6 stories keeping you “in the know” for Monday Apr 16

Transportation cancelled today

While some have a PD day today, others have had their bus cancelled today. Timmins Buses were pulled off the road today, as were buses is Espanola, Massy, and the Algoma District. Drivers are encouraged to leave extra time as they head out… as city crew continue to deal with snow fall and slick conditions.

 

Doug Ford cancels meet and greet

The Weather yesterday into today shut down a number of events across the North, including a Doug Ford meet and greet in North Bay. The PC leader was expected to meet with voters yesterday. There is no word yet as to when he will reschedule.

 

Public opinion sought

The City of Greater Sudbury says they are looking for public opinion when it comes to areas of importance of Sudburians. The city says they’ve selected 1,200 random homes. They say quality of life, opinions on municipal services, and transportation may all be covered. The survey takes about fifteen minutes to complete.

 

Call us first – Timmins Police

Timmins Police are encouraging residents to give them a call first when it comes to crime. A social media issue has been raised, where a rash of petty thefts… such as hockey sticks from doorways for the Humboldt Broncos have taken place. Police say that should a crime take place, to contact them first… as posts on vigilantism is encouraging others to the law into their own hands.

 

No injuries after car meets wall

Meanwhile Sault Ste Marie Police responded to a single vehicle collision involving a car and a wall. It happened over the weekend when a vehicle struck the wall of 105 Champlain, causing damage to the brick wall and front window of the housing unit. The vehicle had minor damage, and there were no injuries.

 

Teen arrested after multiple assaults

Sault Ste. Marie Police have taken a teen into custody. It’s alleged that just before the weekend, he got into an argument with his girl friend that that turned violet. He then left the area and got into an argument with a second individual, before assault him with an edged weapon. The injuries were non-life-threatening.