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					                     MUNICIPALITY OF KINCARDINE
                            CONSENT AGENDA
                            December 15 2010



6   Communications   I     Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Re Various
                           items of correspondence received
                           a Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers A20
                           b Volunteer Service Award VSA program
                             A20
                           c Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism A20
                     ii    Association of Municipalities of Ontario AMO
                           Re Various items of correspondence received
                           a November 2010 Board Meeting report to
                              members A01
                           b Auditor General of Ontario 2010 annual report
                             A01
                           c Peter Hume Past President appointed as
                             President to serve until August 2011 election
                             A01
                           d Social assistance reform A01
                           e Watch File issue dated Nov 25 2010 A01
                           f Watch File issue dated Dec 2 2010 A01
                           g Infrastructure Stimulus deadline extended to
                               Oct 31 2010 A01
                     iii   Grey Bruce Health Unit GBHU Re Various items
                           of correspondence received
                           a November 2010 Program Report S01
                           b Support for Private Members Bill 100 Paved
                              Highway Shoulders S01
                           c GBHU 2009 Annual Report S01
                           d Influenza update S01
                     iv    Ontario Good Roads Association OGRA
                           Re Support request for the Weather Network as a
                           basic cable service A01
                     v     Ministry of Tourism and Culture Re Ontario
                                                       B
                           Heritage Conference 2011 N Jun 35 2011 in
                           Cobourg A01
                     vi    Municipal Property Assessment Corporation
                           MPAC Re 2010 update on activities A01
                     vii  Ontario Clean Air Re Support request for green
                          electricity future campaign A01
                     viii Royal Canadian Legion Re Branch 183 Activities
                          Views      Reflections December 2010January 2011
                                         B                       s
                          publication N Publication available in Clerk
                          Department A01
                     ix James Helen Diehl Re Snowmobile trail on Ross
                          Street in Tiverton ON P01
MUNICIPALITY OF KINCARDINE
      CONSENT AGENDA
      December 15 2010

x    Muscular Dystrophy Canada Re Thank you to
     Kincardine Fire Department for support P06
xi   Municipality of Brockton Re Resolution   Support
     Huron Kinloss request to Grey Bruce Health Unit
     study on effects of wind turbines C11

Request to receive and file all communications and
emails
Ministry of Citizenship    Ministers des Affaires civiques
and   Immigration          et de Immigration

Minister                   Ministre

6 Floor                    6 stage
400 University Avenue      400 avenue University                         Ontario
Toronto ON M7A 2R9         Toronto ON M7A 2R9
Tel 416 325 6200           TeI   416 3256200
Fax 416 3256195            Telec 416 325 6195




November 2010
                                                                         CONSENT AGENDA


Dear friend

I am pleased to advise you that nominations for the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers
are being accepted by the Ontario Honours and Awards Secretariat

The Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers is presented by the Lieutenant Govemor to
exceptional young volunteers between the ages of 15 and 24

Through their actions and dedication young volunteers have improved the quality of life in
their communities their province their country and even around the world This honour
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recognizes Ontario finest youth who understand the importance of volunteering who
demonstrate leadership initiative and perseverance as well as inspire others

Do you know an outstanding young volunteer If so please nominate them for the Ontario
Medal for Young Volunteers

                          Deadline for nominations is January 31 2011

Nomination forms and additional information about the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers
and other programs that recognize volunteers are available on the Ministry of Citizenship
and Immigration website at

                                 ca
                                 ontario
                                 www
                                 honoursandawards


If you have any questions or require assistance please contact the Ontario Honours and
Awards Secretariat by phone at 416 3147526 toll free at 1877832 8622 or TTY 416
327 2391


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I genuinely hope you take this opportunity to nominate any young volunteer you believe
to be worthy of this recognition

Sincerely




Dr Eric Hoskins
Minister


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Ministry of Citizenship   Ministers des Affaires civiques
and Immigration           et de Immigration

Minister                  Ministre

6   Floor
400 University Avenue
                          6 Stage
                          400 avenue University
Toronto ON M7A 2R9        Toronto ON M7A 2R9
Tel 416 325 6200
Fax 416 325 6195
                          TAI    416 325 6200
                          TAIAc 416 3256195
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November 2010
                                                                          CONSENT
Dear friends                                                                          AGENDA
As the Ontario Minister of Citizenship and Immigration I am once again very pleased to
invite you to participate in the Volunteer Service Award VSA program

Many of you know the VSA ceremonies are a longstanding Ontario tradition In fact 2011
will represent averLr special year the 25tanniversary of this procram

Volunteers are a vital resource to our communities and organizations They are critical to
the strength and resilience of our province They give back in so many ways that help hold
our communities together The Ontario govemment recognizes volunteers from all sectors
and for continuous years of service with a community organization The VSA provides an
opportunity to thank them in a significant way

I ask you to consider your volunteers          svolunteers and their commitment but
                                      not just today
the potential               s
              and energy of tomorrow volunteers   our youth They are vital to the future of
volunteerism

Please take this opportunity to nominate volunteers from your organization and feel free to
share this letter with other organizations that would be interested in participating in this very
worthwhile program Nomination forms and additional information are available on the
                                                    ontario
                                                    ca
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration website at wwwhonoursandawards

You can also contact the Ontario Honours and Awards Secretariat by phone at
416314 7526 or 1877 8328622 by TTY 4163272391 or by fax at 416 3147743

Remember you can submit nomination forms at any time during the year The deadline
date is January 25 of each year All nominations received after the deadline date will be
considered for the following year

By submitting a nomination you can help ensure that volunteers receive the recognition they
deserve from all of us In this very special 25 anniversary year I look forward to
celebrating with you the achievements of the very dynamic volunteers of Ontario
Yours truly




Dr Eric Hoskins
Minister



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Dear Sir

                             smost valuable assets and greatest strengths
Cultural diversity is one of Canada
Multiculturalism has shaped our history and helped make Canada a model of unity in
diversity

In 2009 the Government of Canada established the Paul Yuzyk Award for
Multiculturalism to honour people dedicated to promoting integration in Canada

The award commemorates the pioneering legacy and achievements of the late Senator
                                             sefforts helped lead to the
Yuzyk in the area ofmulticulturalism Senator Yuzyk
recognition of multiculturalism as one of the fundamental characteristics of Canadian
heritage and identity

The award acknowledges and honours individuals in communities across Canada who
have made exceptional contributions to the integration of newcomers and is open to all
                                               000
citizens and permanent residents It includes a 20 grant to be given to an eligible
                                                                      schoice
registered not for profit Canadian organization or association of the recipient

Nominations for the 2011 Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism are currently being
accepted until March 1 2011

If you know of a deserving individual who has made a significant contribution to the
integration of new Canadians I encourage you to submit a nomination for this prestigious
award More information about the award including eligibility requirements is included
in the enclosed brochure For further details on Senator Paul Yuzyk and the nomination
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Please accept my wholehearted thanks for supporting this important initiative

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                                                  AMO     port
                                                        Report to Members




December 7 2010
                                  AMO Report to Members
                              on November 2010 Board Meeting

To keep members informed AMO provides updates on important policy issues considered at
 regular AMO Board of Directors meetings Highlights of the November 2010 Board meeting
follow


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AMO 2009 Federal Gas Tax Fund and Public Transit Fund Annual Expenditure Report
AMO staff provided a summary of the 2009 Annual Expenditure Report for the Federal Gas Tax
Fund and the Federal Public Transit Fund Since the signing of the Agreements municipalities
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 have spent 1 billion of federal funds generating a total investment value of approximately
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4 billion The Annual Expenditure Report is available on AMO website
                                  mail amo
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                                       caphone 416 ext 352
Contact Jay Paleja Policy Advisor e jpaleia                    971
                                                               9856

