Ontario joins as member of new Great Lakes partnership to block Asian carp

ONTARIO—Last week, the province of Ontario joined a new Great Lakes Basin partnership to block Asian carp from getting into the Great Lakes. Ontario...

Grand Council Chief Madahbee says proposal to store nuclear waste near river is ‘insanity’

OTTAWA—‘Insanity’ is a word Patrick Madahbee, grand council chief of the Anishinabek Nation, used to describe a proposal to store nuclear waste near the...

Vic Fedeli receives local support on becoming interim PC party leader

ONTARIO—Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee is just one of several political leaders to congratulate Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli on becoming the interim...

Government’s child welfare program fixes good news; action needs to be taken, says Hare

OTTAWA—While a six point plan outlined by Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott to tackle systemic issues with Canada’s First Nations child welfare program is...

Northern Ontario group lobbies province for increased municipal funding for infrastructure

ONTARIO—While the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) is in support of a funding announcement under the province’s Main Street Revitalization Initiative, municipalities in...

Public Health Sudbury and District unveils new name, strategic direction

SUDBURY—Public Health Sudbury and Districts (Sante publique Sudbury et districts) is the new name accompanying the just-launched 2018-2022 Strategic Plan for the Board of...

Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Madahbee congratulates MPP Fedeli as interim PC leader

NIPISSING FIRST NATION  (January 26, 2018)—The Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee congratulate Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli on becoming the interim PC leader. “As...

Province begins review of Ontario wildlife damage compensation program

ONTARIO—As promised previously by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal, a review of the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program is...

Province planning complete overhaul of income security

TORONTO—The Ontario government is laying the foundations for one of the largest overhauls of the province’s income security systems with the espoused aim of...

North East Local Integrated Health Network launches opioid strategy

NORTHERN ONTARIO—The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) is increasing treatment services to meet the growing needs of people with addiction to...

Province seeking input for next budget

TORONTO—Ontario is inviting the public to vote on ideas submitted through Budget Talks, an innovative online consultation to develop policies that will be part...

Investment in First Nations policing welcome move for First Nation families and safety, AFN

OTTAWA—Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says last week’s announcement on federal support for the First Nations Policing Program (FNPP) is...
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