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The number of collisions Timmins Police has responded to so far this year is up. Chief John Gauthier ran through the collision statistics at the Timmins Police Services Board’s November meeting. From Jan. 1 to Sept. 30 there have been 238 collisions, which is 23 more than last year during the same timeframe. Including self-reported […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service – Traffic Section has received a number of traffic complaints in regards to motorists failing to obey school bus flashing red lights and stop arm at various locations throughout the city. The obligations of motorists who are meeting or approaching a stopped school bus with its […]


The Timmins Rock wrapped up their road stint with a 5-1 loss to the Hearst LumberJacks, but dominated most of the play. The first period was pretty balanced; Both teams were trading away chances, but only one team was able to find the back of the net by the end of the first…  the LumberJacks. […]


**OECTA NEWS RELEASE** In a province-wide vote conducted this week, members of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) delivered an overwhelming strike mandate, with 97.1 per cent voting in favour of authorizing strike action.   “The message we have sent to the government is loud and clear: Catholic teachers will not accept any agreement that […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is continuing with its investigation into a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 11:35 a.m. yesterday morning on a stretch of Hwy 101 located just east of the Bruce Avenue interchange in South Porcupine. The driver of a passenger vehicle involved in the collision, […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is confirming that this morning’s motor vehicle collision on Hwy 101 East of the Bruce Avenue interchange has resulted in loss of life  The driver of the passenger vehicle succumbed to his injuries this afternoon. The scene of the collision has been released as of 20 […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service – Traffic Section is completing its investigation into a two-vehicle collision that occurred on a stretch of Hwy 101 east of the Bruce interchange at approximately 11:35 a.m. today. The collision involved an eastbound pickup truck and a westbound passenger vehicle. The Timmins Police Service officers […]


**OPP NEWS RELEASE ELLIOT LAKE DETACHMENT** Motorists are reminded to completely clear the snow off their vehicles and to ensure visibility in all directions before heading out onto the roadway. A buildup of snow on your vehicle and/or a foggy or iced over windshield or windows can drastically reduce your visibility and cause a traffic […]


**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** Northern College is pleased to announce that a provincial governing body has named one of Northern’s longstanding faculty members Outstanding Educator of the Year. The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists has recognized Mary-Anne Church for her impactful efforts on the lives of learners. A member of Northern College’s […]


When it was announced back in August, that Timmins would have its first ever film festival every one was hooked and the city was buzzing! This past weekend, the first ever Timmins Film Festival was a hit and lived up to its expectations. “It was phenomenal, the people that came out were very happy! Like […]


The Winter weather hasn’t been too nice to the Highways so far this year, and it has caused multiple delays. Highway 101 near Foleyet and Chapleau has been reduced to one lane due to a tractor trailer getting stuck in the ditch. Police are on scene and no injuries have been reported. As of right […]


The Timmins Rock are set to finish a three game road swing on Thursday November 14; That game will be against the Hearst Lumberjacks. The two points up for grabs are huge for both teams, since the Lumberjacks are three points back of the Rock in the standings, and the Rock would love to turn […]


November 11th is Remembrance Day. If you would like to attend a ceremony that is being held in Timmins on Monday November 11th, here are your options: Timmins Cenotaph Parade at 10:50AM. South Porcupine Cenotaph Parade Fall in 10:30AM, The Ceremony begins at 11:00AM. Anyone can attend these Ceremonies, and make sure to give a […]


** NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** Northern College is pleased to announce the newest edition to the President’s Senior Management Team. Susan Hunter has been appointed to the newly created position of Northern College’s Director of Marketing, Communications and External Relations effective November 4, 2019, bringing an extensive and successful career in the marketing and communications […]


Josh Dickson has been red hot as of late, and he has not stopped. The Rock were taking on the Rayside-Balfour Canadians last night, and most of the excitement took place in the first period. There were 5 goals scored in total, all in the first period, and Dickson scored the eventual game winning goal […]


November is the 11th month of the year on the calendar. Some see it as the month before Christmas,and others may see it as just another month, but there’s more to it. November is the month where men from all over the world give up shaving for the entire month to raise awareness for prostate […]


**TOWN OF COCHRANE NEWS RELEASE** Cochrane’s Town Council wants to hear from the public before a final decision on the future of the town’s internationally recognized Polar Bear Habitat. Originally conceived as a revenue-generating tourist attraction to take advantage of tourist travelling to Moosonee on the Polar Bear Express, the costs of the operating the […]


**DSB1 NEWS RELEASE** Dr. Dave William will present from Timmins High & Vocational School, in the auditorium.  “We are pleased to offer the opportunity to hear Dr. Williams speak to our communities. This event speaks to our vision of empowering all learners to achieve personal excellence,” said Bob Brush, District School Board Ontario North East […]


One of the topics discussed at the November 5th Council meeting was a speed limit increase for parts of Highway 101 and 144. If voted in favor, the speed limit would increase from 80km/hr to 90km/hr on Highway 101 West from Waferboard Road to Highway 144, and on highway 144 from the intersection of Highway 101 […]


On Tuesday November 5, Le Centre Culturel La Ronde unveiled what their new facility could look like once the project is complete. The goal for La Ronde, is to start building in April 2020. So far, La Ronde has received funding on two occasions this year from both governments. They received a million dollars from […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** The Province made legislative changes to the Police Services Act, 1990 requiring that communities develop and enact a Community Safety and Well-Being Plan by January 1, 2021. This legislation was introduced by the Province in recognition of the changing nature of our society and the evolution of the Police role […]


Former NHLer Dean Prentice has passed away. An obituary says he was surrounded by his family when he passed on Saturday at the age of 87 in Cambridge. The family is expressing their appreciation to resident Marcel and the staff at Granite Landing for their care of Prentice during his short stay there. Prentice would be best […]


On Saturday November 16 the Santa Claus Parade will take over the downtown core, and there’s a chance that we could see up to over 50 floats in this year’s parade. “It’s always a big parade; we attract about 15,000 people, and we have about a 1000 volunteers. Every year it’s quite exciting because it […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** As construction season comes to a close, City of Timmins officials are happy with all the progress made to the Hollinger Park to date. “We understand that the work in the park has been a slight inconvenience to some of our residents and visitors, but the end product is sure […]


The Timmins Rock only have three home games in the month of November, and they kicked off the month in the win column. The Rock were taking on the French River Rapids, and they knew that they couldn’t take the Rapids lightly in this one. The Rock beat the Rapids 4-1 in their first meeting […]