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Community Safety Initiatives targeting disorderly behaviour continue this weekend

Community Safety Initiatives targeting disorderly behaviour continue this weekend
Ottawa – The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) will continue its community safety initiatives to reduce incidents of crime and public disorder in the ByWard Market, Downtown Rideau and Vanier areas, beginning the evening of June 14. This is the third such community safety initiative in 2019 the OPS will conduct in conjunction with Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, OC... Read More

Ontario Developing Roadmap to Support Compostable Product Innovation in Plan to Tackle Plastic Litter and Waste

Ontario Developing Roadmap to Support Compostable Product Innovation in Plan to Tackle Plastic Litter and Waste
Working Group Established to Set Up Clear Rules on Compostable Products and Packaging, Expand Green Bin Programs TORONTO — Ontario is protecting what matters most by continuing to tackle the serious problem of plastic pollution and litter that is increasingly plaguing our parks, highways, lakes and rivers. That is why we are launching a Compostable Products Technical Working Group made... Read More

OPP EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT AND SEIZE ILLEGAL DRUGS IN OTTAWA

OPP EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT AND SEIZE ILLEGAL DRUGS IN OTTAWA
OTTAWA – The Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) and Ottawa Police Service executed search warrant this week in the City of Ottawa, Ontario resulting in criminal charges. On Wednesday, June 12, 2019 officers searched a home on Oakfield Crescent in Ottawa. They seized... Read More

Downtown Prescott Welcomes Quality Creations

Downtown Prescott Welcomes Quality Creations
Prescott – Quality Creations celebrated their grand opening with a special ribbon cutting ceremony in Downtown Prescott on Saturday, June 8, 2019.  Town of Prescott Mayor & members of Council, business and community representatives and other invited guests were in attendance, to welcome Prescott’s new artisan co-op. Quality Creations is an ever growing co-op of talented artisans that recently relocated its... Read More

Ontario Proposing Multi-Line Carp Fishing

Ontario Proposing Multi-Line Carp Fishing
Province to Increase Opportunities for Resident and International Anglers TORONTO — The Ontario Government is working for the people by taking steps to expand recreational fishing opportunities in the province. The government is proposing to allow resident recreational anglers and those visiting the province to use multiple lines when fishing carp from shore. “This initiative is just one more way... Read More

OPP PARTNERS WITH MEDICALERT TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE PERSONS

OPP PARTNERS WITH MEDICALERT TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE PERSONS
24/7 access to vital information that may help save lives ORILLIA – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is partnering with MedicAlert Foundation Canada to better assist officers with their interactions with vulnerable persons. MedicAlert Connect Protect service gives police officers 24-hour access to a registered subscriber’s photo, identifying information, past wandering history, triggers, de-escalation techniques and other medical information through MedicAlert identification in... Read More

Ontario Government Saving Taxpayers $215 Million Annually Through Public Service Modernization

Ontario Government Saving Taxpayers $215 Million Annually Through Public Service Modernization
Restoring financial sustainability while protecting front-line services TORONTO — Today, Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board, announced how Ontario’s Government for the People continues to drive long-term savings for taxpayers by managing Ontario’s public sector compensation costs to ensure vital services are protected, while avoiding involuntary job losses. The government’s previously-announced Transition Exit Initiative and Voluntary Exit Program will... Read More