A 35-year-old Kitchener man has died after his car hit a tree this morning on erb’s road in wilmot township.
Waterloo Regional Police say the crash happened around 4:15, when a Chevrolet Cavalier was travelling left the road and hit a tree.
35-year-old Arthur Campbell was extricated from the vehicle by firefighters and pronounced dead at the scene.
A three vehicle crash yesterday evening left one driver with minor injuries, and another facing charges.
The accident occured in the intersection of waterloo avenue and dublin street, when one car hit a second,
causing it to spin into a van. Damage is pegged at 23 thousand dollars. One of the driver’s is
charged with failing to yeld to traffic.
On Saturday, a man was arrested for impaired driving. He was arrested by an off duty officer,
from another police force, who spotted a vehicle being driven erratically on Gordon Street.
The officer followed the vehicle into a parking lot and Guelph Police arrived on scene to assist.
An 8 year veteran of the Guelph POlice Service was served a notice of hearing in May, alleging
two counts of misconduct. One is neglet of duty and the other is discredible conduct. Tomorrow at 10,
the officer appears at the Clair Road Emergency Services Centre for a public hearing.
The Univeristy of Guelph has been presented with a 3 million dollar donation, which will support
a permanent faculty position in Dairy Microbiology at the Ontario Agricultural College for 10 years.
The money will also fund a research chair in Dairy Cattle Health, for the next 5 years.
The announcement coincides with the construction of a 25 million dollar dairy ressearch
facility at the Elora Research Station. The donation was made through the University’s
better planet project, a 200 million dollar fund raising campaign for teaching and research.
Guelph gets slammed with a “d” grade, in a Canadian Taxpayers Foundation report card on municipal spending.
The report looked at 20 of the largest municipalities, focussing on employee salaries.
The report used property tax data and information from the sunshie list. That’s the annual
list of government employees, earning over 100 thousand dollars a year.
The report card looked a things like salary growth, the increase in the number
of employees on the sunshine list, the top municpal salary, and what is called the “fat cat ratio”.
that’s the number of employees on the sunshine list for each 10 thousand residents.
Guelph’s “d”, puts it near the bottom of the list. Toronto and Cambridge scored d-plus’s.
The worst grade went to oshawa, with an f.
Kitchener and St. Catherines stopped the report card with B minus’s.
The taxpayers federation also says that in the past 2 years, the number of
high salaries employees at large ontario municipalities, has grown by 34 percent.
Waterloo Regional Police have identified the
body of a woman who was discovered floating in the Grand River.
Police say they suspect foul play in the death of 28-year-old
Erin Howlett of Elmira.
Howlett’s body was found by teenagers swimming in the river on
Homicide detectives are continuing the investigation of her
An autopsy was conducted in Hamilton on Saturday and police say
they are still awaiting the results for further analysis.
Police say anyone with information should contact police.
Two teen sisters are dead following a
collision at an intersection in eastern Ontario.
Provincial police in Hawkesbury say the teens were in a car that
was involved in a collision with a pickup truck Saturday evening.
19 year old Nadia Lafrance and 17 year old Sophie Lafrance,
died at the scene.
The occupants of the pickup were not seriously injured .
Police say charges are not expected, and their investigation
And a 6 year old child was seriously injured in an accident on Georgian Bay Saturday.
Police haven’t released many details, except to say that the child was injured in a boating accident, and airlifted to Sick Children’s hospital.
The child is in serious, but stable condition.
Suspended police officers in Ontario can still receive their pay
even if they’re convicted of a criminal offence.
Police chiefs in other provinces have the power to revoke the pay
of suspended officers, and chiefs in Ontario want the same power.
In a survey conducted in 2008, the Ontario Association of Chiefs
of Police found that 52 officers in the province were on suspension,
but still collecting annual salaries.
In sports, Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly threw for 136 yards and
two touchdowns in Edmonton’s 30-20 victory over the Hamilton
Tiger-Cats at Alumni Stadium.
13,000 fans packed Alumni Stadium, but the crowd petered out
significantly as heavy rains fell during the game.
A two out, bases loaded walk, brought in the winning run, as the Kitchener Panthers beat the Guelph Royals 14-13. Josh Garton hit his 7th home run of the year for the royals.
In junior action, the Silvercreeks beat Kitchener 11-2.
Former Storm forward Marty St. Pierre has signed a one-year, two way contract with the Montreal Canadiens. The 29 year old has played in 38 N.H.L. games with Chicago, Boston and Ottawa, and has 8 points. He’s played another 516 games in the A.H.L.