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2019 St. John Ambulance Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Branch Annual Awards Ceremony Being Held Tonight

2019 St. John Ambulance Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Branch Annual Awards Ceremony Being Held Tonight
File photo from last year’s awards – Hometown TV12 Brockville – The 2019 St. John Ambulance Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Branch Annual Awards Ceremony is being held tonight, Monday, June 17th at the Brockville Legion. Starting at 6:00pm, the Leeds-Grenville and Lanark area Branch of St. John Ambulance will be celebrating the achievements of their volunteers. Citizens from our neighbourhoods... Read More

Charges Laid in Drug Trafficking Investigation

Charges Laid in Drug Trafficking Investigation
Links to Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs  BROCKVILLE – The Ontario Provincial Police-led Biker Enforcement Unit (BEU) and Brockville Police Service executed search warrants on two residences in Brockville on June 12, 2019. As a result, two individuals were arrested without incident. Six other individuals were also charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking. A number of evidentiary items were seized... Read More

UPDATE: SD&G OPP CONTINUE SEARCH FOR MISSING DIVER

UPDATE: SD&G OPP CONTINUE SEARCH FOR MISSING DIVER
SOUTH STORMONT – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers continue to remain at the scene of a missing scuba diver in the St.Lawrence River near Lock 21 on MacDonell Island in South Stormont Township. Preliminary investigation has indicated that just prior to 9:00 a.m., a diver returned to shore and his diving partner, for reasons under... Read More

Community Safety Initiatives targeting disorderly behaviour continue this weekend

Community Safety Initiatives targeting disorderly behaviour continue this weekend
Ottawa – The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) will continue its community safety initiatives to reduce incidents of crime and public disorder in the ByWard Market, Downtown Rideau and Vanier areas, beginning the evening of June 14. This is the third such community safety initiative in 2019 the OPS will conduct in conjunction with Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, OC... Read More

Ontario Developing Roadmap to Support Compostable Product Innovation in Plan to Tackle Plastic Litter and Waste

Ontario Developing Roadmap to Support Compostable Product Innovation in Plan to Tackle Plastic Litter and Waste
Working Group Established to Set Up Clear Rules on Compostable Products and Packaging, Expand Green Bin Programs TORONTO — Ontario is protecting what matters most by continuing to tackle the serious problem of plastic pollution and litter that is increasingly plaguing our parks, highways, lakes and rivers. That is why we are launching a Compostable Products Technical Working Group made... Read More

OPP EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT AND SEIZE ILLEGAL DRUGS IN OTTAWA

OPP EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT AND SEIZE ILLEGAL DRUGS IN OTTAWA
OTTAWA – The Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) and Ottawa Police Service executed search warrant this week in the City of Ottawa, Ontario resulting in criminal charges. On Wednesday, June 12, 2019 officers searched a home on Oakfield Crescent in Ottawa. They seized... Read More

Downtown Prescott Welcomes Quality Creations

Downtown Prescott Welcomes Quality Creations
Prescott – Quality Creations celebrated their grand opening with a special ribbon cutting ceremony in Downtown Prescott on Saturday, June 8, 2019.  Town of Prescott Mayor & members of Council, business and community representatives and other invited guests were in attendance, to welcome Prescott’s new artisan co-op. Quality Creations is an ever growing co-op of talented artisans that recently relocated its... Read More

Ontario Proposing Multi-Line Carp Fishing

Ontario Proposing Multi-Line Carp Fishing
Province to Increase Opportunities for Resident and International Anglers TORONTO — The Ontario Government is working for the people by taking steps to expand recreational fishing opportunities in the province. The government is proposing to allow resident recreational anglers and those visiting the province to use multiple lines when fishing carp from shore. “This initiative is just one more way... Read More

OPP PARTNERS WITH MEDICALERT TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE PERSONS

OPP PARTNERS WITH MEDICALERT TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE PERSONS
24/7 access to vital information that may help save lives ORILLIA – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is partnering with MedicAlert Foundation Canada to better assist officers with their interactions with vulnerable persons. MedicAlert Connect Protect service gives police officers 24-hour access to a registered subscriber’s photo, identifying information, past wandering history, triggers, de-escalation techniques and other medical information through MedicAlert identification in... Read More