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Wawa & Blind River Students Representing Ontario at National Games (Version française inclu)

Wawa & Blind River Students Representing Ontario at National Games (Version française inclu)

(version française ci-dessous) CSCNO students to represent Ontario at the Jeux de la francophonie canadienne Six Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) students will wear Ontario colours at the upcoming Jeux de la francophonie canadienne (Canadian Francophone Games). Some 1,200 [Read more]

Ontario Stands with Forestry Workers and Businesses in Face of Unfair Duties

Ontario Stands with Forestry Workers and Businesses in Face of Unfair Duties

Premier Kathleen Wynne and Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Kathryn McGarry issued the following statement responding to the announcement of new duties on Canadian softwood lumber exports to the U.S.: “The Ontario government will continue to stand alongside forestry workers and [Read more]

Ontario Launches Public Community Meetings on Anti-Racism

Ontario Launches Public Community Meetings on Anti-Racism

New Anti-Racism Directorate to Hear from People Across Province Ontario is launching community meetings across the province to engage with the public and organizations on addressing systemic racism and eliminating barriers for Indigenous and racialized communities. Michael Coteau, Minister [Read more]

Province Seeking Public Input to Help Develop the 2016 Ontario Budget

Province Seeking Public Input to Help Develop the 2016 Ontario Budget

Pre-Budget Consultations Taking Place in Communities Across Ontario Ontario is seeking input from individuals, organizations and businesses across the province to help shape Ontario’s upcoming budget. Today, Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, was in Thunder Bay as part of a provincewide tour [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]

Faire progresser l’Ontario

Faire progresser l’Ontario

Au cours de l’actuelle session, le gouvernement a adopté 9 projets de loi Aujourd’hui, les travaux de la présente session de l’Assemblée législative de l’Ontario ont pris fin et le gouvernement a fait d’importants progrès dans la mise en œuvre de son plan en quatre [Read more]

Building Ontario Up

Building Ontario Up

Government Passed Nine of Its Bills During Current Session The current sitting of the Ontario legislature wrapped up today, with the government making significant progress on implementing its four-part plan for Ontario. Since the session began in July, the government passed nine bills to improve [Read more]

Giving Northwestern Ontario A Say RE: Nuclear Waste

Giving Northwestern Ontario A Say RE: Nuclear Waste

Nuclear waste disposal and transport in NWO THUNDER BAY – SUPERIOR NORTH, ON – As your MP, I feel strongly that the citizens of Thunder Bay—Superior North and Northwestern Ontario should have an opportunity to think about the critical decisions that affect you and share your [Read more]

Ontario’s Unemployment Stuck Above National Average: NDP

Ontario’s Unemployment Stuck Above National Average: NDP

NIAGARA FALLS, ON – NDP Economic Development critic Wayne Gates says that today’s Statistics Canada jobs numbers show the jobs crisis in Ontario continues to deepen as the province’s unemployment rate remains above the national average. “Families across the province are struggling to [Read more]

Le rapport du vérificateur général démontre que le programme d’achat des F-35 présente des lacunes et que les ministres se sont à peine engagés

Le rapport du vérificateur général démontre que le programme d’achat des F-35 présente des lacunes et que les ministres se sont à peine engagés

Le brouhaha qui a suivi la parution du rapport du vérificateur général le 3 avril peut être qualifié en étant approprié quand on se place dans le contexte du dilemme. Les estimations aberrantes du coût de ces avions de chasse et le fait que le gouvernement conservateur, alors minoritaire, [Read more]

COMPASS Signs Keeping Hwys Safe for 20yrs

COMPASS Signs Keeping Hwys Safe for 20yrs

February 1, 2010 McGuinty Government Continues To Help Traffic Flow And Keep Roads Safe For 20 years, Ontario’s COMPASS system has been helping keep travellers safe, managing congestion and keeping travellers moving along some of the busiest highways in North America. There are currently 222 [Read more]

First Nations HST Victory Applauded by Hughes

First Nations HST Victory Applauded by Hughes

HUGHES APPLAUDS HST VICTORY FOR FIRST NATIONS OTTAWA – First Nations in Ontario will keep their point-of-sale exemption under the Harmonized Sales Tax, thanks to some last minute negotiations and political pressure, says Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes. After being ignored by the [Read more]

Are Our Rural Post Offices Safe?

Are Our Rural Post Offices Safe?

HUGHES SEEKS GUARANTEES FOR RURAL POST OFFICES AS BUDGET PASSES FINAL VOTE IN COMMONS Ottawa – Revenue from Canadian mail headed overseas will not be contributing to Canada Post coffers and adds to the endangerment of local postal service in Canada’s smaller communities according to Carol [Read more]

Matthews expanding front-line care access

Matthews expanding front-line care access

Expanding Access To Family Health Care by Karina Hunter  This afternoon, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Deb Matthews will be joined by Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi at the University of Ottawa Health Services Family Health Team offices in Toronto where the pair will be outlining [Read more]

Climate Change Bill to Final Vote

Climate Change Bill to Final Vote

C-311 unites opposition, survives crucial challenge 155 votes to 137  OTTAWA – After a procedural roadblock thrown up by Conservatives that forced a Wednesday night vote, Thunder Bay–Superior North MP Bruce Hyer’s private member’s bill, the Climate Change Accountability Act (Bill C-311) [Read more]

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