Provincial

Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 28

There were two new wildland fires discovered in the Northeast Region by late afternoon. Algonquin Park 25 was discovered late this afternoon in the southwest corner of the provincial park, approximately 5 kilometres north of\  Highway 60. It measures 0.1 of a hectare. Sudbury 42 is located approximately 2.5 kilometres south of Whitewater Lake. It is not yet under control ...

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First Year Investment of Ontario’s Four-Year Math Strategy Announced

Ontario’s Minister of Education announced the details of the new four-year $200-million math strategy to get back to basics and make sure students and educators have the math skills and resources to succeed in the classroom and beyond. “As the recently-released EQAO results confirm, our students are still struggling to meet provincial math standards,” said Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education. ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 27

There were no new wildland fires discovered in the Northeast Region by late afternoon. There is a total of 13 active forest fires across the Northeast. The forest fire hazard ranges from low to moderate in the majority of the region, while areas east of North Bay and Kawartha Lakes remain moderate to extreme this afternoon. Deep River, Petawawa and surrounding ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 26

Three new fires discovered today remain active in the Northeast Region. Algonquin Park 24 measures 0.1 of a hectare and was discovered late this afternoon east of Robitaille Lake. It is not yet under control. North Bay 26 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. It is located approximately 3 km southeast of Buffalo Rock, near the border between ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 26

There were five new wildland fires still active by late afternoon on August 25. Six fires are not under control at the time of this update. Pembroke 5 is currently 0.2 of a hectare. The fire is located northeast of Bissett Creek Provincial Park. Wawa 12 is listed at 0.1 of a hectare and is located north of Nimoosh Provincial ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 25

There were three new wildland fires discovered by late afternoon on August 24. North bay 20 is listed at 0.2 of a hectare and is located southeast of Solace Provincial Park. Sudbury 38 is 0.1 of a hectare and is located near Washagami Lake. Chapleau 11 is currently 0.2 of a hectare. This fire is located southeast of Rush Lake. ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 23

There were two new wildland fires discovered by late afternoon on August 23. North Bay 19 is being held at 0.1 of a hectare and is located west of highway 11 near Jumping Cariboo Lake. Kempville 1 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. This fire is located southwest of Arnprior near White Lake. At the time of this ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 22

There were two new forest fires discovered by late afternoon on August 22. Algonquin Park 18 is listed at 0.1 of a hectare. The fire is located near Round Island Lake. Bancroft 12 is being held at 0.1 of a hectare and is located southwest of Bon Echo Provincial Park. At the time of this update, there are six other ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 21

There were five new forest fires discovered by late afternoon on August 21. Algonquin Park 16 is listed at 0.1 of a hectare and located near Cradle Lake. Kirkland Lake 8 is being held at 0.2 of a hectare. The fire is located in the Whitefish Lakes area. Kirkland Lake 9 is listed at 0.3 of a hectare and is ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 20

There were two new forest fires discovered by late afternoon on August 20. Algonquin Park 13 is 0.1 of a hectare in size and is located near Sisco Lake in the western section of the Park. North Bay 18 is 0.5 of a hectare and is located north of the Mattawa River northeast of Paresseux Falls. At the time of ...

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Northeast Forest Fire Update – August 20

There were two new forest fires discovered by late afternoon on August 19. Algonquin Park 12 is currently 0.2 of a hectare and is located near Grand Lake. Sudbury 37 is currently 0.7 of a hectare and is located west of Venetian Lake. At the time of this update, there are two other active wildland fires in the region. Timmins ...

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Ontario is Building Strong Partnerships with Municipalities

Today, Premier Doug Ford addressed the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) annual conference, where he committed to building strong, local partnerships with municipalities. Highlighting Ontario’s investments in local communities, Premier Ford committed to equipping local governments with what they need to build their communities from the ground up, deliver better value for taxpayers, and build for the future. “Our ...

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Premier Ford’s Address to AMO

Good morning. Thank you for that kind introduction. My friends, I’m so happy to be here today. I want to thank the entire AMO Leadership for all the hard work that went into this year’s conference…. And a special thank you to Mayor Jim Watson, an absolutely fantastic mayor… and the whole city council for hosting here in your beautiful ...

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