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Walleye Spawning Beds To Be Improved Using Environmental Penalties Fund

UPDATE: Ontario Community Environment Fund (OCEF) Watersheds Canada has been awarded an OCEF grant of over $960 from funds collected from environmental penalties. The organization will use the funds to improve two existing walleye spawning beds on Twin Sisters Lake by first making an assessment of [Read more]

Northern Ontario Party Applauds Effforts of Labour Unions

Northern Ontario Party Applauds Effforts of Labour Unions

Submitted by Trevor Holliday,  Northern Ontario Party Leader The Northern Ontario party continues to support and applaud the efforts of all labour unions who fight to make Northern Ontario a better place to live and raise a family. Recently, Trevor Holliday the NOP party leader was able to visit [Read more]

MPP Mantha calls on Premier Wynne to Ignite the #RingOfFire (Video)

MPP Mantha calls on Premier Wynne to Ignite the #RingOfFire (Video)

QUEEN’s PARK, ON – After listening to serious concerns raised at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference, which brings together the mining and finance industry, Ontario NDP critic for Northern Development and Mines Michael Mantha again demanded that Premier [Read more]

Hydro bills put community centres at risk

Hydro bills put community centres at risk

ECHO BAY, ON – On Saturday, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath joined the leadership of Echo Bay, Desbarats, Bruce Mines, Hilton Beach and the Township of St. Joseph to speak out about skyrocketing hydro bills – which are putting their community hubs at risk. “The Johnson Township Community Centre [Read more]

Grassy Narrows Welcomes Wynne’s Clean-up Promise Calling For Swift Results

Grassy Narrows Welcomes Wynne’s Clean-up Promise Calling For Swift Results

Grassy Narrows Chief Simon Fobister is responding today to a new commitment made on Friday by Premier Wynne to clean the English-Wabigoon River.  The river has been highly contaminated since 1962 when a paper company in Dryden began dumping 9,000 kg of untreated mercury waste into the river [Read more]

Statement from MPP Michael Gravelle Re: Temporary Leave

Statement from MPP Michael Gravelle Re: Temporary Leave

Over the past months I have been struggling with a feeling of uneasiness that I have not been able to shake. My doctor diagnosed me with depression last year. Since then, I have been grappling with this disease privately while maintaining, to the best of my ability, the work that I love to do as [Read more]

Minnesota Family Wins 2-Year Battle To Save Ontario Disability Camp

Minnesota Family Wins 2-Year Battle To Save Ontario Disability Camp

A husband and wife, and the disabled Navy veteran they care for, saw their fight to save Wilderness Discovery Resort For The Disabled in Shebandowan, Ontario, come to an end on Friday when the Ministry Of Infrastructure reached an agreement with four Thunder Bay civic organizations to renovate [Read more]

FONOM Attends Rural Ontario Municipal Association Conference

FONOM Attends Rural Ontario Municipal Association Conference

KAPUSKASING, ON – The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) attended the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference, which was held as a standalone conference, the first in many years, on January 29-31, 2017 in Toronto. FONOM met with members of the Provincial [Read more]

Nipigon & Greenstone Among Communities Benefiting from Provincial Investments

Local Grants will support projects across Region January 17, 2017 Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines and MPP for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Bill Mauro, Minister of Municipal Affairs and MPP for Thunder Bay Atikokan, announced that four local non-profit and charitable [Read more]

Energy Costs Continue to be a Concern Across the North

Energy Costs Continue to be a Concern Across the North

KAPUSKASING, ON – The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) continues to be concerned about the impacts of energy costs on the Northern Ontario economy. The issue was heavily discussed at the recent meeting of the Board of Directors’ on January 12, 2017 in North Bay. Whether [Read more]

MPP Michael Gravelle Reflects on 2016

MPP Michael Gravelle Reflects on 2016

This time of year it’s important to pause for reflection. When I look back over the last year, I’m proud of what the Ontario government has accomplished on behalf of Northern Ontario. A year ago, our government released a refreshed Mineral Development Strategy which is guiding us as we navigate [Read more]

Statement by NDP Leader on Resignation of MPP

Statement by NDP Leader on Resignation of MPP

Statement by Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath on the Resignation of MPP David Orazietti QUEEN’S PARK, ON – Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath issued the following statement on the resignation of MPP David Orazietti. “On behalf of Ontario’s New Democrats, I want to congratulate David [Read more]

Premier Wynne Thanks MPP David Orazietti

Premier Wynne Thanks MPP David Orazietti

Premier Kathleen Wynne issued the following statement regarding MPP David Orazietti’s resignation: “I want to thank David Orazietti for 13 years of dedication and leadership on behalf of the people of Sault Ste. Marie, and people all across Ontario. David and I were both first elected as [Read more]

MPP David Orazietti Announces Resignation

MPP David Orazietti Announces Resignation

Statement from Liberal MPP for Sault Ste. Marie and Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, David Orazietti  “Although this is a very difficult decision, and one I do not make lightly, I am announcing my resignation from provincial politics. I first and foremost would like to [Read more]

Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha office relocation

Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha office relocation

ELLIOT LAKE, ON –  Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha is moving his constituency office to a new location in Elliot Lake.  The current office located in the Elliot Lake Civic Centre will be closed for several days beginning this week during the transition.  The move is taking place over [Read more]

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