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James Bay detachments respond to several collision

KAPUSKASING - During the time period of January 4 to January 7, 2018, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in the James Bay Detachments area responded to 16 motor vehicle collisions with one resulting in minor injuries.

Mattice residents charged with trafficking

On January 11, 2018, the North East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on Chabot Crescent in the Village of Mattice. Police seized Cannabis Marihuana with an estimated street value of $15000 and a firearm.

Fire truck. (QMI Agency file photo)

Fire Chief urges residents to install smoke alarms

KAPUSKASING – Thursday January 11th, In the wake of a fatal fire in Oshawa, ON on Monday, January 8, 2018, the Kapuskasing Fire Department wants to remind the public to make sure that they have working smoke alarms on every storey of their home and outside all sleeping areas, and have practiced a home fire escape plan with everyone in their home.

Mathieu Parent.

Parent gets top marks from Flyers coach

They are just waiting to be scouted. And to be sure, there are a number of jewels who are hidden off the highways in the hockey nooks of northeastern Ontario.Hockey News North recently profiled 2002 birth year forward Kobe Barrette and 2001 birth year forward Riley Brousseau of the Timmins Majors of the Great North Midget Hockey League. And now, we

NDP MPP for Timmins-James Bay Gilles Bisson poses for a photo with NDP Nominee for the newly formed Muskegowuk-James Bay riding Guy Bourgouin at a recent announcement held in Kapuskasing on Jan.11.

Seeking the nomination…

KAPUSKASING - Guy Bourgouin, president of the United Steelworkers Local 1-2010, announced his intention to seek the nomination as the provincial New Democratic Party candidate for the new riding of Mushkegowuk-James Bay in the provincial election this spring.

Have coffee with our editor on Tuesdays

With the former offices of The Northern Times closed, clients can no longer just walk in and talk to a reporter.With that in mind, we've decided we will come to you.Going forward every Tuesday from 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. our editor Kevin Anderson will be at Tim Hortons in Kapuskasing to meet with you, our valued readers.Feel free to sit down and chat w

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