Ford/Fedeli announce $3.3 million to flood proof Airport Hill homes

From: Nora D. Shadsworth, thenorthbaybay.ca contributor NORTH BAY —  Premier Doug Ford, Minister of Infrastructure Laurie Scott, and Nipissing MPP Vic “Feed Me Seymour” Fedeli announced Tuesday a $200-million investment into rural and northern community infrastructure. Touted as “climate change preparedness” funding, $3.3 million of the funds is set to be funneled into North Bay. […]

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Adoption requests up 800% as province starts handing out “free money”

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff ONTARIO — Two days after the Provincial Government declared it would compensate parents who have school-aged children, the Ontario Adoption Council has reported that adoption request rates have risen by 800%. “It’s unprecedented,” says OAC member Prisca Noor. “Never before have I seen such a drive for people to adopt […]

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Ford Government to put beer in libraries

From: Darren D. MacDonald, thenorthbaybay.ca OTTAWA – The Ford Government has cut into libraries across the province by slashing their funding through Ontario Library Service by 50%. The results are libraries discontinuing their interlibrary loan services, reducing training for employees and patrons, and in many cases, the removal of library programs and resources. The cuts […]

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