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Ontario Standing Up for Forestry Sector and Northern Communities, Introduces Measures

Apr 26, 2017 @ 09:31 Premier Kathleen Wynne is standing with Ontario’s forest products workers and the communities that rely on this important sector. The Premier, along with Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Kathryn McGarry, is taking action to support communities in light of the uncertainty created by the latest unfair actions in the softwood lumber dispute between the ...

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Premier Wynne – ‘Disappointed with US Tariffs on Canadian Softwood Lumber Exports’

Premier Kathleen Wynne issued the following statement responding to the announcement of new tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber exports to the U.S.: “On behalf of the people of Ontario, I am disappointed with the U.S. administration’s announcement of new tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber. These tariffs unfairly target Ontario’s forest industry, putting it, and the workers and communities who rely ...

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Additional Charges laid in Human Trafficking Investigation

Apr 25, 2017 @ 12:36 Additional charges have been laid after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) issued an appeal for potential human trafficking victims to come forward.   Earlier this month, an Oro-Medonte Township resident was charged with 21 criminal offences, including two charges related to human trafficking. At a news conference in Orillia today, Detective Staff Sergeant Scott MOORE of ...

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Ontario Boosting Respite Support and Training for Family Caregivers

Apr 25, 2017 @ 09:38 Ontario is making it easier for people who care for loved ones, with more respite services that allow people to take a break from their unpaid duties, increased education and training opportunities for caregivers, and a new, streamlined Ontario Caregiver Tax Credit. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, and Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN (Vermillion Bay to Manitoba Border)

Apr 24, 2017 @ 19:32 At 7:32 the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Opening: Location:  Hwy 17 – Vermillion Bay to Manitoba Border Time Re-Opened: 1825 Apr 24, 2017 @ 15:15 Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure: Highway: 17, Vermillion Bay to Manitoba Border, due to snow fall and collisions. SNOWFALL WARNING FOR NORTHERN ...

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New Ontario Legislation Includes Rent Control Reform, Eviction Protections to Keep Rentals Affordable

Apr 24, 2017 @ 14:44 Ontario has introduced new legislation that would, if passed, help keep rental housing costs predictable and affordable while strengthening protections for tenants across Ontario. The Rental Fairness Act, 2017, would address rising rental costs faced by people in Ontario by expanding rent control to all private rental units, including those occupied on or after November ...

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The Northern Ontario Party continues to build strength for the 2018 election

Apr 24, 2017 @ 10:57 The Northern Ontario Party continues to make history and this weekend was no exception. Trevor Holliday and The NOP executive board, are proud to announce the formation of not one, but two more Riding Associations for the Northern Ontario Party. On Saturday, April 22, Riding Associations were created and candidates were chosen for the Algoma-Manitoulin ...

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Sault College Walk for the Heart: Benefit in Support of Teri Winter

  Apr 24, 2017 @ 10:20 Teri Winter is a recent heart transplant recipient, who has an amazing story of perseverance and hope.  To assist Teri and her family as she moves through her journey to recovery, a benefit has been planned in her honour at Sault College where she works as a Professor. Sault College has generously donated its ...

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FONOM Pleased with the Federal Government’s Commitment to Northern Ontario

Apr 24, 2017 @ 09:59 The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) President, Mayor Alan Spacek of Kapuskasing attended a federal government announcement and met with the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Honourable Navdeep Bains along with MP – Nipissing-Timiskaming Anthony Rota, MP – Nickel Belt Marc Serré and other Northern Leaders in North Bay on April 19, ...

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SE OPP Chapleau – Arrest Pair in Regards to Break and Enter

Apr 24, 2017 @ 09:30 On Sunday, April 23, 2017, at approximately 7:00 am members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Chapleau Detachment responded to a local residence regarding a break and enter in progress incident. At the scene, police observed a male and a female exiting the property in question.   As a result Kyle Justin PAQUETTE ...

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Graphic Design Graduates invite you to experience their Innerverse

It is with great excitement that we announce that on April 21st, 2017, the Sault College Graphic Design program will be hosting their annual graduate exhibition. This year’s exhibition is entitled “Innerverse” and will be held from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. in Odeno at Sault College. This event is designed and hosted every year by the graduating class. This year’s ...

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Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra announces an exciting 2017/18 Subscription Season!

Apr 19, 2017 @ 17:39 The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra (TBSO) is proud to announce the 2017/18 subscription season, New Beginnings. Subscriptions are on sale at the Community Auditorium Box Office starting Saturday April 22, offering considerable savings over single ticket prices. 2017/18 Season – New Beginnings We begin our exciting new season with a new Music Director (to be announced ...

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The GTA is all that Matters in Kathleen Wynne’s world

Apr 19, 2017 @ 14:40 When the Northern Ontario Party was registering with Elections Ontario, Kathleen Wynne was asked about the ramifications of having such a Party. Kathleen stated, “That Northern Ontario is a critical part of this province and our fates are intertwined, …We need to find ways to make sure there are equal opportunities in both parts of ...

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Child and Youth Worker Students Present Annual W.A.L.K. (We All Love Kids)

Apr 17, 2017 @ 12:30 Sault College’s third-year Child and Youth Worker (CYW) students are giving back to our community by organizing and hosting the 12th annual W.A.L.K. in the College’s With the support of many local agencies and staff and students of the Sault College CYW program, the W.A.L.K. will offer free admission, activities, lunch, raffles and much more ...

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