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MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

Last week (Click to read last week’s column) we touched on an important Bill that New Democrats introduced titled Empowering Homecare Patients Act, 2015. This bill speaks to homecare recipients and their families across Ontario.  New Democrats also introduced Bill 87 Long-Term Care Homes [Read more]

Northeast Fire Region Forest Fire Situation Update

Northeast Fire Region Forest Fire Situation Update

There were no fires reported on July 18. Current as of June 19, Cochrane 6 continues to be the region’s only active fire. The forest fire hazard ranges from low to high throughout the region. The areas of greatest concern include the centre and far north of the region. Out of Province Ontario [Read more]

Les études sur les lacs soutiennent la gestion des pêches dans le Nord-Est

Les études sur les lacs soutiennent la gestion des pêches dans le Nord-Est

NORD-EST, ON – Cet été, les équipes des pêches du ministère des Richesses naturelles et des Forêts mèneront des études sur certains lacs de l’Ontario. Ils y surveilleront les populations de poissons, prendront des échantillons d’eau et chercheront à détecter les espèces [Read more]

New Resource to Improve Employment Opps for People with Developmental Disabilities

New Resource to Improve Employment Opps for People with Developmental Disabilities

Province Supporting Local Employers and Community Agencies Ontario is helping more people with developmental disabilities find and keep jobs in the community.The province is contributing $800,000 to help create a new Centre of Excellence for Employment Services. The new centre, which will be run by [Read more]

First Nations Rally in Pic Mobert Against Nuclear Waste

First Nations Rally in Pic Mobert Against Nuclear Waste

PIC MOBERT FIRST NATION – “Today I had the honour and privilege to speak at a rally with a number of great speakers, leaders and community activists. The message was: NO TO NUCLEAR WASTE in their treaty, traditional lands,” stated Serpent River Chief Isadore Day. “As First Nations, we do [Read more]

Attention aux ours ce printemps

Attention aux ours ce printemps

Les ours sortent de leur hibernation; l’Ontario et la PPO rappellent à la population d’être prudente L’Ontario et la Police provinciale de l’Ontario rappellent à la population de prendre de simples précautions ce printemps pour éviter d’attirer les ours qui sortent de [Read more]

Local Driver Charged With Impaired Driving

Local Driver Charged With Impaired Driving

WAWA, ON – During the early hours of April 3, 2015, members of the Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint in the town of Wawa regarding a possible impaired driver. At approximately 7:48 am, while on general patrols officers observed [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Hydro Costs

Mantha’s News from the Park : Hydro Costs

Day after day, week after week, without a doubt the number one concern raised in our offices is the skyrocketing cost of hydro.  Absolutely nothing has been done since this Liberal government was given a majority mandate to alleviate the crippling costs of hydro on hardworking families across this [Read more]

-UPDATE- Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision East of Longlac

-UPDATE- Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision East of Longlac

Charges Laid GREENSTONE, ON – On December 6, 2014 at approximately 7:20pm, members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 11 approximately 78.5 kilometres east of Longlac.  Investigation determined that the [Read more]

26 Ontarians Named to Province’s Highest Honour (Ceremony Video)

26 Ontarians Named to Province’s Highest Honour (Ceremony Video)

QUEEN’S PARK, ON – Tuesday, February 3, 2015, Internationally celebrated writer and lecturer John Ralston Saul, social justice advocate Barbara MacQuarrie, and former Executive Director of the Canadian branch of Doctors Without Borders Marilyn McHarg were among 26 extraordinary [Read more]

OPP Conduct Drug Trafficking Investigation in Schreiber & Terrace Bay

OPP Conduct Drug Trafficking Investigation in Schreiber & Terrace Bay

SCHREIBER, ON – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Northwest Region OPP, and the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) conducted a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA) undercover police investigation in the towns of Terrace Bay and Schreiber, Ontario. [Read more]

Innovative Local Food Project Growing in Northwestern Ontario

Innovative Local Food Project Growing in Northwestern Ontario

Ontario Supports Local Food Ideas The province is helping grow awareness and demand for local food in Northwestern Ontario. A recipient in the Kenora District received funding from Ontario’s Local Food Fund to support innovative local food projects that increase demand and sales of Ontario [Read more]

Contractors Could Face Fines Following Weekend Closures Of #Hwy17

Contractors Could Face Fines Following Weekend Closures Of #Hwy17

NORTHWESTERN, ON – Highway 17 East of Terrace Bay  to Marathon (and at times through to White River) was closed repeatedly this past weekend due to freezing rain and packed ice.  Travelers who made it through the portion of highway between Saturday afternoon and Monday morning were [Read more]

Ontario Supporting LGBTQ Community at 2015 Games

Ontario Supporting LGBTQ Community at 2015 Games

#PrideHouseTO Inclusion and Diversity to be a Centrepiece of Games Ontario is continuing to make inclusion and diversity a priority for the TORONTO 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. With provincial support, PrideHouse Toronto (PrideHouseTO) is committed to making the 2015 Games a [Read more]

Strengthening Health Care Research in Thunder Bay

Strengthening Health Care Research in Thunder Bay

Ontario is supporting medical research that will lead to improved care for patients while creating jobs in Thunder Bay. With nearly $900,000 in support from the province’s Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation(NOHFC), two projects are enhancing health care research and boosting the [Read more]

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