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MOTOR VEHICLE DEATHS, DROWNINGS MAKE FOR TRAGIC CANADA DAY LONG WEEKEND

MOTOR VEHICLE DEATHS, DROWNINGS MAKE FOR TRAGIC CANADA DAY LONG WEEKEND
ORILLIA – What the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) hoped would be a safe, enjoyable Canada Day Long Weekend for everyone, ended up taking a tragic turn on and off the road for some families. The OPP responded to four (4) fatal (motor vehicle) collisions in which five (5) people lost their lives. Two motorcyclists were among those who died. The deceased, all males, ranged from... Read More

OPP CONDUCT AGGRESSIVE DRIVING CAMPAIGN AS SPEEDERS CONTINUE TO MAKE ROADS UNSAFE

OPP CONDUCT AGGRESSIVE DRIVING CAMPAIGN AS SPEEDERS CONTINUE TO MAKE ROADS UNSAFE
ORILLIA – With Ontario highways and roads about to see some of the highest traffic volumes of the year, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be targeting aggressive drivers over the Canada Day Long Weekend. The OPP responded to 64 speed-related collisions during last year’s Canada Day Long Weekend, three of which resulted in the loss of life. Officers laid 7,393 speeding charges over the four-day... Read More

Past Dominion President receives Commendation Award

Past Dominion President receives Commendation Award
Dave Flannigan honoured by Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada OTTAWA – The Royal Canadian Legion’s Immediate Past Dominion President Dave Flannigan received an award for his dedicated service to Canada’s Veterans at a ceremony in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia today. The Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation Award is presented to individuals for outstanding service to Veterans, their communities and their country, or... Read More

Update: County Road 43 Motor Vehicle Collision: Roadway Closed

Update: County Road 43 Motor Vehicle Collision: Roadway Closed
NORTH STORMONT – On June 26, 2019, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers attended the scene of a two (2) vehicle collision on County Road 43 between Fairview Road and County Road 14 in North Stormont Township. Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 8:54am, a pick-up truck was travelling eastbound on County Road 43 when,... Read More

MALE CHARGED IN RELATION TO FIREARM AND EXPLOSIVE

MALE CHARGED IN RELATION TO FIREARM AND EXPLOSIVE
LANSDOWNE – On Sunday June 30, 2019, members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) conducted a joint investigation following the interdiction of a United States traveller with a restricted firearm and an explosive device by the CBSA. As a result of the investigation, James Alan GROVE, aged 47... Read More

Health Unit warns to take precautions during high heat and humidity

Health Unit warns to take precautions during high heat and humidity
Brockville – Due to high temperatures and humidex levels Environment Canada has issued a heat warning levels for this week.  A combination of heat and high humidity can be hazardous to your health. Conditions during high heat and humidity have the potential to cause dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and in some cases death. Dr. Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of... Read More