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Statement from the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the Government Canada on recent credential stuffing attacks

The Government of Canada, like every other government and private sector organization in the world, deals with ongoing and persistent cyber risks and threats. That is why the government has robust systems and tools in place to monitor, detect and investigate potential threats, and neutralize them as quickly as possible. The Government of Canada is taking action in response to ...

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Déclaration du Bureau du dirigeant principal de l’information du gouvernement du Canada au sujet de l’attaque de bourrage de justificatifs touchant le service CléGC

Le gouvernement du Canada, comme tout autre gouvernement et organisation du secteur privé dans le monde, doit faire face à des cyberrisques et des cybermenaces continus et persistants. C’est pourquoi le gouvernement a des systèmes rigoureux pour surveiller, détecter et enquêter des menaces éventuelles et les neutraliser dès que possible. Le gouvernement du Canada prend des mesures à la suite ...

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Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on August 16, 2020

In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today: “There have been 121,889 cases of COVID-19 in Canada, including 9,024 deaths. 89% of people have now recovered. Labs across Canada have tested 4,741,146 people for COVID-19 to date. Over the past week, an average of 43,000 people ...

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Premier, Provincial and Municipal Leaders Meet Online for 2020 AMO Conference

Premier Doug Ford and Health Minister Christine Elliott will be among key speakers featured on the first day of the 2020 Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) annual conference. The AMO conference opens Monday August 17 and will run to August 19. It will be offered entirely online – a first in the more than 120-year history of the event. The ...

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Thank you for your support!

  The photos below demonstrate only a fraction of the staff’s appreciation for the generous support received. THANK YOU!                      

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2019 Novel Coronvirus – What you need to know

Take the Ministry of Health’s Self-Assessment to help determine if you need to seek care. If you are experiencing symptoms of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus contact:   Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000 or Algoma Public Health: 705-759-5404 or 1-866-892-0172 ext. 5404 Hours of operation – Monday – Sunday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm   Click here if you require non-medical related assistance in your community. (i.e. ...

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COVID-19 Visitor Guide

Visiting Hours Due to COVID-19, some restrictions have been put in place with respect to visitation at the LDHC. Please view the Visitor Guide below for up-to-date and accurate information. Limited Entry in Place To continue to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission and protect our most vulnerable people, LDHC visitor restrictions are still in place. Acute care Each inpatient ...

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Letter from Algoma Family Services

To all our clients, community partners, and funders: On behalf of the extraordinary team at Algoma Family Services (AFS), we are pleased to announce the resumption of in-person services. We recognize the last four and a half months have been challenging for many children, youth, adults, and families. While our offices were closed in March, we continued to provide many ...

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Ladies Night Golf – August 12

75 Players 1st FLIGHT: Lise Noel, Toni Rutland, Spare – 36 2nd FLIGHT: Danette Mathias, Christina Portis, Spare – 43 3rd FLIGHT: Linda Guindon, Louise Moran, Paula Valois – 45 4th FLIGHT: Diane Spencer, Melissa Terris, Linda Sillanpaa – 47 5th FLIGHT: Darlene Trovarello, Caroline Desgagne, Paula Bailey – 52 SPECIAL EVENTS WINNERS: AJ’s Pizza – 3 Steaks – Longest ...

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Sault College Extends Withdrawal Period to Further Support First Year Students

Recognizing that the current situation surrounding COVID-19 has re-shaped post-secondary education for the upcoming fall semester, Sault College understands the importance of being flexible and providing options to further support its students during these unprecedented times. To complement this, Sault College is providing its full-time first year students with an extended opportunity to make an informed decision regarding their academic ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – August 12

It is the Eleventh  Sunday after Pentecost. Although we cannot meet for Worship together you may like to read the Scriptures for August 16, 2020. Genesis 45: 1-15                        Joseph is reunited with his brothers. Psalm 133                           ...

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Children with Autism are Still Waiting

With Todd Smith’s announcement today, Ontario’s autism community has learned that once again, children will be stuck waiting for needs-based therapy. Despite a committment last year that a needs-based program would be ready and accessible by April 2020, the government continues to stall and delay. As children continue to languish on an ever-increasing waitlist, access to meaningful therapeutic support remains ...

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