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OPP NAB 2,500 + DISTRACTED DRIVERS DURING MARCH BREAK

OPP NAB 2,500 + DISTRACTED DRIVERS DURING MARCH BREAK
OPP Wrap Up Distracted Driving Campaign (March 12-18, 2018) ORILLIA – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have finalized their Distracted Driving Campaign enforcement data, laying 2,589 charges against motorists who were not completely focused on driving. The majority (2,462) of the charges were laid against drivers caught using their hand-held devices (Highway Traffic Act Section 78.1). Sixty four (64) of the charges were for Careless Driving (HTA Section... Read More

CLARK SUPPORTS HABITAT’S PLAN TO EXPAND HOME OWNERSHIP

CLARK SUPPORTS HABITAT’S PLAN TO EXPAND HOME OWNERSHIP
QUEEN’S PARK – Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark has asked the Minister of Housing if he will support a proposal by Habitat for Humanity Ontario to make the dream of home ownership a reality for more families. Clark tabled an Order Paper Question on the issue this week following a meeting with members of Habitat for Humanity Thousand Islands, who have... Read More

Brockville Police Reports for March 21, 2018

Brockville Police Reports for March 21, 2018
Brockville – Brockville Police Reports for March 21, 2018. Suspicious Person/breach of conditions: At 11:00 am yesterday police attended to the King St. area for a complaint of a suspicious male.  While officers were investigating this occurrence they located a 27-year-old male that was wanted on a warrant for breaching his probation.  The male was arrested and provided with a... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: “As Canadians, we embrace diversity as a defining aspect of our identity. Yet, over the centuries, people in Canada have not felt progress equally. Far too many have faced discrimination, often on the basis of the way they look... Read More

Ontario Making Historic Investment in Mental Health Care

Ontario Making Historic Investment in Mental Health Care
Largest Single Investment in Canadian History will Improve Access to Services for Mental Health and Addictions Ontario is making an unprecedented investment in mental health and addictions that will improve care for the one in three people in Ontario who experience mental health or addictions challenges in their lifetime.Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne visited the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health... Read More

Celebrate maple syrup season at a local sugarbush during Maple Weekend, April 7 and 8

Celebrate maple syrup season at a local sugarbush during Maple Weekend, April 7 and 8
Spring is finally here, and just in time for Maple Weekend! The Lanark & District Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (LDMSPA) invites visitors to join them April 7 and 8 to celebrate a new season of producing the ultimate Canadian sweetener, delicious maple syrup. LDMSPA President, Harold Walker, explained the purpose of Maple Weekend is to celebrate both local maple syrup... Read More

OPP: It’s not an emergency – Resist the urge to act!

OPP: It’s not an emergency – Resist the urge to act!
Victim Comes Forward to help Prevent Fraud ORILLIA – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want you to verify who you’re dealing with before sending any money to anyone anywhere for any reason. As part of the annual Fraud Prevention Month awareness campaign, the Emergency Scam tactics have changed recently which catch unsuspecting victims off guard. In 2017, the Emergency Scam claimed 125 victims in... Read More