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South East LHIN Board of Directors announces new Board Member: Steve Gauthier

South East LHIN Board of Directors announces new Board Member: Steve Gauthier
Belleville – Chris Salt, Acting Chair of the South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Board of Directors, on behalf of the Board, is happy to announce the appointment of newest Board member – Mr. Steve Gauthier, a resident of Jasper, Ontario, located on the outskirts of Smiths Falls. Appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council through the Public Appointments... Read More

Upper Canada District School Board Commits to Supporting Refugees in Cornwall

Upper Canada District School Board Commits to  Supporting Refugees in Cornwall
Cornwall – Further to the establishment of a temporary shelter for up to 300 Refugee Claimants at the NAV Canada Centre in Cornwall, Ontario by the Government of Canada, the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has participated in discussions with the Ontario Ministry of Education regarding contingency planning and ongoing support for the area. All four school boards that... Read More

Ontario and First Nations Moving Ahead With Road to Ring of Fire

Ontario and First Nations Moving Ahead With Road to Ring of Fire
Province Supporting First Nations Proposal to Build All-Season Access Road Ontario is taking an important next step toward developing the Ring of Fire, working with Webequie, Marten Falls and Nibinamik First Nations to plan and construct a year-round access road into the proposed mining development site being pursued by Noront Resources Ltd. As part of this project, the province is... Read More

Ontario Fighting Climate Change with New Electric School Buses

Ontario Fighting Climate Change with New Electric School Buses
New Buses Will Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Diesel Pollution As part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan, Ontario is investing in a new Electric School Bus Pilot Program designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while giving students a safe, clean transit option to and from school. School bus operators providing student transportation services in Ontario may apply for funding to purchase... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of a Canadian in Barcelona

Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of a Canadian in Barcelona
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement after learning that the August 17, 2017, terrorist attack in Barcelona claimed the life of a Canadian and injured four others: “It was with great sadness that I learned today that one Canadian was killed and four others injured during yesterday’s cowardly terrorist attack in Barcelona. Sophie and I... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on terrorist attack in Barcelona

Statement by the Prime Minister on terrorist attack in Barcelona
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in Barcelona: “I am deeply saddened by today’s terrorist attack in Barcelona that has killed and injured so many innocent people. “Sophie and I join all Canadians in offering our sincere condolences to the families and friends who have lost loved ones, and our best... Read More

EXCELLENT RESPONSE TO RELEASE OF 3-D FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION

EXCELLENT RESPONSE TO RELEASE OF 3-D FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION
ORILLIA – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is heartened by the number of responses to a recent public appeal to identify male human remains first recovered in Algonquin Park back in 1980. On July 26, 2017, several photos and video of a three-dimensional clay facial reconstruction created by the OPP Forensic Artist were released to the media and on a... Read More

Ontario and Anishinabek Nation Sign Historic Education Agreement

Ontario and Anishinabek Nation Sign Historic Education Agreement
Province Working in Partnership with First Nations to Support Student Achievement An historic education agreement will support the achievement and well-being of Anishinabek students through enhanced collaboration between the participating First Nations and the Government of Ontario.Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education, was in the Chippewas of Rama First Nation today to join the participating First Nations in signing a Master... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on the 72nd anniversary of Korean independence

Statement by the Prime Minister on the 72nd anniversary of Korean independence
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in recognition of the 72nd anniversary of the Republic of Korea’s independence: “Today, the people of the Republic of Korea and Korean communities in Canada and around the world celebrate the 72nd anniversary of Korea’s independence, also known as ‘Gwangbokjeol’ or ‘Restoration of Light Day’. “Over sixty years ago, thousands of... Read More