Dr. Darryl Gebien outside of Barrie court Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (Tracy McLaughlin/Toronto Sun)

Barrie ER doc a 'slave' to Fentanyl

Dressed in a suit and pink tie as he stood at the front of the court on one of his fast fleeting days of freedom before prison, former Doctor Darryl Gebien apologized for his drug crimes in a lengthy speech to the judge Friday.

his past week, Timmins mayor Steve Black proposed yet another version of the CDSSAB funding apportionment formula in hopes of saving the city nearly $2 million. Kapuskasing mayor and CDSSAB chair, Alan Spacek (above), shared his thoughts on the matter with The Times this week.

CDSSAB struggle continues…

The continuing issues regarding the funding apportionment formula for the Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board (CDSSAB) are once again on the front burner of communities within the organization’s catchment area.

he gymnasium at Coeur du Nord was packed with families as Abundant Life and the Rooted Youth Ministry hosted a Family Fun Night on Feb.10.

Fun for the whole family

The gymnasium at Coeur du Nord was filled with sights and sound of merriment as the Rooted Youth Ministry group and members of Abundant Life hosted a family fun night on Feb.10.

Strong showing for KapSwim at Championship

In order to compete in this championship meet in Sault-Ste-Marie, swimmers needed to qualify by achieving time standards. Ten members of KapSwim earned the privilege to participate and faced-off against 13 other clubs. The end result was a tie for 5th place in podium finishes.

Providing Cellular Support

A new support service has begun in Kapuskasing for those with cellular questions or problems that require assistance with their phones.

UNION GAS supports KFD with $1,500 grant

Union Gas supports Kapuskasing Fire Department with a $1,500 grant to help purchase an intake valve. This valve is primarily used for rural firefighting operations when a hydrant is unavailable.

Flyers sweep Cubs in round one

The Kapuskasing Dufour Waste Disposal Flyers are off to the second round of the Great North Midget League playoffs after completing a sweep of the New Liskeard Cubs in the first round.