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Long Term Care Beds Questioned by Hampton

QUEEN’S PARK – During Question Period in the Ontario Legislature, NDP MPP Howard  Hampton set his sights on Minister Deborah Matthews, the Minister of Health. At contention are decisions being made in Kenora that impact seniors, and their choice in the issue of long-term-care. Hampton questioned the Minister on why a 90-year-old woman may be

Posted 20 April 2010 by in Thunder Bay Now
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More Smokers in Ontario Now Than In 1960

THUNDER BAY – Ontario’s doctors released their latest report on the status of tobacco in the province and most surprisingly, it revealed that there are more smokers today than in the mid-1960s. There are some 2.3 million smokers in Ontario right now compared to 2.1 million people back then. “It’s unfortunate, but the simple fact

Posted 20 April 2010 by in NNL Headline News
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Opposition to Green Energy Act Growing

THUNDER BAY – Opposition to Ontario’s Green Energy Act appears to be growing. Today,  The Oppose Belwood Wind Farm Action Group (OBWF) is joining Wind Concerns Ontario and community groups from over 50 other municipalities, in a campaign to restore the rights of local municipalities and their citizens to have any say in the industrialization

Posted 20 April 2010 by in Thunder Bay Now
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Rickford Announces Support for VCARS

KENORA – Greg Rickford, MP for Kenora, has announced $15,000 in funding for local events coinciding with the National Victims of Crime Awareness Week. Sunset Area Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service (VCARS) are hosting two local “Every Victim Matters” Awareness Symposiums in the Kenora region. “These events are important because many people are not

Posted 20 April 2010 by in NNL Headline News
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