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Premier Ford and Minister Wilson to Travel to Washington D.C.

Sep 17, 2018 @ 16:01 Premier Doug Ford and Jim Wilson, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, will travel to Washington D.C. on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 to meet with federal officials for an update on the ongoing NAFTA negotiations. While in Washington, the Premier and Minister will meet with members of the Canadian negotiating team for a formal ...

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Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health concerned about the risk of Salmonella illness from frozen raw breaded chicken products

Most frozen breaded chicken products available for sale in grocery stores in Canada contain raw chicken that can cause Salmonella illness and therefore pose an increased health risk to Canadians who handle, prepare or consume them. Such products include chicken nuggets, chicken strips, chicken burgers, popcorn chicken and chicken fries. Canadians need to be aware that even though these products ...

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Ontario Files Arguments to Challenge the Federal Government’s Carbon Tax

Sep 14, 2018 @ 12:51 Today, Ontario’s Government for the People took the next step in its fight against the federal government’s plan to impose a carbon tax on Ontario families and businesses. Rod Phillips, Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks, announced that the government has filed a statement with the Court of Appeal summarizing the arguments it will make ...

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Accommodations for Workers and Contractors Opens in Marathon

  GMS Camps & Catering Limited Partnership held the grand opening of its facilities here in Marathon on Wednesday, September 13th. GMS Camps is a partnership between two area First Nations, Pic Mobert First Nation and Biigtigong Nishnaabeg, and along with Sudbury-based Morris Group, to help meet the demand for local accommodations for itinerant workers in the area. “We’re excited ...

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Horwath addresses caucus in Scarborough

Andrea Horwath gathered the NDP caucus in Scarborough Friday, delivering a leader’s report in which she said the role of the Official Opposition in Ontario is as critical as it ever has been. “Doug Ford has attacked the courts. He’s attacked democracy. Now, he’s attacking any person in Ontario who dares to disagree with him,” said Horwath. “This week has ...

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Hwy 11 will be closed September 13th to remove transport

Sep 12, 2018 @ 19:35   On September 9, 2018 shortly before 7:00 a.m., members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Temagami Fire Department and Nipissing District Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a call for a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11 near Rabbit Lake Road, south of Temagami, Ontario.   Further investigation revealed that ...

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Investigation into Death of man confirms homicide – UPDATE

Sep 12, 2018 @ 19:21 The death investigation of a male located in the area of Seventh Avenue and Roy Lane in Sioux Lookout on Wednesday September 5, 2018 has now been confirmed to be as a result of a homicide, and the police are seeking assistance from the public on this investigation.   On September 5, 2018, between 8:30 ...

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Ontario Introduces the Efficient Local Government Act

Sep 12, 2018 @ 15:52 Today, Ontario’s Government for the People brought back Ontario’s Legislature and tabled the Efficient Local Government Act. If passed, the Act would invoke Section 33 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and ensure the City of Toronto’s wards and number of councillors are aligned to 25 prior to the municipal election on October ...

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Four Vehicle Collision sends Elliot Lake Woman to Hospital – UPDATED

Sep 11, 2018 @ 14:33 On September 11, 2018, shortly after 9:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Blind River Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), a member from the OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) team, OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), Blind River Fire Department and the Mississauga First Nation Fire Department responded to a collision near the junction of Highway 17 ...

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Statement by Premier Doug Ford Honouring Heroes of the War in Afghanistan

Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement today, on the 17th anniversary of the September 11th attacks in the United States: “Seventeen years ago today, the world was paralyzed after the brutal terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon. Almost three thousand people, including at least 24 Canadians, lost their lives in those attacks or onboard the ...

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Ford to call back Ontario Legislature and Invoke Section 33

Will call back the Legislature and invoke Section 33 of the Constitution to ensure the Better Local Government Act remains in effect as passed by Ontario’s democratically elected Legislature. Ontario Premier Doug Ford today announced that his government will take immediate action to ensure the Better Local Government Act remains in effect as passed by Ontario’s democratically elected legislature. “Canada’s ...

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Northeast Fire Region Update – September 10, 2018

On the afternoon of September 10, there are 11 active forest fires across the Northeast. All 11 fires are under control or being observed. There were no new fires confirmed today, at the time of this update. The fire hazard is currently low to moderate in most areas south of Hwy 11, while areas around and to the north of ...

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Collision closes Highway 11 for several hours – Charges Laid

Sep 10, 2018 @ 15:41 On September 9, 2018 shortly before 7:00 a.m., members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Temagami Fire Department and Nipissing District Emergency Medical Service (EMS) responded to a call for a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11 near Rabbit Lake Road, south of Temagami, Ontario. Further investigation revealed that the tractor-trailer ...

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