Author Archives: Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown

EC – Thunderstorm Warning for Chapleau/Missinaibi Lake

Jul 20, 2017 @ 20:51 3:15 PM EDT Thursday 20 July 2017 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake (ended 7:29) Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls (ended 8:44) Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the ...

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World Record Setting Speedboat Confirmed for Sault Poker Run

Jul 20, 2017 @ 08:11 Watch the video to FEEL THE RUMBLE and see what ‘My Way’ can do! Want to see ‘My Way’ and other one of a kind speedboats up close. (Not work safe.)   Poker Runs America Hall of Famer Bill Tomlinson and his crew from Manotick, ON, are bringing big power to the Second Annual Sault Ste. ...

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Ladies Night Golf – July 19

Jul 20, 2017 @ 08:05 Number of players – 84 1st in 1st  Flight – Toni Rutland, Suzanne Lacasse, Johanna Rowe – 36 2nd in 1st Flight – Lise Noel, Margaret Davidson, spare – 42 3rd in 1st Flight – Edie Levesque, Valerie Levesque, spare – 42 1st in 2nd Flight – Julie Valois, Paula Valois, Linda Guindon – 44 2nd ...

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Thursday Morning News – July 20

Jul 20, 2017 @ 07:58 Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers early this morning. High 23. Humidex 26. UV index 8 or very high. News Tidbits – There are 252 personnel from Ontario in British Columbia. Ontario is scheduling to send another resource deployment of close to 100 personnel to British Columbia today. HydroOne ...

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Glenn Thibeault, Minister of Energy speaks on Avista purchase by HydroOne

Jul 19, 2017 @ 17:53 Glenn Thibeault, Minister of Energy, issued the following statement today in response to Hydro One’s announcement that the utility has agreed to acquire Avista, a utility company in the northwest United States: “Ontario is pleased to see today’s announcement of the proposed acquisition of Avista by Hydro One, as it is expected to deliver clear benefits ...

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Can you find the Bismarck?

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:45   In 1993, Alex Andrechuk took the newly finished model of the Battleship Bismark out for a sail on Wawa Lake.They carried it along Highway 101 before putting it into the water. Unfortunately, this 2 foot long vessel began to take on water about 60 feet off shore. Sadly he says, “it was spring, and sank ...

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Tim Rochette – 2017 Ontario Conservation Officer of the Year

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:38 Ontario Conservation Officer of the Year for 2017 has been named. Tim Rochette, a provincial investigator with the Special Investigations Services Unit has demonstrated his strong commitment to protecting natural resources, ensuring public safety, and mentoring fellow officers through his years of outstanding service and extensive community involvement. Some of his notable accomplishments include: Leading and executing many ...

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Create a Logo & Market Your Thoughts

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:24 Earlier this spring, the Superior East CFDC in partnership with the Northern Ontario Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative delivered two youth entrepreneurship programs called “Create a Logo” and “Market Your Thoughts”. The programs are designed for students in grades 3 to 8 to help promote entrepreneurship. The Create a Logo program asks students in grades 3 to ...

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Créez un Logo & Vendex vos idées

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:21   Au printemps dernier, la SADC Supérieur Est ainsi que l’Initiative Entreprenariat Jeunesse du Nord ont à nouveau présenté deux programmes d’entreprenariat intitulés ‘‘Créez un logo’’ et ‘‘Vendez vos idées’’.   Ces programmes sont conçus pour les élèves de la 3e à la 8e année à faire un lien à l’entreprenariat. Le programme Créez un ...

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Your feedback on the legislation of cannabis in Ontario

Jul 19, 2017 @ 08:11 The Ontario Government wants your opinion on how to approach the legislation of Cannabis. They are looking for feedback in five key areas: setting a minimum age for having, using and buying cannabis deciding where people can use cannabis keeping our roads safe regulating cannabis sales planning public education In April 2017, the federal government introduced ...

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Wednesday Morning News – July 19

Jul 19, 2017 @ 07:52 Weather – Clearing this morning. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 23. UV index 8 or very high. News Tidbits – Lake Superior Provincial Park – Agawa Tourist Information Centre is screening “The Canoe” tonight at 8 p.m. “This film captures the human connection and bond created by Canada’s well-known craft and symbol, the canoe. ...

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Tragic Weekend claims seven travellers lives

Jul 18, 2017 @ 20:12 A particularly tragic weekend had the Ontario Provincial Police responding to four fatal collisions, which claimed the lives of seven people, including three motorcyclists.   In a triple-fatality incident on Saturday, a pick-up truck collided with a commercial truck in northwestern Ontario, killing all three occupants of the pick-up truck. Speed was a factor in the collision. The commercial truck driver ...

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Sears liquidation profit should fund pensions – not executive bonuses

Jul 18, 2017 @ 18:09 Sears Canada has been given the court’s approval to begin liquidation sales Friday at the 59 locations it plans to close – the proceeds of which Ontario’s NDP says should fund Sears’ employees pensions first, not executive bonuses or debts to large firms.   The Ontario NDP has demanded legal changes so that when a ...

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Somber third anniversary of suspension of Algoma’s Passenger Train

Jul 18, 2017 @ 15:03   July 15, 2017 was the beginning of the 3rd year without passenger train service throughout remote areas of Algoma District. As a consequence, the Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) will hold a special event on July 28th, 2017 at 10 am in Sault Ste. Marie at the Civic Centre (Russ Ramsay Room) The ...

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