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Ontario Improving Broadband and Cell Service for Rural Communities

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As Ontario safely and gradually begins to reopen, the provincial government is investing $150 million in reliable broadband and cellular service. This funding will help create even more economic and educational opportunities in rural, remote and underserved areas of the province. This is part of the province’s $315 million initiative called Up to Speed: Ontario’s Broadband and Cellular Action Plan. ...

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Ontario Marks First Anniversary of Inquiry Report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

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Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, and Jill Dunlop, Associate Minister of Children and Women’s Issues, issued the following statement yesterday: “As we mark the one-year anniversary of the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Ontario continues to address the root causes of violence against First Nation, Métis, and Inuit women, girls, ...

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L’Ontario prolonge la situation d’urgence jusqu’au 30 juin 2020

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Jun 2, 2020 at 21:29 In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ontario is extending the provincial Declaration of Emergency to June 30. The decision supports the government’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and protect the health and safety of Ontarians as the province reopens in a measured and responsible way. The extension, under s.7.0.7 of ...

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Ontario Extends the Provincial Declaration of Emergency to June 30

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Jun 2, 2020 at 21:29 In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ontario is extending the provincial Declaration of Emergency to June 30. The decision supports the government’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and protect the health and safety of Ontarians as the province reopens in a measured and responsible way. The extension, under s.7.0.7 of ...

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OPP Investigate Collision that Spilt Logs onto Highway 144

Jun 2, 2020 at 11:33 On June 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., members from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Sudbury Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Greater Sudbury Fire Services and Hydro One responded to a single motor vehicle roll-over collision, involving a tractor-trailer, on Highway 144 at Marina Road, City of Greater Sudbury. ...

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Célébrer les personnes âgées en Ontario

Raymond Cho, ministre des Services aux aînés et de l’Accessibilité, a publié la déclaration qui suit : « Tandis que nous profitons de cette occasion pour souligner le Mois des personnes âgées, nous reconnaissons qu’il s’agit d’une période très difficile pour elles, alors qu’elles continuent de s’auto-isoler en raison du risque que représente la COVID-19.  Maintenant plus que jamais, il est important ...

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Celebrating Seniors in Ontario

Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, released the following statement: “As we take this opportunity to mark Seniors’ Month, we recognize that these are very challenging times for seniors as they continue to self-isolate due to the risk of COVID-19. Now more than ever, it is important that we come together to support our seniors and recognize and honour ...

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Manitoulin OPP investigate Two Sudden Deaths

On May 31, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) checked on the well-being of two residents in the Town of Espanola. Officers entered the residence and located both deceased. The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Manitoulin OPP Crime Unit under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch ...

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L’Ontario agit pour mieux protéger les femmes autochtones

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario crée un nouveau Conseil consultatif des femmes autochtones qui sera chargé de prodiguer des conseils culturellement pertinents sur la prévention de la violence. Le Conseil s’attaquera aux causes de la violence et aura pour objectif de les éliminer afin que les femmes et les filles autochtones d’aujourd’hui et des générations futures puissent vivre en sécurité. L’annonce ...

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Ontario Taking Action to Better Protect Indigenous Women

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The Ontario government is establishing a new Indigenous Women’s Advisory Council that will provide culturally-relevant advice on violence prevention. The Council will help confront and eliminate the root causes of violence so that Indigenous women and girls today, and for generations to come, will be able to live their lives feeling safe and secure. Today’s announcement is being made on ...

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L’Ontario soutient les consommateurs qui ont de la difficulté à payer leurs factures d’électricité en raison de la COVID-19

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé qu’il continuera à soutenir les consommateurs d’électricité de la province en leur offrant plus de stabilité et de choix tout en aidant celles et ceux qui ont de la difficulté à payer leurs factures d’énergie en raison de la pandémie de COVID-19. Le premier ministre Doug Ford était accompagné aujourd’hui de la vice-première ministre ...

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Ontario Supports Those Struggling with Electricity Bills during COVID-19

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The Ontario government announced that it will continue to support provincial electricity consumers by providing stability and greater customer choice, while helping those struggling to pay their energy bills as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Details of the new programs were provided by Premier Doug Ford, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, ...

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Manitoulin OPP investigate Fatal ATV Collision

Manitoulin OPP with the assistance of OPP Technical Collision Investigators are investigating a fatal ATV collision that occurred May 31st at approximately 3:20 p.m. Members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with the assistance of the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision involving an All-Terrain Vehicle ...

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Province must take over second Sienna long-term care home in Woodbridge: NDP

After another disastrous outbreak of COVID-19 at Vista Care Community, a Sienna-owned home in Woodbridge, the NDP is joining the frontline staff in calling for the government to take over management of the home immediately. Staff represented by SEIU Healthcare says staffing levels at the home are so dangerously low that the private manager can’t properly oversee the crisis and ...

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Ontario Celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Today Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, issued the following statement on National Indigenous History Month: “National Indigenous History Month provides an opportunity for all Ontarians to celebrate Indigenous heritage, diversity and culture while acknowledging and reflecting on the achievements of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people. This month is an ideal time to learn more about the rich history ...

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