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no name™ beer launches in Ontario

no name™ beer launches in Ontario
Known for simplicity and quality this iconic brand is making its way to the beer aisle at select LCBO stores and lcbo.com BRAMPTON – One of Canada’s most recognized brands is now available as one of Canada’smost beloved beverages.  In keeping with its 40-year philosophy of simplicity and quality, mixed with a hint of humour, the team behind no name® is launching beer.  The no name™ beer is a... Read More

OPP REPORT TRAFFIC FATALITIES DOWN ON AND OFF THE ROAD

OPP REPORT TRAFFIC FATALITIES DOWN ON AND OFF THE ROAD
ORILLIA – The OPP is reporting decreases in all categories of fatalities on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-patrolled roads, waterways and trails in 2018, when compared to the previous year. (All data is preliminary and reflects OPP-patrolled jurisdictions only): Roads There were 296 fatal road collisions last year in which 333 people lost their lives. By comparison, there were 304 fatal crashes and 343 deaths in 2017. While fatal crashes... Read More

Statement From the Minister Of Health and Long-Term Care Regarding OMA Arbitration Award

Statement From the Minister Of Health and Long-Term Care Regarding OMA Arbitration Award
Our Government for the People values the significant contribution of Ontario’s doctors in providing safe, effective and quality care to people and families across the province. For the first time in years, we have a solid contract with Ontario’s physicians. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Ministry) has received Arbitrator Kaplan’s award with regards to our physician contract negotiations... Read More

No Charges to Issue in Relation to Shooting Death of Man at OPP Morrisburg Detachment

No Charges to Issue in Relation to Shooting Death of Man at OPP Morrisburg Detachment
Mississauga – The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against an Ontario Provincial Police officer in relation to the shooting death of 43-year-old Babak Saidi on December 23, 2017 at the Morrisburg OPP detachment. Full Director’s Report (with Incident Narrative, Evidence, and Analysis & Director’s Decision):https://www.siu.on.ca/en/directors_reports.php.  The SIU... Read More

Ontario to Restore Respect for Police Officers

Ontario to Restore Respect for Police Officers
Comprehensive Ontario Police Services Act would fix broken Bill 175, restore fairness and accountability to police oversight TORONTO – Ontario police officers and the families who depend on them will finally be able to count on a fair and transparent police oversight process that will always put public safety first.  Today, Ontario’s Government for the People will introduce new legislation,... Read More

4th Annual Police Services Hero of the Year Awards Campaign Launches Today

4th Annual Police Services Hero of the Year Awards Campaign Launches Today
Public Encouraged to Nominate Their Local Police Service Heroes TORONTO – The Police Association of Ontario (PAO) launched its fourth annual Police Services Hero of the Year Awards today, encouraging Ontarians to nominate police service heroes in their communities who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Last year, the campaign garnered over 300 nominations from residents across the province. This... Read More

Cirque du Soleil Coming to Ontario Place in 2019

Cirque du Soleil Coming to Ontario Place in 2019
Ontario’s Government Breathes New Life to Waterfront Site TORONTO – Ontario’s Government for the People is working quickly on making progress in bringing Ontario Place back to life, and making it a world-class, year-round tourist destination by signing a new deal with Cirque du Soleil to deliver programming on the site in 2019. The government recently announced it was launching... Read More

ONTARIO CELEBRATES GREAT OUTDOORS WITH FREE FAMILY DAY FISHING

ONTARIO CELEBRATES GREAT OUTDOORS WITH FREE FAMILY DAY FISHING
BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark is inviting families to participate in free fishing on the Family Day weekend. From February 16 to 18, Canadian residents of all ages can enjoy fishing in Ontario without having to purchase a licence, said Clark. “Nowhere in Ontario is there a better place to get out and discover the joys... Read More

OPSEU: Is another Ford Cabinet shuffle in the works?

OPSEU: Is another Ford Cabinet shuffle in the works?
TORONTO – The S.S. Ford has been taking on water since it has left the dock and OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is wondering if Premier Ford is about to shuffle the deck chairs again. “Ford and his crew are steering the ship like the Three Stooges in a bumper car race,” said Thomas. “But they keep hitting reefs and Ontarians are the ones... Read More

New Ontario Autism Program Draws Support From Across the Province

New Ontario Autism Program Draws Support From Across the Province
Parents, service providers and stakeholders welcome these much-needed reforms TORONTO – Yesterday, Ontario’s Government for the People announced changes to how we support children with autism. The plan provides expanded choice through childhood budgets, offers flexibility that recognizes each child is unique, and commits to doubling funding for the province’s five diagnostic hubs to help ensure children get a timely... Read More