 Update on Climate Change Action
Craig Reid provided updates on the AMO Climate Change Task Force activities and the AMO
paper on Climate Change AMO will also be submitting a response to the Report of the Expert
Panel on Climate Change Adaptation that will outline municipal concerns and the need to
safeguard municipal flexibility
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                                               caphone 416 ext
Contact Craig Reid Senior Policy Advisor email creidalamo 971
                                                          9856
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AMO Discussion Paper on Municipalities and Long Term Care
The board received an update on the progress of the AMO Discussion Paper on Municipalities
and Long Term Care which highlights an overview of the current and emerging long term care
issues and considerations of the municipal role in the current and future provision of this
important service
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Contact Petra Wolfbeiss Senior Policy Advisor email pwolfbeiss
416 ext 329
9856
971
         Streetlight Service Costs
         The board received an explanation of how streetlight service rates have been calculated for
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         local distribution companies and approved AMO response to the Ontario Energy Board OEB
         Review for Electricity Distributors Cost Allocation Policy A communique will soon be sent to all
         members on actions to take to reduce streetlight service charges
         Contact Scott Vokey Energy Services Coordinator email svokeva amo
                                                                       caphone
                                                                       on
         971
         416 ext 357
         9856




         This information is available in the Policy Issues section of the AMO website at
         www amo onca




         DISCLAIMER These are final versions of AMO documents               AMO assumes no
         responsibility for any discrepancies that may have been transmitted with the electronic
         version The printed versions of the documents stand as the official record




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                                              AMO breaking news Auditor General of Ontario releases
                                    Subject
                                              2010 annual report




December 6 2010

TO THE IMMEDIATE ATTENTION OF THE CLERK AND COUNCIL
                Auditor General of Ontario Releases 2010 Annual Report
  Several valueformoney audits of interest to AMO and municipal governments

The Auditor General looked at 11 matters that this year included casino gaming
regulation discharge of hospital patients Family Responsibility Office home care
services hospital emergency departments organ and tissue donation and
transplantation school safety and infrastructure asset management at colleges A
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copy of the full report can be found at http www htm

Of interest to municipal governments is Municipal Property Assessment Corporation
Non Hazardous Waste Disposal and Diversion and Infrastructure Stimulus Spending


Municipal Property Assessment Corporation The Auditor General assessed
whether the Corporation ensured the assessment rolls it provides to municipalities are
complete accurate and based on up todate information about individual properties In
1998 property assessment responsibilities were transferred from the Ministry of
Finance to MPAC a nonshare capital not for profit corporation of which every
municipality is a member MPAC assessment information is used by the province
municipalities school boards and others

Auditor       sRecommendations centred around three main
sFindings The Auditor
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        i    accuracy of assessed values and property       inspections
       ii procurement and expenditures and
           scomputer system
       iii MPAC

It is worth noting that the Auditor General has not questioned the merit of current value
assessment nor MPAC                                         7
                   svaluation models used to assess 4 million properties in
Ontario The Report does site some variances between sale prices and assessed
value however the timeliness of sales investigations and property inspections can
affect the variance


MPAC Response
MPAC has initiated improvements to sales investigations by establishing a threshold
between the sale price and assessment which would trigger an investigation An
accelerated property inspection cycle based on an improved municipal MPAC building
permit information sharing has also been initiated In 2009 MPAC initiated new
                                                              s
procurement and expenditures guidelines which addressed the Auditor
recommendations No recommendations were made regarding MPAC    scomputer
system

AMO Comment
In the absence of full voluntary municipal participation efforts to facilitate the exchange
of building permit information used to improve the property inspection cycle
municipalities should expect this to be regulated Some of the Auditor Generals
recommendation may have staff and budget resourcing implications for MPAC MPAC
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annual expenditures of 185 million are paid for by municipal governments although
MPAC data is used in the generation of 6 billion per year in education tax for the
provincial treasury MPAC will be available to municipalities over the coming days to
                                      sReport The Corporation has also
answer questions about the Auditor General
drafted a letter to all Heads of Council and MPAC representatives and it will attend
AMO January Board meeting to provide an update on how the Corporation is
s
                    srecommendations
responding to the Auditor


Non Hazardous Waste Disposal and Diversion The Auditor General assessed
whether the MOE had adequate procedures in place to encourage the sound
management of waste including compliance with related legislation regulations and
policies

Auditors Findings
            sreport found that only about one quarter of the waste generated
The Auditor General
   shouseholds and businesses is being diverted from landfillswell short of
by Ontario
    sown goal of 60
the government

The Auditor General found


         The industrial commercial and institutional sectors generate about 60 of
   the waste inOntario but divert only about 12 of its waste
         Although the overall   diversion rate for residential waste is about 40   rates for
   individual munici palities varied significantly ranging from about 20 to more than
   60     As well only about 15 of Ontario municipalities have organic
                                                                       s
   waste composting programs which collect from about 40 of the province
   households in total
        While there are regulations in place to require large generators of industrial
   waste to source separate waste for reuse or recycling the Ministry has little
   assurance that the regulations are being complied with
        A number of municipalities expressed concerns about insufficient landfill
   capacity The existing capacity will be filled more rapidly once export of residential
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   waste to U landfill sites largely ends after 2010

Ministry of the Environment Response
The Ministry indicates that it has been implementing a framework that focuses on
reducing waste while promoting reuse and recycling It points to its successes in these
areas such as the blue box and is looking ahead to newer programs such as those
focusing on tires and electronics The Ministry indicates it is committed to improving its
non hazardous waste program in the future

AMO Comment
                            s
The Auditors findings from AMO perspective continue to point to the need for
Extended Producer Responsibility as does the Environmental Commissioner The
makers of waste should not get a free pass and leave taxpayers stuck with disposal
costs Ontario has filled up 649 of 730 landfills and we have few incentives for
manufacturers and industry to reduce waste and improve products and packaging We
need to expand waste management approaches that begin with product development
reduce packaging and increase the usefulness of products in a reuse recycling
framework if we are to improve our environment


Infrastructure Stimulus Spending The Auditor General assessed whether adequate
systems were in place to ensure the timely distribution and prudent administration of
three program funds the Infrastructure   Stimulus Building Canada Fund        Communities
Component and the Recreational Infrastructure Canada and Ontario Recreational
Infrastructure Programs and to report on the effectiveness of these programs
Auditors Findings
Although efforts were made to establish appropriate procedures to quickly distribute
billions in federal provincial economic stimulus fund ing improvements can be made to
enhance the effectiveness of any such future stimulus programs

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In particular the Auditor General report notes that there was a huge volume of
project applications submitted often many by the same municipalities the government
did not assess each project as rigorously as it may have given the need to move quickly
on approvals while attestations that projects could be completed on time were required
from municipal governments the high volume of large and complex projects chosen for
funding has presented challenges for completion by the deadline and projects chosen
did not always reflect the needs and priorities in municipalities

The Auditor General also noted that the projects chosen did not always prioritize those
which would have 50 per cent of funding allocated in the first of the twoyear program
as was intended This has resulted in fewer jobs being created to date by the program

Ministry of Infrastructure Response
                                                              sfindings and that
The Ministry of Infrastructure indicates that it welcomes the auditor
            s
many of the auditor recommendations are being implemented in the stimulus funding
program already as the program is still ongoing The Ministry notes that as of October
2010 over 90 per cent of stimulus projects are on track to be finished by March 31
2011 and that it moved to quickly make funding available while remaining transparent
and accountable In addition the Ministry has worked to improve the accuracy of
monitoring information and to roll out a risk assessment tool to monitor projects

AMO Comment
Municipal governments have invested dollar for dollar with the federal and provincial
governments in municipal infrastructure stimulus projects The Infrastructure Stimulus
programs provided welcome support to municipal infrastructure in Ontario and
municipalities are working flat out to complete these projects as quickly as possible
Municipalities were asked to submit lists of shovel ready projects for consideration for
funding and did this in record time in response to the federal and provincial
governments desire to stimulate the economy The number of project applications
submitted and the value of these projects reflect the huge municipal infrastructure
deficit in Ontario which is thought to require 6 billion per year for ten years to make
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up or approximately an additional 1 per household per year

