The Guelph Police have been starting to receive calls from the public about dogs being left in cars on hot days. In the past six weeks there have been seven incidents where police have been called. If you see a dog left in a car please contact the police or the Humane Society.
The hot, humid weather that`s baking southern Ontario is forecast
to last until the middle of the week.
Environment Canada has issued a humidex advisory stretching from
the Niagara region to the Toronto area, as temperatures top out at
40 degrees with humidity factored in.
The weather service says a weak cold front that`s set to arrive
midweek could cool things off.
A 19 year old man became agressive, and threatening toward officers, after he was taken to Guelph General hospital for medical treatment, while under arrest for assault. The man bit one officer on the arm, adn has been charged with assaulting a police officer, and two counts of uttering death threats.
Two women flagged down police early yesterday morning, saying they were being harassed by a man.
Police located the 37 year old man, and he lunged at officers. He’s been charged with assaulting police, and being intoxicated in a public place.
And thieves managed to unlock the front door to a home on Norfolk Street Saturday evening, after they smashed a hole in the glass in the front door. Cash is missing from the home.
Officials say there will be some flooding in Medicine Hat, but it
won’t be as bad as initially feared.
The city has released a statement saying they believe the crest
has occurred on the South Saskatchewan River and residents have seen
the worst of the flooding.
At least 10-thousand people in Medicine Hat’s flood zone were
told over the weekend to head for higher ground as the city prepared
for the surge of water that swamped Calgary and surrounding areas
Karen Snyder with Canadian Red Cross says local outlets are taking donations for Alberta relief. They are asking for financial donations. The Guelph location is at 257 Woodlawn Rd W #101. Meanwhile, Calgarians are returning home to assess the damage and begin the
long process of cleaning up.
Premier Kathleen Wynne says she`ll be keeping a personal
tradition alive by marching in this month’s Toronto gay pride
Though Wynne has been a regular at the annual parade, this year
she`ll become the first sitting premier to join the marchers.
Wynne, who is Canada’s first openly gay premier, is married to
Jane Rounthwaite and has three children and two grandchildren.
You have until July the 12th to complete the paperwork, if you’d like a hand in naming a couple of small parks in Guelph. Forms are available through the city.
One park sits on Starwood Drive, between Grange and Eastview Roads.
The second, is at the corner of Paisley and Imperial Roads. It contains the flower-covered wooden train that was used by the city during the 2002 Nations in Bloom competition.
Another high profile Ontario Liberal has quit.
Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Laurel Broten says she’s
getting out of politics after being the M-P-P for
Etobicoke-Lakeshore after nearly 10 years.
She`s the fourth senior Liberal to leave the legislature this
Broten, who`s a lawyer, held a number of cabinet posts under
former premier Dalton McGuinty, including education during the
bitter battle with teachers.
She says she and her family are moving to Halifax.
Ontario’s elementary teachers have accepted a new deal with the
government after months of labour strife.
The agreement, reached earlier this month, freezes wages, but
guarantees a two per cent raise starting next year.
The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario says 91 per cent of
its members who voted accepted the deal.
Education Minister Liz Sandals says the two sides have come a
long way toward rebuilding their relationship.
In sports, the Guelph Royals snapped a 7 game losing skid, with a 9-2 win over the Kitchener Panthers. Josh Garton, Tino Silvestri and Bruce Yari all homered for the Royals.
At 4 and 13, Guelph hosts last place Burlington tomorrow night.
In Kitchener and District Soccer League action, the Guelph Oaks demolished the Guelph Rangers, 5-1.
The Oaks are second in the league, and Wednesday night, play the first place Leoes in Cambridge.