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SD&G OPP Reports for Oct 15, 2018

SD&G OPP Reports for Oct 15, 2018
STORMONT DUNDAS & GLENGARRY – The SD&G Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating several incidents after responding to 173 calls for service from Friday October 12, 2018 to Monday October 15, 2018. DANGEROUS DRIVER SOUTH GLENGARRY – On October 10, 2018 at approximately 2:28pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officer attempted to stop a vehicle for... Read More

BGH welcomes new doctor specializing in internal medicine and gerontology

BGH welcomes new doctor specializing in internal medicine and gerontology
Brockville – Brockville General Hospital (BGH) is pleased to welcome Dr. Nida Riaz to the organization. Officially joining BGH as a General Internal Medicine / Geriatrician on October 29, Dr. Riaz is now accepting physician referrals.  “Our community is fortunate to have Dr. Riaz and her skillset join the staff at BGH,” shared Dr. Robert Malone, Chief of Staff at... Read More

Opportunity Group Launches New Online Tool for Entrepreneurs

Opportunity Group Launches New Online Tool for Entrepreneurs
Brockville – Local Training and Consulting Firm Opportunity Group launched a new product that will help business owners or those thinking about starting a venture create a business plan using an online tool. “After delivering this product in a classroom setting for several years around Eastern Ontario we have come to realize that there is a need for people to work... Read More

First Degree Murder Charge Laid In Case of Missing South Glengarry Woman

First Degree Murder Charge Laid In Case of Missing South Glengarry Woman
SOUTH GLENGARRY – On October 11, 2018 at approximately 8:30 p.m., members of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SD&G) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to report of a missing female from a residence on County Road 34, South Glengarry Township. Emilie MAHEU, 26-years-old, of South Glengarry was last seen at approximately 1 p.m. on October 11, 2018, leaving her... Read More

Lanark County Ambulances Save Lives F.A.S.T.

Lanark County Ambulances Save Lives F.A.S.T.
Lanark – To increase awareness of the symptoms associated with strokes, the Lanark County Paramedic Service has partnered with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada to raise awareness about strokes. There are now F.A.S.T. decals on the sides of Lanark County ambulances. F.A.S.T. is the acronym that helps people to remember the major signs of strokes: Face – is... Read More

Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital: Bringing The Specialist To You

Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital: Bringing The Specialist To You
Carleton Place – It’s a simple way to connect with specialists – without even leaving town. Telemedicine links patients and health care providers using two-way, secure video-conferencing. It can help improve access to care and reduce wait times. A Telemedicine appointment is just like a regular appointment, only the health care provider is on a monitor and uses tele-diagnostic equipment to... Read More

Statement from the Finance Minister on the Passage of the Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018

Statement from the Finance Minister on the Passage of the Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018
Today, the Honourable Vic Fedeli, Finance Minister, made the following statement on the passage of the Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018: “As a result of federal legislation, recreational cannabis became legal in the province of Ontario and across Canada today. With the passage of the Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018, the Ontario government will: Protect Ontario’s youth by... Read More

Statement by the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Statement by the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
OTTAWA – “Today, October 17, marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Canada is at its best when all Canadians are treated fairly and have the opportunity to reach their full potential. The Government of Canada is committed to act as a leader and a full partner in the fight against poverty. This is a fight that our government is taking very seriously and we... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
OTTAWA – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: “Today, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we join people around the world to reflect on the progress we have made to end poverty, and acknowledge the work that we have left to do to improve the well-being of all,... Read More