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POLICE EXECUTE NUMEROUS SEARCH WARRANTS – SEIZE ILLEGAL DRUGS

POLICE EXECUTE NUMEROUS SEARCH WARRANTS – SEIZE ILLEGAL DRUGS
OTTAWA – The Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), Ottawa Police Service (OPS) and Smiths Falls Police Service (SFPS) executed multiple search warrants resulting in charges. On September 5, 2019 officers searched six locations. Four were in Ottawa while the others were in Smiths... Read More

St. Lawrence College plays a key role in restoring a piece of Brockville’s history

St. Lawrence College plays a key role in restoring a piece of Brockville’s history
St. Lawrence College (SLC) in partnership with Correctional Services Canada’s Employment and Employability program built a main component of the replica lighthouse that was struck by lightning and burned last summer in the St. Lawrence River in Brockville.   Built in 1856, the Cole Shoal lighthouse, also known as Five Mile Light, was one of nine remaining lighthouses on the Canadian side... Read More

UCDSB Continues to show no Concern for Student Mental Health

UCDSB Continues to show no Concern for Student Mental Health
The Upper Canada District School Board continues to show blatant disregard for the services all kids need for success. School Board Trustee Chair, John McAllister, adamantly argued that funding from the Ontario Government falls short and cuts to frontline workers were necessary. However, UCDSB continues to advertise jobs that have little to no direct involvement with students and come with... Read More

UCDSB Draws Attention to Mental Health Supports on World Suicide Prevention Day

UCDSB Draws Attention to Mental Health Supports on World Suicide Prevention Day
Brockville – Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) wants to highlight some of the steps students, staff and their families can take to take care of their mental health, and the resources available to them if they are in crisis. “One of the best things to do as a young person is... Read More

Big River Country Festival adds more Girl Power to 2020 Lineup

Big River Country Festival adds more Girl Power to 2020 Lineup
Hosted at Happy Green Acres Campground Thursday July 9th – Sunday July 12, 2020, Big River Country Festival adds legendary Lisa Brokop as Sunday evening headliner!  Brockville –It’s not often – in fact, some might say very rare – for an artist to have an enduring musical career.  In a day and age when most artists barely flicker for a moment before... Read More

Fraudsters Targeting Eastern Ontario Associations and Clubs

Fraudsters Targeting Eastern Ontario Associations and Clubs
OTTAWA – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want you to verify who you’re dealing with before sending any money to anyone, anywhere for any reason. The OPP in Eastern Ontario has responded to numerous calls for service from sports associations and clubs. Most of the victims receive emails from fraudsters who impersonate a senior executive or president of the organization / club, by imitating... Read More

Inquest into the Death of Jeffrey Kellar Announced

Inquest into the Death of Jeffrey Kellar Announced
Kingston – Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Jeffrey Kellar. Mr. Kellar, 50, died in hospital on May 3, 2018, after transfer from the Collins Bay Institution. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act. The inquest will examine the circumstances surrounding Mr.... Read More

OPP REPORT INCREASE IN COMMERCIAL VEHICLE COLLISIONS OVER 2018

OPP REPORT INCREASE IN COMMERCIAL VEHICLE COLLISIONS OVER 2018
ORILLIA – As officers gear up for their Operation Safe Trucking campaign, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reporting 4,816 Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) collisions so far this year. Forty six (46) of the collisions resulted in fatalities, with two separate incidents collectively taking the lives of five people. By this time last year (mid-August, 2018), the OPP had responded to 4,666CMV collisions, 39 of which were fatal. OPP data... Read More

Police Continue to Investigate Dwyer Hill Road Collision

Police Continue to Investigate Dwyer Hill Road Collision
Beckwith Township – On August 17, 2019 around 11:30 a.m., officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a serious, single vehicle rollover on Highway 7 near Dwyer Hill Road, Ontario. Lanark Officers were assisted by Lanark County Paramedics and members of the OPP Collision Reconstruction Unit. Highway 7 remained closed until around 7:00 p.m.... Read More

New pathway agreement between St. Lawrence College and Saint Paul University 

New pathway agreement between St. Lawrence College and Saint Paul University 
Brockville – A new educational pathway between St. Lawrence College (SLC) and Saint Paul University in Ottawa will allow graduates from seven programs to complete their Bachelor’s Degree in two more years, with 60 transfer credits to the university program.  Diploma graduates from Social Service Worker, Community and Justice Services, Business, Business-Marketing and Advertising, and Marketing Communications programs may pursue an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Social Innovation degree. As... Read More