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ShimmyMob 2018 Registrations are Now Open

ShimmyMob 2018 Registrations are Now Open
Brockville – ShimmyMob registrations for 2018 are now open! Become part of the world’s largest flash mob team and raise your voice on behalf of victims of domestic abuse. ShimmyMob 2018 takes place on Saturday, May 12, 2018. There is a registration fee. Participants will receive a team t-shirt, pledge sheets, links to instructional videos and are expected to learn the choreography.  In 2017 we raised... Read More

OPP USES INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO DETECT DISTRACTED TRANSPORT TRUCK DRIVERS DURING ROAD SAFETY BLITZ

OPP USES INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO DETECT DISTRACTED TRANSPORT TRUCK DRIVERS DURING ROAD SAFETY BLITZ
OPP Use Unconventional Enforcement Vehicles During “Operation Safe Trucking” (December 11-15, 2017) ORILLIA – Today, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) kicked off Operation Safe Trucking, a province-wide Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) enforcement blitz that is taking an innovative approach to targeting distracted transport truck drivers. During the initiative, OPP officers will conduct patrol in truck tractors (transport trucks), giving them a... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on the first day of Hanukkah

Statement by the Prime Minister on the first day of Hanukkah
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today marking the first day of Hanukkah: “At sunset today, Jewish communities in Canada and around the world will welcome the beginning of Hanukkah – one of the oldest traditions in the world. “For eight nights, families and loved ones will celebrate the Festival of Lights by lighting the candles... Read More

Write Time: The Heart of a Teacher

Write Time: The Heart of a Teacher
Something struck me the other week as I was making my way from one meeting to the next. We often talk and express our opinions on the teachers we have when we are in school. In elementary school, we often view them as sometimes strict or even unfair because let’s face it other than our parents these are the first... Read More

Brockville Police Reports for December 12th, 2017

Brockville Police Reports for December 12th, 2017
Brockville – Brockville Police Reports for December 12th, 2017. Attempted Break-in A Brockville woman attended to the Brockville Police Station yesterday morning shortly after 8:00 a.m. to report sometime overnight Sunday an attempt was made to break in to her storage shed at her Ormond Street property. The lock for the shed had been completely removed and entry gained but at... Read More

Ontario Passes Legislation to Ensure Safe Transition to Federal Cannabis Legalization

Ontario Passes Legislation to Ensure Safe Transition to Federal Cannabis Legalization
Provincial Rules Will Help Protect Youth, Keep Communities and Roads Safe Ontario passed legislation today that will regulate the lawful use, sale and distribution of recreational cannabis by the federal government’s July 2018 legalization deadline.Ontario’s safe and sensible approach was informed by the province’s experience managing tobacco and alcohol, advice from public safety and health partners, and lessons learned from... Read More

Ontario Passes Legislation to Strengthen Transparency in Health Care

Ontario Passes Legislation to Strengthen Transparency in Health Care
Changes Include Greater Oversight of Long-Term Care Homes, Pharmaceutical Companies Ontario has passed legislation to enhance transparency, accountability and the quality of care across the health care sector, including greater oversight of long-term care homes and pharmaceutical companies. The Strengthening Quality and Accountability for Patients Act, 2017 will ensure that the province’s health system continues to put patients and their families first... Read More