Workforce Planning study seeks employment future

SUDBURY—A recent study released by Workforce Planning for Sudbury and Manitoulin supplied a statistic that was startling at first glance. The study, covering the...

Pilot project will review sexual assault cases in seven Canadian cities

CANADA—A new pilot project, the Violence Against Women (VAW) Advocate Case Review Project, will review police cases involving sexual assault and intimate partner violence...

Blind River and Elliot Lake not in running for nuclear waste facility

TORONTO—A December 6 announcement from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) has ruled out Elliot Lake and Blind River in the running for a...

Board of health calls on province to increase social assistance to match rising cost...

SUDBURY—The Sudbury and District Health Unit (SDHU) board of health is calling on the province of Ontario to increase social assistance rates immediately to...

MPP Michael Mantha supports member’s bill to regulate gas prices

QUEEN’S PARK—Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha supports the private member’s bill put forward by Timmins-James Bay MPP Gilles Bisson to protect consumers from ‘gas price...

Ontario and Anishinabek Nation sign agreement to support children, youth and families

RAMA—Ontario and the Anishinabek Nation signed an agreement on Tuesday that will strengthen the relationship through an affirmation of partnership and a shared path...

Anishinabek Nation acknowledges the sacrifice of veterans

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (Nipissing First Nation) Nov. 10, 2017 – The Anishinabek Nation remembers and acknowledge the sacrifice of all its veterans. “We remember...

Ontario municipal group says proposed bill fails to deliver more effective, affordable police services

TORONTO—The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is warning that the government of Ontario’s new policing bill would increase costs, while reducing local say...

Indigenous youth rally at Queen’s Park in support of a renewable, non-nuclear future

TORONTO (Nov.9, 2017)  – Today at noon, Indigenous youth and allies gathered to rally at Queen’s Park in support of a transition towards 100%...

Long-term care advocate calls for immediate sector investments

TORONTO—More beds, modernized homes and more staff are needed if Ontario is going to keep up with the growing needs of seniors, says the...

Wiikwemkoong chef makes good with Toronto’s Ku-Kum Kitchen

TORONTO—“This tastes just like cedar!” I said to my wife Helena after having a sip of the complimentary “cedar tea” that Ku-Kum Kitchen Manager...

Fatal collision on Hwy 17 and Municipal Road 55 in Whitefish

(WHITEFISH, ON) -On October 27, 2017 at 3:54 p.m., members of the Sudbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Sudbury Fire Department...
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