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Ontario Launches Pilot at Three Northeastern Ontario Provincial Parks

Ontario Launches Pilot at Three Northeastern Ontario Provincial Parks

McGuinty Government Working to Increase Park Revenue and Visitation Rates Ontario is working with the Town of Hearst, the Township of Moonbeam and the City of Timmins to keep visitor services at provincial parks in their areas. In September 2012, the province announced it was changing these parks [Read more]

NDP: Public pressure reverses Batchawana Bay cuts

NDP: Public pressure reverses Batchawana Bay cuts

ELLIOT LAKE, ON – As a result of an ongoing public appeal by Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha and concerned Ontarians, Batchawana Bay Provincial Park will resume its regular operating hours in 2013. “This is a victory for the people who love Ontario’s provincial parks,” said Mantha. [Read more]

Manitouwadge Passes Initial Nuclear Waste Mgmt Org Screening – Decision to Continue Now In Council’s Hands

Manitouwadge Passes Initial Nuclear Waste Mgmt Org Screening – Decision to Continue Now In Council’s Hands

MANITOUWADGE, ON – A group of representatives from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization attended the regular meeting of Coucil this past Wednesday, January 9th to offer a presentation regarding the results of the initial screening of Manitouwadge and the Manitouwadge area in regards to [Read more]

Water Walkers From Thunder Bay will Journey to Support Purpose Behind Idle No More At Nipigon Rally

Water Walkers From Thunder Bay will Journey to Support Purpose Behind Idle No More At Nipigon Rally

By James Murray/NetNewsLedger THUNDER BAY, ON – Teresa Trudeau Magiskan is continuing a journey. In support of the purpose of Idle No More, Teresa and a team of Water Walkers will travel from Thunder Bay to Nipigon. The Water Walk is in support of the purpose behind Idle No More. It is a plea to [Read more]

First Nations Protest Peacefully in Northwestern Ontario on Highway and Alongside Railway

First Nations Protest Peacefully in Northwestern Ontario on Highway and Alongside Railway

NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO – Saturday, January 5th members of the Pic River and Pic Mobert First Nations showed their support of Attawapiskat First Nations Chief Theresa Spence and the Idle No More Movement with peaceful protests near their communities. Ojibways of the Pic River First Nations had a [Read more]

KITCHENUHMAYKOOSIB INNINUWUG WALK TO PARLIAMENT HILL BEGINS TODAY SAYING NO TO TREATY VIOLATIONS

KITCHENUHMAYKOOSIB INNINUWUG WALK TO PARLIAMENT HILL BEGINS TODAY SAYING NO TO TREATY VIOLATIONS

TORONTO, ON – KI community member, Mark T. Anderson will walk from Queens Park to Parliament Hill starting at 8 a.m. today (Jan. 2)  to say ‘no’ to continued treaty violations by the federal government. Anderson, who will be joined by members of the KI leadership and youth, has [Read more]

Northern wait times for long-term care unacceptable: NDP

Northern wait times for long-term care unacceptable: NDP

QUEEN’S PARK, ON – NDP Health and Long-Term Care Critic France Gélinas says yesterday’s release of the Auditor General’s report raises concerns about access to long-term care in Ontario’s North, and the use of health care dollars around the province. “Any time residents of one area [Read more]

MPP Mike Mantha Concerned that Disaster Relief Funding for Wawa From Province Falls Short

MPP Mike Mantha Concerned that Disaster Relief Funding for Wawa From Province Falls Short

Disaster relief for Wawa welcomed, but falls short ESPANOLA, ON – Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha made the following statement regarding the recently announced disaster relief funding for Wawa residents and businesses. In the aftermath of last month’s flood disaster, I called on [Read more]

“Accountability completely off the radar with tainted beef memo” says Hughes

“Accountability completely off the radar with tainted beef memo” says Hughes

Revelations that Canadian Food Inspection Agency inspectors were instructed to allow contaminated carcasses to be processed in the now infamous XL Foods plant in southern Alberta confirm the worst suspicions of those who believe the agency is receiving direction that flies in the face of actual [Read more]

Wawa Council Announces 2013 Family Literacy Day

Wawa Council Announces 2013 Family Literacy Day

WAWA, ON – The Municipality of Wawa recently announced the date for their 2013 Family Literacy Day following a proclamation at a recent council meeting; Keep reading OntarioNewsNorth.com and the for details of activities to be held on Family Literacy Day in Wawa. MORE INFO Learn more about [Read more]

Hughes on Headlines “The scourge of child poverty”

Hughes on Headlines “The scourge of child poverty”

When Ed Broadbent was stepping down as leader of the New Democrat Party in 1989 he committed to one last campaign that brought about a unanimous parliamentary motion pledging to eliminate child poverty in Canada by the year 2000.  Unfortunately, the will of parliament was not matched by the will [Read more]

ORDRE DU JOUR Conseil de Dubreuilville – Town Council Agenda le 23 nov/Nov 23, 2012

ORDRE DU JOUR Conseil de Dubreuilville – Town Council Agenda  le 23 nov/Nov 23, 2012

Séance régulière du conseil qui aura lieu à 18 h 30, le 22 novembre 2012 Regular Council meeting scheduled for November 22, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. 1.    OUVERTURE – CALL TO ORDER 2.    PRÉSENCE – ROLL CALL 3.    APPEL ET DÉCLARATION D’INTÉRÊT PÉCUNIAIRE – [Read more]

Ontario Helping Protect Rare Plants and Animals

Ontario Helping Protect Rare Plants and Animals

McGuinty Government Supporting Community Projects Ontario is once again supporting individual and community projects that protect and recover species at risk and their habitats. Applications are now being accepted for the 2013/2014 Species at Risk Stewardship Fund. The deadline to apply is January [Read more]

Horwath launches consultation on improving health care in Ontario

Horwath launches consultation on improving health care in Ontario

QUEEN’s PARK, ON –  New Democrat Leader Andrea Horwath says she’ll be reaching out to Ontarians for their ideas with new consultations focusing on improving health care in Ontario. “The Legislature may be shut down but the challenges in our health care system haven’t gone [Read more]

Michael Gravelle Speaks To News of Cancer Diagnosis

Michael Gravelle Speaks To News of Cancer Diagnosis

Video added Nov. 22, 2012 Statement by Michael Gravelle, MPP – Thunder Bay-Superior North and Minister of Natural Resources.                 Early in October, I had an appointment with my family doctor for a complete physical examination.  As a result of concerns raised during [Read more]

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