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Nouvelles du parc – Soutenir les entreprises locales

Cette semaine, les députés sont rentrés dans leur circonscription pour la semaine. Je préfère être chez moi dans le Nord, loin de l’humidité et de la chaleur de Toronto. J’adore entendre l’appel du huard sur CBC Morning North en été, bien qu’il n’y ait rien de tel que d’entendre la vraie chose qui flotte sur nos lacs à la maison ...

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Canada Day 2020

Happy Canada Day!   Afternoon Celebrations: From 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. local time (2 p.m. Atlantic time) watch Canada Day Across the Country on CBC and Radio-Canada as well as on CPAC and Canadian Heritage’s digital platforms at 1 p.m. (ET). Join Serena Ryder and Pierre-Yves Lord on a trip to meet talented artists from Yellowknife, Calgary, Winnipeg, Sudbury, ...

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Prime Minister Trudeau – Canada Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Canada Day: “On Canada Day, we celebrate the amazing place we call home – and the people we share it with. Whether you are firing up the barbecue or playing outside with the kids, this is a chance to reflect on where we are as a country, and where ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion de la Fête du Canada

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la Fête du Canada : « En cette Fête du Canada, nous célébrons notre magnifique pays ainsi que les gens avec qui nous le partageons. Que vous soyez en train de faire du barbecue ou de jouer dehors avec vos enfants, c’est l’occasion de réfléchir à où ...

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Premier Ford Praises Ontario Spirit on Canada Day

Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to mark Canada Day: “As we celebrate Canada’s 153rd birthday, I want to reflect on a year that has been unlike any other, one of the darkest periods in Ontario’s history. The COVID-19 pandemic touched everyone in the province, creating personal and financial hardship and resulting in losses far greater than anyone ...

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Le premier ministre Ford salue l’esprit d’entraide de l’Ontario à l’occasion de la fête du Canada

Le premier ministre Doug Ford a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante pour marquer la fête du Canada : « À l’occasion du 153e anniversaire du Canada, je tiens à revenir sur une année pareille à nulle autre, marquée par l’une des périodes les plus sombres de l’histoire de l’Ontario. La pandémie de COVID-19 a touché chacun et chacune d’entre nous, d’un ...

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From the Branch – July 1

Canada Day is here and after ALL that time Canadians are really happy to be Canadians and living in this beautiful country. I can remember my first day in Canada as if it was yesterday. We had flown from Amsterdam via Iceland to Montreal. It was kind of a chaos but we made our way to the Railway station and ...

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EMS Coverage Improves with PRU stationed at Goulais River

The District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board is pleased to announce the addition of a Paramedic Response Unit (PRU) to provide enhanced land based Emergency Medical Service (EMS) coverage in areas north of Sault Ste. Marie. Beginning June 30, the Paramedic Response Unit (PRU) will be deployed across the northern part of the Sault Ste. Marie District. ...

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News from the Park – It goes on

Readers will undoubtedly know that the Ontario Legislature has begun to resume operation, meaning that once again I find myself in Queen’s Park for the bulk of the week. Heading back to The City at first was rather disconcerting. The very streets themselves looked and sounded different. Not quiet but more empty than usual.  Seeing so many people walking around ...

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L’Ontario prolonge les décrets d’urgence jusqu’au 10 juillet 2020

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario prolonge jusqu’au 10 juillet 2020 tous les décrets d’urgence en vigueur pris en vertu de l’article 7.0.2 (4) de la Loi sur la protection civile et la gestion des situations d’urgence, tout en levant certaines restrictions qui limitaient l’accès à diverses installations sportives. Cette décision a été prise en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef de l’Ontario ...

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Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to July 10

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The Ontario government has extended all emergency orders currently in force that were made under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until July 10, 2020, while removing restrictions that were limiting access to certain sport training facilities. This decision was made in consultation with Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health to ensure the safe and gradual ...

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Between the Covers – June 25

We almost done with the library makeover! A few more shelves to paint in the Children’s section and a few other little jobs left.  We have been busy! We have begun to catalogue some new books.  This will give you a chance to make your list of books you would like for Curbside Pickup! New on the 7-Day Shelf this ...

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Northern Credit Union pledges matching donations & launches Pandemic Recovery Fund

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Northern Credit Union has established the True North Stronger Fund to support communities throughout Ontario in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In coordination with United Way, donations will provide immediate support in areas in which Northern has a presence. Northern has committed, up to $20,000, to match member and community donations made to the fund. “In times like these, it ...

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Thanks Brookfield Power for supporting CHADWIC Home!

CHADWIC Home makes Youth Violence Prevention programs a priority.   A number of years ago, significant funding was cut to the Violence Prevention Programs for Youth and we have managed, with great community support, to keep them afloat.  We are thankful to all our donors, and in particular, to Brookfield Power. We received a donation in the fall of 2018 that ...

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Families deserve answers after fighting to get loved ones into hospital

  Family after family with a loved one in long-term care has reported being urged not to transfer a sick loved one to a hospital during the pandemic — and they deserve to know why, and that it will never happen to another family again, said NDP Leader Andrea Horwath. “We have heard from anguished daughters and sons who say ...

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