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SSMIC and EDC Streamline Business Supports

The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC), the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and the City of Sault Ste. Marie are collaborating to offer improved services for entrepreneurs in the region. SSMIC has closed its Accelerator Hub site at 258 Queen St and will instead focus on supporting the EDC’s Millworks Centre for Entrepreneurship, eliminating the duplication of ...

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Erin O’Toole announces senior staff appointments

Erin O’Toole, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of Her Majesty’s Official Opposition, has announced the following two appointments and one nomination: Tausha Michaud – Chief of Staff to the Leader of the Official Opposition Michaud is a long-time political veteran with over 10 years of experience working in municipal, provincial, and federal government.  She formerly served ...

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Manitoulin OPP investigate Collision

On August 23, 2020 at approximately 2:40 a.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Sudbury Manitoulin Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Tehkummah Fire Service and civilians, investigated a single vehicle collision on Government Road in Tehkummah Township. The OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) were also requested to assist as all ...

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Ontario Strengthens Supports for Human Trafficking Victims and Survivors

The Ontario government announced frontline victims services organizations will receive $7.65 million over five years in funding for specialized services to support human trafficking victims and survivors as part of the government’s comprehensive anti-human trafficking strategy. A portion of this funding will be directed to Victim Services Toronto, Victim Services of York Region and the province’s other Victim Crisis Assistance ...

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L’Ontario renforce son soutien aux victimes, survivants et survivantes de la traite des personnes

Dans le cadre de sa stratégie globale de lutte contre la traite des personnes, le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé un financement de 7,65 millions de dollars sur cinq ans pour appuyer les organismes qui offrent des services spécialisés aux victimes, survivants et survivantes de la traite des personnes. Les bénéficiaires de ce financement comprennent les services aux victimes de ...

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Erin O’Toole – New Leader of Canada’s Conservative Party

Erin Michael O’Toole is the new Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, he represents the riding of Durham. He won the leadership race last night by  a margin of over 4,700 points. The convention held virtually – saw a record 174,849 ballots cast, with O’Toole ran against Peter MacKay, Leslyn Lewis and MP Derek Sloan. This is a transcript ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Black Ribbon Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Communism and Nazism in Europe, also known as Black Ribbon Day: “Today, we join people around the world to pay tribute to the victims of Communism and Nazism in Europe. We express our solidarity with the survivors and their descendants, ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion de la journée du Ruban noir

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la journée nationale de commémoration des victimes du communisme et du nazisme en Europe, que nous appelons également la journée du Ruban noir : « Aujourd’hui, nous nous joignons aux gens de partout dans le monde pour rendre hommage aux victimes du communisme et du nazisme en Europe. ...

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Nipissing OPP identify Deceased found near Fox Lake Road

On August 19, 2020, at approximately 12:05 p.m., members of the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and OPP Canine Unit located a deceased person near Fox Lake Road in Venturi Township. A post mortem examination was conducted on Friday, August 21, 2020 at Health Sciences North in Sudbury. The deceased person has been identified as Constance Richards, age 26 of ...

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L’Ontario augmente la capacité d’accueil pour les réunions et les événements

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario rouvre davantage l’économie en toute sécurité en assouplissant les restrictions applicables aux établissements qui louent des espaces de réunions et d’événements professionnels. À partir du 21 août 2020, les installations pourront accueillir jusqu’à 50 personnes par salle de réunion ou espace d’événement intérieur. L’établissement devra se conformer à un plan approuvé par le Bureau du médecin ...

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Ontario Expands Indoor Capacity for Meeting and Event Facilities

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The Ontario government is safely reopening more of the economy by easing restrictions for facilities that rent out professional meeting and event spaces. Beginning August 21, 2020, facilities can have up to 50 guests for each indoor meeting room or event space within the facility. The facility would have to adhere to a plan approved by the Office of the ...

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Ontario Makes Investments to Improve Fort William Historical Park

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The Ontario government is investing nearly $13 million to make capital improvements at Fort William Historical Park, one of Northern Ontario’s leading tourist attractions and one of the largest living history attractions in North America. Fort William Historical Park is devoted to re-creating the days of the North West Company and the Canadian fur trade. The announcement was made today ...

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Ontario Adding 200 New Provincial Police Officers

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The Ontario government announced the hiring of an additional 200 Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers. These new recruits will provide OPP frontline officers with the additional resources they need to better protect communities, while safeguarding their mental health and well-being. Details were provided today by Premier Doug Ford, Solicitor General Sylvia Jones, and OPP Commissioner Thomas Carrique at OPP General ...

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L’Ontario renforce les rangs de la Police provinciale avec 200 nouveaux agents et agentes

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé l’embauche de 200 nouveaux agents et agentes de la Police provinciale de l’Ontario. Ces nouvelles recrues fourniront aux membres de la Police provinciale qui travaillent en première ligne les ressources supplémentaires dont ils ont besoin pour mieux protéger les collectivités, tout en contribuant à améliorer leur santé mentale et leur bien-être. Le premier ministre ...

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Fatal Collision closes Highway 17 (east of Ignace) UPDATED

Aug 20, 2020 at 16:52 On August 20, 2020 at approximately 2:30 am officers from the Ignace and Dryden Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17, Dewan Township, approximately 15 km East of Ignace. Three tractor trailer units (TTU); two travelling west and one travelling east collided. Two occupants of one ...

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