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OPINION: Registered Nurses deserve better than current 'appalling' contract negotiations OPINION

Registered Nurses are seeking signatures for an online petition. Right now ONA is negotiating a contract renewal with OHA, which will affect Registered Nurses employed locally and across the province. ONA released a statement updating the public...

Ontario finance minister responds to credit rating announcement LOCAL

Statement by Finance Minister Charles Sousa on Moody's Credit Rating Announcement Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance has issued the following statement in response to Moody's improvement of Ontario's outlook to Aa2 stable: "Following...

Letter: PC leader to visit Thunder Bay again OPINION

On Thursday, I will be once again visiting Thunder Bay, this time to address the Northern Ontario Municipalities Association (NOMA). This will be my 16th trip to the region...

LETTER: Volunteers build strong communities

To the editor:  April 10-16 is National Volunteer Week and as Chair of the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s grant review team. I want to take this opportunity to thank the all the people in Northwestern Ontario that volunteer to make...

OPINION: Your freedom of speech will survive OPINION

Freedom of speech is apparently under attack. Actually, it isn’t. But there are certainly a number of people in Thunder Bay who believe it is and are convinced I’m...

Federal, provincial health ministers commended by First Nations leaders OPINION

ONTARIO REGIONAL CHIEF ISADORE STATEMENT: FIRST NATION LEADERS COMMEND FEDERAL HEALTH MINISTER JANE PHILPOTT AND ONTARIO HEALTH MINISTER ERIC HOSKINS ON PRODUCTIVE MEETING ON HEALTH ISSUES (April 1, 2016) On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario,...

Liberal's "free tuition" misleading for Ontario students and their families OPINION

Open Letter from Peggy Sattler, Ontario NDP Training, Colleges and Universities Critic Honourable Kathleen Wynne Office of the Premier Main Legislative Building Queen's Park Toronto, ON M7A 1A1 Dear Premier Wynne, I am writing...

LETTER: Event centre would be nice federal budget prize LETTER

To the editor:  March 22 is federal budget day. Hopefully, the long-awaited events centre will qualify for federal funding under the Liberal infrastructure spending...

Horwath wraps up tour of Northwestern Ontario ONTARIO

Thunder Bay – Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath wrapped up a successful tour of Northwestern Ontario. Having spent time in Thunder Bay, Sioux Lookout, Dryden, Migisi...

Northerners deserve fair access to health care: Horwath (VIDEO) POLITICS

Queen’s Park – Today, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said that families in the north deserve fair access to health care, and called on the Premier to explain why the Liberal government is increasing drug costs for struggling seniors...

OPINION: Delays in waterfront works seems linked to Event Centre proposal LETTER

The proposed hotel at the Waterfront  appears to be in a state of limbo. This is the same hotel that was to have been built before the condos and the same hotel that was to open in the spring  of 2014. The construction of this hotel...

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