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Wynne allowing private Hydro One to line the pockets of its investors at the expense of families: NDP

Oct 16, 2017 @ 16:51 During question period Monday, Ontario NDP Energy critic and Toronto—Danforth MPP Peter Tabuns demanded that the $2.6 billion tax benefit given to Hydro One by the government must result in lower electricity costs for Ontario families and businesses, not higher profits for private investors. That’s following an announcement by Hydro One that it will challenge ...

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Sault College Issues Statement on Faculty Strike

Oct 16, 2017 @ 11:50 Unfortunately, the union representing our faculty and counsellors has elected to commence strike action against Ontario’s 24 public colleges. “OPSEU submitted a counter-offer Saturday that did far too little to close the gap between the Colleges and the union,” said Dr. Ron Common, Sault College President. There are three components at the heart of this labour ...

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Wesdome Announces Gold Production Results for Third Quarter

Oct 12, 2017 @ 19:38 Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. today announces its gold production results for the third quarter of 2017 (“Q3”). Mr. Duncan Middlemiss, President and CEO commented, “As a result of improved development rates in Q2, we have significantly increased the mineable inventory of higher grade ore at the Eagle River Underground Mine. Milled underground tonnes increased 27% ...

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RT Minerals Corp. closes Private Placement

Oct 12, 2017 @ 08:50 RT Minerals Corp. announces that, further to its news release of September 8, 2017, the Company has closed a private placement to raise gross proceeds of $383,090. The Company raised $230,000 through the sale of 4,600,000 non flow-through units priced at $0.05  and $153,090 through the sale of 2,187,000 flow-through units priced at $0.07. Each ...

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All Aboard Northern Ontario announces launch of new citizens’ rail passenger advocacy campaign

Oct 12, 2017 @ 08:18 All Aboard Northern Ontario, a new grassroots advocacy group, today launched its campaign for the restoration of the Northlander passenger train and improvements to other rail and intercity bus services across Northeastern Ontario.   “The time for a determined and well-researched campaign to revive the Northlander is now,” says Éric Boutilier, founder of All Aboard ...

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First Nations Sustainable Communities Program Launched – Wiikwemkoong Pioneers Phase One

Oct 12, 2017 @ 08:05   The Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, one of the 10 largest First Nation communities in Canada, is honoured to be the first community to participate in the First Nations Sustainable Communities Program, developed by IGNITE Infrastructure Association Inc. (IGNITE). Elected Chief of the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, Ogimaa Duke Peltier and Director of the IGNITE First Nations ...

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Wynne Liberals keep refusing to make changes to help Sears workers

Oct 11, 2017 @ 23:27 Oshawa NDP MPP Jennifer French released the following statement in response to the Sears Canada proposal to close all Canadian stores and lay off approximately 12,000 employees: “The news of Sears Canada’s closure is the latest in a series of blows to workers and pensioners at Sears Canada. Thousands of families find themselves out of ...

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Rentech to Voluntary Delist Common Shares from Nasdaq

Rentech, Inc. has notified Nasdaq of its intention to voluntarily withdraw the Company’s common shares from listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market effectively immediately prior to market opening on October 16, 2017. The Company intends to file a Form 25, Notification of Removal from Listing and/or Registration under Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, with ...

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Happenings At First United Church – October 11

Oct 11, 2017 @ 08:31 The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church (705-856-2926). Church Office hours are  Thursday from 1 -3 p.m. Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 & leave ...

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Annulation du projet d’oléoduc Énergie Est : la FMNO déçue

Oct 10, 2017 @ 09:49 À la Fédération des municipalités du Nord de l’Ontario (FMNO) on se dit déçu de la décision de TransCanada, rendue publique le 5 octobre 2017, d’annuler le projet d’oléoduc Énergie Est.   Le projet d’oléoduc Énergie Est, qui comprenait la conversion d’environ 3000 kilomètres de pipeline et l’ajout de 1500 kilomètres de nouveau pipeline, aurait ...

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FONOM Disappointed with Decision to Cancel Energy East

Oct 10, 2017 @ 09:47 The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) is disappointed with the decision to cancel the proposed Energy East pipeline project as announced on October 5, 2017 by TransCanada.   The proposed Energy East project, which included approximately 3,000 kilometres of existing pipeline to be converted and 1,500 kilometres of new pipeline, would have had significant ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Thanksgiving

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Thanksgiving: “Today, Canadians across the country will celebrate Thanksgiving – a day to gather with family and friends and give thanks for the many blessings we enjoy in our lives. Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the harvest, and a chance to appreciate the many people who contribute every ...

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NDP to Wynne: Every child matters—support Indigenous children living with mental health challenges

During question period Thursday, Ontario’s NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Michael Mantha demanded that the Wynne government answer the call of northern First Nations communities struggling to access mental health services. “If a family lives in Sault Ste. Marie, Blind River or Elliott Lake, they have direct access to Algoma Family Services children’s mental health services. However, if ...

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