Premier Wynne committed to maintaining trade relationship with Texas

Premier Wynne committed to maintaining trade relationship with Texas

Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement today on the legislative progress of Buy American policies in Texas, to extend provisions to virtually all state agencies: “I am disappointed and concerned that Bill 1289 to extend Buy American provisions to virtually all state agencies is now proceeding to a final review. This discriminatory bill was […]

Death of inmate at South West Detention Centre under investigation

Death of inmate at South West Detention Centre under investigation

Authorities are probing the death of a female inmate at the South West Detention Centre on May 21st. Shortly after 9 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the South West Detention Centre located at 4819 8th Concession Road regarding a female inmate who had been transported to hospital. Initial investigation revealed that the inmate had been […]

Man charged after stabbing in Sarnia

Man charged after stabbing in Sarnia

A 27-year-old man is facing charges after a stabbing in Sarnia early yesterday morning. Police say a confrontation occurred between two individuals in the area of Mitton Street and Wellington Street at approximately 1:55 a.m. It appears that the confrontation relates to one party attempting to steal property from the victim. During the physical confrontation […]

Authorities still in the process of determining whether any Canadians were affected by the suspected terrorist attack in Manchester

Authorities still in the process of determining whether any Canadians were affected by the suspected terrorist attack in Manchester

Authorities are still in the process of determining whether any Canadians were impacted by the suspected terrorist attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a statement on Monday. “With our allies and partners, we will continue to counter such senseless acts and to fight terrorism in its many […]

Direct funding service option will be offered in new Ontario autism program

Direct funding service option will be offered in new Ontario autism program

Ontario is giving families of children with autism more options for their children’s service by offering a new, permanent direct funding option, which will be implemented by the end of this year through the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). Minister of Children and Youth Services Michael Coteau made the announcement at Monarch House in Oakville last […]

Sarnia police investigate gas bar robbery

Sarnia police investigate gas bar robbery

Sarnia police are seeking the public’s help as they investigate a robbery that occurred on Saturday, May 13th. Police say patrol officers responded to a robbery at the Pioneer Gas Bar located in the 1000 block of Murphy Road in Sarnia shortly after midnight. According to the witness, a lone male entered the business wearing […]

Ontario passes legislation to protect human trafficking survivors

Ontario passes legislation to protect human trafficking survivors

Yesterday, Ontario passed the Anti-Human Trafficking Act, 2017, which will increase protection for survivors of human trafficking and make it easier for survivors to pursue compensation. The Act enables people affected by human trafficking (including people who have been trafficked, or are at risk of being trafficked) to apply for a restraining order to protect […]

New legislation to protect tenants from unfair rent increases

New legislation to protect tenants from unfair rent increases

Ontario passed legislation yesterday to help keep rental housing affordable and predictable by protecting tenants from unfair rent increases. The Rental Fairness Act, 2017 expands rent control to all private rental units, including those occupied on or after November 1st, 1991. Effective April 20th, 2017, landlords cannot raise rents more than the rent increase guideline, which is […]

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