This year’s Sirens For Life Campaign is being dedicated to Guelph Constable Jennifer Kovach.
She passed away in the line of duty March 14. Kovach was an active participant in the campaign.
Canadian blood services is partnering up with emergency services workers in Guelph for the summer campaign.
It kicks off this morning at 11, at the Guelph Blood Donor Clinic on Silvercreek Parkway North.
Chief Bryan Larkin and Jennifer’s father and step-mother, Bill and Donna Kovach, will be donating blood in Jennifer’s memory.
Wellington Provincial Police are reporting an increase in daytime break and enters in Puslinch,
Guelph-Eramosa, and Centre Wellington townships.
Police say residents should take steps to avoid falling victim to these crimes.
They recommend securing vehicles and keeping valuables out of site, locking doors and windows
before leaving home, and calling police if you notice any suspicious people or vehicles in the
neighbourhood or that pull into your driveway.
Should you find you’ve been victimized don’t go in the house or touch anything until police arrive.
The City is looking for more feedback about Guelph’s Outside Water Use program.
Starting this week, 400 randomly selected households will be called to take part in a telephone survey.
It takes about 10 minutes. Calls will be made in the evenings and on weekends.
Currently the outside water use level is blue. But the City wants to gather input, while it develops recommended changes to the by-law. Earlier this year, the city held community forums, a business
roundtable and online engagement forums to gather feedback on the program.
A Hamilton pediatrician is due in court for a bail hearing today
in connection with an sexual assault investigation dating back some
Police arrested a man yesterday after two former patients of a
local doctor came forward to claim they had been sexually assaulted in 1990.
Dr. Daniel Marshall is charged with sexual exploitation, sexual
interference and two counts of sexual assault.
The province is on pace for a busy twister season with
confirmation that a ninth tornado touched down outside Barrie last Friday.
Environment Canada says a mild twister rated zero on a scale of
zero-to-five with ground winds under 90 kilometres per hour was
spotted in Springwater.
The weather service says there are usually 12 verified tornadoes
in the province each twister season, which runs from late April to early October.
The Guelph Storm went back to Switzerland yesterday for their CHL Import draft selections.
Guelph used its first pick, 26th overall on Swiss Defenceman Phil Baltisberger. The big blue-liner stands at about 6-foot-1, 210-pounds.
Then later in the first round the Storm took 5-foot-10, 158 pound Swiss winger, Pius Suter.
Both played on their country’s Under-18 team and are exepcted in Guelph later this summer for training camp