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Conservatives, Liberals now in lock-step on hydro privatization

Nov 30, 2017 @ 08:40 On Wednesday, Patrick Brown’s Conservatives and Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals joined together to support Wynne’s hydro privatization, voting against a motion from NDP Leader Andrea Horwath to start undoing the damage of privatization.   “It’s troubling to people that Patrick Brown has decided to back Kathleen Wynne’s privatization scheme,” said Horwath. “With a privatized Hydro One, ...

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NDP to Begin Debate on Hydro One Privatization

Nov 29, 2017 @ 14:06 On Wednesday, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will initiate debate on a motion that forces all three parties to vote on whether Ontario will keep Kathleen Wynne’s privatized hydro scheme in place – or start reversing course and bringing Hydro One back into public hands.   “The effects of privatization are now evident,” said Horwath. ...

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Le RLISS du Nord-Est annonce la sélection de son nouveau directeur général

Nov 29, 2017 @ 12:43 À la suite d’une recherche approfondie cet été et cet automne, le Réseau local d’intégration des services de santé (RLISS) du Nord-Est est ravi d’annoncer que Jérémy Stevenson sera le nouveau directeur général du RLISS du Nord-Est à compter du 22 janvier 2018.   Depuis les trois dernières années, Jérémy a occupé le poste de ...

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North East LHIN Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Nov 29, 2017 @ 12:41 Following an extensive search throughout the summer and fall, the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) is pleased to announce that Jérémy Stevenson will be the new NE LHIN CEO effective January 22, 2018.   For the past three years, Jérémy has been President and CEO of the Hôpital de Mattawa Hospital and ...

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Ontario to recognize 15 Southern Ontario Seniors with The Senior Achievement Award

Nov 28, 2017 @ 15:35 Tomorrow, the province of Ontario is recognizing fifteen seniors for their significant contributions to their communities and the province. The Ontario Senior Achievement Awards recognize people who have made outstanding contributions to their communities through voluntary or professional activities after the age of 65. The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, and Dipika Damerla, Minister ...

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Le député provincial du NPD, M. Gilles Bisson, annonce un projet de loi visant à protéger les familles ontariennes contre des prix d’essence excessifs

Vendredi, M. Gilles Bisson, député provincial néo-démocrate de Timmins-Baie James, a annoncé son intention de déposer un projet de loi d’initiative parlementaire pour protéger les consommateurs contre les prix abusifs en réglementant le prix de détail et la marge bénéficiaire des produits pétroliers en Ontario. « Les sociétés pétrolières et les raffineries abusent depuis trop longtemps des familles ontariennes », a ...

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We need someone who won’t turn their back

Nov 27, 2017 @ 14:58 Recently a constituent who regularly reads this column called my constituency office to offer an opinion on why the Liberals are working so hard and spending so much on media advertising to get Kathleen Wynne’s face in the public eye lately.  She said that it’s probably because they are afraid no one recognizes her face.  ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Chapleau Man charged in Altercation

Nov 27, 2017 @ 10:09 On Saturday, November 25, 2017, at approximately 6:40 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East (Chapleau) Detachment responded to a Chapleau residence regarding a report of an assault. At the scene investigation revealed that a physical altercation had taken place between two males. As a result Andrew PORTELANCE (27) of Chapleau, Ontario ...

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Making Child Care More Attainable and Affordable

Nov 26, 2017 @ 15:22 Today Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader, announced that an Ontario PC government will introduce a new Ontario Child Care Refund for up to 75% of child care expenses, or up to $6,750 per child. “Families in every corner of the province are struggling to find child care. If they can find it, they struggle to ...

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PC ‘ la Garantie aux gens’

Nov 25, 2017 @ 14:32 Aujourd’hui, lors d’un discours prononcé au congrès politique du Parti PC de l’Ontario, le chef du Parti Patrick Brown a dévoilé la plate-forme du Parti, intitulée la Garantie aux gens. « La Garantie aux gens présente notre vision et notre plan pour apporter un changement qui fonctionne pour l’Ontario, a dit Brown.  Elle est au fond ...

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PC’s ‘The People’s Guarantee’

Nov 25, 2017 @ 14:32 Today in a speech delivered at the Ontario PC Party’s policy convention, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown unveiled the Party’s platform, called the People’s Guarantee. “The People’s Guarantee lays out our vision and our plan to bring change that works for Ontario,” said Brown. “At its core it’s very simple. It’s a recognition of the ...

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Joint Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today, Indira Naidoo-Harris, Minister of the Status of Women, and Dr. Helena Jaczek, Minister of Community and Social Services, issued the following statement: “Sexual violence and harassment against women is prevalent in our society. One in three women will experience some form of sexual assault in her lifetime. This is unacceptable and cannot be tolerated. That is why, on November ...

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