                        srecommendations for a more risk based approach
AMO will assess how the Auditor
may impact any future capitalgrant programs and factors affecting program delivery
including project suitability demonstrated and achievable benefits reasonableness of
timelines and the capacity of and demand on ministry resources

Summary AMO will work to undertake any necessary follow up with the impacted
Ministries A meeting with MPAC is organized for January


PLEASE NOTE AMO Breaking News will be broadcast to the member municipalitys
council administrator and clerk Recipients of the AMO broadcasts are free to
redistribute the AMO broadcasts to other municipal staff as required We have decided
to not add other staff to these broadcast lists in order to ensure accuracy and efficiency
in the management of our various broadcast lists

DISCLAIMER These are final versions of AMO documents           AMO assumes no
responsibility for any discrepancies that may have been transmitted with the electronic
version The printed versions of the documents stand as the official record
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Today the AMO Board of Directors appointed Peter Hume Past President of the
Association and Councillor for the City of Ottawa to fill the vacancy left by departing
President Norman Sandberg The Board is also moving to fill other vacancies in time
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for the Association January Board meeting Attached you will find additional
information


PLEASE NOTE This will be broadcast to members head of council administrator and
clerk Recipients of the AMO broadcasts are free to redistribute the AMO broadcasts to
other municipal staff as required We have decided to not add other staff to these
broadcast lists in order to ensure accuracy and efficiency in the management of our
various broadcast lists


DISCLAIMER These are final versions of AMO documents AMO assumes no
responsibility for any discrepancies that may have been transmitted with the electronic
version The printed versions of the documents stand as the official record
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November 26 2010


To All Members of the Association


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The Board of Directors met today and as part of the Board business it dealt with the impact of
                              scomposition as directed by its Bylaw President Norman
the municipal election on the Board
Sandberg worked to achieve a smooth transition

In terms of appointing a President to fill the position until the membership can elect at the next
annual meeting the Board turned to its Past President Peter Hume Councillor City of Ottawa
Peter will serve as President until August 2011 at which point the membership will have the
opportunity to elect a President to complete the 20102012 term as set out in the Bylaw The
normal nomination process will be undertaken

An election process similarly will occur in August for those Caucuses affected by vacancies In
the meantime the Bylaw authorizes the Caucuses to fill the Director vacancies The following
Caucuses will be looking to make Directors appointments until August 2011 and will be moving
to fill the   positions   in time for the     Association January Board meeting
                                              s                                              Those filling the
positions will need to have the support of their council

        County Caucus 1 Director
        Large Urban Caucus 1 Director
        Northern Caucus  West 2 Directors
        Regional and Single Tier 1 Director
        Rural Caucus 1 Director

        Small Urban Caucus 1 Director

The Board expressed its appreciation to Norman Sandberg for his leadership and to the other
members leaving the Board for their contributions to policy development and Association
governance All recognized the need for the Association to continue to move forward with the
                                                               s
support of all municipal government and a common voice Part of Norman remarks follow

It is an honour to be chosen to serve as AMO President and I am privileged to have had the
opportunity      however   brief   to serve with all   of   you   Involvement in AMO is in essence about

working together for       others      No matter where one hails from there are many common
interests and challenges If we do ourjobs well we achieve the flexibility needed to make things
happen within the different local circumstances This organization has a government relation
strategy that gets results         not everything we need but more than we would achieve if we
twork together The nextfour years will be challenging for our municipalities I am glad
didn
                                             challenges   and               in your abilities to succeed        both
that you   are   here to work   on   those                      confident
in your home towns and at AMO
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TO THE IMMEDIATE ATTENTION OF THE CLERK AND COUNCIL

November 30 2010
  Government will make changes to welfare but Special Diet Allowance stays for
                                                   now



On November 30 2010 the Minister of Community and Social Services the
                                            snext steps in welfare
Honourable Madeleine Meilleur announced the govemment
reform Of immediate note to municipalities the govemment announced that it will not
go ahead with its 2010 budget decision to eliminate the Special Diet Allowance and
replace it with a nutritional supplement program for people with severe medical needs

The Special Diet Allowance SDA is a benefit available to people receiving Ontario
Works OW and Ontario Disability Support Program ODSP The SDA provides
additional assistance        up to   250 per month
                                     00                    for people in receipt of OW and
ODSP who require a special diet because of a medical condition To qualify for the
SDA recipients of OW and ODSP must have medical approval of the need for a
prescribed diet Municipalities contribute in 20092010 20 of the benefit paid to OW
recipients

This is not the first time that the SDA has been reviewed In 2005 the govemment
passed regulations that specified eligible medical conditions under the SDA In the past
medical practitioners had the discretion to recommend additional benefits for medical
conditions At the time of this change all applicants had to reapply to for the SDA

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The govemment original decision communicated in the 2010 budget to replace the
SDA was driven by a number of factors including concems raised by the Auditor
General and     findings of the Ontario   Human     Rights Tribunal
In 2009 the Auditor General recommended greater oversight on compliance with
required documentation for the SDA and specifically recommended that the
government review the allowance with a view to limiting its possible abuse

In early 2010 the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal ordered the Ministry of Community
and Social Services to pay three lead complainants retroactive and ongoing benefits
The complaint brought forward was that changes to the SDA in 2005 violated the
Human Rights Code This was a significant decision as it resulted in the potential for
the review of 200 pending complaints

Also today the government announced a major review of social assistance This review
will be headed by the Honourable Frances Lankin and Dr Munir Sheikh and will take
place over 18 months January 2011 to June 2012 The review will focus on

                                   sability to find and keep jobs and
      recommend ways to improve people
  guarantee security for people who cannot work
       examine and determine the effectiveness of social assistance and its role in
                             sincome security system and
  relation to other parts of Canada
               sposition regarding the federal govemment
        define Ontario                         sresponsibility for
  Ontarians income security

What Does this Mean for Municipalities

In the 2010 budget the govemment had committed to transitioning from the SDA to a
nutritional supplement program for recipients of Ontario Works with severe medical
needs The program was to have been transitioned over a number of months and have
been administered by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

While specific details of the transition to a new program were not available at the time
AMO was cautious in assuming this would result in savings to municipalities

What we do know is that in 2009 and 2010 the cost of the SDA was approximately 98
million provincially with municipalities contributing approximately 20 million to this
cost


Today
sgovernment decision may impact municipalities who have removed the SDA
costs in their budget planning for 2011 While the upload of Ontario Works benefits
continues municipalities will contribute 14 of the benefit costs in 2011 In addition
SDA recipients will now be required to reapply for the allowance resulting in an
administrative impact on municipal staff It will be important that the government commit
to providing administrative funding

AMO recognizes the need to ensure that those in need of support because of medical
conditions not be unfairly impacted by any provincial policy changes and has asked the
government to consult with AMO and municipalities as they undertake changes to the
special diet allowance and consider future changes to social assistance in Ontario
                                 s
AMO will continue to monitor the government progress and work with its members to
communicate with the independent commission as it undertakes its review

Link to social assistance review materials
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AMO Contact Petra Wolfbeiss Senior Policy Advisor email
pwolfbeiss@amo
ca416 971 ext 329
on             9856



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PLEASE NOTE AMO Breaking News will be broadcast to the member municipality
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In This Issue
  AMO ad focuses on waste diversion
  Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act passes
  Ministry of Energy releases long term energy plan
  Ontario Clean Energy Benefit assists small municipalities
  Province consulting on safety guidelines for dams municipal dikes impacted
  Two Private Member Public Bills introduced that impact municipalities
  AMO and FCM strengthen federal and municipal dialogue
  FCM recruiting municipalities for international projects
  Request for nominations for the 2011 2014 ROMA Board
  Resolutions submissions from Trent Hills and Bayham
  Career opportunities with the Ring of Fire Secretariat and Simcoe County
  Links to full text articles below

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 AMO                                     spressing waste challenges Starting the week of
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 to reduce waste Titled Heap of Trouble the PSA points to some surprising statistics

