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Thursday, July 29, 2021


Local students left in the lurch as Laurentian restructuring continues

For years, Laurentian University has been the most feasible choice for a new generation of West Nipissing students, francophone and anglophone alike, that want...

District hospitals make room for COVID patients transferred from south

The North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit is the only region in Ontario with a new case rate currently below 40 per 100,000 people,...

New mural honours healthcare ‘angels’

A new set of wings have gone up in Sturgeon Falls – wings of protection and care during times of COVID. The new mural,...

Local opioid-related deaths more than double during pandemic

A startling increase in opioid-related deaths in the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit area during COVID-19 has prompted a number of responses...

Homesteaders settle in Field, growing their farm and business

Small hold farms, or homesteading, is becoming a way of life for more families in West Nipissing as people move into the area to...

Family Health Team in peril after employee steals $460,000

A Field woman has been sentenced to two years of house arrest after defrauding the West Nipissing Family Health Team of over $460,000 while...

Pitching in to clean up West Nipissing

The response to a local clean-up campaign through Pitch-In Canada has been no less than stellar so far, as over 100 persons, families and...

Outreach program tackles homelessness in Sturgeon Falls

As homelessness increases in communities across Canada, West Nipissing is no exception. Starting at the beginning of March, Gislain Ouellette has been seeking out...

Local snowshoer headed to world stage next winter

At the end of every snowshoeing season, Jason Coleman likes to give his head coach, Wayne St-Martin a scare. “It’s been four years he’s been...

Duo trains for first full marathon in May

Andrea Bain and Liz Henning never imagined they’d be training for a marathon when the West Nipissing neighbours first started running together six years...
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