which occurred in the downtown core of Timmins. Timmins Police Service officers responded to a call for service at a hotel parking garage where they interviewed two persons who were the subject […]

**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local woman stemming from an incident which occurred yesterday afternoon in the downtown core of Timmins. A Timmins Police Service officer responded to a call for service regarding a suspicious person complaint regarding a woman who attended at a local retail store in […]

The municipal budget has increased slightly since it was first presented. Timmins council talked about the proposed increase Monday. As it stands, the net expenditure increase for 2019 is a 1.74 per cent increase over last year. For 2019, the combined operating and capital budgets is $72.7 million, which is a $1.2 million increase over […]

The new Hotel Tax that has been discussed at city council meetings for the past few months has finally been approved. Soon, anyone renting a hotel room in Timmins will be paying a 4 per cent municipal accommodation tax. The tax applies to hotels, motels, cottages and other short-term accommodations in Timmins, including AirBnBs. The […]

**JAMES BAY OPP NEWS RELEASE** During the morning of March 17, 2019, members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the North East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on Front Street in the […]

**JAMES BAY OPP NEWS RELEASE** On March 16, 2019, at approximately 9:15 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), conducted a traffic stop on 11th Street in the Town of Hearst, Ontario, which led to drug charges.   Police seized suspected Methamphetamine and Cocaine with a combined estimated street […]

**TEMISKAMING OPP NEWS RELEASE** On March 15, 2019 shortly before 8:00 a.m. members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call for mischief, located at Rebecca Street and Elm Street, in the City of Temiskaming Shores, Ontario.   Unknown person(s) attended the location, shortly after 4:00 a.m. on the above-mentioned […]

The City of Timmins has released a remuneration report ahead of the March 19 City Council Meeting and it reveals the salaries and expenses of council members for 2018. The report reveals that the City of Timmins paid out more than $300,000 in salaries and expenses for council last year. Council members received $244,324.40 in […]

Timmins Fire Chief Normand Beauchamp has resigned. CAO Dave Landers said the resignation is effective immediately. “What that means for right now is it will continue to be business as usual, the fire chief has been out of office for a little while now, since about November, and Deputy Chief Beaven has been leading the […]

**PETER POLITIS NEWS RELEASE** As an update to the request for an election recount with regard to the 2018 Cochrane, Ontario  municipal election, I wish to advise that I have decided to withdraw my application seeking the court’s direction for this. Background: The election saw a difference of five votes with over about 2,100 cast. […]

**MATTAGAMI REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY** *  Generally, snow depth and water content conditions for this time of the year are above normal.  Water content variances are 114.7% to 205.9% above normal through the entire Upper Mattagami Watershed.   *  Current forecasts show minimal precipitation with no major weather systems expected over the coming week.  Daytime temperatures […]

**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** Service Timmins has just launched its new online portal, allowing residents to report concerns quickly and easily online. The portal, which is easily accessed through the City of Timmins website ( also contains a knowledge base, allowing residents to find answers to common questions about their city services. The knowledge […]

**TEMISKAMING OPP NEWS RELEASE** On March 16, 2019 shortly after 11:30 p.m., members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic infraction, at Rorke Avenue and Main Street, in the City of Temiskaming Shores, Ontario. Further investigation revealed that the male driver had been consuming alcohol. Madison BOLTON, […]

There are nearly 2,500 Hydro One customers in the Timmins area facing power outages this Monday morning.  Hydro One released a statement on March 18th alerting the public to outages affecting 2468 of their customers in Timmins, Mountjoy and Jessop.  Crews are investigating the situation but it’s estimated that services will be back up and […]

**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** Northern College is pleased to announce the expansion of a longstanding partnership with the Timmins Fire Department. Since the creation of the Pre-service fire program in 2002, Northern College has maintained a close working relationship with Fire services in the region. Area Fire Chiefs hold positions on College Program Advisory Committees […]