 The Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act passed third reading in the Ontario legislature on
Tuesday November 23rd 2010 The sustainability planning provisions of the Act will require the
development of regulations AMO expects wide consultation with the municipal sector as these are
 developed   Further information   can   be found   on   the Ministry of Environment website
The Ministry of Energy 20year Building Our Clean Enemy Future plan contains some opportunities and
challenges for municipalities

Ontario Clean Energy Benefit AMO has since confirmed with the Ministry of Finance that low volume
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Province consulting on safety guidelines for dams   Municipal dikes will be impacted Ministry of Natural
Resources is consulting on proposed guidelines for dam owners operators until December 10 2010

Two Private Member Public Bills were introduced and received First Reading including            Bill 134 The
Municipal Residential and Commercial Surge Protector Act 2010 and Bill 136 The Highway Traffic
Amendment Act Safety Cameras 2010

Federal Matters
AMO President and Executive Director along with members of the Federation of Canadian
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municipal interests predominantly the call for continued support for infrastructure alone Ontario
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municipalities gap is 60 billion and to further strengthen federal and municipal dialogue on
other matters of mutual interest such as affordable housing

FCM is currently recruiting Canadian municipalities to implement local economic development
demonstration projects in the following countries Burkina Faso Mali Tanzania Cambodia Vietnam
Bolivia and Nicaragua Municipalities interested in engaging in MPED should apply by Monday
November 29 2010


The Municipal Wire
Reauest for Nominations for the 2011    2014 ROMA Board In order to qualify for nomination and
election for Zone Representative position the attached Nomination Form must be received by the
deadline Friday January 28 2011

Municipality of Trent Hills resolution supporting the development of a commemorative Highway of
Heroes coin


Municipality of Bavham letter regarding lottery license requirements for local penny sales

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In This Issue
  Government expands powers of the Chief Medical Officer of Health
  Government will make changes to welfare but Special Diet Allowance stays
  Municipal Hazardous and Special Waste MHSW payment information
  Government announces long awaited affordable housing strategy
   New Bills introduced that impact municipalities
   Infrastructure Stimulus deadline       March 31 2011
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  One week left to register for Ontario West Municipal Conference in London
  LAS Solar Program celebrates largest rooftop installation in Canada
   Request for nominations for the 2011 2015 ROMA Board
  Resolutions from Cavan Monaghan Central Elgin and the County of Lam bton
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Amendments to Health Promotion and Protection Act provides the Chief Medical Officer of Health
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emergencies

Of immediate note to municipalities the government announced that it will not go ahead with its 2010
budget decision to eliminate the Special Diet Allowance and replace it with a nutritional supplement
program for people with severe medical needs

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TO THE IMMEDIATE ATTENTION OF THE CLERK AND COUNCIL


December 2 2010
     Infrastructure Stimulus Deadline Extended to October 31 2011
Prime Minister Stephen Harper extended the deadline for completing projects receiving
infrastructure stimulus funding today The new deadline is October 31 2011 allowing an
additional construction season for completion
The deadline extension affects projects in four programs under the Economic Action
Plan including the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund the Building Canada Fund
Communities Component TopUp the Recreational Infrastructure Canada Program
and the Knowledge Infrastructure Program The extension applies to all projects under
these programs
To qualify for the extension work must have begun on the project and it must have
incurred eligible costs before March 31 2011 Claims for all expenses incurred up to
this date must be submitted by April 30 2011 The Government of Canada will not
share in costs incurred after October 31 2011 and proponents will be required to
complete projects at their own expense
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Attention News Editors


Attached is the Board Report presented today to the Board of Health for the Grey Bruce Health
Unit

The Board Report provides an overview of programs and services offered to the community by
this health unit


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                 PROGRAM REPORT                                                                         PUBLIC
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           We work with the Grey Bruce community to protect and promote health



HEALTHY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

    The Cost of
                Eating Well in           Grey   Bruce   The Nutritious Food Basket                    Page 1
    Bed   Bugs                                                                                        Page 2

CLIENT SERVICES

    School Based Sexual Health Clinics                                                                Page 2
    Parents in Action       Help                      s
                                   Parents Meet Their Children Basic Needs                            Page 3
    Travel Health Services                                                                            Page 4

ENFORCEMENT RESEARCHSURVEILANCE


    Workshop Preventing            Illness       Infection in Health Care   Settings                  Page 4



HEALTHY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT


The Cost of Eating Well in         Grey   Bruce      The Nutritious Food Basket


Food is a basic human need required for health however for many people the cost of food can be a barrier to
health The Nutritious Food Basket is a tool to measure ofthe cost of basic healthy eating based on current
                                                s
nutrition recommendations from Eating Well with Canada Food Guide and average food purchasing patterns
reflective of the Canadian Community Health Survey 2

Food costing is used to monitor both affordability and accessibility of foods by relating the cost of the food
basket to individual or family incomes The Nutritious Food Basket report is a policy and advocacy tool to
raise awareness about the cost of healthy eating and to assess the adequacy of social assistance rates or
minimum wage incomes

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The 2010 Nutritious Food Basket Survey found that it costs 166 per week 721 per month to feed a
reference family of four two parents two children in Grey Bruce

Using the table insert you can estimate the cost of a Nutritious Food Basket for up to 22 age and gender
groups
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Bed Bugs

Reports of bedbug infestations in rental housing accommodation continue to
increase The situation is not unique to Grey Bruce municipalities throughout
Ontario are grappling with this difficult problem In response to reports of bedbug
infestations Grey Bruce Health Unit staff provides information to tenants and
landlords about prevention and treatment

Bed bug fact sheets have been developed and are available on our website
                                                                                           M Potter Department of Entomology
 Bed   Bug   Fact Sheet                                                                                 University of Kentucky




Debate continues within the public health community about whether bedbug infestations should be considered
a health hazard as defined in the Health Protection and Promotion Act The Ministry of Health and Long
Term Care has recently taken an interest in this debate The Ministry is currently organizing brainstorming
sessions with health units in order to explore issues and options associated with the problem Staff of the Grey
Bruce Health Unit will be participating in these sessions




CLIENT SERVICES


School Based Sexual Health Clinics


Ministry objectives for the sexual health program include

    1 Providing clinical services for priority populations to address
      contraception comprehensive pregnancy counselling sexually           h
      transmitted infections STI and bloodborne infections

    2 To collaborate with community partners including school boards
      to increase supportive environments to promote healthy sexuality
           and access to sexual health services


These objectives are achieved through schoolbased sexual health clinics where the priority population youth
are present and have access to our services Working in a partnership with the school board who provides the
clinic space the services are delivered in a supportive environment

There was a 37 decrease in the teen pregnancy rate in Grey Bruce coinciding with the development of high
schoolbased sexual health clinics Over the first five years of the program the teen pregnancy rate in females
                       99from 3
15 19 years reduced to 1           2      in 1998 when the first clinic was introduced In 2009 a total of
2 client contacts took place at our high school based clinics This past September a new clinic was added
211
at West Hill Secondary School in Owen Sound bringing to ten the number of high school based clinics
throughout Grey Bruce


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The pregnancy rate for 1 1 years old in Grey Bruce is 0 higher than the Ontario average although less
than comparative rural areas This may be a factor of access to school based sexual health clinics Following
through on the trends seen with the initial introduction of clinics it is anticipated that increasing clinic access
in schools will further reduce the teen pregnancy rate

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The rising Chlam rates seen nationally are being reflected Grey Bruce aere 2 C          95 hlamydia
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transmission prevention and treatment e targeting prior populations School based clinics are almost
certainly an important means to offer these services



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Parents in Action Help Parents Meet Their Children Basic Nee

The way we car for our chil in their earliest years has a profound impact on how productive resilient
compassionate and confident they will be as adults McCa Mustard 20

Parents in Action is a 12 week parenting course designed to help families i cris who need intensive
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guidance on how they can meet their children
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specific to children ages 512 Separating and focusing the courses on defined ages makes it easier for
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Travel Health Services



To protect travelers against infectious diseases travel health services are available to residents of Grey Bruce
Services include both information and immunizations


