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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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SSM OPP – Laird Township Residential Fire being Investigated as Arson

On July 24, 2020 at approximately 10:00 p.m., members of the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Echo Bay Fire Department and Algoma Emergency Services responded to a house fire on Government Road in Laird Township.   Occupants of the residence were located without injuries.   The Sault Ste Marie Crime Unit is continuing the investigation ...

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Schreiber OPP – Remember to Lock your Vehicle

With summer upon us there is an increase in foot traffic on our local streets which can lead to crimes of opportunity. Members of the Schreiber Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding the public to help assist in preventing these types of crimes by locking their vehicles and keeping valuables out of sight. During the evening of July 18th and the ...

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TBSO announces new Executive Director/General Manager

The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to announce the appointment of Ryleigh Dupuis as its new Executive Director/General Manager. Ryleigh returns to Thunder Bay after several years away. She brings with her extensive corporate management experience and a passion for working in the creative sector. Ryleigh worked as an HR Specialist turned Station Manager for WestJet where she moved ...

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Ontario Announces Five New Ontario Health Teams

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In support of the ongoing fight against COVID-19 and as part of the province’s plan to end hallway health care, the Ontario government is announcing five new Ontario Health Teams and is providing additional funding to better connect care. “Over the past several months, Ontario Health Teams have demonstrated remarkable responsiveness to the COVID-19 outbreak by simplifying the purchase of ...

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L’Ontario annonce cinq nouvelles équipes Santé Ontario

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Au soutien de la lutte constante contre la COVID-19 et dans le cadre du plan de la province pour éliminer les soins de santé de couloir, le gouvernement de l’Ontario annonce la création de cinq nouvelles équipes Santé Ontario et offre du financement supplémentaire afin de mieux coordonner les soins. « Au cours des derniers mois, les équipes Santé Ontario ont fait ...

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Les nouveaux changements législatifs de l’Ontario encouragent les règlements négociés entre les locataires et les propriétaires

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario assure la stabilité du marché locatif de l’Ontario en augmentant les amendes relatives aux expulsions illégales et en renforçant la nécessité pour les locateurs d’explorer les ententes de remboursement possibles avant de songer à l’expulsion. Ces mesures sont incluses à la Loi de 2020 visant la protection des locataires et le renforcement du logement communautaire, qui a ...

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New Ontario Legislative changes encourage negotiated settlements between tenants and landlords

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The Ontario government is providing stability to Ontario’s rental market by increasing fines for unlawful evictions and reinforcing the necessity for landlords to explore repayment agreements before considering evictions. These measures are included in the Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act which received Royal Assent today. “We know tenants and landlords have struggled during COVID-19, and some households may ...

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Ontario Legislature Adjourns after Significant Sitting in Response to COVID-19

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The Ontario Legislature adjourned after an unprecedented session that saw cross-partisan collaboration in the fight against COVID-19. Since reconvening in February, the legislature passed 18 pieces of legislation, including emergency measures needed to protect public health and prepare for economic recovery. The legislature has now risen until September 14, 2020. Premier Doug Ford and Paul Calandra, Government House Leader, thanked ...

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L’Assemblée législative de l’Ontario ajourne ses travaux à la suite d’une importante séance en réponse à la pandémie de COVID-19

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L’Assemblée législative de l’Ontario a ajourné ses travaux à la suite d’une session sans précédent au cours de laquelle tous les partis ont collaboré pour lutter contre la COVID-19. Depuis la reprise des travaux parlementaires en février, l’Assemblée législative a adopté 18 projets de loi, y compris des mesures d’urgence nécessaires pour protéger la santé publique et se préparer à ...

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Fatal Collision Closes Highway 17 East of Sault Ste. Marie

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 was ...

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Ontario Takes Steps to Better Protect Lakes, Rivers and Fisheries

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The Ontario government released its final bait management strategy to protect the province’s lakes and rivers from the threat of invasive species and fish diseases. As part of this new strategy, the government will be establishing four bait management zones to limit the movement of live bait across the province. “It is critically important to protect and preserve our lakes ...

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