McConnell Walk in Clinic CLOSING in Cornwall Highlights Community Health Care Failure in Crisis. By Jamie Gilcig

May 21, 2022 – Cornwall is starting to reel at the loss of a critical health service. The McConnell walk in clinic, situated right next to the hospital, is shutting down leaving thousands of area residents at a loss for healthcare and surely what will add more pressure to hospital emergency services. Cornwall, a failing… Continue reading McConnell Walk in Clinic CLOSING in Cornwall Highlights Community Health Care Failure in Crisis. By Jamie Gilcig

What To Know About the Legality of Different Pets in Ontario

There are different things you should know about keeping pets in Ontario. What do you need to know about legal requirements regarding Ontario pets? If you live in Ontario and are thinking of getting a new pet, make sure you’re in line with the legal requirements of the area. This is especially true if you’ve… Continue reading What To Know About the Legality of Different Pets in Ontario

Ontario to Replace Dr. David Williams With Smarter Doc. By Jamie Gilcig

MAY 31, 2021 – Dr. David Williams has come under fire during the War against Covid-19 in Ontario. His counsel and decisions have left the province and government open to abuse and ridicule. While it’s late in the game; hopefully Ontario can avoid a fourth wave of the virus that has crossed our planet by… Continue reading Ontario to Replace Dr. David Williams With Smarter Doc. By Jamie Gilcig

Self Inflicted 3rd Wave Covid-19 Lockdown in Ontario to Happen Because of Ford Gov’t Failure. By Jamie Gilcig

March 31, 2021 – One would think after a year of a world wide pandemic that best practices would be the rule of the day for the largest province in Canada. Sadly we have failed, and that failure starts at the top. Too many rules without enforcement send the wrong messages to the public. Too… Continue reading Self Inflicted 3rd Wave Covid-19 Lockdown in Ontario to Happen Because of Ford Gov’t Failure. By Jamie Gilcig

OPP MEMBERS WITHDRAWN FROM PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATION

MARCH 21, 2021 – As a result of a Band Council Resolution (BCR) from the Chief and Council, all Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members have withdrawn from the Pikangikum First Nation. The ten OPP members returned to their home locations on Friday, March 19, 2021. Due to allegations of misconduct involving OPP members, the OPP… Continue reading OPP MEMBERS WITHDRAWN FROM PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATION

Auditor General Says Money Laundering is Still Going Hard in Ontario Casinos

Ontario’s Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk, recently released her annual report, causing a political backlash from government officials being called out on mismanagement, lack of proper oversight, misuse of taxpayer dollars, and much more. It seems that some years, this audit of the provincial government truly shocks Canadians with scandal, but this year, it was more… Continue reading Auditor General Says Money Laundering is Still Going Hard in Ontario Casinos

Ontario Expands COVID-19 Testing to Pharmacies

SEPTEMBER 23, 2020 – Up to 60 Ontario Pharmacies to Offer Testing by Appointment Starting Friday The Ontario government is providing people with convenient and timely access to free COVID-19 testing at pharmacies in the province. As of Friday, up to 60 pharmacies in Ontario will begin offering testing by appointment only, with further locations… Continue reading Ontario Expands COVID-19 Testing to Pharmacies

Ontario Orders the Mandatory Closure of All Non-Essential Workplaces to Fight Spread of COVID-19 032320 #onpoli

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New Measures to Further Protect the Health and Safety of the People of Ontario TORONTO — To further contain the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario Government will order the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces effective as of Tuesday, March 24th at 11:59 p.m. This closure will be in effect for 14 days with the… Continue reading Ontario Orders the Mandatory Closure of All Non-Essential Workplaces to Fight Spread of COVID-19 032320 #onpoli

No School Strikes as CUPE & Ford Government Settle – Deal Goes for Ratification 100719 #onpoli

Imagine that. No strike in Ontario during this Federal election. While details are sparse at this time, the agreement allows the status quo to roll. From Premier Ford: “Throughout this process our goal has been to establish agreements that respect taxpayers, students and families, while also recognizing the important contributions of our front-line education workers.… Continue reading No School Strikes as CUPE & Ford Government Settle – Deal Goes for Ratification 100719 #onpoli

Education Action & Strike Call Are Reasons to Look @ the Future of Education in Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig 100519 #ONPOLI

