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**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged 3 men with a number of Criminal Code firearms offences stemming from a traffic stop that occurred during the early morning hours of Monday, July 20th on Algonquin Blvd in Timmins. While completing general patrols of the downtown core, a Timmins Police Service officer […]


**ONTARIO HOCKEY LEAGUE NEWS RELEASE** The Ontario Hockey League today announced that it is planning to return to play on December 1, 2020, subject to ensuring that the players, fans, staff and community are able to play and attend games safely. Over the next four months the League will continue to work with government and […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2020 The Porcupine Health Unit is reporting 1 new COVID-19 case in the health unit area. The new case is a male is his 20s from Timmins and is currently self-isolating at home. The current number of confirmed positive cases is now 72, […]


**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** The Board of Governors of Northern College is pleased to announce it has chosen a new leader for the organization. Dr. Audrey J. Penner has been named the College’s newest President and CEO after an outside search firm, the Phelps Group, conducted and successfully completed a national search to fill the […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has completed its investigation into a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 10:35 p.m. on the evening of Sunday, June 28th which claimed the life of a male pedestrian. The investigation has culminated with the driver, Yvette MORIN, 67, of Timmins being charged with: […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged 3 local male young offenders with a number of assault related offences stemming from an incident that occurred during the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 21st at the intersection of Cedar Street North and Fifth Avenue in Timmins. The Timmins Police Service responded […]


**OPP NEWS RELEASE** On July 3, 2020 at approximately 5:15 p.m., members of the Matheson Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a residential fire on North Road in Matheson where two people were found deceased.   The Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service completed a […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** There have been no new positive cases in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) within the last 24 hours. The current number of confirmed positive cases is 69. No cases are currently active. Children can be carriers of COVID-19 whether they are showing symptoms or not. Children over the age of […]


The Timmins Rock, traded Vance Meyer to the Elmira Sugar Kings a few days ago, which meant that they would need to find a new back up. Gavin McCarthy, is a 5’11 wall from Athens Ontario, and spent his last season playing for the U18 AAA Brockville Braves. McCarthy, put up some pretty attractive numbers, […]


The Timmins Rock, have brought back forward Cam Kosurko and have signed an 18 year-old five foot eleven D Man. Cameron Kosurko: Kosurko, had a good first season with the team. He put up 26 pts in 53 games played. Although those numbers don’t sound great, if you watched him play, you know those stats […]


**ONTARIO NEWS**  The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has extended most emergency orders currently in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) until July 29, 2020. Keeping the emergency orders in place provides the government with the necessary flexibility to ensure the protection of vulnerable […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** The Porcupine Health Unit welcomes the move into Stage 3 in the Ontario government’s COVID-19 reopening plan. According to Dr. Lianne Catton, Medical Officer of Health, “This is good news, as many have found the last few months increasingly difficult. However, we are able to move forward due to the […]


The Timmins Rock have received commitment from Forward Tyler Gilberds. Gilberds, will be joining the Rock for a third season. So far in his NOJHL career, he’s played 107 games and recorded a total of 61 pts (29 goals, 32 assists) His most notable moment so far with the team is this one: OT Winner […]


City Council is set to meet tonight, and the hot topic on the agenda will be whether or not wearing a mask in indoor public places should be made mandatory. At the last council meeting (JUNE 30) Timmins Mayor George Pirie, asked for a report on masks and that report would include input from the medical […]


**ONTARIO NEWS** The Ontario government announced nearly all businesses and public spaces will reopen in Stage 3 of the province’s reopening framework with public health and workplace safety measures and restrictions in place. As Ontario continues down the path to economic recovery, decisions on which regions will enter Stage 3 and when will be made […]


The Timmins Rock signed two players over the weekend. They’ve received commitment from Forward Gabby Kioki and have signed 17 year-old Henry Brock. Brock, is a six-foot tall center from Port Perry Ontario, and is an OHL prospect. He was drafted in the third round 44th overall in the Under 18 Priority Selection Draft by […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** There have been no new positive cases in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) area since June 21, 2020. The current number of confirmed positive cases is now 67. No cases are currently active. Although we currently do not have any active cases within the PHU area, be aware that COVID-19 […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** On Monday, July 13, the Timmins Fire Department will begin its home inspection program. Firefighters will be going home to home asking residents to ensure their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms work, and that they have an evacuation plan in case of a fire. An emergency or evacuation plan should […]


The Timmins Rock, announced moments ago via twitter that Timmins Rock Alumni, Stewart Parnell has signed a pro contract with the Harsefeld Tigers in Germany. Parnell, suited up for the Rock for four seasons, and finished his NOJHL career with a total of 40 goals, 70 assist, and 110 pts in 131 games played. Rock […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** There have been no new positive cases in the Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) area since June 21, 2020. The current number of confirmed positive cases is now 67. No cases are currently active, but COVID-19 is still circulating. Continue to follow public health measures to stay well. Yesterday, a new […]


The Timmins Rock have received commitment from Forward Josh Dickson. Dickson, will be in a Rock uniform for a third season, and this season could be his best one yet. In his first season with the Rock, he put up 31 points in a 52 game span… 14 goals and 17 assists. When you play […]


**ONTARIO NEWS** The Ontario government, in consultation with Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, has extended all emergency orders currently in force that were made under s.7.0.2(4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act to July 22, 2020. The extension was made to ensure the province maintains the necessary flexibility to protect public health and […]


The Timmins Rock were thrilled to find out that their captain, Derek Seguin, would be returning to the team for his final season.  We had the chance to chat one-on-one with the captain about his commitment to the team for the 2020-21 season, his expectations, the importance of being mentally and physically healthy, and he […]


**SOUTH-PORCUPINE OPP DETACHMENT NEWS RELEASE** On those beautiful sunny days, most of us want to get out on the water to use our boats. Just remember that any vessel being underway that has any type of motor, requires the operator to possess a valid Pleasure Craft Operators Card (PCOC) or proof of competency equivalence. Personal Watercrafts […]


Ontario is expected to table a motion Wednesday to extend the province’s state of emergency until July 24. The current state of emergency declared at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic is set to expire July 15. -For the Full Story Visit 680 News -With Files From 680 News