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**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** Timmins Police Service Inspector Blanchette has recently spearheaded a return to a “back to the basics” approach to policing by conducting foot patrols with the TPS platoon Staff Sergeants. This initiative is designed to bolster the police presence in the downtown core and specific identified problematic areas with chronic police […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 The Porcupine Health Unit is reporting two new cases (https://bit.ly/3c41zYh). At this time, the current number of confirmed positive cases is now 79, five of which remain active. Some teens and young adults are gathering in groups without maintaining physical distancing or […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** The Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) is reporting one new COVID-19 case among residents in the health unit area. This individual became infected and was tested on September 14, 2020 and remains in self-isolation outside the PHU region. Following provincial protocol, cases are reported and attributed to the health unit they […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local woman with an assault-related Criminal Code offence stemming from an incident that occurred during the late afternoon hours of Friday, September 4th at a north end grocery store parking lot in Timmins. The Timmins Police Service responded to an incident where a […]


This morning Mitch Wilson (Morning Show Host at 92.1 Rock) and our News Reporter Alain Quevillon, had the chance to speak live with Premier Doug Ford and ask him a few questions. Here’s the full interview:


**LAKE SHORE GOLD NEWS RELEASE** Lake Shore Gold a subsidiary of Pan American Silver   At approximately 6:00 am on September 8, 2020 Lake Shore Gold a subsidiary of Pan American Silver was advised that one of our contractors was involved in a vehicular incident involving an individual along highway 101.  At this time we […]


**PORTER AIRLINES NEWS RELEASE** Porter Airlines is deferring its resumption of flights until November 12 due to ongoing COVID-19 travel restrictions. We want to see our planes in the sky as soon as possible and are actively working to prepare for our resumption of service. However, the ongoing uncertainty presented by government travel restrictions, including […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is issuing a public safety advisory in light of the school year set to begin shortly. School buses will soon be a significant presence on area roadways. Motorists are reminded of their legal obligation to come to a complete stop when approaching or meeting any school […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** DAILY COVID-19 UPDATE FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 The Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) is reporting one new COVID-19 case among residents in the health unit area (https://bit.ly/2EtMvH1). This case is linked to international travel. This individual has been following all the public health recommendations and remains asymptomatic in self-isolation at […]


This morning, we had the chance to speak with Ontario’s Deputy Premier/Health Minister Christine Elliott. We discussed Ontario’s Back to School Plan and the potential of a Second Wave of COVID-19. Here is the Full Interview:


Human remains found near Latchford have been identified as a missing hiker from southern Ontario. According to police, Pickering’s Raymond Chan, 60, started a cross-country hike in late 2019. He was last seen in the Latchford area in December 2019. -For the Full Story Visit TimminsToday.COM -With Files From TimminsToday


**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE**  In the midst of uncertain times, Northern College and its students are gearing up for the Fall 2020 semester safe in the knowledge that steps are be taken to ensure the safety of students, staff and faculty. Over the past several months, staff and faculty have been hard at work to […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a trio of local persons with theft related offences stemming from an incident that occurred on Tuesday, August 25th at a Riverside Drive grocery store. Timmins Police Service officers responded to a call for service regarding a theft in progress where the 3 suspects […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE*8 The Timmins Police Service has charged a Fort Hope man with assault related Criminal Code offences stemming from an incident that occurred during the morning hours of Monday, August 24th at a west end hotel in Timmins. The Timmins Police Service responded to a matter where a 20 year old […]


**NHL NEWS RELEASE** Episode one of Quest For The Stanley Cup™, the critically-acclaimed behind-the-scenes documentary series chronicling the remaining teams in the 2020 Stanley Cup® Playoffs, premieres tonight at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN+ in the U.S. and YouTube.com/NHL in Canada. The first episode opens in the bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto, the sites of […]


**TADH NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins and District Hospital Foundation is excited to announce a new monthly lottery to help raise funds for priority needs at Timmins and District Hospital. Tickets for this all online fundraiser will be available starting on September 1, 2020. Anyone throughout the province of Ontario can support the Hospital by purchasing […]


**PORCUPINE HEALTH UNIT NEWS RELEASE** The Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) is reporting one new COVID-19 case. With this case, the PHU is conducting a COVID-19 outbreak assessment at the Extendicare in Timmins after one staff member without symptoms tested positive. While the individual is an employee at the facility, all infection prevention measures have been followed. […]


**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** Northern College announces the release of its inaugural Academic Plan (2020-2023), a guiding document to oversee the College’s innovative approach to curriculum, student life and enrolment growth, for the next three years.   “As an institution, our educational philosophy is built upon our beliefs, values and assumptions,” stated Dr. Audrey Penner, […]


The Timmins Rock have added some new talent to the team during the off-season and have been preparing for a return to hockey for 2020-21. NOJHL (Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League) Commissioner Robert Mazzuca said in an earlier news release that at the beginning of August, the NOJHL and its board of directors submitted a […]


**ENVIRONMENT CANADA** Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring over some areas. Dense fog across some widespread areas of the region can be expected until a few hours after sunrise this morning. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local young person with a number of Criminal Code offences stemming from an incident that occurred at a Wende Street residence during the afternoon hours of Wednesday, August 19th Responding Timmins Police Service officers completed a thorough investigation into the incident where the […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** Mayor George Pirie, in discussion with the Municipal Emergency Control Group, has ended the City of Timmins’ State of Emergency declared on April 3, 2020, effective immediately. The State of Emergency was declared for the following reasons: – To raise public awareness regarding the gravity of the current pandemic situation; […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged 5 persons with a number of Criminal Code and Drug Possession offences stemming from an intensive drug investigation undertaken by the Timmins Police Service – Drug Enforcement Unit. The investigation culminated with the execution of a Search Warrant yesterday (August 18) at a Birch […]


**TIMMINS POLICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a Mississauga man with a number of Criminal Code and Drug Possession offences stemming from the execution of a Search Warrant at a west end hotel in Timmins on Thursday, July 30th . Based on an ongoing drug investigation conducted by the Drug Enforcement Unit […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged three persons with a number of Criminal Code offences stemming from a series of incidents which occurred at an Algonquin Blvd motel over the course of two days last week. The Timmins Police Service received a report of all parties attending at the front […]