A country specific information package is prepared and mailed to each client The package provides details on
required and recommended vaccinations malaria recommendations and personal protective measures This
travel package can be requested through the public health website over the telephone or in person Ideally the
request should be made when planning a trip and at least six weeks prior to the departure date

As of October 1 ofthis year 200 travel packages have been prepared In 2009 405 travel packages were
provided to Grey Bruce residents

Public health immunization clinics in Owen Sound Walkerton and Port Elgin provide both routine and travel
related vaccinations This health protection service has been positively viewed by the residents and health care
professionals in Grey Bruce Physicians will regularly refer their international bound patients to public health
immunization clinics




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ENFORCEMENTRESEARCHSURVEILANCE


Workshop Preventing        Illness    Infection in Health Care Settings

On October 27 the Grey Bruce Health Unit hosted a workshop Preventing Illness
Infection in Health Care Settings with the goal to increase participants infection
control knowledge and improve outbreak management

Four                                                                                        CHICA
     highly regarded infectious disease specialists presented to 67 participants
organizations across Ontario including hospitals pharmacies longterm care facilities
physicians offices public health and First Nation health centres Specific topics included

          A new approach to controlling super bugs
          Strategies to prevent healthcare associated infections
          Clostridium Difficile microbiology and challenges
          Best practices for the management of Clostridium Difficile in long term care

This workshop was organized and sponsored by Huronia Practitioners of Infection Control HUPIC a chapter
of the Community and Hospital Infection Control Association Canada dedicated to promoting excellence in
the practice ofinfection prevention and control The Grey Bruce Health Unit is represented on HUPIC
                                              Nutritious Food Basket               Survey 2010

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Follow these steps to estimate the                weekly   cost   of a Nutritious Food Basket for
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Step 1 Write down the age and
gender of each person you are                                           The Weekly Cost of Eating Well in Grey Bruce
feeding
                                                        AgeGender                Cost per        AgeGender    Cost per week
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Step 2 Using the Weekly Cost of                                                                  Children

Eating Well table write down the                        Males                                    B2 3         08
                                                                                                              22
weekly food cost for each person                                                                 G2 3         65
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                                                        Age Group
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                                                                                 77              B4 8         48
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food cost This is your subtotal                                                                  G4 8         61
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Male          31 50y             46

Female        31 50y             34
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Boy           1418y              23
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Re Support for Bill 100 Paved Highway Shoulders

The Grey Bruce Health Unit protects and promotes health for the residents of the 17 municipalities
that comprise the counties of Grey and Bruce As one of 36 health units for Ontario we are
mandated by the Ontario Public Health Standards to address the determinants of health including the
physical environments in which our residents live work learn and play

With respect to the influence of active transportation on health the Board of Health for the Grey
Bruce Health Unit supports Private Members Bill 100 Public Transport and Highway Improvement
Amendment Act 2010 which calls for paved shoulders on provincial highways and the associated
signage that warn vehicles of their requirement to share the road with pedestrians and cyclists

On February 19 2010 the Board of Health for the Grey Bruce Health Unit passed Resolution 2010
13 Building Healthy Communities Together Active and Alternative Transportation to Support
Healthy Living in Grey Bruce to urge upper and lower tier municipalities to incorporate healthy
public policy into official master plans bylaws and land use planning approvals which supports
increasing                        transportation while reducing motor vehicle dependency
             active and alternative                                                           Bill 100

would support this resolution at a provincial level

During 2010 there have been several examples within Grey Bruce of the inclusion of paved
shoulders on roadways The Municipality of Saugeen Shores initiated a project to support an
expansion of their active transportation network that includes repairing the existing asphalt road
platform with an official multiuse path and hard surfaced shoulders of Miramichi Bay Road and
North Shore Road In August the province announced plans to repave the shoulders adding bicycle
lanes to a 66 kilometre portion of Highway 6 south of Tobermory

We encourage the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to adopt Bill 100 as the next step in developing a
provincial transportation system that encourages and supports active modes of transportation

Together we build healthy communities



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      Helena Guergis MP SimcoeGrey
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      Carol Mitchell MPP HuronBruce
      Jim Wilson MPP SimcoeGrey
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Norma Mohr
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                                          Subject Grey Bruce Health Unit 2009 Annual Report




We are pleased to advise you that the 2009 Annual Report of the Grey Bruce Health Unit is
available at


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The report highlights the significant achievements for Public Health in Grey and Bruce Counties
throughout 2009 The information presents an overview ofboth the programs we are required to
provide as well as several special initiatives undertaken by this Health Unit

Some of the notable events in 2009 include the pH1N1 outbreak and our response with the
largest immunization program ever done in Grey Bruce Think and Drive a project aimed at
supporting teen drivers and their parents in raising awareness of the risks for novice drivers
expansion of the C1NOT program to include children 13 to 17 years of age SeniorsFalls
Investigation and prevention of falls initiatives and the establishing and partnering with the
Crystal Meth Task Force to lead a coordinated strategy to tackle the issue in Grey Bruce Also of
note 2009 marked the start of the Healthy Communities initiatives We are confident our efforts
are providing a positive influence in the lives ofthe people in Grey Bruce

As in the past we are providing a paper less report You can access the document under
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Publications on our website at www publichealthgreybruce
the publication also includes hot links    identified by blue type that take you directly to our
website to give easy access to further information on specific topics

Please feel free to distribute this report to other community partners

We   hope the   2009 Annual Report will   provide   you with   a   better understanding of the work we
do and our efforts to improve the health of everyone in the community Your feedback is
important to us as we strive to enhance our partnerships

Together we build healthy communities



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of Privacy Act Any other distribution copying or disclosure is strictly prohibited If you are not the intended recipient or have
received this message in error please notify us immediately by telephone fax or email and permanently delete the original
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Thousands Attend Flu Clinics


More than four thousand people attended the community flu clinics hosted by the Grey
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Bruce Health Unit over the past month A total of 4 people received their flu shot at
14 clinics held across Grey Bruce In 2008 there were 15 flu clinics one extra in
                          444
Lucknow with a total of 7 Totals do not include numbers from our flu appointment
bookings only the community clinics

Free flu shots are still available by appointment from the Grey Bruce Health Unit in
Owen Sound and at the Plex in Port Elgin call 5193769420 or at Public Health in
Walkerton call 519 881 1920

The flu vaccine is available free of charge to individuals who live work or attend school
in Ontario The flu vaccine is also available at doctors offices local hospitals nursing
homes and nursing agencies The Grey Bruce Health Unit is responsible for distribution
   000
of 56 doses across Grey Bruce

Public Health encourages families to get their flu shot Immunizing children can reduce
flu symptoms in households by about 42      Immunizing the whole family can reduce
illness by up to 80

                                                            confirmed
In the period September 1 to November 22 2010 there were 70 lab cases of
Influenza A and B in Ontario Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

The flu is a highly contagious potentially serious infection of the lungs caused by the
influenza virus Flu spreads very easily when an infected person coughs or sneezes
releasing droplets containing the virus into the air Others can catch the infection from
breathing in these droplets or through the droplets landing directly on their eyes The flu
virus is on the hands of people with the flu and on surfaces they touch Shaking hands
with an infected persons or touching contaminated surfaces can transfer the virus

Flu normally starts with a headache chills and cough followed rapidly by fever loss of
appetite muscle aches and fatigue running nose sneezing watery eyes and throat
irritation The fever is often high 39 C to 104F and lasts 3 4 days Children and
occasionally some adults may also experience nausea vomiting and diarrhea Most
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respiratory failure and can worsen many preexisting chronic health conditions Health
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Canada estimates that influenza accounts for 2 to 8 deaths every year and 20   000
hospitalizations The flu affects 1025 of Canadians each year

The flu virus is very contagious but there are ways to limit its spread Everyone should
practice good cough etiquette cough or sneeze into your elbow or sleeve not your hands
Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly using soap and water or use a hand sanitizer
if soap and water is not available Keep common areas clean and disinfected Stay home
if you are sick to prevent spreading the flu to others Speak with a health professional if
you experience severe flulike symptoms

