Windsor - Mar. 22, 2019: A marketing campaign developed by the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation was launched today to promote the region throughout Ontario, Montreal and Winnipeg.
Partnering with the Toronto firm Perspective Marketing a 28-page tabloid titled Your Future Starts. Where Canada Begins…Windsor-Essex, Ontario Canada, was delivered as a special feature through the Globe and Mail newspaper, reaching a readership of over 400,000 readers. FULL STORY
Toronto - Mar. 22, 2019: Ontario's Government is putting people first by supporting rural communities through new investments to help the province's horse racing industry create and protect good jobs. "Our horse racing sector plays a vital role in our rural communities and is an important part of Ontario's heritage. This investment will help support Ontario's breeders and horsepeople, and ensure the province's horse racing community is open for business, and can create and protect jobs," said Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance. FULL STORY
Toronto - Mar. 22, 2019: Following a guilty plea, CS Wind Canada Inc. was fined $60,000 by Justice of the Peace Susan Hoffman in Windsor court; Crown Counsel Alessandra Hollands. CS Wind was previously convicted under the OHSA in Windsor on August 18, 2016 for failing to take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker. In that incident, a worker suffered multiple injuries from the movement of components of a wind tower under construction. The company was fined $60,000 for that offence FULL STORY
Lakeshore - Mar. 22, 2019: The Town of Lakeshore joins other municipalities in the receipt of $620,201 in one-time funding from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. The funding is to support small and rural municipalities’ efforts to become more efficient and reduce expenditure growth in the long-term. FULL STORY
Toronto - Mar. 21, 2019: On Thursday, the Ford government and Minister Lisa MacLeod got the hopes of parents of children with autism up for a moment - only to tear them back down again with an announcement that leaves Ford's devastating cuts to autism supports for children in place. NDP Critic for Children Monique Taylor released the following statement: FULL STORY
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Toronto - Mar. 21, 2019: Ontario's government is putting people first by enhancing the Ontario Autism Program, which comes into effect on April 1, 2019.
"Our government is fully committed to transforming how autism services are delivered in Ontario," said Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services. "The government is working to move all 23,000 children off the waitlist as quickly as possible within the next 18 months." FULL STORY
Lakeshore - Mar. 21, 2019: The Town of Lakeshore is recruiting Volunteer Firefighters for Fire Stations 1, 2 3 and 4 in the municipality. Lakeshore’s Fire Department consists of just under 100 volunteer firefighters serving 5 fire districts across the municipality. Each fire district is unique in its building stock inventory, population and emergency call volumes. FULL STORY
Lakeshore - Mar. 20, 2019: Dear Lakeshore Citizens and Users of the Atlas Tube Centre, On behalf of your Council, I want to thank everyone for sharing their opinions regarding the work stoppage by our Part-Time Facility Attendants at the Atlas Tube Centre. We’ve heard strong feelings from all sides of the issue - your desire to offer fair pay for our valued part-time staff and your equally clear desire for responsible spending. FULL STORY
Toronto - Mar. 19, 2019: "Today's federal budget confirms the federal government does not share Ontario's vision for making our province, let alone our country, Open for Business and Open for Jobs, and threatens manufacturing jobs and small businesses in Ontario. This in addition to hurting hard-working families by imposing its job-killing carbon tax. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 19, 2019: Brian Masse M.P. (Windsor West) and the NDP’s Innovation, Science and Economic Development Critic wrote Transport Minister Marc Garneau today again requesting information for the community on the grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft at the Windsor International Airport (YQG) for public safety reasons. Masse also wrote to Minister Garneau on March 14, 2019, where he requested information to the public in our community due to safety concerns. FULL STORY
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