STRATFORD — One year after reaching out to the federal government for help during the pandemic, Stratford’s world-renowned theatre has received a major financial boost that will also be “vitally important” for the surrounding area, officials say.
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Hundreds of organizations across the region will be working together to educate the public about aquatic invasive species (AIS) during the fourth annual Great Lakes AIS Landing Blitz, to be held July 1-10, 2022. Volunteers and professional inspectors will show boaters how to prevent the spread of AIS, ways to identify…
A media release from Ontario’s Attorney General says Ontario is part of a $150 million settlement with Purdue Pharma (Canada) in a proposed class action over the opioid crisis.
Ontario’s rent increase guideline for 2023 is 2.5 per cent.
On Canada Day, the federal government would like to pick up the tab if you visit one of its parks or historic sites.
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service issued a draft environmental assessment Thursday to lay the foundation for a proposed 20-year moratorium on copper-nickel mining upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Formally, the proposal would “withdraw” from new mineral leasing for 20 years about 352 square miles within the Rainy River watershed in the Superior National Forest around the town of Ely.
Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson is back as the province’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs as Doug Ford’s cabinet was sworn in on June 24. The former education minister and minister for government and consumer services was first named to the role in a year ago in June 2021. She replaced longtime agriculture minister […]
Mayors from multiple Great Lakes coastal communities are coming together to urge the Ontario government to develop a marine strategy for the province. Read the full story by The Star. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
When the federal government formally apologizes to descendants of Black men who served in the First World War’s No. 2 Construction Battalion on July 9, an Owen Sound man will be listening closely. Blaine Courtney’s great uncle, Henry Francis Courtney, served in the battalion and is buried in Greenwood Cemetery’s newly created Military Heritage Trail. […]
A group of Great Lakes mayors say Ontario should prioritize the maritime transport sector. The group, which represents more than 150 Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River mayors, says the Ontario government needs to create an effective Marine Strategy. Read the full story by CFLZ – Fort Erie, Ontario. Read the full story Tags: Daily…
Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton remains minister of labour, immigration, training, and skills development, while Huron Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson is back as minister of agriculture, food and rural affairs.
The Lake Michigan and Lake Huron waters governed by an 1836 treaty are at the heart of negotiations between Michigan, the federal government and Native American tribes to determine how much and what kinds of fish can be harvested by recreational, state-licensed and Native American commercial fishers. Much has changed since the treaty was signed, notably because of invasive mussels. But change created by human activity was underway even before the signatories to the Washington Treaty ink dried in Washington D.C. in March 1836.
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