The flu vaccine is the most effective protection from getting influenza Each year the
                                                         smost common strains of
vaccine is prepared based on what is expected to be this season
                                                                        California
influenza For the 20102011 season in North America the vaccine contains A
         Perth
H1N1 A H3N2 and BBrisbane Victoria The B component is the same as
last year the A H1N1 component is from the 2009 H1N1 pandemic virus and the A
H3N2 is new

For most people only one injection is required The Ministry of Health and LongTerm
Care recommends that children under 9 years of age who have never previously received
a flu shot have two doses of the seasonal flu in their first year of receiving the flu vaccine
and then in subsequent years they need only one dose

The vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months and older who do not have a serious
allergy to eggs or egg products and who has not had a previous severe allergic reaction to
any component of the influenza vaccine Certain groups at high risk or more at risk of the
complications from influenza including children seniors and those with certain chronic
conditions are strongly encouraged to get the vaccine This year several additional
groups were added to that list including Aboriginal peoples healthy children 2 to 4 years
of age and persons who are morbidly obese BMI40 See Influenza Vaccine
Recommended Recipient Groups attached


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Attachment Influenza Vaccine Recommended Recipient Groups MOHLTC Sept 2010
For more information

Karen Sweiger
Manager Vaccine Preventable Diseases Program
Grey Bruce Health Unit
519 376 9420 or 1 800 263 3456 ext 1230
k sweiger@publichealthgreybruce on ca
         2011
 Ontario 2010 Influenza Vaccine Recommended Recipient Groups

All individuals aged 6 months or older who live work or attend school in Ontario who have no
contraindication regardless of whether or not they are considered to be at high risk or healthy
are encouraged to receive the publiclyfunded influenza vaccine through the Universal
Influenza Immunization Program UIIP

               2011
In Ontario the 2010 seasonal influenza vaccine is also recommended for the following
groups according to the National Advisory Committee on Immunization NACI


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         fibrosis asthma                                  individuals at high risk whether or not the
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         metabolic diseases                                   household contacts of individuals at high
         cancer   immunodeficiency                            risk and
         immunosuppression due to                             household contacts of infants under 6
         underlying disease or therapy                       months of age and
         renal    disease                                    members of a household expecting a
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Support The Weather Network as a basic cable service

Pelmorex the parent company of The Weather Network once again is making
application to the CRTC to keep The Weather Network on basic cable Pelmorex is
asking for your support in this matter

OGRA has provided a letter of support on behalf of it membership and suggests that
your municipality should suggest the application as the weather and highway
information provide by The Weather Network is a service to your residents

Please find a template for a letter for your use as well as information sheets from The
Weather Network to assist you in support of their application

Attachments

OGRA support letter
Draft letter template
The Weather Network                   How to Keep TWN on basic cable
                                         5 Great Reasons to Keep TWN on Basic Television
                                      Service
Support   letters from                    The Township of CarlowMayo
                                              The Town of Marathon



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 November 30 2010

 Mr Robert Morin
 Secretary General
 CRTC
            0N2
 Ottawa ON N1A
 By Fax 819 9940218

 Re Notice of Public Hearing CRTC 20010826
 CRTC Application 2010 1551 5 by Pelmorex Communications Inc

 Dear Mr Morin


 The Ontario Good Roads Association is a municipal association representing 433 of the
                                                 5
 444 municipalities in Ontario and by population 98 of the residents of Ontario The
 mandate of the Ontario Good Roads Association is to represent the infrastructure
 interests of municipalities through advocacy consultation training and the delivery of
 identified services


 OGRA supports The Weather Network application to keep it on basic television service
 Removal of The Weather Network from basic cable could affect public safety

 OGRA members through their Transportation and Public Works staff along with their
 provincial counterparts provide the information to The Weather Network for the winter
 roads report a public service to the residents of Ontario

 OGRA members use weather information available from radio and television including
 The Weather Network to plan their winter maintenance operation strategies for
 upcoming storm events Through OGRA training and education programs OGRA trains
 municipal employees and contractors for winter maintenance operations including use
of available weather information In fact the weather module of the computer based
training program has screens that mirror The Weather Network weather information

The Weather Network provides local weather forecasts including storm watch or
warnings to each community across the province Storm watch and warnings are public
service announcements for local residents that assist municipalities in providing current
and pending weather information to the public

The service The Weather Network provides is essential and should continue to be
readily available and affordable on basic cable for the residents of Ontario




Paul Johnson
President
Ontario Good Roads Association


Copy Pelmorex Communications Inc
Attn Paul Temple
2655 Bristol Circle Oakville Ontario L6H 7W1
Fax 905 829 5800
Email theweathernetwork @pelmorex
                        com
Sample Outline of Letter to CRTC

Your nameorganization address etc
           email
Your Phone fax
if not on letterhead

Date letter sent


Mr Robert Morin
Secretary General
CRTC
Ottawa K1A ON2
indicate how sent
By registered mail
By fax to 819 9940218
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Re Notice of Public Hearing CRTC 200922
Application 2007 1571 4 by Pelmorex Communications Inc

Dear Mr Morin

1 Tell the CRTC who you are the communities you serve their population location
etc

2 Indicate clearly that you support the application as filed by Pelmorex
Communications Inc for basic carriage status for The Weather Network

3 Tell the CRTC about your concerns should the application not be approved for
example the potential extra cost to you to simply continue receiving The Weather
Network if your cable or satellite provider removes The Weather Network from basic
service concerns you may have about public safety orthe affordability of the service

4 Explain why you support the application by The Weather Network You could
mention features or benefits that are important to you such as the weather warnings
                                                                           s
and public safety information the affordability of the service The Weather Network
ability to provide local weather information to your community whenever you need it
etc

5 If this support has been approved by a motion through Council or your Board you
may wish to mention this

6 Close off letter indicate whether you want to appear at the CRTC public hearing at
the end of March State that you have provided a copy of this letter to Pelmorex

Yours   truly
Your namesignature


Copy Pelmorex Communications Inc
Attn Paul Temple
2655 Bristol Circle Oakville Ontario L6H 7W1
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                         Guidelines for filing letters of support with the CRTC
                                                         2010
                                        Deadline December8

 You can file a support letter by mail fax or online to
        To                                                Copy to
        Mr Robert Morin                                   Paul Temple
        Secretary General                                 Pelmorex Communications Inc
        Canadian Radio television and                     2655 Bristol Circle
        Telecommunications Commission                     Oakville Ontario
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Filings can also be made online at the CRTC website Visit
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 select Notice 2010826 and follow the instructions


                                                          sdecision making
Individualized letters make a difference and count in the CRTC
We suggest your letter include something about yourself your organization or your community and why you
                                                                                      slicence
rely on The Weather Network Please list the reasons why you support The Weather Network
renewal application AND indicate why the CRTC should make a permanent decision to keep The
Weather Network on the basic TV service

To meet CRTC requirements letters must be received by December 8 and must include

    1 Your name address and telephone number
    2    You must reference
         Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2010826
         Application 2010 15515 by Pelmorex Communications Inc
    3 A clear statement of whether you support the application and why For example
      I support The Weather Network application because it is an essential public service which keeps me
         and my community informed and safe
                                                              mail
    4 An indication you have sent us a copy of the letter or e You can use a c to us at the bottom of
      your letter Please keep proof that the letter was sent to both the CRTC and to The Weather Network
      If you file comments online just copy and paste your comments into an email to us
    5 A statement indicating whether you wish to appear at the hearing or not
    6 Please number each paragraph
    7 We also encourage you to copy your federal Member of Parliament and local mayor or councilor
                    We appreciate your support and thank you for taking the time to write

   For more information about The Weather Network application and this process
                            please visit our website at
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                        Five Great Reasons to Keen The Weather Network on the Basic Television Service

      1     Keeping our viewers safe

            The Weather Network makes a significant contribution to public safety We carry out an unparalleled public
            safety role by broadcasting Environment Canada and other public safety messages warnings and advisories

