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Mantha’s News from the Park – Our Children, Healthcare + More

Mantha’s News from the Park – Our Children, Healthcare + More

Few would argue the notion that Ontario has been blessed with an abundance of priceless resources. We enjoy access to a vast number of beautiful lakes and the fresh water of the Great Lakes, valuable mineral and ore deposits, fertile agricultural land and many thousands of square kilometres of [Read more]

Ontario Gov’t failing to cover medication for Ontarians with diabetes: NDP

Ontario Gov’t failing to cover medication for Ontarians with diabetes: NDP

QUEEN’S PARK, ON – During question period on Tuesday, NDP health critic France Gélinas called out Premier Kathleen Wynne for failing Ontarians living with diabetes by excluding them from provincial drug coverage. The NDP has proposed the first universal Pharmacare plan, which will provide [Read more]

Government Invests $100,000 to Revitalize Thunder Bay’s Columbus Centre

Government Invests $100,000 to Revitalize Thunder Bay’s Columbus Centre

THUNDER BAY, ON  –  FedNor – The Government of Canada is investing $100,000 to complete vital infrastructure upgrades to the aquatics facility at the Fort William Columbus Centre in Thunder Bay. Operated by the local Knights of Columbus who invest more than 30,000 volunteer hours [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park

Mantha’s News from the Park

To simply say the last few weeks have been jam packed here in Queen’s Park would truly be an understatement if ever there was one. And just to add to this excitement, I’m sure you are well aware Kathleen Wynne finally called for a long awaited by-election in Sault Ste. Marie after their MPP [Read more]

The buck doesn’t stop here anymore (version française inclu)

The buck doesn’t stop here anymore (version française inclu)

Version française ci-dessou The phenomenon of bank closures is becoming a common occurrence in many small Canadian towns.  Here in Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing we are no different.  The trend to other forms of banking such as what is available online may have appeal for some people, but not [Read more]

Statement by MP Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

Statement by MP Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

Today, the Honorable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, issued the following statement regarding the Government’s tabling of a motion to reject the Senate’s amendments to Bill C-4:@PattyHajdu @MinWorkDev @psacnat @PSPC_SPAC @CdnPolitico @cdnpolinews [Read more]

Horwath Calls For End to Hallway Medicine

Horwath Calls For End to Hallway Medicine

QUEEN’S PARK, ON – On Thursday, Jamie-Lee Ball – a patient turned patient-advocate after a horrific experience in an Ontario hospital – joined NDP Leader Andrea Horwath at Queen’s Park to fight for an end to hallway medicine. Together, they called on Premier Kathleen Wynne to make it a [Read more]

Joint statement by Patty Hajdu and Don Rusnak on Softwood Lumber

Joint statement by Patty Hajdu and Don Rusnak on Softwood Lumber

Thunder Bay, ON – The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North, and Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Rainy River, today issued the following statement following the imposition by the U.S. Department of Commerce of duties on imports of certain [Read more]

Standing Selection Process Among Vital Issues at Annual General Assembly

Standing Selection Process Among Vital Issues at Annual General Assembly

LONDON, ON –  The Annual General Assembly is a major gathering of A.I.A.I. member nations and their chiefs to discuss essential issues that are prevalent in First Nations communities.  Among the areas that will be covered at the Annual General Assembly, hosted by the Caldwell Nation on May [Read more]

Minister Kathryn McGarry Re: Softwood Lumber Dispute

Minister Kathryn McGarry Re: Softwood Lumber Dispute

Statement from MPP Kathryn McGarry; “Our government fully supports our forestry sector and the critical role it plays in the success of the provincial economy. Generating over $15.5 billion in revenues and supporting approximately 172,000 direct and indirect jobs, the sector is a significant [Read more]

Ontario Standing Up for Forestry Sector and Northern Communities

Ontario Standing Up for Forestry Sector and Northern Communities

Province Introducing New Measures to Protect Good Jobs 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 [Read more]

Ordre du Jour Conseil Municipal de Dubreuilville Council Agenda 04-25-17

Ordre du Jour Conseil Municipal de Dubreuilville Council Agenda 04-25-17

Séance régulière du conseil qui aura lieu à 18 h 30, le mardi 25 avril 2017 Regular Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. OUVERTURE / CALL TO ORDER PRÉSENCE / ROLL CALL APPEL ET DÉCLARATION D’INTÉRÊT PÉCUNIAIRE / DECLARATION OF CONFLICT ADOPTION DE L’ORDRE [Read more]

Northern Ontario Party Announces 2 New Riding Associations

Northern Ontario Party Announces 2 New Riding Associations

The Northern Ontario Party continues to build strength for the 2018 election 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 [Read more]

Ontario Premier Announces Basic Income Pilot

Ontario Premier Announces Basic Income Pilot

Giving More People an Opportunity to Get Ahead and Stay Ahead Ontario Basic Income Pilot to Launch in Thunder Bay, Hamilton and Lindsay Ontario is launching a pilot project to assess whether a basic income can better support vulnerable workers, improve health and education outcomes for people on [Read more]

Live Stream of Announcement from Premier Wynne

Live Stream of Announcement from Premier Wynne

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, along with Minister of Community and Social Services Helena Jaczek and Minister of Housing / Ministry Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy Chris Ballard, will be making an announcement later this morning (Monday, April 24th at 9 am) which will be live [Read more]

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