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Family Fun Day Returns to Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area

Family Fun Day Returns to Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area
Kingston – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority hosts a special Family Fun Day on Sunday, Nov. 12, starting at 2 p.m. at the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area. CRCA staff will be on hand throughout the afternoon to suggest great hiking routes on the various trails, or you can take part in our ‘eyes only’ scavenger hunt. After your time outdoors,... Read More

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK
KINGSTON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook today. Environment Canada is forecasting a significant rainfall event for Eastern Ontario, including the CRCA region, with 50 – 100 mm of rain expected.  Special Weather Statements have been issued for: Kingston – Prince Edward https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on26, South Frontenac https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on44, and Brockville – Leeds and Grenville https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on10, indicating the... Read More

Premier’s Statement on Visit of Senator Bernie Sanders

Premier’s Statement on Visit of Senator Bernie Sanders
Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement today after meeting with Senator Bernie Sanders: “It’s an honour and a compliment that Senator Bernie Sanders chose to come to Ontario to learn more about single payer, universal health care. In our province, we take pride in a publicly funded health care system that is a true expression of our values of... Read More

Statement by Chief Charles Bordeleau on the Conclusion of OPP Investigation

Statement by Chief Charles Bordeleau on the Conclusion of OPP Investigation
Ottawa –  This morning, I received an investigative report from the Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P.) on the conduct of nine Ottawa Police Service members during the SIU investigation of a tactical training incident in 2014. Three are members of the Senior Officers’ Association and six are members of the Ottawa Police Association. The investigation included interviews and a review of documents provided... Read More

Bill to Create Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Passes Second Reading

Bill to Create Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Passes Second Reading
Ontario One Step Closer to $15 Minimum Wage, Equal Pay for Part-Time and Full-Time Workers Today, Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 passed second reading after debate in the Ontario Legislature.The bill, if passed, would create more opportunity and security for workers by: Raising Ontario’s general minimum wage to $14 per hour on January 1, 2018, and then to $15 on... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on Global Dignity Day

Statement by the Prime Minister on Global Dignity Day
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark Global Dignity Day in Canada: “Today, students across Canada and around the world will gather to mark Global Dignity Day. “Every person has the potential to transform the world around them for the better. No matter our age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or background, we all deserve... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Gord Downie

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Gord Downie
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Gord Downie: “For almost five decades, Gord Downie uncovered and told the stories of Canada. He was the frontman of one of Canada’s most iconic bands, a rock star, artist, and poet whose evocative lyrics came to define a country. “The Tragically Hip’s music invited... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada for Persons Day

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada for Persons Day
Ottawa – The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement for Persons Day: “Today, we celebrate Persons Day, a turning point for women’s rights in Canada. On this day in 1929, women were finally recognized as ‘persons’ and won the right to be appointed to the Senate. “Five determined women from Alberta won this groundbreaking victory that defined... Read More

Cataraqui Conservation Foundation Announces 2017 Conservation Award Recipients

Cataraqui Conservation Foundation Announces 2017 Conservation Award Recipients
Kingston – The Cataraqui Conservation Foundation (CCF) has selected the winners of this year’s Conservation Awards, which will be handed out during Forever Green Gala, which takes place Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Senior Officers’ Mess at Royal Military College in Kingston. The Foundation administers the Conservation Awards to acknowledge the contributions of individuals, groups, and... Read More

Premier’s Statement on U.S. NAFTA Supply Management Demands

Premier’s Statement on U.S. NAFTA Supply Management Demands
Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement today on NAFTA and supply management: “Ontario’s farmers and processors have always been a pillar of our province’s economy, working hard to meet the demand for safe, high-quality food for consumers on both sides of the border. I am steadfast in my belief that Canada’s supply management system supports a strong and competitive... Read More