Provincial

Proper funding for long-term care, not cuts, protects seniors with dementia: NDP

The Ontario NDP critic for Seniors, Joel Harden, and the critic for Long-Term Care, Teresa Armstrong, released this joint statement following the Ford government’s announcement on safety for seniors living with dementia: “Doug Ford’s cuts are hurting Ontario seniors. Ford is ripping more than $34 million from the province’s long-term care sector. He’s hiking resident co-pays while his cuts force ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 18

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 18. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is generally low to moderate across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at Ontario.ca/forestfire.   Help prevent forest fires Adopt safe campfire ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 18

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 17. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is generally low to moderate across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map atOntario.ca/forestfire.   Help prevent forest fires Adopt safe campfire practices! Choose ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 16

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 16. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is generally low to moderate across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map atOntario.ca/forestfire.   Help prevent forest fires Adopt safe campfire practices! Choose ...

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Premier must step in to help families in Neskantaga under state of emergency

Kiiwetinoong MPP Sol Mamakwa, the NDP’s Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation critic, is calling on the Ford government to take action to help the people of Neskantaga First Nation following the federal government’s refusal to evacuate families facing contaminated water flowing through their taps, after the community’s water pump and back up water pumps broke down.   “It is appalling that ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 15

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 15. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is predominantly low with an area of moderate hazard near Fort Severn in the Far North. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at Ontario.ca/forestfire. ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 15

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 14. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is low across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at Ontario.ca/forestfires.   Help prevent forest fires Adopt safe campfire practices! Choose the site ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 13

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 13. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is predominantly low across the region, with the exception of the Far North and the southeastern portion of the region, which are both showing a moderate hazard, as well as areas to the east ...

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Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association launches digital marketing campaign

  The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (OMSPA) is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of a digital marketing campaign to promote the consumption of Ontario-produced maple syrup and the provincial event, Maple Weekend. Funding for the project was provided by the government of Ontario through its Rural Economic Development (RED) program. News of funding approval for the $18,000 project ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 13

There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of September 12. There are currently no active forest fires in the region. The forest fire hazard is predominantly low across the region, with the exception of an area along the western shore of James Bay, as well as the southeasternmost portion of the region, which are both showing a moderate ...

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Statement by Premier Doug Ford on the 18th Anniversary of 9/11

Today, Premier Doug Ford released the following statement in commemoration of the 18th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks: “On this day, we honour the memory of the 3,000 innocent victims — including 24 Canadians — who lost their lives to terror on September 11, 2001. In addition to those Canadians lost in the attacks themselves, more than 150 ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 8

There was one active fire in the region by mid-afternoon on September 8. Algonquin Park 28 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. The fire is located near Frank Lake in the southern portion of the park. The forest fire hazard is low to moderate across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 6

There were no new fires discovered by late afternoon on September 6. There are currently no active fires in the Northeast. The forest fire hazard is low to moderate across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see the interactive fire map at Ontario.ca/forestfires.   Help prevent forest fires Adopt safe campfire practices! Choose the ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – September 5

There were no new fires discovered by late afternoon on September 5. There is one active forest fire in the region. Algonquin Park 26 is under control at 0.9 of a hectare. It‘s located near Radiant Lake. The forest fire hazard is low to moderate across the region. For up to date forest fire hazard conditions in your area, see ...

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Drivers can carry electronic proof of Auto Insurance

Changes by the Ontario Government now allows for drivers to carry electronic proof of auto insurance on their mobile device. “Our Government has committed to making life easier for Ontario people,” said Finance Minister Rod Phillips. “That is why this government is making auto insurance more convenient by giving drivers the option of showing their proof of auto insurance electronically, ...

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