Province investing in bike parking at destinations across Ontario

Province investing in bike parking at destinations across Ontario

Ontario is making it easier for people to ride their bikes to their favourite local tourism and cultural attractions with new funding for bike parking and storage. This investment is part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province’s cap on pollution and carbon market. Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport […]

Ontario expanding before- and after-school care for families

Ontario expanding before- and after-school care for families

As the new school year gets underway, Ontario is making it easier for children and families to access quality before- and after-school care. Indira Naidoo-Harris, Minister Responsible for Early Years and Child Care, was at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Toronto yesterday to announce that more than 80 per cent of schools across […]

McNaughton’s gas transparency bill passes second reading

McNaughton’s gas transparency bill passes second reading

Yesterday afternoon, MPP Monte McNaughton brought forward his Bill 146, the Transparency in Gas Pricing Act, 2016 for second reading debate. With support from both the PC and NDP caucus, the bill passed second reading and was sent to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs for further study. McNaughton says the bill would […]

Body found in St. Clair River

Body found in St. Clair River

A body was found in St. Clair River yesterday morning. At 9:40 a.m. members of the Lambton Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information that a pleasure craft operator had located a deceased male in the St. Clair River in the area of the Mooretown boat launch. The OPP Marine Unit attended and recovered the deceased […]

SIU: Investigation completed into woman’s serious injury in Sarnia

SIU: Investigation completed into woman’s serious injury in Sarnia

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into a June 2017 incident which was reported to the SIU by a woman on July 26th. Investigators say on June 18th, a 67-year-old woman contacted 911 saying she was having thoughts of committing suicide. As a result, Emergency Medical Services and […]

Ontario honours correctional workers

Ontario honours correctional workers

Today, the province and Ontario’s correctional services staff marked the sixth annual Ceremony of Remembrance honouring those who have fallen in the line of duty while serving in Ontario’s correctional services. The ceremony was held on the future site of a Correctional Workers’ Monument, near the Queen’s Park Legislative Precinct Grounds. The monument will recognize […]

New legislation includes tougher penalties to deter drug-impaired driving

New legislation includes tougher penalties to deter drug-impaired driving

To help keep roads safe, Ontario plans to introduce new measures to make drug-impaired driving laws even tougher. Premier Kathleen Wynne and Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, were in Toronto yesterday to announce that Ontario plans to introduce legislation this fall that would increase the consequences and costs for those who drive under the […]

Two dead after crash causes explosion in Leamington

Two dead after crash causes explosion in Leamington

Two people are dead after a vehicle crashed into a cement barrier in Leamington early Sunday morning and ruptured a large carbon dioxide tank that exploded. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Leamington Fire Services and Essex Windsor Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to a motor vehicle collision in the 1100 block of Mersea Road 5 […]

SIU investigates death of man in Windsor

SIU investigates death of man in Windsor

The Special Investigation Unit is probing the death of a 34-year-old man in Windsor Friday afternoon. Investigators say officers with Windsor Police Service (WPS) attended a residence on Betts Avenue to locate a man connected to an investigation being conducted by the Amherstburg Police Service (APS). Officers set up a perimeter around the residence. At […]

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