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Impaired Drivers Charged

Impaired Drivers Charged
LEEDS –   Officers of the Leeds County Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing investigations into incidents involving impaired drivers. On November 10, 2018 at about 10:25 AM OPP officers after observing erratic driving, located and arrested a driver on County Road 3 in Leeds and the Thousand Island Township after the driver lost control and drove into the... Read More

BECKETTS CREEK REGULATIONS AND HAZARD LAND MAPPING PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE

BECKETTS CREEK REGULATIONS AND HAZARD LAND MAPPING PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE
CITY OF OTTAWA — The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) has completed a hazard mapping study for Becketts Creek from the Sarsfield Road to Ottawa River. Members of the public are invited to an upcoming open house to review regulation and hazard maps. The new mapping shows areas that are subject to natural hazards such as flooding and unstable slopes and have natural... Read More

MPP CLARK, GOVERNMENT STANDING UP FOR ONTARIO FARMERS

MPP CLARK, GOVERNMENT STANDING UP FOR ONTARIO FARMERS
PROVINCE TAKING ACTION FOR DROUGHT AFFECTED LIVESTOCK FARMERS BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark and Ontario’s Government for the People are standing up for livestock farmers devastated by the severe rain shortfalls this summer. MPP Clark has joined Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in calling on the federal government to activate the Livestock... Read More

Inquest Date into the Death of Cleve Gordon Geddes Announced

Inquest Date into the Death of Cleve Gordon Geddes Announced
Dr. Louise McNaughton-Filion, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Ottawa Office, today announced that a date has been scheduled for the inquest into the death of Cleve Gordon Geddes. Mr. Geddes, 30, died in hospital on February 10, 2017, after transfer from the Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act. The inquest will examine the... Read More

ONTARIO’S GOVERNMENT FOR THE PEOPLE HELPS POLICE SAVE LIVES

ONTARIO’S GOVERNMENT FOR THE PEOPLE HELPS POLICE SAVE LIVES
CLARK WELCOMES REGULATORY CHANGE SO OFFICERS CAN ADMINISTER NALOXONE WITHOUT RISKING CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION IF UNSUCCESSFUL QUEEN’S PARK – Police officers in Ontario will no longer have to fear the prospect of being routinely subjected to a criminal investigation for administering naloxone in response to opioid overdoses, says Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. “Our government is taking action... Read More

Ontario Establishes Strict Regulations for the Licensing and Operation of Private Cannabis Stores

Ontario Establishes Strict Regulations for the Licensing and Operation of Private Cannabis Stores
Tightly-regulated private cannabis retail store system will protect children and combat the illegal market Today, Ontario’s Government for the People implemented the latest phase of its planned response to the federal government’s legalization of cannabis by passing strict new regulations to protect children and youth, keep communities and roads safe and combat the illegal market. The result of widespread consultations... Read More

Minister O’Regan announces appointment of new Ombudsperson for the Department of Veterans Affairs

Minister O’Regan announces appointment of new Ombudsperson for the Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Affairs Canada – Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan today welcomed the appointment of Mr. L. Craig Dalton as the new Ombudsperson for the Department of Veterans Affairs, and thanked Mr. Guy Parent for his service to the Veteran community as Ombudsperson since 2010.With over 25 years in the Canadian Armed Forces, Mr. Dalton served in a number of key positions,... Read More

Significant snowfall beginning late Thursday and ending Friday morning

Significant snowfall beginning late Thursday and ending Friday morning
Significant snowfall beginning late Thursday and ending Friday morning. A developing low pressure system will track northward along the Eastern Seaboard Thursday and Friday. Snow associated with this low will affect Eastern Ontario beginning Thursday evening. Snow will continue Thursday night and end Friday morning. Current indications are that total snowfall amounts will be in the 10 to 15 cm... Read More