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**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service arrested two local persons yesterday (Oct 15) on the strength of arrest warrant stemming from various incidents. A Timmins Police Service officer was completing patrols of the downtown core area when the officer recognized a man as being a person who is allegedly wanted on the […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with theft related offences stemming from an incident that occurred during the early morning hours of Sunday, October 13th where credit cards are alleged to have been stolen from a person’s parked vehicle. It is further alleged that a series of […]


**SCIENCE TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** The twenty-sixth annual Science Olympics competition is sponsored by Newmont Goldcorp Mines. It promotes and develops innovative thinking, problem solving and teamwork. Science Timmins is hosting the twenty-sixth Regional Science Olympics Competition on Friday, October 18, 2019 at Timmins High & Vocational School. The competition will run from 9:30 AM to 2:00 […]


**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 Sunday, October 13th. The Timmins Police Service responded to a complaint regarding a disturbance on Algonquin Blvd involving an intoxicated person. The […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with theft related offences stemming from an incident that occurred during the early afternoon hours of Saturday October 12th at a local grocery store in Timmins. Responding Timmins Police Service officers attended the scene of the incident of theft of merchandise […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with theft related offences stemming from an incident that occurred yesterday evening at a west end retail outlet store in Timmins. Responding Timmins Police Service officers attended the scene of the incident of theft of merchandise that had been observed by […]


With the final Federal leaders debate in the history books, advance Polls are officially opening. Polls will be open over the entirety of the Thanksgiving long weekend. While some people are questioning the decision to have the advanced polls open during a time of high travel, Elections Canada says they are hoping it is a period […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** Tomorrow (October 11th) will mark the beginning of Operation Impact 2019, a national public awareness campaign aimed at making Canada’s roads the safest in the world. By promoting safe driving behaviours, we hope to help prevent collisions, save lives and reduce injuries on Timmins and area roads. The focus will […]


**NEOFACS NEWS RELEASE** On Thursday, October 10, 2019, North Eastern Ontario Family and Children’s Services (NEOFACS) is once again teaming up with the Timmins Fire Department and Timmins Food Bank to host the second annual “Fill the Fire Truck” Food Drive and BBQ, in hopes of recruitment potential foster parents and ensuring families in need […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged 3 local persons with drug related offences stemming from the execution of search warrants at 3 separate Timmins residences yesterday. The execution of these search warrants marks the culmination of an intensive investigation undertaken by the Timmins Police Service – Drug Enforcement Section. A […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service arrested seven local persons over the weekend on the strength of arrest warrant stemming from various incidents. A routine traffic stop on Mountjoy North during the evening hours of Friday, October 4th resulted in the arrest of a subject known to the police as being wanted […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local tenant of a Viscount Street apartment building with theft related offences stemming from ongoing incidents commencing in early September. Timmins Police Service officers attended the scene of the incident on Friday, October 4th and gathered the necessary investigative details that provided for […]


**NCDSB NEWS RELEASE** Following the resignation of Richard Brassard, former Chair of the Northeastern Catholic District School Board of Trustees, at a special Board meeting called on October 3, 2019, Vice-chair Colleen Landers was appointed as the new Chair of the Board until the Inaugural Board Meeting in December 2019. Fred Salvador, was acclaimed as […]


**OICS NEWS RELEASE** This Friday, October 11th from 9am-11am the students from O’Gorman Intermediate Catholic School will be going around the North end of town collecting non perishable food items for the Timmins Food Bank. You are welcome to drop off donations at the school or leave them on your front door step. We thank […]


** ONTARIO CATHOLIC SCHOOL TRUSTEE’S ASSOCIATION NEWS RELEASE** We are very pleased that tonight, following many days of bargaining, the Council of Trustees’ Associations, the Provincial government and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) reached a tentative collective agreement. The tentative agreement ensures that the students in Catholic schools throughout Ontario and the dedicated CUPE […]


The Summer Concert Series has just completed a decade of existence, and managed to come in clutch for the Timmins and South Porcupine Food Banks. Each food bank will be receiving $250 and the amount of non perishable food items donated will be split off between them as well. Year 11 for the Summer Concert […]


For the past 20 years, students from École Secondaire Catholique Thériault have spent a night camping outside in the school yard with nothing but a cardboard box and a tarp. They call it Homeless Night (Soirée sans Abris). The school doesn’t do it because it’s fun, they do it to show students what some people can […]


As you are aware, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has announced a full withdrawal of services beginning on Monday, October 7 if an agreement is not reached at the provincial bargaining table. At this time, the Northeastern Catholic District School Board wishes to inform you that we have made the very difficult decision […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service arrested a local person on the strength of arrest warrant stemming from an early hour disturbance this morning. A disturbance is alleged to have occurred at a Sixth Avenue address early this morning where a subject is alleged to have been found trying to gain access […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with impaired driving related offences stemming from a single vehicle collision which occurred during the evening hours of Saturday, September 28th. The collision was reported to police where a 2013 Ford Focus passenger vehicle had left the roadway of Goldmine Road […]


The union representing school support workers in Ontario says it has given a five-day notice to the government that its workers will strike on Monday. CUPE’s Ontario School Board Council of Unions — which represents 55,000 custodians, clerical workers and early childhood educators — have been on a work-to-rule since Monday. -With Files From 680News […]


**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 as of September 29th. The Timmins Police Service would like to determine the current whereabouts and confirm the wellbeing of Malitta LOCKREY (LOCKERY), 50, of Timmins. She is described […]


**J.L. RICHARDS & ASSOCIATES LIMITED NEWS RELEASE** J.L. Richards & Associates Limited announced today that it has acquired Timmins-based engineering firm Porcupine Engineering Services (PES). This exciting strategic integration will allow JLR to expand its existing team in Timmins and offer a diversified suite of services to clients in the mining, industrial, forestry, and energy sectors […]


**TADH NEWS RELEASE** The Bell Store is kicking off a month long fundraising campaign with a $1,000 donation to the Timmins and District Hospital Foundation. Chantal Chaban , Store Manager  announced  “Our store will be hosting this fundraising campaign for the entire month of October with a portion of all new cell phone activations and […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local woman with break-in related offences stemming from an incident which occurred early this morning at a west end automotive repair shop in Timmins. Responding Timmins Police Service officers attended the scene of the break-in while it was in progress and collected the […]