            In addition to local weather warnings our public safety service includes provincial road reports and road
            weather forecasts air quality warnings and advisories and pollen reports
      2                                                           pelmorex
                                                                  alerts
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            Providing a National Public Alerting Service See also www
            Pelmorex Communications parent company of The Weather Network is funding and operating a national
            system that collects public safety messages from authorized government authorities across Canada and
            distributes those messages by satellite and through the Internet without charge to radio and television stations
            and to cable and satellite TV companies so that they can pass on emergency messages to the public As long as
            The Weather Network is distributed as part of the basic TV service Pelmorex is able to provide these services
            to government and broadcasters for free
      3     Service to Canadians

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            We provide local weather forecasts alerts and road information to more than 1 communities across Canada
            by satellite and cable Our service is essential to helping Canadians plan their day whether they live in major
            centres or remote areas More than 10 million Canadians watch us every week
                                                    or
            In many communities The Weather Network and MetooMedia are the only broadcast source of local
            forecasts alerts and road information We are their local broadcaster
      4     Affordable Price


            Since 1993 the regulated monthly rate for The Weather Network has remained unchanged at 23 How many
            other companies can say they kept their prices the same for over 17 years We commit to maintaining that rate
            but can do this only if we continue to spread our costs over a broad stable subscriber base as part of the basic
            cable or satellite service

            If our application to the CRTC is not successful cable and satellite companies will be permitted to remove The
            Weather Network from the basic service package beginning in 2015 bundle it with other services and charge
            you more That means you may have to pay several dollars extra just to continue receiving The Weather
            Network


            CRTC regulation helps provide the same low blended rate to all cable and satellite distributors small and
            large alike all across Canada Repackaging by larger cable or satellite companies may end that The loss of basic
            carriage in large markets such as Vancouver or Toronto would likely force us to raise rates in smaller markets
            like Cut Knife Saskatchewan and Abitibi QC to the benefit of no one
     5      High Quality Reliability Information

            Year after year independent surveys show that The Weather Network ranks in the top five of all 100 or more
            Canadian specialty television services for consumer appreciation And we keep improving our forecasts and the
                      and breadth of our weather and environmental content
            quality                                                        every year But if we lose subscribers        and
            revenue     cost cutting will affect planned improvements and the content we can afford to broadcast Unlike
            other channels we cannot just broadcast repeats of programs to lower our costs

                                 PLEASE HELP KEEP US ACCESSIBLE TO ALL CANADIANS


                            For more information about our services and our application please visit
                                                 theweathernetwork
                                                 com
                                             www support


                                         The deadline to write to the CRTC is Dec 8th




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        Mr Robert Morin
        Secretary General
       CRTC
        Ottawa Ontario
        KIA ON2


        Dear Mr Morin


        Re Notice of Public Hearing CRTC 200922
              Application No 20071571 4 by Pelmorex Communications Inc

       The Township ofCarlowMayo is a rural municipality within the County ofHastings
        located in eastern Ontario which currently has a population of950 There are six
                                     sgeographic jurisdiction
        community hamlets within the municipality

        At a regular council meeting held on March 3 2009 the Council of the Township of
        Mayo
        Carlow passed a resolution supporting the application as filed by Pelmorex
        Communications Inc for basic carriage status for The Weather Network

        If CRTC does not approve this application our concerns are as follows a the potential extra
        cost to the municipality and residents ofthe municipality to continue receiving The Weather
                                 s
        Network if the satellite provider remove the network from basic service and b public
        safety issues if this service is not available for residents to access up to date weather
        information
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         Robert Morin Secretary General
         CRTC


         The weather forecasts and highway information provided by The Weather Network is an
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         important service to our residents especially in our rural area The municipality
         emergency management and works departments depend on this service for weather forecasts
                                                                         s
         weather warnings and public safety information The Weather Network ability to provide
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         dependable and accurate local weather information to our community 24 is a tremendous
         benefit to the rural community

        No personnel will be attending the CRTC public hearing scheduled for the end of March
        2009 Hence a copy of this letter will be provided to Pelmorex Communications Inc in
        support of their application to CRTC

         We trust all concerns of the public will be addressed prior to a final decision A favourable
        response to application no 2007 1571 4 as filed by Pelmorex Communications Inc would be
        greatly appreciated


        Yours truly



                               Y
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        Arlene Cox
        ClerkAdministrator



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                                                                               OFFICE OF THE FIRE CHIEF


 Mr Robert Morin
 Secretary General
 CRTC
 Ottawa Ontario KM 0N2
        8199944218
 By Fax 1


                                  22
 Re Notice of Public Hearing CRTC 2009
 Application 20074871
              4by Pelmorex Communications Inc

 Dear Mr Morin

                                                                Fire
  My name is Richard Kerster and I am the Emergency Services Manager Chief for the Town of
                                                  000
 Marathon Marathon with a population of almost 4 citizens sits on the shores of Lake Superior just off
 Trans Canada Highwayl7 approximately halfway between Thunder Bay and Sault Ste Marie and is the
 largest community serving this corridor between these two large and well known cities

 We as a community and personally as an emergency service leader strongly support the Pelmorex
 application to keep the Weather Network inckided in the basic carriage cable and satellite packages

             sservice of carrying highway conditions and weather warnings during winter months
 The Weather Network
 and also during other major weather events provides life saving information to our residents as well as to
 the travelers to our region Our TransCanada highway is our lifeline and virtually everyone M our
 community travels it several times a year to go to Thunder Bay or Sault Ste Marie Knowing weather and
 highway conditions is not just a matter of convenience it can mean whether or not you make it to your
 destination


 Removing this valuable service from the basic carriage package will leave vulnerable the sector of our
 community that may truly need it the most the elderly the disabled and others that are a fixed or tow
 income that may only be able to afford a basic cable or satellite package

 In hosing we hope that you will look favorably upon their application and consider that we have provided
 a copy of this letter of support to Pelmorex




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 Emergency Services ManagerFire Chief
 The Corporation of The Town of Marathon



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 2655 Bristol Ohle Oakville Ontario OH 7W1
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To municipal staff liaison Please pass this on to the chairperson of your municipal heritage committee


Dear Municipal Heritage Committee Chairperson

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File this under it never to early to Save the Date It is my pleasure to forward you the attached
announcement from the local organising committee of the 2011 Ontario Heritage Conference being held
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June 3 5 2011 in the Town of Cobourg As per the attached please visit wwwheritage
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Best regards


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Heritage Outreach Consultant
Culture Services Unit

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November 26 2010


To              All Heads of Council

                Ontario Municipalities

From            Dan Mathieson
                Chair MPAC Board of Directors

Subject         Update         MPAC Activities



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As the newly elected Chair of the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation MPAC Board
of Directors I am pleased to provide you with my first update on our activities to date in 2010

Changes to Board of Directors

New members were appointed to the Board of Directors in 2010 as the terms of a number of
sitting members ended As the Mayor of Stratford I was appointed to the Board in September as
a Municipal representative and elected by the Board as Chair Also newly appointed to the
Board in 2010



           Debra Marshall taxpayer representative from Prince Edward County
           Jim McDonell Mayor of South Glengarry and
           James Wilson Chief Administrative Officer for the County of Haliburton

I would also like to thank the following Board members whose terms expired in 2010 for their
commitment and hard work



           Former Chair Debbie Zimmerman Councillor Regional Municipality of Niagara
           who completed her second threeyear term in August
           Margaret Black Mayor of the Township of King and
           Lloyd Russell Commissioner of Finance and Treasurer for York Region

MPAC is accountable to the public through a 15member Board ofDirectors appointed by the
Ontario Minister of Finance Eight 8 members are municipal representatives five 5 represent
property taxpayers and two 2 represent the Provincial Government A complete list of our
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All Heads of Council                                                                 November 26 2010
Update    MPAC Activities                                                                   Page 2 of 5


