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L’Ontario lance la technologie et les normes nécessaires à la vérification de l’identité numérique

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario lance publiquement la technologie et les normes nécessaires pour bâtir l’écosystème ontarien de vérification de l’identité numérique afin de favoriser l’accès plus rapide et convivial à des services en ligne sécurisés. La province, qui est une des premières administrations en Amérique du Nord à publier cette information, continue de démontrer son engagement envers la transparence du ...

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Ontario Releases Technology and Standards for Digital Identity

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The Ontario government is publicly launching the technology and standards that will build Ontario’s digital identity ecosystem, which will empower simpler, faster and better access to more convenient and secure online services. As one of the first jurisdictions in North America to publish this information, Ontario continues to demonstrate its commitment to digital and data transparency, and is making progress ...

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Between the Covers – September 8

NEW BOOKS ON THE 7 DAY SHELF this week are; “The Forest of Vanishing Stars” by Kristin Harmel, “Razorblade Tears” by S.A. Cosby, “Island Queen” by Vanessa Riley and “Fallen” by Linda Castillo.   STAFF PICK OF THE WEEK is “Blueprints” by Barbara Delinsky (from book jacket) Caroline and Jamie McAfee are close. Not only do they enjoy their relationship ...

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Back to School “Watch for Buses”

Inspector Tyler Sturgeon, Detachment Commander for the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), wants to ensure everyone has an enjoyable and safe 2021 – 2022 school year. Motorists should be extra attentive and prepared to stop for school buses from Monday to Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Additionally, please watch ...

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FREEMAN, Raymond

In loving memory of Raymond O. Freeman who passed away peacefully at home on August 31, 2021 with family by his side. Beloved soul mate of Angela Kelly and step father to her children Ashley Moga (Ovi) and Matthew Kelly (Mireille).  Ray also leaves behind his sons Bill Freeman (Sophie) and Curtis (Anik).  Ray was a very special Poppa to ...

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ROUSSEAU, Marc

Passed away peacefully with Sandra by his side on August 27, 2021. Proud and loving father of Brandi-Lee (Dan), Riley (Shawn) and Dusty (Brooke). Loving Grampa and Papa of Wyatt, Harlie, Gord, Charlie, Jackson and Isabella. Fondly thought of by Dalyce, mother of Marc’s children. Marc will be missed by his brother John (Luanne) who was his golf buddy for ...

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L’Ontario exigera une preuve de vaccination dans certains établissements

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Afin de protéger davantage la population ontarienne alors que la quatrième vague de la pandémie de COVID-19 provoquée par le variant Delta se poursuit dans la province, le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, ont établi qu’une preuve de vaccination sera requise pour accéder à certaines entreprises et à certains lieux à compter du 22 ...

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Ontario to Require Proof of Vaccination in Select Settings

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To further protect Ontarians as the province continues to confront the Delta-driven fourth wave of the COVID-19, the government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, will require people to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their vaccination status to access certain businesses and settings starting September 22, 2021. Requiring proof of vaccination in these settings reduces ...

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L’Ontario rétablit les exigences de renouvellement des permis de conduire, des vignettes de plaque d’immatriculation et des cartes Santé

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario rétablit les exigences de renouvellement des permis de conduire, des vignettes de plaque d’immatriculation, des cartes-photos de l’Ontario, des cartes Santé de l’Ontario et d’autres produits qui auraient expiré le 1er mars 2020 ou après cette date, mais qui ont été prolongés afin de fournir une aide immédiate aux Ontariens pendant la pandémie de COVID-19. Les ...

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Ontario Reinstating Renewal Requirements for Driver’s Licences, Licence Plate Stickers and Health Cards

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The Ontario government is reinstating renewal requirements for driver’s licences, licence plate stickers, Ontario Photo Cards, Ontario health cards, and other products that would have expired on or after March 1, 2020, but were extended to provide immediate relief to Ontarians during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those needing to renew their provincial documents are encouraged to use ServiceOntario’s convenient and easy-to-use ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – September 1

Although we cannot meet for Worship you may like to read the Scriptures for September 5, 2021 – Fifteenth after Pentecost Proverbs 22: 1-2, 8-9, 22-23    A good name rather than riches. Psalm 125                                 Do good, O God, to those who are good. James 2: 1-10, (11-13), 14-17   Faith without works is dead. Mark 7: 24-37        The Syrophoenician women’s faith ...

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Between the Covers – September 1

Come on in!  Masks must be worn covering mouth, nose and chin. Everyone must sanitize their hands before entering the library.  Patrons are free to browse the collections without time limits and computer use is available. Social distancing must be respected. Be smart, stay six feet apart. All returned materials must be placed in the Drop Box for quarantine and ...

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From the Branch – September 1

So September is here and I hope you all had a good summer with or without Covid19 restrictions. It is good to see the lounge open again even with distancing and masking. So there should be a membership meeting on September 9th. And we hope to see a good turnout as many important decisions will have to be made for ...

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I Lost Someone Today…

This was originally published on February 4th, 2017. At the time of the original writing the author asked that the name be withheld, but with the continuing rise of addiction / addiction-related deaths and the unveiling of the Memorial Wall in the Soo today it is appropriate to repost this International Overdose Awareness Day with her name. Feb 4, 2017 ...

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