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City announces completion of Whitney-Tisdale pump station

The Whitney-Tisdale Pump Station No. 4 project is now complete and the fully operational station has been turned over to the city.Commissioning activities included a 14-day trial period, which ended successfully as of March 17.“The station has been modernized with new...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2022

Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Our scientists are absolutely integral to Ontario Parks, working as researchers, biologists, ecologists, and more! Take a look at a few of our awesome women scientists:

Sewage spill on Christmas Eve the result of wipes and rags clogging pipes: town official

The flushing of rags and wipes are what led to an overflow at the wastewater treatment facility in Collingwood on Christmas Eve. During Monday night’s strategic initiatives standing committee meeting, Director of Public Works, Engineering, and Environmental Services...

Pirie highlights city’s progress and prospects for 2022

George Pirie has been impressed with the resilience and determination of the people of Timmins throughout another very challenging year, and feels the city is poised for a prosperous 2022. Heading into the fourth year of his term as mayor, two of which have been...

Sewer capacity would support new apartments on Crawford, council assured

Concern about the potential impact on the sewer system was initially raised during an earlier meeting when council approved a rezoning application for a development proposed at 185 Crawford St. in South Porcupine. ANDREW AUTIO/The Daily Press jpg, TDDiscussion...

Ontario ignoring public’s rights to environmental consultation, public info: audit

18:40 Nov 22, 2021 BCI 24 News Network TORONTO — The Ontario government is ignoring the public’s right to consultation on environmentally significant decisions as it allows companies off the hook for pollution costs and harm to at-risk species, according to a new set...
City announces completion of Whitney-Tisdale pump station

City announces completion of Whitney-Tisdale pump station

The Whitney-Tisdale Pump Station No. 4 project is now complete and the fully operational station has been turned over to the city.Commissioning activities included a 14-day trial period, which ended successfully as of March 17.“The station has been modernized with new...

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Pirie highlights city’s progress and prospects for 2022

Pirie highlights city’s progress and prospects for 2022

George Pirie has been impressed with the resilience and determination of the people of Timmins throughout another very challenging year, and feels the city is poised for a prosperous 2022. Heading into the fourth year of his term as mayor, two of which have been...

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A new way to splash in South Porcupine

A new way to splash in South Porcupine

Bob McIntyre, staff Thursday, May. 20th, 2021 Photos by: Mark Rogers, Near North Video Productions The splash pad at White Waterfront Conservation Area in South Porcupine is being ripped out. The good news is that it’s being replaced by one that’s bigger and better....

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City approves upgrades to splash pad at Porcupine Lake

City approves upgrades to splash pad at Porcupine Lake

Thomas Perry Publishing date: Apr 07, 2021 City council has approved a contract with Elmvale-based Diamond Head Sprinklers for upgrades to the White Water Park splash pad in South Porcupine.The work, given the green light during Tuesday night’s meeting, will cost the...

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