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ALPR celebrates its first anniversary

ALPR celebrates its first anniversary
Ottawa – The Ottawa Police Service began using the Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) system in August of 2016.  The device assists police in ensuring road safety by identifying a variety of Highway Traffic Act (HTA) infractions, including stolen license plates and suspended or unlicensed drivers. To date, Traffic Enforcement of the Ottawa Police Service has achieved the following results... Read More

Ontario Helping Skilled Workers Train for Green Jobs

Ontario Helping Skilled Workers Train for Green Jobs
Province Supporting Training in Low Carbon Building Skills Ontario is helping workers thrive in the low-carbon economy with new support for apprentices, skilled trades, and other professionals from the building sector to develop green building skills. This initiative is part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province’s carbon market. Deb Matthews, Minister of... Read More

New Wait Times Data Now Available for Surgeries and Procedures Across Ontario

New Wait Times Data Now Available for Surgeries and Procedures Across Ontario
Province Investing in New Online Tools to Improve Patient Experience Ontario has launched a new online tool to help people find wait times information for surgeries and procedures at hospitals across the province, and is providing more digital tools to help improve the patient experience. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Hillary Hartley, Chief Digital Officer,... Read More

OPP Lay Drug Charges in Edwardsburgh Township

OPP Lay Drug Charges in Edwardsburgh Township
Prescott – On August 11th, 2017, at approximately 10am – The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the OPP Street Crime Unit and the OPP Emergency Response Team executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant, at a residence on Crowder Road, in Edwardsburgh Township. A large quantity of suspected marihuana, marihuana plants, cannabis resin and growing equipment was seized, with... Read More

Ontario SPCA lays charges following investigation into horse that fell out of a trailer

Ontario SPCA lays charges following investigation into horse that fell out of a trailer
Prescott – A man from Alfred, Ontario, located about 70 kilometres east of Ottawa, has been charged with animal cruelty under the Ontario SPCA Act following an investigation into an incident in which a horse fell out of a moving livestock trailer. On July 14, 2017, the accused was travelling east on Highway 401, just east of Prescott, when the horse... Read More