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Statement from NDP Leader Andrea Horwath on Hydro One executive salaries

“Skyrocketing bills and outrageous executive salaries are a direct result of the privatization of Hydro One – which Doug Ford strongly supports. Firing every executive at Hydro One just creates a bunch of openings for more million-dollar executives to take their place, as long as it’s a private corporation.   The Wynne Liberals knew this would happen, and they privatized Hydro One ...

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Doug Ford has sent the following letter to the Premier ‘Liberal Hydro Mess’

Thursday, April 19, 2018 Dear Premier Kathleen Wynne, While you have been holding campaign-style media availabilities on the taxpayer dime, I have been criss-crossing the province and meeting directly with the people. I sit down with young families, small-business owners, and seniors, and I ask them, “what’s the biggest thing the government could do to make your life easier.” The ...

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Social housing crisis forces low-income Sudbury seniors to wait five years for an apartment

Apr 20, 2018 @ 08:08 As rent-geared-to-income housing remain scarce, Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas, asked the premier why the Liberal government has done nothing for vulnerable Ontario seniors struggling to put a roof over their heads.   “Minister, there are currently 1577 households in Greater Sudbury waiting for a rent-geared-to income one bedroom apartment.  A third of those are ...

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15 years of damage to health care: NDP

NDP Health Care critic and Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas issued the following statement: “As premier, Kathleen Wynne has done real damage to the health care that people count on. Today, Wynne held a media event at a hospital to try to convince Ontarians that wait times for health care are fine. They’re not. For years, she has chosen to ...

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Doug Ford Pledges to Bring Jobs Back to Ontario

Doug Ford today visited a small manufacturing facility in Cobourg, Ontario where he announced the fourth of his five priorities in his Plan For the People of Ontario. Ford committed that an Ontario PC Government will take immediate action to Create Good Jobs, including bringing manufacturing jobs back to Ontario. “There is no secret to creating good jobs in Ontario,” ...

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Sault College Graphic Design Graduates Present ‘Fusion73’

Apr 19, 2018 @ 09:10 It is with great excitement that we announce that on April 26th 2018, the Sault College Graphic Design program will be hosting their annual graduate exhibition. This year’s exhibition is titled “Fusion73” and will be held from 4:00pm to 8:00pm in the Common Link at Sault College.   This event is designed and hosted every ...

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Sudbury OPP – Driver of SUV dies in collision with Transport, Driver Identified

UPDATE – Members of the Sudbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), are continuing their investigation into a two-vehicle collision between a transport truck and a sport utility vehicle (SUV) that occurred at approximately 10:20 a.m. on April 17, 2018 on Highway 17, east of Markstay, Ontario. The driver of the SUV was pronounced deceased at the scene. She has ...

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Highway 17 (Walden Township) Closed due to Fatal Collision, Deceased Identified

UPDATE – The Sudbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is continuing its investigation into a fatal, single motor vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 6:19 a.m. on April 17, 2018 on Highway 17, east of Regional Road 55. The passenger of the transport truck was pronounced deceased at the scene. She has been identified as 33 year old Jennifer ...

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Ontario and Nishnawbe Aski Nation Work Together to Build a Strong Future

Apr 17, 2018 @ 18:06 Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler today marked the signing of a new agreement to strengthen the relationship between the province and Nishnawbe Aski Nation. Premier Wynne and Grand Chief Fiddler were at Queen’s Park today to sign the Treaty Relationship Agreement, along with a number of Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Chiefs ...

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East Algoma OPP seize 30 pounds of Marijuana during traffic stop

Apr 17, 2018 @ 15:58   On April 16, 2018, members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol on Highway 17 within the Township of the North Shore.   Shortly after 1:00 p.m., police observed an eastbound vehicle travelling at low rate of speed on Highway 17.  The officer conducted a traffic stop near Algoma Mills. ...

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NDP releases fully costed election platform

Apr 16, 2018 @ 13:40 With Andrea Horwath as premier, all Ontarians will have better health care and a more affordable life with pharmacare, dental care, more affordable education and free or low-cost childcare.   Horwath released her vision for Ontario on Monday with a fully costed platform in advance of the June election. “Now is the time for change for ...

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Sault College presents Waterwalker Film Festival Tonight in SSM

Apr 13, 2018 @ 11:35 Sault College Adventure Recreation and Parks students and the Algoma Highlands Conservancy proudly present the Waterwalker Film Festival in Essar Hall, Sault College room M1030 on Friday, April 13, 2018, at 7:15 p.m. Paddle Canada’s Waterwalker Film Festival is a tribute to the late Bill Mason, the great conservationist, canoeist, and filmmaker. It is a ...

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The NorthEastern Ontario Passenger Rail Summit in Sault Ste. Marie Announces Guest Speakers

The Northeastern Ontario Passenger Rail Summit’s keynote guest speakers will be Bruce Budd, President of Transport Action Canada; Ken Bitten, a 40-year career railroader and entrepreneur, and Sylvan Gervais, Bombardier’s Director of Operations and Maintenance for Canada. Our special guest speaker will be Corina Moore, President and CEO Ontario Northland Transportation Corporation. Bruce Budd, President of Transport Action Canada – ...

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