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David Orazietti Named Next President of Sault College

The Sault College Board of Governors is pleased to announce that David Orazietti has been selected as the college’s sixth president. David comes to the position with extensive leadership and management experience from both secondary and postsecondary education and within government. He holds a Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration. For the past seven years, David has served ...

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Nipigon OPP – Thunder Bay Male Charged with Impaired Driving

On April 2, 2023, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Nipigon Detachment responded to a traffic complaint resulting in one person being arrested and criminally charged with impaired operation. At approximately 2:00 a.m., members of the Nipigon OPP Detachment were dispatched to a traffic complaint in Stirling Township. Officers successfully located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. As ...

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Bâtir un Ontario fort: Le budget de 2023

Aujourd’hui, le ministre des Finances, Peter Bethlenfalvy, a rendu public le budget de 2023, Bâtir un Ontario fort. Il s’agit d’un plan qui aborde l’incertitude économique mondiale actuelle en adoptant une approche responsable et ciblée pour aider les personnes et les entreprises aujourd’hui, tout en établissant de solides assises financières pour les générations futures. « L’économie ontarienne reste résiliente, mais ...

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Building a Strong Ontario: Ontario Budget 2023

Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy released Ontario’s 2023 Budget: Building a Strong Ontario. It is a plan that navigates ongoing global economic uncertainty with a responsible, targeted approach to help people and businesses today while laying a strong fiscal foundation for future generations. “Ontario’s economy remains resilient, but the road ahead continues to be uncertain,” said Minister Bethlenfalvy. “Our government ...

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Nipigon OPP – RIDE Check leads to Impaired Driver Arrest

On March 12, 2023, at approximately 4:30 p.m. officers with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a RIDE check on Railway Street in the Township of Nipigon. Officers stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation and the female driver was showing signs of impairment. Upon further investigation, Cynthia MOORE (45), of Constance Lake, was arrested and charged under ...

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Terms of Reference Approved for Road to Ring of Fire

The Ontario government has approved the Terms of Reference designed and submitted by Webequie First Nation and Marten Falls First Nation for an all-season, multi-use road connecting to the proposed Ring of Fire mining development area. The Northern Road Link will connect the two First Nations communities, and the critical mineral deposits in the Ring of Fire to the Ontario ...

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Eight arrestd in Norval Morrisseau Forgeries

  On March 1, 2023, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) arrested eight individuals for their involvement in the apparent fraudulent manufacturing and distribution of artwork purported to be that of Indigenous artist Norval Morrisseau. Morrisseau – also known as Copper Thunderbird – was a prolific Indigenous artist from the Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek First ...

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Ontario Autism Coalition to Visit Queen’s Park

The Ontario Autism Coalition (OAC) will visit Queen’s Park on March 6th, 2023 to engage with politicians and policymakers who are responsible for the delayed Ontario Autism Program. The visit will include a news conference in the media studio at 10:00 AM with members of the OAC and MPP Monique Taylor. The purpose of the OAC’s visit to Queen’s Park ...

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Travailler en partenariat pour offrir des soins de santé de qualité aux peuples autochtones

Le 2 mars 2023 Vancouver (Colombie-Britannique) Les peuples autochtones se heurtent à des difficultés uniques lorsqu’ils tentent d’obtenir les soins de santé qu’ils méritent, notamment le manque de médecins de famille et d’infirmières praticiennes dans les communautés rurales et éloignées. Le gouvernement du Canada travaille avec des partenaires inuits, métis et des Premières Nations dans tout le pays pour remédier ...

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Working in partnership to deliver high-quality health care for Indigenous Peoples

March 2, 2023 Vancouver, British Columbia Indigenous Peoples face unique challenges when it comes to receiving the health care they deserve including, for example, a lack of family doctors and nurse practitioners in rural and remote communities. The Government of Canada is working with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis partners across the country to address gaps and systemic inequities in ...

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Canada and Métis Nation of Ontario sign updated Métis self-government agreement

Canada and the Métis Nation of Ontario announced that the parties have signed a Métis Government Recognition and Self Government Implementation Agreement (the “Agreement”).  This Agreement builds on a self-government agreement previously signed in 2019 and formal negotiations between the parties that began in 2017.   Upon signing this Agreement, Canada officially recognizes that the Métis Nation of Ontario is ...

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Supporting Ukraine for as long as it takes

February 24, 2023 Toronto, Ontario One year ago today, Putin launched a brutal full-scale invasion of Ukraine. In the face of the immense human suffering, appalling human rights violations, and cruelty inflicted upon the people of an independent and sovereign nation, Ukraine still stands strong. The Ukrainian people have bravely stood up to the Russian regime, in defence of their ...

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Soutenir l’Ukraine aussi longtemps qu’il le faudra

Le 24 février 2023 Toronto (Ontario) Il y a un an aujourd’hui, le président Poutine a lancé une invasion brutale et à grande échelle contre l’Ukraine. Face à d’immenses souffrances humaines, à d’effroyables violations des droits de la personne et à la cruauté infligée au peuple d’une nation indépendante et souveraine, l’Ukraine reste forte. Le peuple ukrainien a courageusement tenu ...

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Ontario Marks Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Today, Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, Michael Kerzner, Solicitor General, and Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, released the following statement on Human Trafficking Awareness Day: “In Ontario, sex trafficking is the most reported type of human trafficking. It is a vicious crime that creates lasting emotional, physical, spiritual and mental trauma for survivors – and ...

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Nipigon OPP – No Injuries in Plane Crash on Black Bay

On February 21, 2023, at approximately 5:00 p.m. officers of the Nipigon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and the Dorion/Hurkett Volunteer Fire Departments were notified of a plane crash on Black Bay, Lake Superior near the Dorion Landing, in the Township of Dorion. Upon further investigation, a small passenger plane was having mechanical ...

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