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**HOCKEY CANADA NEWS RELEASE** The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on the return-to-hockey process in Canada. On March 12, the decision was made to cancel all Hockey Canada-sanctioned activities across the country. This was a difficult decision, […]


**OPP NEWS RELEASE** While conducting an investigation the South Porcupine OPP Detachement and OPP Street Crime Division seized Crystal Methamphetamine, Crack Cocaine and Fentanyl, street value of approximately $20,000, over $5,000 of Canadian currency and a firearm. 3 people charged with drug and weapon offences. 


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is currently investigating an incident where a local man sustained serious injury in an altercation that had allegedly taken place at a Birch Street South residence yesterday evening. The assaultive altercation resulted in a 31 year old male resident of Timmins sustaining a stab wound to […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2020 There have been no new positive cases in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) area since May 10, 2020. The total number of confirmed positive cases is 65, 1 of which remains active. For more information, see phu.fyi/coronavirus. The health unit is encouraging people […]


**SUNWING NEWS RELEASE** Sunwing is giving back to frontline workers across the country by giving away 100 all inclusive vacations to Royalton Luxury Resorts. Sunwing’s Hero Vacations initiative calls on Canadians to nominate deserving frontline heroes who have helped their family or community fight the pandemic. Eligible nominees can be health care workers, emergency service […]


**TIMMINS PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Public Library is pleased to announce its continuing efforts to serve residents while also taking precautionary measures to help combat the spread of COVID-19. Starting Monday, June 8 both branches of the Timmins Public Library will start offering curbside pick-up outside their main doors. This new contactless service […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is in the midst of completing its investigation into a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian that occurred yesterday afternoon. The collision occurred at the intersection of Birch Street and Algonquin Blvd where the driver of a vehicle struck a 30 year old male pedestrian who […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is aware that a local group is organizing a demonstration set to take place today that may affect regular traffic flows in the downtown core area of Timmins. The organizers of this demonstration indicate that they intend on forming into an organized group in the area […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2020 There have been no new positive cases in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) area since May 10, 2020. The total number of confirmed positive cases is 65, 1 of which remains active. As of yesterday, over 5,241 COVID-19 tests have been completed […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** The City of Timmins Engineering Department would like to advise the Public that starting Wednesday, June 03, 2020 for approximately two weeks, paving work will be commencing. The work will take place in Timmins area and segments along the Connecting Link. Work is scheduled in different areas along this highway […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2020 There have been no new positive cases in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) area since May 10, 2020. The total number of confirmed positive cases is 65, 1 of which remains active. As of yesterday, over 5,175 COVID-19 tests have been completed […]


As some businesses are allowed to open their doors again, it’s not business as usual. Here are some of the local businesses that have reopened, along with the new COVID-19 safety measures they’re using. If you are a business owner and want to be added to the list, please email the name of your business […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is in receipt of a bear complaint received on Friday, May 29th where an aggressive bear is alleged to have charged at a person using a nature trail in the area of Hersey Lake Conservation Area. In this instance a person was approached on three occasions […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** There have been no new positive cases in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) area since May 10, 2020. The total number of confirmed positive cases is 65, 1 of which remains active. As of yesterday, over 5,101 COVID-19 tests have been completed in our region. In a pandemic, the guidelines […]


**TIMMINS CHAMBER NEWS RELEASE** Today, The Chamber is pleased to announce the newest partnership with Full Beard Brewing Co. to bolster the Chamber’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Support Grant. The announcement comes at the launch of Full Beard’s latest batch entitled Together, We Are Stronger—a support local campaign. As the Province has allowed food vendors […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2020 There have been no new positive cases in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) area in the last 18 days. The total number of confirmed positive cases is 65, 1 of which remains active. For more information, see phu.fyi/coronavirus. Although we are seeing a […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2020 There have been no new positive cases in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) area in the last 17 days. The total number of confirmed positive cases is 65, 2 of which remain active. For more information, see phu.fyi/coronavirus. Yesterday, the Ontario government extended […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** With the warmer weather taking hold, the Timmins Police Service has noted a marked increase in bear calls in recent days. So far this month, the Timmins Police have responded to 39 calls related to nuisance bears. In May of 2018 there were only 2 such calls and a total […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2020 There have been no new positive cases in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) area in the last 10 days. The total number of confirmed positive cases is 65, 4 of which remain active. For more information, see phu.fyi/coronavirus. Thanks to everyone’s efforts, we’re […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** While Timmins Transit continues to provide an enhanced Sunday Service level at no cost to the public, further service adjustments must be made in light of some passengers choosing to ignore physical distancing requirements on various routes. For this reason, effective Friday, May 22, 2020, seating on our conventional buses […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT** There have been no new positive cases in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) area in the last 9 days. The total number of confirmed positive cases is 65, 4 of which remain active. We need everyone’s help to keep this trend going. Continue to stay home as much as possible, send only […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** In keeping with the safety oriented goals identified in Canada Road Safety Week, the Timmins Police Service was engaged in a number of traffic safety initiatives that were focused on enhancing road safety during this national campaign. This past weekend, members of Platoon # 3 conducted several traffic initiatives throughout […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2020 There have been no new positive cases in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) area in the last 8 days. The total number of confirmed positive cases is 65, 6 of which remain active. As of yesterday, over 4,293 COVID-19 tests have been […]


Anxious students and parents across Ontario are expected to soon find out whether they will be headed back to the classroom this year. Education Minister Stephen Lecce is expected to provide an update on the government’s plans at the province’s daily media briefing on Tuesday. Ontario publicly-funded schools have been closed since mid-March due to […]


**TIMMINS FIRE DEPT NEWS RELEASE** Here is the information everyone has been waiting for. The fire ban for The City of Timmins HAS BEEN LIFTED as of Saturday May 16, 2020 at 12:01AM. This means you need to wait one more day to be able to burn. As permit burning times are from 7:00PM to 11:59PM. NO […]