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...

New Building Canada Plan – Open for Business

OTTAWA – Recently, the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for...

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...

End of TRC hearings doesn’t signal end to the needs of residential school survivors...

OTTAWA – Victims of Residential Schools will no longer be able to turn to special services designed specifically to match their needs now that...

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...

Province Has Eliminated Coal-Fired Generation

ONTARIO--Ontario is now the first jurisdiction in North America to fully eliminate coal as a source of electricity generation. The Thunder Bay Generating Station,...

Health care not on government’s radar say Carol Hughes

When Canadians are asked to rank items that should be a priority for the federal government, health care is always at or near the...

Ontario and Métis Nation Renew Framework Agreement

Working Together to Improve the Quality of Life for Métis People ONTARIO--Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) have renewed a Framework Agreement that...

Improving Access to Safe Fertility Treatments

Ontario Sharing Cost of IVF to Help People Who Cannot Conceive Children ONTARIO--Ontario intends to help more people expand their family by increasing access to...

North Welcomes Greater Cabinet Representation

The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) extends its congratulations to Bill Mauro, the newest member of Premier Kathleen Wynne’s cabinet. Minister Mauro’s northern Ontario...

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...

Paula Peroni introduces new addition to her campaign platform

SUDBURY– MPP candidate Paula Peroni spent time volunteering at the Sudbury Kids And Pet Expo at the Garson Arena this past Sunday in support...