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Is it working? Evaluating the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Project

Trying something new is never a smooth road. There are bumps, rough patches and issues with navigation. The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Project (RNIP) is no different. In order to study the impacts and areas for improvement, Northern Policy Institute has released the first in a series of reports evaluating the RNIP program. Just the Tip of the Iceberg: ...

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Sault College Students Can complete a degree at Trent

Students in Sault College’s School of Natural Environment wishing to deepen their understanding of the environment and to contribute to a more sustainable future can now complete their degree in Trent’s renowned School of the Environment in just two to three years, thanks to a new agreement between the two institutions.   Trent University and Sault College have signed four ...

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Michipicoten First Nation Demands Accountability for Decades of Chemical Contamination in Chapleau

Michipicoten First Nation (MFN) is calling for immediate action by pulp and paper giant, Domtar and the Government of Ontario to resolve the continued chemical contamination of the First Nation’s traditional lands. The First Nation is preparing for legal action unless the necessary remediation and accommodation strategies can be agreed to, it announced today. According to scientific reports, contaminated leachate ...

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Welcome 2 Tha Zoo Premier – Fringe Festival Online

Welcome 2 Tha Zoo is a Pre-Recorded Live concert/ Short documentary showcasing the very best of Sault Ste. Marie’s Hip-hop scene. Proudly Sponsored by Messy Official, It will air on Youtube Live. Link to this event is on facebook (link). To help make this accessible to everyone, tickets will be PWYC. (Pay What You Can Pricing). As an artist, during ...

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From the Branch – July 28

Boy, that made my day when I heard that the legion Lounge was open on Wednesday and Friday. I went and made a visit and lo and behold a few members and friends were there and I enjoyed some quality time which we had not had for a long while.I recommend to everyone to make a visit to the Branch ...

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Jagmeet Singh et Charlie Angus visitent la Première Nation de Neskantaga : « 26 ans sans eau potable, c’est honteux! »

Lundi, le chef du NPD, Jagmeet Singh, et le député néo-démocrate Charlie Angus (Timmins–Baie James) ont visité la Première Nation de Neskantaga pour discuter de la crise de l’eau qui perdure dans la communauté. En 2015, Justin Trudeau a promis la fin des avis d’ébullition de l’eau dans les réserves et a fait de Neskantaga le symbole de la promesse ...

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LDHC Palliative Care Program’s 3rd Annual Memorial Butterfly Release

LDHC Palliative Care

The LDHC Palliative Care Program is excited to welcome our live butterflies back again this year! It has been a difficult year for all, but we are excited to celebrate and honour those who have passed! As Ontario moves through the road to recovery, we have decided to host our event a bit differently again this year, with our community ...

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EC – Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Manitouwaadge – Hornepayne) ended

Jul 26, 2021 at 20:40 8:27 PM EDT Monday 26 July 2021 Severe thunderstorm warning ended for: Manitouwadge – Hornepayne   Jul 26, 2021 at 20:15 8:07 P.M. EDT MONDAY 26 JULY 2021. ——————————————————————— SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR:       MANITOUWADGE – HORNEPAYNE. ——————————————————————— ==DISCUSSION== UPDATED OR ENDED BY 9:54 P.M. EDT. AT 8:07 P.M. EDT, ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS ARE TRACKING A ...

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EC – Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake) ended

6:31 PM EDT Monday 26 July 2021 Severe thunderstorm warning ended for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake   Jul 26, 2021 at 18:01 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake At 5:58 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing strong wind gusts and up to nickel size hail. Lightning kills and injures ...

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Dubreuilville et Community Network Partners concluent une entente pour la construction d’un réseau de fibre optique appartenant à la communauté

La Corporation du Canton de Dubreuiville (le « Canton ») a conclu une entente de principe avec le consortium Community Network Partners pour la construction et l’exploitation d’un réseau de fibre optique à large bande pour la communauté. La construction et une vaste campagne de prévente seront lancées au début août 2021 permettant aux résidents de s’abonner à des forfaits ...

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Township of Dubreuilville and Community Network Partners Reach Agreement for Construction of Community Owned Fibre Optic Network

The Corporation of the Township of Dubreuilville (“The Township”) have reached an agreement in principle with a consortium led by Community Network Partners for the construction and operations of a next generation broadband fibre optic network for the community. The construction and a community wide pre-sales campaign will take place beginning August 2021, allowing residents to sign-up for residential and ...

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Grassy Narrows secures $68.9M to run Mercury Care Home

Today Canada signed a binding agreement with Grassy Narrows to provide $68.9M to run the Mercury Care Home.  The funds will be used for the long-term costs of providing care and services at the facility.  The Mercury Care home will have in-patient capacity for 22 mercury sufferers, as well as providing out-patient services for Grassy Narrows people who are suffering from the ...

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Canada and Ontario providing additional funding to support essential air access to remote First Nation communities in Ontario

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for Northern and remote First Nation communities which depend on supply chains for the delivery of essential goods and services. As the pandemic evolves, Canada and Ontario continue to work with remote First Nation communities and the air industry to address the unique needs of these communities. Today, Canada’s Minister of Transport, the ...

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