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OPP Report 2 Road Deaths and Numerous Distracted Drivers over Labour Day Weekend

OPP Report 2 Road Deaths and Numerous Distracted  Drivers over Labour Day Weekend
ORILLIA – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to two road fatalities over the long weekend during their provincial Distracted Driving campaign. The first collision occurred near French River on Friday, September 1, 2017, claiming the life of a 25 year-old woman. The second incident involved a motorcycle colliding with a motor vehicle on Monday, September 4, 2017. The 59 year-old male motorcyclist... Read More

Caisse Populaire Novel-Horizon and Desjardins Insurance Team up to Support WDMH

Caisse Populaire Novel-Horizon and Desjardins Insurance Team up to Support WDMH
Winchester – Caisse Populaire Nouvel-Horizon in Embrun and Desjardins Insurance have teamed up to support local health care – and patients at Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) will benefit from this generous partnership. On August 28th, representatives visited WDMH to present the giant cheque for $4,000 to the WDMH Foundation. The money will go to the Foundation’s Family Care Fund... Read More

Tanning serices still widely used by Ontario teens, despite provincial ban

Tanning serices still widely used by Ontario teens, despite provincial ban
TORONTO – Ontario teens are still getting the burn despite the province’s Skin Cancer Prevention Act, which prohibits the sale of tanning services or ultraviolet light treatments for tanning to adolescents, according to a report released today by the Ontario Sun Safety Working Group (OSSWG). The title of the report is First year of a ban on tanning beds and lamps... Read More

Thousands of Canadians promise to change the future of breast cancer by joining the CIBC Run for the Cure

Thousands of Canadians promise to change the future of breast cancer by joining the CIBC Run for the Cure
TORONTO – More than 80,000 Canadians are expected to join forces on October 1 for the 26th annual Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure. The event – taking place in 56 locations from coast to coast – is the largest, single-day, volunteer-led event dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research, support services, health education and advocacy programs. Breast cancer continues... Read More

Updated Curriculum, New Report Cards Coming to Ontario Schools

Updated Curriculum, New Report Cards Coming to Ontario Schools
Province Modernizing School System to Unleash Full Potential of Every Student Our schools are at the foundation of a fair and competitive Ontario. Today, our province’s publicly funded education system ranks among the best in the world, preparing our students for academic and future success. To build on this progress and make our schools even better at unleashing every student’s... Read More

Ontario Boosting Opportunities for Students’ Long-Term Success

Ontario Boosting Opportunities for Students’ Long-Term Success
New Focus on Equity Will Better Support Students in Exploring Educational and Career Pathways Ontario is making the education system fairer and more inclusive for all students by identifying and eliminating systemic barriers, and better supporting students in exploring pathways to work, college, apprenticeship or university. Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education, was in Mississauga today to release Ontario’s Education Equity Action... Read More

Ottawa Police Seek Missing Adult: Kelsey Fournier

Ottawa Police Seek Missing Adult: Kelsey Fournier
Ottawa – The Ottawa Police Service is asking for assistance in locating missing female Kelsey Fournier 28 years old, of Ottawa and Aylmer Quebec.  Her family is greatly concerned for her safety. Kelsey is described as a white female, 5’8” (173 cm), 94 lbs (42 kg), very slender,  shoulder length blond hair. (see picture)     She was last seen wearing jeans, burgundy... Read More

Statement from Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on Ontario’s Opioid Strategy

Statement from Minister of Health and Long-Term Care on Ontario’s Opioid Strategy
Today, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, issued the following statement: “Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne, Marie-France Lalonde, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, and I met with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and Provincial Overdose Coordinator Dr. David Williams, and Dr. Dirk Huyer, Chief Coroner for Ontario, to discuss Ontario’s comprehensive Opioid Strategy and how... Read More