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Ontario Provides More Supports for Families of Children on the Autism Spectrum

Ontario is providing families in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) with services to support their child’s ongoing learning and development. Foundational family services such as family and peer mentoring, caregiver workshops and coaching will be tailored to the unique regional and cultural needs in different communities. These services will build on existing virtual and remote options introduced during the COVID-19 ...

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Nipissing OPP investigate Drowning in Halfway Lake

On August 2, 2020 at 7:10 p.m., officers from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Sudbury Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a report of a possible drowning in Halfway Lake at the Halfway Lake Provincial Park, Antrim Township. Investigation revealed a group of seven people went out on Halfway Lake at approximately 6:00 ...

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Nipissing West OPP – Sudden Death being investigated

On August 1, 2020 at 5:30 p.m., with the assistance of a member of the public in a private boat, officers from the Nipissing West (Noëlville) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Sudbury Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a personal injury incident at Devil’s Bay on Eighteen Mile Island on the North Channel of the lower French ...

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Manitoulin OPP – Investigate Drowning

On August 1, 2020 at 9:15 p.m., officers from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Sudbury-Manitoulin Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a report of a possible drowning in Pike Lake, Howland Township. Investigation revealed the person had been observed fishing. A short time later, witnesses saw the boat drifting and subsequently found the person ...

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario encourage tous les résidents et résidentes à relever le Défi 30×30 de Parcs Ontario

Le ministre de l’Environnement, de la Protection de la nature et des Parcs, Jeff Yurek, a publié la déclaration suivante à l’intention de tous les Ontariens et Ontariennes : « Depuis des mois, les particuliers et les familles font leur part pour freiner la propagation de la COVID-19 en restant chez eux, et je voudrais souligner leur effort. Grâce aux progrès ...

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Ontario Encourages All Residents to Take the Ontario Parks 30×30 Challenge

The Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, Jeff Yurek, issued the following statement for all Ontarians: “For months individuals and families have been doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 by staying inside, and I applaud everyone for their effort. With the progress we have made together, and as we move into Stage 3 of reopening the ...

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SSM OPP – Ploat Plane Crash on Upper Island Lake

On August 1, 2020, at approximately 6:25 p.m., members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Algoma Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Aweres Fire Department responded to the report of a float plane crash on Upper Island Lake near Sault Ste. Marie. Upon police arrival, both the pilot and the lone passenger of the aircraft ...

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Road tests for class G2 and motorcycle driver’s licences will resume August 4

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People will be able to access more drive testing services as the Ontario government moves DriveTest centres into the second phase of its reopening plan. Beginning on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 road testing for class G2 and all motorcycle licences will resume and the number of locations offering commercial driver road tests will expand. “As we continue to reopen our ...

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Shop, Taste, Experience Local and WIN

Buy Algoma, Buy Local wants you to jump in your car and hit The Local Food Trail- a self-guided local food adventure! With chances to win three grand prizes, this food adventure provides extra incentive to support local. From August 1st to September 30th, taste some incredible locally-inspired dishes, shop for local products, and learn from the locals at over ...

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L’Ontario annonce de nouvelles initiatives sur les recommandations de l’Enquête publique sur les foyers de soins de longue durée

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Aujourd’hui, l’Ontario a publié deux rapports et annoncé de nouvelles initiatives qui donnent suite aux recommandations formulées par l’honorable Eileen E. Gillese, commissaire de l’Enquête publique sur les foyers de soins de longue durée, qui rendront les soins de longue durée plus sûrs et plus solides, aujourd’hui et à l’avenir. Le Rapport de l’Enquête Gillese fait le point sur les ...

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Ontario Announces New initiatives on recommendations from Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry

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Today, Ontario released two reports and announced new initiatives that further deliver on recommendations made by the Honourable Eileen E. Gillese, Commissioner of the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry, that will make long-term care safer and stronger, now and in the future. The “Report Back on the Gillese Inquiry” provides an update on accomplishments in four key areas recommended by ...

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L’Ontario continue de rouvrir les centres de garde d’enfants de façon progressive et sécuritaire pour aider les parents qui travaillent

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Aujourd’hui, le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé son plan visant à autoriser les centres de garde agréés de l’Ontario à rouvrir à plein régime, à partir du 1er septembre 2020. Cette décision a été prise en consultation avec le médecin-hygiéniste en chef et le Groupe de commandement pour la lutte contre la COVID-19. Les parents pourront ainsi retourner au travail en ...

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L’Ontario marque la Journée mondiale de la lutte contre la traite d’êtres humains

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Aujourd’hui, Jill Dunlop, ministre associée déléguée au dossier de l’Enfance et à la Condition féminine, et Sylvia Jones, solliciteure générale, ont publié la déclaration suivante sur la Journée mondiale de la lutte contre la traite d’êtres humains : « Nous nous joignons aujourd’hui aux pays du monde entier en cette Journée mondiale de la lutte contre la traite d’êtres humains pour mieux ...

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