Politics

Corporate Planning & Policy Manual Committee Meeting Tonight

Mar 14, 2017 @ 06:59 Municipal Council is holding aCorporate Planning & Policy Manual Committee Meeting tonight in Council Chambers at 6 p.m. Of interest tonight are reports: Community Services & Tourism (AP 2017-07: Monthly Report for February 2017) Infrastructure Services (Public Works) (CS 2017-04: Monthly Report for February 2017) Information Technology & Innovation (JM 2017-03: Monthly Report for February  2017) ...

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Election Results for Michpicoten First Nation – Pat Tangie is elected Chief

Candidates for Chief BOBBIWASH, John 11 BUCKELL, Joseph 108 LEWIS, Ernie 3 STONE, Evelyn 34 TANGIE, Patricia ‘Pat’ 144 Candidates for Councillors ANDRE, Ivan 40 LEWIS, Marcel 47 ANDRE-STONE, Verna S. 46 PERRAULT, Dan 39 BLACK, Daniel 33 PETERSON, Linda withdrawn BOBBIWASH, John 46 ROBINSON, David 18 CHAPMAN, Wanita 55 ROBINSON, Verlyn ‘Rosalie’ 59 CHALYKOFF, John-Paul 106 SIMON, Christopher ‘Chris’ ...

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Municipal Council Meeting Tonight – March 7

Mar 7, 2017 @ 07:46 There is a regular meeting of Municipal Council tonight at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend. Of interest tonight will be a motion tabled by Councillor Sandra “Comprehensive Expense Report Regarding Complaints, Investigations and Legal Proceedings Occurring Since October 1, 2015”. For members of the community who may not be ...

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Mantha – Hydro bills put community centres at risk

Mar 6, 2017 @ 09:43 On Saturday, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath joined the leadership of Echo Bay, Desbarats, Bruce Mines, Hilton Beach and the Township of St. Joseph to speak out about skyrocketing hydro bills – which are putting their community hubs at risk. “The Johnson Township Community Centre Arena in Desbarats is a community hub for people from all ...

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Hughes Présente Une Pétition Électronique Sue le Service Voyageurs de L’Algoma Central Railway

Feb 28, 2017 @ 18:51 La députée fédérale d’Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing, Carol Hughes, a déposé à la Chambre des communes une pétition électronique portant plus de 550 signatures d’appui au service voyageurs de l’Algoma Central Railway. « Depuis plus de 100 ans le service voyageurs de la société Algoma offrait un accès sûr et abordable en toute saison aux espaces sauvages d’Algoma ...

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News from the Park – February 28

Feb 28, 2017 @ 08:09 This week, the Ontario Legislature once again resumed sitting after the winter break.  During the recess I spent a great deal of time travelling from end to end, throughout the riding, meeting with many individuals and organizations on matters of importance to the people of Algoma-Manitoulin. As much as I enjoyed my time back home, ...

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Andrea Horwath présente un plan pour que les Ontariens et les Ontariennes paient moins en électricité et pour qu’ils aient en leur possession une plus grande partie du réseau énergétique de la province

Feb 27, 2017 @ 10:57 Aujourd’hui, la chef du NPD de l’Ontario, Mme Andrea Horwath, a présenté son plan pour réduire les tarifs d’électricité pour tout le monde, partout dans la province, jusqu’à 30%, et pour faire à nouveau de Hydro One une propriété publique.   « Il est temps que les gens de l’Ontario paient moins en électricité. Il est ...

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Liberals play politics with winter power disconnections

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:13 Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals refused Tuesday to support NDP Leader Andrea Horwath’s motion to sever Bill 27 and end winter hydro disconnections – only to introduce the exact same motion on Wednesday.   “It’s painfully obvious that the Liberals are doing what they think is best for the Liberal party – not the people of ...

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Mantha demands answers from Wynne government on Highway 17 closure

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:02 Today Michael Mantha, NDP MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin, demanded the Wynne government provide answers and solutions for a section of Highway 17 between Wawa and White River that was washed out and closed again, this time for about eight hours.   “Once again, the Wynne government has allowed another northern road to close.  The closure of ...

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Liberals vote against ending winter disconnections

Feb 21, 2017 @ 13:14 Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals had a chance Tuesday to join with the NDP and end the practice of disconnecting hydro in the winter – but voted against it.   “Last year 60,000 households had their hydro cut off,” said NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, who tabled the motion on Tuesday morning, the Legislative Assembly’s first day ...

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