Ontera selloff a ‘bad deal’

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP John Vanthof says Ontarians are picking up the tab for the government’s decision to sell Ontera telecommunications to...

Ontario PCs Reveal Plan To Balance The Budget By 2016

Sudbury, ON – Today, the Ontario PCs unveiled their turnaround plan, which will balance the budget in two years, boost economic confidence, and bring well-paying...

Senator Ringuette proposes transforming the Senate

Today, Senator Pierrette Ringuette gave notice on a motion to start the process of transforming the Senate of Canada. The motion will create and authorize...

Time for a palliative care strategy in Canada

Canada has an aging population and will face many challenges as a result of that. While we have been engaged with some of the...

Green Party applauds American-Chinese commitment to climate action

OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada welcomes the historic climate deal reached between the United States of America (U.S.) and the People’s Republic of China. Today,...
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NDP demands Liberals act on coroner’s report to prevent further domestic violence tragedies

QUEEN"S PARK – Today, the NDP’s critic for women’s issues, Sarah Campbell, demanded the Liberals act on the recommendations made in Ontario’s chief coroner’s report...

Salt shortage and bad winter maintenance making northern Ontario roads treacherous: NDP

Wawa:  NDP Transportation critic Michael Mantha is demanding that the Liberal government explain why there’s a salt shortage and bad maintenance on northern Ontario roads...

Madahbee welcomes Carolyn Bennett as new INAC minister

UOI OFFICES – Nipissing FN (Nov. 4, 2015) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee welcomes Carolyn Bennett as the new Indigenous and...

MPs needed to ensure passage of palliative care motion

OTTAWA- The success of establishing a pan-Canadian palliative care strategy will come down to the willingness of individual MPs to stand up for the...

Supreme Court decision ‘muddies’ the water for First Nations people

NIPISSING FIRST NATION—Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee commented today on the Supreme Court of Canada in the Daniels case relating to the...

Still time to do the right thing for passenger service on ACR

OTTAWA – Carol Hughes says it is time for the government to do the right thing for businesses, communities, and property owners who will...

Hudak’s Anti-Renewable Energy Promises Put Province on Hook for Tens of Billions of Dollars

Promises include draconian new powers to cancel projects and retroactively revoke approvals (Mississauga) Tim Hudak has learned nothing from the gas plant cancellation decisions and is...

POLICE BRIEFS

Sudbury – Three arrested after robbery on MacKenzie Street

At approximately 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Greater Sudbury Police responded to a Robbery that took place on MacKenzie Street in Greater...