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March is Fraud Prevention Month (ORILLIA, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch and its Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) partners are launching their annual Fraud Prevention Month campaign. During the month of March, the OPP, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), CAFC and the Competition Bureau of Canada are joining police services across the country to promote public awareness to help prevent all Canadians from becoming victims of fraud.  This year, the OPP

“Half Staff” or “Half Mast?”

Posted by Operations Manager on  20 February, 2020

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Category: protocol
From The Canadian Senate page: Half-masting on the Peace Tower explained As a sign of sorrow and respect, the Canadian flag is sometimes flown at half-mast. Or is it half-staff? It’s time to settle the debate once and for all!

2020 Ontario Budget consultations

Posted by Operations Manager on  21 January, 2020

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Category: Budget, Government
The Ontario Government is asking people from every region of the province for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services, and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget. Everyone can participate. Citizens can attend a consultation or submit your ideas by email, mail, or by filling out a survey. Visit Ontario.ca/BudgetIdeas to learn how to participate. Budget consultations will close February 11,
The wind storm last Sunday (01 December 2019) resulted in 2000 megawatt shut down due to wind turbine icing. Ontario’s Nuclear power advantage keeps the grid stable. Read more here: Stability During the Storm
Yesterday’s announcement from Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade Vic Fideli outlines a program allowing qualifying Huron County businesses to get financial support through the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund (SWODF) and access to a range of complementary services and supports. The objective of the Regional Development Program – Eastern Ontario Development Fund and Southwestern Ontario Development Fund is to provide financial support and services to help growing companies in eastern and southwestern Ontario make