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SSM OPP – Firearms taken in Break and Enter

On June 23, 2020, shortly before 12:00 p.m., members from the Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter that occurred sometime between Wednesday June 10, 2020 and Tuesday June 23, 2020, at a property in Desbiens Township.   Investigation determined forced entry was made into the residence and once inside, the ...

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East Algoma OPP – June 19 – 23, 2020

Excessive Speed – Driver Charged (ST JOSEPH TOWNSHIP, ON)- On June 19, 2020, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Highway 548 within St Joseph Township.   Shortly after 2:00 p.m., police were west of 15th Sideroad and observed a car travelling at an excessive high rate of speed and ...

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L’Ontario investit pour aider les communautés franco-ontariennes à se développer et à soutenir la reprise

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Alors que la province entame sa reprise économique, le gouvernement lance l’édition 2020-21 du Programme d’appui à la francophonie ontarienne afin de soutenir les entreprises et les organismes francophones de l’Ontario ainsi que ceux qui servent la francophonie ontarienne. « Notre gouvernement est déterminé à soutenir la communauté francophone de l’Ontario face à la pandémie COVID-19 et au-delà, » a ...

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Ontario Investing to Help Franco-Ontarian Communities Grow and Support Recovery

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As the province begins its economic recovery, the government is launching the 2020-21 edition of the Francophone Community Grants Program to support Ontario’s francophone businesses and community organizations, as well as those that serve French-speaking Ontarians. “Our government is committed to supporting Ontario’s Francophone community through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond,” said Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Francophone Affairs. “This year’s ...

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Ford walks out as Mamakwa calls for action to stop Indigenous deaths at Thunder Bay jail

https://www.dropbox.com/s/pc8vcv1rtphb2te/SolMamakwa06232020.mov?dl=0   Doug Ford walked out during question period Tuesday as Kiiwetinoong MPP Sol Mamakwa called on him to take action to stop any further deaths of young Indigenous people at the Thunder Bay District Jail, after Mamakwa’s nephew recently died at the facility. “The correctional system across Ontario is a factory that produces broken Indigenous people and dehumanizes our ...

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End Police Violence. Invest in Black, Indigenous and Racialized People’s Lives: An Ontario NDP Commitment to Action

The Ontario NDP has laid out its commitments for overhauling policing and police oversight, tackling systemic racism, and making mental health crisis response safer, especially for Black, Indigenous and racialized people. “Regis Korchinski-Paquet, Rodney Levi, Chantel Moore, Stewart Kevin Andrews, Jason Collins, Eishia Hudson, Caleb Tubila Njoko, D’Andre Campbell and Ejaz Choudry. These people were loved, and should be here ...

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L’Ontario adopte un nouveau programme-cadre de mathématiques pour les élèves des écoles élémentaires

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a publié le nouveau programme-cadre de mathématiques des écoles élémentaires de la province, conçu pour mieux préparer les élèves à une carrière dans un monde en rapide évolution, renforcer leurs compétences en mathématiques et améliorer leurs résultats. Le programme-cadre a été élaboré sur une période de deux ans, en consultation avec des parents, des éducateurs en ...

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Ontario Introduces New Math Curriculum for Elementary Students

The Ontario government released the province’s new elementary math curriculum to better prepare students for work in a rapidly changing world, strengthen math competence and improve grades. The curriculum was developed over two years in consultation with parents, math educators, academics and math education experts, and is designed to reverse a decade of declining math scores. It will be available ...

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Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority – Flood Outlook Statement

The Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority would like to issue a watershed conditions statement to residents regarding current watershed conditions. A slow moving, low pressure system is approaching from the US Midwest bringing precipitation overnight and Tuesday night across the watershed. General rainfall amounts of 30 to 40 mm are likely. Localized higher amounts could reach 60-100 mm by Wednesday morning. Currently, local rivers, creeks and streams are flowing at normal levels. Forecasted rainfall will cause levels and flows ...

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Ontario Moving Toronto and Peel Region into Stage 2

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The Ontario government is allowing more businesses and services to open and getting more people back to work by moving the City of Toronto and Peel Region into Stage 2 on Wednesday. This decision was made in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the local medical officers of health. It is based on positive local trends of ...

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Célébration de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones en Ontario

Le ministre des Affaires autochtones, Greg Rickford, a fait la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones : « Aujourd’hui est la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones, une journée qui célèbre le patrimoine unique, la diversité culturelle et les riches traditions des Premières Nations, des Inuits et des Métis de l’Ontario. C’est aussi une journée pour ...

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Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day in Ontario

Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, issued the following statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day: “Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day to celebrate the unique heritage, cultural diversity and rich traditions of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Ontario. It is also a day to recognize the contributions of Indigenous Peoples to our province, and the ...

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Ontario Supporting Indigenous-Owned Businesses During COVID-19 with Loan Program

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The government of Ontario is providing up to $10 million to Indigenous-owned small and medium sized businesses to help them with much needed capital as the province begins to safely and gradually reopen the economy.   Loans of up to $50,000 will be available to businesses that are either ineligible for, or unable to access, existing federal and provincial COVID-19 ...

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L’Ontario soutient les entreprises autochtones pendant la COVID-19 – programme de prêt

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario fournira jusqu’à 10 millions de dollars aux petites et moyennes entreprises autochtones pour les aider à obtenir les capitaux dont elles grandement besoin, alors que la province amorce la réouverture graduelle et sécuritaire de l’économie. Les entreprises autochtones qui ne sont pas admissibles aux mesures d’aide fédérales et provinciales mises en place pour aider les petites entreprises ...

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