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Teacher 's Institute Program : Great opportunity for northern educators

TIMMINS —Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus is encouraging teachers to learn more about the democratic system in Canada by applying for the next Teachers Institute on Canadian Parliamentary Democracy.

Ontario Gains 6,100 Jobs in February

Ontario gained 6,100 net jobs in February as the government continues to focus on providing the right climate to attract investment, create jobs and grow the economy. Full-time employment rose by 5,300 positions last month.

Timmins Coin Club Meeting Tomorrow

TIMMINS COIN CLUB MEETING on Sunday March 9, 2 pm at the Timmins Museum.

Angus Calls on Government to Protect Cadet Event

BI-ATHLON FINALS GREAT FOR YOUNG LEADERS OTTAWA – Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus has written to Defense Minister Rob Nicholson asking him to reaffirm the government’s commitment to the National Bi-Athlon program for cadets.

Cabaret Meets Queen Bee at TEBA ’s Bee Bad Burlesque Show

Whether it’s straight up or with a twist, it’s a cocktail of “shaken and stirred” for TEBA, the Timmins Ecological Beekeeping Association. Add a dollop of honey and a side of cheek and you’ve escaped into The Bee Bad Burlesque Show.

Northern Credit Union Delegate Group Donates Funds to Cardiopulmonary Dept at TADH

Timmins – Representatives from the Northern Credit Union Delegate Group attended Timmins and District Hospital to present a cheque to the Foundation Thursday, March 6, 2014.

Brigus Gold Takeover by Primero Mining Corp. Nearing Completion

Toronto – Primero Mining Corp. is pleased to announce the successful completion of the previously announced plan of arrangement , whereby Primero has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Brigus Gold Corp.

Joint Probe Takes Down Illegal Drug and Gambling Operations

(ESSEX COUNTY, ON) – Several Ontario residents face charges following a lengthy investigation involving in illegal drug trafficking, bookmaking and gambling operations.

Strengthening Accountability and Increasing Transparency

The Ontario government will introduce a comprehensive piece of legislation that, if passed, would strengthen political accountability, enhance oversight , and increase transparency across government and the Broader Public Sector (BPS).

Northern Ontario OPP News Digest

COMMUNITY / POLICE PARTNERSHIP (COBALT, ON) – Members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a missing 11-year-old child on the evening of March 4, 2014 in Cobalt at approximately 9:00 p.m.