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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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Doug Ford Announces New Ministers

Doug Ford is today joining thousands of people on the front steps of Ontario’s legislature as Ontario’s first ever Government for the People is sworn-in. “I will never forget why I’m here: to work for the people of Ontario,” said Ford. “I promised the people that I would help make our great province the best place in North America when ...

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Premier-Designate Doug Ford will build Memorial to Honour Canadian Heroes of the War in Afghanistan

Premier-Designate Doug Ford today committed to building Ontario’s first provincial public memorial to honour Canadian heroes of the war in Afghanistan. Ford made this announcement while addressing a joint Federal-Provincial-Territorial meeting with the Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces. “A new generation of heroes, who fought bravely against the terrorists of Al Qaeda and the Taliban, walk among us,” ...

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NDP to Ford: don’t scrap the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

The NDP MPP-elect for Kiiwetinoong, Sol Mamakwa, released the following statement:   “Together Ontario has made progress, and if it’s true that Doug Ford plans to dismantle and do away with the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation (MIRR), it will have a profound negative impact on Indigenous people and the province.  MIRR has resolved long standing claims with First ...

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Horwath calls on FAO to evaluate cost of Ford’s plan to scrap cap-and-trade

    Scrapping Ontario’s cap-and-trade program could come with a big price tag, and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath has asked the province’s Financial Accountability Officer (FAO) to look into just how big.   “With Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals’ gas plants scandal, Ontarians saw just how much it costs to rip up contracts,” said Horwath. “Before Mr. Ford rips up ...

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L’Institut des politiques du Nord aborde la fiscalité au service de la croissance à la conférence L’État du Nord 2018

L’inscription est maintenant ouverte pour la deuxième conférence annuelle L’État du Nord qui se déroulera les 26 et 27 septembre au Best Western à North Bay. Cette année, le thème de la conférence porte sur l’utilisation audacieuse des impôts pour stimuler la croissance économique « Bold Approaches : Taxing for Growth ».   Présentée par la Planification de la main-d’œuvre du Nord ...

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Northern Policy Institute Tackles ‘Taxing for Growth’ at this year’s State of the North Conference

Registration is now open for Northern Policy Institute’s second annual State of the North Conference taking place September 26-27 at the Best Western in North Bay, Ontario. This year’s theme is ‘Bold Approaches: Taxing for Growth’ presented by Northern Ontario Workforce Planning.   This two-day conference will explore how other regions use tax policies to drive growth, and how these policies ...

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Traditional Land Use Map Verification Sessions 

  Jun 25, 2018 @ 08:15 Michipicoten First Nation hired InterGroup Consultants to research and write a Traditional Knowledge and Land Use Study related to NextBridge’s East-West Tie Transmission Project. In March and May, InterGroup interviewed members and mapped where they hunt, trap, fish, and gather resources, along with other culturally important sites. InterGroup is now returning to the community ...

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Congratulations to the Winners of Sault Area Hospital Foundation’s Five Car Draw

Winners of Sault Area Hospital Foundation’s Five Car Draw are: Toyota Tundra: John Hamilton, 13872 VW Tiguan: Peter Hunter, 15668 Jeep Compass: Robert Gaetano, 16021 Honda HR-V: Don Edwards, 16092 Kia Forte: Glen Thomas, 09167 $1000 Cash Alan Smith, 09289 Dennis W Lethbridge, 02954 Fiore Guido, 05126 Paul & Marianne Shuttleworth, 12144 Ed Pigeon, 02754 Delimer Tomjonovick, 11457 Betty Scheifele, 14617 Anne Phillips, 09662 ...

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Hwy 17 (Iron Bridge & Blind River) Open both lanes – 10:34

Jun 23, 2018 @ 10:34 On June 22, 2018, at approximately 1:26 p.m., East Algoma officers of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 in the Municipality of Huron Shores, Ontario. A tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle collided.   The OPP have confirmed that the identity of the deceased female driver of the ...

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Félicitations de la FMNO à Doug Ford, nouveau premier ministre de l’Ontario

Jun 22, 2018 @ 12:00 À la Fédération des municipalités du Nord de l’Ontario (FMNO), on profite de l’occasion pour féliciter le premier ministre désigné, M. Doug Ford et le Parti progressiste conservateur de l’Ontario pour leur récente victoire majoritaire aux élections provinciales. On a bon espoir que les quatre prochaines années seront porteuses de croissance et de confiance pour ...

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FONOM Congratulates Doug Ford on Being Elected Premier 

Jun 22, 2018 @ 11:45 The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Premier-designate Doug Ford and the Ontario Progressive Party with a majority win in the recent Ontario election. We are optimistic that the next four years will bring growth and confidence to our economy in Northern Ontario and across the Province. ...

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Timmins Man dies in Collision on Highway 69

On June 20, 2018, at approximately 7:30 p.m., officers from the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision approximately a kilometre south of the Harris Lake Road in The Archipelago Township, Ontario. The OPP investigation determined that a south bound vehicle crossed the centre line and clipped the rear wheels of ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones : « Aujourd’hui, en cette Journée nationale des peuples autochtones, nous célébrons l’héritage unique et les cultures diverses des Premières Nations, des Inuits et de la Nation des Métis. Nous soulignons les contributions remarquables qu’ils apportent à notre pays. « Alors que nous ...

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