OPP investigate residential break-ins in South Lambton

OPP investigate residential break-ins in South Lambton

Lambton Ontario Provincial Police are currently investigating several rural residential break and enters that occurred over the weekend. Police say suspects attended the 6000 Block of Oil Springs Line, Brooke-Alvinston Township and entered two separate residences on April 12th. As well, on April 12th and 13th the OPP investigated two additional residential break and enters […]

New express GO Train service in Lakeshore

New express GO Train service in Lakeshore

Today, Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek announced new express GO Train service on the Lakeshore East line that will offer more choice for transit users and commuters travelling from Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax and Pickering starting tomorrow. “Ontario’s government is putting people first by investing in public transit to shorten commutes and get people moving faster, so […]

OPP investigate commercial fire in Leamington

OPP investigate commercial fire in Leamington

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a fire that broke out at a Leamington warehouse early Sunday morning. OPP, Leamington Fire Services and Kingsville Fire Department responded to a commercial structure fire in the 200 block of County Road 31 at around 3 a.m.  The fire was mostly confined to a warehouse but a residence on […]

Suspected drug overdoses claim five lives in six days in London

Suspected drug overdoses claim five lives in six days in London

London police are imploring drug users to be diligent in the wake of five suspected overdose deaths in less than a week. “Five men have died since March 30, including two yesterday,” said Chief John Pare today. “It is truly alarming so I am pleading with those who use drugs to be careful, and with […]

Man charged with luring, sexual assault after Facebook tip

Man charged with luring, sexual assault after Facebook tip

A 26-year-old London man is facing multiple charges after Facebook contacted police in relation to messages he reportedly sent to a 15-year-old girl. The London man is alleged to have communicated with a 15-year-old girl multiple times through Facebook messenger between February 17th and March 8th. The messages were followed up with face-to-face meetings with […]

Truck drivers charged after Kingsville crash

Truck drivers charged after Kingsville crash

Two drivers are facing charges after two tractor-trailers collided in Kingsville Monday morning Police say the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a two motor vehicle collision on Essex County Road 18 at Graham Side Road in Kingsville Monday at around 8 a.m. A tractor-trailer unit loaded with an excavator was stopped on the south shoulder […]

Ontario celebrates maple syrup harvest season

Ontario celebrates maple syrup harvest season

Ontario is celebrating maple syrup harvest season by inviting families to enjoy all things maple that are produced in the province. There are many ways to get a taste of this Ontario treat, including taking part in local events as part of Ontario’s Maple Weekend in the first weekend of April. “Tapping maple trees is a tradition […]

Ontario consulting with parents on enhancements to autism program

Ontario consulting with parents on enhancements to autism program

Ontario’s government is engaging with parents of children with autism on further enhancements to the Ontario Autism Program. “Nobody should underestimate the challenges that families of children with autism face. As a government we want to be there for them,” said Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services. “We have been listening to […]

Stolen ATVs, motorcycles found in Tecumseh

Stolen ATVs, motorcycles found in Tecumseh

Provincial Police recovered several stolen ATVs and motorcycles during a search warrant at two Tecumseh businesses last week. The warrants were executed by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Essex County OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) in conjunction with the OPP’s Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau (POIB) in the 2700 block […]

Ontario invests in improving service delivery and efficiency in small and rural municipalities

Ontario invests in improving service delivery and efficiency in small and rural municipalities

Ontario’s government wants to improve local service delivery and efficiency in the province’s municipalities. Today, Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing announced a one-time investment for many of Ontario’s small and rural municipalities. Government officials say some of Ontario’s small and rural municipalities may have limited capacity to plan, modernize and improve the […]