Local News

Spring Icebreaking Operations Commencing on Georgian Bay to Begin This Weekend

The Canadian Coast Guard advises residents of Midland Ontario on Georgian Bay that spring icebreaking operations will start on or about Saturday March 24 2018. The purpose of this annual operation is to break up Read More

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CANADA REVENUE AGENCY CALL? …IT MAY BE A SCAM! – March is Fraud Prevention Month

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want you to confirm who you’re dealing with before sending any money anywhere for any reason. As part of the annual Fraud Prevention Month awareness campaign, the ever popular Canada Revenue Read More

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It’s Spring Break Time! Bon Voyage… but

Going south with your fellow students or travelling with your children for a week in the sun? Spring break is one of the most popular times for Canadians to travel. Whatever your reason for going Read More

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Olympic ski great Nancy Greene Raine gets her own stamp

Congratulations to Senator Nancy Greene-Raine on a new postage stamp commemorating her gold medal win at the winter Olympics in 1968 Winter Olympics. Nancy’s an impressive Parliamentarian and legislator in addition to being a booster Read More

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OPP Reminder for Scams

(Midland, ON) –Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police would like to take a moment to remind the community of the various frauds that seem to regularly come to light in Read More

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Christian Island residents to benefit from wharf expansion

News Release From Infrastructure Canada Christian Island, Ontario, December 14, 2017— Investing in public infrastructure supports efficient, affordable and sustainable transportation services that help Canadians and their families get to work, school and essential services Read More

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National Housing Strategy Backgrounder

The Trudeau government has announced a National Housing Strategy that aims to invest $40 billion over the next decade into addressing the affordable housing shortage in Canada. Below is a link to the Backgrounder from Employment Read More

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Details on Employment Insurance reforms announced

The federal government has provided details of a number of measures they announced in the 2017 Budget relating to Employment Insurance (EI), including the new option for parents to take 18 months of parental leave, Read More

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CBSA Barrie Office Closure Announced

My MP colleagues from Simcoe County and the surrounding area and I are quite concerned by the recent announcement that the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Office in Barrie will be closing as of September Read More

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Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Confederation

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