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For emergencies, please dial 9-1-1.

For non-emergencies, please dial 1-888-310-1122.

For emergencies pertaining to Municipal Infrastructures

705-753-2250 (weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
705-753-1170 (after hours)

West Nipissing’s Emergency Plan

The municipal Emergency Management Program aims to protect public safety, public health, the environment, critical infrastructure, and property. It also aims to promote economic stability and an emergency-resilient community.

The Emergency Plans Act, 1983 requires the Program to conform to standards stipulated by Emergency Management Ontario in accordance with international best practices, including the four core components of emergency management, namely: mitigation/prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.

See the West Nipissing Emergency Management Program.

Good to know
You can ensure you and your family are prepared for an emergency, including information on what to include in an emergency kit, with Public Safety Canada’s Emergency Preparedness Guide. Find and download the guide here.

OPP – Nipissing West Detachment

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) currently provides policing services to the Municipality of West Nipissing and surrounding area. As of September 14, 2021, the Nipissing West OPP Detachment will be located at 880 Levac Road in Cache Bay.

In case of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.

For immediate 24/7 assistance, or to report an incident (non-emergency): 1-888-310-1122.

For administration matters:

880 Levac Rd, Cache Bay
8:15am – 4:15pm Monday to Friday

Controlled access to the new Nipissing West Detachment will be in place in order to protect the public and detachment personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Criminal Record Checks
A letter from the employer must be provided for a vulnerable sector records check, or for volunteer work.

Criminal Record Checks may be obtained in person at the Nipissing West Detachment at 880 Levac Road, Cache Bay.

A record check can take up to three weeks to be completed.

Cost: $25*

Please note that the West Nipissing Police is no longer operating out of the 255 Holditch Street office. The Municipality thanks West Nipissing Police Service for their commitment to the community and years of service.

West Nipissing Fire Service

The Municipality of West Nipissing has nine fire stations and one first response team. In addition to emergency response, the Fire Service runs several public education programs, including smoke alarm programs, the older and wiser program, the great escape program, and Sparky’s fire safety program. The Fire Service also issues permits, conducts inspections, and more.

For more information, please visit the West Nipissing Fire Department website.

225 Holditch Street
Sturgeon Falls, ON  P2B 1T1

Matters Pertaining to Provincial Offenses

The Municipality of West Nipissing falls under the Provincial Offences Administration in the City of North Bay. For more information on provincial offences and the Ontario Court of Justice (North Bay location), please visit the City of North Bay website and the Ontario Court of Justice website.

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