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Thunder Bay Public Health Nurses Head to Mediation, Hoping to Reach a New Negotiated Contract, Avoid Being Forced to Strike

October 11, 2018 THUNDER BAY – Public Health Nurses working for Thunder Bay District Health Unit are heading into mediation talks on Monday, October 15, trying to avoid being locked out or being forced to strike. Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) President Vicki McKenna, RN, says that, “As nurses, we never want to be forced to […]

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Media Advisory – Photo and Interview Opportunity – Ribbon cutting on new solar installation at The Old Railroad Stop in Hiawatha First Nation community

HIAWATHA, ON, Oct. 11, 2018 – On Tuesday, October 16, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Hiawatha First Nation will be celebrating the completion of a new solar project. The 22 kilowatt (kW) array, which has been completed with support from Bullfrog Power and BASF, is now installed atop the Old Railroad Stop, the community’s flagship business […]

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Algoma U Hosts Diversity & Equity Speaker Series

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – October 11, 2018): Algoma University will be hosting The Diversity & Equity Speaker Series, aimed at promoting a safe and inclusive campus and community environment. The series runs from the fall of 2018 and into the winter of 2019. The Diversity & Equity Speaker Series aims to provide a space […]

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OHRC releases new policy guidance on human rights and cannabis

October 11, 2018 Toronto – Today, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released a new policy statement on cannabis and Ontario’s Human Rights Code. “The legalization of cannabis is a new reality in Ontario,” said OHRC Chief Commissioner Renu Mandhane. “But while cannabis laws are changing, this policy statement reminds us that human rights protections […]

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Prime Minister announces the appointment of two senators

October 11, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Governor General appointed the following independent senators to fill vacancies in the Senate: Josée Forest-Niesing (Ontario) Brian Francis (Prince Edward Island) Ms. Forest-Niesing is a proud Franco-Ontarian, dedicated lawyer, and devoted community member who, throughout her career, has passionately defended and promoted access […]

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Statement: Shoal Lake No. 40 celebrates major milestone as Freedom Road reaches the Trans-Canada Highway

From: Indigenous Services Canada Statement OTTAWA, ONTARIO (October 11, 2018) – The Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, issued the following statement today: “Today, Shoal Lake No. 40 First Nation is celebrating a significant milestone as the construction of Freedom Road has reached the Trans-Canada Highway. This long-awaited project to establish year-round unrestricted road access […]

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Parliamentary Secretary Alghabra wraps up successful Indigenous trade mission to New Zealand

From: Global Affairs Canada October 11, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The government is determined to make sure the economic benefits of trade and investment are shared by all segments of society. When Indigenous peoples from all over the world are able to build their networks, the opportunities and job creation that […]

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U of Waterloo: Olympians and Paralympians headline human rights in sport conference

October 10, 2018 Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau, Bruce Kidd, Beckie Scott and Josh Vander Vies have all represented Canada at the world’s biggest sporting event: The Olympic and Paralympic Games. These four superstar athletes will share their valuable views and insight with fellow athletes, academic researchers and sports industry leaders on Thursday, October 11 when Western University’s […]

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OCAD: Onsite up for Ontario Association of Art Galleries awards

October 10, 2018 OCAD University’s professional gallery, Onsite, has been shortlisted for three prestigious OAAG Awards. These are province-wide, juried art gallery awards of artistic merit and excellence in exhibitions, publications, programs, and community partnerships produced by Ontario’s art galleries. Exhibition of the Year Budget over $50,000 Short List: The Sunshine Eaters, Onsite Gallery Innovation […]

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Canadore Hosting Applied Research and Entrepreneurship Forum

Oct 10, 2018 | Jessica Charette (NORTH BAY, ONT.) – Canadore College will be hosting its first applied research and entrepreneurship forum this Friday. The symposium is an opportunity for students, industry and agencies to learn about Canadore’s involvement in innovative experiential learning, research and entrepreneurial activities, all of which accelerate community growth and expansion. The event’s […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 20186 Views

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