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Ontario Supports Expansion of Port of Thunder Bay

Ontario Supports Expansion of Port of Thunder Bay

Province Increasing Port Capacity, Strengthening Local Economy Ontario is helping Thunder Bay Port Authority expand its dock-side operations and construct a new storage facility to handle more cargo. With an investment of $1 million through the province’s Northern Ontario Heritage Fund [Read more]

Youth Challenged To Volunteer in Their Community

Youth Challenged To Volunteer in Their Community

Young Ontarians Kick Off 9th Annual ChangeTheWorld Campaign Ontario is challenging high school students to “change the world” by volunteering for at least three hours in their communities. Markham area high school students helped kick off the ninth annual ChangeTheWorld – [Read more]

Green Investment Fund Supporting Shift to a Low-Carbon Economy

Green Investment Fund Supporting Shift to a Low-Carbon Economy

Ontario Partnering With First Nations to Address Climate Change Ontario continues to put its new Climate Change Strategy into action by investing $13 million in two initiatives to help Indigenous communities address climate change and support economic growth. The province is providing $5 million [Read more]

Canada renews commitment to advancing gender equality globally at United Nations

Canada renews commitment to advancing gender equality globally at United Nations

Status of Women Canada OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, is leading the Canadian delegation to the 60th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW), beginning on March 14, 2016 in New York. The focus of the UNCSW this year is [Read more]

Ontario to Expand Black Bear Hunting Pilot

Ontario to Expand Black Bear Hunting Pilot

Province Committed to Sustainable Black Bear Management Ontario is expanding the spring bear hunting pilot to gather further information to assess concerns voiced by northern communities about human-bear conflicts, and to support economic growth and tourism in the north. The spring bear hunt pilot [Read more]

Ontario Implementing New Indigenous Training and Education Requirements

Ontario Implementing New Indigenous Training and Education Requirements

Province Committed to Working with Partners to Address Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action The provincial government is taking steps to address the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s (TRC) Calls to Action regarding education and training, including introducing [Read more]

Premier’s Statement on the Independent Advisory Board on Senate Appointments

Premier’s Statement on the Independent Advisory Board on Senate Appointments

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement on the selection of Ontario’s representatives to the Independent Advisory Board on Senate Appointments: “Today the federal government announced the members of its new Independent Advisory Board on Senate Appointments. I [Read more]

Grade 1/2 Class Introduced To Golf

Grade 1/2 Class Introduced To Golf

SCHREIBER, ON – Holy Angels grade 1/2 class is thankful for the schools new purchase of mini putt equipment to help assist in our learning to become future golfers at the Terrace Bay Golf course. [Read more]

NDP Deputy Leader’s motion to end “carding” passes in Legislature

NDP Deputy Leader’s motion to end “carding” passes in Legislature

QUEEN’S PARK, ON – Today, NDP Deputy Leader Jagmeet Singh’s motion to stop arbitrary and discriminatory police street checks, or “carding”, in Ontario passed in the Legislature. “Arbitrary or discriminatory carding has deeply impacted communities across Ontario. Community activists and [Read more]

Fall’s hottest accessory

Fall’s hottest accessory

As you pulled your fall coat out of storage, did you stop and think to yourself, “maybe this needs a little something extra”? The pink ribbon is an internationally recognized symbol in the fight against breast cancer. This October, make a statement that tells the world that you care [Read more]

Participez à la création de la première stratégie ontarienne de la culture

Participez à la création de la première stratégie ontarienne de la culture

Le gouvernement engage des discussions « Parlons culture » aux quatre coins de la province Le gouvernement invite les habitants de toutes les régions de la province à participer à l’élaboration de sa première stratégie de la culture, qui établira une vision en matière d’arts [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]

Food Recall Warning Expands To Include Products At Northshore Grocers

Food Recall Warning Expands To Include Products At Northshore Grocers

Source: Canada Food Inspection Agency Food Recall Warning – Field cucumbers and any in-store produced products that contain field cucumbers purchased from various retail locations recalled due to Salmonella OTTAWA, ON – Industry is recalling field cucumbers and any in-store produced [Read more]

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]

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