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Toronto et la région de Peel passent à l’étape 3

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario autorise la Ville de Toronto et la région de Peel à passer à la 3e étape du déconfinement de la province à compter du vendredi 31 juillet à minuit une, ce qui permettra à un plus grand nombre d’entreprises et de lieux publics de rouvrir. Cette décision a été prise en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste ...

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Toronto and Peel Region Move into Stage 3

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Additional businesses and public spaces will be reopening as the Ontario government allows the City of Toronto and Peel Region to move into Stage 3 of reopening the province on Friday, July 31 at 12:01 a.m. This decision was made in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and local medical officers of health. It is based on positive ...

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East Algoma OPP – Lay 25th Impaired Charge after Vehicle is found in ditch

On July 27, 2020, shortly after 2:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Algoma District Paramedic Services responded to a single Motor Vehicle Collision where pick-up truck entered in a ditch on Lakeshore Drive in Tarbutt-Tarbutt Additional Township.   While speaking to the driver, the officer determined that alcohol had been ...

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New Long-term Care Home to be built in Ajax Pickering by 2021

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The Ontario government announced that a new long-term care home will be built at Lakeridge Health’s Ajax Pickering Hospital site in months, not years. The project is part of the province’s Accelerated Build Pilot Program. By working with Lakeridge Health and Infrastructure Ontario, the province intends to build up to 320 new long-term care beds by 2021 at this site. The ...

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Un nouveau foyer de soins de longue durée sera construit à Ajax Pickering d’ici 2021

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé qu’un nouveau foyer de soins de longue durée sera construit à l’emplacement de l’Hôpital d’Ajax et de Pickering (Lakeridge Health) en quelques mois seulement, plutôt qu’en plusieurs années. Ce projet s’inscrit dans le cadre du Programme pilote d’accélération de la construction de la province. En collaboration avec l’organisme Lakeridge Health et Infrastructure Ontario, la ...

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L’Ontario investit dans un nouveau programme de subventions contre le racisme et la haine

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit 1,6 million de dollars sur deux ans afin de créer un nouveau programme de subventions pour les activités de lutte contre la haine et le racisme. Cet investissement sera destiné aux initiatives communautaires de lutte contre le racisme ciblant surtout le racisme anti-Noirs, le racisme anti-Autochtones, l’antisémitisme et l’islamophobie. « Le racisme et la haine ...

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Ontario Investing in new Anti-Racism and Anti-Hate Grant program

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The Ontario government is investing $1.6 million over two years to create a new Anti-Racism and Anti-Hate Grant program. This funding will support community-based anti-racism initiatives focusing on anti-Black racism, anti-Indigenous racism, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. “Racism and hate will not be tolerated and our government is doing everything it can to protect people from being victimized because of their race ...

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Province & Feds invest in SSM Public Transit Infrastructure

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The health and well-being of Canadians are the top priorities of the Governments of Canada and Ontario. But the COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than Canadians’ personal health. It is having a profound effect on the economy. That is why governments have been taking decisive action to support families, businesses and communities, and continue to look ahead to see what ...

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La province et le gouvernement fédéral investissent dans l’infrastructure de transport en commun SSM

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La santé et le bien‑être des Canadiens sont les principales priorités des gouvernements du Canada et de l’Ontario. La pandémie de COVID-19 n’a pas seulement affecté la santé personnelle des Canadiens, elle a un effet marqué sur l’économie. C’est pourquoi les gouvernements prennent des mesures décisives pour soutenir les familles, les entreprises et les collectivités, et continuent de regarder vers ...

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Sault College Cougars postpone Season to November

After a thorough assessment of the current COVID-19 pandemic, Sault College Athletics has decided to suspend its 2020/21 Men’s and Women’s American Collegiate Hockey Association hockey operations until November 2020. There will be a reassessment in October to determine if play could resume in January 2021. Unfortunately, our hockey programs face challenges similar to other leagues competing against teams from ...

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Historic Agreement Delivers up to $4 Billion to Support Municipalities and Transit

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The Ontario government, in partnership with the federal government, is providing up to $4 billion in urgently needed one-time assistance to Ontario’s 444 municipalities. This funding will help local governments maintain the critical services people rely on every day, including public transit, over the next six to eight months. Details on specific allocations will be provided in the coming weeks. ...

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Un accord historique prévoit jusqu’à 4 milliards de dollars pour soutenir les municipalités et le transport en commun

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en partenariat avec le gouvernement fédéral, apportera aux 444 municipalités de la province jusqu’à 4 milliards de dollars en aide d’urgence ponctuelle, un soutien dont elles ont besoin d’urgence. Ce financement, qui s’inscrit dans le cadre du plan de l’Ontario pour la croissance, le renouveau et la reprise économique, aidera les administrations locales à assurer la ...

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SSM OPP – Tractor Trailer engulfed in fire

On July 25, 2020 at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Batchewana Fire Department responded to a tractor trailer on fire in the southbound lanes of Highway 17 North in Slater Township. The transport was loaded with wood at the time of the fire which became engulfed. The ...

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SSM OPP – Victim Identified in Fatal Collision

On July 21, 2020 at approximately 11:30 pm members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 East. A motor vehicle travelling westbound left the roadway and entered the median where the vehicle rolled. The driver of the motor vehicle, Delmer ...

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