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More Front-Line Workers for Every Community in Ontario to Combat Opioid Crisis

More Front-Line Workers for Every Community in Ontario to Combat Opioid Crisis
Province Also Expanding Availability of Life-Saving Naloxone Kits in Communities Ontario is stepping up its fight against the national opioid crisis with new front-line addiction and mental health workers for every community in the province and the distribution of almost 80,000 additional naloxone kits per year to front-line organizations. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, was joined... Read More

Gord Brown introduces Motion to study use of flares on board pleasure craft

Gord Brown introduces Motion to study  use of flares on board pleasure craft
Ottawa – Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, today introduced a Motion to the House of Commons requesting that the transport committee review the need for flares on board pleasure craft. “Modern technology has provided alternatives for the carriage of flares on board small pleasure craft,” Brown says. “Last year for example, the United States approved... Read More

Gord Brown pleased boating bill moving forward

Gord Brown pleased boating bill moving forward
Ottawa – Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, today expressed pleasure that Bill S233, also known as the Boating Bill finished Third Reading and was passed on a voice vote in the House of Commons on Monday. “The Bill received all party support and I expect it will receive Royal Assent before the summer,” Brown says. The... Read More

OPP Stop More Stunt Drivers

OPP Stop More Stunt Drivers
LEEDS –   Members of the Ontario Provincial Police are investigating more stunt drivers on Leeds County Highways. On the 11th of June 2017, at about 7:45 PM, Ontario Provincial Police officers in Rideau Lakes Township stopped a speeding Ford van travelling westbound on Highway 15. Speeds were in excess of 51 kilometres over the speed limit. As a result of the... Read More

Brockville Police News Reports for June 12th, 2017

Brockville Police News Reports for June 12th, 2017
Brockville – Brockville Police News Reports for June 12th, 2017. Newspaper Fire Unknown persons lit some newspapers on fire next to an empty building on Water Street between the museum and The Mill restaurant Friday evening. At approximately 11:30 p.m. Brockville Police and Fire Services responded to a call of a small near the proposed Wayfare Condominium complex.  The fire department... Read More

Ontario Reaches Tentative Extension Agreements with OPSEU

Ontario Reaches Tentative Extension Agreements with OPSEU
The province has reached a tentative agreement with the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) to extend the current collective agreements for both the Unified and Correctional Bargaining Units. The two parties recently entered into discussions that were collaborative, productive and demonstrated a commitment by both parties to improving employee relations. As a result of these discussions, tentative four-year extension... Read More

Impaired Drivers Charged in Leeds County

Impaired Drivers Charged in Leeds County
LEEDS –   Officers of the Leeds County Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing investigations into incidents involving impaired drivers. On the 9th of June 2017 at about 6:40 AM O.P.P officers were advised that officials at the Canada Border Services Agency – Port of Lansdowne had a possible impaired driver stopped awaiting entry into Canada. After an investigation 31... Read More