Crisis lines face volunteer, cash crunch even as COVID-19 drives surge in calls

OTTAWA — Despite a surge in demand due to COVID-19, many distress centres across Canada are dangerously close to folding thanks to major declines...

Community First Wants you to Nominate a Healthcare Hero

Community First, A Division of Your Neighbourhood Credit Union, recognizes the unique times that our communities are experiencing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In an...

Trudeau: U.S. standing down plan to send soldiers to backstop northern border

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the United States appears to have backed off on its plan to send soldiers to the Canada-U.S....

New Funding Will Support Municipalities, Food Banks, Homeless Shelters and Individuals

TORONTO — The Ontario government is providing $200 million in social services relief funding to help protect the health and safety of the province's...

Champagne discusses coronavirus response, evacuation with China counterpart

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne has spoken to his Chinese counterpart about the coronavirus outbreak, a day after the World Health Organization...

CFIA announces recall of some types of cauliflower, lettuce due to E. coli fears

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall of certain types of cauliflower and lettuce due to possible E. coli contamination. In...

NDP Call For Immediate Action on Opioid Crisis

As the opioid crisis claims more and more lives every day, New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government for a federal declaration of...

ÉSC Jeunesse-Nord students doing their part this holiday season

Several students from École secondaire catholique Jeunesse-Nord (Blind River) went out in the community last Thursday, December 6, to raise money and collect nonperishable...

“What the people of Ontario need right now is a leadership with a team...

Frequent readers of this column well know how much I value holding regular constituency clinics in communities across the riding. Having the opportunity to...
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You Have the Power To Save a Life

Sandra Turner, stopped by Mornings with Lou Anne and Tim today to share a very important message. She wants you to know that, you...