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**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** Today, Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health of the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU), is reporting three more cases, for a total of 10 cases of COVID-19 in the PHU. We believe the cases are linked to international travel or contact with another case we are investigating. The individuals are […]


Ontario is reporting 135 new cases of COVID-19 this morning including three more deaths. That brings the provincial total to 967 confirmed coronavirus cases and 18 total deaths. #BREAKING: Ontario is reporting 135 new cases of COVID-19 this morning including three more deaths. That brings the provincial total to 967 confirmed coronavirus cases and 18 […]


**OPP NEWS RELEASE** On February 27, 2020 at approximately 10:17 a.m., members of the Matheson Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 11, in Benoit Township.   As a result of the investigation. Jordan CLARKE, 28-years-old, of Port Sydney, Ontario has been charged with Dangerous operation causing death, […]


ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE NEWS RELEASE** On March 25, 2020, at approximately 9:30 a.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located a stolen motor vehicle on Highway 11 south of the Town of Cochrane.   When officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the suspects fled in the passenger vehicle, […]


Ontario is reporting 170 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 858. That’s the largest single-day spike in cases by far. At least 12 people of the new cases are hospitalized, including two people in their 20s. More to come With Files From 680News


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** 5TH CASE OF COVID-19: Today, Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health of the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU), is reporting that a female in her forties is the fifth confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) region. Dr. Catton said, “We believe the case is linked to […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Fire Department will not be issuing burning permits during this time, until further notice. If you had a permit for your current residence in 2019, then you may burn, provided you follow all the regulations on the permit. In saying this, please respect the government regulation on social […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** Due to the ever-changing situation with COVID-19, the Timmins Victor M. Power Airport terminal is open to passengers and authorized personnel only. In order to actively reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, all ‘meeters and greeters’ are asked to wait outside the terminal, and to continue practicing social […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** Due to the ever-changing situation with COVID-19, and the closure of a large number of businesses, Timmins Transit has made further refinements to operations. Effective tomorrow, Thursday, March 26, our Transit Terminal will be closed to the public (save for ONR customers), and we will be reducing our regular service […]


** United Way Centraide North East Ontario/Nord-est de l’Ontario News Release** United Way Centraide North East Ontario/Nord-est de l’Ontario (UWCNEO) has established a Community Response Fund to provide emergency grants to local charitable organizations working to meet the basic needs of individuals disproportionately impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). “The Community Response Fund will help to ensure […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police is in receipt of a number of complaints regarding alleged fraudulent activities on a popular social media platform. Recent reports have come forward in regards to a person or persons offering fraudulent financial relief to offset monetary difficulties during the Covid -19 pandemic. These complaints are being […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with a number of Criminal Code offences stemming from an assaultive altercation which occurred during the early evening hours of Tuesday, March 3rd in a Mountjoy area neighborhood. The Timmins Police Service responded to a complaint regarding a disturbance stemming from […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with a number of Criminal Code offences stemming from an assaultive altercation which occurred early this morning in the Commercial Avenue area of Timmins. The Timmins Police Service responded to a complaint regarding a disturbance and located a 27 year old […]


Ontario is reporting 100 more COVID-19 cases today, bringing the provincial total to 688. That’s the largest single-day spike in cases. It includes a ninth death and at least five people who are hospitalized. The province has ordered all non-essential workplaces to close to try and stem the spread of the virus. On Tuesday Premier […]


Cochrane District EMS, are working tirelessly to help anyone in the fight against COVID-19. They’ve been able to do a good job because they’ve had the supplies to do it. They aren’t running short on supplies just yet but in case they do, they’re asking for the public to donate some of those basic supplies. […]


**TIMMINS AND DISTRICT HOSPITAL NEWS RELEASE** Effective immediately and following Ministry of Health guidelines, Timmins and District Hospital is implementing further visitor restrictions as follows:   For patients in the Hospital, NO visitation except for one person for: A dying patient An ill child or youth A person giving birth during labour and up to […]


A senior Ontario government source says the premier will announce Tuesday that hydro rates will be temporarily lowered as many people work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The source, who wasn’t authorized to discuss the announcement publicly, says it will be done by moving all of the current time-of-use pricing to off-peak rates. As […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** Today, Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health, is reporting that a man in his 70s is the fourth confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) region. The case is travel-related and not related to other local cases. This individual travelled on both international and domestic flights. […]


**PUBLIC HEALTH SUDBURY AND DISTRICTS NEWS RELEASE** Today, Dr. Penny Sutcliffe, Sudbury & Districts Medical Officer of Health, is reporting that a woman in her 70s is the fourth confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts. The case is travel-related and is not related to previously reported cases. “We know that this […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** Today, Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health of the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU), reported the PHU is investigating the second and third cases of COVID-19 in the area. Currently, there is no link to international travel however the investigation is ongoing. The two individuals presented themselves to the Emergency […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** In response to numerous queries, the Timmins Police Service is providing the following information.   As it stands at present, and in order to afford each citizen the protections they are entitled to, the Timmins Police Service is monitoring specific sites and areas within our community to ensure compliance with […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** The PHU has received notification today of additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the area. We are currently conducting a thorough investigation and will be following up with close contacts. We will be in touch with anyone who is a close contact and will provide any potential exposure information and […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is aware that there are reports circulating on social media regarding persons attending residences in Timmins, door to door, and posing as technicians testing for the presence of any virus contamination. These reports are fictitious and baseless as no such reports have been made to the […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** City Hall will be temporarily closed to the general public as of noon today until further notice. Staff will be available to conduct business over the phone and electronically. Vendors, contractors and delivery personnel required to ensure the continuity of business will be allowed access after undergoing a screening process […]


Many stores across the province and in the City, have either adjusted their hours or closed their doors due to COVID-19 concerns, but the Timmins Square is still running on their regular hours. Timmins Square Hours: Friday 9:30a.m.–9p.m. Saturday 9a.m.–6p.m. Sunday 12–5p.m. Monday 9:30a.m.–9p.m. Tuesday 9:30a.m.–9p.m. Wednesday 9:30a.m.–9p.m. Thursday 9:30a.m.–9p.m. We spoke with a representative […]