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Potential High-Risk Exposure to COVID-19 at Local Business

Nipissing First Nation is advising people of potential high-risk exposure to COVID-19 at a local business. This notice is directed at customers and employees of Kana Leaf located on Osprey Miikan in Nipissing First Nation (NFN). The potential exposure dates include: • December 31, 2020 • January 1, 2021 (closed …

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Ontario Supporting Home-Based Food Businesses During COVID-19

Government providing entrepreneurs with a new “How to” guide TORONTO — The Ontario government is supporting home-based food businesses by providing a guide on how to start a home-based food business, which includes an overview of public health requirements that need to be followed as a food operator. To further …

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North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit Declares Community Outbreak Over

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has declared the community COVID-19 outbreak, in connection with Nipissing University, over. All nineteen individuals associated with the outbreak are considered resolved. Although the community outbreak is over, this is not the time to be unconcerned; the Health Unit’s district …

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Ontario Announces Provincewide Shutdown to Stop Spread of COVID-19 and Save Lives

Government Providing Grants of up to $20,000 to Small Businesses Impacted by New Public Health Measures TORONTO — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise at an alarming rate, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is imposing a Provincewide Shutdown. Additional …

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Ontario Declares Santa Claus an Essential Service

Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement on Santa Claus’ annual delivery of gifts: “As children across Ontario count down the days to Christmas with excitement, I want to reassure all the boys and girls out there that Santa is still coming this year despite the COVID-19 pandemic. As Premier, …

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Ontario no longer funding Covid Tests for International Travellers

Steps being taken to preserve capacity with the provincially funded COVID-19 testing network TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is updating the province’s testing guidelines for outbound international travellers. Effective December 11, 2020, individuals requesting a COVID-19 test …

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Province moves York and Windsor into Full Lockdown

Action is being taken to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect vulnerable people TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health, and other health experts, is moving seven public health regions to new levels with stronger public health …

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Ontario Invests in Virtual Learning Strategy

Province strengthens its position as a global leader in postsecondary education TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $50 million in virtual learning and educational technologies to help expand access to high-quality, market-responsive, and globally competitive “Ontario Made” education. The move will strengthen the province’s position as a global leader …

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SAME PEOPLE STOPPED THREE TIMES WITHIN SEVEN HOURS & CHARGED

(BALDWIN TOWNSHIP, ON) – On December 6, 2020, at 8:15 p.m., members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting radar enforcement on Highway 17, east of Highway 6, Baldwin Township, when they observed an eastbound vehicle travelling over 130 kilometres per hour (km/h) in a posted …

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Suspected Fentanyl Arrests in Dokis First Nation

(DOKIS FIRST NATION, ON) – On December 3, 2020, officers from the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit with the assistance of Anishinabek Police Service (APS) executed a search warrant on Subdivision Road in Dokis First Nation. As a result of the search warrant, officers …

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