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East Algoma OPP – Charges laid after multiple thefts

On November 15, 2023, at approximately 12:10 a.m. the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested and charged a person in relation to previous a theft-related occurrence at a retail store on Ontario Avenue in Elliot Lake. On October 10, 2023, the complainant reported numerous thefts from the retail store over the past few days. They knew who the female ...

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Minister Calandra Introduces Planning Statute Law Amendment Act, 2023

Paul Calandra, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, released the following statement: “Last month, I announced that we would reverse certain decisions related to official plans and official plan amendments because I did not have confidence that decisions were made in a way that supported our goal of building at least 1.5 million homes in a way that maintains and ...

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Le ministre Calandra dépose la Loi de 2023 modifiant des lois en ce qui concerne l’aménagement du territoire

Paul Calandra, ministre des Affaires municipales et du Logement, a publié la déclaration suivante : « Le mois dernier, j’ai annoncé que nous allions annuler certaines décisions concernant des plans officiels et des modifications de plans officiels parce que je n’étais pas convaincu qu’elles avaient été prises de façon à appuyer la réalisation de notre but de bâtir au moins ...

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Supporting Child Care in Ontario

The Ontario government is launching a multipronged Child Care Workforce Strategy to address existing workforce shortages in the licensed child care sector and provide more affordable and accessible child care to families. Increased Wages As of January 2024, starting wages for Registered Early Childhood Educators (RECEs) within the Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELCC) system will be raised to ...

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Soutien en matière de services de garde d’enfants en Ontario

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario lance une Stratégie pour la main-d’œuvre du secteur de la garde d’enfants à plusieurs volets, afin de pallier les pénuries de main-d’œuvre dans le secteur des services de garde d’enfants agréés et d’offrir aux familles des services de garde d’enfants plus abordables et accessibles. Augmentations salariales À compter de janvier 2024, le salaire de début des ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Louis Riel Day

November 16, 2023 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Louis Riel Day: “Today, people across Canada come together to honour and celebrate the legacy of Louis Riel, the great Métis leader and founder of Manitoba. “Louis Riel’s contributions to our country cannot be overstated. His passionate advocacy for the Métis and his unwavering ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion de la Journée Louis Riel

Le 16 novembre 2023 Ottawa (Ontario) Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la Journée Louis Riel : « Aujourd’hui, tous les Canadiens s’unissent pour célébrer l’héritage de Louis Riel, formidable chef métis et fondateur du Manitoba. « Nous ne soulignerons jamais assez les contributions de Louis Riel à notre pays. La passion qu’il a manifestée pour ...

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Ontario Honours the Legacy of Louis Riel

Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs released the following statement on Louis Riel Day: “On this day in 1885, Louis Riel, an elected Métis leader and founder of Manitoba, was executed for treason. Looking back, we now recognize him as a highly skilled and visionary politician, a capable negotiator, and a committed advocate for the Métis Nation. Notably, he also ...

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L’Ontario honore l’héritage de Louis Riel

Greg Rickford, ministre des Affaires autochtones, a fait la déclaration suivante à l’occasion du jour de Louis Riel : « En ce jour de 1885, Louis Riel, chef métis élu et fondateur du Manitoba, a été exécuté pour trahison. Avec le recul, nous reconnaissons aujourd’hui en lui un politicien très compétent et visionnaire, un négociateur habile et un défenseur engagé ...

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Strong Wind Warning – Ended

Just after midnight the warning was removed. 4:02 PM EST Thursday 16 November 2023 Strong wind gusts expected this evening. Hazard: Strong wind gusts up to 80 km/h. Timing: Ending late this evening. Discussion: Strong southwest winds will continue this evening with the strongest gusts expected near Lake Superior. Winds will shift to the northwest and ease slightly late this ...

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Missing Man’s vehicle seen in SSM

Members from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are seeking the public’s assistance with regards to a report of a missing person. Missing is Brian (age 43). Described as 6’2″, approximately 220lbs, with short black hair and green eyes. He has access to a black Cadillac Escalade bearing marker 04LV55. He was last seen on November 14, ...

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Métis Nation of Ontario marks Louis Riel Day

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) invites all Canadians to join in remembering Métis leader Louis Riel on the anniversary of his execution in 1885. On November 16, we honour Riel’s sacrifice and enduring legacy by celebrating Métis culture, marking a continued commitment to our shared journey toward Reconciliation. This year holds profound significance for the MNO, marking not only ...

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Wawa Ladies Curling Standings – November 15

RANK WINS G.P. BLANCHET, Emma 1 2 2 LESCHISHIN, Barb 1 2 2 BONITZKE, Wendy 3 1 2 BURGOYNE, Teri-Lyne 3 1 2 BUSSINEAU, Denise 3 1 1 LOWE, Cheri 3 1 2 SPENCER, Diane 3 1 2 TREMBLAY, Cheryl 3 1 2 CHARBONNEAU, Melanie 9 0 1 KLOCKARS, Anna-Lisa 9 0 1 MATHIAS, Danette 9 0 2 PARSONS, Rochelle ...

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Argonaut Gold Completes Magino Royalty Sale to Franco-Nevada

Argonaut Gold Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed the Magino royalty transaction with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Franco-Nevada Corporation, as announced on November 2, 2023. Pursuant to the transaction, the Company has completed the sale of an additional 1% net smelter return royalty (“NSR”) on its Magino Mine to Franco-Nevada for $28.0 million. Franco-Nevada now holds an ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – November 16

Sunday the message was based on the parable of the ten virgins. There were ten bridesmaids prepared for a Wedding feast and they waited with their lamps lit for the bridal procession. The groom’s party was late coming to get the bride, and unfortunately, five of the lamps went out.  The bridesmaids wanted to borrow oil for their lamps from ...

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