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Ontario to launch basic income test this spring in Hamilton, Lindsay, Thunder Bay. $17,000 per year.

Ontario is launching a basic income pilot project this spring, aimed at providing financial stability for low-income residents in a time of precarious work and a changing economy. Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the details of the province’s three-year basic income project during a speech in Hamilton Monday. “The project will …

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Northern Ontario Party organized in riding

KIRKLAND LAKE – The Northern Ontario Party made history in the riding of Timiskaming-Cochrane, Saturday as the fledgling party elected it first local official riding association. On Saturday, the party met for the first time in Kirkland Lake and out of that came not only the election of its first …

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WOW! Rock & Ribs Announces Lineup!!

Ascot Royals, Steve Hill, Union Duke and Carl Dixon to headline Ontario 150 edition of Rock & Ribs Music and Rib Festival. (West Nipissing, ON – Friday April 21, 2017) Ascot Royals, Steve Hill, Union Duke and Carl Dixon to headline the third annual Rock & Ribs Music and Rib …

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Ontario Increasing Minimum Wage

Fourth Consecutive Annual Increase Provides Significant Boost to Take Home Pay Ontario is continuing to boost income for workers across the province by increasing the general minimum wage for the fourth consecutive year, which will bring the wage up to $11.60 this fall. Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn made the …

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Sturgeon Falls Drug Bust nets Cocaine, Meth and Weapons.

At approximately 7:30pm, March 6th, officers from the West Nipissing Police Service executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at a John Street residence in Sturgeon Falls. The search of the residence was completed and officers seized an assortment of controlled substance including; cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine pills, …

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Ontario Cutting Electricity Bills by 25 Per Cent

PRESS RELEASE! System Restructuring Delivers Lasting Relief to Households Across Province Ontario is lowering electricity bills by 25 per cent on average for all residential customers as part of a significant system restructuring that will address long-standing policy challenges and ensure greater fairness. Starting this summer, Ontario’s Fair Hydro Plan …

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Police Determine Highway Attack Did Not Occur.

On February 1st 2017, an alleged attempted abduction surfaced on social media. The alleged offence was brought to the attention of the Ontario Provincial Police and investigators immediately began to look into the matter. It was determined that the events were said to have occurred within the jurisdiction of the …

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