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Ottawa Massage Therapist charged with Sexual assault

Ottawa Massage Therapist charged with Sexual assault
Ottawa – The Ottawa Police Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit (SACA) has laid additional charges against an Ottawa Massage therapist. The incidents occurred while the man was alone with the women in the course of his employment as a Registered Massage Therapist at a clinic in the West end of Ottawa. John ACKERMAN, 52 years old, of Ottawa has been charged... Read More

BGH takes aim to de-stigmatize mental health

BGH takes aim to de-stigmatize mental health
Dr. Rob Malone, Chief of Staff at Brockville General Hospital, presented a talk entitled ‘How Thinking Affects the Way We Feel’ in recognition of Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 30. – Submitted Photo Brockville – In recognition of Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 30, Brockville General Hospital (BGH) offered a mental health talk to staff, physicians, and volunteers.... Read More

Thousand Islands Secondary School Wins Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Girls’ Volleyball Championship

Thousand Islands Secondary School Wins Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Girls’ Volleyball Championship
The Thousand Islands Secondary School team defeated Perth and District Collegiate Institute to win the 2019 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Girls’ Volleyball Championship. – Submitted Photo Avonmore – Thousand Islands Secondary School (TISS) won the 2019 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Girls’ Volleyball Championship, held Tuesday, January 29 in Avonmore at Tagwi Secondary School. TISS defeated Perth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI)... Read More

Grenville County’s February Fraud Friday’s Awareness Campaign

Grenville County’s February Fraud Friday’s Awareness Campaign
Prescott – The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to announce “February Fraud Fridays”. This is an awareness campaign targeting on-line fraud awareness. This Friday, February 1, 2019, the OPP want to spread the word about on-line romance scams. A Romance scammer will use dating websites and social networking sites to defraud people of their money. A romance... Read More

Brockville Collegiate Institute Red Rams Win 2019 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Boys’ Volleyball Championship

Brockville Collegiate Institute Red Rams Win 2019 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Boys’ Volleyball Championship
Members of the Brockville Collegiate Institute Red Rams boys’ team pose with their championship banner. – Submitted Photo Avonmore – Brockville Collegiate Institute (BCI) won the 2019 Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Boys’ Volleyball Championship, held Wednesday, January 30 in Avonmore at Tagwi Secondary School. The BCI Red Rams defeated the hosting Tagwi Secondary School Warriors 25-18 and 25-22 to win... Read More

COLLISION INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGES

COLLISION INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGES
Prescott – On January 29, 2019 at approximately 10 p.m., the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a motor vehicle collision that had occurred on private property. A  pick-up truck, travelling on County Road 21, in Augusta Township, had exited the highway, striking a unoccupied vehicle that was parked at a residence and then proceeded into an adjacent field, before becoming stuck in the... Read More

TRUCK DRIVER CHARGED FOR EVADING OPP AND MTO WITH FALSE IDENTITY

TRUCK DRIVER CHARGED FOR EVADING OPP AND MTO WITH FALSE IDENTITY
LEEDS –  Officers of the Thousand Islands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continue to investigate a truck driver who provided a false identity to Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO). On January 29, 2019 at about 3:15 pm OPP officers responded to a request from MTO for assistance with a truck driver who attempted to evade an inspection station... Read More

It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day! Join the world’s biggest mental health conversation as we get ready to achieve some major milestones

It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day! Join the world’s biggest mental health conversation as we get ready to achieve some major milestones
MONTRÉAL – It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day 2019 and you’re invited to talk, text and get engaged in the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat all day long to help fight the stigma, call for action and drive Bell’s donations to mental health at no cost to you. Today, we’re ready to surpass 1 billion all-time Bell Let’s Talk Day messages... Read More

Government of Canada announces information technology investment for Canada’s military

Government of Canada announces information technology investment for Canada’s military
Three contracts to enhance the Canadian Armed Forces’ integrated IT systems OTTAWA – The Government of Canada is providing its women and men in uniform with the equipment they need to do their jobs and protect Canadians, while maximizing economic benefits to Canadians. Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of National Defence, has awarded three contracts, with a combined value of $621.5 million, to... Read More

Government of Canada unveils plan to safeguard Canada’s 2019 election

Government of Canada unveils plan to safeguard Canada’s 2019 election
Ottawa – Canada’s electoral system is strong. As we approach the next federal election, we recognize the importance of protecting Canadians from foreign interference, protecting our democracy, and ensuring our next election is fair and free. Today, the Minister of Democratic Institutions, the Honourable Karina Gould, along with the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, and... Read More