Posts Tagged ‘Province of Ontario’

New Member Appointed to North West LHIN Board of Directors

New Member Appointed to North West LHIN Board of Directors

THUNDER BAY, ON – The Public Appointments Secretariat of the Province of Ontario, through Order-in-Council, has appointed a new member to the North West Local Health Integration Network’s (North West LHIN’s) Board of Directors. Appointed on December 7, 2016 for a three-year term, the North [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 Ministers Zimmer and Murray re: English Wabigoon River

Statement from Ministers Zimmer and Murray re: English Wabigoon River

On Friday, Premier Kathleen Wynne, along with Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray, met with Grassy Narrows Chief Simon Fobister and David Suzuki. Minister Zimmer and Minister Murray have released the following joint statement: “Mercury contamination has had a profound [Read more]

Greenstone Celebrates Grand Opening of Beardmore Multi-Purpose Centre

Greenstone Celebrates Grand Opening of Beardmore Multi-Purpose Centre

GREENSTONE, ON – Area dignitaries and citizens were on hand today (Nov.12.2015) to celebrate the official Grand Opening of the Beardmore Multi-Purpose Centre. The building houses a community Library, Health Centre, Community Room, and a Municipal Office. “Congratulations to Greenstone and [Read more]

FONOM Congratulates the Liberal Party of Canada on its Majority Win

FONOM Congratulates the Liberal Party of Canada on its Majority Win

KAPUSKASING, ON – The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) congratulates Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada on their majority win on election night. During the 78 day campaign, the federal Liberal party made several commitments that aim to build and sustain strong [Read more]

OPP Not Soliciting Funds For Community Bear Program

OPP Not Soliciting Funds For Community Bear Program

ORILLIA, ON – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is very proud to have a number of key partnerships in place throughout the Province of Ontario that benefit the communities policed by the OPP. Recently, the Norfolk County OPP Detachment received a number of inquiries from residents asking about [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]

Ontario Supports Leading Edge Smart Grid Projects

Ontario Supports Leading Edge Smart Grid Projects

Smart Grid Fund Helps Secure Ontario’s Energy Future Ontario is building a smarter electricity grid by supporting 17 new energy projects through its Smart Grid Fund program. The province will provide almost $24 million, supporting about $54 million in total electricity sector investment, [Read more]

NAPS INTRODUCES NEWLY FUNDED CONSTABLE POSITION

NAPS INTRODUCES NEWLY FUNDED CONSTABLE POSITION

THUNDER BAY, ON –  On Monday, October 6, 2014, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service members will be present in Sandy Lake First Nation for the introduction of the newly funded program, NAPS Community Mobilization Youth Officer. The Community Mobilization Youth Officer position is a 2014-2015 funded [Read more]

Construction of New Nipigon River Bridge Moving Forward

Construction of New Nipigon River Bridge Moving Forward

  Another Stretch of Four-Lane Highway About to Open The Ontario government is continuing to invest in highway infrastructure across Northern Ontario, supporting economic growth and creating jobs.  “I am incredibly pleased with the progress we are continuing to see on the Highway 11/17 [Read more]

ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES ON ROADS – THE BASICS

ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES ON ROADS – THE BASICS

NORTH BAY, ON – Off-roading is a wonderful way to enjoy some of Ontario’s more remote, hidden treasures. The sport is enjoying exponential growth, and many communities have opened up their roadways to the many smiling, muddy faces that venture north and fill up area motels and restaurants. [Read more]

Ontario and Matawa Member First Nations Celebrate Historic Framework for Negotiations on the Ring of Fire

Ontario and Matawa Member First Nations Celebrate Historic Framework for Negotiations on the Ring of Fire

Premier Joins First Nations Chiefs to Formalize Regional Framework Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Matawa member First Nations Chiefs were in Thunder Bay yesterday, where they joined Matawa community members, to officially celebrate the recent signing of a landmark regional framework agreement to [Read more]

Ontario, First Nations to Work Together on Ring of Fire

Ontario, First Nations to Work Together on Ring of Fire

Historic Agreement to Move Ring of Fire Development Forward The Province of Ontario and Matawa-member First Nations are taking another step forward by reaching a landmark agreement that will ensure First Nation communities benefit from the proposed Ring of Fire development. The regional framework [Read more]

CHIEFS OF ONTARIO REFUSE TO ABIDE BY NEW EDUCATION ACT AND DEMAND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ABANDON THE PROCESS

CHIEFS OF ONTARIO REFUSE TO ABIDE BY NEW EDUCATION ACT AND DEMAND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ABANDON THE PROCESS

THUNDER BAY, ON — Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy and the First Nation leadership in Ontario are united in their rejection of the federal proposal on a First Nations Education Act and have announced plans to implement their own education vision through a direct action strategy which will be [Read more]

Manitouwadge Cancer Assistance Group Shares Prestigious Award With Community

Manitouwadge Cancer Assistance Group Shares Prestigious Award With Community

MANITOUWADGE, ON – At the regular meeting of council, November 13, 2013, Manitouwadge Cancer Assistance Group members Clare Milks and Anne Williams were in attendance to thank council for the nomination they had made which led to the MCAG being awarded with the June Callwood Award for [Read more]

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