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Extreme Cold Warning in effect for our entire region!

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for our entire region!
An Extreme Cold Warning is in effect for our entire region! A period of very cold wind chills is expected. An arctic air mass is forecast to move into Southern Ontario today. Wind chill values are expected to fall to near minus 35 overnight tonight and overnight Sunday. Wind chill values close to minus 30 are expected Monday night. Conditions... Read More

Winter storm warning in effect for: Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Morrisburg-Cornwall, Kingston & Ottawa

Winter storm warning in effect for: Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Morrisburg-Cornwall, Kingston & Ottawa
A Winter storm warning is in effect for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Morrisburg-Cornwall, Kingston and Ottawa. Winter storm conditions expected this evening into Sunday. Snow will advance into Eastern Ontario today and become heavier this evening. The snow will taper off from west to east on Sunday. The latest analysis is suggesting higher snowfall amounts than originally anticipated. Total snowfall amounts of... Read More

Daycare Provider From Ottawa Charged for Aggravated Assault on Children

Daycare Provider From Ottawa Charged for Aggravated Assault on Children
Ottawa – The Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Unit has arrested and charged a child home daycare provider for a number of assaults involving two young children. The complaints were received at the end of 2018 stemming from incidents in her daycare at her residence in mid-2012. Luzia ARRUDA, 30 years old, of Ottawa is charged... Read More

Inquest into the Death of Matthew Robert Cuthill Announced

Inquest into the Death of Matthew Robert Cuthill Announced
Kingston – Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, announced Monday that an inquest will be held into the death of Matthew Robert Cuthill. Mr. Cuthill, 27, died on September 9, 2016, from injuries sustained while working at a construction site in Prince Edward County. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act. The inquest will examine... Read More

News Release Inquest into the Death of Jerry Chard Announced

News Release  Inquest into the Death of Jerry Chard Announced
Kingston – Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, announced Monday, that an inquest will be held into the death of Jerry Chard. Mr. Chard, 59, died on November 10, 2015, from injuries sustained while working at a landfill site in Peterborough. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act. The inquest will examine the circumstances... Read More

Statement by Chief Charles Bordeleau news conference regarding the fatal OC Transpo collision

Statement by Chief Charles Bordeleau news conference regarding the fatal OC Transpo collision
Ottawa – We called this briefing today to provide you an update on the Ottawa Police Service investigation into the bus collision at Westboro Station last Friday. On Monday, we worked with the families to provide media with the names of those who suffered fatal injuries. That included photos as well as statements from their loved ones. Our condolences and... Read More

OPS partners with Trillium Gift of Life Network, Ottawa Paramedics, Coroner’s Office to identify potential tissue donors

OPS partners with Trillium Gift of Life Network, Ottawa Paramedics, Coroner’s Office to identify potential tissue donors
Ottawa –The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is pleased to announce a new initiative in partnership with Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN), Ottawa Paramedic Service, and the Ottawa Coroner’s Office. This new partnership coordinates the efforts of all three services to help save and enhance lives. It will assist in identifying potential tissue donors, who need to be referred within... Read More

Recreational Fishing Now Free for Canadian Service Members

Recreational Fishing Now Free for Canadian Service Members
Ontario’s Government for the People is Giving Back to our Heroes TORONTO — Ontario’s Government for the People has delivered on its promise and is giving back to those men and women who have sacrificed so much. As of January 1, 2019, all veterans and active Canadian Armed Forces members residing in Ontario can enjoy recreational fishing across the province without... Read More

OPP CHARGE MORE THAN 500 IMPAIRED DRIVERS DURING FESTIVE RIDE CAMPAIGN

OPP CHARGE MORE THAN 500 IMPAIRED DRIVERS DURING FESTIVE RIDE CAMPAIGN
ORILLIA – The Festive RIDE campaign resulted in OPP officers removing 539 alcohol/drug-impaired drivers from roads during Festive RIDE stops between November 23, 2018 and January 2, 2019. An additional 384 drivers where issued Warn Range Suspensions for having a Blood Alcohol Concentration in the .05 and .08 range. Officers conducted a total of 10,270 RIDE stop events throughout the province during the campaign, marking the first time the... Read More

OPP EAST REGION FESTIVE RIDE FINDS MORE THAN 100 IMPAIRED DRIVERS

OPP EAST REGION FESTIVE RIDE FINDS MORE THAN 100 IMPAIRED DRIVERS
SMITHS FALLS – Some drivers still don’t understand the dangers of getting behind the wheel while impaired by alcohol or drugs. From November 23, 2018 to January 2, 2019 Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers across eastern Ontario conducted over 2700 Festive RIDE programs. 97 drivers were charged with being impaired by alcohol. Eight were charged with being impaired by drugs. An... Read More