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The Court of Appeal for Ontario has ruled a new trial will be needed in the murder case involving Byron Spence. Spence was convicted of first degree murder in the death of his half brother Jonah Trapper in a decision handed down September 2014. The incident in question happened at a Timmins home back in […]


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The Timmins-Misiway Healthy Kids Community Challenge is launching the Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit theme to encourage kids and families to eat healthier and to make vegetables and fruits part of their everyday lives. Whether fresh, frozen or canned, fruits and vegetables help provide children and families with the vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre and […]


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A couple domestic incidents is resulting in charges for two women. Timmins Police say a 28-year old Timmins woman was arrested after a domestic dispute in the north end of the city on Monday, July 17th. “Reports indicated that following an argument, the accused allegedly assaulted the victim with a blunt object,” police state in […]


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Timmins-James Bay MPP Gilles Bisson says he understands the frustration Ontarian’s have for the Liberals. This comes amid reports that Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne will testify in September in the trial of her former top advisors Patricia Sorbara and Gerry Lougheed in Sudbury. Sorbara and Lougheed are accused of violating the Elections Act in the […]


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A response by Goldcorp to recent vibration activity in Timmins. Community Liason Coordinator Andrea McCormack says in response to community feedback regarding vibrations felt Friday, July 21 at around 10:10am, Goldcorp-Porcupine Gold Mines is reminding the public that they only blast at times approved by the city and relevant oversight bodies. The vibration was felt […]


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The Timmins Police Service is requesting assistance from the public regarding missing youth Janet ETHERINGTON, 16. Etherington resides in Cochrane but was in Timmins for the day on July 24, when she fled from the individual she was with. Janet was reported missing on July 24, at approximately 7pm. She is described as being a […]


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There’s some growing confidence in what could be Timmins’ next gold mine. Gowest Gold Director of Exploration Jeremy Niemi says in a release that recent drilling program at their Bradshaw deposit north of Timmins produced higher than anticipated gold grades. “It supported our interpretation that the Bradshaw Deposit has room to grow and the potential […]


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The Mushkegowuk Council was well represented at the recent North American Indigenous Games in Toronto and Hamilton, while a number of First Nation youth have completed a tough two-week journey down the Albany River. First up, Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon is offering his congratulations to athletes at the NAIG, whether they won a medal or […]


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A bit of history is happening at Kettle Lakes Provincial Park next month. The Northern Ontario Party has stated in a release they will be holding an Executive Board Election at their first ever Annual General Meeting, slated for August 12-14 at the park. “The vote will be to reaffirm or negate positions on our […]


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A couple break and enter cases have resulted in charges over the weekend. The first one saw Timmins Police get the call around 4:20pm Friday afternoon, where police say an individual allegedly gained entry to the home, caused damage and took items. They say the person was found a short time later and later determined […]


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A truck driver suffered serious injuries after a rollover near Hearst over the weekend. OPP say they, along with Cochrane EMS services, responded to the incident on Highway 11 about 40 kilometres west of Hearst Sunday morning. “The Hearst Fire Department was also called to assist with extricating the driver,” says the OPP release. The […]


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Don’t let your chance to see some big name acts wash away this weekend. Rock on the River goes Friday and Saturday from Participark and you’re encouraged to get your tickets in advance. Lise Groulx of the Timmins Festivals and Events Committee says anyone who purchased tickets online can grab physical tickets during their ‘will […]


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Two defending champions moved into a tie for first place in their respective leagues this week. MEN’S BASEBALL The Timmins Whiskey Jacks are back in a familiar spot: first place. They’ve matched the Servicemaster Orioles’ 6-2 record after the Jacks went on a run of three straight victories this week. That includes a 10-5 win […]


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Police say they’ve located a plane that crashed north of Sudbury, late Sunday afternoon. They say the pilot and his canine companion are in good health. Sudbury police say the pilot was taken to hospital as a precaution. They say search and rescue aircraft and crews from Canadian Forces Base Trenton, firefighters and paramedics assisted […]


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A total of 30 charges were handed to a couple of youth after what OPP are calling “violent crimes” in Kapuskasing. OPP say a 17-year old from Smooth Rock Falls and a 15-year old from Kapuskasing were arrested late Friday night when police responded to a weapons call on Riverside Drive in Kapuskasing. “Uniformed officers […]


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When it comes to building permits issued, the numbers are slightly lower in Timmins. But in terms of housing options available, the numbers saw a good spike in June and 2017 overall. According to the city, they’ve created 15 new units in June alone, putting that number at 34 for the year overall. That’s up […]


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If you get a threatening e-mail with the subject line “LIVE OR DIE?”, it’s part of a new scam Timmins Police is shedding light upon. Police say in the email, “the sender claims to be a hit man who has been paid to kill the recipient, unless money is handed over.” “his has been identified […]


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To better protect residents in the Delnite Road area, Timmins city council is requesting a report looking into the cost to extend fire protection services there. Some councillors argue this would set a precedent for other rural areas that would want the same thing. However, Councillor Joe Campbell retorts that this is actually a rather […]


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Six individuals have been selected to represent the Timmins Chamber of Commerce, led by a new President. Jamie Clarke—Owner of Tisdale Plumbing, Heating and Electrical—will assume the role of President for the 2017-18 Chamber year, taking over for Christine Bender. “This year’s Board of Directors is made up of well-rounded and accomplished people with a […]


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A long-standing golf tournament in the city goes this weekend. The 27th Annual Lever-Sullivan Golf Classic goes from Hollinger Golf Course Friday through Sunday with scrambles, best balls and a practice round too. There’s also a live auction for an autographed Bobby Orr jersey. Proceeds from the event will benefit Timmins Kidsport. CLICK HERE to […]


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Three people are facing charges after a violent home invasion in Timmins Wednesday morning. Timmins Police say they got the call around 1:15am with reports indicating three people allegedly attending a home, assaulting the residents inside and leaving with several items. The victims suffered non-life threatening injuries, and the three were found and arrested. 18-year […]


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A residential fire in Iroquois Falls in early April is leading to charges. OPP say they were called to the Church Street blaze at 7:20am on April 2nd, and an investigation was conducted. As a result, six charges were laid against the property owner Michael Scofield: Arson – Fraudulent Purpose Two counts of Arson – […]


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Timmins Police is taking the bite out of crime once again with a recent arrest. Police say they got a call regarding a break and enter at the local A&W Restaurant. They say around 4am on June 28th, “an individual entered the restaurant and allegedly took multiple cash boxes.” After investigation by officers in the […]


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It’s only been six months since Dave Landers took over for Joe Torlone as the the city’s CAO, but city council wants to assess how well he’s performed thus far. Initially, Mayor Steve Black wanted some input on forming a committee to do a performance evaluation. Black doesn’t recall any assessment being done in his […]


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Business is booming on one of Timmins’ newest streets, capped off by a massive opening six years in the making. The Bucket Shop officially opened their new $15 million dollar facility on McBride Street Wednesday, which is situated on a 60-thousand square foot lot and features many amenities to service the mining industry. It’s also […]