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Hwy 101 OPEN (between Matheson and Timmins)

Dec 4, 2017 @ 11:20 The highway has been reopened. Dec 4, 2017 @ 18:47 South Porcupine Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police that Highway 101 between Matheson and Timmins has been closed for public safety due to deteriorating weather conditions.

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EC Fog Advisory – Manitouwadge & Hornepayne (Ended)

Dec 3, 2017 @ 10:16 At 9:55 a.m. the fog advisory was lifted. Dec 2, 2017 @ 13:47 12:13 p.m. – Fog advisory in effect for: Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Local dense fog has been reported. Dense fog is expected to be lifted this afternoon. Travel is ...

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Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown and Mayor John Tory Meet to Discuss Transit

Dec 2, 2017 @ 10:31 Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader, today (December 1, 2017) met with Toronto Mayor John Tory to discuss how an Ontario PC government will make major investments in public transit to improve commuting times in the Greater Toronto Area. Rod Phillips, Ontario PC candidate for Ajax, also attended the meeting. “The people of Ontario rely on ...

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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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