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Collection from a Canadian icon makes its way to the Canadian Museum of History

The Canadian Museum of History is delighted to announce the acquisition of Rick Hansen’s Man In Motion World Tour Collection. Artifacts from that epic tour have now become part of the Museum of History’s National Collection, where they will be preserved to help tell the awe-inspiring story of Rick Hansen and his team. “Rick Hansen and the Man In Motion ...

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Ratification des ententes centrales de la Fédération des enseignantes-enseignants des écoles secondaires de l’Ontario (FEESO)

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Stephen Lecce, le ministre de l’Éducation, a fait la déclaration suivante en réponse à la ratification de deux ententes centrales définitives, l’une avec le personnel enseignant et l’autre avec les travailleuses et travailleurs en éducation. La première entente a été conclue entre les enseignantes et les enseignants de la Fédération des enseignantes-enseignants des écoles secondaires de l’Ontario (FEESO) et la ...

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Ratification of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) Central Agreements

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Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to the ratification of the final central agreements with teachers and education workers. The teachers’ agreement is between the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) and the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA). The other agreement is between the OSSTF education workers, OPSBA, Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA), ...

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Highway 101/Mission Road Repaving Project to Begin Next Week

Mayor Rody and Wawa Council are pleased to share that with 100% of project funding provided by the Government of Ontario, received from both the Connecting Link and the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund programs, the reconstruction and resurfacing of Mission Road from Chris Simon Drive to Main Street/Highway 101 at the Gladstone Street intersection will begin May 27, 2020. J. ...

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Ontario Helps People Impacted by COVID-19 Get Back to Work

As the economy gradually reopens, the Ontario government is helping people affected by COVID-19 get back to work. The province is investing in Ontario’s first Virtual Action Centre, an online counselling and training portal, to support laid off and unemployed hospitality workers, and is helping apprentices by providing grants to purchase tools, protective equipment and clothing for their trade, along ...

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L’Ontario aide les personnes touchées par la COVID-19 à reprendre le travail

Alors que l’économie provinciale se remet progressivement en marche, le gouvernement de l’Ontario aide les personnes touchées par la COVID-19 à reprendre le travail. La province finance la création du tout premier centre d’action virtuel de l’Ontario afin d’aider les travailleurs et travailleuses du secteur de l’hôtellerie et de la restauration mis à pied et sans emploi et de fournir ...

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L’Ontario s’établit en chef de file de la recherche sur la COVID-19 au pays

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario accélère la réalisation de projets de recherche innovants axés sur la prévention, le dépistage et le traitement de la COVID-19. Ces projets, mis en œuvre dans le cadre du Fonds ontarien de recherche pour l’intervention rapide contre la COVID-19, doté de 20 millions de dollars, ciblent leurs travaux notamment sur l’élaboration d’un vaccin, le diagnostic, la mise ...

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Ontario Leading COVID-19 Research in Canada

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The Ontario government is quickly moving forward with innovative research to prevent, detect and treat COVID-19. These projects, part of the government’s $20 million Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund, focus on areas of research such as vaccine development, diagnostics, drug trials and development, and social sciences. Additionally, Ontario is leading the country with 22 clinical trials investigating COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. Today’s ...

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Wawa’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre

  Dr. Robinson takes us on a walkthrough of Wawa’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre and explains how it works. If you are worried you may have symptoms of COVID-19, please give the centre a call: 705-856-2244 ext. 244 or 246. Dr Robinson nous montre le centre d’évaluation COVID-19 de Wawa, et explique comment l’utiliser. Si vous pensez que vous avez les ...

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Since pandemic began, all three big LTC corporations have hired Ford insiders to lobby government

Since the pandemic began, the big three for-profit long-term care corporations have hired close Doug Ford allies to protect their financial interests by lobbying Ford and his government. Since the pandemic began, at least four top Ford allies and senior staffers have registered to lobby the government on behalf of the big three: Extendicare, Revera and Chartwell. ●        Melissa Lantsman ...

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As Ontario Reopens, People Urged to Continue Following Public Health Advice

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As the Ontario government carefully and gradually reopens the province, those taking public transit, returning to work or going out shopping are being urged to continue to adhere to public health advice as the best line of defence against COVID-19. To assist the public, the Ministry of Health today released specific recommendations on how to choose, wear and care for ...

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La province se remet en marche mais les Ontariens doivent continuer à respecter les conseils de santé publique

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Alors que le gouvernement remet la province en marche de manière prudente et progressive, il recommande fortement aux Ontariens et Ontariennes qui prennent les transports en commun, retournent au travail ou sortent faire des courses de continuer à respecter les conseils de santé publique, ces gestes barrières qui sont notre meilleure défense contre la COVID-19. Le ministère de la Santé ...

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Sault College’s E-Learning Programming Continues to Expand

Sault College’s e-learning course offerings continue to expand with a diverse range of program options for every learner. The College’s newest online certificates include: Data Analytics in Business Decision-Making Ontario College Graduate Certificate, Social Entrepreneurship Certificate and Strength-Based Perspectives in Helping Certificate.   With the addition of these new online certificates, Sault College is now offering over 40 online certificate ...

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L’Ontario réduit les obstacles financiers à l’éducation postsecondaire

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario réduit les obstacles financiers pour les étudiants à temps plein qui font des études postsecondaires. À compter d’aujourd’hui, les étudiants qui sont le plus dans le besoin peuvent présenter une demande au Régime d’aide financière aux étudiants de l’Ontario (RAFEO) pour l’année scolaire 2020-2021. « Faire des études supérieures est l’un des principaux investissements qu’une personne puisse faire ...

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Ontario Reduces Financial Barriers to Postsecondary Education

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The Ontario government is reducing financial barriers for full-time students attending postsecondary education. Starting today, those most in need can apply to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) for the 2020-21 school year. “Investing in higher education is one of the most important investments a person can make in their future,” said Ross Romano, Minister of College and Universities. “To ...

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