Posts Tagged ‘Province of Ontario’

Ontario Supports Leading Edge Smart Grid Projects

Ontario Supports Leading Edge Smart Grid Projects

Smart Grid Fund Helps Secure Ontario’s Energy Future Ontario is building a smarter electricity grid by supporting 17 new energy projects through its Smart Grid Fund program. The province will provide almost $24 million, supporting about $54 million in total electricity sector investment, [Read more]

NAPS INTRODUCES NEWLY FUNDED CONSTABLE POSITION

NAPS INTRODUCES NEWLY FUNDED CONSTABLE POSITION

THUNDER BAY, ON –  On Monday, October 6, 2014, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service members will be present in Sandy Lake First Nation for the introduction of the newly funded program, NAPS Community Mobilization Youth Officer. The Community Mobilization Youth Officer position is a 2014-2015 funded [Read more]

Construction of New Nipigon River Bridge Moving Forward

Construction of New Nipigon River Bridge Moving Forward

  Another Stretch of Four-Lane Highway About to Open The Ontario government is continuing to invest in highway infrastructure across Northern Ontario, supporting economic growth and creating jobs.  “I am incredibly pleased with the progress we are continuing to see on the Highway 11/17 [Read more]

ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES ON ROADS – THE BASICS

ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES ON ROADS – THE BASICS

NORTH BAY, ON – Off-roading is a wonderful way to enjoy some of Ontario’s more remote, hidden treasures. The sport is enjoying exponential growth, and many communities have opened up their roadways to the many smiling, muddy faces that venture north and fill up area motels and restaurants. [Read more]

Ontario and Matawa Member First Nations Celebrate Historic Framework for Negotiations on the Ring of Fire

Ontario and Matawa Member First Nations Celebrate Historic Framework for Negotiations on the Ring of Fire

Premier Joins First Nations Chiefs to Formalize Regional Framework Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Matawa member First Nations Chiefs were in Thunder Bay yesterday, where they joined Matawa community members, to officially celebrate the recent signing of a landmark regional framework agreement to [Read more]

Ontario, First Nations to Work Together on Ring of Fire

Ontario, First Nations to Work Together on Ring of Fire

Historic Agreement to Move Ring of Fire Development Forward The Province of Ontario and Matawa-member First Nations are taking another step forward by reaching a landmark agreement that will ensure First Nation communities benefit from the proposed Ring of Fire development. The regional framework [Read more]

CHIEFS OF ONTARIO REFUSE TO ABIDE BY NEW EDUCATION ACT AND DEMAND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ABANDON THE PROCESS

CHIEFS OF ONTARIO REFUSE TO ABIDE BY NEW EDUCATION ACT AND DEMAND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ABANDON THE PROCESS

THUNDER BAY, ON — Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy and the First Nation leadership in Ontario are united in their rejection of the federal proposal on a First Nations Education Act and have announced plans to implement their own education vision through a direct action strategy which will be [Read more]

Manitouwadge Cancer Assistance Group Shares Prestigious Award With Community

Manitouwadge Cancer Assistance Group Shares Prestigious Award With Community

MANITOUWADGE, ON – At the regular meeting of council, November 13, 2013, Manitouwadge Cancer Assistance Group members Clare Milks and Anne Williams were in attendance to thank council for the nomination they had made which led to the MCAG being awarded with the June Callwood Award for [Read more]

Increasing Support for People on Social Assistance

Increasing Support for People on Social Assistance

From: Ministry of Community and Social Services Ontario Improving Supports and Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Families Ontario is increasing support and removing barriers to finding work for people receiving social assistance. Beginning next month, a number of changes announced in the [Read more]

Chief Celia Echum Re-elected in Ginoogaming FN

Chief Celia Echum Re-elected in Ginoogaming FN

Chief Celia Echum – 4th Straight 2yr Term GINOOGAMING FN, ON – Elections for the Chief and Council of Ginoogaming First Nation were held on Wednesday the 21st day of August 2013. Celia Echum was re-elected for her 4th straight 2-year term by defeating challenger Joanne Towegishig by a [Read more]

Celebrating Two-Year Countdown to the 2015 Parapan American Games

Celebrating Two-Year Countdown to the 2015 Parapan American Games

From: 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Secretariat Ontario to Host Largest Ever Parapan Am Games Ontario is celebrating the two-year countdown to the 2015 Parapan American Games. The province is proud to be host to the largest ever Parapan Am Games, attracting 1,500 athletes from 28 countries to [Read more]

OCOA Says: MAKE BOATING A SOBER EXPERIENCE

OCOA Says: MAKE BOATING A SOBER EXPERIENCE

The Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) is joining with the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) to promote “Operation Dry Water”. Alcohol is a factor in nearly 40% of boating incidents – and what many people do not understand is that many factors such as sun, wind, and the [Read more]

AFNOO: 35 years of achievement and success c

AFNOO: 35 years of achievement and success	c

Billed as “A place for everyone!”, (Une place pour tout le monde!), Francophones and Anglophones gathered together in Thunder Bay last May 26th, to celebrate the history and heritage of the francophone community in Northwestern Ontario. Spearheading the “Franco-Festival” was the Association [Read more]

Premier’s Statement on Dalton McGuinty’s Resignation

Premier’s Statement on Dalton McGuinty’s Resignation

Premier Wynne released this statement following the resignation of Ottawa-South MPP Dalton McGuinty: “For almost 23 years, Dalton McGuinty served the people of Ottawa-South with vision and determination. He was first elected as a Member of Provincial Parliament in 1990, filling the seat held [Read more]

Wawa Receives $25,000 Disaster Relief Donation

Wawa Receives $25,000 Disaster Relief Donation

WAWA, ON- The Municipality of Wawa is very pleased to announce that on behalf of the impending Disaster Relief Committee, Mayor Linda Nowicki accepted a cheque “in trust” for $25,000 from the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters, UA Local 508 as represented by Norm Pascall, [Read more]

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