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**LOTTO MAX NEWS RELEASE** Congratulations to Carmen Landry of Timmins after winning a $333,333.40 MAXMILLIONS prize in the December 7, 2018 LOTTO MAX draw.   “I play LOTTO MAX, LOTTARIO and sometimes LOTTO 6/49,” shared Carmen, a 43-year old local hospital worker, while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings. […]


**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** Northern College is pleased to announce the 100 per cent entry-to-practice exam pass rate of its Registered Nursing graduates. Northern College BCSN graduates surpassed the provincial pass rate average by 17.3 per cent for first time writers. According to the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN,) the test is […]


**LIVING SPACE NEWS RELEASE** Living Space has expanded the operating hours for the afternoon drop-in program at the 27 Cedar Street North Shelter. Beginning in December, the shelter will be open Monday to Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 PM to offer enhanced services. This expansion is part of a larger strategy aimed at providing 24/7 […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** Begin date: December 12, 2018  Begin time: 08:00 AM  Estimated end date: December 12, 2018  Estimated end time: 04:30 PM  Location: Terry Fox Trail between Mountjoy St. S. and Birch St. S.  Alternate route: Walk half a block south of trail and use Moneta Avenue to bypass closed section of trail.  The section of the Terry […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is issuing a public notice in regards to its annual “Cram the Cruiser” food drive which will take place this Saturday (December 15th) at five area grocery stores. The Timmins Police Service Auxiliary Unit, working in conjunction with the South Porcupine OPP Auxiliary Unit will be […]


**ENGLEHART OPP NEWS RELEASE** At approximately 4:46 p.m. members from the Kirkland Lake Detachment and the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle crash on Highway 11 just north of Englehart, Ontario. A tractor trailer collided with a cube van. The collision caused the vehicles to catch fire. Unknown […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE 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 Emma MCDONALD, age 15, who is a resident of Timmins. She is described as: – a Caucasian female […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance with their investigation into a possible abduction of a young male person in Timmins. The incident is alleged to have occurred on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018, at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Birch Street North near the Northeastern Catholic School Board building. […]


The winning entries in the Santa Claus Parade were in the spotlight at this week’s council meeting. Held in November, there were 13 award winners from the event organized by the Downtown Timmins BIA and Timmins Chamber of Commerce. For more, including photos of all the winners, go to Timminstoday.com.      –With files from Timmins […]


Toys were in a lot of shopping carts over the past Christmas shopping weekend, but they’re not all going under the tree. The Cochrane District EMS and CDSSAB employees held the 7th Annual Fill an Ambulance and Crib Toy Drive on Saturday, with ambulances parked outside the Canadian Tire and Wal-mart in Timmins. The fundraising […]


**ROGERS MEDIA NEWS RELEASE** On Monday, the Ted Rogers Community Grant Program, in conjunction with Kiss 99.3 and 92.1 Rock, awarded  Science Timmins $5000.   December 2nd marked the 10 year anniversary of the passing of Ted Rogers . His passion and spirit is still a driving force that is exhibited in our company values. […]


**KIRKLAND LAKE OPP NEWS RELEASE** Members of the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to thank the Town of Kirkland Lake and Crabby Patty’s Restaurant for supporting breakfast with Santa.    The event was held on December 9, 2018 at Crabby Patty’s Restaurant. All proceeds from the breakfast were donated […]


**KIRKLAND LAKE OPP NEWS RELEASE** On December 9, 2018, members of the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a stolen snowmobile on Woods Street in Kirkland Lake, Ontario.  The snowmobile is described as a white and red 2009 Polaris Dragon SP 800 CC.                   Any person with information […]


**TIMMINS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION NEWS RELEASE** Barb Stegemann, a “Top Game Changer” on CBC’s Dragon’s Den, CEO and founder of The 7 Virtues, and a Women’s Executive Network Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada will deliver a keynote address in Timmins. Stegemann is the keynote speaker at the Timmins Social Enterprise Roundtable February […]


**AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NEWS RELEASE** Join Amnesty International to “Write for Rights” in recognition of Human Rights Day! On or around December 10th millions of people across the world use the power of letter writing to protect individuals or communities whose human rights have been denied. Everyone can participate! You don`t need to have any previous […]


**PUBLIC HEALTH SUDBURY AND DISTRICTS NEWS RELEASE** A drinking water advisory means that people who take their water from the municipal system should NOT use it for drinking; making juice, infant formula, or ice; cooking; washing uncooked fruits and vegetables; or brushing teeth. Boiling the water may not make it safe for drinking. For these […]


**NEOFACS NEWS RELEASE** Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. Cochrane District EMS Ambulance Bay at 500 Algonquin Blvd, Timmins, ON On Tuesday, December 11, NEOFACS will be presented with gifts and a cheque from the “Fill an Ambulance and Crib” toy drive that the Cochrane District EMS and CDSSAB employees held in Timmins at […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man stemming from a robbery which occurred at an Algonquin Blvd gas station during the early morning hours of Thursday, December 6th. Responding Timmins Police Service officers were able to follow foot prints left by the suspect to a Toke street address. […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged three suspects stemming from an incident of mischief to private property in the Riverpark Road area which occurred during the evening hours of Sunday, November 25th. Responding Timmins Police Service officers were able to identify suspects based on their observations at the crime scene […]


**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** Northern College is pleased to announce our continued efforts to consolidate and expand our international partnerships. Earlier this week Northern College President Fred Gibbons and Timmins Mayor George Pirie met with a delegation from Henan Mechanical and Electrical Vocational College, a post-secondary institution based in China. The success of a current […]


**CANADIAN BLOOD SERVICES NEWS RELEASE** Noah was born with a rare illness called Schwachman-Diamond Syndrome which has varying degrees of impact including: slow growth, digestive enzyme deficiencies, blood production irregularities, bone marrow failure, and a high risk of leukemia.  The average age of survival is 35.  Noah was diagnosed with this illness when he was […]


KiSS 99.3 and 92.1 Rock station staff were facing the cold on Friday for a good cause. For the 12th Annual Ton in a Tundra event, KiSS 99.3 and 92.1 Rock radio station staff were seen outside grocery stores all over the city with Toyota Tundra Trucks from James Toyota. Trucks were setup at Food […]


**TIMMINS AND DISTRICT HOSPITAL NEWS RELEASE** Timmins and District Hospital is enthusiastic to introduce a new Electronic Canadian Acuity Scale that went live on November 20, 2018 in the Emergency Department. The priority for emergency departments is the ability to triage patients and identify those who require immediate medical attention. Keeping in line with TADH’s vision of providing […]


**DSB1 NEWS RELEASE** On December 6th, 2018, Timmins High and Vocational School (TH&VS), in collaboration with the Ontario Secondary School Teacher’s Federation (OSSTF), hosted a ceremony to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women today. This day, also known as White Ribbon Day, is observed across Canada. The ceremony focused […]


**TEMISKAMING OPP NEWS RELEASE** The Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have received erratic driving complaints involving commercial motor vehicles (CMV) on the highways.  The OPP acknowledges that many CMV drivers take their driving responsibilities seriously. It is imperative that every person who drives a large truck or commercial vehicle recognizes the increased risks […]