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Valérie Demers is a grade 12 student at École Secondaire Catholique Thériault and on May 10th she heads to Sudbury to compete in the Miss North Ontario Regional Canada Pageant. It is a beauty pageant, but beauty stands for many different things at this event. ” I saw the ad for this on Facebook and […]


**FIERTE TIMMINS PRIDE NEWS RELEASE** A CHANGE IN FOCUS IS COMING Fierté Timmins Pride is about integrity in education!  It’s more than creating a safe place for the 2SLGBTTQQIPAA people of the community to celebrate diversity, acceptance and inclusivity.   Pride week is about educating the community to promote awareness of those key focuses with […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a number of local persons stemming from the execution of a search warrant yesterday morning. Timmins Police Service – Drug Enforcement Section officers attended at an Elm Street North residence and executed a search warrant which yielded the seizure of a quantity of methamphetamine […]


**NEWMONT GOLDCORP NEWS RELEASE** Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG, TSX: G) (“Goldcorp”) and Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) (“Newmont Goldcorp” or “the Company”) today announced the successful conclusion of the transaction combining Newmont Mining Corporation and Goldcorp to form the world’s leading gold business. Newmont Goldcorp features an unmatched portfolio of assets, prospects and […]


**KIRKLAND LAKE OPP NEWS RELEASE** The Kirkland Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be partaking in the Easter Long Weekend Seatbelt Campaign which runs from Friday April 19, 2019 to Monday April 22, 2019. The focus of the provincial traffic initiative is to make sure that all occupants of motor vehicles are wearing seatbelts.  If […]


**TIMMINS POLICE NEWS RELEASE** In keeping with the influx of evacuees from the coastal community of Kashechewan, the Timmins Police Service is issuing a Traffic Advisory in regards to current and anticipated increases in pedestrian traffic on Riverside Drive and Highway 101 in the west end of the city of Timmins. Given that no sidewalks […]


**TIMMINS POLICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a person who has been reported to them as missing. The Timmins Police would like to determine the current whereabouts of Jasmine NAKOGEE, 25, who is a resident of Timmins. She is described as: – an Indigenous female person – […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** In keeping with National Public Safety Tele-Communicators Week, which runs from April 14 to the 20th, the Timmins Police Service is acknowledging the continuous efforts of the fine men and women who provide vital telecommunications services to first-responders in the Timmins area.   These highly trained professionals are, quite often, […]


**DSB 1 NEWS RELEASE** District School Board Ontario North East (DSB1) has been analyzing the potential impact of recent funding announcements and the latest provincial budget on its operations. The Board of Trustees reviewed the figures at their April 16 meeting. DSB1 estimates that it will see a reduction of $4 million for the 2019-2020 […]


Due to Timmins Transit running their Sunday schedule for the first day of Northern College’s exam period on Easter Monday, alternate transportation arrangements have been made by Northern College to support their students in getting to and from the Timmins Campus.  Transportation will begin as early as 7:20 am on Monday to supplement Timmins Transit’s […]


People from all walks of life gathered at City Hall on Wednesday with one thing in common: their lives have all been affected by organ donation. April 21st to 27th has been declared Organ Donation Awareness Week in Timmins, and the subject is one that not many talk about but it affects a large number […]


**MUSIC AND FILM IN MOTION NEWS RELEASE** On the evening of Saturday, May 25, Music and Film in Motion (MFM) will host the Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards (NOMFA) and present 13 awards for excellence in music, film and television/video on demand. MFM is thrilled to announce the nominees for the 2019 edition of […]


**MATTAGAMI REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY NEWS RELEASE** * Generally, snow depth and water content conditions for this time of the year are above normal.  Water content variances are ~152% to ~212% above normal through the entire Upper Mattagami Watershed.   * A general freeze-thaw cycle is expected except Thursday night when temperatures stay slightly above freezing. […]


**OPP NEWS RELEASE** On April 15, 2019, shortly before 2 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Temiskaming Detachment were notified of found human remains in Coleman Township, South East of the Town of Cobalt, Ontario. Temiskaming OPP members, with the assistance of OPP Forensic Identification Unit (FIS), OPP Crime Unit, and the Emergency […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) recently announced that the City of Timmins is among five candidates for the 2019 institutional award, for its contribution to FCM international programs; specifically, for the Timmins Economic Development’s (TEDC) involvement in the Partnerships for Municipal Innovation: Local Economic Development (PMI-LED) program.  “This award […]


**KIRKLAND LAKE OPP NEWS RELEASE** Crime prevention is an important part of what members of the Kirkland Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment do. With the warmer weather, foot traffic in the community is increasing and police are trying to raise awareness, especially after all the theft reports in previous years where vehicles and properties […]


**TEMISKAMING OPP NEWS RELEASE** Members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have been responding to several different types of frauds/scams in the Temiskaming area.  As a result of recent investigations, police would like to remind the public that you have to do your homework prior to giving any personal information or […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a Dryden woman with a number of charges involving a stolen vehicle stemming from an occurrence reported to police on Saturday morning (April 13th) Responding Timmins Police Service officers took the original complaint and completed an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the theft of […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with Uttering Threats stemming from a disturbance at a Schumacher residence during the mid-morning hours of Friday, April 12th. Responding Timmins Police Service officers restored order at the scene and completed an investigation into the circumstances giving rise to the disturbance. […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with a number of charges stemming from a disturbance at a north end residence on Sunday evening (April 14th) Responding Timmins Police Service officers took the original complaint and completed an investigation into the circumstances surrounding disturbance. A suspect located at […]


It’s been a busy year for the Yo Mobile, the bus that feeds and helps the homeless and hungry in Timmins each winter. The non-profit charitable organization served 7,731 people this season, a number that is much higher than past seasons. Eight people the Yo Mobile has served are now no longer homeless, a small […]


Timmins Chamber of Commerce members were at the Timmins Food Bank on an early Tuesday morning for their drive thru donation campaign. The Chamber had made a 10,000$ donation to the Timmins food bank so they could purchase a new fridge and freezer. Well after that purchase was made, and the freezers finally in the […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** During the April 9 regular meeting of Council, the agreement between the City of Timmins and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), regarding airport staff negotiations, was approved. Travelers leaving from and arriving at the Timmins Victor M. Power Airport can rest assured that there will not be any […]


**TIMMINS POLICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with a Highway Traffic Act offence stemming from a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian which occurred during the early evening hours of Friday, April 12th. The motor vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of Pine Street South and Kimberly Avenue. Responding […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Throughout the next week, the City of Timmins is expecting to receive approximately 700 evacuees from Kashechewan First Nation, with the first of many flights arriving today at approximately 2 pm. The First Nations community is being evacuated due to flooding conditions on the Albany River; a plight they […]