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Statement from Premier Wynne and Minister Del Duca on Amazon’s HQ2 Shortlist

Jan 18, 2018 @ 13:36 Premier Kathleen Wynne and Minister of Economic Development and Growth Steven Del Duca today released the following statement recognizing Ontario’s position on the shortlist of locations for Amazon’s second headquarters (HQ2): “The Government of Ontario welcomes the news that Amazon has placed the Toronto Region on its shortlist as a potential site for HQ2, with ...

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Travel Delays on Hwy 11 (Powassan) for Cleanup

Jan 18, 2018 @ 10:01 The Powassan OPP are letting Highway 11 travelers that there will be delays today while the clean-up of yesterdays crash continues. 1 north bound and 1 south bound lane remain closed for clean-up. Crash site is at Hwy11 & Proudfoot Rd. south of Powassan.   Yesterday morning, this tractor-trailer collided with the median and rolled over. ...

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Hiawatha Snowfest

Jan 18, 2018 @ 08:52 Hiawatha Snowfest is being hosted by the Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Club in collaboration with the Sault Cycling Club.  This event-filled weekend, January 20-21, 2018, welcomes public participation in lots of entertaining and snow-filled activities at Hiawatha Highlands, in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.   Hiawatha Snowfest participants can get involved in both competitive and fun ...

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Celebrating 10 Years of Yoga with Wellness Conference

Sault Hot Yoga is proud to present a wellness and healthy living conference on February 2-4 to celebrate their 10th anniversary. They are giving away one spot to the New North Alignment Yoga Conference being held at the Quattro Hotel to someone interested in expanding their yoga practice or is new to harnessing the benefits of yoga and mindfulness. “Originally ...

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PC – Shuffling chairs on a sinking ship

Jan 17, 2018 @ 22:38 Today, Premier Wynne’s Liberal government suffers blows with the loss of key veterans in Cabinet, as she announces replacements to try and keep the ship afloat. “Premier Wynne’s cabinet remains bloated despite the fact that her key ministers don’t want to run again,” said Ontario PC Deputy Leader Steve Clark. “Wynne has made this cabinet ...

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NDP – Liberals play musical chairs to save seats

Jan 17, 2018 @ 22:33 Statement by Ontario NDP House Leader Gilles Bisson “Once again Kathleen Wynne is letting Ontarians down by focusing on herself and her Liberal party. Today’s game of musical chairs gives people no hope that Wynne is focused on fixing the things that matter most to Ontario families – things like the hospital overcrowding across the ...

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Premier Wynne Makes Cabinet Minister Changes

Jan 17, 2018 @ 22:19 Premier Kathleen Wynne today announced changes to her cabinet that place eight women, including three new ministers, in key roles across government. In this time of economic change, Ontario is moving forward on a plan to create more fairness and opportunity for everyone. This updated cabinet draws on the strength of the government team to ...

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Jobs, public services in jeopardy as Carillion collapses

Jan 16, 2018 @ 15:48 The NDP says the collapse of Carillion, used by the Liberal government and previous Conservative governments to privatize hospital and highway construction maintenance and operations, shows that Ontario’s essential public services should be put back into public hands. Carillion, a U.K.-based corporation that owns Carillion Canada, has been put into liquidation. “Conservative and Liberal governments ...

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Soo Locks close for Annual Maintenance

Jan 16, 2018 @ 14:30   The last ship of the year, the Edwin H. Gutt has passed through the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, The annual closing from January 15 through March 25. The Corps will use this time to perform critical maintenance measures on the lock structures. If you drive over the bridge you can see ...

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One Dies in Hwy 17 Collision of January 13, West Nipissing

On January 13, 2018, at approximately 7:17 p.m. members from the Warren/Sudbury Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the West Nipissing Fire Department and the District of Nipissing Emergency Medical Services (EMS), responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 17 east of Cache Bay road in the District of Nipissing.   Preliminary information is that an eastbound Dodge Ram ...

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Hwy 11 CLOSED (Longlac to Hearst)

Jan 12, 2018 @ 09:28 At 9:16 The OPP (Northwest Region) closed Highway 11 again due to the weather. Jan 12, 2018 @ 08:45 At 8:15 Highway 11 was reopened after being closed for poor weather conditions. Jan 11, 2018 @ 15:11 Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police has issued a media release stating that Highway 11 from Longlac to ...

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NDP demands Wynne stop $15M hydro bill redesign

Jan 11, 2018 @ 11:51 Ontario NDP Energy Critic MPP Peter Tabuns is demanding that Kathleen Wynne stop a plan to force families to pay $15 million for redesigned hydro bills. Hydro One’s bills were redesigned in 2017 and buried deep in Hydro One’s March 2017 distribution rate increase application to the Ontario Energy Board is a plan to further ...

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Third person dies in East Ferris Collision

Jan 10, 2018 @ 13:00 Members of the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on January 4, 2018, at approximately 7:12 a.m. The collision occurred on Highway 17, west of Dube Road in the Municipality of East Ferris, Ontario. A westbound passenger car and an eastbound passenger car collided head-on. The drivers ...

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Victims identified in Highway 144 Collision

Jan 10, 2018 @ 08:53 On January 4, 2017 at 12:42 a.m., the South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious motor vehicle collision involving a passenger van and a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) on Highway 144, approximately four kilometres south of Highway 101.   The collision has claimed the life of Gilbert CHEECHOO, 59 ...

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