Posts Tagged ‘quality of life’

Celebrating Support for the Arts in Algoma-Manitoulin

Celebrating Support for the Arts in Algoma-Manitoulin

MPP Michael Mantha recognizes recipients of 2016-17 Ontario Arts Council grants The arts play a vital role in Ontario’s communities, enhancing our quality of life and delivering significant economic benefits. Ontario’s arts, culture and heritage sector represents $27.7 billion or 4.1 [Read more]

Let’s be heard on broadband for the North (link to questionnaire incl.)

Let’s be heard on broadband for the North (link to questionnaire incl.)

The problems with internet connectivity in Northern Ontario are well documented and it is ironic that this revolutionary technology, which could level the geographic playing field, is so difficult to provide in rural and remote areas.   From simple quality of life issues to the best opportunity [Read more]

Better Public Transit for NWO Including Schreiber, Terrace Bay and Greenstone

Thunder Bay and Region to receive over $1,980,000 in gas tax funding   Ontario’s Gas Tax Program is helping people in Thunder Bay and the Region get out of their cars and onto public transit. For the 12th consecutive year, Ontario is providing support to Thunder Bay, Schreiber / Terrace Bay [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]

Sudbury Theatre Among Winners of 2014 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts

Sudbury Theatre Among Winners of 2014 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts

Ontario government recognizes outstanding artists and arts organizations Ontario celebrated the winners of the 2014 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts at a gala event at Roy Thomson Hall this evening. The annual awards program honours Ontario’s outstanding artists and arts [Read more]

NOSM Researcher Participating in $55.5M National Dementia Initiative

NOSM Researcher Participating in $55.5M National Dementia Initiative

Wednesday, September 10, 2014, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, announced the launch of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), a national initiative aimed at tackling the growing onset of dementia and related illnesses and improving the lives of [Read more]

Thunder Bay – Superior North Celebrates its Artists and Arts Organizations

Thunder Bay – Superior North Celebrates its Artists and Arts Organizations

MPP Michael Gravelle Announces Ontario Arts Council’s Grants for 2013–14 Artists and arts organizations enrich Ontario’s communities in many ways, enhancing our quality of life and contributing significantly to our economy. Today, we are celebrating the work of artists and arts organizations [Read more]

National Senior Safety Week 2012 – Drug Safety for Seniors

National Senior Safety Week 2012 – Drug Safety for Seniors

The Canada Safety Council’s National Senior Safety Week is November 6 – 12. Many older Canadians are on multiple medications to treat a wide spectrum of ailments and improve quality of life. But without taking proper precautions, these life-saving and life-improving drugs can cause [Read more]

Superior North Geraldton Nordic Ski Club Receives $10k

Superior North  Geraldton Nordic Ski Club Receives $10k

McGuinty Government Supporting Health and Wellness Ontario is helping promote physical activity and healthy living in the riding of Thunder Bay – Superior North. Through the Healthy Communities Fund, the province is helping local community partners deliver programs that promote physical [Read more]

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