It’s a boy!
The duchess of Cambridge has produced a royal heir weighing eight
pounds and six ounces.
Loads of media and ordinary citizens were cheering as they camped
outside St. Mary’s hospital in London.
Prince William’s wife Kate went into labour in the early hours of
A royal official brought the birth announcement from the hospital
and carried it to Buckingham Palace for the Queen to see.
She is said to have been delighted by the news of her new
The name of the baby has not yet been announced.
Police are concerned there may be more alleged victims after a
former home daycare operator in Kitchener was charged with poisoning
Waterloo police say a female suspect gave the children an
over-the-counter eye care product that can cause symptoms including
abnormal drowsiness, low blood pressure and respiratory problems in
Police say one of the children was a friend’s child under the
woman’s care in March, while the other incident occurred back in
Thirty-two-year-old Christine Allen is charged with two counts
each of aggravated assault and administering a noxious substance.
Officials with the City of Guelph are urging you to pay attention to the “do not enter” signs that have been posted at some city parks and other treed area.
Those signs mean that there are limbs and branches in the trees, damaged by last Friday’s storms, that could fall.
Meanwhile, the city is also advising that its crews won’t be doing any clean-up on private property.
You’ll have to get in touch with a tree removal service, and take any fallen limbs and branches to the Waste Resource Innovation Centre.
City crews are working with a list of priorities.
First was roads and right-of-ways.
Then, they clear city-owned fallen tree limbs from driveways, public parks, and then all other debris.
A two vehicle crash this morning at the corner of Speedvale Avenue and Stevenson Street, sent one person to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Traffic was slowed in both directions on Speedvale, around 8:30 this morning.
Guelph police are continuing their search for a man, after he exposed himself to a woman in the dog park at Kortright Road and the Hanlon.
The woman spotted a spotted a man, hiding in the bushes, next to path.
She ran down the path, to alert another woman, to the situation.
The suspect, described by police as a 16 to 20 year old, clean shaven, with shaggy bleach blonde hair.
He had a black bike and a black bike helmet. Police say he may have been wearing black nylon shorts or a swimsuit.
He was last seen riding his bike out of the park, toward Kortright Road.
The Guelph Police Service Tactics and Rescue Unit, conducted a two hour safety blitz, downtown, focussing on distract driving and seat belt compliance. They ticketted 9 drivers for being distracted, and 2 other for failing to wear seatbelts.
While things are pretty much back to normal in Guelph, there are still a number of power outages being reported by Hydro One, south of the 401, in the Freelton area.
It’s all the result of a storm system and ripped across the province, Friday afternoon.
As many as 10 thousand Guelph customers were affected.
And we are still being told that it could take up to three week, for all the after effects of the storm to be deal with in the city.
Across the province, chainsaws will be howling again today as the cleanup from
Friday’s severe weather continues.
Hydro One says it has one-thousand employees working to restore
electricity to about 57-thousand customers who are still in the
The utility says more than 200 power poles and a number of
transformers were damaged during the big storm.
One casualty of Friday’s storm was the silver maple tree in
Toronto’s Leslieville neighbourhood that is said to have been the
inspiration for the song “the Maple Leaf Forever’.
Alexander Muir, who was a principal at a Leslieville public
school, wrote the song in 1867, the year of Confederation.
Terry Manning is now more than half way through his journey. The 69 year old Guelph man is riding across the continent to raise money for The Guelph General Hospital’ Linamar Emergency Room. The 6-thousand kilometer trek has taken him through the States as well as parts of Canada as he makes his way to the Atlantic Ocean. Manning will be making a stop in his home town next weekend to visit with his wife and stop by the Hospital. So far, Terry has raised more than $30 thousand dollars.
Guelph’s slam poetry team, “Guelph Spoken Word”, finished in first place at “Slam Ontario”, the provincial poetry contest. They now move on to the national finals in Montreal in November.
In poetry slam, audience members are selected to judge the poetry.
This is Guelph’s first provincial title, after 4 years in the competition.
Police north of Toronto say a skydiver has died
of injuries suffered after a hard landing in the community of
York Region Police say the man was rushed to hospital late Sunday
afternoon and was later pronounced dead.
Police are investigating to determine why he failed to failed to
make his landing properly.
The man’s identity is being withheld until all of his family
members are notified.
In sports, Sean Reilly found a way to really hurt his old team. The former Royal hit three home runs, and had a franchise record 10 r.b.i.’s for Toronto, as the Maple Leafs whipped the Guelph Royals 16-4.
The 36 year old has 11 home runs in 16 games, since joining Toronto earlier this year.
Burlington visits the Royals, tomorrow night.
In Kitchener and District Soccer League Action, the Oaks blanked Bridgeport 1-0, while the Leos bombed the Rangers 5-1.