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**NORTHERN ONTARIO ANGELS NEWS RELEASE** Northern Ontario Angels is a not-for-profit organization that was formed in 2009.  We connect entrepreneurs to angel investors in Northern Ontario.  For a few years now, NOA has been named as the #1 Angel Organization in Canada.  Our entrepreneurs are from Northern Ontario, but our investors can be from anywhere […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service was called to the Porcupine Mall early this morning in regards to the discovery of a deceased person. The body of an aboriginal woman was located and the scene was secured for investigative purposes. The scene was under the control of the Timmins Police Service – […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** Officers with the Timmins Police Service responded to a person in medical distress on Sunday afternoon (11 November). The person had allegedly been assaulted in an apartment located in the south end of the city earlier in the day. The female victim of the assault was transported to Timmins and […]


**SPORTS FOR KIDS TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** 2019 Applications will open Nov 13th 2018! Applications taken at the Sportsplex Arena Foyer Tuesday and Thursday between 9:30 and 1:30 pm Applicants require 2017 Notice of Assessment for all adults supporting the child until March 15th then you need 2018 Notice of Assessment. All applicants need pay stubs […]


**COLLEGE BOREAL AND UNIVERSITE DE HEARST NEWS RELEASE** These articulation agreements will facilitate educational advancement for students of Collège Boréal through recognition of prior learning by Université de Hearst. Université de Hearst and Collège Boréal signed six new articulation agreements Monday, November 12, 2018, in which Université de Hearst formally recognizes academic credits obtained through […]


**DSB ONE NEWS RELEASE** District School Board Ontario North East is proud to host Dr. Greg Wells on Tuesday, November 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Timmins High and Vocational School. Schools in the North and South regions will be able to attend the talk via a YouTube livestream. “We invite students, families and […]


**INDIGENOUS WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SUMMIT NEWS RELEASE** Canada’s first ever Indigenous Women’s Leadership Summit will be taking place November 15 – 17 in Ottawa and Gatineau. Founded by the Vancouver mother-daughter team, Laurie Sterritt and Nicole Taylor-Sterritt, the inaugural IWLS summit was created to bring women together to build a network of future leaders and offer […]


**KAPUSKASING OPP NEWS RELEASE** On November 12, 2018, at approximately 7:50 p.m., Kapuskasing officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), as well as the Cochrane District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 11 near Kitigan, Ontario.   The OPP have confirmed that the driver and lone occupant of […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** Officers with the Timmins Police Service responded to a person in medical distress on Sunday afternoon (11 November). The person had allegedly been assaulted in an apartment located in the south end of the city earlier in the day. The female victim of the assault was transported to Timmins and […]


**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** Northern College is pleased to announce the signing of two new agreements with one of its Chinese partner schools. Northern College has been partnered with Hunan Industry Polytechnic, in Changsha, Hunan Province since 2015, allowing the colleges’ Mechanical Engineering Technician program to be taught overseas, bringing cutting edge educational methods and […]


**GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO NEWS RELEASE** Ontario’s Government for the People is investing in Northern Ontario to connect entrepreneurs in Kenora and Timmins with investors across the region. Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, announced the $150,000 investment today, alongside the recipients, the Northern Ontario Angels. Northern Ontario Angels (NOA), formerly known as […]


**DISCOVER FITNESS/DISCOVER PERFORMANCE NEWS RELEASE** Following the news of the fire at the Good Samaritan Inn, Discover Fitness / Discover Performance has pedaled our way to raising over $2800 for the shelter. On November 4th, our Ride To End Homelessness sold out in under a week. Four straight hours of spin class with 100% of proceeds going to the […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE MEDIA RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service was called to the Porcupine Mall early this morning in regards to the discovery of a deceased person. The scene is under the control of the Timmins Police Service – Criminal Investigations Division and access to certain areas is denied to the public for investigative purposes. […]


Three volunteer firefighters recently fired have been reinstated. Timmins CAO Dave Landers said District Chief Kris Ouellette, District Chief Daniel Savard, and District Deputy Chief Maurice Lagace have been returned to their positions. For more on this, head to Timminstoday.com.   –With files from Timmins Today


**CHIEFS OF ONTARIO NEWS RELEASE** Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald and the Chiefs of Ontario stand with the First Nations Veterans on National Aboriginal Veterans Day and upcoming Remembrance Day. It is estimated that around 12,000 Indigenous Peoples of Canada had volunteered to sacrifice their lives for the freedom of all during the WWI and […]


**NDP NEWS RELEASE** NDP MPP Michael Mantha said Thursday that investment in the Huron Central short line railway is welcome — but that a long-term solution is needed to protect thousands of jobs, largely in the steel industry.   “Every dollar for Huron Central is welcome,” said Mantha, MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin and the NDP’s critic […]


**ONTARIO GOVERNMENT NEWS RELEASE** Ontario’s Government for the People is protecting jobs and the economy of Northern Ontario by working with Huron Central Railway to keep the rail line running between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury. Today, Ross Romano, MPP for Sault Ste. Marie and Parliamentary Assistant to Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police is in receipt of an increase in reports of thefts from sheds and unlocked parked vehicles. With the warmer summer weather and prolonged daylight that comes along with it, petty criminals are taking advantage of property owners by means of thefts from vehicles and storage units. With […]


**MATHESON OPP NEWS RELEASE** On November 3, 2018 at approximately 9:26 p.m., the Matheson Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to investigate a traffic complaint on Highway 11, south of Matheson, Ontario.   As a result of the investigation the OPP have charged two males with several offences.    Michael RIOPEL, 35 […]


It’s a busy weekend in Timmins with lots of activities and events for people and families to attend. From Remembrance Day events to craft shows to Diwali Celebrations, here is a list of what you and the family can get up to this weekend. Take Two Theatre Presents: The Odd Couple The stage is set […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** In keeping with Crime Prevention Week, the Timmins Police Service is issuing general crime prevention tips 1)Thefts from unlocked vehicles are deemed to be a crime of opportunity. Small, yet valuable items, like cell phones, i-pads, or things of that nature, should not be stored in a vehicle for any […]


**KIRKLAND LAKE OPP NEWS RELEASE** Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police has charged a local man with Assault a Peace Officer. The charges stem from a request from local hospital staff for assistance with a violent male. The incident occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m. on November 3, 2018. Three officers sustained injuries as […]


**TEMISKAMING OPP NEWS RELEASE** On November 7, 2018 shortly after 2:30 p.m. a member of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call for a westbound traffic complaint on Highway 65 East, Harris Township, Ontario. Police located the motor vehicle a short time after, in Dymond Township, off Highway 11 in the […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is currently involved in an armed robbery investigation.  At approximately 1:00 am on November 8th, 2018 an unidentified suspect entered the Pioneer service station located at 1455 Riverside Drive in the City of Timmins.  The suspect demanded money and goods from the clerk and managed to […]


**FEDNOR MEDIA RELEASE** Ribbon-cutting for Northern Ontario Agri-food Pavilion This year promises to be another good year for exhibitors as part of the FedNor-supported Northern Ontario Agri-food Pavilion at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. Enthusiastic participants joined FedNor officials and the Royal CEO and Board representatives for the ribbon-cutting ceremony on opening day of […]