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Seeking qualified applicants

ADSB Seeks Applicants for Casual EA positions

The Algoma District School Board is seeking individuals to be on their casual Educational Assistant list for Hornepayne Elementary and Secondary School, in Hornepayne.  Please see the accompanying advertisement above.  Please contact swystud@adsb.on.ca for more information and details on applying.  You can also contact the principal at jaremyd@adsb.on.ca for more information about the position and qualifications required.  

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For details on the Algoma District School Board, please click the link below

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Check out Community Events for Legion Hallowe'en info!!!

Hornepayne Legion Hallowe'en Dance with Dantino Duo!  Go HERE to check it out!!!

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Green Party Candidate Interview

Check out the Hornepayne News Section for our interview

Max Chapman outlines the Green Party views on federal and local issues, such as the economy, mining, nuclear energy and the NWMO.  Click here to go straight to the story!

New Editorial Explains Orange Shirt Day!

Check out our Editorial page for a brief explanation of Orange Shirt Day!  

New Page: Letters to the Editor

Have something on your mind?  Want to make a suggestion?  Want to recognize someone for their excellent service, or community volunteering, or just say something nice?  Then the Letter to Editor section is for you.  Go to the "more" section of the menu and stroll on over to the section, or just go to it from HERE!  Letters must be emailed to david@hornepayne.com.  Further information about the requirements can be found on the page, Letters to the Editor!  

New Post in Community Events

Check the page, Community Events for a story about the weekend's Artistic and Cultural events taking place, under the auspices of Culture Days, expertly organized by Sophia Perlman!

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Hospital announcement

Please see the notice from the hospital, in regards to the downed Bell Phone Service.  

LCBO Closure Update

We have reached out to OPSEU for some comments on the impending closure of the LCBO store, and also to the  Communications Manager, LCBO
Communications & Corporate Affairs.  As soon as we have some comments from them, we will publish the content!  

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News Release

LCBO Update

 

HORNEPAYNE, ON, Sept. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The municipal council of Hornepayne, a township north of Wawa, has joined with OPSEU in demanding that the LCBO abandon its irresponsible plan to privatize alcohol sales in the community.

"I'm not the least bit surprised the people of Hornepayne are outraged over this terrible scheme," said OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. "Closing the community's real LCBO and replacing it with a fake 'LCBO Convenience Outlet' is like borrowing a buck and then paying back 50 cents.

"With a real LCBO, the community gets good jobs and can count on highly trained professionals making sure that alcohol doesn't get into the hands of kids and people who appear intoxicated," Thomas said.

"I think most folks in the Hornepayne area also know that shopping at an LCBO means they're supporting vital public services like health and education instead of putting dollars in the pockets of a few Ford cronies."

Last year, public opinion research by pollster Nik Nanos found Ontarians are 12 times more likely to choose a real LCBO store over private outlets in order to keep alcohol out of the hands of kids.

OPSEU Executive Board Member and Liquor Board Employee Division chair Jennifer Van Zetten added that the scheme wouldn't just hurt the people of Hornepayne – everybody in Ontario would pay the price.

"As an LCBO employee, I can tell you we are all incredibly proud to be working for an organization that returns all of its profits to the people of Ontario. That's money that we can invest in our hospitals, highways, and other public services," said Van Zetten. "With these privatized fake 'convenience outlets,' up to 10 per cent of the profits get skimmed off by the private sector."

Tara Maszczakiewicz, who is the Regional Vice President for the OPSEU region in which Hornepayne falls, says the LCBO needs to stop treating northern and rural areas as second-class communities.

"Over the past few years, OPSEU has fought hard to force the LCBO to back off on misguided plans to close stores and lay off staff in a number of small communities across the province," said Maszczakiewicz. "And the LCBO can count on us to fight hard against this closure."

OPSEU is fighting the expansion of private alcohol sales across the province with its "Keep it Public" campaign (www.keepitpublic.ca), which encourages people to shop at real LCBO outlets.

Thomas said OPSEU is also fighting the expansion with its collective agreement.

"It's right there in the contract: the employer does not get to close a real LCBO store and then re-open the next day as an outlet store," said Thomas. "The employer can avoid this losing fight by just doing the right thing: keep a real LCBO in Hornepayne."

SOURCE Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

For further information: OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas, 613-329-1931

New Page added!!!

Check out the new page, "Hornepayne History", which has a story about the surveying of the route for highway 631 South, written by one of the men on the crew!  It is a real interesting read!

Important Information

LCBO Closure

Please see the Media Release from the municipality concerning the potential closure of our LCBO store.  For obvious reasons, this is not a good thing for our community, and it is crucial that citizens respond and put pressure on the provincial government.  


Rod Phillips:  Minister of Finance:  Constituency Office:    (905) 427-2060 

Doug Ford:  Premier of Ontario:  Constituency Office:   416-745-2859   

Michael Mantha:  MPP Algoma-Manitoulin:    1-800-831-1899  




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