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Happy Canada Day from MP Bob Nault NORTHWEST

(OTTAWA) Thursday, June 30, 2016 – In advance of Canada Day, Robert Nault, Member of Parliament (Kenora Riding), released the following statement: “Tomorrow, we celebrate the 149th anniversary of the enactment of the Constitution Act,...

LETTER: Event Centre community's lowest priority OPINION

The  tbewswatch poll question for June 27,  was as follows for those who may have not seen it: Following another flood, what do you believe is the most important...

Bob Nault issues statement on fed's Child Benefit program OPINION

(OTTAWA) Tuesday, July 5, 2016 – The Hon. Robert Nault, Member of Parliament (Kenora Riding), today released the following statement regarding improvements to the Canada Child Benefit (CCB): “I’m happy that new changes to the...

LETTER: how to defend your favourite hobby from invasive species LOCAL

If you like to fish, you may have noticed unfamiliar species showing up in your favourite lakes and rivers over the years. This isn’t part of a natural evolution that...

Open Letter: Inquest into death of Azraya Ackabee-Kokopenace LETTER

Dear Minister Coteau, Congratulations on your new role as Minister of Children and Youth Services. I am writing to you today as a follow-up to the question I recently asked in the Legislature on the need for a Coroner’s inquest into the...

LETTER: Administration clips council's chicken wings LETTER

To the editor: The Monday, June 20 city council meeting was a sham. A number of people gave their comments in favour of or against having backyard chickens in all of...

Food policies not cutting it for Canada’s remote North: NPI OPINION

June 23, 2016 – Food security and access to healthy, reasonably priced food is of paramount concern for remote First Nations communities in Northern Canada. News reports...

CUPE welcomes CPP expansion deal CANADA

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 21, 2016) - Canada's largest union is welcoming an agreement by the federal, provincial and territorial governments for a modest expansion of the Canada Pension Plan. While significantly less than the proposed...

Review of Waukesha’s application for Great Lakes water shows Compact working ENVIRONMENT

Waukesha’s proposal to borrow and return Lake Michigan water has undergone an intensive review, demonstrating a regional commitment to uphold the legal requirements of the Great Lakes Compact. Waukesha is grateful for the commitment and...

LETTER: Guns are not the problem in terrorist attacks

To the editor: For those of you who depend on CNN to consider yourselves informed on the so-called war on terrorism, may I humbly suggest that you aught to look elsewhere when it comes to factual information. In the wake of the recent Orlando...

OPINION: Liberals miss key reporting deadline, without fiscal info ONTARIO

QUEEN’S PARK – The Liberal Government is once again withholding key information about the long-term fiscal health of Ontario, Nipissing MPP and Finance Critic Vic Fedeli stated today. The Fiscal Transparency and Accountability Act requires...

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