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City News reports on the fire in the Amazon Forest that could impact global temperatures and more. Amazon Fire Video With Files From 680News -For more stories on this visit 680News


The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its report on a fatal helicopter crash near Timmins over the winter. Kapuskasing’s Nicole and Jody Blais were killed in the crash. The couple was last seen Monday, March 4, 2019, leaving Sudbury in a Robinson R66 helicopter. They never made it to their destination, a hangar […]


**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** Northern College is one of the few Colleges in Ontario to report positive growth related to student applications. The metrics show Northern College has a 30.4 per cent increase in direct applicant confirmations (high school applicants), this data calculated by the Ontario Colleges Application Service (OCAS) provides comparisons to 2018 applicants. […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** Staff Sergeant Mark VALLIER was summoned by the Timmins Police Senior Administration to attend the board room yesterday (August 21) to receive his 20-year exemplary service medal. This commemorates a significant milestone in the career of Staff Sergeant Vallier who began his career with the Timmins Police Service on March […]


For the 11th straight year The Great Canadian Kayak Challenge is in Timmins, and this year’s event will be loaded with some racing, local performances, food vendors, and of course lots of fun! Here’s your Environment Canada Forecast for this fun loaded weekend: Friday Sunny with a High of 20, Friday Night Clear skies with a […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service provided a community policing presentation to a group of international students at the Timmins Campus of the Universite de Hearst (Timmins Campus) today.. Constable Rick Lemieux provided a bilingual informative presentation based on the data contained in the Timmins Police 2018 Annual Report. The students benefited […]


**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 afternoon hours of Tuesday, August 20th. The Timmins Police Service responded to a complaint regarding an unwanted person who had allegedly gained entry into an […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has arrested a local man stemming from an incident where a 44 year old Timmins man sustained serious injuries in an altercation involving an edged weapon. The incident is alleged to have occurred in an Elm Street South apartment during the evening hours of Friday, June […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** A City of Timmins delegation led by Mayor George Pirie met yesterday evening with the Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s Annual Conference in Ottawa. “We had a very positive meeting with Minister Mulroney,” said Mayor George Pirie. “The City of Timmins was […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** With public safety in mind, the Timmins Police Service is reminding motorists of their legal obligations when approaching or coming upon any school buses with their red lights flashing and their STOP arm activated. These items are in use to allow children to safely get aboard or disembark from a […]


Like all great teams, you never look back, only forward. The Rock are doing exactly that.  They had one of their most active off-season’s since they made their arrival in Timmins, making trades and acquiring pieces that made the roster stronger and younger.  Rock Head Coach Corey Beer is entering his third season as the […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with impaired driving related offences stemming from an incident which occurred during the early morning hours of Sunday, August 18th. While completing general patrols of the downtown core of Timmins, a Timmins Police Service officer took note of a vehicle proceed […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged three local men with Breaking and Entering related offences stemming from an incident which occurred during the early morning hours of Saturday, August 17th at a residence located in the south end of the city. Responding Timmins Police Service officers completed initial phases of […]


Doug Ford’s PC government will implement its controversial municipal funding cuts for public health and child care on January 1st. The premier is expected to make the announcement later today at a gathering of municipal leaders in Ottawa. With Files from 680News -For Full Story Visit 680News


**HYDRO ONE NEWS RELEASE** If the weather knocked out your power this morning here’s how long you can expect it to be out for: OUTAGE NOTIFICATION FOR HYDRO ONE CUSTOMERS IN LOCATION(S) DETAILED BELOW Operations Center: TIMMINS Affected Areas: GERMAN, TAYLOR, MATHESON, WHITNEY, SOUTH PORCUPINE, STOCK, CURRIE, BOND Number of Customers: 1315 Start Time: Monday […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE**   The Timmins Police Service is no longer seeking the public’s assistance in regards to locating a person who had been reported to them as missing as of August 16th. The Timmins Police Service has determined that Caleb WRIGHT, 19, of Porcupine is deceased and was located earlier today in […]


**TOURISM TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** New to this year’s growing Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival is the SUP Paddle Battle. Rebel Soul Tribe, in partnership with Tourism Timmins, has taken the lead in bringing the stand-up paddle board (SUP) community together during this year’s festival. A fun, recreational 3km challenge has now been added to […]


It’s a tournament like this one that signals the end of the off season and the beginning of a new season for our Timmins Rock. This year the team was fortunate enough to bring some even bigger names to their annual golf tournament. Shayne Corson, Darcy Tucker, and George Laraque were this year’s celebrity guests […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is seeking assistance in identifying a female suspect allegedly involved in the fraudulent use of stolen cheques in the Timmins area. The alleged Criminal Code offences occurred during the month of July of 2019 and were reported to the Timmins Police Service for investigation. A number […]


Since 2011 De Beers Group and the Victor Mine have donated a diamond to the Timmins and District Hospital Foundation, so that the hospital could raise money for some new equipment upgrades. This year the draw is back, and you have the chance to win a $14,000 diamond along with the choice of a ring […]


The federal ethics watchdog says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act by improperly pressuring former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to halt the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. -With files from 680News For Full Story Visit 680News  


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with a number of Criminal Code offences stemming from a disturbance at the Timmins and District Hospital which occurred during the morning hours of Tuesday, August 13th. Responding Timmins Police Service officers attempted to convince a local man to leave the […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local woman with a number of Criminal Code offences stemming from an assaultive altercation which occurred during the noon hour at an intersection of downtown Timmins on Tuesday, August 13th. The Timmins Police Service responded to a complaint received where it is alleged […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with a number of Criminal Code offences stemming from a theft occurrence which occurred at a Moneta Street industrial yard during the early morning hours of Monday, August 12th. Timmins Police Service officers, who responded to the entry alarm, located a […]


**DOWNTOWN BIA NEWS RELEASE** The Urban Park is excited to be able to offer sunscreen for free in the Urban Park starting Wednesday and in the future. The Porcupine Health Unit has purchased a sunscreen dispenser for the park and the BIA will keep it full of SP Lotion! Look for our blue tent.   […]