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AEFO, ETFO, OECTA, and OSSTF NEWS RELEASE** On Friday, February 21, teachers and education workers from the four major education unions will be out of their classrooms on the same day. Nearly 200,000 teachers and education workers will strike in 72 school boards, affecting almost 5,000 schools across the province in protest of the government’s cuts […]


Kin Canada is celebrating its 100th birthday, and what better place to celebrate than right here in Timmins! To kick off the celebrations, an early morning flag raising was held at City Hall with members of all local clubs. Once the flag was raised, members put their excitement on display by singing the “Kinsmen Chant” […]


A Detroit Red Wings folk hero has passed away. According to family, Pete Babando died Wednesday morning at the age of 94. The man is most commonly known for scoring the first-ever Stanley Cup winning goal in sudden death overtime of a Game 7, when he scored the clincher at 8:31 in double overtime to lift […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** In keeping with its ongoing commitment to enhancing traffic safety, the Timmins Police Service engaged in a Family Day traffic enforcement initiative. As a result of this enforcement presence campaign, one driver was located and charged with Impaired Operation by Drug contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. Three drivers […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** The flags at all City of Timmins facilities will be flying at half-mast, in honour and memory of local politician and broadcaster, Don Dewsbury, who passed away yesterday at the age of 77. Don, who moved to Timmins from Toronto, was well-known in the community for his time at CFCL-TV […]


**sent in by a listener** Very cool.  By happenchance, I saw a bird fly into our backyard Feb. 17th late afternoon and roost above one of our back feeders.  I was unsure what species it was so grabbed the binocs – a small owl!  After my wife and I viewed it for a bit through […]


Timmins Rock goaltender Ty Masternak, will be out due to an upper body injury. “Ty, is out minimum a week. He’ll Possibly be available for one of the last two games of the regular season.” -Timmins Rock Head Coach Corey Beer. The Rock play the Powassan Voodoos and the Hearst Lumberjacks this week, and will […]


Two Timmins artists have picked up award nominations for their songs. CC Harvey and Laurie-Ann Dredhart received nominations in two categories for the Canadian Gospel Music Association’s 41st Covenant Awards. The winners will be announced in Langley, British Columbia, March 21. Harvey’s song Will Overcome is up for Rock Song of the Year. Harvey and Dredhart’s […]


Here is your road report: If you’re travelling to Hearst today on highway 11, there is reduced visibility from Smooth Rock Falls to Hearst and the highway is snow covered. highway 101, is snow covered and the highway is reduced to one lane near Temagami due to a disabled Transport Trailer. The 144 and the […]


The Timmins Rock, went one for one in their back to back situation over family day weekend. They took a 3-1 loss to the Powassan Voodoos, but then went on to beat the French River Rapids 6-1 on Saturday and are now one point back of first place once again. This week, will be quiet […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man and woman with a assault related offences stemming from a disturbance at a Pine Street South residence which occurred during the noon hour of Thursday, February 12th. A trio of suspects attended the residence on Pine Street South and proceeded to […]


**SOUTH PORCUPINE OPP NEWS RELEASE** On February 8, 2020 at approximately 6:54 p.m., members of the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to investigate a collision involving two motorized snow vehicles (MSV) on Little Star Lake, Keefer Township, approximately 45 kilometers west of Timmins, Ontario.   One of the drivers […]


School Buses are CANCELLED for All School Boards across Northern Ontario. NO Buses for Hearst, Kapuskasing, Smooth Rock Falls, Cochrane, Timmins, Iroquois Falls, Matheson, Ramore, and everywhere else all the way to New Liskard. Schools however, will remain open.


**NORTHERN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE** Northern College is pleased with the Ontario Government’s recent announcement allowing colleges to offer stand-alone nursing degree programs for the first time. Since 2000, Northern College has been offering Laurentian University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree with great success; graduates of Northern’s program offering have scored some of the […]


**TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE NEWS RELEASE** The Timmins Police Service has charged 3 persons with drug related offences and arrested a fourth person stemming from the execution of a search warrant at a Balsam Street North residence yesterday evening. The execution of the search warrant marks the culmination of an intensive investigation undertaken by the Timmins […]


**ONTARIO NEWS RELEASE** Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed that the province’s third case of the 2019 novel coronavirus is now resolved: “On January 31, we reported a confirmed case located in London, Ontario. Additional testing has been conducted by both the Public Health Ontario Laboratory and the National Microbiology Lab […]


There are now six games remaining in the regular season and every point matters. The Timmins Rock, were looking for another two points last night and they got them by pulling off a 5-0 win over the Cochrane Crunch. “We had the puck the entire time, we had them stagnant in their “D Zone”, they […]


**ENVIRONMENT CANADA FORECAST** A snow squall is expected this afternoon along a sharp cold front. Brief, but heavy snow and blowing snow is expected as this cold front passes southeastward through the area. The cold front is expected to be over Kapuskasing near noon and reach Chapleau and Timmins near 4:00 P.M. EST. Snowfall accumulations […]


The Timmins Rock, are taking on the Cochrane Crunch tonight! it’s a battle of highway 655, and a the Rock will look to pick up another big two points! As far as starting goaltenders go… Ty Masternak, is the number one goaltender for the Rock, so he is projected to get the start tonight. Both […]


**TADH NEWS RELEASE** Timmins and District Hospital would like to inform the general public that the Government of Ontario is implementing a change with the health cards as of July 1st, 2020.   The Province of Ontario released the following statement regarding red and white Ontario Health Cards:  “As of July 1, 2020, red and […]


The Archie Dillon Sportsplex pool, has been having issues with their heater for the last couple of days and things are almost ready to go. “The water is still sitting a 78 degrees, normally it’s at 80 which is the average. Swimming lessons (paid services) have been postponed for this week, but public swims and […]


It’s more of a roller coaster season now than it was when we had reached the mid season point. The Timmins Rock, are sitting at the top of the NOJHL once again after they pulled off back to back wins against the Cochrane Crunch and the Espanola Express. The Rock, took a tough 3-2 loss […]


**ARCHIE DILLON SPORTSPLEX POOL NEWS RELEASE** The heater is being repaired and we are hopeful that we will be reopen soon (Saturday February 8th). The water needs time to warm back up. With that being said, all of our rentals have been communicated with regards to our options available to them and given courtesy time to […]


**CITY OF TIMMINS NEWS RELEASE** The City of Timmins would like to advise that an extreme cold weather alert has been issued for February 7, 2020, with temperatures reaching -25 Celsius (inclusive of windchill). Living Space will continue to operate 24/7, accommodating 25 people in the existing emergency shelter. Overflow beds are also available at […]


The Timmins Rock, were off to a flying start as they were hosting the Powassan Voodoos in a game where a crucial two points were up for grabs. Unfortunately the Rock went on to drop that contest 3-2 in regulation. The Rock, were stuck in their zone for the first three minutes of the game […]