Heavy fines for violating the Fire Code

The owner of a Thunder Bay residential building admitted his guilt to the nine charges against him. The charges related to various security measures, such as the repair and maintenance of the alarm system in two six-unit buildings on Rosedale Avenue in October 2018. The owner was fined a total of $ 18,000 plus additional […]

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Teen girl dead, three others injured in crash in Kapuskasing, Ont., police say

(KAPUSKASING, ON) – On August 16, 2019, at approximately 8:15 p.m., members of the James Bay Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Cochrane District Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Kapuskasing Fire Department responded a single motor vehicle collision on Cargill Road in the Town of Kapuskasing, Ontario. The four occupants, all youths, were […]

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Kapuskasing is still waiting for the construction of a medical cannabis plant

The construction of facilities for the cultivation of therapeutic cannabis is still waiting in Kapuskasing. The much anticipated job creation project in the community has been delayed a few times since last year. Toronto-based CannAssist was to begin construction of the facility last year on land next to the airport. This land was donated by the municipality in exchange […]

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Drug Bust: 10 people were charged after fentanyl bust

Numerous search warrants resulted in seizure of fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine, weapons and more The Timmins Police Service has charged a number of persons stemming from a comprehensive drug investigation which culminated with the arrests of ten people on the evening of Wednesday, July 18. Timmins Police Service – Drug Enforcement Section officers, working in collaboration […]

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The OPP stops a man twice in the same day

In Northern Ontario, a man was arrested twice in less than four hours for two different offenses. While investigating an incident in Sturgeon Falls, officers from the West Nipissing Provincial Police arrested a 30-year-old man for failing to appear. The police department, however, released the individual on a promise to appear in the Ontario Court […]

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