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McGuinty and Hampton Spar over HST

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP MPP Howard Hampton says “The McGuinty Liberals new Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) will make life less affordable for First Nations and marks a step back in the relationship between the province and First Nations”. “The people of Ontario’s First Nations live in some of the hardest hit communities in our province

Posted 22 April 2010 by in NNL Headline News
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Smoking Stats Generate Fireworks!

THUNDER BAY – QUEEN’S PARK – France Gélinas Nickel Belt MPP and NDP Health Promotion Critic grilled the Minister of Health Promotion on her inaction on tobacco issues. “In Ontario, there are more smokers today than there were 40 years ago. The cost to the health care system is $1.6 billion, the economic cost is

Posted 21 April 2010 by in Thunder Bay Now
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Leader’s Ledger – Earth Day

THUNDER BAY – Everyday Should be Earthday! I recently visited to a website outlining the top ten actions people can take to reduce their ecological footprint for Earthday. I couldn’t agree more with the strategies…… Buying only what you need Reduce energy usage, use fluorescent lightbulbs Walk or carpool Buy local organic foods Hang out clothes

Posted 21 April 2010 by in Politics
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