Property Assessment Cycle

Even though 2010 is not a provincewide Assessment Update year MPAC continues to update
the property information it has on file In November approximately one 1 million yearend
Property Assessment Notices were mailed to property owners across the province to capture in
year changes Property owners who receive a Notice from MPAC this fall and believe it is
incorrect will have until March 31 2011 to ask MPAC to reconsider their assessment The next
provincewide Assessment Update will take place in 2012

I would also like to provide you with an update on our implementation ofthe fouryear
assessment cycle and the phasein of eligible assessment increases introduced by the
Government and some ofthe operational challenges it has presented the organization

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MPAC business processes have undergone a thorough review resulting in substantial changes
to integrate the phasein provisions into our systems and to include them on all assessment
products Even though this is not an Assessment Update year every time a property undergoes a
change due to new construction or changes in use the phasein values must be recalculated As
well MPAC is now required to retroactively recalculate the phase in values to adjust for
decisions made by the Assessment Review Board on current and prior property tax years and
issue an Advisory Notice of Assessment

As MPAC prepares for the 2012 province wide Assessment Update and the next phase in cycle
we will continue to make the necessary changes to our business processes and systems

Service Delivery

I am pleased to report that MPAC has processed more than 28 billion in assessment growth for
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municipal tax rolls in 2010 The amount ofgrowth added this year surpasses last year total of
nearly 25 billion and represents the addition of assessment from new construction taking place
in the province

Earlier this year MPAC assembled a cross functional committee to review the assessment
growth process and implement improvements to ensure the timely delivery ofnew growth The
Municipal Liaison Group Assessment Growth SubGroup includes representatives from 15
municipalities across Ontario The objective of the committee is to develop a strategy to ensure
growth is added in an accurate and timely manner across the province as well as to develop an
assessment growth forecasting model to accurately calculate and measure growth estimates at the
municipal level

This partnership has already helped to introduce improvements to our processes and we are
committed to continuing our focus on adding timely and accurate assessment growth to
municipal rolls in 2011




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Update     MPAC Activities                                                                   Page 3 of 5

A second   committee   theMunicipal Liaison Group Assessment Products and Services Sub
Group has already met to discuss the timely development of new products and the efficient
delivery of existing products and services Working with 12 municipal representatives we have
already identified improvements to our processes to ensure the timely delivery of reports to
municipal staff

MPAC also remains committed to completing Requests for Reconsideration RfR As of
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October 27 2010 we have received over 36 RfRs which represent 0 of Ontario      smore
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than 4 million properties This number is down from the 178 received in 2009 following
the provincewide Assessment Update We continue to work with our property taxpayer
customers to resolve these matters and answer questions or provide the information they need to
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understand their property

Municipal Enumeration

Based on our discussions with the Association of Municipal Managers Clerks and Treasurers of
Ontario AMCTO following the 2006 Municipal Enumeration we made a number of
improvements to our enumeration processes for 2010 including an increased focus on sharing
information with municipalities and improving our Municipal Enumeration Form MEF

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In April and May we mailed MEFs to approximately 2 million households across the province
The forms were sent to households where we needed to confirm or update occupant information
in our database The 2010 form was redesigned to make it easier to complete with a threestep
process


Our website also offered detailed information including an interactive MEF and video
presentation to help explain Enumeration and encourage the completion and return of forms to
MPAC


Additionally municipalities were provided detailed Enumeration information and updates
throughout the year through Municipal ConnectTM newsletters meetings and regular
correspondence Our Municipal Relations group were also available at conferences and
AMCTO election training sessions

We do continue to face challenges in obtaining the information we need to make further
improvements to our Preliminary List of Electors PLEs This includes the limited access we
have to births and death information from the Ontario Ministry of Government Services Our
work in this area will continue as we look ahead to the next Municipal Enumeration in 2014




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Update    MPAC Activities                                                                   Page 4 of 5


Organizational Realignment

You may be aware that MPAC recently undertook an organizational realignment to improve our
service delivery to our shared customers the property taxpayers of Ontario

The realignment is being carried out within our current complement and budget There is no
reduction in service or staffing levels in any of our offices located across the province a


demonstration of our ongoing commitment to providing property taxpayer customers and
municipal stakeholders with local knowledge and expertise

It is important to note that this is not a restructuring of our entire organization Rather we are
improving customer service and strengthening our local focus by aligning our business under two
2 core streams Valuation and Customer Relations Business Properties and Valuation and
Customer Relations Residential and Farm Properties Through realigning reporting structures and
streamlining our business processes a single staff member someone with an understanding of
both the local community and the properties contained within it         is now responsible for
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addressing a property taxpayer customer assessment concerns from start to finish

I would also like to confirm that the support MPAC provides to our municipal stakeholders has not
changed in any way Our team of Municipal Relations professionals continues to serve across the
province as your dedicated resource In addition your access to products and services specifically
designed to meet the unique requirements of Municipal stakeholders remains as before

I believe this framework better positions us to provide our customers with outstanding customer
service It also offers more flexibility and adaptability which will enable our organization to
efficiently meet your evolving needs as we continue to work together to serve the property
taxpayers of Ontario

Toronto Bank Tower Decision


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In October the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a Divisional Court decision affecting MPAC
approach to assessing commercial property The decision involved assessment complaints filed
for the 2001 and 2002 property taxation years by owners of six highvalue downtown office
complexes known collectively as the Bank Towers MPACsapproach was upheld by the
Divisional Court That decision has now been confirmed by the Ontario Court ofAppeal

In closing I look forward to working with my fellow Board members and senior executive team
in the coming months to ensure that we continue to look for ways to improve our products and
services The success of many of our activities is due in large part to the hard work of our
dedicated team of employees across Ontario We look forward to their continued commitment to
delivering property assessment excellence and outstanding service




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        All Heads of Council                                                                          November 26 2010
        Update       MPAC Activities                                                                         Page 5 of 5

        If you have any questions or need additional information I encourage you to contact me at
        519 271 0250 ext 236 Carl Isenburg President and Chief Administrative Officer at
        905 8376150 or Arthur Anderson Director Municipal Relations at 905 8376993

        Yours truly




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Please be advised that using Ross street in Tiverton as a snowmobile trail
has created a very dangerous situation
The sidewalk which is used by childern and adults to access the arena has
become a road widening for the snow machines The machines use the
sidewalk to avoid traffic on this heavily use street and as a result persons
are put at risk for injury The situation is particulary hazardous after dark
when visability is limited The routing of snowmobiles through the village
seems to be needless and in Tight of the situation on this street could open
up the municipality to possible legal action in the event of personal injury I
would submit that the exclusion of snowmiles from the village streets
would offer the best solution however routing the trail north of the village
could be an alternative Once again it appears to defy logic to allow
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Since 1954 Fire Fighters have been champions in support of Canadians affected with muscular dystrophy Their
passion for supporting families by organizing Boot Drives and other events to raise funds and awareness have
become an important long standing tradition and we are fortunate the Kincardine Fire Department are a part of this

Annually more than 600 Departments Associations across Canada work in partnership with Muscular Dystrophy
Canada and Fire Fighters continue to be our single most important revenue source Last year Ontario Fire Fighters
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million worth of equipment including wheelchairs walkers and scooters It also allows us to fund over 4 million
dollars of cutting edge neuromuscular research

We admire the ongoing passion and commitment of the members of the Kincardine Fire Department for all they do
in your community and for those affected with muscular dystrophy We are proud to have them on our fundraising
team Muscular Dystrophy Canada would like to extend thanks to your local Fire Fighters your community and
leaders such as yourself who support these incredible heroes

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     Good Afternoon All


     Please find attached Resolution 1024269 passed by Brockton Council at the November 29 2010
     meeting wherein they support the resolution of Huron Kinloss regarding the initiation of a study to examine
     the effects of living in close proximity to wind turbines

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         That the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Brockton hereby
support the resolution of the Township of Huron Kinloss dated October 18
2010 wherein they request the Grey Bruce Health Unit to initiate a study to
examine the effects of industrial wind turbines on residents living in close
proximity to the wind turbines throughout Bruce and Grey Counties




MEMBER OF COUNCIL       YEA   NAY

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BAGNAI O Charlie

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