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Manitouwadge Man dies after canoe capsizes

On Thursday June 18, 2020 approximately 02:10 pm, members of the Manitouwadge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a report of a canoer that had capsized in Manitouwadge Lake near the Pumphouse Road. Family members noticed the canoe was flipped and that the canoer was in the water. They contacted some people that were on the lake with Sea ...

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L’Ontario fait des investissements sans précédent dans l’éducation publique

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Aujourd’hui, le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé une hausse des investissements de 736 millions de dollars pour l’année scolaire 2020-2021, consacrant ainsi plus de 25,5 milliards de dollars au secteur de l’éducation publique. Ce financement, au titre des Subventions pour les besoins des élèves (SBE), représente l’investissement le plus important de l’histoire de l’Ontario dans le système d’éducation financé par les fonds publics. ...

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Ontario Makes Historic Investment in Public Education

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Today, the Ontario government announced that it is investing $736 million more in public education for the 2020-21 school year, increasing the total to more than $25.5 billion. This funding, through the Grants for Student Needs (GSN) program, represents the largest investment in public education in Ontario’s history. As a result, Ontario’s average per-pupil funding amount has reached $12,525, which ...

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Ontario Proposes to Further Protect Water Resources – Enhancements to its Water Quantity Management Program

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The Ontario government is seeking public input on its water quantity management proposal. The proposal aims to protect the long-term sustainability of surface water and groundwater and ensure these important resources are responsibly managed and safeguarded now and into the future, as committed in the province’s Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan. The proposal would also give municipalities a greater say in allowing ...

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Ontario Enhancing COVID-19 Case and Contact Management – Exposure Notification App

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As the province safely and gradually reopens, the Ontario government is enhancing case and contact management to quickly test, trace and isolate cases of COVID-19 to stop the spread of the virus and prepare for any potential future waves. These additional measures include a comprehensive case and contact management strategy, Protecting Ontarians through Enhanced Case and Contact Management, and, in partnership ...

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L’Ontario améliore la gestion des cas de COVID-19 et des contacts – La nouvelle application de traçage

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Alors que la province se remet en marche de manière progressive et sécuritaire, le gouvernement de l’Ontario améliore la gestion des cas et des contacts dans le but de pouvoir rapidement identifier, tester et isoler les personnes exposées à la COVID-19, de se préparer à toute nouvelle vague de pandémie et d’enrayer la propagation du virus. Les nouvelles mesures mises en ...

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L’Ontario fait d’importants investissements dans la santé mentale et la technologie pour soutenir les élèves

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Le ministre de l’Éducation de l’Ontario, Stephen Lecce, a annoncé deux nouveaux investissements : l’un de 15 millions de dollars pour l’achat de milliers d’ordinateurs de classe, et l’autre de 10 millions de dollars pour l’embauche de travailleurs en santé mentale supplémentaires. Ces nouvelles ressources permettront de veiller à ce que les élèves puissent retourner à l’école avec la confiance et les outils ...

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Ontario Makes Major Investment in Mental Health and Technology to Support Students

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The Ontario Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, announced $15 million to purchase thousands of classroom computers, and $10 million to hire additional mental health workers. These new resources will help ensure students can return to school with the confidence and the tools they need to succeed. This funding represents the highest amount the Ministry of Education has ever dedicated to ...

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Il y a trois mois, l’Ontario déclarait la situation d’urgence

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Le premier ministre Doug Ford a fait la déclaration suivante afin de revenir sur les efforts mis en œuvre par la province pour gérer la crise de santé publique sans précédent que traverse notre planète : « Il y a trois mois, notre gouvernement a pris la décision difficile mais nécessaire de déclarer la situation d’urgence à l’échelle provinciale en réponse ...

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Ontario Marks Three Months Since Declaration of Emergency

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Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement reflecting on the province’s response to an unprecedented international public health crisis: “Three months ago, our government made the difficult, but necessary decision to enact a provincial Declaration of Emergency in response to the outbreak of COVID-19, closing down non-essential businesses and limiting organized public events and social gatherings. It marked the beginning ...

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Buy Algoma, Buy Local launches new website in support of local food economy

Buy Algoma, Buy Local, a program of the Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN), has made locating local food products much easier for Algoma residents. With the launch of its new website equipped with an interactive map, Buy Algoma, Buy Local has provided a tool for communities in the Algoma region to support local producers, processors, farmers’ markets, restaurants and retailers.   ...

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L’Ontario publie un guide sur l’élaboration d’un plan de sécurité au travail

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a publié un nouveau guide d’information générale à l’intention des employeurs afin de les aider à élaborer un plan de sécurité pour mieux protéger leurs travailleurs, leurs clients et les consommateurs. Ils trouveront dans cette nouvelle trousse à outils téléchargeable des conseils sur la manière de contribuer à enrayer la COVID-19 alors que davantage de personnes ...

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Ontario Releases Guide on How to Develop a Workplace Safety Plan

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The Ontario government is providing employers with a new general workplace guide, which will help them develop a safety plan to better protect workers, customers and clients. The new downloadable toolkit offers tips on how to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as more people get back on the job during Stage 2 of the reopening of the province. The ...

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Ontario Extends Emergency Orders

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The Ontario government has extended all emergency orders currently in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. This extension will be in effect until June 30, 2020 to ensure the government continues to have the necessary tools to safely and gradually reopen the province, while continuing to support frontline health care workers and protect vulnerable ...

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L’Ontario prolonge les décrets d’urgence

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a prolongé jusqu’au 30 juin 2020 tous les décrets d’urgence émis en vertu de l’article 7.0.2 (4) de la Loi sur la protection civile et la gestion des situations d’urgence. Cette décision permet au gouvernement de continuer à disposer des outils nécessaires pour rouvrir progressivement et en toute sécurité la province tout en continuant à soutenir le personnel ...

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