Rainbow Board continues to seek answers as to why funding cut by $1.3 million

SUDBURY—While the funding shortfalls from the province won’t be as severe as had been feared for the current Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) budget,...

Online safety training, licencing coming soon for Ontario snowmobilers

Snowdusters Club members welcome news ONTARIO—Representatives of the Manitoulin Snowdusters Snowmobile Club are happy with news that the Province of Ontario is increasing access to...

Island hoop dancer places third in major competition

OTTAWA—Celina Cada-Matasawagon, of Sheshegwaning First Nation (who now lives in Ottawa), placed third in her division at the Intermountain All Women’s Hoop Dance Competition...

Canada Post workers could be on strike September 26

CANADA—If a new collective agreement cannot be reached, about 50,000 Canadian Union of Postal Workers are preparing to walk off the job later this...

Wiikwemkoong resident Jeannette Corbiere Lavell invested into the Order of Canada

OTTAWA—A Wiikwemkoong First Nation resident is one of 39 persons Canada-wide who will be invested into the Order of Canada this week. Jeannette Corbiere Lavell...

Great Lakes, St. Lawrence governors and premiers launch Cruise the Great Lakes

MACKINAC ISLAND, MI—Against the backdrop of a cruise ship docked at Mackinac Island, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder today helped launch ‘Cruise the Great Lakes,’...

Bird Construction Inc. selected by province to build new OPP buildings

MISSISAUGA—Bird Construction Inc. (Bird) has announced that it has been selected by Infrastructure Ontario, the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and the...

Island municipalities to benefit from Gas Tax Fund

TORONTO—The Government of Canada has delivered the first of two $408 million annual investments of the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) to Ontario municipalities,...

OPP release Civic Long Weekend charges and casualties

ORILLIA, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) dealt with a tragic Civic Day Long Weekend with two children among the six people who...

Bruce Peninsula National Park set to expand

OWEN SOUND—The Government of Canada announced that, with the support of the Bruce Trail Conservancy, it has reached an agreement to acquire new land...

Hospitals continue to wait for promised small and rural funding

QUEEN’S PARK—Nickel Belt MPP France Gelinas rose in the Ontario legislature last week to share the concerns of the province’s small and rural hospitals,...

Air Quality Alert: Espanola – Killarney

Statements 6:00 AM EDT Monday 30 July 2018 Special air quality statement in effect for:Espanola - KillarneySmoke from a large forest fire west of Key...


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