FONOM conference underway – leaders’ debate today
The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities conference is underway in North Bay.
“Big Data – Big Ideas” is the theme on the agenda including municipal workshops and discussions, guest speakers, an update on Ontario Northland, and more.
The highlight event is the provincial leaders’ debate this afternoon at 1 pm.
The leaders of the four sitting parties at Queen’s Park are taking part with a focus on issues affecting Northern Ontario.
The link to view the debate is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GG5tZyfNvcg
(Filed by Brad Aubin)
New provincial party, new candidate in Algoma Manitoulin
There is another candidate running in the Algoma-Manitoulin riding running for a new party.
Ron Koski who lives just outside of Laird is running for the Blue Party of Ontario.
He says his reasons for running are for improving health care and education, improving incomes, and protecting constitutional rights and freedoms.
Koski says he works with the Thunder Bay Therapeutic Riding association and is the Emergency Services Shift Supervisor and Marine Facility Security Officer for the Port of Algoma working for the safety and security of his co-workers and the public.
For more information on Koski’s campaign and the party, visit our websites for the link.
The link is NewBlueOntario.com and a direct email to Koski is email@example.com
Green Party names candidate for Algoma-Manitoulin
The Green Party has confirmed they will have a candidate in the Algoma-Manitoulin riding.
The party has named Maria Legeault as their candidate.
Legeault is currently an active member of ClimateActionWR’s Transportation Sector Committee and the Green Party of Ontario.
For more information on the Green Party platform, visit https://gpo.ca/