This writer was shocked this week and it takes a lot to shock someone as jaded as myself. Number 7. Do not administer medication? Really? Social media was littered with reports of children being forced to eat lunch at their desks with some allegations of them having to sit on the hall floors and eat.… Continue reading Education Action & Strike Call Are Reasons to Look @ the Future of Education in Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig 100519 #ONPOLI

CFIA FOOD Recall ST HUBERT Chicken Nuggets – BONE FRAGMENTS 083119

Recall date:August 30, 2019Reason for recall:Extraneous Material Hazard classification:Class 2Company / Firm:Maître Saladier Inc.Distribution:Ontario, Quebec Extent of the distribution:Retail Recall details Ottawa, August 30, 2019 – Maître Saladier Inc. is recalling St-Hubert brand Chicken Breast Nuggets from the marketplace due to possible presence of bone fragments. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. Recalled… Continue reading CFIA FOOD Recall ST HUBERT Chicken Nuggets – BONE FRAGMENTS 083119

Ontario Ed Min Lisa Thompson to Introduce General Ban on Student Cellphone Use 031219

Statement from Minister of Education Lisa Thompson “Ontario’s students need to be able to focus on their learning – not their cellphones. “Last fall, we launched the largest-ever consultation on education in the history of Ontario. During this consultation we heard that 97% of respondents support some form of a ban on cellphones. “Our Government… Continue reading Ontario Ed Min Lisa Thompson to Introduce General Ban on Student Cellphone Use 031219

CFIA RECALL Yummy in Your Tummy Betty Bread MICE POOP 020919

Recall details Ottawa, February 8, 2019 – Industry is recalling Betty brand and Nancy’s Fancy Yummy-in-the-Tummy brand bakery products from the marketplace due to possible contamination from mice infestation. These products may contain harmful bacteria. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below. The ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) transmitted an… Continue reading CFIA RECALL Yummy in Your Tummy Betty Bread MICE POOP 020919

Lowes Shutting Down 18 Stores in Ontario & Quebec – List 110518

Cornwall Ontario – Is it any wonder when a store opens in a city and doesn’t invite the largest newspaper, never mind advertise in it,  that such a corporate culture leads to store closures? Lowes is shutting down a number of stores across the chain. Here is the official list for Ontario and Quebec which… Continue reading Lowes Shutting Down 18 Stores in Ontario & Quebec – List 110518

Ontario Premier Doug Ford Issues Cautious Statement on USMCA Deal with TRUMP Government 100118

Premier Doug Ford released the following statement today on the announcement of USMCA: “We want to make Ontario open for business. That’s why, from day one, we have offered our full support to our federal partner throughout the USMCA negotiation process to make sure a deal got done. We also need to create and protect… Continue reading Ontario Premier Doug Ford Issues Cautious Statement on USMCA Deal with TRUMP Government 100118

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS, NOTWITHSTANDING THAT by Warren Kinsella 091818

Toronto Ontario – Show of hands: how many of you expected the Ontario government to lose the constitutional challenge of its Bill 5, which aimed to reduce the size of Toronto’s city council? No one? Exactly. No one – no one who has been paying attention, at least – expected Doug Ford’s government to lose. Municipalities… Continue reading NOTWITHSTANDING THIS, NOTWITHSTANDING THAT by Warren Kinsella 091818

Ford Gov’t Goes Full Poutine & Invokes Not Withstanding Act Over Toronto Council Decision 091018

Cornwall Ontario – Shock and Awe as an Ontario Conservative government takes a page out of Quebec politics to chop up Toronto City Council. The only issue this writer has are the optics.  Surely there are other councils, like the one here in Cornwall which are not serving the public equitably. Many in the public… Continue reading Ford Gov’t Goes Full Poutine & Invokes Not Withstanding Act Over Toronto Council Decision 091018

For Millennials Surviving Depression -The Daily Struggle By: E.V. Hutcheon

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Toronto Ontario – Depression is a common factor for many Millennials. For instance did you know that people ages 15-24 years of age are at a higher risk of having anxiety and mood disorders?  Even worse is that 800,000 plus people commit suicide around the world yearly, which is also the number one leading cause of… Continue reading For Millennials Surviving Depression -The Daily Struggle By: E.V. Hutcheon

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