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Restoring VIA Rail and Creating National Transportation Strategy

Restoring VIA Rail and Creating National Transportation Strategy

THUNDER BAY, ON – Today at a press conference in Thunder Bay, Bruce Hyer, current incumbent in Thunder Bay-Superior North and Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada, and Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada and current incumbent in Saanich-Gulf Islands, discussed the [Read more]

Matawa Chiefs Council Encouraging Members To Vote

Matawa Chiefs Council Encouraging Members To Vote

Matawa Chiefs Council to Release Candidate Responses To The Chiefs’ Priorities It is estimated that First Nation eligible voters have the potential to decide the outcome of the election in over fifty ridings across Canada. This federal election is different from past elections. This election, [Read more]

Ontario Investing in Northeast Tourism Infrastructure

Ontario Investing in Northeast Tourism Infrastructure

Funding Part of Largest Infrastructure Investment in Province’s History Ontario is increasing tourism and supporting economic growth in the Northeast by investing in local businesses. With investments totalling $659,000 through the province’s Northern Ontario Heritage Fund [Read more]

Federal and Provincial Greens Plan Cooperation

Federal and Provincial Greens Plan Cooperation

Nuclear Waste, Ring of Fire, Electricity Costs THUNDER BAY, ON – Cooperation between Canada and Ontario that emphasizes northern issues is the pledge that Green MP Bruce Hyer and GPO leader Mike Schreiner made today. Hyer and Schreiner are working together on a cross jurisdictional plan to [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park

Mantha’s News from the Park

Liberal scandal continued to dominate question period this week with public and opposition demanding answers from the Premier to come clean about her involvement in the Sudbury by-election talks. The NDP called on the Premier during Question Period this week to answer whether or not she briefed the [Read more]

Ontario Reaches Milestone in Far North Land Use Planning

Ontario Reaches Milestone in Far North Land Use Planning

Province Releases Draft Far North Land Use Strategy Ontario is launching the next phase in the development of a Far North Land Use Strategy by releasing a draft strategy, and is asking First Nations, stakeholders, and the public to provide their input and ideas. When complete, the strategy will [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park

Mantha’s News from the Park

This week, Ontario’s Auditor General issued a report detailing the failings of the Wynne Liberals when it comes to home care across the province. An audit was conducted of 14 Community Care Access Centres (CCAC’s) across the province.  It concluded that of the $2.4 billion in tax dollars that [Read more]

Government Hosting Culture Talks Across the Province

Government Hosting Culture Talks Across the Province

Ontario is seeking input from across the province to develop its first culture strategy, which will set out a vision for arts and culture in Ontario to build healthier, more vibrant and prosperous communities. Culture in Ontario can include everything from our heritage, traditions, and identity, to [Read more]

Nearly 30 Election Signs Removed Without Authorization in Manitouwadge

Nearly 30 Election Signs Removed Without Authorization in Manitouwadge

MANITOUWADGE, ON – Sep 6, 2015, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge detachment received a complaint regarding the unauthorized removal of election ads in the Manitouwadge area. On Aug 24th, 18 Green Party signs had been placed at locations throughout the community. By Sept 3rd, 12 [Read more]

Conseil municipal de Dubreuilville Ordre du Jour 22.09.2015 Dubreuilville Council Agenda

Conseil municipal de Dubreuilville Ordre du Jour 22.09.2015 Dubreuilville Council Agenda

Séance régulière du conseil qui aura lieuà 18 h 30, le  Regular Council meeting scheduled for September 22, 2015 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 DU JOUR / APPROVAL OF [Read more]

MPS 2015 Student Council

MPS 2015 Student Council

MANITOUWADGE, ON – A significant part of a child’s education is realizing  that leadership is as important as any academic components.  The photo above shows six of Manitouwadge Public School’s students who have stepped up to take on the central role of Student Council members [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

  I have had an excellent summer touring Algoma-Manitoulin and attending many community events.  Many of our communities continue to out-do themselves with fun music festivals, Pow-Wow’s, fishing derbies, parades and wonderful farmers markets. My family and I always enjoy spending our [Read more]

NDP Candidate Andrew Foulds Visits Greenstone

NDP Candidate Andrew Foulds Visits Greenstone

GREENSTONE, ON – Andrew Foulds took his campaign to Greenstone last week. He visited Beardmore, Geraldton, Nakina and Longlac. “The issues raised by constituents have become all too familiar as I knock on doors across this large riding. The economy and lack of good paying jobs was voiced [Read more]

Ontario Investing $2.5 Million in First Nation Renewable Energy Project

Ontario Investing $2.5 Million in First Nation Renewable Energy Project

Funding Part of Largest Infrastructure Investment in Province’s History Ontario is investing in new energy infrastructure in the Far North that will link solar and wind power to the Fort Severn First Nation’s existing diesel-generating stations. Through the province’s Northern Ontario [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Town Hall w/NDP Leader, Hydro One Sale & Bear Encounters

Mantha’s News from the Park : Town Hall w/NDP Leader, Hydro One Sale & Bear Encounters

My colleagues and I have received numerous calls regarding the increase in Bear activity throughout Northern Ontario. The NDP has continuously pressured the Minister of Natural Resources to step up and take some responsibility on the issue of wildlife management in the north. Liberal budget cuts to [Read more]

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