The Nipissing Lakers announced some alumni are heading overseas to play professional hockey. Forwards Conor O’Donnell and Grant Toulmin have joined the Heilbronner Falken, a Division 2 Team in Germany.
City Police says three teenagers are facing criminal charges after a police pursuit of a stolen vehicle early Thursday. Police were told about a reported stolen car out of the Sudbury area between 12:30 and 2:30am Thursday morning.
A replicated budget is how Nipissing MP Vic Fedeli describes the Ontario Liberal’s budget which was passed Thursday. He says there was nothing new or surprising in it, and it continues to be disappointing for Ontario.
Local gun owners got to hear and speak about the potential Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act on Wednesday. Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney introduced the changes at Rockcut Shooting Range. Some of the many adjustments include mandatory safety training for all first time gun owners, extension of the Swiss Army Rifle Amnesty, and harsher prohibitions for Domestic Abusers.
A great chance to get out and enjoy nature with the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority. They are offering a free hike of the Eau Claire Gorge Friday.
Monday July 28th marks World Hepatitis day, encouraging the public to get tested and educated about Hepatitis C.
Recently officials say that a larger number of baby boomers are being diagnosed with Hep C, with one in five infected individuals not knowing they have it.
Federal Minister of Public Safety Stephen Blaney announced on Wednesday a new firearms policy that will be tabled this fall. He introduced the ” Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act” at the Rockcut Shooting Range along with Nipissing-Temiskaming MP Jay Aspin.
For the 17th consecutive year it is time for Mattawa Voyageur Days. Co-chair Jacques Begin says Mattawa Voyaeur Days is ready to go. He says wrist bands cost 45 dollars at the gate and 40 in advance and they are available at area Caisse Populaires, area Scotia Banks and the Mattawa Travel Information Centre.