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Summertime a great time for safety reminders LETTER

Dear Editor, As a member?of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program and a Safety Ambassador for the PLAYSAFE Program, I have met kids who have lost limbs in accidents that could have been prevented. With the weather warming up, it’s...

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...

NDP calls for immediate decriminalization of pot OPINION

New Democrats will put decriminalization to a vote to urge the government to stop handing out criminal records for personal use of marijuana. Today, the NDP announced that...

LETTER: Closing of ServiceOntario office in Terrace Bay on hold ONTARIO

As my constituents in Terrace Bay are well aware, a decision was recently made to close the ServiceOntario office in the community later this year.    Following...

OPINION: Premier refuses to answer if leaked agenda to ban natural gas was accurate

QUEEN’S PARK – The Liberal Government continues to deny that they have a radical secret agenda to ban natural gas in the province of Ontario, despite the fact a leaked cabinet document clearly details their plan to eliminate natural gas...

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