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Peter Tabuns questions firing of Ontario’s Chief Scientist

  “The revelation that Doug Ford his fired Ontario’s Chief Scientist, coming on the heels of his announcement last week that he will scrap the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science begs the question of whether or not Mr. Ford will run a government that believes in the value of science and scientific research.   The people of Ontario deserve ...

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Search underway for Swimmer at Chutes Provincial Park – UPDATE

Jul 4, 2018 @ 17:19 On the afternoon of July 4, 2018, a combined search effort with members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Aviation Unit, Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) and members of the Manitoulin-Espanola OPP Detachment, located the body of a swimmer who was reported missing on the evening of July 1, 2018, at the Chutes Provincial ...

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Ford takes the side of scalper-bots

On July 1, a new law was to cap the price scalpers and their scalper-bots could charge for tickets at 50 per cent more than the ticket’s face value, but Doug Ford has quietly put an indefinite delay in place so resellers can continue to scoop up swaths of tickets and gouge families on their resale.   “Doug Ford has taken the ...

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Personne ne gagne dans une guerre commerciale

Les tensions entourant le commerce international ont atteint un point critique alors que les États-Unis provoquent des différends dans plusieurs secteurs par leur politique visant à prioriser leurs intérêts. Il n’aura fallu que quelques semaines pour que cette politique ait des effets tout simplement désastreux des deux côtés de la frontière. C’est pourquoi le Comité permanent du commerce international de ...

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Nobody wins a trade war

Trade issues are at a boiling point as the United States instigates disputes across multiple sectors based on the notion of ‘America First’. After just a few weeks, the results have been nothing short of disastrous on both sides of the border.  For that reason, the House of Commons Trade Committee held an emergency meeting in Ottawa after the Commons ...

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Premier Doug Ford Announces the End of the Cap-and-Trade Carbon Tax Era in Ontario

Ontario Premier Doug Ford today confirmed that, as the first order of business of Ontario’s Government for the People, his cabinet revoked the regulation that punishes Ontario residents at the gas pump through a wasteful cap-and-trade carbon tax regime; this measure comes into effect July 3, 2018. In order to fulfill this election commitment, the Government of Ontario will immediately ...

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East Algoma OPP Investigate SSM Man’s drowning

On July 30, 2018, at approximately 9:30 p.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from the Paramedic Services of Algoma in relation to a male who had gone overboard while fishing on Primeau Lake, Shingwaukonce Township, Ontario.   The male was fishing from a small aluminium boat when he fell into the lake and ...

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North Bay OPP investigate Drowning – Victim Identified

Jul 3, 2018 @ 08:56 On July 1, 2018, at approximately 3:10 p.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North Bay Detachment Marine Unit, Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU), Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) and Aviation Services as well as the West Nipissing Police Service (WNPS), West Nipissing Fire Service and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a possible ...

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Electrical Shock to Worker at Roberta Bondar Place Results in $80,000 Fine

Convicted: CBRE Limited, 145 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario. Location of Workplace: Roberta Bondar Place, an office building at 70 Foster Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Description of Offence: A worker was shocked by electricity while changing a 347-volt fluorescent lighting ballast. The employer failed to provide adequate information, instruction or supervision to the worker. Power to the electrical equipment ...

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Astronomy stamps showcase Milky Way, Northern Lights

Celestial events like meteor showers, solar and lunar eclipses, comets and asteroids make headlines because they inspire a sense of wonder. Canada Post’s latest stamps are sure to do the same. They showcase the majestic splendour of two spectacular phenomena: the Milky Way and the Northern Lights. The stamps feature stellar photographs from two Canadian night sky photographers who have ...

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Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau – Bonne fête du Canada!

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la fête du Canada : « Bonne fête du Canada! « Peu importe où nous sommes, aujourd’hui, en tant que Canadiens, c’est le moment de célébrer le Canada et ceux qui ont bâti ce pays que nous aimons. « Nous sommes 37 millions de citoyens. Nous sommes forts de nos ...

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Prime Minister Trudeau – Happy Canada Day!

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Canada Day: “Happy Canada Day! “No matter where we are, today, as Canadians, we celebrate Canada and the people who have built the country we love. “We’re 37 million – strong in our differences, proud of our diversity, and united by our dreams. From one generation to the next, ...

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Doug Ford’s speech for the people on the front steps of Queen’s Park

Thank you, what a beautiful day it is today. Your honour, distinguished guests, colleagues, family and friends… to the people of Ontario, I stand before you today, truly humbled by the trust you have put in me, and intensely aware of the tremendous task that lies ahead. Just three short weeks ago, the people of Ontario voted for change, and ...

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Minor Traffic Delays possible as loads travel through Sudbury to Henvey Inlet

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sudbury Detachment is advising motorists of several over dimensional loads being moved from the City of Greater Sudbury to Henvey Inlet. There will be several loads moved each weekday starting on July 4, 2018 and ending on November 30, 2018. The loads will be travelling from Elm street, Sudbury onto Regional Road 35. The loads ...

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Premier Doug Ford announces Parliamentary Assistants

Premier Doug Ford today announced Parliamentary Assistants each of whom will hold special responsibilities as part of Ontario’s Government for the People. “We are fortunate to have an all-star government caucus team who have the talent and experience necessary to deliver real results for the people,” said Ford. “Our Parliamentary Assistants will each hold key accountabilities to ensure we deliver ...

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