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L’Ontario adoptera des tests normalisés en ligne destinés aux élèves

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario prévoit de moderniser les tests provinciaux normalisés à grande échelle afin de mieux préparer les jeunes à l’avenir et de rétablir la confiance des parents dans le système d’éducation. L’Office de la qualité et de la responsabilité en éducation (OQRE), qui crée et administre les tests, confiera à une entreprise, à l’issue d’un appel d’offres, le ...

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Ontario Moving to Standardized Online Testing for Students

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The Ontario government is proposing to modernize large-scale provincial student testing to better prepare youth for the future, and re-build parent confidence in the education system. The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO), which creates and administers assessments, will procure a firm to develop an online, adaptive testing platform. “The world is changing rapidly, and our students are learning in ...

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Kirkland Lake OPP investigate fatal collision on HIghway 66 – UPDATE

Sep 23, 2020 at 10:29: On September 22, 2020, at approximately 5:04 p.m., members from the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC) involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle, on Highway 66 in McGarry Township. The operator of the motorcycle, Guy CHARBONNEAU, age 67, of McGarry Township, was pronounced ...

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Ontario Modernizing Justice Sector to be more Accessible, Responsive and Affordable

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The Ontario government is making it easier, faster and more affordable to access the justice system by investing in technology and providing more services online. This will enable the province to provide more remote proceedings and reduce the number of courthouse visits, making the justice system safer to access during the COVID-19 outbreak and recovery period. “Throughout the COVID-19 emergency ...

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Connecting People in Central Algoma with the Mental Health and Addictions Supports

Through collaborative partnerships among community and regional agencies, the Central Algoma Mental Health and Addictions System Table is working to ensure people living with mental health and addiction issues have greater access to resources and supports they may need. Earlier today, during a virtual knowledge exchange forum, Central Algoma health care providers spoke to new programs and services that are ...

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East Algoma OPP – Sudbury Man Charged with Impaired

On September 20, 2020 at approximately 3:37 a.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members were on general patrol downtown Elliot Lake.   Police observed a suspicious vehicle and subsequently a traffic stop was conducted. The driver was spoken to and a strong odour of alcoholic beverage was detected emanating from their breath. The Approved Screening Device (ASD) was administered and ...

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ONWA to become RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization

The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) and the Registered Nurses of Ontario (RNAO) have entered into a collaborative partnership in order for ONWA to attain the designation of Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO). ONWA is part of the first cohort of Indigenous BPSO’s which will support ONWA in promoting the health, well-being and safety of Indigenous women across the province. ...

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East Algoma OPP – E-Bike Driver Charged with Assault

On September 18, 2020, at approximately 6:46 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance outside the Elliot Lake detachment.   The complainant had reported travelling on Hillside Drive South in his vehicle attempting to overtake an E-bike. The E-bike immediately cut left directly in front of the complainant’s vehicle, causing them to stop abruptly. A ...

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East Algoma OPP – Sault Man charged after trying to enter residence

On September 21, 2020, at approximately 9:51 p.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call of an unwanted person at a residence on Beckett Boulevard in Elliot Lake.   Police attended and located the person in the backyard attempting to get into the residence.  Investigation revealed that the person had conditions to reside in Sault Ste. ...

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Province Welcomes Federal Government’s Decision to Accept Made-in-Ontario Emissions Performance Standards

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Today, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Jeff Yurek made the following statement regarding the future of Ontario’s Emissions Performance Standards (EPS) program: “After over a year of discussions, we are very pleased that the federal government has accepted our made-in-Ontario Emissions Performance Standards (EPS) program as an alternative to the federal output-based pricing system. Our program regulates greenhouse ...

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Le gouvernement salue la décision d’Ottawa d’accepter des normes de rendement à l’égard des émissions élaborées par l’Ontario

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Aujourd’hui, le ministre de l’Environnement, de la Protection de la nature et des Parcs, Jeff Yurek, a fait la déclaration suivante au sujet de l’avenir du programme des normes de rendement à l’égard des émissions de l’Ontario (programme NRE) : « Après plus d’une année de discussions, nous sommes ravis que le gouvernement fédéral ait accepté notre programme ontarien des ...

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Ontario Limits the Size of Unmonitored and Private Social Gatherings across Entire Province

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the Public Health Measures Table, is reducing limits on the number of people permitted to attend unmonitored and private social gatherings across the entire province. Earlier this week, the government imposed these restrictions in Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa.   The details were provided today by Premier ...

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L’Ontario limite la taille des rassemblements sociaux privés et non surveillés pour toute la province

En consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef et le Groupe des mesures de santé publique, le gouvernement de l’Ontario impose de nouvelles limites au nombre de personnes autorisées à participer à des rassemblements sociaux privés et non surveillés dans toutes les régions de la province. Plus tôt cette semaine, le gouvernement avait imposé ces restrictions à Toronto, à la ...

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L’Ontario envoie des spécialistes de la lutte contre les incendies pour soutenir l’Oregon

Le premier ministre Doug Ford et le ministre des Richesses naturelles et des Forêts, John Yakabuski, ont fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante sur les incendies de forêt qui sévissent en Oregon : « Nos pensées se tournent vers les gens de la Californie, de l’Oregon et de l’État de Washington, qui luttent actuellement contre des incendies dévastateurs et sans précédent au ...

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