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Damaged Trailer Removed from Highway

Damaged Trailer Removed from Highway
LEEDS –   Members of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation into a damaged trailer removed from Highway 401. On the 25th of April 2017 at about 10:00 PM. Members of the Ontario Provincial Police HET (Highway Enforcement Team), in Front of Yonge Township stopped a tractor trailer on Highway 401 after observing damage on the trailer. Investigation revealed that... Read More

LEEDS COUNTY OPP RESULTS FOR LONG WEEKEND HIGHWAY SAFETY CAMPAIGN

LEEDS COUNTY OPP RESULTS FOR LONG WEEKEND HIGHWAY SAFETY CAMPAIGN
LEEDS-   Officers from the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) actively participated in the Province Wide Highway Safety Campaign during the course of the Easter long weekend. The broad goal of the campaign was increased safety for all road users with a particular focus on the correct use of seat belts. From Friday 14th May 2017 through Monday... Read More

OPP Easter Long Weekend Traffic Campaign

OPP Easter Long Weekend Traffic Campaign
LEEDS –   Between 12:01 a.m. on Friday, April 14 and 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017, members of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be participating in a Provincial Traffic Safety Campaign with an emphasis on the “Big 4″. The “Big 4” including Seatbelt Compliance, Distracted Driving, Impaired Driving and Speeding. Road users should expect to see... Read More

RUNCIMAN’S BOATING BILL PASSES SENATE

RUNCIMAN’S BOATING BILL PASSES SENATE
OTTAWA – Senator Bob Runciman’s bill to bring a more rational approach to reporting to Customs for boaters who cross into Canadian waters has passed the Senate. Senators voted tonight to approve Bill S-233, following speeches in support of the legislation by Runciman and Senator Peter Harder, Government Leader in the Senate. The bill now moves to the House of... Read More

Lyndhurst Feral Cat Project raised $2100 for the Gananoque & District Humane Society (GDHS)

Lyndhurst Feral Cat Project raised $2100 for the Gananoque &  District Humane Society (GDHS)
The Lyndhurst Feral Cat Project (LFCP) held its second annual online auction in March to kick off the Gananoque & District Humane Society’s Cupcake Month – a fundraising blitz for this local, volunteer run, no-kill shelter. With the help of many local artists, businesses and animal-loving donors, over 100 items were sold, raising $2100 and surpassing this year’s goal by $100. The... Read More

OPP Continue Investigation into ATV Stolen From Residence

OPP Continue Investigation into ATV Stolen From Residence
LEEDS –  Members of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation into the theft of an ATV stolen sometime since the 18th of March 2017. The ATV is described as a 2005 KAWASAKI F75 Red in colour with a track set, licence plate # 22SX4, and VIN#JKAVFDA145B518444. It was stolen from a property on Kyes Road in Leeds and the... Read More

Prime Minister Visited Thousand Islands National Park Tuesday Morning

Prime Minister Visited Thousand Islands National Park Tuesday Morning
Submitted Photo Trudeau highlights significant investments to protect Canada’s environment and cultural heritage Landon Bay – Canadians and their families should have every opportunity to explore Canada’s great outdoors and learn more about our country and its history. That is why the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today highlighted several proposed investments in Budget 2017 to support Parks Canada, help complete... Read More

Budget delivers nothing for Leeds-Grenville

Budget delivers nothing for Leeds-Grenville
Ottawa – Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, says the new budget offers nothing for Leeds-Grenville except more taxes. “After nickle and diming people to death last year by eliminating tax credits, and raising taxes for small businesses, this budget continues that trend,“ says Brown. Last year the government hiked taxes on gasoline... Read More

401 MULTI VEHICLE COLLISIONS — UPDATE #4 — HIGHWAY REOPENS

401 MULTI VEHICLE COLLISIONS — UPDATE #4 — HIGHWAY REOPENS
LEEDS –   Both eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 401 are now open. On the 14th of March 2017 at about 2:00 P.M. members of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a multi vehicle collision on Highway 401 westbound, in Leeds and the Thousands Township. After a lengthy closure and investigation into multi vehicle collisions that claimed the life of a... Read More