Posts Tagged ‘Kenora’

Ontario Gov’t “Making Criminal Justice System Faster & Fairer in Northwestern Ontario”

Ontario Gov’t “Making Criminal Justice System Faster & Fairer in Northwestern Ontario”

Province Expanding Bail Programs and Hiring More Prosecutors Ontario is moving forward with its plan to make the criminal justice system faster and fairer by implementing programs to help reduce time-to-trial and improve the bail system in northwestern Ontario. The plan will enhance public safety [Read more]

Ontario Improving Access to Aboriginal Midwifery Care

Ontario Improving Access to Aboriginal Midwifery Care

Province Supporting Maternal Health and Wellness in Indigenous Communities Ontario is improving access to culturally appropriate child and maternity care for more Indigenous people across the province.   Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-TeDashboardrm Care, was at Dilico Family [Read more]

Native Child and Family Services Program Earns Approval as Social Service Worker Equivalent

Native Child and Family Services Program Earns Approval as Social Service Worker Equivalent

THUNDER BAY, ON – The Native Child and Family Services program at Confederation College has earned approval as a program equivalent to a Social Service Worker program. This approval was issued by the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers after a comprehensive review process [Read more]

Broadband Expansion in Northwestern Ontario

Broadband Expansion in Northwestern Ontario

Province Enhancing Digital Infrastructure in the North Ontario is providing more communities in the North with access to broadband internet service. With an investment of more than $2.3 million through the province’s Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), the Chukuni Communities [Read more]

Tourism Travel & Eco-Adventure Students Get Hands-On Experience with Wasaya

Tourism Travel & Eco-Adventure Students Get Hands-On Experience with Wasaya

THUNDER BAY, ON – Students in the Tourism – Travel and Eco-Adventure program at Confederation College received hands-on experience today, thanks to a new collaboration with Wasaya. Following a detailed tour of the various sections of the aircraft, the fourteen Flight Attendant students who are [Read more]

2-1-1 Day in Northern Ontario

2-1-1 Day in Northern Ontario

On 2-1-1 Day, residents are encouraged to make the right call THUNDER BAY, ON – February 11 is 2-1-1 Day across North America. To mark this day, United Way of Thunder Bay, Lakehead Social Planning Council, and 211 Ontario helpline is asking residents to make the right call (#MakeTheRightCall) [Read more]

Letter to the Editor : OPP Dash-Cams & Body-Worn Cameras

Letter to the Editor : OPP Dash-Cams & Body-Worn Cameras

Given the recent media coverage on In-Car Cameras (ICCs), often referred to as “Dash Cams,” I want to clarify some of the misinformation that was conveyed in relation to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). In 2004, the OPP installed approximately 80 cameras in front-line police vehicles as [Read more]

Matawa Chiefs Look Forward to Fulfilling of Commitments by New Federal Gov’t

Matawa Chiefs Look Forward to Fulfilling of Commitments by New Federal Gov’t

THUNDER BAY, ON – Further to the Your Vote Matters! Campaign launched on October 14, 2015, the Matawa Chiefs today expressed their encouragement for the increased Indigenous voter turn-out in the five (5) ridings of in the Matawa region during the October 19, 2015 federal election. “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]

Enhancing Post-Secondary Education in Northwestern Ontario

Enhancing Post-Secondary Education in Northwestern Ontario

Enhancing Post-Secondary Education in Northwestern Ontario Ontario Bringing Learning Opportunities Closer to Home Ontario is investing in new technology that will provide students in Kenora and Sioux Lookout with an interactive university experience. With an investment of $1 million from the [Read more]

Longlac Resident Fined $2,000: Illegal Shooting on Cottage Road

Longlac Resident Fined $2,000: Illegal Shooting on Cottage Road

A Longlac resident has been fined $2,000 for careless hunting. Arlene Aird pleaded guilty to careless hunting and was fined $2,000 after shooting a deer on a cottage road. Aird is not allowed to hunt in Ontario for one year and must successfully complete the Ontario Hunter Education Course before [Read more]

Northwestern Ontario Construction Wraps-up for the Season

Northwestern Ontario Construction Wraps-up for the Season

Highway Construction Improves Roads, Bridges and Creates Jobs in Northwestern Ontario Ontario continues to expand and improve highways throughout Northern Ontario, creating and sustaining more than 5,500 construction jobs annually while making travel safer and more efficient for families, visitors [Read more]

FONOM’s Call for Safer Northern Highways is Being Heard.

FONOM’s Call for Safer Northern Highways is Being Heard.

Th Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) commends the provincial government for recognizing the need to expand the time frame in which northern drivers can use studded tires. Studded tire use had been permitted from October 1st to April 30th and as weather conditions in northern [Read more]

Northern Ontario Drivers Get Studded Tire Extension

Northern Ontario Drivers Get Studded Tire Extension

Ontario Government Committed to Keeping Drivers Safe Drivers who live in northern Ontario can now put on studded tires earlier and keep them on longer, providing motorists with more options to stay safe during severe or extended winter weather. Northern Ontario residents can now use studded tires [Read more]

L’EMNO engage les communautés dans la planification stratégique

L’EMNO engage les communautés dans la planification stratégique

Ensemble, l’École de médecine du Nord de l’Ontario (EMNO), la population et les communautés du Nord de l’Ontario créent un plan stratégique pour les années 2015-2020. De mai à septembre 2014, le Dr Roger Strasser, le doyen et directeur général de l’EMNO, le Dr David Marsh, le doyen [Read more]

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