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OPP FATAL TRANSPORT TRUCK COLLISIONS UP 38 PER CENT

OPP FATAL TRANSPORT TRUCK COLLISIONS UP 38 PER CENT
OPP Conduct Operation Safe Trucking July 15 – 21, 2018 ORILLIA – As the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) gears up for its Operation Safe Trucking campaign, it is dismayed at fatal transport truck collisions being up in all but two of the OPP’s six regions, with its North East Region marking the highest increase this year at 800 percent. The OPP has responded to 33 transport truck-related... Read More

Local Legions Support Local Health Care

Local Legions Support Local Health Care
Winchester – The Royal Canadian Legions in Greely and Winchester want to ensure that Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) has the tools needed to provide the very best care for local communities. Both Legions have recently made donations to the WDMH Foundation’s General Equipment Fund. Funds will be used to buy much-needed medical equipment such as three new anesthetic machines for... Read More

OPP Asking for Public’s Assistance as Concerns Grow For Missing Ontario Woman

OPP Asking for Public’s Assistance as Concerns Grow For Missing Ontario Woman
TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH – Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continue the investigation into locating 50-year-old Catherine Ann BUCKLE; she was last seen in Mount Forest, Ontario on June 30, 2018. Please see attached photos, she is described as 5’6″ (168cm) tall and 140lbs (64kg) with shoulder length brown hair. OPP is concerned for her safety and asking for the public’s help... Read More

A&W Canada and the MS Society of Canada Kick Off 10th Annual Burgers to Beat MS Campaign

A&W Canada and the MS Society of Canada Kick Off 10th Annual Burgers to Beat MS Campaign
Canadians Invited to Join Christine Sinclair on the Burgers to Beat MS Team and Help Take On Multiple Sclerosis VANCOUVER– A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. and the MS Society of Canada are teaming up with soccer superstar Christine Sinclair, two-time Olympic bronze medalist and Canadian women’s national soccer team captain, for the 10th annual Burgers to Beat MS campaign to take on multiple sclerosis (MS). Burgers to Beat MS kicks off Monday, July... Read More

Amazon to Create More than 600 Full-Time Jobs in Ottawa

Amazon to Create More than 600 Full-Time Jobs in Ottawa
New facility marks eighth fulfillment centre in Canada SEATTLE – Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment centre in Ottawa, Ontario’s eastern suburb of Orléans. The 1-million square foot customer fulfillment facility is Amazon’s fifth in Ontario, creating more than 600 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. Amazon currently employs more than 2,000 full-time associates at its existing Ontario facilities in Brampton, Mississauga, and Milton. “Ontario continues to be... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Health Unit: Let’s talk about our physical environment…

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Health Unit: Let’s talk about our physical environment…
Brockville – Our physical environment is comprised of the buildings, transportation (roads, public/private transit, bike lanes and sidewalks), energy systems (hydro, heat/cool & water), open space (parks and recreation) and farm lands that make up and support our communities. Our physical environment is a social determinant of health and plays an important role in our health and well-being.  “A healthy built... Read More

Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) Granted Accreditation by CCA for Another Four Years

Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) Granted Accreditation by CCA for Another Four Years
MERRICKVILLE – Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) is pleased to announce that it has been granted a 4-year accreditation by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA). The hard work, professionalism, and dedication of our staff and Board of Directors are clearly reflected in this significant achievement. “To be accredited by the CCA is truly a seal of approval,” says Jacques Pelletier,... Read More

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Serious Injury in Ottawa

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Serious Injury in Ottawa
Case Number: 18-OCI-194 Mississauga – Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is appealing for witnesses to a serious injury sustained by a 32-year-old man last month in Ottawa. Preliminary information suggests that at approximately 2:40 p.m on Friday, June 29, 2018, officers with the Ottawa Police Service attended the area of King Edward Avenue and Murray Street, in Ottawa. There was an interaction... Read More