25 speeding tickets were handed out last Friday, by Wellington Provincial Police, who set up radar
on the Hanlon near the Paisley Road construction site.
And all those tickets were issued in just 2 and a half hours.
One driver, an 84 year old man, lost his driver’s licence and his ride for a week, when he was clocked
doing 113 kilometers per hour. The speed limit in that area is 60.
Wellington Provinvial Police were unsuccessful in pulling over a dirt bike last Friday, after
they watched it leave a Palmerston gas station at a high rate of speed.
Police later were able to identify the driver.
A 17 year old is charged with dangerous driving, flight from police, and operating a motor vehicle without insurance.
For the second year in a row, Dufferin Street in
Toronto has been voted the worst road in Ontario.
The word comes from the CAA which released its annual list of the
Top 10 Worst Roads in the province.
Dufferin Street has made the list seven times over the years, not
far behind Steeles Avenue, also in Toronto,
which previously earned eight spots on the list. Steeles did not
make this year’s top 10, however.
the CAA counted more than 10,000 votes from
across the province during the month-long campaign.
Burlington Avenue East in Hamilton was second on the list.
Finch Avenue West, Bayview Avenue, both in Toronto, and
Kraft Creek Road in Timmins, round out the top 5.
Reids Heritage Homes of Guelph is being recognized for its Blue Built Home Program, and its
contributions to advancing water efficiency technologies and building practices.
Thats why Reid’s has been awarded the 2013 Water Conservation and Efficiency Award for the
business sector, from the City of Guelph.
The award is made through a vote by the city’s water conservation and efficience public advisory
committee, and is presented to a business that best demonstrates excellence in water conservation
within their place of business.
Ten days ago, HGS Canada held a job fair in Guelph, designed to gauge the Guelph market, both in quality and quantity of applicants.
This morning, Senior Vice President of business development and client relations, John Hooper told us he couldn’t give us an update yet on the job fair, since they are still working their way through the resumes.
HGS is looking for a location for a contact centre, that could employ up to 700 in the future. There has been no particular time line for the new centre, given. It would move into an existing building in the Royal City.
Guelph Police partnered with the Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry
of Finance to conduct vehicle inspections at the Guelph Transit Garage on Saturday.
They were looking at safety, emissions compliance and fuel inspections of diesel vehicles.
A total of 39 motor vehicles were inspected, with 22 getting a pass, and 17 others being taken out of service.
One of the vehicles taken out of service for being unsafe, had recently been issued a safety standards
certificate. An investigation into the issuer of that certificate will be done.
The 44 percent out of service rate is an improvement from 2011, which saw 56 percent of vehicles inspected taken off the road.
How many people can you haul in a horse
An Ontario man has been charged by police after trying to find
Perth County OPP say they noticed something strange as they
pulled over a pick-up truck carting a horse trailer near Milverton,
over the weekend.
When the trailer was opened, police found 54 people packed
OPP say the passengers in the trailer were being driven to a
The pick-up driver is charged under the Highway Traffic Act.
Provincial police are advising drivers that they should ensure
that they have adequately prepared their vehicles to prevent wheel
Since January, O-P-P have investigated 60 incidents which
involved wheel separations in light duty vehicles.
Police say symptoms prior to wheel separations could range from
nothing to significant noise, shaking and poor handling.
O-P-P say car trouble is inconvenient in the driveway, but is
potentially life-threatening on 400 series highways.
The Progressive Conservatives have launched T-V ads linking
Premier Kathleen Wynne with the costly cancellation of gas plants
and equating her to Dalton McGuinty.
With three provincial byelections to be called this summer, the
Tories say voters need to know Wynne is directly tied to the
P-C Leader Tim Hudak says cancelling the gas plants in Oakville
and Mississauga was done to save Liberal seats in the 2011 election.
Wynne says she’s not worried about the Tory ads, and says she’ll
concentrate on her priorities such as helping Ontario manufacturers
to create jobs.
The Storm has dealt over-age forward Patrick Watling to the Soo Grey Hounds. He had 25 points for Guelph last year.
In exchange, the Storm get a 4th round pick in next year’s draft.
The Royals game with the Kitchener Panthers has been cancelled tonight, since the city double booked Hastings Stadium.